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Journal of Information Technology Education

2014 Volume 13, Number

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Number of articles: 17

  1. Facilitating Exposure to Sign Languages of the World: The Case for Mobile Assisted Language Learning

    Becky Sue Parton

    Foreign sign language instruction is an important, but overlooked area of study. Thus the purpose of this paper was two-fold. First, the researcher sought to determine the level of knowledge and... More

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  2. Student Attitudes to Traditional and Online Methods of Delivery

    Lily Wong & Michelle Fong

    Rapid developments in education technology have provided educators and students new options in a constantly changing, competitive teaching and learning environment. As the number of online teaching... More

    pp. 1-13

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  3. Using Research Case Studies in eCommerce Marketing Courses: Customer Satisfaction at Point-of-Purchase and Post-Purchase

    Noorshella Che Nawi, Michelle Fong & Arthur Tatnall

    This paper describes a research case study of Internet apparel marketing by small businesses in Malaysia which can beneficially be included in postgraduate business courses for understanding the... More

    pp. 15-25

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  4. A Virtual Education: Guidelines for Using Games Technology

    Damian Schofield

    Advanced three-dimensional virtual environment technology, similar to that used by the film and computer games industry, can allow educational developers to rapidly create realistic online vir-tual... More

    pp. 25-43

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  5. Healthcare Students' Perceptions of Electronic Feedback through GradeMark®

    Diane Watkins, Paul Dummer, Kamila Hawthorne, Judy Cousins, Catherine Emmett & Mike Johnson

    This paper reports on the findings from a study undertaken to explore students' perceptions of the timeliness, accessibility, consistency, and quality of feedback and grading received... More

    pp. 27-47

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  6. Augmenting a Child's Reality: Using Educational Tablet Technology

    Patricia Tanner, Carly Karas & Damian Schofield

    This study investigates the classroom integration of an innovative technology, augmented reality. Although the process of adding new technologies into a classroom setting can be daunting, the... More

    pp. 45-54

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  7. Generative Learning Strategy Use and Self-Regulatory Prompting in Digital Text

    Alan J. Reid & Gary M. Morrison

    The digital revolution is shifting print-based textbooks to digital text, and it has afforded the opportunity to incorporate meaningful learning strategies and otherwise separate metacognitive... More

    pp. 49-72

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  8. Teaching an Introductory Programming Language in a General Education Course

    Azad Ali & David Smith

    A department of computer science (CS) has faced a peculiar situation regarding their selection of introductory programming course. This course is a required course for the students enrolled in the ... More

    pp. 57-67

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  9. Drawing Analogies between Logic Programming and Natural Language Argumentation Texts to Scaffold Learners' Understanding

    Noa Ragonis & Gila Shilo

    The paper presents a theoretical investigational study of the potential advantages that secondary school learners may gain from learning two different subjects, namely, logic programming within... More

    pp. 73-89

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  10. Education Students' Use of Collaborative Writing Tools in Collectively Reflective Essay Papers

    Cornelia Brodahl & Nils Kristian Hansen

    Google Docs and EtherPad are Web 2.0 tools providing opportunity for multiple users to work online on the same document consecutively or simultaneously. Over the last few years a number of research... More

    pp. 91-120

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  11. Blended Learning: How Teachers Balance the Blend of Online and Classroom Components

    Lynn M. Jeffrey, John Milne & Gordon Suddaby

    Despite teacher resistance to the use of technology in education, blended learning has increased rapidly, driven by evidence of its advantages over either online or classroom teaching alone.... More

    pp. 121-140

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  12. Factors Impacting Teachers' Adoption of Mobile Learning

    Kathryn Mac Callum, Lynn Jeffrey & Kinshuk

    As mobile technology has advanced, awareness is growing that these technologies may benefit teaching and learning. However, despite this interest, the factors that will determine the acceptance of ... More

    pp. 141-162

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  13. Online Learners and Their Self-Disclosure Preferences

    Anne Doring, Ashley Hodge & Misook Heo

    To understand and identify information-sharing preferences among online students, a US survey collected data from university students. Specifically, this study analyzes students' information... More

    pp. 163-175

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  14. Increasing Critical Thinking in Web-Based Graduate Management Courses

    Conna Condon & Raul Valverde

    A common approach for demonstrating learning in online classrooms is through submittal of research essays of a discussion topic followed by classroom participation. Issues arose at an online campus... More

    pp. 177-191

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  15. To Improve the Learning Experience of the First Trimester Undergraduate Students in an Australian University's Offshore Campus: A Knowledge Management Methodology

    Nelson K. Y. Leung, Hannarong Shamsub, Nicole Tsang & Bill Au

    Due to the successful implementation of knowledge management (KM) in many commercial organizations, KM has been recently extended to higher education institutions (HEIs) to manage scholar knowledge... More

    pp. 193-215

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  16. WhatsApp Goes to School: Mobile Instant Messaging between Teachers and Students

    Dan Bouhnik & Mor Deshen

    WhatsApp is a Smartphone application for instant messaging. Lately the application's popularity has risen. One of the unique features of the application is its ability to enhance communication... More

    pp. 217-231

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  17. Technology Readiness of School Teachers: An Empirical Study of Measurement and Segmentation

    Masood Badri, Asma Al Rashedi, Guang Yang, Jihad Mohaidat & Arif Al Hammadi

    The Technology Readiness Index (TRI) developed by Parasuraman (2000) was adapted to measure the technology readiness of public school teachers in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The study aims at ... More

    pp. 257-275

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