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International Journal of Smart Education and Urban Society

January 2018 Volume 9, Number 1

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Experiences in Digital Video Composition as Sources of Self-Efficacy Toward Technology Use

    Merja Kauppinen, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland; Carita Kiili, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway; Julie Coiro, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, United States

    As teachers' self-efficacy has been shown to be a crucial factor in technology integration, there is a need to understand the mechanisms that may raise teachers' self-efficacy toward technology... More

    pp. 1-12

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  2. Robotics-Based Learning Interventions and Experiences From our Implementations in the RobESL Framework

    Tassos Karampinis, 56th Junior High School of Athens, Athens, Greece

    In this article, the author presents Robotics-based learning interventions and the experiences at 56th Junior High School of Athens within the RoboESL Erasmus project; as well as a teaching... More

    pp. 13-24

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  3. Application of Educational Robotics on an Automated Water Management System

    Panagiotis Karkazis, Panagiotis Balourdos, Georgios Pitsiakos, Konstantinos Asimakopoulos, Ioannis Saranteas, Thomais Spiliou & Dimitra Roussou, 6th Lab Center of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece

    Early School Leaving (ESL) has a negative impact in the European educational systems. Despite the fact that ESL is a result of a long process of school failures, it seems that part of it has to do ... More

    pp. 25-36

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  4. How Do Learners Perceive and Evaluate Their Digital Skills?

    Miroslava Černochová, Hana Voňková, Jiří Štípek & Petra Černá, Faculty of Education, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

    Self-assessment is commonly used in educational research (PISA, ICILS, etc.) and in real-life situations (advertisement for a post on labour market, etc.). Research studies demonstrate that in... More

    pp. 37-47

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  5. The RoboESL Project: Development, Evaluation and Outcomes Regarding the Proposed Robotic Enhanced Curricula

    Michele Moro, Francesca Agatolio & Emanuele Menegatti, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Informazione, University of Padova, Padova, Italy

    In this article, the authors summarize the development of the first half of curricula designed for the RoboESL project. They then give some more details about the second half of curricula. Through ... More

    pp. 48-60

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  6. Developing Confident Computational Thinking through Teacher Twinning Online

    Elizabeth Oldham, School of Mathematics, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland; Pamela Cowan, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom; Richard Millwood, School of Computer Science & Statistics, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland; Glenn Strong, School of Computer Science & Statistics, Trinity College, Dublin, Dublin, Ireland; Nina Bresnihan, School of Computer Science & Statistics, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland; Mags Amond, School of Education, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland; Lisa Hegarty, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

    In view of the current focus on computational thinking in schools, professional development is needed so that teachers can help students acquire the requisite skills. Enhancing teachers' confidence... More

    pp. 61-75

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  7. Python Programming Language as a Tool for Integrated Learning of Robotics in Secondary School

    Sergey Bratarchuk, Riga Classical Gymnasium, Riga, Latvia

    pp. 76-86

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