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IGI Global's portal to ebooks in the field of educational technology allows Stanford patrons to download chapters and/or entire books to read on a variety of computers and mobile devices.
15 PDFs (xii, 145 pages)
  • Chapter 1. The reading process and the struggling reader: a quick look
  • Chapter 2. Visiting the zone of proximal development: are you in or are you out?
  • Chapter 3. Literacy intervention and the differentiated plan of instruction
  • Chapter 4. A balanced framework for instruction: concepts of print, phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and writing
  • Chapter 5. Efficiency and effectiveness of intervention time
  • Chapter 6. Discussions of literacy intervention experiences: case studies of struggling readers.
As reading is vital to success in life and opens the door to nearly all other learning opportunities, it is essential that educators understand why students with learning how to read. Therefore, it is key for both professionals and researchers to establish their own approaches to assist those with reading difficulties Developing Effective Literacy Intervention Strategies: Emerging Research and Opportunities is a critical reference volume featuring the latest academic research on the benefits of a balanced literary framework and how it can help struggling readers gain knowledge and experience in reading. Including coverage among a variety of applicable viewpoints and subjects, such as zone of proximal development, response to intervention (RTI), and literary fluency, this book is ideally designed for education professionals working in the fields of elementary education and literacy, as well as academics and upper-level students looking for advanced research on literacy intervention and differentiated plans of instruction.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781522550075 20180226
14 PDFs (xviii, 133 pages)
  • Chapter 1. Teacher deviant communication and behavior
  • Chapter 2. Student resistance
  • Chapter 3. Student entitlement, complaints, and negative perceptions
  • Chapter 4. Technology and deviant teacher-student interactions
  • Epilogue : educational implications of deviant communication in teacher-student interactions.
Instructional communication is a pivotal concept in the relationship between an educator and a student. However, if not carried out properly, a variety of deviant behaviors can occur and disrupt the learning process.Deviant Communication in Teacher-Student Interactions: Emerging Research and Opportunities is an informative reference source for the latest scholarly perspectives on the negative aspects of communication pedagogy in contemporary educational environments. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as complaints, entitlement, and technological considerations, this book is ideally designed for teachers, graduate students, academics, professionals, and practitioners interested in the impacts and causes of deviant behavior in teacher-student communications.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781522527794 20171211
12 PDFs (ix, 174 pages)
  • Chapter 1. Developing a multicultural environment
  • Chapter 2. Applying different learning styles to a multicultural environment
  • Chapter 3. Presenting a differentiated approach to curriculum development
  • Chapter 4. Considering multiple intelligence for collaborative cognitive learning
  • Chapter 5. Develop a teaching model plan for a differentiated learning approach
  • Chapter 6. Assess and monitor progress using learning analytics.
Modern technology is creating new challenges for teachers to keep up with today's education and advancing teaching styles. The development of a differentiated curriculum is necessary and needed particularly for a diversified group of students. Differentiated Instructional Design for Multicultural Environments: Emerging Research and Opportunities provides emerging research on modern technology advancements and their uses in education. While highlighting new trends in teaching a diverse group of students, readers will discover the need for a differentiated approach to curriculum development for multicultural learners. This book is a vital resource for academics, teachers, preservice teachers, and researchers seeking current research on how technological advancements, teachers, and multicultural student groups blend in today's educational atmosphere.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781522551065 20180226
17 PDFs (xi, 216 pages)
  • Chapter 1. Academic motivation and engagement
  • Chapter 2. Academic motivation and engagement: theoretical background
  • Chapter 3. Methods
  • Chapter 4. Factor structure and concurrent associations among motivational constructs
  • Chapter 5. College students' academic motivation and engagement: an investigation of longitudinal associations
  • Chapter 6. Mean level changes in college students' academic motivation and engagement.
