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Electronic Journal of e-Learning

Volume 6, Number 3

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Number of articles: 10

  1. Developing Critically Thoughtful, Media-Rich Lessons in Science: Process and Product

    Philip Balcaen

    In this paper, I describe a professional development approach and a conceptual framework used to create critically thoughtful and media-rich science learning resources. Greater clarity about the... More

    pp. 161-170

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  2. Distinguishing the Field of Educational Technology

    Laura Czerniewicz

    Drawing on what researchers and professionals in the field internationally report, this paper reviews educational technology as an emergent field. The review reveals the continuum of perspectives... More

    pp. 171-178

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  3. IT Worked for Us: Online Strategies to Facilitate Learning in Large (Undergraduate) Classes

    F Greyling, M Kara, A Makka & S van Niekerk

    Higher education institutions are compelled to accommodate growing class sizes as student numbers have increased over time, especially at undergraduate level. Good teaching principles are relevant ... More

    pp. 179-188

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  4. Personal Learning Journal--Course Design for Using Weblogs in Higher Education

    Stefanie Hain & Andrea Back

    This paper examines the impact of weblogs on individual learning processes in a university environment. It outlines experiences with weblogs as an instrument of learning reflection or a learning... More

    pp. 189-196

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  5. The eLIDA CAMEL Nomadic Model of Collaborative Partnership for a Community of Practice in Design for Learning

    Jill Jameson

    A nomadic collaborative partnership model for a community of practice (CoP) in Design for Learning (D4L) can facilitate successful innovation and continuing appraisals of effective professional... More

    pp. 197-206

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  6. Digital Literacies in the Lives of Undergraduate Students: Exploring Personal and Curricular Spheres of Practice

    Sylvia Jones & Mary R. Lea

    This paper reports on the initial findings from a project which offers a complementary perspective to much of the research on e-learning and student learning in a digital age. Rather than... More

    pp. 207-216

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  7. Navigating the e-Learning Terrain: Aligning Technology, Pedagogy and Context

    Mandia Mentis

    Over the last ten years e-learning has rapidly emerged as a potentially effective mode of higher education, but it is still unclear what factors are important in the design of an effective e... More

    pp. 217-226

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  8. Reinventing Papert's Constructionism--Boosting Young Children's Writing Skills with e-Learning Designed for Dyslexics

    Karin Tweddell Levinsen

    Since the consent to the Salamanca Statement on special needs education from 1994, e-learning developers have focused on tools aimed to support dyslexic learners. The importance of these efforts is... More

    pp. 227-234

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  9. A Data Warehouse Model for Micro-Level Decision Making in Higher Education

    Liezl van Dyk

    An abundance of research, by educational researchers and scholars of teaching and learning alike, can be found on the use of ICT to plan design and deliver learning activities and assessment... More

    pp. 235-244

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  10. Technology-Assisted Reading for Improving Reading Skills for Young South African Learners

    Gerda van Wyk & Arno Louw

    This paper addresses the controversial issues of improving the reading skills of young learners through technology-assisted reading programmes. On reporting the results of primary school learners... More

    pp. 245-254

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