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Kroksmark, Tomas – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
The aim of the study is to generate knowledge of how teachers change their teaching and how pupils change their learning as a consequence of working in One-to-One environments in schools. The result shows that teachers and students are changing their relation to teaching and learning when school is digitized. The most important dimension of this…
Descriptors: Change, Individual Instruction, Learning, Teaching Methods
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Naz, Saeeda; Umar, Arif I.; Shirazi, Syed H.; Ahmed, Saad B.; Razzak, Muhammad I.; Siddiqi, Imran – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
Arabic script-based text recognition system has been a popular field of research for many years that can be used in the learning and teaching process to the students and educators how to read and understand educational contents of Arabic script. The challenging nature of Arabic script recognition has attracted the attention of researchers from…
Descriptors: Electronic Equipment, Surveys, Teaching Methods, Semitic Languages
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Tallvid, Martin – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
During the last decade, several "one laptop per student-initiatives" (1:1) have emerged as a solution to the recurrent disappointments with the pace of transformation of teaching methods in schools. However, an increasing number of research studies indicates, that despite major expenditure, increased access and improved technical…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Information Technology, Teaching Methods, Technology Integration
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Ilomäki, Liisa; Paavola, Sami; Lakkala, Minna; Kantosalo, Anna – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
Digital competence is an evolving concept related to the development of digital technology and the political aims and expectations of citizenship in a knowledge society. It is regarded as a core competence in policy papers; in educational research it is not yet a standardized concept. We suggest that it is a useful boundary concept, which can be…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Technological Literacy, Technology Integration, Influence of Technology
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Kukkonen, Jari; Dillon, Patrick; Kärkkäinen, Sirpa; Hartikainen-Ahia, Anu; Keinonen, Tuula – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
Scaffolding helps the novice to accomplish a task goal or solve a problem that otherwise would be beyond unassisted efforts. Scaffolding firstly aims to support the learner in accomplishing the task and secondly in learning from the task and improving future performance. This study has examined pre-service teachers' experiences of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teaching Methods, Technology Uses in Education, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique)
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Ng, Kien Heng; Bakri, Aryati; Rahman, Azizah Abdul – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
The effects of courseware learning for children with learning difficulties have been studied over the years. Educational courseware is very common nowadays as a teaching tool for children's early education. However, most of the coursewares are designed for children with normal learning ability. Special children who face difficulty in the learning…
Descriptors: Indonesian Languages, Courseware, Children, Learning Problems
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Hinostroza, J. Enrique; Ibieta, Andrea I.; Claro, Magdalena; Labbé, Christian – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
Teachers' use of ICT has mainly focused on their use in classroom context and few studies have focused on their use elsewhere. Attempting to fill this gap, this paper presents a case study of 12 secondary teachers characterising their use of ICT in and out-of-the-classroom. Results show that teachers use these tools inside the classroom for…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Case Studies, Secondary School Teachers
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Keane, Therese; Keane, William F.; Blicblau, Aaron S. – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
Educators, government bodies and employers have acknowledged the need for modern learners to acquire 21st century skills using information and communication technologies, to personalise student learning. Students need broader skills than the 3Rs (reading, writing and arithmetic) to operate in the 21st century. These broader skills known as the 4Cs…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Critical Thinking, Information Technology, Technology Integration
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Phadung, Muneeroh; Suksakulchai, Surachai; Kaewprapan, Wacheerapan – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
This study investigated the effects of using an interactive e-story for early literacy instruction on word recognition, story comprehension and story application. The study was conducted in two classrooms in the southern border provinces of Thailand with ethnic minority children at the kindergarten level. The samples consisted of 60 children who…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Emergent Literacy, Ethnicity, Minority Groups
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Kafyulilo, Ayoub; Fisser, Petra; Voogt, Joke – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
This study investigated the impact of teacher design teams as a professional development arrangement for developing technology integration knowledge and skills among in-service science teachers. The study was conducted at a secondary school in Tanzania, where 12 in-service science teachers participated in a workshop about technology integration in…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Science Teachers, Foreign Countries, Professional Development
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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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Dew, Robert; Goscinski, Andrzej; Coldwell-Neilson, Jo – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
Although Australian students spend three or more years studying they can seem quite unaware of any of the expected learning outcomes of their course. They are often single unit focused, paying most attention to individual assessment items thus not developing a holistic view of their course. This paper presents a theoretical framework to support…
Descriptors: Models, Outcomes of Education, Foreign Countries, Case Studies
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Liu, Xia; Xu, Yunrong; Pange, Jenny – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
Nowadays, with the rapid progress of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), the integration of ICTs in education has attracted more and more attention of educators and researchers. However, there are different situations between developed and less-developed nations both in ICT application and in ICT research. PowerPoint is a readily…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Foreign Countries, Visual Aids, Computer Software
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Wang, Lixun – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
Peer teaching and learning are learner-centred approaches with great potential for promoting effective learning, and the fast development of Web 2.0 technology has opened new doors for promoting peer teaching and learning. In this study, we aim to establish peer teaching and learning among students by employing a Wikibook project in the course…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Textbooks, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods
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Badri, Masood; Al Rashedi, Asma; Yang, Guang; Mohaidat, Jihad; Al Hammadi, Arif – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
Offering an online integrated high-school course or subject for the first time involves many challenges. Better understanding the factors that affect students' willingness to participate in the experience could provide support for better implementation of such a strategic initiative. In addition, it is important to understand how personal factors…
Descriptors: Intention, Electronic Learning, Structural Equation Models, High School Students
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