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  1. Faculty and student use of digital technology in a “laptop” university

    Francois Desjardins & Roland VanOostveen, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 990–996

    In order to best support both university students and their professors with the use of digital technology, not only do we need to listen to their expressed needs, but we also need to understand how... More

    pp. 990-996

  2. 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: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 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

  3. Linear vs. Pictorial Access to On-screen Text and Computer Attitude

    Klaus Stiller, University of Regensburg, Germany

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 165–174

    Learners often process pictures poorly when learning with text and pictures. Thus, fostering pictorial information processing might be advantageous. In an experiment, learners received computerized... More

    pp. 165-174

  4. Technology Based Activities on Learning English Language Structure and Egotism among Iranian Students

    Fatemeh Alipanahi, Islamic Azad University, Zanjan Branch , Zanjan Iran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Hossein Parvini Sani, Islamic Aazd University, Zanjan Branch, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1–5

    Computers have provided programs for learners to expand various kinds of instructional materials based on technologies. This study assessed the effect of Technology Based activities on Learning... More

    pp. 1-5

  5. Reflections on Educational Technology

    Victor Sohmen, Drexel University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1630–1634

    An exciting trend of the 21st century is that possible combinations and interactions of the various technologies will be of major importance. The main driving force of social change will be IT... More

    pp. 1630-1634

  6. Computational Thinking in Virtual Learning Environments

    Betul Czerkawski, University of Arizona, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1227–1231

    There is a growing interest in examining how computer scientists think and the way these thinking methods could be used by the students whose major is not computer science. The reason for this... More

    pp. 1227-1231

  7. Are Our Kids Ready for Computerized Tests?

    Kristine Gullen

    Educational Leadership Vol. 71, No. 6 (March 2014) pp. 68–71

    As standardized assessments tied to the Common Core standards approach for K-12 students, U.S. teachers correctly feel that how we test students will change. Will students be ready for tests of... More

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  8. Composing Change: The Role of Graduate Education in Sustaining a Digital Scholarly Future

    Kristine L. Blair

    Composition Studies/Freshman English News Vol. 42, No. 1 (2014) pp. 103–106

    In "Reading the Archives: Ten Years on Nonlinear ("Kairos") History," James Kalmbach acknowledges the significant role graduate students have played as digital innovators in the... More

    pp. 103-106

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  9. Creating a Culture of Access in Composition Studies

    Elizabeth Brewer, Cynthia L. Selfe & Melanie Yergeau

    Composition Studies/Freshman English News Vol. 42, No. 2 (2014) pp. 151–154

    While the teaching profession has long been committed to the goal of accessibility, the movement toward that goal has proved dismally slow and frustratingly uneven. Consider, for instance, the... More

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  10. A Comparative Assessment of Computer Literacy of Private and Public Secondary School Students in Lagos State, Nigeria

    Adeyinka Olumuyiwa Osunwusi & Michael Segun Abifarin

    Educational Research and Reviews Vol. 8, No. 12 (Jun 23, 2013) pp. 881–889

    The aim of this study was to conduct a comparative assessment of computer literacy of private and public secondary school students. Although the definition of computer literacy varies widely, this ... More

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  11. The Relationship among Computer Self-Efficacy Scores, Demographic Characteristics, and Grades in Computer Courses of Students at the School of Physical Education and Sports

    Serap Colak

    Educational Research and Reviews Vol. 8, No. 8 (Apr 23, 2013) pp. 374–377

    Computers have become a part of every area of human life, and are often used in the field of education. Becoming self-confident with regard to computer use can therefore make individuals'... More

    pp. 374-377

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  12. 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

    pp. 51-58

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  13. 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

    pp. 34-37

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  14. 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

    pp. 14-15

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  15. 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

    pp. 14-28

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  16. 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

    pp. 101-110

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  17. 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

    pp. 191-212

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  18. Using Tablet Computers with Elementary School Students with Special Needs: The Practices and Perceptions of Special Education Teachers and Teacher Assistants

    Genevieve Marie Johnson

    Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology Vol. 39, No. 4 (2013)

    Twelve special education teachers and teacher assistants who have instructional experience using iPads with children with special needs completed a survey that queried their practices and... More

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  19. Student Perceptions of Using Tablet Technology in Post-Secondary Classes

    Colin F. Mang & Leslie J. Wardley

    Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology Vol. 39, No. 4 (2013)

    This paper assesses students' attitudes towards using tablets, such as the Apple iPad, in university classes. Tablets are found to be a substitute for laptop computers. Students initially... More

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  20. 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

    pp. 361-365

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