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British Journal of Educational Technology

Sep 01, 2015 Volume 46, Number 5

Editors

Carina Girvan; Sara Hennessy; Manolis Mavrikis; Sara Price; Niall Winters

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 34

  1. Big Data and analytics in higher education: Opportunities and challenges

    Ben Daniel

    Institutions of higher education are operating in an increasingly complex and competitive environment. This paper identifies contemporary challenges facing institutions of higher education... More

    pp. 904-920

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  2. Natural learning case study archives

    Robert W. Lawler

    Natural Learning Case Study Archives (NLCSA) is a research facility for those interested in using case study analysis to deepen their understanding of common sense knowledge and natural learning ... More

    pp. 921-923

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  3. Analytical rubrics in higher education: A repository of empirical data

    Catherine Hack

    The use of rubrics for grading and feedback in higher education has increased in response to requirements for consistency and transparency across a diverse range of assessment tasks. There is a... More

    pp. 924-927

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  4. SCOOP: A measurement and database of student online search behavior and performance

    Mingming Zhou

    The ability to access and process massive amounts of online information is required in many learning situations. In order to develop a better understanding of student online search process... More

    pp. 928-931

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  5. A dataset for education-related majors' performance measures with pre/post-video game practice

    Elena Novak & Janet Lynne Tassell

    This dataset includes a series of 30 education-related majors' performance measures before and after they completed a 10-hour video game practice in a computer lab. The goal of the experimental... More

    pp. 932-936

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  6. A digital badging dataset focused on performance, engagement and behavior-related variables from observations in web-based university courses

    Rudy McDaniel & Joseph R. Fanfarelli

    This dataset contains participant data related to the use of badging (achievement) feedback in pedagogical design. Two sections each of web-based graphic design and web design undergraduate courses... More

    pp. 937-941

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  7. MTF database: A repository of students' academic performance measurements for the development of techniques for evaluating team functioning

    Chin‐Min Hsiung & Xiang‐Xiang Zheng

    The Measurements for Team Functioning (MTF) database contains a series of student academic performance measurements obtained at a national university in Taiwan. The measurements are acquired from... More

    pp. 942-946

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  8. Cohort profile of the GOALS study: A large-scale research of physical activity in Dutch students

    Renate H.M. Groot de, Martin L. Dijk van & Paul A. Kirschner

    The GOALS study (Grootschalig Onderzoek naar Activiteiten van Limburgse Scholieren [Large-scale Research of Activities in Dutch Students]) was set up to investigate possible associations between... More

    pp. 947-952

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  9. The Adult Learning Open University Determinants (ALOUD) study: Biological and psychological factors associated with learning performance in adult distance education

    Joyce Neroni, Hieronymus J.M. Gijselaers, Paul A. Kirschner & Renate H.M. Groot de

    Learning is crucial for everyone. The association between biological (eg, sleep, nutrition) and psychological factors (eg, test anxiety, goal orientation) and learning performance has been well... More

    pp. 953-960

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  10. How the young generation uses digital textbooks via mobile learning terminals: Measurement of elementary school students in China

    Zhong Sun & Yuzhen Jiang

    Digital textbooks that offer multimedia features, interactive controls, e-annotation and learning process tracking are gaining increasing attention in today's mobile learning era, particularly with... More

    pp. 961-964

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  11. New ways of learning: Comparing the effectiveness of interactive online media in distance education with the European textbook tradition

    Bernd J. Krämer, Jonas Neugebauer, Johannes Magenheim & Helga Huppertz

    Although many innovations exploiting web technologies have been suggested in distance higher education, very little original research exists investigating the impact of web-based learning... More

    pp. 965-971

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  12. Impact of OER use on teaching and learning: Data from OER Research Hub (2013–2014)

    Robert Farrow, Rebecca Pitt, Beatriz Arcos de los, Leigh‐Anne Perryman, Martin Weller & Patrick McAndrew

    The true power of comparative research around the impact and use of open educational resources is only just being realised, largely through the work done by the Hewlett-funded OER Research Hub,... More

    pp. 972-976

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  13. Massively Open Online Course for Educators (MOOC-Ed) network dataset

    Shaun Kellogg & Achim Edelmann

    This paper presents the Massively Open Online Course for Educators (MOOC-Ed) network dataset. It entails information on two online communication networks resulting from two consecutive offerings of... More

    pp. 977-983

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  14. A dataset from TIMSS to examine the relationship between computer use and mathematics achievement

    Djordje M. Kadijevich

    Because the relationship between computer use and achievement is still puzzling, there is a need to prepare and analyze good quality datasets on computer use and achievement. Such a dataset can be ... More

    pp. 984-987

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  15. EU Kids Online II Dataset: A cross-national study of children's use of the Internet and its associated opportunities and risks

    Sonia Livingstone, Kursat Cagiltay & Kjartan Ólafsson

    In the EU Kids Online II project, data were collected from children and parents via in-home face-to-face interviews in 25 European countries to examine children's Internet use, activities and... More

    pp. 988-992

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  16. Student activity and profile datasets from an online video-based collaborative learning experience

    Estefanía Martín, Manuel Gértrudix, Jaime Urquiza‐Fuentes & Pablo A. Haya

    This paper describes two datasets extracted from a video-based educational experience using a social and collaborative platform. The length of the trial was 3 months. It involved 111 students from ... More

    pp. 993-998

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  17. Longitudinal data on the effectiveness of mathematics mini-games in primary education

    Marjoke Bakker, Marja Heuvel‐Panhuizen Van den & Alexander Robitzsch

    This paper describes a dataset consisting of longitudinal data gathered in the BRXXX project. The aim of the project was to investigate the effectiveness of online mathematics mini-games in... More

    pp. 999-1004

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  18. CyGaMEs Selene player log dataset: Gameplay assessment, flow dimensions and non-gameplay assessments

    Debbie Denise Reese

    The elene: A unar onstruction instructional video game is a robust research environment (institutional review board approved) for investigating learning, affect, and the CyGaMEs Metaphorics... More

    pp. 1005-1014

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  19. Introducing engineering in elementary education: A 5-year study of teachers and students

    Heidi A. Diefes‐Dux

    Engineering, when integrated into K-12 education, may offer a number of potential student learning and future success benefits. In a 5-year study, four cohorts of elementary teachers of grades 2 to... More

    pp. 1015-1019

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  20. The synthesis approach to analysing educational design dataset: Application of three scaffolds to a learning by design task for postgraduate education students

    Kate Thompson, Lucila Carvalho, Anindito Aditomo, Yannis Dimitriadis, Gregory Dyke, Michael A. Evans, Maryam Khosronejad, Roberto Martinez‐Maldonado, Peter Reimann & Dewa Wardak

    The aims of the Synthesis and Scaffolding Project were to understand: the role of specific scaffolds in relation to the activity of learners, and the activity of learners during a collaborative... More

    pp. 1020-1027

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