Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Modern Education Delivery

Author: Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., Mehdi

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522573661

Category: Education

Page: 959

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Recent innovations and new technologies in education have altered the way teachers approach instruction and learning and can provide countless advantages. The pedagogical value of specific technology tools and the cumulative effects of technology exposure on student learning over time are two areas that need to be explored to better determine the improvements needed in the modern classroom. Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Modern Education Delivery provides emerging research on educational models in the continually improving classroom. While highlighting the challenges facing modern in-service and pre-service teachers when educating students, readers will learn information on new methods in curriculum development, instructional design, and learning assessments to implement within their classrooms. This book is a vital resource for pre-service and in-service teachers, teacher education professionals, higher education administrative professionals, and researchers interested in new curriculum development.
Handbook of Research on Modern Educational Technologies, Applications, and Management

Author: Khosrow-Pour D.B.A., Mehdi

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799834779

Category: Education

Page: 950

View: 650

As technology and technological advancements become a more prevalent and essential aspect of daily and business life, educational institutions must keep pace in order to maintain relevance and retain their ability to adequately prepare students for their lives beyond education. Such institutions and their leaders are seeking relevant strategies for the implementation and effective use of new and upcoming technologies and leadership strategies to best serve students and educators within educational settings. As traditional education methods become more outdated, strategies to supplement and bolster them through technology and effective management become essential to the success of institutions and programs. The Handbook of Research on Modern Educational Technologies, Applications, and Management is an all-encompassing two-volume scholarly reference comprised of 58 original and previously unpublished research articles that provide cutting-edge, multidisciplinary research and expert insights on advancing technologies used in educational settings as well as current strategies for administrative and leadership roles in education. Covering a wide range of topics including but not limited to community engagement, educational games, data management, and mobile learning, this publication provides insights into technological advancements with educational applications and examines forthcoming implementation strategies. These strategies are ideal for teachers, instructional designers, curriculum developers, educational software developers, and information technology specialists looking to promote effective learning in the classroom through cutting-edge learning technologies, new learning theories, and successful leadership tactics. Administrators, educational leaders, educational policymakers, and other education professionals will also benefit from this publication by utilizing the extensive research on managing educational institutions and providing valuable training and professional development initiatives as well as implementing the latest administrative technologies. Additionally, academicians, researchers, and students in areas that include but are not limited to educational technology, academic leadership, mentorship, learning environments, and educational support systems will benefit from the extensive research compiled within this publication.
Handbook of Research on Education Institutions, Skills, and Jobs in the Digital Era

Author: Ordóñez de Pablos, Patricia

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781668459157

Category: Education

Page: 532

View: 406

The evolution of information technologies, mobile devices, social media, and the needs of students, workers, and academics has experienced rapid changes in the past several years. This complex and dynamic reality requires new forms of education delivery and teaching methodologies for academics. Old teaching practices must be refreshed to provide customized and context-adapted learning opportunities. Additionally, there are drivers, barriers, and success factors within distance and mobile learning devices and systems that need to be explored and tested. The Handbook of Research on Education Institutions, Skills, and Jobs in the Digital Era aims to foster an international dialogue of approaches, methodologies, and tools for the transformation of education in the digital era and broaden the visibility of new technologies for education, establish an international scientific platform for collaboration on digital education, and accelerate innovation in education technology. Covering critical topics such as faculty training, online teaching, and talent management, this major reference work is ideal for government officials, industry professionals, policymakers, researchers, scholars, academicians, practitioners, instructors, and students.
Mobile Technologies in Educational Organizations

Author: Forkosh Baruch, Alona

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522581079

Category: Education

Page: 383

View: 830

The use of mobile technology for learning in organizations and the workplace is spreading widely with the development of infrastructure and devices that allow ubiquitous learning and training. Since learning, teaching, and training in a mobile-saturated environment is a developing field, implications for a combined overview of these topics may be beneficial both for research and practice in the broader view of a user’s lifespan. Mobile Technologies in Educational Organizations is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of mobile technologies in learning and training and explores best practices of mobile learning in organizations and the workplace. While highlighting topics including ethics, informal education, and virtual reality, this book is ideally designed for teachers, administrators, principals, higher education professionals, instructional designers, curriculum developers, managers, researchers, and students.
Advancing Online Course Design and Pedagogy for the 21st Century Learning Environment

