Emerging Strategies for Supporting Student Learning

A practical guide for librarians and educators

Author: Barbara Allan

Publisher: Facet Publishing

ISBN: 1783300701

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 240

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Emerging Strategies for Supporting Student Learning provides a straightforward and accessible guide to the latest learning and teaching practices appropriate for use with higher education students. It is both an exciting and challenging time to be working in higher education as the sector experiences rapid changes including: an increasingly diverse student population with changing expectations; changes in technology including the rise in the use of social media; increased emphasis on employability and internationalisation; development of new social learning spaces; as well as an ever-decreasing resource base. As a result of these changes, new approaches to supporting student learning are developing rapidly. In the past five years, developments in both the theory and practice of learning and teaching have created a complex landscape which it is sometimes difficult to navigate. Emerging Strategies for Supporting Student Learning provides practical guidance and brings together theory and practice in an accessible style. The book covers a wide range of tools and techniques (relevant to face-to-face, blended learning and online practices) which will suit students in different contexts from large groups of 500+ to very small classes of research students. This practical book makes extensive use of case studies, examples, checklists and tables and contains: - An analysis of the current higher education landscape, the changes that are occurring and the diverse nature of students populations - An exploration of new theories of digital literacy including case studies demonstrating how library and information workers have applied these models in practice - A demonstration of the many different ways in which academic library and information services are working in support of student employability - A theoretical overview of different approaches to teaching and learning including Kolb’s learning cycle, Laurillard’s conversational framework for university teaching, Entwistle’s teaching for understanding at university, Land and Meyer’s threshold concepts, and the Higher Education Academy’s work on flexible pedagogies - Practical guidance on designing, developing and evaluating courses and other learning and teaching events in different situations in including face-to-face, flipped classroom, blended learning, and online learning - An exploration of approaches to personal and professionals development including 90+ approaches to workplace learning; accredited courses; short courses, conferences and workshops; networking through professional organisations; and developing online networks. Emerging Strategies for Supporting Student Learning will be essential reading for different groups working in colleges and universities including library and information workers, staff developers, educational technologists, educational development project workers, educational change agents and students of library and information science who are planning their careers in higher education institutions.
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Transforming Health Sciences Library Spaces

Author: Alanna Campbell

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN: 1538114682

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 306

View: 2230

Transforming Health Sciences Library Spaces presents first-hand case studies and practical advice on transforming health sciences library spaces in the 21st century. Collected here are the experiences and thoughts of librarians on the transformation of health sciences library spaces. They provide insights into planning, budgeting, collecting, and integrating user feedback, collaborating with leadership and architects and thriving in the good times and the tight times. The book has three main sections: The Realities of Making Virtual Work Library Spaces that Work for Users Library Spaces Working with What They’ve Got These tackle crucial issues including: Identifying and overhauling dated spaces that lack flexibility Gathering information on usage behavior and user feedback in relation to our spaces. Working with feedback to increase satisfaction, and use of the library space with little funds. Removing a large percentage of the physical collection and deciding what to replace it with. Maximizing relationships with stakeholders such as leadership and external departments to transform the library space. Understanding what going 100% virtual means in practice. Managing usage of materials not traditionally well suited to online access.
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A Guide to Co-Teaching With Paraeducators

Practical Tips for K-12 Educators

Author: Ann I. Nevin,Richard A. Villa,Jacqueline S. Thousand

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 141295763X

Category: Education

Page: 131

View: 7215

Learn how co-teaching relationships with paraeducators can improve outcomes for students with special needs, and find guidelines for successful teamwork and authentic case studies of working paraprofessionals.
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Author: David Sawyer McFarland

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 3897218909

Category: Cascading Style Sheets

Page: 490

View: 3507

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A Guide to Co-Teaching

New Lessons and Strategies to Facilitate Student Learning

Author: Richard A. Villa,Jacqueline S. Thousand,Ann I. Nevin

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1452285012

Category: Education

Page: 280

View: 3997

Your go-to guide for co-teaching! When you and a co-teacher bring together your individual skill sets and strategies, you'll create a more enjoyable, creative, and productive teaching experience—with more effective outcomes for students. Featuring updated research and case studies, this brand-new edition of the go-to guide profiles the supportive, parallel, complementary, and team-teaching approaches to co-teaching. New features include: Updated discussions of co-teaching in the RTI process New explorations of the roles of paraprofessionals, administrators, and even students New lesson plans linked to the Common Core and technology Forms and tools for establishing trust, improving communication, and planning
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Hallo Leben, hörst du mich?

