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Learning, Media and Technology

December 2009 Volume 34, Number 4

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Mapping the Digital Divide in Britain: Implications for Learning and Education

    Rebecca Eynon

    The internet presents many potential opportunities for people to learn for both formal and informal purposes. However, not everyone is able to make the most of the internet for learning. This paper... More

    pp. 277-290

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  2. Social Software: New Opportunities for Challenging Social Inequalities in Learning?

    Gwyneth Hughes

    Enthusiasts for new social software do not always acknowledge that belonging to e-learning communities depends upon complex and often unresolved identity issues for learners. Drawing on the author'... More

    pp. 291-305

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  3. Mass Communication and Journalism Faculty's Perceptions of the Effectiveness of Email Communication with College Students: A Nationwide Study

    Bradford L. Yates, Jennifer Wood Adams & Brigitta R. Brunner

    Nearly 700 US journalism and mass communication faculty (all teaching personnel) reported their perceptions of student email use via a web-based survey. This nationwide study focused on the content... More

    pp. 307-321

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  4. Marginalised Behaviour: Digital Annotations, Spatial Encoding and the Implications for Reading Comprehension

    Martin Johnson & Rita Nadas

    Within large scale educational assessment agencies in the UK, there has been a shift towards assessors marking digitally scanned copies rather than the original paper scripts that were... More

    pp. 323-336

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  5. Digital Video for Fostering Self-Reflection in an ePortfolio Environment

    Gary Cheng & Juliana Chau

    The ability to self-reflect is widely recognized as a desirable learner attribute that can induce deep learning. Advances in computer-mediated communication technologies have led to intense... More

    pp. 337-350

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  6. Fun for All = Digital Competence for All?

    Helen Josok Gansmo

    Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) seem to be ever more important in all spheres of life and have taken a central place in studies of learning. Yet, research on ICT and gender over... More

    pp. 351-355

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