International Journal of Educational Development 68:1 Published on LearnTechLib

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“Glocal” neoliberal trends in Israeli education: The case of religionization

Clara Sabbagh
As a political mechanism in Israeli education, statism (“Mamlachtiut”) has operated to enhance the nation-state’s goals and ensure equality of opportunities. I demonstrate that global neoliberal trends have eroded the … More

Association between completing secondary education and adulthood outcomes in Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda

Amita Chudgar, Youngran Kim, Alyssa Morley & Jutaro Sakamoto
In this paper we examine descriptively the relationships between completed secondary education and social, informational, and economic adulthood outcomes of 15–24 year old males and females in Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania … More

Education inequality in Mongolia: Measurement and causes

Otgontugs Banzragch, Suguru Mizunoya & Munkhireedui Bayarjargal
Using data from the LSMS 2002 and HSES 2012 in Mongolia, we have estimated the educational Gini coefficients by years of schooling for adults and by school attendance rate for … More

Correlates of children’s travel to school in Johannesburg-Soweto—Evidence from the Birth to Twenty Plus (Bt20+) study, South Africa

Julia de Kadt, Alastair van Heerden, Linda Richter & Seraphim Alvanides
Prior work on data obtained from the urban Johannesburg-Soweto based “Birth to Twenty Plus” (Bt20+) cohort has documented extensive levels of travel to school in the early post-apartheid era (1997–2003), … More

Effects of Private Tutoring on English Performance: Evidence from Senior High Students in Taiwan

Chang Chih-Hao
Private tutoring has expanded as a global phenomenon and is receiving increasing research attention, but evaluation studies on private tutoring are lacking. By performing a control-group pretest-posttest experiment, this study … More

Joined-up government? Insights from education during DFID’s first decade

Carew B.W. Treffgarne
The establishment of DFID and the emergence of a new policy of international development counts as one of the major achievements of the first ten years of the Labour government, … More

From ideological tensions to pedagogical solutions: Narratives of Israeli arab-palestinian civics teachers

Aviv Cohen
This study wishes to advance the ongoing discourses of civic education and practices of teaching civics by focusing on the realities of minority civics teachers, who are in conflictual relations … More

Introducing managerialism into national educational contexts through pseudo-conflict: A discursive institutionalist analysis

Amit Avigur-Eshel & Izhak Berkovich
This article provides a fresh perspective on the introduction of global ideas, particularly managerialism, into national educational settings, based on insights of the discursive institutionalism approach. We argue that this … More

Mobility of sub-Saharan Africa doctoral graduates from South African universities—A tracer study

Michael Kahn, Thandi Gamedze & Joshua Oghenetega
This article reports on a novel approach to tracing the career paths of recent doctoral graduates from South African universities. Little was previously known regarding the mobility of students from … More

Reward or punishment? An examination of the relationship between teacher and parent behavior and test scores in the Gambia

Sara Gundersen & Michael McKay
Using the 2011 round of the Africa Program for Education Impact Evaluation Survey, we examine the prevalence of corporal punishment and praise in both school and home settings. We find … More

Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice 16:1 Published on LearnTechLib

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Implementation of a standardized debriefing tool in the emergency department

Zakk Arciaga, Madeleine Whalen, Valerie Brewer & Lindsay Hammer
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eHealth Systems' User Experiences from Healthcare Workers

Synnove Andersen
This article analyze how healthcare workers experience the use of eHealth systems. The empirical data is from a qualitative case study, is derived from a number of eight participating health … More

Learning with simulations: Influence of a computer simulation with hand- on activities on students' learning of the physics capacitors' concepts

Fouad Yehya, Aziz Barbar & Suzanne Abou-Rjelil
The persistence of this study was to investigate the contribution of a computer simulation to students´ learning of physics concepts (charging and discharging of capacitors). Interactive computer simulation (Crocodile simulation) … More

Fatal Encounters

Deanna Jacobsen Koepke, David Thomas & Alexis Manning
Research has been conducted for several decades on the framing of stories in the media.  This article looks at the way newspaper articles report on and frame the deaths of … More

