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Calderon, Ana C.; Skillicorn, Deiniol; Watt, Andrew; Perham, Nick – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
We propose the first steps towards a rigorous analysis of the effectiveness of an emerging pedagogy, Computational Thinking. We found that two aspects of the pedagogy have a positive effect with regard to enhancing two cognitive processes, namely sequential thinking and in abstract thinking. Our data was gathered experimentally with a cohort of…
Descriptors: Computation, Thinking Skills, Cognitive Processes, Logical Thinking
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Tawafak, Ragad M.; Romli, Awanis B. T.; Arshah, Ruzaini bin Abdullah; Malik, Sohail Iqbal – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
The technology enhancement learning (TEL) needs continuous use and high perception from learners with collaborative of technologies and multi-media applications. The problem of continuous intention in e-learning applications relies on the type of technology used that changes from one university to another. This study aims to design a framework…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Electronic Learning, Models, Multimedia Materials
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Rowston, Kim; Bower, Matt; Woodcock, Stuart – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
Career-change pre-service teachers appear to offer more to teaching due to the knowledge, experiences and mindset garnered from previous vocations. How these experiences contribute to this cohort's technology pedagogy is not well understood. This explanatory case study applied a social cognitive lens to investigate how incumbent technological…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Metacognition, Teaching Methods, Career Change
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Pourhosein Gilakjani, Abbas; Rahimy, Ramin – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
Computer-Assisted Pronunciation Teaching (CAPT) provides EFL teachers with more alternatives to help learners who have serious problems in learning pronunciation. CAPT also provides EFL learners with a private, stress-free environment where they can have access to an enormous amount of input and repetitive practice pronunciation at their own pace.…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Monk, Ellen F.; Guidry, Kevin R.; Pusecker, Kathleen Langan; Ilvento, Thomas W. – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
Blended learning, a combination of face-to-face and computer-assisted pedagogy, is gaining acceptance at universities as an alternative learning experience. Modern technology has given faculty new ways to incorporate active learning and increase student engagement in their courses. Although the broad history of technology-enhanced coursework has…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Program Effectiveness, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Change
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Gordani, Yahya; Khajavi, Yaser – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
Although there is a wide range of studies on the use of PowerPoint Presentations (PPP) in different fields, few studies have investigated the effects of different aspects of multi-modal PowerPoint presentation on the language comprehension of foreign language students. This study was conducted to investigate the effect of PowerPoint-supported…
Descriptors: Computer Software, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Kerimbayev, Nurassyl; Nurym, Nurdaulet; Akramova, ?liya; Abdykarimova, Saule – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
The study considers the problems relating to vocational training of specialists in the virtual educational environment of a higher education institution. The use of advanced information and communication systems (electronic mail, electronic teleconferences, electronic and information resources including text, visual, audio and video information)…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Computer Simulation, Information Systems, Computer Games
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Al-Qaysi, Noor; Mohamad-Nordin, Norhisham; Al-Emran, Mostafa – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
Social learning refers to the learning delivered through social media applications. The examination of students' attitudes towards using social media applications for learning activities is still not fully understood. For this reason, this research is carried out with the aim of measuring the students' attitudes towards using social media from the…
Descriptors: Socialization, Social Media, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Ustun, Ahmet Berk; Tracey, Monica Walch – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
Online learning is common in higher education, but has its drawbacks. As a result, blended learning (BL) has emerged as an alternative to alleviate the challenges of online learning. The purpose of this design-based research study was to determine what elements were needed to assist a higher education instructor inexperienced in designing and…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Blended Learning, Higher Education, Teaching Methods
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Aimicheva, G.; Kopeyev, Zh.; Ordabayeva, Zh.; Tokzhigitova, N.; Akimova, S. – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
The article is devoted to the issues of teaching mobile application development and, as a consequence, training of highly qualified in-demand mobile developers. Nowadays, training professional mobile developers is a crucial task all over the world. The researchers emphasize the complexity of mobile application development associated with its…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Undergraduate Students
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Aydogdu, Seyhmus – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
Prediction of student performance is one of the most important subjects of educational data mining. Artificial neural networks are seen to be an effective tool in predicting student performance in e-learning environments. In the studies carried out with artificial neural networks, performance predictions based on student scores are generally made,…
Descriptors: Prediction, Academic Achievement, Electronic Learning, Artificial Intelligence
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Shiu, Alice; Chow, Joseph; Watson, Judith – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
Students' diverse learning modes render the need to develop various learning materials for effective learning. Existing literature has shown the increasing use of animated videos to complement classroom teaching. To justify the use of videos for teaching, the impact of learning should be comparatively as effective as that of traditional learning…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Video Technology, Instructional Effectiveness, Outcomes of Education
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Faraon, Montathar; Rönkkö, Kari; Wiberg, Mikael; Ramberg, Robert – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
As information technology continues to evolve rapidly in society, coding skills become increasingly essential to develop. The purpose of this article is to examine differences between the learner-centered and sociocultural approaches when teaching and learning coding in higher education. A quasi-experiment was applied over six academic semesters…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Computer Science Education, Computer System Design, Web Sites
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Açikgül, Kübra; Aslaner, Recep – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of GeoGebra Supported Micro Teaching Applications and TPACK Game Practices on the TPACK efficacy and self-efficacy perception levels of the prospective math teachers on polygons. The study was carried out using 2 × 2 factorial design. The study group comprised 88 prospective math teachers. The…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods, Technological Literacy
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Al-Qatawneh, Sami; Eltahir, Mohd. Elmagzoub; Alsalhi, Najeh Rajeh – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
The UAE Ministry of Education strives to use modern technological and educational methods to teach students in higher education institutions and to assure high-quality education. This study aims to investigate the effects of the use of blended learning on the achievements of students in a higher diploma in education (HDE) course at Ajman…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
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