Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice 15:1 Published on LearnTechLib

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Novel partnerships for interprofessional education: A pilot education program in 3D technologies for human centered computing students and physical therapy students

Karen L. Gordes & Sandy McCombe Waller
The role of emerging technologies in the rehabilitative care of patients continues to grow. In order to effectively provide care in a complex medical system, rehabilitative specialists need to be … More

The Big Ten IPE Academic Alliance: A regional approach to developing Interprofessional Education and practice

Frank J. Ascione, Brian Sick, Kelly Karpa, James McAuley, Devin R. Nickol, Zachary A. Weber & Andrea L. Pfeifle
Interprofessional practice and education (IPE) efforts has greatly increased in the past few years, primarily through the leadership of several national and international organizations. These organizations have sponsored forums for … More

Pediatrician attitudes and practices regarding postpartum depression screening: Training and interprofessional collaboration needed

Miao Yu & McClain Sampson
Although research suggest that managing postpartum depression (PPD) is feasible and effective in pediatric settings, it is important to assess pediatricians' attitudes and practices regarding PPD screening and interprofessional collaboration. … More

Collaboration between doctors and nurses in the care of Acute Coronary Syndrome patients at Emergency Departments from the nurses' perspective

Titin Andri Wihastuti, Yulia Candra Lestari, Septi Dewi Rachmawati & Kumboyono Kumboyono
Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) is a complex case that requires a collaborative action between the doctors and the nurses. This research aims to explore the collaboration experience between nurses and … More

Perinatal IPE simulation can improve collaborative competencies

Kathryn Trotter, Melinda Blazar, Virginia C. Muckler, Michele Kuszajewski & Margory A. Molloy
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Comparison of single versus multiple learners in standardized patient communication skills training in palliative care

Michael L. Spear, Leland J. Rockstraw & Bruce Bernstein
Simulation training has gained wide usage over many disciplines in medical education. According to Donovan et al., "In the use of simulated patients, the actors are experienced, and the participants … More

Determining the impact of an interprofessional teaching clinic on patients' experience of care

Sarah Shrader, Hannah Maxfield & Stephen Jernigan
To understand patients’ experience of care provided by a team of students in an interprofessional teaching clinic.Patient satisfaction survey data was collected during a two-week period annually for three years. … More

Engaging interprofessional students and providers for primary care redesign

Lisa Burkhart, Trisha Leann Horsley, Jorgia Connor, Joanne Kouba, Aaron Michelfelder & Frances Vlasses
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Healthcare professionals’ perceptions regarding interprofessional collaborative practice in Indonesia

Rezki Yeti Yusra, Ardi Findyartini & Diantha Soemantri
Effective interprofessional collaborative practice can strengthen and optimise healthcare. Objective assessment of collaborative practice using a valid instrument is important in a healthcare setting for assessing the effectiveness of a … More

Practicing interprofessional communication competencies with health profession learners in a palliative care virtual simulation: A curricular short report

Heidi Sanborn, Jessica Cole, Teri Kennedy & Karen J. Saewert
This 6-week learning activity used an online virtual reality environment through Second Life® to advance interprofessional education with a convenience sample of undergraduate and graduate health professions learners through a … More

Preliminary evaluation of pharmacy resident integration within an academic interprofessional patient aligned care team at a Veterans Affairs Academic Medical Center

Ashley L. Adams, Richard M. Cadle, Amber B. Amspoker, Lindsey A. Martin, Sonya R. Wilmer, Julianna M. Fernandez, Christina E. Pereira, Ruby M. Shah, LeChauncy D. Woodard & Catherine L. Hatfield
The purpose of this paper is to describe pharmacy residents' experience and other post-graduate trainees' perspectives of pharmacy involvement in the initial stages of an interprofessional ambulatory care training program. … More

Interprofessional service learning experiences among health professional students: A systematic search and review of learning outcomes

Nichole E. Stetten, Erik W. Black, Mary Edwards, Nancy Schaefer & Amy V. Blue
Interprofessional education and service learning offer inviting learning contexts for students from diverse professions to engage in learning about and improving communities. Given the growth of Interprofessional education (IPE) and … More

Interprofessional education: A controlled trial of a shared-learning skills simulation between RN & OT students

Julie A. Spencer, Steven D. Taff & Ling Chen
Interprofessional education (IPE) in healthcare aims to enhance collaborative, evidence-based care. Case-based IPE scenarios incorporating clinical evidence and professional role information may enhance knowledge.This study compared transfers, mobility, and positioning … More

Interprofessional collaboration among complementary and integrative health providers in private practice and community health centers

