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British Journal of Educational Technology

Jul 23, 2014 Volume 45, Number 4

Editors

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

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 15

  1. An analysis of a decade of research in 10 instructional design and technology journals

    Richard Edward West & Jered Borup

    In this paper, we review findings from an analysis of the past decade (2001–10) of research in 10 major journals in the field of instructional design and technology. Each research paper published... More

    pp. 545-556

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  2. ICT's participatory potential in higher education collaborations: Reality or just talk

    Rosalind James

    Recently, interest has sparked in collaboration and networking within and between universities, industry, government and the wider populace. Knowledge transfer has gradually become a strategic... More

    pp. 557-570

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  3. Science learning via multimedia portal resources: The Scottish case

    Dely Elliot, Delia Wilson & Stephen Boyle

    Scotland's rich heritage in the field of science and engineering and recent curricular developments led to major investment in education to equip pupils with improved scientific knowledge and... More

    pp. 571-580

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  4. Design milieux for learning environments in African contexts

    Marcus Duveskog, Erkki Sutinen & Johannes Cronje

    During the years 2002 to 2009, five African settings were used as foundation for designing different learning environments. While the content and target group for each learning environment varied, ... More

    pp. 581-594

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  5. A framework of combining case-based reasoning with a work breakdown structure for estimating the cost of online course production projects

    Wu He

    Currently, a work breakdown structure (WBS) approach is used as the most common cost estimation approach for online course production projects. To improve the practice of cost estimation, this... More

    pp. 595-605

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  6. Preservice teachers' perceptions about using mobile phones and laptops in education as mobile learning tools

    Süleyman Nihat Şad & Özlem Göktaş

    The purpose of this research was to investigate preservice teachers' perceptions about using m-phones and laptops in education as mobile learning tools. A total of 1087 preservice teachers... More

    pp. 606-618

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  7. Exploring the use of Web 2.0 technology to promote moral and psychosocial development: Can YouTube work?

    Caroline Koh

    This paper explores the use of the video sharing site, YouTube, as a platform for enhancing moral and psychosocial development through increased awareness of moral values and models of moral... More

    pp. 619-635

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  8. The role of environment design in an educational Multi-User Virtual Environment

    Nikiforos M. Papachristos, Ioannis Vrellis, Antonis Natsis & Tassos A. Mikropoulos

    This paper presents empirical results from an exploratory study conducted in an authentic educational situation with preservice education students enrolled in an undergraduate course, which was... More

    pp. 636-646

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  9. Investigating the role of computer-supported annotation in problem-solving-based teaching: An empirical study of a Scratch programming pedagogy

    Addison Y. S. Su, Stephen J. H. Yang, Wu‐Yuin Hwang, Chester S. J. Huang & Ming‐Yu Tern

    For more than 2 years, Scratch programming has been taught in Taiwanese elementary schools. However, past studies have shown that it is difficult to find appropriate learning methods or tools to... More

    pp. 647-665

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  10. Motion controllers for learners to manipulate and interact with 3D objects for mental rotation training

    Shih‐Ching Yeh, Jin‐Liang Wang, Chin‐Yeh Wang, Po‐Han Lin, Gwo‐Dong Chen & Albert Rizzo

    Mental rotation is an important spatial processing ability and an important element in intelligence tests. However, the majority of past attempts at training mental rotation have used paper-and... More

    pp. 666-675

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  11. Culture, role and group work: A social network analysis perspective on an online collaborative course

    Karen Stepanyan, Richard Mather & Roger Dalrymple

    This paper discusses the patterns of network dynamics within a multicultural online collaborative learning environment. It analyses the interaction of participants (both students and facilitators) ... More

    pp. 676-693

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  12. Concentrating on affective feedforward in online tutoring

    Ya‐Ting Chen, Yung‐Hsin Chou & John Cowan

    With considerable input from the student voice, the paper centres on a detailed account of the experiences of Western academic, tutoring Eastern students online to develop their critical thinking... More

    pp. 694-706

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  13. Developing and validating technological pedagogical content knowledge-practical (TPACK-practical) through the Delphi survey technique

    Yi‐Fen Yeh, Ying‐Shao Hsu, Hsin‐Kai Wu, Fu‐Kwun Hwang & Tzu‐Chiang Lin

    Technological pedagogical content knowledge TPACK refers to the knowledge set that teachers currently use to further improve the quality of their teaching and assist their students in learning.... More

    pp. 707-722

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  14. An online adaptive learning environment for critical-thinking-infused English literacy instruction

    Ya‐Ting Carolyn Yang, Jeffrey Hugh Gamble, Yu‐Wan Hung & Tzu‐Yun Lin

    Critical thinking (CT) and English literacy are two essential 21st century competencies that are a priority for teaching and learning in an increasingly digital learning environment. Taking... More

    pp. 723-747

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  15. “Virtually mandatory”: A survey of how discipline and institutional commitment shape university lecturers’ perceptions of technology

    Chris Shelton

    Although there have been many claims that technology might enhance university teaching, there are wide variations in how technology is actually used by lecturers. This paper presents a survey of... More

    pp. 748-759

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