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Snake-Beings, Emit – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2017
Technologies that expand the learning environment to include interactions outside of the physical space of the classroom, such as the use of Google as an aid to memory, represent one aspect of learning that occurs within several seemingly decentralised spaces. On the other hand, it can be argued that such interactive technologies are enclosed in…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Internet, Search Engines
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McDonald-Brown, Craig; Laxman, Kumar; Hope, John – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2017
The emerging adolescents of today are required to navigate challenges and risks quite different from those faced by their parents and teachers. The usual trials of adolescence have been magnified and transformed, in large part due to the development of information and communication technology, and the rapid rise of online social networking. The…
Descriptors: Preadolescents, Self Efficacy, Parent Role, Teacher Role
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Lewis, Lyn – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2017
The ePortfolio has been used in initial teacher education for its storage and presentation functions; however, its use as a pedagogic tool to enhance learning outcomes is less common. This study explored students' perceptions of ePortfolio and their learning in a Bachelor of Education (primary) programme at a New Zealand university. The research…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Electronic Publishing, Fundamental Concepts, Instructional Design
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Ayebi-Arthur, Kofi – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2017
This paper presents a case study of one College of Business (College of Business and Law from 2013) impacted in 2011 by earthquakes in New Zealand. Analyses from interviews of nine staff and documents were used to describe processes of increasing resilience with e-learning over the worst seismic events. Increasing deployment of the University's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Business Administration Education, Natural Disasters
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Otrel-Cass, Kathrin; Khoo, Elaine; Cowie, Bronwen – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2014
Networked learning environments that embed the essence of the Community of Inquiry (CoI) framework utilise pedagogies that encourage dialogic practices. This can be of significance for classroom teaching across all curriculum areas. In science education, networked environments are thought to support student investigations of scientific problems,…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Networks, Communities of Practice, Inquiry
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Khoo, Elaine; Cowie, Bronwen – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2014
Time takes on a different character when online teachers take advantage of the possibilities for interactions occurring over different scales of time. Online teachers' pedagogical link-making can help students see links between ideas across individual postings so that meaning making becomes cumulative and progressive. This article reports on a…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Graduate Students, Graduate School Faculty, Educational Research
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Dyer, Maxine – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2012
One of the major issues facing humanity in the twenty-first century is how the increasing effects of globalisation will play out in relation to existing societal and global inequalities. At the very crux of this issue are the terms "knowledge society" and "knowledge economy", two terms employed in a variety of different…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Schools, Global Approach, Neoliberalism
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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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Alford, Maurice – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2012
It is widely accepted in many societies that we are all individuals, with our own thoughts and minds, our own abilities, emotions and personalities, our own free will. In the western world our education systems are based on these ideas, as are our theories of education, our psychologies of behaviour, and our day-to-day communications. How else…
Descriptors: Socialization, Educational Research, Teacher Student Relationship, Postmodernism