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Ogunleye, Ayodele; Owolabi, Tunde; Adeyemo, Sunday – Online Submission, 2013
In recent times, the role of entrepreneurs has been recognized to be of great significance in accelerating the pace of growth of economic development of any country. Internet-enabled technologies have also challenged existing business models in numerous market sectors and offered innovation opportunities to a variety of stakeholders--not least…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Games, Computer Games, Web Sites
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Cook, John; Pachler, Norbert – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
Social and mobile technologies offer users unprecedented opportunities for communicating, interacting, sharing, meaning-making, content and context generation. And, these affordances are in constant flux driven by a powerful interplay between technological innovation and emerging cultural practices. Significantly, also, they are starting to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Handheld Devices, Workplace Learning, Education Work Relationship
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Poulos, Marios; Korfiatis, Nikolaos; Bokos, George – Program: Electronic Library and Information Systems, 2011
Purpose: This paper aims to present the semantic content identifier (SCI), a permanent identifier, computed through a linear-time onion-peeling algorithm that enables the extraction of semantic features from a text, and the integration of this information within the permanent identifier. Design/methodology/approach: The authors employ SCI to…
Descriptors: Semantics, Copyrights, Electronic Libraries, Internet
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Okonkwo, Charity Akuadi – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2011
Teaching-learning process is incomplete without effective and meaningful assessment of students learning outcomes. This applies to both conventional modes of education as well as to open and distance learning modes. So far, conduct of examinations at the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), has been cumbersome and be-decked with "hydra…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Evaluation, Open Universities, Distance Education
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Garrote, Ramon; Pettersson, Tomas; Christie, Michael – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2011
In this paper the authors analyse the design and implementation of a course about learning management systems (LMS). The course was first given in Cuba and then in Guatemala and Peru, within the project USo+I: "Universidad, Sociedad e Innovacion, Mejora de la pertinencia de la educacion en las ingenierias de Latinoamerica" financed by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Problem Based Learning, Course Evaluation, Developing Nations
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Gradel, Kathleen; Edson, Alden J. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2011
This article is based on the premise that face-to-face training can be augmented with cloud-based technology tools, to potentially extend viable training supports as higher education staff and faculty implement new content/skills in their jobs and classrooms. There are significant benefits to harnessing cloud-based tools that can facilitate both…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Faculty Development, Staff Development, Workshops
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Sanders, Janet H.; Udoka, Silvanus J. – Simulation & Gaming, 2010
Fundamental concepts and definitions of electronic learning (eLearning) continue to emerge, and theories of eLearning that have been advanced thus far cover an array of academic perspectives including training and education, learning and knowledge, and technology and applications to specific market segments. Any study of the effectiveness and…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Program Effectiveness, Manufacturing, Virtual Classrooms
Geith, Chris; Vignare, Karen; Bourquin, Leslie D.; Thiagarajan, Deepa – Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 2010
The Food Safety Knowledge Network (FSKN) is a collaboration between Michigan State University, the Global Food Safety Initiative of the Consumer Goods Forum, and other food industry and public sector partners. FSKN's goal is to help strengthen the food industry's response to the complex food safety knowledge and training challenges that affect…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Manufacturing, International Trade
Mukerji, Siran, Ed.; Tripathi, Purnendu, Ed. – Information Science Reference, 2010
Technology holds the key for bridging the gap between access to quality education and the need for enhanced learning experiences. This book contains case studies on divergent themes of personalized learning environments, inclusive learning for social change, innovative learning and assessment techniques, technology and international partnership…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Exchange Programs, Educational Quality, Social Change