Category Archives: Web-based learning

A Creative Thinking Approach to enhancing Problem Solving Performance of University Students

Along with the advancement of information and communication technology, researchers have pointed out the necessity and challenges of developing effective instructional strategies to enhance students’ web-based problem-solving performance, which refers to the ability of investigating a series of related problems … Continue reading

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A hybrid approach to promoting Students’ Web-based Problem-solving competence and Learning attitude

Fostering problem-solving abilities has long been recognized as an important issue in education; however, past studies have shown that it is difficult and challenging to find effective learning strategies or tools for improving students’ problem-solving abilities. To cope with this … Continue reading

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Motives for Lifelong Learners to Choose Web‐based Courses

Due to societal changes there is a growing need for distant and adult learning. The reason to participate in education and the choices that students make may differ. In this study the factors age, gender, rate of studies and parenthood … Continue reading

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Web-based Writing Support: Making it Useable for Distance Teachers

This paper considers the issues that distance teachers in higher education who are not writing specialists face in supporting their students’ academic writing development. We discuss the usefulness of open web-based writing support resources, and propose the need for a … Continue reading

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Web Intelligence

We aim to enable synergetic collaboration between people and between people and computers to enlighten them and enrich their lives. To achieve our mission, we develop scalable automatic content analysis methods and quality metrics to analyze a huge amount of … Continue reading

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Websites for Educators

This collection of links, chosen and maintained by Gutman Library Research Services staff, provides links to freely available sites of interest to educators. Click on a topic to view links to related websites. Please tell us about websites we should … Continue reading

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Advances in Web-based Learning – 2011

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Web-Based Learning, ICWL 2011, held in Hong Kong, China, in December 2011. The 27 revised full papers presented together with 9 short papers were carefully reviewed and selected … Continue reading

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