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Pratama, Ahmad R.; Scarlatos, Lori L. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2020
This article offers insights into the ownership and use of mobile devices (smartphones and tablets) among Indonesian middle and high school students. The study is based on primary data collected from a survey of 1,157 students at two middle schools and two high schools from two different regions in Indonesia. Data analysis includes multiple…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Ownership, Computer Use
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Liu, Yan; Liu, Hongbing; Xu, Yan; Lu, Hongying – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2020
With the development of Internet technology, teachers are constantly seeking innovative methods to match the potential enhancement of technology. Although many studies have been done before, these are not enough in this field. The purpose of this article is to explore innovative designs to change traditional instruction mode and test its impact.…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Sendurur, Emine; Yildirim, Zahide – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2019
This study investigates the effects of web-based scaffolding in comparison with teacher scaffolding (TS) and no scaffolding (NS) on students' metacognitive skill development in web-search process. The study utilized a static-group pretest--posttest quasi-experimental design. The first experimental group received web-based Internet search…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Online Courses, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Online Searching
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Chen, Li-Ling – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2019
Various data systems have been long and pervasively used in schools to collect student data. However, very few educators are able to apply their collected data to improve their teaching. The purpose of this article is to investigate how middle school teachers adapt data mining protocols to enhance their teaching and to improve their students'…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Data Collection, Intervention, Data Use
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Irava, Vastav; Pathak, Aditi; DeRosier, Melissa; Chatterjee Singh, Nandini – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2019
"Hall of Heroes," a digital game, was used to compare social and emotional skills of 63 adolescent female students matched for age across Malaysia, South Africa, and the United States. Participants were assessed on six social and emotional competencies during game play, namely impulse control, cooperation, communication, social…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Computer Games, Social Development, Interpersonal Competence
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Mastorodimos, Dimitrios; Chatzichristofis, Savvas A. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2019
Students face difficulties in learning mathematical processes. As a result, they have negative emotions toward mathematics. The use of technology is employed to change the student's attitude toward mathematics. Some methods utilize intelligent tutoring systems to recognize student's emotional state and adapt the learning process accordingly. These…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Learning Processes
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Brown, H. Quincy – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2016
Nationwide, the increasing popularity of e-books is undeniable; sales of e-books increased an astounding 4,456% over a 5-year period. Researchers, Miranda, Johnson, and Rossi-Williams, determined that e-readers have a positive impact on students' desire to read. This study attempted to determine if the use of institution issued e-readers would…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Handheld Devices, Electronic Publishing, Books
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Chen, Li-Ling – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2016
As advanced technology increasingly infiltrated into classroom, the flipped classroom has come to light in secondary educational settings. The flipped classroom is a new instructional approach that intends to flip the traditional teacher-centered classroom into student centered. The purpose of this research is to investigate the impact of the…
Descriptors: Health Education, High Schools, Classroom Techniques, Instructional Innovation
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Pacurar, Ecaterina; Clad, Nicolas – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2015
The objective of our study is to analyze the utility and the integration of the interactive whiteboard (IWB) and interactive textbook into the teaching skills. This project concerns middle and high school teachers with professional career guidance in France. The research had as objectives the appropriation in the use of IWB features and the…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Textbooks, Middle School Teachers, High Schools
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Evans, Michael A.; Pruett, Jordan; Chang, Mido; Nino, Miguel – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2014
Middle school mathematics education is subject to ongoing reform based on advances in digital instructional technologies, especially learning games, leading to recent calls for investment in "personalized learning." Through an extensive literature review, this investigation identified three priority areas that should be taken into…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Instructional Design, Middle School Students, Mathematics Instruction