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International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments

April 2012 Volume 3, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 4

  1. The Usefulness of Learning Objects in Industry Oriented Learning Environments

    Shantha Fernando, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka; Henk Sol, University of Groningen; Ajantha Dahanayake, Georgia State University, United States

    A model is presented to evaluate the usefulness of learning objects for industry oriented learning environments that emphasise training university graduates for job opportunities in a competitive... More

    pp. 1-20

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  2. Learning-by-Doing Teamwork KSA: The Role of Strategic Management Simulation

    Víctor Martín-Pérez, Natalia Martín-Cruz & Pilar Pérez-Santana, University of Valladolid, Spain

    The objective of this paper is to evaluate the effectiveness of strategic management simulations as a learning-by-doing tool so that university students can learn to work in a team, that is, they... More

    pp. 21-34

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  3. Designing Distance Learning Tasks to Help Maximize Vocabulary Development

    John Loucky, Seinan Jogakuin University, Japan

    Task-based language learning using the benefits of online computer-assisted language learning (CALL) can be effective for rapid vocabulary expansion, especially when target vocabulary has been pre-... More

    pp. 35-58

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  4. Virtual Worlds as the Next Asset of Virtual Learning Environments for Students in Business?

    Jean-Eric Pelet, Nantes University, France; Benoît Lecat, Burgundy School of Business, France

    The authors’ research examines the effectiveness of a web-based virtual learning environment (VLE) in the context of management studies. This article provides two main contributions. First, an... More

    pp. 59-76

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