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Suki, Norazah Mohd; Suki, Norbayah Mohd – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2011
Mobile technologies have enabled a new way of communicating, for whom mobile communications are part of normal daily interaction. This paper explores the proposed and verified Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) that can be employed to explain the acceptance of Mobile Learning (M-learning), an activity in which users access learning material with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Internet, Adoption (Ideas)
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El-Hussein, Mohamed Osman M.; Cronje, Johannes C. – Educational Technology & Society, 2010
The article seeks to clarify the meaning of mobile learning by applying its key concepts to learning experiences in post-school education. In other words, it seeks not to discuss one fixed meaning of mobile learning but to disassemble the basic components and provide an interpretation of the model in the context of higher education. The article…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Educational Technology, Literature Reviews
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Harrison, Yvonne D.; Kostic, Kevin; Toton, Suzanne C.; Zurek, Jerome – Internet and Higher Education, 2010
This paper documents the development, implementation, and evaluation of "The Global Solidarity Network Study e-Broad Program (GSNSeBP)", an online social justice educational program that is blended into an onsite academic course. This global electronic program, which was developed through a partnership between Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Catholics, Global Education, Educational Benefits
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Novais, Maykon A. P.; Ramos, Monica Parente; Nappo, Solange A.; Sigulem, Daniel – American Journal of Distance Education, 2010
This study involved fourteen semistructured interviews with teaching staff at a Brazilian university. These interviews were aimed at unveiling possible transformations caused by distance education in classroom teaching and in medical assistance practices. The discourses collected were analyzed using qualitative methods and divided into groups with…
Descriptors: Medical Services, Distance Education, Information Technology, Foreign Countries
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Karpova, Elena; Correia, Ana-Paula; Baran, Evrim – Internet and Higher Education, 2009
This study examined how global learning teams utilized technology in a virtual collaboration to solve complex problems. The study offers an in-depth explanation of why and how the learning teams used technology to support computer-mediated communication. A model of technology application at different stages of virtual collaborative process is…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Models, College Curriculum, Intercultural Communication
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Abdous, M'hammed; Camarena, Margaret M.; Facer, Betty Rose – ReCALL, 2009
Integrating Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL) technology (personal multimedia players, cell phones, and handheld devices) into the foreign language curriculum is becoming commonplace in many secondary and higher education institutions. Current research has identified both pedagogically sound applications and important benefits to students.…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness, Technology Integration, Handheld Devices
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Wang, Liang; Coleman, James A. – ReCALL, 2009
In all educational contexts, technological developments and changes in pedagogical theory mean that any picture of current practice and attitudes must be dynamic. In many countries, the learning outcomes of foreign language courses now include intercultural communicative competence (ICC), although the precise model for teaching ICC varies even…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Second Languages, Questionnaires, Interviews
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Muhirwa, Jean-Marie – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2009
Distance education and information and communication technologies (ICTs) have been marketed as cost-effective ways to rescue struggling educational institutions in developing countries, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). This study uses classroom video analysis and follow-up interviews with teachers, students, and local tutors to analyse…
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Conflict, Interaction, Foreign Countries
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Boitshwarelo, Bopelo – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2009
This paper explores a case of teacher professional development in Botswana where a blended learning solution was attempted. The analysis of the implementation environment reveals deficiencies in policy, schools (workplaces), and training providers. The paper concludes with three recommendations: 1) Schools should support ongoing teacher learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Teachers, Professional Development, Case Studies
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Lebrun, Marcel; Docq, Francoise; Smidts, Denis – AACE Journal, 2009
This paper describes the findings of a survey of Higher Education teachers and students using the eLearning platform Claroline. This survey is enhanced by direct observation of the tools really used by teachers. Claroline was initially developed (in 2001-2002) to sustain and foster pedagogic innovation at the Universite Catholique de Louvain (UCL)…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Student Attitudes, Active Learning, Foreign Countries
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Blignaut, Seugnet; Nagel, Lynette – Computers & Education, 2009
Higher education institutions deliver web-based learning with varied success. The success rate of distributed online courses remains low. Factors such as ineffective course facilitation and insufficient communication contribute to the unfulfilled promises of web-based learning. Students consequently feel unmotivated. Instructor control and in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Online Courses, Internet
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Ostlund, Berit – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2008
This article investigates distance students' understanding of the prerequisites for interactive learning in asynchronous, computer mediated university distance studies. It encompasses students' attitudes to structure, dialogue and autonomy, and their experience of social presence and what they consider interaction with peer learners signifies for…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Interpersonal Relationship, Graduate Students
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So, Winnie Wing-mui; Hung, Vincent Hing-keung; Yip, Walker Yee-wing – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2008
This research started with the design and implementation of an online digital video database, followed by a study of how three student teachers used it in building a virtual learning community that enabled the sharing of teaching practices during their first teaching practicum in the teacher education program. The student teachers made use of…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Group Discussion, Peer Evaluation, Focus Groups
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Chung, Gregory K. W. K.; Shel, Tammy; Kaiser, William J. – Journal of Technology, Learning, and Assessment, 2006
We examined a novel formative assessment and instructional approach with 89 students in three electrical engineering classes in special computer-based discussion sections. The technique involved students individually solving circuit problems online, with their real-time responses observed by the instructor. While exploratory, survey and…
Descriptors: Student Problems, Formative Evaluation, Engineering, Engineering Education
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Beaulaurier, Richard L.; Radisch, Matthew A. – Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 2005
In spite of the dramatic increase in the volume of information on computer technology in social work, very little has been written about how this technology might be incorporated into existing curricula. What is needed is an overview of how computers have been used in social work practice and in educational settings that can serve as a starting…
Descriptors: Teaching Styles, Teaching Methods, Educational Strategies, Literature Reviews
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