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CRJS 8177 Using Technology to Enhance Adult Learning: Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to your course guide

Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

CRJS 8117 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Badke, W. (2010). Information overload? Maybe not. Online, 34(5), 52–54.

Balasubramanian, K., Thamizoli, P., Umar, A., & Kanwar, A. (2010). Using mobile phones to promote lifelong learning among rural women in Southern India. Distance Education, 31(2), 193–209.

Bonk, C. J. (2011). The world is open: How web technology is revolutionizing education. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Burns, M. (2013). Success, failure or no significant difference: Charting a course for successful educational technology integration. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning, 8(1), 38–45.

Koszalka, T. A., & Ntloedibe-Kuswani, G. S. (2010). Literature on the safe and disruptive learning potential of mobile technologies. Distance Education, 31(2), 139–157.

Lease, A. J., & Brown, T. A. (2009). Distance learning past, present, and future. International Journal of Instructional Media, 36(4), 415–426.

Neuman, W. R. (2010). Appraising information abundance. Chronicle of Higher Education, 56(21), B8–B10.

Oliver, M. (2011). Technological determinism in educational technology research: Some alternative ways of thinking about the relationship between learning and technology. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 27(5), 373–384. 

Park, Y. (2011). A pedagogical framework for mobile learning: Categorizing educational applications of mobile technologies into four types. International Review of Research in Open & Distance Learning, 12(2), 78–102.

Reiser, R. A. (2001). A history of instructional design and technology: Part I: A history of instructional media. Educational Technology Research and Development, 49(1), 53–64.

Rosenberg, D. (2003). Early modern information overload. Journal of the History of Ideas, 64(1), 1–9.

Steinkuehler, C., & Duncan, S. (2008). Scientific habits of mind in virtual worlds. Journal of Science Education & Technology, 17(6), 530–543.

Taylor, J. D., Dearnley, C. A., Laxton, J. C., Coates, C. A., Treasure-Jones, T., Campbell, R., & Hall, I. (2010). Developing a mobile learning solution for health and social care practice. Distance Education, 31(2), 175–192.

 Villano, M. (2008). Text unto others... as you would have them text unto you. T.H.E. Journal, 35(9), 47–51.

Wang, V. C. X., & Kania-Gashe, B. (2011). Assessing adult learners using Web 2.0 technologies. International Journal of Technology in Teaching & Learning 7(1), 61–78.

Wyatt, L. (2011). Nontraditional student engagement: Increasing adult student success and retention. Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 59(1), 10–20.

Xiaoming, Xi. (2010). Automated scoring and feedback systems: Where are we and where are we heading? Language Testing, 27(3), 291–300.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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