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Themes in Science and Technology Education Vol. 3, No. 1 (2010) pp. 93–118
Up-to-date spelling process was assessed using typical spelling-to-dictation tasks, wherechildren’s performance was evaluated mainly in terms of spelling error scores. In the presentwork a simple graphical computer interface is reported,...
Applying a Conceptual Mini Game for Supporting Simple Mathematical Calculation Skills: Students' Perceptions and Considerations
World Journal of Education Vol. 1, No. 1 (2011) pp. 3–14
Mathematics is an area of study that particularly lacks student enthusiasm. Nevertheless, with the help of educational games, any phobias concerning mathematics can be considerably decreased and mathematics can become more appealing. In this study,...
Themes in Science and Technology Education Vol. 1, No. 1 (2008) pp. 59–89
This study focuses on the use of computers in the field of education. It reports a series of experimental mouse move and click tasks on constant and moving stimuli. These experiments attempt to explore the efficiency with which individuals of...
Student Dropout at the Hellenic Open University: Evaluation of the Graduate Program, "Studies in Education"
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 3, No. 2 (Oct 01, 2002)
This study traces the root causes of dropout rates in one post-graduate course “Studies in Education,” offered by the Hellenic Open University (HOU). From our research findings, it was found that the main cause of dropping out stem from a...
International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS) International Conference on Mobile Learning 2017 (2017)
In this paper we present a mobile application for self-assessment. The work describes the main features of the application and focuses on its acceptance by students and the increase on their learning, through its usage in real testing settings. The...
"Playing with Words": Effects of an Anagram Solving Game-Like Application for Primary Education Students
Online Submission Vol. 6, No. 2 (2013) pp. 110–126
The present study reports the basic characteristics of a game-like application entitled "Playing with Words-PwW". PwW is a single-user application where a word must be guessed given an anagram of that word. Anagrams are presented from a...
A Contribution to the Hellenic Open University: Evaluation of the pedagogical practices and the use of ICT on distance education
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 9, No. 2 (Jun 30, 2008)
This study examines a) the methods used to structure the pedagogy necessary to underpin distance education delivery used by the Hellenic Open University (HOU); b) the adoption of pedagogical and epistemological conceptual systems HOU uses for the...
Exploring the Phenomenon of "Change of Phase" of Pure Substances Using the Microcomputer-Based-Laboratory (MBL) System
Chemistry Education Research and Practice Vol. 9, No. 3 (2008) pp. 234–239
We examined how first year students (10th grade) of Greek Senior High School could conceptualize the influence of the molecular weight of saturated fatty acids on the melting and the freezing point, during the "change of phase" phenomenon using the...
Computers & Education Vol. 38, No. 4 (2002) pp. 331–349
The purpose of this study is to examine the role of the computer with multimedia software in assessing the perception of the basic time concepts by children. Special multimedia software was developed, using a high level language which simulated...
A Learning Analytics Methodology for Detecting Sentiment in Student Fora: A Case Study in Distance Education
Vasileios Kagklis; Anthi Karatrantou; Maria Tantoula; Chris T. Panagiotakopoulos; Vassilios S. Verykios
European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning Vol. 18, No. 2 pp. 74–94
Online fora have become not only one of the most popular communication tools in e-learning environments, but also one of the key factors of the learning process, especially in distance learning, as they can provide to the students involved,...