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  1. 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...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Learning Technologies and the Body

    Integration and Implementation In Formal and Informal Learning Environments

    Edited by Victor Lee

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This volume explores how technology-supported learning environments can incorporate physical activity and interactive experiences in formal education. It presents cutting-edge research and design work on a new generation of "body-centric" technologies such as wearable body sensors, GPS tracking...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Learning Design

    Conceptualizing a Framework for Teaching and Learning Online

    Edited by James Dalziel

    The new field of Learning Design has the potential to revolutionise not only technology in education, but the whole field of teaching and learning through the application of design thinking to education. Learning Design looks inside the "black box" of pedagogy to understand what teachers and...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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....

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Designing Games for Children

    Developmental, Usability, and Design Considerations for Making Games for Kids

    By Carla Fisher

    When making games for kids, it’s tempting to simply wing-it on the design. We were all children once, right? The reality is that adults are far removed from the cognitive changes and the motor skill challenges that are the hallmark of the developing child. Designing Games for Children, helps you...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Focal Press

  6. 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,...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Learning with Mobile and Handheld Technologies

    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...

    Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Digital Community, Digital Citizen

    By Svante E. Cornell

    Azerbaijan, a small post-Soviet republic located on the western shore of the Caspian Sea, has outsized...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Teaching the Humanities Online: A Practical Guide to the Virtual Classroom

    A Practical Guide to the Virtual Classroom

    By Jeffrey Ian Ross, Steven J. Hoffman

    This practical guide is essential for anyone new to or intimidated by online instruction. It distills the...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge