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Integrating Flipped learning with Team-based learning in a Pre-service Teacher Education Course: Experiences and Outcomes
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 18, No. 1 (January 2019) pp. 5–29
The present study investigated student learning experience and collaborative learning outcomes when enrolled in a flipped classroom setting integrated with team-based learning in a pre-service teacher education program. In addition, it examined...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 62, No. 6 (2018) pp. 585–593
A surge in the proliferation of educational technology tools and models means that postsecondary learners and instructional designers have more options than ever before. Selecting the most appropriate tool for a given learner-centered instructional...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology Vol. 2018, No. 1 (2018)
Many speculations have been around on the influence of social media on learning and development. Negative views stress the shallowness of information processing, the continuous distraction possibilities and changes in language and behavior. On the...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2017 (Oct 17, 2017) pp. 509–515
There is a pressing need to better understand the instructional design and delivery methods of instructors of massive open online courses (MOOCs) In response, this mixed method study focused on how MOOC instructors encourage online interaction The...
Journal of Learning for Development Vol. 4, No. 3 (2017) pp. 307–321
The purpose of this study is to explore K-12 teachers' awareness of open educational resources (OER) as well as their perceptions of its potential opportunities and challenges for teaching practices. Data were gathered from 99 online survey...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning Vol. 2017, No. 1 (2017)
Want to know what e-learning will look like in 2020 or 2025? Interested in the untapped potential and emerging niche or growth areas? Or might you want to better understand the challenges awaiting each of these new possibilities of e-learning? The E-...
Social network analysis of peer relationships and online interactions in a blended class using blogs
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 28, No. 1 (January 2016) pp. 35–44
This study examines the social network of the learner relationships and online interactions in a graduate course using weblogs for writing and sharing weekly reflective journals during a 16-week semester. The social network data of the learner...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning Vol. 2015, No. 1 (Oct 20, 2015)
This panel is a follow-up to the full day preconference symposium on “MOOCs and Open Education around the World” held at E-learn 2013 which resulted in an edited book with Routledge and special issue of the International Journal on E-Learning (IJEL) ...
International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning (iJAC) Vol. 7, No. 2 (Jun 08, 2014) pp. 10–17
This study aims to identify practical issues and concerns about collaborative learning in the workplace. For this purpose, the study examines perceptions of corporate personnel including learning managers and instructional designers related to...
(2014) pp. 1–368
Many ideas and events led to the development of the TEC-VARIETY framework and the 100+ activities for motivating and retaining online learners described in this book. Much of it has its roots in the mid-1980s, long before most educators had ever...
The Adventure of Extreme Learning: Documenting Impactful Online Learning Tools, Projects, and Resources
Curtis J. Bonk; Justin Whiting; Eulho Jung; MInkyoung Kim; Abdullah Altuwaijri; Verily Tan; Yurong Wang
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 154–160
Abstract: Extreme learning explores how people learn or teach with technology in non-traditional or unique ways. Web technology provides immense opportunities for people to learn anywhere, anytime, and from anyone. As a result, learning is often...
Emerging Technologies for Informal Learning: Transforming Traditional Education from the Inside and the Outside, Part 1 Coordinators: Curt Bonk, Professor, Indiana University and Mimi Miyoung Lee, Associate Professor, University of Houston
Scott Warren; Priya Nihalani; Paul Kim; Ke Zhang; George Veletsianos; Curtis J. Bonk; Ana-Paula Correia; Mimi Miyoung Lee
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 4917–4924
Overall Abstract: During the past decade, there has been an increased interest and attention given to mobile learning, game-based learning, and digital books. In many ways, these three trends are interconnected as learners play games and read books...
What Technology Tools Promote such Extreme Learning?: Analysis of Technologies Used in Extreme Learning Websites
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2011 (Oct 18, 2011) pp. 1972–1982
Extreme learning explores how people learn or teach with technology in unusual or unique ways outside traditional educational settings. In an age of open education where anyone can learn anything from anyone else at any time, Internet technology has ...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 14, No. 4 (September 2011) pp. 227–235
The unique technological functions of a weblog have earned it a growing reputation as a pedagogical tool for educators across fields of study. While using the blog as a communicative and pedagogical platform in two different graduate classes in...
IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies Vol. 4, No. 4 (2011) pp. 327–339
This study was conducted to better understand Wikibookian apprenticeship and identity as well as the environment or community they operate in. Our initial study explored the basic demographics, purpose and goals, ownership, collaborative work...
