International Journal of Excellence in Education


ISSN: 1993-8675
Volume: 6 Issue: 2

Editorial

Overall, I am very impressed with these articles. They are all very well done, and they share the common theme of the measuring the effectiveness of e-learning using a wide range of software and hardware devices in a wide variety of learning environments all around the globe. Here are my comments:

Gallager's article is staged in 2012, when the UAE implemented a ...


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Articles
  • The Effect of Delivery Method on Persistence, Performance and Perceptions

     University administrators are more and more looking at the possibility of using online delivery of course content to manage increasing costs of education, to wit, even the increased interest in ...


  • Mobiles, MOOCs, & Me: Gadgets are Distracting Us from Fundamental Changes that are Looming in Middle Eastern Higher Education

     Since the launch of a national initiative to equip all UAE federal tertiary students with iPads in 2012, there has been considerable discussion among UAE academics on the adoption of touch-scree...


  • mProgramming: M-Learning Tool for Programming Courses – Android Application

     Using the general guidelines for online teaching and learning and mobile learning as a backdrop, we have investigated best practices that are effective specifically in the context of Computer Sc...


  • Social Video Learning and Social Change in German Sports Trainer Education

     The Deutsche Tischtennis Bund e.V. (DTTB) is one of the 60 professional sports associations with approximately 600,000 members and approximately 12,000 licensed coaches a “medi...


  • Hope and Hype Surrounding Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in Higher Education

     The rapid developments of new technology-based tools have gained widespread acceptance and use in the teaching and learning fraternity. This paper explores the advent of Massive Open Online Cour...


  • Educating Teachers About Open Educational Practices: Firefighting Tactic or Long Term Strategy?

    Most research pertaining to Open Educational Resources (OER) in developing countries (Mauritius, Nigeria, India, etc) show that OER awareness is minimal. The countries where OER were seen as most n...