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Volume 7 Issue 1 / May 2009  pp1‑85

Editor: Shirley Williams

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e‑Learning Indicators: a Multi‑Dimensional Model for Planning and Evaluating e‑Learning Software Solutions  pp1‑28

Bekim Fetaji, Majlinda Fetaji

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Towards a Fusion of Formal and Informal Learning Environments: the Impact of the ReadWrite Web  pp29‑40

Richard Hall

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An e‑Class in Action: Experiences with ICT‑intensive Teaching and Learning of Discrete Dynamical Models at Secondary School  pp41‑53

André Heck, Harm Houwing, Cor de Beurs

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In 2007, a small team of university and secondary school teachers jointly developed and piloted an e‑class for 4 and 5 grade students (age: 16‑17yrs) at both pre‑university and general vocational level. The goal was to develop and try out innovative ways of teaching mathematics that would enable schools to offer optional courses for small numbers of students. The e‑class can be summarized as web‑supported instruction in a blended learning approach. The instructional material consisted of the chapter on discrete dynamical models from a brand‑new mathematics textbook, supplemented by investigative activities. Students could build and simulate dynamical models with the computer learning environment Coach. Instructions for learning to work with software were given through screen casts created by the teacher to gear with students' needs and made available in the Sakai‑based virtual learning environment. Students got weekly on‑line assignments, which they submitted digi‑ tally. At home they could get assistance from peers and the teacher in a chat room. We discuss some of the e‑ ingredients of the e‑class and their potential for teaching and learning mathematics and science in terms of principled design approaches to multimedia learning and pedagogical arrangements. We report the experiences of the participants of the project and present the future plans based on this work. 


Keywords: e-learning, blended learning, multimedia learning, e-learning implementation, screen casts, secondary mathematics education, discrete dynamic models


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e‑Learning Success Model: an Information Systems Perspective  pp54‑63

Anita Lee-Post

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Impact of Communication Patterns, Network Positions and Social Dynamics Factors on Learning among Students in a CSCL Environment  pp64‑77

Binod Sundararajan

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Realizing Wisdom Theory in Complex Learning Networks  pp78‑85

Ayse Kok - (paper retracted in November 2018 - see paper summary for retraction report)

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