Nauman Saeed

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Second Life is a 3-D multi-user virtual environment which has gained wide spread popularity amongst academic community in the recent years. However, due to its infancy very little is known about the factors driving users’ intention to use Second Life especially in the educational context. This paper presents findings from an ongoing study about the impacts(More)
The adoption level of emerging web technologies is on the rise in academic settings. However, a major obstacle in the practice of web-based instruction is the limited understanding of learners’ characteristics and perceptions about technology use. Thus there is a need to understand the relationship between students’ learning styles and their preferences for(More)
Effective communication has long been recognised as a key element in problem solving and decision making within and among organisations including educational institutions. With the advent of Web 2.0 technologies, the communication choices have also been expanded. Media Richness Theory (MRT) has long been used to examine the effect of traditional and new(More)
Emerging e-learning tools have the potential to enrich academic environments. However, there is a need to understand the requirements, expectations, and learning styles of the end users before incorporating new tools into courses. This paper presents details of a user study to analyze learning styles and tools preferences of the end users and to explore(More)
Blogs and podcasts are emerging Web technologies that have been adopted by educators to facilitate oncampus and distance education. However, little is known about user acceptance of these technologies. In this paper, we empirically test a theoretical model to examine the effects of individual’s cognitive style on user acceptance of blogs and podcasts. We(More)
A major obstacle in the practice of e-learning is the limited understanding of learners’ characteristics and perceptions about technology use. In this case, understanding the relationship between learning styles and Twitter usage could help educators to design better instructional strategies. This would also lead to better student experience and improved(More)