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Online Localities: Implications for Democracy and Education 

Kahne, J., & Middaugh, E. (2009). Online Localities: Implications for Democracy and Education. Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, 108(1), 234-266. Review Local communities have long been important places for democratic participation. Current communication technology and media expand people’s capacity to interact with people from distant places. Whether online communities could …

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Using Web Avatars with Children in New Zealand 

Fallon, G. (2010). Using avatars and virtual environments in learning: What do they have to offer? British Journal of Educational Technology, 41(1), 108-122. Article Review According to Fallon (2010), avatars are "online manfiestations of self in a virtual world, and are designed to enhance interaction in a virtual space" (Peterson, 2005, p. 30) and about …

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Wave is Here- What’s Next? 

Hane, Johanna. “Google Wave and Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning: Impact on Higher Education” (Research Bulletin 13, 2010). Boulder, CO: EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research, 2010, available from Article Review Despite the article's title, Hane's research bulletin does not spell out what exactly Google Wave's impact on higher education could be so much as it makes a …

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Breaking Down Blogs 

Doris Dippold (2009). Peer Feedback Through Blogs: Student and teacher perceptions in an advanced German class. ReCALL, 21 , pp 18-36 Article Review With the proliferation of virtual learning platforms and the increasing accessibility of Web 2.0 authorship, the standalone blog may no longer be the object of intrigue it once was to educators. Yet …

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Disruptive Innovation–A Virtual School Created for Teacher Education 

Faulkner, J., & Latham, G. (2010). A virtual school for rethinking learning. In David R. Cole and Darren L. Pullen (Ed.). Multiliteracies in motion: Current theory and practice. New York, NY: Routledge. Article Review (book chapter) Drawn on Kress's (1995) multimodal theory and the multiliteracies theory (e.g., New London Group, 1996), Faulkner & Latham presents …

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Documentaries in the Classrooms 

Stoddard, J. D. (2009). The Ideological Implications of Using "Educational" Film to Teach Controversial Events. Curriculum Inquiry, 39. Article Review Fiction and documentary films have become popular pedagogical media in the classrooms. They engage students in important social and historical events. Echoing this trend, many film websites create accompanied curriculum guides for educators. While the visual power …

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A Three-site Case Study of Cyber Charter Schools 

Ahn, J. (2011). Policy, technology, and practice in cyber charter schools: Framing the issues. Teachers College Record, 113(1). Article Review Ahn presents a three-site exploratory, comparative case study which investigates policies governing cyber charter schools and teaching practices informing potential policy and research issues. Ahn begins with a thorough policy review regarding the role of …

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Video Annotation beyond Content Delivery 

Hosak,B (2010) VideoANT: Extending Online Video Annotation beyond Content Delivery.TechTrends, 54(3). Article Review Educators and researchers agree that video can be used as an effective means to capture and review students’ presentations or performances (Broady & Le Duc, 1995; Garrison,1984). This paper is a review of the design and development of a tool called Video-ANT, …

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Teaching and Learning in First and Second Life 

Lester, P. M., & King, C. M. (2009). Analog vs. Digital Instruction and Learning: Teaching Within First and Second Life Environments Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 14(3), 457-483. Article Review Teaching and learning in an online environment is not innovative nowadays. The difficult financial climate makes online learning a more attractive option for many students with …

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Perceptions of Interest Utilizing a Blended Learning Approach 

Shroff, R. & Vogel, D. (2010). An Investigation on Individual Students’ Perceptions of Interest Utilizing a Blended Learning Approach. International Journal on E-Learning, 9(2), 279-294. Chesapeake, VA: AACE. Article Review Little is known about the impact of a blended learning approaches on individual student interest and whether combinations of online and face-to-face learning activities significantly …

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Youths’ Digital Movie Creation 

Brass, J. J. (2008). Local Knowledge and Digital Movie Composing in an After-School Literacy Program. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 51(6), 464-473. Article Review Brass (2008) presents a case study of a Latino teenager's movie making in an after-school literacy program. Noticing a divide between the decontextualized school literacy practices and the cultural resources …

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Get out of MySpace! 

Jones, N., Blackey, H., Fitzgibbon, K., & Chew, E. (2010). Get out of MySpace! Computers & Education, 54(3), 776-782. Article Review Social media have become an inseparable part of most people's daily lives. Scholars in the field of education are increasingly paying attention to how social media could enhance teaching and learning experience. In this …

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What’s The Reality of Augmented Reality for Learning? 

Dunleavy, M.,Dede, C.,Mitchell, R.(2009) Affordances and Limitations of Immersive Participatory Augmented Reality Simulations for Teaching and Learning.Journal of Science Education and Technology(18),7–22 Article Review Responding to the need for studies that explore how immersive technologies can be leveraged for enhanced learning, this study provides details of an augmented reality (AR) tool. Alien Contact! was designed …

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