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Journal of Information Technology Education: Research

Dec 29, 2016 Volume 16, Number 1


Lynn Jeffrey; Christopher Cheong

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Number of articles: 24

  1. Preparing Teacher Candidates for Virtual Field Placements via an Exposure to K-12 Online Teaching

    Tian Luo, David Moore, Laura Hibbard & Teresa Franklin

    pp. 1-14

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  2. Impact of Collaborative Work on Technology Acceptance: A Case Study from Virtual Computing

    Abdullah Konak, Sadan Kulturel-Konak, Mahdi Nasereddin & Michael R. Bartolacci

    pp. 15-29

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  3. Intelligent Agents for Dynamic Optimization of Learner Performances in an Online System

    Imane KAMSA, Rachid ELOUAHBI & Fatima EL KHOUKHI

    pp. 31-45

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  4. Pre-Service Teachers’ Intention to Use MUVEs as Practitioners – A Structural Equation Modeling Approach

    Emmanuel Fokides

    Aim/Purpose: The study examines the effectiveness of university courses in shaping pre-service teachers\u2019 intention to use 3D multi-user virtual environments (MUVEs) when they become practicing... More

    pp. 47-68

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  5. Factors Affecting Social Network Use by Students in Indonesia

    Budhi Kristianto

    Background: Although Indonesia is one of the world’s most populated countries with a high penetration of internet usage there has been little research on SNS usage in Indonesia, especially... More

    pp. 69-103

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  6. Teachers’ Readiness to Implement Digital Curriculum in Kuwaiti Schools

    Hamed Al-Awidi & Fayiz Aldhafeeri

    Aim/Purpose: The goal of this study was to investigate how Kuwaiti teachers perceive their own readiness to implement digital curriculum in public schools, and the factors that affect Kuwaiti... More

    pp. 105-126

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  7. Efficacy of Low-Cost PC-Based Aviation Training Devices

    Savern Reweti, Andrew Gilbey & Lynn Jeffrey

    Aim/Purpose: The aim of this study was to explore whether a full cost flight training device (FTD) was significantly better for simulator training than a low cost PC-Based Aviation Training Device ... More

    pp. 127-142

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  8. A Proposed Framework to Understand the Intrinsic Motivation Factors on University Students’ Behavioral Intention to Use a Mobile Application for Learning

    Ronnie Shroff & Christopher Keyes

    Aim/Purpose: By integrating a motivational perspective into the Technology Acceptance Model, the goal of this study is to empirically test the causal relationship of intrinsic motivational factors ... More

    pp. 143-168

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  9. ICT Coordinators’ TPACK-based Leadership Knowledge in their Roles as Agents of Change

    Orit Ungar & Tamar Shamir-Inbal

    Aim/Purpose: The aim of the study is to examine what ICT coordinators perceive as the main elements of knowledge needed to implement ICT successfully into school culture. Background: For the past... More

    pp. 169-188

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  10. The Effects of Instructional Design on Student Engagement with Video Lectures at Cyber Universities

    Jamie Costley, Christopher Hughes & Christopher Lange

    Aim/Purpose: The number of students enrolled in online courses that use video lectures is on the rise. However, research shows that the number of students watching video lectures is low, and the... More

    pp. 189-207

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  11. Comparison of Text-Based and Visual-Based Programming Input Methods for First-Time Learners

    Daisuke Saito, Hironori Washizaki & Yoshiaki Fukazawa

    Aim/Purpose: When learning to program, both text-based and visual-based input methods are common. However, it is unclear which method is more appropriate for first-time learners (first learners).... More

    pp. 209-226

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  12. Immersive Learning: Using a Web-Based Learning Tool in a PhD Course to Enhance the Learning Experience

    Samie Ly, Raafat Saade & Danielle Morin

    Aim/Purpose: Teaching and learning is no longer the same and the paradigm shift has not settled yet. Information technology (IT) and its worldwide use impacts student learning methods and... More

    pp. 227-246

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  13. Incorporating IStation into Early Childhood Classrooms to Improve Reading Comprehension

    Tian Luo, Guang-Lea Lee & Cynthia Molina

    Aim/Purpose: IStation is an adaptive computer-based reading program that adapts to the learner’s academic needs. This study investigates if the Istation computer-based reading program promotes... More

    pp. 247-266

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  14. Comparison of Traditional and ADRI Based Teaching Approaches in an Introductory Programming Course

    Sohail Malik & Jo Coldwell-Neilson

    Aim/Purpose: This study introduced a new teaching and learning approach based on an ADRI (Approach, Deployment, Result, Improvement) model in an introductory programming (IP) course. The... More

    pp. 267-283

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  15. Incorporating Wiki Technology in a Traditional Biostatistics Course: Effects on University Students’ Collaborative Learning, Approaches to Learning and Course Performance

    Shirley Fong, Samuel Chu, Wilfred Lau, I. Doherty & K.F. Hew

    Aim/Purpose: To investigate the effectiveness of incorporating wiki technology in an under-graduate biostatistics course for improving university students\u2019 collaborative learning, approaches... More

    pp. 285-299

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  16. Learning Foreign Languages Using Mobile Applications

    Ruti Gafni, Dafni Achituv & Gila Rahmani

    Aim/Purpose: This study examines how the use of a Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL) application influences the learners’ attitudes towards the process of learning, and more specifically in... More

    pp. 301-317

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  17. Awareness of eSafety and Potential Online Dangers among Children and Teenagers

    Gila Zilka

    Aim/Purpose: Awareness of eSafety and potential online dangers for children and teenagers. Background The study examined eSafety among children and teenagers from their own perspectives, through... More

    pp. 319-338

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  18. Validation of an e-Learning 3.0 Critical Success Factors Framework: A Qualitative Research

    Paula Miranda, Pedro Isaias, Carlos Costa & Sara Pifano

    Aim/Purpose: As e-Learning 3.0 evolves from a theoretical construct into an actual solution for online learning, it becomes crucial to accompany this progress by scrutinising the elements that are ... More

    pp. 339-363

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  19. Examining Collaborative Knowledge Construction in Microblogging-Based Learning Environments

    Tian Luo & Lacey Clifton

    Aim/Purpose: The purpose of the study is to provide foundational research to exemplify how knowledge construction takes place in microblogging-based learning environments, to understand learner... More

    pp. 365-390

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  20. Google Docs as a Tool for Collaborative Writing in the Middle School Classroom

    Yanan Fan & Megan Woodrich

    Aim/Purpose: In this study, the authors examine how an online word processing tool can be used to encourage participation among students of different language back-grounds, including English... More

    pp. 391-410

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