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Forthcoming Open & Distance Education and eLearning Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 46 forthcoming new books in the subject of Open & Distance Education and eLearning — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Activity Theory, Authentic Learning and Emerging Technologies

    Towards a transformative higher education pedagogy

    Edited by Vivienne Bozalek, Dick Ng’ambi, Denise Wood, Jan Herrington, Joanne Hardman, Alan Amory

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    Although emerging technologies are becoming popularised for teaching, learning and research, the relationship between their use and transformative effects on higher education remain largely unexplored. This edited collection seeks to fill this gap by providing a nuanced view, locating higher...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Role of Technology in Distance Education (Routledge Revivals)

    By Tony Bates

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1984, provides a comprehensive review of the range of technology that was being used in distance education. Technological developments in word processing, video-disc and viewdata as well as computer-based learning had revolutionised the potential for distance education...

    To Be Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Using Apps for Learning Across the Curriculum

    A Literacy-Based Framework and Guide

    By Richard Beach, David O'Brien

    How can apps be used to foster learning with literacy across the curriculum? This book offers both a theoretical framework for considering app affordances and practical ways to use apps to build students’ disciplinary literacies and to foster a wide range of literacy practices. Using Apps for...

    To Be Published October 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Inspiring the Secondary Curriculum with Technology

    Let the students do the work!

    By James Shea, Antony Stockford

    Are other teachers using technology in their lessons? Are you letting your own students down by not harnessing the power of your students’ technology knowledge in your lessons? Is your school asking you to show where you are developing ICT in your subject teaching? Technology in your subject does...

    To Be Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Learning with Mobile and Handheld Technologies

    Inside and outside the classroom

    By John Galloway, Merlin John, Maureen McTaggart

    As technology evolves we are ever more reliant on the use of handheld and mobile devices, yet what do we know about their impact on learning? While there is a lot of interest in mobile technology, many schools still aren’t sure how to best use it for learning and teaching. Learning with Handhelds...

    To Be Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Massive Open Online Courses

    The MOOC Revolution

    Edited by Paul Kim

    Are MOOCs a catalyst for reimagining education, a sign of the increased corporatization of the education sector, or merely a well-publicized but passing trend? Massive Open Online Courses shares insights from multiple stakeholders on what MOOCs are now and could eventually become, providing those...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Instructional Value of Digital Storytelling

    Higher Education, Professional, and Adult Learning Settings

    By Patricia McGee

    Although storytelling has been recognized as an effective instructional strategy for some time, most educators are not informed about how to communicate a story that supports learning—particularly when using digital media. The Instructional Value of Digital Storytelling provides a broad overview of...

    To Be Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Building Better Universities

    Strategies, Spaces, Technologies

    By Jos Boys

    Building Better Universities provides a wide-ranging summary and critical review of the increasing number of groundbreaking initiatives undertaken by universities and colleges around the world. It suggests that we have reached a key moment for the higher education sector in which the services,...

    To Be Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Building Blocks for Game Design and Learning

    By Casper Harteveld

    Series: Digital Games and Learning

    As scholars increasingly recognize the utility of digital games as tools for learning, there is a growing need for knowledge in two related areas: first, how do players learn from games and second, what specific design techniques ensure meaningful learning outcomes for the player? In...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Best Practices in Online Program Development

    Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

    By Elliot King, Neil Alperstein

    Series: Best Practices in Online Teaching and Learning

    Best Practices in Online Program Development is a practical, hands-on guide that provides the concrete strategies that academic and administrative departments within institutions of higher learning need to develop in order to create and maintain coherent and effective online educational programs....

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge