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Journal of Educational Technology & Society

2008 Volume 11, Number 4

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Number of articles: 20

  1. Visual Stereotypes and Virtual Pedagogical Agents

    Magnus Haake & Agneta Gulz

    The paper deals with the use of visual stereotypes in virtual pedagogical agents and its potential impact in digital learning environments. An analysis of the concept of visual stereotypes is... More

    pp. 1-15

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  2. Communities of Ethical Practice: Using New Technologies for Ethical Dialectical Discourse

    Linda Newman & John Findlay

    The authors report on a project in which a new experiential form of professional learning combined ethical thinking processes with a collaborative meeting technology known as the Zing team learning... More

    pp. 16-28

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  3. Design-Based Research and Educational Technology: Rethinking Technology and the Research Agenda

    Tel Amiel & Thomas C. Reeves

    The role of educational technologies in improving educational practices and outcomes has been criticized as over-hyped and insignificant. With few exceptions, the state of education has changed... More

    pp. 29-40

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  4. Randomised Items in Computer-Based Tests: Russian Roulette in Assessment?

    Anthony M. Marks & Johannes C. Cronje

    Computer-based assessments are becoming more commonplace, perhaps as a necessity for faculty to cope with large class sizes. These tests often occur in large computer testing venues in which test... More

    pp. 41-50

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  5. Investigation of Interaction, Online Support, Course Structure and Flexibility as the Contributing Factors to Students' Satisfaction in an Online Certificate Program

    Erman Yukselturk & Zahide Yildirim

    The purpose of the study is to investigate some of the factors that contribute to satisfaction of participants in an online Information Technologies Certificate Program (ITCP). The program includes... More

    pp. 51-65

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  6. A Two-Dimension Process in Explaining Learners' Collaborative Behaviors in CSCL

    Jung-Lung Hsu, Huey-Wen Chou, Wu-Yuin Hwang & Shyan-Bin Chou

    Computer supported collaborative learning (CSCL) has captured many educators and researchers to contribute their efforts on this domain. This study proposed a two-dimension concept to explain... More

    pp. 66-80

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  7. Effects of Practice in a Linear and Non-Linear Web-Based Learning Environment

    Florence Martin

    Instructional elements remain the foundation of current instructional design practice. Practice is the instructional element provided after learners have been given information required to master... More

    pp. 81-93

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  8. Content Recommendation Based on Education-Contextualized Browsing Events for Web-Based Personalized Learning

    Feng-Hsu Wang

    The WWW is now in widespread use for delivering on-line learning content in many large-scale education settings. Given such widespread usage, it is feasible to accumulate data concerning the most... More

    pp. 94-112

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  9. Using Teradata University Network (TUN), a Free Internet Resource for Teaching and Learning

    Robert Winter, Anke Gericke & Tobias Bucher

    Business intelligence and information logistics have become an important part of teaching curricula in recent years due to the increased demand for adequately trained graduates. Since these fields ... More

    pp. 113-127

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  10. Hypergraphics for History Teaching--Barriers for Causal Reasoning about History Accounts

    Jose M. Mendez & Manuel Montanero

    This paper investigates the uses of various kinds of hypermedia format for history learning, which specifically emphasizes on the role of causal reasoning about history accounts. Three different... More

    pp. 128-138

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  11. Developing an Intelligent Diagnosis and Assessment E-Learning Tool for Introductory Programming

    Chenn-Jung Huang, Chun-Hua Chen, Yun-Cheng Luo, Hong-Xin Chen & Yi-Ta Chuang

    Recently, a lot of open source e-learning platforms have been offered for free in the Internet. We thus incorporate the intelligent diagnosis and assessment tool into an open software e-learning... More

    pp. 139-157

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  12. Improving Recall and Transfer Skills through Vocabulary Building in Web-Based Second Language Learning: An Examination by Item and Feedback Type

    Seongchul Yun, Paul Chamness Miller, Youngkyun Baek, Jaeyeob Jung & Myunghwan Ko

    The purpose of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of response modes by item and feedback type in a web-based language learning program. The subjects of this study, 122 Korean tenth... More

    pp. 158-172

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  13. A Computer System of Referential Resolution to Assess Students' Reading Comprehension

    Yu-Fen Yang, Wing-Kwong Wong & Hui-Chin Yeh

    The major purpose of this study is to assist college students in constructing mental representation of referential resolution in a computer system. Ninety students were asked to draw mental maps... More

    pp. 173-189

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  14. Valuation of Online Continuing Medical Education and Telemedicine in Taiwan

    Fuhmei Wang

    Physicians have acknowledged information technology (IT) efficiency and now utilize it in their professional practice and patient management. The benefits of IT within the health care environment... More

    pp. 190-198

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  15. Supporting "Learning by Design" Activities Using Group Blogs

    Georgios Fessakis, Konstantinos Tatsis & Angelique Dimitracopoulou

    The paper presents a case study of the educational exploitation of group blogging for the implementation of a "learning by design" activity. More specifically, a group of students used a blog as a ... More

    pp. 199-212

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  16. A Case Study of Enabling Factors in the Technology Integration Change Process

    Pi-Sui Hsu & Priya Sharma

    The purpose of this qualitative case study was to analyze enabling factors in the technology integration change process in a multi-section science methods course, SCIED 408 (pseudonym), from 1997... More

    pp. 213-228

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  17. Teachers' Perceptions of the Dimensions and Implementation of Technology Leadership of Principals in Taiwanese Elementary Schools

    I-Hua Chang, Joseph M. Chin & Cheng-Mei Hsu

    Principals' technology leadership is strongly correlated with teachers' integration of educational technology, and technology leadership is necessary for effective utilization of technology in... More

    pp. 229-245

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  18. The Impact of Externalizing Readers' Mental Representation on the Comprehension of Online Texts

    Yu-Fen Yang & Ya-Chen Hung

    This study reports on our design of a computer system which supports the understanding of how students construct their mental representation of references and how the construction failures impede... More

    pp. 246-264

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  19. A Cross-Cultural Examination of the Intention to Use Technology between Singaporean and Malaysian Pre-Service teachers: An Application of the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM)

    Timothy Teo, Wong Su Luan & Chai Ching Sing

    As computers becomes more ubiquitous in our everyday lives, educational settings are being transformed where educators and students are expected to teach and learn, using computers (Lee, 2003).... More

    pp. 265-280

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  20. Educational Technology at a Crossroads: Examining the Development of the Academic Field in Canada

    Rocci Luppicini

    The purpose of this qualitative research study is to gauge the current state of the academic developments in Educational Technology in order to identify pivotal issues and offer suggestions for... More

    pp. 281-296

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