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International Journal on E-Learning

April 2007 Volume 6, Number 2

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 10

  1. “Second Generation” E-Learning: Characteristics and Design Principles for Supporting Management Soft-Skills Development

    Jean Adams & Gareth Morgan, Schulich School of Business, York University, Canada

    This article develops the concept of "second generation" e-learning as a new paradigm for thinking about online learning. Whereas "first generation" approaches have been effective for developing... More

    pp. 157-185

  2. Teaching Through Technology: Changing Practices in Two Universities

    Bob Fox, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    Pressures on higher education from outside as well as inside to incorporate information and communication technologies (ICT) will continue to grow. Society expects graduates to emerge from their... More

    pp. 187-203

  3. Lessons Learned from Web-Enhanced Teaching in Landscape Architecture Studios

    Ming-Han Li, Texas A&M University, United States

    The purpose of this article was to summarize lessons learned from implementing web-enhanced teaching in landscape architecture studio courses. The lessons are documented as challenges and... More

    pp. 205-212

  4. Managing Disability Information Flow in an Academic Institutional Environment

    Bin Ling, Colin Allison, James Ross Nicholl, Luke Moodley & Dave Roberts, University of St Andrews, United Kingdom

    Disabled students require full access to the higher education curriculum without suffering from discrimination due to their disability. This is a simple ethic of civilised societies, but is also... More

    pp. 213-233

  5. Current State of Web-Supported Courses at Tel-Aviv University

    Anat Shemla & Rafi Nachmias, School of Education, Tel-Aviv University, Israel

    This research aims to identify, classify, and quantify the evolving use of web pedagogies on course websites, by lecturers in a traditional university. The main research questions are: (a) For what... More

    pp. 235-246

  6. WINDS: A Web-Based Intelligent Interactive Course on Data-Structures

    Vijayalaxmi Sirohi, IBM India Research Lab, India

    The Internet has opened new ways of learning and has brought several advantages to computer-aided education. Global access, self-paced learning, asynchronous teaching, interactivity, and multimedia... More

    pp. 247-255

  7. Regular Versus Online Versus Blended: A Qualitative Description of the Advantages of the Electronic Modes and a Quantitative Evaluation

    Michael Tang & Roxanne Byrne, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, United States

    The first part of this article discusses the advantages of offering courses online or in a blended format from an instructor's and manager's perspective. These advantages include: (a) improved... More

    pp. 257-266

  8. Teacher Attitudes Toward Online Education Following an Online Inservice Program

    Huseyin Uzunboylu, Near East University, Turkey

    This study sought to determine attitudes toward online education of English language teachers employed in state secondary schools in North Cyprus following an inservice program on distance... More

    pp. 267-277

  9. Internet Uses in University Courses

    Yu-mei Wang, University of Alabama at Birmingham, United States

    As educators in higher education are making efforts in improving the quality of teaching practices, the Internet is without a doubt a tool that holds great potential in assisting them in their... More

    pp. 279-292

  10. Dependability in E-Assessment

    Edgar R. Weippl, Security Research – Secure Business Austria, Austria

    E-learning systems are used by many universities for both blended learning and distance education. In both cases the success of courses depends, among many other factors, on e-learning applications... More

    pp. 293-302