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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)

Dec 02, 2011 Volume 6, Number 4

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 10

  1. Virtual Reality in Engineering Education: The Future of Creative Learning

    Abdul-Hadi Abulrub, CEng MIMechE MCMI, United Kingdom; Alex Attridge, CEng MIMechE, United Kingdom; Mark Williams, CEng FIMechE, United Kingdom

    Virtual reality has achieved an adequate level of development for it to be considered in innovative applications such as education, training, and research in higher education. Virtual reality... More

    pp. 4-11

  2. Popularizing Natural Sciences by Means of Scientific Fair

    Martin Cápay, Jozef Kapusta, Martin Magdin, Miroslava Mesárošová & Peter Švec, Department of Informatics, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Tr. A. Hlinku 1, 949 74 Nitra, Slovakia (Slovak Republic); ?ubomíra Valovi, Department of Physics, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Tr. A. Hlinku 1, 949 74 Nitra, Slovakia (Slovak Republic)

    Science popularization is demanding from the financial as well as the time point of view. It is necessary to find the premises that would be easily available to general public. Another important... More

    pp. 12-17

  3. Teaching European Studies: A Blended Learning Approach

    Alina Christova & Alexandra Mihai, Institute for European Studies, Belgium

    This paper will be looking into the teaching method developed by the Institute for European Studies in Brussels, combining an e-learning tool- the E-modules- with face-to-face training sessions and... More

    pp. 18-22

  4. Usage of Technology Enhanced Educational Tools for Delivering Programming Courses

    Mirjana Ivanovi?, Department of Mathematics and Informatics, Faculty of Science, University of Novi Sad, Serbia; Stelios Xinogalos, Department of Technology Management, University of Macedonia, Naoussa, Greece; Živana Komlenov, Department of Mathematics and Informatics, Faculty of Science, University of Novi Sad, Serbia

    Methods and approaches behind technology enhanced learning (TEL) in programming courses at a university level encourage continuous research in the last 20 years. Still there is no generally... More

    pp. 23-30

  5. Microblogging Practices of Scientists in E-Learning: A Qualitative Approach

    Barbara Kieslinger, Centre for Social Innovation, Vienna, Austria; Martin Ebner, TU Graz, Austria; Helga Wiesenhofer, University of Graz, Austria

    Microblogging services, in particular Twitter, have experienced an explosive uptake in the last few years with a decelerated grown rate since 2010. Apart from celebrities, PR and news agencies, the... More

    pp. 31-39

  6. Professional Learning in Unlikely Spaces: Social Media and Virtual Communities as Professional Development

    Kathleen King, University of South Florida, United States

    In this case study, results demonstrate that an individualâ??s use of social media as professional learning spans understanding, networking, professional identity development, and transformative... More

    pp. 40-46

  7. The Set-Up and Implementation of Fully Virtualized Lessons with an Automated Workflow Utilizing VMC/Moodle at the Medical University of Graz

    Herwig Rehatschek, Gernot Hölzl & Michael Fladischer, Medical University of Graz, Austria

    With start of winter semester 2010/11 the Medical University of Graz (MUG) successfully introduced a new primary learning management system (LMS) Moodle. Moodle currently serves more than 4,300... More

    pp. 47-51

  8. Students Prefer Audience Response System for Lecture Evaluation

    Joseph Turban, Univiersity of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine, United States

    Objectives: Student evaluation of courses is an important component of overall course evaluation. The extent of student participation in the evaluation may be related to the ease of the evaluation ... More

    pp. 52-55

  9. Assessment of Usability Benchmarks: Combining Standardized Scales with Specific Questions

    Stephanie Linek & Klaus Tochtermann, ZBW Leibniz Information Center for Economics, Düsternbrooker Weg 120, 24105 Kiel, Germany

    The usability of Web sites and online services is of rising importance. When creating a completely new Web site, qualitative data are adequate for identifying the most usability problems. However, ... More

    pp. 56-64

  10. Online Public Health Education for Low and Middle-Income Countries: Factors Influencing Successful Student Outcomes

    Keir Philip & Andrew Lee, Author, United Kingdom

    Background: Affordable, online public health education could assist health and development in low and middle-income countries. The Peoples-uni ( ) aims to provide this through a ... More

    pp. 65-69