Interactive Technology and Smart Education: Volume 18 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: Challenges and Opportunities of E-Learning and Blended Learning during (COVID-19) Part 1

Guest Editors: Tomayess Issa, Theodora Issa, Pedro Isaias

Academic support under COVID-19 lockdown: what students think of online support e-tools in an ODeL course

Micheal M. van Wyk

This paper aims to explore student teachers’ views related to the online academic support e-tools used under the COVID-19 lockdown.


Enhancing the digital capacity of EFL programs in the age of COVID-19: the ecological perspective in Japanese higher education

Bradley D.F. Colpitts, Michael Dean Smith, David P. McCurrach

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed the inability of the Japanese higher education system to adapt to widespread unexpected disruption. The limited metrics available to assess Japanese…

Flexible learning with multicomponent blended learning mode for undergraduate chemistry courses in the pandemic of COVID-19

Chui-Man Lo, Jie Han, Emily S.W. Wong, Chin-Cheung Tang

This paper aims to report a case study in flexible learning with multicomponent blended learning mode in an undergraduate chemistry course. Traditional chemistry courses usually…


Flipped Classroom model before and during COVID-19: using technology to develop 21st century skills

Cecilia Latorre-Cosculluela, Cristina Suárez, Sonia Quiroga, Natalia Sobradiel-Sierra, Raquel Lozano-Blasco, Ana Rodríguez-Martínez

The confidence placed in the use of technology and other computing resources is an important support for the deep transformation toward processes of very high quality…


Impact of coronavirus pandemic on the Indian education sector: perspectives of teachers on online teaching and assessments

Amit Joshi, Muddu Vinay, Preeti Bhaskar

In India, the COVID-19 outbreak has been declared an epidemic in all its states and union territories. To combat COVID-19, lockdown was imposed on March 25, 2020 which has…


Initial response to COVID-19: a mixed-methods analysis of media and school communications to identify pedagogical implications for remote teaching

Lauren Eutsler, Pavlo D. Antonenko, Chrystine Mitchell

Immediately following the declaration of the national emergency of the COVID-19 pandemic in the USA, the purpose of this study was to examine one month of social media, news…


Students' adoption of e-learning in emergency situation: the case of a Vietnamese university during COVID-19

Nguyen Thi Thao Ho, Subarna Sivapalan, Hiep Hung Pham, Lan Thi Mai Nguyen, Anh Thi Van Pham, Hung Viet Dinh

By using a technology acceptance model (TAM) on survey results collected from two member schools of a Vietnamese educational institution, this study aims to uncover the key…

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