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Improving Learners’ Experiences Through Authentic Learning in a Technology-Rich Classroom

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Currently, bringing authenticity into the classroom is one of the biggest challenges faced by educators, instructors, and policymakers. How to make learning more meaningful, enjoyable an effective? How to construct authentic tasks within the classroom to improve learning? These are some important questions without clear answers. An authentic learning environment is one of the answers to the above questions. Incorporation of authentic learning with technology can make learning more interesting and interactive. The purpose of this chapter is to review the current status of authentic learning and discuss the applications of technology in developing authentic tasks. The various approaches to create authentic learning environment are discussed, as well as some empirical evidences are provided to support infusion of technology in authentic learning.

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Bhagat, K.K., Huang, R. (2018). Improving Learners’ Experiences Through Authentic Learning in a Technology-Rich Classroom. In: Chang, TW., Huang, R., Kinshuk (eds) Authentic Learning Through Advances in Technologies. Lecture Notes in Educational Technology. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-5930-8_1

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