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Sadeghi, Karim, Ed.; Thomas, Michael, Ed. – Digital Education and Learning, 2023
This edited book brings together documented evidence and theoretical propositions on the essential mediating role of digital technology in L2 teacher education and professional development. Topics range from technological affordances in teacher education, to challenges and responses to emergency transition from face to face to virtual professional…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers, Faculty Development
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Olivier, Jako, Ed.; Oojorah, Avinash, Ed.; Udhin, Waaiza, Ed. – Digital Education and Learning, 2022
This book offers an important overview of technology-enhanced education in Southern Africa. With original research from Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania and Zimbabwe, this book provides in-depth scientific scholarship focused on the dynamic multimodal learning environments in the region. With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, COVID-19, Pandemics, Intermode Differences
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Bailey, Chris – Digital Education and Learning, 2021
This book illuminates the lived experience of a group of primary school children engaged in virtual world play during a year-long after-school club. Shaped by post-structuralist theory and New Literacy Studies, it outlines a playful, participatory and emergent methodological approach, referred to as 'rhizomic ethnography'. This 'hybrid' text uses…
Descriptors: Play, Elementary School Students, Student Experience, Computer Simulation
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Ezumah, Bellarmine A. – Digital Education and Learning, 2020
This book is a critical-cultural evaluation of educational technology adoption in Sub-Saharan Africa, including projects such as the OLPC (One Laptop Per Child). It presents efficient ways of improving education delivery among low-income communities through designing and implementing congruent educational technologies that incorporate social and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Foreign Countries, Laptop Computers, Access to Computers
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Flavin, Michael – Digital Education and Learning, 2020
This book analyses technology enhanced learning through the lens of Disruptive Innovation theory. The author argues that while technology has not disrupted higher education to date, it has the potential to do so. Drawing together various case studies, the book analyses established technologies through a Disruptive Innovation perspective, including…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Social Media
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Barr, Matthew – Digital Education and Learning, 2019
This book explores the efficacy of game-based learning to develop university students' skills and competencies. While writing on game-based learning has previously emphasised the use of games developed specifically for educational purposes, this book fills an important gap in the literature by focusing on commercial games such as "World of…
Descriptors: College Students, Game Based Learning, Video Games, Instructional Effectiveness
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McKenzie, Jon – Digital Education and Learning, 2019
This book sets forth a pedagogy for renewing the liberal arts by combining critical thinking, media activism, and design thinking. Using the StudioLab approach, the author seeks to democratize the social and technical practices of digital culture just as nineteenth century education sought to democratize literacy. This production of transmedia…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Critical Thinking, Activism, Design
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Hall, Tony – Digital Education and Learning, 2018
This book examines and illustrates the potential of narrative technology, the integration and synthesis of storytelling and digital media in education. Storytelling is a foundational and powerful process in all learning and teaching, and technology is becoming ever more ubiquitous and sophisticated, particularly in its capabilities to mediate and…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Computer Uses in Education, Technology Integration, Educational Practices
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Johnston, Bill; MacNeill, Sheila; Smyth, Keith – Digital Education and Learning, 2018
Despite the increasing ubiquity of the term, the concept of the digital university remains diffuse and indeterminate. This book examines what the term 'digital university' should encapsulate and the resulting challenges, possibilities and implications that digital technology and practice brings to higher education. Critiquing the current state of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education, Holistic Approach
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Flavin, Michael – Digital Education and Learning, 2017
This book is about how technologies are used in practice to support learning and teaching in higher education. Despite digitization and e-learning becoming ever-increasingly popular in university teaching settings, this book convincingly argues instead in favour of simple and convenient technologies, thus disrupting traditional patterns of…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education, Educational Innovation, Technological Advancement
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Flavin, Michael – Digital Education and Learning, 2017
This chapter uses the Community of Practice theory to understand how Disruptive Innovation impacts on higher education communities. The chapter also engages with critique of the Community of Practice in order to offer a nuanced reading of the theory in relation to technology enhanced learning. New entrants to a university can be technology…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Electronic Learning, Communities of Practice, Higher Education
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Flavin, Michael – Digital Education and Learning, 2017
This chapter examines the core theoretical framework for the book, summarizing Clayton Christensen's work on Disruptive Innovation. The chapter also summarizes and analyses critique of Disruptive Innovation. The chapter analyses the challenges posed to technology enhanced learning by Disruptive Innovation, arguing that technology enhanced learning…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Innovation, Electronic Learning
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Flavin, Michael – Digital Education and Learning, 2017
This chapter analyses the impact of Disruptive Innovation on higher education. Activity Theory is used as the framework, enabling exploration of how students and lecturers interact with technologies. The original research on Activity Theory is surveyed, which argues that purposeful human activity is mediated by tools. Second generation Activity…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Educational Innovation
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Jamissen, Grete, Ed.; Hardy, Pip, Ed.; Nordkvelle, Yngve, Ed.; Pleasants, Heather, Ed. – Digital Education and Learning, 2017
This book broadens the scope and impact of digital storytelling in higher education. It outlines how to teach, research and build communities in tertiary institutions through the particular form of audio-visual communication known as digital storytelling by developing relationships across professions, workplaces and civil society. The book is…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Story Telling, Higher Education, Teaching Methods
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Lindvig, Inger Kjersti – Digital Education and Learning, 2017
Lindvig addresses the concern that minority-ethnic users of child welfare services in Norway lack the opportunity to express themselves in literature and public debate. This situation presents ethical and methodological challenges, and it is problematic for a democratic society when research does not give voice to ethnic minorities. Building on…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Story Telling, Research Methodology, Participatory Research
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