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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1998 (1998) pp. 1235–1239
Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is an electronic medium that combines orthographic form with real time, synchronous transmission in an unregulated global multi-user environment. The orthographic letters mediate the interaction in that users can only...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 4, No. 1 (2005)
This paper reports on preliminary findings from a longitudinal study on the integration of multimedia and the internet technologies into language teaching. Phase I of the study included novice computer users' approaches to multimedia design. Phase...
Patterns in Cognitive Processes and Strategies in Hypertext Reading: A Case Study of Two Experienced Computer Users
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 9, No. 1 (2000) pp. 35–55
The use of hypertext is reported to involve a set of basic cog-nitive processes and strategies by several researchers (Rouet, 1992). Hypertext reading is described as allowing more ran-dom access, tends to be more interactive, and offers overt ways...
Undergraduate Students' Academic Achievement, Field Dependent/Independent Cognitive Styles and Attitude toward Computers
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 9, No. 1 (2006) pp. 289–297
This paper reports an investigation of cognitive styles, achievement scores and attitudes toward computers among university students. Field dependence/field independence is a dimension of cognitive style that has been researched with various student ...
Teacher Trainees as Learning Object Designers: Problems and Issues in Learning Object Development Process
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 9, No. 4 (October 2010) pp. 118–127
Learning objects (LOs) can be defined as resources that are reusable, digital with the aim of fulfilling learning objectives (or expectations). Educators, both at the individual and institutional levels, are cautioned about the fact that LOs are to...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 12, No. 2 (2009) pp. 240–253
A number of studies emphasized the need to capture learners' interaction patterns in order to personalize their learning process as they study through learning objects. In education context, learning materials are designed based on pre-determined...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 1439–1444
The idea of designing learning objects, making them reusable and storing them in databases for further use is blooming and becoming a new kind of challenge for instructional designers to quest how to design “reusable, interoperable, and accessible”...
International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA) 2014 (October 2014)
In this study, the "Information Seeking Strategies" scale that was developed by Mills, Knezek and Wakefield (2013) has been adapted to Turkish language. A confirmatory factor analysis was run and subsequently, two items were removed. The...
Development of a Digital Learning Tool about Children’s Mathematical Thinking for Elementary School Teachers
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 3056–3061
The purpose of this paper is to report the development processes of a digital learning tool with elementary school students and its use by elementary school teachers to learn about children's mathematical thinking. First, elementary school students...
Technology, Knowledge and Learning Vol. 20, No. 2 (July 2015) pp. 159–168
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 interest in the use of channels and sources to an...
Development and Evaluation of a Case-Based Digital Learning Tool about Children's Mathematical Thinking for Elementary School Teachers (L-TEST)
European Journal of Teacher Education Vol. 32, No. 2 (May 2009) pp. 151–165
It is important for teachers of mathematics to know how pupils react to certain mathematical situations and what these reactions imply, in order to design more effective instructional environments based on their learning needs. This study reports...
Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education Vol. 9, No. 4 (October 2008) pp. 138–153
This study presents the development, implementation and evaluation phases of a content management system to be used in higher education settings in a blended learning environment. The purpose of this study is twofold. First, it is aimed to observe...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 12, No. 3 (July 2013) pp. 33–38
Mathematical skills are becoming increasingly critical for achieving academic and professional success. Developmental dyscalculia (DD) is a childhood-onset disorder characterized by the presence of abnormalities in the acquisition of arithmetic...