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Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects

2012 Volume 8, Number

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Number of articles: 9

  1. Assessing the Effectiveness of Web-Based Tutorials Using Pre-and Post-Test Measurements

    Retta Sweat Guy & Millicent Lownes-Jackson

    Computer technology in general and the Internet in particular have facilitated as well as motivated the development of Web-based tutorials (MacKinnon & Williams, 2006). The current research... More

    pp. 15-38

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  2. Teachers' Openness to Change and Attitudes towards ICT: Comparison of Laptop per Teacher and Laptop per Student Programs

    Ina Blau & Yehuda Peled

    This study compares three groups of teachers that (1) work in one-to-one laptop classrooms, (2) received a laptop from the state for pedagogical use, and (3) teach without technology. The influence... More

    pp. 73-82

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  3. The Impact of Learning with Laptops in 1:1 Classes on the Development of Learning Skills and Information Literacy among Middle School Students

    Ornit Spektor-Levy & Yael Granot-Gilat

    The goal of this study was to examine the impact of a one-to-one program on the implementation of learning skills, information literacy, and the usage of computerized tools among students. These... More

    pp. 83-96

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  4. A Study of Online Exams Procrastination Using Data Analytics Techniques

    Yair Levy & Michelle M. Ramim

    Procrastination appears to be an inevitable part of daily life, especially for activities that are bounded by deadlines. It has implications for performance and is known to be linked to poor... More

    pp. 97-113

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  5. Lifelong Learning at the Technion: Graduate Students' Perceptions of and Experiences in Distance Learning

    Rania Hussein-Farraj, Miri Barak & Yehudit Judy Dori

    This study examined the development of two Distance Learning (DL) courses and their effect on students' perceptions and learning experiences. Our study included about 260 science and engineering... More

    pp. 115-135

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  6. Kindergarten Children's Perceptions of "Anthropomorphic Artifacts" with Adaptive Behavior

    Asi Kuperman & David Mioduser

    In recent years, children from a kindergarten in central Israel have been exposed to learning experiences in technology as part of the implementation of a curriculum based on technological thinking... More

    pp. 137-147

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  7. The Usage Characteristics of Twitter in the Learning Process

    Anat Cohen & Galit Duchan

    This research discusses the use of Twitter as a teaching-supporting tool in face to face (F2F) learning. The uniqueness and importance of this research is in the age group on which it focuses, an... More

    pp. 149-163

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  8. Learning about Ecological Systems by Constructing Qualitative Models with DynaLearn

    Moshe Leiba, Ruth Zuzovsky, David Mioduser, Yehuda Benayahu & Rafi Nachmias

    A qualitative model of a system is an abstraction that captures ordinal knowledge and predicts the set of qualitatively possible behaviours of the system, given a qualitative description of its... More

    pp. 165-178

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  9. On-Line Project-Based Peer Assessed Competitions as an Instructional Strategy in Higher Education

    Ronen Hammer, Miky Ronen & Dan Kohen-Vacs

    Project-based team competition is a well established instructional strategy with a sound constructivist rationale. However the implementation of this strategy in Higher-Education rarely includes... More

    pp. 179-192

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