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International Journal of Research Studies in Educational Technology

Mar 18, 2014 Volume 3, Number 2

Editors

Jr. Teodorico Micua

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Number of articles: 6

  1. The pedagogical utility of audio-visual aids on extrovert and introvert Iranian intermediate EFL learners' speaking ability

    Ramin Vaezi, Ph.D Student in TEFL; Reza Biria & Nazli Azodi, Department of Foreign Languages, Khorasgan (Isfahan) Branch Islamic Azad University, Isfahan, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    This study explored the relationship between the use of audio-visual aids to improve the speaking ability of Iranian intermediate EFL learners and their personality type; namely, introversion... More

  2. Visual support in assessing listening comprehension: Does it help?

    Mehdi Latifi & Akbar Mirzaee, Amin University

    The current research was an attempt to determine the effects of implementing visual resources in assessing the comprehension capability of L2 learners in listening. Forty eight EFL students in the ... More

  3. Examining the progression of mobile technologies and their applications to learning environment: Implications for m-learning in Africa

    Jacob Dankasa, University of North Texas, Denton

    Mobile technologies are promising features that point to the future of instruction and learning. This paper reviews literature on mobile technology in order to identify areas of focus for... More

  4. Evaluating multimedia courseware: A study on the effectiveness of hotel English

    Yu Chen, Lunghwa University of Science and Technology

    Recent focus on the promotion of Taiwan tourism has resulted in the increase of ESP Tourism courses. With the benefits of using CALL, this study will focus on evaluating the effectiveness of the... More

  5. The impact of senior citizens’ use of online social networks on their cognitive function

    Hak Kim, Department of Information and Library Science, School of Education, Southern Connecticut State University; Joan Kim, Cornell University

    The primary purpose of the study was to examine whether senior citizens’ use of online social networks affect their cognitive function. For this study, 213 senior citizens who are at least 60 years... More

  6. The role of memory stores in mobile-based English learning environment: A case study of Iranian learners

    Farinaz Shirani Bidabadi, Iranian Academic Center for Education Culture & Research IUT Branch (ACECR), Isfahan; Hamidah Yamat, Faculty of Education, University Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 UKM Bangi; Jalil Moaied, Iranian Academic Center for Education Culture & Research IUT Branch (ACECR), Isfahan

    Multimedia learning such as mobile-based English learning occurs when learners employ their minds to represent words and images for instance texts and illustrations or animations and short stories.... More