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International Journal of Instructional Media Vol. 31, No. 4 (Sep 22, 2004)
Industry and academia often hold workshops to promote products or disseminate technical information. This study defined workshop-based instruction (WIW) that coordinates student learning in a manner similar to researchers and scientists attending a...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 12, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 187–199
This study investigates the influence of various forms of peer observation and feedback on student learning. We recruited twelve graduate students enrolled in a course entitled, Statistics in Education and Psychology, at a university in northern...
International Conference on Educational Technologies (ICEduTech) 2013 (2013)
The development of Web 2.0 has ushered in a new set of web-based tools, including blogs. This study focused on how teachers use and manage their blogs. A sample of 165 teachers' blogs in Taiwan was analyzed by factor analysis, cluster analysis and...
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 13, No. 1 (January 2017) pp. 1–13
Due to high retention rates, small private online course (SPOC) has become increasingly popular among universities. However, existing analyses of learning behavioral patterns in SPOC remain extremely lacking. This present study conducts an empirical ...
Investigating Relationship Between Discourse Behavioral Patterns and Academic Achievements of Students in SPOC Discussion Forum
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 16, No. 2 (April 2018) pp. 37–50
As an overt expression of internal mental processes, discourses have become one main data source for the research of interactive learning. To deeply explore behavioral regularities among interactions, this article firstly adopts the content analysis ...
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 15, No. 3 (July 2017) pp. 1–14
Nowadays, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) has obtained a rapid development and drawn much attention from the areas of learning analytics and artificial intelligence. There are lots of unstructured data being generated in online reviews area. The...
Effects of an Online Rational Emotive Curriculum on Primary School Students' Tendencies for Online and Real-World Aggression
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 10, No. 3 (July 2011) pp. 83–93
This study investigated the relationship between online and real-world aggressive behavior among primary school students as well as the effects of an online rational emotive curriculum on reducing the tendency of students to display aggression...
International Journal of Instructional Media Vol. 31, No. 2 (Mar 22, 2004)
In the past, the quantitative evidences of portfolio assessment have been explored under online instruction. Liu, Lin, and Yuan provide a long-term measure of peer-self, peer-instructor and self-instructor correlation coefficients under networked...
University Faculty's Perspectives on the Roles of E-Instructors and Their Online Instruction Practice
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 15, No. 3 (Jun 16, 2014) pp. 72–92
Despite the rapid use of e-Learning in higher education, the beliefs of instructors about and their practices during online instruction have been seldom addressed. This study explores the role perceptions of e-instructors in higher education. In...
Interaction between gaming and multistage guiding strategies on students' field trip mobile learning performance and motivation
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 47, No. 6 (November 2016) pp. 1032–1050
In this study, an integrated gaming and multistage guiding approach was proposed for conducting in-field mobile learning activities. A mobile learning system was developed based on the proposed approach. To investigate the interaction between the...
Educational Studies Vol. 37, No. 2 (May 2011) pp. 233–243
This study investigates the attitudes of a group of low-status women towards computers through a deliberately designed computer training programme. Four aspects of the women's attitudes were examined, including computer anxiety, confidence, liking...
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 15, No. 1 (January 2017) pp. 15–27
In a MOOC environment, each student's interaction with the course content is a crucial clue for learning analytics, which offers an opportunity to record learner activity of unprecedented scale. In online learning, the educators and the...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 11, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 69–79
Emerging web applications and networking systems such as blogs have become popular, and they offer unique opportunities and environments for learners, especially for adolescent learners. This study attempts to explore the writing styles and genres...
An Analysis of Teacher-Student Interaction Patterns in a Robotics Course for Kindergarten Children: A Pilot Study
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 12, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 9–18
Compared with other media, programmable bricks provide children with the opportunity to create their own product and, through this process, to express creative thinking. Studies have found that learning robotics or integrating programming bricks...
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 38, No. 3 (2001) pp. 220–30
This study implements a networked peer assessment system based on the use of a Vee heuristic. Students submit their homework via the underlying network, then assess each other's homework by offering suggestions through the network. Preliminary...
The Effects of Online Discussion Forum Aggressive Messages and Cognitive Distortion on Users' Negative Affect and Aggression
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 11, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 238–245
This research is comprised of two studies designed to explore the effects of online discussion forum aggressive messages and Internet cognitive distortion on users' negative affect and aggression. The results of study 1 revealed 69 users could...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 11, No. 4 (October 2012) pp. 177–187
In the "Digital Divide" research, adult women have generally been found to be the weakest group when compared with others. There is thus a need to provide this particular group with computer literacy training, and to give them opportunities to learn ...
Developing and Validating a Media Literacy Self-Evaluation Scale (MLSS) for Elementary School Students
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 10, No. 2 (April 2011) pp. 63–71
The arrival of new media technology has the potential to radically change education. It has become important for both academics and practitioners to understand the behavioural intentions of students towards media technology. Many scales have been...
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 51, No. 4 (2014) pp. 366–377
This study investigates how Internet self-efficacy helps students to transform motivation into learning action, and its influence on learning performance. In this study, the effects of Internet self-efficacy on motivation and the learning...
Application of poly(aspartic acid-citric acid) copolymer compound inhibitor as an effective and environmental agent against calcium phosphate in cooling water systems
Journal of Applied Research and Technology Vol. 14, No. 6 (December 2016) pp. 425–433
Poly(aspartic acid-citric acid) copolymer (PAC) is a new product of poly(carboxylic acid) scale inhibitor. The study aims to develop a “green” water treatment agent for calcium phosphate scale. The article compares the efficiency of three polymeric...