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Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects

Jan 26, 2015 Volume 11, Number 1

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Number of articles: 19

  1. Geospatial Crypto Reconnaissance: A Campus Self-Discovery Game

    Harjinder Lallie

    Campus discovery is an important feature of a university student induction process. Approaches towards campus discovery differ from course to course and can comprise guided tours that are often... More

    pp. 1-10

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  2. eQETIC: a Maturity Model for Online Education

    Rogério Rossi & Pollyana Mustaro

    Digital solutions have substantially contributed to the growth and dissemination of education. The distance education modality has been presented as an opportunity for worldwide students in many... More

    pp. 11-23

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  3. Learning English Vocabulary in a Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL) Environment: A Sociocultural Study of Migrant Women

    Kham Ahmad, Fay Sudweeks & Jocelyn Armarego

    This paper reports on a case study of a group of six non-native English speaking migrant women’s experiences learning English vocabulary in a mobile assisted language learning (MALL) environment at... More

    pp. 25-45

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  4. Communicating and Sharing in the Semantic Web: An Examination of Social Media Risks, Consequences, and Attitudinal Awareness

    Nicole Buzzetto-More, Robert Johnson & Muna Elobaid

    Empowered by and tethered to ubiquitous technologies, the current generation of youth yearns for opportunities to engage in self-expression and information sharing online with personal disclosure... More

    pp. 47-66

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  5. Taxonomy of Students’ Use of The iPad in Education: A Pilot

    Liat Eyal

    This study attempts to present the variety of possible uses for iPads, in the learning process. The objective is to evaluate a unique implementation model that was tried out at a teacher training... More

    pp. 67-84

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  6. Analyzing the Quality of Students Interaction in a Distance Learning Object-Oriented Programming Discipline

    Elizabeth Carvalho

    Teaching object-oriented programming to students in an in-classroom environment demands well-thought didactic and pedagogical strategies in order to guarantee a good level of apprenticeship. To... More

    pp. 85-99

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  7. Distance Learning: Effectiveness of an Interdisciplinary Course in Speech Pathology and Dentistry

    Janine Ramos, Letícia Silva, Giédre Berretin-Felix, Arnaldo Pinzan & Antonio Rodrigues

    Objective: Evaluate the effectiveness of distance learning courses for the purpose of interdisciplinary continuing education in Speech Pathology and Dentistry. Methods: The online course was made... More

    pp. 101-121

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  8. Software Quality and Security in Teachers' and Students' Codes When Learning a New Programming Language

    Arnon Hershkovitz & Shlomi Boutnaru

    In recent years, schools (as well as universities) have added cyber security to their computer science curricula. This topic is still new for most of the current teachers, who would normally have a... More

    pp. 123-147

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  9. A Decade of Chais Conferences: Introduction to the IJELL Special Series of Chais Conference 2015 Best Papers

    Nitza Geri, Ina Blau, Avner Caspi, Yoram Kalman, Vered Silber-Varod & Yoram Eshet-Alkalai

    The seventh issue of the Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning (IJELL- formerly Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects - IJELLO) special series includes ... More

    pp. 149-157

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  10. Collective Problem-Solving: The Role of Self-Efficacy, Skill, and Prior Knowledge

    Dorit Geifman & Daphne Raban

    Self-efficacy is essential to learning but what happens when learning is done as a result of a collective process? What is the role of individual self-efficacy in collective problem solving? This... More

    pp. 159-178

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  11. An Assessment of Competency-Based Simulations on E-Learners’ Management Skills Enhancements

    Yair Levy & Michelle Ramim

    There is a growing interest in the assessment of tangible skills and competence. Specifically, there is an increase in the offerings of competency-based assessments, and some academic institutions ... More

    pp. 179-190

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  12. ICT Use: Educational Technology and Library and Information Science Students' Perspectives – An Exploratory Studyew Article

    Noa Aharony & Miri Shonfeld

    This study seeks to explore what factors influence students\u2019 ICT use and web technology competence. The objectives of this study are the following: (a) To what extent do certain elements of... More

    pp. 191-207

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  13. Teachers as Designers of Technology-Enhanced Outdoor Inquiry

    Keren Levy, Yael Kali & Tali Tal

    Implementing inquiry in the outdoors introduces many challenges for teachers, some of which can be dealt with using mobile technologies. For productive use of these technologies, teachers should be... More

    pp. 209-235

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  14. OER Usage by Instructional Designers and Training Managers in Corporations

    Anat Cohen & Eli Merkel

    Since the development of Open Educational Resources (OERs), different models regarding the usage of these resources in education have appeared in the literature. Wiley’s 4-Rs model is considered to... More

    pp. 237-256

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  15. Does 1:1 Computing in a Junior High-School Change the Pedagogical Perspectives of Teachers and their Educational Discourse?

    Yehuda Peled, Ina Blau & Ronen Grinberg

    Transforming a school from traditional teaching and learning to a one-to-one (1:1) classroom, in which a teacher and students have personal digital devices, inevitably requires changes in the way... More

    pp. 257-271

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  16. Teacher-student Relationship and SNS-mediated Communication: Perceptions of both role-players

    Arnon Hershkovitz, Alona Baruch & Rebecca Ang

    Teacher-student relationships are vital for academic and social development of students, for teachers’ professional and personal development, and for having a supportive learning environment. In... More

    pp. 273-289

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  17. Adoption of Online Network Tools by Minority Students: The Case of Students of Ethiopian Origin in Israel

    Meital Amzalag, Nelly Elias & Yael Kali

    Students of Ethiopian origin belong to one of the weakest sectors in the Jewish population of Israel. During their studies they have to deal with social alienation, cultural gaps, economic... More

    pp. 291-312

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  18. Will a Black Hole Eventually Swallow Earth?” Fifth Graders' Interest in Questions from a Textbook, an Open Educational Resource and Other Students' Questions

    Hani Swirski & Ayelet Baram-Tsabari

    Can questions sent to Open-Educational-Resource (OER) websites such as Ask-An-Expert serve as indicators for students\u2019 interest in science? This issue was examined using an online... More

    pp. 313-327

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  19. 5-7 Year Old Children's Conceptions of Behaving Artifacts and the Influence of Constructing Their Behavior on the Development of Theory of Mind (ToM) and Theory of Artificial Mind (ToAM)

    Karen Spektor-Precel & David Mioduser

    Nowadays, we are surrounded by artifacts that are capable of adaptive behavior, such as electric pots, boiler timers, automatic doors, and robots. The literature concerning human beings\u2019... More

    pp. 329-345

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