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  1. A new approach for assessment of the learnability of Business Simulation Games

    Andrej Jerman, Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1675–1685

    Serious games have been demonstrated to provoke active learners’ involvement through exploration, experimentation, competition and co-operation. As a part of serious games, business simulation... More

    pp. 1675-1685

  2. Exploring Innovation in the Learning Landscape

    Laurie Burruss, Pasadena City College, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1137–1138

    Leaders want innovation across organizations, but too often it’s only encouraged among a select few students or employees. Imagine if schools, government and business focused on producing... More

    pp. 1137-1138

  3. The Tension Created by the Use of PowerPoint in University Business Schools

    Dale Foster, Memorial University, Faculty of Business Administration, Canada

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1057–1066

    This paper describes the results of a survey of students and instructors on the use of presentation software in a university business school. This study reveals tensions between the benefits of... More

    pp. 1057-1066

  4. The Transition to Online Marking in Large Classes

    Andrew Eberhard, University of Auckland Business School, New Zealand; Don Sheridan, The University of Auckland Business School, New Zealand

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 136–141

    The prospect of business as usual given shrinking budgets, increased enrolments and an emphasis on an integrated approach to instructional design, delivery and finally assessments creates... More

    pp. 136-141

  5. An Online Graduate Program Evaluation: What Do Course Instructors Have to Say?

    Ana-Paula Correia, IOWA STATE UNIVERSITYSchool of Education, United States; Jiaqi Yu, Gary Munkvold & Lori Youngberg, Iowa State University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1740–1747

    This study reports the findings from a 7-year program evaluation of an online graduate program in seed technology and business at a large U.S. Midwestern university. Findings indicate that many... More

    pp. 1740-1747

  6. Social Representations of Instructors on the Integration of Mobile Learning and the Use of Mobile Devices for Business and Trades Courses

    Vicky Roy, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), Canada

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1593–1602

    This paper looks at the results of an exploratory and descriptive research identifying the social representation of instructors on the integration of mobile learning and the use of mobiles devices ... More

    pp. 1593-1602

  7. Innovating Randomized Effectiveness Trials: The Case of an Adaptive Learning Engine for E-Learning in High Schools

    Bruce Homer, The Graduate Center, CUNY, United States; Jan Plass, New York University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1105–1114

    Results are reported from a study conducted to test the effectiveness of an adaptive learning platform (Cerego) used for five high school subjects. This system features a learning engine that,... More

    pp. 1105-1114

  8. Selling the flipped learning environment in higher education: Lessons from an Australian business school

    Craig Cameron, Griffith University, Australia

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) p. 284

    The flipped lecture, also known as the inverted or flipped classroom, has been embraced by higher education as a strategy to improve student engagement, attendance, retention and satisfaction. The ... More

    p. 284

  9. Invariance of Factor Structure in Different Booklets of a Large Scale Test

    Murat Doğan Şahin, Anadolu University Open Education Faculty, Turkey; Özlem Doruk, Anadolu University, Open Education FacultyTurkey, Turkey

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 214–219

    The purpose of this study is to test the invariance of factor structure in different booklets (test groups) of the Financial Management course mid-term exam, which approximately 160.000 Business... More

    pp. 214-219

  10. Development of the Microsoft Surface Hub for Teaching Socio-Ethical Leadership

    Kinnis Gosha, Belinda White, Sam Livingston, Kipton Jensen & Corrie Claiborne, Morehouse College, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 108–113

    The purpose of the proposal is to develop a learning technology which transforms the teaching of socio-ethical leadership at Morehouse College and extends its range of practice from a 20th century ... More

    pp. 108-113

  11. Addressing retention and completion in MOOCs - a student-centric design approach.

    Liz Bacon, Lachlan MacKinnon & Mark Anderson, University of Greenwich, United Kingdom; Börje Hansson, Mid Sweden University, Sweden; Anne Fox, Anne Fox, Denmark; Mariano Cecowski, XLAB, Slovenia; Tor Atle Hjeltnes, Sør-Trøndelag University College, Norway; Demosthenes Stamatis, Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, Greece

