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ERIC Number: EJ1196460
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1741-5659
A Hierarchical Model for Developing E-Textbook to Transform Teaching and Learning
Choi, Ping Man Samuel; Lam, Sze Sing
Interactive Technology and Smart Education, v15 n2 p92-103 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to outline a hierarchical model for developing essential e-textbook functionality and to offer important insight for e-textbook designers. Design/methodology/approach: Guided by the SAMR model, five hierarchical functional layers are proposed in the development process for e-textbook to enable more effective and efficient teaching and learning. Findings: Moving up from the substitution to transformation level, each layer extends the functionality of the underlying layers to unveil new features that support the learning processes and gradually transform e-textbooks from a self-directed informal learning tool to become a formal learning platform. Originality/value: The hierarchical model provides e-textbook designers and developers with a guideline on how to surpass the present state of e-textbooks and offer additional value-added features for learners. The required technologies for each layer are also discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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