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British Journal of Educational Studies Vol. 52, No. 2 (June 2004) pp. 138–150
For largely historical reasons, information and communication technology in education has been heavily influenced by a form of constructivism based on the transmission and transformation of information. This approach has implications for both...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 2, No. 1 (2003) pp. 14–20
Museum online learning initiatives (MOLLIs) have been developed in a partnership between the University of Exeter and the Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter, UK. Educational transactions in MOLLIs are analysed as a series of dynamic processes:...
Integrativism as a Theoretical and Organisational Framework for E-Learning and Practitioner Research
Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 15, No. 1 (March 2006) pp. 7–30
In this article integrativism is proposed as a framework for e-learning and practitioner research. The philosophical bases of integrativism are outlined. Foundational principles of integrating education, derived from the notions of continual quality ...
The Development and Evaluation of a Multimedia Resource To Support ICT Training: Design Issues, Training Processes and User Experiences
Innovations in Education and Training International Vol. 38, No. 1 (2001) pp. 8–18
Addresses issues surrounding the process of information and communications technology training (ICT), and the application of training outcomes in the workplace. Provides an overview of content and design features of the multimedia resource "Ensuring ...
Use of Information Technology by English University Teachers: Development and Trends at the Time of the National Inquiry into Higher Education
Journal of Further and Higher Education Vol. 23, No. 1 (1999) pp. 5–15
Reports findings of a British study of information technology-assisted teaching and learning (ITATL) in six higher education institutions, focusing on five major themes: emerging educational markets for information technology use; implications for...
Pedagogy, Culture and Society Vol. 15, No. 2 (2007) pp. 153–174
This paper reports a small-scale investigation into the differences in learning behaviour exhibited by members of an intercultural group undertaking an online course on educational enquiry in support of doctoral research in education. Differences in ...
A New Millennium Approach for the Journal of Information Technology for Teacher Education: Increasing Collaboration and Quality
Journal of Information Technology for Teacher Education Vol. 8, No. 3 (1999) pp. 273–88
Introduces an issue on information technology in teacher education, describing: the journal's collaborative team of editors; how the journal's papers are processed; and how to increase quality in the maturing field of new technologies in teacher...
Net generation at social software: Challenging assumptions, clarifying relationships and raising implications for learning
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 49, No. 6 (2010) pp. 210–219
This paper takes as its starting point assumptions about use of information and communication technology (ICT) by people born after 1983, the so called net generation. The focus of the paper is on social networking. A questionnaire survey was...
Education and Information Technologies Vol. 19, No. 4 (December 2014) pp. 763–779
This study focuses on upper secondary and vocational level teachers as users of social software i.e. what software they use during their leisure and work and for what purposes they use software in teaching. The study is theorised within a...
Multidisciplinary Collaboration and the Development of Multimedia Resources: The Images for Teaching Education Project
Innovations in Education and Training International Vol. 35, No. 4 (1998) pp. 347–55
Describes the management of the University of Exeter (England) Images for Teaching Education Project, the design and use of educational materials, the production and use of images and sound, and the evaluation of teaching and learning. Discusses...
Computers & Education Vol. 53, No. 3 (November 2009) pp. 742–748
The Finnish high school system in rural areas is facing challenges because of a decreasing number of the students. This situation places new emphasis on online learning. Online learning offers new possibilities for high schools to provide equal...
Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 20, No. 1 (2011) pp. 3–18
The research reported here is concerned with a critical examination of some of the assumptions concerning the "Net Generation" capabilities of 74 first-year student teachers in a Finnish university. There are assumptions that: (i) Net Generation...
Computers & Education Vol. 58, No. 2 (February 2012) pp. 732–739
This article focuses on personal learning environments (PLEs). The idea with PLEs is to put students in a more central position in the learning process by allowing them to design their own learning environments and by emphasising the self-regulated...
The impact of authentic learning experiences with ICT on pre-service teachers' intentions to use ICT for teaching and learning
Computers & Education Vol. 81, No. 1 (February 2015) pp. 49–58
This research focuses on how experiences of learning with ICT in pedagogically meaningful ways can affect pre-service teachers' intentions to use ICT for teaching and learning. The research is based on the framework of the theory of planned...
Pre-Service Teachers' Experiences of Scaffolded Learning in Science through a Computer Supported Collaborative Inquiry
Education and Information Technologies Vol. 21, No. 2 (2016) pp. 349–371
Scaffolding helps the novice to accomplish a task goal or solve a problem that otherwise would be beyond unassisted efforts. Scaffolding firstly aims to support the learner in accomplishing the task and secondly in learning from the task and...
Pre-Service Teachers' Experiences of ICT in Daily Life and in Educational Contexts and Their Proto-Technological Pedagogical Knowledge
Education and Information Technologies Vol. 21, No. 4 (2016) pp. 919–943
Many pre-service teachers are members of the net generation and are expected to be familiar with different ICTs, yet several studies have indicated that they are not necessarily able to use them for teaching and learning. The notion of teachers'...