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International Journal on E-Learning

December 2014 Volume 13, Number 4

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. About Student’s Media Use for Learning in Tertiary Education Influence Factors and Structures of Usage Behavior

    Michael Grosch, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

    The rise of the web 2.0 led to dramatic changes in media usage behavior of stu-dents in tertiary education. Services such as Google and Facebook are most accepted amongst students not only in... More

    pp. 415-440

  2. Challenges Faced by Undergraduate Military Students at American Public University System

    Ana Machuca, Kaplan University, United States; Karin Torres, American Public University System, United States; Pamela Morris, Kaplan University, United States; William Whitley, American Public University System, United States

    This paper will summarize some of challenges faced by military students enrolled in an associate and bachelors online program at American Public University System (APUS). The survey results on... More

    pp. 441-450

  3. Conceptual Maps for Training Tutors in the Distance Learning Course in Management

    Elise Mendes, Claudinê Jordão de Carvalho & Victor Gargiulo, Federal University of Uberlândia, Brazil; João Bosco Alves, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil

    This article aims at reporting on the process of tutors training for the planning of distance education at the undergraduate Administration course at the Federal University of Uberlandia - Brazil. ... More

    pp. 451-466

  4. Leisure, Digital Games and Learning: Perspectives for School Education

    Eucidio Pimenta Arruda, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil; Durcelina Pimenta Arruda, Federal University of Uberlândia (UFU), Brazil

    This text discusses the relationship between leisure and education in contemporary society from the perspective of day-to-day use of videogames by young people and its relationship to learning, and... More

    pp. 467-482

  5. The Effectiveness of Game-based Learning As An Instructional Strategy to Engage Students in Higher Education in Singapore

    Raymond Tham, University of Newcastle, Australia, Singapore; Lesley Tham, RegCom International, Singapore, Singapore

    The Internet Generation today is accustomed to multi-tasking, graphics, fun, and fantasy. Educators are finding it challenging to engage and motivate students with the traditional mode of teaching.... More

    pp. 483-496

  6. Preservice Teachers’ Experiences on Accessing Course Materials using Mobile Devices

    Zafer Unal, USF St. Petersburg, United States; Aslihan Unal, Georgia Southern University, United States

    This study investigates and reports the first time experiences of mobile device users accessing the course materials on both the web and mobile version of course management system (Web Moodle &... More

    pp. 497-510