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Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects

Jan 02, 2017 Volume 13, Number 1

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Number of articles: 14

  1. Medical Community of Inquiry: A Diagnostic Tool for Learning, Assessment, and Research

    Rakefet Ackerman, Rachel Nave & Yehudit Dori

    Aim/Purpose: These days educators are expected to integrate technological tools into classes. Although they acquire relevant skills, they are often reluctant to use these tools. Background: We... More

    pp. 1-17

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  2. Making Sense of the Information Seeking Process of Undergraduates in a Specialised University: Revelations from Dialogue Journaling on WhatsApp Messenger

    Dorcas Krubu, Sandy Zinn & Genevieve Hart

    Aim/Purpose: The research work investigated the information seeking process of undergraduates in a specialised university in Nigeria, in the course of a group assignment. Background: Kuhlthau’s... More

    pp. 19-36

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  3. The Impact of Utilising Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL) on Vocabulary Acquisition among Migrant Women English Learners

    Kham Ahmad, Fay Sudweeks & Jocelyn Armarego

    Aim/Purpose: To develop a framework for utilizing Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL) to assist non-native English migrant women to acquire English vocabulary in a non-formal learning setting.... More

    pp. 37-57

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  4. The Impact of e-Skills on the Settlement of Iranian Refugees in Australia

    Saeed Shariati, Jocelyn Armarego & Fay Sudweeks

    Aim/Purpose: The research investigates the impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) on Iranian refugees’ settlement in Australia. Background: The study identifies the issues of... More

    pp. 59-77

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  5. Enhanced Critical Thinking Skills through Problem-Solving Games in Secondary Schools

    Scott McDonald

    Aim/Purpose: Students face many challenges improving their soft skills such as critical thinking. This paper offers one possible solution to this problem. Background: This paper considers one... More

    pp. 79-96

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  6. Let’s Tell a Story Together

    Andrew Zaliwski & Karishma Kelsey

    Aim/Purpose: The teaching solution presented in this paper was implemented to overcome the common problems encountered by authors during years of practice of applied business studies teaching.... More

    pp. 97-115

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  7. Closing the Digital Divide in Low-Income Urban Communities: A Domestication Approach

    Patrick Wamuyu

    Aim/Purpose: Significant urban digital divide exists in Nairobi County where low income households lack digital literacy skills and do not have access to the internet. The study was undertaken as... More

    pp. 117-142

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  8. Beyond the Walls of the Classroom: Introduction to the IJELL Special Series of Chais Conference 2017 Best Papers

    Nitza Geri, Ina Blau, Avner Caspi, Yoram Kalman, Vered Silber-Varod & Yoram Eshet-Alkalai

    Aim/Purpose: This preface presents the papers included in the ninth issue of the Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning (IJELL) special series of selected Chais Conference best... More

    pp. 143-150

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  9. The Impact of the National Program to Integrate ICT in Teaching in Pre-Service Teacher Training

    Olzan Goldstein & Bertha Tessler

    Aim/Purpose: This study examines the impact of the Israeli National Program on pre-service teachers’ skills in the integration of ICT in teaching and discusses the influential factors of successful... More

    pp. 151-166

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  10. Going Behind the Scenes at Teacher Colleges: Online Student Knowledge Sharing through Social Network Technologies

    Smadar Bar-Tal & Christa Asterhan

    Aim/Purpose: The present study aims to describe existing peer-to-peer, social network-based sharing practices among adult students in teacher colleges. Background: Ubiquitous social network sites... More

    pp. 167-184

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  11. The Voice of Teachers in a Paperless Classroom

    Miri Shonfeld & Hagit Tal

    Aim/Purpose: This study took place in a school with a “paperless classroom\u201d policy. In this school, handwriting and reading on paper were restricted. The purpose of this study was to gain... More

    pp. 185-196

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  12. Undergraduate Haredi Students Studying Computer Science: Is Their Prior Education Merely a Barrier?

    Yifat Kolikant & Sarah Genut

    Aim/Purpose: Our research focuses on a unique group a students, who study CS: ultra-orthodox Jewish men. Their previous education is based mostly on studying Talmud and hence they lacked a... More

    pp. 197-214

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  13. A Learning Analytics Approach for Evaluating the Impact of Interactivity in Online Video Lectures on the Attention Span of Students

    Nitza Geri, Amir Winer & Beni Zaks

    Aim/Purpose: As online video lectures rapidly gain popularity in formal and informal learning environments, one of their main challenges is student retention. This study investigates the influence ... More

    pp. 215-228

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  14. Yours Virtually: Advanced Mathematics and Physics in the Israeli Virtual High School

    Yaniv Biton, Sapir Fellus, Dafna Raviv & Osnat Fellus

    Aim/Purpose: The increasingly growing number of virtual high schools around the world has engendered new modes for teaching and learning and a promising area of re-search. While research in this... More

    pp. 229-250

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