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Miron, Eli; Ravid, Gilad – Educational Technology & Society, 2015
The move from a walled garden type Learning Management Systems (LMS) to open environments (like Facebook) forces us to adapt new teaching ways. This article offers a brief review of the use of Facebook groups in learning, describes the experience of using Facebook groups in an academic institute, explains the considerations for choosing the type…
Descriptors: Integrated Learning Systems, Social Media, Computer Mediated Communication, Privacy
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Baran, Bahar; Kiliç, Eylem – Educational Technology & Society, 2015
The purpose of this study is to analyze three separate constructs (demographics, study habits, and technology familiarity) that can be used to identify university students' characteristics and the relationship between each of these constructs with student achievement. A survey method was used for the current study, and the participants included…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, College Students, Study Habits, Technological Literacy
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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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Tsai, Chin-Chung; Chuang, Shih-Chyueh; Liang, Jyh-Chong; Tsai, Meng-Jung – Educational Technology & Society, 2011
This paper reviews 46 papers from 1999 to 2009 regarding self-efficacy in Internet-based learning environments, and discusses three major categories of research: (1) learners' Internet self-efficacy, assessing learners' confidence in their skills or knowledge of operating general Internet functions or applications in Internet-based learning; (2)…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Internet, Web Based Instruction, Educational Environment
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Keskitalo, Tuulikki; Pyykko, Elli; Ruokamo, Heli – Educational Technology & Society, 2011
This study reports a case study in which a pedagogical model, namely the Global Virtual Education (GloVEd) model, which is based on the teaching-studying-learning process (TSL process) and the characteristics of meaningful learning, is developed and used to evaluate students' meaningful learning experiences during the Global Virtual Collaboration…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Strategies, Models, Course Evaluation
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Lee, Hye-Jung; Rha, Ilju – Educational Technology & Society, 2009
This study examines the influence of instructional design and management style on student achievement and satisfaction in a web-based distance learning environment. From the literature review, two major instructional design and management styles in web-based distance education were conceptualized as structure and interpersonal interaction. To…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Instructional Design, Distance Education, Academic Achievement
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Yukselturk, Erman; Bulut, Safure – Educational Technology & Society, 2009
This study analyzed gender differences in self-regulated learning components, motivational beliefs and achievement in self-regulated online learning environment. Sample of the study consisted of 145 participants from an online programming course which is based on synchronous and asynchronous communication methods over the Internet. Motivated…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Self Efficacy, Online Courses, Learning Strategies
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Drachsler, Hendrik; Hummel, Hans; van den Berg, Bert; Eshuis, Jannes; Waterink, Wim; Nadolski, Rob; Berlanga, Adriana; Boers, Nanda; Koper, Rob – Educational Technology & Society, 2009
The need to support users of the Internet with the selection of information is becoming more important. Learners in complex, self-organising Learning Networks have similar problems and need guidance to find and select most suitable learning activities, in order to attain their lifelong learning goals in the most efficient way. Several research…
Descriptors: Open Universities, Learning Activities, Lifelong Learning, Program Effectiveness
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Tsai, Meng-Jung – Educational Technology & Society, 2009
This paper presents the Model of Strategic e-Learning to explain and evaluate student e-learning from metacognitive perspectives. An in-depth interview, pilot study and main study are employed to construct the model and develop an instrument--the Online Learning Strategies Scale (OLSS). The model framework is constructed and illustrated by four…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Computer Uses in Education, Construct Validity, Reliability
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Huang, Yueh-Min; Huang, Tien-Chi; Wang, Kun-Te; Hwang, Wu-Yuin – Educational Technology & Society, 2009
The ability to apply existing knowledge in new situations and settings is clearly a vital skill that all students need to develop. Nowhere is this truer than in the rapidly developing world of Web-based learning, which is characterized by non-sequential courses and the absence of an effective cross-subject guidance system. As a result, questions…
Descriptors: Markov Processes, Transfer of Training, Probability, Internet
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Huang, Yueh-Min; Jeng, Yu-Lin; Huang, Tien-Chi – Educational Technology & Society, 2009
With the gradual adoption of "Web 2.0" technologies, one of key Web 2.0 technologies, blog, has become a popular and wide-accepted Web application. Although mobile device users can access the Web whenever or wherever the need arises, there is not an easy way to publish their thoughts and experiences via blog articles. In this study, we…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, College Students, Foreign Countries, Instructional Effectiveness
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Hwang, Wu-Yuin; Hsu, Jung-Lung; Tretiakov, Alexei; Chou, Huey-Wen; Lee, Ching-Yuan – Educational Technology & Society, 2009
Theory of distributed cognition unveils the answer to what constitute distributed cognition. However, how the distributed cognition in web-based learning environment spreads out still remains a black box. This study sought to deepen our understanding on how learners' knowledge disseminates online by examining the impacts of three kinds of…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Interaction, Cognitive Processes
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Neo, Mai; Neo, Tse-Kian – Educational Technology & Society, 2009
This study was conducted in the Faculty of Creative Multimedia, Multimedia University, Malaysia and investigated students' perceptions while working on a multimedia project that was embedded within a constructivist-based learning environment. We studied the impact of using multimedia on students who have little experience with working in a…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Student Attitudes, Multimedia Materials, Multimedia Instruction
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Yang, Yu-Fen; Hung, Ya-Chen – Educational Technology & Society, 2009
The purpose of this study is to examine readers' comprehension as they develop their mental representation of reference in four sequential online texts. A total of 92 college students from three reading classes were recruited to complete the following steps in each text: (1) identify references, (2) draw the relationships between references, and…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Reading Comprehension, Reading Tests, College Students
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