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Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie

Dec 21, 2013 Volume 39, Number 4

Editors

Heather Kanuka; Liam Rourke

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 10

  1. The reality of assessing ‘authentic’ electronic portfolios: Can electronic portfolios serve as a form of standardized assessment to measure literacy and self-regulated learning at the elementary level? / L’évaluation d’e-portfolio «authentiques»

    Eva Bures, Bishop's University; Alexandra Barclay, Philip Abrami & Elizabeth Meyer

    This study explores electronic portfolios and their potential to assess student literacy and self-regulated learning in elementary-aged children. Assessment tools were developed and include a... More

  2. Using Tablet Computers with Elementary School Students with Special Needs: The Practices and Perceptions of Special Education Teachers and Teacher Assistants / Utilisation des tablettes électroniques avec des enfants d’école primaire à besoins spéciaux

    Genevieve Johnson, Curtin University

    Twelve special education teachers and teacher assistants who have instructional experience using iPads with children with special needs completed a survey that queried their practices and... More

  3. Student Perceptions of Using Tablet Technology in Post-Secondary Classes / Perceptions des étudiants quant à l’utilisation des tablettes électroniques dans les classes universitaires

    Colin Mang & Leslie Wardley, Nipissing

    This paper assesses students’ attitudes towards using tablets, such as the Apple iPad, in university classes. Tablets are found to be a substitute for laptop computers. Students initially expressed... More

  4. Examining Informal Learning using Mobile Devices in the Healthcare Workplace

    Dorothy Fahlman

    The study of workplace learning and informal learning are not new to adult education and pedagogy. However, the use of mobile devices as learning tools for informal learning in the workplace is an ... More

    Languages: English, français, langue française/French

  5. Shifting Views: Exploring the Potential for Technology Integration in Early Childhood Education Programs / Changement d’opinion: Exploration du potentiel d’intégration de la technologie dans les programmes d’éducation de la petite enfance

    Beverlie Dietze, Mount Saint Vincent University; Diane Kashin, Seneca College

    Using technology with children in play-based early learning programs creates questions for some within the Early Childhood Education (ECE) community. This paper presents how two faculty who teach... More

  6. Learning Analytics: Readiness and Rewards / L’analyse de l’apprentissage : état de préparation et récompenses

    Norm Friesen, Thompson Rivers

    This paper introduces the relatively new field of learning analytics, first by considering the relevant meanings of both “learning” and “analytics,” and then by looking at two main levels at which ... More

  7. Barriers to Systemic, Effective, and Sustainable Technology Use in High School Classrooms

    Jason Daniels, Michele Jacobsen, Stanley Varnhagen & Sharon Friesen

    The purpose of the Technology and High School Success (THSS) initiative was to encourage innovative strategies focused on improving provincial high school completion rates, using technology and... More

    Languages: English, français, langue française/French

  8. Learning Analytics: Readiness and Rewards

    Norm Friesen

    This paper introduces the relatively new field of learning analytics, first by considering the relevant meanings of both “learning” and “analytics,” and then by looking at two main levels at which ... More

    Languages: English, français, langue française/French

  9. Shifting Views: Exploring the Potential for Technology Integration in Early Childhood Education Programs

    Beverlie Dietze & Diane Kashin

    Using technology with children in play-based early learning programs creates questions for some within the Early Childhood Education (ECE) community. This paper presents how two faculty who teach... More

    Languages: English, français, langue française/French

  10. The reality of assessing ‘authentic’ electronic portfolios: Can electronic portfolios serve as a form of standardized assessment to measure literacy and self-regulated learning at the elementary level?

    Eva Bures, Alexandra Barclay, Philip Abrami & Elizabeth Meyer

    This study explores electronic portfolios and their potential to assess student literacy and self-regulated learning in elementary-aged children. Assessment tools were developed and include a... More

    Languages: English, français, langue française/French