Research in Learning Technology

Journal article

28 Aug 2014
17

This paper reports on an observation of 70 university students’ use of their personal social network site (SNS), Facebook, over a 22-week university study period. The study sought to determine the extent that university students use their personal SNSs to support learning by exploring frequencies...

Journal article

6 Sep 2013
136

This article presents a framework for utilising mobile social media to support collaborative curriculum development across international boundaries.

Abstract

Within the background where education is increasingly driven by the economies of scale and research funding, we propose an alternative online open and...

Journal article

15 Mar 2012
177

This paper presents a case to reposition theory so that it plays a pivotal role in learning technology research and helps to build an ecology of learning. To support the case, we present a critique of current practice based on a review of articles published...

Journal article

3 Feb 2012
191

Evidence shows that engaged students perform better academically than disinterested students. Measurement of engagement with education is difficult and imprecise, especially in large student cohorts. Traditional measurements such as summary statistics derived from assessment are crude secondary measures of engagement at best and do not...

Journal article

3 Feb 2012
161

The term 'flexible education' is now firmly entrenched within Australian higher education discourse, yet the term is a contested one imbued with a multiplicity of meanings. This paper describes a process designed to elucidate how the idea of flexible education can be translated into teaching...

Journal article

12 Sep 2011
15

Educational technology research has been characterised as lacking theoretical frameworks that can enable cumulative knowledge-building across the field. This article explores the value of Legitimation Code Theory (LCT) for addressing these issues by discussing research into the key question of integration of information and communication...

Journal article

31 Jul 2011
220

Abstract

This article presents a review of the literature over the past 10 years into the use of technological interventions that tutors might use to encourage students to engage with and action the feedback that they receive on their assessment tasks. The authors...