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International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education

January 2017 Volume 13, Number 1

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Discovering the Two-Step Lag Behavioral Patterns of Learners in the College SPOC Platform

    Zhi Liu, Hercy Cheng, Sanya Liu & Jianwen Sun, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China

    Due to high retention rates, small private online course (SPOC) has become increasingly popular among universities. However, existing analyses of learning behavioral patterns in SPOC remain... More

    pp. 1-13

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  2. Factors Affecting University Students' Use of Moodle: An Empirical Study Based on TAM

    Daniel Essel & Osafo Wilson, University of Education, Winneba, Ghana

    Higher education institutions are faced with the complex challenges of serving increased enrollment levels within tight budgets. This challenge is prompting many universities to explore new... More

    pp. 14-26

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  3. Online Learning Tools for Middle School Science: Lessons Learned from a Design-Based Research Project

    Fatima Terrazas-Arellanes, Carolyn Knox, Emily Walden & Lisa Strycker, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, United States

    This article reports on how design-based research methodology was used to guide a line of intervention research that developed, implemented, revised, and evaluated online learning science curricula... More

    pp. 27-40

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  4. Role of Enhancing Visual Effects Education Delivery to Encounter Career Challenges in Malaysia

    Lynn-Sze Ng, Multimedia University, Cyberjaya, Malaysia

    Problem-based Learning (PBL) is one of the most effective methods of instruction that helps Visual Effects (VFX) students to be more adaptable at encountering career challenges in Malaysia. These... More

    pp. 41-47

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  5. Students' Learning in Asynchronous Discussion Forums: A Meta-Analysis

    Fkipuntan Martono & Urai Salam, Universitas Tanjungpura, Pontianak, Indonesia

    Asynchronous discussion forums are among the most preferred tools chosen to foster learning opportunities and knowledge construction. To reveal the cognitive engagement evidenced in the transcripts... More

    pp. 48-60

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  6. Advantages and Disadvantages of Clicker Use in Education

    Yu Zhonggen, China; Chen Wentao & Zhang Jinyu, Zhejiang Yuexiu University of Foreign Languages, Shaoxing, China

    Since the birth of clickers at Pennsylvania State University, there have been numerous arguments on its effectiveness. This study, aiming to review use of clickers in education, examined literature... More

    pp. 61-71

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  7. Digital Storytelling: An Alternative Way of Expressing Oneself

    Taralynn Hartsell, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS, United States

    Digital storytelling has many implications in teaching and learning. As a way to communicate ideas, experiences, beliefs, and topics to an audience through the use of technology and multimedia,... More

    pp. 72-82

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