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Alkhattabi, Mona – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2016
Today, in association with rapid social and economic changes, there is an increasing level of demand for distance and online learning programs. This study will focus on identifying the main motivational factors for choosing a web-based distance-learning program. Moreover, it will investigate how these factors relate to age, gender, marital status…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Electronic Learning, Technology Uses in Education, Information Technology
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Zedadra, Amina; Lafifi, Yacine; Zedadra, Ouarda – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2016
This paper presents a new approach of learners grouping in collaborative learning systems. This grouping process is based on traces left by learners. The goal is the circular dynamic grouping to achieve collaborative projects. The proposed approach consists of two main algorithms: (1) the circular grouping algorithm and (2) the dynamic grouping…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Animals, Animal Behavior, Homogeneous Grouping
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Vebrianto, Rian; Rery, Radjawaly Usman; Osman, Kamisah – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2016
This research was conducted to investigate the effectiveness of BIOMIND portal in enhancing students' 21st century skills and overcoming their misconceptions in Biology subject. 118 Indonesian high school students were involved in this quasi-experimental study. The experimental group underwent learning experiences using BIOMIND portal whereas the…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Biology, Misconceptions, Foreign Countries
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Rudd, Denis; Bernadowski, Carianne – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2015
The purpose of the study was to determine if the Training Partner Program was successful in preparing trainers to use a new distance learning platform. Results indicate the program was a success in improving self-efficacy, engagement, and collaboration among trainers. Additionally, characteristics of online trainers are identified. Online learning…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Self Efficacy, Cooperation, Program Effectiveness
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Liu, Xin; Xu, Chan; Ouyang, Boyu – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2015
Nowadays, computer programming is getting more necessary in the course of program design in college education. However, the trick of plagiarizing plus a little modification exists among some students' home works. It's not easy for teachers to judge if there's plagiarizing in source code or not. Traditional detection algorithms cannot fit this…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Plagiarism, Mathematics, Computer Software
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Lin, Che-Hung; Yen, Yu-Ren; Wu, Pai-Lu – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2015
The aim of this study was to develop a store service operations practice course based on simulation-based training of video clip instruction. The action research of problem-solving strategies employed for teaching are by simulated store operations. The counter operations course unit used as an example, this study developed 4 weeks of subunits for…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Video Technology, Multimedia Materials, Training Methods
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Boulehouache, Soufiane; Maamri, Ramdane; Sahnoun, Zaidi – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2015
The Pedagogical Agents (PAs) for Mobile Learning (m-learning) must be able not only to adapt the teaching to the learner knowledge level and profile but also to ensure the pedagogical efficiency within unpredictable changing runtime contexts. Therefore, to deal with this issue, this paper proposes a Context-aware Self-Adaptive Fractal Component…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Context Effect, Handheld Devices, Computer Uses in Education
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Chung, Liang-Yi – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2015
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are expanding the scope of online distance learning in the creation of a cross-country global learning environment. For learners worldwide, MOOCs offer a wealth of online learning resources. However, such a diversified environment makes the learning process complicated and challenging. To achieve their…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Metacognition, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Zhou, Qing-Guo; Guo, Shou-Chao; Zhou, Rui – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2015
In consideration of shortcomings of general teachers' training module, such as less chance, inefficiency, theory-practice gap and short duration, we expounds the concept and process of teachers' training module based on MOOC, discusses how MOOC platform promote collaborative teachers' training development and improve teachers' training methods and…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Educational Technology, Cooperative Learning, Teaching Methods
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Huang, Wen-Chen; Chen, Ching-Wen; Weng, Richard – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2015
In the conventional classroom, many obstacles hinder interaction between an instructor and students, such as limited class hours, fixed seating, and inadequate time for meetings after class. This work develops a novel multimedia mobile classroom feedback system (MMCFS) that instantly displays students' responses, such as class-related questions or…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Feedback (Response), Interaction
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Jian, Bo; Yang, Cheng – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2015
In this article, the authors provide a new approach to massive open online course: project based case learning. Although there are many online teaching websites, such as Coursera and Edx, most of the courses are video based. That is, students learn knowledge through watching lecture videos. This method may apply to theoretical subjects, but for…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Teaching Methods, Online Courses, Large Group Instruction
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O'Donnell, Eileen; Lawless, Séamus; Sharp, Mary; Wade, Vincent P. – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2015
The realisation of personalised e-learning to suit an individual learner's diverse learning needs is a concept which has been explored for decades, at great expense, but is still not achievable by non-technical authors. This research reviews the area of personalised e-learning and notes some of the technological challenges which developers may…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Individualized Instruction, Programming, Authors
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Moissa, Barbara; Gasparini, Isabela; Kemczinski, Avanilde – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2015
Learning Analytics (LA) is a field that aims to optimize learning through the study of dynamical processes occurring in the students' context. It covers the measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of data about students and their contexts. This study aims at surveying existing research on LA to identify approaches, topics, and needs for…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Educational Technology, Online Courses, Educational Research
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Mendes Neto, Francisco Milton; de Carvalho Muniz, Raphael; Filgueira Burlamaqui, Aquiles Medeiros; Castro de Souza, Rafael – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2015
The support of technological resources in teaching and learning has contributed to make them more efficient and enjoyable. Through this support has become quite common to use media resources before explored only for entertainment for educational purposes, among them the TV. The interactive Digital TV (iDTV) provides resources that make possible…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Television, Distance Education
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Chiou, Yi; Shih, Timothy K. – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2015
E-learning is a progressive way of learning through online courses. Instructors pass information to learners via context and videos embedded in active webpages, so that learners intake knowledge of what they need. Now e-learning is not simply providing course materials, while the trend of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) is recently applied…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Educational Technology, Online Courses, Technology Uses in Education
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