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Orchard, Ryan K. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2019
Learning management systems (LMS) allow for a variety of ways in which online multiple-choice assessments ("tests") can be configured, including the ability to allow for multiple attempts and options for which of and how the attempts will count. These options are usually chosen according to the instinct of the instructor; however, LMS…
Descriptors: Integrated Learning Systems, Data Use, Electronic Learning, Assignments
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Domingo, Jelia R.; Bradley, Elizabeth Gates – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2018
The purpose of this study was to ascertain student perceptions of the use and value of three-dimensional virtual environments. A grounded theory approach was used to gather and examine data. Just over half of student participants reported positive experiences. However, most experienced technical difficulties. Despite the technical challenges of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Computer Simulation, Grounded Theory, Online Courses
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Gal, Diane; Lewis, Mark – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2018
Promoted as a way to enhance learning and improve efficiencies, the steady rise of technology adoption across higher education has created both new opportunities and new challenges. Borrowing principles of design thinking and related user- or learner-centered design practices, this descriptive case study offers an example of how institutions of…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Instructional Design, Case Studies, College Instruction
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Poitras, Eric G.; Fazeli, Negar; Mayne, Zachary R. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2018
Information seeking and acquisition is fundamental to learning from hypermedia, but student teachers often fail to regulate their own learning. A total of 68 students learned with either a static or a dynamic version of nBrowser, a network-based tutor that adapted recommendations of online resources to support information seeking and acquisition.…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Information Seeking, Networks, Tutors
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Cooper, Darren; Higgins, Steve; Beckmann, Nadin – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2017
Online instructional videos are becoming increasingly common within education. This study adopts a quasi-experimental 2 × 2 crossover design (control and experimental groups) to evaluate the efficacy of instructional videos to teach practical rehabilitation skills. The students performed practical sessions in class and were formatively assessed by…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods, Supplementary Education
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Barbour, Michael K.; Harrison, Kelly Unger – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2016
While K-12 online learning in the United States has increased exponentially, the ability of teacher education programs to adequately prepare teachers to design, deliver, and support has been deficient. A small number of universities have begun to address this deficit through the introduction of graduate certificates in online teaching. This…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Elementary Secondary Education, Online Courses, Curriculum Design
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Strang, Kenneth David – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2016
This article starts with a detailed literature review of recent studies that focused on using learning analytics software or learning management system data to determine the nature of any relationships between online student activity and their academic outcomes within university-level business courses. The article then describes how data was…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Higher Education, Computer Software, Academic Achievement
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Yeou, Mohamed – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2016
Moodle and other web-based learning systems have become very popular in higher education. Their success will not be achieved if students fail to use such systems. The present study investigates university student's attitudes regarding the use of Moodle. Forty-seven students from a Moroccan university were involved in the study. The students…
Descriptors: Investigations, Blended Learning, Online Courses, Educational Technology
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Song, Donggil; Oh, Eun Young – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2016
This study reports on a participatory design approach including the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of a mobile app-based personal response system (PRS). The first cycle formulated initial design principles through context and needs analysis; the second utilized the collaboration with instructors and experts embodying specific…
Descriptors: Teacher Participation, Participative Decision Making, Electronic Learning, Class Activities
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Kuikka, Matti; Laakso, Mikko-Jussi; Joshi, Marjo – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2016
This article outlines the effect of the collaborative educational tool ViLLE when learning business mathematics in higher education. ViLLE validates students' answers during the assessment process and provides immediate feedback, enabling students to receive feedback and guidance about the correctness of their answers. The learning results in the…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Mathematics Instruction, Higher Education, College Mathematics
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O'Connor, Eileen A. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2015
Opening with the history, recent advances, and emerging ways to use avatar-based virtual reality, an instructor who has used virtual environments since 2007 shares how these environments bring more options to community building, teaching, and education. With the open-source movement, where the source code for virtual environments was made…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Virtual Classrooms, Simulated Environment, Open Source Technology
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Smith, Samara; Chipley, Laura – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2015
This article describes the implementation and outcomes of incorporating creative digital assignments that utilize emergent social technologies in six college courses across the curriculum during the Spring 2015 term. These projects were supported by a digital learning center providing a website of short video and text tutorials, assignment…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, College Students, Technology Uses in Education, Resource Units
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Fanfarelli, Joseph R.; McDaniel, Rudy – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2015
Badge use has rapidly expanded in recent years and has benefited a variety of applications. However, a large portion of the research has applied a binary "useful" or "not useful" approach to badging. Few studies examine the characteristics of the user and the impact of those characteristics on the effectiveness of the badging…
Descriptors: College Students, Recognition (Achievement), Individual Differences, Student Characteristics
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Wilkens, Christian; Eckdahl, Kelli; Morone, Mike; Cook, Vicki; Giblin, Thomas; Coon, Joshua – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2014
This study examined the experiences of 11 graduate-level pre-service teachers completing Virtual School Field Experiences (VSFEs) with cooperating teachers in fully online, asynchronous high school courses in New York State. The VSFEs included a 7-week online teacher training course, and a 7-week online field experience. Pre-service teachers…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Virtual Classrooms, Field Experience Programs, Online Courses
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Smith, Samara – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2014
This article describes the Collaborative Media Center pilot at SUNY Old Westbury, a digital literacy project with the aim of narrowing the digital divide at the College by embedding digital projects across the curriculum. The article explains how the Center supported students in four linked courses to create digital projects. Assessment data and…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Technological Literacy, Teaching Methods, Feedback (Response)
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