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Sendurur, Emine; Yildirim, Zahide – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2019
This study investigates the effects of web-based scaffolding in comparison with teacher scaffolding (TS) and no scaffolding (NS) on students' metacognitive skill development in web-search process. The study utilized a static-group pretest--posttest quasi-experimental design. The first experimental group received web-based Internet search…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Online Courses, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Online Searching
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Chen, Li-Ling – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2019
Various data systems have been long and pervasively used in schools to collect student data. However, very few educators are able to apply their collected data to improve their teaching. The purpose of this article is to investigate how middle school teachers adapt data mining protocols to enhance their teaching and to improve their students'…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Data Collection, Intervention, Data Use
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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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Mastorodimos, Dimitrios; Chatzichristofis, Savvas A. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2019
Students face difficulties in learning mathematical processes. As a result, they have negative emotions toward mathematics. The use of technology is employed to change the student's attitude toward mathematics. Some methods utilize intelligent tutoring systems to recognize student's emotional state and adapt the learning process accordingly. These…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Learning Processes
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Brown, H. Quincy – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2016
Nationwide, the increasing popularity of e-books is undeniable; sales of e-books increased an astounding 4,456% over a 5-year period. Researchers, Miranda, Johnson, and Rossi-Williams, determined that e-readers have a positive impact on students' desire to read. This study attempted to determine if the use of institution issued e-readers would…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Handheld Devices, Electronic Publishing, Books
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Chen, Li-Ling – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2016
As advanced technology increasingly infiltrated into classroom, the flipped classroom has come to light in secondary educational settings. The flipped classroom is a new instructional approach that intends to flip the traditional teacher-centered classroom into student centered. The purpose of this research is to investigate the impact of the…
Descriptors: Health Education, High Schools, Classroom Techniques, Instructional Innovation
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Pacurar, Ecaterina; Clad, Nicolas – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2015
The objective of our study is to analyze the utility and the integration of the interactive whiteboard (IWB) and interactive textbook into the teaching skills. This project concerns middle and high school teachers with professional career guidance in France. The research had as objectives the appropriation in the use of IWB features and the…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Textbooks, Middle School Teachers, High Schools
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Evans, Michael A.; Pruett, Jordan; Chang, Mido; Nino, Miguel – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2014
Middle school mathematics education is subject to ongoing reform based on advances in digital instructional technologies, especially learning games, leading to recent calls for investment in "personalized learning." Through an extensive literature review, this investigation identified three priority areas that should be taken into…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Instructional Design, Middle School Students, Mathematics Instruction
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Penny, Chris; Bolton, David – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2011
While the term mentor can mean different things to different people, a true mentoring relationship is "characterized by a richness of interdependence between two people" (O'Neill, Wagner, & Gomez, 1996, p. 42). In the last 20 years, mentoring has become more popular in education. The increased interest in mentoring has resulted in part from the…
Descriptors: Mentors, Middle School Students, Educational Technology, Program Effectiveness
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Khine, Myint Swe; Saleh, Issa M. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2009
Computer games as new media culture have become increasing popular among young people. Today most children play a different genre of games at different times depending on their age, maturity, and opportunity. While some researchers advocate that similar to computer literacy and information literacy, game literacy will be one of the requirements…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Males, Video Games, Foreign Countries
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Maier, Robert Brick; Fisher, Mercedes – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2007
Media education curricula has had to address significant changes in students' experiences of media resulting in a void for disadvantaged youth in terms of exposure to arts and technology. In this study we give an overview of the development of media curricula from an international perspective as it pertains to the intersection of art, education,…
Descriptors: Decision Making Skills, Educational Objectives, Disadvantaged Youth, Secondary Education
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Wijekumar, K. K. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2007
Technologies for learning environments are a vital and growing market for software development and utilization. A team of designers and developers created a Web-based intelligent tutoring system to teach a reading comprehension strategy for elementary and middle school students. Our approach to designing ITSS combined the waterfall method of…
Descriptors: Internet, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Technology, Tutoring
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Zucker, Andrew A. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2006
Computers running appropriate software hold great promise for teaching and learning mathematics. To this end, SRI International developed an integrated, computer-based problem solving environment called "Math Insight" that included interactive tools, such as a spreadsheet and dynamic geometric sketches, and professionally produced videos used to…
Descriptors: Mathematics Skills, Geometric Concepts, Educational Technology, Mathematics Education