A Framework for the Design of Computer-assisted Simulation Training for Complex Police Situations,Introductory Note,Most courses are not born digital: an overview of the Quality Matters peer review process for online course design,On MOOCs and Beyond …,The Landscape of Chinese Open Educational Resources Research,The Use of Social Networking and Learning Management Systems in English Language Teaching in Higher Education,Using a synchronous online learning environment to promote and enhance transactional engagement beyond the classroom,Wadawurrung Dya Baap Ngobeeyt: Teaching spatial mapping technologies,You can’t always get what you want: Change management in Higher Education
Educational practices are often steeped in tradition with an emphasis on lecture based delivery of content. However, new technologies offer many new and innovative methods of content delivery, bounded primarily by the capabilities of the individual lecturer themselves and the decision of “what technology to use, for what purpose?” This ebook entitled “Digital Uptake in Higher Education” features manuscripts on the widely debated topic of appropriate use of technology in education from the latest International Conference on Information and Communications Technology in Education (ICICTE), where participants sought to address the many challenges and new directions presented by technological innovations in educational settings. The contents of this ebook are diverse and varied in content and geography, and include PhD candidates and seasoned veterans. Geographically, papers span Europe, North America, South America, Asia and Australia. Topic-wise, subjects range from change management, a conceptual framework for developing computer based simulations, issues with converting courses to a digital environment and MOOCs, to virtual office hours and the use of social media.