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Title: Riding giants: how to innovate and educate ahead of the wave
Authors: Verjans, Steven
Wilson, Gail
Keywords: editorial
Issue Date: Aug-2014
Publisher: Association for Learning Technology
Citation: Verjans, S., & Wilson, G. (2014). Riding giants: how to innovate and educate ahead of the wave. Research In Learning Technology, 22. doi:
Abstract: This special issue contains the research proceedings of the 21st annual conference of the Association for Learning Technology, which was held from Monday 1st to Wednesday 3rd of September 2014 at Warwick University (UK). All papers deal with creative ways of using technology to enhance students’ learning experience. Three of the papers focus on the role of the teacher, on creative pedagogies and innovative approaches to teachers’ professional development (PD). Two papers focus on the role of social media – mobile or non-mobile – within the teaching and learning experience. The majority of the papers deal with institutions and teachers ‘Learning to ride’ the wave of technology innovation, whereas some are at the stage where they are collecting evidence to suggest that they are ‘Staying up, mobile and personal’.
ISSN: 2156-7077
Appears in Collections:1. T2 Publications, books and conference papers

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