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Association for Learning Technology Journal

March 2010 Volume 18, Number 1

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Number of articles: 5

  1. On Designing a Pervasive Mobile Learning Platform

    Teemu H. Laine, Mikko Vinni, Carolina Islas Sedano & Mike Joy

    This article presents the features, design and architecture of the Myst pervasive game platform that has been applied in creating pervasive mobile learning games in various contexts such as science... More

    pp. 3-17

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  2. Typing Compared with Handwriting for Essay Examinations at University: Letting the Students Choose

    Nora Mogey, Jessie Paterson, John Burk & Michael Purcell

    Students at the University of Edinburgh do almost all their work on computers, but at the end of the semester they are examined by handwritten essays. Intuitively it would be appealing to allow... More

    pp. 29-47

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  3. Blended Learning in Saudi Universities: Challenges and Perspectives

    Reem Alebaikan & Salah Troudi

    This study is an attempt to investigate the nature of obstacles and challenges encountered at Saudi universities while implementing a blended learning approach. A literature review of blended... More

    pp. 49-59

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  4. Self-Regulation across Time of First-Generation Online Learners

    Lucy Barnard-Brak, Valerie Osland Paton & William Y. Lan

    Self-regulatory skills have been associated with positive outcomes for learners. In the current study, we examined the self-regulatory skills of students who are first-generation online learners... More

    pp. 61-70

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  5. Effective E-Learning? Multi-Tasking, Distractions and Boundary Management by Graduate Students in an Online Environment

    Jennie Winter, Debby Cotton, Joan Gavin & Jon D. Yorke

    This paper reports the findings of a small-scale study that documented the use of information technology for learning by a small group of postgraduate students. Our findings support current... More

    pp. 71-83

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