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  1. Views of Pre-Service Primary School Teachers Regarding Computer Assisted Environmental Education

    Ilhan Turan

    Educational Research and Reviews Vol. 9, No. 2 (Jan 23, 2014) pp. 51–58

    The main aim of this study is to highlight the importance of computer assisted instruction in environmental education. Recently, the importance of environmental education in many countries has... More

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  2. I Thought Tablets Were for Swallowing?

    Luke Carter

    Primary Science Vol. 131 (January 2014) pp. 34–37

    It is only in the very recent past that computers have burst into the education world, revolutionising how lessons are planned, taught, and delivered. In an all-consuming maelstrom their importance... More

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  3. Use of Apps in Science

    Claire Rees

    Primary Science Vol. 127 (March 2013) pp. 14–15

    In this article, Clare Rees describes the interest of staff and children alike when their school added the newest and possibly coolest iPad "tablet computers" to the classroom. Everyone... More

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  4. An African Research Agenda for Computers in Education

    Johannes Cronje

    Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 12, No. 1 (2014) pp. 14–28

    This article presents an overview of research into computers and education undertaken at a the University of Pretoria since 1995. It seeks to explore the patterns that have emerged and to indicate ... More

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  5. Implementing Blended Learning at a Developing University: Obstacles in the Way

    Mswazi Tshabalala, Charity Ndeya-Ndereya & Tiana van der Merwe

    Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 12, No. 1 (2014) pp. 101–110

    Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) are striving to provide effective learning experiences to address the needs of the digitally-oriented generation of learners. Blended learning has emerged as a ... More

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  6. Determinants of Computer Utilization by Extension Personnel: A Structural Equations Approach

    Paramasivan Sethuraman Sivakumar, Bibudha Parasar, Raghu Nath Das & Mathevanpillai Anantharaman

    Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension Vol. 20, No. 2 (2014) pp. 191–212

    Purpose: Information technology (IT) has tremendous potential for fostering grassroots development and the Indian government has created various capital-intensive computer networks to promote... More

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  7. Youths Teaching Youths: Learning to Code as an Example of Interest-Driven Learning

    Jacqueline Vickery

    Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 57, No. 5 (February 2014) pp. 361–365

    This column examines a case study focusing on web design as an example of interest-driven learning and the acquisition of (digital media) literacies. A summer workshop was offered at a working... More

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  8. "Micro" Politics: Mapping the Origins of Schools Computing as a Field of Education Policy

    Neil Selwyn

    History of Education Vol. 42, No. 5 (2013) pp. 638–658

    This paper examines the emergence of schools "micro-computing" in the UK between 1977 and 1984--a period of significant educational, technological and political change. During this time, ... More

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  9. Adjunct Faculty Characteristics that May Predict Intention to Integrate Technology into Instruction

    Jonathan Paver, David A. Walker & Wei-Chen Hung

    Community College Journal of Research and Practice Vol. 38, No. 10 (2014) pp. 859–872

    This study examined the demographic factors that predict intention to integrate technology into instruction by community college adjunct faculty. Regression model findings indicated that the... More

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  10. Use of Screen Capture to Produce Media for Organic Chemistry

    John G. D'Angelo

    Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 91, No. 5 (May 2014) pp. 678–683

    Although many students learn best in different ways, the widest range of students can be reached when multiple modes of input are employed, especially if the student is simultaneously completing a ... More

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  11. Student Perceptions of Chemistry Experiments with Different Technological Interfaces: A Comparative Study

    Samuel J. Priest, Simon M. Pyke & Natalie M. Williamson

    Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 91, No. 11 (November 2014) pp. 1787–1795

    Microcomputer based laboratory activities have been suggested to have a number of benefits in science education. However, their implementation produces mixed results, and student perception data... More

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  12. Teaching Electronics and Laboratory Automation Using Microcontroller Boards

    Gary A. Mabbott

    Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 91, No. 9 (September 2014) pp. 1458–1463

    Modern microcontroller boards offer the analytical chemist a powerful and inexpensive means of interfacing computers and laboratory equipment. The availability of a host of educational materials,... More

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  13. uRespond: iPad as Interactive, Personal Response System

    Samuel P. Bryfczynski, Rebecca Brown, Josiah Hester, Andrew Herrmann, Danielle L. Koch, Melanie M. Cooper & Nathaniel P. Grove

    Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 91, No. 3 (March 2014) pp. 357–363

    Personal response systems are quickly becoming indispensable formative assessment tools in many college-level chemistry courses. With the use of such devices, students are provided with invaluable ... More

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  14. Diagnosis of Enzyme Inhibition Using Excel Solver: A Combined Dry and Wet Laboratory Exercise

    Albino A. Dias, Paula A. Pinto, Irene Fraga & Rui M. F. Bezerra

    Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 91, No. 7 (July 2014) pp. 1017–1021

    In enzyme kinetic studies, linear transformations of the Michaelis-Menten equation, such as the Lineweaver-Burk double-reciprocal transformation, present some constraints. The linear transformation... More

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  15. Teaching Writing to Middle School Students: A National Survey

    Steve Graham, Andrea Capizzi, Karen R. Harris, Michael Hebert & Paul Morphy

    Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal Vol. 27, No. 6 (July 2014) pp. 1015–1042

    A random sample of language arts, social studies, and science middle school teachers from the United States were surveyed about their preparation to teach writing, beliefs about responsibilities... More

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  16. Knowledge and Processes That Predict Proficiency in Digital Literacy

    Monica E. Bulger, Richard E. Mayer & Miriam J. Metzger

    Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal Vol. 27, No. 9 (October 2014) pp. 1567–1583

    Proficiency in digital literacy refers to the ability to read and write using online sources, and includes the ability to select sources relevant to the task, synthesize information into a coherent... More

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  17. Assessment of Collaborative Learning Experiences by Graphical Analysis of Wiki Contributions

    Manuel Palomo-Duarte, Juan Manuel Dodero, Inmaculada Medina-Bulo, Emilio J. Rodríguez-Posada & Iván Ruiz-Rube

    Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 22, No. 4 (2014) pp. 444–466

    The widespread adoption of computers and Internet in our life has reached the classrooms, where computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) based on wikis offers new ways of collaboration and ... More

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  18. Design and Development of a Smart Storytelling Toy

    Nuri Kara, Cansu Cigdem Aydin & Kursat Cagiltay

    Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 22, No. 3 (2014) pp. 288–297

    Because computers generally make children passive listeners, new technological devices need to support children's storytelling activities. This article introduces the StoryTech, a smart toy... More

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  19. Teachers' Perceptions of the Use of Computer Assisted Language Learning to Develop Children's Reading Skills in English as a Second Language in the United Arab Emirates

    Hamed Mubarak Al-Awidi & Sadiq Abdulwahed Ismail

    Early Childhood Education Journal Vol. 42, No. 1 (January 2014) pp. 29–37

    This study investigated ESL teachers' perceptions regarding the use of Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) in teaching reading to children. A random sample of 145 teachers participated ... More

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  20. Gender Differences in Computer- and Instrumental-Based Musical Composition

    Kagari Shibazaki & Nigel A. Marshall

    Educational Research Vol. 55, No. 4 (2013) pp. 347–360

    Background: Previous studies have argued that technology can be a major support to the music teacher enabling, amongst other things, increased student motivation, higher levels of confidence and... More

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