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Education for a Digital World
Present Realities and Future Possibilities




ISBN 9781926895109
Published July 19, 2012 by Apple Academic Press
252 Pages

 
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Book 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

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

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Biography

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.

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