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Wu, Ting-Ting; Huang, Yueh-Min – Educational Technology & Society, 2017
English learning has become a vital educational strategy in many non-English-speaking countries. Vocabulary is a critical element for language learners. Therefore, developing sufficient vocabulary knowledge enables effective communication. However, learning a foreign language is difficult and stressful. In addition, memorizing English vocabulary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Yanxia, Yang – Educational Technology & Society, 2017
Test anxiety was a commonly known or assumed factor that could greatly influence performance of test takers. With the employment of designed questionnaires and computer-based spoken English test, this paper explored test anxiety manifestation of Chinese college students from both macro and micro aspects, and found out that the major anxiety in…
Descriptors: Test Anxiety, Questionnaires, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Chen, Sherry Y.; Yeh, Chia-Chi – Educational Technology & Society, 2017
Various hints have been proposed to scaffold students. Such hints can be broadly divided into direct hints and indirect hints. On the other hand, individual differences existed among learners. In particular, cognitive styles greatly affect student learning. However, there is a lack of studies to investigate how cognitive styles affect students'…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Language Usage, English for Academic Purposes, English (Second Language)
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Tegos, Stergios; Demetriadis, Stavros – Educational Technology & Society, 2017
Research in computer-supported collaborative learning has indicated that conversational agents can be pedagogically beneficial when used to scaffold students' online discussions. In this study, we investigate the impact of an agile conversational agent that triggers student dialogue by making interventions based on the academically productive talk…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Prior Learning, Intervention, Outcomes of Education
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Chen, Hsiu-Ling; Chang, Chiung-Yun – Educational Technology & Society, 2017
This study explored student teachers' cognitive presence and learning achievements by integrating the SOP[superscript 2] Model in which self-study (S), online group discussion (O) and double-stage presentations (P[superscript 2]) were implemented in the flipped classroom. The research was conducted at a university in Taiwan with 31 student…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Group Discussion, Computer Mediated Communication
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Gu, Xiaoqing; Wang, Huawen; Mason, Jon – Educational Technology & Society, 2017
Numerous studies have recognized collaboration as an effective way of learning. When collaboration involves students from different cultural backgrounds, a question arises: "Will cultural differences influence the manner in which roles are adopted within collaborative learning?" In this study, a correlation analysis was used to explore…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Correlation, Cultural Influences, Cross Cultural Studies
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Sorour, Shaymaa E.; Goda, Kazumasa; Mine, Tsunenori – Educational Technology & Society, 2017
The purpose of this study is to examine different formats of comment data to predict student performance. Having students write comment data after every lesson can reflect students' learning attitudes, tendencies and learning activities involved with the lesson. In this research, Latent Dirichlet Allocation (LDA) and Probabilistic Latent Semantic…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Information Retrieval, Academic Achievement, Student Attitudes
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Kurt, Gökçe – Educational Technology & Society, 2017
The flipped classroom, a form of blended learning, is an emerging instructional strategy reversing a traditional lecture-based teaching model to improve the quality and efficiency of the teaching and learning process. The present article reports a study that focused on the implementation of the flipped approach in a higher education institution in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Blended Learning, Technology Uses in Education
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Ellahi, Abida; Zaka, Bilal; Sultan, Fahd – Educational Technology & Society, 2017
This paper documents how the adoption of digital games by academia reshapes the current worldview by bringing the potential answers for all learning issues. The central objective of this study is to investigate the extent to which digital games can impact learning effectiveness, and to what extent these games can be used as supplementary elements…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Business Administration Education, Computer Games, Technology Uses in Education
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Chyr, Wen-Li; Shen, Pei-Di; Chiang, Yi-Chun; Lin, Jau-Bi; Tsai, Chia-Wen – Educational Technology & Society, 2017
This study explored the effects of online academic help-seeking (OAHS) and flipped learning (FL) on students' development of involvement, self-efficacy, and self-directed learning. A quasi-experiment was conducted to investigate whether students' involvement, self-efficacy, and self-directed learning increases over time with intervention by OAHS,…
Descriptors: Help Seeking, Homework, Video Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Karatas, Ilhan; Tunc, Mutlu Piskin; Yilmaz, Nurbanu; Karaci, Gulzade – Educational Technology & Society, 2017
Technology provides new methods and approaches for educational activities. Therefore, teachers should improve their ability and knowledge to integrate technology into instruction. The use of technology-based learning environment which is effectively used to improve the technological pedagogical content knowledge of pre-service teachers has a…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technological Literacy, Teaching Methods, Middle School Teachers
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Ellis, Robert A.; Han, Feifei; Pardo, Abelardo – Educational Technology & Society, 2017
The field of education technology is embracing a use of learning analytics to improve student experiences of learning. Along with exponential growth in this area is an increasing concern of the interpretability of the analytics from the student experience and what they can tell us about learning. This study offers a way to address some of the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Data Analysis, Outcomes of Education, Observation
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Ferreira, Deller James; da Silva, Hebert Coelho; Melo, Tatiane F. N.; Ambrósio, Ana Paula – Educational Technology & Society, 2017
Teachers usually expect that any form of a continuous assessment (CA) should contribute significantly to the student learning process in introductory programming courses. To foster teachers to go beyond the current practices of a CA applied when to programming, from 2011 to 2014, we investigated the use of the Boca Online Contest Administrator…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Programming, Teacher Student Relationship, Peer Relationship
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Zhou, Mingming; Chan, Kan Kan; Teo, Timothy – Educational Technology & Society, 2016
Dynamic geometry environments (DGEs) provide computer-based environments to construct and manipulate geometric figures with great ease. Research has shown that DGEs has positive impact on student motivation, engagement, and achievement in mathematics learning. However, the adoption of DGEs by mathematics teachers varies substantially worldwide.…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Structural Equation Models, Geometry, Mathematical Concepts
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Eranki, Kiran L. N.; Moudgalya, Kannan M. – Educational Technology & Society, 2016
In this work, we study the effectiveness of a method called Spoken Tutorial, which is a candidate technique for self-learning. The performance of college students who self-learned Java through the Spoken Tutorial method is found to be better than that of conventional learners. Although the method evaluated in this work helps both genders, females…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Instructional Effectiveness, Blended Learning, Independent Study
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