Reviews: Computer assisted learning

6 reviews found for "Computer assisted learning"
Book review : Digital literacies : social learning and classroom practices
This is a book review of Digital literacies : social learning and classroom practices edited by Victoria Carrington and Muriel Robinson, published by Sage in 2009, ISBN 9781847870384. It was reviewed by Robert Munro of the University of Strathclyde, on behalf of ESCalate. This book deals with the issues and tensions facing the successful integration of new ICT developments into schools. Various authors analyse the rapid growth and dissemination...
Book review : E-learning skills (2nd ed.)
This is a book review of E-learning skills (2nd ed.) by Alan Clarke, published by Palgrave in 2008, ISBN 9780230573123. It was reviewed by Sue Conjoice of Pembrokeshire College on behalf of ESCalate. This book aims to identify what e-learning is and what are the skills required to learn in this mode. The book identifies traditional skills for learning and compares them to the skills required for e-learning. It discusses types of e-learning like...
Book review : Improving classroom learning with ICT
This is a book review of Improving classroom learning with ICT by Rosamund Sutherland, Susan Robertson and Peter John, published by Routledge in 2008, ISBN 9780415461740. It was reviewed by Anne Anderson of ESCalate. This is a collaborative book drawn from the experiences of the InterActive Education project, which involved researchers and classroom teachers working together to improve the use of technology for teaching and learning. The book is...
Book review : Mobile learning : a handbook for educators and trainers
This is a book review of Mobile learning: a handbook for educators and trainers, edited by Agnes Kukulska-Hulme and John Traxler, published by Routledge Falmer in 2005, ISBN 0415357403. It was reviewed by Sarah Cornelius of the University of Aberdeen for ESCalate. This book offers a useful introduction and insight into the whole issue of mobile learning and has at its core a set of twelve case studies. The use of mobile technologies for learning...
Book review : Preparing for blended e-learning
This a book review of Preparing for blended e-learning by Allison Littlejohn and Chris Pegler, published by Routledge in 200, ISBN 9780415403610. It was reviewed by Sarah Cornelius of the University of Aberdeen, on behalf of ESCalate. It is a readable, non-technical and comprehensive introduction to blended e-learning. The text will assist with the development of the reader’s own practice and encourage practitioners to introduce elements of...
Book review: Transforming Higher Education through Technology Enhanced Learning
This is a book review of Transforming Higher Education through Technology Enhanced Learning edited by Terry Mayes et al. and published by the Higher Education Academy in 2009, ISBN 9781907207112. It was reviewed by Keith Savage of Stockport College on behalf of ESCalate. The 18 shortish chapters each provide further a snapshot on key topics in a fast-changing environment. The first section of the book starts by looking at national policy and the...