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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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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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Chien, Chih-Feng; Liao, Ching-Jung; Walters, Brent G.; Lee, Ching-Yieh – Educational Technology & Society, 2016
As education has turned towards technology to provide academic support, the incidence of e-tutoring has grown due to decreasing educational budgets and as a potential remedy for the generational digital divide. However, many service-learning e-tutoring studies have focused on tutees' academic achievement and tutors' cognitive development rather…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Tutors, Electronic Learning, Validity
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Ozdemir, Muzaffer; Izmirli, Serkan; Sahin-Izmirli, Ozden – Educational Technology & Society, 2016
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of captioned vs. non-captioned instructional videos on the motivation and achievement. To this end, a pre-test and post-test experimental design was used on 109 sophomores from a Turkish state university. Videos with and without captions of the unit in question were prepared by the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Academic Achievement, Motivation
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Lin, Ming Huei – Educational Technology & Society, 2015
This study aims to investigate the effectiveness of integrating a learner-centered blogging approach into the EFL writing classroom in Taiwan. For this purpose, a 16-week experiment was conducted, involving an intact class of 18 university-level Taiwanese EFL student writers. During the experiment, the participants first created their own blogs on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Stott, Angela; Hattingh, Annemarie – Educational Technology & Society, 2015
The paper presents a case study of the use of conceptual tutoring software to promote deep learning of the scientific concept of density among 50 final year pre-service student teachers in a natural sciences course in a South African university. Individually-paced electronic tutoring is potentially an effective way of meeting the students' varied…
Descriptors: Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Computer Software, Case Studies, Scientific Concepts
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Hung, Hui-Chun; Young, Shelley Shwu-Ching – Educational Technology & Society, 2015
English as Foreign Language (EFL) students face additional difficulties for academic writing largely due to their level of language competency. An appropriate structural process of writing can help students develop their academic writing skills. This study explored the use of the e-readers to facilitate EFL students' process-based academic…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Academic Discourse, Writing (Composition)
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Baran, Evrim – Educational Technology & Society, 2014
Mobile devices have become attractive learning devices for education. While the majority of the existing research has focused primarily on the value of mobile learning for students, researchers have recently started exploring its potentials within teacher development. The present qualitative synthesis of quantitative and qualitative research aimed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Teacher Education, Qualitative Research
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Wang, Shu-Ling; Hsu, Hsien-Yuan; Lin, Sunny S. J.; Hwang, Gwo-Jen – Educational Technology & Society, 2014
Although research has identified the importance of interaction behaviors in computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL), very few attempts have been made to carry out in-depth analysis of interaction behaviors. This study thus applies both qualitative (e.g., content analyses, interviews) and quantitative methods in an attempt to investigate…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Interaction Process Analysis, Cognitive Style, College Students
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Brun, Mario; Hinostroza, J. Enrique – Educational Technology & Society, 2014
This paper presents the most relevant results from a national study about the availability and use of ICT in 46 Initial Teacher Education institutions in Chile, implemented during 2009 as part of the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) international project "ICT in Initial Teacher Training." Main findings show an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Information Technology
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Van der Westhuizen, C. P.; Nel, Carisma; Richter, Barry W. – Educational Technology & Society, 2012
This article discusses the effect of the integration of the Digital Versatile Disc (DVD) as an ICT-variant on the academic performance of full-time geography teacher students enrolled for a Bachelor of Education (B. Ed.) degree at a rural university in a developing country. Action research (which includes both quantitative and qualitative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Integration, Video Technology, Blended Learning