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  1. Extended TWIGy: A Graphical Authoring Tool for Creating an Interactive Individualized Tutor that Runs Over the Internet

    Rika Yoshii & Tawesak Jongsuksawas, California State University San Marcos, United States

    Global Learn 2015 (April 2015) pp. 737–741

    Abstract: The Tutor Writer Input file Generator (TWIGy) is a graphical user interface the pedagogical designer can use to create an interactive individualized tutor that can provide help based on... More

    pp. 737-741

  2. Distributed Learning 3.0: Past to Future

    Michael Yacci, Rochester Institute of Technology, United States

    Global Learn 2015 (April 2015) pp. 681–686

    This paper provides a historical perspective on the evolution of Distributed Learning and ties it to the evolution of the World Wide Web. Web 1.0 provides a passive, transmissive approach that is... More

    pp. 681-686

  3. Early Childhood Teachers’ Access to and Use of ICT in Teaching: The Case of Mainland China

    Xia Liu & Jenny Pange, Department of Early Childhood Education, University of Ioannina, Greece, Greece

    Global Learn 2015 (April 2015) pp. 590–596

    This paper investigated the current status of Mainland Chinese early childhood teachers’ ICT access and use in their teaching practices. In order to collect the data, a self-designed questionnaire ... More

    pp. 590-596

  4. Development and Evaluation of Indicator for Internet Literacy to Efficient policy of Protection of Youth Online

    Nagayuki Saito, Aoyama Gakuin University Human Innovation Research Center, Japan; Tomohiko Yoshida, Institute for Information and Communications Policy, Japan; Kanji Akahori, Hakuho University, Japan

    Global Learn 2015 (April 2015) pp. 222–227

    As the Internet use among young people has increased so have international concerns about ensuring their protection online. In February 2012, the OECD Council adopted a "Recommendation on the... More

    pp. 222-227

  5. The rhetoric of reform and teachers' use of ICT

    Charalambos Vrasidas

    British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 2 (Mar 30, 2015) pp. 370–380

    During the last two decades, the Cyprus Education System has been undergoing systematic reform efforts. Within the spirit of change, efforts have been made to equip all public schools with... More

    pp. 370-380

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  6. Determinants of Internet use for interactive learning: an exploratory study

    Jonatan Castao-Muoz, Josep Duart & Sancho-Vinuesa Teresa, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)

    Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research (NAER Journal) Vol. 4, No. 1 (Jan 15, 2015) pp. 24–31

    The use of the Internet in higher education teaching can facilitate the interactive learning process and thus improve educational outcomes. The aim of the study presented here is to explore which... More

    pp. 24-31

  7. Co-Constructing Knowledge Through mOOC Design and Development

    Laura Morrison, Diana Petrarca, Janette Hughes & Jennifer Laffier, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 993–998

    The realm of e-learning has evolved significantly over the past twenty years. Most recently, the MOOC, or massive, open, online course has become popular in educational settings and beyond. The... More

    pp. 993-998

  8. Using Technology to Support the Writing of Students with Learning Disabilities

    David Rago, National University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2985–2987

    Technology is prevalent in the lives of students. There are more classrooms today with computers and internet access. There are ways to use technology for the purpose of supporting students with ... More

    pp. 2985-2987

  9. iPads as a Classroom Tool to Enhance Instruction

    Donna Matteson & Margaret Martin, State University of New York at Oswego, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2470–2475

    The presentation will discuss an ongoing study to gather data from undergraduate student perspectives on the use of iPads in the Engineering Graphics classroom and perceived impact on instruction. ... More

    pp. 2470-2475

  10. An Exploratory Study of Pre-Service Teachers’ Features Related to Their Online Behaviors and Problematic Internet Use in the United States

    Yuliang Liu, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2449–2456

    This quantitative survey study was designed to investigate the features related to pre-service teachers’ online behavior and their Problematic Internet Use (PIU). One hundred and fifty-five... More

    pp. 2449-2456

  11. Internet Safety: A Core Feature of a 1-to-1 Device Program in Hawai‘i

    Thanh Truc Nguyen & Mark Yap, Curriculum Research & Development Group, College of Education, University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2184–2187

