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Best Practices of Flexible Learning Award Competition
Best Paper Award
Award winner
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Award winner      

Best Paper Award

Paper Title

Paper Author


Students’ use of Facebook in King Saud University

Mohamed S H AL Moshaikeh

King Saud University,
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Excellent Paper Award

Paper Title

Paper Author


Incidental vocabulary learning in reading contexts aided by mobile phones

Gladwin George

Middle East College,
Sultanate of Oman

Use of instant messaging communication in teaching and learning

Francis Yue

SCOPE, City University of Hong Kong,
Hong Kong SAR, China

Cross-cultural comparison: The introduction of new technology with postgraduate students in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom

Helen Boulton

Nottingham Trent University,
Nottingham, the United Kingdom

Online student portal: Learners’ support system in an open and distance e-learning environment

Percia V Secreto and Rhodora L Pamulaklakin

University of the Philippines Open University,
Los Baños, Laguna, the Philippines

Research on students’ learning behaviour based on social media

Hui Jin

Shanghai International Studies University,
Shanghai, China

The design and implementation of a mobile app for language learning

Kenneth Wong, Wai-Shing Ho, Fu Lee Wang, Reggie Kwan, Kat Leung and Issac Cheung

Caritas Institute of Higher Education,
Hong Kong SAR, China

Educating ‘the Net generation’: Enhancing student engagement with Web 2.0 tools and mobile technology in music education

Naomi McGrath and Alana Blackburn

University of New England,
Armidal, Australia

Grouping dispersed learners with recommender systems

(1)Wolfgang A Halang, (1)Maytiyanin Komkhao and (2)Sunantha Sodsee

(1)FernUniversität, Hagen, Germany
(2)King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand

Best Practices Award


Presentation Title

Paper Author



Balancing life: An alternate reality gaming platform for online undergraduate accounting education

Bayerlein Leopold

University of New England Business School,
Armidale, Australia


A project and problem based flexible learning model to leverage education of information technology in business

Kwan Keung Ng

Caritas Institute of Higher Education,
Hong Kong SAR, China


Augmentation of flexibility and consistency

Norris Lau

Hong Kong SAR, China