Using Apps for Learning Across the Curriculum

ISBN: 9781138782631

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How can apps be used to foster learning with literacy across the curriculum? This book offers both a theoretical framework for considering app affordances and practical ways to use apps to build students’ disciplinary literacies and to foster a wide range of literacy practices. Using Apps for Learning Across the Curriculum

  • presents a wide range of different apps and also assesses their value
  • features methods for and apps related to planning instruction and assessing student learning
  • identifies favorite apps whose affordances are most likely to foster certain disciplinary literacies
  • includes resources and apps for professional development
  • provides examples of student learning in the classroom
A website (www.usingipads.pbworks.com) with resources for teaching and further reading for each chapter, a link to a blog for continuing conversations about topics in the book (appsforlearningliteracies.com), and more enhance the usefulness of the book.

Title:
Using Apps for Learning Across the Curriculum
ISBN-10:
1138782637
ISBN-13:
9781138782631
Author:
Richard Beach and David O'Brien
Publisher:
CRC Press
Published Date:
20141024
Binding
Paperback / softback
Pages:
282
Language:
English
Product Dim.:
9 H x 6 W (inches)

Richard Beach and David O'Brien

Richard Beach is Professor Emeritus, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Minnesota, USA.

David O’Brien is Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Minnesota, USA.

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About the Author

Richard Beach is Professor Emeritus, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Minnesota, USA.



David O’Brien is Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Minnesota, USA.

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