Learning Strategies and Constructionism in Modern Education Settings

Learning Strategies and Constructionism in Modern Education Settings

Linda Daniela (University of Latvia, Latvia) and Miltiadis Lytras (Deree-The American College of Greece, Greece)
Projected Release Date: June, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 335
ISBN13: 9781522554301|ISBN10: 1522554300|EISBN13: 9781522554318|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5430-1

Description

Educational strategies have evolved over the years due to research breakthroughs and the application of technology. By using the latest learning innovations, curriculum and instructional design can be enhanced and strengthened. Also, as learners move away from traditional scholarly media and toward technology-based education, students gain an advantage in learning about their world and how to interact with modern society.

Learning Strategies and Constructionism in Modern Education Settings is a critical scholarly resource that enhances the competencies of educational professionals by providing practical advice on providing an innovative educational process to promote the cognitive growth of individuals, regardless of special needs or obstacles. The book features coverage on a variety of topics including integration approaches of digital media in the teaching/learning process, the role of parents for developing digital literacy in their young children, and the effectiveness of using technology tools to teach mathematics. As a publication focused on education advancements through technology, the book serves as a useful resource for academicians, educators, school administrators, and individuals seeking current research on education technologies.

Topics Covered

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

  • Adaptive Learning
  • Blended Learning Environments
  • Digital Literacy
  • Digital Media
  • Digital Technologies
  • Gamification
  • Inclusive Teaching
  • SMART Pedagogy
  • Theory of Constructionism
  • Vocational Education

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Linda Daniela - Dr.paed., is the professor and senior researcher at the University of Latvia; Chair of the Council for Promotion in Pedagogy of the University of Latvia; Head of the Scientific Institute of Pedagogy; Expert of Education at the Council of Sciences of the Republic of Latvia. Her research interests include virtual education, smart education, educational technologies for learning, educational robotics, educational processes and solutions for reducing social exclusion from the educational processes. Professor is an author and co-author of publications about processes in all dimensions of education. She has been involved in several projects, she is an editor and co-editor of several books and journals, and she is a scientific adviser for doctoral and master thesis.