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Learning With Online And Mobile Technologies

Author : Janet MacDonald
ISBN : 9781351922487
Genre : Education
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Technology has become a necessary and everyday part of studying. This book starts with effective practice in learning, and shows how technology can support that good practice. The authors show you the many ways in which online and mobile technologies can be used for study and give you guidance on how best to use them for learning in higher education, whether that is at college or university, or within your workplace. This wide-ranging survival guide combines advice on effective learning, with practical tips on using technology successfully to give you a smart approach to accessing, recording, sharing and revising information and knowledge. An efficient learning strategy with technologies will help you develop independence and self direction, so that when faced with a bewildering choice of web-based resources you are confident about how much to read, and when to stop. The approaches, skills and techniques discussed in this book will be of value to you not only in your formal course of study, but also in any other learning you might wish to undertake in future. In an increasingly competitive job market this will also be attractive to prospective employers.

Ecel2012 The Proceedings Of The 11th European Conference On E Learning

Author : Hans Beldhuis
ISBN : 9781908272737
Genre : Distance education
File Size : 26. 43 MB
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The Mobile Technology Question And Answer Book

Author : Ron Schneiderman
ISBN : 0814471366
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 77. 80 MB
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"Put together today's two most important technologies--wireless and the Internet--and what do you get? ""Mobile technology""--and a whole new way to do business. And businesspeople are full of questions, such as: * How can I apply mobile technologies to my business? * How can mobile personal information management systems give my company a competitive edge? * What products and services are currently available...and what's coming? In the spirit of AMACOM's The E-Commerce Question and Answer Book, Schneiderman provides compelling answers in an easy-look-up Q & A format. This informative book starts at the beginning and covers every angle, including: definitions of mobile technology and m-commerce terms and acronyms * key technologies * regulatory issues * applications * service providers * security and privacy issues * limitations of mobile info-tech * the future outlook. Cell phones and PDAs are everywhere, but that's only the beginning! This book shows readers how to apply mobile technology to their business--and significantly shorten time-to-market in this new fast-paced mobile age."

The Online Teaching Survival Guide

Author : Judith V. Boettcher
ISBN : 0470617624
Genre : Education
File Size : 73. 65 MB
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The Online Teaching Survival Guide offers faculty a wide array of theory-based techniques designed for online teaching and technology-enhanced courses. Written by two pioneers in distance education, this guidebook presents practical instructional strategies spread out over a four-phase timeline that covers the lifespan of a course. The book includes information on a range of topics such as course management, social presence, community building, and assessment. Based on traditional pedagogical theory, The Online Teaching Survival Guide integrates the latest research in cognitive processing and learning outcomes. Faculty with little knowledge of educational theory and those well versed in pedagogy will find this resource essential for developing their online teaching skills. Praise for The Online Teaching Survival Guide "At a time when resources for training faculty to teach online are scarce, Judith Boettcher and Rita-Marie Conrad have presented a must-read for all instructors new to online teaching. By tying best practices to the natural rhythms of a course as it unfolds, instructors will know what to do when and what to expect. The book is a life raft in what can be perceived as turbulent and uncharted waters." —Rena M. Palloff and Keith Pratt, program directors and faculty, Teaching in the Virtual Classroom Program, Fielding Graduate University "Developed from years of experience supporting online faculty, Judith Boettcher and Rita-Marie Conrad's book provides practical tips and checklists that should especially help those new to online teaching hit the ground running." —Karen Swan, Stukel Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership, University of Illinois Springfield "This book blends a fine synthesis of research findings with plenty of practical advice. This book should be especially valuable for faculty teaching their first or second course online. But any instructor, no matter how experienced, is likely to find valuable insights and techniques." —Stephen C. Ehrmann, director, Flashlight Program for the Study and Improvement of Educational Uses of Technology; vice president, The Teaching, Learning, and Technology Group

Models For Interdisciplinary Mobile Learning Delivering Information To Students

Author : Kitchenham, Andrew
ISBN : 9781609605124
Genre : Education
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"This book presents a global perspective on mobile learning and augments that perspective with examples and applications from around the world written by scholars who are leaders in their countries and in the world"--Provided by publisher.

