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Education Sciences

2018 Volume 8, Number 1

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Number of articles: 13

  1. Distance Learning--Predictions and Possibilities

    John Traxler

    Education systems, educational institutions and educational professions, including those of distance learning, can often be inward-looking, backward-looking and self-referential, meaning that they ... More

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  2. Efficacy of Multimedia Learning Modules as Preparation for Lecture-Based Tutorials in Electromagnetism

    James Christopher Moore

    We have investigated the efficacy of on-line, multimedia learning modules (MLMs) as preparation for in-class, lecture-based tutorials in electromagnetism in a physics course for natural science... More

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  3. ARTutor--An Augmented Reality Platform for Interactive Distance Learning

    Chris Lytridis, Avgoustos Tsinakos & Ioannis Kazanidis

    Augmented Reality (AR) has been used in various contexts in recent years in order to enhance user experiences in mobile and wearable devices. Various studies have shown the utility of AR,... More

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  4. Enhancing Pre-Service Special Educator Preparation through Combined Use of Virtual Simulation and Instructional Coaching

    Maria Peterson-Ahmad

    To meet the ever-increasing teaching standards, pre-service special educators need extensive and advanced opportunities for pedagogical preparation prior to entering the classroom. Providing... More

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  5. Designing and Implementing an Assistive Technology Lab for Postsecondary Education

    Beth Jones, Nichole Williams & Belinda Rudinger

    A literature review discusses how teacher knowledge of assistive technology significantly impacts student success with assistive technology and that many teachers enter the field feeling unprepared... More

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  6. Curriculum Integration in Distance Learning at Primary and Secondary Educational Levels on the Example of eTwinning Projects

    Elzbieta Gajek

    Curriculum integration is one of the concepts which has been discussed for years. Telecollaborative projects, which employ elements of distance learning, provide opportunities for putting the idea ... More

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  7. Engineering Attractiveness in the European Educational Environment: Can Distance Education Approaches Make a Difference?

    Konstantinos Katzis, Christos Dimopoulos, Maria Meletiou-Mavrotheris & Ilona-Elefteryja Lasica

    The recent phenomenon of worldwide declining enrolments in engineering-related degrees has led to the gradual decrease in the number of engineering graduates. This decrease occurs at a time of... More

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  8. Systematic Design and Rapid Development of Motion-Based Touchless Games for Enhancing Students' Thinking Skills

    Ioannis Altanis, Symeon Retalis & Ourania Petropoulou

    During the last few years, there has been a growing interest in students getting engaged in digital game-making activities so as to enhance their thinking skills. The findings of studies that have ... More

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  9. Socially Challenged Collaborative Learning of Secondary School Students in Singapore

    Christopher Pang, Jesslyn Lau, Chong Poh Seah, Linda Cheong & Audrey Low

    Using a grounded theory research design, this paper examined the collaborative learning experiences of secondary school students in Singapore. The core phenomenon that emerged was the need for... More

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  10. The Flipped MOOC: Using Gamification and Learning Analytics in MOOC Design--A Conceptual Approach

    Roland Klemke, Maka Eradze & Alessandra Antonaci

    Recently, research has highlighted the potential of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for education, as well as their drawbacks, which are well known. Several studies state that the main... More

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  11. Teaching Management System with Applications of RFID and IoT Technology

    Ping Tan, Han Wu, Peng Li & He Xu

    Currently, Internet of Things (IoT) technologies are used in many areas, such as intelligent transportation, smart city, hospital, games, education. Earlier interactive response system uses... More

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  12. Distance Learning and Assistance Using Smart Glasses

    Michael Spitzer, Ibrahim Nanic & Martin Ebner

    With the everyday growth of technology, new possibilities arise to support activities of everyday life. In education and training, more and more digital learning materials are emerging, but there... More

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  13. Efficient Use of Clickers: A Mixed-Method Inquiry with University Teachers

    George Cheung, Kelvin Wan & Kevin Chan

    With the advancement of information technology and policies encouraging interactivities in teaching and learning, the use of students' response system (SRS), commonly known as clickers, has... More

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