ERIC Number: ED512458
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Reference Count: 0
Integrating Adult Learning and Technologies for Effective Education: Strategic Approaches
Wang, Victor C. X.
Information Science Publishing
As adult learners and educators pioneer the use of technology in the new century, attention has been focused on developing strategic approaches to effectively integrate adult learning and technology in different learning environments. "Integrating Adult Learning and Technologies for Effective Education: Strategic Approaches" provides innovative instructional approaches as well as relevant theoretical frameworks and the latest empirical research findings in the area of adult learning and technology. This compelling body of research aids professionals in improving instructional training strategies to educate traditional and non-traditional students in today's information age. Contents of this book are: (1) Beginnings of the History and Philosophy of Andragogy 1833-2000; (2) Learner-Centered Teaching and the Use of Technology; (3) Effective Teaching with Technology in Adult Education; (4) From Pedagogy to Andragogy; (5) Adult Learners and Their Development in the Information Society; (6) Teaching Adult Learners in Online Career and Technical Education; (7) Information Technology and the Learning Society; (8) Adult Learning Principles as the Foundation for Innovative Technology Applications in Business and Higher Education Venues; (9) The Role of Learning Styles and Technology; (10) Innovative Instructional Strategies with the Use of Technology for Adult Learners; (11) Integrating Adult Learning and Technology for Effective Education; (12) Prevalent Andragogical Instructional Preferences and Technologies; (13) Ultraversity-Integrating Technology in Adult Education; (14) Comparing the Principles of Adult Learning with Traditional Pedagogical Teaching in Relation to the Use of Technology; and (15) Technological Trends in Adult Education.
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Andragogy, Teacher Effectiveness, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Information Technology, Teaching Methods, Technology Integration, Educational Environment, Nontraditional Students, Instructional Effectiveness, Educational Philosophy, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Vocational Education, Educational Innovation, Cognitive Style, Educational Trends
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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