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International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education

January 2005 Volume 1, Number 1

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Online Learning and Social Presence: Developing Tertiary Students' Skills of Critique

    Paul Lajbcyier, Monash University, Australia; Christine Spratt, University of Tasmania, Australia

    Devising pedagogical strategies that will engage students in ways which will assure the development of their skills of critique and analysis presents a challenge to tertiary teachers. This paper... More

    pp. 1-11

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  2. Virtual Reality & Immersive Technology in Education

    Patrick Connolly, Purdue University, United States

    Virtual reality, also known as VR, is an exciting but ill-defined field of discovery. The question of how technological advances in this field will impact education is difficult to answer at... More

    pp. 12-18

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  3. Information Technology Certification: A Student Perspective

    Tanya McGill & Michael Dixon, Murdoch University, Australia

    Certification has become a popular adjunct to traditional means of acquiring information technology skills and employers increasingly specify a preference for those holding certifications. This... More

    pp. 19-30

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  4. Exploring the Perceived Usefulness of System Documentation

    Gene Rathnam, Illinois State University, United States

    The objective of this research is to determine whether there is a difference among computer system users in the perceived usefulness of online system documentation versus printed system... More

    pp. 31-41

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  5. Who's Talking Online? A Descriptive Analysis of Gender & Online Communication

    Taralynn Hartsell, The University of Southern Mississippi, United States

    This preliminary descriptive study investigated the association between gender and online communication and involved participants from an online graduate course. The study implemented a descriptive... More

    pp. 42-54

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  6. Group Process & Trust in Group Discussion

    Linda Wojnar, Duquesne University, United States; Lorna Uden, Staffordshire University, United Kingdom

    Successful group discussion plays a crucial role in online learning. Teachers normally assume that students automatically transfer their learning of group process from group to group. Our... More

    pp. 55-68

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  7. Evaluating the Learning Effectiveness of Using Web-Based Instruction: An Individual Differences Approach

    Sherry Chen, Brunel University, United Kingdom

    The use of Web-based instruction is becoming widespread in higher education; however, much remains to be learned about how different learners react to such instructional programs. The study... More

    pp. 69-82

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