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    USING LEARNING ANALYTIC (LA) TOOLS TO ENHANCE QUALITY OF HANDS ON ACTIVITIES (HOAs) IN ONLINE TECHNOLOGY COURSES 

    Kuldeep Nagi; Santithorn Banchua (iSTEM 2017, 2017-07-13)

    In the last few years, there has been a proliferation of online Information Technology (IT) and management related programs in many Thai universities. Big data analytic has turned into a new science in refining businesses strategies. But there is a lack of strategy when it comes to analyzing the data captured in various Learning Management System used for hosting the course contents. This case study provides an insight into how to use of Moodle “Reports” as a Learning Analytic (LA) tool for analyzing the use of Hands-on-Activities (HOAs), lab a...
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    NEED FOR NEW SMAC (SOCIAL-MOBILE-ANALYTIC-CLOUD) BASED EDUCATION FOR THAI YOUTH TO PARTICIPATE IN DIGITAL ECONOMY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 

    Kuldeep Nagi (iSTEM, 2016-06-20)

    Educators and employers in most countries are getting uneasy on many fronts because of hurdles created by old-economy based academic curricula and traditional mode of face-to-face (F2F) teaching which dominated education for the last two centuries. In this new century, innovations such as the Internet of Things (IoT), increased expansion of 3G/4G networks and exponential growth in the use of portable and smart devices is forcing many countries to upgrade their educational system with a specific focus on SMAC (Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud...
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    Quality of MBA Programs-Challenges for Thai Universities in the New ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 

    Kuldeep Nagi (Journal of Science and Technology, 2016-12-20)

    Thailand as a country has been experiencing rapid increases in student enrollments in higher education. This has also led to creation of a variety of MBA programs. While it is largely debated, it is possible that the demand for MBA degrees would continue to grow. Although MBA programs in Thailand are proliferating but institutions with a good brand value are still lacking. The problem of MBA programs is more than rapid proliferation of below average management institutions. They impart substandard training through inefficient processes to young...
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    eLearning Adoption and eLearning Satisfaction of Learners: A case study of Management Program in a University of Thailand 

    Varughese Kizhakkacharuvil John; Duangta Duangekanong (2018-01-25)

    This study investigates eLearning mode of learning in Master of Science in Management (MSM) program at a University in Thailand. The School has adopted the open source software ‘MOODLE’ for its engine of Learning Management System (LMS) by customizing it with video and interactive features, since its inception in 2004. This study is based on the basic proposition that Learners’ adoption of e-learning dependent on its effectiveness and usefulness, and their perceived satisfaction. The theoretical foundation of the study has been one of the empir...
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    E-Assessment: an E-Business Enabler in Higher Education 

    Masouras, Panicos; Poonsri Vate-U-Lan (2016-11-17)

    In the context of higher education, e-business can be viewed as the series of interconnected processes initiated with student application for entry and completed upon graduation. While e-learning is an integral component of this process, the assessment component remains primarily manual. This leads to an educational paradox whereby students are encouraged to e-learn, on one hand, while they are imposed in old-fashioned assessment practices, on the other. It also establishes a business paradox whereby universities strive to maximize their financ...
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    The Oxymoron of Serious Games in eLearning: Gender Differences from an Internet-based Survey in Thailand 

    Poonsri Vate-U-Lan (2017-04)

    This research study examined gender attitudes towards playing serous games in eLearning contexts as there is a lack of comprehensive reports and academic commentary on how to apply and link serious games effectively to learning. The results were based on a large scale Internet-based survey, which involved 803 participants drawn from every region in Thailand. Sixtyone per cent of participants were females (61.2%) and the majority of them were teenagers and adult (36.8% and 24.1% respectively). The survey sought information on participants’ a...
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    Phygital Learning Concept: From Big to Smart Data 

    Poonsri Vate-U-Lan; Quigley, Donna; Masouras, Panicos (2016-12-15)

    ‘Phygital’ or physical plus digital, is a combination of a physical circumstances or tangible objects and digital or online technology-driven experience. This paper introduces a challenge on potential phygital learning environments that may induce superior learning experiences for students as compared to experienced realized through either physical or digital experiences. ‘Phygital learning’ is a novel design concept to induce a new dimension of learning experiences while students interact with the physical context simultaneously as the digital...
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    Internet of things in agriculture: a case study of smart dairy farming in Ontario, Canada 

    Poonsri Vate-U-Lan; Quigley, Donna; Masouras, Panicos (2017)

    The objective of this paper is to report a case study of smart dairy farming in Ontario, Canada which is the future of food production and ways that advancements related to the Internet of Things (IoT). It is impacting upon agricultural practice in the form of smart farming. Smart farming is the practice of intelligent agricultural management based upon technological data gathering farm practice for the purpose of increased levels of quality, production, and environmental protection. This paper will illustrate one example whereby partnersh...
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    Using Learning Management System (LMS) activity logs for developing a framework for improving the core components of an eLearning course 

    Nagi, Kuldeep; Srisakdi Charmonman (De La Salle University Manila, 2009)

    Quality of eLearning components is becoming a key issue in a virtual leaning environment. The main objective of this paper is to provide educators and content experts a better understanding of the significance of usage of Learning Objects (LOs) or core components provided in an eLearning courseware. Most significant outcome of this work is to share a few statistical techniques to analyze the usage of various learning objects (LOs) or components for improving the quality of eLearning courseware. This work is accomplished by capturing the stud...
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    Using emergent techologies for facilitating engaged learning in a virtual leaning environment (VLE) 

    Poonsri Vate-U-Lan; Nagi, Kuldeep (2009-03)

    The main purposes of this paper is to explore the significance of emerging technologies for engaging and enhancing interactive eLearning . We begin by highlighting the characteritics of the new Interaction Age that suggest a shift in the creation, usage and applications of digital content. We review a set of technologies and trends such as Google Applications, Cloud computing, Virtual Reality, and ubiquitous learning via iTune U using mobile devices. These technologies are among those at the leading edge of innovation and hold promise for th...
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