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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 639–646
The notion of knowledge sharing in virtual learning communities is critical but hardly researched. This paper identifies the process involved in sharing knowledge and the types of knowledge sharing objects that are exchanged in virtual learning...
Researching Social Capital in Video Mediated Virtual Communities: Problems and Prospects – The State of Affairs
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 2315–2324
The meaning of interaction in virtual learning communities can be difficult to understand let alone reconstruct conceptually. For instance, capturing perspectives of participants and making inferences which are both valid and meaningful poses many...
iMETHOD AND LEARNING ANALYTICS RESEARCH DESIGN FOR PEDAGOGICAL ENHANCEMENT OF RESEARCH METHODS COURSES
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2017 (Oct 17, 2017) pp. 769–777
Research Methodology is an essential subject in postgraduate education Universities offer research methods courses to postgraduate students to enable them effectively undertake research leading to the award of higher degrees Despite the significance ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (Oct 26, 2009) pp. 2494–2499
How do we understand and support learning in virtual learning communities? The main goal of this research was to take the first steps toward instantiating a model describing the fundamental processes of learning in virtual communities. We...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 683–688
Communication incorporating text based chat rooms with aural and webcam technologies are becoming a powerful means of supporting interactions in different virtual communities and distributed teams. The goal here is to understand interaction patterns ...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 2000 (2000) pp. 871–873
This paper proposes a methodology for the development of educational software on the World Wide Web (WWW) referred to as a "Webware". The methodology emanates from principles commonly found in software development. What can be different in the...
Stakeholders Analysis as a Research Methodology: Implications for Development of a Distributed Community of Practice for Health Research and Innovation
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (Oct 26, 2009) pp. 2500–2505
There is a continuous requirement to understand complex human diseases. Recently, the need for a rising awareness in understanding a pandemic such as H1N1, and its preventative measures will most likely lie within many disciplines. The coalescing of ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 2512–2520
Over the last five years, there has been tremendous interest worldwide in online learning materials known as "learning objects", coupled with several large-scale international developments such as e-learning standards and specifications for...
Topics: Learning Objects
iMethod: A Web-based Environment for Harvesting and Visualisation of Learning Analytics on Research Methodology
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2016 (Jun 28, 2016) pp. 618–621
For many years, Research Methodology has occupied a central role in postgraduate education, with courses taught at all levels of postgraduate programmes. Despite its rapid development, postgraduate students face a considerable challenges in learning ...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2016 (Jun 28, 2016) pp. 611–617
This paper reports on research aimed at understanding how providing students with lecture materials enhance learning experience. We focused on how lecture materials released to students prior to lectures influence class attendance. We surveyed a...
Factors Influencing Response Rates in Online Student Evaluation Systems: A Systematic Review Approach
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2017 (Oct 17, 2017) pp. 537–541
Students’ feedback on teaching activities significantly contributes to the enhancement of the quality of teaching and learning Conventionally students evaluate teaching activities through paper based systems, where they fill out and return paper...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2016 (Jun 28, 2016) pp. 1320–1325
Over the years, a number of institutions have systematically deployed new technologies to support learning and teaching. Lately, institutions have begun to explore new forms of data in order to understand and effectively address its systemic...
International Conference on Educational Technologies (ICEduTech) 2013 (2013)
This paper examines the role of Big Data Analytics in addressing contemporary challenges associated with current changes in institutions of higher education. The paper first explores the potential of Big Data Analytics to support instructors,...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 1953–1965
Learning in virtual learning communities is receiving considerable attention in current literature. Research on virtual learning communities focuses on building, supporting and sustaining virtual learning communities. Despite growing research into...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 1840–1845
There is an increasing interest in the notion of blended learning as an effective approach for enhancing learning in higher education and the corporate sector. Despite this growing interest, little empirical work is available to support the...
Topics: Computer Sciences
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (Oct 26, 2009) pp. 1948–1956
Novice professors representing seven disciplines participated in a year-long course on teaching in higher education that featured online self-directed learning opportunities and regular face-to-face group meetings. This study examined how...
A Preliminary Investigation of Self-Directed Learning Activities in a Non-Formal Blended Learning Environment
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 2009 (April 2009)
This research considers how professional participants in a non-formal self-directed learning environment (NFSDL) made use of self-directed learning activities in a blended face-to-face and on line learning professional development course. The...
Josh Radinsky; Ben Loh; Jennifer Mundt; Sue Marshall; Louis M. Gomez; Brian J. Reiser; Daniel C. Edelson
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 1999 (April 1999)
Recent advances in computer technologies have provided new tools for accessing complex data for classroom inquiry. The effectiveness of these tools for learning depends on the extent to which students learn to engage them reflectively. From an...