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Aarreniemi-Jokipelto, Päivi – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2020
Funding from the government has a significant effect on the use of distance learning in Brazil. When funding is cut, distance learning is used less, and vice versa. Most Brazilians own a mobile phone and students are willing to study by mobile learning. However, teachers generally either do not allow the use of mobile devices or do not instruct…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications
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Mardis, Marcia – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2016
Approximately 26 million Americans have no access to broadband's social and economic benefits. A persistent level of non-adoption stems from adults' lack of perceived need or benefit. Florida's unique move to all digital instructional materials and required online learning by 2015 may make home broadband essential for maintaining a learning…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Rural Areas, Internet, Telecommunications
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Casey, Gail – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2013
This article reports on part of the author's PhD action research study. It examines the complexity of features that social media and Web 2.0 offer when combined with face-to-face teaching and learning. Action research was used to help redesign the learning programs of XXX's thirteen Middle Years classes over an eighteen month period. These…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Interaction, Internet, Web Sites
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Ku, David Tawei; Huang, Yung-Hsin – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2012
This study developed a decision making process for the selection of rapid e-learning tools that could match different learning domains. With the development of the Internet, the speed of information updates has become faster than ever. E-learning has rapidly become the mainstream for corporate training and academic instruction. In order to reduce…
Descriptors: Industrial Training, Instructional Design, Electronic Learning, Internet
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Styliaras, Georgios; Koukopoulos, Dimitrios – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2012
The needs of everyday life for communication and interactivity anywhere and at anytime have led to the tremendous development of mobile devices and applications. Nowadays, we want to have access to enhanced services with high quality at indoor and outdoor environments. Smartphone is a clever new media that supports interactivity and communication…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Internet, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications
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Sethy, Satya – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2011
In the techno-driven world, mobile learning is an indispensable element of teaching-learning activities. It helps distance learners in many ways by providing their required facilities. The paper discusses about these facilities in an eclectic and summary manner. Thus, by implication, it is popularized among distance learners across the globe.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Learning Activities, Distance Education
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Bulger, Monica E.; Mayer, Richard E.; Almeroth, Kevin C.; Blau, Sheridan D. – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2008
Although engagement and learning appear linked, quantitatively measuring this relationship is challenging. New technologies offer a window into studying the interactions among classroom activity, student engagement, and positive learning outcomes in computer-equipped classrooms. A Classroom Behavioral Analysis System (CBAS) was developed to…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Internet, Lecture Method, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Choi, Ikseon; Lee, Sang Joon; Jung, Jong Won – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2008
Although many benefits of case-based instruction with multimedia have been reported, there are few empirical studies of how the benefits of multimedia case-based instructions (MCBIs) are mediated by students' individual differences, such as their learning styles. Understanding the relationships between students' learning styles and the learning…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Dental Schools, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Student Diversity
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Salen, Katie – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2007
Educators and education advocates have recently acknowledged that the ability to think systemically is one of the necessary skills for success in the 21st century. Game-making is especially well-suited to encouraging meta-level reflection on the skills and processes that designer-players use in building such systems. Membership in a community of…
Descriptors: Literacy, Play, Reading Skills, Educational Games
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Zhu, Li; Grabowski, Barbara L. – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2006
This quantitative study compared the instructional effects of two web-based animation strategies against static graphics by high and low prior knowledge participants. One strategy used animation to gain attention; the second to gain attention and provide elaboration. Participants were 111 college student volunteers. Two-way multiple analysis of…
Descriptors: Animation, Hypermedia, Instructional Effectiveness, Prior Learning
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Shortridge, Ann; Sabo, George – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2005
In the fall of 1996, the Arkansas Archeological Survey and the Department of Foreign Languages at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville received a $180,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities Teaching With Technology program. The goal of this grant initiative was to encourage creation of content-rich, computer-based materials…
Descriptors: Internet, Grants, Educational Technology, United States History
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Dodds, Philip; Fletcher, J. D. – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2004
Empirical evaluations suggest that use of interactive technologies can reduce the costs of instruction by about one-third. In addition, they can either increase achievement by about one-third while holding time constant or reduce time needed to achieve targeted instructional objectives by about one-third. These technologies can be delivered over…
Descriptors: Semantics, Internet, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods