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  1. Shifting Views: Exploring the Potential for Technology Integration in Early Childhood Education Programs

    Beverlie Dietze & Diane Kashin

    Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie Vol. 39, No. 4 (Dec 21, 2013)

    Using technology with children in play-based early learning programs creates questions for some within the Early Childhood Education (ECE) community. This paper presents how two faculty who teach... More

  2. Findings on Facebook in higher education: A comparison of college faculty and student uses and perceptions of social networking sites

    M.D. Roblyer, Michelle McDaniel, Marsena Webb, James Herman & James Vince Witty

    Internet and Higher Education Vol. 13, No. 3 (June 2010) pp. 134–140

    Social Networking Sites (SNSs) such as Facebook are one of the latest examples of communications technologies that have been widely-adopted by students and, consequently, have the potential to... More

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  3. Using Web 2.0 for learning in the community

    Robin Mason & Frank Rennie

    Internet and Higher Education Vol. 10, No. 3 (2007) pp. 196–203

    This paper describes the use of a range of Web 2.0 technologies to support the development of community for a newly formed Land Trust on the Isle of Lewis, in NW Scotland. The application of social... More

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  4. Open and Distance Learning (ODL): A Strategy of Development through its Potential Role in Improving Science &Technology Knowledge


    International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 10, No. 2 (Mar 22, 2015) pp. 9–16

    Open and distance learning is now seen as a legitimate means through which an effective science and technology education can be disseminated. There are many factors which support this argument.... More

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  5. Social Networking to Support Collaborative Interactions in Special Education

    Charalampos Karagiannidis, University of Thessaly; Sofia Efraimidou, University of hessaly; Adamantios Koumpis, ALTEC S.A.

    International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 5, No. 2 (Jun 05, 2010) pp. 68–72

    This paper proposes a framework for the collaboration of teachers in special education. The framework builds on, and extends, social networking services, in order to facilitate collaboration... More

    pp. 68-72

  6. Improvement Quality of LMS Through Application of Social Networking Sites.

    Abdul Muhammad & Khader Musbah

    International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 8, No. 3 (Jun 02, 2013) pp. 48–51

    The rapid development of information technology (IT), especially in education, influences all educational institutions to adopt eLearning. E-learning as a primary means of instruction is expanding ... More

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  7. Attitudinal Disposition of Nigerian University Students toward Social Networking Sites

    Suleiman Ahmad, academic, Nigeria

    International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 7, No. 1 (Mar 12, 2012) pp. 62–66

    Abstract- Internet has consolidated into a cohesive entity and amalgamated itself as a very powerful platform that has changed the way people do things. Social Networking Sites (SNSs) cannot be... More

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  8. myCourse: An Educational Content Management Platform with Social Networking Characteristics

    Thanasis Giouvanakis & Garyfallos Fragidis, Technical Education Institute of Serres; Ioannis Ignatiadis & Adamantios Koumpis, ALTEC S.A.

    International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 5, No. 4 (Dec 10, 2010) pp. 17–25

    We adopt the direction towards new educational and pedagogic paradigms, where learning is a process of emergence and co-evolution of the individual, the social group and the wider society. In this ... More

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  9. Techno-literacy and blogging within a formal higher education setting

    Edilson Arenas, CQUniversity - Higher Education Division, Australia; Julianne Lynch, Deakin University, Faculty of Arts and Education, Australia

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 14, No. 4 (2015) pp. 409–422

    For the last two decades, higher education institutions have been actively engaged in the use of online technologies with the aim of transforming the ways we teach and learn to improve students’... More

    pp. 409-422

  10. Building an Immersive Learning environment with Tele-Robotics for Distance Learning

    Lakshmi Prayaga, University of west Florida, United States; Alexander Whiteside, University of Florida, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1490–1493

    In this paper we describe an infrastructure using robots that can be used to provide immersive experiences for online students enrolled in Information technology, specializing in networking and... More

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  11. Effects of Excessive Usage of Social Networking onStudents Learning Habit

    Sunday Oyemi, Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Department of Educational Foundations, Otto Ijanikin, Lagos, Nigeria; Aok Noak, Lagos State University, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, Ojo, Lagos Nigeria., Nigeria; Eunice Eyitayo Olakanmi, University of South Africa, South Africa

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 523–531

    This research examines the effect of excessive usage of social networking sites on secondary school students’ learning habits. The study was conducted using a descriptive survey research method and... More

    pp. 523-531

  12. Using Cloud-Computing Applications to Support Collaborative Scientific Inquiry: Examining Pre-Service Teachers' Perceived Barriers to Integration

    Joel D. Donna & Brant G. Miller

    Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie Vol. 39, No. 3 (Aug 15, 2013)

    Technology plays a crucial role in facilitating collaboration within the scientific community. Cloud-computing applications, such as Google Drive, can be used to model such collaboration and... More

  13. Evolving Technologies Require Educational Policy Change: Music Education for the 21st Century

    Renee Crawford

    Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 29, No. 5 (2013) pp. 717–734

    There is growing discussion among education and government authorities on rethinking education in the 21st century. This increasing area of interest has come in response to the evolution of... More

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  14. Social Media Go to College

    Ana M. Martínez-Alemán

    Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning Vol. 46, No. 1 (2014) pp. 13–20

    Technology's march into the college classroom continues. Generations of college and university faculty have both embraced and resisted instructional technologies such as the book, the... More

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  15. Meeting of the Minds: Online Matching Program for Teaching and Learning Styles?

    Celeste Fenton & Brenda Ward Watkins

    Community College Journal of Research and Practice Vol. 38, No. 12 (2014) pp. 1157–1167

    Although there are many disagreements on the major causes of problems in the educational system in the United States, few would disagree that the importance of ensuring the success of our students ... More

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  16. Agoraphobia and the Modern Learner

    Jon Dron & Terry Anderson

    Journal of Interactive Media in Education Vol. 2014, No. 1 (2014)

    Read/write social technologies enable rich pedagogies that centre on sharing and constructing content but have two notable weaknesses. Firstly, beyond the safe, nurturing environment of closed... More

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  17. An Enhanced Personal Learning Environment Using Social Semantic Web Technologies

    Khaled Halimi, Hassina Seridi-Bouchelaghem & Catherine Faron-Zucker

    Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 22, No. 2 (2014) pp. 165–187

    Compared with learning in classrooms, classical e-learning systems are less adaptive and once a system that supports a particular strategy has been designed and implemented, it is less likely to... More

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  18. Adoption of Social Networking in Education: A Study of the Use of Social Networks by Higher Education Students in Oman

    Elham M. Al-Mukhaini, Wafa S. Al-Qayoudhi & Ali H. Al-Badi

    Journal of International Education Research Vol. 10, No. 2 (2014) pp. 143–154

    The use of social networks is a growing phenomenon, being increasingly important in both private and academic life. Social networks are used as tools to enable users to have social interaction. The... More

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  19. An Exploratory Study on the Digital Identity Formation of Korean University EFL Learners

    Jang Ho Lee & Heyoung Kim

    English Teaching: Practice and Critique Vol. 13, No. 3 (December 2014) pp. 149–172

    The present study aims to sketch the contours of new media ecology for Korean university students as well as to examine how these learners shape and negotiate their digital identity by using social... More

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  20. The Role of Communication Technology in Adolescent Relationships and Identity Development

    Betty-Ann Cyr, Steven L. Berman & Megan L. Smith

    Child & Youth Care Forum Vol. 44, No. 1 (February 2015) pp. 79–92

    Background: The popularity of communication technologies such as text messaging, e-mail, instant messaging, and social networking sites has grown exponentially, especially among adolescents. At the... More

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