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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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Drew, Christopher – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2017
Academic attention to educational podcasts has grown significantly in recent years. However, to date, the concept of genres in podcasting is yet to gain scholarly attention. By examining genres emergent from a corpus of educational podcasts available online, this paper introduces the value of genre analysis to educational podcast research. It…
Descriptors: Multimedia Materials, Literary Genres, Video Technology, Classification
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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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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
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Kalantzis, Mary; Cope, Bill – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2010
This article outlines a learning intervention which the authors call Learning by Design. The goal of this intervention is classroom and curriculum transformation, and the professional learning of teachers. The experiment involves the practical application of the learning theory to everyday classroom practice. Its ideas are grounded in pedagogical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Resources, Learning Theories, Research and Development
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Mills, Kathy A. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2010
The power to influence others in ever expanding social networks in the new knowledge economy is tied to capabilities with digital media production that require increased technological knowledge. This article draws on research in primary classrooms to examine the repertoires of cross-disciplinary knowledge that literacy learners need to produce…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Networks, Mass Media, Elementary School Students
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Neville, Mary – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2010
This article discusses a study of three Australian middle-years teachers who deployed Learning by Design principles and practice to support multiliteracies learning through students' production of digital/multimodal texts. The aim of the research was to develop an understanding of how three teachers embraced new e-learning pedagogical designs for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inservice Teacher Education, Urban Schools, Curriculum Development
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Cloonan, Anne – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2010
This article draws on outcomes of a study which explored changes in teachers' literacy pedagogies as a result of their participation in a collaborative teacher professional learning project. The educational usability of schemas drawn from multiliteracies and Learning by Design theory is illustrated through a case study of a teacher's work on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Collaboration, Literacy, Teacher Effectiveness
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van Haren, Rita – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2010
Diversity is a key issue in education not only because of ongoing inequalities in student learning outcomes but also because of the importance of supporting each individual to reach his/her potential to contribute to national economic prosperity, individual well-being and social cohesion. Through an ethnographical approach, this research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnography, Classroom Research, Urban Schools
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Suominen, Keiju – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2010
Based on research conducted as part of the project Learning by Design: creating pedagogical frameworks for knowledge building in the 21st century, funded by the Australian Research Council, the article explores the learning experiences of two students in a primary school in the Australian Capital Territory. In communities where ordinary citizens,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Design, Science Instruction, Elementary School Students
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Morgan, Leslie – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2010
This case study of a senior teacher in an Australian high school describes the story of her professional transformation through involvement in the Learning by Design milieu. In so doing, it demonstrates how a pedagogical intervention under particular conditions can transform the learning of students and lead to deep learning. This article…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Researchers, Secondary School Teachers, Experienced Teachers
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Burrows, Peter – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2010
In this article the manifold aims and theorised benefits of Learning by Design are explored and evaluated through the practices and experiences of an early years mathematics teacher. The article examines and elaborates the ways in which this teacher took up and embraced Learning by Design as both a professional meta-language and as a design…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Teachers