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Jaiswal, Preeti – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2006
Through this article, an attempt is made to highlight some ways on how teachers can integrate technology into their teaching repertoire to enhance the teaching learning process to make it both an enjoyable and enriching experience. Technology has several advantages: it is being used as a powerful tool by many teachers for making lesson plans and…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods
Hashim, Fatimah; Hussain, Raja Maznah Raja – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2006
A group of 20 practicing teachers were asked to define "unteachable" students. Their answers range from "students who lack interest, those facing problems in learning, those who refuse to accept changes, students who find it difficult to learn in formal environments, those who are unpredictable, defiant, show no interest in self…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Characteristics, Student Motivation, Behavior Problems
Adeyanju, Lade J. – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2006
Increase in enrolment of learners at the different levels of the educational system and particularly in the south-western Nigerian universities motivates this paper. The stretched facilities, infrastructure, poor funding and attitude of stressed teachers to adoption of new technologies affect quality teaching and thus demand the attention of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Competencies, Technology Integration
Kurubacak, Gulsun – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2006
This is an action research to investigate and argue the Turkish teachers' experiences on online communications to build a democratic and multicultural knowledge network. This study utilized both qualitative and quantitative data collected from different sources. This helped the author generate new perspectives and stimulate new directions in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Computer Mediated Communication, Networks
Awang, Halimah; Ismail, Noor Azina – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2006
This paper examines the effects of teaching and learning strategies on mathematics achievement among eighth grade students in Malaysia using data from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 1999. Factor analysis is used to separate the twenty-five teaching and learning practices into three main factors namely, instructional…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Regression (Statistics)
Osman, Ahmad Farid; Ismail, Noor Azina – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2006
This paper examines the effects of gender of teachers, teachers' qualification, experience and training on mathematics achievement among eighth grade students in Malaysia using data from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2003. Only gender of teachers has significant influence on student's achievement in mathematics.
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Mathematics Achievement, Teacher Characteristics, Grade 8
Muirhead, Brent – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2006
Effective online teaching is a popular topic in today's educational technology journals due to the vital role that educators play in the teaching and learning process. The author will provide insights into effective online teachers and highlight training and mentoring practices for online instructors at the University of Phoenix.
Descriptors: Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Competencies
Hashim, Fatimah; Awang, Halima – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2006
How learners learn to take responsibility for their own learning remains a challenge for educators. One concept that has not been widely considered that we propose is an important requirement in successful independent learning is the concept of Gumption (Pirsig, 1974). Gumption is all about initiative and creativity, zeal and vigour--the practical…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Creativity, Educational Quality, Teaching Methods
Singaravelu, G.; Ramaswamy, Sangeetha – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2006
Learners at primary level had learning impediments in divisions of mathematics, which was eliminated by a student mentor's kind approach, conducive motivation, spot guidance, friendly facilitation and guidance to achieve required competency. Hence the student mentor can motivate the learners to achieve the expected learning outcomes in stipulated…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Elementary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Mentors
Leonard, Bobby – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2006
So far "Indian" education has been progressing on the blackboard front, and less commitment towards mentoring and building the overall capabilities of students. Today, whatever is the course, it has become essential for teachers to have an additional role as mentors. There have been various role models in the past who have achieved…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mentors, Teacher Role, Role Models
Largey, Alan; Timmins, Patricia – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2006
A class of unmotivated inner city secondary school children were introduced to an innovative, new, dedicated physical environment where computers and multimedia software were seamlessly integrated and which was served by a socio constructivist learning pedagogy. In this environment they were taught English as prescribed in the UK national…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, National Curriculum, Learning Motivation, Multimedia Instruction
Castolo, Carmencita L. – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2006
This study tries to assess the roles of the Open and Distance learning subject specialists in the Polytechnic University of the Philippines Open University (PUP OU) in promoting self-directed and independent learning as perceived by themselves. Results of analysis showed that PUP OU subject specialists were also active teachers with an accredited…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Open Education, Distance Education, Independent Study
Balakrishnan, Vishalache – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2006
Moral feeling, moral thinking and moral acting are aspects in Moral Education for Malaysian schools. Students are encouraged to practice what they learn within and outside the boundaries of the class room. In the year 2000, there were shift in assessing teaching and learning of Moral Education in which equal weightage were given to the…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Moral Development, Values Education, Foreign Countries
Adeyanju, 'Lade Joel – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2006
Nigeria is a developing country with problem of curriculum development and implementation. Her contact with colonial masters and their educational system is responsible for that state. It is felt that children are being educated outside their culture rather than in their own environment. The paper touches on the tasks faced by the curriculum…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Implementation
Singaravelu, G. – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2006
The Study investigated the problems of the students in improving communicative skill in English at standard VII and found the impact of creative competency (new curriculum strategy) to eliminate the problem of it. Eighty eight subjects were involved in the study. Achievement test was considered as instrumentation for the study. Creative competency…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Communicative Competence (Languages)
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