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Hui, Sammy King Fai; Wei, Wei; Yun, Patrick Pui Ho – International Journal on E-Learning, 2022
The purpose of this study was to examine the impact and development of online learning experiences, behaviours and self-regulation of a sample of Mainland Chinese postgraduate students who engaged consecutively in three Moodle discussion tasks. Questionnaire data (n = 41) suggested significant correlations between students' online learning…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Evaluation Methods, Graduate Students, Foreign Countries
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Zhang, Ke – International Journal on E-Learning, 2015
This article starts with an overview on China's MOOC phenomenon and social media, and then reports a comparative, multiple case study on three selected MOOC communities that have emerged on social media in China. These representative MOOC communities included: (a) MOOC Academy, the largest MOOC community in China, (b) Zhejiang University of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Data Collection, Online Courses, Social Networks
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Szeto, Elson – International Journal on E-Learning, 2013
Empirical studies of e-learning practices in Chinese higher education are still controversial. Shared Chinese beliefs in education, moving towards mass higher education for global competitiveness and improving e-readiness levels press for ubiquitous use of e-learning in mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. This is a small-scale case study using a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Educational Practices
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Tham, Raymond; Tham, Lesley – International Journal on E-Learning, 2013
This paper examines the current stage of development of blended learning in higher education in China, South Korea and Japan, with a comparison to the city state of Singapore. It is noted that blended learning and e-learning are introduced at institutes of higher learning in these countries with varying degrees of success. A review of existing…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Blended Learning, Performance Factors, Barriers
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Brodahl, Cornelia; Oftedahl, Heidi – International Journal on E-Learning, 2012
This study investigated outsourcing of the development of visual, animated and interactive learning objects for mathematics education by a Norwegian university to software vendors in China. It sought to understand the challenges in this outsourcing engagement and competences needed to meet the challenges. The authors tested outsourcing strategies…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Systems Development, Multimedia Instruction, Computer Games
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Gerstein, Jackie – International Journal on E-Learning, 2011
Twitter, the micro blogging tool, has seen unprecedented growth in the past year and is expected to continue into the future. Twitter's power, engagement, and popularity lie in its endless networking opportunities. Its potential as a venue for professional growth and development needs to be explored, discussed, and ultimately used as such. A brief…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Social Networks, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites
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Liu, James N. K.; Cheng, Xiangqian – International Journal on E-Learning, 2008
In recent years, tertiary institutions in developed countries have made extensive use of Course Management Systems (CMSs), software packages designed to help educators create online learning communities. To date, however, such packages have been little used in higher education institutions (HEIs) in China. In this article, we describe the…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Online Courses, Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students
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Chen, WeiChao; Bonk, Curtis – International Journal on E-Learning, 2008
Weblogs are beginning to be used in educational settings in China, sending hope for changes in both learning and assessment. This article summarizes two recent Weblogs studies involving new ideas of student assessment in China. While these case studies focus on how Weblogs could facilitate innovation in the assessment field, they simultaneously…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Web Based Instruction, Web Sites
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Zhang, Tianyi; Gao, Tianguang; Ring, Gail; Zhang, Wei – International Journal on E-Learning, 2007
This study investigated the influence of online discussion forums on student achievement in reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary, and critical thinking in English as Second Language (ESL) instruction. Fifty-four senior high school students participated in this study and were divided into three groups. Data were collected from achievement…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Writing Skills, Student Attitudes, Computer Mediated Communication