Education Nonfiction Concetta M Stewart Catherine C Schifter Melissa E Markaridian Selverian by P-TaylorFrancisI


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									Teaching and Learning with Technology
Routledge Research in Education

Editor: Concetta M. Stewart
Editor: Catherine C. Schifter
Editor: Melissa E. Markaridian Selverian
Table of Contents

Foreword Chris Dede Part I: Introduction and State of the Field 1. Technologies and the Classroom Come
to Age after Century of Growth Catherine C. Schifter and Concetta M. Stewart Part II: Achieving Social
Closeness through Authentic Learning Exchanges 2. Effects of Web-Enhanced Course Materials on
College Students' Engagement and Learning Outcomes Xigen Li 3. From Homer to High Tech: The
Impact of Social Presence and Media Richness on Online Mentoring in Higher Education Jamie S.
Switzer 4. Educating Educators for Virtual Schooling: Communicating Roles and Responsibilities Chad
Harms, Dale S. Niederhauser, Niki E. Davis, M. D. Roblyer and Stephen B. Gilbert Part III: Media-Rich
Environments Building Stronger Connections 5. A New Lens for Learning in the Communications Field:
The Effectiveness of Video Lectures with Asynchronous, Synchronous Discussions in Online/Distance
Education Amy Schmitz Weiss 6. A New Educational Technology for Media and Communication
Studies: Mapping Media in Australia and Sweden Christina Spurgeon, Christy Collis, Marcus Foth and
Pernilla Severson 7. Not Your Father's Educational Technology: A Case Study in Mobile Media and
Journalism Education Susan Jacobson and Karen Turner Part IV: Complex Virtual Systems: Making
Learning Spatially and Socially Whole 8. Virtual Reality in Education Veronica S. Pantelidis and David C.
Vinciguerra 9. A User Centered Approach for Building Design Guidelines for the Use of Virtual Actors in
CVEs for Learning Daphne Economou 10. Matching Computer Game Genres to Educational Outcomes
John L. Sherry 11. The Virtual Harlem Experiments James J. Sosnoski 12. The Unique Features of
Educational Virtual Environments Tassos A. Mikropoulos and Joan Bellou Part V: Discussion and
Conclusion 13. 'Real' Learning in Virtual Worlds: An Integration of Media, Curricula and Pedagogy through
Telepresence Melissa E. Markaridian Selverian and Concetta M. Stewart

Today, new media is both augmenting and extending the traditional classroom with a variety of
technology-based tools available to both students and faculty, and has created "new" virtual classrooms
for anywhere, anytime availability to education. Despite the enormous potential for technology to support
the educational enterprise in this emerging "creative" economy, technologies are still not yet fully
integrated in the classroom and their association with educational outcomes is as-yet unclear. This book
profiles scholarly work from around the world to examine closely the effectiveness of the newest media in
education at bridging the gaps among and between teachers, students and subject matter at all levels,
from K-12 through adult education. These pieces are theory-based investigations with implications for
future research, theory and application. Contributors examine how the fields of education and new media
have evolved and are continuing to evolve pedagogically and practically, from predominantly instructivist,
with a passive, one-way teaching format; to constructivist, including teacher- and learner-controlled,
sensorially immersive and socially interactive exchanges. This book will be of interest to students and
faculty in the areas of new media in education, including distance learning, online learning and "virtual"
 learning, online learning and "virtual"

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