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Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology

July 2014 Volume 13, Number 3

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Number of articles: 20

  1. A Feasibility Study of Using ICT in Iranian Secondary Schools: The Case of Tehran Province

    Kourosh Fathi Vajargah & Ayat Saadattlab

    This research presents the results of a feasibility assessment on implementing ICT in Tehran high schools. Mixed method research (both qualitative and quantitative) was employed and due to the... More

    pp. 1-11

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  2. A Research into the Pedagogic Formation, Foreign Language and Computer Related Knowledge of Track and Field Trainers in Turkey

    Haci Ahmet Pekel

    Foreign language, computer programs and social network applications or web sites are widely used by many people nowadays for various aims. In the literature, the number of studies investigating... More

    pp. 12-18

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  3. A Systematic Approach to Improving E-Learning Implementations in High Schools

    Bens Pardamean & Teddy Suparyanto

    This study was based on the current growing trend of implementing e-learning in high schools. Most endeavors have been inefficient, rendering an objective of determining the initial steps that... More

    pp. 19-26

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  4. Correlation between Cultural Perceptions, Leadership Style and ICT Usage by School Principals in Malaysia

    Anantha Raj A. Arokiasamy, Abdul Ghani Kanesan bin Abdullah & Aziah Binti Ismail

    School leaders are key factors in implementation of information and communication technology (ICT) in schools. They need to understand the capacities of the new technologies, to have a personal... More

    pp. 27-40

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  5. Effect of Screen Reading and Reading from Printed Out Material on Student Success and Permanency in Introduction to Computer Lesson

    Murat Tuncer & Ferdi Bahadir

    In this study, the effect of screen reading and reading from printed out material on student success and permanency in Introduction to Computer Lesson is investigated. Study group of the research... More

    pp. 41-49

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  6. Enhancing a Low-Cost Virtual Reality Application through Constructivist Approach: The Case of Spatial Training of Middle Graders

    Khairulanuar Samsudin, Ahmad Rafi, Ahmad Zamzuri Mohamad Ali & Nazre Abd. Rashid

    The aim of this study is to develop and to test a low-cost virtual reality spatial trainer in terms of its effectiveness in spatial training. The researchers adopted three features deriving from... More

    pp. 50-57

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  7. Exploring Students Intentions to Study Computer Science and Identifying the Differences among ICT and Programming Based Courses

    Michail N. Giannakos

    Computer Science (CS) courses comprise both Programming and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) issues; however these two areas have substantial differences, inter alia the attitudes and... More

    pp. 68-78

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  8. Exploring the Factors Influencing E-Learning of Turkish EFL Learners through TAM

    Recep Cakir & Ekrem Solak

    The purpose of this study was to understand the attitude of Turkish EFL learners towards technology and to determine the factors influencing the academic achievement of the learners while using... More

    pp. 79-87

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  9. Improving Undergraduates' Critique via Computer Mediated Communication

    Maslawati Mohamad, Faridah Musa, Maryam Mohamed Amin, Norlaila Mufti, Rozmel Abdul Latiff & Nani Rahayu Sallihuddin

    Our current university students, labeled as "Generation Y" or Millennials, are different from previous generations due to wide exposure to media. Being technologically savvy, they are... More

    pp. 88-95

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  10. Investigating the Interpersonal and Contextual Factors Govern Saudi Lecturers' Motivation in Creating Innovative Blended Learning Environment That Web 2.0-Based

    Sahar Alghanmi

    Sustaining success in higher education within an ever-changing landscape largely depends on academics' motivation to cope with it. Essentially, this study aims to explore the interpersonal and... More

    pp. 96-106

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  11. Mobile Devices: Toys or Learning Tools for the 21st Century Teenagers?

    Ch'ng Lay Kee & Zarina Samsudin

    Learning is interwoven in daily life and so it can be take place at anytime and anywhere by using mobile device. In the 21st century, mobile devices have become ubiquitous, affordable and... More

    pp. 107-122

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  12. Students, Computers and Mathematics the Golden Trilogy in the Teaching-Learning Process

    Arturo García-Santillán, Milka Elena Escalera-Chávez, José Satsumi López-Morales & Arturo Córdova Rangel

    In this paper we examine the relationships between students' attitudes towards mathematics and technology, therefore, we take a Galbraith and Hines' scale (1998, 2000) about mathematics... More

    pp. 138-147

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  13. Symbiotic Relationship between Telecentre and Lifelong Learning for Rural Community Development: A Malaysian Experience

    Jalaluddin Abdul Malek, Abdul Razaq Ahmad, Mohd Mahzan Awang & Alfitri

    Telecentres in the 21st century may be able to improve standard of living, quality of life, and stability of knowledge for the rural population. The role of telecentres is widely increasing in... More

    pp. 148-155

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  14. Teachers' and Students' Perceptions of Interactive Whiteboards in the English as a Foreign Language Classroom

    Hüseyin Öz

    This article reports on the findings of a study conducted to investigate teachers' and students' perceptions of interactive whiteboards (IWBs) in the English as a foreign language (EFL)... More

    pp. 156-177

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  15. The Application of a Cloud-Based Student, Teacher, and Parent Platform in English as a Foreign Language Education

    Fu-Yuan Chiu

    This study constructed a cloud-based student, teacher, and parent platform (CSTPP) in collaboration with a Taiwanese textbook publisher. Junior high school students' attitudes to learning... More

    pp. 178-187

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  16. The Current Practice of Integration of Information Communication Technology to English Teaching and the Emotions Involved in Blended Learning

    Mei-jung Wang

    The effective and confident integration of information communication technology (ICT) tools and programs can be frustrating. Hence, providing emotional support for teachers who are willing to adopt... More

    pp. 188-201

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  17. The Effects of Korean Learners' Online Experiences on Their English Writing

    Chanho Park & Sookyung Cho

    This study aims to examine the effects of the online writing experiences of English as a foreign language (EFL) learners on their self-efficacy, attitudes, and performance in a computer-mediated... More

    pp. 202-209

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  18. The Impact of Cognitive Styles on Design Students' Spatial Knowledge from Virtual Environments

    Isil Yildirm & Rengin Zengel

    In parallel with the technological developments dominating usage of digital tools in science and education, caused the transform of knowledge in new ways. The reflection of these integration is... More

    pp. 210-215

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  19. The Nearly Forgotten Malay Folklore: Shall We Start with the Software?

    Normaliza Abd Rahim

    The study focuses on the nearly forgotten Malay folklore in Malaysia. The objectives of the study were to identify and discuss the types of Malay folklore among primary school learners. The samples... More

    pp. 216-221

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  20. The Use of Online Social Networks by Polish Former Erasmus Students: A Large-Scale Survey

    Pawel Bryla

    There is an increasing role of online social networks in the life of young Poles. We conducted a large-scale survey among Polish former Erasmus students. We have received 2450 completed... More

    pp. 232-238

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