Issues and Trends in Educational Technology 3:1 Published on EdITLib

An issue of Issues and Trends in Educational Technology has just been added to EdITLib.

The table of contents is available here: http://www.editlib.org/j/ITET/v/3/n/1//

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What Factors Affect Teachers Using the iPads in their Classroom?

Phu Vu
This study used a qualitative paradigm to discover what types of training teachers have received that resulted in successful use of iPads and what factors affect their decisions to use … More

Teachers Perception in a Technology Integration Workshop: Implications for Professional Development in the Digital Age

Kele Anyanwu
School districts are embracing innovative technology applications by increasing the accessibility of Web 2.0 applications from district networks. Workshops on these applications have become the favorite type of professional development … More

British Journal of Educational Technology 46:4 Published on EdITLib

An issue of British Journal of Educational Technology has just been added to EdITLib.

The table of contents is available here: http://www.editlib.org/j/BJET/v/46/n/4//

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Promoting discussion in peer instruction: Discussion partner assignment and accountability scoring mechanisms

Chih‐Yueh Chou & Pin‐Hsun Lin
Peer instruction (PI) involves students answering questions and peer discussion learning activities. PI can enhance student performance and engagement in classroom instruction. However, some students do not engage in the … More

A comparative study of the effects of cultural differences on the adoption of mobile learning

Ibrahim Arpaci
The objective of this paper is to understand the impact of cultural differences on mobile learning adoption through identifying key adoption characteristics in Canada and Turkey, which have markedly different … More

Value creation in online communities for educators

Sharon E. Booth & Shaun B. Kellogg
The popularity and pervasiveness of online communities have led researchers and practitioners alike to closely examine the utility of online communities for supporting and facilitating professional learning. As economic constraints … More

Technology use and learning characteristics of students in higher education: Do generational differences exist?

Kwok‐Wing Lai & Kian‐Sam Hong
As digital technologies form an inextricable part of young people's everyday lives, some commentators claim that the current generation of learners think and learn differently from their predecessors. This study … More

The use of ubiquitous sensor technology in evaluating student thought process during practical operations for improving student technical and creative skills

Min Jou & Jingying Wang
This study investigated a Ubiquitous Sensor System (USS) that we developed to assess student thought process during practical lessons on a real-time basis and to provide students with a reflective … More

Factors influencing student preference when comparing handwriting and typing for essay style examinations

Nora Mogey & Andrew Fluck
It seems anachronistic that we expect students to handwrite essay examinations when almost all their other work is mediated by computer. Two universities, one in the UK and one in … More

Avoiding split attention in computer-based testing: Is neglecting additional information facilitative?

Halszka Jarodzka, Noortje Janssen, Paul A. Kirschner & Gijsbert Erkens
This study investigated whether design guidelines for computer-based learning can be applied to computer-based testing (CBT). Twenty-two students completed a CBT exam with half of the questions presented in a … More

A cross-cultural examination of the impact of social, organisational and individual factors on educational technology acceptance between British and Lebanese university students

Ali Tarhini, Kate Hone & Xiaohui Liu
This paper examines the social, organisational and individual factors that may affect students' acceptance of e-learning systems in higher education in a cross-cultural context. A questionnaire was developed based on … More

A technique for tracking the reading rate to identify the e-book reading behaviors and comprehension outcomes of elementary school students

Yueh‐Min Huang & Tsung‐Ho Liang
Tracking individual reading behaviors is a difficult task, as is carrying out real-time recording and analysis throughout the reading process, but these aims are worth pursuing. In this study, the … More

A learning model for enhancing the student's control in educational process using Web 2.0 personal learning environments

Ebrahim Rahimi, Jan Berg van den & Wim Veen
In recent educational literature, it has been observed that improving student's control has the potential of increasing his or her feeling of ownership, personal agency and activeness as means to … More

Assessing reflective thinking in solving design problems: The development of a questionnaire

Yi‐Chun Hong & Ikseon Choi
Reflection is a critical factor in solving design problems. Using good methods to observe designers' reflection is essential to inform the design of the learning environments that support the development … More

The effectiveness of online instructional videos in the acquisition and demonstration of cognitive, affective and psychomotor rehabilitation skills

Darren Cooper & Steve Higgins
The use of instructional videos to teach clinical skills is an ever growing area of e-learning based upon observational learning that is cited as one of the most basic yet … More

