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Transforming Education with New Media: Participatory Pedagogy, Interactive Learning, and Web 2.0

Transforming Education with New Media: Participatory Pedagogy, Interactive Learning, and Web 2.0

by Peter DePietro

Hardcover(2nd ed.)

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This book examines the use of new media in pedagogy, as it presents case studies of the integration of technology, tools, and devices in an undergraduate curriculum taught by the author, at an urban research university in the United States.

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ISBN-13: 9781433117930
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
Publication date: 05/31/2013
Series: Counterpoints: Studies in Criticality , #435
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 188
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Peter DePietro is a professor of new media. He served as the first Director of Digital and New Media of the William J. Clinton Foundation in New York City. On topics related to digital media, new technologies, education, and interactive art, DePietro has been published internationally. As an executive in Silicon Alley (NYC), he created digital projects with international exposure for a roster of Fortune 500 clients.

Table of Contents

Contents: Web 2.0 and New Education – Technology, Purpose, and Meaning – Tool Literacy – Interactive Learning – Participatory Pedagogy – New Media Process and Product – Social Media and Collaborative Learning – Interacting with Literature on Facebook – Backchannels and Multitasking – Microblogging in the Classroom – Engaging Students with Twitter – Presumption of Connectedness – Interactive Content and Online Agenda – Analysis of Content in Wikis – The Cost of Technology – Mobile Education – Interdisciplinary Idea Exchange – Conducting Research with Text Messaging – The Power of Games – Learning by Playing Games – Diagrams for Choosers and Choosees – The Amorphous Cloud – New Media’s Transformation of Education.

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