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Dobreski, Brian; Huang, Yun – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
Software developers rely on the abundance of online resources to meet their informal learning needs. Designing systems to effectively support this relies on a sound understanding of the informal learning process. In this paper, we show how the development and implementation of an ontological model can be used to increase understanding of informal…
Descriptors: Information Science, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Informal Education
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Aguayo, Claudio; Eames, Chris – International Review of Education, 2017
The importance of community learning in effecting social change towards ecological sustainability has been recognised for some time. More recently, the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tools to promote socio-ecological sustainability has been shown to have potential in community education for sustainable development (ESD). The…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Information Technology, Foreign Countries, Community Education
Chusho, Takeshi – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
It is preferable for business professionals to develop web applications which must be modified frequently based on their needs. A website for matching is a typical example because various matching websites for C2C (Consumer to Consumer) have recently been opened in relation to the "sharing economy". In our case studies on end-user…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Interfaces, Information Technology
Sampson, Demetrios G., Ed.; Spector, J. Michael, Ed.; Ifenthaler, Dirk, Ed.; Isaias, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
These proceedings contain the papers of the 11th International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age (CELDA 2014), October 25-27, 2014, which has been organized by the International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS) and endorsed by the Japanese Society for Information and Systems in…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Teaching Methods, Technological Literacy, Technology Uses in Education
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Allaire, Stéphane; Thériault, Pascale; Gagnon, Vincent; Lalancette, Evelyne – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2013
This study documents to what extent writing on a blog in a networked learning environment could influence the affective variables of elementary-school students' writing. The framework is grounded more specifically in theory of self-determination (Deci & Ryan, 1985), relationship to writing (Chartrand & Prince, 2009) and the transactional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing
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Pardue, Harold; Landry, Jeffrey; Sweeney, Bob – Information Systems Education Journal, 2013
Web 2.0 services include sharing and collaborative technologies such as blogs, social networking sites, online office productivity tools, and wikis. Wikis are increasingly used for the design and implementation of pedagogy, for example to facilitate experiential learning. A U.S. government-funded project for system security risk assessment was…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Case Studies, Student Surveys, Student Attitudes
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Morales, Lucia – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2013
The aim of case this study was to analyze the integration of mobile learning technologies in a postgraduate course in Finance (MSc in Finance) at Dublin Institute of Technology, where econometrics is an important course component. Previous experience with students undertaking econometrics modules supported this analysis, where the researcher…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Electronic Learning, Economics, Handheld Devices
Johnson, Riley Todd – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This phenomenological ethnographic multi-case study's purpose was to gain insight into experiences of rural junior high History Fair participants as they searched for and evaluated online primary sources. Drawing on the theories of Dewey and Kuhlthau, the study examined how the participants searched the Internet, what strategies they used to…
Descriptors: Junior High Schools, Junior High School Students, Rural Schools, History
Phair, Derek – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This qualitative exploratory single-case study was designed to examine and understand the use of volunteer community participants as software developers and other project related roles, such as testers, in completing a web-based application project by a non-profit organization. This study analyzed the strategic decision to engage crowd…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Collaborative Writing, Web Sites, Computer Software
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Penedo, Janaina Rodrigues; Diniz, Morganna; Ferreira, Simone Bacellar Leal; Silveira, Denis S.; Capra, Eliane – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyze the usability of a remote learning system in its initial development phase, using a quantitative usability evaluation method through Markov models. Design/methodology/approach: The paper opted for an exploratory study. The data of interest of the research correspond to the possible accesses of users…
Descriptors: Markov Processes, Evaluation Methods, Probability, Evaluation Research
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Swanson, Troy A.; Gregory, Dennis E.; Raspiller, Edward E. – Community College Enterprise, 2012
As the oldest implementation of Web 2.0 technologies, blogs present an opportunity to understand how community college administrators are addressing two conundrums: conundrum of control and the conundrum of adaptability. These problems arise from the need of leaders to put organizational controls in place even as these controls limit the tool's…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Web 2.0 Technologies, Program Implementation
Benson, Robyn; Brack, Charlotte; Samarwickrema, Gayani – Research in Learning Technology, 2012
This paper reports on the use of action research in a case study involving two iterations of an online workshop implemented at two universities in late 2007 and early 2009 to prepare teaching staff for using wikis for student group work and assessment. Workshop participants were immersed in the experience of collaborating in a wiki as learners and…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Action Research, Workshops, Staff Development
Wiggins, Andrea – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Citizen science projects involve the public with scientists in collaborative research. Information and communication technologies for citizen science can enable massive virtual collaborations based on voluntary contributions by diverse participants. As the popularity of citizen science increases, scientists need a more thorough understanding of…
Descriptors: Scientific Research, Citizen Participation, Observation, Ecology
International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2012
The IADIS CELDA 2012 Conference intention was to address the main issues concerned with evolving learning processes and supporting pedagogies and applications in the digital age. There had been advances in both cognitive psychology and computing that have affected the educational arena. The convergence of these two disciplines is increasing at a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Academic Support Services, Access to Computers
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Brent, Isabelle; Gibbs, Graham R.; Gruszczynska, Anna Katarzyna – Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2012
The field of Social Research Methods is shared not only by the social sciences, but by many other disciplines. There is therefore enormous scope for the creation and re-use of open educational resources (OERs) in this area. However, our work with social scientists on a number of recent projects suggests that barriers exist to OER creation and use…
Descriptors: Expertise, Communities of Practice, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing
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