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Education For Innovation And Independent Learning

Author : Ronaldo Mota
ISBN : 9780128009918
Genre : Education
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Our principal concern in this book is to understand three important ideas: learning, technology and innovation, and to examine these ideas and the relationships between them in situ; that is, we examine a number of cases of learning technologies in action in two countries, England and Brazil. The purpose of our study is to provide an explanation of the means to, and constraints on, improvements to educational policies and practices, with particular reference to innovation. We have a plethora of theoretical models that in attempting to deal with causal relations usually come to the conclusion that there are socio-economic-cultural constraints, but these observations largely remain at an abstract level and/or come to very general conclusions that are not of particular help to practitioners in the field. These issues can only be properly addressed after examining the empirical reality and having a spectrum of cases to analyze. By combining the theoretical and the practical, our aim is to explain how and under what conditions new modes of learning can be put into practice successfully and sustainably, in order for the learner to develop innovatory skills and dispositions for work and in the life course.
Category: Education

Teaching And Learning Innovations In Higher Education

Author : Kayoko Enomoto
ISBN : 1911450735
Genre : Education
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This book showcases transformative, theory-informed innovations in teaching and learning in higher education. It presents a brand new, unique perspective on innovation in Higher Education - the Learning-centred Five-tier Model of Innovation - which guides educators in their innovation of teaching and learning products, processes, or services. A distinguishing feature of the book is the linkage to the Five-tier Model of Innovation that explicitly relates to three learning paradigms: 1) instructivism; 2) cognitivism, and 3) constructivism. In each chapter, authors situate their teaching and learning innovations in one of the three learning paradigms. The book holds 21 inspiring cases showing learning-centred product-, process-, or service-innovations within five focus areas: 1) Learning Space Design; 2) e-learning; 3) Case-Methodology, Business Practice and Fieldwork; 4) Creative Methodologies; and 5) Reflective Methodologies. Cases for the book have been selected because of their novel methodologies, their explicit learning perspectives, and their positive effects on student learning and student engagement. The book features diverse disciplines in a wide range of international cont
Category: Education

Innovative Methods Of Teaching And Learning Chemistry In Higher Education

Author : Ingo Eilks
ISBN : 9781847559586
Genre : Education
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Two recent initiatives from the EU, namely the Bologna Process and the Lisbon Agenda are likely to have a major influence on European Higher Education. It seems unlikely that traditional teaching approaches, which supported the elitist system of the past, will promote the mobility, widened participation and culture of 'life-long learning' that will provide the foundations for a future knowledge-based economy. There is therefore a clear need to seek new approaches to support the changes which will inevitably occur. The European Chemistry Thematic Network (ECTN) is a network of some 160 university chemistry departments from throughout the EU as well as a number of National Chemical Societies (including the RSC) which provides a discussion forum for all aspects of higher education in chemistry. This handbook is a result of one of their working groups, who identified and collated good practice with respect to innovative methods in Higher Level Chemistry Education. It provides a comprehensive overview of innovations in university chemistry teaching from a broad European perspective. The generation of this book through a European Network, with major national chemical societies and a large number of chemistry departments as members make the book unique. The wide variety of scholars who have contributed to the book, make it interesting and invaluable reading for both new and experienced chemistry lecturers throughout the EU and beyond. The book is aimed at chemistry education at universities and other higher level institutions and at all academic staff and anyone interested in the teaching of chemistry at the tertiary level. Although newly appointed teaching staff are a clear target for the book, the innovative aspects of the topics covered are likely to prove interesting to all committed chemistry lecturers.
Category: Education

Management Of Independent Learning Systems

Author : Knight, Peter (Lecturer, Department of Educational Research, University of Lancaster)
ISBN : 9781136353871
Genre : Education
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This work focuses on the competences associated with self-motivated life-long learners who are accustomed to working with autonomy, and provides models for exploring ways to develop competences in a changing world.
Category: Education

Engineering Education And Management

Author : Liangchi Zhang
ISBN : 9783642248207
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This is the proceedings of the selected papers presented at 2011 International Conference on Engineering Education and Management (ICEEM2011) held in Guangzhou, China, during November 18-20, 2011. ICEEM2011 is one of the most important conferences in the field of Engineering Education and Management and is co-organized by Guangzhou University, The University of New South Wales, Zhejiang University and Xi’an Jiaotong University. The conference aims to provide a high-level international forum for scientists, engineers, and students to present their new advances and research results in the field of Engineering Education and Management. This volume comprises 122 papers selected from over 400 papers originally submitted by universities and industrial concerns all over the world. The papers specifically cover the topics of Management Science and Engineering, Engineering Education and Training, Project/Engineering Management, and Other related topics. All of the papers were peer-reviewed by selected experts. The papers have been selected for this volume because of their quality and their relevancy to the topic. This volume will provide readers with a broad overview of the latest advances in the field of Engineering Education and Management. It will also constitute a valuable reference work for researchers in the fields of Engineering Education and Management.
Category: Technology & Engineering

On Bourdieu Education And Society

Author : Derek Robbins
ISBN : PSU:000059016656
Genre : Education
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On Bourdieu, Education and Society is a collection of 25 influential articles by Derek Robbins, one of Britain's leading scholars on the French sociologist. In the first part of the book Robbins's autobiographical introduction describes and contextualizes each of his essays in terms of his own social and political experiences. The articles, written over three decades, explore the meaning of Bourdieu's work, assess the significance of his epistemology of the social sciences and views on the trans-national transfer of social science concepts, and apply Bourdieu's thinking to educational or socio-cultural issues and debates. An innovative and scholarly study of Pierre Bourdieu, the book uses his theories to pose cross-cultural questions about their relevance to the analysis of English education and society. -- publisher's website.
Category: Education

Educational Innovation

Author : Arthur D. Roberts
ISBN : UOM:39015001434573
Genre : Curriculum planning
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Library College Journal

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ISBN : UOM:39015008986146
Genre : Academic libraries
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Creating Holistic Technology Enhanced Learning Experiences

Author : Lee Yong TAY
ISBN : 9789462090866
Genre : Education
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Creating Holistic Technology-Enhanced Learning Experiences: Tales of a Future School in Singapore Editors: Lee Yong TAY & Cher Ping LIM The global level of economic, ecological, social, political and cultural integration across nation states and the rapid advancement of technology have brought about transformations that are part of globalisation. Our students are expected to be agents of change rather than passive observers of world events; and at the same time, to live together in an increasingly diverse and complex society and to reflect on and interpret fast changing information. In such a new world order, the holistic development of our students, namely in the cognitive, aesthetics, physical, social and moral, leadership and global domains, is pivotal. This edited book provides descriptive and interpretive accounts of how an elementary school in the [email protected] programme creates holistic technology-enhanced learning experiences for its students at the classroom and school levels. By documenting these accounts and linking them to student learning outcomes, the school will lead the way in providing possible models for the seamless and pervasive integration of information and communication technologies (ICT) into the curriculum for the holistic development of our students.
Category: Education

Interchange

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ISBN : UCAL:$B204305
Genre : Education
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A journal of educational studies.
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Developing Student Autonomy In Learning

Author : David Boud
ISBN : 9781850912767
Genre : Education
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First Published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Category: Education