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Emerging Technologies in Distance Education

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Book Series: Issues in Distance Education ISSN: 19194390 ISBN: 9781897425763 9781897425770 Year: Pages: 350 Language: English
Publisher: Athabasca University Press
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A one-stop knowledge resource, Emerging Technologies in Distance Education showcases the international work of research scholars and innovative distance education practitioners who use emerging interactive technologies for teaching and learning at a distance. This widely anticipated book harnesses the dispersed knowledge of international experts who highlight pedagogical, organizational, cultural, social, and economic factors that influence the adoption and integration of emerging technologies in distance education. Emerging Technologies in Distance Education provides expert advice on how educators can launch effective and engaging distance education initiatives in response to technological advancements, changing mindsets, and economic and organizational pressures. The volume goes beyond the hype surrounding Web 2.0 technologies and highlights the important issues that researchers and educators need to consider to enhance educational practice.

"Helden und Denker" der Pädagogik im Spiegel ihrer Fachlexika von 1774 bis 1945

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ISBN: 9783863953577 Year: DOI: 10.17875/gup2018-1091 Language: German
Publisher: Universitätsverlag Göttingen
Subject: Linguistics
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Wer sind die Helden und Denker in Pädagogik und Erziehungswissenschaft, wer ihre Heldinnen und Denkerinnen? Welche Personen werden in den Nachschlagewerken der Disziplin – in ihren Wissensspeichern – mit eigenem Lemma vorgestellt? Welche Konjunkturen und Kanonisierungsprozesse lassen sich beobachten? Die vorliegende Arbeit untersucht die Personenlemmata in allen 29 deutschsprachigen, alphabetisch sortierten, allgemeinpädagogischen Fachlexika bis zur Mitte des 20. Jahrhunderts. In einem quantitativen Teil analysiert sie systematisch-vergleichend die Lexika und ihre Personenlemmata nach verschiedenen Kategorien. In einem qualitativen Teil werden für vier Personen – Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, Friedrich Daniel Ernst Schleiermacher, Wilhelm Rein und Helene Lange – sowie die Gruppe der ersten in Lexika genannten Frauen Wandel und Kontinuität in der lexikografischen Rezeption und Darstellung vertieft analysiert. Die Arbeit bietet eine Rekonstruktion des Wissens über Personen in den historischen Nachschlagewerken der Disziplin und Anschlussmöglichkeiten für aktuelle Forschung.

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lexicography --- lexicon --- pedagogy --- person

INTERNET, MON AMOUR. Cronache prima del crollo di ieri

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ISBN: 9788855260510 Year: Pages: 270 Language: Italian
Publisher: Ledizioni
Subject: Media and communication
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Il futuro è stato ieri, quando eravamo inseparabili da computer e smartphone, nel bene e nel male. Anche quando avremmo preferito farne a meno, perché sapevamo che potevano rivelarsi i nostri peggiori nemici. Gli scandali sulla sorveglianza globale di Internet erano solo la punta di un iceberg, le manipolazioni di massa erano solo l’inizio: eravamo tutti vulnerabili! Curiosità fuori luogo, truffe, furti d’identità e di dati, pornovendette, odiatori…Questo libro parte sempre da situazioni reali, racconta e spiega quali erano i comportamenti a rischio, come si potevano evitare le trappole. Propone trucchi facili da mettere in atto. Attraverso storie di vita comune impariamo a prestare attenzione ai dettagli, ai sottintesi, a ciò che «sta dietro» l’apparenza degli schermi. Per sottrarci alla nostra condizione di ingranaggi delle Megamacchine diventiamo curiose esploratrici, ampliamo il bagaglio del pensiero critico con storie del futuro che è stato ieri.

Economic Competence and Financial Literacy of Young Adults

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Book Series: Research in Vocational Education ISBN: 9783847402831 9783847406020 Year: Pages: 235 DOI: 10.3224/978384740602 Language: English
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
Subject: Education
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The authors take a detailed look at the economic competence and financial literacy of young adults, especially of those who start an apprenticeship or who take up their studies at a university. Economic competence and financial literacy are of special interest within this group, because these young people are – mostly for the fi rst time in their lives – responsible for autonomously managing their own fi nancial affairs and deal with economic challenges.&#xD;

