Category Archives: Web-based learning

Learning as Weaving

Students bring a large array of interests and expertise to classrooms, but often these ideas are laid aside in the panic to ensure curriculum requirements are met, and often complex ideas are tackled through direct or scaffolded instruction. I have … Continue reading

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Applying Adaptive Swarm Intelligence Technology with Structuration in Web-based Collaborative Learning

One of the key challenges in the promotion of web-based learning is the development of effective collaborative learning environments. We posit that the structuration process strongly influences the effectiveness of technology used in web-based collaborative learning activities. In this paper, … Continue reading

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Colonial-industrial training vs. democratic Web education: The experts vs. the people?

Read Real global e-learning is when the world is empowered to collaboratively teach itself. This vision and opinion paper is based on the principles of the Global Learning Framework™. For years, the contrast of traditional e-learning’s top-down approach has clashed … Continue reading

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Building Community in Web-based Learning Environments: Strategies, Techniques and Tools

The Web has received widespread acceptance and use for creating and supporting learning activities across disciplines within higher education. However, satisfaction with the Web for purposes of learning has not been as strong as proponents may have hoped. Creating a … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers

Read This document is intended as simple introduction to some free Web 2.0 type tools that can be used by teachers who are interested in using technology in language teaching. The tools presented here are just the tip of the … Continue reading

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Se raconter dans un blog: une expérience pour guider les enseignants à la réflexivité

Read Cette étude a été réalisée lors d’une expérience pédagogique menée dans un cours de «Technologies multimédia en classe» destinée aux enseignants FLE en formation. L’activité proposée a consisté à utiliser la technique du récit à l’intérieur d’un blog dans … Continue reading

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From Information to Knowledge

Read (Download, at Viewer, change View) The document contains a variety of follow up tasks and ʻHow toʼ sheets which should help educators to set up and try a number of tools to help them access quality information from a … Continue reading

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Building a Profile of the Young Web-Based Learner

Read The Web is a culturally valued cognitive tool with the potential to transform the learner in ways not yet  recognised.  Whilst  the Web has proved  to have  significant  impact on  forms of communication and methods of distributing and accessing  … Continue reading

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