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Journal of Information Technology Education

2013 Volume 12, Number

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Number of articles: 11

  1. An Examination of the Characteristics Impacting Collaborative Tool Efficacy: The Uncanny Valley of Collaborative Tools

    Mark T. Dishaw, Michael A. Eierman, Jacob H. Iversen & George Philip

    As collaboration among teams that are distributed in time and space is becoming increasingly important, there is a need to understand the efficacy of tools available to support that collaboration. ... More

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  2. Empowerment Patterns of Leaders in ICT and School Strengths Following the Implementation of National ICT Reform

    Orit Avidov-Ungar & Tamar Shamir-Inbal

    The Ministry of Education in Israel has, over the past two years, been running an education program designed to lead the implementation of ICT (Information and Communications Technology) in schools... More

    pp. 141-158

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  3. Building a Student-Centred Learning Framework Using Social Software in the Middle Years Classroom: An Action Research Study

    Gail Casey

    This article discusses the development of the online spaces that were used to create a learning framework: a student-centred framework that combined face-to-face teaching with online social and... More

    pp. 159-189

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  4. Student Adoption & Development of Digital Learning Media: Action Research and Recommended Practices

    Sharon W. Tabor & Robert P. Minch

    Digital technologies offer many opportunities for creating engaging course content. In this study we captured student perceptions and adoption choices related to creating and using digital media as... More

    pp. 203-223

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  5. A Digital Ecosystem for the Collaborative Production of Open Textbooks: The LATIn Methodology

    Ismar Frango Silveira, Xavier Ochôa, Alex Cuadros-Vargas, Alén Pérez Casas, Ana Casali, Andre Ortega, Antonio Silva Sprock, Carlos Henrique Alves, Cesar Alberto Collazos Ordoñez, Claudia Deco, Ernesto Cuadros-Vargas, Everton Knihs, Gonzalo Parra, Jaime Muñoz-Arteaga, Jéssica Gomes dos Santos, Julien Broisin, Nizam Omar, Regina Motz, Virginia Rodés & Yosly Hernández C. Bieliukas

    Access to books in higher education is an issue to be addressed, especially in the context of underdeveloped countries, such as those in Latin America. More than just financial issues, cultural... More

    pp. 225-249

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  6. Constructs Related to Community College Student Satisfaction in Blended Learning

    Stephen D. Sorden & Ishmael I. Munene

    This paper discusses the constructs of social presence, collaborative learning, computer-supported collaborative learning, and satisfaction in blended learning environments. It presents the results... More

    pp. 251-270

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  7. Effects of Screencasting on the Turkish Undergraduate Students' Achievement and Knowledge Acquisitions in Spreadsheet Applications

    Erkan Tekinarslan

    The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of screencasts on the Turkish undergraduate students' achievement and knowledge acquisitions in spreadsheet applications. The... More

    pp. 271-282

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  8. Understanding Education Involving Geovisual Analytics

    Linnea Stenliden

    Handling the vast amounts of data and information available in contemporary society is a challenge. Geovisual Analytics provides technology designed to increase the effectiveness of information... More

    pp. 283-300

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  9. Construction of Latent Hypotheses on Collaborative Learning from the Perceptions of Future Educators

    Bartolomé Vázquez-Bernal & Roque Jiménez-Perez

    This work analyses the perceptions of future teachers at both primary education and secondary/university level, in relation to the use of virtual collaborative learning platforms. The collaborative... More

    pp. 327-341

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  10. Exploring the Effects of Professional Development for the Interactive Whiteboard on Teachers' Technology Self-Efficacy

    Joshua D. DeSantis

    Identifying means of assisting teachers in integrating technology during their instruction is becoming more important as the rate new technologies enter the classroom accelerates. The primary means... More

    pp. 343-362

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  11. Understanding System Utilization as a Limitation Associated with Cybersecurity Laboratories--A Literature Analysis

    Jason Pittman

    The use of laboratories as part of cybersecurity education is well evidenced in the existing literature. We are informed about the benefits, different types of laboratories and, in addition,... More

    pp. 363-378

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