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Siebra, Clauirton Albuquerque; Santos, Ramon N.; Lino, Natasha C. Q. – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2020
This work proposes a dropout prediction approach that is able to self-adjust their outcomes at any moment of a degree program timeline. To that end, a rule-based classification technique was used to identify courses, grade thresholds and other attributes that have a high influence on the dropout behavior. This approach, which is generic so that it…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Predictor Variables, At Risk Students, Distance Education
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Chauhan, Jyoti; Goel, Anita – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2020
The aim of this article is to get insight into the features of social networking and collaboration in a massive open online course (MOOC) platform. We performed a feature-based analysis of twelve popular MOOC platforms -- seven proprietary and five open-source platforms. Our study reveals that there are: (1) Two ways to include social networking…
Descriptors: Social Media, Large Group Instruction, Online Courses, Educational Technology
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Wong, Wing-Kwong; Chen, Kai-Ping; Lin, Jia-Wei – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2020
The results of PISA 2015 indicate that Taiwanese students have excellent mathematical and scientific knowledge but are weak in applying such knowledge and in conducting practical experiments in the laboratory. To support students conducting practical experiments in physics laboratories, a real-time data logging system and an online tool for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physics, Science Instruction, Handheld Devices
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Hasnine, Mohammad Nehal; Ogata, Hiroaki; Akçapinar, Gökhan; Mouri, Kousuke; Kaneko, Keiichi – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2020
In ubiquitous learning, authentic experiences are captured and later reused as those are rich resources for foreign vocabulary development. This article presents an experiential theory-oriented approach to the design of learning analytics support for sharing and reusing authentic experiences. In this regard, first, a conceptual framework to…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Learning Analytics, Vocabulary Development, Authentic Learning
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Yang, Fang-Chuan Ou; Wu, Wen-Chi Vivian; Wu, Yi-Ju Ariel – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2020
The Test-of-English-for-International-Communication (TOEIC) is an important proficiency test for achieving the benchmark of future employment for English language learners worldwide. However, game-based apps for acquiring TOEIC vocabulary have remained scarce. Therefore, an empirical study was conducted to examine the effects of the self-developed…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Vocabulary Development, Telecommunications
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Weiand, Augusto; Manssour, Isabel Harb; Silveira, Milene Selbach – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2019
With technological advances, distance education has been frequently discussed in recent years. The learning environments used in this course usually generates a great deal of data because of the large number of students and the various tasks involving their interaction. In order to facilitate the analysis of the data, the authors researched to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Online Courses, Visualization
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Smidt, Esther; Cheong, Cecilia Yin Mei; Dachroeden, Emily; Kochem, Timothy – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2019
This article compares two studies, investigating administrator, faculty, and student perceptions of quality in online/blended courses conducted in two different contexts, namely (1) two midsize public universities in the United States, and (2) a college in a public university in Malaysia. The research question explored in both studies was: What is…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Electronic Learning, Blended Learning, Foreign Countries
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Ismaeel, Dina Ahmed; Al Mulhim, Ensaf Nasser – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2019
This article focuses on comparing two e-learning strategies (cooperative versus collaborative) in terms of developing preservice teachers' skills in designing one of the modern Web 2.0 assessment tools (i.e., e-portfolio) and their effects on product quality and achievement motivation towards designing e-portfolio. After the experiment involving…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Electronic Learning, Student Motivation, Portfolios (Background Materials)
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Tokmak, Hatice Sancar; Yakin, Ilker; Dogusoy, Berrin – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2019
The purpose of this case study was to explore prospective English education teachers' (PEET) experiences of digital storytelling (DST) through a flipped classroom approach. 36 prospective teachers who enrolled in a computer literacy course participated in the study. The data was collected through a demographic questionnaire, three open-ended…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Language Teachers, English Teachers, English (Second Language)
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Gezgin, Deniz Mertkan – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2019
This article investigates the effect of mobile learning support on students' academic success on a database management systems (DBMS) course. The research was carried out with 36 students attending a state university in Turkey. In this study, a mixed method was used, which includes both quantitative and qualitative data collection techniques. For…
Descriptors: Management Systems, Databases, Academic Achievement, Pretests Posttests
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Mouri, Kousuke; Ren, Zhou; Uosaki, Noriko; Yin, Chengjiu – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2019
The analysis of learning behaviors from the log data of digital textbooks is beneficial for improving education systems. The focus of discussion in any analysis of learning behaviors is often on discovering the relationships between learning behavior and learning performance. However, little attention has been paid to investigating and analyzing…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Electronic Publishing, Cognitive Style, Undergraduate Students
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Ghadirian, Hajar; Salehi, Keyvan; Ayub, Ahamd Fauzi Mohd – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2019
Taking into account prior research suggesting a lack of student participation in online discussions, this study examines the influence of peer moderator (PM) role assignment on students' participation and that of their peers' participation in online discussions. Eighty-four participants operated in a moderator role, reciprocally. Moreover, the…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Peer Influence, Student Participation, Discussion (Teaching Technique)
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Kaya, Omer Sami; Bicen, Huseyin – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2019
Augmented reality (AR) applications can be used in almost all education and training environments. In this study, it reveals the relationship between perceived usefulness, utility and attitudes regarding the use of AR applications in educational environments as well as the relationship between attitude levels and academic achievements. It also…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Technology Uses in Education, Academic Achievement, Usability
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Alshehri, Ahmed; Rutter, M. J.; Smith, Sally – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2019
The rapid growth of e-learning around the globe is inspiring various academic institutions to adopt it. Uptake is motivated by convincing benefits such as flexibility, accessibility and the management of course delivery. In fact, academic institutions place great emphasis on e-learning and are investing significantly in information technology…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Integrated Learning Systems, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Kaysi, Feyzi – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
The purpose of this article is to determine the opinions and experiences of participants who took both distance and formal education courses concerning practice. The case study method was employed for this study. The data was collected through semi-structured interviews. Distance education software and recorded virtual course videos were analyzed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum, Student Attitudes, Distance Education
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