Digital Culture & Education

Journal article

1 Mar 2015
197

Investigates the use of screen media and digital competencies of higher education students in light of the growing focus on new media and e-learning in Australian universities.

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The authors argue that there is a need to resist the commonplace utopian and...

Journal article

1 Jun 2013
431

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This article presents findings from a recent study into the ways young people are engaging with the social networking site Facebook. It draws on a qualitative, small-scale study with six 13 and 14 year old girls who have been using Facebook daily...

Journal article

1 Jun 2013
171

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This essay addresses the question of change as it is expressed in debates on the introduction and use of new digital technologies in contemporary education. It sets out some of the terms of this debate, concerning MOOCs in particular, and puts into...

Journal article

2 Aug 2010
48

The development of online tools such as conferences and forums have enabled students to engage collaboratively without the constraints of time and place.

Asynchronous online dialogue offers advantages to learners, but has appeared to involve only limited use of new literacy practices. To...

Journal article

19 Jul 2010
128

Images are becoming a primary means of information presentation in the digitized global media and digital technologies have emancipated and democratized the image. This allows for the reproduction and manipulation of images on a scale never seen before and opens new possibilities for teachers schooled...

Journal article

5 Jul 2010
274

The technological and social shifts of the past several decades have brought about new modes of learning, participation and civic engagement. As young people work, play and socialize in online spaces, the academic community is exploring the challenges and possibilities of education in the digital...

Journal article

5 Jul 2010
304

This article explores instances of youth educating themselves beyond the boundaries of school through engagement with and production of 'digital geographies', or the emerging landscapes that are being produced through the confluence of new communicative practices and available media and technologies.

A framework of...

Journal article

11 Jun 2010
225

The purpose of this study was to examine the practices of two teachers who had chosen to use the social network site Ning to create online classrooms as supplements to their physical classrooms in order to bridge the self and school-selected literacies of adolescents....

Journal article

7 Jun 2010
158

In recent years there has been an explosion of virtual worlds intended for early childhood populations; however, because the majority of research on games and such worlds has focused on adults and adolescents, we know very little about these spaces. This article attempts to address...