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2007 Volume 4, Number 2

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Number of articles: 9

  1. The Rural Wings Project: Bridging the Digital Divide with Satellite-Provided Internet. Phase I--Identifying and Analysing the Learning Needs of 31 Communities in 10 Countries

    Henrik Hansson, Paul Mihailidis, Ken Larsson, Menelaos Sotiriou, Sofoklis Sotiriou, Nikolaos Uzunoglu & Michail Gargalakos

    The digitally marginalised communities are in focus in the EU-funded Rural Wings project 2006-2008. The aim is to identify and analyse the user learning needs in non-connected communities and to... More

    pp. 107-115

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  2. Virtual Terrorism and the Internet E-Learning Options

    David R. Cole

    E-learning on the Internet is constituted by the options that this global technology gives the user. This article explores these options in terms of the lifestyle choices and decisions that the... More

    pp. 116-127

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  3. Fire Next Time: Or Revisioning Higher Education in the Context of Digital Social Creativity

    Reijo Kupiainen, Juha Suoranta & Tere Vaden

    This article presents an idea of "digital social creativity" as part of social media and examines an approach emphasising openness and experimentation and collaborative learning in the world of... More

    pp. 128-137

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  4. The Inequities of the Digital Divide: Is E-Learning a Solution?

    Wayne Journell

    This article addresses the continuing digital divide in public education, one that defines itself largely along geographic, socioeconomic, and cultural lines. The article refutes the idea that the ... More

    pp. 138-149

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  5. Reciprocal Disconnectedness: Computer Games, Schooling and Boys at Risk

    Colin Baskin & Ryan Taylor

    Ethnomethodology is the analytical frame used here to recover embedded cultural discursive phenomena in the language of "at risk" middle-school boys as they talk about "computer games" and ... More

    pp. 150-160

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  6. Metacognition and Lifelong E-Learning: A Contextual and Cyclical Process

    Lisa Worrall & Frances Bell

    Metacognition is arguably an important conceptualisation within the area of lifelong e-learning, with many theorists and practitioners claiming that it enhances the learning process. However, the... More

    pp. 161-171

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  7. E-Learning as a Tool for Knowledge Transfer through Traditional and Independent Study at Two United Kingdom Higher Educational Institutions: A Case Study

    Jonathan D. Owens & David Floyd

    Much has been made of the advances in computer-aided learning activities. Websites, virtual campus, the increased use of WebCT (an online proprietary virtual learning environment system) and chat... More

    pp. 172-180

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  8. Virtual Communities of Enquiry: An Argument for Their Necessity and Advice for Their Creation

    Mitch Parsell & Jennifer Duke-Yonge

    In this article it is argued that communities of enquiry can and should be developed in courses delivered online. These communities make the most of the available technological resources and... More

    pp. 181-193

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  9. PESTE Factors in Developing a Framework for E-Learning

    Deryn Graham

    This article describes the development of a framework for e-learning and presents the findings of a study investigating whether the use of blended learning can fulfil or at least accommodate some... More

    pp. 194-201

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