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Future Online Teachers’ Scaffolding: What Kind of Advanced Technological Innovations Would Teachers Like to See in Future Distance Training Projects?
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 4 (2001) pp. 599–606
This study examined and organized comments made by teachers participating in a variety of learning communities to sort a list of recommendations for future development of web-based teachers' training, taking into consideration possible trajectories...
The Impact of Immersive Virtual Reality on Educators' Awareness of the Cognitive Experiences of Pupils with Dyslexia
Teachers College Record Vol. 113, No. 1 (2011) pp. 181–204
Background: In recent years, due to deliberate educational policy in various places around the world, children with dyslexia study in regular classes with non-dyslexic classmates. They do not appear handicapped, because their disabilities do not...
Improving the Sequential Time Perception of Teenagers with Mild to Moderate Mental Retardation with 3D Immersive Virtual Reality (IVR)
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 40, No. 3 (2009) pp. 263–280
Children with mental retardation have pronounced difficulties in using cognitive strategies and comprehending abstract concepts--among them, the concept of sequential time (Van-Handel, Swaab, De-Vries, & Jongmans, 2007). The perception of sequential ...
Themes in Science and Technology Education Vol. 2, No. 1 (2009) pp. 269–293
Many have elaborated on the potential of virtual reality (VR) in learning. This article attemptsat organizing the literature in this issue in order to better identify indicators that can accountfor future valid trends, and seeks to bring to...
Education and Information Technologies Vol. 19, No. 4 (December 2014) pp. 781–804
Social and interpersonal support has mostly been carried out face-to-face. However, the internet was able, in the last couple of decades, to facilitate social interactions through a range of computer-mediated communication (CMC) interfaces--from...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 834–839
The deficiency of the auditory sense in the hearing impaired raises the question as to what extent this deficiency affects their cognitive development and intellectual abilities. In studies that have been carried out over the years, many theories...
American Annals of the Deaf Vol. 145, No. 3 (2000) pp. 286–91
A study investigated whether rotating three-dimensional objects using virtual reality would affect flexible thinking in 14 children (ages 8-11) with hearing impairments. Children played virtual 3-D Tetris individually, 15 minutes once weekly over 3...
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education Vol. 5, No. 3 (2000) pp. 277–85
This study investigated whether rotating virtual reality (VR) three-dimensional (3D) objects had a positive effect on the ability of 21 deaf and hard-of-hearing children to use inductive processes when dealing with shapes. Results indicated that...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 6, No. 3 (July 2007) pp. 395–412
Students in higher education, most frequently, use the frontal approach while being asked to collaborate on a writing assignment. However, the difficulty in collaborative writing using conventional technologies such as pen and paper, board or...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 38, No. 3 (2008) pp. 255–278
This study investigated whether participating in a 3D immersive virtual reality world simulating the experience of test-anxiety would affect preservice teachers' awareness to the phenomenon. Ninety subjects participated in this study, and were...
Solving Conceptual and Perceptual Analogies with Virtual Reality among Kindergarten Children of Immigrant Families
Teachers College Record Vol. 116, No. 2 (2014)
Background: The ability to think analogically is central to the process of learning and understanding reality and there is a broad consensus among researchers that we can improve this ability. Immigrants who have emigrated from developing to...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 42, No. 3 (2010) pp. 307–325
This study sought to test the most efficient representation mode with which children with hearing impairment could express a story while producing connectives indicating relations of time and of cause and effect. Using Bruner's (1973, 1986, 1990)...
Three-Dimensionality as an Effective Mode of Representation for Expressing Sequential Time Perception
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 36, No. 1 (2007) pp. 51–63
The process of developing concepts of time continues from age 5 to 11 years (Zakay, 1998). This study sought the representation mode in which children could best express time concepts, especially the proper arrangement of events in a logical and...
Computers in Human Behavior Vol. 15, No. 2 (1999) pp. 173–83
This study of 90 kindergarten children examined gender differences in learning interest from different designs of multimedia interfaces. Results indicate a significant difference between boys and girls in the influence of the design of interactive...
Educational Media International Vol. 37, No. 1 (2000) pp. 58–67
Examines the efficiency of the Imen-Delphi (ID) technique as an electronic procedure for conferencing that helps participants clarify their opinions and expectations regarding preferable and possible futures. Describes an electronic version of the...
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 32, No. 1 (2014) pp. 56–77
Background: Many tools have been developed to measure the ability of workers to innovate. However, all of them are based on self-reporting questionnaires, which raises questions about their validity Purpose: The aim was to develop and validate a...
Education and Information Technologies Vol. 21, No. 3 (2016) pp. 531–543
The aim of this study was to determine whether, as a result of collaborative-online reading of a chapter from a book of an academic nature, the quality of the collaborative summary that the readers would write would be higher than that written by...
Improving the Awareness to Toddlers' Initial Emotional Experiences in Kindergarten with Virtual Reality
Educational Media International Vol. 39, No. 2 (2002) pp. 185–93
Describes a study conducted in Israel that investigated whether the caregiver's awareness to the emotional experiences that toddlers undergo in the first days in kindergarten improves through a virtual reality simulation of a toddler's world....