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2009 Volume 6, Number 2

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Student Perceptions and Cognitive Load: What Can They Tell Us about E-Learning Web 2.0 Course Design?

    Judy Lambert, Slava Kalyuga & Lisa A. Capan

    The described study investigated the effectiveness of an e-learning Web 2.0 course redesigned from the perspective of cognitive load theory. The analyzed variables were course wiki design features,... More

    pp. 150-163

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  2. A Comparison of ICT Knowledge and Usage among Female Distance Learners in Endowed and Deprived Communities of a Developing Country

    Olivia Adwoa Tiwaah Frimpong Kwapong

    Working with the premise that information and communications technology (ICT) has the capacity to make or unmake so far as women's empowerment is concerned, this article looks at the ICT situation ... More

    pp. 164-174

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  3. Providing Operational Definitions to Quality Constructs for E-Learning in Higher Education

    Abel Usoro & Bridget Abiagam

    New developments in information and communication technologies (ICT) to support learning have brought about increasing interest by both academic and non-academic institutions in e-learning. These... More

    pp. 175-186

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  4. Cyber-Relations in the Field of Home Computer Use for Leisure: Bourdieu and Teenage Technological Experts

    Nicola F. Johnson

    This article highlights the practice of a group of New Zealand teenagers who are considered by their family and themselves to be technological experts. Drawing on Pierre Bourdieu's key concepts... More

    pp. 187-197

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  5. Cost Optimization in E-Learning-Based Education Systems: Implementation and Learning Sequence

    Hamed Fazlollahtabar & Narges Yousefpoor

    Increasing the effectiveness of e-learning has become one of the most practically and theoretically important issues within both educational engineering and information system fields. The... More

    pp. 198-205

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  6. E-Learning at Work: Towards a Participative Approach

    Kerstin Grunden

    A case study focusing on learning outcomes from a web-based course and integration of new knowledge into work practices at the County Administration of Sweden is analysed. The study has a process... More

    pp. 206-220

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  7. Instructor Perceptions of E-Learning in an Arab Country: Kuwait University as a Case Study

    Salah Al-Fadhli

    The rapid development of information and communication technologies (ICT), especially the recent explosive growth of Internet capacities, offers tremendous educational opportunities. The future... More

    pp. 221-229

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  8. Voices of Youth: Podcasting as a Means for Inquiry-Based Community Engagement

    Bertram Bruce & Ching-Chiu Lin

    A youth community informatics (YCI) research project intersected an inquiry learning model with the making of audiovisual podcasts to foster personal growth and community engagement in a group of... More

    pp. 230-241

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