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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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Burrmann, Nicola J.; Moore, John W. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2015
The implementation of a web-based stereochemistry tutorial, which allows students to select their preferred structural representation and method for making stereochemical comparisons between molecules, is discussed. The tutorial was evaluated by students in three different introductory organic chemistry courses at a large midwestern university.…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Web Based Instruction, Chemistry, Molecular Structure
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AL-Edwan, Zaid Suleiman – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2014
This study aimed at identifying the Effectiveness of using Web Quest Strategy in acquiring the geographic concepts among eighth grade students in Jordan. The study individuals consisted of (119) students in the scholastic year 2013-2014. Four sections were randomly selected from two schools divided into experimental and control groups. They were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Concept Formation, Control Groups, Web Based Instruction
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Kobylinski, Chris – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2014
This paper focuses on the students' feedback after their participation in a WebQuest research project and aims to determine if the format of a WebQuest enhances student interest and engagement with a text compared to a traditional reading. It was hypothesized that students would respond favorably to this format, and that the increased engagement…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Feedback (Response), Instructional Effectiveness
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Hemmati, Nima; Omrani, Soghra; Hemmati, Naser – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2013
The purpose of this study was to compare the satisfaction and effectiveness of Internet-based learning (IBL) and traditional classroom lecture (TCL) for continuing medical education (CME) programs by comparing final resuscitation exam results of physicians who received the newest cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) curriculum guidelines training…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Guidelines, Medical Education, Foreign Countries
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Ammann, Rahel; Vandelanotte, Corneel; de Vries, Hein; Mummery, W. Kerry – Health Education & Behavior, 2013
Despite the numerous health benefits, population physical activity levels are low and declining with age. A continued increase of Internet access allows for website-delivered interventions to be implemented across age-groups, though older people have typically not been considered for this type of intervention. Therefore, the purpose of this study…
Descriptors: Internet, Older Adults, Physical Activity Level, Feedback (Response)
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Pullen, Darren – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2013
The past century has seen spectacular gains in the breadth and depth of medical knowledge, but the potential of these gains has been hampered by a slow system of disseminating knowledge. Over the course of medical education numerous technologies and methods have been used to deliver continuing medical education (CME) to health care professionals…
Descriptors: Internet, Web Based Instruction, Database Management Systems, Instructional Design
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El-Seoud, M. Samir Abou; El-Sofany, Hosam F.; Taj-Eddin, Islam A. T. F.; Nosseir, Ann; El-Khouly, Mahmoud M. – Higher Education Studies, 2013
The information technology educational programs at most universities in Egypt face many obstacles that can be overcome using technology enhanced learning. An open source Moodle eLearning platform has been implemented at many public and private universities in Egypt, as an aid to deliver e-content and to provide the institution with various…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Integrated Learning Systems
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Pukkaew, Chadchadaporn – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2013
This study assesses the effectiveness of internet-based distance learning (IBDL) through the VClass live e-education platform. The research examines (1) the effectiveness of IBDL for regular and distance students and (2) the distance students' experience of VClass in the IBDL course entitled Computer Programming 1. The study employed the common…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Electronic Learning, Instructional Effectiveness
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Meyer, Paul – Journal of Instructional Research, 2013
Online teaching is in its adolescence and needs to mature in order to overcome some of its growing pains to reach its potential in the field of education. Reflecting upon the author's first three years teaching online, he notes practices and commitments that could help instructors better participate in and facilitate lifelong learning for…
Descriptors: Web Based Instruction, Educational Practices, Andragogy, Instructional Effectiveness
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Kear, Karen; Chetwynd, Frances; Williams, Judith; Donelan, Helen – Computers & Education, 2012
This paper reports on a pilot investigation into web conferencing in a distance learning module. It focuses on the perceptions and experiences of the tutors, all of whom were new to the web conferencing environment, but were experienced in online teaching. A number of web conferencing tutorials were studied through the collection of various…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Web Based Instruction, Online Courses, Learning Modules
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Cheon, Jongpil; Grant, Michael M. – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2012
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of a metaphorical interface on germane cognitive load in Web-based instruction. Based on cognitive load theory, germane cognitive load is a cognitive investment for schema construction and automation. A new instrument developed in a previous study was used to measure students' mental activities…
Descriptors: Instructional Development, Cues, Web Based Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Hsu, Ching-Kun; Hwang, Gwo-Jen; Chuang, Chien-Wen; Chang, Chih-Kai – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
Owing to the popularity of computers and computer networks, fostering the web-based problem-solving ability of students has become an important educational objective in recent years. This study attempted to compare the effects of using selected and open network resources on students' intentions with regard to their information system usage by…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Problem Based Learning, Problem Solving, Information Systems
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