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Learning, Media and Technology

2014 Volume 39, Number 3

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Can a Social Networking Site Support Afterschool Group Learning of Mandarin?

    Yang Yang, Charles Crook & Claire O'Malley

    Schools are often encouraged to facilitate extra-curricular learning within their own premises. This study addresses the potential of social networking sites (SNS) for supporting such out-of-class ... More

    pp. 267-282

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  2. Young Children and E-Reading: Research to Date and Questions for the Future

    Elizabeth B. Miller & Mark Warschauer

    The practice of reading is rapidly moving from print to screen. Young children are not immune from this trend; indeed, many children's principal literacy experiences occur using iPads and... More

    pp. 283-305

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  3. The Politics of Gaming in Schools: A Sociocultural Perspective from Western Australia

    Frank Bate, Jean MacNish & Steven Males

    This paper discusses gaming in a Western Australian school for boys. The overriding ethos of the school is supportive of the potential of ICT to better engage students and deliver enhanced... More

    pp. 306-327

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  4. Unpacking MOOC Scholarly Discourse: A Review of Nascent MOOC Scholarship

    Maureen Ebben & Julien S. Murphy

    The rapid rise of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) signals a shift in the ways in which digital teaching and learning are engaged in and understood. Drawing upon a comprehensive search of nine... More

    pp. 328-345

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  5. Understanding Students' Use and Value of Technology for Learning

    Karley Beckman, Sue Bennett & Lori Lockyer

    Despite significant research in the field of educational technology, there is still much we do not fully understand about students' experiences with technology. This article proposes that... More

    pp. 346-367

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  6. Powerful Devices: How Teens' Smartphones Disrupt Power in the Theatre, Classroom and Beyond

    John M. Richardson

    During a series of high school English and Drama class trips to the theatre, so many students were online, the entire back row often glowed blue. Although much of the literature suggests that... More

    pp. 368-385

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  7. What Makes a Youth-Produced Film Good? The Youth Audience Perspective

    Erica Rosenfeld Halverson, Damiana Gibbons, Shelby Copeland, Alon Andrews, Belen Hernando Llorens & Michelle B. Bass

    In this article, we explore how youth audiences evaluate the quality of youth-produced films. Our interest stems from a dearth of ways to measure the quality of what youth produce in artistic... More

    pp. 386-403

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