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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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Majid, Nazatul Aini Abd – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2014
Web 2.0 tools are expected to assist students to acquire knowledge effectively in their university environment. However, the lack of effort from lecturers in planning the learning process can make it difficult for the students to optimize their learning experiences. The aim of this paper is to integrate Web 2.0 tools with learning strategy in…
Descriptors: Web 2.0 Technologies, Educational Technology, College Instruction, Undergraduate Students
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Singh, Lenandlar – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2013
Web 2.0 and specifically Social Networking Software have become ubiquitous tools for communication over the last five years. Across many disciplines, practitioners and researchers have been exploring these technologies with the hope of tapping into their perceived potential. Not least in this endeavor is the field of Education. Educators and…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Computer Science, Video Technology
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Chew, Magdalene Meow Khee; Lee, Catherine Cheng Kiat – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2013
Research shows that extensive reading (ER) has many benefits for language acquisition. The challenge today is making ER appealing to the digital generation. For a possible solution, it is pertinent to look to the social media embraced by today's youths. This study was conducted to explore the use of the blog as a space for sharing peer-selected…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Reading, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Shahsavar, Zahra; Tan, Bee Hoon – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2012
The rapid growth of using Web 2.0 tools such as blogs has increased online courses in education. Questionnaires are the most commonly used instruments to assess students' attitudes toward the online courses. This study provides a set of specific guidelines that the researchers used to develop a questionnaire to measure students' attitudes toward…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Student Attitudes
Alzahrani, Ibraheem – Online Submission, 2012
Wikis technologies are one of Web 2.0 applications that can be used to improve the learning method and to engage students in learning with others in a collaborative environment. This paper investigates the potential use of wiki technology in Al-Baha University through students' perceptions; the study seeks to answer the main question. How to…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Web Based Instruction
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Huang, Yong-Ming; Huang, Yueh-Min; Wang, Chia-Sui; Liu, Chien-Hung; Sandnes, Frode Eika – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2012
Web-based self-learning (WBSL) provides learners with a powerful means of acquiring knowledge. However, WBSL may disorient learners, especially when their skills are inadequate for regulating their learning. In this paper, a Web 2.0 self-regulated learning (Web2SRL) system based on the theory of self-regulated learning is proposed. Learners use…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web 2.0 Technologies, Independent Study, Web Based Instruction
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Walkington, Helen – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2012
This paper explores the learning spaces associated with two geography undergraduate research journals. Wikis provide dedicated spaces for postgraduate reviewers to collaboratively develop constructive feedback to authors creating a supportive online learning environment. In becoming published authors, undergraduates reported that they gained not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Electronic Learning, Feedback (Response)
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Bratitsis, Tharrenos – Themes in Science and Technology Education, 2012
This paper examines the utilization of Computer Mediated Communication tools within collaborative learning activities. By examining the participants' attitudes and behavior, issues related to performance improvement are being discussed. Through a comparative study using a Blog, a Wiki and a Discussion Forum, students' perception of collaboration…
Descriptors: Web 2.0 Technologies, Cooperative Learning, Case Studies, Early Childhood Education
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Shahsavar, Zahra; Tan, Bee Hoon; Aryadoust, S. Vahid – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2010
Due to the wide application of advanced technology in education, many attitude scales have been developed to evaluate learners' attitudes toward educational tools. However, with the rapid development of emerging technologies, using blogs as one of the Web 2.0 tools is still in its infancy and few blog attitude scales have been developed yet.…
Descriptors: Factor Structure, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Web 2.0 Technologies