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Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology

January 2013 Volume 12, Number 1

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Number of articles: 19

  1. Affordances of Interactive Whiteboards and Associated Pedagogical Practices: Perspectives of Teachers of Science with Children Aged Five to Six Years

    Wong Kung Teck

    The integration of information and communication technology into early year's classrooms is increasingly important for engaging and motivating digital learners. One of the more promising recent... More

    pp. 1-8

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  2. An Analysis of Teacher-Student Interaction Patterns in a Robotics Course for Kindergarten Children: A Pilot Study

    Eric Zhi-Feng Liu, Chun-Hung Lin, Pey-Yan Liou, Han-Chuan Feng & Huei-Tse Hou

    Compared with other media, programmable bricks provide children with the opportunity to create their own product and, through this process, to express creative thinking. Studies have found that... More

    pp. 9-18

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  3. Application of Interactive Multimedia Tools in Teaching Mathematics--Examples of Lessons from Geometry

    Marina Milovanovic, Jasmina Obradovic & Aleksandar Milajic

    This article presents the benefits and importance of using multimedia in the math classes by the selected examples of multimedia lessons from geometry (isometric transformations and regular... More

    pp. 19-31

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  4. Can an Electronic Textbooks Be Part of K-12 Education?: Challenges, Technological Solutions and Open Issues

    HeeJeong Jasmine Lee, Chris Messom & Kok-Lim Alvin Yau

    An electronic textbook (e-Textbook) is a digitized (or electronic) form of textbook, which normally needs an endorsement by the national or state government when it is used in the K-12 education... More

    pp. 32-44

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  5. Conjoint Analysis for Mobile Devices for Ubiquitous Learning in Higher Education: The Korean Case

    Hyeongjik Lee

    Despite the increasing importance of mobile devices in education, the essential features of these devices for ubiquitous learning have not been empirically addressed. This study empirically... More

    pp. 45-51

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  6. Effect of Using Facebook to Assist English for Business Communication Course Instruction

    Ru-Chu Shih

    This paper aimed to explore the effect of incorporating blended learning with Facebook and peer assessment for English for Business Communication course for college students. A total of 111... More

    pp. 52-59

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  7. Effectiveness of Facebook Based Learning to Enhance Creativity among Islamic Studies Students by Employing Isman Instructional Design Model

    Norlidah Alias, Saedah Siraj, Mohd Khairul Azman Daud & Zaharah Hussin

    The study examines the effectiveness of Facebook based learning to enhance creativity among Islamic Studies students in the secondary educational setting in Malaysia. It describes the design... More

    pp. 60-67

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  8. Exploring Online Learning at Primary Schools: Students' Perspectives on Cyber Home Learning System through Video Conferencing (CHLS-VC)

    June Lee, Seo Young Yoon & Chung Hyun Lee

    The purposes of the study are to investigate CHLS (Cyber Home Learning System) in online video conferencing environment in primary school level and to explore the students' responses on CHLS-VC ... More

    pp. 68-76

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  9. ICT Strategies and Tools for the Improvement of Instructional Supervision. The Virtual Supervision

    Esteban Vazquez Cano & Ma Luisa Sevillano Garcia

    This study aims to evaluate and analyze strategies, proposals, and ICT tools to promote a paradigm shift in educational supervision that enhances the schools of this century involved not only in... More

    pp. 77-87

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  10. Integration and Implementation of Web Simulators in Experimental e-Learning: An Application for Capacity Auctions

    Francisco Javier Otamendi & Luis Miguel Doncel

    Experimental teaching in general, and simulation in particular, have primarily been used in lecture rooms but in the future must also be adapted to e-learning. The integration of web simulators... More

    pp. 88-101

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  11. Investigating the Factors Affecting Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Usage of Turkish Students in PISA 2009

    Sedat Gumus

    Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has become an indispensable part of the 21st century. Having basic ICT skills is now seen as an important attribute that members of the young cohort... More

    pp. 102-107

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  12. Quality of Blended Learning within the Scope of the Bologna Process

    Angelica Monteiro, Carlinda Leite & Lurdes Lima

    This article builds on existing data about the blended learning approach in higher education. It presents the theoretical framework and data of an empirical study conducted at the University of... More

    pp. 108-118

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  13. Teaching the "Diagonalization Concept" in Linear Algebra with Technology: A Case Study at Galatasaray University

    Aysegul Yildiz Ulus

    This paper examines experimental and algorithmic contributions of advanced calculators (graphing and computer algebra system, CAS) in teaching the concept of "diagonalization," one of the key... More

    pp. 119-130

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  14. The Effect of Learning Geometry Topics of 7th Grade in Primary Education with Dynamic Geometer's Sketchpad Geometry Software to Success and Retention

    Cenk Kesan & Sevdane Caliskan

    The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of learning geometry topics of 7th grade in primary education with dynamic geometer's sketchpad geometry software to student's success and... More

    pp. 131-138

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  15. Toward a Distance Education Based Strategy for Internationalization of the Curriculum in Higher Education of Iran

    Kourosh Fathi Vajargah & Mehrnoosh Khoshnoodifar

    The present study is to investigate the necessity of internationalization of curricula in Higher Education of Iran; it also determines the effect of characteristics of new generation of distance... More

    pp. 147-160

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  16. Using a Hybrid Approach to Facilitate Learning Introductory Programming

    Unal Cakiroglu

    In order to facilitate students' understanding in introductory programming courses, different types of teaching approaches were conducted. In this study, a hybrid approach including comment first... More

    pp. 161-177

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  17. Using Mobile-Based Email for English Foreign Language Learners

    Mohammad Akram mohammad Alzu'bi & Muhannad Rushdi Nimer Sabha

    This study aimed at investigating the role of Mobile-based Email in improving Ajloun College English Students' Achievement. It attempts to answer the following questions: What is the potential... More

    pp. 178-186

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  18. Using Peer Feedback to Improve Learning via Online Peer Assessment

    Eric Zhi-Feng Liu & Chun-Yi Lee

    This study investigates the influence of various forms of peer observation and feedback on student learning. We recruited twelve graduate students enrolled in a course entitled, Statistics in... More

    pp. 187-199

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  19. Views of ICT Teachers about the Introduction of ICT in Primary Education in Greece

    Tziafetas Konstantinos, Avgerinos Andreas & Tsampika Karakiza

    The difficulties in the effective integration of ICT in the classroom make the subject a constant challenge for modern educational systems. The "New School", an innovative new curriculum applied... More

    pp. 200-209

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