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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Step-by-Step Professional Development in Technology

    By Sarah Meltzer

    Don't train your teachers in instructional technology without reading this resource-packed book from Sarah T. Meltzer. Meltzer presents easy-to-follow guidelines for bringing about effective professional development in technology from start to finish. She takes you step-by-step through the process...

    Published November 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  6. Using New Web Tools in the Primary Classroom

    A practical guide for enhancing teaching and learning

    By David Barber, Linda Cooper

    How can we ensure we use technology effectively with young children? Using New Web Tools in the Primary Classroom is for all teachers interested in the application of new web-based ICTs to primary teaching. It offers a justification for using Web 2.0 tools and explores tangible ways in which...

    Published November 1st 2011 by Routledge

  7. Teaching Literature in Virtual Worlds

    Immersive Learning in English Studies

    Edited by Allen Webb

    What are the realities and possibilities of utilizing on-line virtual worlds as teaching tools for specific literary works? Through engaging and surprising stories from classrooms where virtual worlds are in use, this book invites readers to understand and participate in this emerging and valuable...

    Published October 9th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Learning Theory and Online Technologies

    By Linda Harasim

    Learning Theory and Online Technologies offers a powerful overview of the current state of elearning, a foundation of its historical roots and growth, and a framework for distinguishing among the major approaches to elearning. It effectively addresses pedagogy (how to design an effective online...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  9. E-Moderating

    The Key to Online Teaching and Learning, 3rd Edition

    By Gilly Salmon

    Professor Gilly Salmon has achieved continuity and illumination of the seminal five stage model, together with new research-based developments, in her much-awaited third edition of E-Moderating – the most quoted and successful guide for e-learning practitioners. Never content to offer superficial...

    Published June 26th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Decentring of the Traditional University

    The Future of (Self) Education in Virtually Figured Worlds

    By Russell Francis

    The Decentring of the Traditional University provides a unique perspective on the implications of media change for learning and literacy that allows us to peer into the future of (self) education. Each chapter draws on socio-cultural and activity theory to investigate how resourceful students are...

    Published June 21st 2011 by Routledge