Author: Chatham, Daniel

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799856009

Category: Education

Page: 382

View: 216

The current learning environment is substantially different than what existed for most of the 20th century. Learners and teachers today must navigate in perpetually changing contexts where education is influenced by technological advancement and obsolescence, economic barriers, a changing employment landscape, and even international politics. Studies indicate that employers seek to hire graduates with strong skills in areas coalescing around international awareness, creativity, communication, leadership, and teamwork. Skills and experiences in these areas are necessary preparation for the current economy and to pursue jobs that do not exist yet, while providing some insulation against the obsolescence of industries that lack these characteristics. These interpersonal skills are not often the subject of students’ degrees, yet there are opportunities in online education to cultivate them. With increased interest in new career options comes the need to reconsider how to teach subjects in the increasingly online environment. Advancing Online Course Design and Pedagogy for the 21st Century Learning Environment is a critical reference book that navigates today’s dynamic education requirements and provides examples of how online learning can foster growth in skill areas necessary for career advancement through effective course design. Moreover, it helps educators gain insight into online pedagogy and course design for the 21st century learner and prepares them to convert traditional courses and enhance existing online courses, thereby supporting students’ growth and development in the highly dynamic online learning environment. Focusing on specific learning activities, assessments, engagement, communication techniques, and more, this book provides a valuable resource for those seeking to upgrade teaching and learning into the online environment, those that seek better employment outcomes for their students, and those seeking to explore contemporary online course design strategies or examples. This includes teachers, instructional designers, curriculum developers, academicians, researchers, and students.
eLearning Engagement in a Transformative Social Learning Environment

Author: Crawford, Caroline M.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799869580

Category: Education

Page: 340

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Distance learning and remote learning have been developing options within the eLearning and talent training realms for over two decades, yet distance learning has become a significant reality within the past few months, especially as the COVID-19 pandemic has forever impacted the K-12, higher education, and adult training and talent development workforce solutions. Within the rapid shift into remote and distance learning environments, the curricular design and instructional design are understood as necessary. However, there is a need to understand aspects around social learning within eLearning environments. It is important to understand the opportunity of moving towards transformative social learning environmental engagement and experiences within distance and remote learning environments to improve the ability to understand social learning in eLearning environments. eLearning Engagement in a Transformative Social Learning Environment focuses on supporting and enhancing remote and distance learning (eLearning) instructional experiences, discusses the strategic role of social learning within eLearning environments, and enhances levels of engagement, transformative learning, and talent attainment environments. This book provides insights and support towards policies and procedures within instructional and training decision making around social learning needs and support. The chapters will explore social learning opportunities and support, modeling social learning engagement, communities of practice, and instructional processes of eLearning. The intended audience is teachers, curriculum developers, instructional designers, professionals, researchers, practitioners, and students working in the field of teaching, training, and talent development.
Public Affairs Education and Training in the 21st Century

Author: Kulaç, Onur

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799882459

Category: Political Science

Page: 468

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Since the beginning of the 20th century, public administration (PA) departments have been established, primarily in the USA and later in other Western countries, and education in the field of public administration has been provided in these departments. As the field of public administration has been changing due to globalization, government reforms, and increasing governance practices within intergovernmental networks, research and teaching in public administration has also had to adapt. Public Affairs Education and Training in the 21st Century highlights the best practices of various countries in public administration and policy education and training to contribute to the development of the public administration and policy education/training field. This book focuses on comparative studies and innovative teaching techniques and how they affect public administration education methods and curriculum. Highlighting topics that include distance learning, public affairs education, ethics, and public policy, this book is essential for teachers, public affairs specialists, trainers, researchers, students, practitioners, policymakers, academicians, public administrators, public officials, and public policy scholars.
Handbook of Research on Developing a Post-Pandemic Paradigm for Virtual Technologies in Higher Education

