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.
Institutions of education are in an age of transformational change in which learning has a wider scope of understanding and long-term impact than ever before. Those involved in teaching and learning require additional training and subject matter support towards developing a broader and more profoundly complex understanding of the learners affected by evolving sociological events and associated needs. More than ever, a broader understanding of the learner is needed, inclusive of a learner-centered approach to both teaching and learner cognitive engagement. The Handbook of Research on Learner-Centered Approaches to Teaching in an Age of Transformational Change examines the abundant transformational changes that have occurred and provide strategies to understand and address them. It draws from a wide range of experts and provides a burgeoning understanding of the effects of these rapidly-moving transformational changes that are occurring in the processes of teaching and learning. Exploring a wide range of issues such as community engagement scholarship, motivation-driven assignment design, and trauma-informed practices, this major reference work is an invaluable resource for educators of K-12 and higher education, educational faculty and administration, pre-service teachers, government officials, non-profit organizations, sociologists, libraries, researchers, and academicians.
This edited volume is about the application of design-led approaches for developing interventions that have the intention of addressing real-world issues and problems. The book documents the realities of developing and designing interventions for real people, in a real-world context. The topics covered in the book are multi-disciplinary, and include examples from health and wellbeing, education, and agriculture. The contributors provide open and honest accounts of the challenges and restrictions, highlighting the positive impact that can be gained from involving stakeholders as key voices in the intervention development process. These case studies suggest underpinning methodologies that will support the formalisation of these design-led approaches, permitting the formation of robust frameworks in the future. The book will be of interest to scholars working in design, design research, intervention design, co-design, user-centred design, service design, digital design, digital healthcare, and evidence-based design.
Instructional technologies used to be optional and supplemental pedagogical tools until the global health crisis of 2020 compelled education systems to rely on digital devices and services to guarantee academic continuity. Suddenly, the contemporary principles and practices utilized in delivering health education curricula were insufficient and ineffective. Acknowledging the vital role of technology in shaping the future of education, there is now a greater demand to foster innovative interventions and continuous improvement in strategies, methodologies, and systems to empower learners, educators, and leaders in the digital age. This paradigm shift requires a fundamental transformation in the way we approach teaching and learning, and a willingness to embrace new approaches and tools that can enhance the quality of education and support student success. The Handbook of Research on Instructional Technologies in Health Education and Allied Disciplines provides comprehensive coverage of innovative methods and strategies to produce the next generation of health professionals. The book lays the groundwork for implementable teaching and learning models that facilitate knowledge acquisition, enhance perceptual variation, improve skill coordination, and develop a scientific and technological mindset. Each chapter provides an in-depth examination of instructional technologies contextualized in various medical and health domains, including nursing, physiotherapy, radiology, neurophysiology, physical health, dentistry, clinical medicine, and more. This reference work is a must-read for all stakeholders in health education and related fields, including educators, students, researchers, administrators, and healthcare professionals.
Author: Management Association, Information Resources
Publisher: IGI Global
The partnership between families and teachers in education has been overlooked in the past to the detriment of students of all ages. This relationship can have a huge impact on the success of learners and must be examined further to ensure students receive the best education possible. The Research Anthology on Balancing Family-Teacher Partnerships for Student Success examines the best practices and challenges of establishing and maintaining a successful relationship between teachers and families. It discusses the history of this relationship as well as future directions that must be considered. Covering key topics such as early childhood education, work habits, assessments, and mentorship, this major reference work is ideal for administrators, principals, industry professionals, researchers, scholars, academicians, practitioners, instructors, and students.
