Emerging Technologies for the Classroom

A Learning Sciences Perspective

  • Chrystalla Mouza
  • Nancy Lavigne

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Technologies that Support Learning to Understand and Create

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Jeremy Roschelle, Susan Courey, Charles Patton, Elizabeth Murray
      Pages 31-46
    3. Jennifer L. Chiu, Glen Bull, Robert Q. Berry III, William R. Kjellstrom
      Pages 47-62
    4. Libby Gerard, Ou Lydia Liu, Stephanie Corliss, Keisha Varma, Michele Spitulnik, Marcia C. Linn
      Pages 63-78
  3. Technologies that Support Learning by Collaboration

  4. Technologies that Support Anytime, Anyplace Learning

  5. Technologies that Support Learning by Gaming

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 203-203
    2. Brian C. Nelson, Diane Jass Ketelhut, Younsu Kim, Cecile Foshee, Kent Slack
      Pages 205-222
    3. James C. Lester, Jonathan P. Rowe, Bradford W. Mott
      Pages 223-237
    4. Deborah A. Fields, Yasmin B. Kafai
      Pages 239-252
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 289-303

About this book


This book provides contemporary examples of the ways in which educators can use digital technologies to create effective learning environments that support improved learning and instruction.


Guided by  multiple conceptual and methodological traditions evolving primarily  from the learning sciences and instructional technology communities, the book offers readers  a myriad of technologic  innovations and supplies concrete  solutions to anyone looking to foster deep understanding, collaboration, creativity, invention, and reflection in both formal and informal learning settings .


Emerging mobile and networked technologies specifically designed to extend student learning and foster student engagement beyond the confines of the classroom are provided along with tangible guidelines for their implementation and incorporation.


This book will prove an invaluable resource to researchers, teacher educators and anyone actively seeking to support student-directed learning through a focused engagement  with new media literacies .


Digital Technologies Instructional Technology communities Learning Sciences Teacher Learning Technology Innovations

Editors and affiliations

  • Chrystalla Mouza
    • 1
  • Nancy Lavigne
    • 2
  1. 1., School of EducationUniversity of DelawareNewarkUSA
  2. 2., School of EducationUniversity of DelawareNewarkUSA

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