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Campus-Wide Information Systems Vol. 28, No. 3 (2011) pp. 195–204
Purpose: One of the major challenges in teacher training programs is the gap between the theory that is presented to pre-service teachers and actual classroom practice. Many researchers, educators, and pre-service teachers have emphasized the...
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 1954–1958
This paper presents the results of a three-year longitudinal study (2007–2010) on open distance learning (ODL) programs in Africa offered by the Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF). We focus on (1) a sociological and technological profile...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 106–110
This article investigates the effectiveness of the eportfolio in the professional development of preservice teachers. The portfolio has become an essential tool in the professional development of preservice teachers. We begin by presenting the main...
Use of laptops by preservice teachers at the university: Does it help or hinder initial teacher training?
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 398–402
Many studies have touted the undeniable advantages of laptops in classrooms: among other reasons cited in the literature, they provide greater information access, allow better collaboration among learners, and facilitate learning management. However,...
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 144–146
Our changing society, increasingly dependant both socially and economically on information and communication technology (ICT), is generating new educational needs along with new teaching methods. New generations of students have fresh needs and...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 2931–2936
The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the self-regulation potential of the Repository of oral competencies for French language learners (the Repository). The Repository is a tool for assessing oral competencies in French second language (FSL)...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2010 (Oct 18, 2010) pp. 1869–1872
This paper presents the results of a three-year longitudinal study (2007–2010) on open and distance learning (ODL) programs in Africa offered by the Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF), the equivalent of the Commonwealth for French...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 2855–2859
This paper presents the results of a study conducted under the Initiative francophone pour la formation à distance des maîtres (IFADEM). The objective was to develop a hybrid educational approach that would combine the use of traditional education,...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 1400–1405
This article investigates online interaction as a means of support for reflective practice in preservice teachers during internship placement. We first present the concept of reflective practice and its operationalization in initial teacher training....
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 1492–1497
International migration has steadily increased to become a significant trend. ICT have had a major impact on it, giving rise to a new age of “connected migrants”. Drawing from the emerging field of ICT and migration, this paper explores the use of...
The implementation of Eduportfolio 3.0 in Canada and Greece: Advantages and Challenges for Future Teachers
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 3786–3790
In connection with the primary theme of the ED-MEDIA conference, this presentation aims to (1) shed light on the development and features of an eportfolio system that would truly benefit everyone involved in education, both learners and educators;...
Advantages and Challenges of 1-1 laptop projects: the case of 23 Canadian schools in underprivileged contexts
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 1886–1893
The overall goal of this study was to better understand of the advantages and challenges of using laptops in 23 Canadian primary and secondary schools located in underprivileged contexts. In all, more than 2400 students (grades 3 to 11), 272...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 3244–3251
This paper proposes a framework for designing educational scenarios that incorporate ICT as a guide for prospective and practicing teachers. The design and implementation framework for educational scenarios integrates ICT into the pedagogical...
A Connected Generation? Digital Inequalities in Elementary and High School Students According to Age and Socioeconomic Level
Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie Vol. 42, No. 5 (Dec 31, 2016)
The objective of this article was to better understand the relationship between students’ age and socioeconomic level, and its influence on students’ digital uses. We conducted a quantitative study of 401 elementary and high school students in...
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