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Shaughnessy, Michael F.; Fulgham, Susan M. – Educational Technology, 2016
The authors present this interview with Joshua Kim, Director of Digital Learning Initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning (DCAL). Dr. Kim leads Dartmouth College's efforts around online learning and digital innovation for teaching and learning. He is a well-known conference speaker and consultant in the area of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Interviews, Electronic Learning, Web Based Instruction
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Bahl, Erin Kathleen – Composition Studies, 2015
Thus far, attention to comics in academia has been focused "on" comics as a subject of literary (Chute; Gardner; Hatfield), theoretical (Cohn; Groensteen, "The System of Comics" and "Comics and Narration"; Postema), or pedagogical studies (Bakis; Carter; Jacobs). There has been less emphasis on scholarly composing…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Cartoons, Definitions, Literary Genres
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Gourlay, Lesley – Learning, Media and Technology, 2012
The lecture is often posited as the prototypical "face-to-face" educational encounter, seen as embodying key features of the pre-networked academy. These are implicitly characterised as forms of boundedness or impermeability, in terms of both the physical and temporal context, and the ontological status of the participants and the nature of the…
Descriptors: Lecture Method, Virtual Classrooms, Handheld Devices, Multimedia Materials
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Solway, David – Academic Questions, 2011
This author asserts that the problem of reading among today's twittering, digital-minded, and half-literate generation of students cannot be solved by the vaunted hypertext revolution in screenal reading practices as advocated in contrived and facile efforts like George Landow's influential "Hypertext: The Convergence of Contemporary Critical…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Hypermedia, Internet, Information Networks
Levin, Douglas A. – Principal Leadership, 2011
Approximately 15 states are changing their policies to give school districts more flexibility in acquiring content. They have changed laws or policies or have bills pending in state legislatures to redefine "textbooks". Most of those changes are similar to the approach Indiana took in its new law: a "textbook" is not only a…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Courseware, Educational Technology, Educational Resources
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Dippold, Doris – ReCALL, 2009
Recent years have seen the emergence of Web2.0, in which users are not only passive recipients of the featured content, but actively engaged in constructing it. Sites such as "Facebook" and "Myspace" are typical examples of this, as are blogs that allow users to present themselves online, to write about their daily lives or even to establish…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Computer Mediated Communication, Focus Groups, Learning Processes