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Effective Teaching with Technology in Higher Education draws oncurrent research and best practice to show how to integratetechnology into teaching in higher education. This book provides acomprehensive theoretical and pedagogical foundation for helpinginstructors make critical decisions about the use of technologywithin the college curriculum.
This practical and much needed resource discusses therelationship between knowledge, learning, teaching, and the natureof media, and shows how this information should inform the use oftechnology in a teaching environment. The authors introduce adecision model that is based on key criteria for selectingappropriate technologies for teaching in higher education. Theyalso provide guidance for developing and delivering a course usingelectronic technology and discuss the organizational and technicalsupport structures that are needed to back up instructors usingtechnology.
In addition, Effective Teaching with Technology in HigherEducation examines what will change and what will remain the samein the design and delivery of teaching as technology changes. Thebook also discusses the advantages and challenges oftechnology-based teaching and learning. The book is essentialreading for both new and experienced instructors contemplatingusing technology for teaching in higher education.
A. W. (Tony) Bates is director of distance education and technology in the Department of Continuing Studies at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. He is the author of Managing Technological Change from Jossey-Bass.
Gary Poole is director of the Centre for Teaching and Academic Growth at the University of British Columbia.
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Part I: Fundamentals of Educational Technology.
1. The Challenge of Technology.
2. Introductory Remarks on Knowledge, Learning, andTeaching.
3. The Role of Media and Technology in Education.
4. A Framework for Selecting and Using Technology.
Part II: Course Design, Development, and Delivery.
5. The Organization of Teaching with Technology.
6. Planning for Teaching with Technology.
7. Approaches to the Design of Technology-Based Learning.
8. Course Development and Maintenance.
9. Supporting Technology-Based Learning.
Part III: Change and Stability in Teaching withTechnology.
10. Change and Stability in Teaching with Technology.