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  1. Using IT Effectively in Teaching and Learning

    Studies in Pre-Service and In-Service Teacher Education

    Edited by Niki Davis, Bridget Somekh

    Computers are not often associated with passion or culture, yet the use of information technology still has a surprisingly emotional effect on many people, including teachers and learners. This emotion may be anything from excitement and enthusiasm to anger or a sense of threat. Often, this...

    Published December 18th 1996 by Routledge

  2. Opening Education

    Policies and Practices from Open and Distance Education

    By Terry Evans, Daryl Nation

    Series: Routledge Studies in Distance Education

    We live in a society with ever-changing needs and expectations. Education practitioners and policy makers need therefore to face the challenges of new economic, social and technological conditions in their work. There is a global concern to develop forms of education and training which are open to...

    Published September 25th 1996 by Routledge

  3. Foundations of Distance Education

    3rd Edition

    By Desmond Keegan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Distance Education

    Distance education and training provision has expanded dramatically over the past few years. This best-selling introduction to the field has helped many to understand the origins and background of distance education, and has been used by students and professionals as a guide to policy and practice....

    Published September 25th 1996 by Routledge

  4. Cscl

    Theory and Practice of An Emerging Paradigm

    Edited by Timothy Koschmann

    This book, about a newly emerging area of research in instructional technology, has as its title the acronym "CSCL." Initially, CSCL was chosen as an acronym for Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning. However, some would argue that "collaborative" is often not a descriptive term for what...

    Published August 31st 1996 by Routledge

  5. internet Communication in Six Classrooms

    Conversations Across Time, Space, and Culture

    By Ruth Garner, Mark G. Gillingham

    This is a book about communication. The authors tell half a dozen stories about teachers and students who, because of recent advances in telecommunications, are able to move ideas back and forth across time, space, and culture. All of this is quite remarkable -- not the electronic "handshaking" and...

    Published August 31st 1996 by Routledge

  6. innovations in Learning

    New Environments for Education

    Edited by Leona Schauble, Robert Glaser

    This volume documents the growth of a new kind of interdisciplinary teamwork that is evolving among practitioners, researchers, teacher educators, and community partners. Its premise: the design of learning environments and the development of theory must proceed in a mutually supportive fashion....

    Published August 31st 1996 by Routledge

  7. Hypermedia Learning Environments

    Instructional Design and Integration

    Edited by Piet A.M. Kommers, Scott Grabinger, Joanna C. Dunlap

    Hypermedia and multimedia have penetrated the world of computer games, Internet, and CD-ROM based reference manuals. However, the fields of education, schooling, and training ask more specific benefits from them. This book provides practical approaches to transform these media into learning tools....

    Published August 31st 1996 by Routledge

  8. Children and Computers in School

    By Betty A. Collis, Gerald A. Knezek, Kwok-Wing Lai, Keiko T. Miyashita, Willem J. Pelgrum

    This volume integrates research findings from three multinational studies conducted to examine the impact of children's use of computers in school. Conclusions are drawn from in-depth analyses of trends in more than 20 nations. Its seven authors from four nations were key researchers on these...

    Published May 31st 1996 by Routledge

  9. Hypertext and Cognition

    Edited by Jean-Francois Rouet, Jarmo J. Levonen, Andrew Dillon, Rand J. Spiro, Jarmo J. Levonen

    The recent evolution of western societies has been characterized by an increasing emphasis on information and communication. As the amount of available information increases, however, the user -- worker, student, citizen -- faces a new problem: selecting and accessing relevant information. More...

    Published March 31st 1996 by Routledge

  10. Constructionism in Practice

    Designing, Thinking, and Learning in A Digital World

    Edited by Yasmin B. Kafai, Mitchel Resnick

    The digital revolution necessitates, but also makes possible, radical changes in how and what we learn. This book describes a set of innovative educational research projects at the MIT Media Laboratory, illustrating how new computational technologies can transform our conceptions of learning,...

    Published March 31st 1996 by Routledge