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Laine, Teemu H.; Nygren, Eeva – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2016
Technology integration is the process of overcoming different barriers that hinder efficient utilisation of learning technologies. The authors divide technology integration into two components based on technology's role in the integration process. In active integration, the technology integrates learning resources into a learning space, making it…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Influence of Technology, Learning Experience
Seifert, Tami – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
As the disparity between educational standards and reality outside educational institutions is increasing, alternative learning infrastructure such as mobile technologies are becoming more common, and are challenging long held, traditional modes of teaching. Educators' attitudes toward wireless devices are mixed. Wireless devices are perceived by…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Technology Integration, Middle School Students
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Yu, Fu-Yun; Pan, Kuan-Jung – Educational Technology & Society, 2014
The focus of this study was to investigate the effects of student-question generation with online prompts on student academic achievement, question-generation performance, learning satisfaction and learning anxiety. This study adopted a quasi-experimental research design. Two classes of eighth grade students (N = 64) from one middle school…
Descriptors: Questioning Techniques, Learning Strategies, Cues, Electronic Learning
Carraher, Joan M. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
1:1 Laptop initiatives continue to grow throughout Nebraska schools. There are many questions regarding their effectiveness in improving student learning, justifications for expenses, and the process to guide such an initiative. The purpose of this case study was to explore students' perceptions of academic self-efficacy and self-regulation while…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Computer Attitudes, Grade 8
Woods, Courtney S. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study was to determine if the use of an online mathematics program, I CAN Learn (ICL), impacted the attitudes and academic achievement of eighth grade students in rural Tennessee. This study was accomplished through the use of quantitative and qualitative data including attitude surveys, interviews, and observations of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Electronic Learning, Mathematics Achievement, Junior High School Students
Davis, Patrick D. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The purpose of this study was to see how students used podcasts in an eighth-grade American history unit and the value they placed on them as an educational tool. The 6-week study was conducted in a suburban middle school in a district that is part of a large metropolitan area in Texas. Participants included 29 students and 2 eighth-grade…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Audio Equipment, Information Dissemination, United States History