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Beaven, Ana; Neuhoff, Antje – European Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (EUROCALL), 2012
Technology has been part of the language learning process, both inside and outside the classroom, for decades, helping to bridge the gap between different contexts of learning. At the same time, the concept of lifelong-learning has widened our understanding of what learning is, what different forms it can take, and of the importance of considering…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Language Proficiency, Intercultural Communication, Learning Processes
Walsh, Christopher S.; Chaiyajit, Nada – Australian Association for Research in Education (NJ1), 2012
In addition to growing epidemics of HIV transgenders in Thailand, a low awareness of how to access justice increases their vulnerability to HIV infection. This paper presents a unique case study of how one community-based and led organisations used social networking and instant messaging to address this problem among transgender community in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Prevention, Sexual Identity
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Bugi, Stephan Z. – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2012
This study set out to find out what challenges the E-leaner faces in the Nigerian environment. Survey research design was used to obtain the opinion of 200 randomly selected E-learners in Kaduna metropolis. Their responses revealed that the most prominent challenges they face are, Inadequate Power supply, Internet connectivity problems, Efficacy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Educational Technology, Electronic Learning
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Miseviciene, Regina; Ambraziene, Danute; Tuminauskas, Raimundas; Pažereckas, Nerijus – Informatics in Education, 2012
Many factors influence education nowadays. Educational institutions are faced with budget cuttings, outdated IT, data security management and the willingness to integrate remote learning at home. Virtualization technologies provide innovative solutions to the problems. The paper presents an original educational infrastructure using virtualization…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Universities, College Students, College Faculty
Beauchamp, Marcia – Phi Delta Kappan, 2011
The Tony Blair Faith Foundation has created a program that enables students to learn directly with, from, and about one another's culture, religion and beliefs. Face to Faith is a state-of-the-art educational program that addresses cross-cultural and inter-religious understanding in the context of study about global issues. The program uses…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Internet, Religion, Organizations (Groups)
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Noori, Margaret – Studies in American Indian Literatures, 2011
Teaching an endangered language today requires extreme measures, and there is no guarantee of success. But the situation is dire and demands adaptive, creative survivance. Anishinaabemowin is one of twenty-seven Algonquian languages, the ancestral birthright of more than two hundred communities in the United States and Canada. Now used as a single…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, American Indian Languages, Teaching Methods
Hough, Michael – School Library Monthly, 2011
School librarians need to be proactive in identifying new ways to help students prepare for the world of the future. Students need relevant educational experiences that support emerging demands created by information and service based economies. The economies of Pacific Rim countries such as the USA, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Canada are…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Foreign Countries, Librarians, Leadership
Kardan, Ahmad A.; Speily, Omid R. B.; Modaberi, Somayyeh – Online Submission, 2011
The majority of current web-based learning systems are closed learning environments where courses and learning materials are fixed, and the only dynamic aspect is the organization of the material that can be adapted to allow a relatively individualized learning environment. In this paper, we propose an evolving web-based learning system which can…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Assisted Instruction, Lifelong Learning, Internet
Amorim, Joni de Almeida; Rego, Izabel de Moraes Sarmento; de Siqueira, Jose Macario; Martinez-Saez, Antonio – Online Submission, 2011
Bearing in mind the widespread use of multimedia resources in education, mainly due to the wide range of possibilities available on the Internet, teacher training must propel quality use of technology and foster updated knowledge and skills related to the Web 2.0, video production and publication, blog construction, wiki-based collaboration,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Technology Integration
Quigley, Donna – Online Submission, 2011
Thai school age students as young as eight years old are increasingly being immersed in the Internet world, and as a result, they are accelerating their learning and communication skills in English even without noticing. For educators, the ICT (information communication technology) revolution that has occurred in the last few decades needs to be…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Information Technology, Educational Technology
Matijevic, Milan – Online Submission, 2011
At the end of the last millennium, schools received strong competition from the Internet, multimedia and other developed electronic media thanks to the new possibilities for gathering, processing, searching for and sending information. Furthermore, young people and adults now travel a lot, and by travelling they also learn. Never before in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Trends, Futures (of Society), Computer Mediated Communication
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du Plessis, Andre; Webb, Paul – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2011
The aim of this paper is to introduce to the education community to a newly developed "Learner Centred Learning-By-Designing Extended Cyberhunts" (LCLBDEC) strategy for teaching and learning in schools. The main focus of the strategy is to enable learners to become designers of an educational tool which assists them to learn during the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Misconceptions, Class Activities, Learning Strategies
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Lai, Kwok-Wing – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2011
This paper discusses how the use of digital technologies may support a shift of cultural practices in teaching and learning, to better meet the needs of 21st century higher education learners. A brief discussion of the changing needs of the learners is provided, followed by a review of the overall impact of digital technologies on teaching and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Informal Education, Learning Experience
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Robinson, David J. – Bioscience Education, 2011
A new module for Level 1 students called "Science Investigations" provides an introduction to practical work, in an on-line environment. Most of the activities in the module require observational or experimental work done at home, with only the field work being "virtual". The aim is to encourage practical and group work in an…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Investigations, Distance Education, Internet
Zhu, Zhiting; Gu, Xiaoqing; Collis, Betty; Moonen, Jef – Educational Technology, 2011
China is a huge country with a large population. Providing equitable and quality "e-education" or use of ICT (information and communications technologies) for teaching and learning in elementary and secondary schools across the country is a national priority. This article briefly sketches the context in China and the challenges relating…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Educational Quality
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