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Hitchens, Michael; Tulloch, Rowan – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2018
Purpose: The research described here presents an approach to gamification for the classroom. The purpose of this paper is to determine whether students would perceive the gamification activities in a positive light. Previous research has contended that students need a positive mental attitude for effective learning. The core question was to…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Games, Student Attitudes
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Wan Jusoh, Wan Noor Hazlina; Ahmad, Suraya – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to explore the use of iMindMap software as an interactive tool in the teaching and learning method and also to be able to consider iMindMap as an alternative instrument in achieving the ultimate learning outcome. Design/Methodology/Approach: Out of 268 students of the management accounting at the University of…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods, Accounting
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Frydenberg, Mark – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2015
Purpose: This paper aims to argue that the process of making an original game develops digital literacy skills and provides an authentic learning experience as students create, publish and deploy interactive games. Teaching students to create computer games has become common in both K-12 and tertiary education to introducing programming concepts,…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Computer Games, Interactive Video, Programming
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Usener, Claus A.; Majchrzak, Tim A.; Kuchen, Herbert – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2012
Purpose: To overcome the high manual effort of assessments for teaching personnel, e-assessment systems are used to assess students using information systems (IS). The purpose of this paper is to propose an extension of EASy, a system for e-assessment of exercises that require higher-order cognitive skills. The latest module allows assessing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Software, Computer Software Evaluation, Computer Assisted Testing
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Pouyioutas, Philippos; Gjermundrod, Harald; Dionysiou, Ioanna – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present ReProTool Version 2.0, a software tool that is used for the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) and the Bologna Process re-engineering of academic programmes. The tool is the result of an 18 months project (February 2012-July 2013) project, co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Curriculum, Academic Standards, Outcomes of Education
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Rigas, Dimitrios; Alharbi, Abdulrhman – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2011
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the usability (effectiveness, efficiency and user satisfaction) of e-feedback interfaces. The experiment compares a traditional visual approach with a multimodal approach in order to determine the impact of multimodal metaphors upon the user's understanding, reasoning and engagement with the…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), User Satisfaction (Information), Learner Engagement, Writing Exercises
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Zapata-Rivera, Diego; VanWinkle, Waverely; Doyle, Bryan; Buteux, Alyssa; Bauer, Malcolm – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2009
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to propose and demonstrate an evidence-based scenario design framework for assessment-based computer games. Design/methodology/approach: The evidence-based scenario design framework is presented and demonstrated by using BELLA, a new assessment-based gaming environment aimed at supporting student learning of…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Urban Schools, Measurement, Psychometrics
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Yuen, Allan; Fox, Robert; Sun, Angie; Deng, Liping – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2009
Purpose: The course management system (CMS), as an evolving tool and innovation, is increasingly used to promote the quality, efficiency and flexibility of teaching and learning in higher education. This paper aims to examine students' experiences of CMSs across faculties at a comprehensive university in Hong Kong. Design/methodology/approach:…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Student Attitudes, Questionnaires
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Katernyak, Ihor; Ekman, Sten; Ekman, Annalill; Sheremet, Mariya; Loboda, Viktoriya – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2009
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present an example of how the synergy of different competences in students' teams, out-of-the-box thinking style and various motivation factors in a culturally diverse learning environment is the foundation for knowledge construction, driven by the idea generation process and co-creation--the so-called…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Learning Processes, Profiles, Teamwork