Search results for author:"Paula Charbonneau Gowdy"
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Telling Tales: Towards a New Model of Literacy Development Using E-Readers in Teacher Education in Chile
Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 13, No. 2 pp. 84–96
Current debates on quality standards in education often look to the levels of an increasingly diverse array of literacies as a measure of that standard. At the same time, while mobile technologies are profoundly changing the way we live, communicate ...
Forbidden fruit: Identity, power and investment issues in learning a second language through computer mediated communication
(2006) pp. 1–442
In this inquiry, I use ethnographic research methods to uncover the tensions that a selected group of military officers and students from Central and Eastern Europe and Asia experienced learning English in Canada and in Europe. In both settings, I...
Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 16, No. 1 (2016) pp. 56–66
Concerned calls for more empirical research in the area of fully or blended online learning approaches have yet to be heeded. The concern is not unwarranted given that most higher learning institutions worldwide are moving increasingly to partial or ...
It Takes a Community to Develop a Teacher: Testing a New Teacher Education Model for Promoting ICT in Classroom Teaching Practices in Chile
Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 13, No. 4 pp. 237–249
This paper adds to the emerging dialogue on best practices in teacher education for preparing future teachers to use technology to promote grounded theory-based practices in their classrooms. In it, I report on an evolving model for such training...
Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 7, No. 3 (2009) pp. 225–238
Traditional educational and training settings have dictated that the act of learning is an activity that is motivated by learners, directed by a teacher expert and based on information transfer and data manipulation. In this scenario, it has been...
Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 14, No. 1 pp. 3–14
Quality education is undoubtedly a global concern, tied closely to preoccupations with economic and social development. Increasingly, the adoption and effective use of current technology tools are being recognized as visible signs of that quality....