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E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) p. 1520
There is a broad awareness of data analytics across educational institutions for various stakeholders. The way learning analytics is defined involves: assessment reports for individual learners to know how they rate compared with other learners; to...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 10, No. 3 (2002) pp. 263–91
The purpose of this paper is to reopen the discourse on cognitive skill acquisition to focus on the interactive effect of differences in cognitive construct and instructional format. Reports an examination of the contextual issues involved in...
Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning Vol. 7, No. 1 (2003) pp. 40–51
The scope of eLearning is more comprehensive than the commonly accepted issue of technological instructional/learning materials. Confusion abounds. Which voice is believable? Is there any common ground? This paper illustrates how wise use of the...
Reasons for Considering Cognitive Load and a Learner’s Cognitive Preferences in Web-mediated Instruction
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 2222–2230
The aim of this conference paper is to present the results of an investigation into the interactive effects of learner’s cognitive preference and instructional delivery mode (text-plus-textual instruction and text-plus-graphical instruction)...
Corporate Sector Practice Informs Online Workforce Training for Australian Government Agencies: Towards Effective Educational-Learning Systems Design
Australian Journal of Adult Learning Vol. 51, No. 2 (July 2011) pp. 302–328
The purpose of this paper is to outline government online training practice. We searched individual research domains of the human-dimensions of Human Computer Interaction (HCI), information and communications technologies (ICT) and instructional...
A Test Instrument Calibration Study: The Rasch Model Approach to Investigate Web-mediated Instructional Outcomes
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 4253–4262
Measuring cognitive performance is a complex process, which is made worse, by the number of mitigating variables. Consequently researchers must carefully calibrate their assessment instruments to ensure they test the intended learning outcomes. The...
Investigating the Interactive Effects of Cognitive Preference and Online Museum Exhibits: Validating the Assessment Instruments
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 2173–2180
Information and communications technology (ICT) tools have completely altered the design of many museums’ exhibits. As learning from museum exhibits is an important part of museum agenda, the curators now adopt many of the unique educational...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 1–11
Higher education institutions around the world are taking opportunities presented by the eLearning community to design instructional environments that accommodate various learners? educational needs. It appears that ?technology enhanced instruction? ...
Global Learn 2015 (April 2015) pp. 644–649
The government sector relies on continual employee reskilling through cost effective eLearning programmes using advanced information communications technology (ICT) tools to enhance work-place training with assured predictable outcomes. Determining...
An Exploration of Instructional Principles for Human-Dimensions of Human-Computer Interaction within a Web-Mediated Higher Education Setting
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 854–863
Students involved in online learning programmes need to engage in human interaction facilitated by information and communications technology (ICT) tools, rather than interact with the technology alone. The literature reveals many overlapping ideas...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2009 (2009) pp. 25–34
Web-based technologies offer opportunities to enhance the design of online learning environments. As a result, many museums around the world are now adopting ICT tools that emphasise the use of Web-based multi-media, which enrich and fulfil their...
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 585–594
E-learning has been integrated into the university programmes for some time. Although the universities have invested resources as well as provided training and support teams to encourage teachers to adopt e-learning in their professional practice,...
Investigating the Impact of Online ICT Tools in Government Sector Training: Towards Overcoming Barriers to Web-mediated Learning
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 2054–2059
Barriers to online training are common across the corporate sector and government institutions. The rhetoric would have us believe that the online learning platform has emerged as an efficient and effective training environment. Yet the reverse is ...
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 675–680
This paper reports the findings of an on-going doctoral study which seeks to identify the information and communications technology (ICT) literacy levels of trainee teachers, by investigating their ICT proficiency and attitudes towards computer...