Adaptive hypermedia listening software enables materials writers to combine and deliver a wide range of digital elements on the same digital computer platform more efficiently. Such a combination and delivery provides a multidimensional, multi-sensory digital environment in which rich, efficient, instant, comprehensible, optimum, and meaningful input and feedback can be presented effectively and efficiently. Moreover, language learners’ attention can be drawn to forms and meanings in input. Such aspects correspond with different theories and hypotheses of language learning and teaching. This presents users/learners with an environment that is easy to use, tension-free, and optimal during self-study. However, to be able to design and develop cost effective and professional adaptive hypermedia listening software, there are certain scientific educational findings and implications that need to be implemented at every single stage. To have access to such vital findings is not so easy, and research must address this area. Design Solutions for Adaptive Hypermedia Listening Software explores how to design and create technically and pedagogically sound and efficient interactive adaptive hypermedia listening software for language learners in any language. The chapters will cover learner strategy tools, the effectiveness of this technology, best practices in adaptive hypermedia listening software, and the benefits and challenges of this technology for language learning. It is ideal for companies, institutions, teachers, policymakers, academicians, researchers, advanced-level students, technology developers, and decision-making pertinent government officials interested in designing and developing multimedia listening environments for language learners.
NVivo helps you discover more from qualitative and mix-method data. Uncover richer insights and produce articulated and defensible findings backed by solid evidence. Not just a tool to organize and manage data, NVivo can help in conducting literature reviews. One of the biggest mistakes some people make is confusing Nvivo’s role in the qualitative data analysis process. Nvivo is an application tool to help with data management and processing data, not analytical methods. Nvivo is great for organizing data and helping you understand it during the analysis process, and NVivo offers an intuitive qualitative data analysis experience and helps you conduct thematic analysis. This book discusses how to use the NVivo 12 to conduct open-ended surveys. The topic is about why students do not like reading. It is a simple topic, but it can be adapted for the model in analyzing large research. Qualitative analysis in this book uses data from experts, practitioners, teachers, and researchers living in some cities. .
Technology is constantly evolving and can now aid society with the quest for knowledge in education systems. It is important to integrate the most recent technological advances into curriculums and classrooms, so the learning process can evolve just as technology has done. The Handbook of Research on Transformative Digital Content and Learning Technologies provides fresh insight into the most recent advancements and issues regarding educational technologies in contemporary classroom environments. Featuring detailed coverage on a variety of topics, such as mobile technology integration, ICT literacy integration, digital wellness, online group counseling, and distance learning, this publication will appeal to researchers and practitioners who are interested in discovering more about technological integration in education.
Recently, there has been an increased understanding that learning occurs outside of the traditional classroom setting, particularly for adult lifelong learners. This perspective has enhanced an attentive design in the underlying technological architecture that is required for the integration of formal and informal learning environments. Synergic Integration of Formal and Informal E-Learning Environments for Adult Lifelong Learners presents a collection of issues and research from adult education professionals who define, develop, implement, and evaluate the integration of formal and informal eLearning environments for adult lifelong learners. Academics, teachers, administrators, and learning technologists will benefit from this publication’s unique approach to discussing and analyzing the challenges of introducing and implementing learning technologies for adult lifelong learners.
"This book focuses on the societal, social, political, economic and philosophical perspectives of transformative models and how digital learning communities foster critical reflections and perspective change, building a better understanding on how online educators/designers/tutors/learners can talk about injustice and inequality to a virtual group"--Provided by publisher.
The new edition of The SAGE Handbook of E-Learning Research retains the original effort of the first edition by focusing on research while capturing the leading edge of e-learning development and practice. Chapters focus on areas of development in e-learning technology, theory, practice, pedagogy and method of analysis. Covering the full extent of e-learning can be a challenge as developments and new features appear daily. The editors of this book meet this challenge by including contributions from leading researchers in areas that have gained a sufficient critical mass to provide reliable results and practices. The 25 chapters are organised into six key areas: 1. THEORY 2. LITERACY & LEARNING 3. METHODS & PERSPECTIVES 4. PEDAGOGY & PRACTICE 5. BEYOND THE CLASSROOM 6. FUTURES
"This book brings together researchers who study and professionals who design and deliver online training across cultures in both higher education and corporate training settings to share paradigms, perspectives, insights, best practices, challenges and best practices"--Provided by publisher.