Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology Out of Your College Classroom Will Improve Student Learning

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John Wiley & Sons, Jul 3, 2012 - Education - 352 pages
You've heard about "flipping your classroom"—now find out how to do it! Introducing a new way to think about higher education, learning, and technology that prioritizes the benefits of the human dimension. José Bowen recognizes that technology is profoundly changing education and that if students are going to continue to pay enormous sums for campus classes, colleges will need to provide more than what can be found online and maximize "naked" face-to-face contact with faculty. Here, he illustrates how technology is most powerfully used outside the classroom, and, when used effectively, how it can ensure that students arrive to class more prepared for meaningful interaction with faculty. Bowen offers practical advice for faculty and administrators on how to engage students with new technology while restructuring classes into more active learning environments.
 

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Bowen paints a picture of the change coming to higher education. He posits that the current model of ever-increasing tuition for a residential college experience will eventually die out. Additionally ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
About the Author
Social Proximity and the Virtual Classroom
Games Customization and Learning
Designing College More Like a Video Game
Contexts for Learning
Technology for Information Delivery
Technology for Engagement
Technology for Assessment
The Naked Classroom
The Educational Product in the Internet
The Naked Curriculum
The Naked Campus
Bibliography
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José Antonio Bowen is dean of the Meadows School of the Arts, Algur H. Meadows Chair, and professor of music at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.

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