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Santoveña-Casal, Sonia; Bernal-Bravo, César – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2019
Analyzing the influence of social media on the learning process is no longer a novel idea; however, due to its importance for students and consequently for teachers, research continues to explore the pedagogical potential of social media. The main objective of the present study was to analyze the influence of teacher roles (guide or facilitator)…
Descriptors: Social Media, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Foreign Countries
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Perera-Rodríguez, Víctor-Hugo; Moriña Díez, Anabel – Exceptionality, 2019
This article is based on a previous Spanish study, which aimed to analyze the existence of barriers and aid for 44 students with disabilities enrolled at University. A qualitative methodology was used to collect data. The results analyze both the support and the obstacles provided by new technologies, the opinion students have of technologies in…
Descriptors: Barriers, College Students, Disabilities, Educational Technology
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Mojarro Aliaño, Ángel; Duarte Hueros, Ana María; Guzmán Franco, María Dolores; Aguaded, Ignacio – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2019
The aim of this study is to determine the factors that significantly influence the acceptance and intent to use smartphones and tablets as resources for learning in university contexts, as well as the relationships established between them. For their analysis, we followed a contextualized model of evaluation starting with the methodological…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Santoveña-Casal, Sonia – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2019
The main objective of this study was to analyse the influence of social media participation on academic performance. The sample consisted of 1960 students taking one of two courses at undergraduate or postgraduate level, respectively (Faculty of Education, National Distance Education University, Spain), of whom 411 students carried out an activity…
Descriptors: Social Media, Academic Achievement, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
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Martínez-Tenor, Ángel; Cruz-Martín, Ana; Fernández-Madrigal, Juan-Antonio – Interactive Learning Environments, 2019
Preparing students for dealing with a world more and more densely populated with physical machines that possess learning capabilities, e.g. intelligent robots, is of the utmost importance in engineering. In this paper, we describe and analyse a design of interactive sessions devoted to the application of some machine learning (ML) methods within a…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Robotics, Masters Programs, Reinforcement
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Grau-Valldosera, Josep; Minguillón, Julià; Blasco-Moreno, Anabel – Interactive Learning Environments, 2019
One of online distance learning's positive attributes is its flexibility. However, the possibility of engaging in periods of non-enrollment (breaks) usually ends in students dropping out. In this paper, the intention to continue of those students who have not enrolled in the second semester is analyzed, adopting a long-term program perspective.…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Intention
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Pérez, Andrea; Collado, Jesús; del Mar García de los Salmones, María; Herrero, Ángel; San Martín, Héctor – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2019
This paper explores a causal model, using Structural Equation Modelling (SEM), in order to understand how the perceived effectiveness of the 'flipped classroom' and students' satisfaction with this technique can be affected by students' engagement in the 'flipped classroom' activities as well as the complexity and task orientation of such…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Business Communication, Causal Models, Student Satisfaction
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Gutiérrez-Porlán, Isabel; Román-García, Marimar; Sánchez-Vera, María-del-Mar – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2018
The impact that Information and Communications Technologies have in the way today's young people communicate and interact is unquestionable. This impact also affects the educational field, which is required to respond to the needs of twenty first century students by training them in acquiring new skills and strategies to deal with a changing and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Cooperative Learning
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Jeong, Jin Su; Cañada-Cañada, Florentina; González-Gómez, David – Education Sciences, 2018
The relatively new methodology, flipped-classroom, is one of blended learning instruction methodologies in which the traditional-classroom is inverted. This methodology asserts that students can participate and engage more successfully in their class and can attain better learning when their classroom is flipped. This work presents a two-year…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Blended Learning, Teaching Methods
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León-Urrutia, Manuel; Cobos, Ruth; Dickens, Kate – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2018
Since Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) became a global phenomenon in 2012, there has been constant evolution in the way Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) make sense of them. HEIs embracing MOOCs have dedicated a variety of human resource to this venture. Only in a minority of cases, staff have been appointed exclusively to this role. In all…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Vázquez Cano, Esteban; Sevillano-García, Ma. Luisa – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2018
This study conducted a general and comparative analysis of how university students use mobile digital devices for educational purposes in various places and spaces both inside and outside university facilities in Spain and Latin America. It analyses a total sample of 886 students (442 Spanish and 444 Latin American) corresponding to five Spanish…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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García-Pastor, María Dolores – Digital Education Review, 2018
This study explores learner identity (LI) in digital texts of identity (DTI) produced by college learners in English as a foreign language (EFL). In so doing, it aims to shed light on learners' connections of their learning experiences across time and settings, and their impact on the various learner identities that form their LI. It also intends…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), College Students, Identification (Psychology), Correlation
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Burgos, Daniel; Corbí, Alberto – Distance Education, 2018
Transgenic learning is a disruptive approach in education. It encourages modification of moving parts of the educational chain. This article provides a view of transgenic learning focused on the delivery of enriched learning contents in STEAM areas. It discusses the mutagenic role that the virtual containers may play in current distance education.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, STEM Education, Art Education, Resource Units
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Tirado-Morueta, Ramón; Sánchez-Herrera, Reyes; Márquez-Sánchez, Marco A.; Mejías-Borrero, Andrés; Andujar-Márquez, José Manuel – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2018
Remote lab experiences are proliferating in higher education, although there are still few studies that manage to build a theoretical framework for educational assessment and design of this technology. In order to explore to what extent the use of facilitators of proximity to the laboratory and the autonomy of the experiment makes remote…
Descriptors: Laboratories, Engineering Education, Energy, Undergraduate Students
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McGarr, Oliver; Gavaldon, Guillermina – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2018
Information and communications technology (ICT) now plays a prominent role in pre-service teacher education programmes across the globe. Despite this emphasis, research indicates that pre-service teachers' use of ICT is often less than expected, even though they express positive opinions of its benefits. This study aimed to explore pre-service…
Descriptors: Spanish, Preservice Teachers, Information Technology, Discourse Analysis
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