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Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology

July 2011 Volume 10, Number 3

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Number of articles: 35

  1. A Comparative Analysis of Cyberbullying Perceptions of Preservice Educators: Canada and Turkey

    Thomas Ryan, Mumbi Kariuki & Harun Yilmaz

    Canadian preservice teachers (year one N = 180 & year two N = 241) in this survey study were compared to surveyed preservice educators in Turkey (N=163). Using a similar survey tool both Turkish... More

    pp. 1-12

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  2. A Step for Evaluating Constructivist Approach Integrated Online Courses

    Zehra A. Gazi

    This research aims to reveal the validation of 86-items in order to develop a scale for evaluating constructivist approach integrated online courses in higher education practices. The main aim of... More

    pp. 13-20

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  3. A Study of 8th Graders' Perceptions of Socio-Cultural Perspective of Creativity by Using Information Technology Tools in Realisation of Homework Goals

    Erdem Ongun, Dilek Atlas & Askin Demirag

    The study aims at evaluating the perceptions of 8th graders towards the use of information technologies ranging from the internet and multimedia tools in socio-cultural perspective of creativity... More

    pp. 21-26

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  4. A Usability Study of Interactive Web-Based Modules

    Tulay Girard & Musa Pinar

    This research advances the understanding of the usability of marketing case study modules in the area of interactive web-based technologies through the assignment of seven interactive case modules ... More

    pp. 27-32

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  5. An Evaluative Case Study on Professional Competency of Preservice Information Technology Teachers

    Isil Kabakci Yurdakul

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate preservice Information Technology (IT) teachers' professional competency in the teaching process. The study was designed on the basis of evaluative case... More

    pp. 33-53

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  6. An International Dimension of the Student's Attitudes towards the Use of English in Web 2.0 Technology

    Filiz Yalcin Tilfarlioglu

    Web 2.0 changed the way people used Web in the field of education and especially in foreign language learning. Since its emergence in 2004, it has gained great attention of teenagers and university... More

    pp. 63-68

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  7. Developing Evaluative Tool for Online Learning and Teaching Process

    Fahriye A. Aksal

    The research study aims to underline the development of a new scale on online learning and teaching process based on factor analysis. Further to this, the research study resulted in acceptable... More

    pp. 69-75

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  8. Does Screencast Teaching Software Application Needs Narration for Effective Learning?

    Ahmad Zamzuri Mohamad Ali, Khairulanuar Samsudin, Mohamad Hassan & Salman Firdaus Sidek

    The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of screencast with narration and without narration in enhancing learning performance. A series of screencast teaching Flash animation software... More

    pp. 76-82

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  9. Effects of an Online Rational Emotive Curriculum on Primary School Students' Tendencies for Online and Real-World Aggression

    Eric Zhi-Feng Liu, H C. Ho & Y J. Song

    This study investigated the relationship between online and real-world aggressive behavior among primary school students as well as the effects of an online rational emotive curriculum on reducing ... More

    pp. 83-93

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  10. Effects of Linear Texts in Page Scrolling and Page-by-Page Reading Forms on Reading Comprehension Introduction

    Ayfer Sahin

    This research aims to analyse the Effect of Scrolling and page by page moving Static Texts on Comprehension of Screen Reading of 4th grade students. The sample was composed of 46 students of 4th... More

    pp. 94-100

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  11. Exploring Students' Understanding of Ordinary Differential Equations Using Computer Algebraic System (CAS)

    Siti Mistima Maat & Effandi Zakaria

    Ordinary differential equations (ODEs) are one of the important topics in engineering mathematics that lead to the understanding of technical concepts among students. This study was conducted to... More

    pp. 123-128

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  12. Exploring the Relationship between Purpose of Computer Usage and Reading Skills of Turkish Students: Evidence from PISA 2006

    Sedat Gumus & Erkan Hasan Atalmis

    Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) has conducted a series of educational assessments in many OECD and non-OECD countries to support their sustainable economic growth... More

    pp. 129-140

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  13. ICT and an Exploratory Pedagogy for Classroom-Based Chinese Language Learning

    XingLong Zhao, MinJuan Wang, Juan Wu & KeKang He

    This paper reports on a new pedagogy for Chinese language teaching and learning at elementary schools through exploratory classroom instruction using Information and Communication Technologies. The... More

    pp. 141-151

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  14. Internet Access, Use and Sharing Levels among Students during the Teaching-Learning Process

    Omer F. Tutkun

    The purpose of this study was to determine the awareness among students and levels regarding student access, use, and knowledge sharing during the teaching-learning process. The triangulation... More

    pp. 152-160

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  15. Investigating Pre-Service Early Childhood Teachers' Attitudes towards the Computer Based Education in Science Activities

    Nursel Yilmaz & Sule Alici

    The purpose of this study was to investigate pre-service early childhood teachers' attitudes towards using Computer Based Education (CBE) while implementing science activities. More specifically,... More

    pp. 161-167

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  16. Math Attitudes of Computer Education and Instructional Technology Students

    Mehmet Tekerek, Betul Yeniterzi & Orhan Ercan

    Computer Education and Instructional Technology (CEIT) Departments train computer teachers to fill gap of computer instructor in all grades of schools in Turkey. Additionally graduates can also... More

    pp. 168-174

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  17. Perceptions of Preservice Teachers regarding the Integration of Information and Communication Technologies in Turkish Education Faculties

    Yavuz Akbulut, H Ferhan Odabasi & Abdullah Kuzu

    This study explored the views of pre-service teachers regarding the indicators of information and communication technologies (ICT) at Turkish education faculties. A cross-sectional survey design... More

    pp. 175-184

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  18. Personalization Principle in Multimedia Learning: Conversational versus Formal Style in Written Word

    Adile Askim Kurt

    The purpose of the study is to examine the effect of appropriately designed multimedia software for both conversational and formal styles with respect to various variables. The model of... More

    pp. 185-192

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  19. Providing Adequate Interactions in Online Discussion Forums Using Few Teaching Assistants

    Chih-Kai Chang, Gwo-Dong Chen & Ching-Kun Hsu

    In order to encourage students to participate in online learning forums, prompt responses to their questions are essential. To answer students' online questions, teaching assistants are assigned to... More

    pp. 193-202

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  20. Reexamining the Effectiveness of Vocabulary Learning via Mobile Phones

    Haisen Zhang, Wei Song & Jack Burston

    The purpose of this study is to reexamine the effectiveness of vocabulary learning via mobile phones. Students (N=78) from two intact classes of sophomores at a Chinese university were assigned to ... More

    pp. 203-214

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