Preparation for university study and integration into the workforce is the academic goal in the final years of secondary education. This preparedness can only be achieved through the motivation and involvement of students in secondary education programs which will lead to successful outcomes. Engaging Adolescent Students in Contemporary Classrooms: Emerging Research and Opportunities is a critical scholarly resource that examines the importance of motivation and concentration during the final years of secondary education in order to promote successful outcomes and experiences for students in higher education environments. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics, such as failure avoidance, mastery orientation, and student engagement, this book is geared toward academicians, practitioners, and researchers seeking relevant research on preparing students for successful college and university careers through motivation and engagement.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781522551553 20180226
14 PDFs (xix, 149 pages)
  • Overview: The whys and how of flipped learning
  • Designing flipped learning: Principles and practices
  • Teaching flipped classes: Lessons learned
  • Measuring flipped learning results
  • Case study: Executing the STUDY step
  • Case study: Executing the ACT step
  • Case study: Moving through subsequent cycles
  • Emerging research.
  • Chapter 1. Overview: the whys and how of flipped learning
  • Chapter 2. Designing flipped learning: principles and practices
  • Chapter 3. Teaching flipped classes: lessons learned
  • Chapter 4. Measuring flipped learning results
  • Chapter 5. Case study: executing the STUDY step
  • Chapter 6. Case study: executing the ACT step
  • Chapter 7. Case study: moving through subsequent cycles
  • Chapter 8. Emerging research.
"This book is based on accumulated research and hands-on experience gained using flipped learning in classrooms. It views teaching a flipped class as a total approach to managing learning that takes place in cycles, consisting of four steps: plan the syllabus, teach the course according to that syllabus, measure student results, and develop opportunities to improve results"-- Provided by publisher.
10 PDFs (x, 178 pages) : color illustrations
  • Chapter 1. Socialisation of gamification
  • Chapter 2. Learning theories within gamification
  • Chapter 3. Mapping gamification
  • Chapter 4. Educator model
  • Chapter 5. Future direction of gamification within higher education.
"This book explores how different gaming techniques can be used and harnessed within education to make learning activities more enjoyable and achievable. These approaches will provide an educational support network to reinforce the learner's behavior and encourage self-acceptance when problem solving. It covers topics such as social gaming elements, community of practice, connective knowledge, and personalization"-- Provided by publisher.
13 PDFs (xi, 147 pages)
  • Section 1. Describing self-directed learning in primary schools. Chapter 1. Describing self-directed learning in primary students ; Chapter 2. Describing self-directed learning in primary Students
  • Section 2. Developing a two-part assessment of self-directed learning in primary schools. Chapter 3. Assessing self-directed learning at school level
  • Section 3. Teaching primary students about self-directed learning and assessing their knowledge of self-directed learningChapter 4. Assessing and teaching primary students about self-directed learning ; Chapter 5. Case study: the relationship between curriculum focus on inquiry and self-directed learning.
Students taking control of their own learning is an upcoming trend in education. With the novelty of this method, there is still room for further improvements to be made on the application of this strategy. Managing Self-Directed Learning in Primary School Education: Emerging Research and Opportunities is an essential reference source on the examination, role, and function of independent learning at the elementary level. Featuring extensive coverage on a relevant range of topics and perspectives such as learning assessment, constructivism, and student factors, this publication is ideal for researchers and educators seeking the latest research on student learning and instructional design.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781522526131 20171211
15 PDFs (x, 167 pages)
  • Chapter 1. Introduction to written corrective feedback for l2 development
  • Chapter 2. The theoretical expectation of the effect of written corrective feedback from information processing perspective
  • Chapter 3. The empirical evidence of the effect of written corrective feedback from information processing perspective
  • Chapter 4. The theoretical expectation of the effect of written corrective feedback from sociocultural perspective
  • Chapter 5. The exploration of the effect of scafflolded written corrective feedback
  • Chapter 6. The combination of two approaches in investigating the effect of written corrective feedback for l2 development
  • Chapter 7. Results and discussion of the main study
  • Chapter 8. Results and discussion of two case studies
  • Chapter 9. The contribution of the combined approach of investigating written CF and opportunities for future research.
The application of evaluations in classroom settings has equipped educators with innovative tools and techniques for effective teaching practices. Integrating feedback helps to enrich students' learning experience and maximize competency in language learning. Written Corrective Feedback for L2 Development: Emerging Research and Opportunities examines the use of written corrective feedback to assist in students' comprehension and internalization in language learning. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics, such as knowledge internalization, linguistic forms, and cognitive comprehension, this book is a vital resource for educational researchers, teachers, professors, and language teachers seeking current research on the application of written corrective feedback in language learning.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781522551034 20180423
1 streaming video (293 minutes) : sound, colour.
