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Amhag, Lisbeth – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
The aim of this study is to describe and analyse students' learning activities in distance higher education program with online webinars (WEB-based semINAR) by computer, laptop or mobile app for phones and tablets directly face-to-face (F2F) with other students and teachers introduced by "flipped classroom." The data collection consists…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Electronic Learning, Telecommunications
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Wigham, Ciara R.; Chanier, Thierry – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2015
This paper reports on a study of the interactions between text chat and audio modalities in L2 communication in a synthetic (virtual) world and observes whether the text chat modality was used for corrective feedback and the characteristics of the latter. This is examined within the context of a hybrid content and language integrated learning…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Social Systems, Internet, Computer Mediated Communication
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Lambert, Amber D.; Miller, Angie L. – Research in Higher Education, 2015
With the growing reliance on tablets and smartphones for internet access, understanding the effects of completion device on online survey responses becomes increasing important. This study uses data from the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project, a multi-institution online alumni survey designed to obtain knowledge of arts education, to explore…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Internet, Online Surveys
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Alrasheedi, Muasaad; Capretz, Luiz Fernando – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2015
With rapid technological advancements, mobile learning (m-Learning) offers incredible opportunities, especially in the area of higher education. However, while interest in this area has been significant and several pilot studies have been conducted within universities, relatively less is known about how higher educational institutions can make…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Telecommunications, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Ryu, Suna; Han, Yuhwha; Paik, Seoung-Hey – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2015
The present study explores how engaging in modeling practice, along with argumentation, leverages students' epistemic and conceptual understanding in an afterschool science/math class of 16 tenth graders. The study also explores how students used mobile Internet phones (smart phones) productively to support modeling practices. As the modeling…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, After School Programs, Mathematics Instruction, Grade 10
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Hong, J.-C.; Hwang, M.-Y.; Chang, H.-W.; Tai, K.-H.; Kuo, Y.-C.; Tsai, Y.-H. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2015
To determine the factors of learning effectiveness in English vocabulary learning when using a calibration scheme, this study developed a freshman English mobile device application (for iPhone 4) for students with low levels of English proficiency to practise vocabulary in the beginning of their Freshman English course. Data were collected and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Vocabulary Development
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Delgado, Adolph J.; Wardlow, Liane; McKnight, Katherine; O'Malley, Kimberly – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2015
There is no questioning that the way people live, interact, communicate, and conduct business is undergoing a profound, rapid change. This change is often referred to as the "digital revolution," which is the advancement of technology from analog, electronic and mechanical tools to the digital tools available today. Moreover, technology…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Program Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education
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Orndorff, Harold N., III. – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2015
This article presents the early findings of an experimental design to see if students perform better when taking collaborative notes in small groups as compared to students who use traditional notes. Students are increasingly bringing electronic devices into social science classrooms. Few instructors have attempted robustly and systematically to…
Descriptors: Internet, Computer Software, Computer Use, Users (Information)
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Ainsa, Patricia – Education, 2015
E-texts have become a main venue but research has not provided much guidance for practical adaptation, yet. This research query started in the spring of 2014 when an e-text was adopted for an undergraduate distance learning class. The change created some unexpected influence in the students' experiences. It was necessary to assess their…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Distance Education, Student Characteristics
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Owusu-Acheaw, M.; Larson, Agatha Gifty – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
The study sought to assess students' use of social media and its effect on academic performance of tertiary institutions students in Ghana with a focus on Koforidua Polytechnic students. Questionnaire was used for collecting data. Out of one thousand five hundred and seventy-eight copies of the questionnaire distributed, one thousand five hundred…
Descriptors: Social Media, Academic Achievement, College Students, Foreign Countries
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Alyahya, Suzan; Gall, James – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2015
The purpose of this qualitative research was to examine how graduate students at one institution used personal iPads to support their educational needs. This study specifically addressed the questions: What do graduate students describe as the important educational benefits of their iPads? In what ways are graduate students using iPads to study…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Handheld Devices, Qualitative Research, Technology Uses in Education
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Liaw, Shu-Sheng; Huang, Hsiu-Me – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2015
Mobile technology for learning empowers the shift from traditionally pure instructor-centered classroom teaching to fully learner-centered educational settings. Although mobile learning (m-learning) accessing Internet resources anytime and anywhere and it may cause gender difference toward it; thus the issue of the relationship between gender…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Telecommunications, Technology Uses in Education, Handheld Devices
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Lane-Kelso, Mary – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2015
"Flipping the classroom", or reverse instruction has been hailed the new pedagogical approach for preparing students for the 21st century. The idea behind this method is relatively simple. Instead of structuring class work to deliver direct instruction from the teacher in class and giving homework to students to practice outside of…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Homework, Video Technology
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Tekinarslan, Erkan; Kennedy, Eugene; Nicolle, Pamela S. – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2015
The purpose of this study was to investigate differences and similarities among United States (US) and Turkish university students in technology ownership, uses of technology for academic purposes, perceived importance of technology, and preferences for technology in education. The EDUCAUSE Center for Analytics and Research (ECAR) undergraduate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Technology Uses in Education
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Cumaoglu, Gonca Kizilkaya – Journal of International Education Research, 2015
The purpose of this study is to examine teachers' beliefs concerning the effects on students using mobile devices, and to determine whether these beliefs vary according to the demographic characteristics and Internet usage purposes. For this purpose, a demographic information questionnaire and the scale developed by Diker Coskun & Kizilkaya…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education, Teacher Attitudes
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