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Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology

April 2013 Volume 12, Number 2

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Number of articles: 31

  1. 3D Game-Based Learning System for Improving Learning Achievement in Software Engineering Curriculum

    Chung-Ho Su & Ching-Hsue Cheng

    The advancement of game-based learning has encouraged many related studies, such that students could better learn curriculum by 3-dimension virtual reality. To enhance software engineering learning... More

    pp. 1-12

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  2. A Model for Instructors' Adoption of Learning Management Systems: Empirical Validation in Higher Education Context

    Duygu Findik Coskuncay & Sevgi Ozkan

    Through the rapid expansion of information technologies, Learning Management Systems have become one of the most important innovations for delivering education. However, successful implementation... More

    pp. 13-25

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  3. Can Social Networks and E-Portfolio be Used together for Enhancing Learning Effects and Attitudes?

    M Fatih Baris & Nilgun Tosun

    As the choices that information technologies offer has increased, efficiency of these at education, the area and time it covers increases, as well. E-portfolio and social networks are the latest... More

    pp. 51-62

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  4. Comparison of Perception toward the Adoption and Intention to Use Smart Education between Elementary and Secondary School Teachers

    Sang-Yon Kim & Mi-Ryang Kim

    The purposes of this study are to investigate the attitudes and perceptions of teachers toward the adoption of and intention to use Smart Education, to examine empirically the relationship between ... More

    pp. 63-76

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  5. Effectiveness of Laptop Usage in UAE University Undergraduate Teaching

    Falah Awwad & Ahmad Ayesh

    Laptop use for undergraduate students is increasingly becoming commonplace, and is often deemed a necessity. Students are using laptops for academic as well as non-academic activities. Researchers ... More

    pp. 77-88

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  6. Effects of Segmented Animated Graphics among Students of Different Spatial Ability Levels: A Cognitive Load Perspective

    Soon Fook Fong

    This study investigated the effects of segmented animated graphics utilized to facilitate learning of electrolysis of aqueous solution. A total of 171 Secondary Four chemistry students with two... More

    pp. 89-96

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  7. Engagement with and Participation in Online Discussion Forums

    Sello Mokoena

    This article reports on a small-scale study that examined student engagement with and participation in a university online discussion forum site. The main aim of the study was to identify factors... More

    pp. 97-105

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  8. English Language Instructors' Perceptions about Technology-Based Language Learning at Northern Border University in Saudi Arabia

    Nadeem Saqlain & Zahir Mahmood

    This study used qualitative research methods to explore English language teachers' perceptions about the use of technology for language learning at Northern Border University (NBU) in Saudi... More

    pp. 106-110

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  9. Examining Factors Affecting College Students' Intention to Use Web-Based Instruction Systems: Towards an Integrated Model

    Yi-Cheng Chen, Yi-Chien Lin, Ron Chuen Yeh & Shi-Jer Lou

    With accelerated progress of information and communication technologies (ICT), web-based instruction (WBI) is becoming a popular method for education resources distributing and delivering. This... More

    pp. 111-121

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  10. Examining the Influence of Technology and Project-Supported Thinking Journey on Achievement

    Medine Baran & Abdulkadir Maskan

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of the technology and project-supported Thinking Journey on 11th grade high school students' achievements in the subject of... More

    pp. 122-130

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  11. Exploring the Reasons for Using Electric Books and Technologic Pedagogical and Content Knowledge of Taiwanese Elementary Mathematics and Science Teachers

    Ho-Yuan Chen & Syh-Jong Jang

    This study highlights trends and features of E-books and their versatility of this tool in elementary educational settings. There has been little quantitative research employed to examine teachers&... More

    pp. 131-141

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  12. From the Perspective of Community of Inquiry Framework: An Examination of Facebook Uses by Pre-Service Teachers as a Learning Environment

    Sirin Kucuk & Ismail Sahin

    Online and blended learning, developed with advances in technology, have gained relative importance in modern communities. In recent years, the concept of creating learning communities has been... More

    pp. 142-156

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  13. Integrating Popular Web Applications in Classroom Learning Environments and Its Effects on Teaching, Student Learning Motivation and Performance

    Yen-Ting Lin & Min Jou

    Advancements in information and communication technology (ICT) allowed several tools and systems to be proposed for improving classroom experiences to both instructors and students. However, most... More

    pp. 157-165

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  14. Integrating Worked Examples into Problem Posing in a Web-Based Learning Environment

    Ju-Yuan Hsiao, Chun-Ling Hung, Yu-Feng Lan & Yoau-Chau Jeng

    Most students always lack of experience and perceive difficult regarding problem posing. The study hypothesized that worked examples may have benefits for supporting students' problem posing... More

    pp. 166-176

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  15. iPad Infuse Creativity in Solid Geometry Teaching

    Nelson Liu

    We unveiled our plans to revolutionize the students' spatial conception development through the challenge and support of a cooperative learning of practice, the development of the profession... More

    pp. 177-192

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  16. Literature Computer Program among Primary School Learners

    This study focuses on the use of computer in learning Malay literature. The objectives of the study were to identify and discuss the basic knowledge and views towards the Malay literature program... More

    pp. 193-199

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  17. Measuring Attitudes toward Computer and Internet Usage among Postgraduate Students in Malaysia

    Nabeel Abedalaziz, Shahrir Jamaluddin & Chin Hai Leng

    The aim of this study is to investigate and measure postgraduate students' attitudes toward the Internet and computer use. Specifically, the present study sought answers to the following... More

    pp. 200-216

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  18. mLearning Scaffolding Model for Undergraduate English Language Learning: Bridging Formal and Informal Learning

    Muhammad Ridhuan Tony Lim Abdullah, Zaharah Hussin, Asra & Abd Razak Zakaria

    Learning using mobile devices also known as mLearning is the current buzz word in the present debates over the use of technology in education. Although mLearning has a high prospect for future... More

    pp. 217-233

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  19. Questioning Faculty Use of Information Technology by Context of NETS-T Standards in Bologna Process

    Muzaffer Elmas

    Using technology in and out of class has been becoming more and more important recently. University settings also become more dependent to technology. Bologna process requires university and... More

    pp. 241-246

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  20. Success Factors of E-Learning Projects: A Technical Perspective

    Sami Alhomod & Mohd Mudasir Shafi

    The aim of this study is to identify the success factors of e learning programs in King Saud University from an engineer and technician's point of view. An extensive study of existing... More

    pp. 247-253

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