ISBN-10:
1138782637
ISBN-13:
9781138782631
Pub. Date:
10/28/2014
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Using Apps for Learning Across the Curriculum: A Literacy-Based Framework and Guide / Edition 1

Using Apps for Learning Across the Curriculum: A Literacy-Based Framework and Guide / Edition 1

by Richard Beach, David O'Brien
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Overview

How can apps be used to foster learning with literacy across the curriculum? This book offers both a theoretical framework for considering app affordances and practical ways to use apps to build students’ disciplinary literacies and to foster a wide range of literacy practices.

Using Apps for Learning Across the Curriculum


  • presents a wide range of different apps and also assesses their value
  • features methods for and apps related to planning instruction and assessing student learning
  • identifies favorite apps whose affordances are most likely to foster certain disciplinary literacies
  • includes resources and apps for professional development
  • provides examples of student learning in the classroom

A website (www.usingipads.pbworks.com) with resources for teaching and further reading for each chapter, a link to a blog for continuing conversations about topics in the book (appsforlearningliteracies.com), and more enhance the usefulness of the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138782631
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/28/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 293
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Richard Beach is Professor Emeritus, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Minnesota, USA.

David O’Brien is Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Minnesota, USA.

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