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Learning, Media and Technology

2016 Volume 41, Number 2

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Number of articles: 12

  1. Digital Media and Data: Using and Designing Technologies to Support Learning in Practice

    Peter Samuelson Wardrip & R. Benjamin Shapiro

    The use of data to improve learning, instruction and student achievement has been a popular educational intervention in countries across the globe. Yet, with all the available data generated by... More

    pp. 187-192

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  2. Audience in the Service of Learning: How Kids Negotiate Attention in an Online Community of Interactive Media Designers

    Karen Brennan

    Audience can serve as powerful motivation in learning--and network technologies have the potential to greatly broaden audience for the processes and products of learning. But these new... More

    pp. 193-212

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  3. Making Students' Mathematical Explanations Accessible to Teachers through the Use of Digital Recorders and iPads

    Melissa Marie Soto & Rebecca Ambrose

    Analyzing students' mathematical explanations can be a powerful tool to enhance teachers' practice, but collecting these explanations can be cumbersome. Here, we describe our quest to find... More

    pp. 213-232

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  4. Integrating Data across Digital Activities

    Kristen DiCerbo

    The volume of data that can be captured and stored from students' everyday interactions with digital environments allows for the creation of models of student knowledge, skills, and attributes... More

    pp. 233-251

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  5. Seeing the Unseen Learner: Designing and Using Social Media to Recognize Children's Science Dispositions in Action

    June Ahn, Tamara Clegg, Jason Yip, Elizabeth Bonsignore, Daniel Pauw, Michael Gubbels, Charley Lewittes & Emily Rhodes

    This paper describes the development of "ScienceKit," a mobile, social media application to promote children's scientific inquiry. We deployed "ScienceKit" in "Kitchen... More

    pp. 252-282

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  6. Analyzing Educators' Online Interactions: A Framework of Online Learning Support Roles

    Denise C. Nacu, Caitlin K. Martin, Nichole Pinkard & Tené Gray

    While the potential benefits of participating in online learning communities are documented, so too are inequities in terms of how different populations access and use them. We present the online... More

    pp. 283-305

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  7. Making Machinima: Animation, Games, and Multimodal Participation in the Media Arts

    Andrew Burn

    In the project discussed in this article, 30 11-year olds made an animated film in the machinima style, influenced by both film and game culture, and using a 3-D animation software tool, Moviestorm... More

    pp. 310-329

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  8. Digital Technologies and the Mediation of Undergraduate Students' Collaborative Music Compositional Practices

    Elizabeth Dobson & Karen Littleton

    Music education is supported by an increasing range of digital technologies that afford a remarkable divergence of opportunities for learning within the classroom. Musical creativities are not,... More

    pp. 330-350

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  9. Traces of Engagement: Narrative-Making Practices with Smartphones on a Museum Field Trip

    Thomas Hillman, Alexandra Weilenmann, Beata Jungselius & Tiina Leino Lindell

    In this paper, we explore museum visitor learning through the examination of the engagement in narrative-making practices of school children while visiting a natural history museum. Two groups of... More

    pp. 351-370

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  10. Students' Frame Shifting--Resonances of Social Media in Schooling

    Annika Lantz-Andersson, Sylvi Vigmo & Rhonwen Bowen

    This case study explores how Swedish upper secondary students communicate in English as part of second language learning, in a blog shared with Thai students. Grounded in a sociocultural... More

    pp. 371-395

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  11. Frames for Learning Science: Analyzing Learner Positioning in a Technology-Enhanced Science Project

    K. Silseth & H. C. Arnseth

    In this article, we examine the relationship between how students are positioned in social encounters and how this influences learning in a technology-supported science project. We pursue this... More

    pp. 396-415

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  12. Making the Invisible Visible: How Students Make Use of Carbon Footprint Calculator in Environmental Education

    Emma Edstrand

    Problems concerning carbon dioxide emissions and other climate change-related issues are on the global political agenda and constantly debated in media. Such issues are important for individuals to... More

    pp. 416-436

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