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Davidson, Judith – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2014
Bruce and Bishop's community informatics work brings forward four critical concepts: inquiry, community, technology, and literacy. These four terms serve as the basis for a discussion of qualitative research in the twenty-first century--what is lacking and what is needed. The author suggests that to resolve the tensions or challenges…
Descriptors: Information Science, Inquiry, Technology, Literacy
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Hogan, Maureen – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2014
In this personal and revealing essay, the author traces her relationship with Chip Bruce, from its beginnings, when he served on her dissertation committee, to the present, when she realizes that she is paying forward to her own graduate students the fruits of community inquiry and supportive teaching and learning.
Descriptors: Profiles, College Faculty, Inquiry, Teaching Methods
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Stake, Robert E. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2014
Responsive evaluation builds upon the methods of informal evaluation in disciplined ways: getting personally acquainted with the evaluand, observation of activities, interviewing people who are in different ways familiar with the evaluand, searching documents that reveal what happened in the past or somewhere else. It calls for sustained effort to…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Evaluation Methods, Information Science, Observation
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Schiller, Dan – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2014
The reconstructive project needed to enable information for democracy, to which Chip Bruce has contributed much, is of long standing. Using a few wide brush strokes, in this article some of the most vital historical contexts for situating this project are supplied.
Descriptors: Profiles, Democracy, History, Information Science
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Leander, Kevin M. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2014
In this article, the author describes and reflects on a kind of vision that is unique to Bertram C. ("Chip") Bruce. This "funny way of looking at it" includes a way of seeing the world as it is made in myriad connections, a way of seeing the world imaginatively and metaphorically, and a way of seeing the world with optimism and…
Descriptors: Profiles, World Views, Empathy
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Bresler, Liora – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2014
This article examines the ways in which art and aesthetics provide powerful and rich models for inquiry and connection, facilitating fresh perception, conceptualization, and engagement in qualitative research. The very engagement with research parallels the engagement with the arts. In this engagement, problem setting and problem solving, the…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Art Products, Aesthetics, Qualitative Research
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Schuler, Douglas – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2014
Civic intelligence is the capacity of collectivities--from small informal groups to humanity as a whole--to equitably and effectively address important shared problems such as poverty, bioterrorism, and natural disasters. It's an abstract concept that can be expressed in policy, art, demonstrations, or conversation. In this article, civic…
Descriptors: Citizenship Responsibility, Knowledge Level, Attitudes, Goal Orientation
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Haythornthwaite, Caroline – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2014
A career spent in research, teaching, and engagement with community entails a lifetime of assemblage of meaning from people, resources, technologies and experience. In his work, Bertram (Chip) Bruce has long engaged with how we create such an assemblage of meaning from our formal and found learning, and from the "lived experience" of…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Learning Experience, Epistemology, Technology Uses in Education
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Casey, Leo – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2014
This article discusses the conceptual relationship between questions, curiosity and learning as inquiry elaborated in the work of Chip Bruce and others as the Inquiry Cycle. The Inquiry Cycle describes learning in terms of a continuous dynamic of ask, investigate, create, discuss and reflect. Of these elements "ask" has a privileged…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Questioning Techniques, Personality Traits, Learning Processes
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Gretencord, Timnah – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2014
The practice of teaching can be characterized as a calling, a duty, and a gift. It can also be an opportunity for oppression--or for liberation from habits of oppression. In his role as dissertation chair and dissertation committee member, Dr Bruce encourages doctoral candidates to read about, practice, and reflect on new approaches to the…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Teacher Role, Mentors, Theory Practice Relationship
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Ellison, Tisha Lewis; Kirkland, David E. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2014
This article examines how two African American females composed counter-selves using a computer motherboard and a stand-alone microphone as critical identity texts. Situated within sociocultural and critical traditions in new literacy studies and black feminist thought, the authors extend conceptions of language, literacy and black femininity via…
Descriptors: African Americans, Females, Identification (Psychology), Computers
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Foss, Brynjar; Lokken, Atle; Leland, Arne; Stordalen, Jorn; Mordt, Petter; Oftedal, Bjorg F. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2014
Student nurses, globally, appear to struggle with medication calculations. In order to improve these skills among student nurses, the authors developed The Medication Game--an online computer game that aims to provide simple mathematical and medical calculation drills, and help students practise standard medical units and expressions. The aim of…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Drug Therapy, Computation, Educational Games
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Graham, Deryn – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2014
The concept of time is a key issue incorporated in most educational theories, and the notion of time has been considered in different ways in diverse approaches, such as behaviourism, genetic epistemology, cultural psychology and didactic. In research leading to the development of a nine-stage Transnational Framework for E-Learning Technologies,…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Learning Processes, Time Factors (Learning), Time Perspective
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Houtman, Eveline; Makos, Alexandra; Meacock, Heather-Lynne – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2014
In our day-to-day routines, we are being asked to extend ourselves into virtual environments that capture mere glimpses of who we are and what we think. As education focuses on the development of online learning environments, we are once again asked to recreate ourselves for another environment. This article explores aspects of social presence and…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Online Courses
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Dewan, Jahangir; Chowdhury, Morshed; Batten, Lynn – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2014
This article presents a personal e-learning system architecture in the context of a social network environment. The main objective of a personal e-learning system is to develop individual skills on a specific subject and share resources with peers. The authors' system architecture defines the organisation and management of a personal learning…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Skill Development, Social Networks, Shared Resources and Services
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