    In the development of a statewide 1-to-1 device initiative, the Hawaii Department of Education in partnership with the University of Hawaii made a concerted effort to make Internet safety a core... More

    pp. 2184-2187

  12. The Nature of Peer-Peer Interaction in Internet-Supported Collaboration: A Case Study in Freshman English Class in Taiwan

    Yi Chin Hsieh, Indiana University at Bloomington, IN, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2076–2082

    The prevalence of Internet access in the classroom has created a powerful learning environment. The combination of technology and collaboration is receiving research attention. This study explores ... More

    pp. 2076-2082

  13. Computer-based Learning in Open and Distance Learning Institutions in Nigeria: Cautions on Use of Internet for Counselling

    Fidel Okopi, National Open University of Nigeria 14/16 Ahmadu Bello way Victoria Island Lagos, Nigeria; Olajumoke Odeyemi, National Open University of Nigeria 14/16 Ahmadu Bello way Victoria Island Lagos, Nigeria; Wale Adesina, National Open University of Nigeia 14/16 Ahmadu Bello way Victoria Island Lagos, Nigeria

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1245–1250

    Abstract The study identified areas of strengths and weaknesses in the current use of Computer-based Learning tools in Open Distance Learning institutions in Nigeria. To achieve these objectives... More

    pp. 1245-1250

  14. The Role of Internet in Study Abroad Related Stress in Taiwan

    Mei-Chin Lin & Gregory Ching, Graduate School of Educational Leadership and Development, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan, ROC, Taiwan

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1207–1211

    Study abroad is a difficult undertaking, wherein stress and anxiety are almost always an indispensable part of the experience. With the current technological advancement, many studies have shown... More

    pp. 1207-1211

  15. The impact of using Information Technology (IT) in the teaching of English as a foreign language in Thailand: A case study at Sikaoprachaphadungwit School, Trang, Thailand

    Terence Amah Abongwa, Sikaoprachaphadungwit School, Thailand

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1083–1085

    The teaching and learning of English language in Thailand has attracted more attention in recent years. This is no surprise because English is the universal language of communication, and Thailand ... More

    pp. 1083-1085

  16. IDT Experts' Views on Gamification Elements' Effectiveness in E-Learning Settings

    Can MEŞE, Onur Dönmez & Ö Özcan Dursun, Anadolu University, Turkey

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 815–817

    The most recent internet based technology in distance education space is the Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs). MOOCs’ completion rates linger around 10%, which is frustrating for investors.... More

    pp. 815-817

  17. The Acceptance of Online Virtual Touring Technology for Cultural Tourism Education

    Ji-Liang Doong, Department of Multimedia and Game Science, Lunghwa University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, ROC, Taiwan; Chun-Chia Hsu, Department of Cultural Creativity and Multimedia Design,Lunghwa University of Science and Technology, Taiwan; Yu-Li Chen, Department of Applied Foreign Languages,Lunghwa University of Science and Technology,Taiwan, ROC, Taiwan

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 759–762

    Tourism and information technology are the two most dynamic motivators of the emerging global economy. Over the past few decades, the Internet has brought drastic changes to society and the tourism... More

    pp. 759-762

  18. Use of Multimedia Technology: Addressing the Needs of K-12 At-risk Students

    Joseph Riddle, University of North Texas, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 712–715

    Abstract: Through a review of existing literature this study seeks to increase the understanding of the needs of at-risk students enrolled in the K-12 public education system. Specifically this... More

    pp. 712-715

  19. “Pushing limits” on-line Academic Integrity, Student Engagement and Quality Learning

    Elaine Correa, Medaille College, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 671–673

    As students become increasingly more technologically skilled, concerns for maintaining high academic standards on-line continually challenge practitioners of web-based teaching environments. ... More

    pp. 671-673

  20. Using Technology to Develop Academic Oral Skills in English as a Foreign Language – Preliminary Results

    Marisa Carneiro, Federal University ofMinas Gerais, Brazil

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 217–222

    The present research paper investigates the affordances of online tools perceived by Brazilian learners of English who want to develop oral skills in the language, especially those interested in... More

    pp. 217-222