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International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education

January 2009 Volume 5, Number 1

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Miniproject-Based Learning as an Effective Tool for Teaching Computer Networks to Graduate Students

    Nurul Sarkar & Krassie Petrova, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

    This article reports on the experience of using the technique of miniproject-based learning (MPBL) as a key pedagogical method for teaching advanced computer networks within the context of a Master... More

    pp. 1-16

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  2. Examining Technological Disparities and Instructional Practices in English Language Arts Classroom: Implications for School Leadership and Teacher Training

    Holim Song, Texas Southern University, United States; Terry Kidd, University of Texas Health Science Center, United States; Emiel Owens, Texas Southern University, United States

    A considerable amount of research has been conducted about technological disparity within various classroom instructional practices; yet educators have concerned about the chronic underachievement ... More

    pp. 17-37

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  3. New Design Approaches and a Comparative Study of Taps Packages for Engineering Education

    Manji Sindhu, University of Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia

    This work presents the development of technology-assisted problem solving (TAPS) packages at University Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN). This project is the further work of the development of interactive ... More

    pp. 38-52

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  4. Student Success in a University Introductory Networks and Telecommunications Course: Contributing Factors

    Robert Brookshire, Tena Crews & Herbert Brown III, University of South Carolina, United States

    Students at a large southeastern university typically find the introductory networking and telecommunications course difficult. This study examines the factors that contribute to the success of... More

    pp. 53-61

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  5. Computer-Based Simulation in Blended Learning Curriculum for Hazardous Waste Site Worker Health and Safety Training

    Cheryl West, Craig Slatin, Wayne Sanborn & Beverly Volicer, University of Massachusetts Lowell, United States

    Intended for the interest of individuals and organizations who provide adult/worker training and education, we present a discussion of a computer-based simulation training tool used as part of a... More

    pp. 62-73

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  6. Availability and Utilization of Classroom Computers Across Urban and Rural Schools in Southwestern Nigeria

    Sam Aduwa-Ogiegbaen & Ede Iyamu, University of Benin, Nigeria

    The purpose of this study was to determine the availability and use of classroom computers in urban and rural schools in Southwestern Nigeria. Since it is nearly a universal agreement that, when... More

    pp. 74-87

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  7. The Dragon in the School's Backyard: A Review of Literature on the Uses of Technology in Urban Schools

    Terry Kidd, University of Texas Health Science Center, United States

    The introduction of technology into classrooms during the 1980s was heralded by many as the dawn of a new era in American education. Proponents argued that technology had the potential to... More

    pp. 88-102

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