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Volume 13 Issue 2, ICEL2014 / Feb 2015  pp57‑148

Editor: Paul Griffiths

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Editoiral  pp57‑58

Paul Griffiths

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Problem Based Learning and Authentic Assessment in Digital Pedagogy: Embracing the Role of Collaborative Communities  pp59‑67

Dr. W. Barber, S. King, S. Buchanan

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Mitigating the Mathematical Knowledge gap Between High School and First Year University Chemical Engineering Mathematics Course  pp68‑83

Moses Basitere, Eunice Ivala

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Telling Tales: Towards a new Model of Literacy Development Using e‑Readers in Teacher Education in Chile  pp84‑96

Paula Charbonneau-Gowdy

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The Role of Open Access and Open Educational Resources: A Distance Learning Perspective  pp97‑105

Stylianos Hatzipanagos, Jon Gregson

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The Flipped Classroom, Disruptive Pedagogies, Enabling Technologies and Wicked Problems: Responding to the Bomb in the Basement  pp106‑119

Maggie Hutchings, Anne Quinney

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An Assessment of Students Perceptions of Learning Benefits Stemming from the Design and Instructional Use of a Web3D Atlas  pp120‑137

Florin D. Salajan, Greg J. Mount, Anuradha Prakki

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Abstract: This article has a dual purpose: it describes the development of First Year Dental Anatomy (FYDA), a web‑based 3D interactive application used in the dental curriculum at a major Canadian university, and it reports on the results of a research study conducted to assess the perception of learning benefits students experienced through the use of FYDA in a dental anatomy course. Questionnaires administered upon the completion of three semesters during which FYDA was used reveal some benefits for learning, but also a few deterrents for use, primarily related to some aspects of design. Generally, the students received the application with interest and viewed it as a useful aiding tool in learning dental anatomy. The results suggest the overall 3D m odels met the students learning objectives and expectations and, in their view, were conducive to their understanding of internal and external dental anatomy. Issues related to the over‑sensitive controls, navigational flaws and manipulation difficulties caused some learners a certain level of frustration, but these were not severe enough to hinder the students learning. 


Keywords: Keywords: higher education, first year dental anatomy, web-based atlas, web3D technologies, 3D graphics, 3D animations


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Location‑Based Augmented Reality for Mobile Learning: Algorithm, System, and Implementation  pp138‑148

Qing Tan, William Chang, Kinshuk

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