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World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 998–1005
The aim is to study communication patterns in Internet-based education and the learning effects of synchronous and asynchronous speech interaction in distance courses. Research questions: How are different modes of teaching and learning dialogues on ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 2333–2336
This paper discusses the globalization of e-learning and the lingua franca of modern times, English, and its effects on other languages. Alterations and changes in languages as an effect of distance technologies are also discussed. Hybrid languages...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 1999 (1999) pp. 1284–1285
The objective of this paper is to discuss new organisations directed towards projects and teamwork, as well as how many of these functions can be enhanced, supported and, of course made better through the utilisation of Computer Supported...
E-Learning Vol. 3, No. 4 (2006) pp. 552–564
This article discusses the following general questions: (1) what is the role of the teacher in the technology enhanced classroom; and (2) how are teachers prepared for the use of new technology in the classroom? The answers will differ among...
A New “Genderation”: Gender and Age Inclusive Approaches to Learning with ICT - A Multi-Method Design for Improvement and Individualization
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 1905–1908
The aim of this project is to enhance a gender balanced use of ICT at our department, to facilitate learning and collaboration with others using ICT-tools in different learning projects. Another objective is to recruit a group of female front...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 1298–1299
At the University of Gothenburg we have for two years been working with a particular course curriculum as a "stomping ground" for developing net related pedagogics. The courses in Social economy have Problem Based Learning (PBL) as a pedagogical...
Topics: Distance Education
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 327–334
Internet video is rapidly becoming the main mode of communication across the world. Education institutions can benefit tremendously by adopting smart ways of using Internet video. Old media, impacts on our thinking, but we should not perceive the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 822–828
The number of students that attend higher education is increasing (10.6%increase in Sweden), students are getting older, and have a different social situation than before. This changes the way universities should deliver education to its students....
The Future of Schools from a European Union Perspective: Selecting, Analyzing and Disseminating the Most Innovative Approaches towards the School of Tomorrow
Policy Futures in Education Vol. 3, No. 1 (2005) pp. 30–37
What can we learn from European Union (EU) school projects about future learning approaches? The EU has invested massively in information and communication technologies (ICT) projects promoting innovative use of new technologies in school settings....
Two Internet Based Speech Tools: Audioforum - asynchronous speech dialogues, FLUENT - a speech pronunciation tool for language learning
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 2175–2176
Abstract: This interactive session will focus on two newly developed speech tools for the internet: 1) Audioforum enabling asynchronous speech interactions 2) FLUENT a speech practising tool developed to enable language learners to improve their...
The Future of Schools from a European Union Perspective - - Selecting, analyzing and disseminating the most innovative approaches out of more than 800 EU-funded projects
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 686–692
What can we learn from EU-school projects about the future learning approaches? The European Union has invested massively in ICT-projects promoting innovative use of the new technologies in school settings. The aim of the project Schoolforesight,...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 14, No. 1 (Feb 14, 2013) pp. 186–203
This paper describes a specially developed online peer-review system, the Peer Portal, and the first results of its use for quality enhancement of bachelor’s and master’s thesis manuscripts. The peer-review system is completely student driven and...
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 15, No. 2 (April 2017) pp. 33–44
Common problems identified by students during their interaction with supervisors are too little instructions as well as infrequent and insufficient supervisor feedback. The SciPro system has been developed to tackle these problems. This paper...
Development and validation of a holistic IT-institutional alignment model for higher education institutional performance
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2019 (Mar 18, 2019) pp. 1279–1290
This study aims to develop a contextual model with the practices of IT-institutional alignment for university performance. Based on the prior studies and an extended literature review, six hypotheses were put forward. With a survey research strategy,...
E-Learning Vol. 2, No. 3 (2005) pp. 285–298
This study aims to comparatively explore the role of the state (federal policy) in distance-education initiatives in the higher education communities of Sweden and the United States. In a globalized context, education institutes now have the...
Integrated computer-based management information systems: The complexity and diffusion in Rwandan higher education institutions
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 15, No. 1 (May 01, 2019)
The current trend in universities is marked by integrating information technologies into their service delivery. Particularly in administration and management, processes are being modernized, although not successfully in some institutions. This...
