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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)

Sep 19, 2011 Volume 6, Number 3

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 9

  1. Delivering Key Graduate Attributes via Teams Working in Virtual Space

    Lyn Brodie, University of Southern Queensland

    Transferable skills are gaining an increasing emphasis in engineering education. The skills of teamwork, communication, self directed learning and problem solving feature in most of the accrediting... More

    pp. 5-11

  2. Cooperative Problem-Based Learning (CPBL): A Practical PBL Model for a Typical Course

    Khairiyah Mohd-Yusof, Syed Helmi, Mohammad-Zamry Jamaludin & Nor-Farida Harun, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

    Problem-Based Learning (PBL) is an inductive learning approach that uses a realistic problem as the starting point of learning. Unlike in medical education, which is more easily adaptable to PBL,... More

    pp. 12-20

  3. Evaluating the Quality of Social Media in an Educational Context

    Kirsi Silius, Meri Kailanto & Anne-Maritta Tervakari, Tampere University of Technology

    Social media enhanced learning systems bring new challenges to evaluate learning environments. Many features are common with any web-based services and can be evaluated with common criteria. But... More

    pp. 21-27

  4. Evaluate Studentsâ?? Perceptions of the Virtual Learning Environment at Paisley University

    Muneer Abbad & Mohamad Al bargothi

    The number of students studying online has been dramatically increased. This has brought an interest and encouragement to some researchers to examine and evaluate the values perceived from the... More

    pp. 28-34

  5. Meta-model of EPortfolio Usage in Different Environments

    Igor Balaban, teaching assisstant; Blazenka Divjak, associate professor; Enrique Mu, assistant professor

    EPortfolio offers a new philosophy of teaching and learning, giving the learner an opportunity to express oneself, to show oneâ??s past work and experience to all the interested parties ranging... More

    pp. 35-41

  6. Introducing an Etnosemiotic Approach to develop Multimedia Material for Supporting the Alphabetization Process for a Mexican Indigenous Language

    Ivan Garcia, Technological University of the Mixtec Region

    One of the effects of globalization in countriesâ?? education programs is the loss of their native languages. The loss of native languages does not only affect the research work of anthropologists,... More

    pp. 42-48

  7. The Learnersâ?? Attitudes towards Using Different Learning Methods in E-Learning Portal Environment

    Issham Ismail & Rozhan M. Idrus; Hanysah Baharum & Munirah Rosli, Research Student; Azidah Abu Ziden

    This study investigates the learnersâ?? preference of academic, collaborative and social interaction towards interaction methods in e-learning portal. Academic interaction consists of interaction... More

    pp. 49-52

  8. E-Learning: Justifications and Obstacles

    Ansar Khoury & Lubna Nasir Eddeen, Teacher; Doaa Saadah, Lecturer; Osama Harfoushi, Assistant Professor, University of Jordan

    Many educational institutions have adopted E-Learning system or are thinking to adopt it in their educational systems. As a nearly recent system, many do not know the exact meaning of E-Learning,... More

    pp. 53-56

  9. Two Algorithms for Web Applications Assessment

    Stavros Valsamidis, Sotirios Kontogiannis & Alexandros Karakos, Democritus University of Thrace, Xanthi

    The usage of web applications can be measured with the use of metrics. In a LMS, a typical web application, there are no appropriate metrics which would facilitate their qualitative and... More

    pp. 57-63