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Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 9, No. 1 (2011) pp. 75–86
Assessment surveys of students are often conducted in order to evaluate online learning activities. Most surveys measure responses to questions which are based on students' subjective impressions. The purpose of this study is to examine participants'...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 57, No. 2 (April 2009) pp. 271–285
To examine trends in educational practice research, this article conducted a survey and analysis of factors affecting the review of research papers in the field of the educational technology in Japan. Two factors, namely, practical orientation and...
Development and Evaluation of a Prototype of Learning Support System for Honorific Forms in Japanese
International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning (iJAC) Vol. 2, No. 4 (Nov 06, 2009) pp. 25–29
Most Japanese encounter difficulty using the honorific form. A prototype of a web-based learning support system for Japanese honorific forms was developed in response to the results of a needs assessment survey. Using the results garnered from this...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 853–858
This paper describes and discusses the experiences of students in graduate education courses that were delivered online. Data was collected on instructional (online activities) and non-instructional (contextual issues, learner characteristics)...
Feasibility Study of Developing a University Course Selection Support System which uses Informal Peer Suggestions
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 4, No. 3 (Sep 23, 2009) pp. 29–33
The authors proposed a support system for university students to create their own course schedules with informal information using semantic web technology. The system provides course information, such as syllabus, students' assessment scores and...
CinkNote: A Tool for Annotation-based discussion by Sharing Hand-written Annotations using Tablet PC
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 3411–3415
Annotations are an important part in multimedia information systems as an instrument for collaborative knowledge building. Recent research on annotation interfaces provides provocative evidence that annotation-based discussion environments may lead...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 13, No. 8 (Aug 30, 2018) pp. 51–63
Academic writing skills are expected to acquire logical thinking and to lead to effective learning. The summarised handout is an academic writing activi-ty. To promote the creation of suitable handouts for learners, a guideline of the preparation...
Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 14, No. 1 pp. 43–53
Student's emotional aspects are often discussed in order to promote better learning activity in blended learning courses. To observe these factors, course participant's self-efficacy and reflections upon their studies were surveyed, in addition to...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 4, No. 1 (Mar 06, 2009) pp. 47–51
To examine the feasibility of identifying incomplete participants who had not eventually completed a course in a blended learning environment using current learning behavioral data, access log data of complete and incomplete participants were...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 1732–1737
This paper describes and discusses an undergraduate teacher education course that was converted into a hybrid format. When taught for the first time, data was collected on instructional (online activities) and non-instructional (contextual issues,...
Note-Taking Evaluation using Network Illustrations based on Term Co-Occurrence in a Blended Learning Environment
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 14, No. 1 (January 2016) pp. 77–91
Note contents taken by students during a blended learning course were evaluated, to improve the quality of university instruction. To conduct a quantitative comparison of the contents of all notes for effective instruction from lecturer to students...
Effectiveness of Student's Note-Taking Activities and Characteristics of Their Learning Performance in Two Types of Online Learning
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 15, No. 3 (July 2017) pp. 47–64
Aspects of learning behavior during two types of university courses, a blended learning course and a fully online course, were examined using note taking activity. The contribution of student's characteristics and styles of learning to note taking...
Impact of Learner's Characteristics and Learning Behaviour on Learning Performance during a Fully Online Course
Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 12, No. 4 pp. 394–408
A fully online learning environment requires effective learning management in order to promote pro-active education. Since student's notes are a reflection of the progress of their education, analysis of notes taken can be used to track the...
Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 8, No. 2 (2010) pp. 173–178
e-Learning has some restrictions on how learning performance is assessed. Online testing is usually in the form of multiple-choice questions, without any essay type of learning assessment. Major reasons for employing multiple-choice tasks in e...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 133–138
This case study describes and discusses the experiences of students in a graduate education course that used GoogleDocs as a tool for collaboration. Data was collected on evidences of online collaborative interactions, and on contextual issues ...
The Impact of Learner Characteristics on Learning Performance in Hybrid Courses among Japanese Students
Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 5, No. 3 pp. 195–206
To improve the management of hybrid courses, the relationship between learner characteristics and learning performance was analyzed in two regular university courses. Undergraduate and graduate students participated in two 15-week hybrid courses...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 9, No. 5 (Sep 14, 2014) pp. 32–39
With the aim of promoting independent efforts of university students in learning, the authors created an environment where quizzes could be practiced outside class hours in Blended-Learning. As a result of instructions for the active usage of the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 574–579
This paper reports on the findings of a study conducted in two courses. The research questions were: (1) To what extent did the use of the Blog and Discussion Board support online teaching and learning? and (2) How could the Blog and Discussion...
A Human Resource Development Program for Information Technology Engineers using Project-Based Learning
International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning (iJAC) Vol. 5, No. 4 (Nov 19, 2012) pp. 9–15
This paper reports the case of an educational practice and evaluation of team learning using project-based learning to develop Information Technology engineers. This program aims to develop the competencies of engineers, such as their communication...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 2214–2217
This paper reports on the findings of a study conducted in two courses during 2011 and 2012. The research questions were: (1) To what extent did the use of the Blog and Discussion Board support online teaching and learning? and (2) How could the...