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Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology

October 2014 Volume 13, Number 4

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Number of articles: 13

  1. Application of ICT by Students at Selected Universities in Poland

    Edmund Lorencowicz, Slawomir Kocira, Jacek Uziak & Joanna Tarasinska

    The aim of the study was to investigate access and use of computers and internet by students during their studies. The results are based on a survey conducted in 2009-2012 on groups of 320 to 405... More

    pp. 1-11

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  2. Discovering How Students Search a University Web Site: A Comparative Usability Case Study for PC and Mobile Devices

    Erhan Sengel

    This study aims to investigate the usability level of web site of a university by observing 10 participants who are required to complete 11 tasks, which have been defined by the researchers before ... More

    pp. 12-20

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  3. E-Assessment of Student-Teachers' Competence as New Teachers

    Wilfried Admiraal, Tanja Janssen, Jantina Huizenga, Frans Kranenburg, Ruurd Taconis & Alessandra Corda

    In teacher education programmes, text-based portfolios are generally used to assess student-teachers' competence as new teachers. However, striking discrepancies are known to exist between the... More

    pp. 21-29

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  4. EFL Learners' Perceptions of Using LMS

    Napaporn Srichanyachon

    The purpose of this study is to present the views, attitudes, and perspectives of undergraduate students using Learning Management System (LMS) along with traditional face-to-face learning. It... More

    pp. 30-35

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  5. Exploring Students Intentions to Study Computer Science and Identifying the Differences among ICT and Programming Based Courses

    Michail N. Giannakos

    Computer Science (CS) courses comprise both Programming and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) issues; however these two areas have substantial differences, inter alia the attitudes and... More

    pp. 36-46

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  6. Improving the Learning Design of Massive Open Online Courses

    Wilfred Rubens

    Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) can be regarded as a promising next step in the evolution of distance education. However, they have been criticised for their poor learning design. This article ... More

    pp. 71-80

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  7. Integration of Web 2.0 Tools in Learning a Programming Course

    Nazatul Aini Abd Majid

    Web 2.0 tools are expected to assist students to acquire knowledge effectively in their university environment. However, the lack of effort from lecturers in planning the learning process can make ... More

    pp. 88-94

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  8. Moving towards the Assessment of Collaborative Problem Solving Skills with a Tangible User Interface

    Eric Ras, Katarina Krkovic, Samuel Greiff, Eric Tobias & Valérie Maquil

    The research on the assessment of collaborative problem solving (ColPS), as one crucial 21st Century Skill, is still in its beginnings. Using Tangible User Interfaces (TUI) for this purpose has... More

    pp. 95-104

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  9. Self- Motivation as a Mediator for Teachers' Readiness in Applying ICT in Teaching and Learning

    Jimmi Copriady

    The aim of this study is to examine teachers' motivation as a great mediator for teachers' readiness in applying ICT in their teaching and learning. Apart from that, this study was... More

    pp. 115-123

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  10. The Impact of Iranian Teachers Cultural Values on Computer Technology Acceptance

    Karim Sadeghi, Javad Amani Saribagloo, Samad Hanifepour Aghdam & Hojjat Mahmoudi

    This study was conducted with the aim of testing the technology acceptance model and the impact of Hofstede cultural values (masculinity/femininity, uncertainty avoidance, individualism... More

    pp. 124-136

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  11. The Mediator Effect of Career Development between Personality Traits and Organizational Commitment: The Example of Sport Communication Technology Talents

    Hung-Jen Lo, Chun-Hung Lin, Lin Tung-Hsing & Peng-Fei Tu

    This paper explored the relationships among career development, personality trait, and organizational commitment and examines whether career development mediates the relationship between... More

    pp. 137-143

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  12. The Semantic Web in Teacher Education

    Betül Özkan Czerkawski

    The Semantic Web enables increased collaboration among computers and people by organizing unstructured data on the World Wide Web. Rather than a separate body, the Semantic Web is a functional... More

    pp. 144-147

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  13. Virtual Laboratory as an Element of Visualization When Teaching Chemical Contents in Science Class

    Nataša Rizman Herga, Milena Ivanuš Grmek & Dejan Dinevski

    Using a variety of visualization tools for teaching and learning science and chemistry is necessary because pupils better understand chemical phenomena and formulate appropriate mental models. The ... More

    pp. 157-165

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