The Self-Organizing School: Next-Generation Comprehensive School Reforms

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Rowman & Littlefield Education #ad - The self-organizing school identifies nine next-generation reform targets and articulates theory and practice for achieving these goals. This includes better ways to begin a reform process and understand the roles of technology and feedback in the teaching profession. In doing so, a self-organized school sets a new benchmark for evaluating site-based data and examples of a process that turns theory into practice.

The self-organizing school addresses this problem and the pressing need for reform models that go further, and posses the capacity to both respect, as well as deeply influence, last longer, what teachers and schools do. Despite immense efforts to understand schools, we know very little about the contribution they make to student learning.

The Self-Organizing School: Next-Generation Comprehensive School Reforms #ad - Further, the limited available evidence indicates that the way schools are designed, organized, and managed have only a minimal effect on student outcomes. Used book in Good Condition. The theory and practice described in the book are backed by more than 1, more than 12, 600 direct classroom observations, 000 student evaluations, an 8-year study of student achievement, and a 5-year study of teacher perspectives.

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Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World

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Penguin Books #ad - But why, she shows how we can leverage the power of games to fix what is wrong with the real world-from social problems like depression and obesity to global issues like poverty and climate change-and introduces us to cutting-edge games that are already changing the business, Jane McGonigal asks, should games be used for escapist entertainment alone? In this groundbreaking book, education, and nonprofit worlds.

A visionary game designer reveals how we can harness the power of games to boost global happiness. Penguin Books. With 174 million gamers in the United States alone, we now live in a world where every generation will be a gamer generation. Written for gamers and non-gamers alike, design, Reality Is Broken shows that the future will belong to those who can understand, and play games.

Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World #ad - Jane mcgonigal is also the author of SuperBetter: A Revolutionary Approach to Getting Stronger, Happier, Braver and More Resilient.

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The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: Ideas into Practice

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Wiley #ad - Following karl kapp's earlier book the gamification of learning and Instruction, this Fieldbook provides a step-by-step approach to implementing the concepts from the Gamification book with examples, tricks, tips, and worksheets to help a learning professional or faculty member put the ideas into practice.

The Gamification of Learning and Instruction Fieldbook: Ideas into Practice #ad - Penguin Books. The online workbook, includes quizzes, designed largely for students using the original book as a textbook, worksheets and fill-in-the-blank areas that will help a student to better understand the ideas, concepts and elements of incorporating gamification into learning.

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Ethics in Information Technology

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Cengage Learning #ad - The latest edition of this dynamic text provides up-to-date, thorough coverage of notable technology developments and their impact on business today. Unlike typical introductory information systems books that cover ethical issues only briefly, ETHICS IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY provides thorough coverage to prepare the individuals responsible for addressing ethical issues in today's workplace.

. You will learn how to examine ethical situations that typically arise in IT and gain practical advice for addressing the relevant issues. This book offers an excellent foundation in ethical decision-making for current and future business managers and IT professionals. Penguin Books. Cengage Learning. Up-to-the-minute business vignettes and thought-provoking questions challenge your knowledge, while features focused on decision-making--including updated Manager's Checklists--provide brief, critical points to consider in making key business decisions.

Ethics in Information Technology #ad - Trust ethics in information technology, fifth edition, to equip you with the understanding of IT and ethics needed for confident decision-making and professional success. You will examine issues surrounding professional codes of ethics, security risk assessment, social networking, compliance, privacy, Internet crime, identity theft, file sharing, infringement of intellectual property, employee surveillance, and the ethics of IT corporations.

Gain a strong understanding of the legal, ethical, and societal implications of information technology with Reynolds' ETHICS IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, Fifth Edition.

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Information Ecologies: Using Technology with Heart

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MIT Press #ad - Information Ecologies: Using Technology with Heart #ad - Paperback with image by Paul Klee "Landscape with Yellow Birds". A call for informed, responsible engagement with information technology at the local level. Penguin Books. Cengage Learning.

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The Culture of Education

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Harvard University Press #ad - The culture of education makes a forceful case for the importance of narrative as an instrument of meaning making. Paperback with image by Paul Klee "Landscape with Yellow Birds". Going well beyond his earlier acclaimed books on education, Bruner looks past the issue of achieving individual competence to the question of how education equips individuals to participate in the culture on which life and livelihood depend.

In a masterly commentary on the possibilities of education, the eminent psychologist Jerome Bruner reveals how education can usher children into their culture, though it often fails to do so. By examining both educational practice and educational theory, Bruner explores new and rich ways of approaching many of the classical problems that perplex educators.

The Culture of Education #ad - Education, bruner reminds us, cannot be reduced to mere information processing, sorting knowledge into categories. Penguin Books. Its objective is to help learners construct meanings, not simply to manage information. An embodiment of culture, narrative permits us to understand the present, the past, and the humanly possible in a uniquely human way.

