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International Journal of Distance Education Technologies

January 2018 Volume 16, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. M-Readiness Assessment Model Development and Validation: Investigation of Readiness Index and Factors Affecting Readiness

    Muhammad Bakhsh, Department of Computer Sciences, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan; Amjad Mahmood, Department of Computer Sciences, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan & Department of Computer Science, College of Information Technology, University of Bahrain, Manama, Bahrain; Nazir Sangi, Department of Computer Science, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan

    It is important for distance learning institutions to be well prepared before designing and implementing any new technology based learning system to justify the investment and minimize failure risk... More

    pp. 1-23

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  2. Continuous Learning through Video-Based Courses: The Key to Sustainable Use of Multimedia

    Walter Nuninger & Jean-Marie Châtelet, University of Lille, Villeneuve d'Ascq Cedex, France

    The tremendous changes in the context of Higher Education motivate the organization to integrate new innovative ICT solutions to comply with quality challenge. This affects the trainers in their... More

    pp. 24-44

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  3. Evaluating Instructional Effects of Flipped Classroom in University: A Case Study on Electronic Business Course

    Wenlong Zhu & Wenjing Xie, Qingdao University of Technology, Qingdao, China

    Flipped classroom provides the new ideas and ways for the innovation of university pedagogical mode. Nowadays instructors may apply this new approach to liberal arts majors in university class in... More

    pp. 45-55

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  4. Late Departures from Paper-Based to Supported Networked Learning in South Africa: Lessons Learned

    Illasha Kok, School for Education Studies, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa; Petra Bester, Africa Unit for Transdisciplinary Health Research (AUTHeR), North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa; Hennie Esterhuizen, IT Department, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa

    Fragmented connectivity in South Africa is the dominant barrier for digitising initiatives. New insights surfaced when a university-based nursing programme introduced tablets within a supportive... More

    pp. 56-75

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  5. Collaborative Calibrated Peer Assessment in Massive Open Online Courses

    Yacine Lafifi, Asma Boudria & Yamina Bordjiba, LabSTIC Laboratory, University 8 May 1945 Guelma, Guelma, Algeria

    The free nature and open access courses in the Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) allow the facilities of disseminating information for a large number of participants. However, the “massive”... More

    pp. 76-102

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  6. Emotional Design Tutoring System Based on Multimodal Affective Computing Techniques

    Hao-Chiang Lin, National University of Tainan, Tainan, Taiwan; Cheng-Hung Wang, National University of Kaohsiung, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

    In a traditional class, the role of the teacher is to teach and that of the students is to learn. However, the constant and rapid technological advancements have transformed education in numerous... More

    pp. 103-117

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