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Technology, Knowledge and Learning

2016 Volume 21, Number 3

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Learning Analytics and Digital Badges: Potential Impact on Student Retention in Higher Education

    Dana-Kristin Mah

    Learning analytics and digital badges are emerging research fields in educational science. They both show promise for enhancing student retention in higher education, where withdrawals prior to... More

    pp. 285-305

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  2. Task Speed and Accuracy Decrease When Multitasking

    Lin Lin, Deborah Cockerham, Zhengsi Chang & Gloria Natividad

    As new technologies increase the opportunities for multitasking, the need to understand human capacities for multitasking continues to grow stronger. Is multitasking helping us to be more efficient... More

    pp. 307-323

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  3. A Preliminary Investigation of the Influences of Refutation Text and Instructional Design

    Noah L. Schroeder

    Teachers are often tasked with changing their students' conceptions about scientific topics. One strategy that has been found effective for conceptual change is the use of refutation text. However,... More

    pp. 325-340

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  4. The Complexity of the Affordance-Ability Relationship When Second-Grade Children Interact with Mathematics Virtual Manipulative Apps

    Stephen I. Tucker, Patricia S. Moyer-Packenham, Arla Westenskow & Kerry E. Jordan

    The purpose of this study was to explore relationships between app affordances and user abilities in second graders' interactions with mathematics virtual manipulative touchscreen tablet apps. The ... More

    pp. 341-360

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  5. Teachers' First-Year Experience with Chromebook Laptops and Their Attitudes towards Technology Integration

    Alpaslan Sahin, Namik Top & Erhan Delen

    Because mobile technology has become so obvious in a child's life, use of it for teaching and learning has become a necessity. This study investigates use of Chromebook laptops in 6-12 grade... More

    pp. 361-378

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  6. Pre-Service Teacher Training on Game-Enhanced Mathematics Teaching and Learning

    Maria Meletiou-Mavrotheris & Theodosia Prodromou

    The paper reports the main insights from a study aimed at equipping a group of pre-service teachers with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience required to effectively integrate... More

    pp. 379-399

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