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Fokides, Emmanuel – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2018
The study presents the results of a project in which tablets and a ready-made application were used for teaching basic programming concepts to young primary school students (ages 7-9). A total of 135 students participated in the study, attending primary schools in Athens, Greece, divided into three groups. The first was taught conventionally. The…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Programming, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications
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Khoo, Yin Yin; Malim, Tanjung; Fitzgerald, Robert – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2017
This study examines the impact of using cartoons shared through mobile devices to promote awareness and to aid in the development of financial literacy among Economics students in Malaysia. The study also investigates the use of these "mobile cartoons" to develop students' communication skills. The study involved a quasi-experimental…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cartoons, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Vieira, Liliana; Coutinho, Clara – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2016
Mobile technologies are increasingly rooted in society and, therefore, intuitively, teachers begin to take advantage of devices that students carry with them daily in a logic of 1:1 bring your own device (BYOD). In fact, it becomes crucial to use this media to promote/increase new pedagogical activities to motivate and challenge students to…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Educational Technology, Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education
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Khodabandelou, Rouhollah; Jalil, Habibah Ab; Ali, Wan Zah Wan; Daud, Shaffe Mohd – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2015
Blended learning as "third generation" of distance learning has the potential to offer multimethod instruction through the blend, to leverage the strengths of current online and traditional instructions. Therefore, higher education institutions having recognized the fact that blended learning is beneficial, adopted this alternative…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Higher Education, Educational Environment, Delivery Systems
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Seifert, Tami – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2015
As the disparity between educational standards and reality outside educational institutions is increasing, alternative learning infrastructure are challenging traditional modes of teaching. This study was based on an experiment with middle school pupils, pre-service teachers and college lecturers. The aim of this study was to examine the extent to…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Teaching Methods, Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis
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Gwee, Susan; Toh-Heng, Hwee Leng – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2015
Video recording is increasingly used in higher education settings to help students develop their oral presentation skills. However, little is known about the effect of video review for bringing about better high school student outcomes in oral presentation in formal (classroom) and informal (out-of-classroom) settings. Using a quasi-experimental…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education, Oral Interpretation, Quasiexperimental Design
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Gitsaki, Christina; Robby, Matthew A. – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2014
The use of mobile technology in language learning has increased considerably, with an unprecedented adoption of mobile tablets in K-12 and higher education settings. Despite the number of recent small-scale studies that have found increased student motivation and engagement in learning as a result of using mobile tablets, there is a need to…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Student Motivation, High School Graduates
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Titova, Svetlana; Talmo, Tord – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2014
Mobile devices can enhance learning and teaching by providing instant feedback and better diagnosis of learning problems, helping design new assessment models, enhancing learner autonomy and creating new formats of enquiry-based activities. The objective of this paper is to investigate the pedagogical impact of mobile voting tools. The authors'…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Electronic Learning, Voting, Feedback (Response)
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Maher, Bridget; Drachsler, Hendrik; Kalz, Marco; Hoare, Cathal; Sorensen, Humphrey; Lezcano, Leonardo; Henn, Pat; Specht, Marcus – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2013
Handover of patient care is a time of particular risk and it is important that accurate and relevant information is clearly communicated. The hospital discharge letter is an important part of handover. However, the quality of hospital discharge letters is variable and letters frequently omit important information. The Cork Letter-Writing…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Computer Oriented Programs, Hospitals, Patients