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Language Learning & Technology Vol. 22, No. 3 (2018) pp. 20–32
The importance of authentic communicative practices in foreign language (FL) learning has long been recognized. However, most FL learners lack adequate access to authentic communicative environments in the target language. In this article, we...
Optimizing Learning with Digital Readers Vol. 7, No. 10 (October 2010) pp. 78–86
In the era of knowledge economy today, social development and progress are much more relying on HEIS (higher education institutions) than ever before. Besides, the three familiar missions of "training capable persons", "doing research" and "serving...
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 51, No. 3 (2014) pp. 338–351
The number of learners using e-learning has been increasing at an enormous rate in the past decade due to easy access to higher educational resources via the Internet. On the other hand, the number of teachers in most universities is growing slowly. ...
IEEE Transactions on Education Vol. 54, No. 2 (May 2011) pp. 263–272
Fierce competition, globalization, and technology innovation have forced software companies to search for new ways to improve competitive advantage. Web-based learning is increasingly being used by software companies as an emergent approach for...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 13, No. 4 (2010) pp. 167–179
Despite the ever-increasing practice of using e-learning in the workplace, most of the applications perform poorly in motivating employees to learn. Most workplace e-learning applications fail to meet the needs of learners and ultimately fail to...
Examining the usability of images in the design of a web-based progress monitoring system for students who are Deaf / Hard of Hearing
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2018 (Jun 25, 2018) pp. 270–276
Ave: PM is a software suite designed to help monitor the literacy development of students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Our presentation will address the issues associated with using traditional progress monitoring tools and briefly demonstrate...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 370–374
This study is to compare the evaluation of e-learning programs in distance education in different cultural settings. The two compared institutions are University of Houston in the United States and Online Institution at Southwest Normal University...
Chenn-Jung Huang; Ming-Chou Liu; Kuo-En Chang; Yao-Ting Sung; Tz-Hau Huang; Chun-Hua Chen; Hung-Yen Shen; Kuo-Liang Huang; Jia-Jian Liao; Kai-Wen Hu; Yun-Cheng Luo; Tun-Yu Chang
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 13, No. 3 (2010) pp. 126–138
With rapid advances in the development of information technology, information access has become central to life in the 21st century. In recent years, the development of useful learning-assistance systems has become a popular topic in literature....