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Interactive Learning Environments

December 2009 Volume 17, Number 4

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Culture, Learning Styles, and Web 2.0

    Bolanle A. Olaniran

    This article explores Web 2.0 in interactive learning environments. Specifically, the article examines Web 2.0 as an interactive learning platform that holds potential, but is also limited by... More

    pp. 261-271

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  2. The Social Semantic Web in Intelligent Learning Environments: State of the Art and Future Challenges

    Jelena Jovanovic, Dragan Gasevic, Carlo Torniai, Scott Bateman & Marek Hatala

    Today's technology-enhanced learning practices cater to students and teachers who use many different learning tools and environments and are used to a paradigm of interaction derived from open,... More

    pp. 273-309

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  3. An Innovative Approach for Promoting Information Exchanges and Sharing in a Web 2.0-Based Learning Environment

    Hui-Chun Chu, Gwo-Jen Hwang, Chin-Chung Tsai & Nian-Shing Chen

    Although Web 2.0 technologies have been recognized as effective means of conducting group learning activities, a critical and challenging issue of Web 2.0-based learning is the lack of mechanisms... More

    pp. 311-323

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  4. Using Blogs as a Professional Development Tool for Teachers: Analysis of Interaction Behavioral Patterns

    Huei-Tse Hou, Kuo-En Chang & Yao-Ting Sung

    The coming era of Web 2.0 focuses on users' active online participation and interaction. Among such interactive media, the blog is one representative tool of online knowledge construction. The... More

    pp. 325-340

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  5. Self-Arrangement of Fleeting Student Pairs: A Web 2.0 Approach for Peer Tutoring

    Wim Westera, Gijs de Bakker & Leo Wagemans

    This article presents a Web 2.0 approach for the arrangement of peer tutoring in online learning. In online learning environments, the learners' expectations of obtaining frequent, one-to-one... More

    pp. 341-349

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  6. Collaborative Learning Utilizing a Domain-Based Shared Data Repository to Enhance Learning Outcomes

    David Lubliner, George Widmeyer & Fadi P. Deek

    The objective of this study was to determine whether there was a quantifiable improvement in learning outcomes by integrating course materials in a 4-year baccalaureate program, utilizing a... More

    pp. 351-366

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  7. Location Matters: Leveraging Knowledge Building with Mobile Devices and Web 2.0 Technology

    Hyo-Jeong So, Peter Seow & Chee Kit Looi

    This article examines the potential of mobile computing and Web 2.0 technology to support knowledge building in formal and informal settings. Desktop-based knowledge building tools have limited... More

    pp. 367-382

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