Are We Using Technology for Learning?

October 5th, 2010

Lowerison, Gretchen, et al. Are We Using Technology for Learning? Journal of Educational Technology Systems 34 4 (2006): 401-25.

In this article, Lowerison et al. detail their study on the role that computer technology plays in transforming the learning process in higher education, specifically, the relationship between computer-technology use, active learning, and perceived course effectiveness. It is this latter point in which I am most interested, since my own study does not consider learning outcomes, but rather focuses on both students’ and instructors’’ perceptions of the effectiveness of the online video conversation (OVC) in the asynchronous online classroom (AOC). Read the rest of this entry »