Author: Jack Cheng

Publisher: cbt Verlag

ISBN: 3641187818

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 384

View: 1960

Was würdest du tun, wenn du allein mit deiner Mom lebst, die manchmal ihre “ruhigen Tage” hat, und du planst, deinen iPod mit einer selbstgebauten Rakete ins All zu schießen, um den Außerirdischen das menschliche Leben auf der Erde zu erklären? Ganz einfach: Der 11-jährige Alex wagt gemeinsam mit seinem Hund Carl Sagan die große Reise quer durchs Land zu einer Convention von Raketen-Nerds. Dabei lernt er nicht nur die unterschiedlichsten Menschen kennen, sondern erfährt auch eine Menge über Freundschaft, Familie, Liebe und all die anderen Dinge, die das Leben als Mensch so lustig, traurig, wunderschön und überraschend machen. Und zum Schluss ist Alex ́ Welt um viele kostbare Freundschaften und sogar eine Schwester reicher.
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Teaching Chemistry – A Studybook

A Practical Guide and Textbook for Student Teachers, Teacher Trainees and Teachers

Author: Ingo Eilks,Avi Hofstein

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9462091404

Category: Education

Page: 336

View: 2233

This book focuses on developing and updating prospective and practicing chemistry teachers’ pedagogical content knowledge. The 11 chapters of the book discuss the most essential theories from general and science education, and in the second part of each of the chapters apply the theory to examples from the chemistry classroom. Key sentences, tasks for self-assessment, and suggestions for further reading are also included. The book is focused on many different issues a teacher of chemistry is concerned with. The chapters provide contemporary discussions of the chemistry curriculum, objectives and assessment, motivation, learning difficulties, linguistic issues, practical work, student active pedagogies, ICT, informal learning, continuous professional development, and teaching chemistry in developing environments. This book, with contributions from many of the world’s top experts in chemistry education, is a major publication offering something that has not previously been available. Within this single volume, chemistry teachers, teacher educators, and prospective teachers will find information and advice relating to key issues in teaching (such as the curriculum, assessment and so forth), but contextualised in terms of the specifics of teaching and learning of chemistry, and drawing upon the extensive research in the field. Moreover, the book is written in a scholarly style with extensive citations to the literature, thus providing an excellent starting point for teachers and research students undertaking scholarly studies in chemistry education; whilst, at the same time, offering insight and practical advice to support the planning of effective chemistry teaching. This book should be considered essential reading for those preparing for chemistry teaching, and will be an important addition to the libraries of all concerned with chemical education. Dr Keith S. Taber (University of Cambridge; Editor: Chemistry Education Research and Practice) The highly regarded collection of authors in this book fills a critical void by providing an essential resource for teachers of chemistry to enhance pedagogical content knowledge for teaching modern chemistry. Through clever orchestration of examples and theory, and with carefully framed guiding questions, the book equips teachers to act on the relevance of essential chemistry knowledge to navigate such challenges as context, motivation to learn, thinking, activity, language, assessment, and maintaining professional expertise. If you are a secondary or post-secondary teacher of chemistry, this book will quickly become a favorite well-thumbed resource! Professor Hannah Sevian (University of Massachusetts Boston)
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Creativity and Collaborative Learning

A Practical Guide to Empowering Students and Teachers

Author: Jacqueline S. Thousand,Richard A. Villa,Ann Nevin

Publisher: Brookes Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781557661586

Category: Apprentissage - Travail en équipe

Page: 420

View: 1593

When the barriers created by traditional instruction are removed, all students are capable of helping each other to learn and grow - regardless of their background or cognitive ability. With this practical resource, instructors will learn how to capitalize on students' individual differences and promote the academic and social growth of every learner in the inclusive classroom. A wealth of research-based teaching strategies, sample lesson plans, illustrative case studies, and hands-on instructional materials are provided to help educators meet their students' varying educational and psychological needs. Throughout this book, internationally recognized education experts detail the powerful strategies made possible by cooperative/collaborative learning and provide practical guidelines for adapting curricula and instructional methods, developing peer-mediated teaching systems, organizing peer mediation programs, facilitating friendships and peer connections, and enhancing creative thinking among students and colleagues. This fundamental reference will help educators, administrators, and classroom support personnel provide each student in the inclusive classroom with a quality education and the experience they need to build successful careers, communities, friendships, and families.
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Learning to Learn with Integrative Learning Technologies (ILT)

