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  1. Computer support for knowledge communication in science exhibitions: Novel perspectives from research on collaborative learning

    Kristin Knipfer, Eva Mayr, Carmen Zahn, Stephan Schwan & Friedrich W. Hesse

    Educational Research Review Vol. 4, No. 3 (2009) pp. 196–209

    In this article, the potentials of advanced technologies for learning in science exhibitions are outlined. For this purpose, we conceptualize science exhibitions as dynamic information space for... More

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  2. Towards an efficient training of university faculty on ICTs

    Arkaitz Lareki, Juan Ignacio Martínez de Morentin & Nere Amenabar

    Computers & Education Vol. 54, No. 2 (February 2010) pp. 491–497

    This article presents the results of a research study that took place during the 2007–2008 academic year at the University of the Basque Country. (UPV/EHU in its Spanish and Basque acronyms). The... More

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  3. Intensive use of ICT in school: Developing differences in students’ ICT expertise

    Liisa Ilomäki & Pirkko Rantanen

    Computers & Education Vol. 48, No. 1 (January 2007) pp. 119–136

    The purpose of the study was to examine the development of students’ high-level computer skills and competence (student expertise) in information and communication technology (ICT), and to examine ... More

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  4. Pre-service teachers' perspectives of the diffusion of information and communications technologies (ICTs) and the effect of case-based discussions (CBDs)

    Sami Sahin

    Computers & Education Vol. 59, No. 4 (December 2012) pp. 1089–1098

    This study investigates pre-service teachers' perspectives of the diffusion of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in elementary education and the effect of case-based discussions ... More

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  5. Teaching and learning activities in Chilean classrooms: Is ICT making a difference?

    J. Enrique Hinostroza, Christian Labbé, Mario Brun & Carolina Matamala

    Computers & Education Vol. 57, No. 1 (August 2011) pp. 1358–1367

    This paper presents the results of the analysis of teaching and learning activities in state subsidized schools in Chile. The study is based on the data collected through a national survey applied ... More

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  6. Motivation and learning strategies in the use of ICTs among university students

    Alberto Valentín, Pedro M. Mateos, María M. González-Tablas, Lourdes Pérez, Estrella López & Inmaculada García

    Computers & Education Vol. 61, No. 1 (February 2013) pp. 52–58

    Within the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) considerable efforts are being made to promote the incorporation of Information and Communication Technology (ICTs) in Higher Education (HE),... More

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  7. Instructional technologies in social science instruction in South Africa

    Johann Louw, Cheryl Brown, Johan Muller & Crain Soudien

    Computers & Education Vol. 53, No. 2 (September 2009) pp. 234–242

    This study describes the results of a survey and a description of instructional technologies in place in the social sciences in South African Universities. Lecturers in the social sciences reported... More

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  8. Insights into ICT capability on a teacher-mentored PGCE course

    John Trushell, Ann Slater, Raymonde Sneddon & Helen Mitchell

    Computers & Education Vol. 31, No. 3 (1998) pp. 329–347

    The study examines the development of ICT capability by associate-trainees on a postgraduate certificate of education course. The course involves the promotion of ICT use during three classroom... More

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  9. Researching the use of communication technologies in teacher education

    Deryn Watson, Barry Blakeley & Chris Abbott

    Computers & Education Vol. 30, No. 1 (1998) pp. 15–21

    The role and use of information and communication technologies in teacher education is of growing concern across Europe. The King’s College London component of a five nation European experimental... More

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  10. Design of contents for ICT literacy in-service training of teachers in Korea

    Jong Hye Kim, Soon Young Jung & Won Gyu Lee

    Computers & Education Vol. 51, No. 4 (December 2008) pp. 1683–1706

    The importance of ICT literacy education for students and teachers in the information society cannot be overemphasized. The Korean government had developed an ICT literacy curriculum for students... More

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  11. ICT integration in the classroom: Challenging the potential of a school policy

    Jo Tondeur, Hilde van Keer, Johan van Braak & Martin Valcke

    Computers & Education Vol. 51, No. 1 (August 2008) pp. 212–223

    Despite the assumption that the integration of ICT influences the entire school system, research focusing on ICT in schools is generally limited to the study of variables at class level. In... More

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  12. Which factors obstruct or stimulate teacher educators to use ICT innovatively?

    Marjolein Drent & Martina Meelissen

    Computers & Education Vol. 51, No. 1 (August 2008) pp. 187–199

    This article discusses the factors which stimulate or limit the innovative use of ICT by teacher educators in the Netherlands. Innovative use of ICT is defined as the use of ICT applications that... More

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  13. From access to usage: The divide of self-reported digital skills among adolescents

    Zhi-Jin Zhong

    Computers & Education Vol. 56, No. 3 (April 2011) pp. 736–746

    Based on the PISA data in 2003 and 2006, this paper develops a hierarchical linear model to identify multi-level explanatory variables of the divide of adolescents’ self-reported digital skills. At... More

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  14. Who assigns the most ICT activities? Examining the relationship between teacher and student usage

    Shihkuan Hsu

    Computers & Education Vol. 56, No. 3 (April 2011) pp. 847–855

    The expansion of information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure in schools is expected to promote learning. To what extent teachers are utilizing the new ICT tools to engage students... More

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  15. The beliefs behind the teacher that influences their ICT practices

    Sarah Prestridge

    Computers & Education Vol. 58, No. 1 (January 2012) pp. 449–458

    This paper explores teacher beliefs that influence the ways Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) are used in learning contexts. Much has been written about the impact of teachers’... More

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  16. ICT policy planning in a context of curriculum reform: Disentanglement of ICT policy domains and artifacts

    Ruben Vanderlinde, Johan van Braak & Sara Dexter

    Computers & Education Vol. 58, No. 4 (May 2012) pp. 1339–1350

    Researchers and policy makers around the world are increasingly acknowledging the importance of developing a school-based ICT policy plan to facilitate the integration of information and... More

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  17. Choosing communication portfolios to accomplish tasks: The effects of individual differences

    Chei Sian Lee, Dion Hoe-Lian Goh, Alton Y.K. Chua & Brendan Luyt

    Computers & Education Vol. 53, No. 4 (December 2009) pp. 1167–1176

    The myriad of information communication technologies (ICTs) available today has changed the way students choose and use them. Specifically, individuals are increasingly relying on a mix of ICTs for... More

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  18. Propagation & level: Factors influencing in the ICT composite index at the school level

    Hiroyuki Aoki, JaMee Kim & WonGyu Lee

    Computers & Education Vol. 60, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 310–324

    Many nations are greatly affected by their education policies, and the educational level of different schools is relevant to a nation’s ICT policy. In the area of ICT, Korea has achieved quite high... More

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  19. Gender-differences in Self-efficacy ICT related to various ICT-user profiles in Finland and Norway. How do self-efficacy, gender and ICT-user profiles relate to findings from PISA 2006

    Cathrine Tømte & Ove E. Hatlevik

    Computers & Education Vol. 57, No. 1 (August 2011) pp. 1416–1424

    In this paper, we explored the relationship between self-efficacy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) user profiles, and gender. Self-efficacy is an important theoretical and empirical ... More

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  20. An analysis of the relationship between information and communication technology (ICT) and scientific literacy in Canada and Australia

    King Luu & John G. Freeman

    Computers & Education Vol. 56, No. 4 (May 2011) pp. 1072–1082

    Despite the lack of substantial evidence for improvement in the quality of teaching and learning with information and communication technology (ICT), governmental organizations have pushed ICT as a... More

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