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A systems approach to language pedagogy
Tajino A., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 149 pp. Type: Book
Tajino, the editor of this brilliant edition, has compiled various approaches to language pedagogy from several authors. And he successfully uses the concept of a systems approach as the core of this research edition. Pedagogy is by its nature the...
Aug 13 2021
Toward effective robot-child tutoring: internal motivation, behavioral intervention, and learning outcomes
Ramachandran A., Huang C., Scassellati B. ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems 9(1): 1-23, 2019. Type: Article
Are robots effective learning tools for children? This paper hopes to answer this question. However, the study seems to raise more questions than it answers due to its short time frame (two weeks) and limited participation (29 students), as well a...
Jun 7 2021
Transformative teaching: a collection of stories of engineering faculty’s pedagogical journeys
Kellam N., Boklage A., Coley B., Morgan&Claypool Publishers, San Rafael, CA, 2019. 126 pp. Type: Book (978-1-681735-45-0)
Teaching in higher education institutions is often a challenge, especially for those new to the profession. Classes/eligibility are typically not prescribed for teachers in this space, apart from subject knowledge. This can result in mediocre teac...
Jan 11 2021
Shaping future schools with digital technology: an international handbook
Yu S., Niemi H., Mason J., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 239 pp. Type: Book
With this collection, the editors successfully combine theory and case studies to create an understanding of future learning environment directions in accordance with future technology and pedagogy development. Current learning environment limitat...
Dec 14 2020
Envisioning education in a post-work leisure-based society
Matusov E., Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, Switzerland, 2020. 218 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030463-72-4)
It would be difficult, if not impossible, to capture the essence of this interesting book in a short review. Nonetheless, I will do my best, at the risk of oversimplifying it. The book is based on five basic premises. First, mechanical versus crea...
Dec 9 2020
Critical, transdisciplinary and embodied approaches in STEM education
Sengupta P., Shanahan M., Kim B., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 366 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030294-88-5)
This book presents a challenge similar to
The White Room Challenge
TV show on HGTV. How can teachers add more color, dimension, and depth to today’s traditional classrooms and educational experiences, which Rip Van Winkle would recogn...
Dec 8 2020
Learning programming languages as shortcuts to natural language token replacements
Barmpoutis A. Koli Calling 2018 (Proceedings of the 18th Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research, Koli, Finland, Nov 22-25, 2018) 1-10, 2018. Type: Proceedings
Students learning programming languages initially struggle very much with the relationship between the formal syntax of the language and the intuitive interpretation of its meaning. The program text is composed of a sequence of special tokens acco...
Nov 3 2020
Artificial intelligence and inclusive education: speculative futures and emerging practices
Knox J., Wang Y., Gallagher M., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2019. 206 pp. Type: Book
The recent foray of artificial intelligence (AI) applications into the domain of education has generated both excitement and concern among experts.
Artificial intelligence and inclusive education
, edited by Jeremy Knox, Yuchen Wang, and Mic...
Aug 28 2020
Embedded EthiCS: integrating ethics across CS education
Grosz B., Grant D., Vredenburgh K., Behrends J., Hu L., Simmons A., Waldo J. Communications of the ACM 62(8): 54-61, 2019. Type: Article
Motivated by a plethora of exemplary “intelligent” information enterprises, this article presents results related to Embedded EthiCS, “a Harvard-based pilot program [that] integrates class sessions on ethical reasoning into cours...
Aug 27 2020
Can a diversity statement increase diversity in MOOCs?
Kizilcec R., Saltarelli A.
2019 (Proceedings of the Sixth ACM Conference on Learning @ Scale, Chicago, IL, Jun 24-25, 2019) 1-8, 2019. Type: Proceedings
Recently, the dean of a university business school asked me to write a diversity statement as part of an application for a teaching position. I asked him what goes in a diversity statement; he didn’t have an answer, and I didn’t apply....
Jun 8 2020
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