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Tanis, Cynthia Janet – Research in Learning Technology, 2020
Effective online teaching and learning requires a carefully designed classroom that promotes student engagement with faculty, peers and course content. This research included an investigation of the importance of "faculty-student communication and collaboration"; "student-student communication and collaboration"; "active…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Principles, Teacher Attitudes, Alumni
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Meadows, Chris; Soper, Kate; Cullen, Rod; Wasiuk, Catherine; McAllister-Gibson, Colin; Danby, Phil – Research in Learning Technology, 2016
Student voice data is a key factor as Manchester Metropolitan University strives to continually improve institutional technology enhanced learning (TEL) infrastructure. A bi-annual Institutional Student Survey enables students to communicate their experience of learning, teaching and assessment on programmes and specific units studied. Each cycle…
Descriptors: Student Empowerment, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Educational Technology
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Walker, Richard; Handley, Zoe – Research in Learning Technology, 2016
The issues influencing student engagement with high-stakes computer-based exams were investigated, drawing on feedback from two cohorts of international MA Education students encountering this assessment method for the first time. Qualitative data from surveys and focus groups on the students' examination experience were analysed, leading to the…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Learner Engagement, Computer Assisted Testing, High Stakes Tests
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Franklin, Roslyn; Smith, Jubilee – Research in Learning Technology, 2015
This paper investigates the use of iPads in the assessment of predominantly second year Bachelor of Education (Primary/Early Childhood) pre-service teachers undertaking a physical education and health unit. Within this unit, practical assessment tasks are graded by tutors in a variety of indoor and outdoor settings. The main barriers for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Handheld Devices, Physical Education, Health Education
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Keppell, Mike; Suddaby, Gordon; Hard, Natasha – Research in Learning Technology, 2015
This paper documents the development and findings of the Good Practice Report on Technology-Enhanced Learning and Teaching funded by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC). Developing the Good Practice Report required a meta-analysis of 33 ALTC learning and teaching projects relating to technology funded between 2006 and 2010. This…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning
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Ackland, Aileen; Swinney, Ann – Research in Learning Technology, 2015
In this paper, we draw on Actor-Network Theories (ANT) to explore how material components functioned to create gateways and barriers to a virtual learning network in the context of a professional development module in higher education. Students were practitioners engaged in family learning in different professional roles and contexts. The data…
Descriptors: Virtual Classrooms, Communities of Practice, Social Networks, Learning Modules
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Mather, Richard – Research in Learning Technology, 2015
A mixed-methods approach is evaluated for exploring collaborative behaviour, acceptance and progress surrounding an interactive technology for learning computer programming. A review of literature reveals a compelling case for using mixed-methods approaches when evaluating technology-enhanced-learning environments. Here, ethnographic approaches…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Programming, Cooperative Learning, Technology Uses in Education
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Glover, Ian; Parkin, Helen J.; Hepplestone, Stuart; Irwin, Brian; Rodger, Helen – Research in Learning Technology, 2015
This paper explores the potential of technology to enhance the assessment and feedback process for both staff and students. The "Making Connections" project aimed to better understand the connections that students make between the feedback that they receive and future assignments, and explored whether technology can help them in this…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Evaluation, College Students, College Faculty
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Reed, Peter – Research in Learning Technology, 2014
Further to earlier work carried out by the student union (SU) along with strategic discussions regarding technology-enhanced learning (TEL), this research aimed to identify the attitudes and experience of teaching staff in relation to specific uses of technology in learning and teaching. Data obtained through an online questionnaire (n = 100)…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Teacher Attitudes, Technology Uses in Education, Online Surveys
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Kemp, Linzi J. – Research in Learning Technology, 2013
The cultural dimension of Uncertainty Avoidance is analysed in this study of an introduction to blended learning for international students. Content analysis was conducted on the survey narratives collected from three cohorts of management undergraduates in the United Arab Emirates. Interpretation of certainty with blended learning was found in:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blended Learning, Teaching Methods, Content Analysis
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Voelkel, Susanne – Research in Learning Technology, 2013
The aim of this action research project was to improve student learning by encouraging more "time on task" and to improve self-assessment and feedback through the introduction of weekly online tests in a Year 2 lecture module in biological sciences. Initially voluntary online tests were offered to students and those who participated…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Summative Evaluation, Computer Assisted Testing, Feedback (Response)
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Gray, Kathleen; Waycott, Jenny; Clerehan, Rosemary; Hamilton, Margaret; Richardson, Joan; Sheard, Judithe; Thompson, Celia – Research in Learning Technology, 2012
Educational commentators have offered many pedagogical rationales for using Web 2.0 to support learning in higher education, and academics are being encouraged to find ways for their students to use social web technologies. Questions arise as to the value of these activities compared to more conventional assignments, and whether implementing such…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web 2.0 Technologies, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites
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Jordan, Lindsay – Research in Learning Technology, 2012
This paper discusses the benefits and challenges of video as a tool for supporting and enhancing peer feedback and reflection. The analysis draws on key arguments from relevant literature in combination with the author's own experiences of producing and using video recordings of peer feedback sessions, presentations and personal reflections, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interviews, Computer Literacy, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Reinhardt, Claus H.; Rosen, Evelyne N. – Research in Learning Technology, 2012
Many medical students use exchange programmes to enrich their portfolio. However, such a confrontation with reality can be challenging because custom and practice sometimes differ radically between countries. Exchange students post specific peculiarities, as encountered by them abroad, onto the medical exchange website. They can ask for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Publishing, Web 2.0 Technologies, Medical Students
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Naamani, Catherine; Taylor, Louise – Research in Learning Technology, 2012
This paper takes a case study approach to provide evidence of the benefits of podcasting as a tool used to support a vocational qualification in the subject area of Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy (Nail Technology). It reflects on the experiences of both the lecturer and the students and concludes that podcasting is a valuable tool, supporting a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Handheld Devices, Learner Engagement
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