Introducing you our new book: Chu, S.K.W., Reynolds, R.B., Tavares, N.J., Notari, M. & Lee., C.W.Y. (2017). 21st Century Skills Development through Inquiry-based Learning: From Theory to Practice.
New York: Springer Science. (eBook -
The 21st century is characterized by the rapid progress in technology. It is also defined by the complex nature of problems we face in the world today. Hence, it is crucial for a learner to be information and computer-literate in order to tackle the challenges that lie ahead.
The monotonous and burdensome nature of traditional teaching has failed to cultivate innovativeness and learning interest among students. This book offers the key to making learning environments fun and inspiring. The book explores the theoretical implications of inquiry-based pedagogical approaches and uses empirical evidences collected from comprehensive and well-designed research studies to offer innovative instructional interventions that support inquiry project-based learning as an approach to equip students with twenty-first century skills. The book contains the following chapters:
The book targets at academic researchers, education practitioners, policymakers, parents, and e-learning service providers who wish to support an evolving set of skills and knowledge in learners to prepare them well for active engagement in the drastic technological changes in the twenty-first century.