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International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments

January 2017 Volume 7, Number 1

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Number of articles: 4

  1. The Role of Lecturers and University Administrators in Promoting New E-Learning Initiatives

    Lancelord Mncube & Luyanda Dube, Information Science, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa; Patrick Ngulube, School of Interdisciplinary Research and Postgraduate Studies, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa

    This article examines the role of lecturers in encouraging and supporting students likely to be predisposed to challenges related to incomprehension, incapacity and isolation embedded in the... More

    pp. 1-11

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  2. The Epistemology of Skill and Knowledge Development to Teach Portuguese in a Virtual Learning Environment

    Stella Hadjistassou, KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence, Nicosia, Cyprus

    This article explores the underlying processes involved as two experienced Portuguese as a foreign language instructors, who are novices to 3D technologies, became immersed in the epistemology of... More

    pp. 12-29

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  3. The Development of Blended-Learning Teaching Portfolio Course Using TBL Approach

    Bens Pardamean, Harjanto Prabowo, Hery Muljo & Teddy Suparyanto, Bina Nusantara University, Jakarta, Indonesia; Eryadi Masli & Jerome Donovan, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia

    This article was written to develop a teaching portfolio that helps lecturers maximize the benefits of blended learning, a combination of in-person and online learning, through the use of Team... More

    pp. 30-43

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  4. E-Learning Systems Requirements Elicitation: Perspectives and Considerations

    Shaikha AlKhuder, Kuwait University, Kuwait City, Kuwait; Fatma AlAli, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, United States

    Training and education have evolved far beyond black boards and chalk boxes. The environment of knowledge exchange requires more than simple materials and assessments. This article is an attempt of... More

    pp. 44-55

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