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Three case studies of successful use of educational technology are presented. In each, students' usage of the technology was not what had been expected by the course designers. Theoretical ideas from the sociology of technology are used to illuminate the disparity between expectation and reality. The paper concludes that students' use of educational technology is not wholly predictable from the technology itself; and that the notion of an 'affordance' in relation to educational technology is not straightforward.
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|Copyright Holders:||2011 The Authors|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)|
|Depositing User:||Allan Jones|
|Date Deposited:||24 Nov 2011 15:36|
|Last Modified:||03 Aug 2016 04:22|
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