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Hudson, Brian – Educational Technology, 2012
This article addresses the professional dimension of the model for e-learning sustainability developed by Trentin (2007) and, in particular, the associated professional learning of teachers. It is set against a background context informed by the EU policy agenda for Improving Teacher Quality, which is considered specifically in relation to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Educational Change, Educational Policy
Cernochova, Miroslava – Educational Technology, 2012
The aim of this article is to present a concept of digital content emphasizing its new shape and ways to be developed and shared on Web 2.0 principles. Due to recent EU initiatives, a great number of digital materials, resources, and services for education have been designed and produced in recent years. Digital content from materials such as…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Foreign Countries, Human Factors Engineering, Performance Factors
Trentin, Guglielmo – Educational Technology, 2012
The research and development in Europe of new educational technologies and methodologies is in continuous progress. We are not, however, seeing at the same time an equally wide diffusion of these technologies and methodologies in organizational contexts (Blain, 2011). In short, there is a quite marked difference between the speed with which…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Organizational Development, Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning
Dimitriadis, Yannis – Educational Technology, 2012
This article describes some of the main technological trends and issues of the European landscape of research and innovation in educational technology. Although several innovative technologies (tools, architectures, platforms, or approaches) emerge, such as intelligent support to personalization, collaboration or adaptation in mobile, game-based,…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Foreign Countries, Program Descriptions, Educational Innovation
Lindberg, J. Ola; Olofsson, Anders D. – Educational Technology, 2012
This article discusses the professional dimension of making technology-enhanced learning (TEL) a part of European higher educational practices. In order to position the article in a European context, three of the most important European research Networks of Excellence (NoEs) aimed at understanding, developing, and implementing TEL and educational…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Educational Practices
Cook, John – Educational Technology, 2012
The purpose of this article is to feature two European projects that have explored innovative approaches to using educational technology to mediate "informal learning" in a variety of contexts. The article is structured as follows: Firstly, it briefly delineates what the author means by "informal learning," opting for the term…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Foreign Countries, Telecommunications, Informal Education
Norris, Cathleen; Hossain, Akhlaq; Soloway, Elliot – Educational Technology, 2011
The authors stand by this prediction: Within five years "every" child in "every" grade in "every" K-12 classroom in America will be using a mobile learning device (MLD), 24/7. And a corollary already being seen in MLD-using classrooms: Student achievement will increase "significantly", since time-on-task…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Electronic Learning, Handheld Devices
Zhu, Zhiting; Gu, Xiaoqing; Collis, Betty; Moonen, Jef – Educational Technology, 2011
China is a huge country with a large population. Providing equitable and quality "e-education" or use of ICT (information and communications technologies) for teaching and learning in elementary and secondary schools across the country is a national priority. This article briefly sketches the context in China and the challenges relating…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Educational Quality
Rosen, Yigal; Wolf, Iris – Educational Technology, 2011
This article describes the educational effects of the Time To Know Digital Teaching Platform used with low socio-economic status (SES) students' in learning mathematics, Hebrew, and English as a Foreign Language (EFL) in Israel. The study described in the article is based on the assumption that one of the possible solutions for bridging the social…
Descriptors: Semitic Languages, Constructivism (Learning), Foreign Countries, Educational Technology
Akahori, Kanji – Educational Technology, 2011
The author describes a research methodology for college course improvement, and applies the results to education courses. In Japan, it is usually difficult to carry out research on college course improvement, because faculty cannot introduce experimental design approaches based on control and treatment groupings of students in actual classroom…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Methodology, Courses, Instructional Design
Norris, Cathleen A.; Soloway, Elliot – Educational Technology, 2011
Speeding past the Steve Jobs Post-PC Era into the Age of Mobilism, the authors foresee how, by 2015, each and every student in America's K-12 classrooms will be using their own mobile computing device, with those devices engendering the most disruptive transformation in education in 150 years. Classrooms will move from today's "I Teach"…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Technology, Corporations
Lim, Kenneth Y. T.; Chen, Der-Thanq; Hung, David – Educational Technology, 2010
This article describes some of the key affordances for learning of the generic class of handheld computers known variously as smartphones, palmtops, and thumbtops--using the Apple iPhone 3G as one of the most mature exemplars of this class--based on the authors' experiences with and reflections about the device over a period of a year. An argument…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Users (Information), Handheld Devices, Computers
Kim, Beaumie; Kim, Mi Song – Educational Technology, 2010
Learning is a social activity, which requires interactions with the environment, tools, people, and also ourselves (e.g., our previous experiences). Each interaction provides different meanings to learners, and the associated emotion affects their learning and performance. With the premise that emotion and cognition are distributed, the authors…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Paleontology, Ecology, Games
Bielaczyc, Katerine; Kapur, Manu – Educational Technology, 2010
Education in the Knowledge Age calls for engaging students in creative work with knowledge. A major implication for research and design in the learning sciences is that the necessary shift is not simply technological or pedagogical, but essentially epistemological (Brown, 2007). In this article, the authors view such creative work with knowledge…
Descriptors: Play, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Social Scientists
Looi, Chee-Kit; Chen, Wenli; Patton, Charles M. – Educational Technology, 2010
The authors discuss the notion of Rapid Collaborative Knowledge Building (RCKB) in classroom settings. RCKB seeks to harness the collective intelligence of groups to learn faster, envision new possibilities, and to reveal latent knowledge in a dynamic live setting. It is characterized by the notion of rapid cycles of knowledge building activities…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods, Group Dynamics
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