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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)

Sep 29, 2018 Volume 13, Number 9

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Number of articles: 20

  1. The Use of Twitter and Facebook in Teaching Mechanics of Writing to Arabic-Speaking EFL Learners

    Abdel Altakhaineh, Abdel Rahman M. Altakhaineh Assistant Professor of English Language and Linguistics Al Ain University of Science and Technology P.O. Box: 64141, Al Ain, UAE Email: abdelrahman.takhaine@aau.ac.ae; Majed Al-Jallad, Majed Z. Al-Jallad Professor of Curriculum and Instruction Al Ain University of Science and Technology P.O. Box: 64141, Al Ain, UAE

    This study aims to compare the effect of Twitter and Facebook in teaching mechanics of writing by 20 Arabic-speaking EFL learners in an attempt to determine which tool is more effective. We adopt... More

    pp. 4-14

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  2. A Multimedia Teaching Model for “Sports Statistics” Based on ARCS Motivation Theory

    Menglong Li & Yujia Ren, Hunan First Normal University

    As a basic specialized course for the major of Sports, “Sports Statistics” is featured by strong theoretical foundation and practical operations. However, there are some problems among students in ... More

    pp. 15-28

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  3. Study on Cultivation of Intercultural Communication Competence of College English Based on Modern Information Technology

    Peng Bingzhuan

    Economic globalization, integration of the world, and wide application and advanced development of modern information technology (MIT) demand high requirements for talents. Traditional teaching... More

    pp. 29-40

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  4. Adaptive Education based on Learning Styles: Are Learning Style Instruments Precise Enough?

    Alzain Alzain & Steve Clark, Nottingham Trent University; Gren Ireson, University of Nottingham; Ali Jwaid, Nottingham Trent University

    Investigating the efficiency of learning style instruments is significant because it is a widespread technique and it enriches the understanding of the challenges of integrating such instruments... More

    pp. 41-52

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  5. Technologies Used in Education of Hearing Impaired Individuals

    Basak Baglama, Department of Special Education, Atatürk Education Faculty, Near East University, North Cyprus, Mersin 10 Turkey; Meltem Haksiz, Department of Special Education,Atatürk Faculty of Education, Near East University, North Cyprus, Mersin 10 Turkey; Huseyin Uzunboylu, Department of Educational Sciences, Atatürk Education Faculty, Near East University, Mersin 10 Turkey

    It is very important to provide proper and appropriate education for the hearing impaired individuals. Today, it appears that using only traditional teaching methods is not sufficient for the... More

    pp. 53-63

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  6. An Exploration of Factors Influencing Self-Efficacy in Online Learning: A Systematic Review

    Chattavut Peechapol, Technopreneurship and Innovation Management Program, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, Thailand., Thailand; Jaitip Na-Songkhla, Department of Educational Technology and Communications, Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University, Phayathai Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand., Thailand; Siridej Sujiva, Department of Educational Research and Psychology, Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University, Phayathai Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand., Thailand; Arthorn Luangsodsai, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330 Thailand.

    This review examines 12 years of research by focusing on the following question: What are the factors that influence self-efficacy in an online learning environment? There has been a plethora of... More

    pp. 64-86

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  7. A Thai Junior High School Students’ 21st Century Information Literacy, Media Literacy, and ICT Literacy Skills Factor Analysis

    Sangutai Moto, Thanin Ratanaolarn, Somkiat Tuntiwongwanich & Paitoon Pimdee, Faculty of Industrial Education and Technology at the King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), Bangkok, 10520 Thailand.

    As Thailand moves through the 21st Century, the education system and resultant labour force must be prepared for the rapid changes in Thailand’s society, culture, politics, economy, and... More

    pp. 87-106

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  8. Students’ Perceptions of Social Presence in Blended Learning Courses in a Tanzanian Medical College

    Mustapha Almasi & Chang Zhu, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

    Social presence in a blended learning involves construction of learning through student sharing, interaction and support thus improving students’ motivation, and learning. This study examines... More

    pp. 107-122

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  9. Flipping the Classroom for English Language Learners: A Study of Learning Performance and Perceptions

    Busaya Santikarn & Saovapa Wichadee, Bangkok University

    Innovative teaching in a form of the flipped classroom was adopted in an English course as a pilot project in a private university. The purpose of this study was to assess how a modified “flipped... More

    pp. 123-135

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  10. Innovating Selection and Use of Online Writing Resources for EFL Students: A Systemic Functional Linguistic Perspective

