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International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education

July 2008 Volume 4, Number 3

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Learning Object Metadata Generation in the Web 2.0 Era

    Daniel Dahl & Gottfried Vossen, Universität Münster, Germany

    When introducing the metadata standard learning object metadata (LOM), objectives such as the ability to find or reuse learning objects were followed. These objectives are actually achieved in LOM ... More

    pp. 1-10

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  2. Stories of Engagement with E-Learning: Revisiting the Taxonomy of Learning

    Geoffrey Lautenbach, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

    I argue that although university lecturers delve into the “shallow waters” of e-learning, they do not do so in sufficient depth and resign themselves to the perpetuation of cognitivist, behaviorist... More

    pp. 11-19

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  3. Scenegraph-Based Platform for 3D Computer Graphics Training

    Vincent Muggéo, University of Geneva, Switzerland

    We propose a framework for developing online interactive experiments for training students to master the basic concepts of 3D Computer Graphics. As 3D Computer Graphics has applications in a large ... More

    pp. 20-30

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  4. A Critical Discourse Analysis of Students' Anonymous Online Postings

    Dick Ng’ambi, University of Cape Town, South Africa

    It is difficult to understand students’ social practices from artifacts of anonymous online postings. The analysis of text genres and discursive types of online postings has potential for enhancing... More

    pp. 31-39

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  5. An Analysis of Irish Primary School Children's Internet Usage and the Associated Safety Implications

    Derek O’Reilly & Caroline O’Neill, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland

    The Internet is becoming widely available and increasingly important in the modern world. Because of this, it is very important that children start to familiarize themselves with the Internet at a ... More

    pp. 40-48

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  6. Formative Assessment in Distance Learning Education with Cognitive and Metacognitive Measurements

    Edson Pinheiro Pimentel, IMES University, Brazil; Nizam Omar, Mackenzie P. University, Brazil

    Traditional forms of assessment used in face-to-face and distance learning education are insufficient to ascertain the learning progress of student and therefore do not provide enough information... More

    pp. 49-58

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  7. Resurrecting Graduate Conversation through an Online Learning Community

    Brian Thoms, Nathan Garrett, Mariana Soffer & Terry Ryan, Claremont Graduate University, United States

    This article reports on action research that implements online learning community (OLC) software to foster conversation at a specific graduate school. The design of the research is informed by... More

    pp. 59-68

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  8. A New Model for OnLine Doctoral Course Development with Faculty Quality Assessment

    Thomas Schmidt, University of Phoenix, United States; Michael Shaw, SilkWeb Consulting and Development, United States

    Differing methods of course development can lead to widely varying results. The University of Phoenix develops courses for both on-campus and online (e-learning) delivery, using electronic... More

    pp. 69-80

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