The Classroom Teacher S Technology Survival Guide

Author : Doug Johnson
ISBN : 9781118183557
Genre : Education
File Size : 31. 32 MB
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A comprehensive guide for integrating educational technology in the K-12 classroom This is a must-have resource for all K-12 teachers and administrators who want to really make the best use of available technologies. Written by Doug Johnson, an expert in educational technology, The Classroom Teacher's Technology Survival Guide is replete with practical tips teachers can easily use to engage their students and make their classrooms places where both students and teachers will enjoy learning. Covers the most up-to-date technologies and how they can best be used in the classroom Includes advice on upgrading time-tested educational strategies using technology Talks about managing "disruptive technologies" in the classroom Includes a wealth of illustrative examples, helpful suggestions, and practical tips This timely book provides a commonsense approach to choosing and using educational technology to enhance learning.

Mobile Information Communication Technologies Adoption In Developing Countries

Author : Ahmed Gad Abdel-Wahab
ISBN : 9781616928209
Genre : Computers
File Size : 37. 56 MB
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"This book reviews different approaches and methodologies used in dealing with issues related to mobile ICTs, and presents successful examples mobile ICT adoption in developing countries, addressesing the impact of culture on mobile ICT adoption and deployment"--Provided by publisher.

Learning Theory And Online Technologies

Author : Linda Harasim
ISBN : 9781317508182
Genre : Education
File Size : 69. 25 MB
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Learning Theory and Online Technologies offers a powerful overview of the current state of online learning, the foundations of its historical roots and growth, and a framework for distinguishing between the major approaches to online learning. It addresses pedagogy (how to design an effective online environment for learning), evaluation (how to know that students are learning), and history (how past research can guide successful online teaching and learning outcomes). An ideal textbook for undergraduate Education and Communication programs as well as Educational Technology Masters, Ph.D., and Certificate programs, Learning Theory and Online Technologies provides a synthesis of the key advances in online education learning theory and the key frameworks of research, and clearly links theory and research to successful learning practice. This revised second edition updates data on digital media adoption globally, adds a new chapter on connectivism as a learning theory, and updates the chapter on online collaborative learning, renaming the theory as collaborativism and considering the challenges that arise with the growth of artificial intelligence.

The Best College Student Survival Guide Ever Written

Author : Dr. Deign
ISBN : 1482021943
Genre : Education
File Size : 58. 22 MB
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In this guide MJ Wilson explains to students (and parents!): 1) How to choose the right major and school 2) How to deal with bad professors and impossible exams 3) How to keep from changing your major (again and again, and again!) 4) How to reduce test stress, improve your G.P.A. and graduate on time 5) How to handle being homesick, lovesick and lonely 6) How to leave a legacy, improve your resume and make a grand exit!

Lessons From The Virtual Classroom

Author : Rena M. Palloff
ISBN : 9781118238226
Genre : Education
File Size : 40. 79 MB
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Lessons from the Virtual Classroom, Second Edition The second edition of the classic resource Lessons from the Cyberspace Classroom offers a comprehensive reference for faculty to hone their skills in becoming more effective online instructors. Thoroughly revised and updated to reflect recent changes and challenges that face online teachers, Lessons from the Virtual Classroom is filled with illustrative examples from actual online courses as well as helpful insights from teachers and students. This essential guide offers targeted suggestions for dealing with such critical issues as evaluating effective courseware, working with online classroom dynamics, addressing the needs of the online student, making the transition to online teaching, and promoting the development of the learning community. Praise for Lessons from the Virtual Classroom, Second Edition "Palloff and Pratt demonstrate their exceptional practical experience and insight into the online classroom. This is an invaluable resource for those tasked with creating an online course." — D. Randy Garrison, professor, University of Calgary, and author, Blended Learning in Higher Education: Framework, Principles, and Guidelines "Faculty will deeply appreciate and make use of the many explicit examples of how to design, prepare, and teach both blended and fully online courses." — Judith V. Boettcher, faculty coach and author, The Online Teaching Survival Guide: Simple and Practical Pedagogical Tips "Lessons from the Virtual Classroom is filled with insightful caveats and recommendations, pointed examples to enhance your practice, succinct summaries of the research, and engaging visual overviews. Each page brings the reader a renewed sense of confidence to teach online as well as personal joy that there is finally a resource to find the answers one is seeking." — Curtis J. Bonk, professor of education, Indiana University-Bloomington, and author, Empowering Online Learning: 100+ Activities for Reading, Reflecting, Displaying, and Doing

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