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Electronic Journal of e-Learning

2010 Volume 8, Number 2

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Number of articles: 14

  1. Evaluating the Impact of Distance Learning Support Systems on the Learning Experience of MBA Students in a Global Context

    Yongmei Bentley, Anjali Shegunshi & Mike Scannell

    This paper reports the findings from an investigation into the distance learning support systems of a UK University's overseas MBA programme. This programme is provided to several countries around ... More

    pp. 51-62

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  2. The VLE as a Trojan Mouse: Policy, Politics and Pragmatism

    Mark Brown, Shelley Paewai & Gordon Suddaby

    This paper argues that selecting a new Learning Management System (LMS) is a strategic decision about the future direction of your institution. However, the development of a robust methodology for ... More

    pp. 63-72

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  3. Exploring the Current Theoretical Background about Adoption until Institutionalization of Online Education in Universities: Needs for Further Research

    Ines Casanovas

    Online education in institutional contexts means new organizational problems. The fact that universities need to change to accommodate the impact of technology on learning is already known and... More

    pp. 73-84

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  4. Interventions for Second-Order Change in Higher Education: Challenges and Barriers

    Sebastian Fiedler & Terje Valjataga

    From 2005 to 2008 the international research and development project iCamp carried out a series of targeted educational interventions into existing teaching and studying practices within a cluster ... More

    pp. 85-92

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  5. The Lecture Is Dead Long Live the e-Lecture

    Duncan Folley

    This research paper investigates if the traditional lecture is no longer appropriate for Neomillennial Learning Styles and whether an alternative blended approach could/should be used? Over the... More

    pp. 93-100

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  6. A Framework for Supporting Postsecondary Learners with Psychiatric Disabilities in Online Environments

    Scott Grabinger

    Elena has a psychiatric disability: bipolar (manic/depressive) disorder. Daniele suffers from depression. Both are serious cognitive disorders that have significant effects on learning, especially ... More

    pp. 101-110

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  7. Enhancing the Impact of Formative Feedback on Student Learning through an Online Feedback System

    Thanos Hatziapostolou & Iraklis Paraskakis

    Formative feedback is instrumental in the learning experience of a student. It can be effective in promoting learning if it is timely, personal, manageable, motivational, and in direct relation... More

    pp. 111-122

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  8. Wiki Tools in the Preparation and Support of e-Learning Courses

    Antonin Jancarik & Katerina Jancarikova

    Wiki tools, which became known mainly thanks to the Wikipedia encyclopedia, represent quite a new phenomenon on the Internet. The work presented here deals with three areas connected to a possible ... More

    pp. 123-132

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  9. Building the Future Students' Blended Learning Experiences from Current Research Findings

    Amanda Jefferies & Ruth Hyde

    Between March 2007 and February 2009, the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) funded a Learners Journeys project at the University of Hertfordshire. This was part of their second phase of... More

    pp. 133-140

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  10. Multiple Criteria Evaluation of Quality and Optimisation of e-Learning System Components

    Eugenijus Kurilovas & Valentina Dagiene

    The main research object of the paper is investigation and proposal of the comprehensive Learning Object Repositories (LORs) quality evaluation tool suitable for their multiple criteria decision... More

    pp. 141-151

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  11. How Do Students Measure Service Quality in e-Learning? A Case Study regarding an Internet-Based University

    Maria Martinez-Arguelles, Jose Castan & Angel Juan

    This article discusses the importance of measuring how students perceive quality of service in online higher education. The article also reviews the existing literature on measuring users'... More

    pp. 151-160

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  12. Collaborative Language Learning for Professional Adults

    Linda Joy Mesh

    Institutions of higher education realise the importance of the role of learning organisations in terms of providing personnel training and updating. Yet further consideration should be given to... More

    pp. 161-172

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  13. The Role of Essay Tests Assessment in e-Learning: A Japanese Case Study

    Minoru Nakayama, Hiroh Yamamoto & Rowena Santiago

    e-Learning has some restrictions on how learning performance is assessed. Online testing is usually in the form of multiple-choice questions, without any essay type of learning assessment. Major... More

    pp. 173-178

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  14. Experiences Obtained with Integration of Student Response Systems for iPod Touch and iPhone into e-Learning Environments

    John Stav, Kjetil Nielsen, Gabrielle Hansen-Nygard & Trond Thorseth

    A new type of Student Response System (SRS) based up on the latest wireless technologies and hand held mobile devices has been developed to enhance active learning methods and assess students'... More

    pp. 179-190

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