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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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Mardis, Marcia – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2016
Approximately 26 million Americans have no access to broadband's social and economic benefits. A persistent level of non-adoption stems from adults' lack of perceived need or benefit. Florida's unique move to all digital instructional materials and required online learning by 2015 may make home broadband essential for maintaining a learning…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Rural Areas, Internet, Telecommunications
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Styliaras, Georgios; Koukopoulos, Dimitrios – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2012
The needs of everyday life for communication and interactivity anywhere and at anytime have led to the tremendous development of mobile devices and applications. Nowadays, we want to have access to enhanced services with high quality at indoor and outdoor environments. Smartphone is a clever new media that supports interactivity and communication…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Internet, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications
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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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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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Chen, Jueming; Kinshuk – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2005
The use of computers and the Internet has successfully enabled educational institutions to provide their students and staff members with various online educational services. With the recent developments in mobile technology, further possibilities are emerging to provide such services through mobile devices such as mobile phones and PDAs. By…
Descriptors: Internet, Computer Uses in Education, Telecommunications, Technology Integration