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Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie Vol. 30, No. 1 (Feb 15, 2004)
Abstract: In today’s competitive global economy characterized by knowledge acquisition, the concept of knowledge management has become increasingly prevalent in academic and business practices. Knowledge creation is an important factor and remains a ...
An Analysis of Learners’ Intentions Toward Virtual Reality Learning Based on Constructivist and Technology Acceptance Approaches
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 19, No. 1 (Feb 23, 2018)
Within a constructivist paradigm, the virtual reality technology focuses on the learner's actively interactive learning processes and attempts to reduce the gap between the learner\u2019s knowledge and a real-life experience. Recently, virtual...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 1791–1796
The purpose of this study is to design a WWW-based course-assisted system for learners knowledge sharing. Using constructivist approach as a foundation; this study designs a system for collaborative knowledge sharing. After designing the system and...
How factors of personal attitudes and learning environments to affect gender difference toward mobile learning acceptance
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 16, No. 4 (Nov 02, 2015)
Mobile technology for learning empowers the shift from traditionally pure instructor-centered classroom teaching to fully learner-centered educational settings. Although mobile learning (m-learning) accessing Internet resources anytime and anywhere, ...
Gender difference, computer experience, self-efficacy, motivation and intention toward e-learning: a case study of the Blackboard system
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (Oct 26, 2009) pp. 1762–1770
In the past decade, e-learning systems are being used in many universities and schools. Although e-learning has various benefits, understanding learners’ attitudes toward it is still a critical issue. In an attempt to study and explain individual’s...
International Journal of Instructional Media Vol. 31, No. 2 (Mar 22, 2004)
The advent of Web-based instructions, which relies upon the Internet, emphasizes the need for a clear understanding of how learners process and encode information presented in Web sites for instructional purposes. Distance educators need and want...
Using An Adaptive Survey System to Understand Learners' Perceptions toward Web-based Learning: A case of Taiwan
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3692–3697
The growth of Web-based instructions and flexible delivery in higher education may lead to increased use of online course evaluation methods. This paper explores the feasibility and usability of using the Web as a survey tool to collect online...
Investigating Learner Attitudes toward E-Books as Learning Tools: Based on the Activity Theory Approach
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 24, No. 3 (2016) pp. 625–643
This paper investigates the use of e-books as learning tools in terms of learner satisfaction, usefulness, behavioral intention, and learning effectiveness. Based on the activity theory approach, this research develops a research model to understand ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2539–2545
How to effectively share knowledge in e-learning environments has been given a great deal of attention in practice as well as in research. However, most of current approaches are based on the knowledge sharing within organizations. In this study, we ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 1386–1391
Owing to the wide application of advanced technology for school use, especially for online courses, the Internet and Web seem to have great potential for E-learning. The aim of this paper is to examine four different aspects of Web-based learning...
Topics: Educational Technology
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 3826–3834
The use of animation and 2D multimedia for learning is now further extended by the provision of entire 3D Virtual Reality learning environments (VRLE) This highlights a shift in Web-based learning from a conventional multimedia to a more immersive...
Perceived satisfaction, perceived usefulness and interactive learning environments as predictors to self-regulation in e-learning environments
Computers & Education Vol. 60, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 14–24
The research purpose is to investigate learner self-regulation in e-learning environments. In order to better understand learner attitudes toward e-learning, 196 university students answer a questionnaire survey after use an e-learning system few...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 1225–1232
Information technology facilitates knowledge management practices by allowing the dissemination of knowledge and making codified knowledge retrievable. Knowledge sharing is the behavior of disseminating one's acquired knowledge with other learners...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (Oct 26, 2009) pp. 488–493
The main purpose of this study is to investigate user’s intention of using the medical information portal. In this study, papers and articles from various medical publications and websites are reviewed and analyzed. We begin the study by setting up...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 4265–4271
In today's competitive global economy characterized by knowledge economic, the concept of knowledge management is becoming increasingly prevalent in academic practices. Knowledge is an important factor to remain the source of competitive advantage...
Topics: Educational Technology
Investigating learners’ attitudes toward virtual reality learning environments: Based on a constructivist approach
Computers & Education Vol. 55, No. 3 (November 2010) pp. 1171–1182
The use of animation and multimedia for learning is now further extended by the provision of entire Virtual Reality Learning Environments (VRLE). This highlights a shift in Web-based learning from a conventional multimedia to a more immersive,...
Computers & Education Vol. 49, No. 4 (December 2007) pp. 1066–1080
The trend of using e-learning as a learning and/or teaching tool is now rapidly expanding into education. Although e-learning environments are popular, there is minimal research on instructors’ and learners’ attitudes toward these kinds of learning...
Computers & Education Vol. 50, No. 3 (April 2008) pp. 950–961
The Web-based technology is a potential tool for supported collaborative learning that may enrich learning performance, such as individual knowledge construction or group knowledge sharing. Thus, understanding Web-based collaborative learning for...
Topics: Learning Management Systems
Investigating acceptance toward mobile learning to assist individual knowledge management: Based on activity theory approach
Computers & Education Vol. 54, No. 2 (February 2010) pp. 446–454
Mobile devices could facilitate human interaction and access to knowledge resources anytime and anywhere. With respect to wide application possibilities of mobile learning, investigating learners’ acceptance towards it is an essential issue. Based...
Exploring Learner Acceptance of the Use of Virtual Reality in Medical Education: A Case Study of Desktop and Projection-Based Display Systems
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 24, No. 1 (2016) pp. 3–19
Advanced technologies have been widely applied in medical education, including human-patient simulators, immersive virtual reality Cave Automatic Virtual Environment systems, and video conferencing. Evaluating learner acceptance of such virtual...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) pp. 1058–1063
This paper investigates the use of e-books as learning tools in terms of learner satisfaction, usefulness, behavioral intention, and learning effectiveness. Results suggest that interactive learning environments, acceptable screen size, perceived...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) pp. 1003–1011
Augmented reality (AR) appears as an attractive technology that promises to allow learners to realize the virtual and real objects coexist at the same time. Previous experiences in the application of augmented reality in educational contexts were...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (Oct 26, 2009) pp. 1320–1329
As part of our research into virtual reality (VR) and educational virtual environment, we built a learning system that realizes features and characteristics of both VR and role-playing based learning. The immersion, interaction and imagination...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2016 (Jun 28, 2016) pp. 764–769
Although the benefits of e-learning have been discussed in various previous studies; it still is a critical issue of better understanding learners attitudes toward the social e-learning system, such as the Edmodo. The object of this study is to...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 951–956
In the advanced computer technology era, the trend has moved the input devices toward to computer vision technology gradually. Due to the non-intuitiveness for human to use, the traditional input devices such as keyboards and mice might be replaced...