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  1. Myths and Realities of E-Learning: Exploratory Survey of Higher Education Students

    Eduardo Morais, Carla Morais & João Paiva

    E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 11, No. 3 (2014) pp. 300–313

    The present study seeks to become a positive contribution to the research and development of e-learning systems by conducting an exploratory evaluation of the opinions of the academic community of ... More

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  2. Learning Management Systems and Principles of Good Teaching: Instructor and Student Perspectives

    Alyssa Lai & Philip Savage

    Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology Vol. 39, No. 3 (2013)

    The blended learning environment in university courses integrates teaching technologies in traditional (i.e. non-technological) learning contexts, most evidently through the adoption of a Learning ... More

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  3. Learning Analytics: Readiness and Rewards

    Norm Friesen

    Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology Vol. 39, No. 4 (2013)

    This position paper introduces the relatively new field of learning analytics, first by considering the relevant meanings of both "learning" and "analytics," and then by looking... More

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  4. Examining Informal Learning Using Mobile Devices in the Healthcare Workplace

    Dorothy Fahlman

    Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology Vol. 39, No. 4 (2013)

    The study of workplace learning and informal learning are not new to adult education and pedagogy. However, the use of mobile devices as learning tools for informal learning in the workplace is an ... More

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  5. Research Priorities in Mobile Learning: An International Delphi Study

    Yu-Chang Hsu, Yu-Hui Ching & Chareen Snelson

    Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology Vol. 40, No. 2 (2014)

    Along with advancing mobile technologies and proliferating mobile devices and applications, mobile learning research has gained great momentum in recent years. While there have been review articles... More

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  6. Understanding the Role of Prior Knowledge in a Multimedia Learning Application

    Riaza Mohd Rias & Halimah Badioze Zaman

    Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 29, No. 4 (2013) pp. 537–548

    This study looked at the effects that individual differences in prior knowledge have on student understanding in learning with multimedia in a computer science subject. Students were identified as ... More

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  7. Better than Expected: Using Learning Analytics to Promote Student Success in Gateway Science

    Mary C. Wright, Timothy McKay, Chad Hershock, Kate Miller & Jared Tritz

    Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning Vol. 46, No. 1 (2014) pp. 28–34

    Learning Analytics (LA) has been identified as one of the top technology trends in higher education today (Johnson et al., 2013). LA is based on the idea that datasets generated through normal... More

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  8. Interaction Equivalency in an OER, MOOCs and Informal Learning Era

    Terumi Miyazoe & Terry Anderson

    Designing for Innovation around OER Vol. 2013, No. 1 (2013)

    This theoretical paper attempts to clarify design issues that the field of education has encountered in the context of OER (Open Educational Resources), Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and... More

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  9. Group-Work in the Design of Complex Adaptive Learning Strategies

    Anna Mavroudi & Thanasis Hadzilacos

    Designing for Innovation around OER Vol. 2013, No. 1 (2013)

    This paper presents a case study where twelve graduate students undertook the demanding role of the adaptive e-course developer and worked collaboratively on an authentic and complex design task in... More

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  10. A Comparison of Learning Management Systems in a School District: Searching for the Ideal Personalized Integrated Educational System (PIES)

    Zahide Yildirim, Charles M. Reigeluth, Seolim Kwon, Yuichi Kageto & Zihang Shao

    Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 22, No. 6 (2014) pp. 721–736

    This study explored the use of several learning management systems (LMS), their benefits, and their limitations in relation to the desired characteristics of an ideal Personalized Integrated... More

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  11. Selecting a Learning Management System (LMS) in Developing Countries: Instructors' Evaluation

    Nadire Cavus

    Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 21, No. 5 (2013) pp. 419–437

    Learning management systems (LMSs) contain hidden costs, unclear user environments, bulky developer and administration manuals, and limitations with regard to interoperability, integration,... More

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  12. An Evolving Learning Management System for New Educational Environments Using 2.0 Tools

    Miguel Á. Conde, Francisco J. García-Peñalvo, María J. Rodríguez-Conde, Marc Alier, María J. Casany & Jordi Piguillem

    Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 22, No. 2 (2014) pp. 188–204

    The tools used in learning processes are in a continuous state of flux. One of the most significant changes is the application of Information and Communications technologies (ICTs) to educational... More

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  13. Easy, Collaborative and Engaging--The Use of Cloud Computing in the Design of Management Classrooms

    Dirk Schneckenberg

    Educational Research Vol. 56, No. 4 (2014) pp. 412–435

    Background: Cloud computing has recently received interest in information systems research and practice as a new way to organise information with the help of an increasingly ubiquitous computer... More

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  14. Students' Learning Behavior, Motivation and Critical Thinking in Learning Management Systems

    Saovapa Wichadee

    Journal of Educators Online Vol. 11, No. 3 (July 2014)

    Computer mediated communication (CMC) offers new opportunities for learners to create communities of inquiry that allow for more active learning. This paper reports on the use of a Learning... More

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  15. Intelligent Learning Management Systems: Definition, Features and Measurement of Intelligence

    Ali Fardinpour, Mir Mohsen Pedram & Martha Burkle

    International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 12, No. 4 (2014) pp. 19–31

    Virtual Learning Environments have been the center of attention in the last few decades and help educators tremendously with providing students with educational resources. Since artificial... More

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  16. The Flipped Classroom of Operations Management: A Not-for-Cost-Reduction Platform

    A Asef-Vaziri

    Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education Vol. 13, No. 1 (January 2015) pp. 71–89

    By delivering lectures online using screen capture technology, students can learn course material at the time and location of their choice, when they are in control to pause, rewind, and fast... More

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  17. A model of how children construct knowledge and understanding of engineering design within robotics focused contexts

    Timothy Yuen, University of Texas at San Antonio; Jennifer Stone, Wichita State University; Don Davis, Alvaro Gomez, Adrienne Guillen, Erin Price Tiger & Melanie Boecking, University of Texas at San Antonio

    International Journal of Research Studies in Educational Technology Vol. 5, No. 1 (Nov 02, 2015)

    The use of robotics to support instruction and learning has gained increasing attention from many areas of educational research. Researchers conducted a qualitative examination of elementary and... More

  18. On the use of extended TAM to assess students' acceptance and intent to use third-generation learning management systems

    Salvador Ros, Roberto Hernández, Agustín Caminero, Antonio Robles, Isabel Barbero, Araceli Maciá & Francisco Pablo Holgado

    British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 6 (Nov 01, 2015) pp. 1250–1271

    Service-oriented e-learning platforms can be considered as a third generation of learning management systems (LMSs). As opposed to the previous generations, consisting of ad hoc solutions and... More

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  19. Developing a dynamic inference expert system to support individual learning at work

    Yu Hsin Hung, Chun Fu Lin & Ray I. Chang

    British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 6 (Nov 01, 2015) pp. 1378–1391

    In response to the rapid growth of information in recent decades, knowledge-based systems have become an essential tool for organizational learning. The application of electronic performance... More

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  20. Social, constructivist and informal learning processes: together on the Edge for designing digital game-based learning environments

    Gianvito D'Aprile, Pierpaolo Di Bitonto, Roberta De Asmundis & Antonio Ulloa Severino, Grifo multimedia S.r.l.

    Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society Vol. 11, No. 3 (Sep 30, 2015)

    The theoretical conceptions of game-based learning are different from those of traditional instruction. Indeed, the classical approaches of needs and task analysis seem to be not appropriate for... More