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E-Learning and Digital Media

2012 Volume 9, Number 1

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Number of articles: 10

  1. How Compatible Are Communities of Inquiry and the Internet? Some Concerns about the Community of Inquiry Approach to E-Learning

    Jennifer Bleazby

    There is an extensive body of literature which argues that the Internet supports student-centred learning, collaboration, community, higher-order thinking and the construction of meaning and... More

    pp. 1-12

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  2. Digital Leisure-Time Activities, Cognition, Learning Behaviour and Information Literacy: What Are Our Children Learning?

    Mick Grimley

    Recent developments in digital technology have resulted in the unprecedented uptake of digital technology engagement as a leisure-time pursuit across the age span. This has resulted in the... More

    pp. 13-28

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  3. Stitching Together a Teacher's Body of Knowledge: Frankie N. Stein's ePortfolio

    Timothy Hopper, Kathy Sanford & Sarah Bonsor-Kurki

    In this article the authors report on research into how an ePortfolio (eP) process can address the critique that teacher education programs offer fragmented course experiences and too often focus... More

    pp. 29-42

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  4. University Students and Ethics of Computer Technology Usage: Human Resource Development

    Waleed Iyadat, Yousef Iyadat, Rateb Ashour & Samer Khasawneh

    The primary purpose of this study was to determine the level of students' awareness about computer technology ethics at the Hashemite University in Jordan. A total of 180 university students... More

    pp. 43-49

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  5. Marking Extended Essays on Screen: Exploring the Link between Marking Processes and Comprehension

    Martin Johnson, Rebecca Hopkin & Hannah Shiell

    Technological developments are impacting upon UK assessment practices in many ways. For qualification awarding bodies, a key example of such impact is the ongoing shift towards examiners marking... More

    pp. 50-68

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  6. Online Advertising: Examining the Content and Messages within Websites Targeted at Children

    Lisa Kervin, Sandra C. Jones & Jessica Mantei

    It is recognised that from a young age children spend considerable portions of their leisure time on the Internet. In Australia a number of child-targeted magazines have associated websites, which ... More

    pp. 69-82

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  7. The Influence of Computer-Mediated Communication Systems on Community

    Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw

    As higher education institutions enter the intense competition of the rapidly growing global marketplace of online education, the leaders within these institutions are challenged to identify... More

    pp. 83-95

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  8. The National Educational Technology Plan: Continuing the Dialogue

    Raymond Rose & Leonard Waks

    The members of the working group on National Educational Technology Policy continue to base their formulations around entrenched conceptions of education, retaining the language of teachers,... More

    pp. 96-99

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  9. Synergy, Supervision and Self-Reliance: Perceptions of the Role of the Tutor in a Postgraduate Online Learning Programme

    Cathy Sherratt

    This article reports research into online learning in a part-time postgraduate programme in clinical education, which is delivered by means of supported online learning. The aim of this study is to... More

    pp. 100-112

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  10. Constructing Narrative Ecologies as a Site for Teachers' Professional Learning with New Technologies and Media in Primary Education

    Keith Turvey

    This article argues that to understand how new technologies and media can become co-agents in the process of pedagogical change, we first need to understand teachers' complex relationship with new ... More

    pp. 113-126

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