Beth Rosenthal, Hannah Gravrand & Anthony J. Lisi
The current healthcare environment is placing increasing emphasis on interprofessional collaboration (IPC). IPC may be of particular importance to complementary and integrative health (CIH) providers who have historically practiced in … More

National survey of chief pediatric residents' attitudes, practices, and training in collaborating with schools

Jeffrey D. Shahidullah, Susan G. Forman, Mohammed H. Palejwala, Anindita Chaudhuri, Liza E. Pincus, Erica Lee, Rachel Shafrir & Christina Barone
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that pediatricians be trained to collaborate with school personnel and has stated that inadequate collaboration across systems is a contributor to suboptimal health care. … More

Teaching and Learning in Nursing 14:3 Published on LearnTechLib

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Dual Enrollment: Learning in an Accelerated 5 Week RN-BSN Hybrid Format

Theresa G. Buxton, Lora Claywell, Karleen Goerke & Karen Pennington
The accelerated RN-BSN dual-enrollment program model is minimally represented in the literature. Although they exist, the detail of their process and implementation strategies are often not shared. This article presents … More

Measured Emotional Intelligence in RN to BSN Education

Haley P. Strickland, Michelle H. Cheshire & Lauren Neal
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Creating a Virtual Evidence Room for RN-BSN Program Accreditation

Tauna Gulley, Karen Damron & Mary Simpson
Achieving national accreditation is a superior achievement for a nursing program. However, this process can be very time consuming and stressful. Creating a virtual evidence room to house documents used … More

Completing reflective practice post undergraduate nursing clinical placements: A literature review

Michael S. Barbagallo
Reflective practice post clinical placement in nursing education is essential to integrate knowledge, skills, attitudes, and experiences. Many nursing programs in-cooperate reflective practice to permit the integration of core nursing … More

Promoting a Mock Disaster Simulation with Leadership from a Nurse Residency Program

Angela Opsahl, Toni Morris, Deborah Judge, Karen Werskey, Billie Edwards & Danielle Robinson
Schools of nursing strive to provide students with a broad range of skills required to function optimally as a member of a multidisciplinary team within our ever-changing health care environment. … More

Simulation Activity and Inter-Professional Education in Pre-Licensure Nursing Programs in New Jersey: A 3 Year Trend Analysis

Cilgy M. Abraham & Pamela B. de Cordova
This three-year descriptive study describes variations of academic requirements, simulation activity, and inter-professional education in diploma, associate, and baccalaureate schools of nursing in New Jersey. The sample represents 32,978 students … More

Increasing empathy through role-play: A meal planning and grocery shopping activity

Cynthia S. Watson, Gwen Leigh & Jessica McCarthy
Although students may learn about empathy in the didactic setting, this role-play experience integrates experiential learning. Students must assist simulated clients with diverse needs, limited financial resources, and special dietary … More

International Journal of Engineering Pedagogy 9:1 Published on LearnTechLib

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Circuit Theory E-Assessment Realized in an Open-Source Learning Environment

Marko Neitola
This study discusses university-level e-education on circuit theory. Automatic assessment activities were realized in the learning environment Moodle with symbolic math enhancement plugin STACK. With a comprehensive set of self-study … More

Knowledge and Skills Level of Graduate Civil Engineers Employers and Graduates’ Perceptions

Abdullatif AlMunifi & Arwa Aleryani
The Civil Engineering Program at Sana'a University, Yemen aims to provide quality education that develops students’ knowledge, skills and aspirations in preparation for a career, nationally and regionally. This research … More

Rolling Labs – Teaching Vehicle Electronics from the Beginning

Felix Huening, Michael Hillgaertner & Michael Reke
This paper describes the pedagogical approach to teach vehicle electronics at the University of Applied Science Aachen. As vehicle electronics is getting more and more complex, in particular with regard … More

New Technologies as a Driver for Business Success

Andreas Probst, Gabriele Schachinger, Gerald Kalteis & Armin Fischer
In Austria technical education is taught at federal secondary colleges of engineering (HTL) at a quite high level of ISCED 5. Despite mechanical engineering, de-sign with industrial standard 3D programs … More

Evaluating STEM Education in the U.S. Secondary Schools: Pros and Cons of the «Project Lead the Way» Platform

Melissa Stebbins & Tatiana Goris
Starting in 1990-s, the Project Lead the Way (PLTW) program became one of the most known and favorable interdisciplinary STEM platforms in K-12 education in the United States. Moving away … More

Classification of Evaluation Methods for the Effective Assessment of Simulation Games: Results from a Literature Review