The implications of a connectivist learning blog model and the changing role of teaching and learning

Elaine Garcia, Ibrahim Elbeltagi, Mel Brown & Kerry Dungay
While the use of Web 2.0 tools and specifically blogs is becoming increasingly popular within higher education (HE) and has been shown to promote learning, relatively little is known about … More

You can lead a horse to water but you cannot make him learn: Smartphone use in higher education

Chad C. Tossell, Philip Kortum, Clayton Shepard, Ahmad Rahmati & Lin Zhong
Smartphone technology is penetrating world markets and becoming ubiquitous in most college settings. This study takes a naturalistic approach to explore the use of these devices to support student learning. … More

Scaffolding strategies for wiki-based collaboration: Action research in a multicultural Japanese language program

Insung Jung & Yoko Suzuki
Wikis can be used to encourage and support collaborative constructivist learning. However, their effectiveness depends upon the use of scaffolding strategies to guide the students in their use. This action … More

Journal of Computer Assisted Learning 31:3 Published on EdITLib

An issue of Journal of Computer Assisted Learning has just been added to EdITLib.

The table of contents is available here: http://www.editlib.org/j/JCAL/v/31/n/3//

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A mobile gamification learning system for improving the learning motivation and achievements

C‐H. Su & C‐H. Cheng
This paper aims to investigate how a gamified learning approach influences science learning, achievement and motivation, through a context-aware mobile learning environment, and explains the effects on motivation and student … More

Game immersion experience: its hierarchical structure and impact on game-based science learning

M.‐T. Cheng, H.‐C. She & L.A. Annetta
Many studies have shown the positive impact of serious educational games (SEGs) on learning outcomes. However, there still exists insufficient research that delves into the impact of immersive experience in … More

Mobile learning vs. traditional classroom lessons: a comparative study

D. Furió, M.‐C. Juan, I. Seguí & R. Vivó
Different methods can be used for learning, and they can be compared in several aspects, especially those related to learning outcomes. In this paper, we present a study in order … More

Orchestrating the XO computer with digital and conventional resources to teach mathematics

A. Díaz, M. Nussbaum & I. Varela
Recent research has suggested that simply providing each child with a computer does not lead to an improvement in learning. Given that dozens of countries across the world are purchasing … More

Predictors of digital competence in 7th grade: a multilevel analysis

O.E. Hatlevik, G. Ottestad & I. Throndsen
Since 2006, the ability to use information and communication technology (ICT) has been included as a key competence in the curriculum in Norway, and specific competence aims are developed for … More

Understanding the relationships between interest in online math games and academic performance

M. Zhang
Although the Internet is widely used by students in both formal and informal environments, little is known about how and where youth spend their time online. Using Internet search and … More

International Journal on E-Learning 14:1 Published on EdITLib

An issue of International Journal on E-Learning has just been added to EdITLib.

The table of contents is available here: http://www.editlib.org/j/IJEL/v/14/n/1//

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Organizational Support in Online Learning Environments: Examination of Support Factors in Corporate Online Learning Implementation

Thomas Schultz & Ana-Paula Correia
This paper explores the role of different types of support in corporate online learning programs. Most research has not specifically focused on all of the support factors required to provide … More

E-Learning Instructional Design and the Mismatch between E-Learners and E-Educators' Learning Styles

Osama Hassanein
The present study attempted to identify the preferred learning styles of non-Arabic speaking EFL faculties hired to teach at the Saudi universities and those of Saudi EFL university students towards … More

Student Attitudes And Preferences Toward An E-Mentoring Program: A Survey of Journalism Students

Jamie Switzer
Advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs) provide new opportunities for mentoring, eliminating the need for a synchronous meeting. We report the findings of a survey that measured university student … More

Exploring awareness of online reading strategies used by EFL learners in a developing country: A study on undergraduate students in Bangladesh

Mohammad Shahedul Islam, Mohammad Shamsur Rahman & Enamul Haque
Information and Communication Technology plays an increasingly important role in the lives of learners around the world. The opportunity to seek information through the computer has made reading an important … More

Physical and Psychological Well-Being and University Student Satisfaction with E-Learning

Genevieve Johnson
Although research establishes that student characteristics exert considerable influence on learning outcomes, research concerned with e-learning satisfaction most typically focuses of factors associated with instructional design, curriculum and pedagogy. Fifty-eight … More

Management of Change

Shad Morrow
Reexamination of change management strategies has recently come under direct scrutiny in both the realm of the academic and the professional due to the significant shift of brick-and-mortar institutions to … More

International Journal on E-Learning 14:1 Published on EdITLib

An issue of International Journal on E-Learning has just been added to EdITLib.