Critiquing a Qualitative Study Using Tracy’s Big-tent Criteria

Saud Albusaidi
This paper critiques an article, which sheds light on the internationalisation of the curriculum. When classified within the main Western paradigms: positivism, interpretivism, critical theory and postmodernism, her article can … More

Polysemy in and of the Science Fiction Film Arrival (2016)

Fenty Kusumastuti
Polysemy has always become a significant issue in interdisciplinary studies, mainly because particular words or phrases tend to have multiple meanings and the way to decide on the intended meanings … More

Teachers’ Perceptions on Using Smartphones in English as a Foreign Language Context

Ali Alzubi
This study explored the perceptions of English as a foreign language (EFL) teachers at a foundation year in a university in Saudi Arabia. 41 male (27) and female (14) teachers … More

International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) 14:10 Published on LearnTechLib

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A Mind Map Teaching Mode for Sports Anatomy based on 3DBody

Yujia Ren & Xia Jiang
With the popularization of various new educational concepts, selecting appropriate teaching auxiliary methods according to the course content improves the effectiveness of teaching. Accordingly, this study explores the application of … More

Factors Influencing ICT Adoption in Some Selected Secondary Schools in Ogun State, Nigeria

Opeyemi Ogundile, Sheila Bishop, Hilary Okagbue, Peter Ogunniyi & Anuoluwapo Olanrewaju
This paper addressed the factors affecting ICT adoption in a survey of 300 public and private secondary school students in Ogun state, Nigeria. Likert Scale self- designed questionnaire was the … More

The Development Model of Semar Counselling to Improve the Self-Esteem of Vocational Students with Psychological Distress

Bakhrudin Habsy, Nur Hidayah, Blasius Boli Lasan, Muslihati Muslihati & Ahmad Fudholi
The development of the Semar counselling model is a new breakthrough as a pi-oneer of the counselling model of Indonesian cultural thinking, which was devel-oped to improve the self-esteem of … More

Structural Equation Model of Acceptance Cloud Learning for Sustainability Usage in Higher Education Institutes

Supparang Ruangvanich & Pallop Piriyasurawong
The study is to propose the structural equation model for sustainability in higher education about the use of cloud learning based on the technology acceptance model. Also, this well-known implemented-model … More

Redesigning and Implementing Traditional Musical Instrument in Integrated Technology Classroom

J. Julia, Prana Iswara & Tedi Supriyadi
Elementary school students in Indonesia are required to learn to play traditional musical instruments, one of which is angklung (a bamboo musical instrument). However, they might have difficulty in playing … More

Optimizing E-Learning Cognitive Ergonomics Based on Structural Analysis of Dynamic Responses

Henda Chorfi & Ghada Al-hudhud
Smart Assistive Technologies (SAT) can be a powerful tool in supporting education environments and inclusion for learners with visual/hearing impairments. For example, while captions in videos are a necessity for … More

Internet Utilization by the Students with Visual Impairment Disabilities

Hanny Hafiar, Priyo Subekti & Aat Nugraha
As a millennial generation, teenagers have the need to use the internet in their daily activities. The need to access the internet is also felt by students with visually impaired. … More

Family Volunteers as Alternative Future Resources: School Leaders’ Beliefs and Practices

Hazar Malluhi & Nayel Alomran
Schools and community engagement are seen as effective factors for making schools a thoughtful place. This case- study employed mixed methodology to explore the phenomena of parent involvement and to … More

Scaffolded Block-based Instructional Tool for Linear Data Structures: A Constructivist Design to Ease Data Structures’ Understanding

Daniel Almanza-Cortés, Manuel Del Toro-Salazar, Ricardo Urrego-Arias, Pedro Feijóo-García & Fernando De la Rosa-Rosero
Data Structures courses commonly introduce topics involving high levels of abstraction and complexity, requiring significant effort from instructors and apprentices to achieve positive outcomes from the teaching-learning process. Despite the … More

