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Mahdi, Hassan Saleh – Australian Educational Computing, 2017
Video captioning is a useful tool for vocabulary learning. In the literature, video captioning has been investigated by many studies, and the results indicated that video captioning is useful to foster vocabulary learning. However, most of the previous studies have investigated the effect of full captions on vocabulary learning. In addition, most…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Educational Technology, Video Technology
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Barac, Karin; Prestige, Sarah; Main, Katherine – Australian Educational Computing, 2017
This paper presents a summary of the key findings of a TPACK survey adapted for a higher education context and serves as an initial sampling technique for a larger study in the design and delivery practices of academics. There are few studies that investigate how technologies are used and experienced in courses from an objective pedagogical…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technological Literacy, Foreign Countries, Technology Integration
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Mariz, Candice; Stephenson, Jennifer; Carter, Mark – Australian Educational Computing, 2017
Interactive whiteboards are increasing in popularity and prevalence in education. A scoping survey was performed to ascertain the types of documents available from academic databases on the use of interactive whiteboards with school-aged children. More than half of all the identified documents were grey literature: that is, comprised of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Visual Aids, Bulletin Boards, Educational Research
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Poondej, Chanut; Lerdpornkulrat, Thanita – Australian Educational Computing, 2016
In the literature, the potential efficacy of the gamification of education has been demonstrated. The aim of this study was to explore the influence of applying gamification techniques to increase student engagement in learning. The quasi-experimental nonequivalent-control group design was used with 577 undergraduate students from six classes. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Educational Games, Learning Activities
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Alomyan, Hesham Raji – Australian Educational Computing, 2016
This paper reports a study, which investigated whether different instructional strategies might interact with individual's cognitive style in learning. A web-based learning package was designed employing three strategies, Interactive Concept Maps, Illustration with Embedded Text and Text-Only. Group Embedded Figure Test was administered to 178…
Descriptors: Web Based Instruction, Teaching Methods, Cognitive Style, Concept Mapping
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Farajollahi, Mehran; Zandi, Bahman; Sarmadi, Mohamadreza; Keshavarz, Mohsen – Australian Educational Computing, 2015
In a Distance Education (DE) system, students must be equipped with seven skills of computer (ICDL) usage. This paper aims at investigating the effect of a DE system on the computer literacy of Master of Arts students at Tehran University. The design of this study is quasi-experimental. Pre-test and post-test were used in both control and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Computer Literacy, Graduate Students
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Pullen, Darren; J-F; Swabey, Karen; Abadooz, M.; Sing, Termit Kaur Ranjit – Australian Educational Computing, 2015
Mobile technology coupled with Internet accessibility has increased not only how we communicate but also how we might engage in learning. The ubiquity of mobile technology, such as smart phones and tablet devices, makes it a valuable tool for accessing learning resources on the Internet. The unified theory of acceptance and use of technology…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology
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Alghamdi, Abdulmajeed; Prestridge, Sarah – Australian Educational Computing, 2015
This paper explores the link between principals' and teachers' beliefs regarding technology use in teaching and learning. Principals who have a clear vision for carrying out the pedagogical requirements for technological change in teaching and learning approaches can direct the use of technology to enhance the school learning environment.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Technology Uses in Education
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de Salas, Kristy; Lewis, Ian; Dermoudy, Julian – Australian Educational Computing, 2014
Within existing ICT degrees there is a widely-held belief that content must be tailored for different "kinds" of students--often two differing student groups: a technical group requiring detailed Computer Science knowledge and a separate group requiring less technical, more strategic ICT knowledge and skills. Our institution has produced…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Computer Science, Information Technology, Technological Literacy
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Akbulut, Yavuz – Australian Educational Computing, 2014
When it comes to safe and ethical information technology use, cyberbullying stands out. Indeed, it is seen to be a prevalent and complex problem. Prevention suggestions tend to rely on implications of descriptive and correlational studies rather than true experimental works. In this regard, the current study investigated the effect of case-based…
Descriptors: Internet, Bullying, Video Technology, Incidence
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Kang, Myunghee; Heo, Heeok; Jo, Il-Hyun; Shin, Jongho; Seo, Jeonghee – Australian Educational Computing, 2012
Educational performance based on the learning outcomes of formal schooling in a future knowledge society could be significantly different from that of today. This study investigates the possibilities of developing an educational performance indicator for new-millennium learners (NMLs). The researchers conducted literature reviews, a meeting of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Factor Analysis, Information Management, Expertise