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Ghanaat Pisheh, Etrat AlZahra; NejatyJahromy, Yaser; Gargari, Rahim Badri; Hashemi, Touraj; Fathi-Azar, Eskandar – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2019
The effect of the implementation of student response systems (SRSs) in teaching on the critical thinking (CT) of young students was investigated. The study benefited from a quasi-experimental design and a pretest/posttest set-up. Subjects consisted of 156 K-8 students in Tehran during 2016-2017, selected through a multistage cluster sampling, and…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Elementary Education
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Almasseri, Mohammed; AlHojailan, Mohammed I. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2019
The study aims to identify the effect of a flipped classroom approach designed according to the cognitive theory of multimedia learning on the academic achievements of eighth-grade students (aged 14 years) in Saudi Arabia in computer science. To this end, a quasi-experimental design was used, with a sample of 67 students; 33 students were assigned…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blended Learning, Instructional Effectiveness, Academic Achievement
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Erbas, Cagdas; Demirer, Veysel – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2019
This study aimed to investigate the effects of augmented reality (AR) activities on students' academic achievement and motivation in a biology course. For this purpose, a mixed study was conducted, and a pretest and posttest control group model was used. In addition, the opinions of the experimental group students and the teacher about the AR…
Descriptors: Biology, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Science Achievement
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van der Meij, H.; van der Meij, J. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2016
This study investigates how well a video tutorial for software training that is based on Demonstration-Based Teaching supports user motivation and performance. In addition, it is studied whether reviews significantly contribute to these measures. The Control condition employs a tutorial with instructional features added to a dynamic task…
Descriptors: Grade 7, Video Technology, Tutorial Programs, Computer Software
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Johnson, A. M.; Ozogul, G.; Reisslein, M. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2015
An experiment examined the effects of visual signalling to relevant information in multiple external representations and the visual presence of an animated pedagogical agent (APA). Students learned electric circuit analysis using a computer-based learning environment that included Cartesian graphs, equations and electric circuit diagrams. The…
Descriptors: Animation, Multimedia Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction, Prior Learning
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van der Meij, J.; van der Meij, H. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2015
The effectiveness of a video tutorial versus a paper-based tutorial for software training has yet to be established. Mixed outcomes from the empirical studies to date suggest that for a video tutorial to outperform its paper-based counterpart, the former should be crafted so that it addresses the strengths of both designs. This was attempted in…
Descriptors: Tutorial Programs, Tutoring, Videoconferencing, Instructional Design
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Hsu, P. -S.; Van Dyke, M.; Chen, Y.; Smith, T. J. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2015
The purpose of this quasi-experimental study was to explore how seventh graders in a suburban school in the United States developed argumentation skills and science knowledge in a project-based learning environment that incorporated a graph-oriented, computer-assisted application. A total of 54 students (three classes) comprised this treatment…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, Grade 7, Suburban Schools, Persuasive Discourse
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Chen, C.-H.; Chou, M.-H. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2015
Facing students' decreasing motivation to pursue scientific study, schools and educators need to coordinate new technologies with pedagogical agents to effectively sustain or promote students' scientific learning and motivation to learn. Although the provision of pedagogical agents in student learning has been studied previously, it is not clear…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Learning, Student Motivation, Science Instruction