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Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 1364–1371
New social networking software and related Web 2.0 technologies have become very popular in recent years. However beyond the use of blogs for reflective journals and alumni Facebook pages, there has generally been little integrated use of social...
Topics: Networking Technologies
Towards an Integrated Framework for Designing Effective ICT-Supported Learning Environments: The Challenge to Better Link Technology and Pedagogy
Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 15, No. 2 (July 2006) pp. 239–255
For various reasons many teachers struggle to harness the powerful informational, communicative and interactive learning possibilities of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in general. This is perhaps typified by how e-learning...
From Old to New Learning: Global Imperatives, Exemplary Asian Dilemmas and ICT as a Key to Cultural Change in Education
Globalisation, Societies and Education Vol. 2, No. 3 (November 2004) pp. 337–353
Information and communication technologies (ICTs) represent a crucial force for cultural change in both education and society and possible transitions between old and new learning as well as social values. This is especially so in East Asia, where...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 1, No. 3 (2002) pp. 30–39
As epitomized by such influential concepts as 'flexible learning,' the use of web-based resources and Internet communications for online teaching and learning is seen by many to provide a convergent focus for extending on-campus learning in terms of ...
The Design of Effective ICT-Supported Learning Activities: Exemplary Models, Changing Requirements, and New Possibilities
Language Learning & Technology Vol. 9, No. 1 (January 2005) pp. 60–79
Despite the imperatives of policy and rhetoric about their integration in formal education, Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are often used as an "add-on" in many classrooms and in many lesson plans. Nevertheless, many teachers find ...
An introductory internet skills program for teacher education: or from practice to theory: a case study
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) p. 1295
This case study presentation will report on how the presenters successfully responded to the 'just-in-time' challenge of putting together an inservicing 'introductory technological skills' course for a 'difficult' group of teachers. The particular...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 1052–1057
This paper reports on an innovative approach adopted in the training of tertiary education teachers in instructional technology. An integrated approach was adopted to increase the motivation of teachers to use Information and Communication...
Silk Purses out of Pigs’ Ears: The Conversion of Reluctant or Intimidated Students (Especially Teachers) into Keen Users of The Internet in Education
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 2919–2924
If 'the internet in education' is framed and conducted strategically with at least a little insight rather than in an ad hoc way, then learners will be more likely to not only forgive you but even thank you for guiding them through the inevitable...
Technoliteracy and learning: An analysis of the quality of knowledge in electronic representations of understanding
Computers & Education Vol. 48, No. 1 (January 2007) pp. 59–79
Recent educational research from a socio-cognitive perspective has validated students’ collaborative engagement with new technologies and heightened understanding of influential factors shaping the effectiveness of peer interactions, learning...
Web 2.0, e-Portfolios, and Continuing Professional Education in University Masters Courses and Beyond
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 144–148
Although typical Web 2.0 technologies and functions offer significant potential for widespread and productive use in higher education “there are many unresolved problems and issues in its use in universities… because Web 2.0 is a relatively ‘young’...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 5, No. 2 (April 2006) pp. 221–244
Based on a case study of the online component of a Computing Mathematics module at a local polytechnic in Singapore, this article provides a descriptive account of the development and employment of interactive learning objects to enhance the...