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Irava, Vastav; Pathak, Aditi; DeRosier, Melissa; Chatterjee Singh, Nandini – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2019
"Hall of Heroes," a digital game, was used to compare social and emotional skills of 63 adolescent female students matched for age across Malaysia, South Africa, and the United States. Participants were assessed on six social and emotional competencies during game play, namely impulse control, cooperation, communication, social…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Computer Games, Social Development, Interpersonal Competence
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Kallioniemi, Pekka; Posti, Laura-Pihkala; Hakulinen, Jaakko; Turunen, Markku; Keskinen, Tuuli; Raisamo, Roope – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2015
This article presents an innovative, gameful, multimodal, and authentic learning environment for training of oral communication in a foreign language--a virtual adventure called Berlin Kompass. After a brief presentation of the pedagogical and technological backgrounds, the system is described. Central results of a series of pilots in autumn 2013…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Questionnaires, Secondary School Students, Cooperative Learning
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Radoyska, P.; Ivanova, T.; Spasova, N. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2011
In this article we present a partially realized project for building a distributed learning environment for studying digital circuits Test and Diagnostics at TU-Sofia. We describe the main requirements for this environment, substantiate the developer platform choice, and present our simulation and circuit parameter calculation tools.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Virtual Classrooms, Internet
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Pence, Harry E. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2011
The media environment is currently being dramatically changed by social networking, mobile computing, augmented reality, and transmedia. Of these four, transmedia is probably the least familiar to most educators. Transmedia enhances a central story idea with a variety of media components that provide additional information, give increased…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Web Sites, Instructional Innovation
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Tarng, Wernhuar; Ou, Kuo-Liang; Tsai, Wen-Shin; Lin, Yu-Si; Hsu, Chen-Kai – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2010
Ecological ponds can be a good teaching tool for science teachers, but they must be built and maintained properly to provide students with a safe and suitable learning environment. However, many schools do not have the ability to build and maintain an ecological pond. This study used virtual reality technology to develop a web-based virtual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ecology, Water, Elementary School Science