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When "Teaching a Class of Daemons, Dragons and Trainee Teachers"--Learning the Pedagogy of the Virtual Classroom
Management in Education Vol. 26, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 45–51
Virtual worlds can offer opportunities to further extend the experience, skills and understanding of professionals, in this case pre-service teachers. Based on the empirical evidence provided by professional, pre-service teachers, this paper...
Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 14, No. 2 (July 2005) pp. 189–204
The teaching of computing, like all subjects, requires a range of strategies to take the curriculum content (skills, knowledge, understanding and attitudes) and put it in a form that is more easily learned by students. Metaphor has a particular role ...
The Role of the Constructivist Learning Theory and Collaborative Learning Environment on Wiki Classroom, and the Relationship between Them
International Conference for e-Learning & Distance Education 2013 (2013)
This paper seeks to discover the relationship between both the social constructivist learning theory and the collaborative learning environment. This relationship can be identified by giving an example of the learning environment. Due to wiki...
The Potential of Wiki Technology as an E-Learning Tool in Science and Education; Perspectives of Undergraduate Students in Al-Baha University, Saudi Arabia
International Conference on E-Learning & Knowledge Management Technology 2012 (April 2012)
This paper examines the potential of wiki technology as an e-learning tool in Al-Baha University, Saudi Arabia with a random sample in two colleges: science and education. 24 male students participated in this survey. The data is collected through...
Enhancing University Teachers' Information and Communication Technology Usage by Using a Virtual Learning Environment Training Course
INTED2012 Conference (March 2012)
The research project is a case study focussing on the use of a virtual learning environment (VLE) implemented to increase the use of information and communication technology (ICT) by university teachers in Jazan University, Saudi Arabia. The study...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2014 (Oct 20, 2014) pp. 227–237
Abstract: Social media is lauded as a powerful tool for informal learning, and a tool of choice for teenagers. This paper reports on the findings of a survey of 384 secondary school pupils in the UK (aged 11-17) over a 12 week period. Our findings...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 16, No. 2 (April 2017) pp. 105–127
** Invited as a paper from E-Learn 2014 ** Abstract: Social media is lauded as a powerful tool for informal learning, and a tool of choice for teenagers. This paper reports on the findings of a survey of 384 secondary school pupils in the UK ...
Evaluation of E-Safety Materials for Initial Teacher Training: Can "Jenny's Story" Make a Difference?
Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 18, No. 2 (July 2009) pp. 187–200
E-safety issues have come to the fore of thinking about young people's use of the internet because of their vulnerable position with regard to contact with people who may take advantage of them. The "Byron Review" in the UK makes explicit the steps...