Information Communication Technologies for Enhanced Education and Learning: Advanced Applications and Developments

Information Communication Technologies for Enhanced Education and Learning: Advanced Applications and Developments

Lawrence A. Tomei (Robert Morris University, USA)
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Release Date: December, 2008|Copyright: © 2009 |Pages: 394
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-150-6
ISBN13: 9781605661506|ISBN10: 1605661503|EISBN13: 9781605661513
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Description & Coverage

The influence of technology on the educational system has greatly impacted the creative ways students are now learning. Educators can now enhance their instruction through cutting-edge tools and methodologies that appeal to contemporary students who are already immersed in a technology-rich environment.

Information Communication Technologies for Enhanced Education and Learning: Advanced Applications and Developments represents a unique examination of technology-based design, development, and collaborative tools for the classroom. Covering advanced topics in e-pedagogy, online learning, and virtual instruction, this book contributes high quality research for addressing technological integration in the classroom – a must-have for 21st century academicians, students, educational researchers, and practicing teachers.


The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Agent-based laboratory
  • Collaborative activity
  • Competent Web dialogues
  • E-Pedagogy
  • Gender communication gap
  • Information Communication Technologies
  • Innovative educators
  • Interactive technologies for education and learning
  • Intersubjectivity
  • Media and women in technology
  • Online instructors
  • Online Learning
  • Online professional development
  • Online threaded discussions
  • PowerPoint presentations
  • Student Web portfolios
  • Synchronous hybrid e-learning
  • Technology Acceptance Model
  • Virtual high schools
Reviews and Testimonials

The text offers an examination of web-based portfolios, web-based dialogues, plus an array of interactive asynchronous technologies such as blogs, wikis, podcasts, etc. as well as procedures for assessing online discussion forum participation.

– Lawrence A. Tomei, Robert Morris University, USA

This book evaluates the effectiveness of online learning and virtual instruction at the high school and college level.

– Book News Inc.

The teacher of the future can go a long way in transitioning from old thinking to new thinking by assimilating the novel, cutting edge approaches to integrating e-learning into their own professional training and development profiled in this book. Pick it up and read it!

– Beck Mangin, Early Childhood Professional
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Editor/Author Biographies
Lawrence A. Tomei is Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and a professor in education at Robert Morris University. Born in Akron, Ohio, he earned a BSBA from the University of Akron (1972) and entered the US Air Force, serving until his retirement as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1994. Dr. Tomei completed his MPA and MEd at the University of Oklahoma (1975, 1978) and EdD from USC (1983). His articles and books on instructional technology include: Professional Portfolios for Teachers (1999), Teaching Digitally: Integrating Technology Into the Classroom (2001), Technology Facade (2002), Challenges of Teaching with Technology Across the Curriculum (2003), and Taxonomy for the Technology Domain (2005).
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Associate Editors

  • Tonya Barrier, University of Texas at Arlington, USA
  • Dencho Batanov, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
  • David Carbonara, Duquesne University, USA
  • Martin Crossland, Oklahoma State University, USA
  • Mary Hricko, Kent State University, USA
  • Jeffrey Hsu, Fairleigh Dickinson University, USA
  • Paul Lajbcygier, Monash University, Australia
  • Stewart Marshall, The University of The West Indies, Barbados
  • Julie Mariga, Purdue University, USA
  • Tanya McGill, Murdoch University, Australia
  • Istvan Mezgar, CIM Research Laboratory, Hungary
  • Jaideep Motwani, Grand Valley State University, USA
  • James Pomykalski, Susquehanna University, USA
  • Timothy Shih, Tamkang University, Taiwan
  • J. Barrie Thompson, University of Sunderland, UK
  • Teresa Torres-Coronas, Universitat Rovira Virgili, Tarragona, Spain
  • Sal Valenti, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Italy

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  • Rosa Agostinho, Technical University of Lisbon, New Zealand
  • Sharma Anil, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
  • David A. Banks, University of South Australia, South Australia
  • Antonio Cartelli, Co-Chair, University of Cassino, Italy
  • Hassan N. Chehime, University Wisconsin at Madison, USA
  • Sherry Y. Chen, Brunel University, UK
  • Susan Conners, Purdue University, USA
  • Maria Manuela Cunha, IPCA, Portugal
  • Mel Damodaran, University of Houston – Victoria, USA
  • Javier Diaz-Carmona, Technological Institute of Celaya, Mexico
  • Mathew George Eby, Software Engineering & Technology Labs, USA
  • Brad Eden, University of Nevada, USA
  • Henry H. Emurian, University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA
  • Elizabeth Furtado, Universidad de Fortaleza, Brazil
  • Susan Gebhard, Duquesne University, USA
  • William Grosky, University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA
  • Jairo Gutierrez, University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Bose Indranil, School of Business, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Mara Linaberger, Duquesne University, USA
  • Lynda R. Louis, Xavier University of Louisiana, USA
  • Efrem Mallach, University of Massachusetts, USA
  • Julie R. Mariga, Purdue University, USA
  • M.V. Ramakrishna, Monash University, Australia
  • Nurul Sarkar, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
  • Anil Sharma, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
  • R. Subramaniam, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Tzung-I Tang, National Chengchi University, Taiwan
  • Faye Teer, James Madison University, USA
  • Ho-Leung Tsoi, Caritas Francis Hsu College, Taiwan
  • Stu Westin, University of Rhode Island USA
  • S. Yegneshwar, Infosys, India
  • Michal Zemlicka, Charles University, Czech Republic