Search results for author:"Ilias Karasavvidis"
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E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 7, No. 4 (2010) pp. 386–394
Research has indicated that the integration of wikis in higher education is very challenging. The present article focuses on the tensions emerging from the integration of a wikibook as a required assignment in an undergraduate course. Drawing on...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 18, No. 3 (September 2010) pp. 219–231
E-learning 2.0 is expected to address some of the problems which characterized the first generation of E-learning implementations. Wikis are among the most promising E-learning 2.0 tools because they require active student engagement which...
Activity Theory as a conceptual framework for understanding teacher approaches to Information and Communication Technologies
Computers & Education Vol. 53, No. 2 (September 2009) pp. 436–444
While the issue of teachers’ perspectives on the barriers to technology use has received considerable attention, teacher concerns have not been studied in a systematic and holistic way. The present paper examines teacher concerns regarding a...
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 19, No. 1 (2003) pp. 115–28
Describes a study of secondary school students in the Netherlands that compared the use of paper and pencil or computer spreadsheets to solve correlational problems in geography. Discusses results of videotape transcripts that compared teacher and...
Investigating how secondary school students learn to solve correlational problems: quantitative and qualitative discourse approaches to the development of self-regulation
Learning and Instruction Vol. 10, No. 3 pp. 267–292
In this study we examined the transition from other to self-regulation by drawing on Vygotsky's general genetic law of cultural development and on Bakhtin's notion of genre appropriation. We attempted to replicate previous sociocultural research...