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Kaysi, Feyzi – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
The purpose of this article is to determine the opinions and experiences of participants who took both distance and formal education courses concerning practice. The case study method was employed for this study. The data was collected through semi-structured interviews. Distance education software and recorded virtual course videos were analyzed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum, Student Attitudes, Distance Education
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Altanopoulou, Panagiota; Tselios, Nikolaos – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
The influence of students' non-cognitive characteristics on their learning performance constitutes a significant but rather unexplored topic. The goal of the research presented in this article, is to examine the relation between the students' personality characteristics (as measured using the Big Five Personality Test) and their learning outcome…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Cooperative Learning, Collaborative Writing, Web Sites
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Wong, Seng Yue; Ghavifekr, Simin – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
User experience (UX) and user interface design of an educational game are important in enhancing and sustaining the utilisation of Game Based Learning (GBL) in learning history. Thus, this article provides a detailed literature review on history learning problems, as well as previous studies on user experience in game design. Future studies on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Games, Video Games, History Instruction
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Zhu, Wenlong; Xie, Wenjing – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
Flipped classroom provides the new ideas and ways for the innovation of university pedagogical mode. Nowadays instructors may apply this new approach to liberal arts majors in university class in order to make up for the problems of low instructional effects in traditional teaching method. From the subjective and objective perspectives, this…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Homework, Video Technology
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Bayazit, Nermin; Clarke, Pier Angeli Junor; Vidakovic, Draga – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
The authors report on three students' argumentative knowledge construction in an asynchronous online graduate level geometry course designed for in-service secondary mathematics (ISM) teachers. Using Weinberger and Fischer's framework, they analyzed the ISM teachers' (a) geometry autobiography and (b) discussion board posts (both comments and…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Persuasive Discourse, Mathematics Instruction, Geometry
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Ullmann, Matheus; Ferreira, Deller; Camilo-Junior, Celso – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
This article proposes an automatic group formation method applying the particle swarm optimization (PSO) algorithm to boost the quality of students' online interactions. The groups were heterogeneous regarding their levels of knowledge and their interests, and three different leadership roles were distributed among group members. A case study with…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Undergraduate Students, Case Studies, Critical Thinking
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Eliasquevici, Marianne Kogut; da Rocha Seruffo, Marcos César; Resque, Sônia Nazaré Fernandes – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2017
This article presents a study on the variables promoting student retention in distance undergraduate courses at Federal University of Pará, aiming to help school managers minimize student attrition and maximize retention until graduation. The theoretical background is based on Rovai's Composite Model and the methodological approach is conditional…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Case Studies, Academic Persistence, Undergraduate Students
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Koçak, Ömer; Yildirim, Önder; Kursun, Engin; Yildirim, Gürkan – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2016
The increase in tablet computers and e-books use brings to mind the question of how users benefited from these technologies. In this sense, the present study investigated the status of students' tablet computers and e-books use and the reasons why students prefer to use and not use of tablet computers and e-books. Students' study habits while…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Foreign Countries
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Hsu, Wen-Chun; Shih, Ju-Ling – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2016
In this study, to learn the routine of Tantui, a branch of martial arts was taken as an object of research. Fitts' stages of motor learning and augmented reality (AR) were applied to a 3D mobile-assisted learning system for martial arts, which was characterized by free viewing angles. With the new system, learners could rotate the viewing angle of…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Simulated Environment, Electronic Learning, Physical Activities
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Drissi, Samia; Amirat, Abdelkrim – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2016
Personalized e-learning implementation is recognized as one of the most interesting research areas in the distance web-based education. Since the learning style of each learner is different one must fit e-learning with the different needs of learners. This paper presents an approach to integrate learning styles into adaptive e-learning hypermedia.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Cognitive Style, Assistive Technology
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Boulehouache, Soufiane; Maamri, Ramdane; Sahnoun, Zaidi – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2015
The Pedagogical Agents (PAs) for Mobile Learning (m-learning) must be able not only to adapt the teaching to the learner knowledge level and profile but also to ensure the pedagogical efficiency within unpredictable changing runtime contexts. Therefore, to deal with this issue, this paper proposes a Context-aware Self-Adaptive Fractal Component…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Context Effect, Handheld Devices, Computer Uses in Education
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Jian, Bo; Yang, Cheng – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2015
In this article, the authors provide a new approach to massive open online course: project based case learning. Although there are many online teaching websites, such as Coursera and Edx, most of the courses are video based. That is, students learn knowledge through watching lecture videos. This method may apply to theoretical subjects, but for…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Teaching Methods, Online Courses, Large Group Instruction
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Yüksel, Ismail; Türkses, Ercüment – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2015
This study aims to examine distance education students' learning styles and critical thinking dispositions. This cross sectional survey was conducted on 114 Turkish distance education students from various departments in a state university. The data of the study were collected through Grasha-Riechmann Student Learning Style Scale (GRSLSS) and…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Cognitive Style
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Liu, Kuo-Yu – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2015
This study aimed at developing a Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game-based (MORPG) Learning system which enabled instructors to construct a game scenario and manage sharable and reusable learning content for multiple courses. It used the curriculum of "Introduction to Computer Science" as a study case to assess students' learning…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Computer Science Education, Computer Networks, Usability
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Tierney, Patrick J.; Moisey, Susan – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2014
This exploratory mixed methods case study examined the use of distance education technology for lifestyle change within the context of obesity treatment and weight management. In the quantitative phase of the study, 19 adults involved in an obesity-related lifestyle change program or change process completed a questionnaire that determined their…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Access to Computers, Guidelines, Mixed Methods Research
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