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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)

Mar 12, 2012 Volume 7, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 10

  1. Constructivism Based Blended Learning in Higher Education

    Ahmad Al-Huneidi & Jeanne Schreurs, Hasselt University

    This paper explain how to apply Constructivism and Conversation theories in Blended Learning environment in order to increase learning outcomes and quality. Some scenarios of Constructivism based... More

    pp. 4-9

  2. Teachers' Perceptions of Interactive Boards for Teaching and Learning in Public and Private High Schools in the Arab Education System in Israel

    Wajeeh Daher, Al-Qasemi Academic College of Education & An-Najah National University; Jamal Abu-Hussein, Al-Qasemi Academic College of Education; Essa Alfahel, Al-Qasemi Academic College of Education & Kaye Academic College of Education, Beer-Sheva, Israel

    Interactive boards are becoming an integral part of the educational scene in schools in the western countries and are not considered just an additional aid to teaching. In Israel too, interactive... More

    pp. 10-18

  3. U-SEA: A Learning Environment Ubiquitous Using Cloud Computing

    Sandra Dutra Piovesan, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria; Marcelo Hoff Amaral, Universidade federal de Santa Maria; Catiane Priscila Barbosa Arenhardt & Roseclea Duarte Medina, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria

    The spread of the use of virtual learning environments presents a great potential for the development of applications that meet needs in the area of education. In view of the importance of a more... More

    pp. 19-23

  4. An Automatic Course Scheduling Approach Using Instructors' Preferences

    Ibrahim Aljarah, student; Ayiad Salhieh, Jordan University of Science & Technology, Irbid, Jordan; Hossam Faris, Assistant professor

    University Courses Timetabling problem has been extensively researched in the last decade. Therefore, numerous approaches were proposed to solve UCT problem. This paper proposes a new approach to... More

    pp. 24-32

  5. Enhancing the Digital Backchannel Backstage on the Basis of a Formative User Study

    Alexander Pohl, LMU München; Vera Gehlen-Baum, Saarland University; Francois Bry, University of Munich

    Contemporary higher education with its large audiences suffers from passivity of students. Enhancing the classroom with a digital backchannel can contribute to establishing and fostering active... More

    pp. 33-41

  6. Examining and Understanding Transformative Learning to Foster Technology Professional Development in Higher Education

    Maurice Schols, Fontys University of Applied Sciences

    Educators are increasingly encouraged to practice life-long learning. Learning to cope with emerging technologies for educational purposes is, for most educators, a complex process. Consequently,... More

    pp. 42-49

  7. Sharing and Adaptation of Educational Documents in E-Learning

    Chekry Abderrahman & Oriche Aziz, Phd; Khaldi Mohamed, PES

    Few documents can be reused among the huge number of the educational documents on the web. The exponential increase of these documents makes it almost impossible to search for relevant documents.... More

    pp. 50-53

  8. Evaluating Apps for Learning and Teaching

    Diana Jonas-Dwyer, Catherine Clark, Anthony Celenza & Zarrin Siddiqui, UWA

    A growing number of educators and students are adopting mobile devices and using applications (apps). There are often no formal guidelines to assist with evaluating apps. A review of the literature... More

    pp. 54-57

  9. Designing the Online Collaborative Learning Using the Wikispaces

    Dwi Sulisworo, Ahmad Dahlan University

    Collaboration has become one of an essential skill necessary for effective functioning in society in the new era. As a consequence, the learning strategy at the higher education should consider... More

    pp. 58-61

  10. Attitudinal Disposition of Nigerian University Students toward Social Networking Sites

    Suleiman Ahmad, academic, Nigeria

    Abstract- Internet has consolidated into a cohesive entity and amalgamated itself as a very powerful platform that has changed the way people do things. Social Networking Sites (SNSs) cannot be... More

    pp. 62-66