The table of contents is available here: http://www.editlib.org/j/IJEL/v/14/n/1//

Contents

Organizational Support in Online Learning Environments: Examination of Support Factors in Corporate Online Learning Implementation

Thomas Schultz & Ana-Paula Correia
This paper explores the role of different types of support in corporate online learning programs. Most research has not specifically focused on all of the support factors required to provide … More

E-Learning Instructional Design and the Mismatch between E-Learners and E-Educators' Learning Styles

Osama Hassanein
The present study attempted to identify the preferred learning styles of non-Arabic speaking EFL faculties hired to teach at the Saudi universities and those of Saudi EFL university students towards … More

Student Attitudes And Preferences Toward An E-Mentoring Program: A Survey of Journalism Students

Jamie Switzer
Advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs) provide new opportunities for mentoring, eliminating the need for a synchronous meeting. We report the findings of a survey that measured university student … More

Exploring awareness of online reading strategies used by EFL learners in a developing country: A study on undergraduate students in Bangladesh

Mohammad Shahedul Islam, Mohammad Shamsur Rahman & Enamul Haque
Information and Communication Technology plays an increasingly important role in the lives of learners around the world. The opportunity to seek information through the computer has made reading an important … More

Physical and Psychological Well-Being and University Student Satisfaction with E-Learning

Genevieve Johnson
Although research establishes that student characteristics exert considerable influence on learning outcomes, research concerned with e-learning satisfaction most typically focuses of factors associated with instructional design, curriculum and pedagogy. Fifty-eight … More

Management of Change

Shad Morrow
Reexamination of change management strategies has recently come under direct scrutiny in both the realm of the academic and the professional due to the significant shift of brick-and-mortar institutions to … More

International Journal on E-Learning 14:1 Published on EdITLib

An issue of International Journal on E-Learning has just been added to EdITLib.

The table of contents is available here: http://www.editlib.org/j/IJEL/v/14/n/1//

Contents

Organizational Support in Online Learning Environments: Examination of Support Factors in Corporate Online Learning Implementation

Thomas Schultz & Ana-Paula Correia
This paper explores the role of different types of support in corporate online learning programs. Most research has not specifically focused on all of the support factors required to provide … More

E-Learning Instructional Design and the Mismatch between E-Learners and E-Educators' Learning Styles

Osama Hassanein
The present study attempted to identify the preferred learning styles of non-Arabic speaking EFL faculties hired to teach at the Saudi universities and those of Saudi EFL university students towards … More

Student Attitudes And Preferences Toward An E-Mentoring Program: A Survey of Journalism Students

Jamie Switzer
Advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs) provide new opportunities for mentoring, eliminating the need for a synchronous meeting. We report the findings of a survey that measured university student … More

Exploring awareness of online reading strategies used by EFL learners in a developing country: A study on undergraduate students in Bangladesh

Mohammad Shahedul Islam, Mohammad Shamsur Rahman & Enamul Haque
Information and Communication Technology plays an increasingly important role in the lives of learners around the world. The opportunity to seek information through the computer has made reading an important … More

Physical and Psychological Well-Being and University Student Satisfaction with E-Learning

Genevieve Johnson
Although research establishes that student characteristics exert considerable influence on learning outcomes, research concerned with e-learning satisfaction most typically focuses of factors associated with instructional design, curriculum and pedagogy. Fifty-eight … More

Management of Change

Shad Morrow
Reexamination of change management strategies has recently come under direct scrutiny in both the realm of the academic and the professional due to the significant shift of brick-and-mortar institutions to … More

TCC Worldwide Online Conference 2014:1 Published on EdITLib

An issue of TCC Worldwide Online Conference has just been added to EdITLib.

