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ERIC Number: ED564013
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 321
Abstractor: ERIC
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ISBN: 978-1-4666-8300-6
Psychological and Pedagogical Considerations in Digital Textbook Use and Development
Railean, Elena
IGI Global
With the emergence of digital tools into mainstream society, new applications for cutting-edge technologies enable innovations in the dissemination of information. Careful consideration of the impact of these tools is important to maximize benefits while avoiding misuse. "Psychological and Pedagogical Considerations in Digital Textbook Use and Development" 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. Following a preface and acknowledgment, this book is organized into the following chapters: (1) Good Practices to Substantiate Digital Learning with Textbooks; (2) Affordances in Digital Textbook Use and Development; (3) Clarifying the Confusing Terminology of Digital Textbooks; (4) Structure of Digital Textbook; (5) Toward More Ubiquitous Digital Textbooks Functions; (6) Educational Ideal for the New Wave of Textbooks; (7) Cross-Principles in Digital Textbook Use and Development; (8) Didactic Model of eTextbook; (9) Patterns and Metapatterns in the Elementary Didactic Units; (10) Assessment in Digital Textbook Use and Development; (11) Pros and Cons of Digital Textbooks Technology; and (12) Plagiarism, Licensing, and the Proper Use of Digital Textbooks. Related references, a compilation of references, a section about the author, and an index are included.
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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