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International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning (iJAC)

Oct 13, 2014 Volume 7, Number 3

Editors

David Guralnick

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 10

  1. Co-work Between University Teachers: Is it Possible to Build a Common Language?

    Lusa Soares & Dulce Pacheco, University of Madeira, Miti-Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute

    Some of the ideas/categories that resulted from this work suggest a common language should be built between different professionals that work together: i) consider the human side of technology; ii)... More

    pp. 5-7

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  2. An Exploratory Study into Virtual Learning Environments as Training Platforms in the Workplace.

    Janice Mc Nelis, National University of Ireland, Galway

    The use of Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) as training platforms has brought about a new way of delivering education and training to individuals, academic institutions and organisations.... More

    pp. 8-11

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  3. Evaluating the Impact of Blended Learning on Performance and Engagement of Second Language Learners

    Rebecca Jee & Gabriele O'Connor, Voxy

    Despite initial participant enthusiasm for e-learning products, severe abandonment has plagued several commercially available e-learning materials intended for autonomous usage [1]. To mitigate... More

    pp. 12-16

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  4. The Development of Virtual World Tools to Enhance Learning and Real World Decision Making in the Australian Sugar Farming Industry

    Neil Cliffe, Joanne Doyle, Helen Farley, Janette Lindesay, Adam Loch, Tek Maraseni, Torben Marcussen, Neil Martin, Shahbaz Mushtaq & Jenny Ostini; Kate Reardon-Smith, University of Southern Queensland; Roger Stone

    In farming, the outcome of critical decisions to enhance productivity and profitability and so ensure the viability of farming enterprises is often influenced by seasonal conditions and weather... More

    pp. 17-23

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  5. Maturity in Large Scale Corporate e-Learning

    Rosario Cacao, University of Coimbra, Portugal

    We present a framework of maturity indicators that can be used to assess the maturity of a company in terms of e-learning and to promote new approaches to corporate e-learning. This framework is... More

    pp. 24-28

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  6. Digital Media as Support for Technical Vocational Training: Expectations and Research Results of the Use of Web2.0

    Sven Schulte, Tim Richter & Torsten Grantz, Institute of Technology and Education, University of Bremen

    Digital media as support for Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) learning processes have been increasingly tested in recent times. In Germany, for example, the Ministry for Education... More

    pp. 29-32

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  7. E-learning Readiness and Absorptive Capacity in the Manufacturing Industry

    Monika Hattinger, Kristina Eriksson, Lennart Malmskld & Lars Svensson, University West

    The manufacturing industry constantly strive to develop the competencies of their expert production engineers in order to achieve and maintain a competitive advantage. Research shows that the... More

    pp. 33-40

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  8. e-REAL: Enhanced Reality Lab

    Fernando Salvetti, LKN-Logosnet, Bern and Lugano (Switzerland); Barbara Bertagni

    e-REAL - enhanced reality lab - is a fully-immersive and multitasking environment, designed to experience challenging situations in a group setting, engaging all participants simultaneously on... More

    pp. 41-49

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  9. Is e-Learning for me? Experiences of an Intern Program in a Centre for Educational Technology

    Cheryl Brown, University of Cape Town; Kathy Lewis

    Much focus has been given to the Net Generation and how they learn and interact with the world. In our Centre we faced the interesting challenge of working with Net Generation graduates, and... More

    pp. 50-55

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  10. The Role of Facilitation in Technology-Enhanced Learning for Public Employment Services

    Jenny Bimrose & Alan Brown, University of Warwick; Teresa Holocher-Ertl & Barbara Kieslinger, Centre for Social Innovation; Christine Kunzmann, Pontydysgu; Michael Prilla, Ruhr-Universitt Bochum; Andreas Schmidt, Fachhochschule Karlsruhe; Carmen Wolf, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

    Public Employment Services (PES) in Europe are authorities that attempt to match supply and demand on the labor market. Rising unemployment in times of crisis and demographic change are among the... More

    pp. 56-63

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