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International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning (iJAC)

Feb 02, 2009 Volume 2, Number 1

Editors

David Guralnick

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 9

  1. The E-learning Enterprise – Sourcing Opportunities and Ensuring Sustainability

    Rhena Delport, University of Pretoria, South Africa

    Skills shortage is experienced world-wide and often a skills mismatch is observed between programme content and industry needs with the result that qualifications do not secure jobs. Furthermore... More

    pp. 7-9

  2. Putting the Education into Educational Simulations: Pedagogical Structures, Guidance and Feedback

    David Guralnick, Kaleidoscope Learning, United States

    Learn-by-doing simulations can provide effective learning, allowing learners to practice skills in a realistic environment in a safe way, free of real-life consequences of mistakes. This method is ... More

    pp. 10-15

  3. Applying Business Process Oriented Learning in Industry: The PROLIX Solution Approach Based on a Case Study

    Dimitra Pappa, NCSR Demokritos, Greece; Nils Faltin & Volker Zimmermann, imc information multimedia communication AG, Switzerland

    With human capital being critical to corporate success, aligning individual training with business priorities, emerges as a key challenge. Business process oriented learning unites corporate... More

    pp. 16-24

  4. E-Learning Strategies in Technical Part-Time Studies at Campus Pinkafeld – A Moderate Constructivist Approach to Learning and Teaching

    Andrea Kelz, FH-Studienzentrum Pinkafeld, Steinamangerstraße 21, A - 7423 Pinkafeld, Austria

    The introduction of part-time studies contributed decisively to a wider acceptance of technical degree programmes at Campus Pinkafeld as their particular organisational design allows students to... More

    pp. 25-30

  5. Interactive Boards and their Function in Education

    Istvan Fuvesi, University of Szeged, Hungary

    In our accelerating world even education has become market-oriented. Learners have to acquire greater and greater amount of knowledge while the number of contact lessons, especially in higher... More

    pp. 31-35

  6. Combined Community/Content Environments: User Behavior and Attitudes

    Gisela Granitzer, Know-Center Graz, Austria; Klaus Tochtermann, Know-Center and Graz University of Technology, Austria

    Currently, combined community/content environments gain increasing importance in different areas of life, ranging from private to educational to corporate contexts. However, since they are still a ... More

    pp. 36-41

  7. Designing Collaborative Learning Environments Using Educational Scenarios Based on SR

    Fotini Paraskeva, Sofia Mysirlaki & E Choustoulakis, University of Piraeus, Greece

    As more and more studies acknowledge that students are basic contributors to the learning process, factors such as self concept, (computer) self-efficacy and self-regulation are important in... More

    pp. 42-49

  8. Evaluation of Virtual Learning Environment for the Professional Training in Public Administration

    Monia Sannia, University of York (UK), United Kingdom; Giancarlo Ercoli, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy; Tommaso Leo, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy

    In this paper, we describe a framework for the evaluation of a virtual learning environment in the Public Administration context. We describe the question of e-learning education of the Italian... More

    pp. 50-55

  9. Approaches and Strategies for Choice of Actions in Self-Paced E-Learning in the Workplace

    Annika Wiklund-Engblom, Åbo Akademi University, Finland

    This study is investigating variations of strategic behavior for choosing content and actions in an e-learning course in the workplace. The aim is to provide an increased understanding of... More

    pp. 56-61