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Dr. Ina Blau

E-mail: ina.blau@gmail.com

Areas of Interest:

  • Social aspects of e-communication
  • Technological innovations in learning and teaching in academia and K-12
  • Development and design of computer-based learning materials
  • Online learning communities

Updated CV and Publications

Selected Publications:

Chapters in Refereed Books

  • Blau, I., & Barak, A. (in press). Optimization of e-learning: The contribution of personality traits. In D. Hen, & G. Kurtz (Eds), Integration of knowledge technologies into Israeli education systems [in Hebrew].
  • Blau, I., & Caspi, A. (2010). Media naturalness, visual anonymity, and learning: Comparing face-to-face and audio conferencing instruction. In N. Kock (Ed.), Evolutionary psychology and information systems research: A new approach to studying the effects of modern technologies on human behavior (pp. 193-216). New-York: Springer.

Articles in Refereed Journals

Articles in Refereed Conference Proceedings

Papers Presented in Scientific Conferences

Research Grants

  • 2010. Is a recording worth a thousand words? Performance and perceived learning in academia as influenced by using and producing podcasts and screencasts. MEITAL IUCC: Inter University center for e-learning. (with A. Caspi).
  • 2008-2009 - Whose line is it? Psychological ownership, perception of learning and its quality as influenced by educational Wiki. Israel Internet Association - ISOC-IL. (with A. Caspi).
  • 2007 - Participation in, and efficiency of distance learning using Skype. MEITAL IUCC: Inter University center for e-learning. (with A. Caspi).