These awards recognize excellence in achievement for literature written about the theory or practice of professional, continuing and/or online education

Two IGI Global Titles Receive Awards

By Elizabeth Leber on Jun 8, 2017

picture of gold medalJune 8, 2017, Hershey, PA – IGI Global is pleased to announce that the Psychological and Pedagogical Considerations in Digital Textbook Use and Development recently received a Diploma and Gold Medal at the 2017 European Exhibition of Creativity and Innovation Conference (Euroinvent), which was held at the Palace of Culture on May 25-27, 2017. Also, the Handbook of Research on Applied Learning Theory and Design in Modern Education recently received a Diploma and Silver Medal at the same event.

Euroinvent is held in Iasi, Romania, which is the largest city in Eastern Europe. The aim of the event is to promote creativity and innovation on a global scale, and this event also serves as a platform for inventors, researchers, engineers and scientists to share their innovative research with other respectable academicians.

picture of silver medal The Psychological and Pedagogical Considerations in Digital Textbook Use and Development, edited by Elena Railean (University of European Studies, Republic of Moldova & Academy of Sciences of Moldova, Republic of Moldova), offers balanced coverage of the technological solutions that contribute to the design of digital textbooks and contribute to achieving learning objectives. With an emphasis on assessment mechanisms and learning theory, this book is a critical reference for educators, theorists, publishers, and designers in the digital age.

The Handbook of Research on Applied Learning Theory and Design in Modern Education, edited by Elena Railean (European University of Moldova, Moldova), Gabriela Walker (University of South Dakota, USA), Atilla Elçi (Aksaray University, Turkey) and Liz Jackson (University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong), provides international perspectives from education professors and researchers, cyberneticists, psychologists, and instructional designers on the processes and mechanisms of the global learning environment. Highlighting a compendium of trends, strategies, methodologies, technologies, and models of applied learning theory and design, this publication is well-suited to meet the research and practical needs of academics, researchers, teachers, and graduate students as well as curriculum and instructional design professionals.

Many thanks to Euroinvent for this prestigious awards and congratulations to all of the contributors for their commendable work and dedication for both titles.
About IGI Global: Founded in 1988, IGI Global, headquartered in Hershey, Pennsylvania USA, is an international publisher of books, encyclopedias, journals, teaching cases, proceedings, and databases focusing on innovative technology research in the areas of: business, education, computer science, healthcare, library science, engineering, environmental science, government, and social sciences. IGI Global produces high-quality scholarly publications that provide academic librarians and the greater knowledge community with peer-reviewed research on emerging innovation in diverse fields. For more information, please visit

About Euroinvent: Headquartered in Iasi, Romania, it is an international conference, which promotes creativity and innovation in international context. The last edition showed over 400 inventions and projects, being the largest in Eastern Europe. For more information, please visit
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