Search results for author:"Judith Lapadat"
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University of Northern British Columbia
Discourse Devices Used to Establish Community, Increase Coherence, and Negotiate Agreement in an Online University Course
The Journal of Distance Education / Revue de l'ducation Distance Vol. 21, No. 3 (2007) pp. 59–92
Much has been written about the promise of online learning environments for higher education, and there is a rapidly growing body of research examining the nature of learning and interaction in such courses. This article presents a discourse...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 796–804
Abstract: This paper presents a case study of a small regional campus in northern Canada at a distance from the main university campus. Regional faculty described their technologically mediated teaching experiences and the support challenges that...
An Online Discussion about the Politics of Classroom Discourse: Student Identity, Administrative Aims, and School Change
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 2000 (April 2000)
This study analyzed student contributions to an online interactive discussion forum. Participants included six graduate students enrolled in a graduate education course; the instructor also contributed to the online discussions. Students read...
Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities 2000 (May 2000)
The purpose of this paper is to examine some of the ways in which graduate students engage in interactive online university courses and use discussion as a tool for thinking and for socially negotiating meaning. In particular, it investigates the...
Alberta Journal of Educational Research Vol. 50, No. 3 (2004) pp. 236–251
This article examines some of the ways graduate students engage in interactive writing in online university courses as a means of discussion. In particular, I present data from course transcripts that suggest that discursive interaction in an...
Language and Education Vol. 17, No. 1 (2003) pp. 21–41
Presents a discourse analysis of contributions to an online interactive discussion forum of a graduate-level education course on discourse in classrooms. Examines content of postings over the course to describe participants' emerging perspectives on ...
The Electronic Lives of Teens: Negotiating Access, Producing Digital Narratives, and Recovering From Internet Addiction
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (Oct 26, 2009) pp. 2807–2816
Due to the global uptake of technologically mediated communication with its new affordances, the nature of literacy itself is changing. We present a case study of the literacies of Canadian adolescents living in a northern rural context. We found...
Strategic Interventions To Improve the Writing of Adolescents with Language-Based Learning Disabilities
Ministry of Education-British Columbia Education Research Symposium 2002 (Mar 23, 2002)
This report discusses the effectiveness of strategy-based writing instruction for adolescents with language-based learning disabilities. The instruction is being provided to Canadian students in grade eight who are at least two grade equivalents...