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Experience of Using Laptop in Higher Education Institutions: Effects with and of Ubiquitous Computing under Natural Conditions
Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2004 (October 2005)
This study provides an in-depth description of adult learners' perceptions and experiences using laptop computers in higher education institutions. The study also examines the influence on human beings' cognitive activity by using laptops. The...
Students' Beliefs about Teaching and Learning and Their Perceptions of Student-Centred Learning Environments
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 55, No. 5 (2018) pp. 602–610
Student-centred learning requires students to be an active participant in knowledge construction. Due to the unique self-directed aspects that characterise student-centred instruction, students may feel uncomfortable and find themselves unprepared...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 60, No. 4 (2016) pp. 365–373
The authors investigated educational technology multimedia competencies for professionals who work in higher education institutions. Similar studies have been proposed, but none of them have focused on competencies required in the context of higher...
Introducing Instructors to Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) in Education: The Stages of Concerns of Nigerian Tertiary Education Instructors towards ICT Innovations
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 2214–2219
This presentation will discuss an ongoing dissertation study.The purpose of this study is to identify stages of concerns cited by Nigerian instructors toward the implementation of information and communication technological innovations such as the...
Association for Educational Communications and Technology Annual Meeting 2004 (October 2005)
This is a discussion about the role of a case or authentic scenario in an online learning environment. Using authentic cases for intentional learning promotes effective, cognitive, and affective transfer between learning space and performance space. ...
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 38, No. 1 (2005) pp. 65–98
The purpose of this study was to explore how individual differences--specifically abilities--were used in the construction of computer-mediated learning artifacts while working within a project-based learning environment. A case study design was...
The Effect of Precommitment on Student Achievement within a Technology-Rich Project-Based Learning Environment
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 60, No. 5 (2016) pp. 442–448
This study investigated the effects of precommitment on college students' goal setting and academic performance, and students' attitude towards precommitment-related activities. Precommitment refers to a procedure in which students set up learning...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 45, No. 3 (1997) pp. 73–89
Presents some of the early history of instructional development models; discusses the role of models in instructional development; reviews some of the more influential models; and discusses the possible impact of selected trends on future models of...
The Gateway to Educational Materials: An Evaluation of an Online Resource for Teachers and an Exploration of User Behavior
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 11, No. 1 (2003) pp. 21–51
Gateway to Educational Materials (GEM) provides an online, indexed database of lesson plans designed for teachers. This set of studies evaluates this resource and explores characteristics of teachers who use it. Specifically, the authors sought to...
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 48, No. 6 (November 2017) pp. 1273–1283
This study investigated the online help-seeking behaviors of computer science students with a focus on the effect of achievement goals. The online help-seeking behaviors investigated were online searching, asking teachers online for help, and asking ...
Learning analytics to support self-regulated learning in asynchronous online courses: A case study at a women's university in South Korea
Computers & Education Vol. 127, No. 1 (December 2018) pp. 233–251
With the recognition of the importance of self-regulated learning (SRL) in asynchronous online courses, recent research has explored how SRL strategies impact student learning in these learning environments. However, little has been done to examine...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) p. 870
The authors of this paper have collected data on the effects of single, double and triple sentence period spacing on reading. This group of authors are a part of a student led research methods team that has conducted research on sentence period...