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Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 20, No. 3 (June 2004) pp. 172–182
Within a synchronous computer-mediated discussion, teachers used a prescriptive framework of Socratic interventions together with dialogue moves which challenged students to justify their opinions or which presented a devil's advocate line of...
"He's Gone and Wrote over It": The Use of Wikis for Collaborative Report Writing in a Primary School Classroom
Education 3-13 Vol. 42, No. 6 (2014) pp. 601–620
Wikis (websites that can be edited quickly by multiple authors) were used with upper-primary school children to write group reports on a science topic. Two teachers observed the children working, and their observations were used alongside the texts...
Technology, Knowledge and Learning Vol. 17, No. 1 (April 2012) pp. 1–21
This paper examines the computer game play of an 11-year-old boy. In the course of building a virtual house he developed and used, without assistance, an artefact and an accompanying strategy to ensure that his house was symmetric. We argue that the ...
Facilitating Debate in Networked Learning: Reflecting on Online Synchronous Discussion in Higher Education
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 31, No. 1 (2003) pp. 41–63
Initial results of this study of post-graduate students using a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) as part of their course showed that both distance and face-to-face students, native speakers (NS) and non native speakers (NNS), working...
Agnes Kukulska-Hulme; Ana Carvalho; David Kennedy; John Pettit; Linda Bradley; Anthony Herrington; Aisha Walker
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 3, No. 1 (January 2011) pp. 18–52
The paper reports on research concerned with learners’ uses of mobile technologies based on an international survey that targeted students registered in selected master’s and doctoral programmes in Australia, Hong Kong, Portugal, Sweden, and the...