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Journal of Interactive Learning Research

October 2013 Volume 24, Number 4


Richard E. Ferdig

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Language Learning: The Merge of Teletandem and Web 2.0 Tools

    Carla Abreu-Ellis, Jason Brent Ellis, Abbie Carle & Jared Blevens, Ashland University, United States; Aline Decker, Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina, Brazil; Letícia Carvalho & Patrícia Macedo, Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    The following action research provides an overview of student’s perceptions of the incorporation of Web 2.0 technologies into in-tandem language learning activities. American and Brazilian college ... More

    pp. 353-369

  2. The Utility of Using Immersive Virtual Environments for the Assessment of Science Inquiry Learning

    Jillianne Code, University of Victoria, Canada; Jody Clarke-Midura, Harvard University, United States; Nick Zap, Simon Fraser University, Canada; Chris Dede, Harvard University, United States

    Determining the effectiveness of any educational technology depends upon teachers’ and learners’ perception of the functional utility of that tool for teaching, learning, and assessment. The... More

    pp. 371-396

  3. Adventure Learning and Learner-Engagement: Frameworks for Designers and Educators

    Jeni Henrickson & Aaron Doering, University of Minnesota, United States

    ** Invited as a paper from SITE 2011 ** There is a recognized need for theoretical frameworks that can guide designers and educators in the development of engagement-rich learning experiences that... More

    pp. 397-424

  4. Diagram, a Learning Environment for Initiation to Object-Oriented Modeling with UML Class Diagrams

    Dominique Py, Ludovic Auxepaules & Mathilde Alonso, LIUM, France

    This paper presents Diagram, a learning environment for object-oriented modelling (OOM) with UML class diagrams. Diagram an open environment, in which the teacher can add new exercises without... More

    pp. 425-446

  5. Cooperative learning in graduate student projects: Comparing synchronous versus asynchronous collaboration

    Kenneth Strang, APPC Research Australia AND State University of New York USA, United States Minor Outlying Islands

    Cooperative learning was applied in a graduate project management course to compare the effectiveness of asynchronous versus synchronous online team meetings. An experiment was constructed to... More

    pp. 447-464