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Hite, Rebecca; Solís, Patricia; Wargo, Lindsay; Larsen, Thomas Barclay – Education Sciences, 2018
Research suggests numerous cognitive benefits of authentic learning experiences. Beyond cognition, there are additional dimensions for learners who engage in authentic learning experiences. In education, the affective experiences of authentic learning and the role of students' social interactions remain largely unexplored. This paper examines…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Student Experience, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing
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Velasco, Richard Carlos L. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2018
The evolution of digital technologies over the past couple of decades has contributed to a paradigm shift in education where the internet and web-based applications have become ubiquitous in primary and secondary classrooms (Glassman & Kang, 2011). With this shift came the digital phenomena known today as Web 2.0 technologies. Web 2.0…
Descriptors: Web 2.0 Technologies, Computer Uses in Education, Technology Education, Engineering Education
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Saudelli, Mary Gene; Ciampa, Katia – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2016
This ethnographic research study investigated three elementary teachers' perceived self-efficacy beliefs and their attitudes toward mobile technology-enhanced instruction. Using technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) as a guiding theory, the authors sought to determine whether and how the three knowledge components that form the…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technological Literacy, Self Efficacy, Ethnography
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Kilgus, Lawrence; Force, Christina; Powell, Loreen M. – Journal of Applied Research for Business Instruction, 2016
Teaching business communication can be a challenge as students often have preconceived notions about the usefulness of the course content. The level of instructor challenges include, but are not limited to unmotivated students, low student engagement, and poor class attendance. These challenges may be overcome with the use of web application…
Descriptors: Business Communication, Computer Uses in Education, Internet, Computer Oriented Programs
Clark, Taylorann K.; Paulsen, Thomas H. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2016
Teachers are constantly being evaluated based upon their ability to provide the best education for their students. These evaluations are done at a macro level, where teachers must meet state and national mandates that deem them highly qualified, and at a micro level, where teachers must display proficiency as effective teachers through teacher…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Communities of Practice, Computer Uses in Education, Electronic Publishing
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Yeo, Hwan-Ik; Lee, Yekyung Lisa – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2014
This study explores the use of blogs for personal information management (PIM) as a learning tool that could bring increased efficiency and academic self-efficacy for carrying out learning tasks. In order to identify the uses and effects of using blogs for PIM by children, a control group that used personal spaces within the class website and an…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Information Management, Children
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Andersson, Annika; Räisänen, Kalle – Computers in the Schools, 2014
This article focuses on class blogs and presents results from 1:1 schools in Sweden. While Swedish schools are increasingly using Web 2.0 technologies (e.g., wikis and blogs), most of this use is still at an experimental stage. To further the understanding of how blogs are and can be used, we compare class blogs used in practice with the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Cooperation
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Auttawutikul, Siwanit; Wiwitkunkasem, Kasemrut; Smith, Duncan R. – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2014
This study reports on the introduction of weblogs as a part of the teaching environment for Thai students to facilitate group learning and enhance creativity. Assessment of progress was through formal creative thought testing, as well as a questionnaire with both structured and open questions. Results showed a significant improvement in assessed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Computer Uses in Education
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Mohamad, Maslawati; Musa, Faridah; Amin, Maryam Mohamed; Mufti, Norlaila; Latiff, Rozmel Abdul; Sallihuddin, Nani Rahayu – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2014
Our current university students, labeled as "Generation Y" or Millennials, are different from previous generations due to wide exposure to media. Being technologically savvy, they are accustomed to Internet for information and social media for socializing. In line with this current trend, teaching through computer mediated communication…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Computer Mediated Communication, Web Sites
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Winkel, Brian – PRIMUS, 2013
We describe the use of browsing and searching (in libraries, online, inside sources, at meetings, in abstracts, etc.) as a way to stimulate the teacher of undergraduate mathematics, specifically in differential equations. The approach works in all other areas of mathematics. Browsing can help build new and refreshing teaching materials based on…
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers, Undergraduate Study
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Gerich, David – TESOL Journal, 2013
Using Blogger, a free Google-powered weblog-generating website, English as a second language (ESL) instructors can create motivating and empowering learning opportunities for students. Instructors can generate their own blogs, including not only a class blog that builds a community-learning setting online, but also a teacher's homepage to…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Computer Uses in Education, English (Second Language)
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Hossain, Mokter; Wiest, Lynda R. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2013
This paper explores the use of blogs, a simple application of Web 2.0 technologies, in middle school geometry instruction. Specifically, it provides an overview of the interactive features of Web 2.0 technologies and the feasibility of using Web 2.0 technologies in geometry teaching and learning, as well as a proposed model for creating a…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Web 2.0 Technologies, Open Source Technology
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Ozcinar, Zehra; Ekizoglu, Nihat – Computers & Education, 2013
Despite the well-known benefits of parent involvement in children's education, research clearly shows that it is difficult to effectively involve parents. This study aims to capture parents' views of a Blog Based Parent Involvement Approach (BPIA) designed to secure parent involvement in education by strengthening school-parent communication. Data…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship
Kist, William – Our Children: The National PTA Magazine, 2013
Electronic communication, whether through Facebook, Twitter, text messages, or even e-mail, has become part of the lives of hundreds of millions of people in the last 10 years. However, there are still many teachers who are nervous about using social networking for educational purposes, and there are still many schools in which students must…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Social Networks
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Annetta, Leonard A.; Frazier, Wendy M.; Folta, Elizabeth; Holmes, Shawn; Lamb, Richard; Cheng, Meng-Tzu – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2013
Designed-based research principles guided the study of 51 secondary-science teachers in the second year of a 3-year professional development project. The project entailed the creation of student-centered, inquiry-based, science, video games. A professional development model appropriate for infusing innovative technologies into standards-based…
Descriptors: Video Games, Educational Games, Computer Uses in Education, Mixed Methods Research
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