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E-Learning and Digital Media

2011 Volume 8, Number 4

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Number of articles: 8

  1. A Survey of E-Learning Implementation Best Practices in Jordanian Government Universities

    Haroon Salem Al-Tarawneh & Sattam Allahawiah

    The objective of the research reported in this article is to understand the extent of e-learning implementation practices currently in use in Jordanian government universities. In order to achieve ... More

    pp. 283-295

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  2. A Learning, Research and Development Framework to Design for a "Holistic" Learning Experience

    Fiona Carroll & Rita Kop

    The design of experiences and, in particular, educational experiences is a complex matter and involves not only using effective technologies and applying cognitive triggers, but there is a need to ... More

    pp. 315-326

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  3. Building Fictional Ethos: Analysing the Rhetorical Strategies of Persona Design for Online Role Play

    Candance Doerr-Stevens

    This article presents a qualitative case study that uses discourse and social semiotic analysis methods in order to examine the rhetorical construction of fictional personas within an online role... More

    pp. 327-342

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  4. Questioning Technology in the Development of a Resilient Higher Education

    Richard Hall & Joss Winn

    This article considers the impact that peak oil and climate change may have on the future of higher education. In particular, it questions the role of technology in supporting the provision of a... More

    pp. 343-356

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  5. The Educational and Political Significance of the New Social Media: A Dialogue with Linda Herrera and Michael A. Peters

    Linda Herrera & Michael A. Peters

    The year 2010 was named the Year of Social Media, a technology of communication and for creating and exchanging "User Generated Content". The year 2010 also marked the start of the Arab revolts... More

    pp. 364-374

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  6. Lights, Camera, Lesson: Teaching Literacy through Film

    Michael Lipiner

    This in-depth case study explores a modern approach to education: the benefits of using film, technology and other creative, non-conventional pedagogical methods in the classroom to enhance... More

    pp. 375-396

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  7. Socio-Technical Relations in the Creation of an Interest-Driven Open Course

    Marisa Ponti

    The aim of this article is to present the findings from a small exploratory case study of an open course on cyberpunk literature conducted at the Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU), an online grass... More

    pp. 408-422

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  8. Blended Learning: Perspectives on Mixing Online and Offline Communities of Enquiry

    Robert W. Rix

    Blended learning is increasingly introduced in classrooms worldwide. Nonetheless, studies are not unanimous as to its impact on student performance and its benefits to enhancing the learning... More

    pp. 423-433

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