Hybrid Learning by Using Brilian Applications as One of the Learning Alternatives to Improve Learning Outcomes in College

Bambang Hariadi, Dewiyani Sunarto, Pantjawati Sudarmaningtyas & Budi Jatmiko
Brilian is a hybrid learning application that combines face-to-face learning and online learning. This study aims to analyze the effectiveness of hybrid learning of science management by using Brilian in … More

The Classroom as a Makerspace: Use of Tablets and Cutting Plotter to Create Pop-Up Cards in Educational Environments

Alejandro Bonnet de León, Jose Saorín, Jorge de la Torre-Cantero, Cecile Meier & Eliseo García Marrero
In some classrooms the use of digital tablets for students is already standardized and is integrated into the teaching-learning process of the school. On the other hand, the use of … More

Learning Analytics: Issues on the Pupil-Teacher Ratio in Public Primary Schools in Nigeria

Abiodun Opanuga, Hilary Okagbue, Pelumi Oguntunde, Sheila Bishop & Opeyemi Ogundile
Pupil-teacher ratio (PTR) is one of the key measurements of quality education. This article presents the pupil-teacher ratio for 133 public primary schools in a local government area (LGA) of … More

Learning Style Preferred by English and Computer Students in Indonesia Context

Dyah Sunggingwati & Haviluddin Haviluddin
This study investigates students’ learning style at tertiary level in Indonesia con-text. Eighty students of English Education and Computer Science Department participated in this study. Using a case study design, … More

Design of Programming Experiment Course Platform Based on MOOCs

Yu Zhao, Lifeng Guo, Hongxin Liu & Wenbin Zheng
It is the flourishing development of MOOCs that brings new mode of educa-tion. The paper focuses on the improvement of the teaching methods of pro-gramming experiment course in the environment … More

An Investigation of Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services from Users’ Perspectives

Rizik Al-Sayyed, Wadi’ Hijawi, Anwar Bashiti, Ibrahim AlJarah, Nadim Obeid & Omar Al-Adwan
Cloud computing is one of the paradigms that have undertaken to deliver the utility computing concept. It views computing as a utility similar to water and electricity. We aim in … More

Journal of Education, Teaching and Learning 4:1 Published on LearnTechLib

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The Influence of Emotional Intelligence and Interpersonal Communication on Employees’ Work Satisfaction at Education and Culture Office in West Kalimantan

Erna Oktafiani, M. Chiar & Sukmawati Sukmawati
The process of reorganization of the application of Law Number 23 of 2014 concerning Regional Government, the moratorium of civil servants and the limited quota of participants on attending education … More

Analysis on Students’ Interrogative Sentence Error at SMA Negeri 2 Samalantan Bengkayang Regency

Magpika Handayani & Yovita Angelina
This study aims at identifying the form of questions used by students of SMA Negeri 2 Samalantan Bengkayang Regency, sees errors done by students and describes students' understanding of English … More

The Teacher’s Perception on Learning Media Based on Local Resources in Kindergarten in Pontianak City

Desni Yuniarni
The learning media has an important role in a learning activity, especially for early childhood education. Media in learning functions to facilitate the student in a learning activity. Through the … More

Increasing Creative and Innovative Thinking Ability through The Strengthening of Character Education in Probability Theory Course

Ahmad Yani T. & Sayaka Oikawa
The purpose of this study was how to improve the ability to think creatively and innovatively through strengthening character education in the probability theory course. The sample of this study … More

School Policy in Supporting Indonesia Smart Program at Private Junior High School (SMP) of Santo Gabriel Sekadau

Neli Neli, M. Syukri & M. Chiar
The purpose of this study is to obtain information about school policies in supporting PIP which is focused on the process of determining prospective PIP recipients, strategies implemented by the … More

Community Empowerment Management in Realizing Healthy School

Wihardiyani Wihardiyani, Wahyudi Wahyudi & M. Chiar
Schools and communities have a very close relationship in realizing school or education goals. But the reality in implementing school activities is sometimes more often separating between schools and surrounding … More

The Effect of Democratic Autocratic and Laissez-Faire (Free) Leadership Style of Kindergarten Headmaster toward Teacher Discipline Performance at Kindergartens in Southeast Pontianak District

F. Astuti, Aunnurahman Aunnurahman & Wahyudi Wahyudi
A formal education institution achieving success one of the factors is the leadership style of the Headmaster. One that wants to be improved through leadership style is work discipline for … More

The Participation of Society and Students’ Parents in Education Organizing at State 2 Sekayam Senior High School

Heri Priyanto, Aunnurahman Aunnurahman & Aswandi Aswandi
The importance of community and students’ parentsparticipation should be a serious concern for schools because without the support of participation from relevant parties (stakeholders), the quality and objectives of education … More

Exploring Teaching Learning Process in Developing Higher Order Thinking Skill (HOTS) to Higher Secondary School (SMA) Students in Pontianak

Clarry Sada
This study focuses on the Teaching Learning (TL) process in developing Higher Order Thinking Skill to SMA Students which is done by the secondary school teachers in Pontianak City. The … More

Gramatical Cohesion and Lectical Cohesion in Text Report on Student Observation Results

Ainiyah Ekowati, Aceng Rahmat & Fathiaty Murtadho
The use of cohesion in text can create relationships between elements of language in communication so that effective communication is created for language users. This study aims to describe the … More

The Development of 3DPageflip Service System to Improve Performance Customer Services in Bank

Roki Juniadi, Indri Astuti & Fadillah Fadillah
This study aims to produce a 3Dpageflip service system design in the learning of customer service material, the final product of a 3Dpageflip service system to improve Customer Service performance, … More

The Incomplete Linguistic Features and Schematic Structure in EFL University Students’ Narrative Texts

Tengku Zein, T. Sinar, Nurlela Nurlela & Muhammad Yusuf
This study attempts to investigate the incomplete linguistic features and schematic structure in university students’ narrative text. Qualitative content analysis method was utilized as the research design. The instrument of … More

Implementation of Total Quality Management (TQM) at Tunas Bangsa Primary School (SD Tunas Bangsa) in Kubu Raya Regency

Rahmad Wibowo, Syukri Syukri & Sukmawati Sukmawati
The implementation of TQM at SD Tunas Bangsa Kubu Raya does not always run smoothly. There are things that hinder the implementation. However, even though there are obstacles to the … More

The Evaluation of Management Standards on Accreditation Results of PAUD Institutions in 2017 Year (Study of Accreditation Results Documents in BAP PAUD and PNF West Kalimantan)

Hamka Hamka, Wahyudi Wahyudi & M. Chiar
The purpose of this study was to determine the results of accreditation on the standard aspects of PAUD management. This research method uses a documentary study method with a qualitative … More

The Evaluation of Free Education Program at North Kayong District in 2016Period

Heru Suherda, Maswardi Amin & Fadillah Fadillah
North Kayong as a new district for regional autonomy, the elected Bupati formed an assessment team which later identified the Education problems in North Kayong, namely the lack of schools … More

Project Citizen Model as Character Education Strengthening

Sulistyarini Sulistyarini, Tri Utami & Hasmika Hasmika
This study aims to see the effectiveness of the use of the Project Citizen model as strengthening character education in the learning of Pancasila and Citizenship Education. This research is … More

The Implementation of ADDIE Model in Developing Career Guidance Program in Senior High School

Indri Astuti
The research aims to reveal the factual design and conceptual design of the preparation of career guidance programs at Pontianak 3 State Senior High School. Sixty twelve grade science students … More

Management of Quality Improvement for PAUD (Case Study of PAUD Handayani at Pontianak City)

Siti Ruwaidah, Wahyudi Wahyudi & Sukmawati Sukmawati
The quality of education is a benchmark in assessing the success of the school in creating qualified students. It is appropriate if the school or institution can maintain and improve … More

The Effect of Recruitment and Achievement Motivation on Discipline of Teacher Work at Private Kristen Kindergarten (TK) in Pontianak City

