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An ICT Based Project for The Facilitation of Equality, Understanding and Tolerance Among Israeli Jewish and Bedouin High School Students
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 2086–2091
Information and Communication Technology in the Israeli Educational System: Past, Present and Future
Educational Media International Vol. 39, No. 2 (2002) pp. 145–52
Describes the development of the use of information and communication technology (ICT) in the Israeli educational system. Discusses a behaviorist approach to computer assisted instruction; open-ended courseware; constructivist approaches to...
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 18, No. 1 (2002) pp. 2–9
Describes a study of undergraduates in Israel that examined the relationship between two distance learning ICT (information and communication technology)-based configurations. Results indicate that psychological attitudes held by students...
SMS Based Learning Delivery, Achievement and Affect: A Viable Alternative to Traditional Vocabulary or Concept Learning at the University Level
Curriculum and Teaching Vol. 30, No. 1 (2015) pp. 5–21
SMS based learning delivery platforms have been increasingly used in different countries and university learning situations to deliver vocabulary and concept learning content to university students. The present study sums up five mini studies in...
Educational Media International Vol. 36, No. 2 (1999) pp. 151–56
This study examined the effectiveness and efficiency of a three-dimensional virtual-reality simulation model designed to train kindergarten teachers in the understanding of kindergarten children's needs and perceptions. Results of statistical...
Educational Technology Vol. 32, No. 2 (1992) pp. 39–41
Discusses personality and attitudinal attributes that are significantly related to teachers' positive computer-oriented attitudes. The role of teachers in computer-assisted instruction is considered, use of the Eysenck personality model is described,...
The Comparative Suitability of Three ICT Distance Learning Methodologies for College Level Instruction
Educational Media International Vol. 37, No. 1 (2000) pp. 25–30
Describes a study that compared Israeli university students' satisfaction with three different distance learning methods: one an interactive video system, one an Internet-based system, and one that allowed synchronous communication between teacher...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 13, No. 3 (1995) pp. 237–44
Reports on the development of the Hebrew language translation of the Bath County Computer Attitude Scale among a sample of 339 undergraduate students in Israel. The data support the reliability and validity based on frequency, correlation,...
Campus-Wide Information Systems Vol. 28, No. 2 (2011) pp. 114–123
Purpose: The purpose of the paper is to examine the efficiency of SMS based cell-phone vocabulary learning as compared to email vocabulary delivery and snail mail vocabulary delivery at the university level. Design/methodology/approach: A total of...
Education and Computing Vol. 6, No. 1 (1990) pp. 161–64
Discussion of industrial-educational cooperation focuses on the Learning Curve model, which can be used to evaluate the cost effectiveness of learning programs. Cost effectiveness for homogeneous and heterogeneous groups is discussed, and the use of ...
Educational Media International Vol. 32, No. 1 (1995) pp. 51–53
Examines the use of intelligence tutoring systems (ITS) instead of conventional computer-assisted instruction and computer-assisted learning. Discusses how data banks can be searched using closed, semi-closed, and open methods by means of Boolean...
Educational Media International Vol. 38, No. 2 (2001) pp. 175–82
Describes how Internet-based group communication was used as the major strategy to promote the societal values of understanding, equality, tolerance, and peace between Jewish and Bedouin Arab high school students in Israel. Discusses changes in...
Educational Media International Vol. 39, No. 1 (2002) pp. 69–73
Compares two introductory statistics courses at Bar-Ilan University (Israel), one offered as an Internet-based course and one as a traditional lecture-based course. Highlights include expectations of students; student satisfaction at the end of the...
Computers in Human Behavior Vol. 11, No. 1 (1995) pp. 1–8
Discussion of teacher attitudes toward computer-assisted instruction (CAI) highlights a study that examined the relationship between Eysenck's personality factors (i.e., extraversion, neuroticism, and psychoticism), religiosity, and attitudes toward ...
Computers & Education Vol. 35, No. 2 pp. 149–159
The Computer Attitude Scale developed by Gressard and Loyd is one of the most frequently used instruments to assess computer-related attitudes among pre-service and in-service teachers. The present study reports on the development of the Hebrew...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 24, No. 3 (April 2008) pp. 715–724
This study investigates the extent to which students from Australia, Israel, and China report that their teachers’ classroom disciplinary behaviour affects their attitudes towards schoolwork and the teacher. They also report how justifiable a...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 21, No. 6 pp. 729–741
This paper reports students’ perceptions of the classroom discipline strategies utilized in Australia, China and Israel. It examines data from 748 teachers and 5521 students to identify how teachers’ use of various disciplinary strategies, and the...