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  1. Using Google Earth as an Educational Tool in Secondary School Geography Lessons

    Ali Demirci, Ahmet Karaburun & Hatice Kilar

    International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education Vol. 22, No. 4 (2013) pp. 277–290

    This article evaluates effectiveness of Google Earth (GE) as an educational tool in secondary school geography lessons and whether it contributes to students' achievement. A GE exercise was... More

    pp. 277-290

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  2. Efficacy of Handheld Electronic Visual Supports to Enhance Vocabulary in Children with ASD

    Jennifer B. Ganz, Margot B. Boles, Fara D. Goodwyn & Margaret M. Flores

    Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities Vol. 29, No. 1 (March 2014) pp. 3–12

    Although electronic tools such as handheld computers have become increasingly common throughout society, implementation of such tools to improve skills in individuals with intellectual and... More

    pp. 3-12

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  3. Mobile Learning: Geocaching to Learn about Energy Systems

    Mary Annette Rose, Derek Gosman & Korbin Shoemaker

    Technology and Engineering Teacher Vol. 74, No. 1 (September 2014) pp. 17–23

    The children of "Generation Z"--today's American teens--are digital natives (Prensky, 2001) who have come to expect high-speed Internet service, high-resolution multimedia, and... More

    pp. 17-23

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  4. The Use of Video-Gaming Devices as a Motivation for Learning Embedded Systems Programming

    J Gonzalez, H Pomares, M Damas, P Garcia-Sanchez, M Rodriguez-Alvarez & J M. Palomares

    IEEE Transactions on Education Vol. 56, No. 2 (May 2013) pp. 199–207

    As embedded systems are becoming prevalent in everyday life, many universities are incorporating embedded systems-related courses in their undergraduate curricula. However, it is not easy to... More

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  5. Investigation of Students' Attitudes Towards E-Learning in Terms of Different Variables--A Case Study in a Technical and Vocational High School for Girls

    Sebnem Kandil Ingeç

    Educational Research and Reviews Vol. 10, No. 1 (Jan 10, 2015) pp. 81–91

    This study aims at determining the attitudes towards e-learning among the students of technical and vocational high school for girls and examining them in terms of certain variables. Singular and... More

    pp. 81-91

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  6. Using Math Apps for Improving Student Learning: An Exploratory Study in an Inclusive Fourth Grade Classroom

    Meilan Zhang, Robert P. Trussell, Benjamin Gallegos & Rasmiyeh R. Asam

    TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 59, No. 2 (March 2015) pp. 32–39

    Recent years have seen a quick expansion of tablet computers in households and schools. One of the educational affordances of tablet computers is using math apps to engage students in mathematics... More

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  7. Effects of Distance Learning on Learning Effectiveness

    Hong-Cheng Liu & Jih-Rong Yen

    EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education Vol. 10, No. 6 (December 2014) pp. 575–580

    The development of computers in the past two decades has resulted in the changes of education in enterprises and schools. The advance of computer hardware and platforms allow colleges generally... More

    pp. 575-580

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  8. School Finance and Technology: A Case Study Using Grid and Group Theory to Explore the Connections

    Stephoni Case & Edward L. Harris

    Educational Considerations Vol. 41, No. 2 (2014) pp. 33–42

    Using grid and group theory (Douglas 1982, 2011), the study described in this article examined the intersections of technology and school finance in four schools located in districts differing in... More

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  9. Modelling the intention to use technology for teaching mathematics among pre-service teachers in Serbia

    Timothy Teo, University of Macau; Verica Milutinovic, University of Kragujevac

    Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 31, No. 4 (Nov 01, 2015)

    This study aims to examine the variables that influence Serbian pre-service teachers’ intention to use technology to teach mathematics. Using the technology acceptance model (TAM) as the framework,... More

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  10. “Here’s the Thing” or “Here’s the Problem”? A Reexamination of the Focus of E-Learning Research