Angelina Larasati, Asrori Asrori & M Sukri
This study aims to describe (1) Recruitment in Pontianak City Private Christian Kindergarten; (2) Achievement motivation in Pontianak City Private Christian Kindergarten; (3) work discipline of teachers in Pontianak City … More
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Computers & Education 136:1 Published on LearnTechLib

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When it comes to MOOCs, where you are from makes a difference

Bahaa G. Gameel & Karin Gwinn Wilkins
Millions of learners have enrolled in MOOCs in the last few years. However, little is known about the essential skills students need to succeed in MOOCs. Even less is known … More

Tracking e-learning through published papers: A systematic review

Helena Rodrigues, Filomena Almeida, Vanessa Figueiredo & Sara L. Lopes
Electronic learning (e-learning) is a broader approach to learning that brings new opportunities for learning and teaching in many fields of education far from the traditional classroom environment. Over the … More

Reading behavior and the effect of embedded selfies in role-playing picture e-books: An eye-tracking investigation

Gloria Yi-Ming Kao, Xin-Zhi Chiang & Tom Foulsham
Digital and interactive media platforms, such as e-books, are becoming important tools in reading and education. In particular, picture e-books can embed multimedia effects such as sound, animation or personalized … More

Student learning in higher education through blogging in the classroom

Elaine Garcia, Jonathan Moizer, Stephen Wilkins & Mohamed Yacine Haddoud
In the last decade, there has been a significant increase in the range of social media tools that have become available. Despite reports of successful adoption in the higher education … More

Does the use of educational technology in personalized learning environments correlate with self-reported digital skills and beliefs of secondary-school students?

Regina Schmid & Dominik Petko
In order to develop 21st-century skills, especially with respect to digital technologies, students are supposed to know how to use digital technologies for learning and problem solving. In recent years, … More

Student enrollment, motivation and learning performance in a blended learning environment: The mediating effects of social, teaching, and cognitive presence

Kris M.Y. Law, Shuang Geng & Tongmao Li
This study investigated the effects of student enrolment and learning motivation on learning performance in a blended learning setting at the university level with social, teaching, and learning presence as … More

Online learning usage within Yemeni higher education: The role of compatibility and task-technology fit as mediating variables in the IS success model

Osama Isaac, Adnan Aldholay, Zaini Abdullah & T. Ramayah
The practice of online learning can appreciably enhance administrative, communicative, and educational qualities, support learning using scarce resources and limited infrastructure, and encourage educational equity through flexible place and time … More

Economics of Education Review 70:1 Published on LearnTechLib

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Monetary substitution of loans, earnings, and need-based aid in postsecondary education: The impact of Pell Grant eligibility

Brent J. Evans & Tuan D. Nguyen
By applying a regression discontinuity design to national data of students at four-year colleges, this study identifies the average substitution effects of exogenously received increases of grant aid on hours … More

Signaling or better human capital: Evidence from Colombia

Felipe Barrera-Osorio & Hernando Bayona-Rodríguez
We use data from the admissions process from a highly selective private university in Colombia to analyze the impact of prestigious university attendance on the education trajectory and labor market … More

Does education foster trust? Evidence from compulsory schooling reform in the UK

Songtao Yang
Although many studies document that education and trust are positively correlated, few studies examine whether this correlation represents a causal effect. This paper fills in the gap with data from … More

Does primary school duration matter? Evaluating the consequences of a large Chinese policy experiment

Alex Eble & Feng Hu
Nearly all governments provide primary schooling, but surprisingly little is known about how changes to the duration of primary school affect educational attainment and performance in the labor market. We … More

Are changes of major major changes? The roles of grades, gender, and preferences in college major switching

Carmen Astorne-Figari & Jamin D. Speer
The choice of college major is a key stage in the career search, and over a third of college students switch majors at least once. We provide the first comprehensive … More

School bus emissions, student health and academic performance

Wes Austin, Garth Heutel & Daniel Kreisman
Diesel emissions from school buses expose children to high levels of air pollution; retrofitting bus engines can substantially reduce this exposure. Using variation from 2656 retrofits across Georgia, we estimate … More

Inequalities in adolescent learning: Does the timing and persistence of food insecurity at home matter?

