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International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS) International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA)

October 2012

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Number of papers: 33

  1. Redefining Public Policy Education through an Exploratory Digital Curriculum: Singapore's Statecraft X

    Ming Hui Shoon & Yam San Chee

    Given the current international context of instability and uncertainty, we were driven by the desire to utilize a digital game to cut across the complexity of public policy, so as to educate our... More

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  2. The Impact of ICT as Another Route to Overcome Learning Barriers for Students with SEN: A Case Study in an Egyptian Context

    Wedad Al-Gawhary & Maria Kambouri

    The purpose of this case study was to measure the impact of using ICT in Individual Learning Programmes of students with learning disabilities. Twenty five students and thirteen teachers took part ... More

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  3. E-Learning 3.0 = E-Learning 2.0 + Web 3.0?

    Fehmida Hussain

    Web 3.0, termed as the semantic web or the web of data is the transformed version of Web 2.0 with technologies and functionalities such as intelligent collaborative filtering, cloud computing, big ... More

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  4. Five Components to Consider for BYOT/BYOD

    Amy S. Ackerman & Melissa L. Krupp

    Although school budgets have plummeted due to federal and state funding reductions, adopting Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT), may address monetary tightening while simultaneously infusing 21st... More

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  5. Virtual Summer School in Second Life: Supporting Creative Communities

    Mikhail Fominykh, Ekaterina Prasolova-Forland & Monica Divitini

    Creativity can be applied to every domain of knowledge and must be seen as an important competence. Supporting social creativity across different domains and disciplines in learning communities is ... More

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  6. Using Wikis to Foster Collaborative Writing: Exploring Influencing Factors to Successful Implementation

    Said Hadjerrouit

    Wiki technology provides new opportunities to foster collaborative learning in various educational settings. To empirically examine the impact of wikis on learning, this article explores students' ... More

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  7. Theorizing "Why" in E-Learning--A Frontier for Cognitive Engagement

    Jon Mason

    "Asking why" is an important foundation of inquiry and fundamental to the development of reasoning skills and learning. Despite this, and despite the relentless and often disruptive nature of... More

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  8. Agoras: Towards Collaborative Game-Based Learning Experiences on Surfaces

    Alejandro Catala, Fernando Garcia-Sanjuan, Patricia Pons, Javier Jaen & Jose A. Mocholi

    Children nowadays consume and manage lots of interactive digital software. This makes it more interesting and powerful to use digital technologies and videogames supporting learning experiences.... More

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  9. Evaluation of EPE Videos in Different Phases of a Learning Process

    Line Kolas, Robin Munkvold & Hugo Nordseth

    The goal of the paper is to present possible use of EPE videos in different phases of a learning and teaching process. The paper is based on an evaluation of EPE (easy production educational)... More

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  10. LingoBee and Social Media: Mobile Language Learners as Social Networkers

    Emma Procter-Legg, Annamaria Cacchione & Sobah Abbas Petersen

    This paper presents language learners as social networkers and describes and discusses the types of users that can be identified by analysing the content created by them using a situated mobile... More

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  11. Factors Impacting Corporate E-Learners' Learning Flow, Satisfaction, and Learning Persistence

    Young Ju Joo, Sunyong Joung, Nam Hee Kim & Hyun Min Chung

    This study aimed to investigate the structural relationships among teaching presence, cognitive presence, usage, learning flow, satisfaction, and learning persistence in corporate e-learners. The... More

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  12. Investigating the Effect of Users' Tagging Motivation on the Digital Educational Resources Metadata Descriptions

    Panagiotis Zervas, Demetrios G. Sampson & Maria Aristeidou

    Over the past years, several Open Educational Resources (OERs) initiatives have been emerged worldwide aiming to create, share and reuse digital educational resources among educational communities.... More

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  13. Developing Technological and Pedagogical Affordances to Support Collaborative Inquiry Science Processes

    Manoli Pifarre, Rupert Wegerif, Alba Guiral & Merce del Barrio

    One key feature of scientific community is collaborative shared enquiry and problem solving mediated by electronic networks. We report on the development and evaluation of an ICT tool to support... More

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  14. A Mobile Location-Based Situated Learning Framework for Supporting Critical Thinking--A Requirements Analysis Study

    Abeer Alnuaim, Praminda Caleb-Solly & Christine Perry

    This paper presents the requirements work carried out as part of developing an intervention to improve students' critical thinking skills using location-based mobile learning. The research emerged ... More

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  15. Aligning Learner Preferences for Information Seeking, Information Sharing and Mobile Technologies

    Leila A. Mills, Gerald Knezek & Ferial Khaddage

    This paper reports on the development of a new information communications technology (ICT) learning preference survey, its cross-validation with attitudes towards mobile learning, and new... More

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  16. Assessing Student Learning Online: Overcoming Reliability Issues

    Stephen D. Arnold

    Assessing students in online university courses poses challenges to the reliability factor of the measures being utilized. Some programs have the latitude to incorporate proctored assessments, but ... More

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  17. A Project-Based Learning Setting to Human-Computer Interaction for Teenagers

    Cornelia Geyer & Stefan Geisler

    Knowledge of fundamentals of human-computer interaction resp. usability engineering is getting more and more important in technical domains. However this interdisciplinary field of work and... More

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  18. Augmented Reality in the Science Museum: Lessons Learned in Scaffolding for Conceptual and Cognitive Learning

    Susan A. Yoon, Karen Elinich, Joyce Wang & Jacqueline G. Van Schooneveld

    This research follows on previous studies that investigated how digitally augmented devices and knowledge scaffolds enhance learning in a science museum. We investigated what combination of... More

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  19. Prototype of a Mobile Social Network for Education Using Dynamic Web Service

    Sandra Costa Pinto Hoentsch, Felipe Oliveira Carvalho, Luiz Marcus Monteiro de Almeida Santos & Admilson de Ribamar Lima Ribeiro

    This article presents the proposal of a social network site SocialNetLab that belongs to the Department of Computing-Federal University of Sergipe and which aims to locate and notify users of a... More

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  20. Development of Online Cognitive and Algorithm Tests as Assessment Tools in Introductory Computer Science Courses

    Aimee Theresa Avancena, Akinori Nishihara & John Paul Vergara

    This paper presents the online cognitive and algorithm tests, which were developed in order to determine if certain cognitive factors and fundamental algorithms correlate with the performance of... More

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