Monthly Archives: October 2013

Implementing Web 2.0 in Secondary Schools: Impacts, Barriers and Issues

Crook, C., Fisher, T., Graber, R., Harrison, C., Lewin, C., Cummings, J., Logan, K., Luckin, R., Oliver, M., & Sharples, M. (n.d.). Implementing Web 2.0 in Secondary Schools: Impacts, Barriers and Issues. Retrieved from BECTA website: http://dera.ioe.ac.uk/1478/1/becta_2008_web2_useinschools_report.pdf I focus on the barriers section, as that seems most in line with my … Continue reading

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Digital Natives As Preservice Teachers: What Technology Preparation Is Needed?

Lei, J. Digital Natives As Preservice Teachers: What Technology Preparation Is Needed? Journal of Computing in Teacher Education, 25(3), 87-97. Retrieved from http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ835233.pdf Lei points out that there is a dearth of lit on pre-service teachers as digital natives, and that they qualify. … Continue reading

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A Summary of Teacher Attitudes to ICT Use In Schools

Oldfield, A. (2010). A Summary of Teacher Attitudes to ICT Use In Schools. Retrieved from Futurelab website: http://itec.eun.org/c/document_library/get_file?p_l_id=10307&folderId=17990&name=DLFE-1550.pdf “Lack of support on the use of ICT in learning environments. Teachers reported a lack of clarity and understanding on the benefit to learning and … Continue reading

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Use of Web 2.0 technologies in K-12 and higher education: The search for evidence-based practice

Khe Foon Hew, Wing Sum Cheung, Use of Web 2.0 technologies in K-12 and higher education: The search for evidence-based practice, Educational Research Review, Volume 9, June 2013, Pages 47-64, ISSN 1747-938X, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.edurev.2012.08.001. The paper is a metastudy on the … Continue reading

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Confronting the technological pedagogical knowledge of Finnish Net Generation student teachers

Teemu Valtonen , Susanna Pontinen , Jari Kukkonen , Patrick Dillon , Pertti Väisänen & Stina Hacklin (2011) Confronting the technological pedagogical knowledge of Finnish Net Generation student teachers, Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 20:1, 3-18, DOI: 10.1080/1475939X.2010.534867 The paper is based on … Continue reading

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Do Learners Really Know Best? Urban Legends in Educatio

Kirschner, P. A., & Van Merrienboer, J. G. (2013). Do Learners Really Know Best? Urban Legends in Education. Educational Psychologist,48(3), 169-183. doi:10.1080/00461520.2013.804395 The paper sets out to debunk three urban myths in education. It takes an evidence based approach, and comprises an account of numerous … Continue reading

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The Technological Dimension of a Massive Open Online Course: The Case of the CCK08 Course Tools

Fini, A. (2009). The technological dimension of a massive open online course: The case of the CCK08 course tools. The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 10(5). Retrieved from http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/643/1402 Survey with 83 respondents “The situation regarding technological skills … Continue reading

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