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 53–63

    Abstract: The recent development of massively open online courses (MOOCs) has led to a plethora of courses being offered to the general public, as students, but these have had extreme issues of... More

    pp. 53-63

  12. Adopting Online Taster Courses in Postgraduate Recruitment: The Case of a British Business School

    Savvas Papagiannidis

    Studies in Higher Education Vol. 38, No. 7 (2013) pp. 1058–1078

    Given the increasing competition faced by higher education institutions when it comes to attracting postgraduate students, and the implications of the global financial crisis, technology can play a... More

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  13. The Anatomy of Online Offerings

    Barbara J. Hoskins

    Journal of Continuing Higher Education Vol. 62, No. 1 (2014) pp. 62–64

    The perceptions about online teaching and learning are frequently different from the reality. Some students say they expected the online course to be easier than the traditional face-to-face course... More

    pp. 62-64

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  14. An Effective Online Teaching Method: The Combination of Collaborative Learning with Initiation and Self-Regulation Learning with Feedback

    Chia-Wen Tsai

    Behaviour & Information Technology Vol. 32, No. 7 (2013) pp. 712–723

    In modern business environments, work and tasks have become more complex and require more interdisciplinary skills to complete, including collaborative and computing skills for website design.... More

    pp. 712-723

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  15. Is That All There Is? Taking Education to New Levels in the Social-Media Era

    Munir Mandviwalla, David Schuff, Manoj Chacko & Laurel Miller

    Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning Vol. 45, No. 5 (2013) pp. 51–58

    Higher education in the United States faces major challenges: increased competition from non-traditional players, online programs that are eroding regional monopolies, shifting demographics, the... More

    pp. 51-58

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  16. Distance Learning and Jihad: The Dark Side of the Force

    Rodger Bates & Mara Mooney

    Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 17, No. 3 (2014)

    The ability to reach a variety of audiences in diverse environments has made distance learning a major form of education and training in the 21st century. Though traditionally encountered in the... More

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  17. It Is (More) about the Students: Faculty Motivations and Concerns Regarding Teaching Online

    H David Hunt, Kim Davies, Deborah Richardson, Georgina Hammock, Maureen Akins & Laura Russ

    Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 17, No. 2 (2014)

    There is increasing interest, if not demand, from universities and students for faculty to teach using online technologies. However, many faculty members are reluctant to teach online. In this... More

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  18. Instructor Social Presence within the Community of Inquiry Framework and Its Impact on Classroom Community and the Learning Environment

    Herbert Pollard, Maria Minor & Andree Swanson

    Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 17, No. 2 (2014)

    A change in the Community of Inquiry (COI) framework with an addition of an instructor social presence is suggested. The sample included 137 students in the School of Business of an online... More

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  19. Managing Discourse in Intercultural Business Email Interactions: A Case Study of a British and Italian Business Transaction

    Ersilia Incelli

    Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development Vol. 34, No. 6 (2013) pp. 515–532

    This paper investigates native speaker (NS) and non-native speaker (NNS) interaction in the workplace in computer-mediated communication (CMC). Based on empirical data from a 10-month email... More

    pp. 515-532

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  20. RacerGISOnline: Enhancing Learning in Marketing Classes with Web-Based Business GIS

    Fred L. Miller, W Glynn Mangold, Joy Roach, Gary Brockway, Timothy Johnston, Stefan Linnhoff, Sam McNeely, Kathy Smith & Terence Holmes

    Marketing Education Review Vol. 24, No. 1 (2014) pp. 31–36

    Geographic Information Systems (GIS) offer geospatial analytical tools with great potential for applications in marketing decision making. However, for various reasons, the rate of adoption of... More

    pp. 31-36

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