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International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology

April 2013 Volume 4, Number 2

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Number of articles: 5

  1. ICT as a Catalyst in Problem-Based Learning Processes?: A Comparison of Online and Campus-Based PBL in Swedish Fire-Fighter Training

    Robert Holmgren, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

    This article focuses on the impact on learning processes when digital technologies are integrated into PBL (problem-based learning) oriented distance training. Based on socio-cultural perspectives ... More

    pp. 1-14

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  2. An Empirical Comparative Investigation of Operations Management Programmes: Demand, Content and Entrance Criteria within the Context of Internationalization

    Chengbo Wang, Edge Hill University, Lancashire, United Kingdom; Xuezhong Chen, University of Jinan, Shandong, China; David Edgar, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasglow, United Kingdom; Yang Zhao, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China

    In higher education institutes (HEIs), Operations Management programmes (OMPs) are among those programmes attracting a substantial amount of international student enrollment. With the current... More

    pp. 15-33

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  3. Quality Assurance of Teachers in the Implementation of the Curriculum of Technical and Vocational Education in Colleges of Education (Technical) in North Cental Nigeria

    Egbita Attaochu, Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council, Abuja, Nigeria

    This study was carried out to ascertain the quality assurance of teachers (lecturers) in the implementation of the curriculum of Technical and Vocational Education (TVE) in Colleges of Education ... More

    pp. 34-43

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  4. Web 2.0 Technologies and the Spirit of Online Learning

    Victor Wang, Florida Atlantic University, United States; Valerie Bryan & Krista Steinke, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, United States

    There are many definitions of learning, all reflecting the academic specialties from which the study is conducted: 1. the process of acquiring knowledge, skills, attitudes, values, beliefs,... More

    pp. 44-53

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  5. The Perceived Work Ethic of K-12 Teachers by Generational Status: Generation X vs. Baby Boom Generation

    Gregory Petty, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, United States

    This was an investigation of the work ethic of K-12 educators from Generation X and Baby Boomer generations. Teachers of the baby boom generation were born between 1946 and 1964, and many are... More

    pp. 54-65

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