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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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Kamal, Anju; Radhakrishnan, Souhreda – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Differences in styles of learning have become important considerations at all levels of education over the last several years. Examining college students' preferred style of learning is useful for course design and effective instructional methods. Using the Felder-Silverman Index of Learning Styles (ILS), and MBTI Inventories we investigate the…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Personality Traits, Preferences, Electronic Learning
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Korhonen, A.-M.; Ruhalahti, S.; Veermans, M. – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) enable lifelong learning and make competences visible in education and professional life. This paper illuminates how to design an online learning process that enables deep learning through PLEs based upon our study of a scaffolding process supported by Web 2.0 tools. Professional student teachers developed…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Web 2.0 Technologies, Student Teachers
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Ullah, Abrar; Xiao, Hannan; Barker, Trevor – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Online examinations are an integral component of online learning environments and research studies have identified academic dishonesty as a critical threat to the credibility of such examinations. Academic dishonesty exists in many forms. Collusion is seen as a major security threat, wherein a student invites a third party for help or to…
Descriptors: Usability, Information Security, Computer Assisted Testing, Online Courses
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Kolekar, Sucheta V.; Pai, Radhika M.; M. M., Manohara Pai – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The term Adaptive E-learning System (AES) refers to the set of techniques and approaches that are combined together to offer online courses to the learners with the aim of providing customized resources and interfaces. Most of these systems focus on adaptive contents which are generated to the learners without considering the learning styles of…
Descriptors: Computer Interfaces, Computer Assisted Instruction, Electronic Learning, Online Courses
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Huang, Yu-Chih; Backman, Sheila J.; Backman, Kenneth F.; McGuire, Francis A.; Moore, DeWayne – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
With the development and evaluation of information technology, virtual reality technology provides opportunities to offer an immersive and interactive experience for supplementing traditional classroom lecture and creating innovative online learning in education curricula and professional training. Given that the arena of 3D entertainment-oriented…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Learning Motivation, Computer Simulation, Information Technology
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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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vanOostveen, Roland; Desjardins, François; Bullock, Shawn – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Teaching, and education in general, remain firmly rooted in the practices of the past and continue to resist the implementation of strategies and theories arising from educational research. Consequently, significant reforms have been slow to take hold in educational systems around the world. Much of the reluctance can be attributed to a…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Problem Based Learning, Online Courses, Teaching Methods
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Bakki, Aicha; Oubahssi, Lahcen; George, Sébastien; Cherkaoui, Chihab – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
This paper presents an authoring tool in the cMOOC context called MOOCAT (MOOC Authoring Tool). It is a visual authoring tool that helps teachers to design cMOOC-oriented pedagogical scenarios. MOOCAT has two main innovative features. The first is that it offers a tool for conceiving pedagogical scenarios in a simple way through graphical…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Design, Integrated Learning Systems, Models
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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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Hsu, Hui-Ching Kayla; Wang, Cong Vivi; Levesque-Bristol, Chantal – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
While various researchers have conducted work supporting the validity of self-determination theory (SDT) in the conventional learning setting, few attempts have been made to explore its application in the online learning context. In a recent study using structural equation modeling (SEM), Chen and Jang (2010) concluded that the SDT-based model was…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Theories, Outcomes of Education, Electronic Learning
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Gupta, Shivangi; Sabitha, A. Sai – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Aimed at a massive outreach and open access education, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) has evolved incredibly engaging millions of learners' over the years. These courses provide an opportunity for learning analytics with respect to the diversity in learning activity. Inspite of its growth, high dropout rate of the learners', it is examined to…
Descriptors: Retention (Psychology), Online Courses, Learner Engagement, Electronic Learning
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Castro, Robin – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Education is a complex system that requires multiple perspectives and levels of analysis to understand its contexts, dynamics, and actors' interactions, particularly concerning technological innovations. This paper aims to identify some of the most promising trends in blended learning implementations in higher education, the capabilities provided…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
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Peters, Adrienne M. F.; Crane, Daph; Costello, Jane – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Social media's reach has extended into our personal, professional, and educational lives. Related to the latter, research has examined how technologies, such as Twitter, can be used as communication and evaluation tools in postsecondary settings. No known studies have considered students' experiences using Twitter in different course delivery…
Descriptors: Social Media, Postsecondary Education, Electronic Learning, College Students
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Salem, Ashraf Atta M. S. – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The current research aims to establish several theoretical frameworks and educational implications for a new web-based learning model "SOSE". Additionally, it also aims to compare and contrast the new model to a well-known web-based learning model, WebQuest, which was developed by Dodge of San Diego State University (1995b). WebQuest is…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Web Based Instruction, Teaching Methods, Comparative Analysis
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