Breakthrough Teaching and Learning

How Educational and Assistive Technologies are Driving Innovation

Editors: Gray, Tracy, Silver-Pacuilla, Heidi (Eds.)

  • Uniquely, brings together research in the fields of education innovation and disabilities
  • Includes contributions of leading authors in their respective fields
  • Brings together strands of research and development that reflect the current policy and funding landscape
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Breakthrough Teaching and Learning: How Educational and Assistive Technologies are Driving Innovation Tracy Gray and Heidi Silver-Pacuilla, editors Interactive media and mobile devices have vastly enhanced the potential for teaching and learning both in and outside of the classroom. Personalized learning through technology can level the playing field for all students, particularly those with special needs. Breakthrough Teaching and Learning explores this concept of personalization and its application to diverse student populations, its limitless possibilities for innovation, and its ability to tap into previously underused areas of the human mind. The book focuses on the most exciting developments in the field, including: • The convergence of trends in educational and assistive technology • The potential of social networking in instructors’ professional development • What education technology can learn from the brain • The ongoing importance of social media for students with disabilities • The benefits of exergaming for students with disabilities • The use of technology to personalize student assessment Its proactive stance makes Breakthrough Teaching and Learning a resource of immediate interest to educational innovators, researchers and practitioners in education technology, assistive technology, special education, educational policy, and disability studies.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Reshaping the Role of Technology in Education

    Dede, Chris

    Pages 1-3

  • Converging Trends in Educational and Assistive Technology

    Gray, Tracy (et al.)

    Pages 5-24

  • The Power of Social Networking for Professional Development

    Bonsignore, Elizabeth (et al.)

    Pages 25-52

  • What Can Technology Learn from the Brain?

    Rose, David H. (et al.)

    Pages 53-70

  • The Potential of Social Media for Students with Disabilities

    Zhao, Yong (et al.)

    Pages 71-86

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eBook $119.00
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $159.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-4899-8795-2
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Breakthrough Teaching and Learning
Book Subtitle
How Educational and Assistive Technologies are Driving Innovation
Editors
  • Tracy Gray
  • Heidi Silver-Pacuilla
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
eBook ISBN
978-1-4419-7768-7
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4419-7768-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4419-7767-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4899-8795-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 148
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