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Kam, Hwee-Joo; Katerattanakul, Pairin – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2019
Aim/Purpose: In this study, the researchers investigated whether the out-of-class learning approach could help the students to attain any valuable learning outcomes for cybersecurity learning and could enhance the perceived value of cybersecurity education among the students. Background: Cybersecurity learning poses challenges for its students to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Learner Engagement, Computer Security, Information Security
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Sullivan, Amanda; Bers, Marina Umaschi – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2018
Aim/Purpose: The goal of this paper is to examine whether having female robotics teachers positively impacts girls' performance on programming and robotics tasks Background: Women continue to be underrepresented in the technical STEM fields such as engineering and computer science. New programs and initiatives are needed to engage girls in STEM…
Descriptors: Females, Robotics, STEM Education, Academic Achievement
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Sharp, Jason H.; Sharp, Laurie A. – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2017
Aim/Purpose: Compared student academic performance on specific course requirements in a C# programming course across three instructional approaches: traditional, online, and flipped. Background: Addressed the following research question--When compared to the online and traditional instructional approaches, does the flipped instructional approach…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Academic Achievement, Conventional Instruction, Web Based Instruction
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Yelamarthi, Kumar; Drake, Eron; Prewett, Matthew – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2016
Increasingly, numerous universities have identified benefits of flipped learning environments and have been encouraging instructors to adapt such methodologies in their respective classrooms, at a time when departments are facing significant budget constraints. This article proposes an instructional design framework utilized to strategically…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Engineering Education, Blended Learning, Teaching Methods
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Sullivan, Amanda; Bers, Marina Umaschi – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2016
Prior work demonstrates the importance of introducing young children to programming and engineering content before gender stereotypes are fully developed and ingrained in later years. However, very little research on gender and early childhood technology interventions exist. This pilot study looks at N = 45 children in kindergarten through second…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2
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Hill, Angelina; Babbitt, Bea – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2013
Benefits of personal response devices (PRDs) have been demonstrated in a variety of settings and disciplines in higher education. This study looked outside of higher education to investigate the efficacy of PRDs in an Army training course in terms of trainee performance, engagement, and satisfaction. Instructors were also surveyed to determine…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Handheld Devices, Military Training, Military Personnel
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Tubaishat, Abdallah; Lansari, Azzedine – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2013
Several researchers define e-portfolios as a digital collection of students' work accomplished throughout their time of studies in an academic program (Buzzetto-More, 2006; Love, McKean and Gathercoal, 2004; Paulson, Paulson, & Meyer, 1991; Siemens, 2004). E-portfolios can be a rich resource for students and faculty. Students learn to identify…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Electronic Publishing, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes
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Luo, Tian; Gao, Fei – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2012
Microblogging tools such as Twitter have been frequently adopted in educational settings to facilitate learning in recent years. Although the original purpose of microblogging tools is to connect with others in a wide network and instantly share what is happening to them with the rest of the world, educators have vigorously attempted to repurpose…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Class Activities, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing
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Kesiman, Made Windu Antara; Agustini, Ketut – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2012
By studying and analyzing thoroughly the aspects of Indonesian culture, we may find many concepts of local wisdom that have been practiced in daily life of Indonesian people that can be beneficial for Information Technology study. Subak is a Balinese organization of irrigation systems, and is one example of local wisdom known widely in the world.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Hypermedia, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Perez-Sabater, Carmen; Montero-Fleta, Begona – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2012
The application of new technologies and media has changed the concept of teaching and learning, offering effective and attractive possibilities to the educational system, particularly to the learning of languages in specific contexts. Educators in general will agree on the importance of motivation as a key to success in language acquisition as it…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Environment, Educational Technology, Information Management
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Lallie, Harjinder Singh; Lawson, Phillip; Day, David J. – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2011
Identifying academic misdemeanours and actual applied effort in student assessments involving practical work can be problematic. For instance, it can be difficult to assess the actual effort that a student applied, the sequence and method applied, and whether there was any form of collusion or collaboration. In this paper we propose a system of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Evidence, Computer Software, Academic Achievement