Best Practices for Teaching with Emerging Technologies
Routledge – 2013 – 164 pages
As social media and Web 2.0 technologies continue to transform the learning trends and preferences of students, educators need to understand the applicability of these new tools in all types of learning environments. Best Practices for Teaching with Emerging Technologies will provide both new and experienced online, hybrid, and face-to-face instructors with:
This practical, easy-to-use guide will serve the needs of educators seeking to refresh or transform their instruction. Readers will be rewarded with an ample yet manageable collection of proven emerging technologies that can be leveraged for generating content, enhancing communications with and between students, and cultivating participatory, student-centered learning activities.
"Best Practices for Teaching with Emerging Technologies provides a friendly, accessible introduction to a large number of teaching tools and ideas, and includes the necessary level of detail to help instructors adopt them. It should be a welcome addition to the bookshelves of many higher education faculty, and a useful resource for institutional offices that support instructional innovation, distance learning, and faculty professional development." —Teachers College Record
Introduction: The Flipped Classroom Chapter One: Building a Solid Foundation Chapter Two: A New Paradigm for a New Century Chapter Three: Essentials Toolkit Chapter Four: Tools for Communication and Content Creation … beyond text! Chapter Five: Backchannels & Tools for Participatory Learning Chapter Six: Mobile and Beyond Chapter Seven: Online Resources
Michelle Pacansky-Brock received the 2007 Sloan-C Excellence in Online Teaching Award, a 2007 NISOD award for Teaching Excellence, a Sloan-C Effective Practice Award in 2010 for her use of VoiceThread, and the Capella Educator Advancement scholarship in 2011. Her current projects and interests include teaching the history of photography online, facilitating online faculty development courses, consulting for companies and colleges, supporting statewide faculty training and educational technology integration efforts in California, and completing an EdD in Educational Leadership and Management. Learn more about Michelle at http://www.teachingwithoutwalls.com.