Effects of Group Reflection Variations in Project-Based Learning Integrated in a Web 2.0 Learning Space
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 19, No. 4 (2011) pp. 333–349
A Web 2.0 environment that is coupled with emerging multimodal interaction tools can have considerable influence on team learning outcomes. Today, technologies supporting social networking, collective intelligence, emotional interaction, and virtual ...
The Use of Wikis for Collaboration in Corporations: Perceptions and Implications for Future Research
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2010 (Oct 18, 2010) pp. 2588–2594
This study examines perceptions and issues of corporate people related to collaboration and its tools, and specifically wikis in corporations. First, to identify interest in collaboration tools, a research interest survey for collaboration tools in...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2010 (Oct 18, 2010) pp. 2581–2587
This study examined the implementation, challenges, and future plans of social learning in the workplace through perspectives of workers in various organizations. To investigate workers’ perspectives, an online survey was conducted. A total of 696...
Examining the Roles of Blended Learning Approaches in Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) Environments: A Delphi Study
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 13, No. 3 (2010) pp. 189–200
In this study, a Delphi method was used to identify and predict the roles of blended learning approaches in computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) environments. The Delphi panel consisted of experts in online learning from different...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 12, No. 3 (December 2009) pp. 126–135
Wikis have the potential to change learning environments from traditional knowledge transmission models to knowledge transformative ones where students generate, share, and reshape knowledge. In this three-part study, graduate students created...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (Oct 26, 2009) pp. 1–4
In 2005, Thomas Friedman introduced us to a flatter world. Four years later, Curt Bonk’s book, "The World Is Open: How Web Technology Is Revolutionizing Education," helps show us how the flatter world has become much more open for teaching and...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (Oct 26, 2009) pp. 2855–2862
This literature review and survey research investigated the characteristics of adult users of the online video sharing site YouTube. Survey respondents reported on their ownership of hardware devices, Web 2.0 activities and social network activities,...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 8, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 438–445
As Internet access increases in Asia and the rest of the world, the use of e-learning has expanded to offer formal as well as informal educational opportunities that were previously not possible to hundreds of millions of learners. As access widens, ...
The Present State and Future Trends of Blended Learning in Workplace Learning Settings across Five Countries
Asia Pacific Education Review Vol. 10, No. 3 (September 2009) pp. 299–308
This article reports survey findings related to the current status and future trends of blended learning in workplace learning settings from diverse cultures. This particular survey was conducted of 674 training and human resource development...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology Vol. 2009, No. 1 (Jun 23, 2009)
Building on Thomas Friedman's book, The World is Flat, in his book, The World is Open: How Web Technology is Revolutionizing Education, Curt Bonk offers an intriguing look at ten technology trends which he called educational openers. When combined,...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 3371–3380
Abstract: According to Thomas Friedman's book, The World is Flat, worldwide economic trends are flattening. In education, however, opportunities for learning are actually expanding or opening up through a myriad of emerging distance technologies....
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 3689–3697
This is the second of a two-part study of the Wikibookian community. Our initial study explored the basic demographics, purpose and goals, ownership, collaborative work experiences, successes and failures, and advantages and disadvantages of...
Teaching Innovations on Wikis: Practices and Perspectives of Early Childhood and Elementary School Teachers
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 1625–1630
Abstract: The purpose of this study is to investigate how wikis are used in K-6 classrooms and to understand teachers’ perspectives of integrating wikis in the classroom. The methods used in this study included Web-based surveys. In this paper, the...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 53, No. 3 (May 2009) pp. 43–48
With the emergence of the Web 2.0 and other technologies for learning, there are a variety of special places that did not exist previously in which to pursue learning. Not just a few dozen more but millions more. Many of these are not the physical...
Addressing diverse learner preferences and intelligences with emerging technologies: Matching models to online opportunities
Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie Vol. 34, No. 2 (Mar 25, 2009)
This paper critically reviews various learning preferences and human intelligence theories and models with a particular focus on the implications for online learning. It highlights a few key models, Gardner’s multiple intelligences, Fleming and...
(2009) pp. 1–155
As Internet access increases in Asia and the rest of the world, the use of e-learning has expanded to offer formal as well as informal educational opportunities that were previously not possible to hundreds of millions of learners.As access widens,...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 12, No. 3 (2009) pp. 178–190
This study examines how a case-based learning approach was used and facilitated in online business education. Perceptions of students and instructors regarding the practices of case-based learning in online environments are explored in terms of...
