Rutter, M. J., Smith, S., & Alshehri, A. (in press). Assessing the Relative Importance of an E-learning system Usability Design Characteristics Based on Students' Preferences. International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications, 10(3),
This study considers the interaction between an e-learning system, the Blackboard system, and the students who use it in Saudi Arabia. While previous work exists, there is lim...
Alshehri, A., Rutter, M. J., & Smith, S. (in press). An Implementation of the UTAUT Model for Understanding Students’ Perceptions of Learning Management Systems: A Study Within Tertiary Institutions in Saudi Arabia. International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 17(3),
The rapid growth of e-learning around the globe is inspiring various academic institutions to adopt it. Uptake is motivated by convincing benefits such as flexibility...
Chamberlain, T., Armitage, A., Rutter, M. & Binnie, D. (2003). Using low-resolution thermal sensors in stereo to measure pedestrian movement. PREP 2004. , 251-252
Rutter, M. (2006). Tutorial chat: a case study of synchronous communication in a learning environment. ALT-J : Association for Learning Technology journal. 14, 169-181. doi:10.1080/09687760600668594. ISSN 0968-7769
This case study describes the use of a web-based synchronous chat application, run during computing
tutorials. The chat room was moderated by a paid demonstrator, who assisted...
Rutter, M. (2008). Messenger in The Barn: networking in a learning environment. ALT-J : Association for Learning Technology journal. 17, 33-47. doi:10.1080/09687760802649863. ISSN 0968-7769
This case study describes the use of a synchronous communication application
(MSN Messenger) in a large academic computing environment. It draws on data
from interviews, quest...