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  1. Design of contents for ICT literacy in-service training of teachers in Korea

    Jong Hye Kim, Soon Young Jung & Won Gyu Lee

    Computers & Education Vol. 51, No. 4 (December 2008) pp. 1683–1706

    The importance of ICT literacy education for students and teachers in the information society cannot be overemphasized. The Korean government had developed an ICT literacy curriculum for students... More

    pp. 1683-1706

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  2. Information literacy skills: Teacher understandings and practice

    Elizabeth Probert

    Computers & Education Vol. 53, No. 1 (August 2009) pp. 24–33

    This article reports on a project, involving three New Zealand schools, which investigated teachers’ understanding of information literacy and their associated classroom practices. Recently... More

    pp. 24-33

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  3. 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

  4. ELA Teacher Preparation 2.0: Critical Media Literacy, Action Research, and Mashups

    Judson Laughter, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, United States

    Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 15, No. 3 (September 2015) pp. 265–282

    Engaging preservice English language arts interns in the analysis of mashups accomplishes two objectives: (a) it brings interns to a deeper understanding of action research and (b) provides a... More

    pp. 265-282

  5. Point-of-Need Research Instruction in the LMS: Best Practices for Providing Information Literacy Performance Support to Online Graduate Students

    Kim Read, Concordia University, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1291–1296

    Large online programs with thousands of students require efficient and scalable responses to information literacy instruction. Taking a cue from the field of performance support, distance education... More

    pp. 1291-1296

  6. Getting Effective Feedback In a Video Editing Class through YouTube and Facebook: A Case Study

    Daisuke Kaneko, School of Economics, Hokusei Gakuen University, Japan

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1247–1250

    The author conducts a video editing class to develop university students’ media literacy. Feedback from others facilitates students’ development of video works. The author uploaded students’ works ... More

    pp. 1247-1250

  7. Embedded Information Literacy Instruction: Building Transmedia Literacy Skills in Inquiry Projects

    Jackie Chetzron, University of North TexasDallas Independent School District, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1156–1159

    With time constraints and an overwhelming amount of information to wade through, students and teachers approach research projects with trepidation. School librarians desire to provide a smooth and ... More

    pp. 1156-1159

  8. Information Literacy - Developing a Framework for Educators: A Review of Literature

    Robin Kay, UOIT, Canada; Kamran Ahmadpour, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1079–1084

    Rapid change in technology, information overload, conflicting definitions, emerging perspectives, and competing models have made it difficult to develop a consistent, coherent understanding of... More

    pp. 1079-1084

  9. Brave New World: The use of popular social media for multimodal literary analysis

    Jason Hilton & Timothy Oldakowski, Slippery Rock University, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 935–943

    To engage deeply with the types of complex texts called for by Common Core, students need modern methods for literary analysis that connect to their life experiences. Building upon a background in ... More

    pp. 935-943

  10. Conditions and Problems of Digital Literacy Skill Development of Students in Public Higher Education Institutions

    Piatip Phuapan, Chantana Viriyavejakul & Paitoon Pimdee, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 863–869

    The aim of the research is to investigate conditions and problems of digital literacy skills development of students in public higher education institutions. Such conditions and problems have been... More

    pp. 863-869

  11. Alternate Endings: Developing Literacy and Interpersonal Skills in an Inclusive Classroom using iPads and Storybird

    Sarah Harnish & Lin Muilenburg, St. Mary's College of Maryland, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 845–850

    This study examines the use of iPads and the Storybird website in a first grade inclusion classroom for literacy instruction. Using the grouping without tracking model, the teacher formed student... More

    pp. 845-850

  12. Human-Centered Design in Action: Designing and Performing Testing Sessions with Users with Special needs

    Dominik Hagelkruys, Renate Motschnig & Christina Böhm, University of Vienna, Austria; Vera Vojtova, Maud Kotasová & Kristyna Jurkova, Pedagagicko-psychologická poradna Brno, Czech Republic

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 499–508

    The Human-Centered Design approach heavily relies on the inclusion of users into the design process. In special needs projects, in particular, it is vital to include the target users due to their... More

    pp. 499-508

  13. The Evolution of a Teacher Professional Learning Network for Digital Literacy

    Lei Nong, Alain Breuleux, Gyeong Mi Heo & Leah Dayan, McGill University, Canada; Karen Rye, Tina Morotti, Lisa Rae-Nutter & Sandra Fréchette, Riverside School Board, Canada

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 189–197

    This case study describes the evolution of a teacher professional development project for digital literacy. The goal of this teacher professional development project is to support teachers’... More

    pp. 189-197

  14. An Agile Learning Model

    Natalie Senjov-Makohon, Deakin University, Australia

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 144–148

    In one Australian university, sessional and permanent academics and support staff have been involved in Digital Literacy (DL). This paper reflects on an agile and creative model developed to... More

    pp. 144-148

  15. Can an Online Contest help to Build Awareness and Activate Users with Special Needs?The Case of the LITERACY-Contest

    Christina Böhm, Dominik Hagelkruys & Renate Motschnig, University of Vienna, Austria

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 124–132

    People with special needs – in our case struggling readers and dyslexic persons – tend to be socially disadvantaged and even excluded. In order to help such people to deal with their challenges, a ... More

    pp. 124-132

  16. Social Media, Online Collaboration, and Mobile Devices: Tools for Demonstrating Digital Literacy

    Mark Frydenberg, Bentley University Computer Information Systems Department, United States; Diana Andone, University of Timisoara Politehnica, Romania

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 6–15

    The authors' previous work in studying of how digital students use technology for collaboration as members of international teams is updated with the strong use of social media. The authors... More

    pp. 6-15

  17. How Video Games and Digital Literacy Impacts Student Attainment and Development: An Analysis of Synergistic Integration

    Mario Adkins, Aquinas College, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1–5

    Research has found that video games can boost technical, kinetic, social and linguistic skills in students. Furthermore, cognitive skills such as memory, reaction speed and mental processing... More

    pp. 1-5

  18. New Literacy: Integrating Technology and Literacy Skills into Science Learning

    Hui-Yin Hsu & Shiang-Kwei Wang, New York Institute of Technology, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1776–1786

    The purpose of the study is to develop a framework to guide science teachers’ new literacy practices, and examine the impact of this approach on students’ science learning and new literacy skills. ... More

    pp. 1776-1786

  19. Online Professional Development:Transitioning from Face-to-Face to Online Delivery

    Michelle Read, Texas State University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1274–1275

    Transitioning from face-to-face instruction to either blended or completely online delivery for both K12 and college courses, is becoming more popular. As budget crises and other barriers, such as... More

    pp. 1274-1275

  20. “Check Out My Website”: Enhancing Sustainability Literacy Using Digital Artifacts

    Annie Warren, Catharyn Crane, Leanna Archambault, Omaya Ahmad & Alison Ross, Arizona State University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 497–500

    During this best practices session, we will discuss the use of a digital artifact that incorporates Project Based Learning attributes in the hybrid course Sustainability Science for Teachers, at... More

    pp. 497-500