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Innovations in Education and Teaching International

May 2009 Volume 46, Number 2

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Number of articles: 6

  1. An Analysis of Higher Order Thinking in Online Discussions

    D McLoughlin & J Mynard

    This paper describes a study of online discussion forums as tools for promoting higher-order thinking. The study was carried out in a women's university in the United Arab Emirates. Data, in the... More

    pp. 147-160

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  2. Ubiquitous Knowledge Construction: Mobile Learning Re-Defined and a Conceptual Framework

    Hsinyi Peng, Yi-Ju Su, Chien Chou & Chin-Chung Tsai

    Emerging from recent mobile technologies, mobile learning, or m-learning, is beginning to offer "stunning new technical capabilities" in education (DiGiano et al., 2003). This new genre of learning... More

    pp. 171-183

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  3. Dynamic Interactive Learning Systems

    Khaled Sabry & Jeff Barker

    This paper reviews and discusses the notions of interactivity and dynamicity of learning systems in relation to information technologies and design principles that can contribute to interactive and... More

    pp. 185-197

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  4. Changing the Nature of Lectures Using a Personal Response System

    George Masikunis, Andreas Panayiotidis & Linda Burke

    This article describes the use of an Electronic Voting System (EVS) in large group lectures within a business and management undergraduate degree programme, in an attempt to make them more... More

    pp. 199-212

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  5. Using a Blended Approach to Facilitate Postgraduate Supervision

    Marie de Beer & Roger B. Mason

    This paper explores the feasibility of using a blended approach to postgraduate research-degree supervision. Such a model could reduce research supervisors' workloads and improve the quality and... More

    pp. 213-226

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  6. A Case Study of Technology-Enhanced Historical Inquiry

    Shu Ching Yang

    The paper describes the integration of web resources and technology as instructional and learning tools in oral history projects. The computer-mediated oral history project centred around... More

    pp. 237-248

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