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E-Learning and Digital Media

2014 Volume 11, Number 2

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Number of articles: 9

  1. A Psychological Perspective on the Temporal Dimensions of E-Learning

    Melody M. Terras & Judith Ramsay

    Psychological perspectives have long been reflected in educational theory and practice. Therefore, we expect psychology to contribute to our understanding of the impact of technology on the... More

    pp. 108-122

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  2. Heidegger and E-Learning: Overthrowing the Traditions of Pedagogy

    Robert Shaw

    The practice of teaching online and the experience of learning with e-media raise issues about time. Taking a historical approach, this article introduces three concepts of time--which physics,... More

    pp. 123-134

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  3. E-Learning, Time and Unconscious Thinking

    David Mathew

    This article views the temporal dimensions of e-learning through a psychoanalytic lens, and asks the reader to consider links between online learning and psychoanalysis. It argues that time and its... More

    pp. 135-140

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  4. Creating Time: Students, Technologies and Temporal Practices in Higher Education

    Lesley Gourlay

    The nature of time has been considered in some depth within philosophy and social theory, while theoreticians have also explored interrelationships between temporality, artefacts and social process... More

    pp. 141-153

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  5. Polysynchronous: Dialogic Construction of Time in Online Learning

    Murat Oztok, Lesley Wilton, Daniel Zingaro, Kim Mackinnon, Alexandra Makos, Krystle Phirangee, Clare Brett & Jim Hewitt

    Online learning has been conceptualized for decades as being delivered in one of two modes: synchronous or asynchronous. Technological determinism falls short in describing the role that the... More

    pp. 154-161

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  6. Time, Space, and Dialogue in a Distance-Learning Class Discussion Board

    Katalin J. Kabat

    The present study investigates the temporal elements affecting asynchronous discussion board messages over a semester, ways in which time is contextualized in space and content, and students' ... More

    pp. 162-175

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  7. But the Learning Has Already Passed: Rethinking the Role of Time in E-Mediated Learning Settings

    Elaine Khoo & Bronwen Cowie

    Time takes on a different character when online teachers take advantage of the possibilities for interactions occurring over different scales of time. Online teachers' pedagogical link-making ... More

    pp. 176-190

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  8. Feedback as Real-Time Constructions

    Tina Bering Keiding & Ane Qvortrup

    This article offers a re-description of feedback and the significance of time in feedback constructions based on systems theory. It describes feedback as internal, real-time constructions in a... More

    pp. 191-203

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  9. The Effectiveness of Placing Temporal Constraints on a Transmedia Stem Learning Experience for Young Children

    Christine Andrews Paulsen & Jessica Rueter Andrews

    This article describes a transmedia learning experience for early school-aged children. The experience represented an effort to transition a primarily television-based series to a primarily web... More

    pp. 204-213

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