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Chen, Teresa; Hsu, Hui-Mei; Stamm, Sheila Wright; Yeh, Ronnie – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
The purpose of this study was to identify salient features for a critical thinking app and create an instrument to facilitate the app evaluation and selection process. Two questions guided the study: (1) What distinguishes critical thinking instructional apps from others? and (2) What design principles are essential to develop a critical thinking…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Critical Thinking
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Taskiran, Ayse – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
Today, educational practices are being designed and varied due to advance of millennium generation who tend to use mobile technologies in every aspect of their lives. Accordingly, growing interest towards mobile learning in education brings several opportunities and advantages for English as foreign language teachers and learners. Augmented…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications
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Welbers, Kasper; Konijn, Elly A.; Burgers, Christian; de Vaate, Anna Bij; Eden, Allison; Brugman, Britta C. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
In this paper, we reflect on the implementation of a gamified application for helping students learn important facts about their study program. We focus on two design features, of which different configurations were tested in a field experiment among Dutch university students (N = 101). The first feature is feedback, which is expected to increase…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Educational Games, Computer Oriented Programs
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Peterka-Benton, Daniela; Benton, Bond – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
The construction of a successful online collaboration between distinct cultural groups requires an informed cultural awareness. This is the exploration of such an online collaboration between American and Turkish Students. The focus of the shared student interaction was the concept of corporate social responsibility. As the concept is enacted…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Cooperation, Intercultural Communication, Cultural Awareness
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Lucas, Terry – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
Animation can be used for various purposes such as for procedural and motor skill learning (i.e., dance, sports, and motor rehabilitation). In the context of visual design, this study explores the possible influence of realism (levels of visual detail) in animation at the cognitive stage of motor skill acquisition. Students (N = 64) with low-prior…
Descriptors: Realism, Psychomotor Skills, Difficulty Level, Animation
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Nyasulu, Chimango; Dominic Chawinga, Winner – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
As an instant messaging application accessed through smartphones, WhatsApp is currently used by millions of people across the world to share information in various formats such as audio, photos, videos and text. The higher education is one of the sectors where the hype of WhatsApp has been acknowledged and consequently, students and lecturers…
Descriptors: College Students, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Social Media
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Asamoah, Moses Kumi – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
Hybrid learning, which integrates the face-to-face classroom-based teaching with an online mode, is at its incipient stage in Africa. A study exploring institutional support services provided for students and informal peer support among peers of hybrid learning is a very significant academic exercise since it has implications for sustainability of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Blended Learning, Electronic Learning
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Watkins, Robert; Smith, Diantha; McBeth, Mark – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
For some schools, using iPads instead of computer labs can be a cost- and space-saving endeavour. We decided to test students' attitudes toward tablet functions and confidence in classroom objectives in three technical communication courses by administering a pre- and post-test. Two classes used iPads and one did not (the control). We analysed the…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Telecommunications, Technology Uses in Education
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Fan, Lim Chu; Salleh, Sallimah; Laxman, Kumar – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2018
This study was carried out in an attempt to investigate the impact of embedding video technology into classroom lessons designed using technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) framework in improving students' conceptual understanding, focused on the concept of breathing. This study hypothesized that embedding video technology into…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Video Technology, Technological Literacy
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Reyna, Jorge; Hanham, Jose; Meier, Peter – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2017
The notion of students as co-creators of content in higher education is gaining popularity, with an ever-increasing emphasis on the development of digital media assignments. In a separate paper, the authors introduced the Digital Media Literacies Framework, which is composed of three interrelated domains: (1) conceptual, (2) functional, and (3)…
Descriptors: Taxonomy, Multimedia Materials, Electronic Publishing, Student Developed Materials
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Ansong, Eric; Boateng, Richard; Boateng, Sheena L.; Anderson, Augustus B. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2017
Studies looking at the nature of technology adoption from a multi-dimensional perspective have remained below expectation especially in African countries. This study, therefore, sought to explore the nature of e-learning adoption in the University of Ghana using a multi-stakeholder approach. A quantitative survey approach was adopted for this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration
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Cleveland, Simon; Jackson, Barcus C.; Dawson, Maurice – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2016
With the rise of Web 2.0, microblogging has become a widely accepted phenomenon for sharing information. Moreover, the Twitter platform has become the tool of choice for universities looking to increase their digital footprint. However, scant research addresses the viability of microblogging as a tool to facilitate knowledge creation practices…
Descriptors: Web 2.0 Technologies, Privacy, Electronic Publishing, Social Media
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Solak, Ekrem; Cakir, Recep – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2015
The purpose of this study was to determine the use of language learning strategies of e-learners and to understand whether there were any correlations between language learning strategies and academic achievement. Participants of the study were 274?e-learners, 132 males and 142 females, enrolled in an e-learning program from various majors and…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Metacognition, Learning Strategies, Gender Differences
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Savin-Baden, Maggi; Tombs, Gemma; Bhakta, Roy – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2015
Chatbots, known as pedagogical agents in educational settings, have a long history of use, beginning with Alan Turing's work. Since then online chatbots have become embedded into the fabric of technology. Yet understandings of these technologies are inchoate and often untheorised. Integration of chatbots into educational settings over the past…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Electronic Learning, Ethics, Emotional Experience
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Mihailidis, Paul – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2015
Despite the increased role of digital curation tools and platforms in the daily life of social network users, little research has focused on the competencies and dispositions that young people develop to effectively curate content online. This paper details the results of a mixed method study exploring the curation competencies of young people in…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Critical Literacy, College Students, Mixed Methods Research
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