Techno-Resiliency in Education: A New Approach For Understanding Technology In Education by Rob GrahamTechno-Resiliency in Education: A New Approach For Understanding Technology In Education by Rob Graham

Techno-Resiliency in Education: A New Approach For Understanding Technology In Education

byRob Graham

Hardcover | October 29, 2015

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This book formulates a greater understanding of how to enable a capacity for building social professional practice related to technology-enriched teaching and learning (TETL) specific, but not limited to, educational settings. This book comes at a time when many in education are struggling to provide a technology enriched learning experience for students who are entering classrooms with high expectations for such an experience. The focus on the protective factors and identified resilient professional practices, instead of on well documented and commonly cited risk factors and barriers that impede the effective integration of TETL, represents a distinguishing feature of this work. By attempting to better understand and document how two schools that were classified as resilient in their use of technology have been able to overcome risk factors (e.g., budgetary constraints, a lack of resources, a lack of training, technological support issues), this book will offer the unique concept of techno-resiliency and some of its deeper insights and strategies.

Dr. Graham has been an educator for 22 years. He has a diverse teaching portfolio that includes teaching appointments as far reaching as Japan and Hawaii, and as challenging as a penal institution. He also taught for 11 years in a public school, 12 years as an adult educator in a community college, and most recently, 9 years ...
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Title:Techno-Resiliency in Education: A New Approach For Understanding Technology In EducationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:114 pagesPublished:October 29, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319220101

ISBN - 13:9783319220109

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Have We Really Come That Far?- Research Matters.- A Unique Approach for Gaining Insight.- What They Showed Me and What They Told Me.- Establishing Connections.- Practically Speaking.