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Electronic Journal of e-Learning

Volume 4, Number 1

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Number of articles: 13

  1. ICT and Schools: Identification of Factors Influencing the Use of New Media in Vocational Training Schools

    Alexandra Totter, Daniela Stütz & Gudela Grote

    In this paper, we analysed teachers' characteristics described in the literature on classroom media use to identify those factors, which can explain teachers' use of new media in classrooms with... More

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  2. Customer-Driven Development for Rapid Production of Assessment Learning Objects

    Andrew Adams & Shirley Williams

    Customer-Driven Development is a technique from the software development method called extreme Programming (XP) where customers (most importantly including end users of all levels) are closely... More

    pp. 1-6

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  3. MyGfL: A Lifelong Learning Platform for Malaysian Society

    Zailan Arabee Abdul Salam & Azmi Mansur

    MyGfL which stands for Malaysian Grid for Learning is a One-Stop-Center for quality assured online learning content, tools and services with the aim to promote and support the lifelong learning... More

    pp. 7-14

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  4. Providing Fine-Grained Feedback within an On-Line Learning System--Identifying the Workers from the Lurkers and the Shirkers

    Colin Egan, Amanda Jefferies & Jason Johal

    This paper describes a mechanism developed by the authors to gather student feedback from formative revision Multiple Choice Questionnaires (MCQs) within an on-line learning system. The MCQs... More

    pp. 15-24

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  5. Delivering What Students Say They Want On-Line: Towards Academic Participation in the Enfranchisement of e-Learners?

    Richard Hall

    Sustainable e-Learning holds the promise of enabling higher education to meet the needs of a large and diverse market. Central to this is the response of academic staff teams in meeting the needs... More

    pp. 25-32

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  6. Outline and Evaluation of a Joint European and Canadian Virtual Mobility: e-Learning Project

    Alan Hilliard

    The "virtual mobility" project was created as part of a joint Canadian and European Commission funded project to explore cross-cultural clinical curricular developments in the radiation... More

    pp. 33-40

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  7. Collaborative On-Line Teaching: The Inevitable Path to Deep Learning and Knowledge Sharing?

    Karin Tweddell Levinsen

    It is often stressed that the pedagogic models and approaches of Collaborative Online Learning support a learner's shared knowledge building within collaborating groups of learners, the individual ... More

    pp. 41-48

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  8. Implementing Courseware to Support Learning through Real-World Erroneous Examples: Students' Perceptions of Tertiary Courseware and Obstacles to Implementing Effective Delivery through VLE

    Rachada Monthienvichienchai & Erica Melis

    This paper presents a study in a UK university that investigated how first-year (freshman) Information Systems undergraduates perceive learning through courseware containing real-world erroneous... More

    pp. 49-54

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  9. Topic Maps e-Learning Portal Development

    Kamila Olsevicova

    Topic Maps, ISO/IEC 13250 standard, are designed to facilitate the organization and navigation of large collections of information objects by creating meta-level perspectives of their underlying... More

    pp. 59-66

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  10. Encouraging Student Participation in an On-Line Course Using "Pull" Initiatives

    Paul Peachey, Paul Jones & Amanda Jones

    This paper presents an empirical study involving initiatives that encouraged students to log onto online courses in entrepreneurship delivered by the University of Glamorgan. The aim of the... More

    pp. 67-78

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  11. Providing "Quality Care" to International Students through On-Line Communication

    Chris Perry

    This paper evaluates an approach to dissertation supervision, designed to assist international students with their academic writing. It argues that a blended approach to supervision within a... More

    pp. 80-87

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  12. Using Software Testing Techniques for Efficient Handling of Programming Exercises in an e-Learning Platform

    Joachim Schwieren, Gottfried Vossen & Peter Westerkamp

    e-Learning has become a major field of interest in recent years, and multiple approaches and solutions have been developed. A typical form of e-learning application comprises exercise submission... More

    pp. 87-94

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  13. Using an Online Games-Based Learning Approach to Teach Database Design Concepts

    Thomas M. Connolly, Mark Stansfield & Evelyn McLellan

    The study of database systems is typically core in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes related to computer science and information systems. However, one component of this curriculum that many... More

    pp. 103-110

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