Niluefer Faizan, Alexander Löffler, Robert Heininger, Matthias Utesch & Helmut Krcmar
As a current trend in teaching, simulation games play an active and important role in the area of technology-based education. Simulation games create an envi-ronment for scholars to solve real-world … More

Lighting as an Important Factor of Students’ Work Environment

Ivana Tureková, Danka Lukáčová & Gabriel Bánesz
Good work conditions for students at the university are important for education quality and that is the reason why we should pay adequate attention to the factors of work environment … More

Integral Control and Anti-Windup Experiments

Chiu Choi
Integral control is one of the methods for reducing steady-state error in a feedback control system. This method is frequently used in manufacturing and industrial control processes. It is an … More

Application of Problem Based Learning in Mechanics of Machines Course

Jacek Uziak & Venkata Kommula
The predominant educational methods in engineering education follow traditional classroom teaching, with some elements of tutorials and lab work. Although, there has been a growing tendency in recent years to … More

International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning (iJAC) 8:4 Published on LearnTechLib

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Federated Governance: A successful model for e-learning

Michele Wood, Alison Russell, Trudi Verrall, Amanda Thomson, Louise English, Ariana Mancarella & Tracey Clark
An innovative and sustainable approach to clinical e-learning is described. The approach is based on a national federation to provide funding, clinical and educational expertise, IT solutions and program oversight; … More

ColScript a New Scripting Language for Collaborative Learning

Aiman Turani
The collaboration script is defined as a formal way of describing the flow of activities within a collaborative learning session. Using collaboration script would encourage the production of effective and … More

Examining Students’ Perceptions of E-Learning in a Women-Only Environment

Karin Sixl-Daniell & Amy Wong
In terms of achieving growth and profitability, women play an important role in public and private organizations. Despite the increase of women in the workforce, they continue to be underrepresented … More

M-learning Devices and their Impact on Postgraduate Researchers Scope for Improved Integration in the Research Community

Emerson Jackson
M-Learning is a widely topical concept in the 21st century, where people no longer need to worry about having to sit in a static location to explore new knowledge. This … More

MOVE YOUR AVATAR! Improvisational Theatre Methods in Virtual Teams

Stefanie Quade
The importance of a process for a successful start of a new project team is common in business management. Warming up and cooling down exercises are already well accepted methods … More

Effects on students of working in industry

Aaron Blicblau, Tracey Nelson & Kourosh Dini
This study investigated the impact of two arrangements of work experiences; short term (over 12 weeks, STIE) and long- term (over 52 weeks, LTIE) on both final academic grades and … More

Preparing for Industry 4.0 – Testing Collaborative Virtual Learning Environments with Students and Professional Trainers

Katharina Schuster, Lana Plumanns, Kerstin Gro, Rene Vossen, Anja Richert & Sabina Jeschke
In consideration of future employment domains, engineering students should be prepared to meet the demands of society 4.0 and industry 4.0 – resulting from a fourth industrial revolution. Based on … More

Facilitating Online Continuing Professional Development Opportunities in Technology-Enhanced Learning: the TELTA approach

Pauline Rooney
Information and communication technologies are fundamentally changing the way we live our lives. However, despite these huge societal changes, it is widely recognised that the potential of ICTs for enhancing … More

Australasian Journal of Educational Technology 31:6 Published on EdITLib

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A student-constructed test learning system: The design, development and evaluation of its pedagogical potential

Fu-Yun Yu & Chia-Ling Su
Although research has found that student-constructed tests (SCT) have some potential for promoting cognitive elaboration, as yet there are no systems available to support the associated activities. This study designed … More

Students’ perspectives of using cooperative learning in a flipped statistics classroom

Liwen Chen, Tung-Liang Chen & Nian-Shing Chen
Statistics has been recognised as one of the most anxiety-provoking subjects to learn in the higher education context. Educators have continuously endeavoured to find ways to integrate digital technologies and … More

Designing and evaluating a professional development programme for basic technology integration in English as a foreign language (EFL) classrooms

Muhammad Ansyari
This study aims to develop and evaluate a professional development programme for technology integration in an Indonesian university’s English language teaching setting. The study explored the characteristics of this programme … More

Students’ perspectives on e-portfolio development and implementation: A case study in Taiwanese higher education

Pei-Hsuan Hsieh, Chun-I Lee & Wei-Fan Chen
This study explores students’ perceptions related to the implementation of e-portfolios in the context of Taiwanese higher education. Thirty Taiwanese university students were interviewed, and data analysis includes 14 interviewees’ … More

Understanding technology acceptance in pre-service teachers of primary mathematics in Hong Kong

