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Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology

July 2012 Volume 11, Number 3

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Number of articles: 34

  1. A Complete Understanding of Disorientation Problems in Web-Based Learning

    Yu-Cheng Shih, Pei-Ren Huang, Yung-Chi Hsu & Sherry Y. Chen

    Disorientation problems influence student learning. To address this issue, this study uses an integrative approach to investigate the causes and consequences of disorientation problems so that a... More

    pp. 1-13

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  2. A New Addiction for Teacher Candidates: Social Networks

    Emre Cam & Onur Isbulan

    With the transition to being a knowledge-based society, the internet usage has become an irreplaceable part of life. As socials networks have come into our lives, the internet usage has taken a... More

    pp. 14-19

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  3. A Preliminary Evaluation of Short Blended Online Training Workshop for TPACK Development Using Technology Acceptance Model

    Mohammed Modeef Alsofyani, Baharuddin bin Aris, Rebecca Eynon & Norazman Abdul Majid

    The use of Short Blended Online Training (SBOT) for the development of Technological Pedagogical and Content Knowledge (TPACK) is a promising approach to facilitate the use of e-learning by... More

    pp. 20-32

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  4. A Randomized Rounding Approach for Optimization of Test Sheet Composing and Exposure Rate Control in Computer-Assisted Testing

    Chu-Fu Wang, Chih-Lung Lin & Jien-Han Deng

    Testing is an important stage of teaching as it can assist teachers in auditing students' learning results. A good test is able to accurately reflect the capability of a learner. Nowadays, Computer... More

    pp. 33-49

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  5. Applying Authentic Learning Strategies in a Multimedia and Web Learning Environment (MWLE): Malaysian Students' Perspective

    Mai Neo, Ken Tse-Kian Neo & Heidi Yeen-Ju Tan

    The advancements of ICT have impacted significantly on educators to utilise the technologies in their classrooms (Sivapalan & Wan Fatimah, 2010). There is also a significant move to make curriculum... More

    pp. 50-60

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  6. Assessing the Usability of University Websites: An Empirical Study on Namik Kemal University

    S Ahmet Mentes & Aykut H. Turan

    Web sites are emerging as a key component of an organization's survival in our ever globalizing competitive world. Usability of a web site has assumed a great deal of importance in terms of... More

    pp. 61-69

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  7. Computer Self-Efficacy, Competitive Anxiety and Flow State: Escaping from Firing Online Game

    Jon-Chao Hong, Chiu Pei-Yu, Hsiao-Feng Shih, Pei-Shin Lin & Jon-Chao Hong

    Flow state in game playing affected by computer self-efficacy and game competitive anxiety was studied. In order to examine the effect of those constructs with high competition, this study select "... More

    pp. 70-76

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  8. Conduct of Psychological Counseling and Guidance Services over the Internet: Converging Communications

    Sibel Dincyurek & Gulen Uygarer

    Technology brings novelties among human beings' lives and human psychology is also influenced by these novelties in positive and negative way. In the study, positive contribution of the technology ... More

    pp. 77-81

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  9. Cross-Cultural Interface Design and the Classroom-Learning Environment in Taiwan

    Chia-Lin Chang & Yelin Su

    This study examined whether using localized interface designs would make a difference in users' learning results and their perceptions of the interface design in a classroom learning environment.... More

    pp. 82-93

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  10. Determination of Critical Achievement Factors in Distance Education by Using Structural Equality Model: A Case Study of E-MBA Program Held in Sakarya University

    Hayrettin Evirgen & Metin Cengel

    Nowadays, distance learning education has started to become familiar in behalf of classical face to face education (F2F) model. Web based learning is a major part of distance education systems. Web... More

    pp. 94-104

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  11. Effects of Multiple Simulation Presentation among Students of Different Anxiety Levels in the Learning of Probability

    Soon Fook Fong, Fei Ping Por & Ai Ling Tang

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of multiple simulation presentation in interactive multimedia are on the achievement of students with different levels of anxiety in the... More

    pp. 105-114

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  12. Effects of the Professional Development Program on Turkish Teachers: Technology Integration along with Attitude towards ICT in Education

    Oner Uslu & Nilay T. Bumen

    The purpose of this study is to analyze the impact of the professional development (PD) program on technology integration (TI) besides attitudes towards ICT in education of Turkish teachers. This... More

    pp. 115-127

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  13. Effects of User and System Characteristics on Perceived Usefulness and Perceived Ease of Use of the Web-Based Classroom Response System

    Chih-Horng Ke, Huey-Min Sun, Yuan-Chi Yang & Huey-Min Sun

    This study explores the effect of user and system characteristics on our proposed web-based classroom response system (CRS) by a longitudinal design. The results of research are expected to... More

    pp. 128-143

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  14. The Impact of ICT on Educational Performance and its Efficiency in Selected EU and OECD Countries: A Non-Parametric Analysis

    Aleksander Aristovnik

    The purpose of the paper is to review some previous researches examining ICT efficiency and the impact of ICT on educational output/outcome as well as different conceptual and methodological issues... More

    pp. 144-152

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  15. Exploring the Relationships between Students' Ability of Computer-Based Chinese Input and Other Variables Associated to Their Performances in Composition Writing

    Ching Sing Chai, Lung-Hsiang Wong, Seok Hwa Sim & Feng Deng

    Computer-based writing is already a norm to a large extent in social communication for any major language around the world. From this perspective, it would be pedagogically sound for students to... More

    pp. 153-161

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  16. Importance of the Various Characteristics of Educational Materials: Different Opinions, Different Perspectives

    Jasna Mazgon & Damijan Stefanc

    The article addresses the issues related to the use and evaluation of educational materials during the teaching process and independent learning. The first part defines the didactic function of... More

    pp. 174-188

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  17. Improving Students' Chinese Writing Abilities in Taiwan with the "Conditioned Writing System"

    Yuan-Chen Liu, Wan-Chun Lee, Tzu-Hua Huang & Hsiao-Mei Hsieh

    This research investigates students' performance while writing Chinese essays using an interactive online writing system. Participants include students from two seventh-grade classes of a junior... More

    pp. 189-201

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  18. Internet Shopping Behavior of College of Education Students

    Mubin Kiyici

    Internet is an important facilitator for human and humans use this medium almost every phase. As a shopping medium, internet attract human so attract researcher. Younger people can adapt newer... More

    pp. 202-214

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  19. Leveraging Open Source Software in the Education Management and Leadership Training

    Norazah Nordin, Sham Ibrahim, Mohd Izham Mohd. Hamzah, Mohamed Amin Embi & Rosseni Din

    The development in information technology has now moved from the first wave that emphasises on computer technical skills to the second wave which focuses on the application and management aspects. ... More

    pp. 215-221

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  20. Mobile Learning Perceptions of the Prospective Teachers (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Sampling)

    Oguz Serin

    The aim of this research is to analyze mobile learning perceptions and mobile learning levels of the prospective teachers at a university in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus according to their... More

    pp. 222-233

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