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Journal of Educational Technology & Society

2010 Volume 13, Number 3

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Number of articles: 23

  1. The Add-On Impact of Mobile Applications in Learning Strategies: A Review Study

    Yu-Lin Jeng, Ting-Ting Wu, Yueh-Min Huang, Qing Tan & Stephen J. H. Yang

    Mobile devices are more powerful and portable nowadays with plenty of useful tools for assisting people to handle daily life. With the advance of mobile technology, the issue of mobile learning has... More

    pp. 3-11

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  2. Defining Mobile Learning in the Higher Education Landscape

    Mohamed Osman M. El-Hussein & Johannes C. Cronje

    The article seeks to clarify the meaning of mobile learning by applying its key concepts to learning experiences in post-school education. In other words, it seeks not to discuss one fixed meaning ... More

    pp. 12-21

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  3. A Mobile Context-Aware Framework for Managing Learning Schedules--Data Analysis from a Diary Study

    Jane Y.-K. Yau, Mike Joy & Stephan Dickert

    We report the results of a diary study to determine whether a diary approach could be used as a successful way of retrieving a) the user's learning contexts, b) which learning contexts are... More

    pp. 22-32

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  4. Formative Assessment Design for PDA Integrated Ecology Observation

    Pi-Hsia Hung, Yu-Fen Lin & Gwo-Jen Hwang

    Ubiquitous computing and mobile technologies provide a new perspective for designing innovative outdoor learning experiences. The purpose of this study is to propose a formative assessment design... More

    pp. 33-42

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  5. Learner Centred Design for a Hybrid Interaction Application

    Simon Wood & Pablo Romero

    Learner centred design methods highlight the importance of involving the stakeholders of the learning process (learners, teachers, educational researchers) at all stages of the design of... More

    pp. 43-54

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  6. Mobile-Device-Supported Problem-Based Computational Estimation Instruction for Elementary School Students

    Yu-Ju Lan, Yao-Ting Sung, Ning-chun Tan, Chiu-Pin Lin & Kuo-En Chang

    This study implemented a three-stage problem-based estimation instruction scenario and combined it with mobile technology to provide elementary teachers with an effective e-tool for observing... More

    pp. 55-69

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  7. User Acceptance of Mobile Knowledge Management Learning System: Design and Analysis

    Hong-Ren Chen & Hui-Ling Huang

    Thanks to advanced developments in wireless technology, learners can now utilize digital learning websites at anytime and anywhere. Mobile learning captures more and more attention in the wave of... More

    pp. 70-77

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  8. Social Learning Networks: Build Mobile Learning Networks Based on Collaborative Services

    Jeff J. S. Huang, Stephen J. H. Yang, Yueh-Min Huang & Indy Y. T. Hsiao

    Recently, the rising of Web 2.0 has made online community gradually become popular, like Facebook, blog, etc. As a result, the online knowledge sharing network formed by interpersonal interaction... More

    pp. 78-92

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  9. A Mobile Device and Online System with Contextual Familiarity and Its Effects on English Learning on Campus

    Shu-Chen Cheng, Wu-Yuin Hwang, Sheng-Yi Wu, Rustam Shadiev & Ching-Hwa Xie

    In this study, a mobile device and online system, StudentPartner, is proposed to help students learn English on campus using multimedia and GPS support. Two activities, exploring the campus in... More

    pp. 93-109

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  10. A Study of Contextualised Mobile Information Delivery for Language Learning

    Tim de Jong, Marcus Specht & Rob Koper

    Mobile devices offer unique opportunities to deliver learning content in authentic learning situations. Apart from being able to play various kinds of rich multimedia content, they offer new ways... More

    pp. 110-125

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  11. A Learning Assistance Tool for Enhancing ICT Literacy of Elementary School Students

    Chenn-Jung Huang, Ming-Chou Liu, Kuo-En Chang, Yao-Ting Sung, Tz-Hau Huang, Chun-Hua Chen, Hung-Yen Shen, Kuo-Liang Huang, Jia-Jian Liao, Kai-Wen Hu, Yun-Cheng Luo & Tun-Yu Chang

    With rapid advances in the development of information technology, information access has become central to life in the 21st century. In recent years, the development of useful learning-assistance... More

    pp. 126-138

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  12. Development and Evaluation of an Interactive WebQuest Environment: "Web Macerasi"

    Yasemin Gulbahar, R Orcun Madran & Filiz Kalelioglu

    This study was conducted to develop a web-based interactive system, Web Macerasi, for teaching-learning and evaluation purposes, and to find out the possible effects of this system. The study has... More

    pp. 139-150

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  13. Using a Multimodal Learning System to Support Music Instruction

    Pao-Ta Yu, Yen-Shou Lai, Hung-Hsu Tsai & Yuan-Hou Chang

    This paper describes a multimodality approach that helps primary-school students improve their learning performance during music instruction. Multimedia instruction is an effective way to help... More

    pp. 151-162

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  14. Development and Evaluation of a Confidence-Weighting Computerized Adaptive Testing

    Yung-Chin Yen, Rong-Guey Ho, Li-Ju Chen, Kun-Yi Chou & Yan-Lin Chen

    The purpose of this study was to examine whether the efficiency, precision, and validity of computerized adaptive testing (CAT) could be improved by assessing confidence differences in knowledge... More

    pp. 163-176

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  15. Cultural Differences in Online Learning: International Student Perceptions

    Xiaojing Liu, Shijuan Liu, Seung-hee Lee & Richard J. Magjuka

    This article reports the findings of a case study that investigated the perceptions of international students regarding the impact of cultural differences on their learning experiences in an online... More

    pp. 177-188

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  16. Examining the Roles of Blended Learning Approaches in Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) Environments: A Delphi Study

    Hyo-Jeong So & Curtis J. Bonk

    In this study, a Delphi method was used to identify and predict the roles of blended learning approaches in computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) environments. The Delphi panel consisted... More

    pp. 189-200

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  17. How Epistemic Beliefs Influence e-Learning in Daily Work-Life

    Christian Harteis, Hans Gruber & Herbert Hertramph

    Epistemic beliefs comprise the individual understanding of the nature of knowledge and the creation of knowledge. Hence, they impact the perception of learning opportunities and professional... More

    pp. 201-211

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  18. Diffusion of Web Supported Instruction in Higher Education--The Case of Tel-Aviv University

    Tal Soffer, Rafi Nachmias & Judith Ram

    This paper describes a study that focused on long-term web-supported learning diffusion among lecturers at Tel Aviv University (TAU), from an organizational point of view. The theoretical models we... More

    pp. 212-223

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  19. Computer Games for the Math Achievement of Diverse Students

    Sunha Kim & Mido Chang

    Although computer games as a way to improve students' learning have received attention by many educational researchers, no consensus has been reached on the effects of computer games on student... More

    pp. 224-232

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  20. Using SOLO to Evaluate an Educational Virtual Environment in a Technology Education Setting

    Ioannis Padiotis & Tassos A. Mikropoulos

    The present research investigates the contribution of an interactive educational virtual environment on milk pasteurization to the learning outcomes of 40 students in a technical secondary school... More

    pp. 233-245

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