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International Journal of Research Studies in Educational Technology

Apr 05, 2013 Volume 2, Number 1

Editors

Jr. Teodorico Micua

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 8

  1. Effects of conceptual change pedagogy on achievement by high ability integrated science students on energy concepts

    Thomas Igwebuike, College of Education, Nigeria

    Strands of evidence from research on science teaching support the use of conceptual change pedagogy for teaching science at the primary and secondary school levels (grades 1-12). This model... More

    pp. 1-12

  2. Reading from an LCD monitor versus paper: Teenagers’ reading performance

    Hak Kim, Southern Connecticut State University, United States; Joan Kim, Cornell University, United States

    The purpose of the study was to examine differences in reading performance when an electronic test format with a scrolling text mode on a LCD monitor and a traditional paper test format were used... More

    pp. 1-10

  3. Are you digitized? Ways to provide motivation for ELLs using digital storytelling

    Tecnam Yoon, University of Massachusetts, United States

    The purpose of this paper is designed to explore the effects of using digital storytelling in after school English classroom on Korean ELL learners’ attitudes and perception toward learning in... More

    pp. 1-10

  4. An introspective study on the construct validity of GRE tests: A plea for more qualitative research in language assessment

    Mansoor Tavakoli, Majid Farshid & Mohsen Rezazadeh, University of Isfahan, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    This study attempted to explore the notion of construct validity of Graduate Record Exam (GRE) tests (especially when it is used in some Iranian universities as a high-stakes test) taking a... More

    pp. 1-10

  5. Effects of advanced organizers on attainment and retention of students’ concept of gravity in Nigeria

    Rachel Atomatofa, Delta State College of Physical Education Mosogar, Nigeria

    This study on the effects of advanced organizers on attainment and retention of students’ concept of gravity in Nigeria was carried out to find out the efficacy of using advanced organizers to... More

    pp. 1-10

  6. The impact of using electronic dictionary on vocabulary learning and retention of Iranian EFL learners

    Seyyed Amirian & Zahra Heshmatifar, Hakim Sabzevari University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Dictionary use is one potential vocabulary learning strategy in developing learning process. With the development of digital technology, types of learners’ dictionaries have been diversified during... More

    pp. 1-10

  7. The impact of using concordancer on EFL learners’ reading comprehension

    Parya Ashtiani & Abdorreza Tahriri, University of Guilan, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    This study investigates the effectiveness of using computer-aided program, concordancer, in an extensive reading course. Nine female EFL learners participated in the study which utilized a repeated... More

    pp. 45-56

  8. Do they know that they know? EFL learners’ attitude towards concept mapping in listening comprehension

    Soroush Sabbaghan, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Fatemeh Ansarian, Islamic Azad University, Damavand Branch, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The ability to listen efficiently plays a key role in oral communication for ESL/EFL students. Scholars in the field have suggested many strategies and methods to improve listening comprehension.... More

    pp. 57-70