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Barros, Cândida; Carvalho, Ana Amélia; Salgueiro, António – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
Research on learning through serious games has been gaining importance in recent years. We develop the serious game "Tempoly," concerning the learning of the four arithmetic operations on polynomials. A quasi-experimental study was carried out with 95 students of 8th grade, to evaluate the reactions of the students to the game, the…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Arithmetic
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Ferguson, Janet M. – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
In this study, 676 middle school students in grades 6, 7 and 8 were asked to complete a survey online, during class time, which asked them their opinions on using iPads in school. Responses to the survey questions were generally positive however comments written at the end were very critical of the initiative. Significant differences were found…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Access to Computers, Student Reaction, Online Courses
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Semerci, Ali – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
This study aimed to examine middle school students' views on text bullying in regard to gender, grade level, reactions to bullying and frequency of internet use. The participating 872 students were selected through simple random sampling method among 525 schools located in central Ankara. The data were collected via a questionnaire and a survey…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Student Attitudes, Bullying, Telecommunications
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Passig, David – Education and Information Technologies, 2014
Social and interpersonal support has mostly been carried out face-to-face. However, the internet was able, in the last couple of decades, to facilitate social interactions through a range of computer-mediated communication (CMC) interfaces--from email applications, chat-rooms, forums, instant messages (IM), short text messages (SMS), social…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Computer Mediated Communication, Interaction, Interpersonal Communication
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Negreiros, João; Baptista, Zelia; Lee, Leanda – Education and Information Technologies, 2014
One of the purposes of this study is to evaluate how the choice of teaching method can be assisted by knowledge of a student's personality type and learning style. The present research is undertaken in the context of Web 2.0 tools use within the Portuguese literature subject at Escola Portuguesa de Macao (EPM). The Felder-Soloman index of learning…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Cognitive Style, Correlation, Statistical Analysis