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Toward a theory of web-mediated knowledge synthesis: How advanced learners used the web to construct knowledge about climate change behavior
(2012) pp. 1–250
This dissertation utilized a multiple case study design to explore how advanced learners synthesize information about ill-structured topics when reading-to-learn and reading-to-do on the Web. Eight graduate students provided data in the form of...
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 58, No. 5 (February 2015) pp. 388–396
Ubiquitous and instant access to information on the Web is challenging what constitutes 21st century literacies. This article explores the notion of Web-mediated knowledge synthesis, an approach to integrating Web-based learning that may result in...
Creative and Computational Thinking in the Context of New Literacies: Working with Teachers to Scaffold Complex Technology-Mediated Approaches to Teaching and Learning
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 23, No. 3 (July 2015) pp. 411–431
For too long, creativity in schools has been almost solely associated with art, music, and writing classes. Now, creative thinking skills are increasingly emphasized across the disciplines. At the same time, technological progress has brought about...
Moodle vs. Facebook: Does using Facebook for Discussions in an Online Course Enhance Perceived Social Presence and Student Interaction?
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 329–336
In this study, we investigated the effect of using the social network site Facebook for discussions in an online course. Data were collected from concurrent offerings of an introductory educational psychology course, one using Facebook discussion...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 57, No. 3 (March 2013) pp. 40–46
In this paper we explore the philosophy, pedagogy and implementation of the third year course sequence in the M.A. in Educational Technology program at Michigan State University. We discuss how "little-r" revolutions in teaching and learning, i.e.,...
Fail Again, Fail Better: Contextual factors that influence creativity in technology mediated learning contexts
Punya Mishra; Danah Henriksen; Shaunna Smith; Michael DeSchryver; Chris Fahnoe; Colin Terry; William Cain; Jonathon Good
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 1892–1897
This symposium addresses issues of the kinds of technology-mediated contexts that support creativity. An additional theme is that of how the idea of failure can prompt the creative process. Presenters in this symposium will describe the theoretical, ...