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Educational Technology Research and Development

June 2012 Volume 60, Number 3

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Number of articles: 9

  1. Using Cluster Analysis for Data Mining in Educational Technology Research

    Pavlo D. Antonenko, Serkan Toy & Dale S. Niederhauser

    Cluster analysis is a group of statistical methods that has great potential for analyzing the vast amounts of web server-log data to understand student learning from hyperlinked information... More

    pp. 383-398

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  2. The Effects of Metaphorical Interface on Germane Cognitive Load in Web-Based Instruction

    Jongpil Cheon & Michael M. Grant

    The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of a metaphorical interface on germane cognitive load in Web-based instruction. Based on cognitive load theory, germane cognitive load is a... More

    pp. 399-420

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  3. Comparing Technology-Related Teacher Professional Development Designs: A Multilevel Study of Teacher and Student Impacts

    Andrew Walker, Mimi Recker, Lei Ye, M Brooke Robertshaw, Linda Sellers & Heather Leary

    This article presents a quasi-experimental study comparing the impact of two technology-related teacher professional development (TTPD) designs, aimed at helping junior high school science and... More

    pp. 421-444

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  4. An Examination of the Effect of Customized Reading Modules on Diverse Secondary Students' Reading Comprehension and Motivation

    Joshua A. Cuevas, Roxanne L. Russell & Miles A. Irving

    This research sought to add to a body of knowledge that is severely underrepresented in the scientific literature, the effects of technological tools on reading comprehension and reading motivation... More

    pp. 445-467

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  5. Optimizing Educational Video through Comparative Trials in Clinical Environments

    Ian David Aronson, Jan L. Plass & Theodore C. Bania

    Although video is increasingly used in public health education, studies generally do not implement randomized trials of multiple video segments in clinical environments. Therefore, the specific... More

    pp. 469-482

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  6. The Application of Persuasive Technology to Educational Settings

    Joseph Mintz & Morten Aagaard

    Persuasive technology is a sub-discipline of Human-Computer Interaction that has emerged within the last 10 years, and which has generated increasing interest in the application of persuasion to... More

    pp. 483-499

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  7. Study to Minimize Learning Progress Differences in Software Learning Class Using PLITAZ System

    Jian-Jie Dong & Wu-Yuin Hwang

    This study developed a system using two-phased strategies called "Pause Lecture, Instant Tutor-Tutee Match, and Attention Zone" (PLITAZ). This system was used to help solve learning challenges and ... More

    pp. 501-527

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  8. A Model for Social Presence in Online Classrooms

    Chun-Wang Wei, Nian-Shing Chen & Kinshuk

    It is now possible to create flexible learning environments without time and distance barriers on the internet. However, research has shown that learners typically experience isolation and... More

    pp. 529-545

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  9. Monitoring the Effect of Internet Use on Students Behavior Case Study: Technical Faculty Bor, University of Belgrade

    Milica Niculovic, Dragana Zivkovic, Dragan Manasijevic & Nada Strbac

    A large number of criteria for evaluating Internet addiction have been developed recently. The research of Internet addiction among students of the Technical faculty in Bor, University of Belgrade ... More

    pp. 547-559

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