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Education and Computing Vol. 4, No. 3 (1988) pp. 209–15
Reviews research that deals with group work in the field of educational computing. Topics discussed include sex differences; the influence of ability on group interaction; social class; group size; the internal dynamics of group work; achievement;...
An In-Service Program for Ecuadorian Teachers. The Innovation of Elementary Education in the Santa Elena Peninsula Project
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 1301–1306
The Ecuadorian educational setting promotes teaching strategies that are still built upon traditional educational models. The potential of new learning models and information technologies is neglected and little interest is shown in including ICT...
Distance Education Vol. 21, No. 2 (2000) pp. 361–84
Discusses the effects that information and communication technologies are having on education, particularly the introduction of online courses; and describes a study at the Ghent University that examines how students cope with a re-engineered course ...
Computers & Education Vol. 46, No. 4 (May 2006) pp. 349–370
Does collaborative learning in asynchronous discussion groups result in enhancing academic discourse and knowledge construction? This general research question has been researched in a study involving 300 students, working during six months in 38...
European Journal of Psychology of Education Vol. 19, No. 4 (2004) pp. 407–422
In order to identify differences in determinants of supportive and class use of computers, path modelling was applied in a sample of 468 primary school teachers. Independent variables were categorised in three levels: demographics (age and gender),...
The Impact of an Innovative Instructional Intervention on the Acquisition of Oral Presentation Skills in Higher Education
Computers & Education Vol. 53, No. 1 (August 2009) pp. 112–120
The present study focuses on the design and development of an instructional approach to develop oral presentation skills. The theoretical base builds on the social cognitive perspective, and self-regulated learning. The aim of the study is to...
Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 22, No. 3 (2013) pp. 283–301
There is abundant educational research indicating that graphic organisers (knowledge maps, concept maps, or mind maps) have a beneficial impact on learning, but hardly any research has examined this in the context of presentations. This study...
Anatomical Sciences Education Vol. 6, No. 5 (2013) pp. 307–315
Histology stands as a major discipline in the life science curricula, and the practice of teaching it is based on theoretical didactic strategies along with practical training. Traditionally, students achieve practical competence in this subject by...
Multicultural Education & Technology Journal Vol. 3, No. 1 (2009) pp. 33–46
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine whether there is a cultural gap in student perceptions of online collaborative learning and to investigate to what extent student perceptions, motivation, and learning strategies change over time due...
The Differential Impact of Observational Learning and Practice-Based Learning on the Development of Oral Presentation Skills in Higher Education
Higher Education Research and Development Vol. 33, No. 2 (2014) pp. 256–271
The present study focuses on the design and evaluation of an innovative instructional approach to developing oral presentation skills. The intervention builds on the observational learning theoretical perspective. This perspective is contrasted with ...
A Cross-Cultural Study of Teacher Perspectives on Teacher Roles and Adoption of Online Collaborative Learning in Higher Education
European Journal of Teacher Education Vol. 33, No. 2 (May 2010) pp. 147–165
This study aims to understand teachers' perspectives on their roles in higher education, their views about the adoption of a social-constructivist approach to teaching and learning and the integration of online collaborative learning in blended...
Research in Learning Technology Vol. 23 (2015)
Instead of the traditional set of slides, the visual aids of a presentation can now be graphic organisers (concept maps, knowledge maps, mind maps) on an infinite canvas. Constructing graphic organisers has a beneficial impact on learning, but this...
Structuring Asynchronous Discussion Groups: Comparing Scripting by Assigning Roles with Regulation by Cross-Age Peer Tutors
Learning and Instruction Vol. 20, No. 5 (October 2010) pp. 349–360
The present study focuses on comparing the impact of role assignment and cross-age peer tutors on students' level of knowledge construction in 15 asynchronous discussion groups of nine students each in a first-year university course (N=135). Content ...
Computers & Education Vol. 54, No. 4 (May 2010) pp. 1145–1156
Video games are often regarded as promising teaching and learning tools for the 21st century. One of the main arguments is that video games are appealing to contemporary students. However, there are indications that video game acceptance cannot be...
Blending Asynchronous Discussion Groups and Peer Tutoring in Higher Education: An Exploratory Study of Online Peer Tutoring Behaviour
Computers & Education Vol. 50, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 207–223
In the present study cross-age peer tutoring was implemented in a higher education context. Fourth-year students (N=39) operated as online tutors to support freshmen in discussing cases and solving authentic problems. This study contributes to a...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 14, No. 4 (September 2011) pp. 201–206
This study focuses on the reliability of intra-group peer assessment (PA) of the collaboration processes in a wiki. First-year university students (N = 659) were subdivided in groups of 8 to create wikis. They were to assess their group members on...
Student Teachers' Thinking Processes and ICT Integration: Predictors of Prospective Teaching Behaviors with Educational Technology
Computers & Education Vol. 54, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 103–112
Student teachers should be prepared to integrate information and communication technology (ICT) into their future teaching and learning practices. Despite the increased availability and support for ICT integration, relatively few teachers intend to...
Scripting by Assigning Roles: Does It Improve Knowledge Construction in Asynchronous Discussion Groups?
International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Vol. 2, No. 2 (September 2007) pp. 225–246
This article describes the impact of learning in asynchronous discussion groups on students' levels of knowledge construction. A design-based approach enabled the comparison of two successive cohorts of students (N = 223 and N = 286) participating...
