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  1. NMC Horizon Report: 2015 Library Edition

    Larry Johnson, Samantha Adams Becker, Victoria Estrada & Alex Freeman, New Media Consortium, United States

    (Aug 18, 2015) pp. 1–54

    What is on the five-year horizon for academic and research libraries worldwide? Which trends and technologies will drive change? What are the challenges that we consider as solvable or difficult to... More

    pp. 1-54

  2. Technologies that Assist in Online Group Work: A Comparison of Synchronous and Asynchronous Computer Mediated Communication Technologies on Students’ Learning and Community

    Amanda Rockinson-Szapkiw, Liberty University, United States; Jillian Wendt, VIU, United States

    Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 24, No. 3 (July 2015) pp. 263–279

    While the benefits of online group work completed using asynchronous CMC technology is documented, researchers have identified a number of challenges that result in ineffective and unsuccessful... More

    pp. 263-279

  3. Measuring ICT use and contributing conditions in primary schools

    Ruben Vanderlinde, Koen Aesaert & Johan Braak van

    British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 5 (Sep 01, 2015) pp. 1056–1063

    Information and communication technology (ICT) use became of major importance for primary schools across the world as ICT has the potential to foster teaching and learning processes. ICT use is... More

    pp. 1056-1063

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  4. Teaching Creativity in a Master’s Level Educational Technology Course

    Susan Stansberry, Penny Thompson & Angel Kymes, Oklahoma State University, United States

    Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 23, No. 3 (July 2015) pp. 433–453

    An online course was created for the purposes of engaging in-service teachers in pedagogies and technologies associated with creativity, innovation, and invention; using a variety of technologies... More

    pp. 433-453

  5. A Review of the Instructional Practices for Promoting Online Learning Communities

    Woei Hung, Elicia Flom, Jacob Manu & Enaz Mahmoud, University of North Dakota, United States

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 26, No. 3 (July 2015) pp. 229–252

    An effective learning community helps foster positive student learning experiences and outcomes. However, in distance learning environments, the communication barriers inevitably hinder the... More

    pp. 229-252

  6. Virtual worlds and social and educational inclusion: case study at Secondary Education Institute Cal Gravat

    Linda Castaeda Quintero & Mara Romn Garca, University of Murcia, Educational Technology Research Group, Spain; Ramn Barlam Aspasch, Cal Gravat Secondary Education Institute, Spain

    Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research (NAER Journal) Vol. 4, No. 2 (Jul 15, 2015) pp. 91–98

    This article presents a case study with the goal of becoming familiar with and understanding the incorporation of one virtual learning world –Espurnik- in a curricular diversification classroom... More

    pp. 91-98

  7. Much aMOOC about Nothing: Is Real Research Coming?

    Vicki Williams & Nai-Fen Su, The Pennsylvania State University, United States

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 14, No. 3 (July 2015) pp. 373–383

    In this age of continual technology advances, educators have become somewhat used to rapid innovation and change brought on by new learning technologies. Higher education institutions are... More

    pp. 373-383

  8. The Use of Information and Communication Technologies in Organizational Learning Practices: A Research Study in an Innovation-oriented Portuguese Organization

    Sara Petiz & Fernando Ramos, University of Aveiro; Pedro Roseiro, I-Zone Knowledge Systems

    International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning (iJAC) Vol. 8, No. 1 (Mar 09, 2015) pp. 4–11

    This study aims at understanding the use of ICT core Learning and Innovation (L&I) practices and their impact in the firm capability. The analysis of organizational learning capability proposals... More

    pp. 4-11

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  9. Open and Distance Learning (ODL): A Strategy of Development through its Potential Role in Improving Science &Technology Knowledge


    International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 10, No. 2 (Mar 22, 2015) pp. 9–16

    Open and distance learning is now seen as a legitimate means through which an effective science and technology education can be disseminated. There are many factors which support this argument.... More

    pp. 9-16

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  10. Causal Relationship Model of the Information and Communication Technology Skill Affect the Technology Acceptance Process in the 21ST Century for Undergraduate Students

    Thanyatorn Amornkitpinyo; Pallop Piriyasurawong, Division of Information and Communication Technology for Education, Faculty of Technical Education, King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok (KMUTNB), Bangkok, 10800, Thailand