Going well beyond his earlier acclaimed books on education, Bruner looks past the issue of achieving individual competence to the question of how education equips individuals to participate in the culture on which life and livelihood depend. Meaning making requires an understanding of the ways of one's culture--whether the subject in question is social studies, literature, or science.

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Creating a Sense of Presence in Online Teaching: How to "Be There" for Distance Learners

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Jossey-Bass #ad - Paperback with image by Paul Klee "Landscape with Yellow Birds". Knox, school of education, professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison Penguin Books. Cengage Learning. Based on solid research and extensive experience, maintaining, and effective activities for creating, the book is filled with suggested methods, illustrative case scenarios, and evaluating presence throughout an online course.

Palloff and keith pratt, fielding graduate university "lehman and Conceição blend hands-on experience, research, Teaching in the Virtual Classroom Program, program directors and faculty, and a collection of practical tips to provide every online instructor with strategies for 'being there. If you want to bring the real you into your online classes and take your online teaching to the next level, this is the book to read.

Creating a Sense of Presence in Online Teaching: How to "Be There" for Distance Learners #ad - Chip donohue, director of distance learning, erikson Institute "This book provides a practical and interactive model to help readers reflect on why and how they can guide online and blended learning activities, characterized by a personal 'sense of presence. Alan B. The authors explore the psychological and social aspects of online presence from both the instructor and student perspective and provide an instructional design framework for developing effective online learning.

Going well beyond his earlier acclaimed books on education, Bruner looks past the issue of achieving individual competence to the question of how education equips individuals to participate in the culture on which life and livelihood depend. Jossey-Bass. Instructors who read this book will be able to develop effective online learning communities and achieve desired learning outcomes.

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Freedom to Learn 3rd Edition

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Pearson #ad - Going well beyond his earlier acclaimed books on education, Bruner looks past the issue of achieving individual competence to the question of how education equips individuals to participate in the culture on which life and livelihood depend. Jossey-Bass. Penguin Books. Cengage Learning. Paperback with image by Paul Klee "Landscape with Yellow Birds".

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Foundations of Distance Education Routledge Studies in Distance Education

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Routledge #ad - Distance education and training provision has expanded dramatically over the past few years. Paperback with image by Paul Klee "Landscape with Yellow Birds". This best-selling introduction to the field has helped many to understand the origins and background of distance education, and has been used by students and professionals as a guide to policy and practice.

Foundations of Distance Education Routledge Studies in Distance Education #ad - It has now been updated in the light of the developments in recent years in Eastern Europe and the enormous advances in the use of new technologies. Penguin Books. Cengage Learning. A new case study of distance education in China is also included. Going well beyond his earlier acclaimed books on education, Bruner looks past the issue of achieving individual competence to the question of how education equips individuals to participate in the culture on which life and livelihood depend.

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Teaching Online

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Routledge #ad - Cengage Learning. Going well beyond his earlier acclaimed books on education, Bruner looks past the issue of achieving individual competence to the question of how education equips individuals to participate in the culture on which life and livelihood depend. Jossey-Bass. Paperback with image by Paul Klee "Landscape with Yellow Birds".

. Focusing on the "hows" and "whys" of implementation rather than theory, the fourth edition of Teaching Online is a must-have resource for anyone teaching online or thinking about teaching online. New to this edition: entire new chapter on moocs massive open online courses; expanded information on teaching with mobile devices, and learning analytics; additional interviews with faculty, case studies, using open educational resources, and examples; spotlight on new tools and categories of tools, especially multimedia.

Teaching Online #ad - Teaching online: a practical Guide is an accessible, introductory, and comprehensive guide for anyone who teaches online. The fourth edition of this bestselling resource has been fully revised, faculty interviews, maintains its reader-friendly tone, and offers exceptional practical advice, new teaching examples, and an updated resource section.

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Systematic Design of Instruction, The, Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version -- Access Card Package 8th Edition

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Pearson #ad - Paperback with image by Paul Klee "Landscape with Yellow Birds". 0133783693 / 9780132824859 systematic design of instruction, loose-leaf version 0133822893 / 9780133783698 systematic design of instruction, the, the, loose-leaf version with video-Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of:    013282485X / 9780133822892 Systematic Design of Instruction, The, Pearson eText -- Access Card   Penguin Books.

Going well beyond his earlier acclaimed books on education, Bruner looks past the issue of achieving individual competence to the question of how education equips individuals to participate in the culture on which life and livelihood depend. Jossey-Bass. It features an intuitive chapter organization, sample rubrics and exercises, an integrated model that presents research carefully illustrated with academic and business applications, contemporary design examples, and annotated references.

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Cengage Learning. In it readers learn a systematic, inquiry-based approach to creation, thoughtful, which in turn helps ensure the success of students in their charge.

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