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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
Abdüsselam, Mustafa Serkan; Yildiz, Cemalettin; Göl, Resül – Online Submission, 2016
The aim of this qualitative study is to determine middle and secondary school students' approaches related to computers and internet. To achieve this aim a form consisted of 8 open-ended questions was used. The implementation was carried out to 322 middle school and 161 secondary school students in Trabzon and Giresun cities on 2015-2016 school…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, High School Students, Student Attitudes, Knowledge Level
Radi, Odette Bourjaili – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
The content of this paper will focus on both language and computer practices and how school age students develop their literacy skills in the two domains of "language" and "computers." The term literacy is a broad concept that has attracted many interpretations over the years. Some of the concepts raised by the literature apply…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Student Attitudes
Rogers, Gary; Ashford, Tina – Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2015
This paper will discuss some assignments using freeware/shareware instructors can find on the Web to use to provide students with hands-on experience in this arena. Also, the college, Palm Beach State College, via a grant with the U.S. Department of Labor, has recently purchased a unique cyber security device that simulates cyber security attacks…
Descriptors: Computer Security, Computer Software, Assignments, College Students
Snyder, Robin M. – Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2015
In 2014, in conjunction with doing research in natural language processing and attending a global conference on computational linguistics, the author decided to learn a new foreign language, Greek, that uses a non-English character set. This paper/session will present/discuss an overview of the current state of natural language processing and…
Descriptors: Natural Language Processing, Computational Linguistics, Second Language Learning, Conferences (Gatherings)
Renz, Jan; Staubitz, Thomas; Meinel, Christoph – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have been one of the major trend topics of the last years within the e-learning community. Many companies, such as Coursera, edX and Udacity, launched MOOCs offering a broad range of topics. In this paper, the authors will take a look at the mobile support of different MOOC providers. Use cases and benefits of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Access to Education
Simic, Konstantin; Vujin, Vladimir; Labus, Aleksandra; Stepanic, Ðorde; Stevanovic, Mladen – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
One of the new topics taught at technical universities is Internet of Things. In this paper, a workshop for organizing a lab in academic environment for the subject Internet of Things is described. The architecture of the platform, scenario and a description of components used for creating the environment for learning Internet of things are also…
Descriptors: Internet, Workshops, Robotics, Teaching Methods
Bogdanovic, Zorica; Simic, Konstantin; Milutinovic, Miloš; Radenkovic, Božidar; Despotovic-Zrakic, Marijana – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
This paper presents a model for conducting Internet of Things (IoT) classes based on a web-service oriented cloud platform. The goal of the designed model is to provide university students with knowledge about IoT concepts, possibilities, and business models, and allow them to develop basic system prototypes using general-purpose microdevices and…
Descriptors: Web Based Instruction, Educational Technology, College Students, Information Technology
Hu, Shueh-Cheng; Chen, I-Ching; Lin, Yaw-Ling – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
Learning portfolios play a critical role in fostering learning and assessing learning achievement. For easy access and more efficient processing, various electronic portfolio systems have being developed and receiving widespread adoption. Contemporary electronic portfolio systems are designed and developed proprietarily, such that the limited…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Portfolio Assessment, Electronic Publishing, Internet
Topolovcan, Tomislav; Toplak, Tea; Matijevic, Milan – Online Submission, 2013
The development and use of new media in the class emphasizes independent learning based on the activities of the students, constructivist learning and student-centred lessons in general. Using new media in the class does not prompt more efficient learning and teaching in itself, but can initiate the learning processes by didactically shaping the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Urban Schools, Rural Schools, Ownership
Eisenberg, Michael; Basman, Antranig; Hsi, Sherry – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
Science on a Sphere (SoS) is a compelling educational display installed at numerous museums and planetariums around the world; essentially the SoS display is a large spherical surface on which multicolor high-resolution depictions of (e.g.) planetary weather maps may be depicted. Fascinating as the SoS display is, however, it is in practice…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Mathematics, Computer Software, Internet
Piovesan, Sandra Dutra; Passerino, Liliana Maria; Medina, Roseclea Duarte – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2012
The diffusion of the use of the learning virtual environments presents a great potential for the development of an application which meet the necessities in the education area. In view of the importance of a more dynamic application and that can adapt itself continuously to the students' necessities, the "U-ALS" (Ubiquitous Adapted Learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Virtual Classrooms, Internet, Computer Software
Stamper, John C.; Lomas, Derek; Ching, Dixie; Ritter, Steve; Koedinger, Kenneth R.; Steinhart, Jonathan – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2012
Traditional experimental paradigms have focused on executing experiments in a lab setting and eventually moving successful findings to larger experiments in the field. However, data from field experiments can also be used to inform new lab experiments. Now, with the advent of large student populations using internet-based learning software, online…
Descriptors: Internet, Feedback (Response), Computer Software, Data Collection
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Naamani, Catherine; Taylor, Louise – Research in Learning Technology, 2012
This paper takes a case study approach to provide evidence of the benefits of podcasting as a tool used to support a vocational qualification in the subject area of Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy (Nail Technology). It reflects on the experiences of both the lecturer and the students and concludes that podcasting is a valuable tool, supporting a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Handheld Devices, Learner Engagement
Magal-Royo, Teresa; Gimenez-Lopez, Jose Luis; Pairy, Blas; Garcia-Laborda, Jesus; Gonzalez-Del Rio, Jimena – Online Submission, 2011
The current development of educational applications for language learning has experienced a qualitative change in the criteria of interaction between users and devices due to the technological advances of input and output data through keyboard, mouse, stylus, tactile screen, etc. The multiple interactions generated in a natural way by humans…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Educational Technology