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Bravo, Vanessa J.; Young, Michael F. – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2011
This study explored students' perceptions and behaviors of public wiki use during a collaborative Wikipedia assignment in a graduate technology and literacy education course. Results confirmed that the majority of students had an overall positive experience posting content on Wikipedia. Students learned how to use Wikipedia through collaborative…
Descriptors: Education Courses, Student Attitudes, Elementary Secondary Education, Teaching Methods
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Park, Caroline; Kier, Cheryl; Jugdev, Kam – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2011
This reflective case study was based on our independent use of the debate as an online instructional approach and our shared interest in teaching strategies. In an interdisciplinary manner, using narrative inquiry and action research, we melded our data sources and analyzed the findings, including our individual experiences with the technique. Our…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Based Instruction, Online Courses, Computer Mediated Communication
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Kay, Robin H.; Lauricella, Sharon – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2011
Because of decreased prices, increased convenience, and wireless access, an increasing number of college and university students are using laptop computers in their classrooms. This recent trend has forced instructors to address the educational consequences of using these mobile devices. The purpose of the current study was to analyze and assess…
Descriptors: Laptop Computers, Higher Education, Internet, Computer Uses in Education
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Bullen, Mark; Morgan, Tannis; Qayyum, Adnan – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2011
Generation is often used to explain and rationalize the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in higher education. However, a comprehensive review of the research and popular literature on the topic and an empirical study at one postsecondary institution in Canada suggest there are no meaningful generational differences in how…
Descriptors: Familiarity, Interviews, Foreign Countries, Generational Differences
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Bereiter, Carl; Scardamalia, Marlene – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2010
Can children genuinely create new knowledge, as opposed to merely carrying out activities that resemble those of mature scientists and innovators? The answer is yes, provided the comparison is not to works of genius but to standards that prevail in ordinary research communities. One important product of knowledge creation is concepts and tools…
Descriptors: Children, Knowledge Level, Concept Formation, Elementary School Students
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Scardamalia, Marlene; Bereiter, Carl – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2010
Knowledge Building as a theoretical, pedagogical, and technological innovation focuses on the 21st century need to work creatively with knowledge. The team now advancing Knowledge Building spans multiple disciplines, sectors, and cultural contexts. Several teacher-researcher-government partnerships have formed to bring about the systemic changes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Networks, Research and Development, Intentional Learning
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Moss, Joan; Beatty, Ruth – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2010
Three classrooms of Grade 4 students from different schools and diverse backgrounds collaborated in early algebra research to solve a series of linear and quadratic generalizing problems. Results revealed that high- and low-achieving students were able to solve problems of recognized difficulty. We discuss Knowledge Building principles and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Achievement, Grade 4, Mathematics Instruction
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Sun, Yanqing; Zhang, Jianwei; Scardamalia, Marlene – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2010
Online discourse from a class of 22 students (11 boys and 11 girls) was analysed to assess advances in conceptual understanding and literacy. The students worked over a two-year period (Grades 3-4), during which they contributed notes to an online Knowledge Building environment--Knowledge Forum[R]. Contributions revealed that both boys and girls…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Grade 3, Gender Differences
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Philip, Donald N. – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2010
This paper describes use of social network analysis to examine student interaction patterns in a Grade 5/6 Knowledge Building class. The analysis included face-to-face interactions and interactions in the Knowledge Forum[R] Knowledge Building environment. It is argued that sociogram data are useful to reveal group processes; in sociological terms,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Network Analysis, Group Dynamics, Grade 5
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Laferriere, Therese; Montane, Mireia; Gros, Begona; Alvarez, Isabel; Bernaus, Merce; Breuleux, Alain; Allaire, Stephane; Hamel, Christine; Lamon, Mary – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2010
Knowledge Building is approached in this study from an organizational perspective, with a focus on the nature of school-university-government partnerships to support research-based educational innovation. The paper starts with an overview of what is known about effective partnerships and elaborates a conceptual framework for Knowledge Building…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Cooperation, Educational Innovation, Educational Change
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Hong, Huang-Yao; Scardamalia, Marlene; Zhang, Jianwei – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2010
The Knowledge Society Network (KSN) "takes advantage of new knowledge media to maximize and democratize society's knowledge-creating capacity" (www.ikit.org/KSN). This article synthesizes the principles and designs of this network which were initiated over 15 years ago, and presents an exploratory study of interactions in the KSN over…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Network Analysis, Social Networks, Interaction
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Chuy, Maria; Scardamalia, Marlene; Bereiter, Carl; Prinsen, Fleur; Resendes, Monica; Messina, Richard; Hunsburger, Winifred; Teplovs, Chris; Chow, Angela – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2010
In 1993 Carey and Smith conjectured that the most promising way to boost students' understanding of the nature of science is a "theory-building approach to teaching about inquiry." The research reported here tested this conjecture by comparing results from two Grade 4 classrooms that differed in their emphasis on and technological…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Scientific Principles, Grade 4, Teaching Methods
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Gan, Yongcheng; Scardamalia, Marlene; Hong, Huang-Yao; Zhang, Jianwei – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2010
This study examined growth in graphical literacy for students contributing to an online, multimedia, communal environment as they advanced their understanding of biology, history and optics. Their science and history studies started early in Grade 3 and continued to the end of Grade 4; students did not receive instruction in graphics production,…
Descriptors: Visual Literacy, Biology, History, Optics
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Cacciamani, Stefano – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2010
Over four academic years a design experiment was conducted involving four online university courses with the goal of shifting from Guided to Self-Organized Inquiry to foster Knowledge Building communities in the classroom. Quantitative analyses focused on notes contributed to collective knowledge spaces, as well as reading and building-on notes of…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Inquiry, Learning, Independent Study
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Lax, Leila; Scardamalia, Marlene; Watt-Watson, Judy; Hunter, Judith; Bereiter, Carl – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2010
This paper examines theoretical, pedagogical, and technological differences between two technologies that have been used in undergraduate interprofessional health sciences at the University of Toronto. One, a learning management system, WebCT 2.0, supports online coursework. The other, a Knowledge Building environment, Knowledge Forum 2.0,…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Undergraduate Students, Integrated Learning Systems, Computer Uses in Education
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