Integration of Cloud Technologies in Digitally Networked Classrooms and Learning Communities

Integration of Cloud Technologies in Digitally Networked Classrooms and Learning Communities

Binod Gurung (New Mexico State University, USA) and Marohang Limbu (Michigan State University, USA)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: November, 2016|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 329
ISBN13: 9781522516507|ISBN10: 1522516506|EISBN13: 9781522516514|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1650-7


The application of emerging technology in educational settings has proven to significantly enhance students’ experiences. These tools provide better learning opportunities and engagement between students and instructors.

Integration of Cloud Technologies in Digitally Networked Classrooms and Learning Communities is a pivotal reference source for the latest scholarly research on the implementation of cloud pedagogies and innovations in classroom environments. Highlighting concepts related to learning engagement, curriculum design, and theoretical perspectives, this book is ideally designed for researchers, practitioners, professionals, and students interested in the use of cloud technology in digital classrooms.

Topics Covered

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

  • Activity Theory
  • Blogging
  • Digital Identity
  • Digital Literacy
  • Massive Open Online Courses
  • New Media
  • Online Doctoral Learning
  • Second Language Learning

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Binod Gurung, PhD., has a doctorate degree in curriculum and instruction from New Mexico State University, USA. His research interests include emerging educational technologies, online multicultural education, and critical pedagogies. His articles have appeared in Computer & Education, International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Multicultural Education, and Journal of Global Literacies, Technologies, and Pedagogies. He has also published several book chapters and an edited volume pertaining to the educational technology field.
Marohang Limbu is an assistant professor in the Writing, Rhetoric, and American cultures at Michigan State University, USA. Limbu is a co-editor of Emerging Pedagogies in the Networked Knowledge Society: Practices Integrating Social Media and Globalization (2013) and Digital Rhetoric and Global Literacies: Communication Modes and Digital Practices in the Networked World (2014) with IGI Global. Limbu is a founder and editor-in-chief of the journal, Journal of Global Literacies, Emerging Pedagogies, and Technologies (peer-reviewed quarterly journal). Limbu’s current research interests include cloud technologies, networked pedagogies, South Asian studies, global literacies, global indigenous knowledge and/or global indigenous rhetorical traditions, intercultural communication, cross-cultural communication, and inter-epistemic communication.