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Design Thinking and Innovation in Learning

Ellen Taricani
Penn State University, USA


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Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9781800711099
Published:
08 Feb 2021
Publisher:
Emerald Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
136 pages - 152 x 229mm
Series:
Emerald Points
Acknowledging that empowering today’s learner to find innovative and enriching experiences brings about a deeper desire within them to learn and develop skills, this book showcases a combination of innovative educational practices and creative pedagogy techniques to demonstrate how educators can kick-start learning success. 

Serving up chapters that cross cultural boundaries and present numerous possibilities to assist in constructing new ventures in the classroom, the authors demonstrate how innovation in education and educational policies create new pathways and partnerships for educators. With each author offering a unique perspective on innovative teaching and learning, they chronicle their successes and failures, present new possibilities for enacting practical change in the classroom, and document how the impact of change is experienced and modified as successful techniques are implemented. Collectively, the chapters shine a light on the power of exposure to diverse opportunities, access to multiple techniques, and cross-cultural functionality in providing expansive value to the learner. 

Appealing to researchers interested in digital storytelling, blended learning, academic integrity, design thinking methods and educational collaboration, this edited collection emphasises the role of innovative educational design in framing and developing global leaders and mobilizing significant change.
Introduction: Considering the need for Applied Innovation in Education; Ellen Taricani
Chapter 1. Little-known heritage and digital storytelling. School as protagonist in the rediscovery of the locality; Camilla Casonato, Nicoletta Di Blas, Manuela Fabbri, Luca Ferrari
Chapter 2. A multinational study of students' views on the use of technology and performance of online tasks; Patricia Fidalgo, Joan Thormann, Oleksandr Kulyk
Chapter 3. Creating and Ethos of Academic Integrity Using an Automated Online Management System; Michael-Brian C. Ogawa, Patricia Louis, Carolyn Kirio, Jenny Yamamoto
Chapter 4. Analysis of Hong Kong's Mathematics Curriculum; Wilfred W. F. Lau
Chapter 5. Design Thinking in Management Education: Case Studies from Lessons; Elvira Strakhovich
Chapter 6. Student engagement through collaborative construction of knowledge in Makerspaces; Ellen Taricani
Chapter 7. The Innovation of Pedagogy: towards a systematic approach for teaching in higher education; Ellen Th. W. Bastiaens, Theo J. Bastiaens
Afterword: Considerations on pedagogical approaches in education and design thinking; Xun Ge
Ellen Taricani is Associate Professor in Communication Arts and Sciences at Pennsylvania State University, USA, where she teaches courses in group communication and technology and communication issues. She has a particular interest in analysing the impacts of social media and innovative technologies.

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