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Bourner, Tom, Ed.; Katz, Tim, Ed.; Watson, David, Ed. – 2000
This collection contains a series of analytical case studies of developing practices that respond to the challenges to higher education in the United Kingdom at the start of the new millennium. Chapters addressing important themes in developing professional higher education are: (1) "Lifelong Learning and Professional Higher Education"…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Practices, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Andone, Diana; Dron, Jon; Pemberton, Lyn; Boyne, Chris – Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 2007
While most existing online learning environments cater for needs identified during the 1990s, a new generation of digital students has emerged in the developed world. Digital students are young adults who have grown up with digital technologies integrated as an everyday feature of their lives. Digital students use technology differently, fluidly…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Young Adults, Foreign Countries, Focus Groups
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Pemberton, Lyn; Fallahkhair, Sanaz; Masthoff, Judith – Educational Technology & Society, 2005
Interactive television (iTV) is a new media technology that has great potential for supporting second language learning, particularly for independent adult learners. It has many characteristics demanded by modern second language (L2) learning theories and is technologically quite sophisticated. However, in order for it to succeed it needs to fit…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Focus Groups, Second Language Learning, Adult Learning
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Edwards, Viv; Pemberton, Lyn; Knight, John; Monaghan, Frank – Language Learning & Technology, 2002
Presents a description of Fabula software, which enables children learning European minority languages to create bilingual digital books. Discusses the ways in which it has been used in schools in Europe, and highlights future plans, including a Europe-wide competition for schools and the creation of a WWW-based on-line library for teachers and…
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programming), Computer Software, Foreign Countries, Language Minorities