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International Journal on E-Learning

2002 Volume 1, Number 1

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. E-learning Manifesto

    Melodee Landis, Ph.D., University of Nebraska at Omaha, United States; Janine Boire, Leadership for Environment And Development International, United States; Kirsten Hanson, Oracle Corporation, United States; David Niguidula, Ideas Consulting, United States; Kallen Tsikalas, Computers for Youth, United States; Arthur VanderVeen, ActiveInk Corporation, United States

    With the commercialization of the Internet, the on-line learning community is being threatened. This environment, originally developed to support the knowledge and growth of individuals and... More

    pp. 6-8

  2. Meeting the assessment demands of networked courses

    Janet Macdonald, The UK Open University in Scotland; Martin Weller & Robin Mason, The UK Open University

    Networking offers new challenges and opportunities for assessment, particularly in the scope for increased interactivity between students and staff in a distance context. Assessment must reflect... More

    pp. 9-18

  3. The Design and Sequencing of eLearning Interactions:A Grounded Approach

    Atsusi Hirumi, University of Houston–Clear Lake, United States

    In traditional classroom settings, good educators interpret verbal and non-verbal cues, clarify expectations, provide immediate feedback, facilitate activities, promote discussions, elaborate... More

    pp. 19-27

  4. Collaborative Knowledge Building in Web-based Learning: Assessing the Quality of Dialogue

    Elsebeth Korsgaard Sorensen, Aalborg University, Denmark; Eugene Takle, Iowa State University, United States

    This paper addresses the question of how to qualify a knowledge building dialogue in web-based collaborative learning. It investigates the idea of qualifying the dialogue through grading... More

    pp. 28-32

  5. Creating a WEB of Evidence of Student Performance in A Technology-Rich Learning Environment

    Lorraine Sherry, Daniel Jesse & Shelley H. Billig, RMC Research Corporation, United States

    The literature is rife with research reports that show "no significant difference" between student performance in a technology-rich learning environment versus a traditional classroom environment. ... More

    pp. 33-42

  6. A Reference Model for Online Learning Communities

    Sabine Seufert, Ulrike Lechner & Katarina Stanoevska, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

    Online learning communities are introduced as a comprehensive model for technology-enabled learning. We give an analysis of goals in education and the requirements to community platforms. The main ... More

    pp. 43-54

  7. From distance education to virtual communities of practice: The wide range of possibilities for using the Internet in continuous education and training

    Guglielmo Trentin, Italian National Research Council, Italy

    Continuous education and training has become a specific need in many professional areas. In this light, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) can play a key role, offering resources that... More

    pp. 55-66