Current Projects

The following books are currently in progress and are soliciting proposals or other input from the community.

If you are interested in contributing to any of these books, please contact the author(s) directly or confer with the individual book's call for proposals or contribution guidelines page.

The Students' Guide to Learning Design and Research

Book cover for The Students' Guide to Learning Design and Research

Written by students for students, this book is a continually-evolving class project for students of educational technology, learning, and instructional design.

K-12 Blended Teaching (Vol 2)

Book cover for K-12 Blended Teaching (Vol 2)

This book is a guide to blended teaching in K-12 classrooms. It is a follow-up to Volume 1 the K-12 Blended Teaching: A Guide to Personalized Learning and Online Integration. The purpose of this book is to provide rich examples of the four blended teaching competencies from a disciplinary perspective. The first three chapters of the book provide definitions and an overview of the blended teaching framework. Subsequent chapters are organized into sections that focus on blended teaching in specific disciplines. Each section has the following chapters

  • Introductions – video introductions to the model teachers who will share video examples throughout the section.
  • Why Blend? – descriptions from the model teachers about why they chose to try blended learning in their classrooms.
  • Online Integration and Management – Examples about how to effectively combine online instruction with in-person instruction.
  • Online Interaction – Examples about how to facilitate online interactions with and between students.
  • Data Practices – Examples about how to use digital tools to monitor student activity and performance in order to guide student growth.
  • Personalizing Instruction – Examples about how to implement a learning environment that allows for student customization of goals, pace, and/or learning path.

EdTechnica

Book cover for EdTechnica
This living encyclopedia provides an entry point for learning about the educational technology field. Representing the perspectives of prominent researchers, teachers, designers, developers, and various practitioners, it includes short, focused articles on foundational topics ranging from learning and design concepts to emerging technologies to policies shaping the future of educational technology.