The Plugged-In Professor
  • Release Date : 15 May 2013
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Computers
  • Pages : 376 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9781780633428
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Download or read book entitled The Plugged-In Professor by author: Sharmila Ferris which was release on 15 May 2013 and published by Elsevier with total page 376 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. New technologies are transforming the way students work. The Plugged in Professor provides a timely and exceptional resource for using social media and other new technologies to help college students meet both general and discipline-specific objectives. The title covers techniques built around well-known social networking technologies, as well as other emerging technologies such as mobile phone and tablet apps. With a practical focus and reader-friendly format, this book shows educators how to apply techniques in each technology, and includes clear student learning objectives, step-by-step directions, observations and advice, and supplemental readings and resources. Twenty-five chapters by leading contributors cover key aspects of new technologies in education, in four parts: Writing, research and information fluency; Communication and collaboration; Critical thinking and creativity; and Integrative learning. Provides a cutting-edge resource for academics and practitioners in effective ways of reaching today’s students through the use of their favourite tool, social media Outlines a range of strategies taking advantage of the unique learning styles and habits of net generation learners Exposes students to ways in which these technologies can be used in their professional and personal lives