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Sauro, Shannon; Sundmark, Bjorn – ReCALL, 2019
This paper critically examines the integration of online fanfiction practices into an advanced university English language classroom. The fanfiction project, The Blogging Hobbit, was carried out as part of a course in the teacher education program at a Swedish university for students who were specializing in teaching English at the secondary…
Descriptors: Advanced Courses, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Cartoons
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Lindh, Jacob; Annerstedt, Claes; Besier, Thor; Matheson, Gordon O.; Rydmark, Martin – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2016
Under a previous grant (2005-08), researchers and teachers at Stanford University (SU) and the University of Gothenburg (GU) co-designed a ten-week interdisciplinary, research-based laboratory course in human biology to be taught online to undergraduate students. Essentials in the subject were taught during the first four weeks of this course.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Biology, College Science, Student Experience
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Lantz-Andersson, Annika; Vigmo, Sylvi; Bowen, Rhonwen – Learning, Media and Technology, 2016
This case study explores how Swedish upper secondary students communicate in English as part of second language learning, in a blog shared with Thai students. Grounded in a sociocultural perspective on learning, the notions of Goffman's "frame shifting" and Bakhtin's concept of "carnival" are employed to analyse two specific…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Secondary School Students, English (Second Language)
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Galan, Nataliya; Khodabandehloo, Akbar – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2016
Purpose: This paper aims to report the results of implementation of blogging within a LinkedIn discussion group in an international marketing course for a multicultural group of students focusing on the students' perceptions of the subject-related blogging. Design/Methodology/ Approach: This study adopts a qualitative approach; data have been…
Descriptors: International Trade, Marketing, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites
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Karlsson, Niklas; Godhe, Anna-Lena – Education Sciences, 2016
In this article, a massive open online course (MOOC) made by and for Swedish teachers will be presented and discussed in order to determine what possibilities and dilemmas are involved when creating and participating in a MOOC that is meant to be a community rather than a course. By analysing interviews of the organisers as well as blog posts and…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Professional Development, Foreign Countries, Data Collection
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Andersson, Annika; Räisänen, Kalle – Computers in the Schools, 2014
This article focuses on class blogs and presents results from 1:1 schools in Sweden. While Swedish schools are increasingly using Web 2.0 technologies (e.g., wikis and blogs), most of this use is still at an experimental stage. To further the understanding of how blogs are and can be used, we compare class blogs used in practice with the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Cooperation
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Woodley, Carolyn; Silvestri, Michel – American Journal of Distance Education, 2014
Students' imprudent use of social media might threaten their employability and undermine their emerging professional identities. Most professions acknowledge that any benefits of social media must be balanced against its potential to negatively affect workers' professional lives and the public trust. Professional bodies have developed social media…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Social Networks, Computer Use
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Lindgren, Anne-Li – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2012
Documentation for pedagogical purposes is an increasingly important practice in Sweden, in Europe, and in the United States. This article focuses on the ethical aspects that need to be addressed in documentation practices in preschool. The empirical material is drawn from the blogs of Swedish preschool teachers who recorded their thoughts on…
Descriptors: Documentation, Instruction, Ethics, Preschool Education
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Hansen, Lars-Erik; Sundqvist, Anneli – Journal of Archival Organization, 2012
The development of information technology and the rise of the Internet have rendered a large-scale digitization and dissemination of originally analog information objects. On the Web sites "Lararnas Historia" ("History of Teachers" www.lararhistoria.se) and "Ingenjorshistoria" ("History of Engineers"…
Descriptors: Archives, Electronic Libraries, Internet, Web Sites
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Olofsson, Anders D.; Lindberg, J. Ola; Stodberg, Ulf – Campus-Wide Information Systems, 2011
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide an understanding of students' meaning-making processes, as they are part of an e-assessment practice via written blog posting upon their own, and their co-students' performances, presented online through shared video media. Design/methodology/approach: The research relies on qualitative data to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Use Studies, Educational Technology
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Olofsson, Anders D.; Lindberg, J. Ola; Hauge, Trond Eiliv – Campus-Wide Information Systems, 2011
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyze the use of blogs as part of a formative assessment practice, to report how reflective peer-to-peer learning can be designed and provided in online higher education. Design/methodology/approach: The research relies on a qualitative approach. The empirical setting comprised an online higher education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Formative Evaluation
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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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Augustsson, Gunnar – Internet and Higher Education, 2010
Collaborative social interaction when using Web 2.0 in terms of VoiceThread is investigated in a case study of a Swedish university course in social psychology. The case study method was chosen because of the desire not to manipulate the students' behaviour, and data was collected in parallel with course implementation. Two particular…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Assisted Instruction, Electronic Publishing, Interpersonal Relationship
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Granberg, Carina – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2010
This article presents a study of 57 Swedish pre-school student teachers' experiences and achievements in using blogs for reflective dialogue over the course of 2007-2008. In order to examine the extent to which students engaged in reflective dialogue, text analyses of their blogs were carried out. Furthermore, 13 narrative interviews were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Relationship, Interaction, Evaluation Methods
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Annerstedt, Claes; Garza, Dan; Huang-DeVoss, Cammy; Lindh, Jacob; Rydmark, Martin – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2010
This research project describes an attempt to move towards a more student centered and participatory approach on learning through problem-based storyboards (themes/scenarios) and a unique opportunity for students to have an academic cross-cultural exchange. The purpose of the study was to analyze students' conceptions of this approach on learning…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Problem Based Learning, Cultural Influences, Teaching Methods
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