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Journal of Educational Technology & Society

2012 Volume 15, Number 4

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Number of articles: 24

  1. Are One-to-One Computers Necessary? An Analysis of Collaborative Web Exploration Activities Supported by Shared Displays

    Chia-Jung Chang, Chen-Chung Liu & Yan-Jhih Shen

    Collaborative web exploration, in which learners work together to explore the World Wide Web, has become a key learning activity in education contexts. Learners can use a shared computer with a... More

    pp. 3-13

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  2. Curriculum-Guided Crowd Sourcing of Assessments in a Developing Country

    Imran A. Zualkernan, Anjana Raza & Asad Karim

    Success of Wikipedia has opened a number of possibilities for crowd sourcing learning resources. However, not all crowd sourcing initiatives are successful. For developing countries, adoption... More

    pp. 14-26

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  3. PEDALE--A Peer Education Diagnostic and Learning Environment

    Johannes Konert, Kristina Richter, Florian Mehm, Stefan Gobel, Regina Bruder & Ralf Steinmetz

    The basis for individual students' instructional support by teachers is an individual diagnosis of one's learning advances and difficulties. Even though sophisticated diagnostic tools exist, it... More

    pp. 27-38

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  4. Teaching Web Security Using Portable Virtual Labs

    Li-Chiou Chen & Lixin Tao

    We have developed a tool called Secure WEb dEvelopment Teaching (SWEET) to introduce security concepts and practices for web application development. This tool provides introductory tutorials,... More

    pp. 39-46

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  5. Semantic Linking of Learning Object Repositories to DBpedia

    Manuel Lama, Juan C. Vidal, Estefania Otero-Garcia, Alberto Bugarin & Senen Barro

    Large-sized repositories of learning objects (LOs) are difficult to create and also to maintain. In this paper we propose a way to reduce this drawback by improving the classification mechanisms of... More

    pp. 47-61

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  6. Learning-by-Teaching: Designing Teachable Agents with Intrinsic Motivation

    Guopeng Zhao, Ailiya & Zhiqi Shen

    Teachable agent is a type of pedagogical agent which instantiates Learning-by-Teaching theory through simulating a "naive" learner in order to motivate students to teach it. This paper discusses... More

    pp. 62-74

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  7. Self-Regulated Workplace Learning: A Pedagogical Framework and Semantic Web-Based Environment

    Melody Siadaty, Dragan Gasevic, Jelena Jovanovic, Kai Pata, Nikola Milikic, Teresa Holocher-Ertl, Zoran Jeremic, Liaqat Ali, Aleksandar Giljanovic & Marek Hatala

    Self-regulated learning processes have a potential to enhance the motivation of knowledge workers to take part in learning and reflection about learning, and thus contribute to the resolution of an... More

    pp. 75-88

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  8. Raise Your Hands or Hands-On? The Role of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning in Stimulating Intercreativity in Education

    Lien Mostmans, Chris Vleugels & Stijn Bannier

    Young people are often referred to as digital natives, who are familiar with digital technologies such as computers, the Internet and mobile phones for communication, entertainment and accessing... More

    pp. 104-113

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  9. Why Do Individuals Use e-Portfolios?

    Mu-Yen Chen, Francis Mou-Te Chang, Chia-Chen Chen, Mu-Jung Huang & Jing-Wen Chen

    As the use of Information Technology (IT) applications has become more widespread, focus has turned toward applying IT to the learning domain, with policy initiatives aimed at integrating IT with... More

    pp. 114-125

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  10. A Multivariate Model of Factors Influencing Technology Use by Preservice Teachers during Practice Teaching

    Shih-Hsiung Liu

    Teacher education courses training and participating in school-based field practice are important processes for equipping preservice teachers with technology integration ability. However,... More

    pp. 137-149

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  11. Assessment of 3D Viewers for the Display of Interactive Documents in the Learning of Graphic Engineering

    Basilio Ramos Barbero, Carlos Melgosa Pedrosa & Esteban Garcia Mate

    The purpose of this study is to determine which 3D viewers should be used for the display of interactive graphic engineering documents, so that the visualization and manipulation of 3D models... More

    pp. 167-180

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  12. Using Podcasting to Facilitate Student Learning: A Constructivist Perspective

    Dick Ng'ambi & Annette Lombe

    The paper employs two case studies to develop an approach for using podcasts to enhance student learning. The case studies involve two cohorts of postgraduate students enrolled on a blended course,... More

    pp. 181-192

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  13. Evaluation of Teaching the IS-LM Model through a Simulation Program

    Maria del Populo Pablo-Romero, Rafael Pozo-Barajas & Maria de la Palma Gomez-Calero

    The IS-ML model is a basic tool used in the teaching of short-term macroeconomics. Teaching is essentially done through the use of graphs. However, the way these graphs are traditionally taught... More

    pp. 193-204

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  14. Development of a Web-Based System to Support Self-Directed Learning of Microfabrication Technologies

    Min Jou & Yu-Shiang Wu

    Having engineers in microfabrication technologies educated has become much more difficult than having engineers educated in the traditional technologies, and this may be because of the high cost... More

    pp. 205-213

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  15. Life Planning by Digital Storytelling in a Primary School in Rural Tanzania

    Marcus Duveskog, Matti Tedre, Carolina Islas Sedano & Erkki Sutinen

    Storytelling is one of the earliest forms of knowledge transfer, and parents often use it for teaching their children values and knowledge. Formal schooling, however, is less inclined to use... More

    pp. 225-237

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  16. Enabling Problem Based Learning through Web 2.0 Technologies: PBL 2.0

    Efthimios Tambouris, Eleni Panopoulou, Konstantinos Tarabanis, Thomas Ryberg, Lillian Buus, Vassilios Peristeras, Deirdre Lee & Lukasz Porwol

    Advances in Information and Communications Technology (ICT), particularly the so-called Web 2.0, are affecting all aspects of our life: How we communicate, how we shop, how we socialise, how we... More

    pp. 238-251

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  17. An Electronic Library-Based Learning Environment for Supporting Web-Based Problem-Solving Activities

    Pei-Shan Tsai, Gwo-Jen Hwang, Chin-Chung Tsai, Chun-Ming Hung & Iwen Huang

    This study aims to develop an electronic library-based learning environment to support teachers in developing web-based problem-solving activities and analyzing the online problem-solving behaviors... More

    pp. 252-264

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  18. Is Teacher Assessment Reliable or Valid for High School Students under a Web-Based Portfolio Environment?

    Chi-Cheng Chang & Bing-Hong Wu

    This study explored the reliability and validity of teacher assessment under a Web-based portfolio assessment environment (or Web-based teacher portfolio assessment). Participants were 72 eleventh ... More

    pp. 265-278

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  19. E-Learning Systems Support of Collaborative Agreements: A Theoretical Model

    Sandra Aguirre & Juan Quemada

    This paper introduces a theoretical model for developing integrated degree programmes through e-learning systems as stipulated by a collaboration agreement signed by two universities. We have... More

    pp. 279-295

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  20. A Framework for Simplifying Educator Tasks Related to the Integration of Games in the Learning Flow

    Angel del Blanco, Javier Torrente, Eugenio J. Marchiori, Ivan Martinez-Ortiz, Pablo Moreno-Ger & Baltasar Fernandez-Manjon

    The integration of educational video games in educational settings in general, and e-learning systems in particular, can be challenging for educators. We propose a framework that aims to facilitate... More

    pp. 305-318

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