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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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Sun, Jerry Chih-Yuan; Kuo, Cian-Yu; Hou, Huei-Tse; Lin, Yu-Yan – Educational Technology & Society, 2017
The purposes of this study were to provide a game-based anti-phishing lesson to 110 elementary school students in Taiwan, explore their learning behavioral patterns, and investigate the effects of the flow states on their learning behavioral patterns and learning achievement. The study recorded behaviour logs, and applied a pre- and post-test on…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Elementary School Students
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Giasiranis, Stefanos; Sofos, Loizos – Educational Technology & Society, 2017
The purpose of this study was the investigation of the added value of technology of augmented reality (AR) in education and, particularly, whether this contributes to both student performance improvement, as well as the appearance of the psychological condition of Flow, which according to research, has had a positive effect on their performance…
Descriptors: Attention, Psychological Patterns, Value Added Models, Augmentative and Alternative Communication
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Raji, Maryam; Zualkernan, Imran – Educational Technology & Society, 2016
Education is a basic human right. In pursuit of this right, governments in developing countries and their donors often invest scarce resources in educational initiatives that are sometimes not sustainable. This paper addresses the problem of selecting a sustainable learning technology intervention (LTI) for a typical developing country. By solving…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Intervention, Developing Nations, Decision Making
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Wang, Hung-Yuan; Liang, Jyh-Chong; Tsai, Chin-Chung – Educational Technology & Society, 2014
The purpose of this study is two-fold: to explore the differences in online medical information searching behaviors, including evaluative standards and search strategies, of the general public (general group) and those of hospital patients and their relatives (hospital group); and to compare the predictive relationship between the evaluative…
Descriptors: Online Searching, Patients, Differences, Search Strategies
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Lin, Yen-Ting; Lin, Yi-Chun; Huang, Yueh-Min; Cheng, Shu-Chen – Educational Technology & Society, 2013
One goal of e-learning is to enhance the interoperability and reusability of learning resources. However, current e-learning systems do little to adequately support this. In order to achieve this aim, the first step is to consider how to assist instructors in re-organizing the existing learning objects. However, when instructors are dealing with a…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Computer Uses in Education, Equations (Mathematics), Instructional Materials
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Yang, Che-Ching; Tseng, Shian-Shyong; Liao, Anthony Y. H.; Liang, Tyne – Educational Technology & Society, 2013
Educators have emphasized the importance of situating students in an authentic learning environment. By using such approach, teachers can encourage students to learn Chinese poems by browsing content resources and relevant online multimedia resources by using handheld devices. Nevertheless, students in heterogeneous network environments may have…
Descriptors: Poetry, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Chinese
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Chaoui, Mohammed; Laskri, Mohamed Tayeb – Educational Technology & Society, 2013
The Web allows self-navigated education through interaction with large amounts of Web resources. While enjoying the flexibility of Web tools, authors may suffer from research and filtering Web resources, when they face various resources formats and complex structures. An adaptation of extracted Web resources must be assured by authors, to give…
Descriptors: Internet, Electronic Learning, Information Retrieval, Media Adaptation
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Fessakis, Georgios; Dimitracopoulou, Angelique; Palaiodimos, Aggelos – Educational Technology & Society, 2013
This paper presents empirical research results regarding the impact of Interaction Analysis (IA) graphs on groups of students collaborating through online blogging according to a "learning by design" scenario. The IA graphs used are of two categories; the first category summarizes quantitatively the activity of the users for each blog,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Education Majors, College Students, Social Networks
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Liu, Ming-Chou; Chi, Ming-Hsiao – Educational Technology & Society, 2012
In the era of the Internet, factors which influence effective learning in a Web-based learning environment are well worth exploring. In addition to knowledge acquisition and skills training, affect is also an important factor, since successful learning requires excellent affective performance. Thus this study focuses on learners' affective…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Program Effectiveness, Personality Traits
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Chang, Chia-Jung; Liu, Chen-Chung; Shen, Yan-Jhih – Educational Technology & Society, 2012
Collaborative web exploration, in which learners work together to explore the World Wide Web, has become a key learning activity in education contexts. Learners can use a shared computer with a shared display to explore the web together. However, such a shared-computer approach may limit active participation among learners. To address this issue,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Discourse Analysis, Online Searching, Video Technology
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Blau, Ina; Barak, Azy – Educational Technology & Society, 2012
The development of digital technologies increases the use of distance synchronous (real-time) interactions among people. The study explores whether the "readiness to participate", the degree of "actual participation", and the "quality of contribution" to synchronous online group discussions is affected by participant…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Personality, Personality Traits, Technology Uses in Education
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McGreal, Rory; Chen, Nian-Shing – Educational Technology & Society, 2011
This study is a comparison of AUPress with three other traditional (non-open access) Canadian university presses. The analysis is based on the rankings that are correlated with book sales on Amazon.com and Amazon.ca. Statistical methods include the sampling of the sales ranking of randomly selected books from each press. The results of one-way…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, University Presses, Books, Open Universities
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Chao, Po-Yao; Chen, Gwo-Dong; Chang, Chih-Wei – Educational Technology & Society, 2010
Research on note taking in pedagogical settings has received considerable attention. However, the awkwardness of integrating information across different media formats may present physical and cognitive barriers that prevent students from effectively organizing annotations from both printed and digital content while studying paper textbooks. The…
Descriptors: Notetaking, Textbooks, Printed Materials, Formative Evaluation