This book highlights case studies and innovative teaching methods used by academics across the globe. It talks about how teaching staff should stimulate students’ active engagement in their own learning processes, and discusses the approach of implementing a project-based learning activity that integrates learning in an authentic manner.
ICT and Innovation in Teaching Learning Methods in Higher Education is a collection of interventions and collaborative practices from across the world that showcase the multifaceted ways of how various institutions have been engaged in supporting teaching and learning with the use of technology.
Role of Leaders in Managing Higher Education highlights the importance of leaders in educational institutions. Showcasing a richly diverse authorship, the collection discusses the autonomy of faculty members based on bonds created through ethics, the style of leadership, and the concept of democracy and social justice.
Innovative pedagogy is the only solution that can bridge both scarcity and quality in education. This edited collection showcases how innovative approaches to teaching and learning have become the need of the hour in higher education. How might new technologies and a fresh take on curriculum design create a sufficient impact on learners?
Shedding light on how successfully service learning has been adopted to the existing curriculum and the emergence of a new breed of students, who are aligned with the needs of the community and undertake collaborative work to solve real world issues, Volume 47 is invaluable to both researchers, teachers and scholars.
Developing Resilience in FE Teaching explores the essence of resilience and provides practical approaches for working in the Further Education sector. Emphasising the importance of reflection and self-growth, it outlines strategies to help teachers identify and deal with stress, using real-life case studies to exemplify key concerns. This book is divided into three main sections: Part One identifies the sector’s needs and recognizes resilience as a key attribute for FE teachers to survive and thrive in the modern world, explores the importance of strength and positivity in both physical and mental health, and examines the many ways in which these contribute to the development of individual resilience; Part Two outlines a variety of practical strategies and approaches for teachers to utilise their experiences to construct resilience over time; and Part Three presents real-life scenarios of resilience-building from various professionals working in the sector. Developing Resilience in FE Teaching synthesizes a wide range of current ideas and research to provide a practical and useful guide for FE teachers, and for those working in the FE sector. It serves as an important resource for teachers and equips them with the necessary skills to become resilient professionals in the modern workplace.
New Media and Digital Pedagogy: Enhancing the Twenty-First-Century Classroom addresses the influence of new media on instruction, higher education, and pedagogy. The contributors specifically examine the practical and theoretical implications of new media and the influence of new media on education. This book emphasizes the changing landscape of education and technology and creates a foundational lens and framework for thinking through and navigating higher education in a digital and new media driven context.
Educational technology is an indispensable element of teaching. Teacher educators need knowledge and skills to design and successfully implement technology-enhanced learning. In today's world, most people must continuously improve their abilities and information levels to encounter the challenges of lifestyle. The current era of the 21st century is the data and innovation (IT) time. Each viewpoint of life has got to be synonymous with science and advancement. All over the world, information in all ranges is making tremendous advances. Information and innovation are right now being utilized within the field of education to create effective and interesting instruction and preparation for both understudies and teachers. The term “technology” within the 21st century is a critical issue in many fields, including instruction. This is since innovation has become the interstate information development in numerous countries. Nowadays, the application of technology has experienced progress and has changed our social designs that totally alter the way people think, work, and live. As a component of this, schools and other instructive teaching approaches ought to plan understudies to live in an “information society” to consider ICT support in their instructive programs. “Technology could be a crucial portion of teaching today’s students and it is utilized at whatever point conceivable within the classroom so that it moves forward the large learning environment.” Students will also get acquainted with innovation since they will utilize it in the future. A great educator not only provides proper ways for students to plan successfully but also motivates them to utilize their abilities in developing their country. This is often the crossover strategy of instructing in which ICT is being utilized for instructing learning circumstances. The combination of both the words “techno” and “pedagogy” implies weaving the innovations into the instructing learning preparation. It needs to consciously recognize the intervening learning environment in order to simplify and clarify the data transmission process to the greatest extent. Hence the thought of the Publication of the Edited book entitled “Essentials of Techno-pedagogy” to make available the rudiments concerning Techno-Pedagogy. This collection includes innovative research and enticing ideas which would tickle the palate of the specialist, the teacher and the curious reader.