    Xiaodong Zhang, Beijing Foreign Studies University

    This study reports on how teachers’ systemic functional linguistics (SFL)-based selection and use of on-line writing resources impacted students’ perceptions of on-line resources and their writing ... More

    pp. 136-147

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  11. Analysis of the Effects of two Gamified Emotional Education Software’s in Emotional and Well-being Variables in Spanish Children and Adolescents

    Agnès Ros-Morente, Enric Cabello Cuenca & Gemma Filella Guiu, University of Lleida

    The aim of the present research is to explore the differences among emotional and well-being variables in primary and secondary education students after undergoing the software’s Happy 8-12 and the... More

    pp. 148-159

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  12. Application of COCA in EFL Writing Instruction at the Tertiary Level in China

    Gengsheng Xiao & Xin Chen, University of South China

    English writing plays an increasingly important role in the context of globalization. However, Chinese college students’ writing skills of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) are quite deficient... More

    pp. 160-173

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  13. Automated Data-Driven Hint Generation in Intelligent Tutoring Systems for Code-Writing: On the Road of Future Research

    Hieu Bui, Faculty of Information Technology, Hochiminh City University of Transport, Malaysia; Syed F D Syed Mustapha, Computer Science Department Taif University

    Introductory programming is an essential part of the curriculum in any engineering discipline in universities. However, for many beginning students, it is very difficult to learn. In particular,... More

    pp. 174-189

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  14. ICT-Based Interactive Game in TEYL: Teachers’ Perception, Students’ Motivation, and Achievement

    Ni Ratminingsih, Luh Mahadewi & Dewa Divayana, Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha

    Teaching English for young learners (TEYL) has been entering curriculum of EFL in many countries. Theories conceptualize that the earlier the learners are familiarized with the language, the better... More

    pp. 190-203

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  15. The Effect of the Difference Between Infographic Designing Types (Static vs Animated) on Developing Visual Learning Designing Skills and Recognition of its Elements and Principles

    Mohammed Afify, Educational Technology Department, College of Education, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, P.O. Box 1982, City Dammam, 31441, mafify@uod.edu.sa, Saudi Arabia

    This In the scope of improving learning outcomes in the age of technology, this study comes as an attempt to investigate the extent to which infographics are effective in developing learning... More

    pp. 204-223

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  16. Secondary School Students’ Perceptions on the Use of Google+ towards Improving ESL Writing Skills

    Maslawati Mohamad, Naiman Ghazali & Harwati Hashim, National University of Malaysia

    The use of social media in teaching has also revolutionized the way learning takes place. At higher education levels, measures have already been taken in incorporating the use of social media for... More

    pp. 224-238

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  17. Effects of Highlighting Text on the Reading Ability of Children with Developmental Dyslexia: A Pilot Study

    Hanae Ikeshita, Sagami Women’s University; Sho Yamaguchi, Nagoya Gakuin University; Toyoshi Morioka, 1-10drive Corporation; Takashi Yamazoe, Chiba University

    Digital texts can be made accessible to children with developmental dyslexia by presenting them in a simplified layout, using suitable fonts, or using text highlighting that is synchronized with... More

    pp. 239-251

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  18. An Integrated Model to Enhance Virtual Learning Environments with Current Social Networking Perspective

    Kashif Laeeq & Zulfiqar Memon, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES-FAST)

    A Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) is an accumulation of incorporated soft-ware components, empowering the administration of web-based learning (online learning, e-learning). The quality of VLE... More

    pp. 252-268

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  19. Evaluating E-Learning as a Learning Media: A Case of Entrepreneurship E-Learning Using Schoology as Media

    Ninik Sudarwati, STKIP PGRI Jombang; _ Rukminigsih

    This study aimed to describe and identify the effectiveness of e-learning strategy on entrepreneurship class at economic education program of STKIP PGRI Jombang. It is an evaluation study using... More

    pp. 269-279

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  20. The Correlation of Open Learning, Collaboration, Learning Tools, and Creative Problem Solving by Graduate Students in Thailand

    Narin Nonthamand, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Educational Technology and communications, Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok Thailand.; Jaitip Na-Songkhla, Chairman of Department of Educational Technology and communications, Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok Thailand.

    Objectives of this research study were to investigate the correlation and forecast the independent variables of the correlation of opinions regarding open learning, collaboration, creative problem ... More

    pp. 280-289

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