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Raji, Brinitha – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Due to the ever increasing demands for highly skilled workforce in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the government has focused on promoting vocational education for inculcating technical and professional skills in the young Emiratis. Currently, the UAE provides a lot of educational services to its young citizens from kindergarten to higher…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Quality, Vocational Education
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Premadasa, H. K. Salinda; Rathnayaka, R. M. Kapila Tharanga; Thiranagama, A. Waruni; Walpita, Chaminda Niroshan – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Overwhelming popularity of Facebook as a social network site (SNS), especially among students, has shown growing interests of using it as a tool for education in and out of the classroom. However, despite concerted efforts from educationists, Facebook has hitherto unincorporated as a promising pedagogical tool. Influencing factors for such a use…
Descriptors: Social Media, Student Attitudes, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration
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Adam, Ibrahim Osman; Effah, John; Boateng, Richard – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
This study aims to understand how a developing country higher education institution (HEI) attempted to digitalise teaching. The Internet has disrupted the traditional teaching environment and teaching practices leading to the migration from physical face-to-face teaching to online teaching changing the work environment of the teacher. Information…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Universities, Higher Education, Teaching Methods
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Valencia-Arias, Alejandro; Chalela-Naffah, Salim; Bermúdez-Hernández, Jonathan – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The incorporation of information and communications technology (ICT) in teaching and learning processes has created new challenges for administrative and academic processes in educational institutions. This paper proposes an E-Learning Tools Acceptance Model (eLTAM) with the purpose of examining the level of acceptance and critical factors of…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Developing Nations, Information Technology, Teaching Methods
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Singh, Harpreet; Miah, Shah Jahan – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Mobile technologies have created enormous opportunities for improving information delivery and dissemination processes among individuals. While studies of the mobile-based technologies in health and businesses have been proliferated, research on mobile applications for education are still at its emergent stage, however, for developing user-centric…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Management Systems, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Efiloglu Kurt, Özlem – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
This study aims to examine an e-learning system based on student perceptions through employing the Information Systems Success Model (IS Success Model). The study is built on the assumption that system quality and information quality affect the system use and user satisfaction and in turn system success. The survey data was collected from 144…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Information Systems, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes
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Genç, Murat – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The purpose of this study was to discover the views of teacher candidates on the use of Slowmation in education. Fifty-one students from the Primary School Teaching Program took part in the study. An explanatory approach to the combined method, which enables both quantitative and qualitative research, was used in the study. In order to collect the…
Descriptors: Biology, Science Instruction, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education Programs
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Alasmari, Talal; Zhang, Ke – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
This article reports a two-phase study with (1) an extended framework on mobile learning technology acceptance, and (2) a mixed-method research investigating college students on the use and embracement of mobile learning technology acceptance in Saudi Arabia. The research extended the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Teaching Methods
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Zengin, Yilmaz – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of GeoGebra software on pre-service teachers' mathematical connection skills. The participants of the study comprised 22 pre-service mathematics teachers. A mathematical connection self-efficacy scale and an open-ended questionnaire regarding mathematical connection skills were used as data…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Mathematics Instruction, Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Teachers
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Alsadoon, Hamadah; Alhussain, Thamer – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
This study aims to examine the possibility of implementing the Augmented Reality (AR) application in higher education by answering three questions: Which extended faculty at the Saudi Electronic University are familiar with such applications, what the perceptions do they hold toward using it in education, and what barriers do they believe may…
Descriptors: Universities, Teaching Methods, Computer Simulation, Technical Support