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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)

Sep 18, 2012 Volume 7, Number 3

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 9

  1. Open Educational Resources: The Role of OCW, Blogs and Videos in Computer Networks Classroom

    Pablo Gil & Francisco Candelas, Associate Professor, Spain; Gabriel Garcia & Carlos Jara, Assistant Professor, Spain

    This paper analyzes the learning experiences and opinions obtained from a group of undergraduate students in their interaction with several on-line multimedia resources included in a free on-line... More

    pp. 4-10

  2. Towards Effective Combination of Prior Knowledge and Cognitive Styles in Adaptive Educational Hypermedia Systems

    Freddy Mampadi & Aubrey Mokotedi, University of Botswana, Botswana

    Adaptive Educational Hypermedia Learning Systems (AEHS) have been developed and evaluated over the past decade. These AEHS tailored navigational support and presentation of content basing on either... More

    pp. 11-18

  3. A Proposed Smart E-Learning System Using Cloud Computing Services: PaaS, IaaS and Web 3.0

    M. Nasr, Assistant Professor, Egypt; Shimaa Ouf, Egypt

    E-learning systems need to improve its infrastructure, which can devote the required computation and storage resources for e-learning systems. Microsoft cloud computing technologies although in... More

    pp. 19-24

  4. Managing 3D Multi User Learning Environments - A Case Study on Training Disaster Management

    Indika Perera, Colin Allison, O. Ajinomoh & Alan Miller, University of St Andrews, United Kingdom

    3D Multi User Virtual Environments (3D MUVE), or commonly known as 3D virtual worlds, have shown proven success in enhancing the present teaching and learner support methodologies. Integrated... More

    pp. 25-34

  5. Peer Learning in Social Media Enhanced Learning Environment

    Anne-Maritta Tervakari & Kirsi Silius, Tampere University of Technology, Hypermedia Laboratory, PO.Box 553, FI-33101 Tampere, Finland; Teemo Tebest, Finland; Jarno Marttila, Meri Kailanto & Jukka Huhtamäki, Tampere University of Technology, Hypermedia Laboratory, PO.Box 553, FI-33101 Tampere, Finland

    TUT Circle, a dedicated social media service for students at Tampere University of Technology (TUT), was used as a learning environment for the purpose of enhancing studentsâ?? collaboration,... More

    pp. 35-42

  6. On-line Certification for All: The PINVOX Algorithm

    E Canessa, ICTP, Italy; C Fonda & M Zennaro, Italy

    A protoype algorithm: PINVOX (â??Personal Identification Number by Voice") for on-line certification is introduced to guarantee that scholars have followed, i.e., listened and watched, a complete... More

    pp. 43-45

  7. Applying Semantic Web Technologies to Support Learners in Plant Identification and Taxonomy

    Katy Jordan, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

    This paper describes a novel application of semantic web technologies to support undergraduate students More

    pp. 46-49

  8. Transatlantic Online Community of Practice

    Barbara Schwartz-Bechet, UMUC, United States; Roelien Bos-Wierda & Ronald Barendsen, NHL University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

    Global citizenship and an international orientation are high on the agenda in higher education both in Europe and in the USA. The realization of ambitions in this sphere is often problematic since ... More

    pp. 50-53

  9. Telephone: The Old Technology that is Never Old

    Olubunmi Aborisade, College of New Rochelle, United States

    Telephone technology is a technology that stands the test of time. Since it was invented in 1876 by Alexander Graham Belle, it remains the technology of all time. This article reports the major... More

    pp. 54-58