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Palaigeorgiou, George; Papadopoulou, Anthea – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Studies show that interactive educational video can reduce cognitive overload, guide viewers' attention, and trigger reflection; moreover, tablets can help students to increase self-directed learning, take ownership of the learning process, and collaborate with one another. In this study, we examine whether interactive video together with tablets…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Grade 5, Elementary School Students, Pretests Posttests
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Genç, Murat – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The purpose of this study was to discover the views of teacher candidates on the use of Slowmation in education. Fifty-one students from the Primary School Teaching Program took part in the study. An explanatory approach to the combined method, which enables both quantitative and qualitative research, was used in the study. In order to collect the…
Descriptors: Biology, Science Instruction, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education Programs
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Cruz, Sónia; Carvalho, Ana Amélia A.; Araújo, Inês – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
This paper presents a game designed to support teaching and learning of Portuguese History to 6th grade students. Firstly, a state of the art of mobile game-based learning for History is presented. Then we describe shortly the research carried out which aimed at the analysis of the games most played by students, followed by the identification of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications
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Andresen, Bent B. – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
In Denmark, 1:1 classroom has been implemented in all public schools (grades 1-9). Each student regularly accesses, processes, produces and exchanges written material using a computer (PC, laptop, tablet, etc.). These devices are considered as tools to enhance educational objectives, and in the article I present findings from research about how…
Descriptors: Literacy, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, Literacy Education
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Theodoropoulos, Anastasios; Antoniou, Angeliki; Lepouras, George – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
The students of a Greek junior high school collaborated to prepare the teaching material of a theoretical Computer Science (CS) course and then shared their understanding with other students. This study investigates two alternative teaching methods (collaborative learning and peer tutoring) and compares the learning results to the traditional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Peer Teaching, Junior High School Students
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Tan, Michael; Lee, Shu-Shing; Hung, David W. – Education and Information Technologies, 2014
While storytelling pedagogy presents novel perspectives and affordances to educators, a fundamental question that bears attention is the match between storytelling pedagogy and the nature of knowledge. Quite simply, the problem may be posed thus: is storytelling the optimum means for teaching all forms of knowledge? While rather obvious matches…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Teaching Methods, Knowledge Level, Grade 5
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Negreiros, João; Baptista, Zelia; Lee, Leanda – Education and Information Technologies, 2014
One of the purposes of this study is to evaluate how the choice of teaching method can be assisted by knowledge of a student's personality type and learning style. The present research is undertaken in the context of Web 2.0 tools use within the Portuguese literature subject at Escola Portuguesa de Macao (EPM). The Felder-Soloman index of learning…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Cognitive Style, Correlation, Statistical Analysis