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A Comparative Evaluation of the Media Literacy Levels of the Final-Year Students in the Faculty of Education and High School
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 865–874
Generally, it may be expected that duration of education affects the media literacy levels. However, in the case that the education exposed has no media literacy training dimension, it is clear that the contribution of the education exposed to media ...
Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education Vol. 37, No. 2 (2012) pp. 215–225
The process of formative assessment in universities has the potential to engage students in reflection and to take greater ownership of their learning. We report on a study involving 104 students taking a statistics course in a degree programme in...
Comparing Three Computer-Aided Instruction Output Modes to Teach Vocabulary Words to Students with Learning Disabilities
Learning Disabilities Research and Practice Vol. 9, No. 3 (1994) pp. 136–41
Three sixth-grade students with language learning disabilities performed better on learning vocabulary words when using computer-aided instruction (CAI) with speech output than CAI without speech. Two students did better using CAI with digitized...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 2965–2972
There is a need to develop infrastructural technologies to enable general Internet users, not just students and educators, to engage in life-long instruction and learning. These technologies should allow the establishment of many virtual e-learning...
Topics: Learning Objects
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 32, No. 2 (April 2016) pp. 105–119
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of a calculus system that was designed using an adaptive dynamic assessment (DA) framework on performance in the “finding an area using an integral”. In this study, adaptive testing and dynamic ...
Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education Vol. 9, No. 3 (September 2011) pp. 463–484
This article utilizes Rogers' innovation-decision process model (2003) and Beckman and Berry's innovation process model (2007) to create an innovative learning map that illustrates three learning methods (i.e., face-to-face learning, online learning,...
How Long Was the Coast of Ireland? Investigating the Variation of the Fractal Dimension of Maps over Time
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology Vol. 39, No. 2 (March 2008) pp. 249–253
The divider dimensions of a range of maps of Ireland dating from 1567 to 1893 are evaluated, and it is shown that for maps produced before 1650 the fractal dimension of the map can be correlated to its date of publication. Various classroom uses and ...
Team Teaching and Cooperative Groups in Abstract Algebra: Nurturing a New Generation of Confident Mathematics Teachers
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology Vol. 38, No. 5 (July 2007) pp. 581–597
Experiences in designing and teaching a reformed abstract algebra course are described. This effort was partially a result of a five year statewide National Science Foundation (NSF) grant entitled the Rocky Mountain Teacher Enhancement Collaborative....
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 40, No. 4 (1995) pp. 12–17
The fundamental principles of Keiretsu, a Japanese style of business alliance, were used to create a training partnership model that outlines a plan for implementation and a structure for monitoring. Discussion includes training program needs,...
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 31, No. 6 (Dec 01, 2015) pp. 493–504
This paper presents a study on implementing the ASR-based CALL (computer-assisted language learning based upon automatic speech recognition) system embedded with both formative and summative feedback approaches and using implicit and explicit...
Educational Studies in Mathematics Vol. 68, No. 2 (June 2008) pp. 131–148
This research focuses on some of the affordances provided by SimCalc software, suggesting that its use can have important consequences for students' mathematical affect and motivation. We describe an episode in an inner-city SimCalc environment...
A Study of Current Trends and Issues for Graphics Education: Results from a Five-Year Follow-Up Survey
Engineering Design Graphics Journal Vol. 70, No. 2 (2006) pp. 23–30
During the 1998-1999 academic year, a survey was conducted to look at current trends and issues in the profession of graphics education (Clark & Scales, 1999). The survey solicited information from the membership of the Engineering Design Graphics...
Internet Research Vol. 10, No. 2 (2000) pp. 160–69
Describes parallel computing and presents inexpensive ways to implement a virtual parallel computer with multiple Web servers. Highlights include performance measurement of parallel systems; models for using Java and intranet technology including...
Monte Carlo simulation is a computer modeling procedure for mimicking observations on a random variable. A random number generator is used in generating the outcome for the events that are being modeled. The simulation can be used to obtain results...
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 28, No. 4 (August 2012) pp. 396–410
This paper introduces "CTutor", an automated writing evaluation (AWE) tool for detecting breakdowns in local coherence and reports on a study that applies it to the writing of Chinese L2 English learners. The program is based on Centering theory (CT)...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1996 (1996) pp. 463–466
Continued professional development beyond the educational level required for certification is part of many teachers’ lives, often supported or encouraged by school district administration. As teachers promote the concept of lifelong learning to...
