Creating Holistic Technology Enhanced Learning Experiences

This edited book provides descriptive and interpretive accounts of how an elementary school in the [email protected] programme creates holistic technology-enhanced learning experiences for its students at the classroom and school ...

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Author: Lee Yong TAY

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789462090866

Category: Education

Page: 224

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Creating Holistic Technology-Enhanced Learning Experiences: Tales of a Future School in Singapore Editors: Lee Yong TAY & Cher Ping LIM The global level of economic, ecological, social, political and cultural integration across nation states and the rapid advancement of technology have brought about transformations that are part of globalisation. Our students are expected to be agents of change rather than passive observers of world events; and at the same time, to live together in an increasingly diverse and complex society and to reflect on and interpret fast changing information. In such a new world order, the holistic development of our students, namely in the cognitive, aesthetics, physical, social and moral, leadership and global domains, is pivotal. This edited book provides descriptive and interpretive accounts of how an elementary school in the [email protected] programme creates holistic technology-enhanced learning experiences for its students at the classroom and school levels. By documenting these accounts and linking them to student learning outcomes, the school will lead the way in providing possible models for the seamless and pervasive integration of information and communication technologies (ICT) into the curriculum for the holistic development of our students.

Mobile Technologies in Children s Language and Literacy

information technology branch from the local education ministry to setup the
wireless network and the necessary ... In L. Y. Tay & C. P. Lim (Eds.), Creating
holistic technology-enhanced learning experiences: Tales from a Future School
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Author: Grace Oakley

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9781787148802

Category: Education

Page: 192

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This book examines the ways in which mobile technologies may contribute to or disrupt literacy learning in children. Also explored is the impact mobile technologies may have on literacy definitions and practices; student, parent and teacher roles and interactions; power relations in education; and social and material interactions.

Activity Theory in Education

Information and communication technologies (ICT) in primary education:
Opportunities and supporting conditions. In L. Y. Tay & C. P. Lim (Eds.), Creating
Holistic Technology-Enhanced Learning Experiences: Tales from a future school
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Author: Dilani S. P. Gedera

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9789463003872

Category: Education

Page: 198

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Activity Theory in Education: Research and Practice brings together cutting-edge scholars from a number of continents. Through in-depth case studies the authors highlight how Activity Theory is used in education and discuss the theoretical as well as pragmatic use of Activity Theory frameworks in a range of contemporary learning contexts. The first section of the book focuses on empirical research on using Activity Theory in analysing students’ and teachers’ experiences of learning and teaching in face-to-face and online learning contexts. The second section contains insights in identifying historical and systemic tensions in educational contexts using Activity Theory. The third section discusses conceptual and contextual aspects of educational contexts through Activity Theory, and Section four discusses the application of Activity Theory in understanding teachers’ Pedagogical Content Knowledge and curriculum development. In spite of the widespread and rapidly increasing use of Activity Theory in educational research, few collections of this work are available. Activity Theory in Education: Research and Practice is such a much needed collection of practical experiences, theoretical insights and empirical research findings on the use of Activity Theory in educational settings.” – Yrjö Engeström, Centre for Research on Activity, Development and Learning (CRADLE), The University of Helsinki.

Nursing and Clinical Informatics Socio Technical Approaches

futurE focus for it in nursing Education As noted in the previous section, it is
anticipated that the marriage of technology and ... to create learning experiences
that have a sound basis in contextual reasoning and professional development
as they are based ... The combination of situated learning and technology
enhanced learning in education design and delivery has strong ... Practice-based
learning as a species of PBL is particularly suitable for nursing education as it
enables holistic ...

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Author: Staudinger, Bettina

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781605662350

Category: Computers

Page: 340

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"This book gives a general overview of the current state of nursing informatics giving particular attention to social, socio-technical, and political basic conditions"--Provided by publisher.

Innovative Mobile Learning Techniques and Technologies

Designing the technological support as a flexible and contextualized composition
of services for different learning contexts is ... Evaluation results indicated that the
use of the PDAs enhanced learners' experience and their motivation, but the
initial idea of creating a permanent ... the core pedagogical ideas: inquiry and
collaborative long-term activities, involving both a holistic view across the
curriculum, ...

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Author: Ryu, Hokyoung

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781605660639

Category: Computers

Page: 434

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"This book includes the challenges and practical experience of the design of M-Learning environments, covering current developments in M-learning experiences in both academia and industry"--Provided by publisher.

Handbook of Research on Social Software and Developing Community Ontologies

Aspects of Reflection, Learning Management, Organizational skills, Net-working
abilities (Dorsey, 2004) constitute ... Shifting the discussion to more complex
concepts of literacy and competences by adopting a more holistic approach is
necessary. ... relational aspects of knowledge construction, mastering technology
is but one aspect of a set of more complex skills. ... a more complete realization of
the lifelong-learning experience which can enhance and enrich learners'
personal and ...

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Author: Hatzipanagos, Stylianos

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781605662091

Category: Computers

Page: 632

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"This book explores how social software and developing community ontologies are challenging the way we operate in a performative space"--Provided by publisher.

