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Education for a Digital World

Present Realities and Future Possibilities, 1st Edition

Edited by Rocci Luppicini, A. K. Haghi

Apple Academic Press

252 pages

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Description

This important book explores key areas of educational technology research and development within an education system infused by technology. The book explores the opportunities and challenges associated with planning and implementing educational technology within higher education. It is unique in that it is a multi-perspective view of key contemporary work on education and technology and draws on the common struggles and best practices from experts. Readers will gain a balanced understanding of educational technology and how it is used across a broad educational spectrum as well as ways to stimulate an ongoing dialog and sharing among those dedicated to optimizing the use of technology in educational settings.

The book covers topics including

  • The development and application of e-learning technology standards
  • Distance learning approaches to online instruction
  • Multimedia classroom practices
  • Perspectives on online learning design
  • Web-based training strategies
  • Research on students and student experiences with technology within and beyond the classroom learning experience

Reviews

“Education for a Digital World edited by Dr. Rocci Luppicini is a timely work, written for today's educators and educational technologists. It deals with cutting-edge issues regarding the use of technology to facilitate the teaching and learning process. The book also addresses the various ways learners digitally communicate and create virtual communities. All of the topics in this book are a must read for anyone in the field of education.”

--Heidi L. Schnackenberg, PhD, Associate Professor in Educational Technology, State University of New York at Plattsburgh, New York

Table of Contents

The Development and Applications of E-learning Technology Standards

Beyond the Classroom Walls: A Review of the Evidence on Social Networking Sites and Youth

Perspectives on Learning Design

A Framework for E-learning in Digital World

Web-Based Training: Design and Implementation Issues

Distance Learning, Virtual Classrooms and Teaching Pedagogy in the Internet Environment

Teaching Qualitative Research Methods to Students 2.0: A Reflexive Approach

Student 2.0: A Look at Student Values in a Digital Age

Interweaving Education, Technology and Life: University Student Perspectives on ICT™s and Personal Relationships

Inside Student 2.0: Student Perspectives on Navigating Online and Offline Identities

Student 2.0 Revisited: Student Perspectives on Anonymity and Privacy in the Digital World

Education for a Digital World: Current Challenges and Future Possibilities

About the Editors

Rocci Luppicini, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Ottawa, Canada, and is an expert on digital technologies. He has published eight authored and edited books and over 20 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters in various areas of digital technologies within organizational settings. Dr. Luppicini is also the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Technoethics, which focuses on areas of human life and society impacted by new technologies.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS079000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Government & Business