Digital Systems for Open Access to Formal and Informal Learning

Digital Systems for Open Access to Formal and Informal Learning

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Today, Digital Systems and Services for Technology Supported Learning and Education are recognized as the key drivers to transform the way that individuals, groups and organizations qlearnq and the way to qassess learningq in 21st Century. These transformations influence: Objectives - moving from acquiring new qknowledgeq to developing new and relevant qcompetencesq; Methods - moving from qclassroomq based teaching to qcontext-awareq personalized learning; and Assessment - moving from qlife-longq degrees and certifications to qon-demandq and qin-contextq accreditation of qualifications. Within this context, promoting Open Access to Formal and Informal Learning, is currently a key issue in the public discourse and the global dialogue on Education, including Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and Flipped School Classrooms. This volume on Digital Systems for Open Access to Formal and Informal Learning contributes to the international dialogue between researchers, technologists, practitioners and policy makers in Technology Supported Education and Learning. It addresses emerging issues related with both theory and practice, as well as, methods and technologies that can support Open Access to Formal and Informal Learning. In the twenty chapters contributed by international experts who are actively shaping the future of Educational Technology around the world, topics such as: - The evolution of University Open Courses in Transforming Learning - Supporting Open Access to Teaching and Learning of People with Disabilities - Assessing Student Learning in Online Courses - Digital Game-based Learning for School Education - Open Access to Virtual and Remote Labs for STEM Education - Teachers' and Schools' ICT Competence Profiling - Web-Based Education and Innovative Leadership in a K-12 International School Setting are presented. An in-depth blueprint of the promise, potential, and imminent future of the field, Digital Systems for Open Access to Formal and Informal Learning is necessary reading for researchers and practitioners, as well as, undergraduate and postgraduate students, in educational technology.Google SketchUp is a 3D modeling program for architects and many other professions. To address the ... The children were asked to open two tabs to work simultaneously with their a€œcanvasa€ and with the online tutorial. This helped them to useanbsp;...

Title:Digital Systems for Open Access to Formal and Informal Learning
Author:Demetrios G. Sampson, Dirk Ifenthaler, J. Michael Spector, Pedro Isaias
Publisher:Springer - 2014-07-17


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