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Dommett, Eleanor J. – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2018
Purpose: This paper aims to examine the different ways in which learners may have ownership over technology-enhanced learning by reflecting on technical, legal and psychological ownership. Design/methodology/approach: The paper uses a variety of examples of technology-enhanced learning ranging from open-source software to cloud storage to discuss…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Ownership, Open Source Technology, Psychological Patterns
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Wong, Billy Tak-Ming; Li, Kam Cheong; Choi, Samuel Ping-Man – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2018
Purpose: This paper aims to review and identify the major patterns and trends in learning analytics practices in higher education institutions. The review covers the characteristics of the institutions, as well as the characteristics and outcomes of the learning analytics practices. Design/methodology/approach: This research collected literature…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Data Collection
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Almutairi, Fadiyah; White, Su – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2018
Purpose: This paper aims to develop a model of measuring student engagement in a blended-massive open online course (MOOC) context. MOOCs are those that are delivered, usually by leading universities, with a promise to provide free high-quality education to an unlimited number of learners. They offer an opportunity for "blended" course…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Online Courses, Blended Learning, Educational Technology
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Charalampidi, Marina; Hammond, Michael – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss the process of analysing online discussion and argue for the merits of mixed methods. Much research of online participation and e-learning has been either message-focused or person-focused. The former covers methodologies such as content and discourse analysis, the latter interviewing and surveys.…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Group Discussion, Electronic Learning, Educational Technology
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Campbell, Jackie – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe and discuss the use of specifically-developed, inquiry-based learning materials for Computing and Forensic Computing students. Small applications have been developed which require investigation in order to de-bug code, analyse data issues and discover "illegal" behaviour. The applications…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Software, Inquiry, Active Learning
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Millan, Nandy; Bromage, Adrian – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2011
Purpose: The paper comprises an extended discussion of the possibilities that Web 2.0 applications offer to doctoral researchers, and where such applications fit in the early twenty-first century in the research environment. It explores the main issues associated with their use by doctoral researchers, and how these factors have influenced the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Electronic Publishing, Social Networks
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Minocha, Shailey; Morse, David R. – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to report on a study into how a three-dimensional (3D) virtual world (Second Life) can facilitate socialisation and team working among students working on a team project at a distance. This models the situation in many commercial sectors where work is increasingly being conducted across time zones and between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Sites, Distance Education, Cooperation
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Annansingh, Fenio; Bright, Ali – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss a case study which examines and analyses a information communication technology training programme conducted using an e-learning platform at the Dartmoor National Park Authority, UK. Design/methodology/approach: The research adopted a mixed method approach which involved the use of questionnaires…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Parks, Interviews