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Pedro, Ana; Piedade, João; Matos, João Filipe; Pedro, Neuza – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2019
Purpose: The construction of learning scenarios is a way to plan for teaching activities, promoting the development of skills related to problem solving, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity. Using learning scenarios as a lesson planning strategy becomes a powerful tool in initial teacher education. On the one hand, it mobilizes…
Descriptors: Vignettes, Teaching Methods, Skill Development, Problem Solving
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Håkansson Lindqvist, Marcia; Pettersson, Fanny – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2019
Purpose: Digitalization has permeated society and schools. In this process, focus has turned to the importance of school leaders in their leadership for digitalization. The purpose of this paper is to explore how school leaders understand digitalization and the digital competencies needed in leading for digitalization in Swedish schools.…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, School Administration, Administrator Attitudes, Reflection
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Altinay, Fahriye; Altinay, Mehmet; Dagli, Gokmen; Altinay, Zehra – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to focus on the implementation and evaluation of knowledge management and e-transformation strategies of higher educational institutions in distance education. After an evaluation of higher educational practices in different countries, distance education was considered a different strategy and was emphasized…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Distance Education, Change Strategies, Access to Education
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Holmberg, Jörgen; Fransson, Göran; Fors, Uno – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to advance the understanding of teachers' reframing of practice in digital contexts by analysing teachers' pedagogical reasoning processes as they explore ways of using information and communication technologies (ICT) to create added pedagogical value. Design/methodology/approach: A design-based research (DBR)…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Amgott, Natalie – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the intersection between critical literacy and digital activism. Critical literacy is a form of instruction that teaches students to question power structures and societal injustices, while digital activism introduces methods for individuals and groups to use digital tools to effect social and…
Descriptors: Critical Literacy, Activism, Correlation, Computer Mediated Communication
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Heath, Marie K. – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2018
Purpose: Public schools in a democracy should educate young people to develop the knowledge and dispositions of citizenship in order to foster a more inclusive society and ensure the continuation of the democratic republic. Conceptualizations of citizenship must be clearly framed in order to support civic engagement, in particular, civic…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Democratic Values, Citizenship Education, Educational Technology
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Ekberg, Siri; Gao, Shang – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the challenges of using ICT in secondary schools in Sweden from teachers' perspectives. Design/methodology/approach: The research followed a qualitative research approach. First, a conceptual framework was developed based on previous research. Then, four teachers, teaching in six different…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Barriers, Technology Uses in Education
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Eutsler, Lauren – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2018
Purpose: With a high rate of mobile technology ownership in the home, it is unknown how parents' behavioral intention influences mobile technology adoption and children's informal use to support reading. The purpose of this paper is to identify 120 parents' intentions to adopt mobile technology and gather in-depth perceptions about mobile…
Descriptors: Parents, Mixed Methods Research, Parent Surveys, Interviews
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Ursavas, Omer Faruk; Reisoglu, Ilknur – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the validity of extended technology acceptance model (TAM) in explaining pre-service teachers' Edmodo acceptance and the variation of variables related to TAM among pre-service teachers having different cognitive styles. Design/methodology/approach: Structural equation modeling approach was used to…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Structural Equation Models, Models, Validity
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Bakhsh, Muhammad; Mahmood, Amjad; Sangi, Nazir A. – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2017
Purpose: Mobile learning is a unique form of learning which uses the distinct features of mobile devices. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the present state of student and faculty perception towards m-learning at open and distance educational institutes in Pakistan. Design/methodology/approach: The paper presents a conceptual model…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Hughes, Janette Michelle – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore how a small group of adolescents in an alternative care and treatment program develop digital literacy skills over time while immersed in a rich media setting. It also explores how the students use new media tools and affordances to "perform" their identities and to present themselves…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Adolescents, Self Concept, Multimedia Materials
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Urbina, Angela; Polly, Drew – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine how elementary school teachers integrated technology into their mathematics teaching in classroom settings that were one-to-one computer environments for most of the day. Following a series of classroom observations and interviews, inductive qualitative analyses of data indicated that teachers felt…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Technology Integration, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technological Literacy
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Thieman, Gayle Y.; Cevallos, Tatiana – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to expand the growing body of research on the educational impact of 1:1 mobile devices, investigating the iPad's potential to reduce the disparity of access to high-quality instructional technology and achievement for low income, racially, and linguistically diverse students. Design/methodology/approach: This…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education