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International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education

January 2013 Volume 9, Number 1

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Information and Communication Technology in Education: Getting Chinese Connected for Learning

    Xiaobin Li, Faculty of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies in Education, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON, Canada

    This article provides an overview of the current development of information and communication technology (ICT) utilized in Chinese education. Specifically, the article describes and discusses the... More

    pp. 1-11

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  2. Diagnosing Student Learning Outcomes Using the Organizational Learning Contract Framework

    Kyra Sutton, College of Business, Department of Management, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, United States; Jeremy Ezell, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, United States; Chetan Sankar, College of Business, Department of Aviation & Supply Chain Management, Auburn, AL, United States

    Using the Goodman and Beenen (2008) organizational learning contract framework as a diagnostic tool, this study investigates the effectiveness of an academic institution’s learning environments by ... More

    pp. 12-25

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  3. Transformative Learning and Technology in Adult and Vocational Education

    Victor Wang, Florida Atlantic University, United States; Patricia Cranton, School of Graduate Studies, University of New Brunswick, Fredricton, NB, Canada

    Adult learners often fear that they will be unable to find work if they are lacking in technological skills. The media, including newspapers, magazines, and advertisements for positions often... More

    pp. 26-37

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  4. Learning Tasks, Peer Interaction, and Cognition Process An Online Collaborative Design Model

    Vance Durrington, Department of Instructional Technology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC, United States; Jianxia Du, Centre for Information and Communication Technology in Education, Faculty of Education, University of Macau, Taipa, Macau, China

    This paper illustrates a model for Online Group Collaborative Learning. The authors based the foundation of the Online Collaborative Design Model upon Piaget’s concepts of assimilation and... More

    pp. 38-50

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  5. Supporting Digital Natives to Learn Effectively with Technology Tools

    Jared Keengwe, Department of Teaching and Learning, University of North Dakota, Grandforks, ND, United States; David Georgina, College of Education, Minnesota State University, Mankato, Mankato, MN, United States

    Majority of learners in our classrooms are digital natives or Millennials – a category of learners who tend toward independence and autonomy in their learning styles. The primary challenges then... More

    pp. 51-59

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  6. Technology Evaluation Tools and Teacher Performance in Public Schools

    Jared Keengwe, Department of Teaching and Learning, University of North Dakota, Grandforks, ND, United States; Pauline Stonehouse, Department of Education Leadership, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, United States

    The purpose of this study was, (a) to describe the introduction of MVAL software and Charlotte Danielson Rubrics (CDR) as teacher evaluation tools; (b) to compare the process and outcomes of the... More

    pp. 60-69

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  7. Computer-Assisted Instruction: A Case Study of Two Charter Schools

    Jared Keengwe, Department of Teaching and Learning, University of North Dakota, Grandforks, ND, United States; Farhan Hussein, Lighthouse Academy of Nations, Minneapolis, MN, United States

    The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship in achievement gap between English language learners (ELLs) utilizing computer-assisted instruction (CAI) in the classroom, and ELLs... More

    pp. 70-79

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