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Bawa, Papia – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2019
Today, there is growing interest in digital game-based learning due to the increase in the variety of educational and commercial games available. The literature indicates that digital educational games are effective at keeping learners engaged. This study examines the use of a digital educational game called Kahoot and supports the hypothesis that…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Educational Games, Computer Assisted Instruction, Teaching Methods
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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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Dib, Hazar Nicholas; Adamo-Villani, Nicoletta – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2016
We describe the development and evaluation of a virtual steel sculpture for engineering education. A good connection design requires the engineer to have a solid understanding of the mechanics and steel behavior. To help students better understand various connection types, many schools have acquired steel sculptures. A steel sculpture is a…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Teaching Methods, Engineering Education, Metallurgy
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Ivanova, Malinka; Chatti, Mohamed Amine – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2011
The development of Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) is in the scope of research groups and educators aiming to propose suitable mechanisms for the organization of self-controlled and self-directed learning, providing students with tools and services for access to content and human intelligence inside and outside the educational institutions.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learner Controlled Instruction, Individualized Instruction, College Students
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Flores, Raymond; Coward, Fanni; Crooks, Steven M. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2011
This study aimed to investigate the effects of modality and gender on learning from a computer-based matrix graphic organizer. A 2 x 2 factorial experiment was created by crossing two presentation modes (visual text vs. spoken text) and gender. Dependent measures included transfer and comprehension tests. Results revealed a significant modality by…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Instructional Materials, Educational Experiments, Gender Differences
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Hawkes, Mark; Hategekimana, Claver – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2010
This study focuses on the impact of wireless, mobile computing tools on student assessment outcomes. In a campus-wide wireless, mobile computing environment at an upper Midwest university, an empirical analysis is applied to understand the relationship between student performance and Tablet PC use. An experimental/control group comparison of…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Academic Achievement, Data Analysis, Scores
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Brouse, Corey H.; McKnight, Kelly R.; Basch, Charles E.; LeBlanc, Michael – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2010
In order to gain a better understanding of the ways in which an instructor could enhance an on-line learning experience, we surveyed 96 students enrolled in on-line Health Promotion and Wellness courses. Almost all respondents felt that sending e-mailed reminders and posting announcements on the course was very important or important for enhancing…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Learning Experience, Student Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship
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Fisher, Mercedes; Thompson, Gregory S.; Silverberg, David A. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2005
Investigating the participant structure that works in online courses helps us design for, and facilitate, collaboration. Learning communities and group work influence collaboration in online courses. We present an exploratory study of computer-mediated groups that used this model to participate in an online MA program in Educational Technology.…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Curriculum Development, Cooperation, Online Courses
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Lourdusamy, A.; Khine, Myint Swe; Sipusic, Mike – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2003
Advancement in information and communication technologies has brought about the development of newer tools that can promote collaborative learning. Conversant Media is a tool that allows users to engage in collaborative discussion based on viewing authentic video footages. This article reports the impact of the use of the tool on collaborative…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Education Courses, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Lim, Doo H.; Kim, Hyunjoong – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2003
Many studies have been conducted to verify the effect of learner characteristics and motivation in traditional classrooms, but very few are found in online learning research. This study sought to identify what learner characteristics and motivation types affected a group of undergraduate students' learning and application of learning for a course…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Employment Level, Online Courses, Distance Education
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Weatherly, Jeffrey N.; Grabe, Mark; Arthur, Emily I. L. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2003
The present study investigated the impact of making lecture outlines available on-line via Blackboard 5 on exam performance of students enrolled in introductory psychology. Performance of students in a class with access to information on Blackboard was compared to that of students in a class without such access. These classes were held in…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Psychology, Lecture Method, Introductory Courses
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Uyeung, Lai Hung A; Ha, Tak Shing; Au, Grace – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2003
The innovative use of information and communication technology is becoming increasingly popular among higher education institutions in Hong Kong. The motivation for adoption is expedited by great promotive efforts within the academic communities that accompany the current high level of financial, hardware, and software resources deployed in all…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Educational Technology, Delivery Systems