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Rudd, Peter; Walker, Matthew – National Foundation for Educational Research, 2010
Web 2.0 technologies are online tools that allow users to share, collaborate and interact with one another. This small-scale project focused on young people's personal use of social media, and on the potential to use these tools to collect the views of young people and involve them in democracy in communities and local authorities. The main…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Social Networks, Creativity
Goh, Tiong Thye, Ed. – Information Science Reference, 2010
Multiplatform e-learning systems are emerging technologies that provide integrated learning content to various accessing devices. This book addresses technical challenges, design frameworks, and development experiences of the future that integrate multiple mobile devices into a single multiplatform e-learning system. With expert international…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Internet, Educational Technology, Management Systems
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Zakrzewski, Stan; Steven, Christine; Ricketts, Chris – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2009
There are three purposes for evaluation: evaluation for action to aid the decision making process, evaluation for understanding to further enhance enlightenment and evaluation for control to ensure compliance to standards. This article argues that the primary function of evaluation in the "Catherine Wheel" computer-based assessment (CBA)…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Stakeholders, Risk, Quality Control
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Badge, Joanne L.; Dawson, Emma; Cann, Alan J.; Scott, Jon – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2008
A wide range of tools is now available to enable teaching practitioners to create web-based educational materials from PowerPoint presentations, adding a variety of different digital media, such as audio and animation. The pilot study described in this paper compared three different systems for producing multimedia presentations from existing…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Disabilities, Internet, Multimedia Instruction
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Hope, Andrew – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2007
Whilst the association of risk with schools is predominately a negative one, fostering images of potential dangers, this paper draws upon a socio-cultural counter-discourse to explore the perceived benefits of certain risk taking activities within educational establishments. Using research data on school Internet "misuse" it is argued…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Internet, Risk, Student Behavior
Sawbridge, Stephen J. – 2001
This document is intended to help practitioners and researchers in the United Kingdom find and use Internet-based research resources dealing with raising achievement. The introduction discusses the state of research into school effectiveness in the United Kingdom and elsewhere. Part A, which reviews available World Wide Web sites devoted to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Adoption (Ideas), Basic Skills
Higher Education Funding Council for England, Bristol. – 2000
This report describes the context and goals of the Higher Education Funding Council for England's e-University project to develop Internet-based higher education. It summarizes the proposed business model and outlines next steps in implementing the project. A February 2000 letter announced the project and invited higher education institutions…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries, Higher Education