International Journal of Aging and Human Development Vol. 26, No. 3 (1988) pp. 201–10
Used teleconferencing to provide three-week long community college course on personality development, values, self-concept, coping, and communication skills to 14 elderly nursing home residents. Five participants chosen to illustrate diverse...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 1–2
This year's papers Concepts and Procedures section are considerably more diverse than in previous years both in terms of topical coverage and the greater international flavor of the submissions. Geographically, almost all continents (with the...
The Effects of Mastery Learning Model on the Success of the Students Who Attended "Usage of Basic Information Technologies" Course
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 8, No. 4 (2005) pp. 233–243
In order to realize one of the most important necessities of the life, which is learning, the human being spends most of their life for education-training activities. In the conventional applications, every individual, being a part of a group is...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 14, No. 4 (2011) pp. 266–277
Web-based instruction programs are used by learners with diverse knowledge, skills and needs. These differences determine their preferences for the design of Web-based instruction programs and ultimately influence learners' success in using them....
IEEE Transactions on Education Vol. 53, No. 3 (August 2010) pp. 437–444
In the field of automation technology, research and development for industrial applications has increased rapidly in recent years. Therefore, industrial automation and control education is a very important element of the industrialization process in ...
Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly Vol. 29, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 132–150
This exploratory study described the experiences of choice in physical activity contexts for adults with mobility impairments. The experiences of 3 female and 2 males with mobility impairments between 18 and 23 years of age were described using the...
Media Literacy Levels of Turkish High School Students and Their Tendencies to Media Violence: A Descriptive Study
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 2428–2437
This research aims to examine the relationship between media usage habits, media literacy levels of high school students and their tendencies to media violence. The sample of the research has been composed of 649 students in four different high...
T.H.E. Journal Vol. 29, No. 1 (2001) pp. 17–18
Discusses the merits of regularly scheduled chat room interactions as an important component for Web-based instruction. Topics include asynchronous communication; the importance of interaction; experiences with virtual classrooms; the development of ...
Business Communication Quarterly Vol. 74, No. 2 (June 2011) pp. 164–169
Some have called plagiarism literary theft. Plagiarizing is akin to stealing the intellect of another person. At times, plagiarism occurs because of ignorance, sloppy authorship, or lack of knowledge about proper sourcing. Sometimes, it is done...
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 15, No. 2 (1999) pp. 162–72
Reports a case study in a Singapore school where a group of at-risk secondary students were given a series of linked computer-based projects. Describes the conceptual framework based on constructivism and situated learning and discusses benefits in...
Journal of Information Systems Education Vol. 21, No. 1 (2010) pp. 43–53
As the entry-level information technology jobs could be easily outsourced offshore, the demand for U.S. employees who are innovative and productive in information technology (IT) project design, development, and management is growing among U.S....
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology Vol. 35, No. 4 (August 2004) pp. 617–629
The coordinates of an n-dimensional regular simplex are found. These coordinates are used to derive properties of the regular simplex that generalize their two- and three-dimensional counterparts.
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology Vol. 38, No. 5 (July 2007) pp. 701–707
Contractions play a considerable role in the theory of fractals. However, it is not easy to find contractions which are not similitudes. In this study, it is shown by counter examples that an affine transformation of the plane carrying a given...
Journal of Statistics Education Vol. 23, No. 2 (2015)
We present a data set consisting of user profile data for 59,946 San Francisco OkCupid users (a free online dating website) from June 2012. The data set includes typical user information, lifestyle variables, and text responses to 10 essay questions....
Towards a Framework of Interactions in a Blended Synchronous Learning Environment: What Effects Are There on Students' Social Presence Experience?
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 24, No. 3 (2016) pp. 487–503
A synchronous blend of online learning and "face-to-face" teaching is becoming a feasible instructional approach in higher education with the advent of technology. Although this learning mode is not new in higher education, little research ...
Computers & Education Vol. 55, No. 3 (November 2010) pp. 1220–1233
Spatial ability is a critical skill in geometric learning. Several studies investigate how to use digital games to improve spatial abilities. However, not every learner favors this kind of support. To this end, there is a need to examine how human...
Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences Vol. 100, No. 1 (2008) pp. 18–23
The profile and needs of today's undergraduate students have changed, and family and consumer sciences (FCS) departments will benefit from taking a proactive approach to adjust their recruitment strategies to meet those needs. California State...
Physics Education Vol. 38, No. 3 (May 2003) pp. 237–242
Teaching university physics through the internet is not new, but a new course providing the same service for secondary school students is the first of its kind in Hong Kong. Taking advantage of the fast and affordable broadband internet in the...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 20, No. 4 (2012) pp. 369–385
Recently, multimedia-based learning is widespread in educational settings. A number of studies investigate how to develop effective techniques to manage a huge volume of video sources, such as summarization and recommendation. However, few studies...
Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 82, No. 2 (Feb 01, 2005) pp. 294–296
The interfacing of various spectrometers with analog output to a personal computer running Microsoft Excel in the Windows environment is described. This low cost data acquisition solution is a useful replacement of a chart recorder for various UV...
Applied Linguistics Vol. 34, No. 2 (May 2013) pp. 173–190
This article studies the Western perceptions of and relations with Hong Kong a decade after the reversion of the sovereignty from Britain to China in 1997. Previous studies have demonstrated that the West had a significantly negative view on the...
Mathematics and Computer Education Vol. 33, No. 1 (1999) pp. 16–26
Indicates the importance of teaching discrete mathematics. Describes how the use of technology can enhance the teaching and learning of discrete mathematics. Explorations using Excel, Derive, and the TI-92 proved how preservice and inservice...
Reading Improvement Vol. 34, No. 2 (1997) pp. 66–70
States that current trends encourage the integration of the curriculum which provides challenges for software programs that have been considered in other curricular areas. Finds that word processing software programs have the capability to not only...
Effects of Learner-Control versus Program-Control Strategies on Computer-Aided Learning of Chemistry Problems: For Acquisition or Review?
Journal of Educational Psychology Vol. 83, No. 4 (1991) pp. 491–98
The assumption that learners are the best judges of learning needs in computer-assisted instruction was tested by assigning 55 eleventh graders to learner-control or program-control conditions. Results indicate that efficiency of the learner-control ...
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 22, No. 4 (August 2006) pp. 284–297
This paper reports our implementation of a handheld wireless environment to support Jigsaw cooperative learning activities in a college setting. A quasi-experimental research design was conducted to investigate the effects of using handhelds, as...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1998 (1998) pp. 1204–1206
At The University of Central Florida a group of faculty members was frustrated by the limited number of contacts we typically had with each student teacher. The reasons for this included budgetary restrictions on travel to each school site, the...
Transitions between Short-Term and Long-Term Memory in Learning Meaningful Unrelated Paired Associates Using Computer Based Drills
Computers in Human Behavior Vol. 5, No. 2 (1989) pp. 119–35
Discussion of short-term and long-term memory in learning paired associates focuses on two microcomputer-based instructional design experiments with eleventh and twelfth graders that were modeled after traditional drill and practice routines....
European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning Vol. 18, No. 1 pp. 114–122
This paper studies the transactional distance between the students and the tutor as well as the autonomy of students in a postgraduate course of the Hellenic Open University (HOU). The aim of the paper is to examine how the relation between autonomy ...
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 38, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 37–58
Two studies examined the effects of four types of teachers' evaluative feedback on Chinese students' self-efficacy in English vocabulary acquisition. In Study 1, a random sample of Grade 8 students (N = 79) learned prefixes and received either...
Educational Technology Vol. 32, No. 4 (1992) pp. 20–27
Describes the design of a prototype of a computerized courseware production and presentation system that provides a user-friendly environment for the creation, maintenance, and presentation of courseware. Object-oriented material is discussed, types ...
The Effect of a Course of Cope Modeling Intervention on Re-Concentration and the Performance of Teenager Female Taekwondo Athletes of Iranian National Team
International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences Vol. 56 (Jul 17, 2015) pp. 1–7
The purpose of current study is to consider a course of doing cope modeling intervention on re-concentration and the performance of teenager female taekwondo athletes of Iranian national team in 2009. The current study is in tentative type and pre...
Three interaction patterns on asynchronous online discussion behaviours: A methodological comparison
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 33, No. 2 (April 2017) pp. 106–122
An asynchronous online discussion (AOD) is one format of instructional methods that facilitate student-centered learning. In the wealth of AOD research, this study evaluated how students' behavior on AOD influences their academic outcomes. This case ...
Computers and the Humanities Vol. 30, No. 3 (1996) pp. 191–245
Applies 51 stylometric computer tests of Shakespeare play authorship and 14 of play authorship, developed by the Shakespeare Clinic, to 37 "true Shakespeares," 27 plays of the Shakespeare Apocrypha, and to several poems of unknown authorship. Finds...
Journal of Academic Librarianship Vol. 24, No. 2 (1998) pp. 121–29
This study used focus groups, semi-structured interviews, and questionnaires to collect input for developing the Mann Library Gateway at Cornell University. This Web-based information system provides access to catalogs, indexes, directories, numeric ...