Dialogic Education And Technology

Author: Rupert Wegerif
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387711406
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Discusses about using technology to draw people into the kind of dialogues which take them beyond themselves into learning, thinking and creativity. This book reveals key characteristics of learning dialogues and demonstrates ways in which computers and networks can deepen, enrich and expand such dialogues.

Scaling Up Learning For Sustained Impact

Author: Davinia Hernández-Leo
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3642408141
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 8th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2013, held in Paphos, Cyprus, in September 2013. The 31 full papers, 18 short papers, 14 demonstrations and 29 posters presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 194 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections. The topics addressed include open educational resources (OER), massive open online courses (MOOC), schools of the future, orchestration of learning activities, learning networks, teacher networks, bring your own device (BYOD), social media, learning analytics, personalization, mobile learning, computer-supported collaborative learning, game-based and simulation-based learning, and learning design.

Curriculum As A Shaping Force

Author: Jan Terwel
Publisher: Nova Science Pub Incorporated
ISBN:
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This book focuses on curriculum as a shaping force. In trying to sharpen this focus the authors look especially at the consequences of the curriculum on the development of children's minds in elementary and secondary education. Contents: Foreword; Introduction; Curriculum as a Vision; Curriculum as Dialogue; Curriculum and Curriculum Differentiation; Curriculum and the Development of Model-based Thinking; Curriculum as Technology or Technology to Support Curriculum; Curriculum as Institution; Conclusions, Reflections and a Look Ahead; Index.

Socializing Intelligence Through Academic Talk And Dialogue

Author: Lauren Resnick
Publisher:
ISBN: 0935302611
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Socializing Intelligence Through Academic Talk and Dialogue focuses on a fast-growing topic in education research. Over the course of 34 chapters, the contributors discuss theories and case studies that shed light on the effects of dialogic participation in and outside the classroom. This rich, interdisciplinary endeavor will appeal to scholars and researchers in education and many related disciplines, including learning and cognitive sciences, educational psychology, instructional science, and linguistics, as well as to teachers curriculum designers, and educational policy makers.

Innovative Methods And Technologies For Electronic Discourse Analysis

Author: Lim, Hwee Ling
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466644273
Size: 62.80 MB
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With the advent of new media and Web 2.0 technologies, language and discourse have taken on new meaning, and the implications of this evolution on the nature of interpersonal communication must be addressed. Innovative Methods and Technologies for Electronic Discourse Analysis highlights research, applications, frameworks, and theories of online communication to explore recent advances in the manipulation and shaping of meaning in electronic discourse. This essential research collection will appeal to academic, research, and professional audiences engaged in the design, development, and distribution of effective communications technologies in educational, social, and linguistic contexts.

Technology Mediated Learning Environments For Young English Learners

Author: Leann Parker
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN:
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This book explores issues related to the use of technologies to support young second-language learners and looks at promising areas for research, design, and development. Grounded in a sociocultural theoretical framework, it invites educators, researchers, and educational technology developers to consider a range of social and cultural factors in utilizing technology as a tool to help children from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds develop their English-language and reading skills. A major contribution is the authors' consideration of ways that technology outside of school can benefit these students' English-language development in school. The central chapters are counter pointed by invited reflections that bring to the discussion different, yet complementary, perspectives from notable scholars in the field of second-language literacy and learning. Technology-Mediated Learning Environments for Young English-Language Learners is targeted to researchers, educators, and policymakers in the areas of elementary education, after-school learning, second-language teaching and learning, English language and literacy development, and reading.

Group Cognition

Author: Gerry Stahl
Publisher: Mit Press
ISBN:
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Exploring the software design, social practices, and collaboration theory that wouldbe needed to support group cognition—collective knowledge that is constructed by smallgroups online.