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  1. Young children’s ability to use a computer mouse

    Afke Donker & Pieter Reitsma

    Computers & Education Vol. 48, No. 4 (May 2007) pp. 602–617

    Because there is little empirical data available on how well young children are able to use a computer mouse, the present study examined their proficiency in clicking on small objects at various... More

    pp. 602-617

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  2. Reading electronic books as a support for vocabulary, story comprehension and word reading in kindergarten and first grade

    Ofra Korat

    Computers & Education Vol. 55, No. 1 (August 2010) pp. 24–31

    The effect of reading an electronic storybook (e-book) on Israeli children’s language and literacy was examined in kindergarten children (N=40; age 5:2–6:3) compared to first graders (N=50; age 6:3... More

    pp. 24-31

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  3. 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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  4. Teaching in ECE: Promoting children's language learning and cooperation on knowledge construction in everyday conversations in kindergarten

    Liv Gjems

    Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 29, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 39–45

    The intention of this study is to examine how early childhood education (ECE) teachers can promote children's language learning and the construction of knowledge about their environment in everyday... More

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  5. Effects of computer-assisted comprehension training in less skilled comprehenders in second grade: A one-year follow-up study

    Anna Potocki, Jean Ecalle & Annie Magnan

    Computers & Education Vol. 63, No. 1 (April 2013) pp. 131–140

    This study examines the effects of a new CAI program designed to remediate text comprehension difficulties in less skilled comprehenders at the beginning of learning to read. In a randomized... More

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  6. Effects of a computer based beginning reading program on young children

    Tara Watson, Kerry Hempenstall & Kerry Hempenstall

    Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 24, No. 3 (Jan 01, 2008)

    This study was an evaluation of a parent delivered, computer based beginning reading program with a group of 15 Kindergarten and Grade 1 students. Completing the Funnix program at home through a CD... More

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  7. The Impact of Formal Education on Computer Literacy

    Melita Mili? & Igor Å kori?

    International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 5, No. 2010 (Mar 23, 2010)

    In this paper we will present the survey conducted on 149 students in Croatia. This research includes eight grade students of elementary schools, fourth-grade students of secondary schools and... More

  8. ICTs and Special Education in Kindergarten


    International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 9, No. 4 (Jun 14, 2014) pp. 35–42

    Recent development in the role of special education in kindergarten children includes the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). ICT nowadays is recognized as a tool that can... More

    pp. 35-42

  9. Automatic Grading of Spreadsheet and Database Skills

    Zlatko Kovacic & John Green

    Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice Vol. 11, No. 1 (2012) pp. 53–70

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  10. Technology, Active Learning, and Retention in General Education Mathematics

    Inessa Levi, Columbus State University, United States; Iman Chahine, Georgia State University, United States; Lauretta Garrett, Tuskegee University, United States; Haifeng Wang, Georgia State University, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 35, No. 1 (January 2016) pp. 81–105

    Difficulties in general education mathematics courses may be attributed to many factors, primarily low proficiency in symbol manipulation, a perception that mathematics is an area which eludes... More

    pp. 81-105

  11. E-Learning in Higher Education – Opportunities & Challenges for Dubai

    Theophilus K. Gokah, The Mena Institute, United Arab Emirates; Namrata Gupta, University of Wollongong, United Arab Emirates; Esinath Ndiweni, Herriot Watt University, United Arab Emirates

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 14, No. 4 (2015) pp. 443–470

    E-Learning is becoming a popular delivery method across various universities and colleges in Dubai as the region is experiencing a rapid growth of e-Learning in higher education. Adequate... More

    pp. 443-470

  12. The Analysis on Research Trends for STEAM education in Korea

    Seong-Won Kim & YoungJun Lee, Korea National Univ. of Education., Korea (South)

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1800–1805

    This paper investigates STEAM education research trends in Korea. In order to analyze these trends, STEAM education studies in Korean education journals from 2011 to 2015 were analyzed. Several... More

    pp. 1800-1805

  13. Examining the Effects of Employing Various Multimedia Tools in a Flipped Classroom on Pre-Service Teachers’ Self Efficacy and Knowledge Application Abilities

    Aileen Watts & Mohamed Ibrahim, Arkansas Tech University, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 971–977

    The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of employing various multimedia tools in a flipped classroom on pre-service teachers’ self-efficacy and knowledge application abilities. The... More

    pp. 971-977

  14. Online Assessment Recording System Supports Data-Based Decisions on Student Numeracy

    David Pugalee, Center for STEM Education, UNC Charlotte, United States; Michelle Stephan & Christine Robinson, UNC Charlotte, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 956–959

    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. 956-959

  15. E-Learning Portal in Elementary Surveying

    Concepcion Balisi & Corazon Madrid, Technological University of the Philippines-Taguig, Philippines

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 899–903

    This paper presents the development and evaluation of an e-learning portal in elementary surveying for use by students of the Technological University of the Philippines-Taguig Campus. Consistent... More

    pp. 899-903

  16. Effect of Group Size Sharing a Mouse in Collaborative Learning using Multi-Mouse Quiz in an Elementary School

    Juan Zhou, Kyoto University, Japan, Japan; Mikihiko Mori & Hajime Kita, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 538–541

    Single Display Groupware (SDG) is a collaborative working environment in which multiple users can interact with a computer sharing information on a single display. The authors have paid attention... More

    pp. 538-541

  17. A Survey on Elementary School Teachers' Attitude toward Robot

    Seong-Won Kim & Youngjun Lee, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South)

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1802–1807

    Modern society has importance for the robot increases. But robot research for teachers is not enough. So in this study investigates teachers’ attitudes toward robots in the classroom in Korea.... More

    pp. 1802-1807

  18. Developing Scientific Content, Pedagogy, and Teacher Confidence in Blended Learning Environments

    Lori Fulton & Jon Yoshioka, University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1765–1770

    Online and blended/hybrid learning environments are steadily increasing in all areas of education, including becoming part of courses that typically require a high level of socially constructed... More

    pp. 1765-1770

  19. A Hands-on, Collaborative, Guided Inquiry sTEm Curriculum Increases Elementary Student Understanding and Interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

    Geoff Wright, Brigham Young University College of Engineering, United States; Michael White, BYU, United States; Daniel Bates, Brigham Young University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1283–1293

    Three years ago (2012) twenty second grade students were selected to participate in a multiyear sTEm after school curriculum, where they would be engaged in a hands-on guided inquiry curriculum... More

    pp. 1283-1293

  20. Hybrid vs. Online: Research findings from an elementary evaluation course.

    Michael Connell, University of Houston-Downtown, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1222–1226

    This research compares student data from two instructional modalities used in an undergraduate elementary evaluation course, Assessment and evaluation of children, taught by the same instructor. ... More

    pp. 1222-1226