- Language: English
- Published: October 2011
- Region: Australia
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Digital-Learning: Use of the Internet to Improve Student Performance. Edition No. 1
- Published: September 2010
- 116 Pages
- VDM Publishing House
E-learning and teaching with the Internet is a widely established pedagogical tool. For over two decades, computer technology have been rapidly expanding phenomenon and it has become an integral part of everyday lives. Due to the ubiquity of such technology, it is an imperative that Internet training be mandated in every school. It is essential that schools integrate emerging technologies in teaching and learning. This book provides strategies to promote the use of the Internet as a tool for teaching and learning, by focusing o the professional development of teachers in using the Internet as a resource in their specific subject areas. This book argues the importance of the implementation strategies used by school principals and leaders. Using a case-study approach, this analysis sheds light on the issues related to Internet learning, particularly teacher training and teacher motivation. This book is a 21st century necessity for teachers, school principals, policy makes, curriculum planners, parents and research students.
Rebecca Hudson: BSE (Maths), MA (Maths), MEd (ICT in Education)and a PhD student(ICT and Mathematics) at the University of Wollongong. More than twenty years teaching experience in high school and university education in Australia. Mathematics and Computing teacher, and part-time lecturer of Mathematics, University of Wollongong, AU.