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Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology

January 2014 Volume 13, Number 1

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Number of articles: 17

  1. 3-Dimensional and Interactive Istanbul University Virtual Laboratory Based on Active Learning Methods

    Elif Ince, Fatma Gulay Kirbaslar, Ergun Yolcu, Ayse Esra Aslan, Zeynep Cigdem Kayacan, Johanna Alkan Olsson, Ayse Ceylan Akbasli, Mesut Aytekin, Thomas Bauer, Dimitris Charalambis, Zeliha Ozsoy Gunes, Ceyhan Kandemir, Umit Sari, Suleyman Turkoglu, Yavuz Yaman & Ozgu Yolcu

    The purpose of this study is to develop a 3-dimensional interactive multi-user and multi-admin IUVIRLAB featuring active learning methods and techniques for university students and to introduce the... More

    pp. 1-20

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  2. A Technology-Based Statistical Reasoning Assessment Tool in Descriptive Statistics for Secondary School Students

    Shiau Wei Chan & Zaleha Ismail

    The focus of assessment in statistics has gradually shifted from traditional assessment towards alternative assessment where more attention has been paid to the core statistical concepts such as... More

    pp. 29-46

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  3. An Evaluation into the Views of Candidate Mathematics Teachers over "Tablet Computers" to be Applied in Secondary Schools

    Hasan Hüseyin Aksu

    This study aims to investigate, in terms of different variables, the views of prospective Mathematics teachers on tablet computers to be used in schools as an outcome of the Fatih Project, which... More

    pp. 47-55

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  4. Bridging the Students' and Instructor's Experiences: Exploring Instructional Potential of Videoconference in Multi-Campus Universities

    Elson Szeto

    Videoconferencing was often used to distribute live or pre-recorded lectures to students at remote sites. This paper reports a recent study of videoconferencing as a form of technology-enabled... More

    pp. 64-72

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  5. Effect of Blended Learning Environment Model on High School Students' Academic Achievement

    Ibrahim Yasar Kazu & Mehmet Demirkol

    This study analyzes the students' academic performance by comparing the blended learning environment and traditional learning environment. It has been observed whether there is a significant... More

    pp. 78-87

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  6. Effective Assessments of Integrated Animations--Exploring Dynamic Physics Instruction for College Students' Learning and Attitudes

    King-Dow Su & Shih-Chuan Yeh

    The purpose of this study was to give effective assessments of three major physics animations to upgrade college students' learning achievements and attitudes. All college participants were... More

    pp. 88-99

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  7. Inspecting the Theoretical Model of Junior High School Students' Learning in English Village with Structural Equation Modeling

    Jia-Rong Wen, Kuo-Ming Cheng, Chia-Pin Chen & Yi-Hsun Hsieh

    English teaching in elementary and junior high schools in Taiwan has been criticized for years as being restricted in classroom learning and not being expanded out of the classrooms and combined... More

    pp. 100-114

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  8. Instructor's Perceptions towards the Use of an Online Instructional Tool in an Academic English Setting in Kuwait

    Deniz Erguvan

    This study sets out to explore the faculty members' perceptions of a specific web-based instruction tool (Achieve3000) in a private higher education institute in Kuwait. The online tool... More

    pp. 115-130

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  9. Interpretive Structural Modeling of MLearning Curriculum Implementation Model of English Language Communication Skills for Undergraduates

    Muhammad Ridhuan Tony Lim Abdullah, Saedah Siraj, Asra & Zaharah Hussin

    In the field of distance education, learning mediated through mobile technology or mobile learning (mLearning) has rapidly building a repertoire of influence in distance education research. This... More

    pp. 151-161

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  10. Learning English Vocabulary Collaboratively in a Technology-Supported Classroom

    Chih-Cheng Lin, Hsien-Sheng Hsiao, Sheng-ping Tseng & Hsin-jung Chan

    This study was intended to investigate whether computer-assisted collaborative learning is comparable with computer-free and individual learning; in particular, it examined each of their effects on... More

    pp. 162-173

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  11. Learning Object to Enhance Introductory Programming Understanding: Does the Size Really Matter?

    Reginamary Matthews, Hew Soon Hin & Koo Ah Choo

    Learning Object (LO) is the breakdown of larger content into smaller pieces of information that accomplishes a single learning outcome. The smaller piece of content is incorporated with multimedia ... More

    pp. 174-183

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  12. Relationship between ICT Variables and Mathematics Achievement Based on PISA 2006 Database: International Evidence

    Cem Oktay Guzeller & Ayca Akin

    The purpose of this study is to determine the predicting power of mathematics achievement from ICT variables including the Internet/entertainment use (IEU), program/software use (PRGUSE),... More

    pp. 184-192

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  13. Students' Opinions on Facebook Supported Blended Learning Environment

    Mukaddes Erdem & Pinar Nuhoglu Kibar

    The first purpose of this study was to determine students' opinions on blended learning and its implementation. The other purpose was to explore the students' opinions on Facebook... More

    pp. 199-206

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  14. Students' Perception toward Personal Information and Privacy Disclosure in E-Learning

    Fang Yang & Shudong Wang

    This research investigates East Asian students' perceptions towards e-learning privacy. The survey was first carried out in Japan (N1 = 255) and China (N2 = 307) in 2009. In 2012 the same... More

    pp. 207-216

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  15. Tablet PCs as Instructional Tools in English as a Foreign Language Education

    Perihan Savas

    The main goal of the study presented in this paper was to investigate the perceptions of 40 pre-service English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teachers about the effectiveness of Tablet PCs as... More

    pp. 217-222

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  16. The Use of Social Network Sites by Prospective Physical Education and Sports Teachers (Gazi University Sample)

    Metin Yaman & Cetin Yaman

    Social network sites are widely used by many people nowadays for various aims. Many researches have been done to analyze the usage of these sites in many different settings. In the literature the... More

    pp. 223-231

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  17. Use of Internet for Academic Purposes among Students in Malaysian Institutions of Higher Education

    Ahmad Fauzi Mohd Ayub, Wan Hamzari Wan Hamid & Mokhtar Hj. Nawawi

    Students in institutions of higher learning should take advantage of information available on the Internet in their coursework. The Internet is also utilised for social and other non-academic... More

    pp. 232-241

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