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Zeynivandnezhad, Fereshteh; Bates, Rachel – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2018
The importance of developing students' mathematical thinking is frequently highlighted in literature regarding the teaching and learning of mathematics. Despite this importance, most curricula and instructional activities for undergraduate mathematics fail to bring the learner beyond the mathematics. The purpose of this study was to enhance…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Equations (Mathematics), Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Khoo, Yin Yin; Malim, Tanjung; Fitzgerald, Robert – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2017
This study examines the impact of using cartoons shared through mobile devices to promote awareness and to aid in the development of financial literacy among Economics students in Malaysia. The study also investigates the use of these "mobile cartoons" to develop students' communication skills. The study involved a quasi-experimental…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cartoons, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Saifudin, Adam Mohd; Yacob, Aizan; Saad, Rohaizah – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
Issues of universities students harnessing and capitalizing the usage of Facebook for their own learning capabilities and effective thinking is always the focus of education scholars, in assessing the quality class assignments and projects produced by them. Therefore, Facebook is now becoming unbearable influence since the internet activation in…
Descriptors: Social Media, College Students, Social Networks, Action Research
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Vikneswaran, Thulasi; Krish, Pramela – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2016
With the advancement of technology, writing in English is no longer confined to the classroom as nowadays students are exposed to various forms of writing on the Internet. Specifically with Generation Y in mind, online writing is a new method that needs to be implemented to enhance Malaysian students' writing skills. This article aims at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Chinese, English (Second Language)
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Leow, Fui-Theng; Neo, Mai; Hew, Soon Hin – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2016
The 21st century marks the beginning of digital age with the extensive use of digital media, mobile devices, and Internet resources. Recent studies found that this digital era has expanded the landscape of student experiences, and educational technologies as well as increased the educator's awareness on embracing technologies to promote effective…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Constructivism (Learning), Cognitive Processes
Sampson, Demetrios G., Ed.; Spector, J. Michael, Ed.; Ifenthaler, Dirk, Ed.; Isaias, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
These proceedings contain the papers of the 13th International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age (CELDA 2016), October 28-30, 2016, which has been organized by the International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS), co-organized by the University of Mannheim, Germany, and endorsed by the…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Foreign Countries, Constructivism (Learning), Technological Advancement
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Thang, Siew Ming; Lin, Luck Kee; Mahmud, Najihah; Ismail, Kemboja; Zabidi, Noraza Ahmad – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2014
Digital storytelling, which combines the art of storytelling with a variety of digital audio, video, and multimedia images, has been increasingly used as a language learning tool as research studies have shown it to be effective in enhancing the development of language skills as well as related language learning skills, such as autonomy,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Integration, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
Dzakiria, Hisham – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2012
Open Distance Learning (ODL) provides learners with the greatest possible control over time, place and pace of education. The educational delivery of ODL has improved greatly over the years with growing number of students continuously enrolling into various ODL programs globally. ODL however does come with issues and problems. Loss of student…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Computer Literacy
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Thang, Siew Ming; Lee, Yit Sim; Zulkifli, Nurul Farhana – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2012
This study investigated the effects of the construction and development of electronic portfolios (e-portfolios) on a small user population at a public university in Malaysia. The study was based on a three-month Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and language learning course offered to the undergraduates of the university. One of the…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Class Activities, Computer Assisted Instruction, Program Effectiveness
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Gedera, Dilani S. P. – Teaching English with Technology, 2012
Over the past decade aspects pertinent to the area of feedback have been extensively explored by researchers. While some of the studies show positive effects of peer review, others discuss its problematic areas. In spite of the controversies the new ways of integrating peer feedback in ESL classrooms are being explored. Researchers show an…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Feedback (Response), Diaries
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Maat, Siti Mistima; Zakaria, Effandi – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2011
Ordinary differential equations (ODEs) are one of the important topics in engineering mathematics that lead to the understanding of technical concepts among students. This study was conducted to explore the students' understanding of ODEs when they solve ODE questions using a traditional method as well as a computer algebraic system, particularly…
Descriptors: Scripts, Interviews, Engineering Technology, Mathematics Instruction
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Shakarami, Alireza; Mardziah, H. Abdullah; Faiz, S. Abdullah; Tan, Bee Hoon – Educational Research and Reviews, 2011
Net-generation learners are growing up in an era when much of the learning, communication, socializing and ways of working take place through digital means. Living in this digital era may result in different ways of thinking, ways of approaching learning, strategies, and priorities. The Net-Geners therefore, need new skills and new strategies to…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Interviews, Questionnaires, Computer Mediated Communication
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Masood, Mona – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2010
Introducing a course in educational technology is vital especially to pre-service teachers in establishing early interest and long term habits. The initial disclosure and guidance in educational technology will determine the technique of beginning teachers at integrating ICT into their teaching-learning activities. Educators should feel…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Comparative Analysis, Teaching Methods
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Kamaruddin, Norfadilah – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2010
There are many reasons why interface design for interactive courseware fails to support quality of learning experiences. The causes such as the level of interactivity, the availability of the interfaces to interact with the end users and a lack of deep knowledge about the role of interface design by the designers in the development process are…
Descriptors: Courseware, Computer System Design, Computer Interfaces, Educational Quality
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Ng, Huey Zher; Hussain, Raja Maznah Raja – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2009
Purpose: The application of a new technology (YouTube) can help lecturers in solving some of the issues related to workload and shifts support to students by giving them more responsibilities in their assessment. The purpose of this paper is to re-characterize the role of the students in the assessment process. Design/methodology/approach:…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Teaching Methods, Social Networks, Student Role