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Singh, Harpreet; Miah, Shah Jahan – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Mobile technologies have created enormous opportunities for improving information delivery and dissemination processes among individuals. While studies of the mobile-based technologies in health and businesses have been proliferated, research on mobile applications for education are still at its emergent stage, however, for developing user-centric…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Management Systems, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Alsadoon, Hamadah; Alhussain, Thamer – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
This study aims to examine the possibility of implementing the Augmented Reality (AR) application in higher education by answering three questions: Which extended faculty at the Saudi Electronic University are familiar with such applications, what the perceptions do they hold toward using it in education, and what barriers do they believe may…
Descriptors: Universities, Teaching Methods, Computer Simulation, Technical Support
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Ariel, Yaron; Elishar-Malka, Vered – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
This study examined the viewpoints of lecturers and students regarding the roles of smartphones in the classroom: how legitimate is it to use them in class, and in what ways? Does the usage of smartphones impair in-class learning processes, and if it does, can we tie specific uses with specific disruptions to the class? Conversely, could it be…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes
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Tella, Adeyinka; Orim, Faith; Ibrahim, Dauda Morenikeji; Memudu, Suleiman Ajala – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
The use of e-resources is now commonplace among academics in tertiary educational institutions the world over. Many academics including those in the universities are exploring the opportunities of e-resources to facilitate teaching and research. As the use of e-resources is increasing particularly among academics at the University of Ilorin,…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Sampling, Foreign Countries, College Faculty
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Liikanen, Eeva; Björn, Marko; Nielsen, Marianne – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
Seventeen degree programmes of Biomedical Laboratory Science (BLS) in all Nordic countries collaborate in BioNord under NordPlus. For some years, BioNord focused on the use of information and communication technology (ICT) in the biomedical laboratory science education. The purpose of the study was to explore the use of ICT among teachers and…
Descriptors: Biomedicine, Laboratories, College Science, Educational Technology
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Norin, Veniamin Aleksandrovich; Norina, Natalia Vladimirovna; Pukharenko, Yurii Vladimirovich – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
This article is devoted to applying interactive teaching methods at Russian universities. It studies the following three types of interaction between professor and students that have become common at Russian universities: passive teaching methods, active teaching methods, and interactive teaching methods. This paper presents their advantages and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Engineering Education, Universities, Teacher Student Relationship
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Alfalah, Salsabeel F. M. – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
The use of technological tools is increasing rapidly in all fields, especially in education, which has moved from pen, pencil, and books, to using interactive technologies to help impart knowledge and understanding. Recent years have witnessed students facilitating immersive digital technology. However, it remains a challenge to provide sufficient…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Simulated Environment, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
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Chugh, Ritesh; Ruhi, Umar – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
The rapid adoption of social media technologies has resulted in a fundamental shift in the way communication and collaboration take place. As staff and students use social media technologies in their personal lives, it is important to explore how social media technologies are being used as an educational tool. The aim of this paper is to analyse…
Descriptors: Social Media, Higher Education, Educational Benefits, Teaching Methods
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Al-Qirim, Nabeel; Mesmari, Ahlam; Mazroeei, Khawlah; Khatri, Shamma; Kaabi, Zuwainah – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
This research is part of a research trilogy that investigated issues impacting Interactive White Board Technology (IWBT) adoption and use in a higher education institution. The other two research studies in this trilogy used (1) focus group approach and (2) survey research to identify such impacting factors. One major insight from these two…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Higher Education, Educational Technology, Information Technology
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O'Callaghan, Frances V.; Neumann, David L.; Jones, Liz; Creed, Peter A. – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
Web-based lecture technologies are being used increasingly in higher education. One widely-used method is the recording of lectures delivered during face-to-face teaching of on-campus courses. The recordings are subsequently made available to students on-line and have been variously referred to as lecture capture, video podcasts, and Lectopia. We…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Lecture Method, Video Technology, Web Based Instruction
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Jackson, Emerson Abraham – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
In the current Information Age, technology is taking the lead in moving teaching and learning beyond that which was once viewed as typically didactic approach to knowledge acquisition. The outcome of this research paper have explored the importance of MOODLE learning platform and its contribution in promoting flexible teaching, and the need for…
Descriptors: Management Systems, Teaching Methods, Outcomes of Education, Intervention
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El Alfy, Shahira; Gómez, Jorge Marx; Ivanov, Danail – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
This paper explores the association between technology readiness, (a meta-construct consisting of optimism, innovativeness, discomfort, and insecurity), attitude, and behavioral intention towards e-learning technologies adoption within an education institution context. The empirical study data is collected at two private universities located in…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Educational Technology
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Nagy, Judit T. – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
This paper explores all uses of LMS in teaching Business Mathematics in Hungarian undergraduate training from the point of view of the instructors. Since no similar survey had been carried out in Hungary earlier, the aim was to fill in this gap and to investigate which LMS systems are being used by the instructors, to what specific purposes and…
Descriptors: Management Systems, Higher Education, Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods
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Abdul Razzak, Nina – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
Highly-traditional education systems that mainly offer what is known as "direct instruction" usually result in graduates with a surface approach to learning rather than a deep one. What is meant by deep-learning is learning that involves critical analysis, the linking of ideas and concepts, creative problem solving, and application…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Direct Instruction, Creativity, Problem Solving
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Pettersson, Fanny; Olofsson, Anders D. – Education and Information Technologies, 2015
This paper examines possibilities and challenges when implementing distance teaching of theoretical content in a regionalized medical program (RMP). It will be argued that Cultural-Historical Activity Theory (CHAT) and the concepts of dominant and non-dominant activities, including conflicts and transitional actions, can lead to an understanding…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Large Group Instruction, Distance Education, Program Implementation
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