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Handbook of research on educational communications and technology

Author: J Michael Spector
Publisher: New York : Springer, 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats

This fourth edition of the Springer handbook that reviews developments in communications and technology in education is a comprehensive survey of the latest research in the field. Expanded and fully  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Michael Spector
ISBN: 9781461431848 1461431840
OCLC Number: 869723472
Description: xxxv, 1005 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Foundations of educational communications and technology.- Historical overview.- Research-based perspectives.- Examples.- Research methods.- Research approaches.-Design research.-Developmental research.- Activity research.- Classroom action research.- Quantitative methods.- Qualitative methods.- Strategies and models.- Formal learning.- Informal learning.- Adult learners.- Instructional design and development models.- Model-based learning and performance.- Motivational models.- Models for personalized learning.- Planning and implementation of educational technology.- Change agency in learning.- Cultural considerations.- Distributed educational practice.- Policies governing educational technology implementation, participatory planning and implementation of educational technology.- Emerging technologies.- Mobile technologies.- Tools and technologies for learning in complex domains.- Adaptive technologies.- Virtual/synthetic learning.- Emerging representation technologies.- Web 2.0 communications tools and technologies.- Technology integration.- TPACK.- Technology integration in schools.- Technology integration in work settings.- Technology integration in health care.- Technology integration in public service contexts.- Technology integration in multi-cultural settings.- Technology integration for problem solving and decision making.- Technology integration and generational differences.- Assessment and evaluation.- Collecting and analyzing data.- Program evaluation and research.- Assessing educational technologies in various domains.- Model-centered assessment.- Formative assessments.- Looking forward: Innovative educational technology around the globe.- Educational technology, funding opportunities and programs.- The learning sciences and instructional design technologies.- Costs and benefits of educational technology.- Educational technology and developing countries.- The philosophy of science and educational technologies.- The future of educational technology research. â
Responsibility: J. Michael Spector, M. David Merrill, Jan Elen, M.J. Bishop, editors


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