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Sewasew, Daniel; Mengestle, Missaye; Abate, Gebeyehu – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
The aim of this study was to compare PPT and traditional lecture method in material understandability, effectiveness and attitude among university students. Comparative descriptive survey research design was employed to answer the research questions raised. Four hundred and twenty nine participants were selected randomly using stratified sampling…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Computer Uses in Education, Lecture Method, Conventional Instruction
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Cazorla, Miguel; Viejo, Diego – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2015
Machine vision is an important subject in computer science and engineering degrees. For laboratory experimentation, it is desirable to have a complete and easy-to-use tool. In this work we present a Java library, oriented to teaching computer vision. We have designed and built the library from the scratch with emphasis on readability and…
Descriptors: Open Source Technology, Computer Software, Computer Science Education, Vision
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Mang, Colin F.; Wardley, Leslie J. – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2012
This paper explores the integration of tablets, such as the Apple iPad, in university classes and provides recommendations for other instructors to consider when adopting tablet technology. During the trial conducted in the summer of 2011 using iPads, we found that tablets had both academic and social uses, which should be considered when using…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Technology Integration, Laptop Computers, Computer Software
International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2012
The IADIS CELDA 2012 Conference intention was to address the main issues concerned with evolving learning processes and supporting pedagogies and applications in the digital age. There had been advances in both cognitive psychology and computing that have affected the educational arena. The convergence of these two disciplines is increasing at a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Academic Support Services, Access to Computers
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Sahrir, Muhammad Sabri; Alias, Nor Aziah; Ismail, Zawawi; Osman, Nurulhuda – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2012
The design and development research, first proposed by Brown and Collins in the 1990s, is currently among the well-known methods in educational research to test theory and validate its practicality. The method is also known as developmental research, design research, design-based research, formative research and design-cased and possesses…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Semitic Languages, Usability
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Chen, Chiu-Jung; Liu, Pei-Lin – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2012
The purpose of this study was to explore the effectiveness of using learner-generated and instructor-provided multimedia annotations on foreign language reading comprehension and attitudes. The four research questions are: (1) what are the effects of using different multimedia annotations on reading comprehension for learners of different…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hypermedia, Cognitive Style, Reading Comprehension
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Butler, Des – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
A traditional approach centred on weekly lectures, perhaps supported by tutorials, still predominates in modern legal education in Australia. This approach tends to focus on the transmission of knowledge about legal rules and doctrine to students, who adopt a largely passive role. Criticisms of the traditional approach have led to law schools…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multimedia Materials, Legal Education (Professions), Law Schools
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Denny, Paul; Cukierman, Diana; Luxton-Reilly, Andrew; Tempero, Ewan – Computer Science Education, 2012
Traditionally, learning resources are created by an instructor and distributed to their students. A contributing-student pedagogy (CSP) is one in which this responsibility shifts, placing students in control of creating the resources and sharing them with their peers. Technology plays a central role in supporting the collection and distribution of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Science Education, Programming, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Othman, Mahfudzah; Othman, Muhaini – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2012
This paper discusses the proposed model of the collaborative virtual learning system for the introductory computer programming course which uses one of the collaborative learning techniques known as the "Think-Pair-Share". The main objective of this study is to design a model for an online learning system that facilitates the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Cognitive Style, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Talon, Benedicte; Sagar, Mouldi; Kolski, Christophe – ACM Transactions on Computing Education, 2012
Training professionals to design and produce interactive systems requires the use of well thought-out training scenarios. Indeed, it is essential to consider pedagogical forms whose objective is providing learners with field experience. It is also necessary to motivate learners to learn about subjects that sometimes seem distant from their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Science Education, Computer System Design, Interaction
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Hosseinzadeh, N.; Hesamzadeh, M. R. – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2012
Project-based learning (PBL), a learning environment in which projects drive learning, has been successfully used in various courses in the educational programs of different disciplines. However, concerns have been raised as to the breadth of the content covered and, in particular, whether PBL can be applied to specialized subjects without…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Design, Followup Studies, Electronics
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Thoms, Brian – IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 2011
In this research, we examine the design, construction, and implementation of a dynamic, easy to use, feedback mechanism for social software. The tool was integrated into an existing university's online learning community (OLC). In line with constructivist learning models and practical information systems (IS) design, the feedback system provides…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Electronic Learning
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Williams, Jacqueline A.; Dobie, Kathryn – Marketing Education Review, 2011
Electronic reverse auctions are increasingly being used by firms to improve firm financial and operational performance. The described teaching innovation serves as a model for introducing electronic reverse auctions as a central element in a comprehensive negotiation exercise involving sales management and purchasing management students. Results…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Classroom Techniques, Purchasing, Instructional Innovation
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Wang, Shouhong; Wang, Hai – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2011
Given the emergence of service-oriented architecture, IS students need to be knowledgeable of multiple server-side computer programming languages to be able to meet the needs of the job market. This paper outlines the pedagogy of an innovative course of multiple server-side computer languages for the undergraduate IS majors. The paper discusses…
Descriptors: Labor Market, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Study, Course Descriptions
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Edgington, Theresa M. – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2011
Text analytics refers to the process of analyzing unstructured data from documented sources, including open-ended surveys, blogs, and other types of web dialog. Text analytics has enveloped the concept of text mining, an analysis approach influenced heavily from data mining. While text mining has been covered extensively in various computer…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Constructivism (Learning), Web Sites, Class Activities
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