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Learning, Media and Technology Vol. 35, No. 3 (September 2010) pp. 255–273
This article scopes the connections between the educational use of Web 2.0 technologies in social learning spaces, and the concept of individual self-efficacy. At issue is whether the individual learner can be empowered "both" in her/his engagement...
Learning, Media and Technology Vol. 40, No. 3 (2015) pp. 265–286
In understanding the changes that are impacting the global higher education sector, developing a critique of the relationships between technology and technological innovation, new managerialism and financialisation, and the impact of the secular...
E-Learning Vol. 5, No. 3 (2008) pp. 284–296
This article scopes some of the key political elements in the higher educational use of the read/write web, or Web2.0 as it is commonly known. It investigates ways in which these tools can be used to enhance deliberative democracy, the associations...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 24, No. 5 (2016) pp. 1004–1015
Neoliberalism is a global pedagogical project aimed at the dispossession of free time so that all of life becomes productive, and education is a central institutional means for its realisation. This project aims at marketising all of social life, so ...
Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 7, No. 1 (2009) pp. 29–40
The read/write web, or Web 2.0, offers ways for users to personalise their online existence, and to develop their own critical identities though their control of a range of tools. Exerting control enables those users to forge new contexts, profiles...
Research in Learning Technology Vol. 19, No. 3 (2011) pp. 273–284
In revealing the transformatory moment of learning technology, a holistic and ongoing critique that is related to a range of socio-cultural factors is required. This critique further uncovers the social relations that frame the place of learning...
Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies Vol. 11, No. 3 (July 2013) pp. 52–82
Across higher education in the United Kingdom, the procurement and deployment of educational technology increasingly impacts the practices of academic labour, in terms of administration, teaching and research. Moreover the relationships between...
E-Learning Vol. 3, No. 4 (2006) pp. 505–518
This article presents a model for conceptualising learner involvement in online environments. It takes as its starting point the emerging approach to service-user engagement in public-sector change in the United Kingdom. This is focused upon civic...
Delivering What Students Say They Want On-Line: Towards Academic Participation in the Enfranchisement of e-Learners?
Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 4, No. 1 pp. 25–32
Sustainable e-Learning holds the promise of enabling higher education to meet the needs of a large and diverse market. Central to this is the response of academic staff teams in meeting the needs of individual learners, in order to enfranchise them...
Campus-Wide Information Systems Vol. 28, No. 4 (2011) pp. 234–249
Purpose: This paper sets out to argue that the strategic implementation of technology is implicated in a range of crises or socio-economic disruptions, like peak oil, climate change and the rising environmental costs of energy consumption. It aims...
Learning, Media and Technology Vol. 40, No. 1 (2015) pp. 106–122
This article considers the relevance of Autonomist Marxism for both research and practice in education and technology. The article situates the Autonomist perspective against that of traditional Marxist thought--illustrating how certain core...
E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 8, No. 4 (2011) pp. 343–356
This article considers the impact that peak oil and climate change may have on the future of higher education. In particular, it questions the role of technology in supporting the provision of a higher education which is resilient to a scenario both ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 1380–1385
At the heart of the design of any form of education media is establishing the learning objectives. When the media is an augmented reality system, establishing learning objectives is closely associated with requirement analysis for the system. This ...
The Effects of Computer-Assisted Drill and Practice on Spelling Performance with Mildly Handicapped Students
Reading Improvement Vol. 26, No. 1 (1989) pp. 43–49
Examines the effect of computer assisted instruction (CAI) on the spelling performance of six poor spellers who also received special education services. Finds superior performance during the computer-assisted drill in spelling as well as...
Knowledge construction in a geographically disparate, cross-indigenous, computer-supported, collaborative context
Knowledge@construction in a geographically@disparate, cross@-indigenous, computer@-supported, collaborative context (2005) pp. 1–134
There is a lack of knowledge (prescriptions, guidelines, specifications) relative to geographically disparate, computer-supported, collaborative, intercultural teams who must effectively learn and work together on tasks of common purpose at the...
Web-Based Conferencing as a Component of a Collaborative-Learning Based Educational Psychology Class
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 1999 (April 1999)
A "connected classroom" model was used for an educational psychology class which relied heavily on both face-to-face and Web-based collaborative discussion. As part of the class, students were required to participate in collaborative discussion that ...
