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College Quarterly Vol. 15, No. 3 (2012)
A training module of six sessions was designed for professors in higher education who were transitioning to teaching synchronous, e-learning courses from formerly teaching in either asynchronous courses or in face-to-face courses. Since the...
Alberta Journal of Educational Research Vol. 57, No. 3 (2011) pp. 317–336
There is an inconsistency between a growing need for national research on issues of child and adolescent health and the wide range of diverse curriculum responses to health issues undertaken by individual provinces and territories in Canada....
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 1 (March 2010) pp. 20–37
In this article the four pedagogical components outlined by the New London Group (1996)—situated practice, overt instruction, critical framing, and transformed practice—were used to focus attention on the case studies of three beginning teachers and ...
Surfacing the Assumptions: Pursuing Critical Literacy and Social Justice in Preservice Teacher Education
Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice Vol. 22, No. 1 (2012) pp. 73–92
This paper outlines a four-year study of a preservice education course based on a socio-constructivist research framework. The preservice English Language Arts course focuses on critical literacy and teaching for social justice while employing...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 306–317
In this article we use the four pedagogical components outlined by the New London Group (1996) -- situated practice, overt instruction, critical framing and transformed practice -- as we focus our attention on the case studies of two beginning...
Transforming Learning: Digital Technologies and Educational Change: A Symposium to Explore Interdependent Effects of Society and Technology on the Future of Education, Part 2
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) p. 4071
The increasingly symbiotic relationship between society and digital technology suggests that studying one is impossible without studying the other. Technological innovations are fueled by a seemingly ever-growing demand for sophisticated...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 440–444
In the area of online education, it is becoming apparent that the technology as well as the pedagogical approach landscape is changing. As learners are more and more technologically savvy, so must the institutions adjust their offerings to adapt to ...
Towards a reconceptualization of online teacher professional learning: Problem-based learning objects (PBLOs)
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 1579–1588
In spite of profound changes in society, real reforms regarding the focus of education or the methods used have been slow to take hold in educational systems around the world particularly regarding the use of technology for teacher professional...