Exploring how digital resources are being used to engage students in learning and improve educational quality, Digital Agency in Higher Education promotes an awareness of relations and interplay between humans and digital artifacts.
Examining the impacts in higher education through experience-based knowledge and a conceptual framework, this book:
Essential reading for teachers in higher education and educational researchers with an interest in how technologies impact learning and teaching, Digital Agency in Higher Education uses cutting edge research to bridge the gap between theoretical perspectives and practices.
Introduction; Chapter 1: Transforming Higher Education: What is at stake?; Chapter 2: Digital technologies: tools, artifacts, affordances; Chapter 3: Educational quality, transformation and digitalization; Chapter 4: Digitalization, quality and policy: The case of the White Paper; Chapter 5: Affordances of digital technologies in pedagogical practices: a review; Chapter 6: A response to digitalization: professional digital competence (PDC); Chapter 7: Transforming teacher education - analysis of transformative initiatives; Chapter 8: Can we educate students for a future we do not know?