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Educational Technology Research and Development

August 2012 Volume 60, Number 4

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Number of articles: 8

  1. The Role of Affective and Motivational Factors in Designing Personalized Learning Environments

    ChanMin Kim

    In this paper, guidelines for designing virtual change agents (VCAs) are proposed to support students' affective and motivational needs in order to promote personalized learning in online remedial ... More

    pp. 563-584

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  2. Modelling Diffusion of a Personalized Learning Framework

    Karmeshu , Raghu Raman & Prema Nedungadi

    A new modelling approach for diffusion of personalized learning as an educational process innovation in social group comprising adopter-teachers is proposed. An empirical analysis regarding the... More

    pp. 585-600

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  3. Theoretically Grounded Guidelines for Assessing Learning Progress: Cognitive Changes in Ill-Structured Complex Problem-Solving Contexts

    Min Kyu Kim

    It is generally accepted that the cognitive development for a wide range of students can be improved through adaptive instruction-learning environments optimized to suit individual needs (e.g.,... More

    pp. 601-622

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  4. Development of a Personalized Educational Computer Game Based on Students' Learning Styles

    Gwo-Jen Hwang, Han-Yu Sung, Chun-Ming Hung, Iwen Huang & Chin-Chung Tsai

    In recent years, many researchers have been engaged in the development of educational computer games; however, previous studies have indicated that, without supportive models that take individual... More

    pp. 623-638

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  5. Developing a Pedagogical-Technical Framework to Improve Creative Writing

    Stefanie Xinyi Chong & Chien-Sing Lee

    There are many evidences of motivational and educational benefits from the use of learning software. However, there is a lack of study with regards to the teaching of creative writing. This paper... More

    pp. 639-657

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  6. A New Approach to Personalization: Integrating E-Learning and M-Learning

    Prema Nedungadi & Raghu Raman

    Most personalized learning systems are designed for either personal computers (e-learning) or mobile devices (m-learning). Our research has resulted in a cloud-based adaptive learning system that... More

    pp. 659-678

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  7. Fostering Personalized Learning in Science Inquiry Supported by Mobile Technologies

    Yanjie Song, Lung-Hsiang Wong & Chee-Kit Looi

    In this paper, we present a mobile technology-assisted seamless learning process design where students were facilitated to develop their personalized and diversified understanding in a primary... More

    pp. 679-701

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  8. Empowering Personalized Learning with an Interactive E-Book Learning System for Elementary School Students

    Yueh-Min Huang, Tsung-Ho Liang, Yen-Ning Su & Nian-Shing Chen

    Today various types of tablet computers are used, including iPad and Android Tablets. These individual portable digital devices can be used as e-book readers to support mobile personalized learning... More

    pp. 703-722

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