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  1. Understanding Creative Users of ICTs

    Users as Social Actors

    Edited by David Kurt Herold, Harmeet Sawhney, Leopoldina Fortunati

    The disjuncture between the design intent of the developers of ICTs and the needs of the users has often led to surprising use of new technologies, as users have refused to become mere agents of the designers. Individual users have adopted their own uses of ICTs based on the complex webs of...

    Published February 15th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Education Networks

    Power, Wealth, Cyberspace, and the Digital Mind

    By Joel Spring

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    Education Networks is a critical analysis of the emerging intersection among the global power elite, information and communication technology, and schools. Joel Spring documents and examines the economic and political interests and forces —including elite networks, the for-profit education industry...

    Published February 8th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Theoretical Foundations of Learning Environments

    2nd Edition

    Edited by David Jonassen, Susan Land

    Theoretical Foundations of Learning Environments provides students, faculty, and instructional designers with a clear, concise introduction to the major pedagogical and psychological theories and their implications for the design of new learning environments for schools, universities, or...

    Published January 19th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Digital Pencil

    One-to-One Computing for Children

    Edited by Jing Lei, Paul F. Conway, Yong Zhao

    First published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 20th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Learning the Virtual Life

    Public Pedagogy in a Digital World

    Edited by Peter Pericles Trifonas

    Digital technologies have transformed cultural perceptions of learning and what it means to be literate, expanding the importance of experience alongside interpretation and reflection. Learning the Virtual Life offers ways to consider the local and global effects of digital media on educational...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Harmonizing Global Education

    From Genghis Khan to Facebook

    By Jon Baggaley

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    Distance education (DE) offers ways to reach the many people around the world who lack access to education and training by other means. International DE methods, however, are fragmented, and distance educators have often abandoned new technologies before giving them a chance to develop. As a result...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Learner Autonomy and CALL Environments

    By Klaus Schwienhorst

    Series: Routledge Studies in Computer Assisted Language Learning

    This volume brings together two prominent strands in second language acquisition theory and research: the concept of learner autonomy and computer-assisted language learning (CALL). Learner autonomy supports learners in becoming more reflective and communicative and in experimenting with language...

    Published December 7th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Orchestrating Inquiry Learning

    Edited by Karen Littleton, Eileen Scanlon, Mike Sharples

    There is currently a rapidly growing interest in inquiry learning and an emerging consensus among researchers that, particularly when supported by technology, it can be a significant vehicle for developing higher order thinking skills. Inquiry learning methods also offer learners meaningful and...

    Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Distance Education and e-Learning

    Models, Policies and Research

    By Insung Jung, Colin Latchem

    Series: Open and Flexible Learning Series

    Quality assurance (QA) in open and distance learning (ODL) can be a contentious issue. Some argue that it should be judged by the same criteria and methods as face-to-face education, while others claim that it is so different in its organization, enrolments and operations that conventional QA...

    Published November 14th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Foundations of Educational Technology

    Integrative Approaches and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    By J. Michael Spector

    Series: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Educational Technology

    An ideal textbook for masters, doctoral, or educational specialist certificate programs, Foundations of Educational Technology offers a fresh, project-centered approach to the subject, helping students build an extensive electronic portfolio as they navigate the text. The book addresses fundamental...

    Published November 9th 2011 by Routledge