Emerging Perspectives on Learning, Teaching, and Technology
by Michael Orey
Publisher: The Global Text Project 2010
Number of pages: 349
A discussion of a number of ideas that are frequently described as learning or instructional theories. Examples include Information Processing, Constructivism of Piaget, and Social Constructivism of Vygotsky. The latter part of the book describes as a collection of instructional strategies that have been designed with the learning theories in mind.
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This book is the result work by undergraduate students in an introductory course labeled The American School offered at Northern Michigan University. The focus of the course was to engage non-educators in discussions about American schooling.
by Paul E. Peterson - Hoover Institution Press
This book assesses the changes that have occurred in the twenty years since 'A Nation at Risk', which urged major reforms in American education. It offers recommendations based on three core principles - accountability, choice, and transparency.
by Patrick O'Shea, Dwight Allen, Peter Baker - Wikibooks
The major objective of this combined effort of a dedicated group of collaborators was to plan a series of research initiatives to study the outcomes of this innovative approach to the introduction of students to the profession of teaching.
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