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McDonald, Scott Douglas – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2017
Aim/Purpose: Students face many challenges improving their soft skills such as critical thinking. This paper offers one possible solution to this problem. Background: This paper considers one method of enhancing critical thinking through a problem-solving game called the Coffee Shop. Problem-solving is a key component to critical thinking, and…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Thinking Skills, Educational Games
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Ahmad, Kham Sila; Armarego, Jocelyn; Sudweeks, Fay – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2017
Aim/Purpose: To develop a framework for utilizing Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL) to assist non-native English migrant women to acquire English vocabulary in a non-formal learning setting. Background: The women in this study migrated to Australia with varied backgrounds including voluntary or forced migration, very low to high levels of…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Shariati, Saeed; Armarego, Jocelyn; Sudweeks, Fay – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2017
Aim/Purpose: The research investigates the impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) on Iranian refugees' settlement in Australia. Background: The study identifies the issues of settlement, such as language, cultural and social differences. Methodology: The Multi-Sited Ethnography (MSE), which is a qualitative methodology, has…
Descriptors: Refugees, Land Settlement, Ethnography, Foreign Countries
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Kelsey, Karishma; Zaliwski, Andrew – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2017
Aim/Purpose: The teaching solution presented in this paper was implemented to overcome the common problems encountered by authors during years of practice of applied business studies teaching. Background: In our school, we have deep multicultural environments where both teachers and students are coming from different countries and cultures. The…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Barriers, Teaching Methods, Visualization
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Nave, Rachel; Ackerman, Rakefet; Dori, Yehudit Judy – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2017
Aim/Purpose: These days educators are expected to integrate technological tools into classes. Although they acquire relevant skills, they are often reluctant to use these tools. Background: We incorporated online forums for generating a Community of Inquiry (CoI) in a faculty development program. Extending the Technology, Pedagogy, and Content…
Descriptors: Medical School Faculty, Communities of Practice, Educational Diagnosis, Technology Integration
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Krubu, Dorcas Ejemeh; Zinn, Sandy; Hart, Genevieve – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2017
Aim/Purpose: The research work investigated the information seeking process of undergraduates in a specialised university in Nigeria, in the course of a group assignment. Background: Kuhlthau's Information Search Process (ISP) model is used as lens to reveal how students interact with information in the affective, cognitive and physical realms.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Information Seeking, Student Journals, Journal Writing
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Nugent, Gwen; Kohmetscher, Amy; Namuth-Covert, Deana; Guretzky, John; Murphy, Patrick; Lee, DoKyoung – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2016
Learning objects originally developed for use in online learning environments can also be used to enhance face-to-face instruction. This study examined the learning impacts of online learning objects packaged into modules and used in different contexts for undergraduate education offered on campus at three institutions. A multi-case study approach…
Descriptors: Resource Units, Electronic Learning, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
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Mor, Dalit; Laks, Hagar; Hershkovitz, Arnon – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2016
In today's job market, computer skills are part of the prerequisites for many jobs. In this paper, we report on a study of readiness to work with computers (the dependent variable) among unemployed women (N = 54) after participating in a unique, web-supported training focused on computer skills and empowerment. Overall, the level of participants'…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Readiness, Job Skills, Females
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Mosharraf, Maedeh – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2016
Personalization is one of the most expected features in the current educational systems. User modeling is supposed to be the first stage of this process, which may incorporate learning style as an important part of the model. Learning style, which is a non-stable characteristic in the case of children, differentiates students in learning…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Teaching Methods, Cognitive Style, Questionnaires
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Taylor, Estelle – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2016
Soft skills are becoming increasingly important and will be critical for success in the Information Systems profession. Employers complain about a lack in soft skills among graduates from tertiary education institutions. No agreement exists about what these skills actually are, which are of importance, and how acquiring these soft skills should be…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Skill Development, Stakeholders, Attitude Measures
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Wandera, Silas; James-Waldon, Natasha; Bromley, Debbi; Henry, Zandra – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2016
This paper provides an overview of the impact that social media has on the development of collaborative learning within a cohort environment in a doctoral program. The researchers surveyed doctoral students in an education program to determine how social media use has influenced the doctoral students. The study looked at the following areas: a)…
Descriptors: Social Media, Cooperative Learning, Cohort Analysis, Influence of Technology
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Goumas, Stefanos; Symeonidis, Symeon; Salonidis, Michail – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2016
The purpose of this research is the exploration of the opinions and level of self-efficacy in the usage of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) of teachers in Greek pre-schools in the learning process and administration of nurseries. By using the term "usage and utilisation of ICTs in the learning process" we mean the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Self Efficacy, Teacher Attitudes
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Moncada Linares, Sthephanny; Díaz Romero, Andrea Carolina – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2016
As a result of the rapid development of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and the growing interest in Internet-based tools for language classroom, it has become a pressing need for educators to locate, evaluate and select the most appropriate language-learning digital resources that foster more communicative and meaningful learning…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Communicative Competence (Languages), Web Sites, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Aharony, Noa; Bar-Ilan, Judit – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2016
MOOCs are open, online courses that use information technologies to enhance the learning experience and attract various people from the entire world. The current study uses the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM), as well as personal characteristics such as learning strategies, cognitive appraisal, and Kuhlthau's (1991) model of information seeking…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Student Attitudes, Technology Uses in Education
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Berger-Tikochinski, Tal; Zion, Michal; Spektor-Levy, Ornit – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2016
This is a five-year study conducted with junior high school students studying in a 1:1-laptop program in order to test the effects of the program on various measures related to the students: their attitudes, motivation, perceived school norms, self-efficacy, and behavioral intention towards learning with laptops, according to the Theory of Planned…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Student Attitudes, Laptop Computers, Junior High School Students
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