Defining a Self-Evaluation Digital Literacy Framework for Secondary Educators: The DigiLit Leicester Project
Research in Learning Technology Vol. 22 (2014)
Despite the growing interest in digital literacy within educational policy, guidance for secondary educators in terms of how digital literacy translates into the classroom is lacking. As a result, many teachers feel ill-prepared to support their...
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 2000 (April 2000)
The purpose of this experiment was to assess the effectiveness of a comprehensive model for the analysis of hypermap navigation patterns through a comparison of navigation patterns associated with a traditional linear interface versus a non-linear ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 2497–2504
The emergence of read/write web approaches in learning and teaching has implications for the professional development of teachers in Higher Education. This paper describes the integration of such approaches in a professional development program ...
Development of a Web-based Learning System for Teaching Web Design and Development: A Problem-Based Progressive-Scaffolding Approach
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 1562–1565
This paper describes a model for design of web-based learning system which is guided by two fundamental, and somewhat contrasting, design themes: problem-based interactivity; and progressive scaffolding. It is proposed that effective systems should...
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 2000 (April 2000)
This paper consists of reviews of current trends in World Wide Web-based instruction and a representative sample of Web-based instruction efficacy research. The review of the current state of Web-based instruction yields two principle themes: (1)...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 1906–1913
The purpose of this experiment was to compare two types of media scaffolds as a part of a learning system for teaching web development. Twenty students were given the task of creating an interactive web page using the web editor Dreamweaver©. They...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1191–1194
Virtual Environments (VE) are currently being developed and evaluated as an alternative for educating and training first responder personnel. The methods being developed offer a more realistic alternative to lectures, manuals, and traditional...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 497–505
An evaluation of a web-based e-learning system to facilitate integration of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) into the Civil Engineering curriculum was conducted. The principal goals of the evaluation were to determine the overall effectiveness ...
Journal of Technology, Learning, and Assessment Vol. 5, No. 5 (December 2006)
This paper reviews a series of formative assessment studies that were conducted to inform and evaluate a large-scale instructional software development project at the University of Missouri-Rolla (UMR). The three-year project, entitled "Taking the...
A Comparison of Different Formats for Presenting Example Problems in Basic Engineering Web-Based Learning Modules
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1011–1014
The purpose of this experiment was to compare three different formats for presenting example problems within Basic Engineering Web-Based learning modules. After seeing a lecture over the shear flow concept on-line, students in a Basic Engineering...
Exploring the relationship between process and outcome in young children’s learning: stage one of a longitudinal study
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 29, No. 1 pp. 51–67
The first phase of a small-scale, longitudinal study which is part of the Effective Early Learning (EEL) Project, a UK based, national, early childhood evaluation and improvement initiative is described. A key developmental proposition is that...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3569–3574
The purpose of this research was to conduct an applied evaluation of a web-based learning system used to teach civil engineering concepts using Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The principal goals of the evaluation were to determine the overall ...
Richard Riedl; Mary Timothy; Susan Dean; Sara Olin Zimmerman; Laurie Palmer; Stephen Brooks; Helen P. Hall
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 1821–1826
This study was designed to determine the effects of online mentoring on the professional growth and development of preservice teachers and their mentors. These web and email based interactions provided assistance and support to the preservice ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 1188–1193
The goals of this project were to: a) carry out the evaluation of a learning system for teaching Civil Engineering students to use Geographic Information Systems software within the context of relevant problems and b) explore the efficacy of...
Developing narrative modules that foster critical thinking and interdisciplinary learning using a Drupal-based framework
Rémi Rousseau; Emmanuel Cadet; Richard Pinet; Steve Rokeby; Pippa Hall; Susan Brajtman; Enkenyelesh Bekele; Lynda Weaver
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2012 (Oct 09, 2012) p. 354
Following the success of the award-winning Total Pain module (Hall &al. 2009) developed on sound androgogical and social networking principles to emphasize inter-professional (IP) learning, the project was brought to the Centre for e-Learning at the ...
Lawrence Wilfred; Richard Hall; Michael Hilgers; Ming Leu; John Hortenstine; Christopher Walker; Madhu Reddy
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 2233–2240
The purpose of this research was to examine the impact of affective intensity of a virtual reality (VR) training environment on learning, as demonstrated by performance within a "real life", affectively intense environment. Participants completed a...