Internet information-filters and its consequences for e-learning - Conceptual framework and interview study in seven countries
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 1914–1920
Abstract: Increasingly the information used in schools and higher education is found on the Internet. But how accessible and useful is this information? There are different filters changing, blocking and modifying the information we are looking for. ...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2018 (Oct 15, 2018) pp. 553–558
University-Industry Collaboration (UIC) has become a vital component in emerging economies. As universities gradually become the center of society's knowledge production system, their role in innovation becomes more diverse. Education systems and...
Topics: Industry-University Partnering
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 14, No. 1 (Apr 29, 2018)
ICT and development implementations in developing regions depend on many factors. This paper summarises experiences of efforts made by twenty individuals when implementing small-scale ICT development projects in their organizations located in seven...
A Constructivist Perspective on the Thesis Supervision Process: A Case Study of Sri Lankan Undergraduate Thesis Projects
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 30, No. 4 (2019) pp. 425–449
One of the main issues in undergraduate thesis supervision is a lack of understanding about the pedagogical assumptions underpinning the supervision process. In this paper, the concepts of the zone of proximal development and scaffolding are applied ...
European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning Vol. 17, No. 1 (2014) pp. 154–171
The use of information and communication technology (ICT) in education is a way to facilitate interaction and accessing information for learning in higher education. However, finding a set of structured e-resources to facilitate learning within...
An exploratory study on the practices of IT-Institutional alignment for effective ICT integration in university services
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 15, No. 1 (May 01, 2019)
The misalignment between information technology (IT) and institutions continues to be a major problem, more particularly in higher education institutions. This state leads to a lack of technology value addition and poor institutional performance....
Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 16, No. 1 (2016) pp. 30–45
The more the students get experienced with technologies, the more the need for tertiary education systems to adopt innovative pedagogical strategies for accommodating different learning needs. Depending on students' prior experience with computer...
Journal of Interactive Online Learning Vol. 11, No. 2 (2012) pp. 67–79
The educational culture in most developing countries is lecturer-centred with lecturers as providers of information and students as receivers of information. This approach has impacted on student's ability to seek and create knowledge to support...
Blended learning systems in tertiary education: A comparative analysis of two universities from Rwanda and Mozambique
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 1006–1015
This study is about analyzing the state of the art of blended learning systems comparatively with reference to complex adaptive system framework from two developing countries namely Rwanda and Mozambique. A qualitative approach was carried out,...
The Rural Wings Project: Bridging the Digital Divide with Satellite-Provided Internet. Phase I--Identifying and Analysing the Learning Needs of 31 Communities in 10 Countries
Henrik Hansson; Paul Mihailidis; Ken Larsson; Menelaos Sotiriou; Sofoklis Sotiriou; Nikolaos Uzunoglu; Michail Gargalakos
E-Learning Vol. 4, No. 2 (2007) pp. 107–115
The digitally marginalised communities are in focus in the EU-funded Rural Wings project 2006-2008. The aim is to identify and analyse the user learning needs in non-connected communities and to meet these needs by providing satellite Internet...
The Teachers’ Portal as a tool for teachers’ professional development in Bangladesh: Facilitating nationwide networking and digital multimedia content for 40,000 schools
Henrik Hansson; Sabiha Sultana; Afzal Sarwar; Faruque Ahmed; Ramiz Uddin; Pushpita Saha; G Islam; Mohammad Islam
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 14, No. 3 (Dec 30, 2018)
The Teachers’ Portal (teachers.gov.bd) is an online platform for Bangladeshi teachers designed to store and retrieve digital educational contents of different subjects useful for classroom teaching and students’ learning. The portal also facilitates ...
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 17, No. 3 (May 16, 2016)
Many research studies have highlighted the low completion rate and slow progress in PhD education. Universities strive to improve throughput and quality in their PhD education programs. In this study, the perceived problems of PhD education are...
Nina Kahnwald; Thomas Köhler; Rodoula Makri; Nikolaos Uzunoglu; Henrik Hansson; Ken Larsson; Paul Mihailidis; Sofoklis Sotiriou; Menelaos Sotiriou; Pavlos Koulouris
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 975–979
Rural Wings is an ambitious wide scale international research project on e-learning through satellite telecommunications. The project uses DVB-RCS satellite technology in order to provide broadband e-learning-services for rural and isolated areas in ...