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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 11, No. 11 (Nov 29, 2016) pp. 37–42
Intelligent tutoring systems ï¼ˆITSsï¼‰ offer considerable flexibility in presentation of material and a greater ability to respond to idiosyncratic student needs. A multi agent system for adaptive learning environment is proposed in this paper. The ...
Constructivist Pedagogy in Strategic Reading Instruction: Exploring Pathways to Learner Development in the English as a Second Language (ESL) Classroom
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 36, No. 2 (March 2008) pp. 89–116
The study explored English as a Second Language (ESL) learner development. In particular, it focused on investigating learners' understanding of reading and their willingness to be engaged in strategic reading in participatory classroom activities....
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 4510–4515
It is generally acknowledged that using formative assessment properly can significantly improve student learning. Computers can be used in a number of ways to assist formative assessment. Unfortunately, currently available Computer Assisted...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 570–574
Mobile communication technology provides the technical foundation of people to work,live and learn anytime anywhere in the mobile environment. Mobile Leaning has become a hot spot of research in area of educational technology and computer...
Effects of Explicit Instruction in Cognitive and Metacognitive Reading Strategies on Iranian EFL Students' Reading Performance and Strategy Transfer
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 40, No. 6 (November 2012) pp. 1063–1081
This study explored the impact of explicit teaching of reading strategies on English-as-a-foreign-language (EFL) students' reading performance in Iran. The study employed a questionnaire adapted from Chamot and O'Malley's (1994) cognitive and...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 61, No. 1 (January 2017) pp. 142–152
Informed by a multiple, integrated perspective on teacher motivations, this study explores ten student teachers' motivation change throughout a pre-service language teacher education program in China. Drawing on data from the participants' personal...
Evaluating ELT Multimedia Courseware from the Perspective of Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 30, No. 7 (2017) pp. 726–744
Using the cognitive theory of multimedia learning, this study aimed to evaluate the design of one multimedia courseware used for teaching English as a foreign language (EFL) in China and to compare the attitudinal differences in the teachers' and...
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 10, No. 1 (2012) pp. 31–43
Assigning difficulty level indicators to the knowledge units helps the learners plan their learning activities more efficiently. This paper focuses on how to use the topology of a knowledge map to compute and rank the difficulty levels of knowledge...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2002–2007
The use of commercial games to teach has been a hot topic of debate in the education sector for many years, but there seems to be a dearth of practical applications of the theory. This paper aims to publish some initial results of an experiment to...
International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education Vol. 17, No. 4 (November 2008) pp. 330–343
Fieldwork remains the mainstay in the study of geography and in the analysis of the environmental processes. However, an in-depth understanding of the environmental and geographical processes requires extensive as well as intensive fieldwork that...