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International Journal of Distance Education Technologies

January 2017 Volume 15, Number 1

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Number of articles: 5

  1. A Peer-Assessment Mobile Kung Fu Education Approach to Improving Students' Affective Performances

    Hui-Chun Chu, Department of Computer Science and Information Management, Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan; Fon-Chu Kuo & Jun-Ming Chen, Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan; Kai-Hsiang Yang, National Taipei University of Education, Taipei, Taiwan; Yi-Hsuan Chen, Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan

    Peer-assessment and video comment-sharing are effective learning strategies for students to receive feedback on their learning. Researchers have emphasized the need for well-designed peer... More

    pp. 1-14

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  2. Mining Learning Behavioral Patterns of Students by Sequence Analysis in Cloud Classroom

    Sanya Liu, Zhenfan Hu, Xian Peng, Zhi Liu, H. Cheng & Jianwen Sun, National Engineering Research Center for E-Learning, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China

    In a MOOC environment, each student's interaction with the course content is a crucial clue for learning analytics, which offers an opportunity to record learner activity of unprecedented scale. In... More

    pp. 15-27

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  3. Recognition of Learner's Personality Traits through Digital Annotations in Distance Learning

    Nizar Omheni & Anis Kalboussi, ReDCAD Research Laboratory, Sfax University, Sfax, Tunisia; Omar Mazhoud, Department of Computer Science, University of Kairouan, Kairouan, Tunisia; Ahmed Kacem, ReDCAD Research Laboratory, Sfax University, Sfax, Tunisia

    Researchers in distance education are interested in observing and modelling of learner's personality profile, and adapting their learning experiences accordingly. When learners read and interact... More

    pp. 28-51

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  4. Automated Scoring of Chinese Engineering Students' English Essays

    Ming Liu & Yuqi Wang, School of Computer and Information Science, Southwest University, Chongqing, China; Weiwei Xu, College of International Studies, Southwest University, Chongqing, China; Li Liu, School of Software Engineering, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China

    The number of Chinese engineering students has increased greatly since 1999. Rating the quality of these students' English essays has thus become time-consuming and challenging. This paper presents... More

    pp. 52-68

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  5. A Comparative Study on Various Vocabulary Knowledge Scales for Predicting Vocabulary Pre-Knowledge

    Di Zou, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hong Kong; Haoran Xie, The Education University of Hong Kong, Tai Po, Hong Kong; Yanghui Rao, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China; Tak-Lam Wong, The Education University of Hong Kong, Tai Po, Hong Kong; Fu Wang, Caritas Institute of Education, Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong; Qingyuan Wu, Beijing Normal University Zhuhai Campus, Zhuhai, China

    The world has encountered and witnessed the great popularity of various emerging e-learning resources such as massive open online courses (MOOCs), textbooks and videos with the development of the... More

    pp. 69-81

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