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:
Case studies are used to illustrate key issues and to elaborate a range of theoretical ideas that can be used in the classroom.
This book will be of interest to all those concerned with maximising the benefits of ICT in the classroom.
SECTION 1: What are the Issues?
Chapter 1 A holistic approach to understanding teaching and learning with ICT
SECTION 2: What does the research tell us?
Chapter 2 Integrating ICT in Teaching and Learning
Chapter 3 Learning and Technology
Chapter 4 The enabled practitioner
Chapter 5 Creative Designs for Learning
Chapter 6 Discerning Literacy
Chapter 7 “Aliens in the Classroom 2”: When Technology Meets Classroom Life
Chapter 8 Connecting cultures: home and school uses of ICT
SECTION 3: What are the overall implications?
Chapter 9 Breaking into the Curriculum: The impact of information technology on schooling
Chapter 10 Designs and theories for learning
Chapter 11 From ‘should be’ and ‘can be’ to ‘will be’: Reflections and new directions on improving learning with ICTs
The Improving Learning series showcases findings from projects within ESRC’s Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP) – the UK’s largest ever coordinated educational research initiative. Each book is explicitly designed to support ‘evidence-informed’ decisions in educational practice and policy-making. In particular, they combine rigorous social and educational science with high awareness of the significance of the issues being researched.