ICTs for Modern Educational and Instructional Advancement: New Approaches to Teaching: New Approaches to Teaching

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Tomei, Lawrence A.
IGI Global, Oct 31, 2009 - Computers - 434 pages
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New approaches to teaching are inherently important for any teacher, faculty member, or corporate trainer involved with the application of technology-based resources for instruction and learning.

ICTs for Modern Educational and Instructional Advancement: New Approaches to Teaching explores current models and issues involved with online course development, assessment, and blended learning. Collecting an international collaboration of experts, this Premier Reference Source takes a futuristic peek at the classroom of the new millenium and emerging technologies expected in the 21st century.

 

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Contents

A Description of OnlineInstructors Use of DesignTheory
1
A Model for Online Instructionand Faculty Assessment
10
A MultiDisciplinary Strategyfor Identifying AffectiveUsability Aspects in EducationalGeosimulation Systems
22
Creating High QualityLearning Object MetadataBased on Web 20 Concepts
32
A Vehicle for Transforming Education
47
Factors Encouraging orDiscouraging Students fromTaking Online Classes
55
Enhancing ScholarlyConversation Through anOnline Learning Community
68
Student Satisfaction and Performance
82
Identifying the Risks Associatedwith Primary School ChildrenUsing the Internet
214
Does Education Make a Difference?
227
A Critical Discourse Analysis ofStudents Anonymous OnlinePostings
239
Formative Assessment andCertification in LifelongLearning with Cognitive andMetacognitive Measurements
249
Revisiting the Taxonomy of Learning
266
A Multifaceted Research Approach
276
Historical Milestones
285
Expert Perspectives and Design Principles
298

Matching Pedagogy to Course Types
96
ScenegraphBased Platform for3D Computer Graphics Training
109
Evaluating WebCT usein Relation to StudentsAttitude and Performance
120
An Exploratory Factor Analysis
136
Using a WebBased System toSupport Teaching Processes
151
The Impact of ExaminationSoftware on Student Attitudesand Examination Performance
166
A Tool to Enhance Student Learning in theFirst Accounting Course
177
Issues of Pedagogy and Learning Outcomesin Intercultural Education ThroughCitizenship
189
A New Model for K12 DistrictLevelCyber Schools
199
Promising Features and Design Models
311
Setting Trends for EducationalTechnologies within theNational Science Foundation
335
Visions for NearFutureEducational Technology
344
Instructional DesignWeb 20 Style
355
Compilation of References
360
About the Contributors
390
Index
396
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Lawrence A. Tomei is Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and a professor in education at Robert Morris University. Born in Akron, Ohio, he earned a BSBA from the University of Akron (1972) and entered the US Air Force, serving until his retirement as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1994. Dr. Tomei completed his MPA and MEd at the University of Oklahoma (1975, 1978) and EdD from USC (1983). His articles and books on instructional technology include: Professional Portfolios for Teachers (1999), Teaching Digitally: Integrating Technology Into the Classroom (2001), Technology Facade (2002), Challenges of Teaching with Technology Across the Curriculum (2003), and Taxonomy for the Technology Domain (2005). [Editor]

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