Digital Technologies: Sustainable Innovations for Improving Teaching and Learning

  • Demetrios Sampson
  • Dirk Ifenthaler
  • J. Michael Spector
  • Pedro Isaías

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Transforming the Learning Environment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Stylianos Sergis, Thomina Voziki, Demetrios Sampson
      Pages 3-25
    3. Michail N. Giannakos, John Krogstie, Demetrios Sampson
      Pages 27-44
    4. Jan Delcker, Andrea Honal, Dirk Ifenthaler
      Pages 45-56
    5. Ioanna Bellou, Nikiforos M. Papachristos, Tassos A. Mikropoulos
      Pages 57-80
  3. Enriching Student Learning Experiences

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Michael Eisenberg, Zack Jacobson-Weaver
      Pages 83-94
    3. Leila A. Mills, Laura Baker, Jenny S. Wakefield, Putthachat Angnakoon
      Pages 95-110
    4. Athanassios Jimoyiannis, Eleni I. Schiza, Panagiotis Tsiotakis
      Pages 111-129
    5. Ulla Freihofner, Chris Campbell, Simone Smala
      Pages 131-146
  4. Measuring and Assessing Teaching and Learning with Educational Data Analytics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 147-147
    2. Izumi Horikoshi, Masato Noguchi, Yasuhisa Tamura
      Pages 149-159
    3. Jelke van der Pal, Christopher Roos, Ghanshaam Sewnath
      Pages 161-171
    4. Maria Lidia Mascia, Mirian Agus, Gianrico Dettori, Maria Assunta Zanetti, Eliano Pessa, Maria Pietronilla Penna
      Pages 173-189
  5. Cultivating Student Competences for the Digital Smart Society

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 191-191
    2. Takam Djambong, Viktor Freiman, Simon Gauvin, Martine Paquet, Mario Chiasson
      Pages 193-222
    3. Erin E. Peters-Burton, Timothy J. Cleary, Anastasia Kitsantas
      Pages 223-240
    4. Karen J. Murcia, C. Paul Newhouse, Julie Boston
      Pages 259-276

About this book


The aim of this volume entitled Digital Technologies: Sustainable Innovations for improving Teaching and Learning is to contribute in the global discussion on digital technologies as the means to foster sustainable educational innovations for improving the teaching, learning and assessment from K-12 to Higher Education. The book consists of four parts and showcases how emerging educational technologies and innovative practices have been used to address core global educational challenges; spanning from rethinking and transforming learning environments across educational contexts to effectively cultivating students’ competences for the digital smart society of the future. The book comprises Part I: Transforming the Learning Environment; Part II: Enriching student learning experiences; Part III: Measuring and Assessing Teaching and Learning with Educational Data Analytics; Part IV: Cultivating student competences for the digital Smart society.  It targets researchers and research students, educational professional practitioners (including teachers, educators and education leaders) as well as education policy makers, who are interested in keeping up-to-date on the global development in this field.


Educational technology Educational data analytics 21st century competencies Blended learning Learning environments Instructional design and technology Technology integration in learning and instruction Teacher preparation Educational administration School leadership models Competence frameworks Flipped classrooms Adaptive game based learning Collaborative problem solving

Editors and affiliations

  • Demetrios Sampson
    • 1
  • Dirk Ifenthaler
    • 2
  • J. Michael Spector
    • 3
  • Pedro Isaías
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Digital SystemsUniversity of PiraeusPiraeusGreece
  2. 2.Learning, Design and TechnologyUniversity of MannheimMannheimGermany
  3. 3.Department of Learning TechnologiesUniversity of North TexasDentonUSA
  4. 4.Institute for Teaching & Learning Innovation (ITaLI)The University of QueenslandSt. LuciaAustralia

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Education
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-73416-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-73417-0
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