Opening Up Education for Inclusivity Across Digital Economies and Societies

Opening Up Education for Inclusivity Across Digital Economies and Societies

Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos (The University of Oviedo, Spain), Miltiadis D. Lytras (Effat University, Saudi Arabia), Xi Zhang (Tianjin University, China) and Kwok Tai Chui (City University of Hong Kong, China)
Release Date: March, 2019|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 352
ISBN13: 9781522574736|ISBN10: 1522574735|EISBN13: 9781522574743|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-7473-6


The evolution of information technologies, mobile devices, and social media as well as the needs of students, workers, and academics have experienced rapid changes in the past several years. This complex and dynamic reality requires new forms of delivery of learning content to students, the building of special learning environments, and new teaching methodologies for academics.

Opening Up Education for Inclusivity Across Digital Economies and Societies is an essential reference source that aims to foster the international exchange of academic insights and approaches in order to broaden visibility in the development of technology for education, establish an international platform for interactions on information technology and application in education, accelerate innovation in education technology, and analyze the latest achievements and progress in new and emerging information technology for education with a special focus on higher education institutions. The book addresses applications of technology use and digital competence development in education systems around the world including both specific uses in classrooms and broader uses in national and regional policies. The book is ideally designed for educators, administrators, policymakers, managers, politicians, and academicians.

Topics Covered

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

  • Data Analysis
  • Distance Learning
  • Education Systems
  • Gamification
  • Globalization
  • Higher Education
  • Learning Analytics
  • Open Education Resources
  • Technology Platforms
  • Virtual Reality

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Miltiadis D. Lytras is Lecturer at the American College of Greece. His research focuses on Semantic Web, knowledge management and e-learning, with many publications in these areas. He has co-edited / co-edits, 25 special issues in international journals (e.g. IEEE Transaction on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Internet Computing, IEEE Transactions on Education, Computers in Human Behavior, Interactive Learning Environments, Journal of Knowledge Management, Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, etc.).