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International Journal on E-Learning

April 2006 Volume 5, Number 2

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. An Integrative Model to Predict the Continuance Use of Electronic Learning Systems: Hints for Teaching

    Jiinpo Wu, Tamkang University, Taiwan; Ray J. Tsai, St. Cloud State University, United States; Charlie C. Chen, Appalachian State University, United States; Yachen Wu, Tamkang University, Taiwan

    There is an increased expectation about the usefulness of electronic learning (e-learning) to complement or substitute traditional face-to-face learning. However, the growth rate of the e-learning ... More

  2. Training Synchronous Collaborative E-Learning

    Thomas Bliesener, University of Essen, Germany

    In order to promote cooperation among students who work separately on their computers at home, the University of Essen has developed training courses with experienced tutors to teach students the... More

    pp. 185-196

  3. Professional Development of Instructional Designers: A Proposed Framework Based on a Singapore Study

    Eleen Cheong, Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore; Marissa C. Wettasinghe, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; James Murphy, Self-employed, Australia

    This article presents a professional development action plan or framework for instructional designers (IDs) working as external consultants for corporate companies. It also describes justifications... More

    pp. 197-219

  4. Developing Interactive Learning Objects for a Computing Mathematics Module

    Cher Ping Lim, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; Siew Lie Lee, Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore; Cameron Richards, University of Western Australia, Australia

    Based on a case study of the online component of a Computing Mathematics module at a local polytechnic in Singapore, this article provides a descriptive account of the development and employment of... More

    pp. 221-244

  5. Supporting the Active Learning Process

    Ulrik Schroeder, Aachen University, Germany; Christian Spannagel, Ludwigsburg University of Education, Germany

    ** Invited as a paper from E-Learn 2003 ** Many e-learning materials lack pedagogical principles and theoretical foundations. The great potential of activating learners and thus enriching learning... More

    pp. 245-264

  6. Quality Assurance – Best Practices for Assessing Online Programs

    Qi Wang, Gallaudet University, United States

    Educators have long sought to define quality in education. With the proliferation of distance education and online learning powered by the Internet, the tasks required to assess the quality of... More

    pp. 265-274

  7. The Challenges Facing Staff Development in Promoting Quality Online Teaching

    Debbi Weaver, Monash University, Australia

    "** Invited as a paper from ED-MEDIA 2004 **" This article describes the evolution of an academic professional development program, related to the use of WebCT in teaching programs, and discusses ... More

    pp. 275-286