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Reyna, Jorge; Hanham, Jose; Meier, Peter Charles – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2018
Across a broad range of subjects in higher education institutions, students are required to complete assessment tasks that involve the production of digital artefacts. Examples include podcasts, digital stories, animations, video and blended media. To produce effective digital artefacts, one must be digitally literate. This requires a certain set…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Media Literacy, Multimedia Materials, Electronic Publishing
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Reyna, Jorge; Hanham, Jose; Meier, Peter – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2017
The notion of students as co-creators of content in higher education is gaining popularity, with an ever-increasing emphasis on the development of digital media assignments. In a separate paper, the authors introduced the Digital Media Literacies Framework, which is composed of three interrelated domains: (1) conceptual, (2) functional, and (3)…
Descriptors: Taxonomy, Multimedia Materials, Electronic Publishing, Student Developed Materials
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Mayes, J. T. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2015
The term "vicarious learning" was introduced in the 1960s by Bandura, who demonstrated how learning can occur through observing the behaviour of others. Such social learning is effective without the need for the observer to experience feedback directly. More than twenty years later a series of studies on vicarious learning was undertaken…
Descriptors: Observational Learning, Informal Education, Socialization, Higher Education
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Al-Alwani, Abdulkareem – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2014
Research trends related to e-learning systems are oriented towards increasing the efficiency and capacity of the systems, thus they reflect a large variance in performance when considering content conformity and quality standards. The Framework related to standardisation of digital content for e-learning systems is likely to play a significant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Measures (Individuals)
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Chester, A.; Kienhuis, M.; Pisani, H.; Shahwan-Akl, L.; White, K. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2013
Social media now form a common part of university students' experience. Both at university and after graduation, in their personal and professional lives, social media offer opportunities for connection previously unavailable. The ubiquitous nature of social networking has brought with it professional and ethical issues that need to be…
Descriptors: Social Networks, College Students, Multimedia Materials, Electronic Publishing
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Panke, Stefanie; Seufert, Tina – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2013
In the last decade, the concept of Open Educational Resources (OER) has gained an undeniable momentum. However, it is an easy trap to confuse download and registration rates with actual learning and interest in the adoption and reuse of OER. If we focus solely on access, we cannot differentiate between processes of mere information foraging and…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Learning Theories, Student Role, Student Characteristics
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Cope, Bill; Kalantzis, Mary – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2013
This article describes the thinking behind the development of "Scholar," a "social knowledge" technology developed as part of a series of research and development projects at the University of Illinois. Seven pedagogical openings are identified in this article, possibilities for the creation of innovative learning environments…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Educational Technology, Theory Practice Relationship, Electronic Learning
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Hopper, Timothy; Sanford, Kathy; Bonsor-Kurki, Sarah – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2012
In this article the authors report on research into how an ePortfolio (eP) process can address the critique that teacher education programs offer fragmented course experiences and too often focus on narrow instrumentalist approaches emphasising the "how to" and the "what works"--implying that learning how to teach is about stitching together…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Education Courses, Preservice Teachers, Evidence
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Draxler, Bridget; Hsieh, Haowei; Dudley, Nicole; Winet, Jon – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2012
In conjunction with Iowa City's 2008 designation as a UNESCO City of Literature, an interdisciplinary team of University of Iowa faculty, graduate and undergraduate student researchers formed UCOL--the University of Iowa UNESCO City of Literature Mobile Application Development Team. The project brings together community partners, faculty, students…
Descriptors: Multimedia Materials, Video Technology, Undergraduate Students, Handheld Devices
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Capogna, Stefania – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2012
The article explores the use of e-learning in Italian universities. The aim is to understand how the university system has faced this problem or opportunity to date and what weaknesses or developing perspectives may result from multimedia technologies applied to academic teaching management. After a brief review of the current position of Italian…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Participant Observation, Distance Education, Foreign Countries
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Ponti, Marisa – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2011
The aim of this article is to present the findings from a small exploratory case study of an open course on cyberpunk literature conducted at the Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU), an online grass-roots organisation that runs non-accredited courses. Employing actor network theory to inform an ethnographic-inductive approach, the case study sought to…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Educational Technology, Information Technology