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Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects

Jan 01, 2010 Volume 6, Number 1

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Number of articles: 28

  1. Development and Validation of a Model to Investigate the Impact of Individual Factors on Instructors’ Intention to Use E-learning Systems

    Bilquis Ferdousi, Spartanburg Community College, United States; Yair Levy, Nova Southeastern University, United States

    E-learning is becoming an increasingly important part of higher education institutions. However, instructors’ use of e-learning systems in community colleges in the United States is relatively... More

    pp. 1-21

  2. Development and Validation of a Model to Investigate the Impact of Individual Factors on Instructors’ Intention to Use E-learning Systems

    Bilquis Ferdousi & Yair Levy

    pp. 1-21

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  3. A Longitudinal Comparative Study of Student Perceptions in Online Education

    Yehia Mortagy & Seta Boghikian-Whitby, University of La Verne, United States

    This paper, a subset of a larger experimental longitudinal study, compared students’ perceptions over-time of an e-learning environment. This paper includes an investigation of eight beliefs... More

    pp. 23-44

  4. e-WIL in Student Education

    Michelle Fong & Robert Sims, Victoria University, Australia

    Higher educational institutions have been compelled by market forces to be more responsive to the needs of their students as well as the demands of different stakeholders - government, industry,... More

    pp. 45-60

  5. Assessing the Efficacy and Effectiveness of an E-Portfolio Used for Summative Assessment

    Nicole Buzzetto-More, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, United States

    Electronic portfolios (e-portfolios) are a paradigm in constructivist e-learning. They are capable of involving students in deep learning while serving as a meaningful way for both students and... More

    pp. 61-85

  6. Computer Supported Collaborative Learning and Critical Reflection: A Case Study of Fashion Consumerism

    Ada MA, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, China

    Computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) is believed to be a powerful pedagogical process to equip students with critical reflection to be more sensitive to cultural diversity, stereotypes,... More

    pp. 87-102

  7. A CSCL Approach to Blended Learning in the Integration of Technology in Teaching

    Michael Jones, University of Wollongong, Australia

    This paper presents a case study of a blended learning design where technology was integrated into a second year management subject in an attempt to increase student flexibility and interest while ... More

    pp. 103-113

  8. Developing Web-Based Learning Resources in School Education: A User-Centered Approach

    Said Hadjerrouit, University of Agder, Norway

    Web-based learning resources (WBLRs) are potentially powerful tools for enhancing teaching and learning processes in school education. They can provide teachers and learners with a wide range of... More

    pp. 115-135

  9. Encouraging SME eCollaboration – The Role of the Champion Facilitator

    Michael Jones & Lois Burgess, University of Wollongong, Australia

    Technology has done many things for small businesses. In one sense small business has been harmed through the advance of technology, which, from a competitive perspective, has made the world a much... More

    pp. 137-151

  10. Encouraging SME eCollaboration – The Role of the Champion Facilitator

    Michael Jones

    pp. 137-151

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  11. E-learning as a Strategy of Acquiring a Company’s Intellectual Capital

    Jerzy Kisielnicki & Olga Sobolewska, Warsaw University, Poland

    In today’s world more attention is paid to training employees. A trained employee is the source of competitive advantage over other companies functioning in the sector. By training the employee we ... More

    pp. 153-174

  12. E-learning as a Strategy of Acquiring a Company’s Intellectual Capital

    Jerzy Kisielnicki & Olga Sobolewska

    pp. 153-174

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  13. Social Bookmarking Tools as Facilitators of Learning and Research Collaborative Processes: The Diigo Case

    Enrique Estelles, CEU-Cardenal Herrera University, Spain; Esther Del Moral, University of Oviedo, Spain; Fernando González, Technical University of Valencia, Spain

    Web 2.0 has created new applications with remarkable socializing nuance, such as the SBS (Social Bookmarking Systems). Rather than focusing on the relationship between users, the SBS provide users ... More

    pp. 175-191

  14. The Effect of Varied Visual Scaffolds on Engineering Students’ Online Reading

    Pao-Nan Chou & Hsi-Chi Hsiao, Cheng Shiu University, Taiwan

    The purpose of this study is to explore the effect of varied visual scaffolds on engineering students’ online reading. One experimental study was conducted to fulfill the purpose. The study adopted... More

    pp. 193-201

  15. The Effect of Varied Visual Scaffolds on Engineering Students’ Online Reading

    Pao-Nan Chou & Hsi-Chi Hsiao

    pp. 193-201

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  16. Added Value Model of Collaboration in Higher Education

    Ilona Béres, Budapest College of Communication and Business, Hungary; Márta Turcsányi-Szabó, ELTE-IK, Hungary

    An important factor for developing quality multimedia materials is that future developers should know the learning preferences and applicable strategies of potential students in depth and should... More

    pp. 203-215

  17. Challenges of Integrating Technologies for Learning: Introduction to the IJELLO Special Series of Chais Conference 2010 Best Papers

    Yoram Eshet-Alkalai, Avner Caspi, Sigal Eden, Nitza Geri, Edna Tal-Elhasid & Yoav Yair, The Open University of Israel, Israel

    The adaptation of innovative technologies for learning and teaching faces learners, developers and instructors with a wide range of challenges that should be considered for a successful... More

    pp. 239-244

  18. Implementing Technological Change at Schools: The Impact of Online Communication with Families on Teacher Interactions through Learning Management System

    Ina Blau, Open University of Israel, Israel; Mira Hameirie, Oranim Academic College of Education, Israel

    The integration of a Learning Management System (LMS) in K-12 opens new possibilities for online interaction among teachers, students, and parents. This paper examines the implementation of an LMS ... More

    pp. 245-257

  19. "Islands of Innovation" or "Comprehensive Innovation." Assimilating Educational Technology in Teaching, Learning, and Management: A Case Study of School Networks in Israel

    Orit Avidov-Ungar, The Open University, Israel

    Introducing educational technology platforms for teaching, learning, and school management is one kind of technological innovation. There are two patterns of adopting innovation: “comprehensive... More

    pp. 259-280

  20. "Islands of Innovation" or "Comprehensive Innovation." Assimilating Educational Technology in Teaching, Learning, and Management: A Case Study of School Networks in Israel

    Orit Avidov-Ungar

    pp. 259-280

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