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A research study was conducted to determine the effectiveness of using computer assisted instruction (CAI) to teach handwriting. Designed to take advantage of the computer's facility to rapidly transfer large amounts of precise data, the handwriting ...
American Journal of Mental Deficiency Vol. 85, No. 4 (January 1981) pp. 383–88
Eight children were taught associations between the written and spoken versions of words by a "talking" computer. These children increased their sight vocabularies by an average of 128 percent; a comparison group had a 34 percent increase. (Author)
From Surfing to Diving: A Beginner's Guide to Enhancing the Foreign Language Classroom through Templates
Educational Media International Vol. 35, No. 3 (1998) pp. 228–30
Provides a background to the development of the Internet; discusses Web sites as foreign-language-learning tools; and describes the Nicenet Internet Classroom Assistant that can be used as a software template for teachers to create their own...
Online Information Review Vol. 25, No. 2 (2001) pp. 80–87
Presents a humanities and social science researcher's perspective on changes in scholarly communication as a result of new information and communication technologies. Discusses communication and community, interdisciplinarity, scholarly information, ...
Rhetorical Relationships with Students: A Higher Education Case Study of Perceptions of Online Assessment in Mathematics
Research in Comparative and International Education Vol. 13, No. 1 (2018) pp. 7–26
Some students perceive that online assessment does not provide for a true reflection of their work effort. This article reports on a collaborative international project between two higher education institutions with the aim of researching issues...
A Profile of Americans' Media Use and Political Socialization Effects: Television and the Internet's Relationship to Social Connectedness in the USA
Policy Futures in Education Vol. 5, No. 3 (2007) pp. 327–344
This research project traces the media use habits of children and adults. Over time, television consumption is increasing even though computer and Internet activities are also rapidly increasing. The American people are consuming greater amounts of...
It's Not so Easy: Researching the Complexity of Emergent Participant Roles and Awareness in Asynchronous Networked Learning Discussions
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 20, No. 3 (June 2004) pp. 165–171
In this paper, we explore some of the complexities of emergent role development and group awareness among participants in an asynchronous Networked Learning discussion in a higher education context. We used content analysis to provide participant...
Orchestrating Collaborative Learning: Software Design to Support Online Learning and Tutoring Strategies
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 2338–2345
This paper reports recent findings of a continuing international study that is investigating computer supported collaborative learning processes among a networked learning community. This study presents an experiment conducted to research learning...
The Inter-Life Project: Researching the Potential of Art, Design and Virtual Worlds as a Vehicle for Assisting Young People with Key Life Changes and Transitions
British Journal of Guidance & Counselling Vol. 41, No. 3 (2013) pp. 318–338
Careers work in the twenty-first century faces a key challenge in terms of digital technologies: to evaluate their potential for careers work in challenging settings. Given the rapidity of developments, technologies require evaluation in research...
The Inter-Life Project: Inter-Cultural Spaces for Young People to Use Creative Practices and Research to Assist with Life Changes and Transition
Research in Comparative and International Education Vol. 7, No. 4 (2012) pp. 480–502
The aim of the Inter-Life Project was to investigate the use of virtual worlds and creative practices to support the acquisition of transition skills for young people to enhance their management of important life events. In particular, the authors...
Interdisciplinarity and Technology-Enhanced Learning: Reflections from Art and Design and Educational Perspectives
Research in Comparative and International Education Vol. 13, No. 1 (2018) pp. 46–69
The main focus of this article is our project of reimagining higher education for ourselves and our students using the central theme of technology-enhanced learning (TEL), which is inextricably linked to education in the present and in the future in ...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 24, No. 5 (2016) pp. 968–978
This paper explores three themes, emerging from the Inter-Life project, an Art and Design education and social skills project set in a virtual world. We argue that they connect with the concerns raised by critical Technology-Enhanced Learning (TEL)...
Effect of task-type and group size on foreign language learner output in synchronous computer-mediated communication
Effect of task@-type and group size on foreign@language@learner output in synchronous computer@-mediated@communication (2006) pp. 1–333
This quasi-experimental study of task-based learning aimed to determine to what extent task-type (jigsaw, decision-making and opinion exchange) and group size (partner and small group) impact both the quantity and quality of learner discourse in...
Cultural factors influencing Japanese female college students' perceptions of learning in a Web-based environment: Implications for Web-based instructional designers
Cultural factors influencing Japanese female college@students' perceptions of learning in a Web-based environment: Implications for Web-based instructional@designers (2000) pp. 1–237
The burst of the Japanese bubble economy in 1992 brought about many reforms in Japanese education. One example of these reforms is the recent introduction of web-based instruction into Japanese classrooms. Since traditional Japanese education has...
