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Ryan, Tracii; Henderson, Michael; Phillips, Michael – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
Assessment feedback is increasingly being provided in digital modes, from electronic annotations to digital recordings. Digitally recorded feedback is generally considered to be more detailed than text-based feedback. However, few studies have compared digital recordings with other common feedback modes, including non-digital forms such as…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Computer Uses in Education, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Ghanbarzadeh, Reza; Ghapanchi, Amir Hossein – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
Three-dimensional virtual world (3DVW) have been adopted extensively in the education sector worldwide, and there has been remarkable growth in the application of these environments for distance learning. A wide variety of universities and educational organizations across the world have utilized this technology for their regular learning and…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Higher Education, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Research
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Wang, Jiechen; Ni, Haochen; Rui, Yikang; Cui, Can; Cheng, Liang – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2016
Field practice is an important part of training geography research talents. However, traditional teaching methods may not adequately manage, share and implement instruction resources and thus may limit the instructor's ability to conduct field instruction. A possible answer is found in the rapid development of computer-assisted instruction (CAI),…
Descriptors: Geography, Geography Instruction, Teaching Methods, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Debuse, Justin C. W.; Lawley, Meredith – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2016
Providing students with high quality feedback is important and can be achieved using computer-based systems. While student and educator perspectives of such systems have been investigated, a comprehensive multidisciplinary study has not yet been undertaken. This study examines student and educator perspectives of a computer-based assessment and…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Educational Benefits, Teacher Attitudes, Computer Assisted Testing
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Hung, Yu Hsin; Chang, Ray I.; Lin, Chun Fu – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
In recent decades, the rapid growth of technology has resulted in software being widely applied in various domains. Attitudes toward using software play an important role in every industry. This study aims to explore the software literacy of accounting students along with their personal traits, such as learning styles and user behavior. This was a…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Accounting, Majors (Students), Computer Software
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Chang, Wen-Long; Lee, Chun-Yi – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2013
The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of leadership style, whether transactional or transformational, and conflict management mode on the online learning performance of students in a business-planning course. Conflict management was performed using the following five approaches: (1) avoidance, (2) accommodation, (3) competition,…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Conflict Resolution, Transformational Leadership, Online Courses
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Bharuthram, Sharita; Kies, Carolynn – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2013
This article draws on research conducted at a tertiary institution in South Africa as part of the redesigning of an English for Educational Development (EED) course to include an e-learning online discussion component. The subject material used was based on HIV/AIDS topics that students had to debate within an online discussion forum. Framed by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Intervention, Barriers
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Huang, Heng-Tsung Danny; Hung, Shao-Ting Alan – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2013
Online discussion forums represent "online collaborative learning spaces in which communities become engaged in the discourse on a topic about which they share common interests or goals" (Montero, Watts & Garcia-Carbonell, 2007, p. 568). This digital communication modality has been claimed to enhance second/foreign language (L2)…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Educational Technology, Discussion Groups, Computer Uses in Education
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Buckley, Emily; Cowap, Lisa – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2013
The aim of this project was to pilot plagiarism detection software and online marking, evaluating its use with staff on a first year undergraduate module within the psychology department at a UK university. One hundred and sixty undergraduate psychology students submitted three assignments via Turnitin, and staff used the software to check for…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Feedback (Response), Psychology, Foreign Countries
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Scott, Karen M. – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2013
While much of the e-learning development at universities in the past 15 years has been on institutionally supported Learning Management Systems (LMSs), alternative educational technologies are being taken up following the rapid growth in emerging technologies, including social networking sites (SNSs). While teachers may choose educational…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Computer Attitudes, Technology Integration, Educational Technology
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Xie, Kui – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2013
Students' non-posting behaviour in online discussions is often neglected in educational research. However, it can be a potential indicator of student learning. This study examined the relationships between motivation, peer feedback and students’ posting and non-posting behaviours in online discussions in a distance learning class. Fifty-seven…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Behavior, Peer Influence, Feedback (Response)
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Reynolds, Barry Lee; Bai, Yi Ling – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2013
In this study, the effect of freedom of reader choice on the incidental acquisition of vocabulary was investigated in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) reading classes. Despite advocating free extensive reading as a means of obtaining a native-like L2 vocabulary,existing studies investigating the incidental acquisition of vocabulary have not…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Incidental Learning, Vocabulary Development
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Butakov, Sergey; Barber, Craig – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
The rapid development of the Internet along with increasing computer literacy has made it easy and tempting for digital natives to copy-paste someone's work. Plagiarism is now a burning issue in education, industry and even in the research community. In this study, the authors concentrate on plagiarism detection with particular focus on the…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Intellectual Property, Computer Literacy, Internet
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Gao, Fei; Luo, Tian; Zhang, Ke – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
This study critically analyzed the current body of published research on microblogging in education (MIE) to build a deep and comprehensive understanding of this increasingly popular phenomenon. Twenty-one studies on MIE in 2008-2011 were selected based on the selection criteria and analyzed to answer the following questions: What types of…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Educational Benefits, Program Effectiveness, Electronic Publishing
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Lambropoulos, Niki; Faulkner, Xristine; Culwin, Fintan – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
In the last decade, we have seen the emergence of virtual learning environments. Initially, these environments were a little more than document repositories that tutor used unicast to the students. Informed in part by social constructivist theories of education, later environments included capabilities for tutor-student and student-student,…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Peer Relationship, Teacher Role, Social Environment
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