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Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects

Mar 13, 2016 Volume 12, Number 1

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Number of articles: 17

  1. Investigating the Perception of Stakeholders on Soft Skills Development of Students: Evidence from South Africa

    Estelle Taylor

    Soft skills are becoming increasingly important and will be critical for success in the Information Systems profession. Employers complain about a lack in soft skills among graduates from tertiary ... More

    pp. 1-18

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  2. Tuning Primary Learning Style for Children with Secondary Behavioral Patterns

    Maedeh Mosharraf

    Personalization is one of the most expected features in the current educational systems. User modeling is supposed to be the first stage of this process, which may incorporate learning style as an ... More

    pp. 19-32

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  3. Greek Nursery School Teachers’ Thoughts and Self-Efficacy on using ICT in Relation to Their School Unit Position: The Case of Kavala

    Michail Salonidis, Stefanos Goumas & Symeon Symeonidis

    The purpose of this research is the exploration of the opinions and level of self-efficacy in the usage of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) of teachers in Greek pre-schools in the... More

    pp. 33-55

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  4. Developing a Multidimensional Checklist for Evaluating Language-Learning Websites Coherent with the Communicative Approach: A Path for the Knowing-How-To-Do Enhancement

    Sthephanny Linares & Andrea Romero

    As a result of the rapid development of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and the growing interest in Internet-based tools for language classroom, it has become a pressing need for... More

    pp. 57-93

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  5. Computer Skills Training and Readiness to Work with Computers

    Arnon Hershkovitz, Dalit Mor & Hagar Laks

    In today’s job market, computer skills are part of the prerequisites for many jobs. In this paper, we report on a study of readiness to work with computers (the dependent variable) among unemployed... More

    pp. 95-112

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  6. Learning from Online Modules in Diverse Instructional Contexts

    Gwen Nugent, Amy Kohmetscher, Deana Namuth-Covert, John Guretzky, Patrick Murphy & DoKyoung Lee

    Learning objects originally developed for use in online learning environments can also be used to enhance face-to-face instruction. This study examined the learning impacts of online learning... More

    pp. 113-121

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  7. The Influence of Social Media on Collaborative Learning in a Cohort Environment

    Natasha James-Waldon, Debbi Bromley, Zandra Henry & Silas Wandera

    This paper provides an overview of the impact that social media has on the development of collaborative learning within a cohort environment in a doctoral program. The researchers surveyed doctoral... More

    pp. 123-143

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  8. Students’ Perceptions on MOOCs: An Exploratory Study

    Noa Aharony & Judit Bar-Ilan

    MOOCs are open, online courses that use information technologies to enhance the learning experience and attract various people from the entire world. The current study uses the Technology... More

    pp. 145-162

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  9. Introduction to the IJELL Special Series of Chais Conference 2016 Best Papers

    Nitza Geri, Ina Blau, Avner Caspi, Yoram Kalman, Vered Silber-Varod & Yoram Eshet-Alkalai

    This preface presents the papers included in the eighth issue of the Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning (IJELL) special series of selected Chais Conference best papers. The... More

    pp. 163-168

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  10. Up and Down: Trends in Students’ Perceptions about Learning in a 1:1 Laptop Model – A Longitudinal Study

    Ornit Spektor-Levy, Tal Berger-Tikochinski & Michal Zion

    This is a five-year study conducted with junior high school students studying in a 1:1-laptop program in order to test the effects of the program on various measures related to the students: their ... More

    pp. 169-191

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  11. Cheating and Feeling Honest: Committing and Punishing Analog versus Digital Academic Dishonesty Behaviors in Higher Education

    Adi Friedman, Ina Blau & Yoram Eshet-Alkalai

    This study examined the phenomenon of academic dishonesty among university students. It was based on Pavela\u2019s (1997) framework of types of academic dishonesty (cheating, plagiarism,... More

    pp. 193-205

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  12. CAPTCHA: Impact on User Experience of Users with Learning Disabilities

    Ruti Gafni & Idan Nagar

    CAPTCHA is one of the most common solutions to check if the user trying to enter a Website is a real person or an automated piece of software. This challenge-response test, implemented in many... More

    pp. 207-223

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  13. Design Principles for Promoting Intergroup Empathy in Online Environments

    Noa Shapira, Haggai Kupermintz & Yael Kali

    This study examined a professional development program designed to support Civics teachers in their efforts to promote empathy among Israeli Jewish students towards Israeli Arabs. The design... More

    pp. 225-246

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  14. The Characteristics of Successful MOOCs in the Fields of Software, Science, and Management, According to Students’ Perception

    Anat Cohen & Simona Holstein

    The characteristics of successful MOOCs were explored in this study. Thousands of student reviews regarding five xMOOCs (Massive Open Online Course) in the fields of software, science, and... More

    pp. 247-266

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  15. Can Designing Self-Representations through Creative Computing Promote an Incremental View of Intelligence and Enhance Creativity among At-Risk Youth?

    Ina Blau & Nurit Benolol

    Creative computing is one of the rapidly growing educational trends around the world. Previous studies have shown that creative computing can empower disadvantaged children and youth. At-risk youth... More

    pp. 267-278

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  16. Perceptions of Teacher Educators Regarding ICT Implementation in Israeli Colleges of Education

    Orit Ungar & Alona Baruch

    ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) in teacher education poses new challenges to faculty and students. This study was carried out to examine factors facilitating and hindering ICT... More

    pp. 279-296

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  17. Analyzing the Discourse of Chais Conferences for the Study of Innovation and Learning Technologies via a Data-Driven Approach

    Vered Silber-Varod, Yoram Eshet-Alkalai & Nitza Geri

    The current rapid technological changes confront researchers of learning technologies with the challenge of evaluating them, predicting trends, and improving their adoption and diffusion. This... More

    pp. 297-313

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