Gary Wong
The adoption of educational technology in teaching depends on how well a teacher accepts it. This paper draws on a technology acceptance survey of pre-service primary mathematics teachers in Hong … More

Blending for student engagement: Lessons learned for MOOCs and beyond

Amanda Montgomery, Denyse Hayward, William Dunn, Mike Carbonaro & Carl Amrhein
The purpose of this ongoing, three-year action research study is to explore the digital challenges of student engagement in higher education within the experimental platform of blended learning. Research questions … More

iResilience of science pre-service teachers through digital storytelling

Wan Ng & Howard Nicholas
We live in a multimodal world where communication enabled by digital media supports the expression of ideas, opinions, instructions and experiences in a variety of formats that empower the individual … More

Self-emergent peer support using online social networking during cross-border transition

Feng Ding & Paul Stapleton
Transitioning from school to university is a major development for learners, often accompanied by difficulties. When overseas students arrive at university for the first time these challenges are multiplied. It … More

Journal of Computer Assisted Learning 31:6 Published on EdITLib

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Comparing the effectiveness of peer instruction to individual learning during a chromatography course

J. Morice, N. Michinov, M. Delaval, A. Sideridou & V. Ferrières
Peer instruction has been recognized as an instructional method having a positive impact on learning compared to traditional lectures in science. This method has been widely supported by the socio-constructivist … More

Inventing motivates and prepares student teachers for computer-based learning

I. Glogger‐Frey, J. Kappich, R. Schwonke, L. Holzäpfel, M. Nückles & A. Renkl
A brief, problem-oriented phase such as an inventing activity is one potential instructional method for preparing learners not only cognitively but also motivationally for learning. Student teachers often need to … More

Can technologies make a difference for hospitalized youth: Findings from research

D. Maor & K.J. Mitchem
Children and youth who are hospitalized for a short or long term become socially isolated from their family, school and classmates. As their isolation increases, so does their vulnerability as … More

The impact of computer-based instruction on the development of EFL learners' writing skills

A. Zaini & G. Mazdayasna
The current study investigated the application and effectiveness of computer assisted language learning (CALL) in teaching academic writing to Iranian EFL (English as a Foreign Language) learners by means of … More

Supporting conceptual understanding of the associative and distributive properties through digital gameplay

A.R. Denham
There has been a steady rise in the support for games as learning environments. This support is largely based on the strong levels of engagement and motivation observed during gameplay. … More

Lecture capture with real-time rearrangement of visual elements: impact on student performance

P.‐T. Yu, B.‐Y. Wang & M.‐H. Su
The primary goal of this study is to create and test a lecture-capture system that can rearrange visual elements while recording is still taking place, in such a way that … More

Music behind scores: case study of learning improvisation with Playback Orchestra method

P. Juntunen, I. Ruokonen & H. Ruismäki
For music students in the early stages of learning, the music may seem to be hidden behind the scores. To support home practising, Juntunen has created the layback rchestra method … More

Stop talking and type: comparing virtual and face-to-face mentoring in an epistemic game

E.A. Bagley & D.W. Shaffer
Research has shown that computer games and other virtual environments can support significant learning gains because they allow young people to explore complex concepts in simulated form. However, in complex … More

Computerized writing and reading instruction for students in grades 4–9 with specific learning disabilities affecting written language

S. Tanimoto, R. Thompson, V.W. Berninger, W. Nagy & R.D. Abbott
Computer scientists and educational researchers evaluated effectiveness of computerized instruction tailored to evidence-based impairments in specific learning disabilities (SLDs) in students in grades 4–9 with persisting SLDs despite prior extra … More

The effects of GBL and learning styles on Chinese idiom by using TUI device

D.T. Ku, Y.‐H. Huang & S.‐C. Hus
This study investigated how the integration of a game-based learning strategy and a tangible user interface (TUI) device improves the learning achievement of fifth-grade students in studying Chinese idioms. By … More

Social presence in online discussions as a process predictor of academic performance

S. Joksimović, D. Gašević, V. Kovanović, B. E. Riecke & M. Hatala
With the steady development of online education and online learning environments, possibilities to support social interactions between students have advanced significantly. This study examined the relationship between indicators of social … More

Effectiveness of feedback for enhancing English pronunciation in an ASR-based CALL system

Y.‐H. Wang & S.S.‐C. Young
This paper presents a study on implementing the ASR-based CALL (computer-assisted language learning based upon automatic speech recognition) system embedded with both formative and summative feedback approaches and using implicit … More

Investigating an application of speech-to-text recognition: a study on visual attention and learning behaviour

