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Title Handbook of research on technology tools for real-world skill development / Yigal Rosen, Steve Ferrara, and Maryam Mosharraf, editors
Published Hershey, Pennsylvania (701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, PA 17033, USA) : IGI Global, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (PDFs) (823 pages) : illustrations
Contents Twenty first century skills vs. disciplinary studies? / Lars Vavik, Gavriel Salomon -- Digital competence: a net of literacies / Edith Avni, Abraham Rotem -- The application of transdisciplinary theory and practice to STEM education / Susan Malone Back, Heather Greenhalgh-Spencer, Kellilynn M. Frias -- The SOAR strategies for online academic research: helping middle school students meet new standards / Carolyn Harper Knox [and 4 others] -- The value of metacognition and reflectivity in computer-based learning environments / Sammy Elzarka [and 4 others] -- A framework for defining and evaluating technology integration in the instruction of real-world skills / J. Christine Harmes, James L. Welsh, Roy J. Winkelman -- Equipping advanced practice nurses with real-world skills / Patricia Eckardt [and 4 others] -- Simulations for supporting and assessing science literacy / Edys S. Quellmalz [and 4 others] -- Using the collegiate learning assessment to address the college-to-career space / Doris Zahner [and 4 others] -- Rich-media interactive simulations: lessons learned / Suzanne Tsacoumis -- An approach to design-based implementation research to inform development of EdSphere̐Μư: a brief history about the evolution of one personalized learning platform / Carl W. Swartz [and 3 others] -- Computer agent technologies in collaborative assessments / Yigal Rosen, Maryam Mosharraf -- A tough nut to crack: measuring collaborative problem solving / Lei Liu [and 4 others] --
Animalia: collaborative science problem solving learning and assessment / Sara Bakken [and 3 others] -- Using technology to assess real-world professional skills: a case study / Belinda Brunner, Kirk A. Becker, Noel Tagoe -- Assessment in the modern age: challenges and solutions / Mahmoud Emira [and 3 others] -- Technology-assisted learning for students with moderate and severe developmental disabilities / Diane M. Browder, Alicia Saunders, Jenny Root -- Mitigation of test bias in international, cross-national assessments of higher-order thinking skills / Raffaela Wolf, Doris Zahner -- Evidence-centered concept map in computer-based assessment of critical thinking / Yigal Rosen, Maryam Mosharraf -- "Visit to a small planet": achievements and attitudes of high school students towards learning on Facebook - a case study / Rikki Rimor, Perla Arie -- Cross-border collaborative learning in the professional development of teachers: case study - online course for the professional development of teachers in a digital age / Rafi Davidson, Amnon Glassner -- Using automated procedures to generate test items that measure junior high science achievement / Mark Gierl [and 4 others] -- Automated scoring in assessment systems / Michael B. Bunch, David Vaughn, Shayne Miel -- Automated scoring of multicomponent tasks / William Lori̐Μưe -- Advances in automated scoring of writing for performance assessment / Peter W. Foltz --
Using automated feedback to improve writing quality: opportunities and challenges / Joshua Wilson, Gilbert N. Andrada -- Assessing problem solving in technology-rich environments: what can we learn from online strategy indicators? / Jean-Francois Rouet, Zsofia V̐Μưor̐Μưos, Matthias von Davier -- Analyzing process data from technology-rich tasks / Lisa Keller, April L. Zenisky, Xi Wang -- Analyzing process data from problem-solving items with n-grams: insights from a computer-based large-scale assessment / Qiwei He, Matthias von Davier -- Assessment of task persistence / Kristen E. DiCerbo -- Assessing engagement during the online assessment of real-world skills / J. Christine Harmes, Steven L. Wise
Summary "This book presents comprehensive research and discussions on the importance of practical education focused on digital literacy and the problem-solving skills necessary in everyday life"--Provided by publisher
Analysis Assessment data
Computer-based learning
Critical thinking skills
Digital literacy
Online academic research
STEM education
Technology-assisted learning
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
Description based on title screen (IGI Global, viewed 10/28/2015)
Subject Educational technology -- Study and teaching -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Computer literacy -- Study and teaching -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Problem solving -- Study and teaching.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Rosen, Yigal, 1978- editor
Ferrara, Steven, editor
Mosharraf, Maryam, editor
IGI Global, publisher
LC no. 2015028792
ISBN 9781466694422 (electronic)