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Collaborative Online Learning Environment:Towards a process driven approach and collective knowledge building
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 2563–2570
Teaching remains rooted in the practices of the past and continues to resist the lessons arising from educational research. Real reforms have been slow to take hold in educational systems around the world. Much of the reluctance can be attributed...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 990–996
In order to best support both university students and their professors with the use of digital technology, not only do we need to listen to their expressed needs, but we also need to understand how they use technology. To explore the possibility of...
From Ephemera to Building Blocks: Capturing New Understandings About Efficacy Beliefs Among Teachers in Learning Communities Using Repertory Grid Elicitation
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2018 (Jun 25, 2018) pp. 1304–1314
Abstract: A teacher's efficacy belief is a perception of his or her potential to facilitate student learning and engagement (Bandura, 1971, 1977). However, investigators studying this notion by probing and capturing shifts in teacher cognition about ...
Topics: Learning Communities
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 440–444
In the area of online education, it is becoming apparent that the technology as well as the pedagogical approach landscape is changing. As learners are more and more technologically savvy, so must the institutions adjust their offerings to adapt to ...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2018 (Jun 25, 2018) pp. 2138–2141
Facial expressions and body language lie at the heart of the way we convey the emotional content of our interactions. The degree to which these aspects are negated in online learning environments is currently a point of debate in the field. In Fully ...
Transforming Learning: Digital Technologies and Educational Change: A Symposium to Explore Interdependent Effects of Society and Technology on the Future of Education, Part 2
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) p. 4071
The increasingly symbiotic relationship between society and digital technology suggests that studying one is impossible without studying the other. Technological innovations are fueled by a seemingly ever-growing demand for sophisticated...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) pp. 976–981
In this study, we surveyed students in a mid-sized university in southern Ontario, Canada to determine their use of a large variety of computer-based technologies. The survey included three Likert scale indicators, one for assessing Importance of ...
Are you ready? Assessing Digital Competencies for Online Learning via the General Technology Confidence and Use (GTCU) Instrument
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2017 (Jun 20, 2017) pp. 221–226
This brief paper reports on one part of a case study of a fully online course conducted in the Faculty of Education of a mid-sized university in the province of Ontario, Canada. This course—part of the faculty’s Bachelor of Arts in Educational...
Ready for Digital Learning? A Mixed-Methods Exploration of Surveyed Technology Competencies and Authentic Performance Activity
Education and Information Technologies Vol. 23, No. 3 (2018) pp. 1377–1402
The Digital Competency Profiler (DCP) is an online application for surveying the technology preferences and abilities of students in higher education. To explore the DCP as a digital-learning-readiness tool, a mixed-methods research design was...
Surveying Digital Competencies of University Students and Professors in Ukraine for Fully Online Collaborative Learning
Todd J. B. Blayone; Olena Mykhailenko; Roland vanOostveen; Oleksiy Grebeshkov; Olena Hrebeshkova; Oleksandr Vostryakov
Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 27, No. 3 (2018) pp. 279–296
Collaborative-constructivist online learning appears well aligned with Ukraine's post-revolutionary aspirations for globalised and transformed higher education. This study explores digital competencies of students and professors at Kyiv National...
Ann-Louise Davidson; Roland vanOostveen; Wilma Suarez; Nadia Naffi; Natia Arabuli; François Desjardins
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1049–1056
This paper examines the first steps of the implementation of problem-based learning and mobile technologies with a group of professors from the Universidad Técnica de Ambato in Ecuador. First, we present the context of the Ecuadorian university...