NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 8 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Zarraonandia, Telmo; Francese, Rita; Passero, Ignazio; Diaz, Paloma; Tortora, Genoveffa – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2014
Despite several researchers reporting evidence that 3D Virtual Worlds can be used to effectively support educational processes in recent years, the integration of this technology in real learning processes is not as commonplace as in other educational technologies. Instructional designers have to balance the cost associated with the development of…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Direct Instruction, Individual Instruction, Learning Activities
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Tsai, Chia-Wen – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2013
In an online course, students learn independently in the virtual environment without teacher's on-the-spot support. However, many students are addicted to the Internet which is filled with a plethora of shopping websites, online games, and social networks (e.g. Facebook). To help keep students focused on and involved in online or blended…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Blended Learning, Instructional Design, Cooperative Learning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Tsai, Chia-Wen; Lee, Tsang-Hsiung – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2012
Vocational education in Taiwan is highly competitive in that it must attract sufficient student enrollment in the environment with a rapidly increasing number of schools. Many students in this context tend to have lower levels of academic achievement, and do not adequately get involved in their schoolwork. Under such constraints but moving toward…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Blended Learning, Problem Based Learning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
De Lucia, A.; Francese, R.; Passero, I.; Tortora, G. – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2012
Mobile devices are changing the way people work and communicate. Most of the innovative devices offer the opportunity to integrate augmented reality in mobile applications, permitting the combination of the real world with virtual information. This feature can be particularly useful to enhance informal and formal didactic actions based on student…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Photography, Student Participation, Cooperative Learning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hsu, Pi-Shan; Chang, Te-Jeng – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2011
The objective of this research is to validate the algorithm of learning effort which is an indicator of a new real-time and non-interfering based diagnostic technique. IC3 Mentor, the adaptive e-learning platform fulfilling the requirements of intelligent tutor system, was applied to 165 university students. The learning records of the subjects…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Mathematics, Educational Diagnosis
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Liu, Yuqin; Yin, Chengjiu; Ogata, Hiroaki; Qiao, Guojun; Yano, Yoneo – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2011
In traditional classes, having many questions from learners is important because these questions indicate difficult points for learners and for teachers. This paper proposes a FAQ-based e-Learning environment to support Japanese language learning that focuses on learner questions. This knowledge sharing system enables learners to interact and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Japanese, Second Language Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Chang, Wen-Chih; Yang, Hsuan-Che; Shih, Timothy K.; Chao, Louis R. – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2009
E-learning provides a convenient and efficient way for learning. Formative assessment not only guides student in instruction and learning, diagnose skill or knowledge gaps, but also measures progress and evaluation. An efficient and convenient e-learning formative assessment system is the key character for e-learning. However, most e-learning…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Student Evaluation, Formative Evaluation, Educational Objectives
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rentroia-Bonito, M. A.; Jorge, J.; Ghaoui, C. – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2006
E-learning is expected to support organizations and individuals so they can become more adaptable and competitive. However, in order for organizations to realize the full potential of this technology, they should create and sustain the right context to foster learning in articulation with business objectives. This requires active participation and…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, Electronic Learning, Organizational Climate, Factor Structure