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AACE Journal Vol. 16, No. 4 (October 2008) pp. 385–404
Lincoln and Guba (1985) reminded us that a qualitative study can change midcourse, taking the researcher into areas of inquiry they did not anticipate at the beginning. This case study was originally designed to ascertain the benefits and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 2168–2173
This study examined the nature of preservice teachers' perspectives on, engagement with, and use of a computer conference during a one-year, graduate-level, teacher certification program. The guiding question was, "What is the role of a computer...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 1999 (1999) pp. 1584–1585
There is a saying about evaluation that we like to repeat. "Quantitative evaluation is about what you already knew to ask whereas qualitative evaluation is about what you didn't know." Put in terms of the most common tools from these approaches one...
Research on the Causal Relationship between Emotions and Emotional Transmissions in Email Communication: Analysis Focusing on Emotional Traits
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 705–712
According to Kato & Akahori (2005) and Kato, Kato, & Akahori (2006), subjects with whom emotional transmissions did not work well in CMC processes had produced more negative and hostile emotions in their experiments. Based on these results, the...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 256–261
This paper is an extension of last year’s pilot study which examined gender differences in informal mobile phone email messages of Japanese young people. This year’s project expanded the sample size from 42 to 137 first-year students at a large,...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 6867–6871
While there is research on gender differences in written communications, little work has been done to compare how these difference are expressed in various cultures. This study, based on work by Colley, et al, seeks to address this gap by studying...
E-Learning Practice and Experience at Waseda E-School: Japan's First Undergraduate Degree-Awarding Online Program
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 7, No. 3 (2009) pp. 44–62
In 2003, the School of Human Sciences, Waseda University, Japan, established the e-School, Japan's first complete undergraduate correspondence courses enabling students to acquire their bachelor degrees solely through e-learning. Supported by the...
Selection of ICT in emotional communication for Japanese students: Focusing on emotional strategies and gender differences
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 1050–1057
This paper describes the selection of media in emotional communications by Japanese college students, especially as they reveal gender differences. Sad and joy situations were prepared and participants could select from face-to-face (F2F), telephone,...
Rating Communication Methods and Emotional Transmissions in Anger and Guilt Situations by Japanese College Students
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 648–653
This paper describes the rating of communication methods in anger and guilt situations by Japanese college students. Situations describing two emotional situations were prepared and presented to 69 Japanese undergraduate students (45 men and 24...
Relationships between the Emotional Transmissions in Mobile Phone Email Communication and the Email Contents in Japan
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 2804–2810
This study examined the emotions senders of mobile phone email wanted to convey and the email contents relevant to emotional transmissions composed by the senders. In particular, we focused on the influence of the degrees of intimacy between senders ...
Emotional Strategies in Mobile Phone Email Communication in Japan: Focusing on Four Kinds of Basic Emotions
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 1058–1066
In this paper, the authors investigated what kind of emotional strategies are used when sending mobile phone email in response to four kinds of emotional scenarios (joy, sadness, anger, and guilt). Specifically, the relationships among the emotions...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 6083–6090
This paper focuses on the emotion of anger experienced when using mobile phone email. By better understanding the causes of anger in email, it is hoped that strategies can be developed to avoid such emotional troubles. This paper describes a three...
Analyzing Emotional Cue Transmission and Message Contents in Japanese Mobile Phone Email Communications
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 654–666
This study examined the emotions senders of mobile phone email wanted to convey and the email contents relevant to emotional cues transmissions composed by the senders. In particular, we focused on the influence of the degrees of intimacy between...
Patterns of Emotional Transmission in Japanese Young People's Text-Based Communication in Four Basic Emotional Situations
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 9, No. 2 (April 2010) pp. 203–227
Text-based communication, such as a mobile phone email, is the essential communication tool for Japanese youth. In this paper, the authors conducted a paper-based survey in order to investigate what kind of patterns of emotional transmission are...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2011 (Oct 18, 2011) pp. 1450–1456
Advancements in information and communication technologies (ICT) have changed learning and teaching methods. Technologies such as the Internet, multimedia, and online databases, educators and learners have more options about when and where learning...