Handbook of Research on Electronic Collaboration and Organizational Synergy

along with the social and collaborative nature of learning valued in the 21st
century creates new learning opportunities. ... that allows for the creation of new
spaces for deep learning in which the technology is purposefully selected and
used to enhance and extend learning. ... a case study approach provideda
means to report in a holistic fashion the authentic online collaborative learning
experience of ...

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Author: Salmons, Janet

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781605661070

Category: Computers

Page: 1026

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Offers exhaustive research on collaborations in education, business, and the government and social sectors.

Technology and Exceptional Individuals

668 ) ers as “ cognitive tools , ” and teachers use computers to create
environments where students learn In a REAL , the ... the ronment , one that
stresses higher order think - teacher self - assesses what activities he or she is
ing skills ? ... or assesses what colleagues technology - enhanced learning
environments for are performing to examine technology ' s impact ...
comprehensive and holistic than ers our groceries causes changes in our
nutrition ” individual computer applications .

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Author: Jimmy D. Lindsey

Publisher: Pro Ed

ISBN: UVA:X004417885

Category: Education

Page: 529

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Accelerated Learning

Accelerated, integrative, or enhanced learning, as it is variously called, applies
leading-edge research to enhance human ... Based on the work of Georgi
Lozanov and Evalina Gateva, it is a holistic and whole-brain approach to learning
. ... Accelerated Change By responding in kind and by decreasing barriers to
learning and change, this approach creates a ... Increasing success in the
classroom increases success on the job. s Integrates Learning Tools and
Technologies It is an ...

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Author:

Publisher: American Society for Training and Development

ISBN: 9781562861834

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 16

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The challenge to do more with less and in less time is the mantra of every organization. Accelerated learning is the training professionals answer to this business reality. This Infoline offers you a short course in the principles, process, and techniques of accelerated learning. You will learn how to use whole brain techniques that allow learners to acquire information and skills more efficiently and to retrieve, recall, or respond with confidence. These techniques include the use of music, peer teaching, collaboration, and mind mapping to improve the learning environment and get results.

Knowledge Networks The Social Software Perspective

for a more holistic understanding of knowledge (as in wisdom): “Where in the
past emphasis was on memorization, drill, and ... ICT IN EDUCATION: FROM
TECHNOLOGY TO COMMUNITY Over the years, the use of ICT in education has
shifted its ... ICT is deployed to provide an improved environment for creative
knowledge construction (Computer Enhanced Learning). ... promoted, all
experiences serve as basis for reality construction and thus all places are
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Author: Lytras, Miltiadis D.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781599049779

Category: Computers

Page: 422

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"This book concentrates on strategies that exploit emerging technologies for the knowledge effectiveness in social networks"--Provided by publisher.

Journal of Computing in Teacher Education

The faculty work together to mentor teacher candidates during the creation of this
project , and codetermine the ... This project exemplifies how collaboration
between methods and technology improves the educational experiences of our
teacher candidates ... It allowed students to develop a holistic and a
particularized view , the result of exploration and discovery of the ... Our program
design supports technology - enhanced learning and promotes ongoing
professional development .

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Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UVA:X006176779

Category: Educational technology

Page:

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Teaching Information Literacy Online

We could build on the differences between IL and ICT by combining the two skills
sets , as well as reinforce what had been covered in ... This built on the
experience we had gained from work with other module teams . ... More generally
, we were able to take a holistic viewpoint over the learning approaches and
terminology used within the program ... The process of engaging in such
technology - enhanced learning therefore in and of itself requires a baseline of
computing skills .

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Author: Thomas P. Mackey

Publisher: ALA Neal-Schuman

ISBN: UCSD:31822038266920

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 200

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Offers guidance on teaching information literacy in blended, hybrid, open, and online learning environments in higher education.

Handbook of Teaching with Technology in Management Leadership and Business

The Handbook of Teaching with Technology in Management, Leadership, and Business is written by experienced instructors using technology in novel and impactful ways in their undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as researchers ...

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Author: Stuart Allen

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 9781789901658

Category: Education

Page: 480

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Ever-evolving technological innovation creates both opportunities and challenges for educators aiming to achieve meaningful and effective learning in the classroom and to equip students with a well-honed set of technology skills as they enter the professional world. The Handbook of Teaching with Technology in Management, Leadership, and Business is written by experienced instructors using technology in novel and impactful ways in their undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as researchers reporting and reflecting on studies and literature that can guide them on the how and why of teaching with technology.

Sustainable Building 2000 22 25 October 2000 Maastricht The Netherlands

No No 2 3 Technology not applicable SD = Sustainable Development
Technology not applicable Yes Initial target benchmarks ... Critical elements in
this process include : • Create teams that are holistic and share mutual respect
Charter the project Define the ... designer , and the many others at CH2M HILL
who have been a valuable part of my learning experience for the past 24 years .
CH983 . DOC POLICIES AND STRATEGIES TO ENHANCE SOCIAL BENEFITS
DUE TO PRIVATE.

