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  1. Reflections on Educational Technology

    Victor Sohmen, Drexel University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1630–1634

    An exciting trend of the 21st century is that possible combinations and interactions of the various technologies will be of major importance. The main driving force of social change will be IT... More

    pp. 1630-1634

  2. Engaging the NetGeneration Through the Use of Simulated Games in Both Traditional and E-Learning Settings

    Stephen Hammel, Nina Sarkar & Christina Manzo, Queensborough Community College, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1488–1492

    Today’s students are digital natives and have grown up with computer technology and video games. Their constant exposure to the Internet and other digital media shapes and influences how they... More

    pp. 1488-1492

  3. Students Views on the Factors that will Determine Quality and Effective Use of Web 2.0 Technologies in Learning Activities.

    Razep Echeng, University of Calabar, United Kingdom

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1455–1464

    Web 2.0 technology tools or social media in educational context is gradually gaining attention as it is being emphasized in recent times. This has brought about a significant increase in research... More

    pp. 1455-1464

  4. Bridging the learning gap in Kenya with mobile learning: Challenges and future strategies

    William Jobe, University West, Sweden

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1319–1325

    The overarching aim of this research was to study how mobile technology can catalyze informal learning and bridge the gap between informal and non-formal learning. In this study 30 Kenyan elite... More

    pp. 1319-1325

  5. The Internet of Things in E-Learning

    Joseph M Woodside, Shahram Amiri & William Sause, Stetson University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1207–1210

    The Problem: The Internet of Things (IoT) is the next phase of innovation technology and educational applications over the next decade. While capabilities are increasing there are still a number... More

    pp. 1207-1210

  6. Teachers’ Perception about their Competency in Integrating Technology in Elementary Classrooms using the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge Framework (TPACK)

    Nadeyah Alqallaf & Mia Williams, University of Northern Colorado, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 741–745

    Teachers realize the importance of technology to promote enhancement in the transferring content knowledge. The problem exists around the effectiveness from integrating technology in educational... More

    pp. 741-745

  7. Promoting Cognitive Presence through Asynchronous Discussions on Learning Design Tasks

    Maria Tzelepi, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece; Kyparissia Papanikolaou, Assistant Professor in Educational Technology and E-learning, School of Pedagogical and Technologica, Greece; Petros Roussos, Lecturer in National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece; Athanasia Tsakiri, TEI Stereas Elladas, Greece

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 682–688

    In this paper we investigate how the design and organization of asynchronous discussion tasks may encourage participants’ reflection and cognitive development. The theoretical premises of this... More

    pp. 682-688

  8. Faculty use and perceptions of barriers to using available institutionally provided educational technology: A case study using Rogers' Diffusion of Innovation Theory

    Jon Wilson, Cleveland University - Kansas City, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 511–517

    This paper reports on the findings from a survey study completed at a small non-profit university. Descriptive statistics are used to describe faculty use of currently available institutionally... More

    pp. 511-517

  9. An Undergraduate’s Tale: Advising and E-Portfolios in Three Acts

    Alison Schmidt, Abigail Frank, Matthew Broda & Megan Wereley, The College of Wooster, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 457–462

    Lights! Camera! Action! Today’s undergraduates move toward graduation in a variety of ways. The demands of the current job market and the widespread use of different tools of technology challenge... More

    pp. 457-462

  10. Samba and Sauna: The Implementation of Educational Technology by Brazilian Teachers Participating in a Finnish Online Teacher Education Program.

    Mark Curcher, Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Finland; Ciao Mendes, Colégio Rio Branco, Brazil; Cibelle Lima, Colégio Rio Branco Educational Center for the Deaf, Brazil; Daniele Miyaji, Juliana Martins & Juliana Ragusa, Colégio Rio Branco, Brazil

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 312–317

    Abstract: A diverse group of teachers at Colégio Rio Branco in Sao Paulo Brazil have been participating in an online teacher education program offered by Tampere University of Applied Sciences,... More

    pp. 312-317

  11. E-learning as a Motivator in Teaching and Learning in The Saudi University Context

    Naif Alsayyali, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 251–255

    The number of students who are enrolling in online courses is expanding exponentially. For this reason, many schools in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) are moving towards an electronic means of... More

    pp. 251-255

  12. The iMOOC: Investigating Engagement and Global Learners’ Experiences in a unique Coursera MOOC

    Anant Deshpande & Valeri Chukhlomin, SUNY Empire State College, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 90–96

    MOOCs and other online courses helping international learners better understand American culture and the academic system are relatively rare. Research indicates that this plays a significant role... More

    pp. 90-96

  13. Taxonomies of Educational Technology Uses: Dewey, Chip and Me

    James A. Levin

    E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 11, No. 5 (2014) pp. 439–442

    In the early 1990s, Chip Bruce created a taxonomy of education technology uses, which the author of the article helped to expand and evaluate. This taxonomy is based on John Dewey's "four... More

    pp. 439-442

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  14. Introducing Mobile Technology in Graduate Professional Education

    Gopesh Anand, Dilip Chhajed, Seung Won Hong & Norma Scagnoli

    E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 11, No. 6 (2014) pp. 543–553

    The insertion of mobile technology in educational settings is becoming more prevalent, making it important to understand the effectiveness of such technology in enhancing students' learning... More

    pp. 543-553

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  15. Educational Technology Training Workshops for Mathematics Teachers: An Exploration of Perception Changes

    Wilfred Wing Fat Lau & Allan Hoi Kau Yuen

    Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 29, No. 4 (2013) pp. 595–611

    This study examined the effects of educational technology training workshops on perception changes of mathematics teachers. Three perceptions, namely, pedagogical orientation, efficacy, and liking ... More

    pp. 595-611

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  16. Evolving Technologies Require Educational Policy Change: Music Education for the 21st Century

    Renee Crawford

    Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 29, No. 5 (2013) pp. 717–734

    There is growing discussion among education and government authorities on rethinking education in the 21st century. This increasing area of interest has come in response to the evolution of... More

    pp. 717-734

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  17. A Model of Leadership in Integrating Educational Technology in Higher Education

    Mariya Markova

    Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 17, No. 4 ()

    The potential impacts and implications of technology on the professional lives of instructors in higher education, and the role of leadership in integrating educational technology, present a... More

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  18. Tool-Mediated Authentic Learning in an Educational Technology Course: A Designed-Based Innovation

    Alan Amory

    Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 22, No. 4 (2014) pp. 497–513

    This design-based research project is concerned with the design, development and deployment of interactive technological learning environments to support contemporary education. The use of... More

    pp. 497-513

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  19. An Evolving Learning Management System for New Educational Environments Using 2.0 Tools

    Miguel Á. Conde, Francisco J. García-Peñalvo, María J. Rodríguez-Conde, Marc Alier, María J. Casany & Jordi Piguillem

    Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 22, No. 2 (2014) pp. 188–204

    The tools used in learning processes are in a continuous state of flux. One of the most significant changes is the application of Information and Communications technologies (ICTs) to educational... More

    pp. 188-204

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  20. Technology Helps Students Transcend Part-Whole Concepts

    Anderson Norton, Jesse L. M. Wilkins, Michael A. Evans, Kirby Deater-Deckard, Osman Balci & Mido Chang

    Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School Vol. 19, No. 6 (February 2014) pp. 352–358

    The authors introduce an educational video game (application, or "app"), "CandyFactory Educational Game," designed to promote students' development of partitive... More

    pp. 352-358

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