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Pachis, Jacqueline A.; Zonneveld, Kimberley L. M. – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 2019
The Internet and information and communications technologies (ICTs) have been found to produce meaningful social interactions and greater social support among older adults (White et al., [White, H., 2002]). Despite these benefits, the Internet and ICTs are not widely used among the older-adult population (Cresci, Yarandi, & Morrell, [Cresci,…
Descriptors: Prompting, Internet, Computer Literacy, Older Adults
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Horn, Shane; Veermans, Koen – Journal of Research in International Education, 2019
In this study, tasks measuring digital media literacy developed by Stanford University were administered at a school in Finland to consider the efficacy and transfer of critical thinking (CT) skills of a 'pre-IB' cohort preparing to enter the two year International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) and a graduating 'IB2' cohort. While the IB2…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Literacy, Media Literacy, Transfer of Training
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Galanti, Terrie McLaughlin; Holincheck, Nancy; Tecuci, Georghe; Boicu, Mihai; trefil, James; Marcu, Dorin – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2018
The interdisciplinary National Science Foundation-funded research project "Teaching Critical Thinking Skills in Science with 'sInvestigator'" supports undergraduate students as they explore scientific topics and problems with the use of an intelligent computer system called "sInvestigator" (science Investigator). The research…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Credibility, Internet, Undergraduate Students
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Carreon, Joseph R. – International Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
The propagation of digital learning tools and the need to incorporate contextualized pedagogy plays a vital role in the development of 21st-century skills. The action research sought to explore the effect of Facebook as an integrated blended learning tool for students learning outcome using a quasi-experimental pretest-posttest and interview…
Descriptors: Social Media, Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Celestin, Bekolo Ngoa; Yunfei, Shao – International Journal of Training and Development, 2018
Researchers and practitioners have spent much time on and given a great deal of attention to the practical characteristics of professional development and its delivery in an attempt to understand the training transfer problem at the workplace. However, when we consider the individual employee as the primary agent of the transfer process, we cannot…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Transfer of Training, Expectation, Teacher Surveys
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Zhamanov, Azamat; Yoo, Seong-Moo; Sakhiyeva, Zhulduz; Zhaparov, Meirambek – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2018
Students nowadays are hard to be motivated to study lessons with traditional teaching methods. Computers, smartphones, tablets and other smart devices disturb students' attentions. Nevertheless, those smart devices can be used as auxiliary tools of modern teaching methods. In this article, the authors review two popular modern teaching methods:…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Program Evaluation, Blended Learning, Internet
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Wang, Yi-Hsuan – Educational Technology & Society, 2017
The purpose of the present study was to examine the effects of integrating a cloud-based cross-device interactive response system (CCIRS) on enhancing students' classical Chinese learning. The system is a cloud-based IRS system which provides instructors and learners with an environment in which to achieve immediate interactive learning and…
Descriptors: Internet, Information Storage, Audience Response Systems, Technology Uses in Education
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Ulu Kalin, Özlem – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
Student workbook is an education material including components that support learning, help ensuring knowledge and ability to students in line with the acquisitions stated in teaching programs. Students have different learning styles and necessities. Their needs should be satisfied by benefiting from some additional materials in order to make their…
Descriptors: Workbooks, Social Studies, Elementary School Students, Computer Uses in Education
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Levak, Natasha; Son, Jeong-Bae – ReCALL, 2017
Learning how to comprehend while listening to a second language is often considered by learners to be a difficult process that can lead to anxiety when trying to communicate (Graham, 2006; Graham & Macaro, 2008). Computer-mediated communication (CMC) can be used to assist in increasing access to native speakers and opportunities to listen.…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Listening Comprehension, Computer Simulation, Social Systems
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Coffey, Amy Jo; Kamhawi, Rasha; Fishwick, Paul; Henderson, Julie – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2017
Relatively few studies have empirically tested computer-based immersive virtual environments' efficacy in teaching or enhancing pro-social attitudes, such as intercultural sensitivity. This channel study experiment was conducted (N = 159) to compare what effects, if any, an immersive 3D virtual environment would have upon subjects' intercultural…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Simulated Environment, Computer Uses in Education, Instructional Effectiveness
Jones, Jenny Bailey – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Professional development is a lifelong learning process and technology has provided and will continue to provide new and different delivery methods. Regardless of the delivery method, the intention of professional development is to increase teacher knowledge, which in turn, increases student achievement. At a southeastern community college,…
Descriptors: Internet, Conferences (Gatherings), Web Based Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication
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Ambrose, Regina Maria; Palpanathan, Shanthini – IAFOR Journal of Language Learning, 2017
Computer-assisted language learning (CALL) has evolved through various stages in both technology as well as the pedagogical use of technology (Warschauer & Healey, 1998). Studies show that the CALL trend has facilitated students in their English language writing with useful tools such as computer based activities and word processing. Students…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Second Language Learning, Instructional Effectiveness, Writing Instruction
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Hwang, Young-mee; Kim, Kwang-sun; Im, Tami – Educational Media International, 2017
The Internet of Things (IoT) is gaining importance in education owing to its rapid development. This study addresses the importance of interdisciplinary education between technology and the humanities. The use of films as a teaching resource is suitable for interdisciplinary education because films represent creative forecasts and predictions on…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Films, Internet, Educational Technology
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Ebner, Rachel J.; Ehri, Linnea C. – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 2016
Using the Internet for vocabulary development is a powerful way for students to rapidly expand their vocabularies. The Internet affords students opportunities to interact both instantaneously and multimodaly with words in different contexts. By using search engines and hyperlinks, students can immediately access textual, visual, and auditory…
Descriptors: Internet, Vocabulary Development, Electronic Learning, Search Engines
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Chapman-Novakofski, Karen; Muzaffar, Henna; Castelli, Darla; Scherer, Jane – International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2016
Health information on the Internet is popular for both adults and adolescents. Providing this information in an enjoyable manner during school may provide an alternative to teacher-led education. However, there are advantages and disadvantages of "edutainment". The objective of this study was to explore these advantages and disadvantages…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Educational Games, Middle School Students, Student Attitudes
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