Elisabetta Aurino, Jasmine Fledderjohann & Sukumar Vellakkal
We investigated inequalities in learning achievements at 12 years by household food insecurity trajectories at ages 5, 8 and 12 years in a longitudinal sample of 1,911 Indian children. Estimates … More

Promoting cognitive and soft skills acquisition in a disadvantaged public school system: Evidence from the Nurture thru Nature randomized experiment

Radha Jagannathan, Michael J. Camasso & Maia Delacalle
It is widely acknowledged that our public schools have failed to produce sufficient levels of high quality STEM education. The mathematics and science performance of minority and disadvantaged students has … More

The longer the better? The impact of the 2012 apprenticeship reform in England on achievement and labour market outcomes

Vahé Nafilyan & Stefan Speckesser
We analyse the effects of a 2012 reform, which increased the duration of many service sector apprenticeships, while leaving many other apprenticeships, including some in the service sector, unaffected. Using … More

School resources and labor market outcomes: Evidence from early twentieth-century Georgia

Richard B. Baker
The relationship between school resources and students’ labor market outcomes has been a topic of debate among economists for the last half-century. The release of the 1940 United States census, … More

The STEM requirements of “Non-STEM” jobs: Evidence from UK online vacancy postings

Inna Grinis
Are employers in “non-STEM” occupations (e.g. "Graphic Designers, Economists") interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) graduates because of the knowledge and skills they acquired through their STEM education … More

The spillover benefits of expanding access to preschool

Breyon J. Williams
I ask do spillover benefits exist from preschool. I exploit district and time variation in access to a state preschool program (CDEP) that targets disadvantaged four-year-olds (those eligible for free … More

Moving the classroom to the computer lab: Can online learning with in-person support improve outcomes in community colleges?

Whitney Kozakowski
Colleges are experimenting with integrating technology into the classroom to improve student learning and reduce costs. While fully online models appear to have negative effects on student learning compared to … More

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Is home overcrowding a significant factor in children’s academic performance? Evidence from Latin America

Dante Contreras, José Delgadillo & Gabriela Riveros
This study seeks to determine whether overcrowding has a significant effect on students’ academic performance, controlling for variables associated with poverty and low socioeconomic status. It uses data from the … More

Transnational higher education in the United Kingdom: An up-date

Paul Bennell
This paper updates a review of offshore enrolments of overseas students registered for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at British universities which was undertaken in the mid-1990s. Two main conclusions can … More

Ethnic fractionalization, conflict and educational development in Turkey

Cem Oyvat & Hasan Tekgüç
We examine the impact of ethnic fractionalization and conflict on limiting the educational development in Southeastern Turkey. Our estimates show that although the armed conflict in the region did not … More

“Weekday rural teachers, weekend urban spouses and parents”: A Chinese case of how alternative hiring policy influences teachers’ career decisions

Wei Liao
This study aims to understand the reportedly high retention rates of teachers recruited through Special Teaching Position (STP) — an alternative teacher hiring policy in China. Drawing on ethnographic data, … More

Policy adoption of learner-centred pedagogy in Rwanda: A case study of its rationale and transfer mechanisms

Hester S. van de Kuilen, Hulya Kosar Altinyelken, Joke M. Voogt & Wenceslas Nzabalirwa
This study explores why and how learner-centred pedagogy (LCP) as a policy has been adopted in Rwanda, despite ample evidence of the failure of LCP in developing countries. The case … More

Alternative education in Palestinian-Arab society in Israel: Rationale and characteristics

Wissam Magadley, Muhammad Amara & Yousef Jabareen
The past two decades have witnessed the emergence of alternative schools in Palestinian-Arab society in Israel. Drawing on data from interviews and observations at two prominent alternative schools, we examine … More

Global linguistic capital, global cultural capital: International student migrants in China’s two-track international education market

Claire Seungeun Lee
While China is one of the major source countries of students abroad, it is increasingly also becoming an educational destination. China receives the largest share of international students in Asia, … More

