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Bakhsh, Muhammad; Mahmood, Amjad; Sangi, Nazir Ahmed – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
It is important for distance learning institutions to be well prepared before designing and implementing any new technology based learning system to justify the investment and minimize failure risk. It can be achieved by systematically assessing the readiness of all stakeholders. This paper first proposes an m-readiness assessment process and…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications
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Qian, Yuxia; Li, Li – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2017
In an attempt to better understand factors contributing to students' off-task electronic multitasking behavior in class, the research included two studies that developed a scale of students' off-task electronic multitasking predictors (the SOTEMP scale), and explored relationships between the scale and various classroom communication processes and…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Predictor Variables, Correlation, Time Management
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Nakayama, Minoru; Mutsuura, Kouichi; Yamamoto, Hiroh – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2017
The metrics of self-efficacy and self-assessment were surveyed and analysed in order to examine the effectiveness of note taking instruction on emotional aspects of participants during a blended learning course. The changes of emotional aspects due to student's individual characteristics were also analysed. Participants were surveyed twice during…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Notetaking, Emotional Response
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Ahmad, Asad; Khan, Mohammed Naved; Rahman, Obaidur – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2017
Purpose: Internet is both a medium and a platform for information exchange. This characteristic of internet is gradually metamorphosing it into an e-learning enabler. A significant percentage of internet users access health-related information through the medium of internet, but little is known about the factors that determine such behaviour. This…
Descriptors: Information Seeking, Access to Information, Internet, College Students
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Lee, Cynthia; Yeung, Alexander Seeshing; Ip, Tiffany – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2016
Computer technology provides spaces and locales for language learning. However, learning style preference and demographic variables may affect the effectiveness of technology use for a desired goal. Adapting Reid's pioneering Perceptual Learning Style Preference Questionnaire (PLSPQ), this study investigated the relations of university students'…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Computer Uses in Education, Cognitive Style, Higher Education
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Ursavas, Ömer Faruk; Kabakçi Yurdakul, Isil; Türk, Mesut; Mcilroy, David – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2016
With reference to the digital natives' debate, there is a gap on digital natives' characteristics. To fill this gap, the Digital Natives Assessment Scale was developed to measure students' assessment of the degree to which they perceived themselves to possess the attributes of digital natives. The scale was developed within the Turkish language…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Preservice Teachers, Technology Uses in Education
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Alkhattabi, Mona – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2016
Today, in association with rapid social and economic changes, there is an increasing level of demand for distance and online learning programs. This study will focus on identifying the main motivational factors for choosing a web-based distance-learning program. Moreover, it will investigate how these factors relate to age, gender, marital status…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Electronic Learning, Technology Uses in Education, Information Technology
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Özgür, Hasan – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2016
Due to the requirement of a current, valid, and reliable assessment instrument for determining usage frequencies of technology-based media and the attitudes towards these, this study intends to determine the validity and reliability of the Media and Technology Usage and Attitudes Scale, developed by researchers from California State University,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mass Media Use, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Use
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Juned, Mohammad; Adil, Mohd – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2015
Weiser's (1991) conceptualisation of a world wherein human's interaction with computer technology would no longer be limited to conventional input and output devices, has now been translated into a reality with human's constant interaction with multiple interconnected computers and sensors embedded in rooms, furniture, clothes, tools, and other…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Liu, Hong-Cheng; Yen, Jih-Rong – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2014
The development of computers in the past two decades has resulted in the changes of education in enterprises and schools. The advance of computer hardware and platforms allow colleges generally applying distance courses to instruction that both Ministry of Education and colleges have paid attention to the development of Distance Learning. To…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Investigations, Educational Improvement
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Machado-Da-Silva, Fábio Nazareno; Meirelles, Fernando de Souza; Filenga, Douglas; Filho, Marino Brugnolo – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2014
Distance learning has undergone great changes, especially since the advent of the Internet and communication and information technology. Questions have been asked following the growth of this mode of instructional activity. Researchers have investigated methods to assess the benefits of e-learning from a number of perspectives. This survey…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Parahoo, Sanjai K.; Harvey, Heather L.; Tamim, Rana M. – Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 2013
While various research studies have focused on antecedents and consequences of student satisfaction, few studies have done so in the Gulf region. The objective of the present study was therefore to design and empirically examine a model of student satisfaction in a private university in the Gulf region that operates in a high-technology-enabled…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Satisfaction, Gender Differences
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Yener, Dursun – Contemporary Educational Technology, 2013
Distance learning (DL) has become an important part of university education. In the past DL was applied in different universities with different forms. With rapid technological developments, DL gained a new format through the Internet. Students can take courses online wherever they are geographically. Therefore, working people and adults can…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Quality, Online Courses, Vocational Schools
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Hermans, Charles M.; Haytko, Diana L.; Mott-Stenerson, Beth – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2009
Student satisfaction is an important part of the effort to successfully market higher education. This is especially true given the rapid increase in on-line course offerings. This paper explores the relationship among attitudinal variables contributing to student satisfaction in web-enhanced courses. The structural model indicates strong…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Web Based Instruction, Educational Technology, College Students