Deconstructing Digital Natives

Author: Michael Thomas
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136739009
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Contributors produce an international overview of developments in digital literacy among young learners, offering innovative paths between traditional narratives that offer only complete acceptance or total dismissal of digital natives.

Exploring Multimodal Composition And Digital Writing

Author: Ferdig, Richard E.
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466643463
Size: 36.56 MB
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While traditional writing is typically understood as a language based on the combination of words, phrases, and sentences to communicate meaning, modern technologies have led educators to reevaluate the notion that writing is restricted to this definition. Exploring Multimodal Composition and Digital Writing investigates the use of digital technologies to create multi-media documents that utilize video, audio, and web-based elements to further written communication beyond what can be accomplished by words alone. Educators, scholars, researchers, and professionals will use this critical resource to explore theoretical and empirical developments in the creation of digital and multimodal documents throughout the education system.

Sexting And Cyberbullying

Author: Shaheen Shariff
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107019915
Size: 48.18 MB
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This book examines the lines between online joking and legal consequences and analyzes legal and educational responses to these issues.

Reshaping Learning

Author: Ronghuai Huang
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642323014
Size: 15.24 MB
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This edited volume with selected papers from extinguished experts and professors in the field of learning technology and the related fields who are far-sighted and have his/her own innovative thoughts on the development of learning technology. This book will addresses the main issues concerned with the trend and future development of learning processes, innovative pedagogies changes, effects of new technologies on education, future learning content. Learning technology has been affected by advances in technology development and changes in the field of education. Nowadays we cannot afford to sense the changes and then make adaption to it. What we should do is to predict the changes and make positive and active reactions to help the trend go smoothly and in a more beneficial way. This book aims to gather the newest ideas on the frontiers and future development of learning education from the aspects of learning, pedagogies, and technologies in learning in order to draw a picture of learning education in the near future. ​

Technologies Innovation And Change In Personal And Virtual Learning Environments

Author: Thomas, Michael
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 146662468X
Size: 49.12 MB
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Over the last decade there continues to be an increase in the technology and how it affects our lives. Since then the incorporation of electronic databases and other communication tools for students, faculty and staff, virtual learning environments have become an important innovation in the student learning experience. Technologies, Innovation, and Change in Personal and Virtual Learning Environments presents a widespread collection of research on the growth, innovation and implementation of learning technologies for educators, technologists and trainers. The book is a useful source for academics and professionals interested in information and communication technologies.

Contemporary Computer Assisted Language Learning

Author: Michael Thomas
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1441113002
Size: 78.37 MB
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Contemporary Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) is a comprehensive, one-volume work written by leading international figures in the field focusing on a wide range of theoretical and methodological issues. It explains key terms and concepts, synthesizes the research literature and explores the implications of new and emerging technologies. The book includes chapters on key aspects for CALL such as design, teacher education, evaluation, teaching online and testing, as well as new trends such as social media. The volume takes a broad look at CALL and explores how a variety of theoretical approaches have emerged as influences including socio-cultural theory, constructivism and new literacy studies. A glossary of terms to support those new to CALL as well as to allow those already engaged in the field to deepen their existing knowledge is also provided. Contemporary Computer-Assisted Language Learning is essential reading for postgraduate students of language teaching as well as researchers in related fields involved in the study of computer-assisted learning.

Design Implementation And Evaluation Of Virtual Learning Environments

Author: Thomas, Michael
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466617713
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"This book highlights invaluable research covering the design, development, and evaluation of online learning environments, examining the role of technology enhanced learning in this emerging area"--Provided by publisher.--

Born Digital

Author: Urs Gasser
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1458725448
Size: 13.30 MB
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The first generation of Digital Natives children who were born into and raised in the digital world are coming of age, and soon our world will be reshaped in their image. Our economy, our politics, our culture, and even the shape of our family life will be forever transformed. But who are these Digital Natives? And what is the world theyre creating going to look like? In Born Digital, leading Internet and technology experts John Palfrey and Urs Gasser offer a sociological portrait of these young people, who can seem, even to those merely a generation older, both extraordinarily sophisticated and strangely narrow. Exploring a broad range of issues, from the highly philosophical to the purely practical, Born Digital will be essential reading for parents, teachers, and the myriad of confused adults who want to understand the digital present and shape the digital future.

Young Children Reading

Author: Rachael Levy
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446249921
Size: 54.14 MB
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Developing and supporting literacy is an absolute priority for all early years settings and primary schools, and something of a national concern. By presenting extensive research evidence, Rachael Levy shows how some of our tried and tested approaches to teaching reading may be counter-productive, and are causing some young children to lose confidence in their abilities as readers. Through challenging accepted definitions and perspectives on reading, this book encourages the reader to reflect critically on the current reading curriculum, and to consider ways in which their own practice can be developed to match the changing literacy landscape of the 21st century. Placing the emphasis on the voices of the children themselves, the author looks at: - what it feels like to be a reader in the digital age - children's perceptions of reading - home and school reading - reading in multidimensional forms - the future teaching of reading Essential reading for all trainee and practising teachers, this critical examination of a vital topic will support all those who are interested in the way we can help future generations to become literate. This book will encourage researchers and practitioners alike to redefine their own views of literacy, and situate 'reading literacy' within the digital world in which young children now live.