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Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie Vol. 29, No. 3 (Oct 15, 2003)
Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie Vol. 30, No. 2 (Jun 15, 2004)
Detecting Critical Thinking in Synchronous Online Discussions: The Potential Role for Instant Messaging in Higher Education
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 3078–3086
Abstract: Instant messaging has recently gained the attention of educational researchers who are investigating how this medium may promote learning through collaboration, increased participation and interaction. While several studies indicate that...
Towards Assessing Pedagogical Support in Learning Management Systems: Validation of a Multidimensional Scale
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 3604–3611
This paper presents a preliminary analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data collected as part of a larger study involving the development and validation of a scale designed to assess pedagogical utility in learning management systems (LMSs)....
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 2095–2103
Authentic assessment (also known as performance-based assessment) is an approach to evaluation which replicates the challenges and performance standards typically encountered by practitioners in the field. Typically, authentic assessments are...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 1249–1254
There is a huge demand for mobility in work places and learning environments. To satisfy these needs, handheld devices have become increasingly popular as more people travel and collaborate widely across geographical boundaries. Mobile learning, an...
The contexts and everyday uses of mobile technologies for first year university students: Implications for learning activity design
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2077–2080
The potential for integrating mobile technologies in higher education is vast, yet complex against the backdrop of endless configurations of choices, applications and approaches confounded by institutional infrastructure issues. In order to reduce...
Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 10, No. 1 (2012) pp. 107–119
As the demand for online learning environments grow in higher education, so does the need for systematic application of learning and educational theory to the design, development and delivery of assessment strategies within these environments....
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 1999 (1999) pp. 500–505
The "lessons learned" project uses empirical methods to support quality improvement for several technology integration projects at the University of Calgary. Meeting this goal led to several challenges and discoveries that may be of interest to...