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International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning (iJAC)

Aug 09, 2010 Volume 3, Number 3

Editors

David Guralnick

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 8

  1. A Model for the Application of Interactive Digital Television to Communities of Practice

    Marcus Braga, Paloma Santos & Mario Dantas, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil

    Communities of Practice make intensive use of information and communication technologies (ICT) to meet their needs of interaction among their members. At present, the main supporting tool for these... More

    pp. 5-9

  2. The Design and Development of an Expert System Prototype for Enhancing Exam Quality

    Paul DeCarlo & Nouhad Rizk, University of Houston, United States

    This paper discusses the development of an expert system prototype for use in college institutions. Our aim is to enhance exam quality and student performance by obtaining metrics pertaining to... More

    pp. 10-13

  3. Distance Education in the Form of E-Learning in Chile: Training Human Capital for the 21st Century

    Daniel Farcas, UNIACC University, Chile; Marion Reininger, UNIACC University, Chile

    The requirements imposed in terms of professional competences, training and employability go beyond traditional education. The introduction of technology helps the process of knowledge and... More

    pp. 14-18

  4. Using Second Life for Just-in-Time Training: Building Teaching Frameworks in Virtual Worlds

    Gail Kopp, University of Calgary, Canada; Martha Burkle, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) Polytechnic, Canada

    This paper presents a framework for using virtual worlds in the construction of teaching platforms for just-in-time training. In the critical economic situation that many companies are currently... More

    pp. 19-25

  5. Chamilo 2.0: A Second Generation Open Source E-learning and Collaboration Platform

    Jean-Marie Maes, University College Ghent, Belgium

    Dokeos used to be one of the leading open source learning platforms. It is well known for the wide range of functions it offers and especially for its ease of use. In many ways it is however a... More

    pp. 26-31

  6. Web 2.0 in Corporate Training: New Possibilities for Implementing e-learning within Organisations

    Josep Martinez-Aceituno, Xavier Mas, Míldred Guinart & Jesús Mendoza, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain

    Web 2.0 tools offer both corporate training and online education in general the possibility of developing and applying new educational approaches. Its eminently social and participative orientation... More

    pp. 32-38

  7. “Build It and They Will Come?

    Ting Yuan, Jeannie Crowley, Stephen Asunka, Hui Chae & Gary Natriello, Columbia University, United States

    With collaborative web technologies such as wikis becoming increasingly popular in the workplace, this case study examined how workers at an education research unit within a graduate school of... More

    pp. 39-44

  8. Gaining Cultural Intelligence through Second Life Learning Interventions

    Sarah Siegel, IBM, United States

    Companies’ investment in international assignments remains essential, but is affordable for only relatively few employees. In today’s global economy, many employees must gain cultural intelligence.... More

    pp. 45-50