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Technology enhanced learning – where’s the evidence?

Price, Linda and Kirkwood, Adrian (2010). Technology enhanced learning – where’s the evidence? In: Curriculum, technology & transformation for an unknown future. Proceedings ascilite Sydney 2010, 5-8 December 2010, Sydney, Australia.

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Abstract

This paper reports on a UK Higher Education Academy funded project investigating the use of technology to enhance student learning in higher education. It reviews the literature to explore what evidence exists to illustrate that technology enhances learning, and how this evidence changes the practice of teachers in higher education. The contested nature of evidence, and of enhancements in student learning are discussed. The findings indicate that while the use of technology may enhance learning, the evidence supporting these claims is tangential, as is the evidence illustrating changes in the practices of HE teachers.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2010 Linda Price & Adrian Kirkwood.
Keywords: technology enhanced learning; evidence-based practice
Academic Unit/Department: Institute of Educational Technology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 30068
Depositing User: Adrian Kirkwood
Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2011 10:19
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 23:42
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/30068
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