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E-Learning and Digital Media

2014 Volume 11, Number 3

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Number of articles: 9

  1. Can Facebook Make Students Remember? An Experimental Study from Japan

    Adam Acar

    This study experimentally manipulated the way students submit their assignments and tested the number of new words that are learned in each condition. The results showed that students who submitted... More

    pp. 214-221

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  2. Pakistani Students' Perceptions about Use of the Internet in Their Academic Activities

    Zarqa S. Ali

    The aim of the study is to explore Pakistani university students' use of the Internet in their studies and their perceptions of online academic life. Findings show that Internet use for... More

    pp. 222-230

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  3. Leveraging Random Number Generation for Mastery of Learning in Teaching Quantitative Research Courses via an E-Learning Method

    Wasita Boonsathorn, Danuvasin Charoen & Arthur L. Dryver

    E-Learning brings access to a powerful but often overlooked teaching tool: random number generation. Using random number generation, a practically infinite number of quantitative problem-solution... More

    pp. 231-249

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  4. "I'm Not Much of an Expert, Myself": Situated Learning in an Informal Online Community of Practice

    David T. Boven

    This article represents an attempt to more fully understand the interactions of individuals in a specific community of practice on the World Wide Web. It attempts to answer questions about whether ... More

    pp. 250-262

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  5. vPELS: An E-Learning Social Environment for VLSI Design with Content Security Using DRM

    Jahangir Dewan, Morshed Chowdhury & Lynn Batten

    This article provides a proposal for personal e-learning system (vPELS [where "v" stands for VLSI: very large scale integrated circuit])) architecture in the context of social network... More

    pp. 263-271

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  6. Legal Issues of Intellectual Property Rights and Licensing for E-Learning Content in the United Kingdom

    Azadeh Mehrpouyan & Ghassem Khadem Razavi

    This article focuses on the legal rules of intellectual property rights (IPR) in networked e-learning. Its purpose is to act as an awareness-raising device about IPR, especially in the public... More

    pp. 272-277

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  7. Successful Use of CALL Software: An Investigation from the User's Perspective

    Norma Scagnoli, Ruth Yontz & Jinhee Choo

    This study explores the use and implementation of computer-assisted language learning (CALL) software in graduate professional education. The investigation looked into self-reported information on ... More

    pp. 278-290

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  8. Facebook Use in Education: Experiences of University Science Education Students in Jordan

    Jamal Abu-Alruz

    The purpose of this study is to determine the level of Facebook use in education in one public university located in the middle part of Jordan. A sample of 189 undergraduate students enrolled in... More

    pp. 291-299

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  9. Myths and Realities of E-Learning: Exploratory Survey of Higher Education Students

    Eduardo Morais, Carla Morais & João Paiva

    The present study seeks to become a positive contribution to the research and development of e-learning systems by conducting an exploratory evaluation of the opinions of the academic community of ... More

    pp. 300-313

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