Wireless Internet and student-centered learning: A Partial Least-Squares model
Computers & Education Volume 49, Number 2, ISSN 0360-1315 Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
Wireless Internet technology is gaining a foothold on more and more campuses, yet few studies have investigated how wireless Internet supports and enhances a student-centered learning environment. This study seeks to fill the gap by developing an instrument to measure how wireless Internet supports student-centered learning. A web survey was designed and administered at a public university in the USA where participants were student wireless Internet users. Structural equation modeling employing Partial Least-Squares approach was used to test the research model. The model explains 77% of the variance (R2) in student-centered learning environment. The survey results suggest that wireless Internet has a positive and significant influence on student-centered learning in three dimensions: pedagogical, technological, and cultural learning.
Lu, E.Y., Ma, H., Turner, S. & Huang, W. (2007). Wireless Internet and student-centered learning: A Partial Least-Squares model. Computers & Education, 49(2), 530-544. Elsevier Ltd.
- College Students
- Computer Assisted Testing
- Distributed learning environments
- EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT
- educational technology
- higher education
- Individualized Instruction
- Least Squares Statistics
- Partial least squares
- Structural Equation Models
- Student Surveys
- Test Construction
- Wireless Internet
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