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Cho, Moon-Heum; Lim, Seongmi – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2017
Although wikis have been widely adopted to support collaborative writing in undergraduate classrooms, educators remain concerned about the level of student participation. Using regulation theories to design interventions in the form of activities, we examined their effects on collaborative writing on wikis. Results demonstrate that with the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Collaborative Writing, Editing, Web Sites
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Wrigley, Cara; Straker, Kara – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2017
As global industries change and technology advances, traditional education systems might no longer be able to supply companies with graduates who possess an appropriate mix of skills and experience. The recent increased interest in Design Thinking as an approach to innovation has resulted in its adoption by non-design-trained professionals. This…
Descriptors: Design, Teaching Methods, Units of Study, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Luo, Tian – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2016
The purpose of this paper is to understand student interaction and learning in microblogging-based peer feedback sessions. The researcher examined through a case study how students interacted and provided peer feedback for each other when Twitter was enabled as a backchannel; students were also asked to report how they perceived their experience.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Journals, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing
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Mansouri, S. Afshin; Piki, Andriani – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2016
The research draws from four case studies to investigate the impact of using blogs within postgraduate education. The study explores how postgraduate business students engage with blogs, whether students' learning preferences correlate with their degree of contribution and how student participation relates with overall achievement. A mixed…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Business Administration Education, Web 2.0 Technologies, Social Media
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Neira-Piñeiro, María del Rosario – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2015
This paper describes two innovative experiences with ICT in teacher training by means of the development of two blogs about children's and young adults' literature. The study of both activities shows the usefulness of blogs in higher education and their contribution to the linguistic and literary training of future teachers. The results show that…
Descriptors: Student Journals, Electronic Journals, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites
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Auttawutikul, Siwanit; Wiwitkunkasem, Kasemrut; Smith, Duncan R. – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2014
This study reports on the introduction of weblogs as a part of the teaching environment for Thai students to facilitate group learning and enhance creativity. Assessment of progress was through formal creative thought testing, as well as a questionnaire with both structured and open questions. Results showed a significant improvement in assessed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Computer Uses in Education
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Brett, Paul – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2011
This article presents an evaluation of students' experiences and engagement with Short Message Service (SMS) (text) messages. SMS was used to support learning through engaging students in formative assessment objective questions with feedback, as well as SMS-based collaborative learning tasks. The rationale was derived from a perceived benefit of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Handheld Devices, Electronic Publishing
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Churchill, Daniel – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2011
This paper outlines a study that explored educational applications of blogs with a class of postgraduate students in a Hong Kong university over a period of one semester in 2006, and considers its outcomes. Rather than using the usual learning management system to support learning in the class, the facilitator-researcher organised a blog-based…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Witney, Debbie; Smallbone, Teresa – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2011
Dissatisfaction with the quality of student group work, in terms of content and process, from both academics and students, is a constant challenge to the development of appropriate teaching, learning and assessment strategies. Developments in Web 2.0 technology could potentially offer a solution. This paper explores the experience of full-time…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Cooperative Learning, Student Attitudes
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Sun, Yu-Chih – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2010
A weblog (blog or Web log) has recently become one of the most widely used Internet applications. The current study concerns developing a blog specifically designed for learners learning English as a foreign language. The study investigated the effects of extensive writing by comparing the writing performance in the first three and the last three…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Program Effectiveness, Personal Autonomy