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Journal of Interactive Learning Research

April 2009 Volume 20, Number 2

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Pedagogy First! Making Web-Technologies Work for Soft Skills Development in Leadership and Management Education

    Gareth Morgan & Jean Adams, Schulich School of Business, York University, Canada

    Most will agree that the use of Internet to support teaching and learning has become a mainstay of management education with the widespread use of online content, discussion boards, document... More

    pp. 129-155

  2. A Journey on Refining Rules for Online Discussion: Implications for the Design of Learning Management Systems

    Der-thanq Chen, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; Yu-mei Wang, University of Alabama - Birmingham, United States; David Hung, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    Research on asynchronous online discussions has primarily focused on their efficacy in relation to learning outcomes. Rarely are there investigations on how the design of online learning activities... More

    pp. 157-173

  3. MMOGs: Beyond the Wildest Imagination

    Jonathan Gratch, University of North Texas, United States; Janet Kelly, Texas Christian University, United States

    ***Invited as a paper from SITE 2007*** Historically, Massive Multiplayer Online Games (MMOGs) have been used for entertainment purposes, but that is rapidly changing. Advances in computer... More

    pp. 175-187

  4. Transfer of Online Professional Learning to Teachers’ Classroom Practice

    Anthony Herrington, Jan Herrington, Garry Hoban & Doug Reid, University of Wollongong, Australia

    Professional learning is an important process in enabling teachers to update their pedagogical knowledge and practices. The use of online technologies to support professional learning has a number ... More

    pp. 189-213

  5. Application of Frameworks in the Analysis and (Re)design of Interactive Visual Learning Tools

    Liang Hai-Ning & Kamran Sedig, The University of Western Ontario, Canada

    Interactive visual learning tools (IVLTs) are software environments that encode and display information visually and allow learners to interact with the visual information. This article examines... More

    pp. 215-254