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Educational Theory Vol. 66, No. 4 (2016) pp. 551–565
In this article, Nicholas C. Burbules explores the effects of various social media on the ways people communicate, and the implications of these effects for the use of social media in educational contexts. Facebook, Twitter, and a host of other...
Educational Philosophy and Theory Vol. 34, No. 4 (November 2002) pp. 387–393
The worst enemies of advocates for the thoughtful and critically reflective adoption of information and communication technologies in education are the exaggerated claims made on behalf of computers and the Internet by other advocates. In "On the...
Educational Foundations Vol. 10, No. 4 (1996) pp. 21–32
Examines how new educational technologies can invigorate existing educational communities, facilitate the creation of new educational communities, and interfere with the formation of desired types of educational communities. Focuses on e-mail,...
Cambridge Journal of Education Vol. 27, No. 2 (1997) pp. 273–82
Explores new forms of publication that are gaining wider use in scholarly communities, including on-line journals, listservs and other on-line discussion groups, and self-publishing. Discusses how these are influencing the kinds of scholarship...
E-Learning Vol. 1, No. 2 (2004) pp. 162–183
The author builds theoretically off an alternative conception of the virtual, through a series of steps. First, he explores four processes of engagement through which immersion happens (interest, involvement, imagination and interaction); these will ...
Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society Vol. 19, No. 2 (1999) pp. 105–12
Attempts to come to terms with the role of information technology in education. Proposes a post-technocratic view of information technology that recognizes the multiplicity of its effects, the indeterminacy and inseparability of consequences, and...
Teachers College Record Vol. 102, No. 2 (2000) pp. 271–93
Examines ethical and policy issues confronting higher education as a result of increasing use of new information and communication technologies for online teaching and the increasing globalization of higher education institutions and constituencies. ...
Educational Theory Vol. 46, No. 1 (1996) pp. 23–50
Discusses possibilities and dangers involved with using hypertext for learning; explains how it is similar to and different from other forms of information generation, organization, storage, and retrieval; examines its influence on the information...
Educational Considerations Vol. 43, No. 3 (2016) pp. 37–46
This manuscript highlights the development of a leadership preparation program known as the Nanyang Technological University Leadership Academy (NTULA), exploring the leadership challenges unique to a university undergoing rapid growth in a highly...
E-Learning Vol. 2, No. 1 (2005) pp. 39–49
Within the existing system of education, student work rarely has any value beyond the particular course that it is created for. The work is graded and then usually discarded. The authors describe in this article a way that student work can be...
Louanne Smolin; Kimberly Lawless; Chris Dede; Steve Jones; Camille Johnson-Yale; Francisco Seoane Perez; Jessica Schuler; James W. Pellegrino; Susan R. Goldman; Meryl Bertenthal; Kimberly Lawless; Charalambos Vrasidas; Gene V. Glass; Geneva D. Haertel; Barbara Means; William Penuel; Hilary Goldmann; Mark Warschauer; Sharon Tettegah; Eun Won Whang; Nakia Collins; Kona Taylor; Olga A. Vasquez; Nicholas C. Burbules
Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education Vol. 106, No. 2 (October 2007) pp. 1–218
There is little dispute that technology has transformed people's everyday lives. People shop online, download news in their iPods, communicate via text and video, take digital photos, and conduct all manner of personal and professional business via...