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Günbatar, Mustafa Serkan; Bakirci, Hasan – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The aim of the study is to examine the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) teaching intention of science and primary school pre-service teachers in terms of Computational Thinking (CT) skill, gender, grade level, daily computer usage, internet usage, smartphone usage, and the department variables. The study employs the…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Intention, Computation, Thinking Skills
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Ata, Ridvan; Cevik, Mustafa – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The aim of this research is to reveal relations between Kolb's learning styles and mobile learning readiness of pre-service teachers in depth in regard to different variables and identify their mobile learning perspectives. The study group consisted of 352 students enrolled in undergraduate programs in education faculties of different universities…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Structural Equation Models, Preservice Teachers, Telecommunications
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Yildiz Durak, Hatice; Saritepeci, Mustafa – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
There has been a considerable increase in problematic internet usage among high school students due to the fact that our daily lives are considerably being occupied by internet. It is therefore important to investigate into the variables considered as effective in problematic internet use of this group. This paper seeks to address whether there…
Descriptors: High School Students, Media Literacy, Internet, Correlation
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Günbatar, Mustafa Serkan – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The goal of this study is to compare in-service and pre-service teachers' computational thinking skills and to take in-service teachers' opinions about the contribution of professional life to differentiation in this skill. The study was conducted in Turkey. The type of the study is mixed method. Quantitative data were obtained from 870…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Inservice Teacher Education, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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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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Saritepeci, Mustafa; Duran, Ali; Ermis, Ugur Ferhat – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
This study has sought to reveal perceptions towards the employment of WhatsApp in foreign language learning, especially preparing for a national academic language exam. In this sense, this study is supposed to make contribution to employing WhatsApp in educational contexts. This study, designed as a case study, is to investigate the pros and cons…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Computer Software, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Bardakci, Salih; Alkan, Muhammet Fatih – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The purpose of this study was to investigate the technological and pedagogical constructs underlying Turkish preservice teachers' behavioral intentions to use interactive whiteboard based on UTAUT model and TPACK using three structural equation models; technological framework, pedagogical framework, and integrated model. Within this scope,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Intention, Visual Aids
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Atmacasoy, Abdullah; Aksu, Meral – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
The literature shows an increase in blended learning implementations (N = 74) at faculties of education in Turkey whereas pre-service and in-service teachers' ICT competencies have been identified as one of the areas where they are in need of professional development. This systematic review was conducted to find out the impact of blended learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blended Learning, Teacher Education Programs, Technological Literacy
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Karaoglan Yilmaz, Fatma Gizem; Durak, Hatice – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
Math is a subject in which students are generally not very interested and are unsuccessful compared to other courses. It has been suggested that digital stories designed for educational purposes could be used to prevent students' lack of interest and failure in this subject. However, designing stories that are fit for purpose is important if the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Student Surveys, Qualitative Research
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Harmandaoglu Baz, Esra; Balçikanli, Cem; Cephe, Pasa Tevfik – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) has been considered an important component to integrate into teacher education programs in the twenty-first century. However, neither faculty members nor the pre-service teachers seem to benefit from ICT efficiently throughout the 4-year teacher education program in Turkey. This study was designed…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Perrotta, Carlo – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
This paper focuses on the relationship between rational beliefs, culture and agency in formal school settings. This relationship is analysed in the context of the adoption of technological innovations. Interviews and focus groups with 39 secondary teachers from England and other European countries were carried out. The analysis highlights a number…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Technological Advancement, Adoption (Ideas), Decision Making
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Inceçay, Volkan; Koçoglu, Zeynep – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
The present study examined whether or not different input delivery modes have an effect on listening comprehension of Turkish students learning English at the university level. It investigated the effect of one single mode, which is audio-only, and three dual input delivery modes, which were audio-video, audio-video with target language subtitles…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Listening Skills, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Karal, Hasan; Kokoc, Mehmet; Cakir, Ozlem – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
This study examines impact of the educational use of Facebook group on the high school students' proper usage of language. The study included thirty students who attend 11th grade in a high school in Trabzon, Turkey. Firstly, preliminary data about Facebook usage of students were obtained to understand the factors that motivate students to use…
Descriptors: Social Media, Language Usage, High School Students, Foreign Countries
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Stockleben, Björn; Thayne, Martyn; Jäminki, Seija; Haukijärvi, Ilkka; Mavengere, Nicholas Blessing; Demirbilek, Muhammet; Ruohonen, Mikko – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
The OnCreate project was initiated by ten universities with expertise in collaborative work in online-based learning environments and explores the specific challenges of implementing university courses in creative disciplines in such an environment. The first research phase comprises a literature search on creativity and its contextual factors in…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Cooperation, Higher Education, Barriers