Schools as change agents? Education and individual political agency in Uganda

Simone Datzberger & Marielle L.J. Le Mat
By drawing on the case study of Uganda, we challenge common assumptions about education, gender, regional differences and political agency. Comparing findings from four different regions, we scrutinize whether and … More

Inequality of opportunity linked to disability in school enrollment among youth: Evidence from Egypt

Somaya El-Saadani & Soha Metwally
Literature concerned with the impact of disability on youth’ educational opportunities is scarce in Egypt. The paper provides a profile of youth with a disability, and examines the impact of … More

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Exploring Students’ Acceptance of Using Mobile Device-based Student Response System in Classrooms

Simon Wong, Adam Wong & John Yeung
This study adopts quantitative approach to compare the students’ perceptions in terms of perceived usefulness (PU) and perceived ease of use (PE) of using mobile device-based student response system (SRS) … More

A Systematic Literature Review of Using Immersive Virtual Reality Technology in Teacher Education

Glenna Billingsley, Scott Smith, Shaunna Smith & Julia Meritt
Virtual reality (VR) technology offers promise in enriching learning opportunities in teacher education programs. The purpose of this study was to investigate the ways immersive virtual reality has been used … More

Using Mobile Technology to Support Physician and Student Learning as Part of Patient Care

Janette Hill, Michelle Nuss, Ronald Cervero, Julie Gaines, Bruce Middendorf & Supriya Mishra
The third year clerkship is an exciting yet challenging time for medical students (Cooke, Irby, & O’Brien, 2010). For the first time, students spend significant time in clinical settings (e.g., … More

Is it the beginning or the end of iPad adoption in higher education? A case study.

Richard Pierce
Slate tablets and more recently detachable tablets occupy a nebulous position in education. Institutions are increasingly required to assess the return on investment of deploying these devices. The purpose of … More

How Did Graduate Students of Education Major Perceive Ground Rules in Online Discussions?

Yu-mei Wang
Online discussions have been proliferating in US higher education. Due to its widespread incorporation into university courses, instructors have been making efforts to design effective online discussions to enhance student … More

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The creation of digital artefacts as a mechanism to engage students in studying literature

Geoff Walton, Mark Childs & Gordana Jugo
The aim of the project was to motivate school students to learn about the national literature of their own and others’ countries. Engagement was fostered via the creation of digital … More

Sociotechnical co‐evolution of an e‐Learning innovation network

Nancy Law & Leming Liang
This paper reports on a longitudinal study of a network of 10 special education needs schools over a span of 11 years that leveraged the opportunity offered by a government‐funded … More

Advance organizers in videos for software training of Chinese students

Hans van der Meij
The effectiveness of demonstration‐based training (DBT) videos for software training has been investigated for a Western audience. These studies have generally found that the demonstration videos significantly enhanced self‐efficacy and … More

School leaders’ practices for innovative use of digital technologies in schools

Marcia Håkansson Lindqvist
School leaders’ practices to support the innovative use of digital technologies for teaching and learning and the conditions for technology‐enhanced learning were studied in a 1:1 laptop initiative in two … More

Towards the successful integration of e‐learning systems in higher education in Iraq: A student perspective

Nisreen Ameen, Robert Willis, Media Noori Abdullah & Mahmood Shah
This study aims to analyse the factors that can explain the adoption and effective use of a new e‐learning system in Iraq. To achieve this, it uses a selection of … More

Comparing paper‐based and electronic multiple‐choice examinations with personal devices: Impact on students' performance, self‐efficacy and satisfaction

Andrea Nardi & Maria Ranieri
Nowadays the size of university classes along with the growing number of students to be tested for final examination raise unprecedented challenges relating to the management, monitoring and evaluation of … More

Social scholarship revisited: Changing scholarly practices in the age of social media

Christine Greenhow, Benjamin Gleason & K. Bret Staudt Willet
This conceptual exploration revisits a key question from earlier work (Greenhow & Gleason, 2014): What is scholarship reconsidered in the age of social media? Social scholarship is a framework that … More

