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Innovations in Education and Teaching International

August 2007 Volume 44, Number 3

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Using Texting to Support Students' Transition to University

    Dave Harley, Sandra Winn, Sarah Pemberton & Paula Wilcox

    This article argues that judicious use of mobile phone text messaging by university staff has the potential to enhance the support provided to students by an academic department during the... More

    pp. 229-241

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  2. Building Electronic Performance Support Systems for First-Year University Students

    Philip Barker, Paul van Schaik & Oladeji Famakinwa

    This paper outlines the principles and theory of performance support (in general) and of electronic performance support (in particular). It explains why the design and creation of electronic... More

    pp. 243-255

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  3. Capturing Community of Practice Knowledge for Student Learning

    Craig Zimitat

    Case studies are an important vehicle for student learning in problem-based learning curricula and higher education. "" was designed to support student learning through case studies... More

    pp. 321-330

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  4. Meeting the Challenges of Active Learning in Web-Based Case Studies for Sustainable Development

    Maggie Hutchings, Mark Hadfield, George Howarth & Steven Lewarne

    Teaching staff, designing conventional courses in higher education, must make decisions about selecting content and activities to engage students in learning. When the Internet is chosen as the... More

    pp. 331-343

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