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International Journal on E-Learning

2002 Volume 1, Number 3

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Differentiating between Communities of Practices (CoPs) and Quasi-Communities: Can CoPs exist Online?

    David Hung & Maish Nichani, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    In this article, we consider the basic issue of the differences between Community of Practices (CoPs) and Quasi-communities (Hung & Chen, 2002). We argue that fundamentally online communities (or... More

    pp. 23-29

  2. Distance Education, On-Campus Learning, and E-Learning Convergences: An Australian Exploration

    Cameron Richards, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong

    As epitomized by such influential concepts as 'flexible learning,' the use of web-based resources and Internet communications for online teaching and learning is seen by many to provide a... More

    pp. 30-39

  3. Designing a Framework for the Implementation of Situated Online, Collaborative, Problem-based Activity: Operating within a Local and Multi-Cultural Learning Context

    Max Giardina & Laila Oubenaissa, SMILL, Australia; Madhumita Bhattacharya, Hyogo University of Teacher Education, Japan

    In our current educational context, schools face considerable pressure to establish effective, technology-based learning environments for their students. No longer is the question one of whether we... More

    pp. 41-46

  4. Knowledge Management through E-Learning: An Emerging Trend in the Indian Higher Education System

    Pushpanadham K., Anjali Khirwadkar & Sneha M. Joshi, M. S. University of Baroda, India

    In this article, the authors focus on the concept of knowledge management and how it is possible through e-learning with the help of research studies conducted in the area. The article also... More

    pp. 47-54

  5. Adaptivity through the Use of Mobile Agents in Web-based Student Modelling

    Kinshuk Kinshuk & Hong Hong, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand; Ashok Patel, De Montfort University, Leicester

    Web-based learning environments are becoming part of mainstream education. The research in web-based, individualized instruction has evolved quite a bit. Additionally, there are many prototype... More

    pp. 55-64

  6. Science and Technology Courses via E-Learning: An African Scenario with Lessons from South East Asia

    K. L. Kumar, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana

    It is now well recognised that e-learning is emerging as yet another methodology of supporting the paradigm of learning at one's own place and pace. While it is being tried for a range of courses... More

    pp. 65-70