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Sangkawetai, Cheeraporn; Neanchaleay, Jariya; Koul, Ravinder; Murphy, Elizabeth – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2020
The goal of this study is to identify the relationship between K-12 teachers' self-efficacy beliefs, classroom goal structure and use of instructional strategies. The study also aims to determine if there is variance in the relationship between these constructs for primary versus secondary school teachers. Data collection involved completion of a…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Self Efficacy, Teaching Methods
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Yildiz Durak, Hatice – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2020
The aim of this research is to determine the effects of Scratch and Alice tools and programming teaching practices on student engagement, reflective thinking and problem-solving skills and computational thinking (CT) comparatively. A quasi-experimental design was used in the research and patterns with pretest-posttest control group were chosen for…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Computer Science Education, Programming, Programming Languages
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Fung, Chak-Him – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2020
STEM education is essential but challenging. Educators generally believe that both practical work and flipped learning facilitate STEM education. Practical work is useful in establishing linkages among STEM-related disciplines as well as the connections between knowledge and the real-life problems while flipped learning allows teachers to spend…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Blended Learning, Homework, High School Students
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Al-Furaih, Suad A. A.; Al-Awidi, Hamed M. – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2020
The current study investigated change readiness for smartphone technology among 610 secondary school teachers in Kuwait. We assessed teachers' readiness to adopt smartphones as instructional tools, with respect to their personal concerns, technological competency and personal characteristics. We implemented a quantitative survey design,…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Technology Integration, Handheld Devices, Technological Literacy
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Mohan, Kaushik; Bergner, Yoav; Halpin, Peter – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2020
Technology-based assessments that involve collaboration among students offer many sources of process data, although it remains unclear which aspects of these data are most meaningful for making inferences about students' collaborative skills. Recent research has focused mainly on theory-based rubrics for qualitative coding of process data (e.g.,…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Student Evaluation, Cooperation, Grade 12
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Chen, Li; Inoue, Koichi; Goda, Yoshiko; Okubo, Fumiya; Taniguchi, Yuta; Oi, Misato; Konomi, Shin'ichi; Ogata, Hiroaki; Yamada, Masanori – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2020
This study designed a science course following collaborative problem solving (CPS) processes, and examined the effect on students' CPS awareness. The "Limnic Eruption" CPS course was implemented using a Moodle system in a tenth-grade class. Considering the complex and coordinated nature of CPS, in order to improve CPS skills, it is…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Problem Solving, Science Education, Student Attitudes
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Tate, Tamara P.; Warschauer, Mark – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2019
The quality of students' writing skills continues to concern educators. Because writing is essential to success in both college and career, poor writing can have lifelong consequences. Writing is now primarily done digitally, but students receive limited explicit instruction in digital writing. This lack of instruction means that students fail to…
Descriptors: Writing Tests, Computer Assisted Testing, Writing Skills, Writing Processes
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Kumcagiz, Hatice – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2019
The aim of the present study was to investigate quality of life (QL) as a predictor of smartphone addiction risk among Turkish adolescents. In line with this purpose, a total of 352 high school students (153 males and 199 females) completed the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory and a Smartphone Addiction Scale during the 2015-2016 academic year.…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Risk, Addictive Behavior, Telecommunications
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Li, Yaoran; Garza, Veronica; Keicher, Anne; Popov, Vitaliy – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2019
The current study aims to explore predictors that independently contribute to high school teacher use of technology in general and for different teaching purposes (student-centered and traditional). High school teachers (N = 928) responded to a survey that consisted of measures in several categories: (1) teachers' background variables, (2)…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, High School Teachers, Technology Uses in Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Badia, Antoni; Martín, David; Gómez, Marta – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2019
Moodle has become popular worldwide in all levels of education. Although several studies have focused on analyzing the use of the Moodle platform as a whole, few contributions have examined the use of each activity included in Moodle, and its potential impact in learning. The survey collected data from 132 teachers in 43 secondary schools in…
Descriptors: Integrated Learning Systems, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Learning Activities
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Doron, Esty; Spektor-Levy, Ornit – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2019
This qualitative study aimed to examine how teachers in one-to-one (1:1) classrooms changed their views regarding the integration of students' personal laptops over three academic years. Given the relative lack of longitudinal studies in the field of technology in education, this study is unique in tracing transformations in teachers' views. The…
Descriptors: Junior High School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Computer Attitudes, Attitude Change