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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 901–909
The technique of usability interviewing is described from within the context of a multiphase, exploratory research project guided by the design-based research approach. Usability interviewing is distinguished from other types of usability...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 2296–2301
Research on special education practices in Bulgaria to develop an Internet-based community of practice is now underway. The study will answer a call to action to test the potential of online communities of practice (OCoPs) to close the gap between...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 2302–2307
Ann Brown (1992) and Allan Collins (1992) introduced the term design experiment in 1992 as an innovative approach to educational research. Today, commonly termed design-based research (DBR), the approach itself is still very much being designed....
Usability evaluation in a multiphase, exploratory design-based research study of an online community for the practice of special education in Bulgaria
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 891–900
As part of a study into the development of an online community for special education in Bulgaria, this paper investigates the benefits of conducting informal usability evaluations jointly with personal interviews for exploratory design-based...
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 26, No. 4 pp. 394–403
This article examines the use of testimony in the making of a new history in South Africa, situating this phenomenon in the context of public construction of memory and identifying history teachers as critical to the process. Through an ethnographic ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 1307–1316
The results of a comprehensive review of the body of research concerning the developmental and educational value of computer gaming for children is reported. Based on the review, design criteria are proposed for educational and edutainment computer...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3091–3100
The widespread proliferation of computer games for children as young as 6 months of age, merits a re-examination of their manner of use and their facility to provide opportunities for developmental play. This paper describes a research study...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 21, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 139–159
** Invited as a paper from ED-MEDIA 2008 ** Abstract: The widespread proliferation of computer games for children as young as six months of age, merits a re-examination of their manner of use and a review of their facility to provide...
Campus-Wide Information Systems Vol. 25, No. 4 (2008) pp. 197–208
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss an expansion of the Special Education Bulgaria (SEB) internet community that is required to pilot software created by the European Union's (EU's) Sixth Framework integrated project, TENCompetence....