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Don Passey; Thérèse Laferrière; Manal Yazbak-Abu Ahmad; Miron Bhowmik; Diana Gross; Janet Price; Paul Resta; Miri Shonfeld
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 19, No. 3 (2016)
In this conceptual paper, we consider issues and challenges of third party and governmental organisations in planning and implementing access to and uses of digital technologies for learning and teaching in developing countries. We consider failures ...
Education and Information Technologies Vol. 20, No. 4 (2015) pp. 743–756
Digital equity and intercultural education continue to be areas of concern in the emerging knowledge-based society. The digital divide is present across the globe as the result of a complex of factors such as the inequality in: access to hardware...
Journal of Interactive Media in Education Vol. 2014, No. 1 (2014)
#PhDChat is an online network of individuals that has its roots to a group of UK doctoral students who began using Twitter in 2010 to hold discussions. Since then, the network around #PhDchat has evolved and grown. In this study, we examine this...
Topics: Social Studies
Changes in College Students' Perceptions of Use of Web-Based Resources for Academic Tasks with Wikipedia Projects: A Preliminary Exploration
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 22, No. 3 (2014) pp. 253–270
Motivated by the need to facilitate Net Generation students' information literacy (IL), or more specifically, to promote student understanding of legitimate, effective use of Web-based resources, this exploratory study investigated how...
Tomoko Watanabe Traphagan; Yueh-hui Vanessa Chiang; Hyeseung Maria Chang; Benjaporn Wattanawaha; Haekyung Lee; Michael Charles Mayrath; Jeongwon Woo; Hyo-Jin Yoon; Min Jung Jee; Paul E. Resta
Computers & Education Vol. 55, No. 3 (November 2010) pp. 923–936
Using a framework of cognitive, social, and teaching presence, the nature of learning experiences in a three-dimensional virtual world environment (Second Life) and a text-chat learning environment without visuals (TeachNet) were investigated. A...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 43, No. 4 (2010) pp. 403–444
Substantial evidence now supports pedagogical applications of virtual worlds; however, most research supporting virtual worlds for education has been conducted using researcher-developed Multi-User Virtual Environments (MUVE). Second Life (SL) is a...
Social Education Vol. 71, No. 3 (April 2007) pp. 115–119
This article describes the "The Presidential Timeline of the 20th Century," a newly unveiled website jointly created by the Learning Technology Center of The University of Texas at Austin and The National Archives' 12 presidential libraries. This...
Educational Psychology Review Vol. 19, No. 1 (March 2007) pp. 65–83
This paper reviews the research conducted in the last 20 years on the application of technology in support of collaborative learning in higher education. The review focuses primarily on studies that use Internet-based technologies and social...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 47, No. 3 (2003) pp. 30–34
Describes the Technology Leadership Academy (University of Texas at Austin) whose mission is to develop a learning community among teacher preparation programs to improve technology integration. Explains the academy's development, which was part of...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 46, No. 2 (2002) pp. 50–55
Describes the Four Directions project, funded by the Department of Education for using technology to create and disseminate culturally responsive curriculum for American Indian students within the 19 participating tribal schools and throughout the...
Journal of Learning Disabilities Vol. 31, No. 1 (1998) pp. 55–66
Offers curriculum design steps and describes barriers to and solutions for infusing learning disability teacher preparation programs with assistive technology (AT), because AT devices and services have major implications for individuals with...
Machine-Mediated Learning Vol. 4, No. 2 (1994) pp. 269–80
Discusses the ethical use of computer-mediated communication (CMC) and the lack of integration of information ethics into elementary, secondary, and higher education curricula. The development of information ethics instruction is proposed which...
Organizing Education for Minorities: Enhancing Minority Access and Use of the New Information Technologies in Higher Education
Education and Computing Vol. 8, No. 1 (1992) pp. 119–27
Discusses rapid changes in use of computers and related technologies in colleges and universities; the impact of current inequities in precollege access and use of computers experienced by African-American, Hispanic, and American Indian students;...