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Nordin, Razanawati; Eng, Lin Siew – International Journal of Instruction, 2017
Most learners studying English language feel that their educators use irrelevant, uninteresting, and culturally unfamiliar reading materials for teaching reading. As a result, most of them struggle to comprehend the English language texts used by the teachers. Therefore, the aim of this research is to investigate the genre and content preferences…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Rosselló, Maria; Pinya, Carme – Digital Education Review, 2017
Advances in information and communication technologies, and the introduction of competency-based educational approaches promoted as a result of the participation of universities in the construction of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) are demanding urgent changes in teaching methodologies and in the role of students. In this context the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Diaries
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Lindh, Jacob; Annerstedt, Claes; Besier, Thor; Matheson, Gordon O.; Rydmark, Martin – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2016
Under a previous grant (2005-08), researchers and teachers at Stanford University (SU) and the University of Gothenburg (GU) co-designed a ten-week interdisciplinary, research-based laboratory course in human biology to be taught online to undergraduate students. Essentials in the subject were taught during the first four weeks of this course.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Biology, College Science, Student Experience
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Asoodar, Maryam; Atai, Mahmood Reza; Vaezi, Shahin – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2016
This article reports a mixed-method research probing the effect of utilizing a blog-buddy system on English for academic purposes learners' writing performance. Sixty Iranian undergraduate engineering students at Iran University of Science and Technology Virtual Campus participated in this study. Our analysis of the students' writings indicated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Journals, Electronic Journals, Web Sites
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Feldman-Maggor, Yael; Rom, Amira; Tuvi-Arad, Inbal – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2016
This study examines chemistry lecturers' considerations for using open educational resources (OER) in their teaching. Recent technological developments provide innovative approaches for teaching chemistry and visualizing chemical phenomena. End users' improved ability to upload information online enables integration of various pedagogical models…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, Open Education, Educational Resources
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Yoo, Hyesoo – Contributions to Music Education, 2016
This case study explores ten undergraduate music education students' experiences with reflective self-assessment using web-hosted materials in a choral conducting course. To provide participants with opportunities to engage in reflective self-assessment in a web-based environment, these participants were given web-hosted materials in order for…
Descriptors: Singing, Music Activities, Music Education, Semi Structured Interviews
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Gutiérrez-Carreón, Gustavo; Daradoumis, Thanasis; Jorba, Josep – Educational Technology & Society, 2015
Currently there is an increasing trend to implement functionalities that allow for the development of applications based on Cloud computing. In education there are high expectations for Learning Management Systems since they can be powerful tools to foster more effective collaboration within a virtual classroom. Tools can also be integrated with…
Descriptors: Integrated Learning Systems, Educational Technology, Information Management, Internet
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Huang, Wen-Chen; Chen, Ching-Wen; Weng, Richard – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2015
In the conventional classroom, many obstacles hinder interaction between an instructor and students, such as limited class hours, fixed seating, and inadequate time for meetings after class. This work develops a novel multimedia mobile classroom feedback system (MMCFS) that instantly displays students' responses, such as class-related questions or…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Feedback (Response), Interaction
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Keng, Tan Chin; Ching, Yeoh Kah – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
The use of web applications has become a trend in many disciplines including education. In view of the influence of web application in education, this study examines web application technologies that could enhance undergraduates' learning experiences, with focus on Quantity Surveying (QS) and Information Technology (IT) undergraduates. The…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Comparative Analysis
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Nolan, Verena T.; Swart, Arthur J. – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2015
Integrating theory with practice has become a mandatory requirement for universities of technology. Using educational technology to supplement traditional pedagogical approaches has contributed significantly to achieving this mandate. However, which educational technologies could help improve the educational experience of students in a statistical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Educational Technology
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Bista, Krishna; Dagley, Amy – College and University, 2015
This paper examines how international students obtain information about college in the United States when they are in their home countries. The findings reveal that the majority of students visit university websites to obtain information regarding various programs. Students also receive scholarships and/or assistantships from the university,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Decision Making, Trend Analysis, Foreign Students
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Wanchid, Raveewan; Charoensuk, Valaikorn – English Language Teaching, 2015
The purposes of this study were to investigate the effects of the use of paper-based and weblog-based electronic portfolios on the writing achievement of limited English proficiency students, to survey the students' attitudes towards the use of the portfolio assessment, and to compare the viewpoints of the students in the control and experimental…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Diaries, Electronic Publishing, Limited English Speaking
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Jackling, Beverley; Natoli, Riccardo; Siddique, Salina; Sciulli, Nick – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2015
The aim of this study is to evaluate the capacity of an e-learning tool (blog) to facilitate reflection among students as part of collaborative group learning. The paper provides insights into student attitudes towards blogs as an interactive and reflective learning tool. Additionally, the study highlights the differences between domestic and…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Diaries, Reflection
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Yueh, Hsiu-Ping; Huang, Jo-Yi; Chang, Chueh – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
The purpose of this study was to investigate what factors affect students' adaptation and continued use of a Wiki system for collaborative writing tasks through an extension of the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT). This study was conducted in a general education course in a university in northern Taiwan. Data were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Cooperative Learning
Chen, Chwen Jen; Chuah, Kee Man; Tho, Jimmy; Teh, Chee Siong – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2015
Wikis, being one of the popular Web 2.0 tools, have impacted students' engagement and performance particularly in the aspects of second and foreign language learning. While an increasing number of studies have focused on the effectiveness of wiki in improving students' writing skills, this study was conducted to examine the attitudinal factors…
Descriptors: Web 2.0 Technologies, Collaborative Writing, Web Sites, English (Second Language)
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