Learning Tools and Teaching Approaches through ICT Advancements

Learning Tools and Teaching Approaches through ICT Advancements

Lawrence A. Tomei (Robert Morris University, USA)
Release Date: August, 2012|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 440
ISBN13: 9781466620179|ISBN10: 146662017X|EISBN13: 9781466620186|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2017-9


Technology stimulates minds in ways that make a profound and lasting difference, especially in the classroom. It can be used to adapt curriculum to diverse learners or to express material in ways not possible prior to the creation of new technologies.

Learning Tools and Teaching Applications through ICT Advancements provides research regarding introducing, collaborating, analyzing, synthesizing, and evaluating innovative contributions to the theory, practice, and research of technology education applicable to K-12 education, higher education, and corporate and proprietary education. It grows this body of research, proposing new applications of technology for teaching and learning, and documenting those practices that contribute irrefutable verification of information technology education as a discipline.

Topics Covered

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

  • Constructivism
  • Curriculum Design
  • Digital Competence Assessments
  • Digital Divide
  • Distance Learning
  • Educational Leadership
  • Online Learning Communities
  • Online Learning Systems
  • Web and Educational Technologies
  • Web-Enhanced Collaborative Learning

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

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).