Applying Multilevel Modelling to Content Analysis Data: Methodological Issues in the Study of Role Assignment in Asynchronous Discussion Groups
Learning and Instruction Vol. 17, No. 4 (August 2007) pp. 436–447
This study focuses on the process, output, and interpretation of "multilevel analyses" on "quantitative content analysis data" derived from asynchronous discussion group transcripts. The impact of role assignments on the level of knowledge...
Exploring the Potential Impact of Reciprocal Peer Tutoring on Higher Education Students' Metacognitive Knowledge and Regulation
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 40, No. 3 (May 2012) pp. 559–588
It is widely recognized that metacognition is an important mediator for successful and high-level learning, especially in higher education. Nevertheless, a majority of higher education students possess insufficient metacognitive knowledge and...
Discussing Patient Management Online: The Impact of Roles on Knowledge Construction for Students Interning at the Paediatric Ward
Advances in Health Sciences Education Vol. 13, No. 1 (March 2008) pp. 25–42
The objectives of this study are to explore the use of asynchronous discussion groups during medical students' clinical rotation in paediatrics. In particular, the impact of role assignment on the level of knowledge construction through social...
Chinese Students' Perceptions of a Collaborative E-Learning Environment and Factors Affecting Their Performance: Implementing a Flemish E-Learning Course in a Chinese Educational Context
Asia Pacific Education Review Vol. 10, No. 2 (June 2009) pp. 225–235
This study was set up in a Chinese university in Beijing by implementing a Flemish e-learning course in a Chinese setting. A main feature of the e-learning environment is the asynchronous "task-based" online group discussion. The purpose of the...
Supporting Active Cognitive Processing in Collaborative Groups: The Potential of Bloom's Taxonomy as a Labeling Tool
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 12, No. 3 (December 2009) pp. 165–172
Research in the field of computer supported collaborative learning stresses the need to foster the collaborative process in view of attaining optimal cognitive involvement of all participants, a higher level of metacognitive regulation and an...
Socially Shared Metacognitive Regulation during Reciprocal Peer Tutoring: Identifying Its Relationship with Students' Content Processing and Transactive Discussions
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 43, No. 3 (May 2015) pp. 323–344
Although successful collaborative learning requires socially shared metacognitive regulation (SSMR) of the learning process among multiple students, empirical research on SSMR is limited. The present study contributes to the emerging research on...
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 37, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 87–105
This study explores cross-age peers' tutoring behavior to support freshmen collaborating online. The study fits in with the need to inquire into the process of peer facilitation in CSCL-environments and focuses on types of peer support and on the...
Computers & Education Vol. 51, No. 1 (August 2008) pp. 212–223
Despite the assumption that the integration of ICT influences the entire school system, research focusing on ICT in schools is generally limited to the study of variables at class level. In contrast to these studies, the present research explores...
Differential Impact of Unguided versus Guided Use of a Multimedia Introduction to Equine Obstetrics in Veterinary Education
Computers & Education Vol. 58, No. 4 (May 2012) pp. 1076–1084
In view of supporting the study of the complex domain of equine obstetrics, a Foal"in"Mare multimedia package with 3D designs has been developed. The present study centers on questions as to the most optimal implementation of the multimedia package...
Understanding Structural and Cultural School Characteristics in Relation to Educational Change: The Case of ICT Integration
Educational Studies Vol. 35, No. 2 (May 2009) pp. 223–235
This study builds on the idea that school characteristics affect educational change, such as ICT integration. The goal of this inquiry is to explore both structural school characteristics (i.e. infrastructure, planning and support) and cultural...
Cross-Age Peer Tutors in Asynchronous Discussion Groups: Exploring the Impact of Three Types of Tutor Training on Patterns in Tutor Support and on Tutor Characteristics
Computers & Education Vol. 54, No. 4 (May 2010) pp. 1167–1181
This study was conducted in an authentic university setting with fourth-year Educational Sciences' students operating as online peer tutors to facilitate freshman tutees' online collaboration and knowledge construction in a blended "Instructional...
Researching Instructional Use and the Technology Acceptation of Learning Management Systems by Secondary School Teachers
Computers & Education Vol. 58, No. 2 (February 2012) pp. 688–696
The aim of this large-scale study was to understand the technology acceptation of learning management systems (LMS) by secondary school teachers and to investigate the instructional use of LMS, distinguishing between informational use and...
Computers & Education Vol. 57, No. 1 (August 2011) pp. 1434–1444
In research about digital game-based learning, the likely negative perceptions of parents are often enlisted as a barrier toward the adoption of games in classroom settings. Teachers, students and policy makers appear to be influenced by what...
Predicting ICT Integration into Classroom Teaching in Chinese Primary Schools: Exploring the Complex Interplay of Teacher-Related Variables
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 27, No. 2 (April 2011) pp. 160–172
Available research has explored a wide variety of factors influencing information and communication technologies (ICT) adoption and integration in classroom teaching; however, existing research seldom centre on the combined impact of these variables....
Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning Vol. 59, No. 5 (May 2010) pp. 645–661
The present study aims to explore the cognitive processes of older students during their peer tutoring support of freshmen engaged in asynchronous discussion groups. Stimulated-recall was applied to study the underlying motives for specific tutor...
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