Creative, Multimodal and Innovative Practices
Edited By Yvonne Crotty and Margaret Farren
This volume, with a range of international contributors, offers stimulating reading about ‘rethinking education’ in the light of new multimedia tools and platforms and the emergence of social media. It calls for twenty-first-century learners to develop digital, entrepreneurial, collaborative and group work competencies, along with creative and critical thinking. The affordances of digital technologies can offer all students the chance to create their own multimedia representations and become creators within their own education. In addition, eLearning tools can support innovative pedagogical approaches and open the way for research on the nature of teaching and learning experiences, and on how dialogue might be transformed through the use of digital communication technologies. The essays in this volume provide relevant current examples for education practitioners interested in research in this growing academic field.
Vance Martin 4 Using Wikis to Democratise Teaching
Vance Martin 4 Using Wikis to Democratise Teaching History courses can reify the status quo or highlight the need for societal change. History teachers need to consider this, their views and the stu- dents’ future. This paper explores one way that...
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