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Global Learn Asia Pacific 2011--Global Conference on Learning and Technology

Mar 28, 2011


Siew-Mee Barton; John Hedberg; Katsuaki Suzuki

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Number of papers: 337

  1. Effects of Social Network Profiles on (E-)Recruitment: An International Study

    Torsten Reiners & Baktas Dost, University of Hamburg, Germany; Nuno Monteiro, DHL Supply Chain, China

    The exponential growth of Social Networks offers us manifold opportunities by being part of a large network. We are able to have immediate updates of (international) events and share information.... More

    pp. 263-267

  2. Facebook Features: Enhancing Student Engagement in Self-Regulated Learning

    Zaihasriah Zahidi, Nazirah Mat Sin & Jazmi Izwan Jamal, Faculty of Creative Multimedia, Multimedia University, Malaysia

    The purpose of this paper is to study the student engagement in self-regulated learning within a Facebook environment. The features of Facebook that could foster student engagement in self... More

    pp. 268-277

  3. Using 3D Animations in Teaching Chemistry

    Silvio Henrique Fiscarelli, Maria Helena S. S. Bizelli & Patricia Eliane Fiscarelli, Universidade Estadual Paulista - Unesp, Brazil

    This paper discuss possibilities of use of 3D animation as a tool for teaching Chemistry support. The research proposes to investigate the conception process and development of educational... More

    pp. 278-282

  4. Examining the cognitive load of instructors for perceiving the status of learners in videoconferencing lectures

    Yu Ara & Akinori Nishihara, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    In this study, the authors tried to unfold one of the causes which prevent smooth interactions between lecturers and learners in videoconferencing settings, by focusing on the instructor's... More

    pp. 283-291

  5. Effect of Promoting Student Study by International Joint Seminar between Japan and China Using Video

    Isao Miyaji, Okayama University of Science, Japan

    In 2007, two universities, “university “A” in Japan and university “B” in China conducted a joint seminar in their respective native languages by using a simple video conference system and by... More

    pp. 292-301

  6. Lessons Learned from Corporate VLE Design Experience

    Alison Bickford, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

    Four purpose-built virtual learning environments were designed and developed by learning practitioners of an Australian consulting firm using an enterprise wiki. The intention of the asynchronous... More

    pp. 302-309

  7. Opportunities and Challenges of Web 2.0 in Arab Education

    Mousmi Chaurasia, Anjum Asma & Anees Ahmed, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

    Web2.0 is a technology with profound potential for inducing change in the education sector. In academic contexts, Web2.0 applications allow users to collaborate and share information online but... More

    pp. 310-315

  8. Developing Graduate Attributes Through Role-plays and Online Tools: Use of Wikis and Blogs for Preparation and Reflection

    Kathy Douglas & Michele Ruyters, RMIT University, Australia

    Graduate attributes, such as communication and problem-solving, can be developed through student engagement with role-plays. This kind of learning and teaching strategy can be used in the face-to... More

    pp. 316-323

  9. Podcasting for Educational Purposes – Preliminary Investigation of the Gap between the ‘Have’ and the ‘Have-not’

    Paul Lam, Wing Cheung, Christy Cheng, Eric Ho & Shereen Yuen, The Centre for Learning Enhancement And Research, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    Podcast has been introduced to tertiary education for teaching and learning purposes relatively recently but it has achieved widespread attention in many universities. There are reports that... More

    pp. 324-332

  10. Building a classroom learning community: three instructional design principles for a Web 2.0 world

    Daniel Light, Education Development Center, United States

    Abstract: Sampling teachers from the Intel Teach Essentials course on Web 2.0 tools, the researchers interviewed 39 teachers using blogs, wikis and other Web2.0 applications in their classrooms to ... More

    pp. 333-340

  11. Education Living Lab - Building a School of the Future by Harnessing New Web 2.0 Technologies

    Adrian Lim, Ngee Ann Secondary School, Singapore

    Ngee Ann Secondary School is the first and only school in Singapore that has been selected to be a Mentor School as part of the global Microsoft Partners in Learning Innovative Schools Program. ... More

    p. 341

  12. Web2.0 and Social Learning in Higher Education

    Zahra Rawahi, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman

    The following is an analysis of the emerging technology through the fairly new development of Web 2.0, and how this relates to education. Web 2.0 contains a variety of educational tools by which... More

    pp. 342-347

  13. From Logs to Blogs: Transitioning to eLearning

    Rashika Sharma & Sylila Monteiro, Unitec New Zealand, New Zealand

    Digital literacy is a reality and flexible technologies pave the way for collaborative, co-creative purposes, as well as for the critical assessment and evaluation in education. Intercreative... More

    pp. 348-353

  14. Learners’ Readiness: Integrating Social Software for Collaboration Adaptive Learning in E-learning

    Shing Yin Serena Sim, Lik Hoo Gregory Wee & Hang Hui Patrick Then, Swinburne University of Technology (Sarawak Campus), Malaysia

    Many universities are making use of social software to support learning due to their affordances. The major purpose of this ongoing research is to examine learners’ perceptions towards a new... More

    pp. 354-359

  15. Engaging Higher Education Students Through Tweeting

    Amanda Szapkiw & Michael Szapkiw, Liberty University, United States

    Social media such as Twitter helps engage learners and promotes interation wth course content. Twitter allows learners and educators to interact via “tweets” via Smartphones, laptops, or any... More

    pp. 360-364

  16. Pilot Wiki Implementation – Lessons Learned on Student Collaboration

    Verily Tan, Allan Chia, Steven Wong & Yew Haur Lee, SIM University, Singapore

    This paper documents the pilot implementation of MediaWiki for a Group-Based Assignment (GBA) in a third-year marketing module. As evidenced in other studies, the majority of students edited their ... More

    pp. 365-374

  17. Working with Wikis: Collaboration, Authorship and Assessment in Higher Education

    Celia Thompson & Matthew Absalom, University of Melbourne, Australia

    Since the advent of Web 2.0 in higher education, notions of collaboration and authorship have begun to change as educators have become more experienced in the use of social web technologies for... More

    pp. 375-384

  18. A Study on Effect of Inter-School Collaborative Learning with Overseas Through Using ICT

    Jumpei Tokito, Graduate School of Informatics Kansai University, Japan

    This research is about the effect of inter-school collaborative learning between kansai university elementary school and A elementary school in America. ICT tool such as video conferencing, WIKI... More

    pp. 385-387

  19. Feedback via Wikis: Revisions and Improvement

    Zailin Shah Yusoff, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia

    This paper reports on the findings of a case study which explored the impact of using wikis as a tool in developing ESL students’ writing skills. Seventeen undergraduate students enrolled in a... More

    pp. 388-393

  20. A Virtual Ethnography as a Methodological Approach in Digital Spaces

    Bruno Galasso, University of São Paulo, Brazil

    This essay seeks to address some examples of using the virtual ethnography in cyber culture studies as well as a brief questioning on the role of the researcher in this context. By defining the... More

    pp. 394-399