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Educational Technology Research and Development

December 2014 Volume 62, Number 6

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Number of articles: 7

  1. An Investigation of Middle School Science Teachers and Students Use of Technology inside and outside of Classrooms: Considering Whether Digital Natives Are More Technology Savvy than Their Teachers

    Shiang-Kwei Wang, Hui-Yin Hsu, Todd Campbell, Daniel C. Coster & Max Longhurst

    The purpose of the study is to investigate the popular assumption that the "digital natives" generation surpasses the previous "digital immigrants" generation in terms of their ... More

    pp. 637-662

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  2. Reading Information about a Scientific Phenomenon on Webpages Varying for Reliability: An Eye-Movement Analysis

    Lucia Mason, Patrik Pluchino & Nicola Ariasi

    Students search the Web frequently for many purposes, one of which is to search information for academic assignments. Given the huge amount of easily accessible online information, they are... More

    pp. 663-685

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  3. Using Interactive Management to Facilitate a Student-Centred Conceptualisation of Critical Thinking: A Case Study

    Christopher P. Dwyer, Michael J. Hogan, Owen M. Harney & John O'Reilly

    Critical thinking (CT) is a metacognitive process, consisting of a number of sub-skills and dispositions, that, when used appropriately, increases the chances of producing a logical solution to a... More

    pp. 687-709

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  4. From Psychomotor to "Motorpsycho": Learning through Gestures with Body Sensory Technologies

    Xinhao Xu & Fengfeng Ke

    As information and communication technology continues to evolve, body sensory technologies, like the Microsoft Kinect, provide learning designers new approaches to facilitating learning in an... More

    pp. 711-741

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  5. A Methodological Framework for Instructional Design Model Development: Critical Dimensions and Synthesized Procedures

    Jihyun Lee & Seonyoung Jang

    Instructional design (ID) models have been developed to promote understandings of ID reality and guide ID performance. As the number and diversity of ID practices grows, implicit doubts regarding... More

    pp. 743-765

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  6. An Adaption of Gagné's Instructional Model to Increase the Teaching Effectiveness in the Classroom: The Impact in Romanian Universities

    Marian D. Ilie

    Gagné's instructional events are more focused on the human internal learning process than on the learning context. This study fills this gap because it presents certain instructional events... More

    pp. 767-794

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  7. Emotion Management in Online Groupwork Reported by Chinese Students

    Jianzhong Xu, Jianxia Du & Xitao Fan

    Emotion and emotion regulation are increasingly viewed as critical issues in online learning environments. Online collaborative environments in particular create novel challenges for emotion... More

    pp. 795-819

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