On the Horizon: Volume 19 Issue 4

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Table of contents - Special Issue: Exploring the implications, challenges and potential of new media and learning

Guest Editors: Maree Conway

The future of the university

Tom P. Abeles

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the cost of basic or textbook knowledge that is asymptotically approaching zero.

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Exploring the implications, challenges and potential of new media and learning

Maree Conway

This viewpoint paper aims to provide an overview of this special issue of On The Horizon on new media and learning. An integral framework which can be used to inform thinking

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Wise machines?

Colin Allen, Wendell Wallach

In spite of highly publicized competitions where computers have prevailed over humans, the intelligence of computer systems still remains quite limited in comparison to that of

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OERs: new media on the learning landscape

Carina Bossu, Belinda Tynan

The main aims of this viewpoint essay are to raise awareness and to provoke discussion regarding important issues surrounding open educational resources (OERs) as a new media for

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An information literacy perspective on learning and new media

Crystle Martin

This paper aims to investigate an information literacy perspective on learning and new media, specifically virtual worlds and online affinity spaces. It aims to cover the

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Collaborative teaching and learning: overcoming the digital divide?

John Chelliah, Elizabeth Clarke

This paper aims to examine pedagogical issues in higher education as a result of the shift to a social networking society where Web 2.0 collaborative technologies increase user

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Conditions for self‐organizing and creativity in blended learning environments

Petro Poutanen, Olli Parviainen, Leif Åberg

The purpose of this paper is to describe the conditions that give rise to and support self‐organizing learning and creativity in blended learning environments. Particular

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Antecedents and consequences of social media utilization in college teaching: a proposed model with mixed‐methods investigation

Yingxia Cao, Paul Hong

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the antecedents and consequences of social media utilization in teaching by college faculty.

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A social networked learning adoption model for higher education institutions in developing countries

Godfrey Maleko Munguatosha, Paul Birevu Muyinda, Jude Thaddeus Lubega

The purpose of this paper is to establish a model for adopting social networked learning in higher institutions of learning in developing countries of Africa.

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The lived experience of learners' use of new media in distance teaching and learning

Trish Andrews, Belinda Tynan, Rosalind James

This paper aims to report on a recent study that investigated the distance learner's voice in relationship to their “lived experiences” of the use of information and communication

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The new media and the acceleration of medical education

James Hess, Kayse Shrum

Medical education in the USA has historically been designed around social and economic conditions within the medical community, contributing to a fluctuating emphasis on the

Bleak horizon: a survey on new books on higher education

Michael Marien

The article seeks to provide an overview of 55 recent books (2009‐2011) on higher education, with special emphasis on the authoritative overview edited Altbach et al., American

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Book review: Educating Educators with Social Media, Charles Wankel

Maree Conway

This viewpoint paper aims to review the book Educating Educators with Social Media, Charles Wankel (Emerald Group Publishing).

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Cover of On the Horizon

ISSN:

1074-8121

Online date, start – end:

2000

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open Access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • John Moravec