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Lopez-Perez, Valentina A.; Ramirez-Correa, Patricio E.; Grandon, Elizabeth E. – Informatics in Education, 2019
This research examines the factors that influence the intention to use information technology in the classroom by primary school teachers based on the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology and their technological predisposition. In particular, the relationship between teachers' innovativeness and their beliefs associated with the use…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Technology Integration
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Brilingaite, Agne; Bukauskas, Linas; Juškeviciene, Anita – Informatics in Education, 2018
The rapid development of new technologies requires a new set of skills from all users in operating, using, and maintaining digitised environments. Curriculum design in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) undergoes a rapid change as technological achievements do influence education. The aim of the article was to present…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Information Technology, Computer Science Education, Taxonomy
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Ignatova, Natalija; Dagiene, Valentina; Kubilinskiene, Svetlana – Informatics in Education, 2015
How to enable students to create a personalized learning environment? What are the criteria of evaluation of the ICT-based learning process personalization affordance? These questions are answered by conducting multiple case study research of the innovative ICT-based learning process in iTEC (Innovative Technologies for Engaging Classrooms)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Individualized Instruction, Constructivism (Learning)
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Jasute, Egle; Dagiene, Valentina – Informatics in Education, 2014
A long-term observation of students' usage of a dynamic geometry in a classroom at all grade levels has challenged to develop an approach for learning and understanding mathematics in an easier way for both students and teachers. The paper deals with the results of a study that investigates the process and outcomes of the implementation of…
Descriptors: Geometry, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Algebra
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Walldén, Sari; Mäkinen, Erkki – Informatics in Education, 2014
This paper considers the use of log data provided by learning management systems when studying whether students obey the problem-based learning (PBL) method. Log analysis turns out to be a valuable tool in measuring the use of the learning material of interest. It gives reliable figures concerning not only the number of use sessions but also the…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Data, Data Analysis, Longitudinal Studies
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Uyanga, Sambuu – Informatics in Education, 2014
These days ICT has penetrated into almost all sectors of the economy and society of Mongolia. More and more effort and attention is being paid to integrating ICT into the education sector. The current education reforms have a big component related to ICT, which includes the development of a Master plan for ICT in the Education sector, addressing…
Descriptors: Information Technology, General Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Martínez Muñoz, Miriam; Jiménez Rodríguez, María Lourdes; Gutiérrez de Mesa, José Antonio – Informatics in Education, 2013
This work is part of a research project whose main objective is to understand the impact that the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has on the teaching and learning process on the subject of Physics. We will show that, with the use of a storm simulator, physics students improve their learning process on one hand they understand…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Physics, Science Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Kligiene, Stanislava Nerute – Informatics in Education, 2012
The paper surveys the risks and benefits which the user faces in the networked environment and how those challenges can be overcome. The question is how to measure the potential or benefits of such a complex phenomenon--the collaborative cross-domains in social media. As one of the solutions we propose to consider this in the context of digital…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Data Collection, Privacy, Computer Mediated Communication
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Valavicius, Eugenijus; Babravicius, Kestutis – Informatics in Education, 2012
The paper analyses the results of the computer literacy survey conducted among the 11th and 12th form students in gymnasiums and secondary schools in Lithuania. The basis for the questionnaire was taken from previous surveys carried out in Vilnius Pedagogical University. The questionnaire is divided into five topics, such as computer hardware and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Literacy, Student Surveys, Grade 11
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Miseviciene, Regina; Ambraziene, Danute; Tuminauskas, Raimundas; Pažereckas, Nerijus – Informatics in Education, 2012
Many factors influence education nowadays. Educational institutions are faced with budget cuttings, outdated IT, data security management and the willingness to integrate remote learning at home. Virtualization technologies provide innovative solutions to the problems. The paper presents an original educational infrastructure using virtualization…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Universities, College Students, College Faculty
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Georgieva-Trifonova, Tsvetanka – Informatics in Education, 2011
In this paper, a client/server information system for the management of data and its extraction from a database containing information for diploma works of students is proposed. The developed system provides users the possibility of accessing information about different characteristics of the diploma works, according to their specific interests.…
Descriptors: Information Systems, Databases, Client Server Architecture, Information Retrieval
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Swacha, Jakub; Skrzyszewski, Adam; Syslo, Wojciech A. – Informatics in Education, 2010
There are multiple reasons that justify teaching computer game design. Its multi-aspectual nature creates opportunity to develop, at the same time, creativity, technical skills and ability to work in team. Thinking of game design classes, one needs direction on what to focus on so that the students could benefit the most. In this paper, we present…
Descriptors: Computer Games, Design, Surveys, Attitude Measures
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Gaspar, Alessio; Langevin, Sarah; Boyer, Naomi; Armitage, William – Informatics in Education, 2010
This qualitative study explores how using Peer Learning Forums (PLF) in an online asynchronous computer programming course can be analyzed to derive information about Student Activity Focus (SAF) for adult Information Technology students. Three instruments are proposed to assist instructors classify questions posted by students on these forums,…
Descriptors: Asynchronous Communication, Qualitative Research, Learning Activities, Classification