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Gao, Fei – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2011
Lack of connectivity and sustainability are two common problems in asynchronous online discussions. In this paper, the author proposes that the two problems may have to do with the structure of threaded forums, that is, the design of threaded forums may constrain participants from having well-connected and sustained discussions. A new discussion…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Online Courses, Sustainability, Visual Aids
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Sethy, Satya – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2011
In the techno-driven world, mobile learning is an indispensable element of teaching-learning activities. It helps distance learners in many ways by providing their required facilities. The paper discusses about these facilities in an eclectic and summary manner. Thus, by implication, it is popularized among distance learners across the globe.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Learning Activities, Distance Education
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Nishide, Ryo; Shima, Ryoichi; Araie, Hiromu; Ueshima, Shinichi – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2007
Evaluation experiments have been essential in exploring home delivery of lectures for which users can experience campus lifestyle and distant learning through 3D virtual space. This paper discusses the necessity of virtual space for distant learners by examining the effects of virtual space. The authors have pursued the possibility of…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Distance Education, Educational Environment, Program Evaluation
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Shield, Lesley; Kukulska-Hulme, Agnes – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2006
With the intention of defining an initial research agenda for discipline-specific factors in the usability of e-learning websites, this article focuses on the example of foreign language learning. First, general notions and concepts of usability are analyzed, and the term "pedagogical usability" is proposed as a means of focusing on the close…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Distance Education, Second Language Learning, Intellectual Disciplines
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Caspi, Avner; Gorsky, Paul – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2005
This article examines the impact of several variables on media choice among 51 distance education course coordinators at the Open University of Israel. Hypotheses were drawn from Media Richness Theory (Daft & Lengel, 1984), Social Influence Theory (Fulk, 1993), Media Symbolism (Trevino, Lengel & Daft, 1987), and Experience Account (King…
Descriptors: Media Selection, Influences, Distance Education, Coordinators
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Chang, Chih-Kai – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2004
As web-based courses using videos have become popular in recent years, the issue of managing audio-visual aids has become pertinent. Generally, the contents of audio-visual aids may include a lecture, an interview, a report, or an experiment, which may be transformed into a streaming format capable of making the quality of Internet-based videos…
Descriptors: Internet, Web Based Instruction, Learning Strategies, Audiovisual Aids