About this Research Topic
This article collection aims at examining teachers’ experience in implementation of computer technologies and exploring gaps and challenges in the current academic educational practice with regard to use of digital tools. Various elements of digital environment including online courses, e-resources, virtual and augmented reality, artificial intelligence and robotics have become an integral component of learning and fostering students skills, practical teaching experience and effective professional training . It is imperative that aspects of e education are discussed at the global level in order to stimulate creation of personal learning environments, meet inclusive learning needs, support life-long education and identify relevant digital technologies for upgradation of pedagogical methods and teacher strategies in education.
The Research Topic welcomes papers that explore the challenges and perspectives of using digital technologies in teacher education pedagogies and design tools for personalization of learning pathways. We invite submissions that draw upon theories and innovative trends in implementation of digital resources in educational environments; explore effective teacher strategies for engaging students in the educational process ; discuss global pedagogical approaches for knowledge construction and methods of learning evaluation. Potential papers may address, but are not limited to, the following topics: - Challenges and perspectives of using technologies in education and design of digital tools for teacher preparation and professional development - New trends and creativity in using digital technologies in teacher education- Designing flexible, adaptive and meaningful educational digital resources to accommodate students learning, work and life goals - Preparing professionals for a sustainable future and constructing computer aided educational ecosystems- Digital tools for educational assessment and evaluation of learning outcomes.
Keywords: teacher education, digital tools, online learning, educational technologies, teacher educators
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