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Ragonis, Noa; Shilo, Gila – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2018
Aim/Purpose: Research shows that students encounter difficulties in identifying the structure of argumentation texts and in understanding the main message of the argument. The research examined the effect that learning Logic Programming (LP), while applying logic inference, has on students' understanding of argumentation texts. Background:…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Computer Science, Inferences, Student Attitudes
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Zilka, Gila Cohen; Cohen, Revital; Rahimi, Ilan Daniels – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2018
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of the study was to examine the relationship between teacher presence and social presence on one hand, and feelings of challenge and threat, self-efficacy, and motivation among students studying in virtual and blended courses on the other. Background: Physical separation between teacher and learners may lead to…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Blended Learning, Teacher Student Relationship
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Luo, Tian; Lee, Guang-Lea; Molina, Cynthia – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2017
Aim/Purpose: IStation is an adaptive computer-based reading program that adapts to the learner's academic needs. This study investigates if the IStation computer-based reading program promotes reading improvement scores as shown on the STAR Reading test and the IStation test scaled scores for elementary school third-grade learners on different…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Reading Programs
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Zilka, Gila Cohen – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2017
Aim/Purpose: Awareness of eSafety and potential online dangers for children and teenagers. Background: The study examined eSafety among children and teenagers from their own perspectives, through evaluations of their awareness level of eSafety and of potential online dangers. Methodology: This is a mixed-method study with both quantitative and…
Descriptors: Child Safety, Knowledge Level, Children, Adolescents
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Moreno-León, Jesús; Robles, Gregorio; Román-González, Marcos – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2016
The introduction of computer programming in K-12 has become mainstream in the last years, as countries around the world are making coding part of their curriculum. Nevertheless, there is a lack of empirical studies that investigate how learning to program at an early age affects other school subjects. In this regard, this paper compares three…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Programming, Computer Science Education, Introductory Courses
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Chan, Tan Fung Ivan; Borja, Marianne; Welch, Brett; Batiuk, Mary Ellen – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2016
Instructional technologies can be effective tools to foster student engagement, but university faculty may be reluctant to integrate innovative and evidence-based modern learning technologies into instruction. Based on Rogers' diffusion of innovation theory, this quantitative, nonexperimental, one-shot cross-sectional survey determined what…
Descriptors: Probability, Faculty, Higher Education, Audience Response Systems
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Angolia, Mark G.; Pagliari, Leslie R. – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2016
This paper assesses the effectiveness of the adoption of curriculum content developed and supported by a global academic university-industry alliance sponsored by one of the world's largest information technology software providers. Academic alliances promote practical and future-oriented education while providing access to proprietary software…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Handheld Devices, Computer Software
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Costley, Jamie; Lange, Christopher – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2016
Understanding the relationship between social presence and critical thinking is useful for gaining insight into the interaction and discourse of learners online. Further study of how these two presences interact is important because research has shown a wide variety of relationships, both positive and negative, between social presence and critical…
Descriptors: Correlation, Interpersonal Relationship, Critical Thinking, Electronic Learning
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Colvin-Sterling, Sabrina – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2016
This study examined the relationship between middle school students' personality type and their academic performance in the technology courses in which they participated. It also explored the differences in technology use by personality. Most participants identified games as a favorite pas-time. However, there were some noted temperamental…
Descriptors: Correlation, Personality, Middle School Students, Technology Uses in Education
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Firat, Mehmet – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2016
Two of the most important outcomes of learning analytics are predicting students' learning and providing effective feedback. Learning Management Systems (LMS), which are widely used to support online and face-to-face learning, provide extensive research opportunities with detailed records of background data regarding users' behaviors. The purpose…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Integrated Learning Systems, Electronic Learning, Management Systems
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Lee, Hsun-Ming; Long, Ju; Visinescu, Lucian L. – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2016
Developing Business Intelligence (BI) has been a top priority for enterprise executives in recent years. To meet these demands, universities need to prepare students to work with BI in enterprise settings. In this study, we considered a business simulator that offers students opportunities to apply BI and make top-management decisions in a system…
Descriptors: Correlation, Business, Intelligence, Business Administration Education
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Witecki, Gwendolyn; Nonnecke, Blair – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2015
Universities have experienced increases in technology ownership and usage amongst students entering undergraduate programs. Almost all students report owning a mobile phone and many students view laptops and tablets as educational tools, though they also report using them for nonacademic activities during lectures. We explored the relationship…
Descriptors: Lecture Method, Handheld Devices, Laptop Computers, Learner Engagement
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Hatlevik, Ove Edvard; Guðmundsdóttir, Gréta Björk; Loi, Massimo – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2015
The purpose of this study was to examine factors predicting lower secondary school students' digital competence and to explore differences between students when it comes to digital competence. Results from a digital competence test and survey in lower secondary school will be presented. It is important to learn more about and investigate what…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Secondary School Students, Technological Literacy, Competence
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Morin, Danielle; Thomas, Jennifer D. E.; Saadé, Raafat George – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2015
This article investigates students' perceptions of the relationship between Problem-Solving and the activities and resources used in a Web-based course on the fundamentals of Information Technology at a university in Montreal, Canada. We assess for the different learning components of the course, the extent of perceived problem-solving skills…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Problem Solving, Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking
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Ruggiero, Dana; Mong, Christopher J. – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2015
Previous studies indicated that the technology integration practices of teachers in the classroom often did not match their teaching styles. Researchers concluded that this was due, at least partially, to external barriers that prevented teachers from using technology in ways that matched their practiced teaching style. Many of these barriers,…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Mixed Methods Research, Teaching Styles
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