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Integrating Technologies in Higher Education: Common Reasons for Integrating and Required Educational Features
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 1550–1558
New technologies used in educational contexts must require specific functionalities to enable flexible environments for online collaboration. This requirement is becoming increasingly important for academic settings where courses are integrating...
Integrating Technologies in Higher Education: The Issue of Recommended Educational Features Still Making Headline News
Open Learning Vol. 29, No. 1 (2014) pp. 15–30
The integration of technology in higher education has been swiftly changing since 2000. This study, which focused on issues related to technology integration in higher education, included 24 interviews done in 15 universities. The interviews...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 2293–2295
In line with the conference keynote, this paper treats of e-learning and particularly puts a slant on the precedence of the community centered approach in e-learning to change higher education. It's mainly a literature review based on researchers...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 2696–2700
This paper offers a reflection on the possibility to link MOOCs, Interdisciplinarity and Community of Inquiry. We live in a world where problems cross more than one disciplinary boundary. Sciences and disciplines need to engage in a collaborative...
A conceptual framework of the evolution of conventional universities due to the information and communication technologies, especially the Internet
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 1371–1375
This paper is based on an ongoing research about the evolution of traditional universities in the era of the emergence of ICTs. It presents the review of the literature on that topic and the outlines of the conceptual framework of the research.
Pedagogical Requirements in a University-Context Characterized by Online and Blended Courses: Results from a Study Undertaken through Fifteen Canadian Universities
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 2339–2348
This research was undertaken using interviews, at fifteen Canadian universities, with Higher Education teaching centers managers and IT Specialists, both of them having a credible university-teaching background. The study was regarding the...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 1255–1260
This communication is part of an ongoing Ph.D. thesis. After reviewing different initiatives of distance and open learning in North American (United States and Canada) colleges and universities, the research revealed eleven forms of distance...
Topics: Distance Education
New Roles of Faculty, Students and Administrators for a Cultural Change in University Teaching in the Digital Era
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 2711–2715
This paper is a report on the findings regarding the educational aspect of a research related to the increasing use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) within conventional universities. The research used a theoretical perspective...
University Models with High-Growth Probability, under ICTs Integration, during the Next Decade in North America
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2010 (Oct 18, 2010) pp. 1309–1313
Based on a research undertaken through interviews with Higher Education managers and IT specialists in Canadian universities, this presentation is regarding conventional universities’ structural and functional change in the digital era. The research ...
Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society Vol. 13, No. 2 (May 29, 2017)
Despite their growing popularity, there are many contradictory arguments between supporters and detractors of MOOCs. Nevertheless, the advent of mass-scale online courses is increasingly credited to have the potential to reshape higher education...