Open & Distance Education and eLearning Products

  • Knowledge and Interaction

    A Synthetic Agenda for the Learning Sciences

    Edited by Andrea A. diSessa, Mariana Levin, Nathaniel J.S. Brown

    Decades of research in the cognitive and learning sciences have led to a growing recognition of the incredibly multi-faceted nature of human knowing and learning. Up to now, this multifaceted nature has been visible mostly in distinct and often competing communities of researchers. From a purely…

    Paperback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge

  • Measuring and Visualizing Learning in the Information-Rich Classroom

    Edited by Peter Reimann, Susan Bull, Michael Kickmeier-Rust, Ravi Vatrapu, Barbara Wasson

    Integrated information systems are increasingly used in schools, and the advent of the technology-rich classroom facilitates and, often, requires a new degree of ongoing classroom assessment. Able to track web searches, resources use, task completion time and a variety of other classroom behaviors,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Interdisciplinary Approaches to Distance Teaching

    Connected 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…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Mobile Learning

    The Next Generation

    Edited by John Traxler, Agnes Kukulska-Hulme

    Mobile Learning: The Next Generation documents the most innovative projects in context-aware mobile learning in order to develop a richer theoretical understanding of learning in modern mobile-connected societies. Context-aware mobile learning takes advantage of cell phone, mobile, and pervasive…

    Paperback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge

  • Education and Technology

    Edited by Chris Davies, Rebecca Eynon

    The widespread academic study of educational technology blossomed in the years following the development of the microprocessor. Of course, that is not to say that education was technology-free before the 1970s: the telephone, wireless radio, cinema, television, and mainframe computers had all in…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge
    Major Themes in Education

  • Designing Adaptive and Personalized Learning Environments

    By Kinshuk

    Designing Adaptive and Personalized Learning Environments provides a theoretically based yet practical guide to systematic design processes for learning environments that provide automatic customization of learning and instruction. The book consists of four main sections: In Introduction and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-15 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Approaches to Educational Technology

  • Place-based Spaces for Networked Learning

    Edited by Lucila Carvalho, Peter Goodyear, Maarten de Laat

    With the boundaries of place softened and extended by digital communications technologies, learning in a networked society necessitates new distributions of activity across time, space, media, and people; and this development is no longer exclusive to traditionally designated spaces such as school…

    Paperback – 2015-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Learning Design in Practice

    Fostering Different Pedagogical Approaches

    By Grainne Conole

    Learning Design in Practice provides tools, design methods, and approaches that will help anyone design pedagogically effective learning activities and curricula which make effective use of available technologies.  New technologies facilitate different pedagogical approaches and offer a…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Essentials of Online Course Design

    A Standards-Based Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Marjorie Vai, Kristen Sosulski

    "If I had to choose a single book to share with a faculty member about how to design and teach an online or blended course, or with an instructional designer partnering with that faculty member, that book would be Essentials of Online Course Design: A Standards-Based Guide, Second Edition. In this…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge
    Essentials of Online Learning

  • Reconstructing Undergraduate Education

    Using Learning Science To Design Effective Courses

    By Robert B. Innes

    This book is designed to introduce professors and administrators in higher education to the philosophical, theoretical, and research support for using a constructivist perspective on learning to guide the reconstruction of undergraduate education. It presents an original framework for…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge

  • The Video Game Debate

    Unravelling the Physical, Social, and Psychological Effects of Video Games

    Edited by Rachel Kowert, Thorsten Quandt

    Do video games cause violent, aggressive behavior? Can online games help us learn? When it comes to video games, these are often the types of questions raised by popular media, policy makers, scholars, and the general public. In this collection, international experts review the latest research…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Technology and Testing

    Improving Educational and Psychological Measurement

    Edited by Fritz Drasgow

    From early answer sheets filled in with number 2 pencils, to tests administered by mainframe computers, to assessments wholly constructed by computers, it is clear that technology is changing the field of educational and psychological measurement. The numerous and rapid advances have immediate…

    Paperback – 2015-09-09 
    Routledge
    NCME APPLICATIONS OF EDUCATIONAL MEASUREMENT AND ASSESSMENT

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