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Richardson, Mary – European Educational Research Journal, 2016
Recently, the "Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency" (2012) have funded programmes designed to advance European citizenship and citizen competences through education. This paper reports on the findings from one project, Creative Connections, designed to encourage the "voices" of young people in exploring European…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Self Concept, Creativity
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Dalton, Michelle; Kouker, Alexander; O'Connor, Martin – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
Blogging has been associated with the Library and Information Science (LIS) community for some time now. Libfocus.com is an online blog that was founded in 2011. Its goal was to create a communal communication space for LIS professionals in Ireland and beyond, to share and discuss issues and ideas. The content of the blog is curated by an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Publishing, Web 2.0 Technologies, Web Sites
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Fowley, Cathy – Research-publishing.net, 2013
As internet research was gradually established as a discipline, whose focus and/or locus is the internet (Rall, 2007), ethical issues came to the fore. These issues, often centering around the shifting concept of privacy and ownership of text, consider new practices and communications online, and increasingly, the conduct of ethical research…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Diaries, Late Adolescents
International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2012
The IADIS CELDA 2012 Conference intention was to address the main issues concerned with evolving learning processes and supporting pedagogies and applications in the digital age. There had been advances in both cognitive psychology and computing that have affected the educational arena. The convergence of these two disciplines is increasing at a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Academic Support Services, Access to Computers
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Hill, Dave – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2012
This is a panoptic paper in five parts. In Part One, Immiseration Capitalism, I examine the current neoliberal cum neoconservative austerity capitalism and its "class war from above", in particular its resultant relative immiseration and its absolute immiseration, with particular reference to Greece, Ireland, Britain and the USA. In Part…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Foreign Countries, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing
National Academy for Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (NJ1), 2011
This volume presents 64 abstracts of keynote and parallel paper presentations of the Irish National Academy for Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning's (NAIRTL) conference on the theme of flexible learning. The Flexible Learning conference was a joint initiative by NAIRTL and the Learning Innovation Network. The keynote presentations can…
Descriptors: Open Education, Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Educational Technology
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Gerstein, Jackie – International Journal on E-Learning, 2011
Twitter, the micro blogging tool, has seen unprecedented growth in the past year and is expected to continue into the future. Twitter's power, engagement, and popularity lie in its endless networking opportunities. Its potential as a venue for professional growth and development needs to be explored, discussed, and ultimately used as such. A brief…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Social Networks, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites
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Thouësny, Sylvie, Ed.; Bradley, Linda, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2011
The aim of this book was to present innovative applications of technology in second language teaching and learning, as well as to explore the transformation of the different techniques to different theoretical frameworks. It has also been desired to have a representation of researchers from different parts of the world as contributors. When the…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries
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Hourigan, Triona; Murray, Liam – Educational Media International, 2010
Because of the recent revolutionary developments brought about by Web 2.0, the emergence and popularity of blogs as learning tools represent an important area of consideration by the higher education sector. Indeed, while many researchers have acknowledged the advantages of using blogs in this environment, it is clear that more investigation is…
Descriptors: Action Research, Teaching Methods, Reflection, Writing Skills
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Hourigan, Triona; Murray, Liam – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2010
Due to the social changes brought about in no small part by Web 2.0 tools, the potential impact of the blog writing phenomenon upon teaching and learning contexts reveals an important area for consideration for all university educators, and in particular for e-learning practitioners. Today, web users may access a wide variety of media to express…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Learning Strategies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology
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Killeavy, Maureen; Moloney, Anne – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2010
This study reports on an investigation on the use of electronic journals to support beginning teachers in developing reflection on teaching within peer support networks. The study takes place within the context of the ongoing Pilot Project on Teacher Induction in post-primary schools in Ireland. A pilot study using web logs (blogs) was initiated…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Social Support Groups, Electronic Publishing, Educational Technology