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Recognising and promoting collaboration in an online asynchronous discussion
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This paper reports on a study involving the identification and measurement of collaboration in an online asynchronous discussion (OAD). Expand
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Constructivism: From Philosophy to Practice.
This exploration of constructivism begins with a discussion of constructivist epistemology and learning theory, explaining that constructivist epistemology is difficult to label, though many writers,Expand
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Identifying and measuring individual engagement in critical thinking in online discussions: An exploratory case study
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This paper reports on an exploratory case study involving the development of a model for identifying and measuring individual engagement in critical thinking in an online asynchronous discussion (OAD). Expand
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Capturing user requirements in medical device development: the role of ergonomics.
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Measuring and fulfilling user requirements during medical device development will result in successful products that improve patient safety, improve device effectiveness and reduce product recalls and modifications. Expand
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Integration and Publications as Indicators of "Yield" From Mixed Methods Studies
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A mixed methods study has the potential to produce knowledge that is unavailable to a qualitative study and a quantitative study undertaken independently. Expand
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Using activity theory and its principle of contradictions to guide research in educational technology
This paper describes how activity theory (AT) and its principle of contradictions may be relied on to guide research in educational technology. The paper begins with a theoretical overview of AT andExpand
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Graduate Students' Experiences of Challenges in Online Asynchronous Discussions
This paper presents one of five categories of findings of a qualitative study of students' experiences of challenges encountered in a web-based graduate program. The findings relate to the categoryExpand
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Online synchronous communication in the second-language classroom
Abstract: The study reported on in this paper used a framework of benefits, challenges and solutions to categorize data from a design experiment using synchronous online communication for learningExpand
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Social Presence in the Web-Based Synchronous Secondary Classroom.
he purpose of the study reported on in this paper was to explore how teachers and students manifest social presence in the web-based synchronous secondary classroom (WBSSC). Data were collected usingExpand
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Identifying and Measuring Ill-Structured Problem Formulation and Resolution in Online Asynchronous Discussions
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This paper reports on a study involving the development and application of an instrument to identify and measure ill-structured problem formulation and resolution in online asynchronous discussions. Expand
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