CAN A MEDIA ANNOTATION TOOL ENHANCE ONLINE ENGAGEMENT WITH LEARNING? - A Multi-case Work-in-progress Report

Meg Colasante, Josephine Lang

Abstract

The paper explores preliminary data of four cases in a larger study investigating the effects on learning of a new educational technology called Media Annotation Tool (MAT). In particular, the paper focuses on learning engagement with MAT and begins to raise questions about what factors promote or enhance engagement. Drawing on the work of Kirkwood (2009), the authors analyse the type of educational technology functions that were expressed through the ways teachers integrated the use of MAT into their curriculum. Another factor explored in the paper is student engagement. Barkley’s (2010) theorising on the complexity of student engagement for learning argues that engagement is where motivation and active learning synergistically interact. Examining students’ reflections on their use of MAT, the authors identify that while MAT offers active learning, motivation for the use of MAT may be a missing factor for some disengaged students. This insight provides further themes to explore in further analysis of the project’s data.

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Colasante M. and Lang J. (2012). CAN A MEDIA ANNOTATION TOOL ENHANCE ONLINE ENGAGEMENT WITH LEARNING? - A Multi-case Work-in-progress Report . In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: ESEeL, (CSEDU 2012) ISBN 978-989-8565-07-5, pages 455-464. DOI: 10.5220/0003965604550464


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@conference{eseel12,
author={Meg Colasante and Josephine Lang},
title={CAN A MEDIA ANNOTATION TOOL ENHANCE ONLINE ENGAGEMENT WITH LEARNING? - A Multi-case Work-in-progress Report},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: ESEeL, (CSEDU 2012)},
year={2012},
pages={455-464},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003965604550464},
isbn={978-989-8565-07-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: ESEeL, (CSEDU 2012)
TI - CAN A MEDIA ANNOTATION TOOL ENHANCE ONLINE ENGAGEMENT WITH LEARNING? - A Multi-case Work-in-progress Report
SN - 978-989-8565-07-5
AU - Colasante M.
AU - Lang J.
PY - 2012
SP - 455
EP - 464
DO - 10.5220/0003965604550464