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E-Learning and Digital Media

2012 Volume 9, Number 4

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Number of articles: 10

  1. Interactive Learning for Graphic Design Foundations

    Sauman Chu & German Mauricio Mejia Ramirez

    One of the biggest problems for students majoring in pre-graphic design is students' inability to apply their knowledge to different design solutions. The purpose of this study is to examine the... More

    pp. 345-355

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  2. Student Technology Use in the Information-Seeking and Information-Gathering Process: A Critical Incident Approach for Benchmarking Performance

    Sean Cordes

    This article is an exploratory study of student behavior using online tools to do project-based work for a library science course at a mid-sized Midwestern public university. The population was 22 ... More

    pp. 356-367

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  3. Problems Faced by Distance Learners in Using Web-Based Facilities

    Madhavi Dharankar

    Countries like India are engaged in exploring appropriate ways of tackling the urgent problem of educating their large and growing populations in relatively little time and with limited resources. ... More

    pp. 368-374

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  4. Learning with Web 2.0: Social Technology and Discursive Psychology

    Norm Friesen & Shannon Lowe

    Recent years have seen the rise of Internet technologies which facilitate activities that are, above all, social and participatory, allowing children and adults to create and share their own... More

    pp. 375-384

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  5. From Design for Dominance to Design for Dialogue

    Mark J. Keitges

    The increasing complexity of the network society is the result of a particular approach to design: that of mastery, control, ease of use and interconnectedness. The author analyzes this design... More

    pp. 385-391

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  6. Online Learning in Divorce: How the Formation of a Community of Practice in a Divorce Support Website Enables and Inhibits Learning

    Carrie Paechter

    This article is about the informal learning that took place in an online divorce support and advice forum. In it, the author discusses the formation of a community of practice among the members... More

    pp. 392-405

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  7. (Information) Technologies of the Self: Personalisation as a New Mode of Subjectivation and Knowledge Production

    Annika Bergviken Rensfeldt

    Personalisation has increasingly become a concern in policy making, public service, information technology (IT) provision and academic traditions. This article is concerned with how personalisation... More

    pp. 406-418

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  8. Mobile Phone Applications in the University Classroom: Perceptions of Undergraduate Students in Jordan

    Rateb Ashour, Haneen Alzghool, Yousef Iyadat & Jamal Abu-Alruz

    The primary purpose of this study is to determine the level of mobile phone applications in university classrooms in Jordan. A sample of 313 undergraduate students participated in the study by... More

    pp. 419-425

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  9. Challenges of Employing E-Learning for Teaching Language: A Case of Teaching English in Iran

    Iman Alizadeh

    The whole thrust of this study was to delve into some of the pedagogical and practical challenges intimately related to employing e-learning for teaching language. To this aim, 30 language learners... More

    pp. 426-438

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  10. Learning by E-Learning for Visually Impaired Students: Opportunities or Again Marginalisation?

    Kalpana Kharade & Hema Peese

    In recent years, e-learning has become a valuable tool for an increasing number of visually impaired (VI) learners. The benefits of this technology include: (1) remote learning for VI students; (2)... More

    pp. 439-448

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