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Global Learn Asia Pacific 2011--Global Conference on Learning and Technology

Mar 28, 2011 Volume 2011, Number 1

Editors

Siew-Mee Barton; John Hedberg; Katsuaki Suzuki

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Table of Contents

Number of papers: 337

  1. Integrating computer at school: A case from Indonesia

    Hery The, University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM), United States

    In the 1990s, since the personal computer been introduced, computer has been widely used in developed countries to support education. Indonesia was lately adapted the use of computer in school,... More

    pp. 540-545

  2. Contextualisation and integration of an innovative radiological anatomy eLearning package for first year medical students

    Alexandra Webb & Sunhea Choi, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

    The relationship between anatomy and radiology provides a unique learning opportunity for students to apply their anatomical knowledge in a clinical context and appreciate its clinical relevance.... More

    p. 546

  3. A Comparative Study of the Teaching Methods for Retrieval of Web Contents in Young and Middle-aged and Elderly Nurses

    Haruhisa Yamaguchi, Kyushu Sangyo University, Japan; Yumi Yamaguchi, Sanyo Gakuen University, Japan

    To study the teaching methods for instruction on information search suited to age and aptitude for nurses of different age groups (young and middle-aged and elderly nurses), we adopted the “search ... More

    pp. 547-555

  4. KPerak:From Tin Mines To Mind Industries

    Nor Afidah Abdullah, KPerak INC Corporation, Malaysia; Mohamad Ishak Mohamad, Perak Education Department, Malaysia

    Incorporated on the 13th of November 2006, KPerak is a business entity limited by guarantee of the Perak State Government which advises on policies,developing ICT practices and multimedia... More

    pp. 556-559

  5. Questioning The Models Followed In Teacher Education In Turkey

    Prof. Dr. Dilek Gözütok, Ankara University, Turkey; Nihal Tunca, Anadolu University, Turkey; Senar Alkin, Ankara University, Turkey

    In the first dimension of this study, the characteristics which represent an act as reform will be specified by referring to the literature and the views of academicians and then an assessment... More

    p. 560

  6. Connect, create, collaborate: The Victorian approach to ICT provision in schools

    Elizabeth Hartnell-Young, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, Victoria AND The Univ. of Melbourne, Australia; Lynn Davie & Dianne Peck, Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, Australia

    The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development in Victoria, Australia has a strong history of investment in ICT infrastructure and tools to enable improved teaching and learning. In... More

    pp. 561-570

  7. Determining Of Professional Values Primary School Teachers Should Acquire

    Mustafa Saglam & Nihal Tunca, Anadolu University, Turkey

    In this study, it is purposed to determine the professional values which teaching profession requires, on the basis of experts’ and teachers’ opinions. In this context, data were collected by a... More

    p. 571

  8. "English fever" in China, Educational Reform, and the Transformation of Media for Teaching English

    Ann Auman, University of Hawaii, United States; Jianping Lu, Zhejiang University, China

    Abstract: This paper documents some popular websites and other online initiatives aimed at teaching English to children and adults in the context of educational reform and subsequent "English... More

    pp. 572-577

  9. An International Comparative Analysis of the Relationships between Teaching Activities, Student Attitudes and their Achievements in Science

    Motoko Fujitani, Graduate School of Decision Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan; Satoru Fujitani, Faculty of Human Science, Mejiro University, Japan; Tadashi Misono, Faculty of Education, Shimane University, Japan; Hiromitsu Muta, Graduate School of Decision Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    Preceding researches showed the results of analyses regarding the relationship between students’ mathematics and science achievement and their learning attitudes, e.g. their motivations, in... More

    pp. 578-584

  10. The Factors Influencing E-learning Adoption by Academic Staff: A Case Study in Taiwan

    Kuo-Tung Huan & Elspeth McKay, SBITL RMIT University, Australia

    E-learning has been integrated into the university programmes for some time. Although the universities have invested resources as well as provided training and support teams to encourage teachers... More

    pp. 585-594

  11. The Key to Create A Conducive Learning Climate to Foster Effective English Language Teaching under CALL.

    Hamzah Md.Omar & Mohd Khairuddin Abdullah, UMS, Malaysia

    Abstract. This paper is a report on the findings of a study conducted on Smart School trained English Language teachers who had undergone an in-service course on Smart teaching. The case study of ... More

    pp. 595-604

  12. Virtual Site Visits: The Future of Institutional Accreditation?

    Anna McEwan & Eamonn Walsh, Jr., University of Montevallo, United States

    While institutional and program accreditation remain necessary aspects of academia, the associated costs can be exorbitant, especially in light of the current economic constraints. This paper... More

    pp. 605-612

  13. Quality Assurance of an Online Graduate Program in Japan: A case of Kumamoto University’s Graduate School of Instructional Systems

    Katsuaki Suzuki, Kumamoto University, JAPAN, Japan

    This paper describes quality assurance mechanism for higher education in Japan with a case of an online graduate school. Three fold framework of the standard for establishing university,... More

    pp. 613-619

  14. What Do Languages Teachers Think of Technology and Their Own IT Literacy?

    Matthew Absalom, University of Melbourne, Australia

    Teachers are increasingly being asked to unquestioningly integrate information technology into their teaching practice. Some researchers have found that this goal is “neither value neutral or... More

    pp. 620-626

  15. Factors Influencing Student Teachers’ Use of ICT in Mathematics Teaching

    Gulay Bozkurt & Sue Johnston-Wilder, The University of Warwick, United Kingdom

    Abstract: This paper explores the factors influencing student teachers’ use of information and communication technology (ICT) to teach mathematics. Data collection involved questionnaire surveys... More

    pp. 627-634

  16. Developing Personal Knowledge Management Competency for Knowledge Acquisition

    Eric Cheng, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong

    This study examines the relationship between personal knowledge management competency of pre-service teachers and their perception on knowledge acquisition. A self development questionnaire was... More

    pp. 635-645

  17. Integrating Blogging as a Learning Activity in Higher Education

    Homa Edalati Fard & Merza Abbas, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia; Zaidatun Tasir, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

    Blogging with features of easy updating, organizing automatically of posts, and less demanding of computer knowledge refers to one of the most popular web 2.0 possibilities. These unique... More

    pp. 646-653

  18. Pre-service IT Teachers' Opinions about Storyboarding in Multimedia Development

    Serkan Izmirli & Adile Askim Kurt, Anadolu University, Turkey

    The aim of this study is to determine pre-service IT (Information Technology) teachers’ opinions about the necessity of creating storyboards in the multimedia development process. Both qualitative ... More

    pp. 654-658

  19. THE IMPACT of DIGITAL STORYTELLING THROUGH THE EDUCATIONAL USES

    Ferit Karakoyun, Anadolu University, Turkey; Suzan Duygu Eristi, Anadolu Aniversity, Turkey

    Digital storytelling gives students an opportunity to use technology as designers during which they use technology and integrate their own background knowledge into the message creation process.... More

    pp. 659-664

  20. Technology Training and Leadership for Faculty in Higher Education

    Jared Keengwe & Gary Schnellert, University of North Dakota, United States

    The quest to appropriately integrate educational technology tools in higher education cannot be fulfilled by additional supply of hardware and software, except if these tools are infused into... More

    pp. 665-666


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