A Practical Guide for Academic Success

Author: Anastasia Kitsantas,Nada Dabbagh

Publisher: IAP

ISBN: 1607523043

Category: Education

Page: 191

View: 2846

The purpose of this practical guide is to facilitate college students’ academic success by fostering selfregulated learning skills or learning to learn through the use of Integrative Learning Technologies (ILT). It enables the college instructor, online instructor, instructional developer, or educator to envision, plan for, and implement customized instructional and curricular designs that foster learning to learn and motivate students to take ownership of their own learning. Specifically, this book demonstrates how college faculty who use Learning Management Systems (LMS) as well as emerging technologies such as Web 2.0 applications and social software can design learning tasks and course assignments that support and promote student: • goal setting • use of effective task strategies • selfmonitoring and selfevaluation • time management • help seeking • motivation and affect Given the emphasis on retention of freshmen as a measure of institutional effectiveness, the focus on student success, and the increasing use of ILT in higher education, this book fulfills a dire need in the literature on the integration of technology and selfregulated learning.
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Road to Teaching

A Guide to Teacher Training, Student Teaching and Finding a Job

Author: Eric Hougan

Publisher: BookSurge

ISBN: 9781419669071

Category: Education

Page: 177

View: 7295

Road to Teaching effectively guides the soon-to-be teacher through teacher training, student teaching, and finding a job by providing useful strategies, practical advice, and valuable resources.
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Reflective Teaching, Effective Learning

Instructional Literacy for Library Educators

Author: Char Booth

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 0838910521

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 180

View: 6400

CHAR BOOTH, an avid library education and technology advocate, introduces a series of concepts that will empower readers at any level of experience to become better designers and presenters, as well as building their confidence and satisfaction as library educators. This foundation is supplemented by the USER Method, a step-by-step approach to creating learner-focused instruction. Tailored to library contexts, USER wallcs readers through understanding an instructional scenario, structuring content, engaging learners, and reflecting on outcomes. Also included are templates for instructional planning and technology evaluation, as well as practical advice and scenarios from those working in the field.
Posted in Language Arts & Disciplines

Neues Lernen

Warum Faulheit und Ablenkung dabei helfen

Author: Benedict Carey

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644042918

Category: Psychology

Page: 352

View: 2023

Die Wissenschaft hat in den letzten Jahrzehnten vieles über den Haufen geworfen, was wir darüber zu wissen glaubten, wie das Gehirn Informationen aufnimmt und verarbeitet. Fest steht: Wir lernen von Geburt an schnell, effizient und automatisch. Weil wir diesen Vorgang unbedingt systematisieren wollen, betrachten wir Vergessen, Schlafen und Tagträumen als hinderlich. Dabei sind sie wertvolle Hilfsmittel, die den Eigenarten unseres Gehirns Rechnung tragen. Benedict Carey erklärt, mit welchen Methoden wir uns Stoffe leichter einprägen und unser problemlösendes Denken verbessern können und wie wir die Potenziale des Unbewussten möglichst effizient nutzen – lernen, ohne nachzudenken. Nebenbei erfahren wir, dass Ablenkung zu Unrecht verteufelt wird, Wiederholung keineswegs immer weiterhilft und es sinnvoll ist, sich zu Themen testen zu lassen, über die man noch gar nichts weiß. Ein äußerst unterhaltsam geschriebenes Buch voller überraschender Erkenntnisse, das zeigt: Lernen muss keine Qual sein.
Posted in Psychology

Die effektive Führungspersönlichkeit

Prinzipienorientiert managen

Author: Stephen R. Covey

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593385260

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 221

View: 1136

Stephen Covey beschreibt die Grundsätze einer effektiven Führung. Der Kern seiner Management-Lehre ist die Ausrichtung des Denkens an allgemein gültigen Prinzipien. Sie sind der Schlüssel, der auch in schwierigen Situationen Orientierung, Sicherheit, Weisheit und Kraft gibt. Das Hörbuch zeigt auf, wie Führungskräfte ein prinzipienorientiertes Leben umsetzen - von Herausforderungen im Familienleben bis zur Führung eines Unternehmens - und wie dies zu Erfolg und Zufriedenheit führt.
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Technologies for Education

