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E-Learning and Digital Media

2014 Volume 11, Number 6

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Number of articles: 11

  1. Evaluation Criterion for Quality Assessment of E-Learning Content

    Abdulkareem Al-Alwani

    Research trends related to e-learning systems are oriented towards increasing the efficiency and capacity of the systems, thus they reflect a large variance in performance when considering content ... More

    pp. 532-542

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  2. Introducing Mobile Technology in Graduate Professional Education

    Gopesh Anand, Dilip Chhajed, Seung Won Hong & Norma Scagnoli

    The insertion of mobile technology in educational settings is becoming more prevalent, making it important to understand the effectiveness of such technology in enhancing students' learning... More

    pp. 543-553

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  3. Winking at Facebook: Capturing Digitally Mediated Classroom Learning

    Owen Barden

    This article discusses the combination of methods used in a study of the use of Facebook as an educational resource by a class of five students at a sixth-form college in north-west England.... More

    pp. 554-568

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  4. Teachers' Beliefs about the Possibilities and Limitations of Digital Games in Classrooms

    Catherine Beavis, Leonie Rowan, Michael Dezuanni, Christie McGillivray, Joanne O'Mara, Sarah Prestridge, Colleen Stieler-Hunt, Roberta Thompson & Jason Zagami

    Teachers' beliefs about what it is (or is not) possible to achieve with digital games in educational contexts will inevitably influence the decisions that they make about how, when, and for... More

    pp. 569-581

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  5. Innovating from the Inside: Teacher Influence and the "Promisingness" of Digital Learning Environments

    Anne Cloonan, Kirsten Hutchison & Louise Paatsch

    In line with global trends, Australian educational policy emphatically recognises the need for contemporary learners to be digitally literate, with provision of "one-to-one" devices to... More

    pp. 582-592

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  6. Understanding Online Teacher Best Practices: A Thematic Analysis to Improve Learning

    Michael Corry, Robert Ianacone & Julie Stella

    The purpose of this study was to examine brick-and-mortar and online teacher best practice themes using thematic analysis and a newly developed theory-based analytic process entitled Synthesized... More

    pp. 593-607

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  7. Living the Orwellian Nightmare: New Media and Digital Dystopia

    Greg Diglin

    This article offers an academic critique of new media culture, as viewed comparatively with George Orwell's "1984." The author makes the argument that a number of plot elements of ... More

    pp. 608-618

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  8. Contrasting Visions: Identity, Literacy, and Boundary Work in a Fan Community

    Ksenia A. Korobkova & Rebecca W. Black

    This article focuses on learning and identity-related practices of young female fans of a popular British boy band called One Direction. Drawing on qualitative inquiry into a fanfiction community... More

    pp. 619-632

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  9. A Second-Order Implicit Knowledge: Its Implications for E-Learning

    Khosrow Bagheri Noaparast

    The dichotomous epistemology of explicit/implicit knowledge has led to two parallel lines of research; one putting the emphasis on explicit knowledge which has been the main road of e-learning, and... More

    pp. 633-643

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  10. A Model of Acceptance of Web 2.0 in Learning in Higher Education: A Case Study of Two Cultures

    Abel Usoro, Razep Echeng & Grzegorz Majewski

    Though a few empirical studies on acceptance of Web 2.0 as a social networking tool in teaching and learning exist, apparently none consider students' and faculties' views from different ... More

    pp. 644-653

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  11. Visual Communication in Transition: Designing for New Media Literacies and Visual Culture Art Education across Activities and Settings

    Steven J. Zuiker

    As an example of design-based research, this case study describes and analyses the enactment of a collaborative drawing and animation studio in a Singapore secondary school art classroom. The... More

    pp. 654-666

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