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Interactive Learning Environments

September 2010 Volume 18, Number 3

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Number of articles: 6

  1. eLearning 2.0 and New Literacies: Are Social Practices Lagging behind?

    Wei-Ying Lim, Hyo-Jeong So & Seng-Chee Tan

    While the growing prevalence of Web 2.0 in education opens up exciting opportunities for universities to explore expansive, new literacies practices, concomitantly, it presents unique challenges.... More

    pp. 203-218

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  2. Wiki Uses in Higher Education: Exploring Barriers to Successful Implementation

    Ilias Karasavvidis

    E-learning 2.0 is expected to address some of the problems which characterized the first generation of E-learning implementations. Wikis are among the most promising E-learning 2.0 tools because... More

    pp. 219-231

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  3. An Empirical Analysis on How Learners Interact in Wiki in a Graduate Level Online Course

    Wen-Hao David Huang & Kazuaki Nakazawa

    As Web 2.0 emerging technologies are gaining momentum in higher education, educators as well as students are finding new ways to integrate them for teaching and learning. Technologies such as blogs... More

    pp. 233-244

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  4. Weblogs as Instruments for Reflection on Action in Teacher Education

    Iwan G. J. H. Wopereis, Peter B. Sloep & Sybilla H. Poortman

    This study examined the use of weblogs as a means to promote student teachers' reflective practice. The assumption was explored that weblogs are suitable tools to support and stimulate reflection... More

    pp. 245-261

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  5. Fostering the Development of Critical Thinking Skills, and Reading Comprehension of Undergraduates Using a Web 2.0 Tool Coupled with a Learning System

    Anne Mendenhall & Tristan E. Johnson

    A social annotation model learning system (SAM-LS) was created using multiple instructional strategies thereby supporting the student in improving in critical thinking, critical writing and related... More

    pp. 263-276

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  6. iPLE Network: An Integrated eLearning 2.0 Architecture from a University's Perspective

    Oskar Casquero, Javier Portillo, Ramon Ovelar, Manuel Benito & Jesus Romo

    Universities can offer eLearning 2.0 tools and services to learners while obtaining clear benefits from releasing the control over some learning content. This means a shift from the institution... More

    pp. 293-308

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