Y‐M. Huang, C‐J. Liu, R. Shadiev, M‐H. Shen & W‐Y. Hwang
One major drawback of previous research on speech-to-text recognition (STR) is that most findings showing the effectiveness of STR for learning were based upon subjective evidence. Very few studies have … More

Enhancing formal e-learning with edutainment on social networks

A. Labus, M. Despotović‐Zrakić, B. Radenković, Z. Bogdanović & M. Radenković
This paper reports on the investigation of the possibilities of enhancing the formal e-learning process by harnessing the potential of informal game-based learning on social networks. The goal of the … More

Assessment based on Serious Gaming Interactive Questions (SGIQ)

G. Šimić, A. Jevremović, Z. Kostić & D. Ðorđević
The case study presented in this paper describes the pedagogical aspects and collected experience in using e-learning tool named IPA-PBL. Improving assessments in the preparation for AMET's (Air Medical Evacuation … More

Persistence of learning gains from computer assisted learning: Experimental evidence from China

D. Mo, L. Zhang, J. Wang, W. Huang, Y. Shi, M. Boswell & S. Rozelle
Computer assisted learning (CAL) programs have been shown to be effective in improving educational outcomes. However, the existing studies on CAL have almost all been conducted over a short period … More

Australasian Journal of Educational Technology 31:5 Published on EdITLib

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Educational design research: Signs of progress

Thomas Reeves
This special issue of the Australasian Journal of Educational Technology includes an introductory article by the guest editors and six papers that illustrate the potential of educational design research (EDR) … More

Conjecture mapping to optimize the design-based research process

Helen Wozniak
While educational design research promotes closer links between practice and theory, reporting its outcomes from iterations across multiple contexts is often constrained by the volumes of data generated and the … More

Professional development in higher education: Designing and evaluating an interactive teaching resource portal

Jen Curwood, Martin Tomitsch, Kate Thomson & Graham Hendry
Previous research on professional development identified that face-to-face consultation is an effective approach to support academics’ learning from their Student Evaluation of Teaching (SET) results. However, this approach is labour … More

Re-designing university courses to support collaborative knowledge creation practices

Minna Lakkala, Auli Toom, Liisa Ilomki & Hanni Muukkonen
Higher education institutions should not only aim to educate academic experts who master their own fields, but also give their students generic skills important in the current society. New teaching … More

Exploring College Students’ Online Help-Seeking Behavior in a Flipped Classroom with a Web-Based Help-Seeking Tool

Erkan Er, Theodore Kopcha, Michael Orey & Wendy Dustman
Today’s generation often seeks help from each other in online environments; however, only a few investigated the role of Internet technologies and the nature of online help-seeking behavior in collaborative … More

R-NEST: Design-Based Research for Technology-Enhanced Reflective Practice in Initial Teacher Education

Bonnie Thompson Long & Tony Hall
This paper reports research into developing digital storytelling (DST) to enhance reflection within a specific professional learning context – that of a programme of teacher education – while concomitantly producing … More

In search of design principles for developing digital learning & performance support for a student design task

Lars Bollen, Hans van der Meij, Henny Leemkuil & Susan McKenney
A digital learning and performance support environment for university student design tasks was developed. This paper describes on the design rationale, process, and the usage results to arrive at a … More

Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie 41:3 Published on EdITLib

An issue of Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie has just been added to EdITLib.

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Exploring the Digital Divide: The Use of Digital Technologies in Ontario Public Schools

Bodong Chen
Combining data from a school principal survey with student demographics and achievement data, the present study aimed to develop a much needed understanding of ICT usage in Ontario’s K-12 public … More

A review of models and frameworks for designing mobile learning experiences and environments

Yu-Chang Hsu & Yu-Hui Ching
Mobile learning has become increasingly popular in the past decade due to the unprecedented technological affordances achieved through the advancement of mobile computing, making ubiquitous and situated learning possible. At … More

Teen Culture, Technology and Literacy Instruction: Urban Adolescent Students’ Perspectives

Jia Li, Catherine Snow & Claire White
Modern teens have pervasively integrated new technologies into their lives, and technology has become an important component of teen popular culture. Educators have pointed out the promise of exploiting technology … More

Pre-Service Perspectives on E-Teaching: Assessing E-Teaching Using the EPEC Hierarchy of Conditions for E-Learning/Teaching Competence

Ashley Sisco, Stuart Woodcock & Michelle Eady
This article examines pre-service teacher perspectives of teaching with an online synchronous (live-time) platform as a part of their training. Fifty-three students who participated in a blended learning (including both … More