Demystifies online teaching for both enthusiastic and wary educators and helps faculty who teach online do their best work as digital instructors. It is difficult to imagine a college class today that does not include some online component—whether a simple posting of a syllabus to course management software, the use of social media for communication, or a full-blown course offering through a MOOC platform. In Teaching Online, Claire Howell Major describes for college faculty the changes that accompany use of such technologies and offers real-world strategies for surmounting digital teaching challenges. Teaching with these evolving media requires instructors to alter the ways in which they conceive of and do their work, according to Major. They must frequently update their knowledge of learning, teaching, and media, and they need to develop new forms of instruction, revise and reconceptualize classroom materials, and refresh their communication patterns. Faculty teaching online must also reconsider the student experience and determine what changes for students ultimately mean for their own work and for their institutions. Teaching Online presents instructors with a thoughtful synthesis of educational theory, research, and practice as well as a review of strategies for managing the instructional changes involved in teaching online. In addition, this book presents examples of best practices from successful online instructors as well as cutting-edge ideas from leading scholars and educational technologists. Faculty members, researchers, instructional designers, students, administrators, and policy makers who engage with online learning will find this book an invaluable resource.
Designing an Innovative Pedagogy for Sustainable Development in Higher Education This book develops a "green pedagogy" and an innovation mindset in higher education by using approaches based on innovative design thinking, arts-based practices, digital transformation, and entrepreneurship for sustainable development. New pedagogical methods and educational solutions are developed throughout this book to offer pedagogical support to both students and university/college-level instructors. This book leads students as well as their instructors, through an artful and experimental way of thinking and doing, to take the ownership of the co-creation process. This is the basis for increasing social responsibility, motivation and commitment, and fostering creativity and innovation. An educational toolkit, including human-centric design methods, digital tools, creative and arts-based practices, innovation-related skills, and nascent and social entrepreneurship competencies, is provided for higher education instructors. This method kit will help instructors support students in the process of creating new knowledge for addressing real-world problems and enhance their societal involvement, foster entrepreneurial spirit, and reach opportunities for a sustainable future. Features Discusses arts-based education and entrepreneurship-based skills. Presents digital transformation and innovation-related skills for sustainable development. Proposes an experimental culture of thinking and doing. Provides agile and collaborative development methodology. Leads students to be much more creative and innovative. Offers a method kit for instructors to respond to 21st-century requirements in the field of higher education.
Education badly needs effective innovations that can help produce high-quality learning outcomes across the system. The primary focus of educational innovations should be on teaching and learning theory and practice, as well as on the learner, parent, community, society, and culture. Technology applications need a solid theoretical foundation based on purposeful, systemic research, and a sound pedagogy. Theoretical and Practical Approaches to Innovation in Higher Education is an essential scholarly publication that outlines the classification of innovations, discusses the hurdles to innovation, and offers ways to increase the scale and rate of innovation-based transformations in the education system. The publication argues that raising the quality and scale of innovations in education will positively affect education itself and benefit society. Highlighting topics such as academic integrity, e-learning, and learner engagement, this book is vital for higher education professionals, academicians, educators, librarians, course designers, researchers, and students.
The recent COVID-19 pandemic has prompted educators to utilize online learning resources in order to comply with public health and social distancing mandates. The transition to virtual classrooms has created several opportunities and challenges for all stakeholders involved in the educational ecosystem. The ability of the classroom instructor to impart learning to students requires considerable adjustments from both students and teachers, which can be a new experience for educational professionals. Virtual and Classroom Learning in Higher Education serves as a handy guide for instructors to effective online teaching with a focus on higher education. The book presents reviews on different aspects of online teaching, distilling key findings in an easy to understand manner for the reader. It provides educators with knowledge which familiarizes them with online teaching models and concepts (such as micro-learning, synchronous and asynchronous learning, online pedagogy, dynamic learning experience and more). Chapters are contributed by experts in online learning and cover the topic from different angles, giving the reader a broad perspective on virtual classrooms. Virtual and Classroom Learning in Higher Education is an essential read for administrators and educators involved in higher education settings, and general readers who are interested in widening their view of the online teaching model.