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Sage, Kara; Augustine, Heather; Shand, Hannah; Bakner, Kaelah; Rayne, Sidny – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
We compared college students' learning from, and perceptions of, print and digital readings, with the goal of providing an informed recommendation for students and educators regarding best approaches for reading assignments. To add to the literature, we focused on a common experience in college -- reading an educational article -- in addition to…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Printed Materials, Electronic Publishing, Educational Technology
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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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Nisula, Karoliina; Pekkola, Samuli – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Business education has been criticized for being theoretical and distant from the dynamisms of the business life. To answer to this criticism, different types of experiential learning environments, such as manual role-plays, computer simulations, and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, have been used. In this paper, we study how a holistic…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Case Studies, Criticism, Role Playing
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Inal, Murat; Korkmaz, Özgen – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
In this study, the effect of blended learning environment using DynED on student achievement and attitudes towards English course was determined as the aim of this research. Quasi-experimental design with pretest-posttest control group which is defined as a two-factor mixed design was used. Study group of this research consisted of 40 -- 4th grade…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Dahman, Mohammed R.; Dag, Hasan – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
This study investigated the ability of the demographic and the affective variables to predict the adult learners' decision to continue ESOL courser. 278 adult learners, enrolled on ESOL course at FLS institution in Istanbul, Turkey, participated in the study. The result showed that the continued or dropped out groups, demonstrated statistical…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Adult Students
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Singh, Jewan; Mansotra, Vibhakar – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Cloud computing is becoming a leading trend worldwide, due to its enhanced reliability, scalability, flexibility, availability and processing throughput. However, the decision related to adoption of the cloud computing model is often complicated by challenges and uncertainties about the expected business value and its overall impact on the…
Descriptors: Internet, Information Storage, Educational Technology, Asians
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Sajjanhar, Atul; Faulkner, Julie – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
In this study, we gauge the perceptions of novice computer programmers about Second Life (SL) as a digital learning environment for concept understanding in computer programming. SL is chosen as the learning environment because it offers, within a constructivist frame, the use of learner-centered pedagogies for designing curriculum. We adopt a…
Descriptors: Novices, Programming, Computer Simulation, Internet
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Gündüz, Abdullah Yasin; Akkoyunlu, Buket – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Flipped learning becomes increasingly popular in higher education with the widespread use of the Internet. The traditional methods are deeply teacher-centered and students usually listen to the teacher during the course. This is different in flipped learning and the time spent in the classroom involves rich learning activities. It allowed learners…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Blended Learning, Learning Activities
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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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Urien, Begoña; Erro-Garcés, Amaya; Osca, Amparo – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Although the negative effects of mobile instant messaging have been stressed, its exponential increment justifies studying its application in education. This paper analyses whether college' students perception of WhatsApp usefulness influences cognitive processes important for teamwork (i.e., specialization and coordination), specifically for…
Descriptors: Social Media, Computer Mediated Communication, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Iatrellis, Omiros; Kameas, Achilles; Fitsilis, Panos – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
One of the main challenges to be confronted in Higher Education, so as to increase quality, is the personalization of education services, since each student constitutes a unique case. In this paper, we present the conceptualization of the domain of Learning Pathways in Higher Education. We present the EDUC8 (EDUCATE) ontology, which models the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Learning Processes, Academic Advising, Individualized Instruction
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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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Gao, Fei; Li, Lan – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
This paper proposes and tests a conceptual model of educators' Twitter adoption for professional learning and development based on technology adoption model and related literature. To understand the factors that may affect educators' adoption of Twitter for professional learning and development, a questionnaire was designed and administered to 305…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Social Media, Faculty Development, Intention
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Al-Sudani, Sahar; Palaniappan, Ramaswamy – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The students' progression and attainment gap are considered as key performance indicators of many universities worldwide. Therefore, universities invest significantly in resources to reduce the attainment gap between good and poor performing students. In this regard, various mathematical models have been utilised to predict students' performances…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, College Students, Achievement Gap, Educational Attainment
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