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International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments

January 2012 Volume 3, Number 1

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Click if You Want to Speak: Reframing CA for Research into Multimodal Conversations in Online Learning

    Marie-Noëlle Lamy, The Open University, United Kingdom

    This paper addresses the lack of formalised methodology for analysing learner interaction data created in conversations on audiographic platforms. First the author shows the importance of... More

    pp. 1-18

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  2. The Development of E-Portfolio Evaluation Criteria and Application to the Blackboard LMS E-Portfolio

    Mark Stansfield & Gary McKenna, University of the West of Scotland, United Kingdom

    The purpose of this paper is to develop e-portfolio evaluation criteria which will be used to review the Blackboard LMS e-portfolio being used at one Higher Education (HE) institution in the UK as ... More

    pp. 19-36

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  3. A Virtual World Workshop Environment for Learning Agile Software Development Techniques

    David Parsons, The Mind Lab by Unitec, New Zealand; Rosemary Stockdale, Swinburne University, Australia

    Multi-User Virtual Environments (MUVEs) are the subject of increasing interest for educators and trainers. This article reports on a longitudinal project that seeks to establish a virtual agile... More

    pp. 37-54

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  4. Utilization of Intelligent Software Agent Features for Improving E-Learning Efforts: A Comprehensive Investigation

    Babak Sohrabi, Iman Vanani & Mandana Farzaneh, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    E-learning is one of the most important learning approaches within which intelligent software agents can be efficiently used so as to automate and facilitate the process of learning. The aim of... More

    pp. 55-68

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  5. Second Language Distance Learning and Teaching: Theoretical Perspectives and Didactic Ergonomics

    Iffaf Kahn, University of Essex, United Kingdom

    pp. 69-71

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