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Ilieva, Vessela; Erguner-Tekinalp, Bengu – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2012
This study examined the applications of computer-mediated student collaboration in a graduate multicultural counseling course. The course work included a reflective cultural competency building assignment that utilized online communication and collaboration using a wiki to extend and improve students' multicultural counseling and social justice…
Descriptors: Social Justice, School Counseling, Cooperation, Data Analysis
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Pan, Cheng-Chang – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2012
This study is intended to explore a complementary relationship between instructional systems design (ISD) and project management in an attempt to build a plausible case for integrating project management as a distinct course in the core of the graduate instructional systems design programs. It is argued that ISD and project management should form…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, College Curriculum, Graduate Study, Courses
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Kay, Robin; Edwards, Jaime – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2012
Video podcasts allow students to control when, where, and what they learn, as well as the pace of learning. Considerable research has been conducted in higher education on video podcast use, but not in middle schools (grades six to eight). This study investigated the use of worked example video podcasts in mathematics classrooms with students 11…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Video Technology, Handheld Devices, Web Based Instruction
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Lu, Jingyan; Deng, Liping – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2012
This study seeks to design and facilitate active reading among secondary school students with an online annotation tool--Diigo. Two classes of different academic performance levels were recruited to examine their annotation behavior and perceptions of Diigo. We wanted to determine whether the two classes differed in how they used Diigo; how they…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Software, Computer Software Evaluation, Web Based Instruction
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Smith, Erika E. – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2012
More than a decade after Prensky's influential articulation of digital natives and immigrants, disagreement exists around these characterizations of students and the impact of such notions within higher education. Perceptions of today's undergraduate learners as tech-savvy "digital natives" (Prensky, 2001a), who both want and need the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Research, Research Needs
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Hamel, Christine; Allaire, Stephane; Turcotte, Sandrine – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2012
This article describes the just-in-time online professional development offered to teachers in the Remote Networked Schools (RNS), a systemic initiative funded by the Quebec Ministry of Education (Canada), which aims at enriching the learning environment of small rural schools with the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs). The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Inservice Teacher Education, Educational Innovation
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Chung, Siyoung – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2012
Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia, is the preferred choice among resources used by college students to meet their research needs. However, Wikipedia has been criticized for its low information quality, lack of accountability, inconsistency, and vulnerability to vandalism. Despite the warnings and concerns voiced by academia, online learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Ciampa, Katia – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2012
Beginning readers' motivation to read and the texts they choose to read impact on their literacy achievement and willingness to engage with reading activities in the primary years of schooling. This study investigated the eBook reading experiences of eight grade 1 students. Eight students were given ten 25-minute sessions with the software…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Publishing, Educational Technology, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Bowen, G. Michael; Farmer, Robert; Arsenault, Nicole – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2012
This paper theorizes issues involved with conflicts between participation in on-line settings and real-world social commitments, such as has recently happened in schools with students using public discussion forums for classes. We problematize how real-world social commitments negatively affect participation in online learning environments…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Study, Preservice Teacher Education, Methods Courses
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Philip, Donald – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2012
The purpose of this study was to examine the progress of a class of third- and fourth-year undergraduate science students as they attempted to create a knowledge building community in a blended or hybrid science education class. The research sought to examine this process through analyses of the frequency of their note postings and responses, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Network Analysis, Social Networks, Content Analysis
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Pellerin, Martine; Montes, Carlos Soler – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2012
The study explores the effectiveness of the implementation of blended teaching (BT) by combining the Spanish online resource "Aula Virtual de Espanol" (AVE) with the face-to-face (F2F) delivery approach in second language Spanish programs in two high schools in Alberta, Canada. Findings demonstrate the effectiveness of combining the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blended Learning, Web Based Instruction, Instructional Effectiveness
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Carter, Lorraine; Salyers, Vincent; Page, Aroha; Williams, Lynda; Albl, Liz; Hofsink, Clarence – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2012
This paper describes a faculty development model called the highly relevant mentoring (HRM) model; the model includes a framework as well as some practical strategies for meeting the professional development needs of faculty who teach web-based courses. The paper further emphasizes the need for faculty and administrative buy-in for HRM and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Design, Internet, Integrated Learning Systems
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Hogan, Neil; Varnhagen, Connie – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2012
Undergraduates use a wide range of information resources for academic and nonacademic purposes, including web sites that range from credible, peer reviewed, online journal sites, to biased and inaccurate promotional web sites. Students are taught basic critical appraisal skills, but do they apply these skills to make decisions about information in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Critical Thinking, Credibility
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Gabriel, Martha A.; Campbell, Barbara; Wiebe, Sean; MacDonald, Ronald J.; McAuley, Alexander – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2012
A growing literature suggests that there is a disjuncture between the instructional practices of the education system and the student body it is expected to serve, particularly with respect to the roles of digital technologies. Based on surveys and focus group interviews of first-year students at a primarily undergraduate Canadian university and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Study, Pilot Projects
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Poitras, Eric; Trevors, Gregory – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2012
Planning, conducting, and reporting leading-edge research requires professionals who are capable of highly skilled reading. This study reports the development of an empirically informed computer-based learning environment designed to foster the acquisition of reading comprehension strategies that mediate expertise in the social sciences. Empirical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Expertise, Reading Comprehension, Design Requirements
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