Pedagogies of Disaster

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ISBN: 9780615898711 Year: DOI: 10.21983/P3.0050.1.00 Language: Albanian|English
Publisher: punctum books
Subject: Social Sciences
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We live in an era where the university system is undergoing great changes owing to developments in financing policies and research priorities, as well as changes in the society in which this system is embedded. This change toward a more market-oriented university, which also has immediate effects in academic peripheries such as the Balkans, the Middle East, or South-East Asia, is of great influence for the pedagogical practice of “less profitable” academic areas such as the Humanities: philosophy, languages, sociology, anthropology, history. Because of the absence of a historically grounded establishment of the Humanities, academic peripheries, usually accompanied by a weak civil society infrastructure, seem to offer the most fertile ground for rethinking the Humanities, their pedagogical practice, and their politics, as well as the greatest threats, such as the ongoing capitalization of research, and profitability as the norm of educational achievement. The sprawling presence of for-profit universities and in academic peripheries such as Albania and Kosovo is indicative of this problematic, as are consistent underfunding of universities and the relentless budget cuts in American and English, and to a lesser extent European, universities. Motivations for this ongoing attack on the university are often driven by a political system or a politics with an aggressive stance to critical thought.

Digital Humanities Pedagogy : Practices, Principles and Politics

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ISBN: 9782821854031 Language: English
Publisher: Open Book Publishers
Subject: Social Sciences
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Academic institutions are starting to recognize the growing public interest in digital humanities research, and there is an increasing demand from students for formal training in its methods. Despite the pressure on practitioners to develop innovative courses, scholarship in this area has tended to focus on research methods, theories and results rather than critical pedagogy and the actual practice of teaching. The essays in this collection offer a timely intervention in digital humanities scholarship, bringing together established and emerging scholars from a variety of humanities disciplines across the world. The first section offers views on the practical realities of teaching digital humanities at undergraduate and graduate levels, presenting case studies and snapshots of the authors' experiences alongside models for future courses and reflections on pedagogical successes and failures. The next section proposes strategies for teaching foundational digital humanities methods across a variety of scholarly disciplines, and the book concludes with wider debates about the place of digital humanities in the academy, from the field's cultural assumptions and social obligations to its political visions. Digital Humanities pedagogy broadens the ways in which both scholars and practitioners can think about this emerging discipline, ensuring its ongoing development, vitality and long-term sustainability.

Teaching in Blended Learning Environments: Creating and Sustaining Communities of Inquiry

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Book Series: Issues in Distance Education ISSN: 19194390 ISBN: 9781927356470 9781927356487 9781927356494 Year: Pages: 154 Language: English
Publisher: Athabasca University Press
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Teaching in Blended Learning Environments provides a coherent framework in which to explore the transformative concept of blended learningÑthe organic integration of complementary face-to-face and online approaches and technologies. Built upon the theoretical framework of the Community of InquiryÑthe premise that higher education is both a collaborative and individually constructivist learning experienceÑthe authors present seven principles for harnessing the opportunities for teaching and learning available through technology. Focusing on teaching practices related to the design, facilitation, direction, and assessment of blended learning experiences, this text addresses the growing demand for improved teaching in higher education.

Chapter: 'Future Research Directions for Innovating Pedagogy' from book: Adaptive and Adaptable Learning:11th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2016, Lyon, France, September 13-16, 2016, Proceedings (Book chapter)

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Book Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science ISSN: 0302-9743 / 1611-3349 ISBN: 9783319451527 9783319451534 Year: Pages: 3 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-45153-4_83 Language: English
Publisher: Springer
Subject: Education
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A series of reports on Innovating Pedagogy were launched in 2012 to look at the trends that show how practitioners may engage in innovation in pedagogy. This paper looks at the latest set of trends, and highlights four 2015 trends that seem particularly rich for researchers to explore in the next five years.

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Book Series: Jahrbuch Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung in der Erziehungswissenschaft ISBN: 9783847404408 9783847401681 Year: Pages: 243 Language: German
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
Subject: Gender Studies
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Masculinities are the focus of current debates in education policy and educational science. If one considers the discussion about 'boys as 'losers of education', masculinity as such already seems to be a risk of discrimination. At present, there are efforts to focus particularly on men or masculinities in educational institutions: Initiatives for more male specialists in day-care centres or schools want to create more educational justice through the mere presence of men. In doing so, masculinity is currently identified as a professional resource. An ascribed male gender already seems sufficient in itself for the quality of pedagogical professionalism. Constructions of masculinities also influence the establishment of institutional structures.

Educazione in gioco

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Book Series: Ricerca e formazione ISBN: 9788877137531 Year: Pages: 288 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_625337 Language: Italian
Publisher: Edizioni Casagrande Grant: Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) - OAPEN-CH - 170327
Subject: Education --- Psychology --- Arts in general --- Languages and Literatures
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The book, divided into three parts, proposes to study sports practices in the light of a new science: motor praxeology.

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