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Alfelaij, Bader – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2016
In Kuwait, unsuccessful attempts to use and integrate technology into classrooms and lecture halls are currently being witnessed in schools and higher education institutions. Such failure is believed to be the consequence of various challenges, such as cultural, technical and contextual challenges. In this exploratory study, the researcher has…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Integration, Performance Technology, Performance Factors
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Sahin, Semsettin M. S.; Baturay, Meltem Huri – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2016
The purpose of this research study is to investigate the effect of the 5E-learning model supported with WebQuest media on the achievement and satisfaction of students. Therefore, two groups of students were compared in an experimental research design model. The experimental group was exposed to the 5E-learning model supported with WebQuest media;…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Student Satisfaction, Comparative Analysis
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Cuban, Larry; Jandric, Petar – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2015
In this article, Larry Cuban discusses his ideas about the topic of this Special Issue of E-learning and Digital Media "Networked Realms and Hoped-For Futures: A Trans-Generational Dialogue" with one of its co-editors, Petar Jandric. The conversation explores the historical relationships between education and information and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Information Technology, Prediction, Innovation
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Corry, Michael; Ianacone, Robert; Stella, Julie – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2014
The purpose of this study was to examine brick-and-mortar and online teacher best practice themes using thematic analysis and a newly developed theory-based analytic process entitled Synthesized Thematic Analysis Criteria (STAC). The STAC was developed to facilitate the meaningful thematic analysis of research based best practices of K-12…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Online Courses, Best Practices, Teaching Methods
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Guzzetti, Barbara J.; Stokrocki, Mary – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2013
Although virtual worlds offer teachers the potential to enhance the K-12 curriculum in novel ways, there have been few systematic attempts to instruct teachers about virtual worlds, research their reactions, or track their explorations of these three-dimensional environments. Therefore, this study was designed to respond to the call to help…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teacher Attitudes, Ethnography
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Bleazby, Jennifer – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2012
There is an extensive body of literature which argues that the Internet supports student-centred learning, collaboration, community, higher-order thinking and the construction of meaning and knowledge. As such, many e-learning advocates have turned to the Community of Inquiry as an ideal pedagogy because it too shares these educational ideals.…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Internet, Computer Assisted Instruction, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Rose, Raymond; Waks, Leonard – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2012
The members of the working group on National Educational Technology Policy continue to base their formulations around entrenched conceptions of education, retaining the language of teachers, students, curriculum standards, specified objectives and the like. Several of those participating in the panel examining the policy report in an earlier issue…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Technology Planning, Educational Practices, Educational Technology
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Grimley, Mick – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2012
Recent developments in digital technology have resulted in the unprecedented uptake of digital technology engagement as a leisure-time pursuit across the age span. This has resulted in the speculation that such use of digital technology is responsible for changes in cognition and learning behaviour. This study investigated two groups of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Literacy, Information Skills, Research Skills
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Kervin, Lisa; Jones, Sandra C.; Mantei, Jessica – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2012
It is recognised that from a young age children spend considerable portions of their leisure time on the Internet. In Australia a number of child-targeted magazines have associated websites, which have high and ever-increasing readership. We do not yet know the impact of this medium upon children. Overt advertising is evident on webpages, but so…
Descriptors: Advertising, Critical Reading, Foreign Countries, Media Literacy
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Scalise, Kathleen; Wilson, Mark – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2011
The National Educational Technology Plan 2010 (NETP) presents a model of twenty-first-century learning powered by technology, with goals and recommendations in five essential areas: learning, assessment, teaching, infrastructure, and productivity. This article connects NETP ideas in one of these areas--assessment--with those of the Assessment and…
Descriptors: Evidence, Technology Planning, Student Evaluation, Educational Assessment
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Waks, Leonard J. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2011
This article critiques the report of President Obama's taskforce on educational technology, "Transforming American Education". It calls into question the claims of the authors that the proposed policy is "revolutionary", and then offers a point-by-point comparison between the report's recommendations and those derived from a perspective taking…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis, Educational Change
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Westbrook, Nalova – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2011
This article offers a conceptualization of media literacy pedagogy in light of National Education Technology Plan efforts, which name teaching as one of five essential areas to build an education system that can increase as well as sustain the United States' economic growth and prosperity in the global economy. In particular, two distinct…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Technology Planning, Models, Global Approach
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Rose, Raymond M. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2011
The National Educational Technology Plan (NETP) calls for the revolutionary transformation of the American educational system. The plan correctly points to the decisions of the late 1800s that still direct educational policy today, and correctly calls the school change efforts evolutionary tinkering. The author, a pioneer in online education…
Descriptors: Technology Planning, Educational Change, Educational Technology, Models
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Lipiner, Michael – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2011
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 students' understanding of literature. The study explores the positive effects of introducing a variety of visual-based (and auditory-based) teaching methods…
Descriptors: Assignments, Language Arts, Case Studies, At Risk Students
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Kozma, Robert B. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2011
In support of the conclusions and recommendations in the National Education Technology Plan (NETP), this article makes explicit the connections between the economic rationale used in the plan and the educational transformations it recommends. The article reviews macroeconomic research, microeconomic research, labor market and workforce studies,…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Technology Planning, Labor Market, Information Technology
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