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Akpokiere, Roseline; Oyelekan, Oloyede Solomon; Olorundare, Adekunle Solomon – International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 2020
The low achievement of chemistry students in Nigerian Colleges of Education has been attributed to a number of factors including a lack of indigenous computer software for enhancing course teaching. This study therefore sought to develop and validate an instructional computer package on organic chemistry for Colleges of Education in Nigeria. The…
Descriptors: Science Achievement, Computer Software, Organic Chemistry, Foreign Countries
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Maboe, Motlhabane Jacobus – International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 2020
It is almost impossible to perform academic activities, such as accessing study material or contacting lecturers and other teaching and learning processes, at an open distance learning institution without the use of computers and the internet. This article investigates and reports on the time taken by students with and without disabilities to…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Students with Disabilities, Integrated Learning Systems
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Gaftandzhieva, Silvia; Doneva, Rositsa – International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 2020
Nowadays, social networking is becoming a more and more powerful tool for students for communication, sharing of information and discussions on various topics. The study presented in this article investigates the extent to which teachers from different European countries use social networking sites in their teaching practice for different purposes…
Descriptors: Social Networks, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Social Media
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Pakanen, Minna; Alavesa, Paula; Arhippainen, Leena; Ojala, Timo – International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 2020
While three-dimensional virtual learning environments have attracted plenty of research interest, mirror-world-like virtual campuses have been used mainly for virtual tours, promotions, or for simulation purposes. In this article, the authors investigate the use of geographically accurate mirror-world-like virtual campus models as an interactive…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Virtual Universities, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Paracha, Samiullah; Hall, Lynne; Clawson, Kathy; Mitsche, Nicole – International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 2020
Virtual environments have the potential to be an important teaching tool for emotionally sensitive issues capable of producing a sense of presence, perspective-taking and introspection in users in a risk-free, rapid feedback experience. In designing such experiences, it is essential that users are regularly engaged in a collaborative design…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Emotional Development, Social Development, Empathy
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Mardi, Fatemeh – International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 2020
This article expands Garrison, Anderson, and Archer's Community of Inquiry framework by adding a mechanism to understand the interactions among presences and domains in an online course. Based on a qualitative content analysis of student reflections, elements that create an optimal learning experience. The article discusses three findings and…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Teacher Student Relationship, Psychological Patterns, Holistic Approach
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Mkrttchian, Vardan; Kharicheva, Dina; Aleshina, Ekaterina; Panasenko, Svetlana; Vertakova, Yulia; Gamidullaeva, Leyla Ayvarovna; Ivanov, Mikhail; Chernyshenko, Vsevolod – International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 2020
In the article the avatar-based learning and teaching (A-BL&T) as a concept of control and managing knowledge in modern socio-economic conditions is proposed to use for assessment a university's economic efficiency. It is shown that all elements, methods and techniques (tools) do not operate in isolation, but rather are interrelated,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Computer Simulation, Universities, Learning Processes
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Sandhu, Kamaljeet – International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 2020
The aim of this article is to present the multivariate analyses results of the factors that influence students' acceptance and the continuance usage intention of e-learning analytics recommender systems in higher education institutions in Saudi Arabia. Data was collected from 353 Saudi Arabian university students via an online survey…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Learning Analytics, Foreign Countries, College Students
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Pennazio, Valentina; Genta, Michele – International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 2020
This article presents the outcome of an exploratory survey aimed to detecting the strengths and weaknesses and the degree of acceptance of the use of virtual and augmented reality in training of confined or suspected pollution environments workers. Forty-five Italian professionals (public and private) that work in health and safety in workplace,…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Crisis Management, Professional Development, Foreign Countries
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Hijazi, Dima Ali; AlNatour, Amal Shehadeh – International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 2020
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of using a blended learning method on ninth grade students' achievements in English and their motivation towards learning it. The sample consisted of 100 female students selected purposefully and distributed into two groups: experimental and control. The experimental group studied English…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Blended Learning
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Almeida, Fernando; Buzády, Zoltán – International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 2019
This article performs an exploratory study of the potential of flow theory and FLIGBY game to contribute to develop entrepreneurship competencies among higher education students. For this purpose, this study considers the use of a focus group consisting of eight students enrolled in the entrepreneurship course in a higher educational institution…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, College Students, Higher Education, Program Effectiveness
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Vigilante, Richard J., Jr. – International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 2019
This article examines the equivalency of virtual credit recovery (VCR) programs as a viable alternative to earning back failed credits needed to graduate on time. Utilization of interviews and questionnaires assisted with collecting perspective data of 10 teachers facilitating the VCR program. Artifact analysis provided a third source of numeric…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Credits, Virtual Classrooms, At Risk Students
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Dommett, Eleanor Jane – International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 2019
Different learning tools are available within virtual learning environments, including forums, quizzes, and ePortfolios. This article investigates perceptions of helpfulness and ease of use of these three tools, including how they are impacted by learner characteristics and what predicts frequency of use of each tool. Critically, the relationship…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Portfolios (Background Materials), Electronic Publishing
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Yassin, Amr Abdullatif; Razak, Norizan Abdul; Maasum, Nor Rizan Mohamad – International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 2019
The aim of this needs analysis article was to investigate the students' needs for computer assisted cooperative learning (CACL) in studying reading skills. The needs analysis depends on present situation analysis (PSA). The result of the analysis showed that both professors and students use the internet for reading outside the university.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Tan, Debbita Ai Lin; Lee, Bee Choo; Ganapathy, Malini; Kasuma, Shaidatul Akma Adi – International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments, 2019
Kahoot! is a gaming system designed for interactive learning and can be utilised for students of all ages. The present study involved two groups of Malaysian ESL students(n = 57) enrolled in a remedial English proficiency course in a public university. All 57 participants were exposed to weekly Kahoot! sessions over a period of one semester; the…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Student Attitudes
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