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Al-araibi, Asma Ali Mosa; Naz'ri bin Mahrin, Mohd; Yusoff, Rasimah Che Mohd; Chuprat, Suriayati Binti – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The rate of adoption of e-learning has increased significantly in most higher education institutions in the world. E-learning refers to the use of electronic media, educational technology, also; information and communication technology (ICT) in the educational process. The aim for adopting e-learning is to provide students with educational…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Learning Readiness, Educational Technology, Information Technology
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Haghighi, Hamzeh; Jafarigohar, Manoochehr; Khoshsima, Hooshang; Vahdany, Fereidoon – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2019
With the emergence of innovative mobile-based tools, new opportunities have been made to enhance the quality of language learning. Keeping this in mind, the current study aimed to investigate the impact of a flipped classroom on enhancing EFL learners' pragmatic competence. To this end, 60 EFL learners from two universities in Iran were assigned…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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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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Dai, Guiyu; Liu, Yang; Cui, Shanmeng – English Language Teaching, 2018
This paper uses Edgar Dale's Audio-visual Learning Theory and Jean Piaget's Constructionist Learning Theory as the theoretical framework to conduct two control experimental tests and a questionnaire research to investigate students' impression and expectations toward WeChat public account based mobile learning mode as well as its validity,…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Control Groups, Learning Theories
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MacLeod, Jason; Yang, Harrison Hao; Zhu, Sha; Shi, Yinghui – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2018
In an effort to address student engagement challenges, much research has explored student-to-student connected classroom climate (CCC). Research positively associates CCC to the benefits of student integration, learning, and retention in face-to-face environments. However, few studies have examined CCC in computer-mediated environments. This study…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Computer Networks, Computer Software, Computer Mediated Communication
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Mospan, Natalia – Teaching English with Technology, 2018
The purpose of this paper is to examine how effective mobile devices are in the process of teaching and learning English through the perspective of university students. The research is aimed at finding out whether using mobile apps for learning purposes, in particular, for learning English, is of interest for students and looks at potential ways…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Kirchner, Nina; van Dongen, Eef; Gowan, Evan J.; Pattyn, Frank; Noormets, Riko; Jakobsson, Martin; Ingólfsson, Ólafur – Journal of Geoscience Education, 2018
GRANTISM (GReenland and ANTarctic Ice Sheet Model) is an educational Excel™ model introduced by Pattyn (2006). Here, GRANTISM is amended to simulate the Svalbard-Barents-Sea Ice Sheet during the Last Glacial Maximum, an analogue for the contemporary West Antarctic Ice Sheet. A new name, "GRANTSISM," is suggested; the added S represents…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Earth Science, Science Instruction, College Students
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Irwin, John L.; Mehendale, Sunil – Engineering Design Graphics Journal, 2018
This paper is intended to investigate the merits of adding manipulative devices and solid model simulations to accompany traditional lecture and demonstration materials to a Dynamics course. Based on the successes of Graphics courses using manipulative devices and simulation software to enhance spatial visualization skills in engineering students,…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Computer Simulation, Manipulative Materials, Concept Formation
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Zengin, Yilmaz – Educational Technology & Society, 2017
The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of the flipped classroom approach designed by using Khan Academy and free open source software on students' academic achievement and to examine students' views about this approach. The research was evaluated in the light of both qualitative and quantitative data. Twenty-eight students studying…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Video Technology, Homework
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Liakin, Denis; Cardoso, Walcir; Liakina, Natallia – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2017
We examine the impact of the pedagogical use of mobile TTS on the L2 acquisition of French liaison, a process by which a word-final consonant is pronounced at the beginning of the following word if the latter is vowel-initial (e.g. peti/t.a/mi = > peti[ta]mi "boyfriend"). The study compares three groups of L2 French students learning…
Descriptors: French, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Control Groups
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Wong, Wang-chan – Information Systems Education Journal, 2017
Systems Analysis and Design (SA&D) is the cornerstone course of a traditional information system curriculum. Conventionally, it is a sequence of two courses with the second course dedicated to the completion of a project. However, it has recently become more common to reduce the two-course sequence into one, especially for IS departments that…
Descriptors: Systems Analysis, Design, Blended Learning, Entrepreneurship
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Wong, Wilson; Pepe, James; Englander, Irv – Information Systems Education Journal, 2017
Information systems capstone projects aim to prepare students for what they will encounter in the industry after graduation. Corporate application development is often a complex endeavor that requires coordination between related products. For example, software development in the mobile application sector may require a coordinated parallel…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Information Systems, Teaching Methods
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Tang, Jinlan; Rich, Changhua Sun – JALT CALL Journal, 2017
This paper reports a series of research studies on the use of automated writing evaluation (awe) in secondary and university settings in China. The secondary school study featured the use of awe in six intact classes of 268 senior high school students for one academic year. The university study group comprised 460 students from five universities…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Revision (Written Composition)
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Chen, Ruey-Shin; Liu, I-Fan – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2017
Currently, e-learning systems are being widely used in all stages of education. However, it is difficult for school administrators to accurately assess the actual usage performance of a new system, especially when an organization wishes to update the system for users from different backgrounds using new devices such as smartphones. To allow school…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Yavuz, Aysun; Höl, Devrim – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2017
The purpose of this study is to investigate the attributions of Turkish EFL learners on success and failure in learning English as a foreign language with different variables such as gender and level of English proficiency. To investigate the attributions of the participants and gather the relevant data, a questionnaire including 38 items and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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