Education: Open & Distance Education and eLearning

  • Developing Creative Thinking Skills: An Introduction for Learners book cover

    Developing Creative Thinking Skills

    An Introduction for Learners

    By Brad Hokanson

    Based on over fifteen years of groundbreaking research, Developing Creative Thinking Skills helps learners demonstrably increase their own creative thinking skills. Focusing on divergent thinking, twelve inventive chapters build one’s capacity to generate a wide range of ideas, both as an…

    Paperback – 2017-08-17 
    Routledge

  • Decoding Technology Acceptance in Education: A cultural studies contribution book cover

    Decoding Technology Acceptance in Education

    A cultural studies contribution

    By Caroline Stockman

    The process of integrating technology into education often overlooks that technology is a sign; it is not a neutral message conveyor, but rather a material artefact placed into a context inevitably subject to culture. In an original and novel combination, Decoding Technology Acceptance in Education…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Literacy Beyond Text Comprehension: A Theory of Purposeful Reading book cover

    Literacy Beyond Text Comprehension

    A Theory of Purposeful Reading

    By M. Anne Britt, Jean-François Rouet, Amanda M. Durik

    Literacy Beyond Text Comprehension aims to systematically investigate how readers interpret reading tasks within a situation, and how that interpretation influences reading behavior and comprehension. By presenting a new model of REading as problem SOLVing (RESOLV), the authors describe reading…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge

  • The Sciences of Learning and Instructional Design: Constructive Articulation Between Communities book cover

    The Sciences of Learning and Instructional Design

    Constructive Articulation Between Communities

    Edited by Lin Lin, J. Michael Spector

    There are two distinct professional communities that share an interest in using innovative approaches and emerging technologies to design and implement effective support for learning. This edited collection addresses the growing divide between the learning sciences community and the instructional…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge

  • The Educator’s Guide to Producing New Media and Open Educational Resources book cover

    The Educator’s Guide to Producing New Media and Open Educational Resources

    By Tim D. Green, Abbie H. Brown

    Digital video, audio, and text have never been more popular, and educators need to know how to make new media work in all types of learning environments. The Educator’s Guide to Producing New Media and Open Educational Resources provides practical advice on how to produce and use open access…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge

  • Literacy Lives in Transcultural Times book cover

    Literacy Lives in Transcultural Times

    Edited by Rahat Zaidi, Jennifer Rowsell

    Combining language research with digital, multimodal and critical literacy, this book uniquely positions issues of transcultural spaces and cosmopolitan identities across an array of contexts. Studies of everyday diasporic practices across places, spaces, and people’s stories provide authentic…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge
    Expanding Literacies in Education

  • Toward New Horizons for Women in Distance Education: International Perspectives book cover

    Toward New Horizons for Women in Distance Education

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Karlene Faith

    Originally published in 1988. This book provides an overview of women’s experience, access and needs in distance education. It includes contributions on distance learning programmes in Holland, Canada, the South Pacific, West Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Kenta, Great Britain, India,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Participatory Design for Learning: Perspectives from Practice and Research book cover

    Participatory Design for Learning

    Perspectives from Practice and Research

    Edited by Betsy DiSalvo, Jason Yip, Elizabeth Bonsignore, Carl DiSalvo

    Participatory Design is a field of research and design that actively engages stakeholders in the processes of design in order to better conceptualize and create tools, environments, and systems that serve those stakeholders. In Participatory Design for Learning: Perspectives from Practice and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge

  • Globally Networked Teaching in the Humanities: Theories and Practices book cover

    Globally Networked Teaching in the Humanities

    Theories and Practices

    Edited by Alexandra Schultheis Moore, Sunka Simon

    As colleges and universities in North America increasingly identify "internationalization" as a key component of the institution’s mission and strategic plans, faculty and administrators are charged with finding innovative and cost-effective approaches to meet those goals. This volume provides an…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • The Hidden Role of Software in Educational Research: Policy to Practice book cover

    The Hidden Role of Software in Educational Research

    Policy to Practice

    By Tom Liam Lynch

    Educational research often discounts the uniqueness and ubiquity of software and the hidden political, economic and epistemological ways it impacts teaching and learning in K-12 settings. Drawing on theories and methodologies from English education, critical discourse analysis, multimodal semiotics…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Interdisciplinary Approaches to Distance Teaching: Connecting Classrooms in Theory and Practice book cover

    Interdisciplinary Approaches to Distance Teaching

    Connecting Classrooms in Theory and Practice

    Edited by Alan Blackstock, Nathan Straight

    Synchronous technologies, particularly interactive video conferencing (IVC), are becoming common modes of teaching and delivering college courses. The increasing popularity of IVC in the U.S. and abroad calls for more pedagogically effective practices for instructors using this technology. This…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Learning Theory and Online Technologies book cover

    Learning Theory and Online Technologies

    2nd Edition

    By Linda Harasim

    Learning Theory and Online Technologies offers a powerful overview of the current state of online learning, the foundations of its historical roots and growth, and a framework for distinguishing between the major approaches to online learning. It addresses pedagogy (how to design an effective…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

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