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Wang, Cheng-Hung; Lin, Hao-Chiang Koong – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
In a traditional class, the role of the teacher is to teach and that of the students is to learn. However, the constant and rapid technological advancements have transformed education in numerous ways. For instance, in addition to traditional, face to face teaching, E-learning is now possible. Nevertheless, face to face teaching is unavailable in…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Distance Education, Emotional Response
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Gomes, Rodrigo Richard; Barbosa, Marcelo Werneck – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
This article aims at characterizing the research community of Distance Education (DE) with respect to coauthorship, a special kind of collaboration among researchers, according to publications of 11 relevant DE journals. This article identified who the central researchers are, the topological properties of the coauthorship networks analyzed, the…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Collaborative Writing, Writing for Publication, Researchers
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Bayazit, Nermin; Clarke, Pier Angeli Junor; Vidakovic, Draga – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
The authors report on three students' argumentative knowledge construction in an asynchronous online graduate level geometry course designed for in-service secondary mathematics (ISM) teachers. Using Weinberger and Fischer's framework, they analyzed the ISM teachers' (a) geometry autobiography and (b) discussion board posts (both comments and…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Persuasive Discourse, Mathematics Instruction, Geometry
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Liu, Zhi; Zhang, Wenjing; Cheng, Hercy N. H.; Sun, Jianwen; Liu, Sannyuya – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
As an overt expression of internal mental processes, discourses have become one main data source for the research of interactive learning. To deeply explore behavioral regularities among interactions, this article firstly adopts the content analysis method to summarize students' engagement patterns within a course forum in a small private online…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Correlation, Academic Achievement, Learner Engagement
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Chang, Hsuan-Pu; Hung, Jason C. – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
E-books nowadays have greatly evolved in its presentation and functions, however its features for education need to be investigated and inspired because people who are accustomed to using printed books may consider and approach it in the same way as they do printed ones. Therefore, the authors compared the EPUB e-book content model with the SCORM…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Models, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Klein, Amarolinda Zanela; da Silva Freitas, José Carlos, Jr.; da Silva, Juliana Vitória Vieira Mattiello Mattiello; Barbosa, Jorge Luis Victória; Baldasso, Lucas – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
The popularity of Mobile Instant Messaging (MIM) has prompted educators to integrate it in teaching and learning in higher education. WhatsApp® is a multi-platform instant messaging application widely used worldwide, however, there is still little applied research on its use as a platform for educational activities in management higher education.…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Technology Integration, Educational Technology
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Flanagan, Brendan; Hirokawa, Sachio – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
This article contends that the profile of a foreign language learner can contain valuable information about possible problems they will face during the learning process, and could be used to help personalize feedback. A particularly important attribute of a foreign language learner is their native language background as it defines their known…
Descriptors: Profiles, Second Language Learning, Native Language, Classification
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Ullmann, Matheus; Ferreira, Deller; Camilo-Junior, Celso – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
This article proposes an automatic group formation method applying the particle swarm optimization (PSO) algorithm to boost the quality of students' online interactions. The groups were heterogeneous regarding their levels of knowledge and their interests, and three different leadership roles were distributed among group members. A case study with…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Undergraduate Students, Case Studies, Critical Thinking
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Nuninger, Walter; Châtelet, Jean-Marie – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
This article describes how higher education providers are adapting their training offers to comply with social challenges and quality issues. The tremendous evolution of ICTEs provides new pedagogical opportunities, making not only possible but simpler multimedia-based e-learning and distance learning with educational videos. Our learners in WIL…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Training, Communities of Practice, Educational Technology
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Zhe, Li; Meng, Cheng; Takanori, Maesako; Juan, Li – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
This article describes the design and application of a computer-based system for simultaneously teaching Korean, English and Japanese languages in a classroom setting using knowledge visualization techniques to show the relationships between vocabularies, grammars and meanings. The system consists of a knowledge database of Korean, English, and…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Native Speakers, Blended Learning, Teacher Student Relationship
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Hwang, Gwo-Haur; Chen, Beyin; Huang, Shiau-Huei – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
This article describes how in context-aware ubiquitous learning environments, teachers must plan a theme and design learning contents to provide complete knowledge for students. Knowledge acquisition, which is an approach for helping people represent and organize domain knowledge, has been recognized as a potential way of guiding teachers to…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Instructional Design, Integrated Learning Systems
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Chang, Rong-Chi; Yu, Zeng-Shiang – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
This article aims to explore the impact of AR on the learning outcomes of college freshmen and their knowledge about the biology lab course. In a study, a basic biology lab course app was developed using AR technology. The students used this app to prepare for a basic biology lab course, and carry on self-learning without the help of instructors.…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Biology
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Liu, Ming; Wang, Yuqi; Xu, Weiwei; Liu, Li – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2017
The number of Chinese engineering students has increased greatly since 1999. Rating the quality of these students' English essays has thus become time-consuming and challenging. This paper presents a novel automatic essay scoring algorithm called PSOSVR, based on a machine learning algorithm, Support Vector Machine for Regression (SVR), and a…
Descriptors: Essays, English (Second Language), College Second Language Programs, Engineering Education
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Shih, Ru-Chu – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2017
In recent years, the rapid advancement of information technology has had a great impact on our daily life and changed the world in which we operate; in particular, mobile devices have become more portable and powerful than ever. As a result, mobile-assisted language learning (MALL) and ubiquitous learning have been widely adopted in a variety of…
Descriptors: English for Special Purposes, Electronic Learning, College Students, Language Laboratories
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Liu, Sanya; Ni, Cheng; Liu, Zhi; Peng, Xian; Cheng, Hercy N. H. – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2017
Nowadays, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have obtained a rapid development and drawn much attention from the areas of learning analytics and artificial intelligence. There are lots of unstructured data being generated in online reviews area. The learning behavioral data become more and more diverse, and they prompt the emergence of big data…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Student Records, Learning Strategies, Cognitive Style
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