    Thomas Reeves, University of Georgia, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning Vol. 2015, No. 1 (Oct 21, 2015)

    There has been a virtual explosion of e-learning research over the past two decades with thousands of papers published in refereed journals and/or presented at professional conferences. Much of... More

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  11. A dataset from TIMSS to examine the relationship between computer use and mathematics achievement

    Djordje M. Kadijevich

    British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 5 (Sep 01, 2015) pp. 984–987

    Because the relationship between computer use and achievement is still puzzling, there is a need to prepare and analyze good quality datasets on computer use and achievement. Such a dataset can be ... More

    pp. 984-987

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  12. Realization of a Platform-Independent Web-Application for Engineering Education

    Henning Siemund, Michael Kracht & Holger Goebel, Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg

    International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning (iJAC) Vol. 8, No. 1 (Mar 09, 2015) pp. 45–47

    In this paper an approach to realizing a web-based and interactive learning environment for engineering education is presented which is runnable on conventional desktop computers as well as on... More

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  13. Factors influencing student preference when comparing handwriting and typing for essay style examinations

    Nora Mogey & Andrew Fluck

    British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 4 (Jul 01, 2015) pp. 793–802

    It seems anachronistic that we expect students to handwrite essay examinations when almost all their other work is mediated by computer. Two universities, one in the UK and one in Australia, are... More

    pp. 793-802

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  14. Orchestrating the XO computer with digital and conventional resources to teach mathematics

    A. Díaz, M. Nussbaum & I. Varela

    Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 31, No. 3 (Jun 01, 2015) pp. 202–219

    Recent research has suggested that simply providing each child with a computer does not lead to an improvement in learning. Given that dozens of countries across the world are purchasing computers ... More

    pp. 202-219

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  15. The rhetoric of reform and teachers' use of ICT

    Charalambos Vrasidas

    British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 2 (Mar 30, 2015) pp. 370–380

    During the last two decades, the Cyprus Education System has been undergoing systematic reform efforts. Within the spirit of change, efforts have been made to equip all public schools with... More

    pp. 370-380

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  16. Les usages numériques éducatifs des élèves allophones issus de l’immigration récente: une étude exploratoire / Educational digital uses by allophone students from recent immigration: an exploratory study

    Simon Collin, Hamid Saffari & Jacob Kamta, Universit du Qubec Montral

    Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie Vol. 41, No. 1 (Mar 12, 2015)

    L’objectif de cet article est de dresser un portrait des usages numériques éducatifs des élèves allophones issus de l’immigration récente, notamment en lien avec leurs usages numériques non... More

  17. Using Technology to Support the Writing of Students with Learning Disabilities

    David Rago, National University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2985–2987

    Technology is prevalent in the lives of students. There are more classrooms today with computers and internet access. There are ways to use technology for the purpose of supporting students with ... More

    pp. 2985-2987

  18. The Influence of the Computer on Third-Grade Primary School Students’ Collaborative Skills and Performance in a History Lesson

    Charoula Angeli & Andri Tsaggari, University of Cyprus, Cyprus

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2889–2893

    The research examined the influence of the computer on the collaborative skills of dyads, students’ individual collaborative skills, and students’ performance in a third-grade history lesson,... More

    pp. 2889-2893

  19. Teachers' Decision Making Using Data from Online Assessment Recording System

    David Pugalee, Center for STEM Education, UNC Charlotte, United States; Michelle Stephan, Vic Cifarelli, Drew Polly & Shagufta Raja, UNC Charlotte, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2754–2757

    Teachers using a web-based elementary mathematics assessment system focused on students’ understanding of number concepts have the flexibility to assess students at multiple time points with... More

    pp. 2754-2757

  20. Facilitating Classroom Technology Use through Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)

    Kathleen Gumber, Ventura County Office of Education, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2316–2320

    Access to computers and technology in the classroom does not guarantee teachers will be able or willing to incorporate technology into instruction. Other barriers to incorporation, inherent in the ... More

    pp. 2316-2320