A Practical Guide

Author: Ann E. Barron

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781563087790

Category: Education

Page: 234

View: 2976

Presents a current synopsis of the technologies impacting education and how to best apply them in the classroom.
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Der Aufstieg der Netzwerkgesellschaft

Das Informationszeitalter. Wirtschaft. Gesellschaft. Kultur

Author: Manuel Castells

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3658113227

Category: Social Science

Page: 646

View: 9402

Manuel Castells entwirft in seinem Werk eine Soziologie des Informationszeitalters. Auf der Grundlage reichhaltigen empirischen Materials analysiert und interpretiert er die Entwicklung von der Industriegesellschaft zur Informationsgesellschaft. Seit seinem ersten Erscheinen 1996 in den USA hat das Werk einen beispiellosen Siegeszug durch die wissenschaftlich interessierte Leserschaft genommen.
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Online Education for Lifelong Learning

Author: Inoue, Yukiko

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1599043211

Category: Education

Page: 348

View: 5814

Provides theoretical understanding of the link between open and lifelong learning and online distance education. Offers a critical discussion of distance, open and lifelong learning, with a focus on new and emerging challenges of online distance education in global learning communities.
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Flow. Das Geheimnis des Glücks

Author: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Publisher: Klett-Cotta

ISBN: 3608110038

Category: Psychology

Page: 464

View: 9034

Glück kommt nicht von außen, Glück ist das, was wir aus unseren Erfahrungen machen. Dieses Buch zeigt, dass Menschen dadurch, dass sie ihr eigenes Erleben kontrollieren, die Kontrolle über ihre Lebensqualität selbst in die eigene Hand nehmen. Auf diese Weise kommen sie dem Glück immer näher. »Csikszentmihalyi beweist, was Philosophen schon seit Jahrhunderten sagen: Der Weg zum Glücklichsein liegt nicht in hohler Vergnügungssucht, sondern in sinnvoller Herausforderung.« The New York Times Wer das Glück will, muss das Chaos im eigenen Kopf beherrschen. Wer frei sein will, muss nur seine Ziele kennen. Das Buch fasst jahrzehntelange Forschung über die positiven Aspekte menschlicher Erfahrungen zusammen: Freude, Kreativität und den Prozess vollständigen Einsseins mit dem Leben, den der Autor FLOW nennt. Glück ist nichts, was man mit Geld kaufen könnte. Glück ist flow. Jeder hat dieses Gefühl schon erlebt: über sich selbst zu verfügen, im Einklang mit sich und der Welt zu sein und sein Schicksal in die eigene Hand nehmen zu können. Bei diesen seltenen Gelegenheiten spürt man ein Gefühl von Hochstimmung, von tiefer Freude, das lange anhält und zu einem Maßstab dafür wird, wie das Leben aussehen sollte. »FLOW« ist ein Buch der praktischen Lebensweisheit. Zwar gibt es keinen Königsweg zum flow, auch erfordert die Einzigartigkeit jedes Menschen einen individuellen Zugang; aber wer versteht, was flow ist, dem wird es möglich, das eigene Leben zu verändern. Diese Veränderungen hängen nicht so sehr von äußeren Ereignissen ab, sondern eher davon, wie wir sie deuten. - Glück ist ein Zustand, für den man bereit sein muss, den jeder einzelne kultivieren und für sich verteidigen muss. Menschen, die lernen, ihre innere Erfahrung zu kontrollieren, können ihre Lebensqualität bestimmen; und das kommt dem, was wir gewöhnlich Glück nennen, wohl am allernächsten. »"Flow. Das Geheimnis des Glücks" zeigt, dass Glück nicht vom Himmel fällt. Die Fähigkeit zum Glücklichsein und FLOW zu empfinden, steckt in jedem. Mit Konzentration auf das, was man tut, kann man den Zustand des FLOW erreichen. Ein tolles Buch, das Lust auf Leistung macht.« Wolfgang Joop Flow bezeichnet einen Zustand des Glücksgefühls, in den Menschen geraten, wenn sie gänzlich in einer Beschäftigung »aufgehen«. Entgegen ersten Erwartungen erreichen wir diesen Zustand nahezu euphorischer Stimmung meistens nicht beim Nichtstun oder im Urlaub, sondern wenn wir uns intensiv der Arbeit oder einer schwierigen Aufgabe widmen. Laut The Independent gehört Mihaly Csikszentmihalys »Flow. Das Geheimnis des Glücks« zu den 33 Büchern, die man gelesen haben muss, bevor man 30 wird.
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