Critical Research Review #1

Critical Research Review of: Erhel, S. & Jamet, E. (2013). Digital game-based learning: Impact of instructions and feedback on motivation and learning effectiveness. Computers & Education, 67, 156-167.   1. This research study asserts that it is investigating the effects of instruction and feedback on deep learning and motivation when using digital game-based learning (DGBL). … Continue reading Critical Research Review #1

Video Podcasts in Education

Kay, R. H. (2012). Exploring the use of video podcasts in education: A comprehensive review of the literature. Computers in Human Behavior, 28, 820-831.   This 2012 article is a review of 53 research articles from 2002 to 2011 on the role of video podcasts in education. It offers a complete breakdown of various types of video … Continue reading Video Podcasts in Education

Self-Regulated Learning (SRL) in a Hypermedia Environment

Azevedo, R., Moos, D., Witherspoon, A., & Chauncey, A. (2010). Measuring cognitive and metacognitive regulatory processes used during hypermedia learning: Issues and challenges. Educational Psychologist, 45, 210-22.   This article explores self-regulated learning (SRL) with hypermedia environments as an event that can be detected, traced, and modeled in order to better understand the cognitive processes involved in SRL. … Continue reading Self-Regulated Learning (SRL) in a Hypermedia Environment

Consequences of Educational Technology on Social Inequality

Tawfik, A. a., Reeves, T., & Stich, A. (2016). Intended and Unintended Consequences of Educational Technology on Social Inequality. Techtrends: Linking Research & Practice To Improve Learning, 60(6), 598-605. This article explores the issues of social inequity, in educational access and opportunity, impacted by educational technology. This impact, intentional or unintentional, is examined through research review. Technology … Continue reading Consequences of Educational Technology on Social Inequality

Rethinking Education

Collins, A., & R. Halverson (2009). Rethinking Education in the Age of Technology:         The Digital Revolution and the Schools. New York, NY: Teachers College Press, 2009. This article discusses the evolution and rethinking of education, comparing and contrasting past eras with the current model, from pedagogy to physical learning spaces. The developing role of technology … Continue reading Rethinking Education