Educational design research blends scientific investigation with systematic development and implementation of solutions to educational problems. Empirical investigation is conducted in real learning settings-not laboratories-to craft usable and effective solutions. At the same time, the...
Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge
Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age is for all those interested in considering the impact of emerging digital technologies on teaching and learning. It explores the concept of a digital age and perspectives of knowledge, pedagogy and practice within a digital context. By examining teaching...
Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge
Series: Educational Psychology Handbook
Collaborative learning has become an increasingly important part of education, but the research supporting it is distributed across a wide variety of fields including social, cognitive, developmental, and educational psychology, instructional design, the learning sciences, educational technology,...
Published February 4th 2013 by Routledge
Series: David Fulton / Nasen
Shortisted as ERA Finalist 2013 How can you use ICT to boost the achievement of all your pupils? This practical teachers’ guide will help you to unlock the enormous potential of new technology in order to enhance pupils’ learning, particularly for young people with additional needs. Written by two...
Published January 11th 2012 by Routledge
Young People, Technology, and the New Literacies
There have been many attempts to define the generation of students who emerged with the Web and new digital technologies in the early 1990s. The term "digital native" refers to the generation born after 1980, which has grown up in a world where digital technologies and the internet are a normal...
Published April 3rd 2011 by Routledge
The use of technology within the lifelong learning sector brings many benefits to learners, teachers and managers. Aimed at trainee and practising teachers, this book contains clear, practical guidance on how to use technology and e-learning effectively to enhance all aspects of teaching and...
Published May 31st 2011 by Routledge
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 December 1st 2011 by Routledge
A practical guide for enhancing teaching and learning
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
Reflecting Collaborative Ways to Learn How to Learn in Higher Education
Developing Inquiry for Learning shows how university tutors can help students to improve their abilities to learn and to become professional inquirers. An increasing proportion of students entering higher education seem to assume that learning is a relatively passive process. This may be the...
Published June 15th 2011 by Routledge
Education, Technology and Social Change
In the twenty-first century, educators around the world are being told that they need to transform education systems to adapt young people for the challenges of a global digital knowledge economy. Too rarely, however, do we ask whether this future vision is robust, achievable or even desirable,...
Published March 27th 2011 by Routledge
A Handbook for Designing Problem-Solving Learning Environments
This book provides a comprehensive, up-to-date look at problem solving research and practice over the last fifteen years. The first chapter describes differences in types of problems, individual differences among problem-solvers, as well as the domain and context within which a problem is...
Published September 6th 2010 by Routledge
Theory, Issues and Ideas for Developing Creative Learners
What does it mean to teach someone to be creative? How do new technologies support creativity? New Technologies and Creativity in the Secondary School examines what we mean by teaching young people to be creative, and how technology – vital in young people’s lives – can be used to...
To Be Published December 31st 2013 by Routledge
Communication and collaboration via the Internet has risen to great prominence in recent years, especially with the rise of social networking, Web 2.0 and virtual worlds. Many interesting and worthwhile studies have been conducted on the technology involved and the way it is used and shaped by its...
Published December 16th 2009 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Research in Education
Today, new media is both augmenting and extending the traditional classroom with a variety of technology-based tools available to both students and faculty, and has created "new" virtual classrooms for anywhere, anytime availability to education. Despite the enormous potential for technology to...
Published June 7th 2010 by Routledge
Enhancing Academic Practice, 3rd Edition
The Handbook is sensitive to the competing demands of teaching, research and scholarship, and academic management. Against the contexts, the book focuses on developing professional academic skills for teaching. Dealing with the rapid expansion of the use of technology in higher education and...
Published August 28th 2008 by Routledge
Success or Failure?
Constructivist Instruction: Success or Failure? brings together leading thinkers from both sides of the hotly debated controversy about constructivist approaches to instruction. Although constructivist theories and practice now dominate the fields of the learning sciences, instructional technology,...
Published March 31st 2009 by Routledge
This book takes into account three core policies: 'Every Child Matters', 'Personalised Learning', and 'Harnessing Technology', combined they are at the heart of changes to children and young peoples’ experiences of school. Harnessing Technology considers these policies and their interlinked...
Published November 26th 2008 by David Fulton Publishers
Series: Improving Learning
Improving Classroom Learning with ICT examines the ways in which ICT can be used in the classroom to enhance teaching and learning in different settings and across different subjects. Weaving together evidence of teachers’ and learners’ experiences of ICT, the authors: explain why the process...
Published November 20th 2008 by Routledge
Concept Maps as Facilitative Tools in Schools and Corporations, 2nd Edition
This fully revised and updated edition of Learning, Creating, and Using Knowledge recognizes that the future of economic well being in today's knowledge and information society rests upon the effectiveness of schools and corporations to empower their people to be more effective learners and...
Published November 23rd 2009 by Routledge