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Nanyang Technological University
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 937–946
The paper reports a study focused on investigating factors that might influence students’ intention towards using mobile devices as learning tools in their education purposes. Using Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) as a base model, we developed a...
Investigating Students’ Perceptions of the NTU’s edveNTUre: Implications for Design Patterns in E-learning Systems
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 863–871
Designing e-learning systems is challenging and demands a more rigorous engineering approach, testing and re-testing with real users. Hence, this paper is about employing an engineering approach, getting empirical feedback of users’ perceptions of e-...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 1262–1263
Since its release in 1991, the World Wide Web (or Web)has changed the Internet to the extent that it has become almost synonmouswith the modern use of the Internet. In recent years, we are beginning tosee more and more open learning materials,...
Claims Analysis Meets Structuration Theory: Analysing Qualitative Students’ Interactions with NTU’s edveNTUre
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 1494–1503
In contrast with quantitative usability evaluations, qualitative evaluations are often criticized for not producing statistically significant findings because of the small sample population used in the studies. Using a case study of a good e...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 927–936
The paper describes a pilot study applying the well-referenced OCC cognitive theory of emotions to investigate learners’ emotions while using a learning package designed for young children (6-8 years old). Specifically, the study aims to examine...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 3153–3161
Wikipedia, biggest multilingual free-content encyclopedia on the Internet, is popular with students. Is Wikipedia a bane or wane for our students? This paper describes an empirical study to investigate determinant factors of information use or...
Investigating Learners’ Acceptance and Continuance Intention for Virtual Classroom Learning in Second Life
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 3288–3295
This paper describes an empirical study to investigate students’ continuance intention to use the Second Life Virtual Classroom (SLVC). Based on the Decomposed Expectation Disconfirmation Theory model, we developed a theoretical, research model to...
Investigating Factors Affecting Readiness for E-Learning: A Pilot Study from Lecturers’ Perspectives
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 509–518
In this paper, we describe a survey conducted on a local polytechnic in Singapore to investigate factors affecting lecturers' readiness in the use of educational technologies and tools, learning models or standards, instructional approaches for e...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 2646–2651
Educational applications that run on mobile devices are fast emerging. Yet one crucial area that has received little attention to date involves the learning styles of users and whether these affect their rate of learning. The literature suggests...
Yin-Leng Theng; Dian Saputra; Schubert Foo Shou-Boon; Wei Boon Gan; Jaganathan Raghavan; Pattabiraman D
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2007 (2007) pp. 1009–1018
ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries 2001 (June 2001)
The design of systems, including digital libraries, is often inspired by what technology makes possible. In user-centered design, design emphasizes users, their tasks and needs. The majority of current digital libraries are not designed for children....
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 3179–3194
Argumentation plays an important role in learning processes. However, due to the difficulties in modeling human cognitive processes with computers, there are few computer-based learning systems that facilitate argumentation dialogues between...
Yin-Leng Theng; Schubert Foo; Arumugam Swaminathan; Kamaludeen Mohamed Rafi; Mohamed Fauzan Bin Haji-Siraj
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 548–554
Recent concerns in integrated e-learning systems are of managing the millions of learning objects created, addressing disorganization, lack of use and reuse of these learning objects. An understanding on how learning objects should be designed,...
Topics: Learning Objects
Computers & Education Vol. 45, No. 1 (August 2005) pp. 57–73
The traditional educational approach with students as passive recipients has been the subject of criticism. A constructivist learner-centered approach towards education has been argued to produce greater internalization and application of knowledge...
Yin-Leng Theng; Dian Saputra; Dion Hoe-Lian Goh; Schubert Foo; Abdus Chaudhry; Jin Cheon Na; Christopher Khoo; Margaret Tan
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 1225–1234
As e-learning environments become more popular, many studies have been proposed to provide adaptive environments offering learners and educators customized courses for more effective learning and course construction. Some solutions are aimed at...
International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education Vol. 17, No. 4 (November 2008) pp. 330–343
Fieldwork remains the mainstay in the study of geography and in the analysis of the environmental processes. However, an in-depth understanding of the environmental and geographical processes requires extensive as well as intensive fieldwork that...
Chew-Hung Chang; Kalyani Chatterjea; Dion Hoe-Lian Goh; Yin Leng Theng; Ee-Peng Lim; Aixin Sun; Khasfariyati Razikin; Thi Nhu Quynh Kim; Quang Minh Nguyen
International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education Vol. 21, No. 1 (2012) pp. 41–58
Geographical inquiry involves collecting, using and making sense of the data to investigate some geographical phenomena. With the increasing number of mobile devices equipped with Internet access capabilities, there is a wide scope for using it in...