Match!

e-Learning and Social Networking Handbook: Resources for Higher Education

Published on Apr 9, 2008
Robin Mason23
Estimated H-index: 23
,
Frank Rennie11
Estimated H-index: 11
Abstract
@contects:Table of Contents Chapter One: Social Networking as an Educational Tool Chapter Two: Design for a Distributed Environment Chapter Three: Selecting the Media Palette Chapter Four: The Tools in Practice Chapter Five: Constraints on Course Design Chapter Six: Evaluating Course Design and Understanding its Implications References Index
  • References (66)
  • Citations (257)
📖 Papers frequently viewed together
9,197 Citations
1991
27.9k Citations
1998
1 Author (Etienne Wenger)
20.4k Citations
78% of Scinapse members use related papers. After signing in, all features are FREE.
References66
Newest
#1Tim O'ReillyH-Index: 1
An improved wheel carriage or truck assembly for skateboards and the like. The wheel carriage comprises a pivot arm which carries an axle and wheels near one end thereof. The opposite end is mounted to the bottom of the board for pivotal movement against a shock absorber in a vertical plane which includes the axis of the shock absorber. The pivot arm is mounted for pivotal movement about its axis for pivoting the wheels in a horizontal plane against the biasing action of the shock absorber. This...
1,269 Citations
#1James Paul Gee (UW: University of Wisconsin-Madison)H-Index: 57
Good computer and video games like System Shock 2, Deus Ex, Pikmin, Rise of Nations, Neverwinter Nights, and Xenosaga: Episode 1 are learning machines. They get themselves learned and learned well, so that they get played long and hard by a great many people. This is how they and their designers survive and perpetuate themselves. If a game cannot be learned and even mastered at a certain level, it won't get played by enough people, and the company that makes it will go broke. Good learning in ga...
5,362 Citations
#1David W. JohnsonH-Index: 114
#2Roger T. JohnsonH-Index: 64
We live in an historical period in which knowledge is the most critical resource for social and economic development and people need to be able to participate in a networked, information-based society. Whereas previously people engaged in manufacturing-based work where they generally competed with or worked independently of each other, now people engage in informationand technological-rich work where they work in teams. People need to be able to work collaboratively in designing, using, and main...
390 CitationsSource
#1Hichang Cho (NUS: National University of Singapore)H-Index: 16
#3Barry D. Davidson (SU: Syracuse University)H-Index: 30
Last. Anthony R. Ingraffea (Cornell University)H-Index: 43
view all 3 authors...
The aim of this study is to empirically investigate the relationships between communication styles, social networks, and learning performance in a computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) community. Using social network analysis (SNA) and longitudinal survey data, we analyzed how 31 distributed learners developed collaborative learning social networks, when they had work together on the design of aerospace systems using online collaboration tools. The results showed that both individual ...
321 CitationsSource
#1Andrew KeenH-Index: 1
Amateur hour has arrived, and the audience is running the show. In a hard-hitting and provocative polemic, Silicon Valley insider and pundit Andrew Keen exposes the grave consequences of today's new participatory Web 2.0 and reveals how it threatens our values, economy, and ultimately the very innovation and creativity that forms the fabric of American achievement. Our most valued cultural institutions, Keen warns, our professional newspapers, magazines, music, and movies, are being overtaken by...
370 Citations
#1LittlejohnH-Index: 1
#2Pegler (OU: Open University)H-Index: 1
Blended and online learning skills are rapidly becoming essential for effective teaching and learning in universities and colleges. Covering theory where useful but maintaining an emphasis on practice, this book provides teachers and lecturers with an accessible introduction to e-learning.Beginning by exploring the meaning of 'e-learning', it supports tutors in identifying how they plan to use technology to support courses that blend online and face-to-face interactions. Illustrated by a range o...
194 Citations
#1Kevin R. Parker (ISU: Idaho State University)H-Index: 9
#2Joseph T. Chao (BGSU: Bowling Green State University)H-Index: 8
Wikis are one of many Web 2.0 components that can be used to enhance the learning process. A wiki is a web communication and collaboration tool that can be used to engage students in learning with others within a collaborative environment. This paper explains wiki usage, investigates its contribution to various learning paradigms, examines the current literature on wiki use in education, and suggests additional uses in teaching software engineering.
485 CitationsSource
32 Citations
#1Paul AndersonH-Index: 1
842 Citations
#1Yianna Vovides (GW: George Washington University)H-Index: 3
#2Salvador Sánchez-Alonso (Semmelweis University)H-Index: 18
Last. Goele Nickmans (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)H-Index: 6
view all 4 authors...
The adoption of Course Management Systems (CMSs) for web-based instruction continues to increase in today’s higher education. A CMS is a software program or integrated platform that contains a series of web-based tools to support a number of activities and course management procedures (Severson, 2004). Examples of Course Management Systems are Blackboard, WebCT, eCollege, Moodle, Desire2Learn, Angel, etc. An argument for the adoption of elearning environments using CMSs is the flexibility of suc...
116 CitationsSource
Cited By257
Newest
Source
Source
#1Walter Matli (Vaal University of Technology)H-Index: 1
This paper is based on Masters’ dissertation submitted to Vaal University of Technology, which investigated messaging service applications as an educational supporting tool. The use of social media applications to support learning is fairly new in most Higher education institutions in South Africa. The more technology contributions are embraced, it is fundamental that the education system takes advantage of incorporating technology in teaching and learning. This research paper investigates messa...
Source
Source
#1Melissa Nursey-BrayH-Index: 14
Source
Source
Last. Yu Zhang
view all 3 authors...
Source
Bu calisma yabanci dil ogretiminde sosyal medya kullaniminin memnuniyet ve basari uzerine etkisini ortaya koymak amaciyla yapilmistir. Ingilizce derslerinde Facebook sosyal medya araci olarak kullanilmis ve 8. sinif ogrencileri calismaya katilmistir. Deney grubu yabanci dil derslerinde sosyal medyayi kullanirken kontrol grubu teknoloji destekli yabanci dil egitimini surdurmustur. Bu calismada teknoloji destekli yabanci dil egitimi ogrenme yonetim sistemlerini ve yuz yuze egitimi destekleyen tekn...
Source
#1Yafeng Pan (ECNU: East China Normal University)H-Index: 4
#2Giacomo Novembre (UCL: University College London)H-Index: 14
Last. Yi Hu (ECNU: East China Normal University)H-Index: 10
view all 5 authors...
Abstract Much of human learning emerges as a result of interaction with others. Yet, this interpersonal process has been poorly characterized from a neurophysiological perspective. This study investigated (i) whether Interpersonal Brain Synchronization (IBS) can reliably mark social interactive learning, and specifically (ii) during what kind of interactive behavior. We recorded brain activity from learner-instructor dyads using functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS) during the acquisitio...
15 CitationsSource
#1Ritanjali Panigrahi (Indian Institute of Management Rohtak)H-Index: 2
#2Praveen Ranjan Srivastava (Indian Institute of Management Rohtak)H-Index: 14
Last. Dheeraj Sharma (Indian Institute of Management Rohtak)H-Index: 1
view all 3 authors...
Abstract The use of Technology to facilitate better learning and training is gaining momentum worldwide, reducing the temporal and spatial problems associated with traditional learning. Despite its several benefits, retaining students in online platforms is challenging. Through a literature review of the factors affecting adoption, the continuation of technology use, and learning outcomes, this paper discusses an integration of online learning with virtual communities to foster student engagemen...
10 CitationsSource