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Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia

October 2018 Volume 27, Number 4

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Collating Researchable Issues of African Digital Games

    Seugnet Blignaut, TELIT-SA, North-West University, South Africa; Werner S Ravyse, TELIT-SA, North West University, South Africa

    The authors systematically searched the internet for information on African Digital Games (ADGs). They then applied a lens of serious games where they defined serious games created to have an... More

    pp. 429-451

  2. Smart Learning requires Smart Thinking: The Evolution of Sustainable Learning Environments

    Steven Coombs, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University, United Arab Emirates; Madhumita Bhattacharya, New Paradigm Solutions Limited, New Zealand

    The authors propose a definition of Smart Learning linked to digital technologies to see how effective these technologies can enable and empower learning It is argued that smart learning requires... More

    pp. 453-470

  3. The Wheel of Discussion: A New Approach to Cold-Calling

    Christopher Devers, Johns Hopkins University, United States; Erin Devers, Indiana Wesleyan University, United States

    This quasi-experiment tests the effect of the use of a randomized name generator (wheel of discussion) on course performance in an introductory psychology course In one section of the course, the... More

    pp. 471-480

  4. Exploring principles of successful eGroup mentoring on the interface of higher education and working life

    Irja Leppisaari, Centria University of Applied Sciences, Finland

    An eGroup mentoring model developed by three Finnish universities of applied sciences is examined in this article. The model is part of a more extensive eMentoring programme. In the operational... More

    pp. 481-505

  5. Assessing Reading in Young Learners: Using a Computerized Adaptive Reading Test for Pre-kindergarten through 2nd Grade

    Haya Shamir, Waterford Research Institute, United States

    Assessing students’ emerging literacy skills is crucial for identifying areas where a child may be falling behind and can lead directly to an increased chance of reading success. The Waterford... More

    pp. 507-527

  6. Video Supported Flipped Classroom

    Tayfun Tuna, University of Houston, United States; Tuhin Dey, Purdue University, United States; Jaspal Subhlok & Leigh Leasure, University of Houston, United States

    This paper addresses the use of video for a flipped classroom with a case study. The instructor makes the lecture videos available to the students prior to class, and utilizes the class time for... More

    pp. 529-548