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Apostolov, Georgi; Milenkova, Valentina – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2018
The present article is aimed at focusing on theoretical and practical efforts in promoting various aspects of digital literacy and mobile learning, as well as to explore its dimensions and projections in the university level. The analysis is based on empirical information for the education process revealed specific aspects of the relationship…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology
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Herrera, Oriel A.; Mejías, Patricia – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
In most of the pedagogical development experiences, the contents that students generate as a result of the course activities are not considered as a primary source of knowledge. Thus, students see their learning disadvantaged, when their intellectual outputs are not considered in the design of the learning activities. Today, the Web offers a wide…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Makarchuk, Tatyana – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
Spreading of interactive applications for mobile devices became one of the trends of IT development in 2015-2017. In higher education mobile applications are being used to advance the productivity of professors and students, which raises the overall quality of education. In the article SkyDrive, GoogleDisk mobile applications' features for group…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Djenic, Slobodanka; Mitic, Jelena – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
This paper presents teaching strategies and methods, applicable in modern blended environments for learning of programming. Given the fact that the manner of applying teaching strategies always depends on the specific requirements of a certain area of learning, the paper outlines the basic principles of teaching in programming courses, as well as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Computer Science Education, Blended Learning
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da Silva, Ketia Kellen A.; Behar, Patricia A. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
This article presents the development of a digital competency model of Distance Learning (DL) students in Brazil called CompDigAl_EAD. The following topics were addressed in this study: Educational Competences, Digital Competences, and Distance Learning students. The model was developed between 2015 and 2016 and is being validated in 2017. It was…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technological Literacy
Duan, Yuchao – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
Cloud computing is considered a new frontier in the field of computing, as this technology comprises three major entities namely: software, hardware and network. The collective nature of all these entities is known as the Cloud. This research aims to examine the impacts of various aspects namely: cloud computing, sustainability, performance…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Internet, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Kanthawongs, Penjira; Jabutay, Felicito Angeles; Upalanala, Ruangrit; Kanthawongs, Penjuree – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
Apart from Internet addiction, smartphone addiction has played important roles in students' lives as observed in recent studies. There are positive and negative aspects in using smartphones especially in higher education. University administrators or instructors should take into account what factors are affecting students' smartphone addiction in…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Addictive Behavior, Foreign Countries
Ifenthaler, Dirk; Schumacher, Clara – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
The purpose of this study was to investigate if students are prepared to release any personal data in order to inform learning analytics systems. Besides the well-documented benefits of learning analytics, serious concerns and challenges are associated with the application of these data driven systems. Most notably, empirical evidence regarding…
Descriptors: Self Disclosure (Individuals), Educational Research, Data Collection, Data Analysis
Kolås, Line; Nordseth, Hugo; Yri, Jørgen Sørlie – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
To ensure student activity in webinars we have defined 10 learning tasks focusing on production and communication e.g. collaborative writing, discussion and polling, and investigated how the technology supports the learning activities. The three project partners in the VisPed-project use different video-conferencing systems, and we analyzed how it…
Descriptors: Internet, Seminars, Web Based Instruction, Teaching Methods