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Learning, Media and Technology

September 2006 Volume 31, Number 3

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Number of articles: 6

  1. An Evaluation of European Learning Objects in Use

    Robert McCormick & Nai Li

    Most studies on reusable digital learning materials, learning objects (LOs), relate to their use in universities. Few empirical studies exist to explore the impact of LOs on pedagogy, especially in... More

    pp. 213-231

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  2. Effectiveness of Learning Objects in Various Instructional Settings

    Sami Nurmi & Tomi Jaakkola

    Learning objects (LOs), generally understood as digital learning resources shared and accessed through the Internet and reused in multiple learning contexts, have aroused enthusiasm in the field of... More

    pp. 233-247

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  3. Case Studies of Learning Objects Used in School Settings

    Liisa Ilomaki, Minna Lakkala & Sami Paavola

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the role and characteristics of virtual learning objects in selected classroom cases. Four Finnish cases represented such pedagogical approaches as... More

    pp. 249-267

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  4. Promises and Pitfalls of Learning Objects

    Sami Nurmi & Tomi Jaakkola

    Learning objects (LOs), generally understood as digital learning resources shared through the Internet and reused in multiple learning contexts, have aroused worldwide enthusiasm in the field of... More

    pp. 269-285

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  5. The Global Expansion of Children's Television: A Case Study of the Adaptation of "Sesame Street" in Spain

    Kristin C. Moran

    The landscape of children's programming is changing because of the increased exportation of children's television programs created in the USA. Networks have been aggressively marketing programs to ... More

    pp. 287-300

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  6. Children and Young People's Uses of the Internet for Homework

    Sue Cranmer

    This article extends current research by more closely examining children and young people's uses of the Internet for homework support within the familial context. In particular, it examines how... More

    pp. 301-315

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