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Costa, Rosalina – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2019
Mobile phones are a characteristic artefact of contemporary societies, transversally present in both public and private spheres, including the students' daily life. This paper showcases an innovative teaching activity that takes advantage of this fact by promoting and valuing the use of smart phones in the university classrooms, specifically when…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Tarun, Ivy M. – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2019
Aim/Purpose: There is a huge array of educational technology tools that are now in use today. These tools have changed the way teachers teach and the way students learn. Among the many educational technology tools that are gaining popularity are the online collaboration tools. Online collaboration tools are web-based tools that allow individuals…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods, Technology Integration
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Al-Hamad, Raghda F.; Al-Jamal, Dina A. H.; Bataineh, Ruba F. – Digital Education Review, 2019
This paper examines the potential effectiveness of MALL for developing teens' writing performance. The results reveal substantial improvement in content and ideas, organization and mechanics, vocabulary, and language use in favor of the experimental groups (viz. Smart Teens and Amazing Teens).
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Narayan, Vickel; Herrington, Jan; Cochrane, Thom – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
Mobile and social media over the last decade has created significant shifts in society: how we communicate and collaborate, and in learning and teaching. This paper discusses a study that investigated how mobile social media tools and affordances could be harnessed to facilitate a student-determined learning experience (heutagogy). A design-based…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Social Media, Student Centered Learning
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Englehardt, Joanna; Brown, Christopher P. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2019
Policymakers' neoliberal education reforms, which define education through economic rather than democratic principles, continue to promote the integration of mobile devices into early childhood classrooms to provide students with new learning opportunities while preparing them for the job market. Although many schools have begun integrating such…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Bogucki, Ryan; Greggila, Mary; Mallory, Paul; Feng, Jiansheng; Siman, Kelly; Khakipoor, Banafsheh; King, Hunter; Smith, Adam W. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
Low cost, open-source analytical instrumentation has the potential to increase educational outcomes for students and enable large-scale citizen science projects. Many of these instruments rely on smartphones to collect the data, mainly because they can effectively leverage a dramatic price-to-performance ratio of the optical sensors. However,…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Science Instruction, Chemistry
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Tsai, Hung-Hsu; Chang, Chih-Tsan; Hou, Xin-Yu; Yong, You-Ming; Chiou, Kuo-Ching; Yu, Pao-Ta – Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 2019
The paper proposes an interactive student response portfolio (ISREP) system with iBeacon and web-socket technology, which supports flipped-classroom learning activities in traditional classrooms. The design of the ISREP system aims at promote interactions in classroom learning (CL). It offers APPs and web-interface functions for students and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods, Interaction
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Hall-Newton, Kathryn; Rudkowski, Janice; Lee, Seung Hwan; Hogue, Jacqueline; Ratnichkina, Polina – Journal of Education for Business, 2019
The authors explored undergraduate business students' feelings and thoughts about themselves, other students, and their professors when mobile devices are used in the lecture hall for nonacademic purposes. Specifically, they investigated mobile device use during class time, and whether students support it, are indifferent toward it, or consider it…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education
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Ariel, Yaron; Elishar-Malka, Vered – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
This study examined the viewpoints of lecturers and students regarding the roles of smartphones in the classroom: how legitimate is it to use them in class, and in what ways? Does the usage of smartphones impair in-class learning processes, and if it does, can we tie specific uses with specific disruptions to the class? Conversely, could it be…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes
Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2019
The Association Supporting Computer Users in Education (ASCUE) is a group of people interested in small college computing issues. It is a blend of people from all over the country who use computers in their teaching, academic support, and administrative support functions. Begun in 1968 as the College and University Eleven-Thirty Users' Group…
Descriptors: Small Colleges, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Open Educational Resources
Minasian, Ashod – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The growth of computer technology into industry, marketing, engineering, and science forces the education sector to focus on training the students with the most advanced technology and prepare them for the technological workplace. The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) students graduating from universities are required to…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications
Kong, Mei Chun – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Past studies have shown that mobile learning can enhance learning performance and that the extended and emergent use of technology was a critical factor towards the realization of the potential benefits of the technology. However, studies have also shown that most teachers were still at the initial adoption stage of mobile learning technologies…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Technological Literacy, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Shu, Bo; Fan, Fang; Zhu, Xinting – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2019
In order to stimulate learning interest among university students towards biochemistry and to improve learning outcomes, we performed a 10-week biochemistry Rain Classroom teaching experiment among students majoring in clinical medicine. Rain Classroom is a plug-in for WeChat, a smartphone instant messaging application. Teachers can post teaching…
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology
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Pal, Saurabh; Dutta Pramanik, Pijush Kanti; Choudhury, Prasenjit – International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2019
The popularity of smart learning has soared due to its flexibility, ubiquity, context-awareness, and adaptiveness. In particular, video-based m-learning has the biggest impact on the learning process. Its live and realistic features make learning interactive, easy, and fast. This article establishes the importance of video-based learning and…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Learning Processes, Learning Experience, Teaching Methods
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Timmis, Sue; Muhuro, Patricia – Learning, Media and Technology, 2019
Despite wide-ranging policies and practices intended to address historical inequalities in South African higher education, and calls for decolonisation to include more local relevance, little attention has been paid to the experiences of rural students, especially their digital participation once at university. Previous research has highlighted…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Cultural Relevance, Racial Segregation, Rural Areas
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