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International Journal on E-Learning

January 2007 Volume 6, Number 1

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 8

  1. Using Edutainment Software to Enhance Online Learning

    Mary Green & Mary Nell McNeese, University of Southern Mississippi, United States

    Students entering high school and college today grew up playing digital games. It is part of their culture and they are comfortable with the media. Like it or not, the games have changed the way... More

    pp. 5-16

  2. Toward a Quality Assurance Approach to E-Learning Courses

    Gary Kidney, Leslie Cummings & Azalea Boehm, University of Houston-Clear Lake, United States

    Finding ways to assure the quality of e-learning is an important endeavor. This article identifies eight quality assurance strategies in use at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. The eight... More

    pp. 17-30

  3. Get Your Degree from an Educational ATM: An Empirical Study in Online Education

    Yu-Feng Lee & Hien Nguyen, New Mexico State University, United States

    This article studies the modern trend of online education in the United States. Based on a wide range of statistics, the number of cyberspace courses offered by four-year institutions and... More

    pp. 31-40

  4. A Network-Based Electrical Engineering Laboratory

    Nikolaos Asimopoulos, Kyriakos Nathanail & Vlasios Mpatzakis, Technological Education Institute of West Makedonia, Greece

    Technical education is, by definition, a field that requires hands-on practice and experience by the student. When it comes to distant learning, technical education suffers from lack of such... More

    pp. 41-53

  5. The Impact of Altered Realties: Implications of Online Delivery for Learners’ Interactions, Expectations, and Learning Skills

    Marcy Reisetter, Loralee LaPointe & James Korcuska, University of South Dakota, United States

    Although research consistently demonstrates that students learn content in online classes as well as their campus based counterparts and are equally satisfied with the quality of their learning,... More

    pp. 55-80

  6. Perspectives on Blended Learning in Higher Education

    Norm Vaughan, University of Calgary, Canada

    This article explores the benefits and challenges of blended learning in higher education from the perspective of students, faculty, and administration that have had direct experience with this... More

    pp. 81-94

  7. Engagement in Professional Online Learning: A Situative Analysis of Media Professionals Who Did Not Make It

    Dorit Maor & Simone Volet, Murdoch University, Australia

    This article discusses the multi-faceted challenges experienced by professionals embarking on professional development online. It is argued that the barriers to successful completion identified in ... More

    pp. 95-117

  8. The Relationship Between National Culture and the Usability of an E-Learning System

    Blessing Adeoye, Nationwide Technologies, Nigeria; Rose Mary Wentling, University of Illinois, United States

    The purpose of this study was to investigate possible relationships between national culture and the usability of an e-learning system. The theoretical frameworks that were used to guide this study... More

    pp. 119-146