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Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 18, No. 1 (January 2007) pp. 29–40
If we assume that learning is best achieved in a social setting, then a vital aspect of any learning environment is its ability to support the development of trust. Trust takes many forms, from helping to identify the validity or the effectiveness...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 14, No. 4 (October 2005) pp. 321–342
** Invited as a paper from ED-MEDIA 2004 ** Transactional distance theory predicts an inverse relationship between dialogue and structure in an educational transaction. It is a powerful theory, but it is inherently fuzzy in formulation and may have ...
Topics: collaborative learning, online learning, web-based learning, Instructional Design, design, Educational Technology, eLearning, Distributed learning, intelligent tutoring systems, learning theory
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 1741–1748
This paper presents the results of a study performed in four European universities designed to identify the unique features of 'digital students', as a move towards building a customized model of an eLearning environment. What does it mean to be a...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 18, No. 1 (January 2007) pp. 41–53
While most existing online learning environments cater for needs identified during the 1990s, a new generation of digital students has emerged in the developed world. Digital students are young adults who have grown up with digital technologies...