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Chen, Weiyun; Gu, Xiaoqing; Wong, Lung-Hsiang – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
Due to the time constraint and lack of concise contextualized classroom behavior indicators, current typical primary school classroom behavior management practices are ad-hoc and lack historical data support. To circumvent these problems, we designed a tablet-based classroom behavior management system (CBMS) for a primary school setting. The CBMS…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Student Behavior, Behavior Modification
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Alcoholado, Cristián; Diaz, Anita; Tagle, Arturo; Nussbaum, Miguel; Infante, Cristián – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2016
This study aims to understand the differences in student learning outcomes and classroom behaviour when using the interpersonal computer, personal computer and pen-and-paper to solve arithmetic exercises. In this multi-session experiment, third grade students working on arithmetic exercises from various curricular units were divided into three…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Handwriting, Problem Solving, Arithmetic
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Diefes-Dux, Heidi A. – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
Engineering, when integrated into K-12 education, may offer a number of potential student learning and future success benefits. In a 5-year study, four cohorts of elementary teachers of grades 2 to 4 in a single US school district were provided with teacher professional development with engineering education. Teachers were prepared to teach…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Elementary Education, Longitudinal Studies, School Districts
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Bakker, Marjoke; Van den Heuvel-Panhuizen, Marja; Robitzsch, Alexander – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
This paper describes a dataset consisting of longitudinal data gathered in the BRXXX project. The aim of the project was to investigate the effectiveness of online mathematics mini-games in enhancing primary school students' multiplicative reasoning ability (multiplication and division). The dataset includes data of 719 students from 35 primary…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Web Based Instruction, Educational Games, Mathematics Instruction
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Ihmeideh, Fathi Mahmoud – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
Developmentally appropriate courseware can play a crucial role in enhancing children's learning and development. Research studies have demonstrated that early childhood educators face major challenges in selecting and updating developmental courseware that supports young children's development. The primary purpose of this study was to assess…
Descriptors: Courseware, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Kindergarten, Teaching Methods
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Zurita, Gustavo; Nussbaum, Miguel – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2007
There is a need for collaborative group activities that promote student social interaction in the classroom. Handheld computers interconnected by a wireless network allow people who work on a common task to interact face to face while maintaining the mediation afforded by a technology-based system. Wirelessly interconnected handhelds open up new…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Mathematics Skills, Interpersonal Relationship, Group Activities
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Lim, Cher, P.; Nonis, Darren; Hedberg, John – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2006
Based on the exploratory study of a 3D multiuser virtual environment (3D MUVE), known as Quest Atlantis (QA), in a series of Primary Four (10- to 11-year-olds) Science lessons at Orchard Primary School in Singapore, this paper examines the issues of learning engagement and describes the socio-cultural context of QA's implementation. The students…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Educational Environment, Foreign Countries, Primary Education
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Lewis, Lynda; Trushell, John; Woods, Pat – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2005
The aim of this study was to ascertain whether collaborative group work on a computer, facilitated by an adult, could provide a means for a primary schoolboy with Asperger's Syndrome (AS) -- moderately-highly affected in all areas of the "triad of impairments" -- to develop appropriate task-related interactions with his peers. Data were gathered…
Descriptors: Peer Groups, Asperger Syndrome, Inclusive Schools
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Chuang, Hsueh-Hua; Rosenbusch, Marcia Harmon – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2005
This article presents a case study of the use of digital video technology with a new pedagogical approach under a constructivist framework in an elementary school foreign language methods course. Data were collected through interviews with the methods course instructor, field notes, analytical notes from videotaped student presentations of their…
Descriptors: Second Languages, Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Pedagogical Content Knowledge