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Gyllen, J.; Stahovich, T.; Mayer, R. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2018
Time on task has been recognized as an important variable in academic learning, but self-report measures of study time are problematic. Therefore, this study employs an automated system for recording time spent reading a course textbook. College students in an introductory engineering course accessed their textbook online. The book contained pages…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Engineering Education, Electronic Learning, Electronic Publishing
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FitzGerald, E. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2012
Two recent emerging trends are that of Web 2.0, where users actively create content and publish it on the Web, and also location awareness, where a digital device utilizes a person's physical location as the context to provide specific services and/or information. This paper examines how these two phenomena can be brought together so that…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Informal Education, Knowledge Level, Interaction
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Palaigeorgiou, G.; Triantafyllakos, G.; Tsinakos, A. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2011
Following the increasing calls for a more skeptical analysis of web 2.0 and the empowerment of learners' voices in formulating upcoming technologies, this paper elaborates on the participatory design of a web learning environment. A total of 117 undergraduate students from two Greek Informatics Departments participated in 25 participatory design…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Electronic Learning, Undergraduate Students
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Hemmi, A.; Bayne, S.; Land, R. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2009
This paper presents some of the findings from a recent project that conducted a virtual ethnographic study of three formal courses in higher education that use "Web 2.0" or social technologies for learning and teaching. It describes the pedagogies adopted within these courses, and goes on to explore some key themes emerging from the research and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Ethnography, Social Networks, Teaching Methods