  • Section 1. Foundations in instrumental methods and chemometrics
  • Lesson 1. Analytical methods
  • Lesson 2. Instrumental electronics and signal processing
  • Lesson 3. Signal and noise
  • Section 2. Atomic and molecular spectroscopy
  • Lesson 4. Atomic spectrometric methods
  • Lesson 5. Molecular spectrometric methods
  • Lesson 6. Real-world applications
  • Section 3. Electroanalytical chemistry
  • Lesson 7. Potentiometry
  • Lesson 8. Coulometry
  • Lesson 9. Voltammetry
  • Section 4. Separation methods
  • Lesson 10. Gas and liquid chromatography
  • Lesson 11. Supercritical fluid chromatography and extraction
  • Lesson 12. Capillary electrophoresis
  • Section 5. An introduction to chemometrics
  • Lesson 13. Data acquisition and preprocessing
  • Lesson 14. Chemometric techniques
  • Lesson 15. Data interpretation.
The utilization of instruments and innovative methods to separate, identify, and quantify matter forms the foundation of analytical chemistry. New developments in the field have provided more effective analysis techniques. This provides a thorough overview of theoretical perspectives and practical application of analytical instrumentation. Highlighting relevant chemometric techniques and applications, this video is ideally designed for professionals, academics, researchers, and students actively involved in the field of analytical chemistry.
1 streaming video (126 minutes) : sound, colour.
  • Section 1. Protection of transmission lines
  • Lesson 1. Protection of sub transmission lines
  • Lesson 2. Transmission line protection using pilot relays
  • Lesson 3. Characteristics and application of distance protection using impedance relays
  • Section 2. Protection of transmission lines
  • Lesson 4. Impedance and effects of load current and arc resistance
  • Lesson 5. Distance protection schemes
  • Lesson 6. High voltage direct current transmission and protection
  • Section 3. Bus and feeder protection
  • Lesson 7. Busbar protection requirements and types
  • Lesson 8. Bus differential protection
  • Lesson 9. Feeder protection
  • Section 4. Reactors and SVC protection
  • Lesson 10. Shunt reactor protection
  • Lesson 11. Static VAR compensator protection
  • Lesson 12. SVC protection systems
  • Section 5. Over voltage protection
  • Lesson 13. External over voltage in power systems
  • Lesson 14. Insulation coordination of internal over voltage types
  • Lesson 15. Protection against internal and external over voltages.
Electrical systems frequently experience faults that could compromise the operational capacity of the rest of the network. To ensure optimum efficiency, protection schemes must be applied to guard the system. Advancements in Power System Protection Pt. II presents the recent trends, philosophies, and devices used to protect power systems and overviews the leading types of protection devices. Providing additional perspectives on protection of transmission lines and generators, this video is a complete resource for engineers, researchers, technicians, and professionals actively involved in the power industry.
1 streaming video (161 minutes) : sound, colour.
  • Section 1. Employee engagement and Lean Six Sigma
  • Lesson 1. Why does employee engagement matter?
  • Lesson 2. What is the problem with employee engagement in the workplace?
  • Lesson 3. What is Lean Six Sigma and how can it help us?
  • Section 2. The proof is in the business results
  • Lesson 4. What is the cost of employee disengagement?
  • Lesson 5. What are the lessons of the "good jobs strategy" research?
  • Lesson 6. Lean Six Sigma provides a rich toolbox of tactics for implementing the theories of employee engagement
  • Section 3. The essentials for implementing and sustaining a continuous improvement engagement culture
  • Lesson 7. What is the role for leadership?
  • Lesson 8. How does visual management facilitate communication flow?
  • Lesson 9. How does score keeping drive continuous improvement and engagement results?
  • Section 4. The maturity model instructs and informs
  • Lesson 10. How can you go from riding a tricycle to flying a Lear jet?
  • Lesson 11. How can we eliminate mismatches in expectations?
  • Lesson 12. Is it really possible to create wins for all stakeholders with an engaged workforce?
