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International Journal of Education and Development using ICT

Dec 31, 2014 Volume 10, Number 4

Editors

Stewart Marshall; Wal Taylor

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 11

  1. Exploring cultural capital in the instructional design process: A case study

    Roxanne Russell, University of Phoenix, USA, United States

    In this case study, we are able to take a close look at a situation not often encountered in the literature on ICTs in emerging economies: a private company from an emerging economy providing much-... More

  2. Technology-supported classroom for collaborative learning: Blogging in the foreign language classroom

    Dorota Domalewska, Rangsit University, Thailand

    This study examined the phenomenon of blogging as a technologically enhanced support to develop interaction and interrelatedness among learners in a foreign language course. A corpus of 62 blog... More

  3. Synchronous e-learning: Reflections and design considerations

    Filiz Tabak, Towson University, USA, United States; Rohit Rampal, State University of New York, USA, United States

    This paper is a personal reflection on the design, development, and delivery of online synchronous conferencing as a pedagogical tool complementing traditional, face-to-face content delivery and... More

  4. Creation of audiovisual presentations as a tool to develop key competences in secondary-school students: A case study in science class

    ngel Ezquerra, Javier Manso, M Burgos & Carla Hallabrin, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain

    New curricular plans based on key competences create the need for new educational proposals that allow their development. This article describes a proposal to develop key competences through... More

  5. Measurement invariance of the UTAUT constructs in the Caribbean

    Troy Thomas, Lenandlar Singh & Kemuel Gaffar, Univerity of Guyana; Dhanaraj Thakur, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica; Grace-Ann Jackman, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados; Michael Thomas, University of the West Indies, Open Campus; Roger Gajraj, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad; Claudine Allen, University of Technology, Jamaica; Keron Tooma, Northern Caribbean University

    This article employs confirmatory factor analysis to evaluate the factorial validity and the cross-national comparability of the UTAUT constructs with respect to mobile learning in higher education... More

  6. Students’ experiences of learning in a virtual classroom: An Activity Theory perspective

    Dilani Gedera, University of Waikato, New Zealand

    Online learning environments can offer learners opportunities for flexibility, interaction and collaboration distinctly different from face-to-face learning environments. However, current practices... More

  7. Frontrunners in ICT: Kenyan runners’ improvement in training, informal learning and economic opportunities using smartphones

    Per Hansson, Linkping University, Sweden; William Jobe, Stockholm University, Sweden

    The primary aim of this research was to study how mobile technology shapes, changes, and develops informal learning outside the classroom and school environment. In this study we provided each of... More

  8. Evaluation of a pilot project on information and communication technology for rural education development: A Cofimvaba case study on the educational use of tablets

    Acheson Phiri, Council for Scientific Industrial Research (CSIR) in Southern Africa, South Afri; Thato foko & Nare Mahwai, CSIR Meraka Institute of Technology, South Africa

    In an endeavour to find solutions to the country’s improving but ailing education the South African government through some of its department is attempting to find out if the introduction of... More

  9. Effectiveness of Web Quest Strategy in acquiring geographic concepts among Eighth Grade Students in Jordan

    Zaid AL-Edwan, Al-Balqa Applied University, Jordan

    This study aimed at identifying the Effectiveness of using Web Quest Strategy in acquiring the geographic concepts among eighth grade students in Jordan. The study individuals consisted of (119)... More

  10. The effect of computer based instructional technique for the learning of elementary level mathematics among high, average and low achievers

    Muhammad Afzal, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan; Bashir Gondal, Punjab Examination Commission, Pakistan; Nuzhat Fatima, IMCG Korang Town, Islamabad, Pakistan

    The major objective of the study was to elicit the effect of three instructional methods for teaching of mathematics on low, average and high achiever elementary school students. Three methods:... More

  11. Agro-students’ appraisal of online registration of academic courses in the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Ogun State Nigeria

    Okanlade Lawal-Adebowale & Olalekan Oyekunle, Federal University of Agriculture, Ogun State, Nigeria

    With integration of information technology tool for academic course registration in the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, the study assessed the agro-students’ appraisal of the online... More