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Fryer, Luke K.; Coniam, David; Carpenter, Rollo; Lapu?neanu, Diana – Language Learning & Technology, 2020
Bots are destined to dominate how humans interact with the internet of things that continues to grow around them. Despite their still budding intellectual capacity, major companies (e.g., Apple, Google and Amazon) have already placed (chat)bots at the centre of their flagship devices. (Chat)Bots currently fill the internet acting as guides,…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Information Technology, Internet
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Fenty, Nicole S.; Anderson, Elizabeth – Childhood Education, 2016
As the internet and internet-enabled devices have become more accessible, people around the world now have life-changing information at their fingertips, available at a speed and ease unfathomable just a generation ago. While the information age certainly has its pitfalls, the possibilities for economic and social progress are seemingly limitless.…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Narration, Guidelines
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Açikalin, Mehmet – Journal of Social Science Education, 2014
This article provides an example of a social studies lesson from Turkish educational context in order to facilitate comparison with examples of social studies lessons from other parts of the world. This lesson was recorded in a 7th grade class at a middle school in one of the metropolitan neighborhoods in Istanbul. According to the current…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Studies, Civil Rights, Comparative Education
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Fredrik Sunnemark; Wilma Lundqvist Westin; Tamy Al Saad; Per Assmo – Learning Organization, 2024
Purpose: This study aims to explore barriers and facilitators for knowledge transfer and learning processes by examining a cross-departmental collaborative project in the municipal organization. It is based on a R&D collaboration between University West and a Swedish municipality. Design/methodology/approach: To explore the barriers and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Organizational Learning, Municipalities, Technology Transfer
Rui Li – ProQuest LLC, 2020
With the rise of modern technology, sites of knowledge have shifted from page to screen, offering hybrid spaces for 21st century learning across borders, modalities, semiotic resources, time and space (Jewitt, 2006; Kress, 2000) However, few empirical studies have been conducted from a critical lens to investigate how digitally mediated social…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Multiple Literacies, Civil Rights, Computer Mediated Communication
Shirin Feiz Disfani – ProQuest LLC, 2022
Filling out printed forms (e.g., checks) independently is currently impossible for blind people, since they cannot pinpoint the locations of the form fields, and quite often, they cannot even figure out what fields (e.g., name) are present in the form. Hence, they always depend on sighted people to write on their behalf, and help them affix their…
Descriptors: Blindness, Assistive Technology, Writing Ability, Functional Literacy
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Goddard, J. Tim – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2015
This article addresses issues of educational leadership in postcolonial and post-conflict environments. The focus relates to large-scale testing protocols, diversity in schools, asset-based community development, and communications technology. The article highlights the importance of context to the tenets of social justice, equitable human…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Diversity (Institutional), Educational Change
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Mtebe, Joel S.; Raphael, Christina – Journal of Learning for Development, 2018
The Tanzania Vision 2025 articulates the country's aspiration of becoming an industrialized and middle-income country by 2025. The education sector, which is the main driving force towards realizing this goal, is expected to bring about the right mix of high-quality skills for the rapid development of quality and adequate human resources. The kind…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technological Literacy, Foreign Countries, Human Resources
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Ganapathi, Janani – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2018
Education is a fundamental human right, yet one fifth of the world's population lives with poor literacy. India is home to the largest number of illiterate people, with infrastructural, cultural, and socio-economic factors hindering equitable access to quality education. Due to the rapidly growing technology and Internet usage in the country, open…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Shared Resources and Services, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Bollier, David – 1989
On March 1989, the Aspen Institute convened a group of experts to assess Soviet progress in computer and information technologies, their current and likely impact on Soviet society, and appropriate ways for U.S. policymakers to respond. Major issues addressed by conference participants included: Will new information technologies encourage a…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Computers, Decentralization, Economic Status
Nix, Rebekah K. – Online Submission, 2018
Twenty years after its first application, the Integrated Science Learning Environment model (ISLE) proved still-useful in catalyzing novel thinking about the role of artifacts in shaping Holocaust remembrance at the graduate level. Drawing on new ideas from museum science and technology design, an updated framework, called Provocative Artifacts…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods, Learning Processes
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Webber, Sheila; Johnston, Bill – Journal of Information Literacy, 2019
This paper proposes a model for developing an Age-Friendly Media and Information Literate (#AFMIL) city. It starts by addressing general issues concerning ageing and ageism. Key features of UNESCO's framework for a media and information literate city are described. The authors proceed to identify relevant international handbooks, guidelines and…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Media Literacy, Older Adults, Librarians
Council for Cultural Cooperation, Strasbourg (France). – 1984
Innovation in elementary education is the theme of a five-year program developed by 23 European nations which is described in this paper. The project began with a conference held in Liechtenstein in 1982 which confirmed the importance of broadening the primary school curriculum beyond simply teaching the basics to include understanding other…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Educational Innovation
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Carmo, Mafalda, Ed. – Online Submission, 2019
This book contains the full text of papers and posters presented at the International Conference on Education and New Developments (END 2019), organized by the World Institute for Advanced Research and Science (WIARS). Education, in our contemporary world, is a right since we are born. Every experience has a formative effect on the constitution of…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Faculty Development, Staff Development, Educational Quality
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Carmo, Mafalda, Ed. – Online Submission, 2019
This book contains the full text of papers and posters presented at the International Conference on Education and New Developments (END 2019), organized by the World Institute for Advanced Research and Science (WIARS). Education, in our contemporary world, is a right since we are born. Every experience has a formative effect on the constitution of…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Foundations of Education, Research and Development, Early Childhood Education
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