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Educational Technology & Society Vol. 14, No. 3 (2011) pp. 16–27
Writing assignments are ubiquitous in higher education. Writing develops not only communication skills, but also higher-level cognitive processes that facilitate deep learning. Cognitive visualizations, such as concept maps, can also be used as part ...
Campus-Wide Information Systems Vol. 23, No. 3 (2006) pp. 196–209
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe Beehive, a new web application framework for designing and supporting synchronous collaborative learning. Design/methodology/approach: Our web engineering approach integrates educational design...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 17, No. 2 pp. 333–346
Critical review skill is one important aspect of academic writing. Generic trigger questions have been widely used to support this activity. When students have a concrete topic in mind, trigger questions are less effective if they are too general....
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 10, No. 2 (2007) pp. 60–70
This study describes a set of institutional indicators that suggest minimum standards for the quality assurance of learning supported by learning management systems in blended contexts. The indicators are evaluated by comparing seven universities...
Engineering students' conceptions of and approaches to learning through discussions in face-to-face and online contexts
Learning and Instruction Vol. 18, No. 3 (June 2008) pp. 267–282
This study focused on students' conceptions of and approaches to learning through face-to-face and online discussions. The study setting was a course in which students (
Higher Education Research and Development Vol. 23, No. 1 (February 2004) pp. 73–93
Students studying a third-year e-commerce subject experienced face-to-face and online discussions as an important part of their learning experience. The quality of the students' experiences of learning through those discussions is investigated in...
Exploring Engineering Instructors' Views about Writing and Online Tools to Support Communication in Engineering
European Journal of Engineering Education Vol. 42, No. 6 (2017) pp. 875–889
To be fully prepared for the professional workplace, Engineering students need to be able to effectively communicate. However, there has been a growing concern in the field about students' preparedness for this aspect of their future work. It is...