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Yadegaridehkordi, Elaheh; Shuib, Liyana; Nilashi, Mehrbakhsh; Asadi, Shahla – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Recently cloud computing has received significant attention, but its adoption is still far from reaching its full potential, especially in educational contexts. Only a few studies have considered the students' behavior toward adoption of cloud technology in particular for online collaborative learning purposes. Therefore, this research seeks to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning, Electronic Learning, Universities
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Albelbisi, Nour Awni – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
As a crucial factor that affects the learning performance in MOOC, self-regulated learning (SRL) has elicited considerable interest. Self-regulated learners can manage their learning activities efficiently, however, researchers indicate that MOOC learners do not adequately self-regulate their learning. Thus, providing support to facilitate…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Foreign Countries, Structural Equation Models, Online Courses
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Samad, Sarminah; Nilashi, Mehrbakhsh; Ibrahim, Othman – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Social networking sites have played an important role in enhancing students' social presence. As an educational tool for online courses, they have significantly contributed in promoting students' motivation for learning. The aim of this research is to investigate the impact of social networking sites on students' academic performance. We conduct a…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Academic Achievement, Correlation, Social Media
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Yagci, Ali; Çevik, Mustafa – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
This study aims to predict the academic achievements of Turkish and Malaysian vocational and technical high school (VTS) students in science courses (physics, chemistry and biology) through artificial neural networks (ANN) and to put forth the measures to be taken against their failure. The study population consisted of 10th and 11th grade 922 VTS…
Descriptors: Prediction, Academic Achievement, Technical Education, Vocational High Schools
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Leong, Lam Wai; Ibrahim, Othman; Dalvi-Esfahani, Mohammad; Shahbazi, Hamed; Nilashi, Mehrbakhsh – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
With numerous benefits of utilising mobile social network sites (SNSs) for learning purposes, limited studies have been conducted to determine the factors that influence the adoption of mobile SNSs in facilitating learning. Accordingly, the main purpose of this study is to explore the determinants of students' behavioural intention to use mobile…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, College Students, Intention
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Pang, Loren; Jen, Chen Chwen – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
Currently available web page accessibility guidelines focus more on reading and writing, with inadequate attention to other aspects of online learning such as computer-mediated communication. This study aims to explore the engagement of Malaysia secondary school students with dyslexia and students without dyslexia on various synchronous and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Asynchronous Communication
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Saghapour, Mohsen; Iranmanesh, Mohammad; Zailani, Suhaiza; Goh, Gerald Guan Gan – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
This study has determined the determinants of the perceived ease of use and perceived usefulness and their influence on campus portal usage. A quantitative approach was employed, using a five-point Likert scale questionnaire, adapted from previous studies. Data were gathered through a survey conducted with 341 staff working in the University of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Likert Scales, Surveys
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Miah, Shah Jahan; Samsudin, Ahmad Zam Hariro – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
Higher education institutes such as universities suffer from a range of issues in managing their academic records and relevant digital contents. Many universities nowadays use specific software applications for their effective mechanism in records management. The effective provision of enterprises records management (ERM) software for managing…
Descriptors: Academic Records, Information Management, Foreign Countries, Universities
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Wook, Muslihah; Yusof, Zawiyah M.; Nazri, Mohd Zakree Ahmad – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
The acceptance of Educational Data Mining (EDM) technology is on the rise due to, its ability to extract new knowledge from large amounts of students' data. This knowledge is important for educational stakeholders, such as policy makers, educators, and students themselves to enhance efficiency and achievements. However, previous studies on EDM…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Information Retrieval, Data Analysis, Educational Technology
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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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Khosravi, Arash; Ahmad, Mohammad Nazir – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
The use of an effective supervision mechanism is crucial between a student and supervisor. The essential knowledge shared and transferred between these two parties must be observed and understood very well in order to ensure that students are produced at good level of quality for future professional knowledge workers. The aim of this study was to…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Sharing Behavior, Information Dissemination, Supervision
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Wai, Cho Cho; Seng, Ernest Lim Kok – Education and Information Technologies, 2015
Learning environment has always been traditionally associated with the physical presence of classrooms, textbooks, pen-and-paper examinations and teachers. However, today's evolving technology has rapidly changed the face of education. Online learning, teleconferencing, internet, Computer Assisted Learning (CAL), Web-Based Distance Learning (WBDL)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blended Learning, Educational Environment, Case Studies