Outils numériques nomades : les effets sur l’attention des étudiants

Nicolas Guichon & Salifou Kon
La recherche sur le numérique en éducation est parvenue à une étape où peut être dressé un portrait plus nuancé des usages des outils numériques en contexte d’apprentissage. S’inscrivant dans … More

A Learning Module for BA Students to Develop ICT Skills for their Learning Activities | Un module de formation visant le dveloppement des comptences TICE chez les tudiants en baccalaurat

Herv Platteaux & Sergio Hoein
This case illustrates the process of developing a learning module to support BA students in their use of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) tools in their learning. At the university … More

Being an Instructional Designer: A Job requiring Innovation and Trust | Être conseiller ou conseillère pédagogique, un travail d’innovation et de confiance

Serge Grin-Lajoie
This case study deals with the development and implementation of two online art courses. It outlines the concerns of the faculty member responsible for these courses and those of the … More

An Online Training Course to Learn How to Teach Online | Former en ligne pour apprendre former en ligne

Sylviane Bachy & Marcel Lebrun
This case study deals with the implementation of ongoing training, offered wholly through distance and online learning, and conducted within the framework of an inter-university partnership linking two European countries. … More

How do you Implement a Digital Environment to Support a Training Group? | Comment organiser son environnement numrique pour soutenir le groupe en formation ?

Anne Ronchi
This case deals with an instructional designer (ID) working at a European university who has been asked to convert an existing on-campus program for working professionals to online delivery. This … More

Evolution of the Instructional Design in a Series of Online Workshops | L’évolution d’un design pédagogique dans le développement d’ateliers en ligne

Anne Patry, Elizabeth Campbell Brown, Rmi Rousseau & Jeanette Caron
This case recounts the story of the design and production of a series of online workshops for French-speaking healthcare professionals in Canada. The project spans a couple of years and, … More

Guiding Professional Life-long Learning Projects: The Case of an Immersive Blended Learning Certificate | Accompagner des projets professionnels en formation continue : le cas d’un certificat de formation hybride et immersive

Kalliopi Benetos & Daniel Peraya
This case study presents a blended learning study program offered as a continuing education certificate of advanced studies for post-secondary educators and training professionals in the private, non-governmental, and public … More

From Telecourses to Online Courses: A Story of Redesign | Du cours tlvis au cours en ligne : une histoire de redesign

Claude Potvin
This case deals with the redesign of a standard telecourse – printed material, professional studio video recordings and phone tutoring – into an online course. The redesign involved an adjunct … More

Course Design and Delivery Specifications as a Tool for Ensuring Quality in an Online Training Program | Une charte pédagogique comme outil de qualité d’un programme en ligne

Franoise Docq
This case discusses the design, implementation, and regulation of a hybrid training program (60 credits over two years) organised by three business schools in Europe, and stretching over a five-year … More

Developing Tutorials for Several Institutional Partners: A Real Challenge! | Dvelopper des tutoriels pour plusieurs institutions partenaires : un rel dfi !

Brigitte Belzile
This case describes the two-year development of a set of interactive tutorials for students and faculty at a number of community colleges and one university in order to target information … More

“And the walls came a-tumblin’ down…” | Comment recréer l’ambiance propre au séminaire dans un cours en ligne?

Thomas Power
This case deals with a university program which is well respected but requires changes to be made to it as enrollments dwindle. Pressure from administration is making the Program Head … More

From Intent to Action: An Iterative Engineering Process | De l’intention à la maturité : une ingénierie itérative

Patrice Mouton, Jacques Rodet & Sylvain Vacaresse
Quite by chance, and over the course of a few haphazard meetings, a Master’s degree in E-learning Design gradually developed in a Faculty of Economics. Its original and evolving design … More

The Challenge of Designing Blended Courses: From Structured Design to Creative Faculty Support! | Les beaux défis du design de cours hybrides : du design structuré à l’accompagnement créatif !

