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Maqtary, Naseebah; Mohsen, Abdulqader; Bechkoum, Kamal – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2019
Group formation is an essential process for group development lifecycle. It has been a growing concern to many researchers to be applied automatically in collaborative learning contexts. Forming a group is an atomic process that is affected by various factors. These factors differ depending on the group members characteristics, the context of the…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Taxonomy
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Catlin, Dave; Blamires, Mike – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2019
In 1969, Seymour Papert invented the first educational robot called a Turtle. It was an addition to the computer language Logo, which he'd designed in 1965 specifically for educating children. Papert did not simply invent some technology, he offered a revolutionary way of educating children. He gave teachers practical tools to realise…
Descriptors: Robotics, Special Needs Students, Teaching Methods, Educational Benefits
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Petko, Dominik; Schmid, Regina; Müller, Laura; Hielscher, Michael – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2019
Mobile technologies open up new ways of fostering reflection in teacher education. With the intention of tying reflection closer to the actions in the classroom, facilitating multimedia recordings, providing prompts for reflection and fostering discussions between pre-service teachers, experienced teachers and university mentors, we developed the…
Descriptors: Mentors, Notetaking, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Zorrilla, Marta; de Lima Silva, Mariana – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2019
In the last few years, social learning, i.e., learning based on the analysis and discussion of topics by means of social collaborative systems, mainly social network services such as Facebook or Twitter, has acquired a great importance and led many instructors and institutions to deploy courses that include activities to be performed in them. For…
Descriptors: Socialization, Online Courses, Social Networks, Learning Processes
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Jan, Shazia K.; Vlachopoulos, Panos – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2019
This paper presents the Integrated Methodological Framework (IMF) which uses social network analysis (SNA) to structurally identify communities in higher education online learning (HEOL). Decades of research speaks for the value of community-based learning albeit in traditional, blended, or online environments. The communities of practice (CoP)…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Network Analysis, Communities of Practice, Online Courses
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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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Nouri, Jalal – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2019
Information and communication technologies have increasingly been integrated in our everyday lives, and as many would say changed how we acquire knowledge and how we learn. It is against such a background this paper will describe how higher education students engage with technology during self-studies and how they in particular utilize different…
Descriptors: Multiple Literacies, Higher Education, Information Technology, Semiotics
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Seufert, Sabine; Meier, Christoph; Soellner, Matthias; Rietsche, Roman – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2019
The increasing prevalence of learner-centred forms of learning as well as an increase in the number of learners actively participating on a wide range of digital platforms and devices give rise to an ever-increasing stream of learning data. Learning analytics (LA) can enable learners, teachers, and their institutions to better understand and…
Descriptors: Incidence, Student Centered Learning, Data Analysis, Prediction
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Pereira, Juanan; Fernández-Raga, María; Osuna-Acedo, Sara; Roura-Redondo, Margarita; Almazán-López, Oskar; Buldón-Olalla, Alejandro – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2019
The globally widespread instant messaging (IM) mobile applications such as WhatsApp or Telegram were not originally educational tools, but they have become platforms for peer to peer assessment (P2P). The IM applications offer "chatbots" or "virtual assistant bots" that help students by providing them a multitude of services in…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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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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Abu Saa, Amjed; Al-Emran, Mostafa; Shaalan, Khaled – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2019
Predicting the students' performance has become a challenging task due to the increasing amount of data in educational systems. In keeping with this, identifying the factors affecting the students' performance in higher education, especially by using predictive data mining techniques, is still in short supply. This field of research is usually…
Descriptors: Performance Factors, Data Analysis, Higher Education, Academic Achievement
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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
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