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Technology, Knowledge and Learning

July 2015 Volume 20, Number 2

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Learning Online: A Comparison of Different Media Types

    Franziska J. Kößler & Marco M. Nitzschner

    Based on research about humor, foreign languages, and instructional design, in the current study we examined whether successful learning is related to using different types of media. We compared... More

    pp. 133-146

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  2. Academic versus Non-Academic Emerging Adult College Student Technology Use

    Joan Ann Swanson & Erica Walker

    Emerging adult college students have developmental and educational needs which are unique to their phase of life. Emerging adults are also increasingly identified by their technology use and... More

    pp. 147-158

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  3. A Cross Cultural Perspective on Information Communication Technologies Learning Survey

    Hale Ilgaz, Sacide Güzin Mazman & Arif Altun

    Information behavior has been at the core of researchers' interest for a long time. According to researches attention in the field of information research has shifted over the years from a dominant... More

    pp. 159-168

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  4. The Changing Importance of Factors Influencing Students' Choice of Study Mode

    Matthew Bailey, Dirk Ifenthaler, Maree Gosper, Mandy Kretzschmar & Cheryl Ware

    Despite the expansion of online and blended learning, as well as open education, until relatively recently little research has been undertaken on what motivates students to enrol in particular... More

    pp. 169-184

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  5. Towards Competence-Based Learning Design Driven Remote and Virtual Labs Recommendations for Science Teachers

    Panagiotis Zervas, Stylianos Sergis, Demetrios G. Sampson & Stefanos Fyskilis

    Remote and virtual labs (RVLs) are widely used by science education teachers in their daily teaching practice. This has led to a plethora of RVLs that are offered with or without cost. In order to ... More

    pp. 185-199

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  6. Middle School Students' Writing and Feedback in a Cloud-Based Classroom Environment

    Binbin Zheng, Joshua Lawrence, Mark Warschauer & Chin-Hsi Lin

    Individual writing and collaborative writing skills are important for academic success, yet are poorly taught in K-12 classrooms. This study examines how sixth-grade students (n = 257) taught by... More

    pp. 201-229

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  7. Flipped Classroom versus Traditional Textbook Instruction: Assessing Accuracy and Mental Effort at Different Levels of Mathematical Complexity

    Kristina V. Mattis

    Flipped classrooms are an instructional technology trend mostly incorporated in higher education settings, with growing prominence in high school and middle school (Tucker in Leveraging the power... More

    pp. 231-248

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  8. Knowledge Structure Measures of Reader's Situation Models across Languages: Translation Engenders Richer Structure

    Kyung Kim & Roy B. Clariana

    In order to further validate and extend the application of recent knowledge structure (KS) measures to second language settings, this investigation explores how second language (L2, English)... More

    pp. 249-268

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