The table of contents is available here: http://www.editlib.org/j/TCC/v/2014/n/1//

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Exploration, Engagement and Inquiry in Undergraduate Education: A Case Study of Learning about Science Using LEGO® and Technology

Danilo Baylen
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Slippery Rocks and ALGAE: A Multiplayer Educational Roleplaying Game and a Model for Adaptive Learning Game Design

Cynthia Calongne, Andrew Stricker, Barbara Truman, Jason Murray, Edward Lavieri &
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Building Courses for Nontraditional Students with Blended Learning

Jason Caudill
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Cyberbullying in the Online Classroom: Faculty as the Targets

Michael Eskey
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Creating an Online Professional Writing Course for Mid- to Late-Career Nurses

Mark Mabrito
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Supporting Organization Development by Linking Systems Implementation and Faculty Orientation

Alan Franetovic
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Open Education: A Revolution of Resources and Community

Jason Murray
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The Effect of Educational Networking on Students’ Performance in Biology

Chee Nee
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Faculty Perceptions on the Benefits of Instructor Evaluation for Improved Online Facilitation

Marthann Schulte
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Teaching-based Augmented Reality and Smartphones to PromoteLearning Motivation Among Middle School Students

Tami Tshuva-Albo
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International Journal of Research Studies in Educational Technology 4:1 Published on EdITLib

An issue of International Journal of Research Studies in Educational Technology has just been added to EdITLib.

The table of contents is available here: http://www.editlib.org/j/IJRSET/v/4/n/1//

Contents

The effect of smart school programs on EFL reading comprehension in an academic context

Soroor Rostami, Omid Akbari & Afsaneh Ghanizadeh
The present study investigated the impact of Smart Schools Programs on the learners' reading comprehension ability in an EFL (English as a Foreign Language) context. In so doing, the study … More

The role of traffic’s television teasers on reducing driving accidents

Mina Hassanzadeh, Yahya Mahajer & Ahmad Sharifan
A descriptive survey method was used to determine the relationship between traffic’s television teasers and reducing driving accidents. For this purpose, from target statistical population (traffic officers and citizens of … More

Journal of Computer Assisted Learning 30:6 Published on EdITLib

An issue of Journal of Computer Assisted Learning has just been added to EdITLib.

The table of contents is available here: http://www.editlib.org/j/JCAL/v/30/n/6//

Contents

Early identification of ineffective cooperative learning teams

C.M. Hsiung, L.F. Luo & H.C. Chung
Cooperative learning has many pedagogical benefits. However, if the cooperative learning teams become ineffective, these benefits are lost. Accordingly, this study developed a computer-aided assessment method for identifying ineffective teams … More

Learning with video-based examples – Are you sure you do not need help?

S. Schworm & M. Bolzer
This study investigated help-seeking activities in a computer-based environment teaching argumentative skills by videos of argumentative dialogues of teachers who discussed controversy issues in the context of a workshop. Learners, … More

Evaluating Web 2.0 technologies in higher education using students’ perceptions and performance

T. Karvounidis, K. Chimos, S. Bersimis & C. Douligeris
In this work, Web 2.0 technologies in higher education are evaluated using students’ perceptions, satisfaction, performance and behaviour. The study evaluates the Web 2.0 tools as stand-alone entities as well … More

How do skilled and less-skilled spellers write text messages? A longitudinal study

J. Bernicot, A. Goumi, A. Bert‐Erboul & O. Volckaert‐Legrier
The link between students’ spelling level and their text-messaging practice gives rise to numerous questions from teachers, parents and the media. A corpus of 4524 text messages produced in daily-life … More

Has Web 2.0 revitalized informal learning? The relationship between Web 2.0 and informal learning

D. Song & J. Lee
Learning is becoming increasingly self-directed and often occurs away from schools and other formal educational settings. The development of a myriad of new technologies for learning has enabled people to … More

Creating joint representations of collaborative problem solving with multi-touch technology

E. Mercier & S. Higgins
Multi-touch surfaces have the potential to change the nature of computer-supported collaborative learning, allowing more equitable access to shared digital content. In this paper, we explore how large multi-touch tables … More

Themes in Science and Technology Education journal added to EdITLib

We are pleased to announce another addition to our partner journals: Themes in Science and Technology Education (THESTE).

The focus of the journal is “science education, environmental education, computer science education, ICT in education and e-learning”. This is our first partner journal published in Greece.

The main editors of THESTE are:

The latest issues of the journal, including full text, are available on EdITLib at the following URL: http://www.editlib.org/j/THESTE/.

Further information about THESTE is available on the journal website.

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