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Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology

January 2010 Volume 9, Number 1

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Number of articles: 24

  1. A Major E-Learning Project to Renovate Science Learning Environment in Taiwan

    Chun-Yen Chang & Greg Lee

    This article summarizes a major e-Learning project recently funded by the National Science Council of Taiwan and envisions some of the future research directions in this area. This project intends ... More

    pp. 7-12

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  2. A Needs Assessment Survey to Investigate Pre-Service Teachers' Knowledge, Experiences and Perceptions about Preparation to Using Educational Technologies

    Mustafa Koc & Nesrin Bakir

    This paper reports the results of a needs assessment survey that was conducted to find out pre-service teachers' background knowledge, experiences and perceptions about their preparation for... More

    pp. 13-22

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  3. An Initial Comparison of Educational Technology Courses for Training Teachers at Malaysian Universities: A Comparative Study

    Mona Masood

    Introducing a course in educational technology is vital especially to pre-service teachers in establishing early interest and long term habits. The initial disclosure and guidance in educational... More

    pp. 23-27

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  4. Antecedents of ICT Attitudes of Distance Education Students

    Rugayah Hashim, Hashim Ahmad & Che Zainab Abdullah

    The objective of this study was to assess the antecedents of ICT attitudes of distance education (e-PJJ) students at the Institute of Education Development (InED), UiTM. The antecedents studied... More

    pp. 28-36

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  5. Challenges of Malaysian Developers in Creating Good Interfaces for Interactive Courseware

    Norfadilah Kamaruddin

    There are many reasons why interface design for interactive courseware fails to support quality of learning experiences. The causes such as the level of interactivity, the availability of the... More

    pp. 37-42

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  6. Digital Divide in Turkish Primary Schools: Sakarya Sample

    Hasan Basri Gunduz

    Accessing to information technology and the ability to use it is increasingly becoming part of the toolkit necessary to participate and prosper in an information-based society. Inequalities in ICT ... More

    pp. 43-53

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  7. E-Halagat: An E-Learning System for Teaching the Holy Quran

    Yahya O. Mohamed Elhadj

    Recently, there has been a great interest in Islamic software that try to harness computer to serve the religion. This brought about some applications and programs for the Holy Quran and its... More

    pp. 54-61

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  8. Effects of Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI) on Secondary School Students' Performance in Biology

    Mudasiru Olalere Yusuf & Adedeji Olufemi Afolabi

    This study investigated the effects of computer assisted instruction (CAI) on secondary school students' performance in biology. Also, the influence of gender on the performance of students exposed... More

    pp. 62-69

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  9. Evaluation of Learning Performance of E-Learning in China: A Methodology Based on Change of Internal Mental Model of Learners

    Lingxian Zhang, Xiaoshuan Zhang, Yanqing Duan, Zetian Fu & Yanwei Wang

    This paper presents a method of assessment on how Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and animation influence the psychological process of learning by comparing a traditional web design course and an ... More

    pp. 70-82

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  10. High School Students in the New Learning Environment: A Profile of Distance E-Learners

    Dale Kirby & Dennis Sharpe

    The relative ubiquity of computer access and the rapid development of information and communication technology have profoundly impacted teaching and learning at a distance. Relatively little is... More

    pp. 83-88

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  11. ICT in Vocational and Technical Schools: Teachers' Instructional, Managerial and Personal Use Matters

    Filiz Kuskaya Mumcu & Yasemin Kocak Usluel

    The focus of this study is to determine the teachers' usage of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in vocational and technical schools in Turkey according to their age, level of... More

    pp. 98-106

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  12. Integration of the Internet into a Language Curriculum in a Multicultural Society

    Songul Kilimci

    The rapid growth of the Internet, the global collection of interconnected computer networks, is both stimulative and instructive. The Internet has become one of the most powerful resources in... More

    pp. 107-113

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  13. Investigation of the Predictions and Decisions about Information and Communication Technologies in the Development Plans in Turkey

    Sevgi Gerek

    Conscious and balanced use of information and communication technologies (ICT) is one of the main foundations of the concept put forward as new economy. Studies on the forming process of new... More

    pp. 114-122

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  14. Meta Analysis of the Computer Assisted Studies in Science and Mathematics: A Sample of Turkey

    Mustafa Yesilyurt

    Because of being a developed country which is a phenomenon among the countries in the world, this desire inevitably has contributed the scientific and technological developments in educational... More

    pp. 123-131

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  15. New Perspective to Educational Technology: Interdisciplinary Cooperation. "An Example of Faculties of Education and Engineering"

    Hasan Karal & Tugba Bahcekapili

    During the phase of developing new technologies and models to be used in education and for their integration, not only the technical studies and research but also the human factor which is a... More

    pp. 132-142

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  16. Pre-Service English Language Teachers' Perceptions of Computer Self-Efficacy and General Self-Efficacy

    Ece Zehir Topkaya

    The primary aim of this study is to investigate pre-service English language teachers' perceptions of computer self-efficacy in relation to different variables. Secondarily, the study also explores... More

    pp. 143-156

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  17. Pre-Service English Teachers in Blended Learning Environment in Respect to Their Learning Approaches

    M Betul Yilmaz & Feza Orhan

    Blended learning environment (BLE) is increasingly used in the world, especially in university degrees and it is based on integrating web-based learning and face-to-face (FTF) learning environments... More

    pp. 157-164

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  18. Students' Opinions on Using Classroom Technology in Science and Technology Lessons--A Case Study for Turkey (Kilis City)

    Murat Eskil, Habib Ozgan & Betul Balkar

    This paper intends to explore the opinions of 9-13 year old students' perspective regarding the interaction with classroom technology (CT) in Science and Technology (S&T) lessons in Kilis city of... More

    pp. 165-175

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  19. Students' Perceptions to Use Technology for Learning: Measurement Integrity of the Modified Fennema-Sherman Attitudes Scales

    Murat Kahveci

    The purpose of this study was two-fold: (1) to provide the evidence for the reliability of the modified Fennema-Sherman Mathematics Attitude Scales (FSMAS), as translated to Turkish language and... More

    pp. 185-201

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  20. Teacher Education from E-Learner to E-Teacher: Master Curriculum

    Dragana Bjekic, Radojka Krneta & Danijela Milosevic

    E-learning and e-teaching systems are involved in teachers' professional activities and development in several ways: (a) If e-learning/e-teaching is the technology which supports the process of... More

    pp. 202-212

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