An investigation of the relationship between flow in computer-mediated interaction and virtual learning team effectiveness
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 2919–2928
Teamwork has become an increasingly important part of online learning environments. The widespread use of virtual teams in online courses has not been companied by adequate research to address those issues that affected the learning and productivity ...
The Present and Future State of Blended Learning in Workplace Learning Settings in the United States
Performance Improvement Vol. 47, No. 8 (September 2008) pp. 5–16
This article reports a survey about blended learning in workplace learning settings. The survey found that blended learning gained popularity in many organizations but also that several barriers exist in implementing it. This survey also includes...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 4359–4361
Blended learning has great potentials to be applied in teacher education to increase the access and quality of teacher education programs. Mixed methods combine quantitative and qualitative methods to collect, analyze, and interpret data. Applying...
The Use of Weblogs in Learning and Assessment in Chinese Higher Education: Possibilities and Potential Problems
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 7, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 41–65
Weblogs are beginning to be used in educational settings in China, sending hope for changes in both learning and assessment. This article summarizes two recent Weblogs studies involving new ideas of student assessment in China. While these case...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 8, No. 3 (Dec 05, 2007)
Unlike conventional models of software development, the open source model is based on the collaborative efforts of users who are also co-developers of the software. Interest in open source software has grown exponentially in recent years. A Google...
OOPS, Turning MIT Opencourseware into Chinese: An analysis of a community of practice of global translators
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 8, No. 3 (Dec 05, 2007)
An all-volunteer organization called the Opensource Opencourseware Prototype System (OOPS), headquartered in Taiwan, was initially designed to translate open source materials from MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) site into Chinese. Given the recent plethora ...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 8, No. 1 (Feb 27, 2007)
The open-source software movement is gaining increasing momentum in China. Of the limited numbers of open-source software in China, Red Flag Linux stands out most strikingly, commanding 30 percent share of Chinese software market. Unlike the...
The Future of Blended Learning and the Emerging Competencies of Human Resource Development Professionals in Taiwan
International Research Conference in the Americas of the Academy of Human Resource Development 2007 (2007)
The purpose of this study was to explore the future direction of blended learning in workplace in Taiwan and to probe into emerging competencies of human resource development (HRD) professionals. One hundred and twelve participants who worked in...
Does Sense of Community Matter? An Examination of Participants' Perceptions of Building Learning Communities in Online Courses
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 8, No. 1 (2007) pp. 9–24
Using a case study approach, this study explored the participants' perceptions of building learning communities in online courses in an online MBA program. The findings suggested that students felt a sense of belonging to a learning community when...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 1547–1553
The R2D2 model—read, reflect, display, and do—is a new model for designing and delivering online learning. Such a model is especially important to address the diverse preferences of online learners of varied generations and Internet familiarity. ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 1302–1305
Transfer of training is a critical issue for HRD in the corporate sector. However, research indicates that no more than 20 % of corporate investment in training results in performance improvement or transfer of training to the workplace. Researchers ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 2329–2333
Wikis are purposefully created to provide an open environment to users who want to share ideas and virtually collaborate on their work. One emerging Wiki technology, the Wikibook, is an interesting phenomenon finding its way into various educational ...
Topics: Educational Technology
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 959–964
The purpose of this study is to explore the current status of blended learning in Taiwan and to probe into the benefits and obstacles of utilizing blended learning. 112 participants who work in various types of organizations, including government,...
Topics: Professional Development
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 2615–2621
This session presents the results of a case study that examined the participants' perceptions of building learning communities in online courses in a highly ranked online MBA program. The findings suggested positive relationships between sense of...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 5, No. 4 (October 2006) pp. 507–523
The focus of this study was to empirically investigate how virtual teams operate in an online MBA program. Building knowledge and skills required for a successful career is a central component of higher education, especially in business schools....
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 2366–2373
With the accessibility to the Internet and the availability of high-speed broadband connections and general technology infrastructure, Korea has high potential for e-Learning which can establish open and lifelong education for national human...
Distance Education Vol. 27, No. 2 (August 2006) pp. 249–264
The R2D2 method--read, reflect, display, and do--is a new model for designing and delivering distance education, and in particular, online learning. Such a model is especially important to address the diverse preferences of online learners of varied ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 2010–2015
R2D2 method—read, reflect, display, and do—is a new model for designing and delivery distance education, and, in particular, online learning. Such a model is especially important to address the diverse preferences of online learners of varied...
Topics: Distance Education