Pushing the Frontier: A Cohesive System-wide Approach to Integrating ICT into Education

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Springer, Apr 20, 2017 - Education - 155 pages
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This book focuses on the integration of information and communication technologies (ICT) into K-12 education. It documents the authors’ reflections on the approaches and issues that have facilitated implementation of ICT integration in education as well as their experience in integrating ICT in education at multiple levels – policies that empower schools; learning environments that encompass the hardware, services and support systems; school-based teaching and learning frameworks; research and development of ICT-enabled pedagogies and innovative professional development models.

 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 Integrating ICT into K12 Education A Global Perspective
11
3 Interlocking Policies Facilitating ICT Integration in Education
26
4 ICT Environments in Singapore
45
5 Capacity Building of School Leaders and Teachers
57
6 Research Development on ICT Integration in Schools
73
7 Innovative TechnologyMediated Classroom Practices from Research
84
Scaling Up and Deepening ICTIntegration Practices
99
9 Impact of ICT Masterplans
119
10 Insights and Learning from ICT Integration in Education in Singapore
129
11 Horizon Scanning and Implications in the Near Future
143
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Seng Chee TAN is a deputy director of the Centre for Research and Development in Learning, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is also an associate dean at the Office of Graduate Studies and Professional Learning, National Institute of Education. His research interests are related to the use of technologies in education, ranging from K-12 settings to university and adult learning contexts.
Horn Mun CHEAH is the assistant provost at SIM University, Singapore. He possesses extensive leadership experience integrating ICT into school systems, the governance needed and the systemic support to make it work.
Wenli CHEN and Doris CHOY are tenured associate professors in the Learning Sciences and Technologies academic group, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University. Both contribute to teacher education on the use of technologies in schools and have years of research experience working with schools on innovating with technologies.

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