Catherine Carr
This case study deals with the implementation of an e-learning program in a business school in Canada. Cabot Business School decided to offer the program in a blended format so … More

Implementing a Diversity-Orientated Online Graduate-Level Health Professions Education Program | Soutenir la mise en place d’un programme de maîtrise en pédagogie universitaire des sciences de la santé offert à distance par et pour la diversité

Isabelle Savard
This case describes the strategies implemented in the development of an online Master’s degree program in Health Professions Education (HPE) and an online short, Master’s level diploma program. The strategies … More

British Journal of Educational Technology 46:6 Published on EdITLib

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Construction of a digital learning environment based on cloud computing

Jihong Ding, Caiping Xiong & Huazhong Liu
Constructing the digital learning environment for ubiquitous learning and asynchronous distributed learning has opened up immense amounts of concrete research. However, current digital learning environments do not fully fulfill the … More

Intensive scaffolding in an intelligent tutoring system for the learning of algebraic word problem solving

José Antonio González‐Calero, David Arnau, Luis Puig & Miguel Arevalillo‐Herráez
The term intensive scaffolding refers to any set of conceptual scaffolding strategies that always allow the user to find the solution to a problem. Despite the many benefits of scaffolding, … More

Internal structure of virtual communications in communities of inquiry in higher education: Phases, evolution and participants' satisfaction

Elba Gutierrez‐Santiuste & Maria‐Jesus Gallego‐Arrufat
This study investigates the phases of development of synchronous and asynchronous virtual communication produced in a community of inquiry (CoI) by analyzing the internal structure of each intervention in the … More

Assessing university students' perceptions of their Physics instructors' TPACK development in two contexts

Yahui Chang, Syh‐Jong Jang & Yang‐Hsueh Chen
Technological Pedagogical and Content Knowledge (TPACK) has been gaining traction among educational researchers; however, studies documenting university students' perceptions of their teachers' TPACK remain limited. This study intends to investigate … More

How and why academics do and do not use iPads for academic teaching?

Olaojo Aiyegbayo
This paper evaluated how academics, at a mid-sized UK university, used their iPads for teaching. The data were gathered using both quantitative and qualitative methods. Eighty-four academics completed a survey … More

Creation of reusable open textbooks: Insights from the Connexions repository

Carlos Rodriguez‐Solano, Salvador Sánchez‐Alonso & Miguel‐Angel Sicilia
Open textbook initiatives have appeared as an alternative to traditional publishing. These initiatives for the production of alternatively copyrighted educational resources provide a way of sharing materials through the Web. More

From passive to active: The impact of the flipped classroom through social learning platforms on higher education students' creative thinking

Abdulrahman M Al‐Zahrani
This study aimed to investigate the impact of the flipped classroom on the promotion of students' creative thinking. Students were recruited from the Faculty of Education at King Abdulaziz University … More

Papier-mach(in)e: Thinking with “sticky” paper in the cloud

Judith Enriquez‐Gibson
There is nothing less about paper and its use when it comes to academic study as we experience increasingly converging media spaces and functionalities of online applications within the screens … More

Children learning to use technologies through play: A Digital Play Framework

Jo Bird & Susan Edwards
Digital technologies are increasingly acknowledged as an important aspect of early childhood education. A significant problem for early childhood education has been how to understand the pedagogical use of technologies … More

Effects of degree of segmentation and learner disposition on multimedia learning

Peter E. Doolittle, Lauren H. Bryant & Jessica R. Chittum
The construction of asynchronous learning environments often involves the creation of self-paced multimedia instructional episodes that provide the learner with control over the pacing of instruction (segmentation); however, does the … More

Facebook and classroom group work: A trial study involving University of Botswana Advanced Oral Presentation students

Joel M. Magogwe, Beauty Ntereke & Keith R. Phetlhe
In the 21st century, the use of information technology in the classroom is advancing rapidly, especially in higher education. The Internet, through social networking, has made it possible for students … More

Developing a dynamic inference expert system to support individual learning at work

Yu Hsin Hung, Chun Fu Lin & Ray I. Chang
In response to the rapid growth of information in recent decades, knowledge-based systems have become an essential tool for organizational learning. The application of electronic performance-support systems in learning activities … More

Foundations of dynamic learning analytics: Using university student data to increase retention

Sara Freitas de, David Gibson, Coert Du Plessis, Pat Halloran, Ed Williams, Matt Ambrose, Ian Dunwell & Sylvester Arnab
With digitisation and the rise of e-learning have come a range of computational tools and approaches that have allowed educators to better support the learners' experience in schools, colleges and … More

Examining the characteristics of student postings that are liked and linked in a CSCL environment

Alexandra Makos, Kyungmee Lee & Daniel Zingaro
This case study is the first iteration of a large-scale design-based research project to improve Pepper, an interactive discussion-based learning environment. In this phase, we designed and implemented two social … More

Increasing performance by differentiated teaching? Experimental evidence of the student benefits of digital differentiation

Carla Haelermans, Joris Ghysels & Fernao Prince
This paper explores the effect of digital differentiation on student performance using a randomized experiment. The experiment is conducted in a second year biology class among 115 prevocational students in … More

On the use of extended TAM to assess students' acceptance and intent to use third-generation learning management systems

