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Fang, Berlin; Wickersham-Fish, Leah – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2021
This study explored faculty concerns in using screencasting to give feedback, why they choose to adopt it, and what training and support would benefit them in the adoption of such a method. This is a single embedded case study using a stages of concern questionnaire, semistructured and open-ended interviews, as well as media comment reviews as…
Descriptors: Distance Education, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Technology
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Aarreniemi-Jokipelto, Päivi – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2020
Funding from the government has a significant effect on the use of distance learning in Brazil. When funding is cut, distance learning is used less, and vice versa. Most Brazilians own a mobile phone and students are willing to study by mobile learning. However, teachers generally either do not allow the use of mobile devices or do not instruct…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications
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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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Wei, Fu-Hsiang; Chen, Gwo-Dong; Wang, Chin-Yeh; Li, Liang-Yi – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2007
Web-based discussion forums enable users to share knowledge in straightforward and popular platforms. However, discussion forums have several problems, such as the lack of immediate delivery and response, the heavily text-based medium, inability to hear expressions of voice and the heuristically created discussion topics which can impede the…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Internet, Telecommunications, Computer Mediated Communication
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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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Parton, Becky Sue – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2006
A review of the literature yields many intriguing applications of interactive multimedia technology that can be seen through a series of "snapshots" describing current projects and initiatives for deaf education. The five main categories chosen to represent these activities are: instructional design, communication bridges, skill development…
Descriptors: Deafness, Multimedia Materials, Educational Technology, Instructional Design
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Wijekumar, Kay; Ferguson, Lon; Wagoner, Diane – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2006
Assessment of learning is critical to the learners, teachers, and designers of learning environments. Current assessment techniques in web-based distance learning apply age-old techniques to a new medium and are not adequate for web-based distance learning environments (WBDLE). The goals of this article are to extend existing critiques of…
Descriptors: Validity, Reliability, Web Based Instruction, Distance Education
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Goh, Tiong; Kinshuk – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2006
Emerging from e-learning, mobile learning is going to be a significant next wave of learning environments. This is an evolving research area and many issues regarding mobile learning have not yet been exhaustively covered. This article focuses on implementing m-learning modules using a simple case study. Most existing typical e-learning systems…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Computers, Internet, Telecommunications
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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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Alexiou, Antonios; Bouras, Christos; Giannaka, Eri; Kapoulas, Vaggelis; Nani, Maria; Tsiatsos, Thrasivoulos – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2004
This article presents Virtual Radiopharmacy Laboratory (VR LAB), a virtual laboratory accessible through the Internet. VR LAB is designed and implemented in the framework of the VirRAD European project. This laboratory represents a 3D simulation of a radio-pharmacy laboratory, where learners, represented by 3D avatars, can experiment on…
Descriptors: Laboratories, Distance Education, Pharmaceutical Education, Radiology
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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
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Burch, Randall O. – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2001
Discussion of Web-based distance education focuses on communication issues. Highlights include Internet communications; components of a Web site, including site architecture, user interface, information delivery method, and mode of feedback; elements of Web design, including conceptual design, sensory design, and reactive design; and a Web…
Descriptors: Computer Interfaces, Computer Mediated Communication, Distance Education, Feedback
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Heeren, Elske; Collis, Betty – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 1993
Discusses telecommunications-supported cooperative learning environments for distance education. Topics addressed include computer-mediated communication; computer-supported cooperative work; distributed learning environments; frameworks for supporting telecooperation, including cognitive processes, social processes, and managerial processes; and…
Descriptors: Administration, Cognitive Processes, Concept Mapping, Cooperative Learning