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Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 19, No. 3 (Jan 01, 2003)
Giventhat most of the educational use of the Internet by American high school students occurs outside the school day, and outside the direction of teachers, this article reviews e-learning pedagogy and implementation in schools, with a view to...
Information Technology in Childhood Education Annual
This paper explores the importance of dialogue, storytelling and collaboration in children’s learning, followed by examples from message boards, webblogs and instant messaging software (IM) that support learning through storytelling. Children’s...
Information Technology in Childhood Education Annual Vol. 2004, No. 1 (2004) pp. 63–75
This article explores the importance of dialogue, storytelling and collaboration in children's learning, followed by examples from message boards, webblogs, and instant messaging software (IM) that support learning through storytelling. Children's...
Human Communication Research Vol. 36, No. 4 (October 2010) pp. 593–617
The purpose of this article is to examine the communication behaviors of online leaders, or those who influence other members of online communities in triggering message replies, sparking conversation, and diffusing language. It relies on 632,622...
AACE Journal Vol. 13, No. 2 (April 2005) pp. 91–98
This paper explores the role of weblogs in promoting literacy in classroom settings. Literacy remains paramount in learning, not only for language development, but also as the foundation of all academic disciplines including science and mathematics....
The New Science of Learning: Active Learning, Metacognition, and Transfer of Knowledge in E-Learning Applications
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 29, No. 3 (2003) pp. 325–334
This article examines the key concepts of active learning, metacognition, and transfer of knowledge, as put forth by the National Research Council's approach to the new science of learning, in relation to ways that E-Learning applications might...
Developmental Psychology Vol. 42, No. 3 (May 2006) pp. 436–449
This study examines the JUNIOR SUMMIT online community, which consisted of 3,062 adolescents representing 139 countries, varying SES, and a range of experience with computers. The online forum culminated in the election of 100 delegates. By...
Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology Vol. 30, No. 3 (2009) pp. 250–264
Same and opposite-sex pairs of preadolescents interacted twice in a MUD, a virtual domain where they created characters known as avatars and socially interacted with one another. Boys interacted primarily through rapid scene shifts and playful...