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Kivunja, Charles – International Journal of Higher Education, 2014
Marck Prensky, an authority on teaching and learning especially with the aid of Information and Communication Technologies, has referred to 21st century children born after 1980 as "Digital Natives". This paper reviews literature of leaders in the field to shed some light on theoretical perspectives of how Digital Natives learn and how…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Computer Literacy, Learning Theories, Educational Theories
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Kivunja, Charles – International Journal of Higher Education, 2014
As Michael Fullan (2001) so cogently asserts, the moral purpose of education is to equip students with the skills that will enable them to be productive citizens when they finish school. Whereas pre-21st century learning paradigms catered reasonably well for the pursuit of this moral purpose in turning out school leavers with specialized skills…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, Job Skills, Educational Change, Role of Education
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Tran, Van Dat – International Journal of Higher Education, 2013
Cooperative learning has been the centre of worldwide attention because it has been shown to have strong effects on student learning, as well as other positive outcomes. Although the academic, social, affective and psychological outcomes of students taught by cooperative learning are more positive compared with students taught by the traditional…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Instructional Effectiveness, Comparative Analysis, Models