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Quong, Jennifer; Snider, Sharla L.; Early, Jody – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2018
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a closed social media platform as an online tool to facilitate interactions among students and faculty participating in online and hybrid courses at a public university in North Texas (n = 330). Survey methods were used to measure undergraduate and graduate students' perceptions of the…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Blended Learning, Online Courses, Social Media
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Escamilla, Edelmiro F.; Ostadalimakhmalbaf, Mohammadreza; Pariafsai, Fatemeh; Ranka, Nikhil; Danesh, Mohammadmehdi; Naderi Alizadeh, Mohammadhossein – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2018
As the construction industry advances technologically, it becomes imperative to introduce the respective information technology tools to present-day curriculum. This research study was conducted to identify any significant differences in student performance contributed by using an information technology tool, specifically the AppleĀ® iPadĀ® tablet.…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications
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Hazen, Benjamin T.; Wu, Yun; Sankar, Chetan S.; Jones-Farmer, L. Allison – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2012
Although the need for new educational technologies is increasing, the process for disseminating these innovations remains a challenge. A literature review shows that few studies have thoroughly investigated this area. Furthermore, there is no comprehensive framework or coordinated research agenda that may be used to guide such investigation. This…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Educational Technology, Literature Reviews, Models
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Jones, Greg; Squires, Todd; Hicks, Jeramie – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2008
This article will describe research done at the National Institute of Multimedia in Education, Japan and the University of North Texas on the creation of a distributed Internet-based spoken language learning system that would provide more interactive and motivating learning than current multimedia and audiotape-based systems. The project combined…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Speech, Oral Language, Online Courses
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Mountain, Lee – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 1993
Describes the use of a telecommunications network by elementary school students in Texas for doing extra-credit homework. A pilot project in an innercity school that used equipment provided by a local corporation is described, use of the network during summer vacation is examined, and expansion of the program is discussed. (six references) (LRW)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Networks, Courseware, Elementary Education