Encyclopedia of Terminology for Educational Communications by Rita C. Richey (auth.), Rita C Richey (eds.)

By Rita C. Richey (auth.), Rita C Richey (eds.)

​The Encyclopedia of Terminology for academic Communications and expertise is a quantity of scholarly definitions and brief discussions of roughly a hundred and eighty keywords of the sector. every one 200-500 notice access comprises fabric akin to the salient attributes of the time period, any replacement perspectives and interpretations of the time period, and destiny traits. The definition discussions are supported with suitable literature from academic communications and expertise and similar fields, reminiscent of communications or academic psychology. person signed entries are written via over 50 verified students from in the course of the box and through the global. The phrases integrated within the encyclopedia hide the numerous subject matters addressed through the field’s practitioners and students. They surround six basic different types of academic know-how content material – foundational topics, educational layout, expertise and media, research and evaluate, administration and organizational development, and study and theory.​

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Here the lesson is not an abstract concept, but rather one that is based on concepts very familiar to the students. 10 Encyclopedia of Terminology for Educational Communications and Technology Bauer (1998) discusses the use of a theme to present a unified and authentic lesson. The theme is a unifying concept that all of the students recognize. In this example, the instructor uses the program “Oregon Trail” as the anchor in a lesson to help preservice teachers integrate technology. Students were immersed in the software and commented on their level of engagement.

Boston, MA: Ginn. P. ) (1963). The changing role of the audiovisual process in education: A definition and a glossary of related terms. : National Education Association. E. (1961). Motion Picture Production for Industry. New York: Macmillan. M. (1983). Selecting Media for Instruction. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Educational Technology. Saettler, P. (1990). The evolution of American educational technology. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited. Also See Additional Resources for Further Information on this Subject Authentic Activity SEE ALSO ANCHORED INSTRUCTION and COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE and CONSTRUCTIVISM and CONSTRUCTIVIST APPROACH and PROBLEM-BASED LEARNING The concept of authentic activity is associated with constructivism in which one of the keys dimensions of constructivist learning environments is authenticity.

Agent then is used “to designate an autonomous or semi-autonomous computer program. An agent is a program that is, to some degree, capable of initiating actions, forming its own goals, constructing plans of action, communicating with other agents, and responding appropriately to events—all without being directly controlled by a human” (Erickson, 1997, p. 79). The second meaning stresses what is shown to the user. ” (Erickson, 1997, p. 79). Of course, both meanings are not independent from one another.

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