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Journal of Research on Technology in Education

2018 Volume 50, Number 2

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Can Personalized Nudges Improve Learning in Hybrid Classes? Experimental Evidence from an Introductory Undergraduate Course

    Stephen D. O'Connell & Guido Lang

    A field experiment was conducted to investigate whether personalized e-mail reminders can improve study consistency and learning outcomes in an introductory-level undergraduate course. By randomly ... More

    pp. 105-119

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  2. Factors Affecting Students' Acceptance of Tablet PCs: A Study in Italian High Schools

    Stefano Cacciamani, Daniela Villani, Andrea Bonanomi, Claudia Carissoli, Maria Giulia Olivari, Laura Morganti, Giuseppe Riva & Emanuela Confalonieri

    To maximize the advantages of the tablet personal computer (TPC) at school, this technology needs to be accepted by students as new tool for learning. With reference to the Technology Acceptance... More

    pp. 120-133

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  3. "No Fun Games": Engagement Effects of Two Gameful Assessment Prototypes

    Meg Guerreiro & Chase Nordengren

    Assessments with features of games propose to address student motivation deficits common in traditional assessments. This study examines the impact of two "gameful assessment" prototypes ... More

    pp. 134-148

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  4. Finding the Hook: Computer Science Education in Elementary Contexts

    Zehra Ozturk, Caitlin McMunn Dooley & Meghan Welch

    The purpose of this study was to investigate how elementary teachers with little knowledge of computer science (CS) and project-based learning (PBL) experienced integrating CS through PBL as a part... More

    pp. 149-163

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  5. Who Needs What: Recommendations for Designing Effective Online Professional Development for Computer Science Teachers

    Yizhou Qian, Susanne Hambrusch, Aman Yadav & Sarah Gretter

    The new Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science (CS) Principles course increases the need for quality CS teachers and thus the need for professional development (PD). This article presents the... More

    pp. 164-181

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