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Dohn, Niels Bonderup – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2020
The ability to code computer programs is considered an important part of literacy in today's society. This paper reports from a case study in two sixth-grade classes where Scratch coding was part of six mathematics lessons. The aim of the study was to investigate how Scratch coding affected students' interest development in coding and in…
Descriptors: Coding, Secondary School Students, Mathematics Instruction, Student Interests
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Zheng, Xiao-Li; Kim, Hoi-Soo; Lai, Wen-Hua; Hwang, Gwo-Jen – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2020
In recent years, most studies on flipped classrooms or flipped learning have focused on learners' motivation, academic achievement and teachers' and students' perceptions of the flipped classroom. Little research has involved interactions in the flipped classroom. This study aims to show that in-class collaborative learning in the flipped…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Video Technology, Cooperative Learning
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Chou, Chih-Lun; Hung, Min-Ling; Tsai, Chia-Wen; Chang, Yu-Chih – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2020
The aim of this research is to examine the dimensions of junior high school teachers' readiness for implementing a flipped classroom approach and to construct and validate an instrument--the Flipped-Classroom Teacher Scale (FCTS). Two sets of samples (170 and 495 junior high school teachers) served to explore and confirm the constructs of the FCTS…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Teaching Methods, Junior High School Teachers, Construct Validity
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Wolski, Robert; Jagodzinski, Piotr – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
The rapid development of information and communication technologies has enabled the development of interfaces, which allow the recognition of the gestures and movements of the user. These interfaces, due to their affordable prices, are available to a wide range of users. They are called natural user interfaces (NUI). NUI are commonly used in game…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, Computer Simulation, Computer Software
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Hughes, Janette; Morrison, Laura; Mamolo, Ami; Laffier, Jennifer; de Castell, Suzanne – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
This paper explores how maker pedagogies helped middle school students develop transferable competencies, such as creativity, problem solving, self-directed learning and citizenship skills. We offer an in-depth look at how purposeful or critical making related to bullying awareness can help struggling students develop positive attitudes related to…
Descriptors: Bullying, Middle School Students, Student Behavior, Creativity
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Cai, Su; Liu, Enrui; Yang, Yang; Liang, Jyh-Chong – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
Most studies of Augmented Reality (AR) in education have considered students' learning outcomes and motivation. Previous studies have revealed that AR has the potential to help students learn abstract conceptions in mathematics. In this paper, a series of statistics and probability lessons using AR installed on tablets was designed and developed…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Handheld Devices, Computer Assisted Instruction, Mathematics Instruction
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Denham, André R. – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
Currently there are few pedagogical models available for mathematics teachers who are interested in digital game-based learning. The Play Curricular-activity Reflection and Discussion (PCaRD) model attempts to address this, but lacks the needed exploratory research on its implementation within formal mathematics classrooms. Through the use of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Computer Games
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Sullivan, Florence R.; Keith, P. Kevin – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
In this study, we explore the potential of a natural language processing (NLP) approach to support discourse analysis of in-situ, small group learning conversations. The theoretical basis of this work derives from Bakhtin's notion of speech genres as bounded by educational robotics activity. Our goal is to leverage computational linguistics…
Descriptors: Natural Language Processing, Discourse Analysis, Group Discussion, Middle School Students
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Cutumisu, Maria; Chin, Doris B.; Schwartz, Daniel L. – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
A major goal of contemporary education is to teach students how to learn on their own. Assessments have largely lagged behind this goal, because they measure what students have learned and not necessarily their learning processes. This research presents Posterlet, an assessment that collects evidence regarding the strategies that students choose…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Learning Strategies, Educational Games
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Sun, Yanyan; Gao, Fei – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
While the development of digital technologies provides generous resources for educational practices, how the use of information and communication technology (ICT) supports instructional reforms in schools still needs further exploration. The purpose of the study is to understand the roles of school leaders and teachers play in an instructional…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Leadership Role, Teacher Role, Adoption (Ideas)
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Wu, Bian; Yu, Xiaoxue; Hu, Yiling – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
With the continuous deployment of ICT in K-12 education, strong access but weak uptake has become the greatest challenge for ICT implementation in schools. As the pioneer of China's K-12 educational reform, Shanghai draws our attention in terms of the critical factors and the underlying mechanism of ICT transformation in K-12 schools. The study…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Information Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Teacher Attitudes
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van der Meij, Hans – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
The effectiveness of demonstration-based training (DBT) videos for software training has been investigated for a Western audience. These studies have generally found that the demonstration videos significantly enhanced self-efficacy and task performance, but also that there was a gap between task practice and learning with the latter lagging…
Descriptors: Advance Organizers, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Computer Software
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Park, Youngmin; Xu, Ying; Collins, Penelope; Farkas, George; Warschauer, Mark – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
The current study examines the effects of digital scaffolding on the English literacy of fourth- and sixth-grade students. A total of 1085 native English-speaking and language minority students from 25 treatment classes and 20 control classes across three school districts participated in this study for one school year. Treatment students read…
Descriptors: English, Language Arts, Literacy Education, Teaching Methods
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Yuan, Guangji; Zhang, Jianwei – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
A learning community works with a collective knowledge space where members contribute and interact with one another's ideas to advance their community's knowledge. This study aims to explore designs of collective knowledge space to support cross-community interaction. A design experiment was conducted in four grade 5 classrooms with the support of…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Grade 5, Elementary School Students, Sharing Behavior
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Hwang, Gwo-Jen; Chen, Mei-Rong Alice; Sung, Han-Yu; Lin, Meng-Hsuan – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
The capability of reading comprehension is one of the essential skills for learning different topics, and has been recognized as a challenging objective in the Chinese curriculum. In this study, a concept mapping-based summarization strategy was incorporated into flipped learning to improve students' reading comprehension. The participants of the…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Blended Learning, Reading Comprehension, Mandarin Chinese
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