Active learning in the digital age classroom

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Heinemann, Sep 4, 2001 - Computers - 264 pages
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This exciting new book shows you how to harness the amazing power of technology to enable and enhance active learning. Whether you are a technophobe or experienced tech user, you'll discover firsthand how information and communication technology (ICT) can help you empower learners, improve learning, and prepare students for the future.

Whenever we as teachers undertake change in curriculum delivery or teaching methods, it is not a decision we make lightly. Heide and Henderson ensure that your transition is as smooth as possible and that every student will benefit. Their book addresses the many practical issues that accompany the use of ICT and provides answers to the most frequently asked questions, including: How do I get started? What equipment do I need? How can I arrange my classroom to facilitate student use? How can ICT and educational technologies make my classroom more student centered? How do I set up and control workstations? How can I individualize my program? What about assessment and evaluation? What is my role in this environment? Because the authors believe that effective classroom practices derive from carefully researched theories, they provide practical strategies based on both research and experience. These suggestions are meant to be motivators and starting points that you can adapt to your specific needs.

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Contents

Future Trends
13
Making the Journey
26
BusinessEducation Partnerships
45
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Ann Heide is a Fitzhenry and Whiteside author.

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