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Research Perspectives and Best Practices in Educational Technology Integration

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With advancements in technology continuing to influence all areas of society, students in current classrooms have a different understanding and perspective of learning than the educational system has been designed to teach. Research Perspectives and Best Practices in Educational Technology Integration highlights the emerging digital age, its complex transformation of the current educational system, and the integration of educational technologies into teaching strategies. This book offers best practices in the process of incorporating learning technologies into instruction and is an essential resource for academicians, professionals, educational researchers in education and educational-related fields.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
  5. Foreword
  6. Preface
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Chapter 1: Pedagogical and Technological Considerations Designing Collaborative Learning Using Educational Technologies
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. RESEARCH QUESTIONS AND METHODOLOGY
    5. RESULTS: SIX CASE STUDIES
    6. CROSS-CASE ANALYSIS: FINDINGS AND SUGGESTIONS
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS AND CONCLUSION
  9. Chapter 2: Integrating Technology in Teacher Education Programs
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. LITERATURE REVIEW
    5. PURPOSE OF STUDY
    6. METHODOLOGY
    7. RESULTS
    8. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    9. FUTURE RESEARCH AND RECOMMENDATIONS
  10. Chapter 3: Increasing Student Engagement and Extending the Walls of the Classroom with Emerging Technologies
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. CLASSROOM CASE STUDIES: CLICKERS
    5. CLASSROOM CASE STUDIES: COMPUTER ALGEBRA SYSTEMS
    6. CLASSROOM CASE STUDIES: DIGITAL INKING AND SCREENCASTING
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH
    8. CONCLUSION
  11. Chapter 4: Technology Expanding Horizons in Teacher Education
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. RESEARCH QUESTIONS AND METHODOLOGY
    5. FINDINGS
    6. DISCUSSION
  12. Chapter 5: A State of the Art Cart
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. BEGINNING WITH AN ART EDUCATION PROBLEM
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
  13. Chapter 6: Media and Technology Integration through Media Literacy Education
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. HISTORICAL BARRIERS TO MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION
    4. ABOUT THE STUDY
    5. MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY USE IN MEDIA LITERACY PRACTICE
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
  14. Chapter 7: Librarians’ Roles in Informatics to Support Classroom Incorporation of Technology
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. ISSUES, CONTROVERSIES, PROBLEMS
    5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
  15. Chapter 8: Employing Emerging Technologies in Educational Settings
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES… TANGIBLE FACTS AND THEIR EFFECTS
    4. RESPONSIBILITY…POTENTIAL AND EXPECTED ROLES
    5. EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES: ISSUES AND CHALLENGES
    6. FUTURE DIRECTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
  16. Chapter 9: Internet Technology Levels in a Higher Education Teaching and Learning Environment
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. FRAMEWORK
    4. METHODOLOGY
    5. RESULTS
    6. DISCUSSION AND IMPLICATIONS
    7. IMPLICATIONS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION AND PRACTICE
    8. IMPLICATIONS FOR RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    9. IMPLICATIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH
    10. APPENDIX A
    11. APPENDIX B
  17. Chapter 10: Integration of the Computer Games into Early Childhood Education Pre-Service Teachers’ Mathematics Teaching
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. MATHEMATICS EDUCATION IN EARLY CHILDHOOD
    4. EDUCATIONAL COMPUTER GAMES: WHY AND HOW TO USE THEM
    5. THE COURSE DESIGN
    6. FUTURE TRENDS
    7. CONCLUSION
  18. Chapter 11: A Case Study in Online Delivery
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. THE JOURNEY TOWARDS AN ONLINE MUSIC MAJOR AT VALLEY CITY STATE UNIVERSITY
    5. CONCLUSION
  19. Chapter 12: Using Social Media to Enhance Instruction in Higher Education
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. A REVIEW OF EXISTENT RESEARCH ON SOCIAL MEDIA IN HIGHER EDUCATION
    4. STUDENTS’ PERCEPTIONS OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN THE CLASSROOM
    5. STUDENT PREFERENCES FOR SOCIAL MEDIA: A SURVEY STUDY
    6. THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS
    7. CONCLUSION: PRACTICAL CLASSROOM APPLICATIONS
  20. Chapter 13: A TPACK Course for Developing Pre-Service Teachers’ Technology Integration Competencies
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. TECHNOLOGICAL PEDAGOGICAL CONTENT KNOWLEDGE AS AN INTEGRATION MODEL
    4. TPACK MODEL BACKGROUND
    5. APPLICATION AND EVALUATION OF THE TPACK COURSE
  21. Chapter 14: Changing the Face of ELA Classrooms
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. THE CASE STUDY
    5. THE EVALUATION
    6. TEACHER PERCEPTIONS OF THE PROGRAM
    7. INTEGRATION OF TECHNOLOGY INTO ELA CONTENT AND PEDAGOGY IN THE CLASSROOMS
    8. DOCUMENTED CHANGES IN STUDENT OUTCOMES
    9. CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    10. SUMMARY
    11. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
  22. Chapter 15: Integrating Technology into Mathematics Teaching
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
    4. REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
    5. TPACK-BASED COURSE DESIGN
    6. CONCLUSION
  23. Chapter 16: Privacy and Identity Management in Social Media
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. FRAMEWORK
    5. RESEARCH QUESTIONS AND METHODOLOGY
    6. CONCLUSION AND FURTHER RESEARCH
  24. Compilation of References
  25. About the Contributors