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1st Edition

Learning Simulations in Education

ISBN 9780367175146
Published December 9, 2019 by Routledge
158 Pages

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Book Description

Technology-enabled simulations are increasingly used for students in K-12 education and have the potential to improve teaching and learning across domains. Across five chapters, this book explores the psychological foundation of simulation use in instruction, guiding readers through individual differences among learners and contexts while addressing theory, pedagogy, cognitive processes, and more. This concise volume is designed for any education course that includes simulations in the curriculum and will be indispensable for student researchers and both pre- and in-service teachers alike.

Table of Contents

  1. Types and Theoretical Bases of Simulations
  2. Learning Theories and Pedagogical Approaches to Simulations
  3. Developmental Considerations of Simulations
  4. Facilitating Cognitive and Metacognitive Processes during Simulations
  5. Simulations in the Domains
  6. Glossary

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Brian P. Zoellner is Associate Professor of Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum in the College of Education & Human Services at University of North Florida, USA.