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Author: Chiel Boonstra

Publisher: Uitgeverij Æneas BV

ISBN: 9075365365

Category: Building

Page: 757

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Dissertation Abstracts International

I present five conclusions which include holistic leadership as a life - long
learning project ; as creating a safe ... are melded ; there is a big cycle in CI that
added to our learning ; and additions to the definition of CI to enhance it . ...
layers that define who CHARPs are and where they come from , which are
integral to describing their experience . ... Adviser : Mark L . McCaslin Order
Number DA3269699 This study sheds an optimistic light on the future of the
technology workforce .

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Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105131546322

Category: Dissertations, Academic

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Scaffolding Emergent Literacy

Using computers to enhance literacy . excellent job of assessing developmentally
appropriate computer experiences . They point out a number of reasons that
computer technology in the classroom can be beneficial for young children : the
... up in the “ electronic opportunities to make a school paper look snazzy ” than
they did in learning process writing skills . ... they provide children participatory
learning experiences , are intrinsically motivating , and tend to be holistic
experiences .

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Author: Anne Keil Soderman

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: UVA:X004769168

Category: Education

Page: 248

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Ringing Endorsements for Scaffolding Emergent Literacy... ""Readers simply love this book because of the perfect balance of theory and practice."" Professor Nancy Hansen-Krening, University of Washington "I found the book compelling, sound, and researched with a strong application element: theory to practice."" Professor Verlinda Angell, Southern Utah University ""My students like the massive amount of information contained in a relatively short text. The organization has a nice flow and fits well with the syllabus."" Professor Vi Austin, Stephen F. Austin State University "Scaffolding Emergent Literacy" will help children become more strategic in their building of literacy skills and concepts! Underscored by rich child development theory, developmentally appropriate practices, and sound research, the Second Edition of this popular book is packed with literacy activities that support emergent to fluent literacy. Each strategy is paired with a classroom demonstration and samples of children's work. With this book, assessment isn't an afterthought! "Scaffolding Emergent Literacy" provides in-depth coverage of highly effective assessment and evaluation strategies and offers numerous classroom-based, child-centered measurement tools, along with useful descriptions of the most common standardized tests being used for diagnostic purposes. New To The Second Edition New coverage of Special Education! Strategies for English Language Learners throughout! New activities with information on the use of technology in the classroom! New activities through Grade 5! For information on related books by Allyn & Bacon, visit www.ablongman.com/edresources.

Visible learning for teachers

This book: links the biggest ever research project on teaching strategies to practical classroom implementation champions both teacher and student perspectives and contains step by step guidance including lesson preparation, interpreting ...

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Author: John Hattie

Publisher:

ISBN: 1003024475

Category: EDUCATION

Page:

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In November 2008, John Hattie's ground-breaking book Visible Learning synthesised the results of more thanfifteen years research involving millions of students and represented the biggest ever collection of evidence-based research into what actually works in schools to improve learning. Visible Learning for Teachers takes the next step and brings those ground breaking concepts to a completely new audience. Written for students, pre-service and in-service teachers, it explains how to apply the principles of Visible Learning to any classroom anywhere in the world. The author offers concise and user-friendly summaries of the most successful interventions and offers practical step-by-step guidance to the successful implementation of visible learning and visible teaching in the classroom. This book: links the biggest ever research project on teaching strategies to practical classroom implementation champions both teacher and student perspectives and contains step by step guidance including lesson preparation, interpreting learning and feedback during the lesson and post lesson follow up offers checklists, exercises, case studies and best practice scenarios to assist in raising achievement includes whole school checklists and advice for school leaders on facilitating visible learning in their institution now includes additional meta-analyses bringing the total cited within the research to over 900 comprehensively covers numerous areas of learning activity including pupil motivation, curriculum, meta-cognitive strategies, behaviour, teaching strategies, and classroom management. Visible Learning for Teachers is a must read for any student or teacher who wants an evidence based answer to the question; 'how do we maximise achievement in our schools?'

Diverse Issues in Higher Education

We offer a supportive environment that emphasizes the importance of holistic
student development demonstrated in part ... field from an accredited college or
university and college teaching experience , preferably at the community college
level . ... Please include within your cover letter how you have introduced
technology within the classroom to enhance learning ... Relying on traditional
and creating innovative programs , the Vice President will develop fundraising
goals and plan ...

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Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UIUC:30112099281286

Category: Minorities

Page:

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Conference Record

Another barrier to the acceptance of technology may be the reluctance of
instructors to offer instruction that interacts with students ... Blended learning ,
also known as hybrid learning , flexible learning , and Web - enhanced
instruction , is rapidly ... is indicated by a combination of learning strategies and
resources that create a multi - functional instructional experience . Blended
learning requires a holistic strategy that leverages the best characteristics of all
learning interventions and ...

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Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015058327084

Category: Communication of technical information

Page:

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Encyclopedia of Distance Learning Second Edition

Offers comprehensive coverage of the issues, concepts, trends, and technologies of distance learning.

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Author: Rogers, Patricia L.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781605661995

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 2612

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Offers comprehensive coverage of the issues, concepts, trends, and technologies of distance learning.