Open & Distance Education and eLearning Products

  • Design as Scholarship

    Case Studies from the Learning Sciences

    Edited by Vanessa Svihla, RICHARD REEVE

    For researchers in the Learning Sciences, there is a lack of literature on current design practices and its many obstacles. Design as Scholarship in the Learning Sciences is an informative resource that addresses this need by providing, through a robust collection of case studies, instructive…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03 

  • Posthumanism and the Massive Open Online Course

    Contaminating the Subject of Global Education

    By Jeremy Knox

    Posthumanism and the Massive Open Online Course critiques the problematic reliance on humanism that pervades online education and the MOOC, and explores theoretical frameworks that look beyond these limitations. While MOOCs (massive open online courses) have attracted significant academic and media…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03 

  • 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 – 2016-02-29 

  • Technology Applications in Education

    A Learning View

    Edited by Harold F. O'Neil, Jr., Ray S. Perez, Harold F. O'Neil

    This volume identifies promising learning, teaching, and assessment strategies for the use and assessment of technology in educational settings, specifically: *educational context (e.g., organizational and structural factors that contribute to the effective use of technology in school settings); *…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 

  • Using Emerging Technologies to Develop Professional Learning

    Edited by Jean Murray, Warren Kidd

    Internationally, there is a growing body of research about learners’ responses to, and uses of, emerging technologies. However, the adoption of these technologies in teachers’ professional development is still largely under-researched. Much of the existing literature still positions teachers as…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 

  • Handbook of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) For Educators

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Mary C. Herring, Matthew J. Koehler, Punya Mishra

    The 2nd edition of the Handbook of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) for Educators addresses the concept and implementation of technological pedagogical content knowledge—the knowledge and skills that teachers need in order to integrate technology meaningfully into…

    Paperback – 2016-02-10 

  • Populism, Media and Education

    Challenging discrimination in contemporary digital societies

    Edited by Maria Ranieri

    Based on a major research project funded by the European Commission, Populism, Media and Education studies how discriminatory stereotypes are built online with a particular focus on right-wing populism. Globalization and migration have led to a new era of populism and racism in Western countries,…

    Hardback – 2016-02-04 
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Automated Essay Scoring

    A Cross-disciplinary Perspective

    Edited by Mark D. Shermis, Jill C. Burstein

    This new volume is the first to focus entirely on automated essay scoring and evaluation. It is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of the evolution and state-of-the-art of automated essay scoring and evaluation technology across several disciplines, including education, testing and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-31 

  • Social Media in Academia

    Networked Scholars

    By George Veletsianos

    Social media and online social networks are expected to transform academia and the scholarly process. However, intense emotions permeate scholars’ online practices and an increasing number of academics are finding themselves in trouble in networked spaces. In reality, the evidence describing…

    Paperback – 2016-01-20 

  • Cognition, Education, and Multimedia

    Exploring Ideas in High Technology

    By Rand J. Spiro, Don Nix, Rand J. Spiro, Don Nix

    Edited by Don Nix, Rand Spiro

    Computers have become a topic of concern, debate, argument, dogmatism, and inquiry among a variety of people who are interested in the fate and effectiveness of the educational system. This book presents working hypotheses of ways in which computers may fit into and/or transform classroom education…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • 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 – 2015-12-15 

  • Learning Design

    Conceptualizing a Framework for Teaching and Learning Online

    Edited by James Dalziel

    The new field of learning design has the potential to revolutionize not only technology in education, but the whole field of teaching and learning through the application of design thinking to education. Learning Design looks inside the "black box" of pedagogy to understand what teachers and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-14 

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