Author: Loureiro, Sandra Maria Correia

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799869658

Category: Education

Page: 432

View: 188

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced companies, institutions, citizens, and students to rapidly change their behaviors and use virtual technologies to perform their usual working tasks. Though virtual technologies for learning were already present in most universities, the pandemic has forced virtual technologies to lead the way in order to continue teaching and learning for students and faculty around the world. Universities and teachers had to quickly adjust everything from their curriculum to their teaching styles in order to adapt to an online learning environment. Online learning is a complex issue and one that comes with both challenges and opportunities; there is plenty of room for growth, and further study is required to better understand how to improve online education. The Handbook of Research on Developing a Post-Pandemic Paradigm for Virtual Technologies in Higher Education is a comprehensive reference book that presents the testimonials of teachers and students with various degrees of experience with distance learning and their utilization of current virtual tools and applications for learning, as well as the impact of these technologies and their potential future use. With topics ranging from designing an online learning course to discussing group work in an online environment, this book is ideal for teachers, educational software developers, IT consultants, instructional designers, administrators, professors, researchers, lecturers, students, and all those who are interested in learning more about distance learning and all the positive and negative aspects that accompany it.
Handbook of Research on Barriers for Teaching 21st-Century Competencies and the Impact of Digitalization

Author: Dhir, Harpreet Kaur

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799869696

Category: Education

Page: 468

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The need to develop 21st-century competencies has received global recognition, but instructional methods have not been reformed to include the teaching of these skills. Multiple frameworks include creativity, critical thinking, communication, and collaboration as the foundational competencies. Complexities of planning curriculum and delivering instruction to develop the foundational competencies requires professional training. However, despite training, instructional practice can be impacted by barriers caused by personal views of teachers, economic constraints, access to resources, social challenges, pandemic, overwhelming pace of global shifts, and other influences. With digitalization entering the field of education, it is unclear if technology has helped in removing or eliminating the barriers or has, itself, become another obstruction in integrating the competencies. Gaining an educator's perspective is essential to understanding the barriers as well as solutions to mitigate the impediments through innovative instructional methods being practiced across the globe via digital or non-digital platforms. The need for original contributions from educators exists in this area of barriers to 21st-century education and the role of digitalization. The Handbook of Research on Barriers for Teaching 21st-Century Competencies and the Impact of Digitalization discusses teaching the 21st-century competencies, namely critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication. This book presents both the problems or gaps causing barriers and brings forth practical solutions, digital and non-digital, to meet the educational shifts. The chapters will determine the specific barriers that exist, whether political, social, economic, or technological, to integrating competencies and the methods or strategies that can eliminate these barriers through compatible instructional approaches. Additionally, the chapters provide knowledge on the impacts of digitalization in general on teaching and learning and how digital innovations are either beneficial to removing impediments for students or rather causing obstructions in integrating the four competencies. This book is ideally intended for educators and administrators working directly with students, educational researchers, educational software developers, policymakers, teachers, practitioners, and students interested in how 21st-century competencies can be taught while facing the impacts of digitalization on education.
Integral Theory and Transdisciplinary Action Research in Education

Author: Bohac Clarke, Veronika

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522558743

Category: Education

Page: 458

View: 259

With its growing recognition in education, the importance of Integral Theory is slowly entering mainstream academia through interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research. Addressing the theory’s complexity is important for researchers to learn how to apply it in their classrooms and promote a more inclusive educational environment. Integral Theory and Transdisciplinary Action Research in Education provides emerging research exploring the theoretical and practical aspects of the Integral Theory model and its applications within educational contexts. With a diverse array of research problems approached through an inclusive theory framework and featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as graduate student research, inclusion culture, and organizational learning processes, this publication is ideally designed for graduate students, educators, academicians, researchers, scholars, educational administrators, and policymakers seeking current research on the utility and promise of Integral Theory as a meta-framework for methodological pluralism and transdisciplinary research.
Research Anthology on Doctoral Student Professional Development

Author: Management Association, Information Resources

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781668456033

Category: Reference

Page: 542

View: 808

The path for doctoral students is laden with obstacles and challenges that can cause students to stumble if they are not prepared for what their future holds. In order to avoid the uncertainty, anxiety, and stress that can consume doctoral students, a comprehensive guide is needed that provides the best practices and strategies to support them in their professional journeys. The Research Anthology on Doctoral Student Professional Development considers the difficulties associated with being a doctoral student such as mental health issues and provides different avenues for success such as mentorship and group study. The text seeks to provide a thorough investigation into what it means to be a doctoral student in order to best prepare potential and current students for what to expect. Moreover, it discusses best practices for developing dissertations. Covering a range of topics such as anxiety, research methods, and dissertations, this major reference work is ideal for researchers, academicians, scholars, practitioners, instructors, and students.