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New Technology, New Pedagogy? Employing Video Podcasts in Learning and Teaching about Exotic Ecosystems
Environmental Education Research Vol. 17, No. 3 (2011) pp. 393–408
This paper examines the experiences of undergraduate university students in response to the employment of video podcasts to support learning and teaching about exotic ecosystems. Six, 15-20-minute podcasts were made accessible to students through a...
Identity Construction as Nexus of Multimembership: Attempts at Reconciliation through an Online Intercultural Communication Course
Journal of Language, Identity, and Education Vol. 10, No. 2 (2011) pp. 63–82
Using situated learning (Lave & Wenger, 1991) and communities of practice (Wenger, 1998) as our theoretical framework, we focused on two female graduate students in applied linguistics as each attempted to negotiate memberships in multiple...
Journal of Geography in Higher Education Vol. 36, No. 3 (2012) pp. 437–454
This paper examines undergraduate student perceptions of the learning utility of video podcasts. The perceived and actual effectiveness of the technology was assessed by written questionnaire, focus groups and assessment results. The podcasts were...
Child Development Vol. 80, No. 4 (2009) pp. 1000–1015
Neural correlates of social-cognition were assessed in 9- to- 17-year-olds (N = 34) using functional magnetic resonance imaging. Participants appraised how unfamiliar peers they had previously identified as being of high or low interest would...
Journal of General Education Vol. 58, No. 2 (2009) pp. 65–84
Based on data from eleven thousand faculty members, this study shows that general education courses place greater emphasis on developing intellectual skills, personal and social responsibility, deep approaches to learning, and diverse interactions....