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Chukhlomin, Valeri; Deshpande, Anant – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
"iMOOC101: Mastering American e-Learning" is a Coursera-based, free, massive online course aimed at preparing non-U.S. students to succeed in regular, for-credit, online classes in American universities. The course is also intended to help foreign-born professionals integrate into virtual work environments in U.S.-based companies. The…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Arnold, Stephen – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
Today digital-device-outfitted Millennials comprise the majority of university students. Concern over these digital natives' tendency to perform lower than expected as a group in college after completing a commendable high school experience, has some eyeing character traits as a possible culprit. Conversely, university faculties are comprised…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Multimedia Materials, Technological Literacy, Technology Integration
Géryk, Jan – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2015
The efficacy of animated data visualizations in comparison with static data visualizations is still inconclusive. Some researches resulted that the failure to find out the benefits of animations may relate to the way how they are constructed and perceived. In this paper, we present visual analytics (VA) tool which makes use of enhanced animated…
Descriptors: Animation, Visualization, Visual Stimuli, Program Effectiveness
Beynon, Meurig; Boyatt, Russell; Foss, Jonathan; Hall, Chris; Hudnott, Elizabeth; Russ, Steve; Sutinen, Erkki; Macleod, Hamish; Kommers, Piet – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
Making construals is a practical approach to computing that was originally developed for and by computer science undergraduates. It is the central theme of an EU project aimed at disseminating the relevant principles to a broader audience. This involves bringing together technical experts in making construals and international experts in…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
Mc Taggart, Breda – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
The higher educational landscape nationally and internationally has changed over the last decades, moving from an elite to a mass higher educational system (Trow,1984). Currently this system and the organisations within it are contending with new external influences on their future structure--the arrival of the technological revolution and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries
Bird, Peter; Stubbs, Mark – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
Whilst m-learning pedagogy has received considerable attention (e.g. Sharples et. al. 2007, Kukulska-Hulme, 2012), the process of adopting this potentially disruptive innovation within universities has been neglected. Based on a PhD thesis (Bird, 2014), this paper presents some of the findings from a longitudinal study which examined the adoption…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Electronic Learning, Telecommunications
Morris, Neil P. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
Digital technologies are revolutionizing all parts of society, including higher education. Universities are rapidly adapting to the prevalence of staff and student mobile devices, digital tools and services on campus, and are developing strategies to harness these technologies to enhance student learning. In this paper, I explore the use of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Blended Learning, Online Courses, Large Group Instruction
Benghet, Mahfoud; Helfert, Markus – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
The growing influence of technologies on all aspects of life, including the education sector, requires developing countries to follow the example of the developed countries and adopt technology in their education systems. Libya has been able to boost its economic and educational position over the years, and this brings it to the concern of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education, Electronic Learning
Schlenker, Lee; Chantelot, Sébastien – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
Despite the increasing attention given to design in business, Design Thinking has had little impact on the quality of business school education. Building upon the foundations of long-standing critiques of management education and the potential for student-centric learning, the authors propose that the use of Design in Practice can significantly…
Descriptors: Learning Experience, Design, Business Administration Education, Business Administration
Tuapawa, Kimberley N. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
This is a review of the literature surrounding five popular media-rich educational online technologies (EOTs) currently being used by educationalists to support blended learning within tertiary environments. This review considers the following EOTs: 1) connective media, 2) interactive gaming, 3) virtual worlds, 4) web conferencing and 5) learning…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Higher Education, Literature Reviews, Online Courses
Powell, Valerie J. H.; Sirinterlikci, Arif; Zomp, Christopher; Johnson, Randall S.; Miller, Phillip; Powell, James C. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
This paper updates the efforts to educate blind students in higher education in the digital age and describes how to support the development of mental models in learning through tactile learning and 3D-printing technology. It cites research documenting a drop in Braille literacy along with the growth in use of digital technologies by blind…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
Schlenker, Lee – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
How can higher education leverage information technology to address the importance of social and geographical context in learning? This reflection paper begins with a review of the literature on learning technologies to identify the key questions of study. Building upon the missing links of pedagogy, context and process, the author proposes an…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Electronic Learning, Telecommunications
Levy, Dalit; Schrire, Sarah – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
A case study involving the establishment of a Connectivist massive open online course (c-MOOC) at a college of education is presented. c-MOOCs are seen to represent an approach to learning that should be of interest to educators preparing their learners (the teachers of tomorrow) for life and work in a knowledge society. The paper differentiates…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
Gourova, Elissaveta; Asenova, Asya; Dulev, Pavlin – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
Technology developments face universities with many challenges--to integrate technologies in educational processes, design new electronic materials, change teaching styles, and better meet the demands of the technology-savvy generation. The paper considers problems of m-learning adoption in Bulgaria at one Faculty of the Technical…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Electronic Learning, Telecommunications
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Arvanitis, Panagiotis – Research-publishing.net, 2013
In the first half of the twentieth century, notions such as linguistic structures and students' linguistic capacity were the traditional elements of any language teaching. These notions are yielding their place to the functional use of language and how language is being shaped by the different communicative situations. This communicative approach…
Descriptors: Speech Acts, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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