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Ekberg, Siri; Gao, Shang – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the challenges of using ICT in secondary schools in Sweden from teachers' perspectives. Design/methodology/approach: The research followed a qualitative research approach. First, a conceptual framework was developed based on previous research. Then, four teachers, teaching in six different…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Barriers, Technology Uses in Education
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Alsawaier, Raed S. – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2018
Purpose: Gamification is the application of game features, mainly video game elements, into non-game context for the purpose of promoting motivation and engagement in learning. The application of gamification in a pedagogical context provides some remedy for many students who find themselves alienated by traditional methods of instruction. The use…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Teaching Methods, Learning Motivation, Learner Engagement
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Eutsler, Lauren – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2018
Purpose: With a high rate of mobile technology ownership in the home, it is unknown how parents' behavioral intention influences mobile technology adoption and children's informal use to support reading. The purpose of this paper is to identify 120 parents' intentions to adopt mobile technology and gather in-depth perceptions about mobile…
Descriptors: Parents, Mixed Methods Research, Parent Surveys, Interviews
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Camadan, Fatih; Reisoglu, Ilknur; Ursavas, Ömer Faruk; Mcilroy, David – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the effects of personality traits on teachers' technology acceptance. Design/methodology/approach To this end, a demographic information survey, Five-Factor inventory, and technology acceptance measure were used for data collection. The data were analyzed via structural equation modeling. Findings:…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Teacher Characteristics, Intention, Educational Technology
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Mohamed, Misrah Hamisah; Hammond, Michael – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2018
Purpose: Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have often been divided between connectivist MOOCs and extended MOOCs (xMOOCs). Each form of MOOC proposes a distinctive view about knowledge acquisition. However, the breakdown between the two MOOCs is too broad in practice, and a more fine-grained approach is needed. Thus, the purpose of this paper is…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Holmberg, Jörgen; Fransson, Göran; Fors, Uno – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to advance the understanding of teachers' reframing of practice in digital contexts by analysing teachers' pedagogical reasoning processes as they explore ways of using information and communication technologies (ICT) to create added pedagogical value. Design/methodology/approach: A design-based research (DBR)…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Olofsson, Anders D.; Lindberg, Ola J.; Fransson, Göran – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore upper secondary school students' voices on how information and communication technology (ICT) could structure and support their everyday activities and time at school. Design/methodology/approach: In all, 11 group interviews were conducted with a total of 46 students from three upper secondary…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Information Technology, Secondary School Students, Faculty Development
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Isiaq, Sakirulai Olufemi; Jamil, Md Golam – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the use of a simulator for teaching programming to foster student engagement and meaningful learning. Design/methodology/approach: An exploratory mixed-method research approach was adopted in a classroom-based environment at a UK university. A rich account of student engagement dimensions…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Mixed Methods Research, Universities, Programming
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Debattista, Martin – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2018
Purpose: The recognition of practice in online instruction is still subject to interpretation and different approaches as a result of the rapid changes in technology and its effect on society. The purpose of this paper is to address these differences through a synthesis that can be easily accessed and consulted by educators in the field of…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Higher Education
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Carayannopoulos, Sofy – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine how chatbots can be used to address two key struggles that students face in first year--a sense of being disconnected from the instructor, and information overload. The authors propose that chatbots can be a useful tool for helping students navigate the volumes of information that confront them as…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Social Media, Educational Technology, College Freshmen
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Baytiyeh, Hoda – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the effectiveness of the flipped classroom model in teaching and learning as well as the skills that can be acquired by students after being exposed to this learning style. Design/methodology/approach: This paper uses a qualitative case study design. In total, 20 students, from various majors,…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Blended Learning, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
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Ursavas, Omer Faruk; Reisoglu, Ilknur – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the validity of extended technology acceptance model (TAM) in explaining pre-service teachers' Edmodo acceptance and the variation of variables related to TAM among pre-service teachers having different cognitive styles. Design/methodology/approach: Structural equation modeling approach was used to…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Structural Equation Models, Models, Validity
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Nguyen, Viet Anh – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to build an assessment-centred blended learning (BL) framework to assess learners, to analyse and to evaluate the impact of the technology support in the form of formative assessment in students' positive learning. Design/methodology/approach: This research proposed an assessment-centred BL framework at the…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Formative Evaluation, Management Systems, Teaching Methods
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Wilson, Chunyu; Scott, Bernard – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to review the use of adaptive systems in education. It is intended to be a useful introduction for the non-specialist reader. Design/methodology/approach: A distinction is made between intelligent tutoring systems (ITSs) and adaptive hypermedia systems (AHSs). The two kinds of system are defined, compared and…
Descriptors: Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Hypermedia, Comparative Analysis, Teaching Methods
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Kelly, Nick; Montenegro, Maximiliano; Gonzalez, Carlos; Clasing, Paula; Sandoval, Augusto; Jara, Magdalena; Saurina, Elvira; Alarcón, Rosa – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the utility of combining event-centred and variable-centred approaches when analysing big data for higher education institutions. It uses a large, university-wide data set to demonstrate the methodology for this analysis by using the case study method. It presents empirical findings about…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Data Collection, Data Analysis, Units of Study
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