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Internet and Higher Education

July 2015 Volume 26, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Understanding students' perceptions of the benefits of online social networking use for teaching and learning

    Suraya Hamid, Department of Information System, Malaysia; Jenny Waycott, Sherah Kurnia & Shanton Chang, Computing and Information Systems, Australia

    The recent popularity of social technologies has motivated some university lecturers to use them for Online Social Networking (OSN) educational activities. These technologies have enormous... More

    pp. 1-9

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  2. Transforming disruptive technology into sustainable technology: understanding the front-end design of an online program at a brick-and-mortar university

    Lisa C. Yamagata-Lynch, University of Tennessee; John Cowan, Northern Illinois University; Lara M. Luetkehans, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

    This article examines design processes that a team of instructional technology faculty and administrators experienced related to an online instructional technology graduate program at a large... More

    pp. 10-18

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  3. Capitalizing on social presence: The relationship between social capital and social presence

    Murat Oztok, Lancaster University, United Kingdom; Daniel Zingaro, Alexandra Makos, Clare Brett & Jim Hewitt, University of Toronto, Canada

    Online learning literature espouses the benefits of social interaction for meaningful learning and deep processing of course material. Yet, our understanding of the types of interactions that lead ... More

    pp. 19-24

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  4. Tapping into students' digital literacy and designing negotiated learning to promote learner autonomy

    Yu-Liang Ting

    Students of today are digital natives. They acquire their digital literacy autonomously and are adept at using various Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tools to enrich their daily... More

    pp. 25-32

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  5. Mobile augmented-reality artifact creation as a component of mobile computer-supported collaborative learning

    Fengfeng Ke, Department of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems, United States; Yu-Chang Hsu, Department of Educational Technology, United States

    This exploratory study examined the effectiveness of smartphone-based, AR artifact creation and other mobile collaborative learning activities in reinforcing the technological pedagogical content... More

    pp. 33-41

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  6. Factors influencing students' use of a library Web portal: Applying course-integrated information literacy instruction as an intervention

    Yu-Hui Chen, University Libraries, LI-304, United States; InduShobha Chengalur-Smith, Information Technology Management Department, United States

    This longitudinal study investigates factors influencing undergraduates' prior, current, and continued use of a university library Web portal using a credit-bearing course infused with information ... More

    pp. 42-55

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