The OISE library display case located on the first floor near the sitting area is filled with current educational resources on technology in education. Resources provide information on both research and practical applications on everything from online courses to remix culture. Items are available to borrow, simply ask one of our helpful OISE staff members to assist you.
Learning Identities in a Digital Age: Rethinking Creativity, Education and Technology situates education and technology in an inter-generational and interdisciplinary conversation. It will be of interest to students, researchers and practicing education professionals who want to understand the wider sociological and psychological significance of new technologies on education and learner identity. This book examines how shifts in thought have translated into fresh ideas about creative learning, interactive tools, curriculum reform, and teacher identity. The text identifies how learning identities have been promoted, and position young people as networked learners, equipped for political, economic and cultural participation in the digital age. Available in OISE Stacks 371.33 L898L
Education in a Digital World: Global Perspectives on Technology and Education. The book takes a comprehensive look at digital technology use in educational settings around the world. Drawing on a wealth of theoretical and empirical work, the book tackles a number of pressing questions. Available in OISE Stacks 371.33 S469E
Distrusting Educational Technology: Critical Questions for Changing Times. Following a wide-ranging interrogation of the ideological dimensions of educational technology, this book examines in detail specific types of digital technology in use in education today, including virtual education, ‘open’ courses, digital games, and social media. It then concludes with specific recommendations for fairer forms of educational technology. An ideal read for anyone interested in the fast-changing nature of contemporary education. Available in OISE Stacks 371.33 S469D
Building the Successful Online Course. This book will be a guide to anyone who may wish to teach online in any subject area at any level. The book provides actual examples of problems and solutions concerning online courses and also includes examples of supporting documents. Through a supporting Web site, the book will include actual examples of multimedia support now in use The book might also be used in graduate classes as a curriculum development guide. Readers would use the book as a guide as they actually create online courses. This would take most of the guess work out of course creation and provide a solid foundation for distance learning programs. The book provides a simple yet effective approach to online learning. Available in OISE Stacks 371.33 H168B
Handbook of Mobile Learning. This handbook provides a comprehensive compendium of research in all aspects of mobile learning, one of the most significant ongoing global developments in the entire field of education. Rather than focus on specific technologies, expert authors discuss how best to utilize technology in the service of improving teaching and learning.For more than a decade, researchers and practitioners have been exploring this area of study as the growing popularity of smartphones, tablets, and other such devices, as well as the increasingly sophisticated applications for these devices, has allowed educators to accommodate and support an increasingly mobile society. Available in OISE Stacks 371.33 H2363
DIY Media: creating, Sharing and Learning with New Technologies. This book describes expansive and creative practices of digital literacy that are increasingly influential and popular in contexts beyond the school, and whose educational potential is not yet being tapped to any significant degree in classrooms. This book is very much concerned with engaging students in do-it-yourself digitally mediated meaning-making practices. As such, it is organized around three broad areas of digital media: moving media, still media, and audio media. Specific DIY media practices addressed in the chapters include machinima, anime music videos, digital photography, podcasting, and music remixing. Each chapter opens with an overview of a specific DIY media practice, includes a practical how-to tutorial section, and closes with suggested applications for classroom settings. Available in OISE Stacks 371.33 D631
Handbook of Design in Educational Technology. The Handbook of Design in Educational Technology provides up-to-date, comprehensive summaries and syntheses of recent research pertinent to the design of information and communication technologies to support learning. Readers can turn to this handbook for expert advice about each stage in the process of designing systems for use in educational settings; from theoretical foundations to the challenges of implementation, the process of evaluating the impact of the design and the manner in which it might be further developed and disseminated.The volume is organized into the following four sections: Theory, Design, Implementation, and Evaluation. Available in OISE Stacks 371.33 H2364
Social Media for School Leaders: A Comprehensive Guide to Getting the Most out of Facebook, Twitter, and Other Essential Web Tools. In this book, Brian Dixon, an expert in social media in education, offers detailed descriptions of the best online tools available today and provides step-by-step instructions for using them to move a school community from awareness to advocacy and from feedback to collaboration. Offers school leaders everything they need to implement social media throughout their campus and their communities. Contains expert advice for creating a sustainable social engagement strategy Features screenshots and examples from schools and individuals who are using social media to the best effect. Available in OISE Stacks 371.33 D621S
Considerations on Educational Technology Integration. Journal of Research on Technology in Education ( JRTE) editor Lynne Schrum suggests that this may be remedied by developing a new research agenda-one that connects educators and researchers, and looks not only at the past, but provides direction for the future. In Considerations on Educational Technology Integration, Schrum brings together some of the best JRTE articles that focus on classroom technology integration, demonstrating how research can be used to connect theory to practice-moving education forward. Topics include digitized primary sources, mobile computing devices, the influence of teachers technology use on instructional practices, and implementation and effects of one-to-one computing initiatives. Available in OISE Stacks 371.33 C755
Cases on Formal and Informal E-Learning Environments: Opportunities and Practices. This book brings together cases outlining the practical aspect of formal, non-formal, and informal online learning, introducing conceptual aspects of these types of learning, knowledge-base, new learning paradigms, policy implications, evaluation and concerns, design, and development of online learning. Available in OISE Stacks 371.33 C3382
Video Resources from the Blogging and Podcasting in the Classroom Series by McIntyre Media Inc.
1) Blogging in the Classroom.This title discusses the various ways in which blogging can be used by educators to make learning more fun and relevant to students. It includes several strategies and techniques that will help improve literacy, verbal and social abilities, and creativity. Available in OISE Curriculum Resources 006.7 B652
2) Podcasting in the Classroom. This program helps educators realize the power of podcasting and put it into action. Viewers will learn how podcasts can disseminate class lectures, additional lecture notes, and study guides while opening up alternative teaching perspectives, bridging the gap with disabled learners, and building media literacy. Also included are resources for searching and finding existing podcasts, such as public radio directories and websites that serve as podcast archives. Available in OISE Curriculum Resources 006.7876 P742