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Kanagarajan, Sujith; Ramakrishnan, Sivakumar – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
Ubiquitous Learning Environment (ULE) has been becoming a mobile and sensor based technology equipped environment that suits the modern world education discipline requirements for the past few years. Ambient Intelligence (AmI) makes much smarter the ULE by the support of optimization and intelligent techniques. Various efforts have been so far…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Problems
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Tella, Adeyinka; Orim, Faith; Ibrahim, Dauda Morenikeji; Memudu, Suleiman Ajala – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
The use of e-resources is now commonplace among academics in tertiary educational institutions the world over. Many academics including those in the universities are exploring the opportunities of e-resources to facilitate teaching and research. As the use of e-resources is increasing particularly among academics at the University of Ilorin,…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Sampling, Foreign Countries, College Faculty
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Zebroff, Dmitri – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
An extensive amount of research has been performed in recent years into the widespread practice of text messaging in youth. As part of this broad area of research, the associations between youth texting and literacy have been investigated in a variety of contexts. A comprehensive, semi-systematic review of the literature into texting and literacy…
Descriptors: Literacy, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Synchronous Communication
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Xinogalos, Stelios; Pitner, Tomáš; Ivanovic, Mirjana; Savic, Miloš – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
The choice of the first programming language (FPL) has been a controversial issue for several decades. Nearly everyone agrees that the FPL is important and affects students' subsequent education on programming. The study presented in this article investigates the suitability of various C-like and Pascal-like programming languages as a FPL.…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Programming Languages, Computer Software, Questionnaires
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Quaresma, Pedro; Santos, Vanda; Maric, Milena – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
The role of information and communication technologies (ICT) in education is nowadays well recognised. The "Web Geometry Laboratory," is an e-learning, collaborative and adaptive, Web environment for geometry, integrating a well known dynamic geometry system. In a collaborative session, teachers and students, engaged in solving…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Geometry, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Palaigeorgiou, George; Pouloulis, Christos – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
Ubiquitous music is a relatively new research area which seeks ways to involve novices in music learning, playing and improvisation. Despite the ambitious goals, ubiquitous music is still unknown territory in schools. In this study, we have tried to identify whether ubiquitous music environments can enable novice music students to participate in…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Fairy Tales, Teaching Methods
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Al-Qirim, Nabeel; Rouibah, Kamel; Tarhini, Ali; Serhani, Mohamed Adel; Yammahi, Aishah Rashid; Yammahi, Maraim Ahmed – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
This research investigates the personality characteristics of Information Technology students (CIT) in UAE University (UAEU) and how such features impact their IT learning. To achieve this objective, this research attempts to explain the impact of the Big-5 factors on learning using survey research. Results from 179 respondents suggested that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personality, Student Characteristics, College Students
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Gottipati, Swapna; Shankararaman, Venky – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
The applications of learning outcomes and competency frameworks have brought better clarity to engineering programs in many universities. Several frameworks have been proposed to integrate outcomes and competencies into course design, delivery and assessment. However, in many cases, competencies are course-specific and their overall impact on the…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Models, Engineering Education, Curriculum Design
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Heo, JeongChul; Han, Sumi – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
The purpose of this study is to determine whether the self-directed learning readiness (SDLR) among online students might be significantly predicted by motivation, academic stress, and age. To complete the purpose of this study, the Pearson correlation and multiple-regression are analyzed. The participants for this study are college students who…
Descriptors: Motivation, Independent Study, Online Courses, Electronic Learning
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El Asame, Maryam; Wakrim, Mohamed – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
Competency-based approaches using information and communication technologies have been the main solution of the organization's expectations in all fields (public and private) to increase the products' quality and employees' capacity. Furthermore, the concept of competency can have several different definitions, which may make it difficult to…
Descriptors: Competence, Models, Standards, Information Technology
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Soomro, Kamal Ahmed; Kale, Ugur; Curtis, Reagan; Akcaoglu, Mete; Bernstein, Malayna – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
The phenomenon of "digital divide" is complex and multidimensional, extending beyond issues of physical access. The purpose of this study was to develop a scale to measure a range of factors related to digital divide among higher education faculty and to evaluate its reliability and validity. Faculty's Information and Communication…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, College Faculty, Disadvantaged, Measures (Individuals)
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Joyce-Gibbons, Andrew; Galloway, David; Mollel, Andrew; Mgoma, Sylvester; Pima, Madeleke; Deogratias, Enos – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
Mobile phone technology in Tanzania has grown rapidly but there is insufficient data on its application in schools. This paper aims to show how students in the first and third year (F1 and F3) teachers in two rural secondary schools perceived its use. F1 and F3 students completed a questionnaire. Teachers and students in F1 and F3 discussed the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Secondary Schools
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Morfidi, Eleni; Mikropoulos, Anastasios; Rogdaki, Aspasia – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
The present study examined whether the use of concept mapping is more effective in teaching expository material in comparison to a traditional, lecture only, approach. Its objective was threefold. First, to determine if multimedia concept mapping produces differential learning outcomes compared to digital text-based concept mapping. Secondly, to…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Reading Difficulties, Expository Writing, Instructional Effectiveness
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Bazelais, Paul; Doleck, Tenzin; Lemay, David John – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
The purpose of this research is to investigate pre-university science "Collège d'enseignement général et professionnel" (CEGEP) students' behavioral intentions towards using online learning technologies. Heretofore, CEGEP students' use of technology has received scant attention, yet online learning technologies are found to play an…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Computer Attitudes, Educational Technology, Web Based Instruction
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Enochsson, Ann-Britt – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
This paper compares outcomes of student teachers' use of oral classroom and written online forum discussions of course literature, with the aim of examining how each mode facilitates reflective practice. Data were collected from a class of 11 participating student teachers. Oral discussions were video-recorded and written online discussions were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Computer Mediated Communication
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