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Weeraratne, Bilesha; Chin, Brian – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2018
This study evaluates the impact of Khan Academy (KA) video tutorials in a blended learning environment for ninth grade students in Sri Lanka. The 632 treatment group students followed KA during 2-3 out of 5 time slots assigned for mathematics teaching per week. Students in the control group followed the regular class room environment with a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Video Technology, Blended Learning, Technology Uses in Education
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Bataineh, Ruba Fahmi; Baniabdelrahman, Abdallah Ahmad; Khalaf, Kafa Mohammad Bani – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2018
This study examines the potential effect of an eight-week e-mail- and WhatsApp-based instructional treatment on 45 Jordanian EFL tenth-grade students' paraphrasing and summarizing skills. Three instruments were used for data collection: a pre-test, a post-test, and an interview schedule. The findings reveal statistically significant differences…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Oriented Programs, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Stelea, Sorina; Girón-García, Carolina – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2017
The present study has a double purpose: firstly, to evaluate the effect of JClic on students' performance in the use of Simple Present Perfect in English and secondly, to establish the impact of the use of JClic on students' engagement and motivation. In other words, this research seeks to find out if student engagement and motivation in the…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Zyad, Hicham – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2016
This paper aims to explore practicing teachers' perceptions of the approach adopted in their preservice training programs with regard to educational technology. The paper also investigates the extent to which the teachers employ technology to accomplish pedagogical goals as well as the instructional methodology they embrace when they use ICT in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Sanabria, Oscar Buitrango; Chavez, María Pintor; Zermeño, Marcela Gómez – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2016
This research seeks to analyse and propose a solution to support classroom-based teaching in the Department of Chocó, Colombia, which is located in a rural area and has been the subject of many social projects for the development of its people. Due to the disparities in different regions of the country, the education sector is forced to look for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Rural Areas
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Junqueira, Eduardo – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2015
This paper analyses the experience of pre-service teachers enrolled in a course at a Brazilian university that was guided by three Cyberculture Laws formulated by Lemos (2004)--which entail "transmitting connecting and reconfigurating" information and practices--and by Connectivism's concept of "relevance" (Siemens, 2004). They…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Feedback (Response), Foreign Countries
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Akpinar, Yavuz – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2014
The aim of the studies reported in this paper is to gain classroom based empirical evidence on the learning effectiveness of learning objects used in two types of study settings: Collaborative and individual. A total of 127 seventh and ninth grade students participated in the experiments. They were assigned into one of the study modes and worked…
Descriptors: Grade 7, Grade 9, Resource Units, Cooperative Learning
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Kolog, Emmanuel Awuni; Sutinen, Erkki; Vanhalakka-Ruoho, Marjatta – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2014
Given the current global trend of mimicking real life situations into digital counselling games and its related digital counselling platforms, we decided to contextually understand from the Ghanaian senior high school students, their life challenges arising from their life stories. The study also explores the extent to which ICT is currently being…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Student Attitudes, High School Students, Foreign Countries
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Smith, Garth Spencer; Hardman, Joanne – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2014
In this study the impact of computer immersion on performance of school leavers Senior Certificate mathematics scores was investigated across 31 schools in the EMDC East education district of Cape Town, South Africa by comparing performance between two groups: a control and an experimental group. The experimental group (14 high schools) had access…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Mathematics Achievement
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Cheema, Jehanzeb R. – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2014
Recent research has suggested presence of a significant relationship between prevalence of online reading and reading literacy. In this study we examined the prevalence of online reading among 15-year old students in Qatar using a nationally representative sample of 8,089 students. Bivariate and multivariate analyses were conducted at the item and…
Descriptors: Incidence, Reading Habits, Correlation, Literacy
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Raven, John – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2013
Donating computers to schools in poorer communities with the altruistic hope of bridging some kind of "digital-divide" by providing access to modern technologies may seem commendable. Critics, however, would argue that these actions are ineffective, primarily serving the interests of the donators and may even damage the community. This…
Descriptors: Donors, Computer Uses in Education, Access to Computers, Poverty
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Cheema, Jehanzeb R.; Zhang, Bo – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2013
This study looked at the effect of both quantity and quality of computer use on achievement. The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2003 student survey comprising of 4,356 students (boys, n = 2,129; girls, n = 2,227) was used to predict academic achievement from quantity and quality of computer use while controlling for…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Computer Use, Educational Quality, Incidence
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Assan, Thomas; Thomas, Raju – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2012
The study examined the opportunities available and challenges experienced by Commerce subjects' educators using ICT. Quantitative and qualitative descriptive research was used. Six high schools were purposely selected for the study because they are all equipped with computer laboratories. A purposive sample consisted of 138 school-based commerce…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Technology Integration, Foreign Countries, Business Education
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Stefl-Mabry, Joette; Radlick, Michael; Doane, William – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2010
Information and Communications Technologies have become tightly woven into the fabric of most middle school and high school students' lives throughout the United States. However this is true, for the most part, only when students step outside the physical and mental confines of school. Today many students find that the technology they have access…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Middle School Students, High School Students, Access to Information