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The Open University of Israel
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 18, No. 1 (Feb 28, 2017)
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Open Learning Vol. 25, No. 1 (February 2010) pp. 25–35
We investigated the collaborative writing actions carried out by 60 Open University of Israel graduate students as they built a wiki glossary of key course concepts. These actions were analysed using a taxonomy of collaborative writing actions (i.e. ...
Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning Vol. 13, No. 1 (2017) pp. 185–196
Aim/Purpose: This study took place in a school with a "paperless classroom" policy. In this school, handwriting and reading on paper were restricted. The purpose of this study was to gain insights from the teachers teaching in a paperless...
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 9, No. 4 (October 2017) pp. 21–32
This paper describes a workshop held as part of preparations for a large scale implementation of a mobile game designed to support learning of the topic “my hometown”. The study reveals teachers' attitudes towards the incorporation of smartphones in ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 787–792
The purpose of this research which took place in a "paperless classroom" school was to examine the students' reading and writing preferences in various contexts. A questionnaire was distributed among all the students. The results pointed out that...
Topics: International Education
Engaging Students in Class through Mobile Technologies – Implications for the Learning Process and Student Satisfaction
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1976–1984
This study inspects how students are using their mobile devices in class and whether lecturers can influence this usage to the benefit of learning. Two groups of students studied in the same program with the same lecturer. In the first group, the...
International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments Vol. 1, No. 3 (July 2010) pp. 71–82
This paper discusses the pedagogical and technological aspects of assessing wiki-based collaborative learning activities. The first part of the paper presents a general framework of collaborative learning assessment. The framework is based on four...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 3, No. 2008 (Jul 16, 2008)
Measuring the collaboration in collaborative learning scenarios is important for assessment and research purposes. This paper describes the methodology developed in the Open University of Israel (OUI) to measure collaboration among students in wikis....
Proactive, Preventive or Indifference?: Reaction Modes of Faculty towards Use of Personal Mobile Devices in Courses
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 8, No. 2 (April 2016) pp. 72–84
Students enter classes with mobile devices and use them for learning; however, these are also distracting devices. Some teacher educators display positive attitudes; others display negative attitudes, depending on their perception of the advantages...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 13, No. 4 (Sep 12, 2012) pp. 33–48
This paper describes a pilot study in using Facebook as an alternative to a learning management system (LMS). The paper reviews the current research on the use of Facebook in academia and analyzes the differences between a Facebook group and a...
International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education Vol. 24, No. 1 (2015) pp. 13–23
In recent years, cellular phones and tablets have become increasingly more prevalent and popular. Due to their great mobility, light weight and ability to serve as a platform for various applications, these devices are ideal candidates for...