  • Section 5. Don't kid yourself (or your team) with impractical theory
  • Lesson 13. What is the best way to create customer value?
  • Lesson 14. How do you get the best people and the best processes?
  • Lesson 15. What about the overall purpose and the results?
A vibrant and mature Lean Six Sigma improvement culture nurtures active employee engagement while aligning business strategies and tactics. The ongoing outcomes of such an engagement culture are proven to be consistent in delivering high-performance team results. Advancing Employee Engagement Using Lean Six Sigma presents a fresh perspective on employee retention and engagement in modern business environments. Highlighting methods for sustainable workplace culture, employee satisfaction, and retention, this video resource is ideally designed for use by chief executives, business owners, project leaders, business students, and human resources professionals.
1 streaming video (104 minutes) : sound, colour.
  • Section 1. How cognition works
  • Lesson 1. Sounds symbolize cognitive templates that are complex, abstract and vague
  • Lesson 2. Cognitive templates symbolized by sounds are interpreted involuntarily
  • Lesson 3. Our cognitive models are generated by interpreting word root sound templates
  • Section 2. Modeling with advanced cognitive elements
  • Lesson 4. Manifestation and containment
  • Lesson 5. Psychological models with compound abstract processes
  • Lesson 6. More cognitive models for psychology
  • Section 3. Building a cognitive ontology for a field of study
  • Lesson 7. A cognitive ontology of psychology: the basics
  • Lesson 8. Mechanisms of the cognitive ontology of psychology
  • Lesson 9. Toward a cognitive ontology of consumer choices.
The ways in which humans perceive and interpret the surrounding world are affected by numerous factors. By utilizing new theories for information processing, these applications can be transferred to different domains. Provides novel insight into an emerging scientific method and its implementations across diverse fields. Including pivotal discussions on emotional processes and information retrieval, this video is an ideal resource for academics, researchers, graduate students, professionals, and practitioners actively involved in information technology, psychology, and business.
18 PDFs (xxi, 274 pages)
  • Chapter 1. UX work in libraries: how (and why) to do it.
  • Chapter 2. Processes for user-centered design and development : the Omeka Curator Dashboard project
  • Chapter 3. A decision making paradigm for software development in libraries
  • Chapter 4. Mobile applications for libraries
  • Chapter 5. Intrapreneurship and Enterprise 2.0 as grounds for developing in-house digital tools for handling METS/ALTO files at the University Library Belgrade
  • Chapter 6. Developing in-house digital tools: case studies from the UMKC School ofLaw Library
  • Chapter 7. MyLibrary at Brooklyn College: developing a suite of digital tools
  • Chapter 8. Developing unique study room reservation systems: examples from Teachers College and Stony Brook University
  • Chapter 9. If you build it, they will come: creating a library statistics dashboard for decision-making
  • Chapter 10. Pulling content out the back door: creating an interactive digital collections experience
  • Chapter 11. Drips gallery: a community-driven graffiti library and archive.
Library services are dependent on technology tools in order to host, distribute, and control content. Today, many libraries are creating, testing, and supporting their own tools to better suit their particular communities.Developing In-House Digital Tools in Library Spaces is a pivotal reference source with the latest empirical research on organizational issues, examples of library automation, case studies of developing library products, and assessment of the impact and usefulness of in-house technologies. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as linked data, mobile applications, web analytics, this book is ideally designed for academicians, researchers, students, and librarians seeking current research on technological products and their development in library use.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781522526766 20171017
14 PDFs (xviii, 181 pages) : color illustrations
  • Chapter 1. Research context
  • Chapter 2. New literacies in 21st century classrooms
  • Chapter 3. Graphic stories: new ways of reading and writing
  • Chapter 4. Composing in the cloud
  • Chapter 5. Poetry in motion: students as text makers
  • Chapter 6. Digital play and legos as rehearsal for writing
  • Chapter 7. Shifting literacy instruction.
