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Baran, Evrim; Canbazoglu Bilici, Sedef; Albayrak Sari, Aylin; Tondeur, Jo – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine preservice teachers' perceptions of the support their teacher education programs provide for developing their technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK). The research was conducted with 215 preservice teachers in the last year of teacher education programs and teaching certificate programs in three…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technological Literacy, Teacher Educators, Role Models
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Kara Aydemir, Ayse Gul; Can, Gulfidan – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
The aim of this study is to explore the research trends in the context of postgraduate programmes in the field of Educational Technology (ET) in Turkey between 1996 and 2016, and to uncover the possible factors that influence these trends from the perspective of ET faculty members. This study was informed by critical theory and employed the…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Critical Theory
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Demirel, Turgay; Karakus Yilmaz, Turkan – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
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 perceived problem-solving skills and achievements. In the quantitative part of the study, the nonequivalent groups pre-test--post-test control group design from…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Secondary School Students, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
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Eraslan Yalcin, Muyesser; Kutlu, Birgul – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
The aim of this study is to examine students' acceptance of and intention to use Learning Management Systems (LMSs) for university education in Turkey using extended Technology Acceptance Model (e-TAM). TAM has been widely used in various fields of technology acceptance in the last years and is found to be highly useful for the determination of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Computer Attitudes
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Ursavas, Ömer Faruk; Yalçin, Yasin; Bakir, Eda – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
Technology acceptance model (TAM) is one of the models that is used to explain the acceptance and use of technology with user perceptions and attitudes. Some researchers argued that TAM should include external variables, such as subjective norms, to improve our understanding of the effect of social impact on technology acceptance. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Intention, Behavior Standards, Student Attitudes
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Okada, Alexandra; Noguera, Ingrid; Alexieva, Lyubka; Rozeva, Anna; Kocdar, Serpil; Brouns, Francis; Ladonlahti, Tarja; Whitelock, Denise; Guerrero-Roldán, Ana-Elena – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
Checking the identity of students and authorship of their online submissions is a major concern in Higher Education due to the increasing amount of plagiarism and cheating using the Internet. The literature on the effects of e-authentication systems for teaching staff is very limited because it is a novel procedure for them. A considerable gap is…
Descriptors: Audits (Verification), Plagiarism, Cheating, Internet
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Gecu-Parmaksiz, Zeynep; Delialioglu, Omer – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
The aim of the current study is to compare the effect of virtual and physical manipulatives on preschool children's understanding of geometric shapes. A quasi-experimental research design was employed where children in the experimental group used tablet computers to access Augmented Reality (AR)-based virtual manipulatives, while children in the…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Geometric Concepts, Manipulative Materials, Computer Simulation
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Hobbs, Renee; Tuzel, Sait – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
Educators have a variety of beliefs and attitudes about the best ways to support students' critical thinking, creativity, communication and collaboration skills by connecting the classroom to contemporary society, mass media and popular culture. Teachers who advance digital and media literacy may have a complex set of attitudes and habits of mind…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Motivation, Computer Literacy, Media Literacy
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Aslan, Aydin; Zhu, Chang – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
Pre-service teachers need to acquire information and communications technology (ICT) competency in order to integrate ICT into their teaching practices. This research was conducted to investigate to what extent ICT-related variables--such as perceived ICT competence, perceived competence in ICT integration, attitudes toward ICT, anxiety around ICT…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Technology Integration, Teaching Methods
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Uluyol, Çelebi; Sahin, Sami – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2016
Teachers play a significant role in integrating information and communication technology (ICT) in schools, and motivated teachers reflect higher levels of ICT use in their classroom. In this study, we used semistructured interviews to investigate elementary school teachers' ICT use and their motivators for doing so. The participants consisted of…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Technology Uses in Education, Classroom Techniques, Teacher Motivation
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Arpaci, Ibrahim – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
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 cultural backgrounds. A multi-group analysis was employed to test the hypothesised relationships based on the data collected by means of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Kilickaya, Ferit; Krajka, Jaroslaw – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
Both teacher- and learner-made computer visuals are quite extensively reported in Computer-Assisted Language Learning literature, for instance, filming interviews, soap operas or mini-documentaries, creating storyboard projects, authoring podcasts and vodcasts, designing digital stories. Such student-made digital assets are used to present to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Class Activities, Learning Activities
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Yalcinalp, Serpil; Emiroglu, Bulent – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
Although many developments have been made in the design and development of learning object repositories (LORs), the efficient use of such systems is still questionable. Without realising the functional use of such systems or considering the involvement of their dynamic users, these systems would probably become obsolete. This study includes both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Secondary Education, Educational Resources
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Tuzun, Hakan – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2007
The research design for this study focuses on examining the core issues and challenges when video games are used in the classroom. For this purpose three naturalistic contexts in Turkey were examined in which educational video games were used as the basis for teaching units on world continents and countries, first aid, and basic computer hardware…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Design, Video Games, Educational Games
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Sahin, Tugba Yanpar – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2003
Describes the development of a course in Turkey for preservice teacher education for elementary school teachers that focused on instructional technologies and material development using a constructivist approach. Discusses research outcomes, including the positive impact of constructivist practices, active learning, the importance of prior…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Constructivism (Learning), Educational Technology, Elementary School Teachers