Search results for author:"Alona Forkosh-Baruch"
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Technology, Knowledge and Learning Vol. 23, No. 3 (2018) pp. 377–390
In our article, we refer to the interrelation between upbringing and education, within the context of an emerging paradigm of upbringing as a new construct. First we discuss upbringing in the digital era. Then, we state the main concerns involving...
A case study of Israeli higher-education institutes sharing scholarly information with the community via social networks
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 15, No. 1 (January 2012) pp. 58–68
The purpose of this study is to empirically examine cases in which Social Networking Sites (SNS) are being utilized for scholarly purposes by higher-education institutes in Israel. The research addresses questions regarding content patterns,...
Broadening Communication yet Holding Back: Teachers' Perceptions of Their Relationship with Students in the SNS-Era
Education and Information Technologies Vol. 23, No. 2 (2018) pp. 725–740
Teacher-student relationship is vital for students' academic, emotional and social development, as well as for teachers' professional and personal development. This quantitative study examines teacher-student communication and relationship on...
Proactive, Preventive or Indifference?: Reaction Modes of Faculty towards Use of Personal Mobile Devices in Courses
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 8, No. 2 (April 2016) pp. 72–84
Students enter classes with mobile devices and use them for learning; however, these are also distracting devices. Some teacher educators display positive attitudes; others display negative attitudes, depending on their perception of the advantages...
Professional identity of teacher educators in the digital era in light of demands of pedagogical innovation
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 73, No. 1 (July 2018) pp. 183–191
The study examines teacher educators' perceptions regarding pedagogical innovation. 27 semi-structured interviews were analyzed using three modes of existence composing their professional identity with regards to pedagogical innovation: being, the...
Teachers' Professional Development for ICT Integration: Towards a Reciprocal Relationship between Research and Practice
Education and Information Technologies Vol. 20, No. 4 (2015) pp. 655–673
Teachers in the 21st century are facing new challenges as a result of the expanding possibilities of ICT integration in every aspect of the school milieu. Studies have shown the potential of teacher professional development (TPD) that is tailored to ...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 19, No. 3 (2016) pp. 110–120
There is wide agreement that teacher professional development (TPD) is a necessary element in educational change, especially for the more effective application of technology to enhance learning. The research literature reports many examples of...