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Journal of Educational Technology & Society

2018 Volume 21, Number 1

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Number of articles: 21

  1. MOOCs as Accelerators of Social Mobility? A Systematic Review

    Karmijn van de Oudeweetering & Orhan Agirdag

    Due to their perceived scope and openness to socially underprivileged groups, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have been presented as tools to enhance social mobility. However, there has also... More

    pp. 1-11

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  2. Is Group Polling Better? An Investigation of the Effect of Individual and Group Polling Strategies on Students' Academic Performance, Anxiety, and Attention

    Jerry Chih-Yuan Sun, Ariel Yu-Zhen Chen, Katherine Pin-Chen Yeh, Yu-Ting Cheng & Yu-Yan Lin

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of polling technologies (clickers or tablets) integrated with strategies (individual or group) on students' academic performance, anxiety,... More

    pp. 12-24

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  3. Creating Interactive E-Books through Learning by Design: The Impacts of Guided Peer-Feedback on Students' Learning Achievements and Project Outcomes in Science Courses

    Gwo-Jen Hwang, Nien-Ting Tu & Xiao-Ming Wang

    With the rapid progress of technology, the popularity of tablet computers and the development of e-book applications have brought the use of e-books as a learning tool under the spotlight. In the... More

    pp. 25-36

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  4. Interaction Analysis for Supporting Students' Self-Regulation during Blog-Based CSCL Activities

    Nikolaos Michailidis, Efstathios Kapravelos & Thrasyvoulos Tsiatsos

    Self-regulated learning is an important means of supporting students' self-awareness and self-regulation level so as to enhance their motivation and engagement. Interaction Analysis (IA)... More

    pp. 37-47

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  5. Middle School Student Perceptions and Actual Use of Mobile Devices: Highlighting Disconnects in Student Planned and Actual Usage of Mobile Devices in Class

    Scott R. Bartholomew & Edward Reeve

    Discussion surrounding the inclusion of mobile devices in K-12 classrooms has escalated since the early 2000s, and the literature base dedicated to mobile devices, mobile-learning, and e-learning... More

    pp. 48-58

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  6. Technologies to Enhance and Extend Children's Understanding of Geometry: A Configurative Thematic Synthesis of the Literature

    Helen Crompton, Melva R. Grant & Khitam Y. H. Shraim

    Empirical evidence indicates that students are not learning geometry with relational understanding of the concepts. Studies have shown that digital technologies can support students in mathematics.... More

    pp. 59-69

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  7. Application-Driven Educational Game to Assist Young Children in Learning English Vocabulary

    Zhi-Hong Chen & Shu-Yu Lee

    This paper describes the development of an educational game, named My-Pet-Shop, to enhance young children's learning of English vocabulary. The educational game is underpinned by an application... More

    pp. 70-81

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  8. Feedback of Interface Agents on Student Perception: Level, Dialogue, and Emotion

    Zhi-Hong Chen, Chih-Yueh Chou, Shu-Fen Tseng & Ying-Chu Su

    Although feedback from interface agents has recently attracted increasing research attention, most studies emphasize the cognitive influences. Thus, the effect of each feedback type on student... More

    pp. 82-90

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  9. Measuring and Visualizing Group Knowledge Elaboration in Online Collaborative Discussions

    Yafeng Zheng, Chang Xu, Yanyan Li & You Su

    Knowledge elaboration plays a critical role in promoting knowledge acquisition and facilitating the retention of target knowledge in online collaborative discussions. Adopting a key-term-based... More

    pp. 91-103

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  10. The Virtues of Taiwanese Internet-Using Adolescents: The Development and Validation of the Cyber Virtues Scale

    Chih-Ming Chang, Min-Ling Hung, Jui-Lien Lu & Chien Chou

    Given the importance of cultivating users' positive behaviors in cyberspace, this study presents a comprehensive vision of how to address important virtues that might foster Taiwanese adolescents' ... More

    pp. 104-111

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  11. Utilizing Learners' Negative Ratings in Semantic Content-Based Recommender System for e-Learning Forum

    Naji Ahmad Albatayneh, Khairil Imran Ghauth & Fang-Fang Chua

    Nowadays, most of e-learning systems embody online discussion forums as a medium for collaborative learning that supports knowledge sharing and information exchanging between learners. The... More

    pp. 112-125

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  12. An e-Learning System for Extracting Text Comprehension and Learning Style Characteristics

    Maria Samarakou, Grammatiki Tsaganou & Andreas Papadakis

    Technology-mediated learning is very actively and widely researched, with numerous e-learning environments designed for different educational purposes developed during the past few decades. Still, ... More

    pp. 126-136

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  13. Comparing Digital Badges-and-Points with Classroom Token Systems: Effects on Elementary School ESL Students' Classroom Behavior and English Learning

    Ryan Homer, Khe Foon Hew & Cheng Yong Tan

    This paper reports the findings of a field experiment that gamified the classroom experience of elementary school ESL students by implementing digital badges-and-points which students could earn by... More

    pp. 137-151

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  14. Development of Youth Digital Citizenship Scale and Implication for Educational Setting

    Minjeong Kim & Dongyeon Choi

    Digital citizens need comprehensive knowledge and technological accessibility to the internet and digital world and teachers have a responsibility to lead them to become digital citizens. However, ... More

    pp. 155-171

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  15. Understanding University Students' Thoughts and Practices about Digital Citizenship: A Mixed Methods Study

    Nuri Kara

    The purpose of this study was to investigate university students' thoughts and practices concerning digital citizenship. An explanatory mixed methods design was used, and it involved collecting... More

    pp. 172-185

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  16. Exploring the Influence of Parental Involvement and Socioeconomic Status on Teen Digital Citizenship: A Path Modeling Approach

    Xianhui Wang & Wanli Xing

    One important aspect of digital citizenship, defined as "the norms of appropriate, responsible behavior with regard to technology use," is to reinforce ethical online behavior and... More

    pp. 186-199

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  17. Digital Citizenship with Social Media: Participatory Practices of Teaching and Learning in Secondary Education

    Benjamin Gleason & Sam von Gillern

    This article explores how social media use in formal and informal learning spaces can support the development of digital citizenship for secondary school students. As students increasingly spend... More

    pp. 200-212

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  18. Middle School Students' Social Media Use

    Florence Martin, Chuang Wang, Teresa Petty, Weichao Wang & Patti Wilkins

    Cyber bullying, digital identity, impact of digital footprints, and use of inappropriate social media are topics that are gaining attention in K-12 schools. As more schools and school districts are... More

    pp. 213-224

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  19. Patterns of Inclusion: Fostering Digital Citizenship through Hybrid Education

    Alex Young Pedersen, Rikke Toft Nørgaard & Christian Köppe

    Reconsidering the concept of digital citizenship and the essential component of education, the authors propose that the concept of Hybrid Education may serve both as a guideline for the utilization... More

    pp. 225-236

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  20. Concientization among People in Support and Opposition of President Trump

    Damien M. Sánchez

    Civic engagement in the United States has increased since the election of President Trump. This increase is evident online as people are using Twitter to assert their digital citizenship by voicing... More

    pp. 237-247

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