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University of Waikato
Distance Education Vol. 16, No. 2 (1995) pp. 241–55
Drawing on Foucault's notion of discourse, it is suggested that post-Fordism and globalization trends can be found in changing theories of distance education and open learning. Argues that notions of distance education are part of a trend towards...
Pedagogy, Culture and Society Vol. 23, No. 2 (2015) pp. 265–279
Computer technologies and computer-mediated information and communication are increasingly parts of curriculum-making practices in education. These technologies are often taken to be simply tools to be used to enhance teaching and learning. However, ...
Open Learning Vol. 11, No. 1 (1996) pp. 3–11
Explores the importance of understanding modern and postmodern student identities in contemporary open and distance learning. Describes these different identities and relates them to consumerism in education. Determines that open learning plays a...
Studies in Continuing Education Vol. 16, No. 2 (1994) pp. 160–71
Economic and technological change have altered the way knowledge is produced and transmitted. In modernism, "useful" knowledge is emancipatory; in postmodernism, knowledge is exchanged on the basis of its value to the consumer. Its real use value is ...
Learning, Media and Technology Vol. 40, No. 3 (2015) pp. 251–264
Openness has a long genealogy in education. Whether through the use of post, radio, television and digital technologies, extending learning opportunities to more and a wider range of people has been a significant aspect of educational history....
Assessment and Collaboration in the Context of the Systematic Design of Blended PBL: A Commentary on An (2013)
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 14, No. 3 (September 2014) pp. 288–296
In highlighting the importance of problem-based learning in the development of 21st century skills, An (2013) identified the challenges faced by novice teachers in its implementation and suggested strategies to support them. This commentary explores ...
Journal of Workplace Learning Vol. 26, No. 6 (2014) pp. 406–417
Purpose: This article aims to explore the concept of amateurism as a form of critique and addition to the concepts of professionalism, professional work and education. Design/methodology/approach: This is a theoretically driven article based upon a...
European Educational Research Journal Vol. 15, No. 1 (2016) pp. 117–131
Digital technologies in combination with "big" data and predictive analytics are having a significant impact upon professional practices at individual, organisational, national and international levels. The interplay of code, algorithms...
Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education Vol. 33, No. 4 (2012) pp. 575–590
There is a long tradition in education of examination of the hidden curriculum, those elements which are implicit or tacit to the formal goals of education. This article draws upon that tradition to open up for investigation the hidden curriculum...
Pedagogy, Culture and Society Vol. 15, No. 3 (2007) pp. 263–274
The article explores the conceptualization of learning and context from a number of perspectives and some of the theoretical and methodological issues raised when context is no longer considered as a container, but as a relational effect. It...
Indian Journal of Open Learning Vol. 10, No. 3 (2001) pp. 259–268
Abstract: In this paper the argument is made that the foregrounding of spatial metaphors through globalisation has made it possible to understand open and distance learning as a re-mapping of education. ODL particularly when delivered through ICTs...
Open Learning Vol. 8, No. 3 (1993) pp. 36–43
Discusses the Assessment of Prior Learning (APL) and describes a pilot project at the Open University (United Kingdom) that introduced credit for APL in one course. Steps in the assessment process are outlined, including constructing a student...
Studies in Continuing Education Vol. 38, No. 2 (2016) pp. 213–227
In a wide range of fields, professional practice is being transformed by the increasing influence of digital analytics: the massive volumes of big data, and software algorithms that are collecting, comparing and calculating that data to make...
Mobilities, Moorings and Boundary Marking in Developing Semantic Technologies in Educational Practices
Research in Learning Technology Vol. 19, No. 3 (2011) pp. 219–232
While much attention has been given to the changing spaces of education introduced by new technologies, the impact of spatial theory on the discussion of such education is less well developed. Drawing upon empirical evidence from the Ensemble...
Journal of the Association for Communication Administration (JACA) Vol. 3 (1997) pp. 155–62
Examines faculty perceptions of how the new technologies of e-mail and voice mail (widely adopted as a result of a university's home office experiment) changed faculty ways. Discusses first- and second-level effects of communication technologies in...
British Educational Research Journal Vol. 33, No. 5 (October 2007) pp. 703–721
In this report, it is argued that the most salient factor in the contemporary communicative landscape is the sheer abundance and diversity of possibilities for literacy, and that the extent and nature of students' communicative resources is a...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 1116–1122
This paper addresses the process of building constructivist curriculum that supports teachers and administrators in the use of technology in innovative ways to promote social justice goals. Four teacher educators collaboratively engaged with a...
Professional Knowledge of Child Support Staff: Evidence from the New Jersey Child Support Training Program
Chien-Chung Huang; Allison Blake; Richard L. Edwards; Chieh-Wen Liu; Robert B. Nolan; Barbara Rusen; Dina Thompson
Evaluation Review Vol. 34, No. 1 (2010) pp. 3–18
Child support enforcement (CSE) has experienced dramatic changes in the last decade; however, it is not clear whether child support staff is fully aware of the development. Using data from the New Jersey child support training program (n = 530),...