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Computers & Education

May 2019 Volume 133, Number 1

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Number of articles: 10

  1. The digital culture of students of pedagogy specialising in the humanities in Santiago de Chile

    Teresa Ayale-Pérez & Jorge Joo-Nagata

    Students on pedagogical degree courses have grown up with technology and are considered millennials, meaning it is pertinent to describe some aspects of their digital culture in order to better... More

    pp. 1-12

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  2. Learner perceptions versus technology usage: A study of adolescent English learners in Hong Kong secondary schools

    Cynthia Lee, School of Education and Languages; Alexander Seeshing Yeung, Institute for Positive Psychology and Education, Australia; Kwok Wai Cheung, Department of Computer Studies

    There is a wealth of research investigating the predictive power of learners' attitudes towards technology, perceived usefulness of technology and efficacy. However, the associations between these ... More

    pp. 13-26

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  3. How is the use of technology in education evaluated? A systematic review

    Jennifer W.M. Lai & Matt Bower

    There are a large variety of methodologies, contexts and perspectives that have been used to evaluate the use of technology in education. The vast array of literature involving learning technology ... More

    pp. 27-42

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  4. The interactivity of video and collaboration for learning achievement, intrinsic motivation, cognitive load, and behavior patterns in a digital game-based learning environment

    Chin-Wen Liao, Ching-Huei Chen & Sie-Jhih Shih

    This study investigated how the use of an instructional video and collaboration influenced the learning achievement, intrinsic motivation, cognitive load, and learning behaviors of students... More

    pp. 43-55

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  5. Development of fire safety behavioral skills via virtual reality

    Ünal Çakiroğlu, Trabzon University, Turkey; Seyfullah Gökoğlu, Kastamonu University, Turkey

    In recent years, virtual reality has become prevalent in many educational settings. In this study, virtual reality-based behavioral skills training (VR-BST) approach is proposed to teach basic... More

    pp. 56-68

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  6. Cultural values and technology adoption: A model comparison with university teachers from China and Spain

    Fang Huang, School of Foreign Languages, China; Timothy Teo, Murdoch University, Australia; José Carlos Sánchez-Prieto, Francisco J. García-Peñalvo & Susana Olmos-Migueláñez, GRIAL Research Group, Spain

    In this study, we investigated how certain cultural values influenced Chinese and Spanish university teachers' intentions to use technology. 426 Chinese university teachers and 404 Spanish... More

    pp. 69-81

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  7. Factors related to digital reading achievement: A multi-level analysis using international large scale data

    Hyo Jin Lim, Seoul National University of Education, Korea (South); Hyekyung Jung, Korea Institute for Curriculum & Evaluation, Korea (South)

    This study aimed to examine which relevant variables were associated with adolescents' digital reading achievement using the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2009 dataset. A... More

    pp. 82-93

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  8. An optimized group formation scheme to promote collaborative problem-based learning

    Chih-Ming Chen, Graduate Institute of Library; Chi-Hsiung Kuo, E-learning Master Program of Library and Information Studies

    Group formation is one of the key processes in collaborative learning because having adequate members in the learning groups supports good collaborative interactions among members and is... More

    pp. 94-115

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  9. Modeling the intention to use machine translation for student translators: An extension of Technology Acceptance Model

    Yanxia Yang & Xiangling Wang

    Increasing use of MT in translation industry is leading to awareness of its utilization in translation education field. However, the academic literature fails to acknowledge what factors could... More

    pp. 116-126

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  10. The effect of the “Prediction-observation-quiz-explanation” inquiry-based e-learning model on flow experience in green energy learning

    Jon-Chao Hong, Chi-Ruei Tsai, Hsien-Sheng Hsiao, Po-Hsi Chen & Kuan-Cheng Chu, Institute for Research Excellence in Learning Sciences, Taiwan; Jianjun Gu, School of Education Science; Jirarat Sitthiworachart, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand

    There are several models of inquiry-based learning, some of which may be practiced in experimental classroom teaching, and some of which may be used in online teaching. This study proposes the ... More

    pp. 127-138

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