Cases on Technologies for Educational Leadership and Administration in Higher Education

Cases on Technologies for Educational Leadership and Administration in Higher Education

Author: Luppicini, Rocci

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466616561

Category: Education

Page: 624

View: 958

Institutions of higher learning rely heavily on technological innovation to effectively deliver educational services and provide students with a quality experience. Thus, the ability of leaders and administrators at these institutions to produce effective policy and to innovate in an evolving world hinges on successfully applying technological solutions to everyday challenges facing their college or university. Cases on Technologies for Educational Leadership and Administration in Higher Education brings together a collection of practical case studies exploring the application of new technologies, such as student management systems and enterprise resource planning, along with strategies that educational leaders can use to foster organizational change. Targeted toward college and university administrators and leaders, this book discusses successful strategies for managing universities in the tech-savvy 21st century.

Partnerships and Collaborations in Public Library Communities: Resources and Solutions

Partnerships and Collaborations in Public Library Communities: Resources and Solutions

Author: Ellis, Karen

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781613503881

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

View: 184

"This book shows how partnerships can be cultivated through projects, programming, funding, and extending the library's presence through unique avenues, offering librarians a better understanding of what might be possible for their situational requirements and limitations"--Provided by publisher.

Remote Access Technologies for Library Collections: Tools for Library Users and Managers

Remote Access Technologies for Library Collections: Tools for Library Users and Managers

Author: Fulkerson, Diane M.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466602359

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 234

View: 972

"This book is crucial to understanding changes and the new expectations that library users have in the 21st century, including identifying, implementing and updating new technologies, understanding copyright and fair use laws, creating metadata for access to digital collections, and meeting user needs"--Provided by publisher.

STEM Education

STEM Education

Author: Information Resources Management Association

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466673649

Category: Science

Page: 1800

View: 328

"This reference brings together an impressive array of research on the development of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics curricula at all educational levels"--Provided by publisher.

Evaluating the Impact of Technology on Learning, Teaching, and Designing Curriculum: Emerging Trends

Evaluating the Impact of Technology on Learning, Teaching, and Designing Curriculum: Emerging Trends

Author: Ng, Eugenia M. W.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466600331

Category: Education

Page: 310

View: 867

"This book provides a forum for researchers and practitioners to discuss the current and potential impact of online learning and training and to formulate methodologies for the creation of effective learning systems"--Provided by publisher.

The Social Classroom: Integrating Social Network Use in Education

The Social Classroom: Integrating Social Network Use in Education

Author: Mallia, Gorg

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466649057

Category: Education

Page: 568

View: 164

As technology is being integrated into educational processes, teachers are searching for new ways to enhance student motivation and learning. Through shared experiences and the results of empirical research, educators can ease social networking sites into instructional usage. The Social Classroom: Integrating Social Network Use in Education collates different viewpoints on how social networking sites can be integrated in education. Highlighting both formal and informal uses of social interaction tools as learning tools, this book will be very useful to all educators, trainers and academic researchers in all aspects of education looking for a theoretical/practical approach to resourceful teaching.

Revolutionizing the Development of Library and Information Professionals: Planning for the Future

Revolutionizing the Development of Library and Information Professionals: Planning for the Future

Author: Hines, Samantha Schmehl

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466646766

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 313

View: 125

As more associations struggle with limited professional development funding, the opportunities for library and information experts to advance their skills are being examined in a more effective and cost-efficient manner. Revolutionizing the Development of Library and Information Professionals: Planning for the Future examines the future of library professional development by investigating the aspects that make these development events worthwhile. This book is essential for library association personnel, educational institutions, and management personnel in large library systems to aid in determining future trends in professional development opportunities for their staff.

Social Media and Networking: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Social Media and Networking: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Author: Management Association, Information Resources

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466686151

Category: Social Science

Page: 2298

View: 617

In the digital era, users from around the world are constantly connected over a global network, where they have the ability to connect, share, and collaborate like never before. To make the most of this new environment, researchers and software developers must understand users’ needs and expectations. Social Media and Networking: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications explores the burgeoning global community made possible by Web 2.0 technologies and a universal, interconnected society. With four volumes of chapters related to digital media, online engagement, and virtual environments, this multi-volume reference is an essential source for software developers, web designers, researchers, students, and IT specialists interested in the growing field of digital media and engagement. This four-volume reference includes various chapters covering topics related to Web 2.0, e-governance, social media activism, internet privacy, digital and virtual communities, e-business, customer relationship management, and more.

Virtual Learning Environments: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications

Virtual Learning Environments: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications

Author: Management Association, Information Resources

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466600126

Category: Computers

Page: 1942

View: 701

As the world rapidly moves online, sectors from management, industry, government, and education have broadly begun to virtualize the way people interact and learn. Virtual Learning Environments: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications is a three-volume compendium of the latest research, case studies, theories, and methodologies within the field of virtual learning environments. As networks get faster, cheaper, safer, and more reliable, their applications grow at a rate that makes it difficult for the typical practitioner to keep abreast. With a wide range of subjects, spanning from authors across the globe and with applications at different levels of education and higher learning, this reference guide serves academics and practitioners alike, indexed and categorized easily for study and application.

The Future of Ubiquitous Learning

The Future of Ubiquitous Learning

Author: Begoña Gros

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783662477243

Category: Education

Page: 271

View: 824

This book explores emerging pedagogical perspectives based on the design of new learning spaces supported by digital technologies and brings together some of the best research in this field. The book is divided into three themes: foundations of emerging pedagogies, learning designs for emerging pedagogies and, adaptive and personalized learning. The chapters provide up-to-date information about new pedagogical proposals, and examples for acquiring the requisite skills to both design and support learning opportunities that improve the potential of available technologies.

E-Portfolios and Global Diffusion: Solutions for Collaborative Education

E-Portfolios and Global Diffusion: Solutions for Collaborative Education

Author: Cambridge, Darren

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466601444

Category: Education

Page: 285

View: 166

As information is increasingly gathered online, the issues surrounding the usefulness, organization and interaction with electronic collection have grown in number and scope. E-Portfolios and Global Diffusion: Solutions for Collaborative Education addresses the emerging requirements, concerns and applications for e-portfolios. Through innovative chapters on real-world business uses, educational experiences, ideal design, this book fills an important gap in current literature concerning Web 2.0 applications. The theoretical debate surrounding e-portfolios is also presented along with international viewpoints, providing an important contribution to the global discussion of representing knowledge in the 21st century.