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Best Practices for Teaching with Emerging Technologies

By Michelle Pacansky-Brock

Routledge – 2013 – 164 pages

Series: Best Practices in Online Teaching and Learning

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    978-0-415-89939-0
    August 16th 2012
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    August 17th 2012

Description

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:

  • practical examples of how low-cost and free technologies can be used to support student learning
  • best practices for integrating web-based tools into a course management system and managing student privacy in a Web 2.0 environment
  • "Showcase" spotlights woven throughout the book, providing examples of how the tools described in the book are already being used effectively in educational settings
  • an easy-to-reference format, organized with visual icons used to delineate each tool's visual, video, voice, and mobile features
  • ideas for integrating mobile learning into your students' learning experiences.

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.

Contents

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

Author Bio

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.

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