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Ainsa, Patricia; Olivarez, Arturo – Education, 2017
Mentoring sixty-three undergraduate students online yielded information through distance learning discussion to provide changes by improving the delivery and learning acquisition of new skills in online education. Responses from mentors and mentees having used and experienced various mentoring techniques were analyzed and results further indicated…
Descriptors: Mentors, Undergraduate Students, Online Courses, Distance Education
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Ainsa, Trisha – Education, 2017
Research, reflection, and evaluation of online classes indicated a need for graduated scaffolding for first time students experiencing distance learning. In order to promote student engagement in the online learning process, I designed SOS for beginning online students. Sixty-three online students were offered an opportunity to participate in a…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Distance Education, Online Courses, Undergraduate Students
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Haralson, Michele; Hoaglund, Amy; Birkenfeld, Karen; Rogers, Betsy – Education, 2016
After first introduced in 1995 by Bernie Dodge and Tom March, webquests have inundated the K-12 classroom. (Dodge, 1995) WebQuests are designed to support students' critical thinking particularly at the levels of analysis, synthesis and evaluation. Recently, studies have emerged focusing on the use of webquests in teacher education (Hassanien…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Cultural Differences, Teacher Attitudes, Critical Thinking
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Lei, Simon A. – Education, 2015
Field trips are an important component of upper undergraduate and graduate-level science courses, especially in the fields of biology, geoscience, and environmental science. Field trips can provide a new perspective to a course's content and quality. Science field trips can facilitate active student learning, yet often can be constrained by time,…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, College Science, Field Trips, Teaching Methods
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Coskun, Abdullah; Arslan, Abdullah – Education, 2014
This paper aims to emphasize the importance of using Moodle in foreign language learning and teaching by reviewing relevant literature and introducing a Moodle-based environment aiming to help English learners to practice their English by themselves. Firstly, the use of Moodle in education and more specifically in English Language Teaching is…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Second Language Instruction, Large Group Instruction, Distance Education
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Aktürk, Ahmet Oguz – Education, 2014
This study investigated the relationships between the self-efficacy beliefs of students at community colleges regarding the educational use of the Internet and their epistemological beliefs. Moreover, it is also examined whether the self-efficacy beliefs of the students regarding the educational use of the Internet and their epistemological…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Two Year College Students, Self Efficacy, Educational Technology
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Ganah, A. – Education, 2012
The motivation of students is regarded as one of the problems in the higher education. One of the reasons for the increasing number of students with low-level of motivation is that there are many students enrolling in universities without adequate level of preparation. Consequently, because of complex material delivered to students and their low…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Student Motivation, Video Technology, Feedback (Response)
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Safar, Ammar H.; Alqudsi-Ghabra, Taghreed M.; Qabazard, Nedaa M. – Education, 2012
Information and communication technology (ICT) has been integrated as an educational tool in the late 1950's and the beginnings of 1960's. Many research and conceptual papers over the past decades have documented its importance on enhancing students' education and learning across all subject areas and grade levels. Our twenty-first century modern…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Foreign Countries, Visual Learning, Computer Software
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Jain, Pawan; Jain, Sachin; Jain, Smita – Education, 2011
This study concerns the design and development of online instruction and specifically targets interaction and communication between online learners. Facilitating appropriate and meaningful interactions in designing instruction is a major goal for anyone developing a course, especially an online class. The data for this study came from the online…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Distance Education, Interaction
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Lewis, Joél P.; Litchfield, Brenda C. – Education, 2011
The purpose of this study was to investigate self-regulated learning and academic performance in preservice teacher education by incorporating self-regulated learning training into an undergraduate educational technology course. Participants were randomly assigned to three different training modules, which were designed to explore if…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Learning Strategies, Independent Study, Academic Achievement
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Erdogan, Ahmet – Education, 2010
Based on Social Cognitive Carier Theory (SCCT) (Lent, Brown, & Hackett, 1994, 2002), this study tested the effects of mathematics teacher candidates' self-efficacy in, outcome expectations from, and interest in CAME on their intentions to integrate Computer-Assisted Mathematics Education (CAME). While mathematics teacher candidates' outcome…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Self Efficacy, Student Interests, Mathematics Teachers
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Saban, Aslihan – Education, 2010
The purpose of this study was to examine the metaphors of exit-level Turkish computer teacher candidates about the concept of "internet". Participants included 45 seniors (23 boys and 22 girls) majoring in the Department of Computer and Instructional Technologies at Selcuk University, Ahmet Kelesoglu Faculty of Education. They were asked…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Content Analysis, Internet, Figurative Language
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Wright, Vivian H. – Education, 2010
This article describes the formation and evolution of a successful collaboration titled the "Master Technology Teacher", a professional development program that focuses on training teachers how to use technology in classroom instruction. Partners in the collaboration include inservice and preservice teachers and university content area…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Professional Development, Partnerships in Education
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Betne, Prabha; Castonguay, Remi – Education, 2008
This article provides results from a survey of library and web resources usage by students enrolled in mathematics courses at LaGuardia Community College. The study examined information and technology usage habits and library skills of mathematics students. The study also identified the library/information services that mathematics students…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Mathematics Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology
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Desai, Mayur S.; Hart, Jeff; Richards, Thomas C. – Education, 2008
Internet is a new media for distance education that provides students with a low-cost, flexible option to expand into global markets (Casey, 1998). By 2004 at least two million higher-education students in the U.S. were engaged in distance education utilizing various technologies that allow learners to take courses independent of time and location…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Instructional Design, Distance Education, Computer Uses in Education
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