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Ou, Kuo-Liang; Tarng, Wernhuar; Chen, Yi-Ru – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
Beginning learners of English frequently use flashcards as a tool for learning vocabulary. However, because of the consciousness difference between the picture-readers and picture-drawers on vocabularies, errors may be involved in the learners' comprehension of the vocabulary terms on the flashcards. This article develops and evaluates an English…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocabulary Development, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Bakhsh, Muhammad; Mahmood, Amjad; Sangi, Nazir Ahmed – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
It is important for distance learning institutions to be well prepared before designing and implementing any new technology based learning system to justify the investment and minimize failure risk. It can be achieved by systematically assessing the readiness of all stakeholders. This paper first proposes an m-readiness assessment process and…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications
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Wang, Cheng-Hung; Lin, Hao-Chiang Koong – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
In a traditional class, the role of the teacher is to teach and that of the students is to learn. However, the constant and rapid technological advancements have transformed education in numerous ways. For instance, in addition to traditional, face to face teaching, E-learning is now possible. Nevertheless, face to face teaching is unavailable in…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Distance Education, Emotional Response
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Klein, Amarolinda Zanela; da Silva Freitas, José Carlos, Jr.; da Silva, Juliana Vitória Vieira Mattiello Mattiello; Barbosa, Jorge Luis Victória; Baldasso, Lucas – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
The popularity of Mobile Instant Messaging (MIM) has prompted educators to integrate it in teaching and learning in higher education. WhatsApp® is a multi-platform instant messaging application widely used worldwide, however, there is still little applied research on its use as a platform for educational activities in management higher education.…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Technology Integration, Educational Technology
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Samia, Drissi; Amirat, Abdelkrim – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2017
In the past decades, various systems have been proposed to provide students with a better learning environment by taking personal factors into account. Learning styles have been one of the widely adopted factors in the previous studies as a reference for adapting learning content or organizing the content. However, very few researchers give an…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Cognitive Style, Teaching Methods
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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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Aburezeq, Ibtehal Mahmoud; Dweikat, Fawzi Fayez Ishtaiwa – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2017
This study examined pre-service teachers' expertise, perceptions and integration of cloud applications in teaching of Arabic and English. Questionnaires and semi-structured interviews were used as data collection methods. The findings of the study specified that pre-service teachers did not own sufficient expertise for effective integration of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Second Language Instruction, Semitic Languages
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Gusev, Marjan; Ristov, Sasko; Armenski, Goce – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2016
Recent technology trends evolved the student assessment from traditional ones ("pen-and-paper" and "face-to-face") to modern e-Assessment system. These modern approaches allow the teachers to conduct and evaluate an exam with huge number of students in a short period of time. Even more important, both the teacher and the…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Assisted Testing, Evaluation Methods
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Cheng, Yuh-Ming; Kuo, Sheng-Huang; Lou, Shi-Jer; Shih, Ru-Chu – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2016
With the advance of mobile technology, mobile devices have become more portable and powerful with numerous useful tools in daily life. Thus, mobile learning has been widely involved in e-learning studies. Many studies point out that it is important to integrate both pedagogical and technical strengths of mobile technology into learning settings.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Students, Handheld Devices
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Alkhattabi, Mona – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2016
Today, in association with rapid social and economic changes, there is an increasing level of demand for distance and online learning programs. This study will focus on identifying the main motivational factors for choosing a web-based distance-learning program. Moreover, it will investigate how these factors relate to age, gender, marital status…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Electronic Learning, Technology Uses in Education, Information Technology
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Huang, Wen-Chen; Chen, Ching-Wen; Weng, Richard – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2015
In the conventional classroom, many obstacles hinder interaction between an instructor and students, such as limited class hours, fixed seating, and inadequate time for meetings after class. This work develops a novel multimedia mobile classroom feedback system (MMCFS) that instantly displays students' responses, such as class-related questions or…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Feedback (Response), Interaction
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Kumara, W. G. C. W.; Wattanachote, Kanoksak; Battulga, Batbaatar; Shih, Timothy K.; Hwang, Wu-Yuin – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2015
With the advancements of the human computer interaction field, nowadays it is possible for the users to use their body motions, such as swiping, pushing and moving, to interact with the content of computers or smart phones without traditional input devices like mouse and keyboard. With the introduction of gesture-based interface Kinect from…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Evaluation Methods, Questionnaires, Man Machine Systems
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Wichadee, Saovapa – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2014
Redesigning a course along the lines of a hybrid format that blends face-to-face and online learning brings about changes in instructional practice. This paper introduces hybrid teaching that uses multiple web-based tools to supplement the students' face-to-face learning environment in a difficult situation in Thailand. In order to examine factors…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Conventional Instruction
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Lin, Chi-Syan; Chou, C. Candace; Kuo, Ming-Shiou – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2007
The paper outlines a new paradigm and its underlying rationales for implementing networked learning environments that is emerging from new technologies such as multi-user platform, virtual worlds, virtual learning community, and intelligent agents. The proposed paradigm of the networked learning environments is described as inhabited virtual…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Networks, Simulated Environment
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Srivastava, Manjulika; Reddy, Venugopal – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2007
The question why some learners successfully study through distance mode and others do not is increasingly becoming important as open and distance learning (ODL) has come to occupy a prominent place in providing higher education to large segments of the population in India. With barely 1112 students studying through distance mode in 1962, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Graduates, Distance Education, Student Experience
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