Evaluating Institutional ePortfolio Options: A Process-Driven Approach

Author Christine Lampe Abstract Portfolios can increase learning engagement and continuity between courses, as well as providing evidence of competencies for career development. An institutionally supported ePortfolio system can promote a consistent and transparent process for learners and enable more collaborative development among faculty. It can supply rich data to inform programme development, and evidence…

Educational Use of Video Games in the ESL Classroom

Author Sarah Whittaker Abstract With the introduction of the iPad in the classroom many new possibilities on how to actively engage students while they learn English have emerged. Games have always been highly motivating for students and now, with the accessibility of video games on the iPad, teachers have another opportunity to keep their students…

Redefining Mobility: From eLearning to mLearning

Author Himanshu Joshi Abstract The definition of mobility is changing: It is no more about owning a mobile device. It is about moving in a mobile-infused ecosystem that comprises highly efficient personal devices, ubiquitous special purpose clouds, lightning-fast internet and ‘Just in Time’ Apps which can be downloaded and used in a matter of seconds….

Face to Face or E-Learning in Turkish EFL Context

This purpose of this study was to understand e-learners and face to face learners’ views towards learning English through e-learning in vocational higher school context and to determine the role of academic achievement and gender in e-learning and face to face learning. This study was conducted at a state-run university in 2012-2013 academic year and…

E-Learning Environment for Hearing Impaired Students

The usage of technology within the educational department has become more vital by each year passing. One of the most popular technological approaches used is the e-learning environment. The usage of e-learning environment in education involves a wide range of types of students, and this includes the hearing impaired ones. Some adjustment or enhancement needs…

The Relationships between Cognitive Style of Field Dependence and Learner Variables in E-Learning Instruction

This study examines the relationships between cognitive styles of field dependent learners with their attitudes towards e-learning (distance education) and instructional behavior in e-learning instruction. The Group Embedded Figures Test (GEFT) and the attitude survey (for students’ preferences) towards e-learning instruction as distance education was administered to 157 students enrolled in various distance education programs…

Developing of Indicators of an E-Learning Benchmarking Model for Higher Education Institutions

This study was the development of e-learning indicators used as an e-learning benchmarking model for higher education institutes. Specifically, it aimed to: 1) synthesize the e-learning indicators; 2) examine content validity by specialists; and 3) explore appropriateness of the e-learning indicators. Review of related literature included textbooks and research paper and its content was synthesized…