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Çebi, Ayça; Güyer, Tolga – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
In this study, students' interactions with different learning activities are examined and the relation among learning performance with different interaction patterns, learning performance, self-regulated learning (SRL) strategies and motivation is presented. Learning materials including different kinds of activities are prepared and presented to…
Descriptors: Interaction, Behavior Patterns, Learning Analytics, Electronic Learning
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Lemay, David John; Bazelais, Paul; Doleck, Tenzin – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
Previous research has produced contrasting findings regarding the influence of social networking on academic performance. Many have found negative relationships but some have also demonstrated a positive effect for social networking on academic performance. Still others report no links between social networking and academic performance.…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Academic Achievement, Correlation, College Students
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Kamal, Anju; Radhakrishnan, Souhreda – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Differences in styles of learning have become important considerations at all levels of education over the last several years. Examining college students' preferred style of learning is useful for course design and effective instructional methods. Using the Felder-Silverman Index of Learning Styles (ILS), and MBTI Inventories we investigate the…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Personality Traits, Preferences, Electronic Learning
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Rostaminezhad, Mohamamd Ali; Porshafei, Hadi; Ahamdi, Ahmad Ali – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Connection and communication via social networking applications are now one of the most important features in college students' lives. Text and graphical messaging and generating, sharing, and viewing visual messages may affect students' academic life, especially their academic performance. In this regard, reports about the effect of social…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Academic Achievement, Role, Correlation
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Abu-Ayyash, Emad A. S.; Hill, Christopher – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
This study investigated the impact of technology in presentations on students' perception of quality. Students peer reviewed presentations and two external raters evaluated the presentations based on a rubric adapted from Savory (2009). Students reviewed activity using two assessment instruments: a seven-point attitudinal scale and a 1-5 ranking…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Public Speaking
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Samad, Sarminah; Nilashi, Mehrbakhsh; Ibrahim, Othman – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Social networking sites have played an important role in enhancing students' social presence. As an educational tool for online courses, they have significantly contributed in promoting students' motivation for learning. The aim of this research is to investigate the impact of social networking sites on students' academic performance. We conduct a…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Academic Achievement, Correlation, Social Media
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Doleck, Tenzin; Lajoie, Susanne P.; Bazelais, Paul – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The effects of social networking sites (SNS) use are especially significant for students, as they tend to be the most frequent and heavy users of such platforms. In this stream of work, prior research has documented the links between SNS use and academic performance; however, surprisingly, empirical evidence is inconclusive. Whereas previous…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Academic Achievement, Correlation, Educational Benefits
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Heo, JeongChul; Han, Sumi – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
The purpose of this study is to determine whether the self-directed learning readiness (SDLR) among online students might be significantly predicted by motivation, academic stress, and age. To complete the purpose of this study, the Pearson correlation and multiple-regression are analyzed. The participants for this study are college students who…
Descriptors: Motivation, Independent Study, Online Courses, Electronic Learning
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Limniou, Maria; Schermbrucker, Ian; Lyons, Minna – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
The aim of this investigation was for students to express their views on teaching approaches delivered by two teachers under the perspectives of Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) development, their preferences on learning material and learning activities. First year psychology students followed both the traditional and a flipped classroom…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods
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Tomczyk, Lukasz; Szotkowski, Rene; Fabis, Artur; Wasinski, Arkadiusz; Chudý, Štefan; Neumeister, Pavel – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
The paper presents the complex problems of preparation of pedagogy students to work as teachers in the context of their readiness to use ICT in the didactic process. The complexity of this subject matter has been proved by the current, ongoing, discussion about the direction of the expected transformations of contemporary schools and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Achuthan, Krishnashree; Francis, Saneesh P.; Diwakar, Shyam – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
Learning theories converge on the principles of reflective learning processes and perceive them as fundamental to effective learning. Traditional laboratory education in science and engineering often happens in highly resource-constrained environments that compromise some of the learning objectives. This paper focuses on characterizing three…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Retention (Psychology), Transfer of Training, Metacognition