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International Journal on E-Learning

October 2008 Volume 7, Number 4

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 10

  1. Understanding the Factors Limiting the Acceptability of Online Courses and Degrees

    Jonathan Adams, FLorida State University, United States

    This study examines prior research conducted on the acceptability of online degrees in hiring situations. In a national survey, a questionnaire was developed for assessing the importance of... More

    pp. 573-587

  2. Audio Use in E-Learning: What, Why, When, and How?

    Brendan Calandra, Georgia State University, United States; Ann E. Barron, University of South Florida, United States; Ingrid Thompson-Sellers, Georgia State University, United States

    Decisions related to the implementation of audio in e-learning are perplexing for many instructional designers, and deciphering theory and principles related to audio use can be difficult for... More

    pp. 589-601

  3. Using a Virtual Learning Environment to Manage Group Projects: A Case Study

    Yvonne Cleary & Ann Marcus-Quinn, University of Limerick, Ireland

    Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) are increasingly used by Higher Education Institutions to manage and enhance teaching and learning, and research. Discussion, chat, scheduling, and other... More

    pp. 603-621

  4. E-Learning Incorporation: An Exploratory Study of Three South African Higher Education Institutions

    Wanjira Kinuthia, Georgia State University, United States; Rabelani Dagada, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

    This article reports on the findings of a research study that was conducted to explore the types of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in use in higher education in South Africa.... More

    pp. 623-639

  5. Belonging Online: Students' Perceptions of the Value and Efficacy of an Online Learning Community

    Loralee LaPointe & Marcy Reisetter, University of South Dakota, United States

    The proliferation of online course designs has changed the learning environments for many students and professors. Recommendations for best practice in online course design frequently include... More

    pp. 641-665

  6. The Design of Online Tertiary Courseware for a Blended Learning, Project-Based, E-Business Management Program in the Middle East

    Arthur Rush, Higher Colleges of Technology, United Arab Emirates

    This case study briefly explores how an online, multimedia learning module based on a Cognitive Apprenticeship higher level pedagogy can positively affect students achieving the learning outcomes... More

    pp. 667-701

  7. Vienna E-Lecturing (VEL): Learning How to Learn Self-Regulated in an Internet-Based Blended Learning Setting

    Barbara Schober, Petra Wagner, Ralph Reimann & Christiane Spiel, University of Vienna, Austria

    The article describes the "Vienna E-Lecturing" (VEL), a complex internet-based blended-learning setting developed for students at the University of Vienna (Austria). As part of the introduction to ... More

    pp. 703-723

  8. Teaching Aspects of E-Learning

    Soonhwa Seok, University of Kansas, United States

    E-Learning is a new form of pedagogy for learning in the 21st century. E-Teachers are e-Learning instructional designers, facilitators of interaction, and subject matter experts. The roles of e... More

    pp. 725-741

  9. University Student Online Plagiarism

    Yu-mei Wang, University of Alabama at Birmingham, United States

    This article reports a study investigating university student online plagiarism. The following questions are investigated: (a) What is the incidence of student online plagiarism? (b) What are... More

    pp. 743-757

  10. The Practitioner’s Model: Designing a Professional Development Program for Online Teaching

    Debbi Weaver & Diane Robbie, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia; Rosemary Borland, Deakin University, Australia

    This article describes the experiences of staff responsible for developing and delivering professional development (PD) in online teaching in three universities in the same Australian state. Each... More

    pp. 759-774