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Gillis, Daniel; Nelson, Jessica; Driscoll, Brianna; Hodgins, Kelly; Fraser, Evan; Jacobs, Shoshanah – Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching, 2017
Transcending disciplinary boundaries is becoming increasingly important for devising solutions to the world's most pressing issues, such as climate change and food insecurity. Institutions of higher education often present challenges to teaching students how to work and innovate on transdisciplinary teams. We first define transdisciplinarity and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interdisciplinary Approach, Web Sites, Higher Education
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Brown, Anthony L.; Harrison, Louis; Leitner, Jessica Leah – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2017
Since the 1990s numerous scholars have highlighted a variety of diverse and complex issues impacting the education of Black males. Interestingly however, the public discourse about Black males in the news media and educational discourse tend to still report the experiences of Black males in one dimensional ways, not accounting for the complexity…
Descriptors: African American Students, Males, Student Experience, Educational Research
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Kocaturk, Tuba – Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education, 2017
This paper results from an educational research project that was undertaken by the School of Architecture, at the University of Liverpool funded by the Higher Education Academy in UK. The research explored technology driven shifts in architectural design studio education, identified their cognitive effects on design learning and developed an…
Descriptors: Social Cognition, Design, Blended Learning, Higher Education
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Jager, Sake, Ed.; Kurek, Malgorzata, Ed.; O'Rourke, Breffni, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2016
Trinity College Dublin was proud to host, in April 2016, the Second International Conference on Telecollaboration in Higher Education, with the theme "New Directions in Telecollaborative Research and Practice." Over two and a half days, 150 participants offered 95 research presentations, posters, and "problem shared" sessions.…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Cooperation, Higher Education, Educational Research
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Davis, Charles H. F., III.; Deil-Amen, Regina; Rios-Aguilar, Cecilia; González Canché, Manuel Sacramento – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2015
The boundaries between on-line and "real-world" communities are rapidly deteriorating, particularly for the generation of young people whose lives are pervaded by social media. For this generation, social media exchanges are a primary means of communication, social engagement, information seeking, and possibly, a central component of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Community Colleges, Social Networks, Synthesis
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Rodríguez-Hoyos, Carlos; Haya Salmón, Ignacio; Fernández-Díaz, Elia – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
This paper presents, for further discussion, a review of the scientific literature produced internationally on the use of Social Network Sites (SNS) in different levels of education and settings. A total of 62 articles published in international scientific journals with peer review have been analysed. The main objective of this paper is to discuss…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Social Networks, Web Sites, Scientific Research
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Chew, Esyin; Ding, Seong Lin – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2014
Educational practitioners in the higher education institutions of the UK have increasingly promoted the use of wikis. The technology enhanced learning experience of the UK was transferred to a local higher educational agency in Malaysia through a collaborative research project called WiLearn. By examining a student cohort enrolled in Chinese…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Web Sites, Groups, Learning Experience
Lin, Chun-Yi – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to develop an instructional theory for using a class wiki to support collaborative learning in higher education. Although wikis have been identified in theory as one of the most powerful emerging technologies to support collaborative learning, challenges have been revealed in a number of studies regarding student…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Cooperative Learning, Web Sites, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Hew, Khe Foon; Cheung, Wing Sum – Educational Research Review, 2013
Evidence-based practice in education entails making pedagogical decisions that are informed by relevant empirical research evidence. The main purpose of this paper is to discuss evidence-based pedagogical approaches related to the use of Web 2.0 technologies in both K-12 and higher education settings. The use of such evidence-based practice would…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Evidence, Computer Simulation, Web Sites
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Khan, Tehmina – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to identify the offering and nature (scope) of sustainability accounting courses at universities that have signed the Talloires Declaration and also at universities with prominent sustainability accounting researchers' affiliations. For this purpose a university web sites content analysis for sustainability…
Descriptors: Profiles, Accounting, Foreign Countries, Content Analysis
Johnson, L.; Adams Becker, S.; Cummins, M.; Freeman, A.; Ifenthaler, D.; Vardaxis, N. – New Media Consortium, 2013
The "Technology Outlook Australian Tertiary Education 2013-2018: An NMC Horizon Project Regional Analysis" reflects a collaborative research effort between the New Media Consortium (NMC) and Open Universities Australia to help inform Australian educational leaders about significant developments in technologies supporting teaching,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Higher Education, Consortia
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Greenhow, Christine; Gleason, Benjamin – Educational Forum, 2012
This article defines Twitter[TM]; outlines the features, affordances, and common uses; and conceptualizes "tweeting" as a literacy practice, comprising both traditional and new literacies, and impacting both informal and formal learning settings. Also provided is an overview of traditional and new literacies, and insights from a scan of the…
Descriptors: Web 2.0 Technologies, Social Networks, Computer Mediated Communication, Web Sites
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Wang, Shenggao; Vasquez, Camilla – CALICO Journal, 2012
This article reviews current research on the use of Web 2.0 technologies in second language (L2) learning. Its purpose is to investigate the theoretical perspectives framing it, to identify some of the benefits of using Web 2.0 technologies in L2 learning, and to discuss some of the limitations. The review reveals that blogs and wikis have been…
Descriptors: Uncommonly Taught Languages, Second Languages, Second Language Learning, Educational Technology
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Gao, Fei; Luo, Tian; Zhang, Ke – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
This study critically analyzed the current body of published research on microblogging in education (MIE) to build a deep and comprehensive understanding of this increasingly popular phenomenon. Twenty-one studies on MIE in 2008-2011 were selected based on the selection criteria and analyzed to answer the following questions: What types of…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Educational Benefits, Program Effectiveness, Electronic Publishing
Johnson, L.; Adams, S.; Cummins, M. – New Media Consortium, 2012
This paper reflects a multi-year collaborative effort between the New Media Consortium (NMC) and Griffith University to help inform Australian educational leaders about significant developments in technologies supporting teaching, learning, and research in tertiary education. The research underpinning the report makes use of the NMC's Delphi-based…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Higher Education, Consortia
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