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Educational Media International

2003 Volume 40, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 13

  1. A Proposed Framework for the Design of a CMC Learning Environment: Facilitating the Emergence of Authenticity

    David Hung & Der-Thanq Chen

    Proposes a framework for the design of computer-mediated communication (CMC) environments that combines constructivist learning environments (CLEs) and dynamic learning environments (DLEs).... More

    pp. 7-13

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  2. Transforming Learning Support: An Online Resource Centre for a Diverse Student Population

    Rosemary Clerehan, Jill Turnbull, Tim Moore, Alanna Brown & Juhani Tuovinen

    Describes the Online Student Resource Centre Web site, developed at Monash University (Australia), which offers stand-alone tutorials. Outlines the process and philosophy of development of the... More

    pp. 15-31

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  3. The Role of the Tutor in Asynchronous Discussion Boards: A Case Study of a Pre-Service Teacher Course

    Cher Ping Lim & Poh Teen Cheah

    Provides an account of the perceptions and experiences of preservice teachers on the roles of their tutors in online discussions, based on a study at the National Institute of Education (Singapore)... More

    pp. 33-47

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  4. Building a Dynamic Online Learning Community among Adult Learners

    Minjuan Wang, Christina Sierra & Terre Folger

    Examines the nature of learning communities constructed among a diverse group of adult learners in an international online graduate-level course. Discusses independent work, team tasks, the variety... More

    pp. 49-61

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  5. A Case Study in Asynchronous Voice Conferencing for Language Instruction

    Sandy McIntosh, Bryan Braul & Tracy Chao

    Discussion of asynchronous communication technology focuses on a pilot project in the English for Academic Purposes program at the University of Alberta where two courses incorporated a voice-based... More

    pp. 63-73

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  6. Using Chat To Support Collaborative Learning: Quality Assurance Strategies To Promote Success

    Ute Linder & Rebecca Rochon

    Explores challenges that the design and realization of Web-based collaborative learning activities present for authors, tutors, and students, and suggests how quality can be assured. Describes a... More

    pp. 75-89

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  7. An Evaluation of Synchronous Co-operative Distance Learning in the Field: The Importance of Instructional Design

    Stefan Munzer

    Describes an empirical field study on synchronous cooperative distance learning carried out in a large software company. Topics include Web-based training that included a chat tool; analysis of... More

    pp. 91-99

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  8. Personality Type and Participation in Networked Learning Environments

    Ainslie E. Ellis

    Discussion of networked learning environments and learner characteristics focuses on personality type as determined using the Myers Briggs Type Indicator. Investigates the relationship between... More

    pp. 101-14

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  9. The Quality of Message Ideas, Thinking and Interaction in an Asynchronous CMC Environment

    Myint Swe Khine, Lay Leng Yeap & Anthony Tan Chin Lok

    Discusses computer mediated communication in education and reports findings from a study of a teacher training program in Singapore that examined the quality of message ideas, thinking, and... More

    pp. 115-25

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  10. The Teacher's Role in Developing Interaction and Reflection in an Online Learning Community

    Dorit Maor

    Discusses the lecturer's role as facilitator in a higher education online unit using computer mediated communication that was designed for science and mathematics teachers who were geographically... More

    pp. 127-37

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  11. Discussion across Borders: Benefits for Collaborative Learning

    Janice Whatley & Frances Bell

    Discussion of computer mediated communication in higher education online learning focuses on a report of two cycles of action research into the use of online discussion forums to enable groups of... More

    pp. 139-52

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  12. Fostering Learning Communities in Classrooms: A Case Study of Hong Kong Schools

    Allan H. K. Yuen

    Discusses curricular innovation, educational reform, and the advancement of information and communications technologies and describes a study in Hong Kong that explored knowledge construction using... More

    pp. 153-62

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  13. Serving Non-Traditional Students in E-Learning Environments: Building Successful Communities in the Virtual Campus

    Michael T. Miller & Mei-Yan Lu

    Discussion of online education focuses on a study that investigated the efforts of faculty who teach courses online to adapt the curriculum to meet the needs of nontraditional students. Examines... More

    pp. 163-69

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