Conceptual, Methodological and Practical Challenges on How and What People and Organizations Learn Across Time and Space


Luis Miguel Villar-Angulo (Editor)
University of Sevilla, Spain

Series: Education in a Competitive and Globalizing World

This book is written by educators who have practical teaching experience, a scholarly appreciation of technology and a capability for concise research exposition. The result is a volume that provides a highly readable synopsis of current educational innovations. The twenty-two chapters are arranged in six sections: technology, online teaching and learning, special education, higher education, learning and instruction and organization culture. This book is ideal for the practicing teachers or education fellows wishing to grasp the essence of modern research on teaching. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface pp,ix-x
(Luis Miguel Villar Angulo)

1. Alternative Lines of Action for the Design of Online Multimedia Material Directed Towards the Collaborative Training of Teachers in the Design of the Teaching
(Cristóbal Ballesteros Regaña, Carmen Siles Rojas)pp.1-14

2. Introducing a Voting System in Conjunction with Interactive Digital Whiteboard Technology in Initial Teacher Training
(Carlos Hervás Gómez, Purificación Toledo Morales) pp.15-26

3. Attitudes, Satisfaction, Academic Performance and Online Communication in Processes of University Training Through Blended Learning
(Maria C. Llorente Cejudo, Julio Cabero Almenara)pp.27-36

4. The Computer Corner in Nursery Classrooms: How Much do Students Learn While They Are Training to be Teachers in Schools?
(Rosalía Romero Tena)pp.37-50

5. Lecturers’ Perceptions towards E-Learning and B-Learning in Andalusian Universities
(Julio Cabero Almenara, Julio Barroso Osuna, Rosalía Romero Tena)pp.51-62

6. Student’s Perceptions and Expectations Toward E-learning in Universities
(Julio Cabero Almenara, Julio Barroso Osuna, Maria C. Llorente Cejudo)pp.63-72

7. Assessment of Platforms E-Learning Moodle and Webct for Initial Teacher Training: A Comparative Study Derived from Students’ Experiences
(Purificación Toledo Morales, Carlos Hervás Gómez)pp.73-88

8. Three Types of Interaction (3TI) in the Online Learning of Curriculum and Teaching Capacities (CTCs) for Teachers within the Educational System of the Canary Islands
(Luis Miguel Villar Angulo, Olga María Alegre De La rosa)pp.89-102

9. Multisite Analyses of Graduates’ Competencies for Working with Students with Disabilities: Implications of Data Collection Mode
(Olga María Alegre De La Rosa, Luis Miguel Villar Angulo)pp.103-116

10. Strategies for Inclusion in the Face of Social Exclusion and Failure in Schools. Case Study
(José María Fernández Batanero)117-128

11. Evaluation of a School Working Towards Differentiation
(Miguel María Reyes Rebollo)pp.129-140

12. Value of the Parents of Students with Special Educational Needs of Socio-cultural Background
(Carmen Siles Rojas, Cristóbal ballesteros regaña)pp.141-152

13. How do University Students Confront the Tasks of Learning?,
(Juan Jesús Gutiérrez Castillo, Margarita Rodríguez Gallego)pp.153-166

14. Training and Professional Development: The Process of Evaluation and Determining Needs
(Juan Antonio Morales Lozano)pp.167-178

15. Personal Learning Environment (PLE) in Higher Education
(Margarita Rodríguez Gallego, Juan Jesús Gutiérrez Castillo)pp.179-190

16. Levels of Knowledge and Use of Mobile Phones and Web 2.0 Tools for Training Students at the University of Seville. Evaluation of the Use of Podcasts in the University Through a Case Study
(Pedro Román Graván, Verónica Marín Díaz)pp.191-202

17. A Study of Levels of Reading Comprehension in Third and Fourth Year Primary School Pupils
(Rocío Piñero Virué)pp.203-214

18. Analysis of Approaches and Educational Experiences for Civic – Social Training
(María Puig Gutiérrez, Juan Antonio Morales Lozano)pp.215-226

19. The Analysis of Learning Style as a Predictor of Academic Results
(Juan Manuel Alducin Ochoa, Ana Isabel Vázquez Martínez, Julio Cabero Almenara)pp.227-240

20. Tutoring Research in Andalucia: A Teachers´ Viewpoint
(Blas Bermejo Campos)pp.241-254

21. Educational Organizations Form. A Gender Perspective in the Century of Tecnology
(María Dolores Díaz Noguera) pp.255-268

22. Toward a New Profile of Directive Competences at School?
(Soledad Domene Martos)pp.269-282

Index pp.283-292

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