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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)

Mar 05, 2010 Volume 5, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 11

  1. Learning Management Systems: Are They Knowledge Management Tools?

    Bayan Abu Shawar & Jehad Al-Sadi, P.O.Box 1339 Aman 11953 Jordan, Jordan

    The new adventure of online world has helped to improve many domains and sectors. Knowledge management era which originally related to business sector is now required in industry, health, or any... More

    pp. 4-10

  2. Digital Libraries and Educational Resources: the AquaRing Semantic Approach

    Stefano Bianchi, Softeco Sismat S.p.A., Italy; Gianni Vercelli & Giuliano Vivanet, University of Genoa, Italy

    Large amounts of scientific digital contents are nowadays held by scientific institutions which collect, produce and store information valuable for dissemination, work, study and research. In this ... More

    pp. 11-15

  3. Sharing of Learning Material on Mobile Devices Through Bluetooth Technology

    Mohammed Otair, The Arab Academy, Jordan; Mohamad Al-Jedaiah, A. Al-Zoubi & Anas Al-Refaee, Jordan

    Education institutions are faced with the challenges of introducing new technology-enhanced learning services and utilize emerging technologies to enhance the efficiency of the learning process.... More

    pp. 16-21

  4. Adult Learnerâ??s Motivation for the Use of Micro-blogging during Online Training Courses

    Jutta Pauschenwein & Anastasia Sfiri, Austria

    In this article we discuss our key idea that informal exchange in twitter contributes to the motivation of participants in online courses. Micro-blogging (via twitter) was introduced to groups of... More

    pp. 22-25

  5. SMS Language and College Writing :The languages of the College Texters

    Latisha Shafie, Norizul Darus & Nazira Osman, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia

    Many students have become avid texters and are seriously reinventing language to accommodate the 160-character limit of short messages. They are more interested in getting their messages across and... More

    pp. 26-31

  6. Costs of Low-Scale Distance Learning Programs: A Case of Distance Learning Courses in the Aegean Islands.

    Costas Tsolakidis & Persa Fokiali, University of Aegean, Greece

    The advance of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and the reduction of cost in digital applications motivate course designers to develop new application of distance learning programs so... More

    pp. 32-38

  7. E-Learning as an Educational Strategy on Islands with Low Population Density: Case Study in the Autonomous Region of Azores

    Sérgio Ferreira, Escola Básica e Secundária das Flores, Portugal; Eduardo Cardoso, Universidade Católica Portuguesa â?? Porto/CBCF, Portugal

    In the school year of 2003/ 2004, the Regional Department of Education and Culture of the Autonomous Region of the Azores, implemented an innovative project for adult learning. The school EB 3/S... More

    pp. 39-43

  8. Demand of eLearning for Professional Education and Learnersâ?? Preparation: Bangladesh Perspective

    A.K.M. Khalid, Bangladesh Open University, Bangladesh

    Abstract: This paper demonstrates the demand of elearning that needs to cope with and possible technology introduction through Bangladesh Open University as a lone government agency of distance... More

    pp. 44-47

  9. Cascade Model for Online Discussion Boards in an E-Learning Environment

    Vibha Kumar, Medical College of GA, United States

    This report is an outcome of five years of teaching and managing groups of students in an online learning environment. Some course management software allow the user to create groups and add... More

    pp. 48-50

  10. Technology-Based Support for Quality Teaching and Learning at TAMUQ

    Lina Masad, Eyad Masad, Lee Blank & Prasad Enjeti, Texas A&M at Qatar, Qatar

    ABSTRACTâ??This paper discusses the experience of utilizing technology-based instruction in teaching four undergraduate courses and two graduate courses at Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ).... More

    pp. 51-57

  11. Report of the Results of an IMS Learning Design Expert Workshop

    Susanne Neumann, University of Vienna, Austria; Michael Klebl, FernUniversität in Hagen, Germany; Dai Griffiths, University of Bolton, United Kingdom; Davinia Hernández-Leo, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain; Luis de la Fuente Valentín, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain; Hans Hummel & Francis Brouns, Open Universiteit Nederland, Netherlands; Michael Derntl & Petra Oberhuemer, University of Vienna, Austria

    An IMS Learning Design Expert Workshop was held at the University of Vienna on November 20 & 21, 2008. This report contains a description of the purpose of the workshop, its methodologies and... More

    pp. 58-72