Children of today are growing up in technology-rich environments and spend countless hours engaged with digital tools. It is essential that educators take advantage of children's technological skills once they enter the classroom. Digital Initiatives for Literacy Development in Elementary Classrooms: Emerging Research and Opportunities is an essential reference work featuring the latest scholarly research on the benefits of technology integration into classrooms to enhance learning experiences. Including coverage on a number of topics and perspectives such as multimodal literacy, cloud-based writing, and social semiotics, this publication is ideally designed for educators, media specialists, instructional technology coaches, literacy coaches, and academics seeking current research on classroom literacy practices.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781522532125 20171211
25 PDFs (xxviii, 362 pages)
  • Section 1. Designing digital systems for educational reform in China. Chapter 1. E-Learning in China: progress, challenges, and research issues ; Chapter 2. Blended learning in China: at the crossroads ; Chapter 3. MOOCs in Chinese education
  • Section 2. Creating innovative schools and classrooms in China. Chapter 4. Multimodal semiotics in China ; Chapter 5. Sustaining a teacher professional learning community in China through technology ; Chapter 6. Community of inquiry as teacher professional development in China: new literacies, new complexities ; Chapter 7. Flipped classroom in China: design, practice, and implications ; Chapter 8. Mobile learnings from a Chinese international high school ; Chapter 9. Technology and innovation in China¿́¿s English as a foreign language (EFL) classrooms
  • Section 3. Embracing dynamic partnerships, geographic mobility, and educational innovation in China. Chapter 10. Recontextualizing immersion in the Chinese context: a Sino-Canadian collaborative educational program ; Chapter 11. Designing a state-of-the-art high school in Suzhou, China: connecting to the future ; Chapter 12. Reforming classroom education through a QQ group: a pilot experiment at a primary school in Shanghai ; Chapter 13. Cosmopolitanism in a world of teachers: American student teachers in a Chinese school ; Chapter 14. Application of the ¿́¿Teaching innovation practice platform¿́¿ in English reading instruction: a case study of a public middle school in Shanghai ; Chapter 15. Chinese parents¿́¿ perspectives on international higher education and innovation
  • Section 4. Enhancing rural education through technology in China. Chapter 16. ¿́¿Internet Plus¿́¿ integration in rural education in China ; Chapter 17. Achieving rural teachers¿́¿ development through a WeChat professional learning community: two cases from Guangdong Province.
Technology use has become increasingly popular in education. Due to cultural influences and access issues, advances in digital teaching and learning in Chinese education have been slow; however, certain regions have been able to successfully integrate technology into their curriculum and instruction techniques. Digital Transformation and Innovation in Chinese Education is an essential reference source featuring the latest scholarly research on utilizing technology in Chinese learning and instruction, and it provides insights to classroom transformations within the context of Chinese culture. Including coverage on a broad range of topics and perspectives such as MOOCs, blended learning, and e-learning, this publication is ideally designed for academicians, researchers, and students seeking current research on technological innovation in Chinese education.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781522529248 20171211
20 PDFs (xviii, 375 pages) : color illustrations
  • Chapter 1. Analysis of graduate dissertations published in Turkey on migration in education and training
  • Chapter 2. Refugee education policies
  • Chapter 3. Migration and refugee crisis: structural and managerial implications for education
  • Chapter 4. Refugee parents' preferential values in education
  • Chapter 5. The background of challenges on developing education policy for Syrians in Turkey: organizations
  • Chapter 6. Rethinking education policies within the axis of being a refugee: refugees and multiculturalism ¿́¿ proposals for Turkey
  • Chapter 7. The problems that school administrators and Syrian teachers encounter during the educational process of Syrian refugee children: Ankara-Alt♯łnda{breve}g Example
  • Chapter 8. War-induced immigration and education: Syrian refugees' education in Turkey
  • Chapter 9. Educational expectations of refugee mothers for their children
  • Chapter 10. Lifelong learning phenomenon in migration
  • Chapter 12. Turkey's basic education policies for Syrian refugees under temporary protection
  • Chapter 13. Vocational and technical education policies and practices for Syrian students in Turkey
  • Chapter 14. Legal challenges on developing education policy for immigrants in Turkey.