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 15, No. 1 (1999) pp. 48–60
Explores gender differences in the use of computer-mediated communication in a specific learning context by a small group of postgraduate distance learners and their tutors at the University of Sheffield. Uses content analysis of online dialog to...
Impact of Science on Society Vol. 32, No. 4 (1982) pp. 449–60
Discusses the role of computer assisted instruction in helping children develop such basic skills as handwriting, reading, and understanding elementary numerical and spatial concepts. Indicates that techniques based on computer assisted instruction...
Virtual Voices: Exploring Creative Practices to Support Life Skills Development among Young People Working in a Virtual World Community
International Journal of Art and Design Education Vol. 32, No. 3 (October 2013) pp. 331–344
The dialectical relationship between social justice, active participation and the development of aesthetic sensibilities is re-emerging as a theme among art and design educators as concerns mount for the future of art and design education in the...
Research Papers in Education Vol. 14, No. 2 (1999) pp. 147–63
Used computer-mediated communication (CMC) to support postgraduate students in distance-education contexts, examining how CMC could reduce transactional distance and noting the construction of learning communities within an online environment and...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 24, No. 5 (2016) pp. 1016–1024
The focus for the group was clear--it was global. Space, time, resources and chance have, however, limited the topics and the treatments they received, and so in this paper we ask: what slipped through the net, what fell between the cracks, and what ...
Complexity, Theory and Praxis: Researching Collaborative Learning and Tutoring Processes in a Networked Learning Community
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 31, No. 1 (2003) pp. 7–39
Explores the complexity of researching networked learning in higher education. Suggests that no single theoretical model currently available is sufficiently powerful to provide a framework for a research agenda that takes into account key aspects of ...
Research in Comparative and International Education Vol. 13, No. 1 (2018) pp. 227–235
This paper reflects on some of the themes emerging from a consideration of recent research at the nexus of technologies, learning and culture. The authors comment on the expansive nature of the concept of learning spaces in papers featuring an...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 1846–1853
The aim of this paper is to study the nature of the interaction within a networked learning community (NLC), and the way its members share and construct knowledge together. Our goal is to explore interaction patterns among the members of a NLC and...
Association for Learning Technology Journal Vol. 14, No. 3 (September 2006) pp. 211–223
Educational design for networked learning is becoming more complex but also more inclusive, with teachers and learners playing more active roles in the design of tasks and of the learning environment. This paper connects emerging research on the use ...
Inter-Life: A Novel, Three-Dimensional, Virtual Learning Environment for Life Transition Skills Learning
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 23, No. 4 (2015) pp. 405–424
This paper presents the findings from one of the first empirical research studies which has investigated the impact of Inter-Life; a novel three-dimensional immersive virtual learning environment, on learning and development of social and...
A selective analysis of empirical findings in networked learning research in higher education: Questing for coherence
Educational Research Review Vol. 1, No. 2 (2006) pp. 99–111
In this paper, we have attempted two ambitious tasks. We have undertaken a wide-ranging survey of the Network learning (NL) literature, and tried to identify the emerging themes of this work. We have selected three of these themes, and in each case...
Online Teaching in Networked Learning Communities: A Multi-Method Approach to Studying the Role of the Teacher
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 35, No. 3 (May 2007) pp. 257–286
The aim of this paper is to study the online teaching styles of two teachers who each tutor a networked learning community (NLC), within the same workshop. The study is undertaking empirical work using a multi-method approach in order to triangulate ...
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 1878–1887
This paper puts forward an argument for a group-oriented generative approach to induction and transition as a way of addressing both a cognitive and a situative view of development (Anderson, Greeno, Reder, & Simon, 2000) that are mutually...
Researching the Ethical Dimensions of Mobile, Ubiquitous and Immersive Technology Enhanced Learning (MUITEL): A Thematic Review and Dialogue
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 20, No. 3 (2012) pp. 217–238
In this article, we examine the ethical dimensions of researching the mobile, ubiquitous and immersive technology enhanced learning (MUITEL), with a particular focus on learning in informal settings. We begin with an analysis of the interactions...
Investigating Patterns of Interaction in Networked Learning and Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning: A Role for Social Network Analysis
International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Vol. 2, No. 1 (March 2007) pp. 87–103
The focus of this study is to explore the advances that Social Network Analysis (SNA) can bring, in combination with other methods, when studying Networked Learning/Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (NL/CSCL). We present a general overview...