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Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology

October 2010 Volume 9, Number 4

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Number of articles: 18

  1. A Model to Explore Turkish Teachers' ICT Integration Stages

    Cemil Yucel, Ismail Acun, Bulent Tarman & Tugba Mete

    The aim of the study is to determine teachers' ICT integration stages according to CEO Forum's standards and factors affecting their integration. Teachers are expected to use ICT in their teaching ... More

    pp. 1-9

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  2. A Process-Based Knowledge Management System for Schools: A Case Study in Taiwan

    Chi-Lung Lee, Hsi-Peng Lu, Chyan Yang & Huei-Tse Hou

    Knowledge management systems, or KMSs, have been widely adopted in business organizations, yet little research exists on the actual integration of the knowledge management model and the application... More

    pp. 10-21

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  3. An Empirical Investigation into the Role of Enjoyment, Computer Anxiety, Computer Self-Efficacy and Internet Experience in Influencing the Students' Intention to Use E-Learning: A Case Study from Saudi Arabian Governmental Universities

    Abdulhameed Rakan Alenezi, Abdul Malek Abdul Karim & Arsaythamby Veloo

    E-learning as an effective educational tool has been integrated into many offered courses provided by higher education institutions. Throughout eliminating the barriers of time and distance,... More

    pp. 22-34

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  4. Analysis of Factors in Technological and Vocational School Teachers' Perceived Organizational Innovative Climate and Continuous Use of E-Teaching: Using Computer Self-Efficacy as an Intervening Variable

    Chun-Mei Chou, His-Chi Hsiao, Chien-Hua Shen & Su-Chang Chen

    This study aims to analyze the correlation (N = 335) among technological and vocational school teachers' perceived organizational innovative climate, computer self-efficacy, and continuous use of e... More

    pp. 35-48

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  5. Creating Interactive Web-Based Environments to Scaffold Creative Reasoning and Meaningful Learning: From Physics to Products

    Min Jou, Chien-Pen Chuang & Yu-Shiang Wu

    With the evolution of the surrounding world market, engineers have to propose innovations in products and processes. Industrial innovation frequently results from an improved understanding of basic... More

    pp. 49-57

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  6. Designing a Technology-Enhanced Learning Environment to Support Scientific Modeling

    Hsin-Kai Wu, Ying-Shao Hsu & Fu-Kwun Hwang

    Modeling of a natural phenomenon is of value in science learning and increasingly emphasized as an important component of science education. However, previous research has shown that secondary... More

    pp. 58-65

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  7. Exemplary Social Studies Teachers Use of Computer-Supported Instruction in the Classroom

    Mehmet Acikalin

    Educators increasingly support the use of computer-supported instruction in social studies education. However few studies have been conducted to study teacher use of computer-supported instruction ... More

    pp. 66-82

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  8. Hypothesized Learners' Technology Preferences Based on Learning Style Dimensions

    Zahra Naimie, Saedah Siraj, Rana Ahmed Abuzaid & Reihaneh Shagholi

    If students are demotivated, confused and look tired in class, one solution is to use new teaching styles in your class to overcome such problems. This is because learners learn in different ways... More

    pp. 83-93

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  9. Internet as a Source of Misconception: "Radiation and Radioactivity"

    Burcin Acar Sesen & Elif Ince

    The purpose of this study is to examine students' usage styles of the Internet for seeking information and to investigate whether information obtained from the Internet is a source of... More

    pp. 94-100

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  10. Making English a "Habit": Increasing Confidence, Motivation, and Ability of EFL Students through Cross-Cultural, Computer-Assisted Interaction

    Wen-chi Vivian Wu & Michael Marek

    This study examines the relationships among the three essential language-related components--motivation, confidence, and ability--following a series of live videoconference interactions between... More

    pp. 101-112

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  11. Pedagogical Usability of the Geometer's Sketchpad (GSP) Digital Module in the Mathematics Teaching

    Norazah Nordin, Effandi Zakaria, Nik Rahimah Nik Mohamed & Mohamed Amin Embi

    Teacher played an important role in ascertaining effective teaching of mathematics. The objective of this paper was to investigate the pedagogical usability of a digital module prototype that... More

    pp. 113-117

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  12. Teacher Trainees as Learning Object Designers: Problems and Issues in Learning Object Development Process

    Cetin Guler & Arif Altun

    Learning objects (LOs) can be defined as resources that are reusable, digital with the aim of fulfilling learning objectives (or expectations). Educators, both at the individual and institutional... More

    pp. 118-127

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  13. Teachers' Epistemic Beliefs and Their Pedagogical Beliefs: A Qualitative Case Study among Singaporean Teachers in the Context of ICT-Supported Reforms

    Ching Sing Chai

    Many current ICT-supported reform efforts demand teachers to assume the role of epistemic facilitator of knowledge construction supported by technology. It is thus important for teacher educators... More

    pp. 128-139

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  14. The Effect of Electronic Storybooks on Struggling Fourth-Graders' Reading Comprehension

    Ihsan Seyit Ertem

    This quantitative research examined the differences in struggling readers' comprehension of storybooks according to the medium of presentation. Each student was randomly assigned with one of three ... More

    pp. 140-155

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  15. The Effect of Web-Based Homework on University Students' Physics Achievements

    Neset Demirci

    In this study, the effect of web-based homework on university students' physics achievement was compared. One of the two identical sections of introductory physics course students received pen-and-... More

    pp. 156-161

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  16. The Effects of Integrating Mobile and CAD Technology in Teaching Design Process for Malaysian Polytechnic Architecture Student in Producing Creative Product

    Isham Shah Hassan, Mohd Arif Ismail & Ramlee Mustapha

    The purpose of this research is to examine the effect of integrating the digital media such as mobile and CAD technology on designing process of Malaysian polytechnic architecture students in... More

    pp. 162-172

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  17. The Influences of the Sixth Graders' Parents' Internet Literacy and Parenting Style on Internet Parenting

    Shi-Jer Lou, Ru-Chu Shih, Hung-Tzu Liu, Yuan-Chang Guo & Kuo-Hung Tseng

    This study aims to explore the sixth grade students' parents' Internet literacy and parenting style on Internet parenting in Kaohsiung County in Taiwan. Upon stratified cluster sampling, a total of... More

    pp. 173-184

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  18. What Is the Predict Level of Which Computer Using Skills Measured in PISA for Achievement in Mathematics

    Engin Ziya, Nuri Dogan & Hulya Kelecioglu

    This study aims at determining the extent to which computer using skills specified in Project for International Students Evaluation (PISA) 2006 predict Turkish students' achievement in mathematics.... More

    pp. 185-191

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