Education is a pivotal influence on all members of society. However, in the case of immigrants and refugees integrating into a new country, allowing proper learning opportunities can offer specific challenges that must be overcome. Educational Development and Infrastructure for Immigrants and Refugees is an innovative source of scholarly research on the role of education for refugees and immigrants, and it examines methods to develop effective learning processes for these students. Highlighting a range of perspectives on topics such as lifelong learning, legal considerations, and multiculturalism, this book is ideally designed for teachers, policy makers, researchers, academics, and professionals actively involved in the education sector.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781522533252 20171211
1 streaming video (70 minutes) : sound, colour.
  • Section 1. An overview of telementoring
  • Lesson 1. What is telementoring?
  • Lesson 2. Telementoring best practices
  • Lesson 3. Creating an effective online presence
  • Section 2. Creating successful telementoring partnerships
  • Lesson 4. Telementor preparation
  • Lesson 5. Teleprotege preparation
  • Lesson 6. Designing and implementing an effective telementoring project
  • Section 3. Telementoring in action
  • Lesson 7. Telementoring in the P-12 environment
  • Lesson 8. Telementoring in higher education
  • Lesson 9. Telementoring in the professional workplace.
With more educational and professional development programs becoming digital, it is critical for instructors to find ways to create an online presence that is engaging and beneficial to their learners. Features best practices and techniques in the implementation of online mentoring initiatives in various settings. Highlighting the application of telementoring in higher education, P-12, and professional environments, this video is an essential reference source for professionals, educators, faculty, and administrators interested in successfully engaging students in virtual environments.
1 streaming video (141 minutes) : sound, colour.
  • Section 1. Introduction to drug discovery and development
  • Lesson 1. Preclinical development
  • Lesson 2. Clinical development
  • Lesson 3. Pharmacovigilance
  • Lesson 4. Regulatory
  • Section 2. Relevance of computer systems/software
  • Lesson 5. Preclinical development
  • Lesson 6. Clinical development
  • Lesson 7. Pharmacovigilance
  • Section 3. Innovations in clinical development
  • Lesson 8. Adaptive trial design
  • Lesson 9. Translational medicine/personalized medicine
  • Lesson 10. Simulations and human disease models
  • Lesson 11. Digital technologies in clinical development and pharmacovigilance
  • Section 4. Future of clinical development
  • Lesson 12. Digital clinical trials.
Drug discovery and development is a crucial component of the healthcare industry. As new innovations emerge on the market, significant improvements can be made in the clinical development process. Explores the latest software and health information systems currently implemented in the pharmaceutical sector. Highlighting pertinent technologies used in various stages of the clinical development process, this video resource is ideal for researchers, medical professionals, practitioners, and students interested in emerging advances in pharmacology.
1 streaming video (93 minutes) : sound, colour.
  • Section 1. Health informatics
  • Lesson 1. What is health informatics and how does it matter?
  • Lesson 2. Information communication technologies in health
  • Lesson 3. Health providers and informatics
  • Section 2. Public health informatics
  • Lesson 4. The "public" in health informatics
  • Lesson 5. Businesses in public health informatics
  • Lesson 6. Government as an enabler for public health informatics
  • Section 3. Social media and public health
  • Lesson 7. Role of social media in public health
  • Lesson 8. Facebook for public health
  • Lesson 9. Twitter for public health
  • Section 4. Mobile applications in public health
  • Lesson 10. Smartphones
  • Lesson 11. Social media applications
  • Lesson 12. GIS mobile applications
  • Section 5. Corporate social responsibility and research
  • Lesson 13. CSR in health informatics
  • Lesson 14. Role of research in health informatics
  • Lesson 15. Case study: leveraging ICTs to combat NTDS using Actor Network Theory (ANT).
Public health organizations and government agencies exist to ensure the well-being and safety of the general population. The integration of digital tools and computational resources within public health initiatives and programs has the potential to revolutionize the ways that professionals, researchers, and government agencies address global health epidemics. Enhancing Public Healthcare through the Integration of Health Informatics highlights critical research-based opportunities for the integration of health informatics in the public sphere. With a specific emphasis on social media, mobile technologies, and corporate social responsibility ideologies within the context of public healthcare, this video is an essential reference source for government officials, healthcare professionals, graduate students, and researchers studying the best practices and emerging opportunities for innovation in the public health domain.


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