Flipped learning and parent engagement in secondary schools: A South Australian case study

Melissa Bond
Parent involvement in and engagement with children’s learning has been shown to strongly influence student achievement, engagement, motivation and school completion. However, parent involvement decreases once students reach middle school, … More

How does principal e‐leadership affect ICT transformation across different school stages in K‐12 education: Perspectives from teachers in Shanghai

Bian Wu, Xiaoxue Yu & Yiling Hu
With the continuous deployment of ICT in K‐12 education, strong access but weak uptake has become the greatest challenge for ICT implementation in schools. As the pioneer of China’s K‐12 … More

By design: Professional learning ecologies to develop primary school teachers’ makerspaces pedagogical capabilities

Michael Stevenson, Matt Bower, Garry Falloon, Anne Forbes & Maria Hatzigianni
Makerspaces embody a growing movement of educators promoting constructionist learning with physical materials and digital technologies such as 3D design and 3D printing. As it gains traction in K‐12 settings, … More

Teacher educators as gatekeepers: Preparing the next generation of teachers for technology integration in education

Jo Tondeur, Ronny Scherer, Evrim Baran, Fazilat Siddiq, Teemu Valtonen & Erkko Sointu
This study aims at investigating the profiles of teacher educators in order to explore their ability to prepare preservice teachers for technology integration in education. Specifically, the current study examines … More

Integrating games as a means to develop e‐learning: Insights from a psychological perspective

Melody M. Terras & Elizabeth A. Boyle
Although the Education sector has pioneered the use of technology, the pace of technological change has outstripped the slower processes of theoretical development and critical reflection, so the field is … More

Earth surface modeling for education: How effective is it? Four semesters of classroom tests with WILSIM‐GC

Wei Luo, Thomas J. Smith, Kyle Whalley, Andrew Darling, Carol Ormand, Wei‐Chen Hung, Jui‐Ling Chiang, Jon Pelletier & Kirk Duffin
This paper presents results from a randomized experimental design replicated over four semesters that compared students’ performance in understanding landform evolution processes as measured by the pretest to posttest score … More

Devices and desires: Competing visions of a good education in the digital age

Angela E. McFarlane
The long anticipated ubiquity of digital technologies is now established in the developed world. The manifestations and consequences are not entirely as predicted, perhaps nowhere more so than in the … More

A study of the facilitation of cross‐cultural understanding and intercultural sensitivity using speech‐enabled language translation technology

Rustam Shadiev, Ai Sun & Yueh‐Min Huang
We proposed speech‐enabled language translation (SELT) technology that consists of speech‐to‐text recognition (STR) and computer‐aided‐translation (CAT) systems to support intercultural communication. When the participants spoke in their native languages, the … More

The relationships between social participatory roles and cognitive engagement levels in online discussions

Fan Ouyang & Yu‐Hui Chang
Understanding the relationship between social interaction patterns and cognitive engagement levels has critical implications on collaborative learning theory, pedagogy, and technology. This study used a multi‐method approach to examine the … More

Exploring the roles of school leaders and teachers in a school‐wide adoption of flipped classroom: School dynamics and institutional cultures

Yanyan Sun & Fei Gao
While the development of digital technologies provides generous resources for educational practices, how the use of information and communication technology (ICT) supports instructional reforms in schools still needs further exploration. … More

The effects of mind games in math and grammar courses on the achievements and perceived problem‐solving skills of secondary school students

Turgay Demirel & Turkan Karakus Yilmaz
The goal of this study is to determine the effectiveness of mind games played by secondary school sixth grade students as classroom activities in math and grammar courses on their … More

Fostering online learning at the workplace: A scheme to identify and analyse collaboration processes in asynchronous discussions

Teresa Schaefer, Johanna Rahn, Tobias Kopp, Claudia Magdalena Fabian & Alan Brown
Research has shown that providing participants with high‐quality learning material is not sufficient to help them profit most from online education. The level of interaction among participants is another key … More

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