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International Journal of Distance Education Technologies

July 2016 Volume 14, Number 3

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Dashboard for Analyzing Ubiquitous Learning Log

    Erdenesaikhan Lkhagvasuren, Department of Information Science and Intelligent Systems, Tokushima University, Tokushima, Japan; Kenji Matsuura, Centre for Administration of Information Technology, Tokushima University, Tokushima, Japan; Kousuke Mouri, Graduate School of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan; Hiroaki Ogata, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

    Mobile and ubiquitous technologies have been applied to a wide range of learning fields such as science, social science, history and language learning. Many researchers have been investigating the ... More

    pp. 1-20

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  2. Improved Personalized Recommendation based on Causal Association Rule and Collaborative Filtering

    Wu Lei, Time Publishing and Media Co., Ltd., Hefei, China and School of Information Management, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China; Fang Qing, School of Information Management, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China; Jin Zhou, Institute of Intelligent Machines, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hefei, China

    There are usually limited user evaluation of resources on a recommender system, which caused an extremely sparse user rating matrix, and this greatly reduce the accuracy of personalized... More

    pp. 21-33

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  3. An Adaptive E-Learning System based on Student's Learning Styles: An Empirical Study

    Samia Drissi, Badji Mokhtar-Annaba University, Annaba, Algeria & Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Souk-Ahras, Souk-Ahras, Algeria; Abdelkrim Amirat, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Souk-Ahras, Souk-Ahras, Algeria

    Personalized e-learning implementation is recognized as one of the most interesting research areas in the distance web-based education. Since the learning style of each learner is different one... More

    pp. 34-51

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  4. A System for English Vocabulary Acquisition based on Code-Switching

    Rafal Rzepka, Kenji Araki & Michal Mazur, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan; Krzysztof Karolczak, Lodz University of Technology, Lodz, Poland

    Vocabulary plays an important part in second language learning and there are many existing techniques to facilitate word acquisition. One of these methods is code-switching, or mixing the... More

    pp. 52-75

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  5. Empirical Investigation into Motives for Choosing Web-based Distance Learning Programs

    Mona Alkhattabi, College of Computer and Information Sciences, Al Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University (IMSIU), Saudi Arabia

    Today, in association with rapid social and economic changes, there is an increasing level of demand for distance and online learning programs. This study will focus on identifying the main... More

    pp. 76-90

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  6. Applying Augmented Reality to a Mobile-Assisted Learning System for Martial Arts using Kinect Motion Capture

    Wen-Chun Hsu & Ju-Ling Shih, Department of Information and Learning Technology, National University of Tainan, Tainan, Taiwan

    In this study, to learn the routine of Tantui, a branch of martial arts was taken as an object of research. Fitts' stages of motor learning and augmented reality (AR) were applied to a 3D mobile... More

    pp. 91-106

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