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Ng Wan: New Digital Technology in Education: Conceptualizing Professional Learning for Educators

Ng Wan: New Digital Technology in Education: Conceptualizing Professional Learning for Educators Tech Know Learn (2018) 23:189–193 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10758-015-9267-3 BOOK REVIEW Ng Wan: New Digital Technology in Education: Conceptualizing Professional Learning for Educators ISBN: 978-3-319-05822-1 Susan Rodrigues Published online: 12 November 2015 Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2015 A challenge that many educators currently face is how to incorporate mobile learning involving digital technologies into their classroom practice in a way that enhances learning while capitalising on the types of digital literacy used by students in their social play- ground. Wan Ng’s book draws on her wealth of research experience in exploring how young people interact with technology and in exploring technology enabled pedagogy to support effective learning. That makes this book interesting. Wan Ng is an Associate Professor in Science Education and Technology Education at the University of Technology Sydney. Her years of practical experience at the chalk and digital face and her pragmatic approach to research investigating mobile learning strategies to use in formal learning environments make this an informative book. The book contains nine chapters in which Wan Ng draws on her experiences in researching and using digital technologies, in particular mobile informed learning, in education. Her book provides a realistic framework that will be of interest to schoolteachers and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png "Technology, Knowledge and Learning" Springer Journals

Ng Wan: New Digital Technology in Education: Conceptualizing Professional Learning for Educators

"Technology, Knowledge and Learning" , Volume 23 (1) – Nov 12, 2015

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2015 by Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
Subject
Education; Learning and Instruction; Mathematics Education; Educational Technology; Science Education; Creativity and Arts Education
ISSN
2211-1662
eISSN
2211-1670
DOI
10.1007/s10758-015-9267-3
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Abstract

Tech Know Learn (2018) 23:189–193 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10758-015-9267-3 BOOK REVIEW Ng Wan: New Digital Technology in Education: Conceptualizing Professional Learning for Educators ISBN: 978-3-319-05822-1 Susan Rodrigues Published online: 12 November 2015 Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2015 A challenge that many educators currently face is how to incorporate mobile learning involving digital technologies into their classroom practice in a way that enhances learning while capitalising on the types of digital literacy used by students in their social play- ground. Wan Ng’s book draws on her wealth of research experience in exploring how young people interact with technology and in exploring technology enabled pedagogy to support effective learning. That makes this book interesting. Wan Ng is an Associate Professor in Science Education and Technology Education at the University of Technology Sydney. Her years of practical experience at the chalk and digital face and her pragmatic approach to research investigating mobile learning strategies to use in formal learning environments make this an informative book. The book contains nine chapters in which Wan Ng draws on her experiences in researching and using digital technologies, in particular mobile informed learning, in education. Her book provides a realistic framework that will be of interest to schoolteachers and

Journal

"Technology, Knowledge and Learning"Springer Journals

Published: Nov 12, 2015

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