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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)

Apr 05, 2016 Volume 11, Number 4

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Number of articles: 24

  1. Revision Through Twitter: Do Tweets Affect Students’ Performance?

    Jowati Juhary, National Defence University of Malaysia

    Twitter is one of the free microbloggings available today. Created in 2006, Twitter has about 500 million registered users worldwide. Many scholars have been debating over the use of Twitter in... More

    pp. 4-10

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  2. A Survey of EFL College Learners’ Perceptions of an On-Line Writing Program

    Huaqing He, The International Center of Scientific Research (ICSR)

    This survey adopted quantitative and qualitative methods to investigate 209 Chinese college learners’ perceptions of an on-line writing program, Pigaiwang, in a normal university. The survey... More

    pp. 11-15

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  3. Personalized Overseas Chinese Education Model Based on Map-Reduce Model of Cloud Computing

    Zhehuang Huang & Jianxin Huang, School of Mathematics Sciences,Huaqiao University,362021, Quanzhou , China

    The rapid updates of the resources and media in the big data age provide new opportunities for oversea Chinese education. It is an urgent task to effectively use the big data to boost the... More

    pp. 16-20

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  4. The Next Generation of Technology: Mobile Apps in the English Language Classroom

    Jenny Eppard, Omaima Nasser & Preeya Reddy, Zayed University

    The purpose of this research was to make suggestions for choosing Apps for a Foundation level English program in the United Arab Emirates. The program had to prepare for the integration of iPads... More

    pp. 21-27

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  5. On Data Sharing in Educational Processes

    Yousef Daradkeh & Mujahed ALdhaifallah, Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University, College of Engineering, Wadi Aldawaser, 18611, KSA; Dmitry Namiot, Professor Dmitry Namiot is now with the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia (e-mail: dnamiot@gmail.com).

    In this paper, we present one model for data sharing in educational classes. Typically, Learning Management Systems present data stores for keeping educational materials as well as the... More

    pp. 28-31

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  6. The Impact of an Interactive Virtual Museum on Students’ Attitudes Toward Cultural Heritage Education in the Region of Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia

    Dina Ismaeel, King Faisal University Helwan University; Ahlam Al-Abdullatif, King Faisal University

    The goal of this study was to investigate students’ views of the interactive Virtual Museum of Al Hassa Cultural Heritage. In this context, a study was carried out during the second semester of the... More

    pp. 32-39

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  7. The Relationships Between Students’ Perceived Learning Styles and the Community of Inquiry Presences in a Graduate Online Course

    Hasnae Mouzouri, MOHAMMED FIRST UNIVERSITY Faculty of Letters and Humanities -Oujda-

    In this paper, the author examined whether there is any correlation between students’ perceived learning styles as identified by Felder and Silverman (2002) and each of the three presences of the... More

    pp. 40-47

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  8. A Blended Learning Model for Learning Achievement Enhancement of Thai Undergraduate Students

    Wirachat Banyen, Chantana Viriyavejakul & Thanin Ratanaolarn, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL)

    Research was undertaken to develop a blended learning model which contained three objectives. They were to 1) study student and teacher input for a blended learning model using a Thai university... More

    pp. 48-55

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  9. Online and other ICT-based Assessment Tools for Problem-solving Skills

    Athanasios Drigas & Maria Karyotaki, N.C.S.R. "DEMOKRITOS" - INSTITUTE OF INFORMATICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS - TELECOMS LAB-NET MEDIA LAB

    Problem-solving skills assessment starts with the imperative that the hypothesized construct of skills, is theoretically sound. Secondly, assessment refers to identifying and recording inductive... More

    pp. 56-60

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  10. The siLang Simulation Tool for Business Secondary Technical Education E.S.P. Students

    Charilaos Tsihouridis, University of Thessaly, Department of Special Education, Volos; Marianthi Batsila, Directorate of Secondary Education, Ministry of Education, Greece

    The purpose of the paper is to detect Technical Secondary Education learners’ views on the siLang software. Particularly the aim is to investigate its effectiveness on learners’ reading and... More

    pp. 61-69

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  11. Designing and Implementing an Effective Courseware for the Enhancement of e-Learning

    Wesam Karajeh, Thair Hamtini & Meysun Hamdi, The University of Jordan

    The objective of this study is to determine the effect of applying the cognitive theory of multimedia learning in an e-learning environment. Three versions of a course on how to master skills in... More

    pp. 70-76

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  12. Learning Management Systems: A Shift Toward Learning and Academic Analytics

    Adam Marks & Maytha AL-Ali, Zayed University; Kees Rietsema, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

    This paper presents the major findings from a study conducted with six different universities in the U.S. regarding their use of the learning analytics (LA) capabilities available within their... More

    pp. 77-82

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  13. Developing an Online Self-learning System of Indonesian Pronunciation for Foreign Learners

    _ Muljono, Dian Nuswantoro University; Surya Sumpeno & Dhany Arifianto, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember; Kiyoaki Aikawa, Tokyo University of Technology; Mauridhi Purnomo, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember

    The main part of learning a language is pronunciation. In language learning method, pronunciation practice requires more portion than the language theory. There are some obstacles experienced by... More

    pp. 83-89

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  14. Improving English Pronunciation Teaching and Learning via Speech Corpora of Learners with Dialectal Backgrounds

    Ruilan Cao, The International Center of Scientific Research (ICSR)

    Speech corpora play an important role in phonetic research and have been applied in daily life. Their application can be found in pronunciation teaching and learning. This article takes Jianghuai... More

    pp. 90-94

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  15. Human Resources Management of Track and Field Web Course in College Physical Education

    Weiliang Lin, The International Center of Scientific Research (ICSR)

    This research aims is to improve the human resources management of track and field (T&F) web courses and its application effects. Methods: The research methods include literature, expert interview,... More

    pp. 95-102

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  16. Engaging Virtual Learning Environment System to Enhance Communication and Collaboration Skills among ASEAN Higher Education Learners

    Jintavee Khlaisang, Chulalongkorn University 254 Phayathai Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330; Kemmanat Mingsiritham, Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University Chaengwattana Road, Muang Thong Thani, Bangpood, Pak Kret, Nonthaburi 11120

    The study aims to design and develop a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) system to enhance the communication and collaboration skills of higher education learners in the ASEAN cultural community. ... More

    pp. 103-113

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  17. Study on the Application of Web Information Retrieval in the Teaching of Language Translation

    Lin Zhang, School of Foreign Languages, Luoyang Institute of Science and Technology

    The development of information technology at the end of the 20th century fundamentally transformed people’s daily lives and greatly influenced education as well, actually not all the undergraduate ... More

    pp. 114-119

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  18. A Comparative Study of E-learning Platform in Reading and Translating Course for Engineering Students

    Xue Shi, School of Foreign Languages, Luoyang Institute of Science and Technology

    Web-based learning environments are being more widely used in higher education to support face to face teaching activities. Universities in Europe, the United States, and other developed countries ... More

    pp. 120-125

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  19. Experimenting E-Learning for Postgraduate Courses

    Ali Al-Marzouqi; Waleed Ahmed, UAU University

    E-learning pedagogy is one of the most recent methods used by instructors in the undergraduate level at the colleges worldwide. Students benefit from e-learning instruction by having better grasp... More

    pp. 126-130

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  20. Designing an Effective e-Content Development Framework for the Enhancement of Learning Programming

    Meysun Hamdi, the University of Jordan; Thair Hamtini, The University of Jordan

    Abstract— This article presents an ongoing research project on the development of e-content in relation to the cognitive theory of multimedia learning. Previously, a literature review has been... More

    pp. 131-141

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