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Bennett, Liz – Research in Learning Technology, 2014
This paper explores how Sharpe and Beetham's Digital Literacies Framework which was derived to model students' digital literacies, can be applied to lecturers' digital literacy practices. Data from a small-scale phenomenological study of higher education lecturers who used Web 2.0 in their teaching and learning practices are used to…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Models, Educational Practices, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Reed, Peter – Research in Learning Technology, 2014
Further to earlier work carried out by the student union (SU) along with strategic discussions regarding technology-enhanced learning (TEL), this research aimed to identify the attitudes and experience of teaching staff in relation to specific uses of technology in learning and teaching. Data obtained through an online questionnaire (n = 100)…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Teacher Attitudes, Technology Uses in Education, Online Surveys
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Orlando, Joanne – Research in Learning Technology, 2014
While digital technology has become a significant resource for contemporary schooling, we still have little understanding of how these resources shape teachers' scholarly practices and what support is needed to improve and move forward. This paper reports on a 5-year qualitative, longitudinal study on the scholarly practices of a small number of…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Educational Practices, Information Technology, Foreign Countries
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Stafford, Tom; Elgueta, Herman; Cameron, Harriet – Research in Learning Technology, 2014
We introduced voluntary wiki-based exercises to a long-running cognitive psychology course, part of the core curriculum for an undergraduate degree in psychology. Over 2 yearly cohorts, students who used the wiki more also scored higher on the final written exam. Using regression analysis, it is possible to account for students' tendency to score…
Descriptors: Web 2.0 Technologies, Predictor Variables, Student Participation, Test Format
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Bennett, Liz; Folley, Sue – Research in Learning Technology, 2014
This paper explores the experiences of two doctoral students who embraced Web 2.0 tools in their digital scholarship practices. The paper gives an insider perspective of the challenges and potential of working with online tools, such as blogs, and participating in online communities, such as Twitter's #phdchat. We explore by drawing on our…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Doctoral Programs, Scholarship, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Habel, Chad; Stubbs, Matthew – Research in Learning Technology, 2014
This article reports on an action-research project designed to investigate the effect of a technological intervention on the complex interactions between student engagement, participation, attendance and preparation in a large lecture delivered as part of a compulsory first-year law course, a discipline which has not been the focus of any previous…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Voting, Law Students, Law Schools
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Barden, Owen – Research in Learning Technology, 2014
Dyslexia has an ambivalent relationship with learning technology. Any potential gains may be nullified if the technology is perceived to exacerbate stigma. This paper examines the use of an "everyday" technology, Facebook, by a small group of sixth form students labelled as dyslexic. "Levelling the playing field" is a phrase…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Technology Uses in Education, Web 2.0 Technologies, Assistive Technology
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Fabian, Khristin; MacLean, Donald – Research in Learning Technology, 2014
This article summarises the methodology and outcomes of an interventionist/action research project to assess the benefits, and potential pitfalls, of the use of mobile devices in learning and teaching activities in a Further Education environment. A bank of 15 tablet devices were purchased and prepared for classroom use. Staff members were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Handheld Devices, Adult Education
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Lauricella, Sharon; Kay, Robin – Research in Learning Technology, 2013
This article examined how higher education students used text and instant messaging for academic purposes with their peers and faculty. Specifically, comfort level, frequency of use, usefulness, reasons for messaging and differences between peer-to-peer and peer-to-instructor interactions were examined. Students noted that they were very…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Student Attitudes, College Students
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Nielsen, Kjetil L.; Hansen, Gabrielle; Stav, John B. – Research in Learning Technology, 2013
In this article, we describe and discuss the most significant teacher-centric aspects of student response systems (SRS) that we have found to negatively affect students' experience of using SRS in lecture settings. By doing so, we hope to increase teachers' awareness of how they use SRS and how seemingly trivial choices or aspects when using SRS…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Teaching Methods, Handheld Devices, Student Experience
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Walker, Ros – Research in Learning Technology, 2013
Are pupils in the United Kingdom using mobile devices to help their learning? If so, what are they using and why? This article is based on research carried out by questionnaire, observation and pupil interviews at two English academies. One of the academies provides mobile devices for the pupils, and the other bans the use of mobile devices. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education
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Cochrane, Thomas; Narayan, Vickel – Research in Learning Technology, 2013
This article evaluates the use of a community of practice model for redesigning a lecturer professional development course investigating the impact of mobile web 2.0 technologies in higher education. The results show a significant change in lecturer conceptions of pedagogy were achieved by this approach. Drawing on our experience of two iterations…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Web 2.0 Technologies, Influence of Technology, Instructional Effectiveness
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Hill, Robin K.; Fresen, Jill W.; Geng, Fawei – Research in Learning Technology, 2012
Lecturers in higher education often consider the incorporation of web technologies into their teaching practice. Partially structured and populated course site templates could aid them in getting started with creating and deploying web-based materials and activities to enrich the teaching and learning experience. Discussions among instructional…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods, Internet
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D'Arcy, Kate – Research in Learning Technology, 2012
The Electronic Learning and Mobility Project (ELAMP) was a nationally funded project by the Department for Children, Schools and Families, which ran from 2004 to 2010. The main aim of ELAMP was to improve the education of Traveller children, particularly highly mobile learners. ELAMP focussed upon the use of mobile technology and distance learning…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Educational Opportunities, Outcomes of Education, Electronic Learning
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Pike, Anne; Adams, Anne – Research in Learning Technology, 2012
Previous research has highlighted the value of technology to enhance learning. However, digital inclusion research has argued that many issues such as skills, access, usability and choice impact on the effectiveness of technology to enhance learning. The findings in this paper add to the debate by highlighting the importance of value and context.…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Ethnography, Distance Education, Usability
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