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Saito, Tomohiro; Watanobe, Yutaka – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2020
Programming education has recently received increased attention due to growing demand for programming and information technology skills. However, a lack of teaching materials and human resources presents a major challenge to meeting this demand. One way to compensate for a shortage of trained teachers is to use machine learning techniques to…
Descriptors: Programming, Computer Science Education, Electronic Learning, Instructional Materials
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Sun, Koun Tem; Chen, Meng Hsun – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2019
From random interviews of mathematics teachers, the researchers are conscious that students have difficulties in solving problems regarding compound body volume measurement. The researchers found the main factor involved in the difficulties was incomplete spatial concepts. Augmented reality (AR), which is a kind of educational technology, has been…
Descriptors: Geometry, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Computer Software
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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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Kok, Illasha; Beter, Petra; Esterhuizen, Hennie – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
Fragmented connectivity in South Africa is the dominant barrier for digitising initiatives. New insights surfaced when a university-based nursing programme introduced tablets within a supportive network learning environment. A qualitative, explorative design investigated adult nurses' experiences of the realities when moving from paper-based…
Descriptors: Nurses, Handheld Devices, Information Technology, Blended Learning
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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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Zhe, Li; Meng, Cheng; Takanori, Maesako; Juan, Li – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
This article describes the design and application of a computer-based system for simultaneously teaching Korean, English and Japanese languages in a classroom setting using knowledge visualization techniques to show the relationships between vocabularies, grammars and meanings. The system consists of a knowledge database of Korean, English, and…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Native Speakers, Blended Learning, Teacher Student Relationship
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Liu, Ming; Pardo, Abelardo; Liu, Li – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2017
Online collaborative writing tools provide an efficient way to complete a writing task. However, existing tools only focus on technological affordances and ignore the importance of social affordances in a collaborative learning environment. This article describes a learning analytic system that analyzes writing behaviors, and creates…
Descriptors: Collaborative Writing, Learner Engagement, Student Attitudes, Visualization
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Tosho, Abdulrauf; Mutalib, Ariffin Abdul; Abdul-Salam, Sobihatun Nur – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2016
This paper describes an ongoing study related to a conceptual design model, which is specific to instructional interface design to enhance courseware usage. It was found that most of the existing courseware applications focus on the needs of certain target with most of the courseware offer too little to inclusive learners. In addition, the use of…
Descriptors: Computer Interfaces, Courseware, Distance Education, Electronic Learning
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Haas, Timothy C. – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2016
Before massive numbers of students can take online courses for college credit, the challenges of providing tutoring support, answers to student-posed questions, and the control of cheating will need to be addressed. These challenges are taken up here by developing an online course delivery system that runs in a cluster computing environment and is…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Electronic Learning
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Rudd, Denis; Bernadowski, Carianne – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2015
The purpose of the study was to determine if the Training Partner Program was successful in preparing trainers to use a new distance learning platform. Results indicate the program was a success in improving self-efficacy, engagement, and collaboration among trainers. Additionally, characteristics of online trainers are identified. Online learning…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Self Efficacy, Cooperation, Program Effectiveness
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Liu, Xin; Xu, Chan; Ouyang, Boyu – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2015
Nowadays, computer programming is getting more necessary in the course of program design in college education. However, the trick of plagiarizing plus a little modification exists among some students' home works. It's not easy for teachers to judge if there's plagiarizing in source code or not. Traditional detection algorithms cannot fit this…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Plagiarism, Mathematics, Computer Software
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Mendes Neto, Francisco Milton; de Carvalho Muniz, Raphael; Filgueira Burlamaqui, Aquiles Medeiros; Castro de Souza, Rafael – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2015
The support of technological resources in teaching and learning has contributed to make them more efficient and enjoyable. Through this support has become quite common to use media resources before explored only for entertainment for educational purposes, among them the TV. The interactive Digital TV (iDTV) provides resources that make possible…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Television, Distance Education
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Moylan, Gina; Burgess, Ann W.; Figley, Charles; Bernstein, Michael – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2015
Though there is considerable research to support using Game-Based Learning (GBL) in higher education, its implementation is lagging behind K-12 education by an order of magnitude. By considering the current state of GBL from leadership, primary consumer, academic and technical perspectives, the authors frame the main issues involved with…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Higher Education, Educational Games, Online Courses
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Inventado, Paul Salvador; Legaspi, Roberto; Moriyama, Koichi; Fukui, Ken-ichi; Numao, Masayuki – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2014
Students engage in many learning activities outside of class but, it is not easy for them to learn on their own because they also need to identify what activities to perform, decide how long to engage in them, evaluate their progress, shift to other activities if needed and avoid distractions aside from others. This research designed and…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Independent Study, Self Management
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Toledo, Raciel Yera; Mota, Yailé Caballero – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2014
The paper proposes a recommender system approach to cover online judge's domains. Online judges are e-learning tools that support the automatic evaluation of programming tasks done by individual users, and for this reason they are usually used for training students in programming contest and for supporting basic programming teachings. The…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Cooperative Learning, Programming, Online Systems
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