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British Journal of Educational Technology

March 2018 Volume 49, Number 2


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

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 8

  1. Taking an instrumental genesis lens: New insights into collaborative mobile learning

    Teresa Cerratto Pargman, Jalal Nouri & Marcelo Milrad

    In this paper, we argue that in order to gain a deeper understanding of collaborative mobile learning in schools, it is important to know not only how mobile devices affect collaborative learning... More

    pp. 219-234

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  2. Understanding nomadic collaborative learning groups

    Thomas Ryberg, Jacob Davidsen & Vivien Hodgson

    The paper builds on the work of Rossitto et al. on collaborative nomadic work to develop three categories of practice of nomadic collaborative learning groups. Our study is based on interviews,... More

    pp. 235-247

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  3. A tale of two communication tools: Discussion-forum and mobile instant-messaging apps in collaborative learning

    Zhong Sun, Chin‐Hsi Lin, Minhua Wu, Jianshe Zhou & Liming Luo

    Computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) has shown considerable promise, but thus far the literature has tended to focus on individual technological tools, without due regard for how the... More

    pp. 248-261

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  4. Authoring and enactment of mobile pyramid-based collaborative learning activities

    Kalpani Manathunga & Davinia Hernández‐Leo

    Collaborative learning flow patterns (CLFPs) formulate best practices for the orchestration of activity sequences and collaboration mechanisms that can elicit fruitful social interactions. Mobile... More

    pp. 262-275

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  5. Mobile technology affordance and its social implications: A case of “Rain Classroom”

    Li Xiangming & Shuqiang Song

    This paper proposed the affordance approach of material, affective and social dimensions so as to explore the learners’ engagement and disposition to share of using mobile learning technology. The ... More

    pp. 276-291

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  6. Toward personal and emotional connectivity in mobile higher education through asynchronous formative audio feedback

    Päivi Rasi & Hanna Vuojärvi

    This study aims to develop asynchronous formative audio feedback practices for mobile learning in higher education settings. The development was conducted in keeping with the principles of design... More

    pp. 292-304

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  7. Mobile-based collaborative learning in the fitness center: A case study on the development of English listening comprehension with a context-aware application

    Gi‐Zen Liu, Jing‐Yao Chen & Gwo‐Jen Hwang

    Mobile applications on the go have been adopted in many fields and areas. However, there has been little research regarding the development and use of a context-aware application for users to... More

    pp. 305-320

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  8. The effect of “here and now” learning on student engagement and academic achievement

    Gavin Northey, Rahul Govind, Tania Bucic, Mathew Chylinski, Rebecca Dolan & Patrick van Esch

    Commitment, persistence and effort have long been considered critical components for an individual's academic success. Yet, according to the old proverb, two heads are better than one and... More

    pp. 321-333

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