ERIC Number: ED501560
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Technology Enhanced Learning: Best Practices
Lytras, Miltiadis D., Ed.; Gasevic, Dragan, Ed.; Ordonez de Pablos, Patricia, Ed.; Huang, Weihong, Ed.
With the shift towards the knowledge society, the change of working conditions, and the high-speed evolution of information and communication technologies, peoples' knowledge and skills need continuous updating. Learning based on collaborative working, creativity, multidisciplinarity, adaptiveness, intercultural communication, and problem solving has taken on an important role in everyday life. "Technology Enhanced Learning: Best Practices" goes beyond traditional discussion on technology enhanced learning to provide research and insights on increasing the efficiency of learning for individuals and groups, facilitating the transfer and sharing of knowledge in organizations, and understanding of the learning process by exploring links among human learning, cognition, and technologies. This book offers estimable, comprehensive research to researchers and practitioners in the field of technology enhanced learning in various disciplines, including education, sociology, information technology, workplace learning, entertainment, healthcare, tourism, and many others. Chapters include: (1) Technology Enhanced Learning Tools (Goran Shimic); (2) TEL Practices in Preschool and Kindergarten Education: Integrating Computer Use and Computer Programming in Off-Computer Activities (Leonel Morgado); (3) The Blended Learning Classroom: An Online Teacher Training Program (Karen Garcia and Renata Suzuki); (4) Collaborative Online Learning and Accessibility (Martin D. Beer, Paul Crowther, and Elizabeth Uruchurtu); (5) The Importance of Training Needs Analysis in Authoring Technology Enhanced Learning for Companies (Emma O'Brien, Timothy Hall, and Kevin Johnson); (6) Metacognition for Enhancing Online Learning (Giuseppe Chiazzese, Antonella Chifari, Gianluca Merlo, Simona Ottaviano, and Luciano Seta); (7) A Research-Led Approach to Technology Enhanced Learning: Strategies, Programmes, Projects & Pedagogies in UK Higher Education (Jacqueline A. Dempster); (8) A Framework for Building Emotional-Motivational Agents as Intelligent Tutoring Entities (Bogdan-Florin Marin and Axel Hunger); (9) Pedagogical Uses of Multimedia Annotators and Players (Tetyana Sydorenko, Tom Myers, and Alexander Nakhimovsky); (10) Knowledge Mining for Adaptive Multi-Media Web-Based Educational Platform (Leyla Zhuhadar, Olfa Nasraoui, and Robert Wyatt); (11) Towards More Intelligent Assessment Systems (Sonja Radenkoviae, Nenad Krdzavac, and Vladan Devedziae); (12) Can Person-Centered Technology Enhanced Learning Contribute to Develop Project Management Soft Skills in an Academic Context? (Renate Motschnig-Pitrik and Michael Derntl); (13) Military Applications of Adaptive Training Technology (James E. McCarthy); and (14) The Future of Technology Enhanced Active Learning--A Roadmap (Claus Pahl and Claire Kenny).
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Preschool Education, Kindergarten, Programming, Teacher Education, Cooperative Learning, Educational Needs, Needs Assessment, Metacognition, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Multimedia Materials, Web Based Instruction, Skill Development, Military Training, Active Learning
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Higher Education; Kindergarten; Preschool Education
Audience: Students; Practitioners; Researchers
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom