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International Journal of Education and Development using ICT

Oct 28, 2010 Volume 6, Number 3

Editors

Stewart Marshall; Wal Taylor

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 8

  1. Assessing the dimensionality of computer self-efficacy among pre-service teachers in Singapore: A structural equation modeling approach

    Timothy Teo & Joyce Hwee Ling Koh, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    This study examines the computer self-efficacy among pre-service teachers (N=708) at a teacher training institute in Singapore. Data were collected through self-reports on a 7-point Likert-type... More

    pp. 7-18

  2. An assessment of readiness and barriers towards ICT program implementation: Perceptions of agricultural extension officers in Indonesia

    Sutrisno Purnomo & Yi-Hsuan Lee, National Central University, Taiwan

    This study investigates agricultural extension officers’ perception of readiness and barriers toward implementation of ICT program. Data was gathered from 312 extension officers affiliated with... More

    pp. 19-36

  3. Development and formative evaluation of the “Educational Media In-service Teacher Training Curriculum Standards”

    Hiroki Yoshida, Tokoha Gakuen University, Japan

    The first Japanese “curriculum standards” for educational media/ICT in-service teacher training was announced by the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture in April 1973. Since then, the ... More

    pp. 37-55

  4. The utilisation of the Internet by Palestinian English language teachers focusing on uses, practices and barriers and overall contribution to professional development

    Muhammad Kabilan & Belal Rajab, School of Educational Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

    The paper describes a study designed to investigate the utilization of the Internet by English Language teachers in Gaza focusing on uses, practices and barriers. A questionnaire was developed... More

    pp. 56-72

  5. Blogging in teacher professional development: Its role in building computer-assisted language teaching skills

    Puvaneswary Murugaiah, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia; Hazita Azman, Azizah Ya'acob & Siew Thang, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia

    Teaching in today’s classroom is technology-driven. For language teachers, computer-assisted language learning (CALL) is exciting yet challenging as they are required to possess appropriate skills ... More

    pp. 73-87

  6. Learner autonomy via Asynchronous Online Interactions: A Malaysian perspective

    Ranjit Kaur, English Language Department, Teacher Education Institute Malay Language Campus (, Malaysia; Gurnam Sidhu, Faculty of Education, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM),, Malaysia

    The integration of information and communication technologies (ICT) in course offerings in institutions of higher learning (IHLs) is the catalyst towards empowering learners to become autonomous... More

    pp. 88-100

  7. A research on a student-centred teaching model in an ICT-based English audio-video speaking class

    Zhihong Lu, Leijuan Hou & Xiaohui Huang, School of Humanities, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P. R., China

    The development and application of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the field of Foreign Language Teaching (FLT) have had a considerable impact on the teaching methodologies in... More

    pp. 101-123

  8. Extracting and comparing the intricacies of metadiscourse of two written persuasive corpora

    Swee Chan & Helen Tan, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

    Previous studies (Wu 2007, Hyland and Tse 2004, Intaraprawat and Steffensen 1995, Crismore, Markkanen, and Steffensen 1993, and Vande Kopple 1985) have established the use of metadiscourse as an... More

    pp. 124-146