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Educational Media International

December 2008 Volume 45, Number 4

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. Constructs for Web 2.0 Learning Environments: A Theatrical Metaphor

    Chih-Hsiung Tu, Michael Blocher & Gayle Roberts

    Web 2.0 technologies empower learners to create personalized and community-based collaborative environments. Social networking technology affords learners to weave their human networks through... More

    pp. 253-269

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  2. The Teach Web 2.0 Consortium: A Tool to Promote Educational Social Networking and Web 2.0 Use among Educators

    Wendy Drexler, Anna Baralt & Kara Dawson

    Social networking is changing the way children communicate. Most of this communication takes place outside of school, though countless Web 2.0 applications are emerging with educational potential. ... More

    pp. 271-283

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  3. Social Negotiations in a Wiki Environment: A Case Study with Pre-Service Teachers

    Vetta Vratulis & Teresa M. Dobson

    Understanding of the nature of social negotiations in social software spaces used in support of formal, face-to-face education remains limited. In this paper, we consider how a community of... More

    pp. 285-294

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  4. News Writing Using Wiki: Impacts on Learning Experience of Student Journalists

    Will W. K. Ma & Allan H. K. Yuen

    Wiki empowers users in generating, revising, and organizing their own content. In this study, we review literature to gain theoretical support for wikis that impact learning. In a context of... More

    pp. 295-309

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  5. RSS and Content Syndication in Higher Education: Subscribing to a New Model of Teaching and Learning

    Mark J. W. Lee, Charlynn Miller & Leon Newnham

    While blogs, wikis and social networking sites are enjoying high levels of attention as tools to support learning, Really Simple Syndication (RSS) remains the "poor cousin" of these technologies in... More

    pp. 311-322

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  6. Teacher Professional Identity Development with Social Networking Technologies: Learning Reform through Blogging

    April Lynn Luehmann & Liz Tinelli

    Implementing student-centered, inquiry-based science pedagogy in secondary classrooms, though identified as the goal by all science education professional organizations, is rarely a reality in... More

    pp. 323-333

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  7. Integrate Web 2.0 Technology to Facilitate Online Professional Community: EMI Special Editing Experiences

    Chih-Hsiung Tu, Michael Blocher & Joshua Ntoruru

    This article reports on the collaborative journal review of an online professional community that was established to prepare this special edition for publication. The focus is on how Web 2.0... More

    pp. 335-341

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