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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 5001–5005
This study compares four groups of students studying related courses and the ways in which they interact with the Managed Learning Environment (MLE) Blackboard. All 500 students were exposed to the MLE, as part of a blended learning experience. It...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 2476–2486
The emergent requirements for effective e-learning calls for a paradigm shift for instructional design. Constructivist theory and semiotics offer a sound underpinning to enable such revolutionary change by employing the concepts of Learning Objects. ...
Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 4, No. 1 pp. 1–6
Customer-Driven Development is a technique from the software development method called extreme Programming (XP) where customers (most importantly including end users of all levels) are closely involved in the software design and redesign process....
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 14, No. 3 (Jun 03, 2013) pp. 202–227
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are a recent addition to the range of online learning options. Since 2008, MOOCs have been run by a variety of public and elite universities, especially in North America. Many academics have taken interest in...
Early Childhood Research Quarterly Vol. 7, No. 1 (1992) pp. 135–43
Investigated sex differences in preschoolers' computer interest and computer competence. There was little evidence for greater male interest and competence; in fact, there were no sex differences in computer competence. Boys viewed the computer as...
Global TIME 2012 (Feb 07, 2012) pp. 104–109
WAGGGS, the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, acts as an umbrella organization for Member Organizations from 145 countries around the world. As such one of its remits is to provide training and guidance on areas such as leadership...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 3951–3956
This brief paper explores the current and potential usage of mobile phones within higher education. It reports on the outcomes of a brain storming session regarding this subject undertaken with a cohort of final year Computer Science students...
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 10, No. 1 (May 06, 2014)
The purpose of this paper is to explore the implementation of online learning in distance educational delivery at Yellow Fields University (pseudonymous) in Sri Lanka. The implementation of online distance education at the University included the...
European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning Vol. 18, No. 2 pp. 95–111
Millions of users around the world have registered on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) offered by hundreds of universities (and other organizations) worldwide. Creating and offering these courses costs thousands of pounds. However, at present,...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 833–838
This is a presentation of ongoing work. The aim of the project is to develop a Digital Classroom which enables teachers to select and combine learning objects into teaching and learning material that is personalised and appropriate for their...
Journal of Education and Training Studies Vol. 1, No. 2 (October 2013) pp. 152–158
Communal Internet access facilities or telecentres are considered a good way to provide connectivity to people who do not possess home connectivity. Attempts are underway to utilize telecentres as eLearning centres providing access to learning...
Developing Government Policies for Distance Education: Lessons Learnt from Two Sri Lankan Case Studies
International Review of Education Vol. 60, No. 6 (December 2014) pp. 821–839
Education, especially higher education, is considered vital for maintaining national and individual competitiveness in the global knowledge economy. Following the introduction of its "Free Education Policy" as early as 1947, Sri Lanka is...
- Williams, Shirley (8)
- Adams, Andrew (3)
- McCrindle, Rachel (3)
- Rassool, Naz (3)
- Williams, Shirley A. (3)
- Adams, Andrew A. (2)
- Liyanagunawardena, Tharindu (2)
- Liyanagunawardena, Tharindu R. (2)
- Armitage, Ursula (1)
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