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International Journal of Distance Education Technologies

2012 Volume 10, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 4

  1. The Development of a Virtual Farm for Applications in Elementary Science Education

    Wernhuar Tarng, Mei-Yu Chang, Kuo-Liang Ou, Kein-Fu Yu & Kuen-Rong Hsieh

    The goal of this study is to develop a virtual farm for educational applications. Users can play the role of a farmer by planting vegetables and raising poultry on the virtual farm to observe their... More

    pp. 1-16

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  2. Exploration of Social Capital and Knowledge Sharing: An Empirical Study on Student Virtual Teams

    Ying Chieh Liu & FengChia Li

    Although research on virtual teams is becoming more popular, there is a gap in the understanding of how social capital affects knowledge sharing and creating, and their impacts on virtual team... More

    pp. 17-38

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  3. Group Modeling in Social Learning Environments

    Slavomir Stankov, Vlado Glavinic & Divna Krpan

    Students' collaboration while learning could provide better learning environments. Collaboration assumes social interactions which occur in student groups. Social theories emphasize positive... More

    pp. 39-56

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  4. A Distance Instructional System with Learning Performance Evaluation Mechanism: Moodle-Based Educational System Design

    Ying-Chen Lee & Nobuyoshi Terashima

    In this paper, a Moodle-based educational system has been constructed by providing friendly interface to fit most students in e-learning. For the website implementation, the authors take the course... More

    pp. 57-64

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