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Raji, Brinitha – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Due to the ever increasing demands for highly skilled workforce in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the government has focused on promoting vocational education for inculcating technical and professional skills in the young Emiratis. Currently, the UAE provides a lot of educational services to its young citizens from kindergarten to higher…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Quality, Vocational Education
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Tella, Adeyinka; Orim, Faith; Ibrahim, Dauda Morenikeji; Memudu, Suleiman Ajala – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
The use of e-resources is now commonplace among academics in tertiary educational institutions the world over. Many academics including those in the universities are exploring the opportunities of e-resources to facilitate teaching and research. As the use of e-resources is increasing particularly among academics at the University of Ilorin,…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Sampling, Foreign Countries, College Faculty
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Alfalah, Salsabeel F. M. – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
The use of technological tools is increasing rapidly in all fields, especially in education, which has moved from pen, pencil, and books, to using interactive technologies to help impart knowledge and understanding. Recent years have witnessed students facilitating immersive digital technology. However, it remains a challenge to provide sufficient…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Simulated Environment, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
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Al-Qirim, Nabeel; Mesmari, Ahlam; Mazroeei, Khawlah; Khatri, Shamma; Kaabi, Zuwainah – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
This research is part of a research trilogy that investigated issues impacting Interactive White Board Technology (IWBT) adoption and use in a higher education institution. The other two research studies in this trilogy used (1) focus group approach and (2) survey research to identify such impacting factors. One major insight from these two…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Higher Education, Educational Technology, Information Technology
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Pukharenko, Yurii Vladimirovich; Norin, Veniamin Aleksandrovich – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
The work analyses the training process condition in teaching the discipline "Metrology, Standardization, Certification and Quality Control." It proves that the current educational standard regarding the instruction of the discipline "Metrology, Standardization, Certification and Quality Control" does not meet the needs of the…
Descriptors: Measurement, Higher Education, Civil Engineering, Foreign Countries
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Ivanovic, Mirjana; Xinogalos, Stelios; Pitner, Tomáš; Savic, Miloš – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
Technology enhanced learning (TEL) is increasingly influencing university education, mainly in overcoming disadvantages of direct instruction teaching approaches, and encouraging creativity, problem solving and critical thinking in student-centered, interactive learning environments. In this paper, experiences from object-oriented programming…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education, Teaching Methods
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Dew, Robert; Goscinski, Andrzej; Coldwell-Neilson, Jo – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
Although Australian students spend three or more years studying they can seem quite unaware of any of the expected learning outcomes of their course. They are often single unit focused, paying most attention to individual assessment items thus not developing a holistic view of their course. This paper presents a theoretical framework to support…
Descriptors: Models, Outcomes of Education, Foreign Countries, Case Studies
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Wang, Lixun – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
Peer teaching and learning are learner-centred approaches with great potential for promoting effective learning, and the fast development of Web 2.0 technology has opened new doors for promoting peer teaching and learning. In this study, we aim to establish peer teaching and learning among students by employing a Wikibook project in the course…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Textbooks, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods
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Nagy, Judit T. – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
This paper explores all uses of LMS in teaching Business Mathematics in Hungarian undergraduate training from the point of view of the instructors. Since no similar survey had been carried out in Hungary earlier, the aim was to fill in this gap and to investigate which LMS systems are being used by the instructors, to what specific purposes and…
Descriptors: Management Systems, Higher Education, Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods
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Blair, Erik; Maharaj, Chris; Primus, Simone – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
Changes in the conceptualisation of higher education have led to instructional methods that embrace technology as a teaching medium. These changes have led to the flipped classroom phenomenon--where content is delivered outside class, through media such as video and podcast, and engagement with the content, through problem-solving and/or group…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
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Isaias, Pedro; Issa, Tomayess – Education and Information Technologies, 2014
This paper aims to examine the value of communication skills learning process through various assessments in Information Systems (IS) postgraduate units in Australia and Portugal. Currently, communication skills are indispensable to students in expanding their social networks and their knowledge at university and in the future workplace, since…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Information Systems, Higher Education, Action Research