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Using Technology to Support High-Impact Educational Practice

by Karen S. Ivers

 

Improve your practice and the depth of student learning

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December 2018

Libraries Unlimited

Pages 161
Volumes 1
Size 8 1/2x11
Topics Educational Technology and Instructional Design/Instructional Design
  Librarian's Instructional Role/Teaching Resources, K-12

Emphasizing the importance of preparing students for the global workforce, this title explains how to teach using the latest educational technology.

As technology becomes more advanced and accessible, it gives rise to new delivery methods of instruction and learning. High Impact Educational Practices including collaboration, diversity, global learning, service- and project-based learning, and research and writing, can be used to strengthen students' readiness for the demands of the 21st-century global community and workforce.

This book helps current and future K–12 educators to better understand high impact educational practices and why they are important. It provides educators with ideas of how to use technology to support high impact educational practices in their classrooms and helps them to create just, equitable, and inclusive learning environments that support 21st-century learning.

Features

  • Gain an understanding of the importance of using high impact educational practices to support students' academic achievement, social and global competence, and success in our diverse and digital global community and workforce
  • Learn about high impact education practices including collaboration, diversity (social competence), global learning (global competence), service- and project-based learning, and research and writing (including media, information, and ICT literacy; eportfolios, and digital citizenship)
  • Come away with instructional strategies and numerous technology resources that can be used to support high impact educational practices
Author Info

Karen S. Ivers is a professor at California State University Fullerton. She has published multiple books and numerous articles on educational technology. Her awards include Distinguished Faculty Marshall; Teaching and Technology Innovations; Honor an Educator; and Outstanding Faculty Recognition for Service, Scholarship, and Creativity.

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