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Ihmeideh, Fathi – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
In this digital era, educational websites have become one of the important learning resources which facilitate children's learning experiences. Although the use of educational websites in supporting children's learning has progressively increased in Qatari schools, these websites are used without being evaluated in terms of their appropriateness…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Child Development, Foreign Countries, Usability
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Arteaga Sánchez, Rocío; Cortijo, Virginia; Javed, Uzma – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
Social network sites in general, and Facebook in particular, allow users with common interests to meet, share ideas, and collaborate, creating new forms of informal learning. In order to understand and eventually take advantage of the many benefits that Facebook can bring to the academic world, we need to study its adoption process. The objective…
Descriptors: Social Media, Social Networks, Informal Education, Educational Benefits
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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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Harmandaoglu Baz, Esra; Cephe, Pasa Tevfik; Balçikanli, Cem – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
The purpose of the present study is to investigate the behavioral intentions of Turkish English as a foreign language (EFL) pre-service teachers to use a cloud application in their future classes. Preliminary data were collected from 22 senior EFL pre-service teachers via a questionnaire, semi-structured interviews, and an observation form. Before…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Language Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Lofthus, Liv; Silseth, Kenneth – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
The focus of this article is on digital literacy and students' use of digital sources. We are examining how students choose digital video sources when doing group work with tablets in a social studies project. The analysis centers on how students collaboratively negotiate and reason around their choice of video sources during an assignment about…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Information Literacy, Information Sources, Video Technology
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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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Li, Kun; Darr, Kent; Gao, Fei – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2018
Researchers have recognized the role that microblogging tools play in enhancing the effectiveness of communication and interaction in the classroom. However, few studies have specifically examined how to use microblogging tools to bring educational resources into the classroom to enrich the student learning experience. The exploratory case study…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Web Sites
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Bangou, Francis; Vasilopoulos, Gene – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2018
This article experiments with creativity, ambiguity, design thinking, research, and teacher education in computer-assisted language learning within the development of a distance teacher education course on computer-assisted language learning. By deploying philosophy of immanence, the associated agencements of teacher becoming in computer-assisted…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Creativity, Design, Distance Education
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Ketsman, Olha; Daher, Tareq; Colon Santana, Juan A. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2018
This mixed methods study focuses on the use of instructional videos in an undergraduate physics classroom. Previous research has explored the effects of videos on student performance however, limited research exists on the effects of science instructional videos with embedded quiz questions on student achievement. This study compares students'…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Physics, College Science, Video Technology
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Baisley-Nodine, Ellen; Ritzhaupt, Albert D.; Antonenko, Pavlo D. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2018
This study examined the use of Twitter for online discussions in one asynchronous online, journalism class. A content analysis of the transcripts of the tweets from 25 undergraduate students was performed, coding for social presence using the social presence density measurement tool, one of the three aspects of the community of inquiry framework.…
Descriptors: Social Media, Online Courses, Journalism Education, Content Analysis
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Sun, Yu-Chih – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2017
The study aims to explore university-level foreign language learners' perceptions of the content-based flipped classroom approach and factors influencing their perceptions. The research questions guiding the study are three-fold. (a) What attitudes and perceptions do students have about language and knowledge acquisition in the content-based…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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McDonald-Brown, Craig; Laxman, Kumar; Hope, John – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2017
The emerging adolescents of today are required to navigate challenges and risks quite different from those faced by their parents and teachers. The usual trials of adolescence have been magnified and transformed, in large part due to the development of information and communication technology, and the rapid rise of online social networking. The…
Descriptors: Preadolescents, Self Efficacy, Parent Role, Teacher Role
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