Research on Educational Innovations

Research on Educational Innovations

Author: Arthur K. Ellis

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317930020

Category: Education

Page: 241

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The fourth edition of this highly praised book includes coverage of evidence-based education and No Child Left Behind. Like the previous editions, it offers authoritative and balanced overviews to help you make distinctions between innovative programs backed up by sound research support and “faddish” ideas which lack a research base.

Towards Sustainable and Scalable Educational Innovations Informed by the Learning Sciences

Towards Sustainable and Scalable Educational Innovations Informed by the Learning Sciences

Author: Chee-Kit Looi

Publisher: IOS Press

ISBN: 9781586035730

Category: Science

Page: 1025

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One of the basic principles that underpin the learning sciences is to improve theories of learning through the design of powerful learning environments that can foster meaningful learning. Learning sciences researchers prefer to research learning in authentic contexts. They collect both qualitative and quantitative data from multiple perspectives and follow developmental micro-genetic or historical approaches to data observation. Learning sciences researchers conduct research with the intention of deriving design principles through which change and innovation can be enacted. Their goal is to conduct research that can sustain transformations in schools. We need to be cognizant of research that can inform and lead to sustainable and scalable models of innovation. In order to do so, we need to take an inter-disciplinary view of learning, such as that embraced by the learning sciences. This publication focuses on learning sciences in the Asia-Pacific context. There are researchers and young academics within the Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education (APSCE) community who are concerned with issues of conducting research that can be translated into practice. Changes in practice are especially important to Asian countries because their educational systems are more centralized. That is why there is a need to reform pedagogy in a more constructivist and social direction in a scalable way.

Educational Innovations and Contemporary Technologies

Educational Innovations and Contemporary Technologies

Author: P. Redmond

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137468611

Category: Education

Page: 170

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For the education system to remain responsive to the needs and demands of its multiple stakeholders it must embrace the innovation and research produced by contemporary technology. This book traverses a wide range of conceptual, disciplinary, methodological, national and sectoral boundaries to explore the challenge presented.

Handbook of Research on Innovations in Non-Traditional Educational Practices

Handbook of Research on Innovations in Non-Traditional Educational Practices

Author: Keengwe, Jared

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799843610

Category: Education

Page: 462

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While many school districts and institutions of higher education still cling to the traditional agrarian school year with a factory model delivery of education and Carnegie units based on seat time when most people are no longer farmers, factory workers, or reliant on learning in a classroom, there are bursts of promising practices that buck the norm by questioning the educational value of these traditions. Though researchers have investigated the potential of students learning in their own homes via personalized instruction delivered by computers rather than attending traditional institutions, the status quo in education has remained stubbornly resistant to change. Mixed-reality simulations, year-round schooling, grouping students by competencies instead of age, and game-based teaching are just a few of the educational innovations that seek to maximize learning by recognizing that innovation is essential for successfully teaching students in the modern era. The Handbook of Research on Innovations in Non-Traditional Educational Practices is a comprehensive reference source that examines various educational innovations, how they have developed workarounds to navigate traditional systems, and their potential to radically transform teaching and learning. With each chapter highlighting a different educational innovation such as experiential learning, game-based learning, online learning, and inquiry-based learning and their applications in all levels of education, this book explores the issues and challenges these educational innovations face as well as their impact. It is intended for academicians, professionals, administrators, and researchers in education and specifically benefits academic deans, vice presidents of academic affairs, graduate students, faculty technology leaders, directors of teaching and learning centers, curriculum and instructional designers, policymakers, principals and superintendents, and teachers interested in educational change.

Scaling Educational Innovations

Scaling Educational Innovations

Author: Chee-Kit Looi

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9789812875372

Category: Education

Page: 288

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This volume stimulates critical discussions of the different variants of implementation, translation and scaling research approaches. It presents an integrated collection of different implementation and scaling studies that analyse the different facets of co-design, learning design, curriculum development, technology development, professional development and programme implementation. It also provides critical reflections on their impact and efficacies on transforming practices, informing policy-making, and theory derivation and improvement. The chapters in this volume will provide readers a deeper understanding of scaling of educational innovations in diverse socio-cultural contexts.

Handbook of Design Research Methods in Education

Handbook of Design Research Methods in Education

Author: Anthony E. Kelly

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317639633

Category: Education

Page: 856

View: 215

This Handbook presents the latest thinking and current examples of design research in education. Design-based research involves introducing innovations into real-world practices (as opposed to constrained laboratory contexts) and examining the impact of those designs on the learning process. Designed prototype applications (e.g., instructional methods, software or materials) and the research findings are then cycled back into the next iteration of the design innovation in order to build evidence of the particular theories being researched, and to positively impact practice and the diffusion of the innovation. The Handbook of Design Research Methods in Education-- the defining book for the field -- fills a need in how to conduct design research by those doing so right now. The chapters represent a broad array of interpretations and examples of how today’s design researchers conceptualize this emergent methodology across areas as diverse as educational leadership, diffusion of innovations, complexity theory, and curriculum research. This volume is designed as a guide for doctoral students, early career researchers and cross-over researchers from fields outside of education interested in supporting innovation in educational settings through conducting design research.

Software Business

Software Business

Author: Sami Hyrynsalmi

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030337421

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 443

View: 904

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Software Business, ICSOB 2019, held in Jyväskylä, Finland, in November 2019. On the occasion of its tenth anniversary the conference theme this year was “The First Decade and Beyond” and focused on the development during the past decade, addressing the future of software-intensive business as well as studies on new and emerging ideas. The 18 full papers and 10 short papers presented together with 3 invited talks, 6 emerging research papers and a tutorial were carefully reviewed and selected from 52 submissions. They are organized in the following topical sections: software ecosystems; management of software products; continual improvement and product development; impacts of digitalization; software business education; software startups and digital business.

Educational Innovations Beyond Technology

Educational Innovations Beyond Technology

Author: Nancy Law

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387711485

Category: Education

Page: 243

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The text explores the concept of innovation, and analyse and compare different dimensions of innovation found in the various case studies; the transfer of innovation and the mechanisms of change; on an innovative online case study database on education innovations that has been designed to be used by education practitioners to support organizational leadership, international collaboration and reflective practice in the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) eEducation Leadership initiative; on a project aimed to support the establishment of communities of practice for education practitioners facilitated through an extendable online database that can be used to contribute and share case studies of their own ICT-supported pedagogical innovations. It discusses roles of the teacher and the anticipated changes to the education profession at a system level, in the coming decade on the basis of emerging changes observed in the case studies, and leadership issues at the school level. The book analyses change mechanisms for different kinds of innovation and how different contextual and cultural factors interact to bring about the changes observed.

Education, Innovation and Economic Society Development

Education, Innovation and Economic Society Development

Author: Norbert Grünwald

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 9783945021194

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 298

View: 525

The ICEBE conference held in Shijiazhuang is the seventh in a series of annual conferences on engineering and business education and ICIE is the 5th international conference that runs every two years on innovation and entrepreneurship. It is the fourth joint conference organised by the Robert-Schmidt-Institute (University Wismar), hosted by Shijiazhuang University of Economics and co- organized by La Consolacion College Manila. The theme of the conference is “Education Innovation and Economic Society Development” which describes the emphasis that is laid on always combining education with the need of the society, not only to consider one in isolation from the others. Therefore the primary target of the conference is to provide the delegates with cross-disciplinary interests related to the subjects above in engineering and business education.