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Educational Technology Foundations

Module 5: Knowledge Base

The knowledge base of educational technology comprises the following books and research reports. Each item's bibliographic entry is followed by a link you can follow to order a printed copy or download the resource if it is available online.


Campbell, D. & Cignetti, P., Meleyzer, B., Nettles, D., Wyman, R. (2013). How to Develop a Professional Portfolio: A Manual for Teachers. (6th ed.). Boston: MA: Allyn and Bacon. Printed copies as well as Kindle versions are available by following this link to Amazon.


Cuban, L. (2015). Does integrating computers into lessons mean that teaching has changed? https://larrycuban.wordpress.com/2015/10/20/does-integrating-computers-into-lessons-mean-that-teaching-has-changed/

Cuban, L. (2013). Framing the school technology dream. http://larrycuban.wordpress.com/2013/04/21/framing-the-school-technology-dream/


Dexter, S., Richardson, J. W., & Nash, J. B. (2016). Leadershp for technology use, integration, and innovation. In Young, M. D., & Crow, G. M. (Eds.). (2016). Handbook of research on the education of school leaders (pp. 202-228). Taylor & Francis Group.  https://udel.instructure.com/courses/1691280/files/?preview=117186506


Forcier, R. (2007). The computer as an educational tool: Productivity and problem solving. (5th ed.). Columbus, OH: Merrill of Prentice Hall. To order a printed copy, follow this link to Amazon.


Galin, J., & Latchaw, J. (1998). The dialogic classroom: Teachers integrating computer technology, pedagogy, and research. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English. Available from http://eric.ed.gov/PDFS/ED424585.pdf.


Gorman, Michael. The SAMR Model of Technology Integration Article. https://sacsteacher.weebly.com/uploads/3/1/9/1/31918433/the_samr_model_of_technology_integration_article.pdf

Harris & Rea

Harris, A., & Rea, A. (2009). Web 2.0 and Virtual World Technologies: A Growing Impact on IS Education. Journal of Information Systems, Education, 20(2), 137-144. http://hypocaffeinic.pbworks.com/w/file/fetch/53037790/Virtual%20World%20Technologies.pdf


Khan, Salman. (2011) Let's use video to reinvent education. [TED Talk.] https://ed.ted.com/lessons/let-s-use-video-to-reinvent-education-salman-khan

Koehler & Mishra

Koehler, M.J., & Mishra, P. (2009). What is technological pedagogical content knowledge? Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 9(1). http://www.citejournal.org/volume-9/issue-1-09/general/what-is-technological-pedagogicalcontent-knowledge/

Koehler, M.J., Mishra, P., Bouck, E.C., DeSchryver, M., Kereluik, K., Shin, T.S., Wolf, L.G. (2011). Deep-Play: Developing TPACK for 21st century teachers. International Journal of Learning Technology, 6(2), 146-163. https://udel.instructure.com/files/117282620/download?download_frd=1


Jonassen, D., & Howland, J., & Marra, R. (2011) Meaningful learning with technology. (4th ed.). Columbus, OH: Merill of Prentice-Hall. To order a printed copy, follow this link to Amazon. (Note: The first two editions were entitled Learning to Solve Problems with Technology: A Constructivist Perspective).


Means, Barbara. (2010) Technology and education change: Focus on student learning. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 42(3), 285-307. https://eric.ed.gov/?id=EJ882507


Morrison, G., & Lowther, D. (2009). Integrating computer technology into the classroom. (4th ed.). Columbus, OH: Merrill of Prentice Hall. To order a printed copy, follow this link to Amazon.


Moursund, D. (2002). Project-based learning using information technology. Eugene, OR: International Society for Technology in Education. To order a printed copy, follow this link to Amazon.


Talbert, R. (2017). Myths and Facts About Flipped Learning. Educause Review. https://er.educause.edu/articles/2017/9/myths-and-facts-about-flipped-learning


Zemelman, S., & Daniels, H., & Hyde, A. (2012). Best practice: Bringing standards to life in America's classrooms. (4th ed.). Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. To order a printed copy, follow this link to Amazon.

AECT Knowledge Base

The Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) publishes a series of books and journals featuring articles by pre-eminent scholars in the field of educational technology. The list begins with a series of research handbooks that the AECT publishes every few years in order to update working professionals about ed tech research findings. The entire knowledge base is available online to AECT members. The most cost-effective way to access the knowledge base is to become an AECT member. AECT membership costs $83 per year for students or $150 per year for working professionals. Once you are logged on as an AECT member, you can follow this link to access the knowledge base. In addition, authenticated UD students can freely access items below that have Authenticated UD links due to UD having licenses that make this material available online to authenticated UD students.

AECT members also enjoy online access to the journals Tech Trends and ETR&D (Educational Technology Research and Development) along with dozens of other books dealing with learning technologies and distance education, the AECT conference proceedings, plus the field's foundational book, Educational Technology: A Definition with Commentary. University of Delaware students can freely access these materials via the Authenticated UD links in the list below.

  • Tech Trends (Journal). Authenticated UD link: https://www-springer-com.udel.idm.oclc.org/journal/11528
  • Educational Technology Research and Development (Journal). Authenticated UD link: https://www-springer-com.udel.idm.oclc.org/journal/11423