Reshaping Learning: Frontiers of Learning Technology in a Global Context

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Ronghuai Huang, Kinshuk, J. Michael Spector
Springer Science & Business Media, Dec 20, 2012 - Education - 450 pages
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.
 

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Contents

Adapting to Social Changes in the Information Society
3
2 Emerging Dimensions of Learning
43
3 Schools as Learning Communities
71
Part II New Insights of Future Students
90
4 The New Shape of the Student
91
Exploring the Diversity of Young Peoples Experience with Technology
113
6 Adapting for a Personalized Learning Experience
139
Part III The Future of Learning Content
175
Shaping the Frontiers of Learning Technologies in Global Context
237
From WebBased Learning to ContextAware Ubiquitous Learning
253
12 Reusable Authentic Learning Scenario Creation in Ubiquitous Learning Environments
273
Where We Are and Whats Next
299
An Analysis
321
Part V Emerging Trends in LearningTechnologies
342
15 Application of Cloud Technology Social Networking Sites and Sensing Technology to ELearning
343
Towards Holistic Curricula
365

7 The Changing Nature of ELearning Content
177
8 The Open Future of Course Content Development and Dissemination
197
The Practice of Promoting the Quality of Higher Education
209
Part IV New Dimensions of LearningTechnologies
235
Applications and Potentials
385
18 Facilitating Complex Learning by Mobile Augmented Reality Learning Environments
415
The Athabasca University Experience
439
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