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Traxler, John – Research in Learning Technology, 2018
This paper is the first attempt to explore digital literacy in the specific context of the Palestinian refugee community in the Middle East by looking at the cultural specificity of digital literacy theorising and practice, by analysing current digital education policy in the countries hosting the Palestinian refugee community and by documenting…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Refugees, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
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Manca, Stefania – Research in Learning Technology, 2018
ResearchGate and Academia.edu have been increasingly acknowledged as the most popular academic social network sites (ASNS) for scholarly communication. Along with their benefits for supporting communication and knowledge sharing within academic communities, concerns over quality and credibility remain a pertinent issue. In terms of research…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Social Networks, Scholarship, Electronic Publishing
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Flavin, Michael; Quintero, Valentina – Research in Learning Technology, 2018
The publication of institutional strategies for learning, teaching and assessment in UK higher education is practically ubiquitous. Strategies for technology-enhanced learning are also widespread. This article examines 44 publicly available UK university strategies for technology-enhanced learning, aiming to assess the extent to which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Technology Uses in Education, Qualitative Research
Ross, Bella; Pechenkina, Ekaterina; Aeschliman, Carol; Chase, Anne-Marie – Research in Learning Technology, 2017
This article presents the results of a systematic critical review of interdisciplinary literature concerned with digital text (or e-text) uses in education and proposes recommendations for how e-texts can be implemented for impactful learning. A variety of e-texts can be found in the repertoire of educational resources accessible to students, and…
Descriptors: Layout (Publications), Printed Materials, Electronic Publishing, Intermode Differences
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Middleton, Andrew – Research in Learning Technology, 2016
Audio needs to be recognised as an integral medium capable of extending education's formal and informal, virtual and physical learning spaces. This paper reconsiders the value of educational podcasting through a review of literature and a module case study. It argues that a pedagogical understanding is needed and challenges technology-centred or…
Descriptors: Audio Equipment, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Literature Reviews
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Sim, Kwong Nui; Stein, Sarah – Research in Learning Technology, 2016
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has become a necessary element of academic practice in higher education today. Under normal circumstances, PhD students from all disciplines have to use ICT in some form throughout the process of their research, including the preparation, fieldwork, analysis and writing phases of their studies.…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Doctoral Dissertations, Higher Education, Research Methodology
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Keppell, Mike; Suddaby, Gordon; Hard, Natasha – Research in Learning Technology, 2015
This paper documents the development and findings of the Good Practice Report on Technology-Enhanced Learning and Teaching funded by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC). Developing the Good Practice Report required a meta-analysis of 33 ALTC learning and teaching projects relating to technology funded between 2006 and 2010. This…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning
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Atenas, Javiera; Havemann, Leo – Research in Learning Technology, 2014
Open educational resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials which are freely available and openly licensed. Repositories of OER (ROER) are platforms that host and facilitate access to these resources. ROER should not just be designed to store this content--in keeping with the aims of the OER movement, they should support educators in…
Descriptors: Open Source Technology, Literature Reviews, Instructional Materials, Shared Resources and Services
Wright, Steve; Parchoma, Gale – Research in Learning Technology, 2011
How is the link between learner and technology made in mobile learning? What is the value of the concept of "affordances"? And how does research articulating this concept act to position mobile devices as "technologies for learning"? This literature review used both unstructured and structured search samples of published research on mobile…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Telecommunications, Research Methodology, Literature Reviews
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Hepplestone, Stuart; Holden, Graham; Irwin, Brian; Parkin, Helen J.; Thorpe, Louise – Research in Learning Technology, 2011
This article presents a review of the literature over the past 10 years into the use of technological interventions that tutors might use to encourage students to engage with and action the feedback that they receive on their assessment tasks. The authors hypothesise that technology has the potential to enhance student engagement with feedback.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Instructional Design, Learner Engagement