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Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society

2011 Volume 7, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 9

  1. Dysregulated Learning with Advanced Learning Technologies

    Roger Azevedo & Reza Feyzi-Behnagh, McGill University, Canada

    Successful learning with advanced learning technologies is based on the premise that learners adaptively regulate their cognitive and metacognitive behaviors during learning. However, there is... More

    pp. 9-18

  2. Modeling and Measuring Self-Regulated Learning in Teachable Agent Environments

    John Kinnebrew & Gautam Biswas, Vanderbilt University, United States

    Our learning-by-teaching environment has students take on the role and responsibilities of a teacher to a virtual student named Betty. The environment is designed to help students learn and... More

    pp. 19-35

  3. Integrating e-learning in company training programmes: an opportunity to increase the value of internal know-how

    Cinzia Bianchino, Antonio Campanella, Giada Marinensi, Carlo Medaglia & Enrico Ruozzi, Agenzia delle Entrate, Italy

    Employee training is a need for every company, public corporation and organization. Filling this need requires a strong economic and organizational commitment. Compared with traditional classroom... More

    pp. 37-45

  4. Is mobile learning a resource in higher education? Data evidence from an empirical research in Ticino (Switzerland)

    Emanuele Rapetti & Anna Picco-Schwendener, Università della Svizzera italiana, Italy; Sara Vannini, Università della Svizzera Italiana, Italy

    Nowadays mobile devices are highly present and well integrated in students’ everyday life. People use them for communication, information retrieval and exchange, entertainment, and even for... More

    pp. 47-57

  5. Integrated Virtual Environments for Collaborative Real-Time Activities: the Co.S.M.O.S. prototype

    Donato Impedovo, Giuseppe Pirlo & Erasmo Stasolla, Università degli Studi di Bari, Italy

    This paper presents Co.S.M.O.S. (Social and Collaborative Multimedia Operating System), a prototype of a virtual environment to support real-time collaborative activities developed with the aim to ... More

    pp. 59-68

  6. Metacognitive Learning Environment: a semantic perspective

    Matteo Gaeta, Giuseppina Mangione, Francesco Orciuoli & Saverio Salerno, Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy

    In the last years, Knowledge Technologies have been exploited to realize innovative and challenging self-regulation scenarios in e-learning systems. The learning environments as metacognitive... More

    pp. 69-80

  7. The Net Generation and Teacher Training

    Giovanni Fulantelli, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy; Pierfranco Ravotto, AICA, Jamaica

    Since the Internet era began, a growing number of innovations have impacted our society, and they are rapidly transforming the way in which people work, study and communicate. Web 2.0, social... More

    pp. 81-92

  8. Blended-learning for courses in Pharmaceutical Analysis

    Giulia Caron, Sonjia Visentin & Giuseppe Ermondi, Università di Torino, Italy

    The complex organization of courses in Pharmaceutical Analysis which also include practical lessons held in chemistry laboratories and the need to reduce the number of hours for each course due to ... More

    pp. 93-102

  9. Mobile learning and Activity Theory

    Maria Impedovo, Università di Macerata, Italy

    The aim of this article is to interpret mobile learning within the theoretical framework of the Activity Theory. In light of the contributions in the literature, we highlight some key concepts of... More

    pp. 103-109