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Adaptivity as a Transformative Disposition

for Learning in the 21st Century

Hung, David Wei Loong, Lim, Kenneth Y. T., Lee, Shu Shing (Eds.)

2014, XVIII, 322 p. 30 illus., 1 illus. in color.

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  • ​A unique book that ties together social-individual dialectics and adaptive learning
  • Describes fresh new case studies from social media contexts, school learning milieux, and various situations
  • Contextualizes recommendations for fostering adaptivity as a transformative disposition for moving ahead
This volume introduces the concept of ‘adaptivity’ as occurring when, say, individuals cross boundaries. Through illustrations from both formal and informal learning, the book seeks to provide learning designs and frameworks for adaptivity. This book is unique as it ties together: a) social-individual dialectics; and b) adaptive learning as it relates to creativity and imagination. It highlights case studies from social / new media contexts, school learning milieux, and formal and informal situations. It approaches adaptive learning from the perspectives of students, teachers, school leaders, and participants in social media and other digitally mediated environments. The book is a valuable resource for practitioners and academics who are interested in adaptivity as a learning disposition.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Bridge formal and informal learning - professional learning communities - singapore Aadaptive expertise - singapore Adaptive Learning - singapore Adaptive literacy - singapore Learning dispositions

Related subjects » Education & Language - Learning & Instruction

Table of contents 

Series Editors’ Foreword

Foreword by David Hung, Kenneth Y. T. Lim, and Shu-Shing Lee

Section 1: Adaptivities at the Learner/Student Scale

Chapter 1: An Epistemic Shift: A Literacy of Adaptivity as Critical for 21st Century Learning 
David Hung, Kenneth Y. T. Lim and Azilawati Jamaludin

Chapter 2: Learner Adaptivity: An Initial Conceptualisation 
Elizabeth Koh, Helen Hong and Jimmy Seah

Chapter 3: Pedagogies of Connected Learning: Adapting Education into the 21st Century 
Kristiina Kumpulainen

Chapter 4: Learning Adaptivity across Contexts 
Shu-Shing Lee, David Hung, Kenneth Y. T. Lim and Imran Shaari

Chapter 5: The Six Learnings Framework: Exploring the Dialectics of Intuition and Adaptivity in Citizenship Education 
Kenneth Y. T. Lim and Matthew Y. C. Ong

Chapter 6: Self–Social Regulation in World of Warcraft: Dialectics of Adaptivity 
Azilawati Jamaludin

Chapter 7: Developing a Habitude: When Learning Isn’t Always Fun 
David Hung, Imran Shaari, Daphnee Lee, and Shu-Shing Lee

Section 2: Adaptivities at the School and District Scale

Chapter 8: School Leaders and Learning Cultures in School: The Case for Intelligent Leadership 
Harry Daniels and Anne Edwards

Chapter 9: Adaptivity as a Transformative Disposition of Schools for Student Learning in the 21st Century 
Bill Mulford

Chapter 10: Adaptivities in Teacher Learning within the Context of Communities of Practice: A School District’s Learning Journey 
David Hung, Shu-Shing Lee, and Swathi Vishnumahanti

Chapter 11: Creativity and Adaptivity in Arts: The Nexus and Affordances 
Liang See Tan and Letchmi Devi Ponnusamy

Section 3: Adaptivities at the Systems Scale

Chapter 12: Teachers as Active Contributors in Quality of Education: A Special Reference to the Finnish Context 
Hannele Niemi

Chapter 13: Fostering Adaptivity through Systemic Reform: Transforming Education through the Framework of Preparing Student Abilities and Competencies through Education in Singapore (PACES) 
Horn Mun Cheah and Kenneth Y. T. Lim

Chapter 14: Evolvement of Low-achievement Policy in Singapore’s Highly Adaptable Education System 
Siao See Teng, Li-Yi Wang, and Ching Leen Chiam

Chapter 15: Adaptivities in the Singapore Education System: From Great to Excellent
David Hung, Shu-Shing Lee, and Kenneth Y. T. Lim

Chapter 16: Ecological Perspective on Scaling: Balancing Structural and Individual Adaptivities
David Hung, Shu-Shing Lee, Laik Woon Teh, Yew Meng Kwan, Swathi Vishnumahanti, and Ambar Widiastuti

Conclusion: Diffusing Adaptivities through Micro-cultures of 21st Century Learning Practices and Teacher Professionalism 
David Hung, Kenneth Y. T. Lim, and Shu-Shing Lee

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