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Electronic Journal of e-Learning

2012 Volume 10, Number 3

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Number of articles: 10

  1. Starting Online: Exploring the Use of a Social Networking Site to Facilitate Transition into Higher Education

    John Knight & Rebecca Rochon

    It has been widely recognised that transition into higher education (HE) can be challenging for incoming students. Literature identifies three main areas where students may benefit from support:... More

    pp. 257-261

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  2. Getting the Message: Supporting Students Transition from Higher National to Degree Level Study and the Role of Mobile Technologies

    Julia Fotheringham & Emily Alder

    In this paper, we explore roles that mobile technologies can play in supporting students' transition to second and third year of university degree study, specifically along articulation routes from... More

    pp. 262-272

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  3. Exploring a Middle Ground Engagement with Students in a Social Learning Environment

    Anne M. J. Smith & Sonya Campbell

    The twenty first century student demands more from universities in terms of engagement that is flexible, accessible and immediate. This means universities revisiting their engagement agenda at a... More

    pp. 273-282

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  4. Fostering a Web 2.0 Ethos in a Traditional e-Learning Environment

    Marie Martin & Michaela Noakes

    As technology continues to flatten the world and as Web 2.0 changes the way knowledge is created and shared, tertiary education institutions are turning increasingly to e-learning to extend access ... More

    pp. 283-292

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  5. Cognitive Communication 2.0 in Higher Education: To Tweet or Not to Tweet?

    Antonio Andrade, Cornelia Castro & Sergio Andre Ferreira

    Research has been fertile in producing studies on pedagogical change and innovation through technology in Higher Education Institutions, namely the integration of the social media in pedagogical... More

    pp. 293-305

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  6. A Case of Problem Based Learning for Cross-Institutional Collaboration

    Chrissi Nerantzi

    The idea of moving away from battery-type Academic Development Activities and silo modules and programmes towards open cross-institutional approaches in line with OEP are explored within this paper... More

    pp. 306-314

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  7. Research Ethics in Emerging Forms of Online Learning: Issues Arising from a Hypothetical Study on a MOOC

    Antonella Esposito

    This paper is concerned with how research ethics is evolving along with emerging online research methods and settings. In particular, it focuses on ethics issues implied in a hypothetical virtual... More

    pp. 315-325

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  8. Comparing Children's E-Safety Strategies with Guidelines Offered by Adults

    Birgy Lorenz, Kaido Kikkas & Mart Laanpere

    The ways our children are using Internet have changed significantly within the last five years: the Web experience is more personalised, social, open, self-regulated and oriented towards ripping,... More

    pp. 326-338

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  9. Mediating Diversity and Affection in Blended Learning: A Story with a Happy Ending

    Dina Soeiro, Antonio Dias de Figueiredo & Joaquim Armando Gomes Ferreira

    We had an Interpersonal Relationships course, a large class, around fifty students, working collaboratively in groups where students from different degrees, academic years, and ages, most of them... More

    pp. 339-348

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  10. Empathy and Dignity through Technology: Using Lifeworld-Led Multimedia to Enhance Learning about the Head, Heart and Hand

    Andy Pulman, Kathleen Galvin, Maggie Hutchings, Les Todres, Anne Quinney, Caroline Ellis-Hill & Peter Atkins

    A person's sense of dignity is a complex phenomenon and is intertwined with their sense of feeling human and being respected as a human being. In 2010, the School of Health and Social Care... More

    pp. 349-359

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