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Computers and Education: Towards Educational Change and Innovation

Editors: Mendes, Antonio Jose, Pereira, Isabel, Costa, Rogerio (Eds.)

  • Presents the latest research on the application of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in the field of education
  • Features the latest innovations in the design, development and evaluation of innovative educational environments
  • Explains how ICTs support special education, collaborative learning, and distance learning programs
  • Explores new and enhanced ways to provide teacher training
  • Raises important social aspects of ICT in education
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About this book

This volume contains a selection of papers covering the latest research and experiences on the application of Information and Communication Technologies in the field of Education, especially in the Ibero-American space.

Areas covered include:

- Design, development and evaluation of innovative educational environments
- Web based courses, tools and resources
- ICT in special education
- Collaborative learning
- Distance learning supported by ICT
- E-Learning in Higher Education
- Innovative experiments using ICT in educational context
- Teacher training on the utilization of ICT in education
- Methodologies for ICT use in educational context
- Social aspects of the utilization of ICT in education
- Educational applications of ubiquitous computing

An important book for researchers and practitioners in e-learning, computer-based education, educational software, distributed learning, lifelong learning and open and distance learning; as well as developers and users of educational software and computer-mediated educational tools.

Table of contents (27 chapters)

  • Applications of Adaptive Hypermedia in Education

    Carro, Rosa M.

    Pages 1-12

  • Protocols of Coordination and Structured Communication in Synchronous CSCL Environments

    Bravo, Crescencio

    Pages 13-22

  • Components of an EML Proposal for Collaborative Learning Modelling

    Caeiro-Rodríguez, Manuel (et al.)

    Pages 23-32

  • Analysis of Engaged Online Collaborative Discourse: A Methodological Approach

    Malheiro, Sofia (et al.)

    Pages 33-43

  • Adding Constraints to a Virtual Course Using a Formal Approach to the Interactions in Collaborative Learning

    Romero-Moreno, Luisa M. (et al.)

    Pages 45-52

Buy this book

eBook $149.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-84628-929-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $199.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-1-84628-928-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $199.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-84996-680-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Computers and Education: Towards Educational Change and Innovation
Editors
  • Antonio Jose Mendes
  • Isabel Pereira
  • Rogerio Costa
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London
eBook ISBN
978-1-84628-929-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-84628-929-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-84628-928-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-84996-680-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 284
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