Research on e-Learning and ICT in Education : Technological, Pedagogical and Instructional Perspectives

By: Karagiannidis, CharalamposContributor(s): Politis, Panagiotis | Karasavvidis, IliasMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Dordrecht : Springer, 2014Description: 1 online resource (321 p.)ISBN: 9781461465010Subject(s): Computer-assisted instruction | Computers and education | Educational technologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Research on e-Learning and ICT in Education : Technological, Pedagogical and Instructional PerspectivesDDC classification: 371.334 LOC classification: LB1028.43 .K384 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Research on e-Learning and ICT in Education; Part I: Situating ICT in Education; Part II: ICT in Preschool and Primary Education; Part III: ICT and Teaching Programming; Part IV: Web 2.0 Tools and Learning; Part V: ICT for Learning in Museums; Part VI: ICT and Pre- and In-service Teacher Practices; Part VII: ICT for Specialized Uses; Contents; Contributors; List of Reviewers; Part I: Situating ICT in Education; Digital Technologies: An Effective Educational Change Agent?; Naturally Resistant; A Brief History of Digital Technology; And the Impact of That Technology Is?
And the Impact on Education Is? So Why Change?; Three Possible Ways Forward; But Even If We Decide to Merge and Evolve?; The Perils of Joining the Net Generation; And Then There Are MOOCs; But There Is a Twist in the Tail; Where Do You Stand?; References; The Evolution of Educational Technology Based on a Bibliometric Study; Introduction; Method; Sample; Bibliometric Approach; Results; Conclusions; References; Theories of Learning in Math and Science Educational Software; Introduction; Theories of Learning and Educational Software; Theories of Behavior; Cognitive Theories
Theories of Construction of Knowledge Educational Software for Maths and Science; Methodology; Findings and Analysis; A Wonderful Journey in the World of Physics; Interactive Physics; Composite Laboratory Environment (C.L.E.); The Wonderful World of Chemistry; The Geometer's Sketchpad; Discussion and Conclusions; References; Part II: ICT in Preschool and Primary Education; Educational Software Use in Kindergarten; Introduction; Theoretical Background; Educational Software Usage in Early Childhood Settings; ICT in Early Childhood Education in Greece; Method; Objectives of the Study
Sample Data Collection Process and Research Instruments; Data Analysis; Ethical Considerations; Results and Discussion; Educational Software Commonly Used by Children in Kindergarten Classes; How Educational Software Is Used in Kindergarten Classes; Difficulties Children Face in the Use of Educational Software; Concluding Comments and Recommendations for Future Research; References; Geometry Teaching Through ICT in Primary School; Introduction; ICT and Mathematics; Methodology; Subjects; Instructional Intervention; Educational Measures; Research Design; Results
Comparing the Difficulty Between Understanding Circles and Triangles Evaluate the Effectiveness of FCPSM for Circles; Evaluate the Effectiveness of FCPSM for Triangles; Discussion; References; Teaching Informatics in Primary School With and Without Educational Software Support; Introduction; Research Questions; Theoretical Framework; Data Collection; Data Management; Data Analysis; Going Beyond the Data; Methodology; Description of the Educational Factors; Data Collection and Analysis; Results; Conclusions; References; Part III: ICT and Teaching Programming
Educational Games for Teaching Computer Programming
Summary: An essential text for researchers and academics seeking the most comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of all aspects of e-learning and ICT in education, this book is a multidisciplinary forum covering technical, pedagogical, organizational, instructional and policy aspects of the topic. Representing the best peer-reviewed papers from the 8th Panhellenic Conference on ICT in Education, special emphasis is given to applied research relevant to educational practice and guided by the educational realities in schools, colleges, universities and informal learning organizations.The volume encompasse
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Research on e-Learning and ICT in Education; Part I: Situating ICT in Education; Part II: ICT in Preschool and Primary Education; Part III: ICT and Teaching Programming; Part IV: Web 2.0 Tools and Learning; Part V: ICT for Learning in Museums; Part VI: ICT and Pre- and In-service Teacher Practices; Part VII: ICT for Specialized Uses; Contents; Contributors; List of Reviewers; Part I: Situating ICT in Education; Digital Technologies: An Effective Educational Change Agent?; Naturally Resistant; A Brief History of Digital Technology; And the Impact of That Technology Is?

And the Impact on Education Is? So Why Change?; Three Possible Ways Forward; But Even If We Decide to Merge and Evolve?; The Perils of Joining the Net Generation; And Then There Are MOOCs; But There Is a Twist in the Tail; Where Do You Stand?; References; The Evolution of Educational Technology Based on a Bibliometric Study; Introduction; Method; Sample; Bibliometric Approach; Results; Conclusions; References; Theories of Learning in Math and Science Educational Software; Introduction; Theories of Learning and Educational Software; Theories of Behavior; Cognitive Theories

Theories of Construction of Knowledge Educational Software for Maths and Science; Methodology; Findings and Analysis; A Wonderful Journey in the World of Physics; Interactive Physics; Composite Laboratory Environment (C.L.E.); The Wonderful World of Chemistry; The Geometer's Sketchpad; Discussion and Conclusions; References; Part II: ICT in Preschool and Primary Education; Educational Software Use in Kindergarten; Introduction; Theoretical Background; Educational Software Usage in Early Childhood Settings; ICT in Early Childhood Education in Greece; Method; Objectives of the Study

Sample Data Collection Process and Research Instruments; Data Analysis; Ethical Considerations; Results and Discussion; Educational Software Commonly Used by Children in Kindergarten Classes; How Educational Software Is Used in Kindergarten Classes; Difficulties Children Face in the Use of Educational Software; Concluding Comments and Recommendations for Future Research; References; Geometry Teaching Through ICT in Primary School; Introduction; ICT and Mathematics; Methodology; Subjects; Instructional Intervention; Educational Measures; Research Design; Results

Comparing the Difficulty Between Understanding Circles and Triangles Evaluate the Effectiveness of FCPSM for Circles; Evaluate the Effectiveness of FCPSM for Triangles; Discussion; References; Teaching Informatics in Primary School With and Without Educational Software Support; Introduction; Research Questions; Theoretical Framework; Data Collection; Data Management; Data Analysis; Going Beyond the Data; Methodology; Description of the Educational Factors; Data Collection and Analysis; Results; Conclusions; References; Part III: ICT and Teaching Programming

Educational Games for Teaching Computer Programming

An essential text for researchers and academics seeking the most comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of all aspects of e-learning and ICT in education, this book is a multidisciplinary forum covering technical, pedagogical, organizational, instructional and policy aspects of the topic. Representing the best peer-reviewed papers from the 8th Panhellenic Conference on ICT in Education, special emphasis is given to applied research relevant to educational practice and guided by the educational realities in schools, colleges, universities and informal learning organizations.The volume encompasse

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Dr. Charalampos Karagiannidis is an Associate Professor of ICT Applications in Learning and Special Education at the Department of Special Education of the University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece, since September 2005. Dr. Panagiotis Politis is an Assistant Professor of ICT in Education, Department of Primary Education, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece. He holds a BSc in Physics from the University of Patras, Greece, and a MSc and a PhD, both in Didactics of Informatics, from the University Paris 7, France. He specialises in the area of ICT in Education, Educational Software Development and Didactics of ICT. His research interests include ICT in Education, Modelling Software Design, pedagogical software evaluation and E-learning. Dr. Ilias Karasavvidis is Assistant Professor on ICT and Learning in the Department of Preschool Education at the University of Thessaly, Greece. He is the head of the ICT Research Unit of the Natural Sciences and Technologies Lab in the same Department.

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