Salvador Ros, Roberto Hernández, Agustín Caminero, Antonio Robles, Isabel Barbero, Araceli Maciá & Francisco Pablo Holgado
Service-oriented e-learning platforms can be considered as a third generation of learning management systems (LMSs). As opposed to the previous generations, consisting of ad hoc solutions and traditional LMS, this … More

Exploring factors that influence adoption of e-learning within higher education

Emma King & Russell Boyatt
E-learning is increasingly adopted in the workplace for supporting professional development and continuing education; however, in higher education, the use of e-learning is predominantly used as a tool support teaching. … More

Online assessment of learning and engagement in university laboratory practicals

David E. Whitworth & Kate Wright
In science education, laboratory practicals are frequently assessed through submission of a report. A large increase in student numbers necessitated us adapting a traditional practical report into an online test … More

Making in-class skills training more effective: The scope for interactive videos to complement the delivery of practical pedestrian training

James Hammond, Tom Cherrett & Ben Waterson
Skills and awareness of young pedestrians can be improved with on-street practical pedestrian training, often delivered in schools in the UK by local authorities with the intention of improving road … More

Developing new teacher inquiry and criticality: The role of online discussions

Adam Unwin
This work concerns the professional development of UK teachers in their first year of teaching. It is interested in how the online discussions (ODs) these teachers undertook as part of … More

Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society 11:3 Published on EdITLib

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Applying gamification techniques to enhance effectiveness of video-lessons

Mauro Coccoli, Saverio Iacono & Gianni Vercelli
Gamification techniques are commonly used in e-learning to enhance the effectiveness of educational activities and the learners’ partaking. In fact, owing to the engagement effect, they can improve learning processes … More

Determinants of digital inequality in universities: the case of Ecuador

Juan Torres-Diaz & Josep Duart
The digital divide was initially defined by socioeconomic variables, mainly the level of family income, but now it focuses on how the Internet is used and is called digital inequality. … More

Gamification and learning: a review of issues and research

Filomena Faiella & Maria Ricciardi
This paper will review the literature on gamification and aim to apply principles of analysis for synthesize existing research, identify issues of controversy, uncover areas that future gamification research should … More

The design and implementation of a gamified assessment

Selay Arkn Kocadere & Şeyma Çağlar
In this research, a gamified assessment was designed considering the theoretical basis and implemented. The dynamics, mechanics and components that Werbach & Hunter (2012) defined for gamification, used in the … More

Beating the Odds: Teaching Italian online in the Community College Environment

Giulia Guarnieri
This study analyzes data collected from Italian language online classes during the course of four consecutive semesters at Bronx Community College in order to measure the impact that distance learning … More

Social, constructivist and informal learning processes: together on the Edge for designing digital game-based learning environments

Gianvito D'Aprile, Pierpaolo Di Bitonto, Roberta De Asmundis & Antonio Ulloa Severino
The theoretical conceptions of game-based learning are different from those of traditional instruction. Indeed, the classical approaches of needs and task analysis seem to be not appropriate for designing digital … More

Employing game analytics techniques in the psychometric measurement of game-based assessments with dynamic content

Yasser Jaffal & Dieter Wloka
The adaptation Game-Based Assessment (GBA) (Mislevy et al., 2014) has been growing in the last years backed by video games’ capability of offering a task model to assess learners’ complex … More

Measuring Learner’s Subject Specific Knowledge

John Girard, Tina Ashford & Pedro Coln
This was the second phase in a research project designed to compare student achievement in online and face-to-face classes. The aim of this phase was to determine if online and … More

Evaluations to the gamification effectiveness of digital game-based adventure education course — GILT

Chang-Hsin Lin & Ju-Ling Shih
This study aimed to design a digital game-based adventure education (GILT) course for team-building purposes. The six traditional activities chose from adventure education were developed into six digital games and … More

Knowledge-based assessment in serious games: an experience on emergency training

Nicola Capuano & Richard King
Emergency preparedness is a promising application field for digital serious games enabling the simulation of real emergency scenarios and allowing a high learning transfer thanks to engagement and focus on … More

ACT – A new game-based methodology for Anti-Corruption Training

Vincenzo Petruzzi & Marco Amicucci
Corruption is a powerful impediment to economic and social evolution, and training is one of the most important tools for helping organisations stem and combat the spread of this phenomenon. … More

Serious games design: A mapping of the problems novice game designers experience in designing games

Sevasti Theodosiou & Ilias Karasavvidis
One of the main problems the field of Serious Game Design is facing concerns the gap between game design and educational design. It has become evident that to optimize the … More