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British Journal of Educational Technology

May 2008 Volume 39, Number 3

Editors

Carina Girvan; Sara Hennessy; Manolis Mavrikis; Sara Price; Niall Winters

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Inquiry‐based learning and technology—supporting institutional TEL within one pedagogical context

    Sabine Little

    Following the establishment of Centres for Excellence in Teaching and Learning in England and Northern Ireland in 2005, several institutions have used these to pursue specific pedagogical... More

    pp. 422-432

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  2. e‐university: a cross‐case study in four Italian universities

    Patrizia Ghislandi, Paolo Calidoni, Floriana Falcinelli & Cesare Scurati

    This paper describes the aims, the methods, the stages and the results of the research project ‘e‐University. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) as a factor of change in Italian... More

    pp. 443-455

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  3. Rules, roles and tools: Activity theory and the comparative study of e‐learning

    Angela Benson, Cormac Lawler & Andrew Whitworth

    Activity theory (AT) is a powerful tool for investigating ‘artefacts in use’, ie, the ways technologies interrelate with their local context. AT reveals the interfaces between e‐learning at the... More

    pp. 456-467

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  4. Students' response to traditional and computer‐assisted formative feedback: A comparative case study

    Philip Denton, Judith Madden, Matthew Roberts & Philip Rowe

    The national movement towards progress files, incorporating personal development planning and reflective learning, is supported by lecturers providing effective feedback to their students. Recent... More

    pp. 486-500

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  5. Talk the talk: Learner‐generated podcasts as catalysts for knowledge creation

    Mark J. W. Lee, Catherine McLoughlin & Anthony Chan

    Podcasting allows audio content from one or more user‐selected feeds or channels to be automatically downloaded to one's computer as it becomes available, then later transferred to a portable... More

    pp. 501-521

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  6. Higher retention after a new take‐home computerised test

    Jooyong Park & Byung‐Chul Choi

    A new computerised testing system was used at home to promote learning and also to save classroom instruction time. The testing system combined the features of short‐answer and multiple‐choice... More

    pp. 538-547

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