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Education and Information Technologies

2018 Volume 23, Number 3

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Number of articles: 20

  1. On the Issues of Digital Competence in Educational Contexts--A Review of Literature

    Fanny Pettersson

    In this review focus is on how digital competence in educational contexts has been addressed in international research over the last 10 years in terms of policy, organizational infrastructures,... More

    pp. 1005-1021

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  2. Inclusive Dyslexia-Friendly Collaborative Online Learning Environment: Malaysia Case Study

    Loren Pang & Chen Chwen Jen

    Currently available web page accessibility guidelines focus more on reading and writing, with inadequate attention to other aspects of online learning such as computer-mediated communication. This ... More

    pp. 1023-1042

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  3. Effective Instruction for Persisting Dyslexia in Upper Grades: Adding Hope Stories and Computer Coding to Explicit Literacy Instruction

    Robert Thompson, Steve Tanimoto, Ruby Dawn Lyman, Kira Geselowitz, Kristin Kawena Begay, Kathleen Nielsen, William Nagy, Robert Abbott, Marshall Raskind & Virginia Berninger

    Children in grades 4 to 6 (N = 14) who despite early intervention had persisting dyslexia (impaired word reading and spelling) were assessed before and after computerized reading and writing... More

    pp. 1043-1068

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  4. The Effects on the Student-Teacher Relationship in a One-to-One Technology Classroom

    Kevin Higgins & Shawna BuShell

    This embedded case study explores the student-teacher relationship in a one-to-one technology environment. The actual change in relationship in a one-to-one classroom was examined. The study was... More

    pp. 1069-1089

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  5. Mobile Phones and/or Smartphones and Their Apps for Teaching English as a Foreign Language

    Blanka Klímová

    Currently, there is an increasing trend in the shift from the use of traditional technologies such as a desktop computer towards the use of mobile technologies such as a mobile phone. Nearly all... More

    pp. 1091-1099

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  6. Acceptance of Learning Management System: The Case of Secondary School Teachers

    Alain Stockless

    There are many ICT tools that teachers can use to support teaching and learning. In recent years, Learning Management Systems (LMSs) have been present in most higher education institutions. However... More

    pp. 1101-1121

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  7. Measuring ICT Orientation: Scale Development & Validation

    Shabir Ahmad Bhat & Makhmoor Bashir

    This paper attempts to measure ICT orientation of higher education teachers in Indian context. The study has identified 4 factors of ICT orientation and examined their impact on Job performance. To... More

    pp. 1123-1143

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  8. Exploring Computer Science Students' Continuance Intentions to Use Kattis

    Ram B. Basnet, Tenzin Doleck, David John Lemay & Paul Bazelais

    Teaching programming concepts to enhance students' problem solving and computational thinking skills is a challenging task, especially when students enter college with little to no preparation, or ... More

    pp. 1145-1158

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  9. Basic School Teachers' Perspective to Digital Teaching and Learning in Ghana

    James Sunney Quaicoe & Kai Pata

    This study proposes a model for describing the situation of Digital Teaching and Learning ("TD-TaL") in Ghanaian schools using the perspectives of basic school teachers. The Digital... More

    pp. 1159-1173

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  10. Examining Gender Issues in Perception and Acceptance in Web-Based End-User Development Activities

    Tzafilkou Katerina & Protogeros Nicolaos

    In the recent years in the End-User Development (EUD) research there is a shift from the study of tools that focus on desktop graphical applications, to the development of EUD for web environments.... More

    pp. 1175-1202

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  11. Digital Competencies among Student Populations in Kosovo: The Impact of Inclusion, Socioeconomic Status, Ethnicity and Type of Residence

    Arif Shala & Albulene Grajcevci

    Present research studies the impact of variables such as inclusion, exclusion, residence, socioeconomic status, gender and parental education on digital competences among student populations in... More

    pp. 1203-1218

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  12. Teachers' Perceptions towards Using Web 2.0 in Language Learning and Teaching

    Rdouan Faizi

    This paper aims at exploring the perceptions of teachers towards using Web 2.0 in language learning and teaching. To this end, a study was carried out among language teachers serving in different... More

    pp. 1219-1230

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  13. Educational Electronic Book Activity Supports Language Retention among Children at Risk for Learning Disabilities

    Adina Shamir, Ora Segal-Drori & Ilana Goren

    The main purpose of the present study was to examine the effect of an activity with an educational electronic book (e-book) on language retention among children at risk for learning disabilities ... More

    pp. 1231-1252

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  14. Examining Pre-Service Teachers' Acceptance of Technology-Rich Learning Environments: A UAE Case Study

    Scott Parkman, David Litz & Nicolas Gromik

    This study addressed the extent to which pre-service teachers at a teachers' college in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) accepted and intended to utilize technology-rich learning environments in... More

    pp. 1253-1275

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  15. Examining Pre-Service Teachers' Opinions about Digital Story Design

    Fatma Gizem Karaoglan Yilmaz & Hatice Durak

    Math is a subject in which students are generally not very interested and are unsuccessful compared to other courses. It has been suggested that digital stories designed for educational purposes... More

    pp. 1277-1295

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  16. A Hybrid Recommender System Integrated into LAMS for Learning Designers

    Soultana Karga & Maya Satratzemi

    In the constantly evolving field of e-learning, the Learning Design (LD) sector constitutes a critical success factor, as it has the potential to preserve and disseminate effective pedagogical... More

    pp. 1297-1329

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  17. An Adaptive Mechanism for Moodle Based on Automatic Detection of Learning Styles

    Ioannis Karagiannis & Maya Satratzemi

    This paper proposes an automatic approach that detects students' learning styles in order to provide adaptive courses in Moodle. This approach is based on students' responses to the ILS and the... More

    pp. 1331-1357

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  18. No Name, No Game: Challenges to Use of Collaborative Digital Textbooks

    Åke Grönlund, Matilda Wiklund & Rickard Böö

    Collaborative digital textbooks--comprehensive materials covering entire curriculums--are developing from being books in pdf format to becoming collaborative digital environments where teachers and... More

    pp. 1359-1375

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  19. Ready for Digital Learning? A Mixed-Methods Exploration of Surveyed Technology Competencies and Authentic Performance Activity

    Todd J. B. Blayone, Olena Mykhailenko, Roland vanOostveen & Wendy Barber

    The Digital Competency Profiler (DCP) is an online application for surveying the technology preferences and abilities of students in higher education. To explore the DCP as a digital-learning... More

    pp. 1377-1402

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  20. Mapping Creative Pedagogies in Open Wiki Learning Environments

    Mario Barajas & Frédérique Frossard

    As applied to education, creativity has become an increasingly common, yet often unattainable learning objective. Educators need innovative approaches and tools to effectively apply creative... More

    pp. 1403-1419

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