To make learning visible: in what way can ICT and multimedia contribute

Eva Marell-Olsson, Alison Hudson

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    The overall purpose of this article is to make a contribution to current educational debate about learning by exploring theoretical and practical arguments for using Information and Communication Technologies and Multimedia in teaching and learning. The article focuses on epistemological, technological, and pedagogical dimensions and places emphasis on how ICT and multimedia can make different knowledge, skills and understanding visible in teaching and learning. It draws attention to different theories and conceptualizations of learning and uses some practical examples to illuminate how ICT and multimedia can make learning visible. In particular this paper presents two specific cases and illustrates ways in which students develop an ability to collect, organize, interpret and reflect on their own individual learning and practice and become more active and creative in the development of knowledge
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)73-92
    Number of pages20
    JournalJournal of Research in Teacher Education
    Issue number3-4
    Publication statusPublished - 2008


    • Information technology
    • Multimedia
    • Learning


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