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Minds Online: Teaching Effectively with Technology by
Call Number: LB1028.5 .M548 2014 (Library North 4)
Drawing on the latest findings from neuroscience and cognitive psychology, Michelle Miller explores how attention, memory, and higher thought processes such as critical thinking and analytical reasoning can be enhanced through technology-aided approaches. She presents innovative ideas for how to use multimedia effectively, how to take advantage of learners’ existing knowledge, and how to motivate students to do their best work and complete the course.
Myths in Education, Learning and Teaching: Policies, Practices and Principles by
Call Number: LB1025.3 .M98 2015 (Library North 4)
Chapter 9: Digital Literacy in Higher Education: The Rhetoric and the Reality. Authors: Burton, L.J., Summers, J., Lawrence, J., Noble, K., & Gibbings, P. Includues implications for digitally delivered higher education and guidelines for educators in establishing effective learning management systems.
Learning the Virtual Life: Public Pedagogy in a Digital World by
Call Number: LB1044.87 .L4385 2012 (Library North 4)
While some have welcomed the educational challenges of digital culture and emphasized its possibilities for individual emancipation and social transformation in the new information age, others accuse digital culture of absorbing its recipients in an all-pervasive virtual world. This book presents a neutral, advanced introduction to the key issues involved with the integration of digital culture and education. This edited collection presents international perspectives on a wide range of issues, and each chapter combines upper-level theory with "real-world" practice, making this essential reading for all those interested in digital media and education.
The War on Learning: Gaining Ground in the Digital University by
Call Number: LB2395.7 .L67 2014 (Library North 4)
Losh outlines six basic principles of digital learning and describes several successful university-based initiatives. Her book will be essential reading for campus decision makers—and for anyone who cares about education and technology.
Real-Life E-Learning Case Studies in Research and Practice by
Call Number: LB1028.3 .R413 2014 (e-book, online)
Documents and discusses the experiences of those who have implemented distance learning as a solution to “real-life” problems and provides guidance to assist readers in their understanding and analysis of distance learning.
Culture and Online Learning: Global Perspectives and Research by
Call Number: LC5803.C65 C85 2014 (Library North 4)
Culture plays an overarching role that impacts investment, planning, design, development, delivery, and the learning outcomes of online education. This groundbreaking book remedies a dearth of empirical research on how digital cultures and teaching and learning cultures intersect, and offers grounded theory and practical guidance on how to integrate cultural needs and sensibilities with the innovative opportunities offered by online learning.
Using New Technologies to Enhance Teaching and Learning in History by
Call Number: D16.255.C65 U85 2013 (Library North 5)
Offers practical guidance and examples of the ways in which new technology can enhance student engagement in the subject, impact on knowledge retention, get students learning outside the history classroom, and help them to work collaboratively using a range of Web 2.0 applications.