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International Journal on E-Learning

April 2008 Volume 7, Number 2

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 9

  1. Computer Game Theories for Designing Motivating Educational Software: A Survey Study

    Chee Siang Ang, City University London, United Kingdom; G.S.V Radha Krishna Rao, Multimedia University, Malaysia

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate computer game theories for educational software. We propose a framework for designing engaging educational games based on contemporary game studies which... More

    pp. 181-199

  2. ICT in Psychology Teaching: Formative Evaluations

    Weiqin Chen, Rolf Reber, Anne Margrethe Stokke-Olsen & Birgitte Gudem, University of Bergen

    This article presents design, development, and evaluation of POSbase in Psychology teaching. POSbase is a highly flexible system that encourages constructive and self-regulated learning. It also... More

    pp. 201-218

  3. Towards an Object-Oriented Model for the Design and Development of Learning Objects

    Chrysostomos Chrysostomou & George Papadopoulos, Department of Computer Science - University of Cyprus, Cyprus

    This work introduces the concept of an Object-Oriented Learning Object (OOLO) that is developed in a manner similar to the one that software objects are developed through Object-Oriented Software... More

    pp. 219-243

  4. The Effective Use of Synchronous Classes Within an Online Graduate Program: Building Upon an Interdependent System

    Janet Groen, Janet Tworek & Maria Soos-Gonczol, University of Calgary, Canada

    This article explores the implementation of effective synchronous voice communication sessions within a graduate level university program in education. Through the analysis of data derived from the... More

    pp. 245-263

  5. Differences in Rate of Response to Web-Based Surveys Among College Students

    Ananda Mitra, Wake Forest University, United States; Parul Jain-Shukla, The Ohio State University, United States; Adrienne Robbins, Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine, United States; Heather Champion, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, United States; Robert Durant, Wake Forest University, United States

    This article provides a broad overview of the definition of web-based surveys examining some of the benefits and burdens related to using the Web for data collection. It draws upon the experience... More

    pp. 265-281

  6. Technology Enhanced Distributive Formative Evaluation

    David Moore, Ohio University, United States

    Quality assurance in instructional development demands an exhaustive formative evaluation effort and applied testing. Unfortunately, this process is expensive and requires large numbers of user... More

    pp. 283-292

  7. E-Learning Teams and Their Adult Learning Efforts in Corporate Settings: A Cross Analysis of Four Case Studies

    Barbara Stewart & Consuelo Waight, University of Houston, United States

    Four cases relating to the efforts of e-learning teams in valuing adult learners in their e-learning solutions were examined to better understand how e-learning teams value their adult learners... More

    pp. 293-309

  8. Efficacy of Instructor Feedback on Written Work in an Online Program

    Thomas Wolsey, Walden University, United States

    The author details a study of the feedback provided in four online courses and how adult students perceived and made use of that feedback. The relation of feedback to formative assessment is... More

    pp. 311-329

  9. Accelerating the Use of Weblogs as an Alternative Method to Deliver Case-Based Learning

    Charlie Chen, Appalachian State University, United States; Jiinpo Wu, Tamkang University, Taiwan; Samuel Yang, California State University Fullerton, United States

    Weblog technology is an alternative medium to deliver the case-based method of learning business concepts. The social nature of this technology can potentially promote active learning and enhance... More

    pp. 331-349