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Research methodological issues with researching the learner voice

Conole, Grainne (2009). Research methodological issues with researching the learner voice. In: Hin, Leo Tan Wee and Subramaniam, R. eds. Handbook of Research on New Media Literacy at the K-12 Level: Issues and Challenges. IGI Global, pp. 669–682.

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Abstract

This chapter provides a summary of current research exploring students' use of technologies. It focuses in particular on a case study carried out in the UK, which explored the use of technologies by students in four different disciplines. The case study included an online survey, audio logs and interviews. The findings suggest that students are now immersed in a technology-enhanced learning environment and use technologies extensively to support their learning activities. It points to changing digital literacy skills and has profound implications for educational institutions in terms of how courses are designed and delivered and in how students are supported in their learning.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2009 IGI Global
ISBN: 1-60566-120-1, 978-1-60566-120-9
Keywords: Learner voice; Web 2.0; Methodological approaches; LXP project; Skills; Affordances; Netgeneration; Audio logs
Academic Unit/Department: Institute of Educational Technology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 13176
Depositing User: Grainne Conole
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2009 15:30
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2012 20:58
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/13176
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