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Psychological and Pedagogical Considerations in Digital Textbook Use and Development

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With the emergence of digital tools into mainstream society, new applications for cutting-edge technologies enable innovations in the dissemination of information. Careful consideration of the impact of these tools is important to maximize benefits while avoiding misuse. Psychological and Pedagogical Considerations in Digital Textbook Use and Development offers balanced coverage of the technological solutions that contribute to the design of digital textbooks and contribute to achieving learning objectives. With an emphasis on assessment mechanisms and learning theory, this book is a critical reference for educators, theorists, publishers, and designers in the digital age.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Preface
    1. THE CHALLENGES FOR THE DIGITAL TEXTBOOK USE AND DEVELOPMENT
    2. SEARCHING FOR A SOLUTION
    3. ORGANIZATION OF THE BOOK
    4. REFERENCES
  6. Acknowledgment
  7. Chapter 1: Good Practices to Substantiate Digital Learning with Textbooks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. THE PSYCHO-PEDAGOGICAL ROOTS FOR DIGITAL TEXTBOOKS
    5. VISUAL INSTRUCTION
    6. AUDIOVISUAL COMMUNICATION
    7. PROGRAMMED INSTRUCTION
    8. COMPUTER ASSISTED INSTRUCTION (ASSESSMENT)
    9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    10. CONCLUSION
    11. REFERENCES
    12. ADDITIONAL READING
    13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  8. Chapter 2: Affordances in Digital Textbook Use and Development
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. EIGHT MODELS FOR DIDACTIC SYSTEMS WITH DIGITAL TEXTBOOK
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ADDITIONAL READING
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Chapter 3: Clarifying the Confusing Terminology of Digital Textbooks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. DIGITAL TEXTBOOK TERMINOLOGY
    5. CONFUSING TERMINOLOGY OF DIGITAL TEXTBOOKS
    6. A COMMON DEFINITION FOR DIGITAL TEXTBOOKS
    7. “DIGITAL TEXTBOOK” VS. “EDUCATIONAL SOFTWARE” TERMINOLOGY
    8. eBOOK, EDUCATIONAL SOFTWARE, AND DIGITAL TEXTBOOK: WHAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE?
    9. THE DIVERSITY OF THE DIGITAL TEXTBOOKS INITIATIVES
    10. MOBILE DEVICES AND DIGITAL TEXTBOOKS
    11. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    12. CONCLUSION
    13. REFERENCES
    14. ADDITIONAL READING
    15. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Chapter 4: Structure of Digital Textbook
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE CURRENT STATE-OF-ART
    4. ISSUES IN DESIGN OF THE DIGITAL TEXTBOOKS’ STRUCTURE
    5. TEXTBOOK PLATFORMS AND DIVERSITY OF LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS
    6. DIGITAL TEXTBOOK, DIGITAL DEVICES, AND USER INTERFACE DESIGN
    7. TOWARD THE SOLUTION FOR A COMMON DIGITAL TEXTBOOKS’ CONTENT
    8. PAGE-FIDELITY AND REFLOWABLE VERSUS OPEN SOURCE TEXTBOOKS
    9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    10. CONCLUSION
    11. REFERENCES
    12. ADDITIONAL READING
    13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Chapter 5: Toward More Ubiquitous Digital Textbooks Functions
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. DIGITAL TEXTBOOKS FUNCTIONS
    5. TWO CATEGORIES OF FUNCTIONS: WITH REFERENCE TO TEACHER AND WITH REFERENCE TO LEARNER
    6. THE METAPATTERN FUNCTIONALITY IN A DIGITAL TEXTBOOKS MECHANISM
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ADDITIONAL READING
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  12. Chapter 6: Educational Ideal for the New Wave of Textbooks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. GLOBALISATON AND DIGITAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT WITH TEXTBOOKS
    4. LAWS OF GLOBALISED PEDAGOGICAL PROCESSES
    5. A NEW EDUCATIONAL IDEAL
    6. SELF-REGULATED LEARNING AND A NEW EDUCATIONAL IDEAL
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ADDITIONAL READING
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  13. Chapter 7: Cross-Principles in Digital Textbook Use and Development
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. A PRINCIPLE OR A CROSS-PRINCIPLE?
    5. IMPLICATIONS AND SYNTHESIS OF CROSS-PRINCIPLES
    6. FUTURE DIRECTION: CONTINUING USING THE CROSS-PRINCIPLES
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ADDITIONAL READING
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  14. Chapter 8: Didactic Model of eTextbook
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    5. COMPUTER-BASED ASSESSMENT AND SYNERGISTIC EFFECT
    6. GENERALIZED DIDACTIC MODEL OF THE DIGITAL TEXTBOOK
    7. KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT PROCESSES (KM)
    8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. ADDITIONAL READING
    12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  15. Chapter 9: Patterns and Metapatterns in the Elementary Didactic Units
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. LEARNING DESIGN OF THE ELEMENTARY DIDACTIC UNITS
    5. PATTERNS AND METAPATTERNS IN USER INTERFACES DESIGN
    6. TEXTBOOKS IN AN ALTERNATIVE FORMAT: AUDIO TEXTBOOK
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ADDITIONAL READING
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    12. APPENDIX 1
    13. APPENDIX 2
  16. Chapter 10: Assessment in Digital Textbook Use and Development
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. INTEGRITY OF DIAGNOSTIC, FORMATIVE AND SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT FOR DIGITAL TEXTBOOKS USE AND DEVELOPMENT
    5. IMMEDIATE OR/AND DELAYED FEEDBACK?
    6. FROM PURE ELECTIVE TO PURE CONSTRUCTIVE FORMS OF ANSWERS
    7. SEMI-OBJECTIVE, SUBJECTIVE AND NON-STANDARDIZED PAPERLESS ITEMS
    8. OPERATIONAL FRAMEWORK AND SELF-REGULATED LEARNING
    9. DIGITAL ASSESSMENT NORMS FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF METASYSTEMS LEARNING DESIGN
    10. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    11. CONCLUSION
    12. REFERENCES
    13. ADDITIONAL READING
    14. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  17. Chapter 11: Pros and Cons of Digital Textbooks Technology
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. PHASES OF DIGITAL TEXTBOOK USE AND DEVELOPMENT
    5. ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF DIGITAL TEXTBOOKS
    6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    7. EDUCATIONAL AND/OR COMMERCIAL PROJECTS
    8. INDICATOR OF QUALITY
    9. EXPERT AND STUDENT FORMS
    10. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    11. CONCLUSION
    12. REFERENCES
    13. ADDITIONAL READING
    14. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  18. Chapter 12: Plagiarism, Licensing, and the Proper Use of Digital Textbooks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. THE COMBINATION OF PLAGIARISM, COPYRIGHT AND LICENSING
    5. INTENTIONAL AND UNINTENTIONAL PLAGIARISM
    6. CYBER PLAGIARISM
    7. DOI SYSTEM, ISBN, AND BARCODE
    8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. ADDITIONAL READING
    12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  19. Related References
  20. Compilation of References
  21. About the Author