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Industry and Higher Education Vol. 23, No. 4 (August 2009) pp. 285–292
The authors investigate the relationship between student learning choices and learning styles in the use of an innovative learning environment for statistics. For teaching introductory statistics to first-year students in economics and business,...
Best of The Netherlands: Reinforcing Accounting: A Case Study on using M-Learning in a Technology-Enhanced Bachelor Course
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2019 (Jun 24, 2019) pp. 1827–1834
In this study we investigate the use of an interactive mobile application aimed to engage students, stimulate reinforcement of the learned material, and thereby increase performance in a large scale undergraduate Accounting course. Via the app,...
Topics: Mobile and ubiquitous learning
Why Increased Social Presence through Web Videoconferencing Does Not Automatically Lead to Improved Learning
E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 11, No. 1 (2014) pp. 31–45
The Community of Inquiry (CoI) model provides a well-researched theoretical framework to understand how learners and teachers interact and learn together in computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL). Most CoI research focuses on asynchronous...
A Dynamic Analysis of Why Learners Develop a Preference for Autonomous Learners in Computer-Mediated Communication
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 22, No. 5 (2014) pp. 631–648
A large number of studies in CMC have assessed how social interaction, processes and learning outcomes are intertwined. The present research explores how the degree of self-determination of learners, that is the motivational orientation of a learner,...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 15, No. 2 (August 2007) pp. 191–200
Positioning in learning networks is a process that assists learners in finding a starting point and an efficient route through the network that will foster competence building. In the past we have explored computational approaches to positioning...
Why Some Teachers Easily Learn to Use a New Virtual Learning Environment: A Technology Acceptance Perspective
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 24, No. 3 (2016) pp. 539–552
After a decade of virtual learning environments (VLEs) in higher education, many teachers still use only a minimum of its affordances. This study looked at how academic staff interacted with a new and unknown VLE in order to understand how...
Computers & Education Vol. 59, No. 3 (November 2012) pp. 893–906
Recent findings from research into Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) have indicated that not all learners are able to successfully learn in online collaborative settings. Given that most online settings are characterised by minimal...
Industry and Higher Education Vol. 23, No. 4 (August 2009) pp. 301–309
The potential of information technology to facilitate collaboration in education has grown considerably in recent years. The use of Web videoconferencing, whereby learners in an online classroom can simultaneously collaborate using audiovisual...
Campus-Wide Information Systems Vol. 25, No. 4 (2008) pp. 233–243
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is twofold: first the paper aims to sketch the theoretical basis for the use of electronic portfolios for prior learning assessment; second it endeavours to introduce latent semantic analysis (LSA) as a powerful...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 17, No. 3 pp. 54–64
This paper discusses Latent Semantic Analysis (LSA) as a method for the assessment of prior learning. The Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) is a procedure to offer learners an individualized curriculum based on their prior experiences and...
How achievement emotions impact students' decisions for online learning, and what precedes those emotions
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 15, No. 3 (June 2012) pp. 161–169
This empirical study investigates students' learning choices for mathematics and statistics in a blended learning environment, composed of both online and face-to-face learning components. The students (N
Bas Giesbers; Jan van Bruggen; Henry Hermans; Desiree Joosten-ten Brinke; Jan Burgers; Rob Koper; Ignace Latour
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 10, No. 1 (2007) pp. 237–247
Educational modelling is the modelling of educational [sub-] systems. Such a model is a framework containing important concepts, processes and relations. Several models have been published but their development, which we call educational modelling,...
Rob Koper; Bas Giesbers; Peter van Rosmalen; Peter Sloep; Jan van Bruggen; Colin Tattersall; Hubert Vogten; Francis Brouns
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 13, No. 1 (2005) pp. 71–92
The provision of lifelong learning facilities is considered to be a major new direction for higher and distance teaching educational institutes catering for the demands of industry and society. ICT networks will in future support seamless,...