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Science & Technology

  • Teaching Science Onlineby Dietmar Kennepohl; Michael G. Moore

    Stylus Publishing 2016; US$ 27.99

    With the increasing focus on science education, growing attention is being paid to how science is taught. Educators in science and science-related disciplines are recognizing that distance delivery opens up new opportunities for delivering information, providing interactivity, collaborative opportunities and feedback, as well as for increasing access... more...

  • Crafting Wearablesby Sibel Deren Guler; Madeline Gannon; Kate Sicchio

    Apress 2016; US$ 34.99

    This book introduces the exciting intersection of technology and fashion known as wearable computing. Learn about the future of electronics in clothing and testiles, and be a part of creating that future! Crafting Wearables begins with the history of the field, then covers current practices and future trends. You will gain deeper insight... more...

  • Open Education: from OERs to MOOCsby Mohamed Jemni; Kinshuk; Mohamed Koutheair Khribi

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 139.00

    This book focuses on the emerging phenomenon of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), which are changing the fundamental underpinning of educational systems worldwide and forcing educators and other stakeholders to re-think the way instruction is currently conducted. It examines the origins of MOOCs within the context of the open education movement,... more...

  • Exzessive Nutzung von Onlinespielen im Jugendalterby Lena Rosenkranz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Auf der Basis qualitativer Interviews beschreibt Lena Rosenkranz in diesem Buch die exzessive bis pathologische Nutzung von Onlinespielen aus der Perspektive von männlichen Jugendlichen und ihren Müttern. Nach der Aufarbeitung empirischer, theoretischer und methodischer Implikationen rekonstruiert sie in Form von Einzelfalldarstellungen adoleszenztypische... more...

  • Nordic Contributions in IS Researchby Ulrika Lundh Snis

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 94.00

    This book contains the refereed proceedings of the 7th Scandinavian Conference on Information Systems, SCIS 2016, as well as of the IFIP Working Group 8.6 Conference, both held together in Ljungskile, Sweden, August 2016. The 7th SCIS conference had the theme ?Living in the cloud? and highlighted the digitalization of society, that has proceeded... more...

  • Learning and Knowledge Analytics in Open Educationby Feng-Qi Lai; James D. Lehman

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.99

    This book explores trends in learning and knowledge analytics in open education, as explored in proceedings papers from AECT-LKAOE 2015 International Research Symposium. The chapters investigate various issues surrounding open education in all disciplines, such as learning design in open-ended learning environments, MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses),... more...

  • Science teachers engaging with researchby Shirley Simon

    UCL Institute of Education Press 2016; US$ 7.96

    In this lecture Professor Simon draws on thirty years? experience as a teacher, teacher educator, and international researcher to argue that teachers? professional learning can be advanced by engagement with research. more...

  • Learning Technology for Education in Cloud ? The Changing Face of Educationby Lorna Uden; Dario Liberona; Birgit Feldmann

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 95.00

    This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Learning Technology for Education in Cloud, LTEC 2016, held in Hagen, Germany, in July 2016. The 25 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 51 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on learning technologies; learning... more...

  • Technology and the Disruption of Higher Educationby Henry C. Lucas

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2016; US$ 22.00

    Universities for years have been the bright spot in our educational system. Today, these institutions are under siege from multiple constituencies including students, parents, legislators, government officials and their own faculties. Education has historically been a way for students to improve their lives and fortunes. However, the rising costs of... more...

  • Computers Helping People with Special Needsby Klaus Miesenberger; Christian Bühler; Petr Penaz

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 107.00

    The two volume set LNCS 9758 and 9759, constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs, ICCHP 2015, held in Linz, Austria, in July 2016. The 115 revised full papers and 48 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 239 submissions. The papers included in... more...