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Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology

April 2010 Volume 9, Number 2

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Number of articles: 12

  1. A Board Game about Space and Solar System for Primary School Students

    Esma Bulus Kirikkaya, Sebnem Iseri & Gurbet Vurkaya

    Visual elements that used in lessons are necessary because they make learning more permanent. Also the visuals that used in evaluation part of the lesson should decrease the anxiety of students and... More

    pp. 1-13

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  2. A Comparison between the Occurrence of Pauses, Repetitions and Recasts under Conditions of Face-to-Face and Computer-Mediated Communication: A Preliminary Study

    Nese Cabaroglu, Suleyman Basaran & Jon Roberts

    This study compares pauses, repetitions and recasts in matched task interactions under face-to-face and computer-mediated conditions. Six first-year English undergraduates at a Turkish University... More

    pp. 14-23

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  3. An Investigation of Factors Affecting Student Participation Level in an Online Discussion Forum

    Erman Yukselturk

    This study analyzed the factors that affect student participation in discussion forum under the two main purposes. The first purpose was to examine the relationship between the students' individual... More

    pp. 24-32

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  4. Application of ICTS in Teaching and Learning at University Level: The Case of Shahid Beheshti University

    Kourosh Fathi Vajargah, Sheida Jahani & Nahid Azadmanesh

    Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are a diverse set of technological tools and resources used for creating, storing, managing and communicating information. For educational purposes... More

    pp. 33-39

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  5. Assistive Technologies for Students with Disabilities: A Survey of Access and Use in Turkish Universities

    Ismahan Arslan Ari & Fethi A. Inan

    This study examined the assistive technology needs of university students with disabilities and the availability of these technologies. It also explored the attitudes of the students with... More

    pp. 40-45

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  6. Attitudes of Pre-Service Teachers from the Department of Elementary Education towards the Effects of Materials Use on Learning

    Sendil Can

    In line with the fast advance seen in technology, the use of technological resources in education has come to play an important role in terms of drawing students' attention to the subjects studied ... More

    pp. 46-54

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  7. Comparative Usefulness of Online and Traditional Vocabulary Learning

    Ferit Kilickaya & Jaroslaw Krajka

    Acquiring vocabulary in L2 is rather a difficult and demanding process and most of the language learners wish to know which vocabulary learning method and/or activity is more beneficial or even the... More

    pp. 55-63

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  8. Ethics in E-Learning

    Elif Toprak, Berrin Ozkanal, Sinan Aydin & Secil Kaya

    E-Learning environments require policies balancing different expectations of participants and considering how the users perceive ethics during online learning. As in the case of face-to-face... More

    pp. 78-86

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  9. Evaluation of an International Blended Learning Cooperation Project in Biology Teacher Education

    Melek Yaman & Dittmar Graf

    At the beginning of the 21st century, virtual learning was thought to have the potential to revolutionize learning arrangements. This enthusiastic notion has given way to a kind of disillusionment,... More

    pp. 87-96

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  10. Factors Impacting Adult Learner Achievement in a Technology Certificate Program on Computer Networks

    Omer Delialioglu, Hasan Cakir, Barbara A. Bichelmeyer, Alan R. Dennis & Thomas M. Duffy

    This study investigates the factors impacting the achievement of adult learners in a technology certificate program on computer networks. We studied 2442 participants in 256 institutions. The... More

    pp. 97-107

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  11. Impacts of Learning Styles and Computer Skills on Adult Students' Learning Online

    Salih Rakap

    This study investigated the influences of learning styles/preferences, prior computer skills and experience with online courses on adult learners' knowledge acquisition in a web-based special... More

    pp. 108-115

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  12. Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Usage and Achievement of Turkish Students in Pisa 2006

    Ahmet Aypay

    The purpose of this study is to examine the ICT usage and academic achievement of Turkish students in PISA 2006 data. The sample of the study included 4942 students from 160 schools. Frequencies,... More

    pp. 116-124

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