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Technology in Education. Technology-Mediated Proactive Learning
This edited volume consists of extended papers selected from the Second International Conferrence on Technology in Education (ICTE 2015), which was held at the Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Hong Kong, SAR China, during July 2-4, 2015. Nowadays, technology has emerged in various facets of teaching and learning. In a technology-enabled learning environment, students can learn in more...
 

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Teaching the 4Cs with Technology: How do I use 21st century tools to teach 21st century skills?
We know the impact and transformation experience technology brings, but it is important to look at the use of technology in the classroom by asking ourselves "What do we want students to learn?", and after we have the objective, "How can technology transform the learning experiences aad foster the 4Cs?"  Asking these questions in this way keeps the focus on learning and not on technology...
 

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MOOCs (The MIT Press Essential Knowledge series)
Jonathan Haber
In this volume in the Essential Knowledge series, Jonathan Haber offers an account of MOOCs that avoids both hype and doomsaying. Instead, he provides an engaging, straightforward explanation of a rare phenomenon: an education innovation that captures the imagination of the public while moving at the speed of an Internet startup. Haber explains the origins of MOOCs, what they consist of, the...
 

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MOOCs and Open Education Around the World
MOOCs and Open Education Around the World explores and illuminates unique implementations of MOOCs and open education across regions and nations. The book also focuses on the various opportunities as well as the dilemmas presented in this rapidly evolving age of technology-enabled learning.
 

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Modern Instructor: Keys to Exceptional Online Teaching
A comprehensive guide to becoming an exceptional online instructor from experienced instructors. Written by eight experts in the field of higher education, topics include managing plagiarism, better time management, improving student engagement online, and ideas on how to improve as an online instructor in order to become an exceptional online instructor.
 

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The Ecology of Games: Connecting, Youth, Games, and Learning
Ian Bogost, Anna Everett, James Paul Gee, Mizuko Ito, Barry Joseph, Laurie McCarthy , Jane McGonigal, Cory Conrejka, Amit Pitaru, Tom Satwicz, Kurt Squire, Reed Stevens, S. Craig Watkins
In the many studies of games and young people's use of them, little has been written about an overall "ecology" of gaming, game design and play—mapping the ways that all the various elements, from coding to social practices to aesthetics, coexist in the game world. This volume looks at games as systems in which young users participate, as gamers, producers, and learners.
 

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