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Gallardo-Echenique, Eliana; Bullen, Mark; Marqués-Molías, Luis – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2016
This paper reports on research into the study habits of-university students, their use digital technologies and how they communicate with each other and their professors. We conclude that most students feel comfortable with digital technologies and that they use social media for connecting and interacting with friends rather than for academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Interpersonal Communication, Study Habits
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Snow, Kathy – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2016
Sustainable pre-service teacher education is needed to encourage academic success for under-represented populations, through both culturally responsive and alternative programming options (Carr-Stewart, Balzer, & Cottrell, 2013). In 2013, the Western Canadian University that served as the basis for this case study, implemented a blended…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Foreign Countries, Blended Learning, Multicultural Education
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Collin, Simon; Karsenti, Thierry; Ndimubandi, Alexis; Saffari, Hamid – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2016
The objective of this article was to better understand the relationship between students' age and socioeconomic level, and its influence on students' digital uses. We conducted a quantitative study of 401 elementary and high school students in Quebec. Four independent variables were initially selected: two related to age (actual age and education…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Disadvantaged, Elementary School Students, High School Students
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Beauregard, Caroline; Rousseau, Cécile; Mustafa, Sally – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2015
Because they propose a form of modeling, videos have been recognised to be useful to transfer knowledge about practices requiring teachers to adopt a different role. This paper describes the results of a satisfaction survey with 98 teachers, school administrators and professionals regarding their appreciation of training videos showing teacher-led…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Intervention, Teaching Methods, Satisfaction
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Paquette, Eve; Bélanger, Danielle-Claude – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2015
The use of driving simulators is an innovation for police training in Quebec. There are some issues related to their impact on training objectives. This article presents the results of a study involving 71 police cadets who participated in six training sessions with a driving simulator. The training sessions were designed for developing the…
Descriptors: Simulation, Learning Processes, Motor Vehicles, Decision Making
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Jahng, Namsook – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2013
The purpose of this study is to test the validity and reliability of three collaboration indices ("quantity", "equality", "and shareness") proposed by Jahng et al. (2010). The present study repeated the quantitative assessment of Jahng et al., and performed a further qualitative analysis to identify possible factors…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Cooperation, Online Courses, Validity
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Allaire, Stéphane; Thériault, Pascale; Gagnon, Vincent; Lalancette, Evelyne – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2013
This study documents to what extent writing on a blog in a networked learning environment could influence the affective variables of elementary-school students' writing. The framework is grounded more specifically in theory of self-determination (Deci & Ryan, 1985), relationship to writing (Chartrand & Prince, 2009) and the transactional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing
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Vaughan, Norman – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2013
The purpose of this research study was to investigate if and how digital technologies could be used to support a triad-approach for student assessment in higher education. This triad-approach consisted of self-reflection, peer feedback, and instructor assessment practices in a pre-service teacher education course at a Canadian university. Through…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Evaluation, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Hogan, Neil; Varnhagen, Connie – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2012
Undergraduates use a wide range of information resources for academic and nonacademic purposes, including web sites that range from credible, peer reviewed, online journal sites, to biased and inaccurate promotional web sites. Students are taught basic critical appraisal skills, but do they apply these skills to make decisions about information in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Critical Thinking, Credibility
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Gabriel, Martha A.; Campbell, Barbara; Wiebe, Sean; MacDonald, Ronald J.; McAuley, Alexander – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2012
A growing literature suggests that there is a disjuncture between the instructional practices of the education system and the student body it is expected to serve, particularly with respect to the roles of digital technologies. Based on surveys and focus group interviews of first-year students at a primarily undergraduate Canadian university and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Study, Pilot Projects
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Poitras, Eric; Trevors, Gregory – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2012
Planning, conducting, and reporting leading-edge research requires professionals who are capable of highly skilled reading. This study reports the development of an empirically informed computer-based learning environment designed to foster the acquisition of reading comprehension strategies that mediate expertise in the social sciences. Empirical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Expertise, Reading Comprehension, Design Requirements
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Moore-Hayes, Coleen – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2011
Recent inquiry has identified the establishment of positive self-efficacy beliefs as an important component in the overall process of successfully preparing new teachers for the classroom. Similarly, in-service teachers who reported high levels of efficacy for teaching confirmed feeling confident in their ability to design and implement enriching…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Student Attitudes, Self Efficacy
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Turcotte, Sandrine; Hamel, Christine – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2008
Remote Networked Schools (RNS) is an initiative by the Quebec Ministry of Education, Leisure and Sports (MELS) to investigate solutions that the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) can offer for the preservation of small rural schools in Quebec, Canada. The implementation of RNS mobilized then--as it still does now--the local…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Small Schools, Rural Schools
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van Oostveen, Roland; Muirhead, William – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2007
This article describes instructor use of tablet computers for personal use, research activities and teaching practices within the Faculties of Science and Engineering at UOIT. The benefits of tablet use were evaluated on the basis of types of usage, personal and professional productivity and the "richness" of the overall computing…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications
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Haughey, Margaret – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2006
Given the extensive adoption of research orientations that employ qualitative data collection techniques in education, Margaret Haughey found it exciting to read about a meta-analytical method that combined findings from studies within these research orientations with those from the well-established traditional forms that most often employed…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Statistical Analysis, Qualitative Research, Research Methodology
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