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Dette nummeret har Olav Skundberg som gjesteredaktør, og inneholder tre fagfellevurderte artikler fra NVU-konferansen i Trondheim i mars 2008, i tillegg til en kommentarartikkel. Konferansens tittel var "Nettbasert samarbeid, deling og tilbakemelding".
Cooperative Online education: Morten Flate Paulsen is Professor of Online Education at NITH and Director of Development at NKI Distance Education (www.nki.no) in Norway. In the article he presents his theory of “Cooperative learning”. The article describes how he developed a virtual learning environment that allows students to have optimal individual freedom within online learning communities. To the article.
Dealing with pupils everyday life - "... it is a major challenge to guide pupils in a field they believe they master": Carl F. Dons is an associate professor in pedagogy at Sør-Trøndelag University College. This article aims at answering the following research question: How can we prepare student teachers to deal with pupils who have a wide range of day-to-day experiences of the digital world? Dons argues that today's student-teacher training does not realize the potential for learning found in the rich media environments youth exist within. To the article.
Survival of the 'net'est? Experiences with electronic test tools - reduced teacher hours? Dr. Kristin Dale is an Associate Professor at the University of Agder (UiA) in Norway. Her paper deals with methods for giving more feedback to students in order to improve educational quality. Given that individual feedback is a time-demanding task teachers might find electronic tools for assistance with student feedback helpful in order to reduce teacher workload. To the article.
Situated learning in the Network society (Commentary article) by Rune Krumsvik, University of Bergen: There is a need to develop a broader view of knowledge for dealing with the way in which new digital trends influence the underlying conditions for schools, pedagogy and subjects. This short commentary article is based on his paper at the NVU-conference 2008. To the article.