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Jeske, Heimo J.; Lall, Manoj; Kogeda, Okuthe P. – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2018
Aim/Purpose: The aim of this article is to develop a tool to detect plagiarism in real time amongst students being evaluated for learning in a computer-based assessment setting. Background: Cheating or copying all or part of source code of a program is a serious concern to academic institutions. Many academic institutions apply a combination of…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Identification, Computer Software, Computer Assisted Testing
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Parton, Becky Sue – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2014
Foreign sign language instruction is an important, but overlooked area of study. Thus the purpose of this paper was two-fold. First, the researcher sought to determine the level of knowledge and interest in foreign sign language among Deaf teenagers along with their learning preferences. Results from a survey indicated that over a third of the…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Assistive Technology, Sign Language, Deafness
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Mang, Colin F.; Wardley, Leslie J. – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2012
This paper explores the integration of tablets, such as the Apple iPad, in university classes and provides recommendations for other instructors to consider when adopting tablet technology. During the trial conducted in the summer of 2011 using iPads, we found that tablets had both academic and social uses, which should be considered when using…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Technology Integration, Laptop Computers, Computer Software
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Thoms, Brian – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2012
Social networking technologies are used by millions of individuals around the globe to foster dialogue and share all types of information. It is therefore common to see that campuses abound with students embracing these technologies, sharing everything from personal experiences to general interests and current events with their immediate and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Interpersonal Relationship, Electronic Learning, Online Courses
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Zhang, Xuesong; Dorn, Bradley – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2012
Agile development has received increasing interest both in industry and academia due to its benefits in developing software quickly, meeting customer needs, and keeping pace with the rapidly changing requirements. However, agile practices and scrum in particular have been mainly tested in mid- to large-size projects. In this paper, we present…
Descriptors: Competition, Computer Software, Methods, Design
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Edgington, Theresa M. – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2011
Text analytics refers to the process of analyzing unstructured data from documented sources, including open-ended surveys, blogs, and other types of web dialog. Text analytics has enveloped the concept of text mining, an analysis approach influenced heavily from data mining. While text mining has been covered extensively in various computer…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Constructivism (Learning), Web Sites, Class Activities
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Lallie, Harjinder Singh; Lawson, Phillip; Day, David J. – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2011
Identifying academic misdemeanours and actual applied effort in student assessments involving practical work can be problematic. For instance, it can be difficult to assess the actual effort that a student applied, the sequence and method applied, and whether there was any form of collusion or collaboration. In this paper we propose a system of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Evidence, Computer Software, Academic Achievement