    International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 10, No. 1 (Feb 21, 2015) pp. 68–71

    The objective of this study is to design a framework for a causal relationship model of the Information and Communication Technology skills that affect the Technology Acceptance Process (TAP) for... More

    pp. 68-71

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  11. The Open Library at AU (Athabasca University): Supporting Open Access and Open Educational Resources

    Colin Elliott & Elaine Fabbro, Athabasca University

    Open Praxis Vol. 7, No. 2 (Apr 22, 2015) pp. 133–140

    To address challenges that learners, course creators, librarians and academics involved with OER and MOOCs are facing when looking for scholarly materials, Athabasca University Library has... More

    pp. 133-140

  12. Adaptive video streaming for Technology-Enhanced Learning in workplaces

    Maurizio Megliola, Piksel ltd.; Michele Sesana, TXT e-solutions; Roberto Sanguini, AgustaWestland

    Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society Vol. 11, No. 2 (May 27, 2015)

    In recent years, the interest has been growing in video communication for training. Video clips have become an important learning resource, both within B2B distance training service offerings and... More

  13. Students’ perception of blended learning environment: A case study of the University of Education, Winneba, Kumasi-Campus, Ghana

    Samuel Gyamfi, University of Education, Winneba, Ghana; Patrick Gyaase, Catholic University College of Ghana, Fiapre, Ghana

    International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 11, No. 1 (Apr 30, 2015)

    The increasing utilization of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in addressing various societal needs has catalysed the need to deploy this all important tools in education in... More

  14. Community outreach projects as a sustainable way of introducing information technology in developing countries

    Irina Zlotnikova, Botswana International University of Science and Technology, Botswana; Theo van der Weide, Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands

    International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 11, No. 1 (Apr 30, 2015)

    The paper describes an approach to the sustainable introduction of IT in developing countries based on international collaboration between students taking the form of a knowledge bridge. The... More

  15. Success factors for ICT implementation in Saudi secondary schools: From the perspective of ICT directors, head teachers, teachers and students

    Sultan Albugami & Vian Ahmed, Salford University, UK, United Kingdom

    International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 11, No. 1 (Apr 30, 2015)

    The role of Information Communication and Technology (ICT) in education is undisputed globally. However, although Saudi Arabia government has invested heavily in the ICT sector in education, the... More

  16. Information and communication technologies to raise quality of teaching and learning in higher education institutions

    Chris Njoku, University of Nigeria, Enugu State, Nigeria

    International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 11, No. 1 (Apr 30, 2015)

    This paper aims to help higher education teachers know, and be able to deploy, certain information and communication technologies (ICTs) towards shifting from teacher-centred pedagogy to learner... More

  17. A Pedagogical Framework for Technology Integration in ESL Classrooms:The Promises and Challenges of Integration

    Sha Yang & Victoria Walker, Purdue University, United States

    Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 24, No. 2 (April 2015) pp. 179–203

    Technologies have the potential to support language teaching and learning, but English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers in the United States (U.S.) either sparingly use technologies for... More

    pp. 179-203

  18. How and why do language teachers use ICT in a University in Saudi Arabia?

    Michael Hammond & Nada Gamlo, University of Warwick, United Kingdom

    Global Learn 2015 (April 2015) pp. 248–257

    This paper describes and evaluates the reported use of Information Communication Technology (ICT) by teachers of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) at a university in Saudi Arabia. The overriding ... More

    pp. 248-257

  19. Teacher education students’ domestication of ICTs for teaching and learning

    Agnes Chigona, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa

    Global Learn 2015 (April 2015) pp. 240–247

    In this 21st Century, it is likely to assume that new teachers are joining the teaching professional with sufficient skills on how to teach with Information Communication Technologies (ICTs).... More

    pp. 240-247

  20. Familiarity of Information and Records Management Students to Web 2.0 Tools: A Case Study on Blogs

    Burcu Umut Zan, University of Karatekin, Turkey

    Global Learn 2015 (April 2015) pp. 143–151

    Innovations in information technologies are influencing both our lifes and our working areas. Transformations experienced during the advent of technology led us to redefine professional... More

    pp. 143-151