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Záhorec, Jan; Hašková, Alena; Munk, Michal – Informatics in Education, 2014
Authors of this paper carried out a broader international research aimed at assessing the computer science education at upper secondary level of education--ISCED 3A. The assessed school subjects were informatics and programming as the most common school subjects taught at secondary schools within computer sciences. The assessment was based on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Science Education, Secondary Education, Programming
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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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Jabbour, Khayrazad Kari – Informatics in Education, 2014
This research explores the effect of mobile technology in Lebanese higher education classrooms. Three components were utilized to evaluate the impact: student attitudes, student achievements, and educational process. This study used both quantitative and qualitative methods to examine the research questions. The main sources for data collection…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Telecommunications, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Weigend, Michael – Informatics in Education, 2014
Scientific issues like the behavior of wild and domesticated animals can serve as a motivation to learn programming concepts. Instead of following a systematic introduction, the students directly dive into programming and start immediately with their projects. In this constructionist approach the educational challenge for the teacher is to provide…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Science Instruction, Student Projects, Programming
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Hjorth, Arthur; Wilensky, Uri – Informatics in Education, 2014
In spite of decades of use of agent-based modelling in social policy research and in educational contexts, very little work has been done on combining the two. This paper accounts for a proof-of-concept single case-study conducted in a college-level Social Policy course, using agent-based modelling to teach students about the social and human…
Descriptors: Urban Planning, Constructivism (Learning), Case Studies, Public Policy
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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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Alliprandini, Paula Mariza Zedu; Straub, Sandra Luzia Wrobel; Brugnera, Elisangela; de Oliveira, Tânia Pitombo; Souza, Isabela Augusta Andrade – Informatics in Education, 2013
This work investigates the effect of computer use in the memory process in young and adults under the Perceptual and Memory experimental conditions. The memory condition involved the phases acquisition of information and recovery, on time intervals (2 min, 24 hours and 1 week) on situations of pre and post-test (before and after the participants…
Descriptors: Memory, Computer Uses in Education, Pretests Posttests, Early Adolescents
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Kim, Du Gyu; Lee, Jaemu – Informatics in Education, 2013
In this paper, we propose the development of a web-based, intelligent instruction system to help elementary school students for mathematical computation. We concentrate on the intelligence facilities which support diagnosis and advice. The existing web-based instruction systems merely give information on whether the learners' replies are…
Descriptors: Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Mathematics Instruction, Computation, Web Based Instruction
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Yoo, Sujin; Kim, Younghwan; Park, Seongbin – Informatics in Education, 2013
The Semantic Web is an extension of the current Web where information is represented in a machine processable way. It is not separate from the current Web and one of the confusions that novice users might have is where the Semantic Web is. In fact, users can easily encounter RDF documents that are components of the Semantic Web while they navigate…
Descriptors: Web Browsers, Educational Resources, Internet, Secondary School Students
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Bennane, Abdellah – Informatics in Education, 2013
The introduction of the intelligence in teaching software is the object of this paper. In software elaboration process, one uses some learning techniques in order to adapt the teaching software to characteristics of student. Generally, one uses the artificial intelligence techniques like reinforcement learning, Bayesian network in order to adapt…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Educational Technology, Artificial Intelligence, Reinforcement
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Menolli, André Luís Andrade; Reinehr, Sheila; Malucelli, Andreia – Informatics in Education, 2013
New technologies, such as social networks, wikis, blogs and other social tools, enable collaborative work and are important facilitators of the social learning process. Many companies are using these types of tools as substitutes for their intranets, especially software development companies. However, the content generated by these tools in many…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Computer Mediated Communication, Resource Units, Computer Software
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de Bettio, Raphael Winckler; Pereira, Denilson Alves; Martins, Ronei Ximenes; Heimfarth, Tales – Informatics in Education, 2013
The technological resources used for pedagogical innovation in the form of distance education have increasingly been incorporated into face-to-face education. This article describes the experience of the Federal University of Lavras--Brazil--with new ways to apply technology in face-to-face undergraduate courses. This paper presents (i) the…
Descriptors: Resource Units, Blended Learning, Distance Education, Undergraduate Study
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Boberic-Krsticev, Danijela; Tešendic, Danijela – Informatics in Education, 2013
The paper elaborates on experiences and lessons learned from the course on object-oriented analyses and design at the Faculty of Sciences, Novi Sad. The course on OOAD is taught to students of computer science and to the students of mathematical programme. Conclusions made in this paper are based on results of students' assignments as well as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Science Education, Programming, College Students
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Donchev, Ivaylo – Informatics in Education, 2013
C++ is the most commonly used language in introductory and intermediate programming courses in Bulgarian universities. In recent years this language has developed greatly. Its abstractions are more flexible and affordable than ever before. Such great number of changes are related to the launch of the new standard (known as C++11) that we have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Programming Languages, Information Science Education, Computer Science Education
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González, Carlos – Informatics in Education, 2013
While researchers working within the "Student Learning Research" framework have developed or adapted questionnaires to gather information on students' experiences of blended learning, no questionnaire has been developed to enquire about teachers' experiences in such learning environments. The present article reports the development and…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, College Instruction, Undergraduate Study, College Faculty
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