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International Journal of Distance Education Technologies

October 2018 Volume 16, Number 4

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Construction and Application of Korean-English-Japanese Multilingual Teaching Aid System Based on Knowledge Map

    Li Zhe, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Wuhan, China; Cheng Meng, Zhejiang University Ningbo Institute of Technology, Ningbo, China; Maesako Takanori, Osaka University, Suita, Japan; Li Juan, Huaqiao University, Xiamen, China

    This article describes the design and application of a computer-based system for simultaneously teaching Korean, English and Japanese languages in a classroom setting using knowledge visualization ... More

    pp. 1-14

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  2. An Automatic Method to Extract Online Foreign Language Learner Writing Error Characteristics

    Sachio Hirokawa, Research Institute for Information Technology, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan; Brendan Flanagan, Academic Center for Computing and Media Studies, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

    This article contends that the profile of a foreign language learner can contain valuable information about possible problems they will face during the learning process, and could be used to help... More

    pp. 15-30

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  3. Development and Analysis of an Enhanced Multi-Expert Knowledge Integration System for Designing Context-Aware Ubiquitous Learning Contents

    Gwo-Haur Hwang, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Douliou, Taiwan; Beyin Chen, Ling Tung University, Taichung, Taiwan; Shiau-Huei Huang, iReach Marketing Pty Ltd, Taichung City, Taiwan

    This article describes how in context-aware ubiquitous learning environments, teachers must plan a theme and design learning contents to provide complete knowledge for students. Knowledge... More

    pp. 31-53

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  4. Using Augmented Reality Technologies to Enhance Students' Engagement and Achievement in Science Laboratories

    Rong-Chi Chang, Taiwan Police College, Taipei, Taiwan; Zeng-Shiang Yu, Asia University, Taichung, Taiwan

    This article aims to explore the impact of AR on the learning outcomes of college freshmen and their knowledge about the biology lab course. In a study, a basic biology lab course app was developed... More

    pp. 54-72

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  5. An Automatic Group Formation Method to Promote Student Interaction in Distance Education Courses

    Matheus Ullmann, Deller Ferreira & Celso Camilo-Junior, Universidade Federal de Goias, Goiania, Brazil

    This article proposes an automatic group formation method applying the particle swarm optimization (PSO) algorithm to boost the quality of students' online interactions. The groups were... More

    pp. 73-92

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  6. Tutoring Integrated Learning With Video-Based Training to Enhance the Support of the Learners in WIL: A Proposal That Drives the Change in Tutors' Pedagogical Culture

    Walter Nuninger, Université de Lille 1, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France; Jean-Marie Châtelet, University of Lille, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France

    This article describes how higher education providers are adapting their training offers to comply with social challenges and quality issues. The tremendous evolution of ICTEs provides new... More

    pp. 93-111

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