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International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education

October 2012 Volume 8, Number 4

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 9

  1. Teacher Assessment of Young Children Learning with Technology in Early Childhood Education

    Esther Ntuli, Department of Educational Foundations, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID, United States; Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Educational Administration and Foundations Department, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, United States

    Technology integration into the early childhood curriculum has seen some improvement. Many teachers now report using technology in instruction and providing young children the opportunity to use... More

    pp. 1-10

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  2. College Students’ Perceptions of Cell Phone Integration in Language Learning

    Guoqiang Cui, Xin Chen & Wei Li, Instructional Design and Technology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, United States; Shuyan Wang, Instructional Technology, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS, United States; Zhenhuan Yang & Cuiqing Meng, Yantai University, Yantai, China

    Cell phone integration in education has been widely discussed and explored, especially in the field of foreign language study. Compared with other countries, cell phone educational integration in... More

    pp. 11-28

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  3. ePortfolios and Technology: Customized for Careers

    Eleanor Flanigan, Department of Information and Operations Management, School of Business, Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ, United States

    An effective tool for business students eager to introduce themselves into the professional work world is an ePortfolio (electronic portfolio), used to supplement the rather sparse chronological or... More

    pp. 29-37

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  4. Building Empathy in Online Courses: Effective Practical Approaches

    Richard Fuller, Department of Education and Graduate Studies, Robert Morris University, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

    This research study examined the empathetic practices of effective higher education faculty from seven universities that offer online programs. Using a phenomenological approach with a purposeful... More

    pp. 38-48

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  5. Developing ITV Best Teaching Practices and Effective Professional Development Programs

    Jared Keengwe, Department of Teaching and Learning, University of North Dakota, Grandforks, ND, United States; Leslie Bieber, Prairieview Special Services, Fairview, MT, United States; Gary Schnellert, Department of Educational Leadership, University of North Dakota, Grandforks, ND, United States

    The purpose of this study is to explore the characteristics of an effective State Interactive Video (ITV) program relating to teacher qualifications and strategies, student research and involvement... More

    pp. 49-61

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  6. Graduate Students’ Perceptions and Experiences of Online Collaborative Learning in Web-Based and Web-Supplemented Learning Environments

    Jianxia Du, Faculty of Education, University of Macau, Macau, China; Xun Ge, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, United States; Ke Zhang, Instructional Technology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, United States

    This case study was designed to investigate students’ perceptions and experiences of the dynamics of online collaborative learning over a semester. Multiple sources of data were collected and... More

    pp. 62-74

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  7. Affective Tutoring Systems: Enhancing e-Learning with the Emotional Awareness of a Human Tutor

    Nik Thompson & Tanya McGill, School of Information Technology, Murdoch University, Murdoch, WA, Australia

    This paper introduces the field of affective computing, and the benefits that can be realized by enhancing e-learning applications with the ability to detect and respond to emotions experienced by ... More

    pp. 75-89

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  8. Virtualization in Practice: Implementing Active Directory Sites

    Eduardo Correia, Department of Computing, Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology, Christchurch, New Zealand

    Virtualization has the potential to revolutionise the way networking is taught in higher learning institutions. This article outlines, through the use of a case study, the way in which VMware... More

    pp. 90-104

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  9. E-Learning Perception and its Relationship with Demographic Variables: A Factor Analysis Approach

    Deepak Chawla & Himanshu Joshi, International Management Institute, New Delhi, India

    The last decade is witness to a number of education centers offering e-learning courses. This paper explores students’ perceptions about e-learning as a potential medium for delivering business... More

    pp. 105-118

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