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Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects

2013 Volume 9, Number

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Number of articles: 12

  1. The Use of Digital Repositories for Enhancing Teacher Pedagogical Performance

    Anat Cohen, Sharon Kalimi & Rafi Nachmias

    This research examines the usage of local learning material repositories at school, as well as related teachers' attitudes and training. The study investigates the use of these repositories for... More

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  2. An Assessment of College Students' Attitudes Towards Using an Online E-Textbook

    Emilie O. Falc

    In this digital age, e-textbooks are becoming more prevalent. This assessment surveys a group of public speaking students on their attitudes toward an e-textbook. A qualitative and quantitative... More

    pp. 1-12

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  3. Academic Literacy and Cultural Familiarity: Developing and Assessing Academic Literacy Resources for Chinese Students

    Fiona Henderson & Paul A. Whitelaw

    Academic dishonesty, including plagiarism, is a chronic problem. This paper reports the results of a project undertaken at a public funded university in Melbourne, Australia, in partnership with... More

    pp. 13-27

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  4. Factors Influencing Students' Likelihood to Purchase Electronic Textbooks

    Robert W. Stone & Lori Baker-Eveleth

    Technological advances touch multiple aspects of an individual's life. One such example is the use of information technology to provide online books. Online books have been introduced in education ... More

    pp. 89-103

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  5. Connectivist Learning Objects and Learning Styles

    M Esther del Moral, Ana Cernea & Lourdes Villalustre

    The Web 2.0 brought in the use of social tools at a large scale in every area: a transformation which led to redefining the teaching-learning process. In this new context knowledge is distributed... More

    pp. 105-124

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  6. Facebook: When Education Meets Privacy

    Steven Bruneel, Kurt De Wit, Jef C. Verhoeven & Jan Elen

    The use of social networking sites (SNSs) has become commonplace amongst students. In this research, we aim to shed light upon the educational use and privacy issues on Facebook from the... More

    pp. 125-148

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  7. A Promising Practicum Pilot--Exploring Associate Teachers' Access and Interactions with a Web-Based Learning Tool

    Diana Petrarca

    This paper explores how a small group of associate teachers (i.e., the classroom teachers who host, supervise, and mentor teacher candidates during practicum placements) accessed and interacted... More

    pp. 149-170

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  8. Faculty Usage of Social Media and Mobile Devices: Analysis of Advantages and Concerns

    Deborah Britt Roebuck, Samia Siha & Reginald L. Bell

    This study seeks to understand the perceptions of professors using social media (also called Web 2.0 tools) in the classroom, what kinds of mobile devices are used to access the social media used, ... More

    pp. 171-192

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  9. Does Use of ICT-Based Teaching Encourage Innovative Interactions in the Classroom? Presentation of the CLI-O: Class Learning Interactions--Observation Tool

    Edith Manny-Ikan, Tal Berger Tikochinski & Zipi Bashan

    This article presents a new classroom observations analysis tool (CLI-O: Class Learning Interactions--Observation tool). The CLI-O tool enables the collection of various data regarding the use of... More

    pp. 219-232

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  10. Media Type Influences Preschooler's Literacy Development: E-Book versus Printed Book Reading

    Ely Kozminsky & Revital Asher-Sadon

    Traditionally, children's books are in a printed format and shared book reading is done with an adult. In recent years, interactive E-books have become a common medium for children's books and... More

    pp. 233-247

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  11. Virtual Representations in 3D Learning Environments

    Miri Shonfeld & Miki Kritz

    This research explores the extent to which virtual worlds can serve as online collaborative learning environments for students by increasing social presence and engagement. 3D environments enable... More

    pp. 249-266

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  12. Using Photos and Visual-Processing Assistive Technologies to Develop Self-Expression and Interpersonal Communication of Adolescents with Asperger Syndrome (AS)

    Betty Shrieber & Yael Cohen

    The purpose of this paper is to examine the use of photographs and assistive technologies for visual information processing as motivating tools for interpersonal communication of adolescents with... More

    pp. 267-286

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