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Education and Information Technologies

2016 Volume 21, Number 6

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Number of articles: 26

  1. Performance and Perception in the Flipped Classroom

    Erik Blair, Chris Maharaj & Simone Primus

    Changes in the conceptualisation of higher education have led to instructional methods that embrace technology as a teaching medium. These changes have led to the flipped classroom phenomenon-... More

    pp. 1465-1482

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  2. Rethinking Online Discourse: Improving Learning through Discussions in the Online Classroom

    Cass M. Johnson

    As colleges continue to expand online offerings, student participation within courses should be assessed to ensure that teachers can best implement effective, responsible lesson plans. This study... More

    pp. 1483-1507

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  3. Investigating the Learning Challenges Presented by Digital Technologies to the College of Education in Kuwait University

    Fayiz Aldhafeeri & Trevor Male

    There is now widespread recognition that digital technologies, particularly portable hand held devices capable of Internet connection, present opportunities and challenges to the way in which... More

    pp. 1509-1519

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  4. Virtual Learning: Possibilities and Realization

    Nurassyl Kerimbayev

    In the article it was important to consider two basic moments i.e., impact mode of using virtual environment at training process within one faculty of the University, directly at training quality... More

    pp. 1521-1533

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  5. Factors Affecting Teachers' Continuation of Technology Use in Teaching

    Ayoub Kafyulilo, Petra Fisser & Joke Voogt

    This study was conducted to investigate the continuation of technology use in science and mathematics teaching of the teachers who attended a professional development program between 2010 and 2012.... More

    pp. 1535-1554

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  6. Potential Use of Augmented Reality in LIS Education

    Magdalena Wójcik

    The subject of this article is the use of augmented reality technology in library and information science education. The aim is to determine the scope and potential uses of augmented reality in the... More

    pp. 1555-1569

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  7. Virtual Schools: The Changing Landscape of K-12 Education in the U.S

    Ian N. Toppin & Sheila M. Toppin

    Virtual schools are a growing phenomenon in k-12 education. School systems in almost every state in the United States offer some version of fully online or blended education. It is no longer far... More

    pp. 1571-1581

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  8. The Student, the Private and the Professional Role: Students' Social Media Use

    Pernilla Josefsson, Stefan Hrastinski, Daniel Pargman & Teresa C. Pargman

    Research has shown that students perceive a distinct divide between educational and private use of social media. The present study explores this divide by focusing on master students' perception of... More

    pp. 1583-1594

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  9. Characterisation of Teachers' Use of Computers and Internet inside and outside the Classroom: The Need to Focus on the Quality

    J. Enrique Hinostroza, Andrea I. Ibieta, Magdalena Claro & Christian Labbé

    Teachers' use of ICT has mainly focused on their use in classroom context and few studies have focused on their use elsewhere. Attempting to fill this gap, this paper presents a case study of 12... More

    pp. 1595-1610

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  10. Research of Technical Knowledge and Creativity Development of Children in Pre-Primary Education through Interactive Whiteboard

    Peter Brecka & Marcela Cervenanská

    The introduced study represents methodology and results of research focused on utilization of interactive whiteboard as didactic technology mediating information through multimedia worksheets... More

    pp. 1611-1637

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  11. Social and Emotional Learning around Technology in a Cross-Cultural, Elementary Classroom

    Chuanpob Iaosanurak, Sumalee Chanchalor & Elizabeth Murphy

    The purpose of the study reported on in this paper was to design and test an intervention with elementary-aged children to promote social and emotional learning around technology. The intervention ... More

    pp. 1639-1662

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  12. Developing Online Learning Resources: Big Data, Social Networks, and Cloud Computing to Support Pervasive Knowledge

    Muhammad Anshari, Yabit Alas & Lim Sei Guan

    Utilizing online learning resources (OLR) from multi channels in learning activities promise extended benefits from traditional based learning-centred to a collaborative based learning-centred that... More

    pp. 1663-1677

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  13. VLEs, Social Stories and Children with Autism: A Prototype Implementation and Evaluation

    C. Volioti, T. Tsiatsos, S. Mavropoulou & C. Karagiannidis

    Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) have been successfully used in educational interventions for children with Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC) for overcoming their persistent differences related ... More

    pp. 1679-1697

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  14. Relationship between Gender Identity, Perceived Social Support for Using Computers, and Computer Self-Efficacy and Value Beliefs of Undergraduate Students

    Naraphol Deechuay, Ravinder Koul, Sorakrich Maneewan & Thanita Lerdpornkulrat

    This study investigated relationship between gender identity, social support for using computers and computer self-efficacy and value beliefs. Data was collected from first year undergraduate... More

    pp. 1699-1713

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  15. Student Observations: Introducing iPads into University Classrooms

    Leslie J. Wardley & Colin F. Mang

    This paper explores the growing trend of using mobile technology in university classrooms, exploring the use of tablets in particular, to identify learning benefits faced by students. Students,... More

    pp. 1715-1732

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  16. Self-Regulated Learning and the Role of ePortfolios in Business Studies

    Lucía Morales, Amparo Soler-Domínguez & Valentina Tarkovska

    Students' work in ePortfolios was assessed through a case study supported by observation techniques and eQuestionnaires to gather data from a sample of eighty students over a period of 4 years (20 ... More

    pp. 1733-1751

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  17. A Naive Bayes Approach for Converging Learning Objects with Open Educational Resources

    A. Sai Sabitha, Deepti Mehrotra, Abhay Bansal & B. K. Sharma

    Open educational resources (OER) are digitised material freely available to the students and self learners. Many institutions had initiated in incorporating these OERs in their higher educational... More

    pp. 1753-1767

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  18. A Design Science Research Methodology for Developing a Computer-Aided Assessment Approach Using Method Marking Concept

    Hussein Genemo, Shah Jahan Miah & Alasdair McAndrew

    Assessment has been defined as an authentic method that plays an important role in evaluating students' learning attitude in acquiring lifelong knowledge. Traditional methods of assessment... More

    pp. 1769-1784

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  19. Eye Tracking System for Enhanced Learning Experiences

    R. K. Sungkur, M. A. Antoaroo & A. Beeharry

    Nowadays, we are living in a world where information is readily available and being able to provide the learner with the best suited situations and environment for his/her learning experiences is... More

    pp. 1785-1806

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  20. Examining Middle School Students' Views on Text Bullying

    Ali Semerci

    This study aimed to examine middle school students' views on text bullying in regard to gender, grade level, reactions to bullying and frequency of internet use. The participating 872 students were... More

    pp. 1807-1819

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