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Learning, Media and Technology

2011 Volume 36, Number 3

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Number of articles: 6

  1. When Talking Less Is More: Exploring Outcomes of "Twitter" Usage in the Large-Lecture Hall

    C Michael Elavsky, Cristina Mislan & Steriani Elavsky

    This article employs a mixed-method approach to examine the outcomes produced by using "Twitter" in a large-lecture course as a means to assess the pedagogical impact and potential of "Twitter's"... More

    pp. 215-233

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  2. Using the Multimodal Affordances of the Interactive Whiteboard to Support Students' Understanding of Texts

    Damian Maher

    The purpose of the study reported on here was to explore ways in which the interactive whiteboard (IWB) can support students' understanding of texts. A Year 3 and a Year 4 primary school class in... More

    pp. 235-250

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  3. Formal and Non-Formal Digital Practices: Institutionalizing Transactional Learning Spaces in a Media Classroom

    Thomas de Lange

    This article examines how a classroom procedure known as PGE (Plan/Go-through/Evaluate) group work aims at integrating formal and non-formal media experiences and practices into classroom-based... More

    pp. 251-275

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  4. "Making News Today": A Tool for Adoption of Ethics Principles Using Technology-Supported Television Journalism

    David Blackall, Lori Lockyer & Barry M. Harper

    There are movements internationally towards curricula that incorporate values and citizenship education. In Australia, this movement has been illustrated with the adoption of a national curriculum ... More

    pp. 277-294

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  5. Making Dutch Pupils Media Conscious: Preadolescents' Self-Assessment of Possible Media Risks and the Need for Media Education

    Theresa Kuter-Luks, Ard Heuvelman & Oscar Peters

    Despite clear European and Dutch policies about media education, there is currently no media education curriculum in Dutch schools. A survey among preadolescents (n = 257) in six primary schools in... More

    pp. 295-313

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  6. Local Social Capital through E-Mentoring: An Agenda for New Research

    D Kevin O'Neill

    This article synthesizes research on social capital, school outcomes, internet use, and volunteering to argue that e-mentoring--which is commonly practiced over long distances--could become a... More

    pp. 315-321

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