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Education and Information Technologies

2016 Volume 21, Number 1

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Number of articles: 12

  1. Perceptions of Arabic Language Teachers toward Their Use of Technology at the Omani Basic Education Schools

    Ali Al Musawi, Abdullah Al Hashmi, Ali Mahdi Kazem, Fatima Al Busaidi & Salim Al Khaifi

    This study is part of a 3-year strategic research project to measure the effectiveness of the design and use of new software for learning Arabic. However, this paper's particular objective is to... More

    pp. 5-18

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  2. Professionalizing In-Service Teachers' Focus on Technological Pedagogical and Content Knowledge

    Seyum Tekeher Getenet, Kim Beswick & Rosemary Callingham

    In Ethiopia, primary school teachers of science and mathematics are encouraged to integrate Information and Communication Technology (ICT) into their teaching as a means to improve the quality of... More

    pp. 19-34

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  3. The Stretchiness of Learning the Digital Mystery of Learning in One-to-One Environments in Schools

    Tomas Kroksmark

    The aim of the study is to generate knowledge of how teachers change their teaching and how pupils change their learning as a consequence of working in One-to-One environments in schools. The... More

    pp. 35-52

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  4. Barriers of the Development of Web-Based Training in Agricultural Higher Education System in Iran: A Case Study of Hamadan Bu Ali Sina University, Iran

    Heshmatollah Saadi, Khalil Mirzayi & Reza Movahedi

    Recently, higher education systems seek to use network-based and Internet-based information technologies in education, teaching and learning. E-learning in Iran higher education system has been... More

    pp. 53-70

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  5. ICT Learning Experience and Research Orientation as Predictors of ICT Skills and the ICT Use of University Students

    Jef C. Verhoeven, Dirk Heerwegh & Kurt De Wit

    Since our first studies of information and communications technology (ICT) skills and ICT use at universities in 2004, ICT and its use by students has changed greatly. In order to obtain a more... More

    pp. 71-103

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  6. Successful Design of Learning Solutions Being Situation Aware

    Pia Niemelä, Ville Isomöttönen & Lasse Lipponen

    Education is increasingly enhanced by technology, and at the same time, the rapid pace of technology innovation and growing demand of consumers introduces challenges for providers of technological ... More

    pp. 105-122

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  7. Usage Patterns Discovery from a Web Log in an Indian E-Learning Site: A Case Study

    Renuka Mahajan, J. S. Sodhi & Vishal Mahajan

    An important research area in education and technology is how the learners use e-learning. By exploring the various factors and relationships between them, we can get an insight into the learners' ... More

    pp. 123-148

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  8. The Development of Hyper-MNP: Hyper-Media Navigational Performance Scale

    Mehmet Firat & Isil Kabakci Yurdakul

    The present study aimed at developing a scale to evaluate navigational performance as a whole, which is one of the factors influencing learning in hyper media. In line with this purpose, depending ... More

    pp. 149-169

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  9. Intelligent Fuzzy Spelling Evaluator for e-Learning Systems

    Udit Kr. Chakraborty, Debanjan Konar, Samir Roy & Sankhayan Choudhury

    Evaluating Learners' Response in an e-Learning environment has been the topic of current research in areas of Human Computer Interaction, e-Learning, Education Technology and even Natural Language ... More

    pp. 171-184

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  10. Blended Learning Model on Hands-On Approach for In-Service Secondary School Teachers: Combination of E-Learning and Face-to-Face Discussion

    Vinh-Thang Ho, Yoshiteru Nakamori, Tu-Bao Ho & Cher Ping Lim

    The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of a blended learning model on hands-on approach for in-service secondary school teachers using a quasi-experimental design. A 24-h... More

    pp. 185-208

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  11. Professional Development for iPad Integration in General Education: Staying Ahead of the Curve

    Dmitri Psiropoulos, Sandy Barr, Claire Eriksson, Shauna Fletcher, Jace Hargis & Cathy Cavanaugh

    This faculty development case study focuses on a team of 16 General Education faculty at an urban women's college during the initial 6 months of the college's comprehensive implementation of an... More

    pp. 209-228

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  12. Academic Analytics: Anatomy of an Exploratory Essay

    Sérgio André Ferreira & António Andrade

    Investment in technological subsystems to support the activity of teaching and learning and the various areas of the life of Higher Education Institutions (HEI) is of increasing importance in the... More

    pp. 229-243

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