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Ivy, Karen Lynne-Daniels – International Journal on E-Learning, 2017
This paper shares the findings of a study conducted on a virtual inter-cultural global leadership development learning project. Mixed Methods analysis techniques were used to examine the interviews of U.S. and Uganda youth project participants. The study, based on cultural and social constructivist learning theories, investigated the effects of…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Online Courses, Cooperative Learning, Interviews
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Haavind, Sarah; Sistek-Chandler, Cynthia – International Journal on E-Learning, 2015
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) differ from other teaching environments in both the potentially "massive" number of participants and the "open" aspect of teaching in a public forum. Early MOOC instructors have of necessity worn many hats: subject matter expert, facilitator, researcher, producer, director, and curator. These…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Online Courses, Interviews, Case Studies
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Hirumi, Atsusi; Sivo, Stephen; Pounds, Kelly – International Journal on E-Learning, 2012
Storytelling may be a powerful instructional approach for engaging learners and facilitating e-learning. However, relatively little is known about how to apply story within the context of systematic instructional design processes and claims for the effectiveness of storytelling in training and education have been primarily anecdotal and…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Instructional Design, Testing, Online Courses
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Mooneyhan, Andy – International Journal on E-Learning, 2012
The purpose of this study was to compare the traditional teaching method of Concepts of Fitness (CF) with a teaching method using the Internet as an instructional supplement. Participants in the study were 52 students (27 male, 25 female) from a four-year institution of higher learning. Participants were enrolled in a required, general education…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Course Content, Internet, Teaching Methods
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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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Wang, Yu-Mei – International Journal on E-Learning, 2007
This study investigated university student information literacy skills benchmarked by the Association of College and Research Libraries: (a) determine the extent of information needed, (b) access the needed information effectively and efficiently, (c) evaluate information and its sources critically, (d) understand the economic, legal, and social…
Descriptors: Internet, Urban Universities, Research Libraries, Information Skills
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Lee, Y.; Nguyen, H. – International Journal on E-Learning, 2007
This article studies the modern trend of online education in the United States. Based on a wide range of statistics, the number of cyberspace courses offered by four-year institutions and universities nationwide has rapidly increased over the past one and a half decades. Under a case study, colleges of business from ranked universities and…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Internet, Universities, Case Studies