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  1. Current Technology in Vocational Evaluation: Web-based Instructional Resources

    William Garner, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1206–1211

    This review delves into detail for professionals, in many fields, who may have limited awareness of web-based assessment instruments and resources, but could benefit from utilizing these assets. ... More

    pp. 1206-1211

  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. Fifteen years of pedagogical advances of technology implementation in Atlantic Canada: from APTICA to CompéTICA

    Viktor Freiman & Jeanne Godin, Université de Moncton, Canada; Wilfrid Pelletier, APTICA, Canada

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 68–73

    The association for the Advancement of Pedagogical use of Technologies of Information and Communication in Atlantic (APTICA) is a leader in development and implementation of ICT-enhanced... More

    pp. 68-73

  4. The Internet of Things in E-Learning

    Joseph M Woodside, Shahram Amiri & William Sause, Stetson University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1207–1210

    The Problem: The Internet of Things (IoT) is the next phase of innovation technology and educational applications over the next decade. While capabilities are increasing there are still a number... More

    pp. 1207-1210

  5. An Analysis of E-learning Job Skills and Competencies Recommended or Required for Entry level E-Learning Developers

    Jonathan McKeown, University of Tampa, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 638–639

    To determine jobs prospects for recent graduates of an Instructional Design and Technology program a research study and market analysis was conducted to determine requirements, skills, and... More

    pp. 638-639

  6. The Development of Finnish Global Education: A case study from Tampere University of Applied Sciences focussing on online teacher education and health sciences programs.

    Julia Sergeeva & Mark Curcher, Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Finland

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) p. 467

    Abstract: Over the last decade the Finnish government has encouraged the higher education sector to develop transnational education and increase their international program offering. In order to... More

    p. 467

  7. E-Learning in postgraduate education for nurses in Russia: a survey of implementation

    Julia Sergeeva, Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Finland

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 463–466

    The Government of the Russian Federation established the Development Program of Nursing in 2010. The objective of this program is to modernize education and training of nurses using distance... More

    pp. 463-466

  8. 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

  9. Living the Orwellian Nightmare: New Media and Digital Dystopia

    Greg Diglin

    E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 11, No. 6 (2014) pp. 608–618

    This article offers an academic critique of new media culture, as viewed comparatively with George Orwell's "1984." The author makes the argument that a number of plot elements of ... More

    pp. 608-618

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  10. Innovating from the Inside: Teacher Influence and the "Promisingness" of Digital Learning Environments

    Anne Cloonan, Kirsten Hutchison & Louise Paatsch

    E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 11, No. 6 (2014) pp. 582–592

    In line with global trends, Australian educational policy emphatically recognises the need for contemporary learners to be digitally literate, with provision of "one-to-one" devices to... More

    pp. 582-592

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  11. Promoting teaching and learning in Ghanaian Basic Schools through ICT

    James Natia, Zonzongili Development Associates, Ghana; Seidu Al-hassan, University for Development Studies, Ghana

    International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 11, No. 2 (Aug 31, 2015)

    The Basic School Computerization policy was created in 2011 to introduce computers and e-learning into the entire educational system to promote training and life-long learning. Using data obtained ... More

  12. Exploring the use of ICTs in learning and disseminating livestock husbandry knowledge to urban and peri-urban communities in Tanzania

    Consolata Angello, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania

    International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 11, No. 2 (Aug 31, 2015)

    This paper discusses the importance of various Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in learning and disseminating relevant information on livestock husbandry in Tanzania. The paper is ... More

  13. Open Government Partnership as a Platform for Advancing Open Education Policy

    Jan Gondol, Office of the Plenipotentiary of the Governmentfor the Development of the Civil Society; Nicole Allen, The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC)

    Open Praxis Vol. 7, No. 3 (Jul 30, 2015) pp. 273–280

    An exciting new avenue for establishing and expanding national commitments to open education has emerged through the Open Government Partnership (OGP), a multilateral initiative that aims to secure... More

    pp. 273-280

  14. A Case Study in Corporate E-Learning

    Amy Wong, GlobalNxt University, Kuala Lumpur; Karin Sixl-Daniell, MCI University of Applied Sciences, Innsbruck

    International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning (iJAC) Vol. 8, No. 1 (Mar 09, 2015) pp. 52–53

    This case study introduces a corporate e-learning initiative in an India-based multinational company in the IT sector. The company provides consulting, enterprise, and telecom solutions across... More

    pp. 52-53

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  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. Gesture and Space for Teaching, Learning and Communicating Science Fiction

    Michael Sisley, Telopea Park High School, Australia

    Global Learn 2015 (April 2015) pp. 675–680

    Use of the Microsoft Kinect sensor for teaching and student learning relates to the importance given to multimodalities in the Australian Curriculum. Trials of Kinect applications were focused on... More

    pp. 675-680

  17. eLearning Programme Design: Customised for user-centered participation

    Elspeth McKay, School of Business Information Technology and Logistics, RMIT University, Australia; John Izard, School of Education, RMIT University, Australia

    Global Learn 2015 (April 2015) pp. 644–649

    The government sector relies on continual employee reskilling through cost effective eLearning programmes using advanced information communications technology (ICT) tools to enhance work-place... More

    pp. 644-649

  18. Citizen Science, Crowdsourcing, and Constructivist Pedagogy

    John R Jungck, University of Delaware, United States

    Global Learn 2015 (April 2015) pp. 374–379

    Citizen Science has the potential to substantively transform the expectations of students, faculty, and higher education institutions: (1) Student work in Citizen Science has intrinsic value. (2)... More

    pp. 374-379

  19. Educational Application for Mobile Devices in Elderly Health Care Area: the Experience of a Public University

    Ana Emilia Oliveira & Rômulo França, UNA-SUS/UFMA, Brazil; Marcia Rendeiro, UNA-SUS/UERJ, Brazil; Elza Bernardes, UNA-SUS/UFMA, Brazil; Paulo Dias, UNA-SUS/UERJ, Brazil; Fernanda Pereira, UNA-SUS/UFMA, Brazil

    Global Learn 2015 (April 2015) pp. 68–76

    Among the tools used in Distance Education (DE), there is Mobile Learning, a concept that uses mobile devices inside educational environment. In Brazil, the need for professionals able to deal with... More

    pp. 68-76

  20. A Participatory Development of a Web-based Communication Plat-form for Organizational Learning in a Government Department

    Thandi Mokoneni, Johnson Dehinbo & Kehinde Dehinbo, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa

    Global Learn 2015 (April 2015) pp. 8–17

    The internal communications within the department of Public Works in XXX country is among the worst. Yes, ordinary staff members are voiceless and feel like they don’t have a say in major decisions... More

    pp. 8-17