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Investigating higher education and secondary school web-based learning environments using the WEBLEI

Chandra, Vinesh, Fisher, Darrell, & Chang, Vanessa (2012) Investigating higher education and secondary school web-based learning environments using the WEBLEI. In Le, Thao & Le, Quynh (Eds.) Technologies for Enhancing Pedagogy, Engagement and Empowerment in Education : Creating Learning-Friendly Environments. IGI Global, Hershey, PA, pp. 93-105.

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    Abstract

    Classroom learning environments are rapidly changing as new digital technologies become more education-friendly. What are students’ perceptions of their technology-rich learning environments? This question is critical as it may have an impact on the effectiveness of the new technologies in classrooms. There are numerous reliable and valid learning environment instruments which have been used to ascertain students’ perceptions of their learning environments. This chapter focuses on one of these instruments, the Web-based Learning Environment Instrument (WEBLEI) (Chang & Fisher, 2003). Since its initial development, this instrument has been used to study a range of learning environments and this chapter presents the findings of two example case-studies that involve such environments.

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    ID Code: 48984
    Item Type: Book Chapter
    Keywords: web-based learning, learning environment instrument, WEBLEI, ICT, HERN
    ISBN: 9781613500743
    Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000)
    Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Curriculum
    Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
    Deposited On: 06 Mar 2012 08:52
    Last Modified: 10 Dec 2014 19:18

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