Title

Using technology in learning and teaching: Making the right choices involves understanding the problems to be solved

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publisher

IGI Global

Faculty

Vice Chancellery

School

Vice Chancellery

Comments

This chapter was originally published as: Oliver, R. (2013). Using technology in learning and teaching: Making the right choices involves understanding the problems to be solved. In D. J. Salter (Ed.). Cases on quality teaching practices in higher education (pp. 76-95). Hershey PA: Information Science Reference. Original book available here

Abstract

This chapter describes approaches to using technology in teaching that have facilitated engaging and challenging learning settings across a range of discipline areas. The framework of the discussion offers readers the opportunity to consider and plan their own use of learning technologies. Fundamental to the strategies described in this chapter is the use of technology to provide opportunities for learning and teaching that solve problems and provide solutions to identified needs. The chapter describes uses of technologies that are able to deliver high student satisfaction and deep learning. The chapter discusses approaches that can be implemented with a variety of technologies and encourages readers to plan and implement the ideas within their own settings.

DOI

10.4018/978-1-4666-3661-3.ch005

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