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International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education

July 2009 Volume 5, Number 3

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. The Effects of Web-Enabled Self-Regulated Learning and Problem-Based Learning with Initiation on Students' Computing Skills

    Pei-Di Shen, Ming Chuan University, Taiwan

    Vocational degree earners represent a major portion of the work force in Taiwan. However, the reality of computing education in Taiwan’s vocational schools is that it’s not so practically oriented,... More

    pp. 1-13

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  2. Online or Traditional: A Study to Examine Course Characteristics Contributing to Students' Preference for Classroom Settings

    Tim Klaus & Chuleeporn Changchit, Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi, United States

    Technological advancements currently penetrate society, changing the way that some courses are taught. It has become more apparent in higher education institutions that all classes are not as... More

    pp. 14-23

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  3. New Technologies for New Learning Opportunities: Laying the Groundwork for a Successful Professional Development School/University Partnership

    Beatrice Gibbons & George Semich, Robert Morris University, United States

    Current research (Adkins & Vasu, 2000; Casey & Rakes, 2002; Dawson and Rakes, 2003) supports technology training for teachers for the purpose of using this technology as an instructional tool in... More

    pp. 24-33

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  4. ICT Integration Efforts in Higher Education in Developing Economies: The Case of Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

    Dawit Tibebu, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia; Tridib Bandyopadhyay & Solomon Negash, Kennesaw State University, United States

    A situational modified version of Tearle’s model (2004) is utilized in this study to understand the integration of ICTs in the educational process. The study evaluated self efficacy beliefs,... More

    pp. 34-58

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  5. Enabling Enhanced Learning in an Open University Environment: A Grid-Aware Architecture

    Bill Vassiliadis, Michalis Xenos & Antonia Stefani, Hellenic Open University, Greece

    Open and Distance learning has been extensively researched in the past few years, yet the focus was more in its technological dimension. The plethora of advanced tools supporting e-learning and the... More

    pp. 59-73

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  6. Using On-Line Discussion to Encourage Reflective Thinking in Pre-Service Teachers

    E. Holdan & Mary Hansen, Robert Morris University, United States

    Discourse has been thought to be an essential aspect of high quality education (Bean & Stevens, 2002; Harkness, D’Ambrasio & Marrone, 2006; Wade, Fauske & Thompson, 2008; NCTM, 2000; Heller, 2004).... More

    pp. 74-82

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  7. Factors Influencing Students Intention to Take Web-Based Courses in a College Environment

    Hamid Nemati & Marcia Thompson, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, United States

    The growing use of a web-based environment for college education is gradually replacing some aspects of the classroom in a University setting, and it is shifting the long accepted paradigm of... More

    pp. 83-93

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