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International Journal on E-Learning

October 2010 Volume 9, Number 4

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Learning e-Learning: the restructuring of students beliefs and assumptions about learning

    Annika Andersson, Örebro University, Sweden

    This paper builds on a case study on e-learning in Sri Lanka with focus on students underlying beliefs about how one learns. E-learning programs are most often set up with the assumption that... More

    pp. 435-461

  2. Visuals, Path Control, and Knowledge Gain: Variables that affect students’ approval and enjoyment of a multimedia text as a learning tool

    Jennifer George-Palilonis, Ball State University, United States; Vincent Filak, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, United States

    Abstract: As graphically driven, animated, interactive applications offer educators new opportunities for shaping course content, new avenues for research arise as well. Along with these... More

    pp. 463-480

  3. Using feedback to enhance collaborative learning: an exploratory study concerning the added value of self- and peer-assessment by first-year students in a blended learning lecture

    Joachim Griesbaum & Matthias Görtz, University of Hildesheim, Germany

    This article discusses feedback methods for the enhancement of collaborative learning. It presents results of an exploratory study in which self- and peer-assessments were applied in order to... More

    pp. 481-503

  4. Affordances for academics: Using Learning Management Systems to effectively manage large-enrolment units in higher education.

    Timothy Griffin & Lynnae Rankine, University of Western Sydney, Australia

    Learning Management Systems (LMS) can be used to deliver learning designs that meet students’ learning needs. There is a raft of teaching and learning tools that can be enabled in LMS to engage... More

    pp. 505-528

  5. Incorporating Competency-based Blended Learning in a Chinese Language Classroom: A Web 2.0 Drupal Module Design

    Chung-Kai Huang, University of Texas at Austin, United States; Chun-Yu Lin, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, United States; Yueh-Hui Chiang, University of Texas at Austin, United States

    This study aims to create a blended learning environment, based on the concept of competency-based training, in a Chinese as a Foreign Language (CFL) classroom at an American university. Drupal... More

    pp. 529-548

  6. Shifting Interests: Changes in the Lexical Semantics of ED-MEDIA

    Fridolin Wild, Chris Valentine & Peter Scott, The Open University, United Kingdom

    Large research networks naturally form complex communities with overlapping but not identical expertise. To map the distribution of professional competence in field of ‘technology-enhanced learning... More

    pp. 549-562