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Fokides, Emmanuel; Chachlaki, Foteini – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2020
The study presents the results from a project in which a 3D multi-user virtual environment was used for informing students on issues related to the protection of the Mediterranean monk seal. The target group was 326, 10-12-years old students divided into three groups. The first one was taught using printed material, the second used a web-based…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Simulated Environment, Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment)
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Nuhoglu Kibar, Pinar; Gündüz, Abdullah Yasin; Akkoyunlu, Buket – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2020
Flipped learning is a type of blended learning that reverses traditional conceptions about pre-class and in-class activities. This pedagogical approach offers students the opportunity to exert more control over their learning. However, teachers should monitor whether in-class activities deepen pre-learning. In this paper, we present students'…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Handheld Devices, Student Attitudes, Preferences
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Ingalls, Victoria – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2020
One way to use formative feedback to increase student engagement is through a student response system (SRS). Originally appearing as classroom "clickers," very little literature exists concerning the ease of use, usefulness and integration, and overall satisfaction of current SRS software smartphone applications. Using the technology…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Statistics, Audience Response Systems, Formative Evaluation
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Guillén-Gámez, Francisco D.; Mayorga-Fernández, Mª José; Álvarez-García, Francisco J. – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2020
Despite the existence of many programs and training projects in the field of ICT, in post-secondary education, the teaching and learning process continues to be supported by traditional classroom methods. This phenomenon can be particularly observed in education degrees, even though future teachers are expected to acquire the necessary digital…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technological Literacy, Web 2.0 Technologies, Preservice Teachers
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Algers, Anne – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2020
The use of open textbooks in universities is according to some organisations changing the higher education landscape and is promising for the mainstream adoption of OER. The aim of this paper is to analyse authors' views of agency and empowerment when they plan, create and reflect on their open textbooks, their teaching and students' learning.…
Descriptors: Universities, Textbooks, Open Educational Resources, Teacher Attitudes
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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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Johannesen, Monica; Mifsud, Louise; Øgrim, Leikny – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2019
This study examines student discussion fora in a Master's programme. Previous student evaluations of the course highlighted the students' dissatisfaction with the technology chosen for communication and recommended the use of Facebook instead. In this article, we raise the following question: 'How do various digital discussion fora engage students…
Descriptors: Social Media, Computer Mediated Communication, Group Discussion, Masters Programs
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Özdener, Nesrin; Demirci, Fatih – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2019
The use of mobile applications which are developed for smartphones and tablets is increasing. They use special features of the devices such as integrated cameras, geopositioning, and location and orientation sensors. The purpose of this study is to examine students' opinions on using an educational mobile application which is supported by sensors…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Student Attitudes, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Sengül, Murat; Türel, Yalin Kiliç – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2019
This study attempts to explore the effects of interactive whiteboard (IWB) technology use on students' achievement and perceptions in Turkish as a foreign language instructional context. The participants included 19 Nigerian Turkish Language learners who were all fluent in three languages: English, Hausa, and their tribal languages. They had been…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Turkish, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Tawfik, Andrew A.; Gill, Anila; Hogan, Maureen; S. York, Cindy; Keene, Charles Wayne – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2019
Proponents of problem-based learning suggest that learners should solve problems that are representative of the types of issues that practitioners face. However, this is challenging because novices lack the essential experiences that inform solutions. According to case-based reasoning, one way to overcome this gap is by providing a set of cases…
Descriptors: Novices, Problem Based Learning, Cognitive Processes, Marketing
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Varol, Filiz; Yildirim, Esat – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2019
The main goals of the current study are (1) college students' cyberloafing behaviors during a lab session, (2) reasons that students cyberloaf, and (3) possible solutions to prevent this behavior from the students' perspectives. A total of 184 students registered for lab hours at a public university in Turkey were recruited to participate in this…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Behavior, Student Attitudes, Course Content