Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education: Volume 9 Issue 1

Subject:

Table of contents - Special Issue: Reviewing the performance and impact of social media tools in higher education

Guest Editors: Gavin Baxter, Thomas Hainey, Gary McKenna

Evaluating students’ social media use for extra-curricular education

Brenda Scholtz, Andre P. Calitz, Thabo Tlebere

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the uses and gratifications (U&G) theory for evaluating social media usage in higher education. The paper reports on a social…

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Students’ collaborative patterns in a wiki-authoring project: Towards a theoretical and analysis framework

Athanassios Jimoyiannis, Dimitrios Roussinos

The purpose of this paper is to present a case study investigating students’ patterns of collaborative content creation in a wiki project that was designed to promote…

Meet the (media) producers: artists, composers, and gamemakers

Danielle C. Herro, Lorraine Lin, Michelle Fowler

The purpose of this paper is to detail the perceived influence of early gaming habits toward media production from seven students enrolled at a university in the…

Adopting a virtual learning environment towards enhancing students’ self-efficacy

Gary McKenna, Gavin Baxter, Thomas Hainey

The purpose of this paper is to present the results of a semi-experimental study conducted over a period of two years of five degree programmes using a web-based personal…

Using mobile learning and social media to enhance learner feedback: Some empirical evidence

Mireilla Bikanga Ada, Mark Stansfield, Gavin Baxter

The purpose of this paper is to investigate an area of growing importance that is widely recognised in the literature relating to the issue of how to improve ways that…

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Faculty use of Twitter in higher education teaching

Kevin Hull, Julie E. Dodd

The purpose of this paper is to determine how higher education teachers are using Twitter in their classroom to engage, educate, and inform students. The results were…

Large class teaching with Backstage

François Bry, Alexander Yong-Su Pohl

Several challenges of today’s higher education were motivations to reconsider the contents and formats of lectures and tutorials and to conceive the classroom…

Beyond students’ perceptions: investigating learning presence in an educational blogging community

Athanassios Jimoyiannis, Panagiotis Tsiotakis

The purpose of this paper is to present an integrated framework for designing and investigating students’ engagement patterns and learning presence in educational blogs…

E-portfolios and personal development: a higher educational perspective

Gary McKenna, Gavin Baxter, Thomas Hainey

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the attitudes of staff and students towards adopting the use of e-portfolios for the purposes of supporting the concept of…

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ISSN:

2050-7003

Online date, start – end:

2009

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open Access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Dr. Patrick Blessinger