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Education and Information Technologies

2016 Volume 21, Number 3

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Number of articles: 12

  1. Understanding Teachers' Reluctance to the Pedagogical Use of ICT in the 1:1 Classroom

    Martin Tallvid

    During the last decade, several "one laptop per student-initiatives" (1:1) have emerged as a solution to the recurrent disappointments with the pace of transformation of teaching methods ... More

    pp. 503-519

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  2. Politic of Security, Privacy and Transparency in Human Learning Systems

    Adil Jeghal, Lahcen Oughdir & Hamid Tairi

    The preservation of confidentiality has become a major issue for the majority of applications that process personal information, the sensitivity of this information requires creators to set rules... More

    pp. 521-530

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  3. The Impact of Collaborative Online Reading on Summarizing Skills

    David Passig & Jenny Maidel-Kravetsky

    The aim of this study was to determine whether, as a result of collaborative-online reading of a chapter from a book of an academic nature, the quality of the collaborative summary that the readers... More

    pp. 531-543

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  4. Everyday Personal Laptop Usage in Secondary Schools in Trinidad and Tobago

    Georgette Briggs & Erik Blair

    The e-Connect And Learn (eCAL) programme is a Trinidad and Tobago government-led initiative, launched in 2010, that grants personal laptop computers to students entering secondary school. The... More

    pp. 545-558

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  5. Designing and Deploying Programming Courses: Strategies, Tools, Difficulties and Pedagogy

    Stelios Xinogalos

    Designing and deploying programming courses is undoubtedly a challenging task. In this paper, an attempt to analyze important aspects of a sequence of two courses on imperative-procedural and... More

    pp. 559-588

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  6. The Use of ICT in Kindergarten for Teaching Addition Based on Realistic Mathematics Education

    Nicholas Zaranis

    The purpose of this study is to investigate if information and communications technology (ICT) helps improve kindergarten students' basic mathematical achievement regarding addition. Our research... More

    pp. 589-606

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  7. School Websites as a Novel Internationalization Assessment Tool

    Miri Yemini & Anat Cohen

    This article presents a case study on internationalization assessment. The international, intercultural and global dimensions at the school level are examined, focusing on the case of one... More

    pp. 607-623

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  8. ICT in Portuguese Reference Schools for the Education of Blind and Partially Sighted Students

    Sara Isabel Moca Ramos & António Manuel Valente de Andrade

    Technology has become an essential component in our society and considering its impact in the educational system, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) cannot be dissociated from the... More

    pp. 625-641

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  9. A Framework for Mobile Apps in Colleges and Universities: Data Mining Perspective

    Archana Singh & Jayanthi Ranjan

    The Enterprise mobility communication technology provides easy and quick accessibility to data and information integrated into one single touch point device. This device incorporates or integrates ... More

    pp. 643-654

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  10. Digital Competence--An Emergent Boundary Concept for Policy and Educational Research

    Liisa Ilomäki, Sami Paavola, Minna Lakkala & Anna Kantosalo

    Digital competence is an evolving concept related to the development of digital technology and the political aims and expectations of citizenship in a knowledge society. It is regarded as a core... More

    pp. 655-679

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  11. Performance Assessment in Serious Games: Compensating for the Effects of Randomness

    Wim Westera

    This paper is about performance assessment in serious games. We conceive serious gaming as a process of player-lead decision taking. Starting from combinatorics and item-response theory we provide ... More

    pp. 681-697

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  12. Bully versus Victim on the Internet: The Correlation with Emotional-Social Characteristics

    Sigal Eden, Tali Heiman & Dorit Olenik-Shemesh

    Cyberbullying is a repeated violent behavior aimed at hurting another person directed by an individual or a group towards the victim using technological means such as a computer or a mobile phone (... More

    pp. 699-713

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