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International Journal on E-Learning

April 2009 Volume 8, Number 2

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. Online Versus In-Class Courses: Learning-Style Assessment as an Advisement Tool

    Gina Cicco, Eugenio María de Hostos Community College of The City University of New York, United States

    Discourse on the value of online instruction continues to prevail in institutions of higher education. Recent evidence points to the relationships among specific learning-style preferences and... More

    pp. 161-173

  2. Experiences Gained Using a Set of SCORM Compliant Reusable Learning Objects for Teaching Programming

    Eileen Costelloe, Elizabeth Sherry & Patricia Magee, Institute of Technology Tallaght Dublin, Ireland

    A collaboration between three higher education institutions in Ireland and two European partners has resulted in the design and development of reusable learning objects for undergraduate... More

    pp. 175-191

  3. Using Mobile Technologies for Assessment and Learning in Practice Settings: Outcomes of Five Case Studies

    Christine Dearnley, University of Bradford, United Kingdom; Jill Taylor, Leeds Metropolitan University, United Kingdom; Scott Hennessy, University of Leeds, United Kingdom; Maria Parks, York St John University, United Kingdom; Catherine Coates, Leeds Metropolitan University, United Kingdom; Jackie Haigh & John Fairhall, University of Bradford, United Kingdom; Kevin Riley, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom; Mark Dransfield, York St John University, United Kingdom

    This article presents the outcomes of the Mobile Technologies Pilot Project for the Assessment and Learning in Practice Settings (ALPS) Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL). ALPS... More

    pp. 193-207

  4. The Swiss Virtual Campus Project NAHRIS: Experiences from a Multidisciplinary E-Learning Project in the Natural Hazard and Risk Management Domain

    Christophe Lienert, ETH Zurich, Institute of Cartography, Switzerland; Nicole Bischof, WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF, Switzerland; Lorenz Hurni, ETH Zurich, Institute of Cartography, Switzerland

    The overall goal of the Swiss Virtual Campus project Dealing with Natural Hazards and Risk (NAHRIS) is to create a common educational course program that compiles the most recent knowledge in the... More

    pp. 209-222

  5. Self-Actualization and E-Learning: A Qualitative Investigation of University Faculty’s Perceived Barriers to Effective Online Instruction

    Jody Oomen-Early & Lynda Murphy, Texas Woman's University, United States

    Much has been written about why university faculty choose to refrain or participate in online instruction (Beaudoin, 1990; Bower, 2001; Clark, 1993; Dillon & Walsh, 1992; McKenzie, 2000; McKinnon, ... More

    pp. 223-240

  6. Assessment Using Multi-Criteria Decision Approach for “Higher Order Skills” Learning Domains

    Sadhu Balasundaram Ramakishnan & Balakrishnan Ramadoss, National Institute of Technology, India

    Over the past several decades, a wider range of assessment strategies has gained prominence in classrooms, including complex assessment items such as individual or group projects, student journals ... More

    pp. 241-262

  7. Do Entry Characteristics of Online Learners Affect Their Satisfaction?

    Erman Yukselturk, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

    This study analyzed learner characteristics that affect satisfaction in an online certificate program under two main purposes. The first purpose was to examine relationships among selected... More

    pp. 263-281