Global Introduction to CSCL

Global Introduction to CSCL

This introduction to CSCL by Gerry Stahl, Tim Koschmann and Dan Suthers is perhaps the most quoted paper in the CSCL field. Here is the original version from the Cambridge Handbook of the Learning Sciences (first edition). Accompanying it are translations into Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese (traditional and simplified), Romanian and German.

User-Centered Computer Aided Language Learning

User-Centered Computer Aided Language Learning

"This book discusses the basis of a broad framework for the development and management of Computer Aided Language Learning (CALL) environments, covering domains as diverse as education, information systems, psychology, sociology, linguistics, artificial intelligence and e-learning"--Provided by publisher.

Virtual Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Virtual Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

"This publication presents incompassing research of the concepts and realities involved in the field of virtual communities and technologies"--Provided by publisher.

Mathematics Education in Brazil

Panorama of Current Research

Mathematics Education in Brazil

This book presents, for the first time in English, the state of the art of Mathematics Education research in Brazil, a country that has the strongest community in this field in Latin America. Edited by leading researchers in the area, the volume provides the international academic community a summary of the scientific production of the thirteen working groups of the Brazilian Society of Mathematics Education (SBEM), the national scientific society that brings together researchers, teachers, students and other professionals of the area. These working groups meet every three years at the International Seminar of Mathematics Education (SIPEM) and cover the following topics: Mathematics Education in the Early Years and Primary Education (Y1-Y5); Mathematics Education in the Middle School (Y6-Y9); Mathematics Education in the High School (Y10-Y12); Mathematics Education at the University level; History of Mathematics, Culture and Mathematics Education; Digital Technologies and Distance Education; Teacher Education; Assessment and Mathematics Education; Cognitive and Linguistic Processes in Mathematics Education; Mathematical Modeling; Philosophy of Mathematics Education, Teaching Probability and Statistics; and Difference, Inclusion and Mathematics Education. Each chapter of the book presents an overview of the production of a working group and they are all preceded by an introduction by professor Ubiratan D’Ambrosio, one of the pioneers of Mathematics Education in Brazil.

Handbook of Research on Collaborative Learning Using Concept Mapping

Handbook of Research on Collaborative Learning Using Concept Mapping

This new encyclopedia discusses the extraordinary importance of internet technologies, with a particular focus on the Web.

The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Training, Development, and Performance Improvement

The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Training, Development, and Performance Improvement

The latest Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Organizational Psychology uses a psychological perspective, and a uniquely global focus, to review the latest literature and research in the interconnected fields of training, development, and performance appraisal. Maintains a truly global focus on the field with top international contributors exploring research and practice from around the world Offers researchers and professionals essential information for building a talented organization, a critical and challenging task for organizational success in the 21st century Covers a diverse range of topics, including needs analysis, job design, active learning, self-regulation, simulation approaches, 360-degree feedback, and virtual learning environments