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International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design

April 2014 Volume 4, Number 2

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Social Media in Pedagogical Context: A Study on a Finnish and a Greek Teacher's Metaphors

    Marianna Vivitsou, Kirsi Tirri & Heikki Kynäslahti, Department of Teacher Education, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

    This study discusses the meanings underlying a Finnish and a Greek language teacher's pedagogical integration of social media. As the research spans across the physical and the virtual pedagogical ... More

    pp. 1-18

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  2. A Research of Employing Cognitive Load Theory in Science Education via Web-Pages

    Yuan-Cheng Lin, Elementary School Teacher of Tainan City, Tainan, Taiwan; Ming-Hsun Shen & Chia-Ju Liu, Graduate Institute of Science Education, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

    This study adopted Cognitive Load Theory (CLT) to investigate the influences of multimedia presentations on achievements of science learning and the correlations between eye-movement models under... More

    pp. 19-34

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  3. Online Technological Media in the Higher Education Classroom: An Exploratory Investigation of Varied Levels of Twitter Use

    Eric Fife & C. Nelson, School of Communication Studies, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, United States; Theresa Clarke, Department of Marketing, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, United States

    An exploratory quasi-experiment of college-level students was used to examine the difference in a variety of course indicators among instructors when they did not use Twitter as a supplement to... More

    pp. 35-45

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  4. Developing an Online Counseling Skills Course

    Kyle Lucas & Jennifer Murdock, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO, United States

    Outlined here is the development and implementation of an online counseling skills course at a Rocky Mountain University in the western United States. Techniques were used in reference to how a... More

    pp. 46-63

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  5. Exploring Applications for Using Video Podcasts in Online Learning

    Robin Kay, Faculty of Education, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, Canada

    The purpose of this paper was to explore research-based applications for using video podcasts in an online learning environment. Five key video podcast uses were examined including administration, ... More

    pp. 64-77

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