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The Negotiation and Co-Construction of Meaning and Understanding within a Postgraduate Online Learning Community
Learning, Media and Technology Vol. 30, No. 2 (July 2005) pp. 147–164
There is an increasing development of courses and course components taught through teaching and learning dialogues online yet there is little secure knowledge regarding the educational quality of these dialogues. Drawing on contemporary...
How did they use it? The involvement of computer science students in a CMC environment created for distance learning
Italian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 5, No. 1 (Jan 01, 1997) p. 15
Discussion of the involvement of computer science students in a Computer Mediated Communucation created for distance learning. The different possibilities 'use of CMC to distance education and the reasons for doing so: Learning, Motivation,...
What are the perceived benefits of participating in a computer-mediated communication (CMC) environment for distance learning computer science students?
Computers & Education Vol. 30, No. 3 (1998) pp. 259–269
M205—STILE (“Students' and Teachers' Integrated Learning Environment”) project used a Computer Mediated Communication (CMC) environment to assist student learning on a Computer Science course which catered for both technical and non technical...
Educational Studies Vol. 33, No. 2 (June 2007) pp. 217–231
For many students, embarking on higher education can pose particular threats and challenges, not only to academic identity, but also to fundamental, personal aspects of the self. This paper reports a methodological study that employed quantitative...
Journal of Early Childhood Literacy Vol. 13, No. 4 (December 2013) pp. 445–470
The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of personalized books on parents' and children's engagement during shared book reading. Seven native English parents and their children aged between 12 and 33 months were observed at...
Student Workload: A Case Study of Its Significance, Evaluation and Management at the Open University
Distance Education Vol. 36, No. 2 (2015) pp. 161–176
Distance students are time poor and some drop out of their studies because they fall behind with coursework. This raises the issue of how course teams decide upon how many study hours should be included in a course. This article presents a number of ...
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 50, No. 2 (March 2019) pp. 861–875
Authenticating the students’ identity and authenticity of their work is increasingly important to reduce academic malpractices and for quality assurance purposes in Education. There is a growing body of research about technological innovations to...
Multimodality, Orchestration and Participation in the Context of Classroom Use of the Interactive Whiteboard: A Discussion
Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 19, No. 2 (July 2010) pp. 211–223
This paper will offer a discussion of the literature concerning multimodality, orchestration and participation related to classroom use of the interactive whiteboard (IWB). Specifically, it will explore the place, or potential use, of the IWB to...
Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 24, No. 2 (2015) pp. 247–265
Information and communication technology (ICT) and Web 2.0 have the potential to impact on learning by supporting inquiry, literacies, collaboration and publication. Restrictions on the use of these tools within schools, primarily due to concerns...
Meaning making as an interactional accomplishment: A temporal analysis of intentionality and improvisation in classroom dialogue
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 63, No. 1 (2014) pp. 94–106
In this paper we offer a significant development of Baldry and Thibault's (2006) notion of a ‘meaning-making trajectory’ to explore the collective, and often improvisational, interactional processes of meaning making in classroom dialogue. We report ...
The influence of internationalised versus local content on online intercultural collaboration in groups: A randomised control trial study in a statistics course
Computers & Education Vol. 118, No. 1 (March 2018) pp. 82–95
Computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) has been highlighted as a beneficial learning experience for students in blended and online settings. In highly diverse and international contexts, CSCL also allows students the opportunity to...
Mike Sharples; Anne Adams; Rebecca Ferguson; Mark Gaved; Patrick McAndrew; Bart Rienties; Martin Weller; Denise Whitelock
(2014) pp. 1–37
The third in a series of reports exploring new forms of teaching, learning and assessment for an interactive world, to guide teachers and policy makers in productive innovation. This report proposes ten innovations that are already in currency but...
Sara Hennessy; Jocelyn Wishart; Denise Whitelock; Rosemary Deaney; Richard Brawn; Linda la Velle; Angela McFarlane; Kenneth Ruthven; Mark Winterbottom
Computers & Education Vol. 48, No. 1 (January 2007) pp. 137–152
The two separate projects described have examined how teachers exploit computer-based technologies in supporting learning of science at secondary level. This paper examines how pedagogical approaches associated with these technological tools are...
Agnes Kukulska-Hulme; Elaine Beirne; Gráinne Conole; Eamon Costello; Tim Coughlan; Rebecca Ferguson; Elizabeth FitzGerald; Mark Gaved; Christothea Herodotou; Wayne Holmes; Conchúr Mac Lochlain; Mairéad Nic Giolla Mhichíl; Bart Rienties; Julia Sargent; Eileen Scanlon; Mike Sharples; Denise Whitelock
(2020) pp. 1–49
This series of reports explores new forms of teaching, learning, and assessment for an interactive world, to guide teachers and policy makers in productive innovation. This eighth report proposes ten innovations that are already in currency but have ...