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Domun, Manisha; Bahadur, Goonesh K. – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2014
One of the most effective tools in e-learning is the Self-Assessment Tool (SAT) and research has shown that students need to accurately assess their own performance thus improving their learning. The study involved the design and development of a self-assessment tool based on the Revised Blooms taxonomy Framework. As a second step in investigating…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Computer Assisted Testing, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Student Evaluation
Uzun, Ahmet Murat; Ünal, Erhan; Tokel, Saniye Tugba – Online Submission, 2014
Internet addiction is regarded to be as a psychological issue with potential sociological effects. Considering this reality in mind, the purpose of this research is to investigate the existence of internet addiction among pre-service ICT teachers. The study also aimed at examining relationships among academic procrastination, general…
Descriptors: Addictive Behavior, Internet, Preservice Teachers, Study Habits
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Kim, Gloria J.; Patrick, Erin E.; Srivastava, Ramakant; Law, Mark E. – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2014
A flipped-classroom approach was implemented in a Circuits I class for electrical and computer engineering majors to lower its high attrition and failure rate. Students were asked to watch online lectures and then come to class prepared to work problems in small groups of four. The attitude, retention, and performance of students in the flipped…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Engineering Education, Video Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Balestrini, Mara; Hernandez-Leo, Davinia; Nieves, Raul; Blat, Josep – IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 2014
Under the umbrella of ubiquitous technologies, many computational artifacts have been designed to enhance the learning experience in physical settings such as classrooms or playgrounds, but few of them focus on aiding orchestration. This paper presents a systematic evaluation of the signal orchestration system (SOS) used by students for a jigsaw…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods
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Hill, Angelina; Babbitt, Bea – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2013
Benefits of personal response devices (PRDs) have been demonstrated in a variety of settings and disciplines in higher education. This study looked outside of higher education to investigate the efficacy of PRDs in an Army training course in terms of trainee performance, engagement, and satisfaction. Instructors were also surveyed to determine…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Handheld Devices, Military Training, Military Personnel
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Oberg, Andrew; Daniels, Paul – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2013
In this study a self-paced instructional method based on the use of Apple's iPod Touch personal mobile devices to deliver content was compared with a group-oriented instructional method of content delivery in terms of learner acquisition of course material. One hundred and twenty-two first-year Japanese university students in four classes were…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Standardized Tests, Classroom Environment
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Nair, Shanthi Suraj; Tay, Lee Yong; Koh, Joyce Hwee Ling – Educational Media International, 2013
This research paper explores students' motivation and teachers' teaching practices towards the writing of compositions in the conventional paper-based (paper and pencil) and the online blogs mode. Six classes of Grade 5 (224 students) and four English teachers in an elementary-level future school in Singapore were involved in this study. A total…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods
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Chen, Tzy-Ling; Lan, Yu-Li – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2013
Since the introduction of personal response systems (PRS) (also referred to as "clickers") nearly a decade ago, their use has been extensively adopted on college campuses, and they are particularly popular with lecturers of large classes. Available evidence supports that PRS offers a promising avenue for future developments in pedagogy,…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students
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DeSorbo, Alexandra L.; Noble, James M.; Shaffer, Michele; Gerin, William; Williams, Olajide A. – Health Education & Behavior, 2013
Background: The audience response system (ARS) allows students to respond and interact anonymously with teachers via small handheld wireless keypads. Despite increasing popularity in classroom settings, the application of these devices to health education programming has not been studied. We assessed feasibility, engagement, and learning among…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Elementary Schools, Educational Technology, Handheld Devices
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Zimmermann, Laura K. – College Teaching, 2013
Interest in the use of technology in the classroom continues to grow. The current study included 100 students who registered for a 200 level child development class at a private university in Northern Virginia. Students were from 4 different sections taught by the same professor in different semesters. Two of the sections used a textbook. The…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Child Development
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Jena, Ananta Kumar – Journal of Educational Technology, 2013
The purpose of the study was to investigate the elementary school students' perception towards the traditional over smart classroom instruction. In the present study, one hundred elementary school students from two Indian schools have been randomly selected as the sample of the study. The learners' perception scores were analyzed by chi-square and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Educational Technology
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Beseghi, Micol; Bertolotti, Greta – Language Learning in Higher Education, 2013
The Language Centre of the University of Parma is responsible for the organization and administration of foreign language tests to a large number of university students. In order to reduce the high rate of test failures, the Language Centre has recently devised a pilot programme as an alternative to more established modes of language learning,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, College Students, Second Language Learning
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Schoeman, Marthie; Gelderblom, Helene; Muller, Helene – African Journal of Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 2013
Program visualization (PV) is one of the approaches to assist novices in introductory programming courses. We investigated the effect of a newly developed PV tool to teach tracing to first-year programming students at a South-African university. The tool takes the form of an interactive computer-based tutorial that teaches students how to draw…
Descriptors: Programming, Visualization, Distance Education, Educational Technology
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Tillman, Daniel A.; An, Song A.; Cohen, Jonathan D.; Kjellstrom, William; Boren, Rachel L. – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2014
This mixed methods study examined the impacts of digital fabrication activities that were integrated into contextualized mathematics education. The study investigated the students' mathematics content knowledge and attitudes. Data analysis yielded two key findings regarding our intervention combined with the other mathematics activities resulted…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Student Attitudes
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Basaran, Bulent; Gonen, Selahattin – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2012
In this study, a web site including instructional materials such as white sheet videos, simulations, and animations and problem solving materials such as true-false questions, fill-in-the-blanks, puzzles, open-ended and multiple-choice questions regarding such important physics units as "Force" and "Movement" was designed. The purpose was to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physics, High School Students, Scores
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