NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 10 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rajabi, Enayat; Sanchez-Alonso, Salvador; Sicilia, Miguel-Angel; Manouselis, Nikos – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
Exposing eLearning objects on the Web of Data leads to sharing and reusing of educational resources and improves the interoperability of data on the Web. Furthermore, it enriches e-learning content, as it is connected to other valuable resources using the Linked Data principles. This paper describes a study performed on the Organic.Edunet…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Databases, Archives, Educational Resources
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cavus, Nadire; Ercag, Erinc – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2016
There has been an increase in the vulnerability in Internet security, and the unconscious usage of the Internet is a very important issue throughout the world as it is in Cyprus today. The best way to solve such an issue would be to make people aware of this situation. Based on this idea, teachers should firstly be trained to use the Internet in a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Internet, Safety
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hemmi, Akiko; Narumi-Munro, Fumiko; Alexander, Wilma; Parker, Helen; Yamauchi, Yoko – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2014
Game consoles have been adopted as a learning platform in school education. However, there is a scarcity of studies examining the utility of games consoles with built-in WiFi as affordable learning platforms in universities. This paper contributes to knowledge about the capacity of the Nintendo DSi to create new learning spaces mediated and…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Software
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Snelson, Chareen; Rice, Kerry; Wyzard, Constance – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
Online video-sharing services, particularly YouTube, have gained an audience of billions of users including educators and scholars. While the academic literature provides some evidence that YouTube has been studied and written about, little is known about priorities for YouTube research. The study employed the Delphi method to obtain a consensus…
Descriptors: Expertise, Feedback (Response), Delphi Technique, Research Needs
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wang, Qiyun; Woo, Huay Lit; Quek, Choon Lang; Yang, Yuqin; Liu, Mei – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
Facebook is a popular social networking site. It, like many other new technologies, has potential for teaching and learning because of its unique built-in functions that offer pedagogical, social and technological affordances. In this study, the Facebook group was used as a learning management system (LMS) in two courses for putting up…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Web Sites, Social Networks
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kleemans, Tijs; Segers, Eliane; Droop, Mienke; Wentink, Hanneke – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2011
The present study investigated the differences in learning gain when performing a WebQuest with a well-defined versus an ill-defined assignment. Twenty boys and twenty girls (mean age 11; 10), attending a special primary education school, performed two WebQuests. In each WebQuest, they performed either a well-defined or an ill-defined assignment.…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Elementary School Students, Special Education, Special Needs Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Judd, Terry; Kennedy, Gregor – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2011
Internet usage logs captured during self-directed learning sessions were used to determine how undergraduate medical students used five popular sites to locate and access biomedical resources. Students' perceptions of each site's usefulness and reliability were determined through a survey. Google and Wikipedia were the most frequently used sites…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Student Attitudes, Biomedicine, Information Literacy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Nuutinen, Jussi; Sutinen, Erkki; Botha, Adele; Kommers, Piet – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2010
The rapid development of computer-supported collaborative environments has highlighted the need for collaborative knowledge construction devices. Because most available mindtools do not promote collaboration, there is a need for social mindtools that can be used in collaborative learning situations. We have used activity theory as a conceptual…
Descriptors: Collaborative Writing, Cooperative Learning, Constructivism (Learning), Educational Technology
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Guo, Shesen; Zhang, Ganzhou; Zhai, Run – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2010
A powerful search for "curiosity" or its related topics at the online American Psychological Association PsycNET database will produce comparatively disappointing meagreness of resource. This reflects our scanty knowledge in this field though curiosity is widely recognised as one of the most important factors that contribute to motivation and…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Personality Traits, Measurement Techniques, Research Tools
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Thomas, Herbert – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2010
Traditionally, at least according to popular wisdom, learning took place in venues that were custom-designed for the purpose. The purpose, given the evidence of the artefacts with which we are confronted, seems to have been the educational equivalent of the production line that so succinctly characterised the industrialisation of society. One…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Principles, Educational Philosophy, Epistemology