Educational Technology & Society

Articles from Vol. 19, No. 1, January

A Field Study of a Video Supported Seamless-Learning-Setting with Elementary Learners
Introduction Developing a seamless real-world learning setting using open learning and video in primary maths education Ideally, learning should be a seamless flow across context (Wong & Looi, 2011) and therefore be possible anywhere and...
Alexander Meets Michotte: A Simulation Tool Based on Pattern Programming and Phenomenology
Introduction Educational end-user game programming tools Many educational visual programming tools are aimed at lowering the barrier of entry into computer science for end-users (Kelleher & Pausch, 2005). These tools often deemphasize syntax...
A Motion-Sensing Game-Based Therapy to Foster the Learning of Children with Sensory Integration Dysfunction
Introduction The prevalence of children with sensory integration dysfunction (SID, also known as Sensory Processing Disorder, SPD) is increasing, and has caught the attention of medical professionals, parents and educational researchers (Lee &...
An E-Learning Theoretical Framework
Introduction E-learning unites two main areas, learning and technology. Learning is a cognitive process for achieving knowledge, and technology is an enabler of the learning process, meaning that technology is used like any other tool in the education...
An Innovative Approach to Scheme Learning Map Considering Tradeoff Multiple Objectives
Introduction Personalized learning has been a popular trend in the field of e-learning. Owing to learners have different learning abilities, knowledge, and learning performance (Tan, Shen, & Wang, 2012), personalized learning aims to fit the...
A Path Model of Effective Technology-Intensive Inquiry-Based Learning
Introduction Inquiry-based approaches are one of many instructional approaches that use meaningful tasks such as cases, projects, and research to situate learning. Students work in collaborative and cooperative groups to identify what they need...
Authoring Robot-Assisted Instructional Materials for Improving Learning Performance and Motivation in EFL Classrooms
Introduction Anthropomorphized robots are found beneficial when they are implemented in education due to their advantages of executing verbal and nonverbal communication with teachers or students in classrooms (Johnson, 2003). For example, some...
Classic Conversational Norms in Modern Computer-Mediated Collaboration
Introduction The Internet increased the possibilities of communication exponentially. One can discuss in forums, follow the posts of others, share digital artifacts and comment on them, and collaborate with people one might not even know. Such computer-mediated...
Developing Teachers' Competences for Designing Inclusive Learning Experiences
Introduction Inclusive education has been the focus and a major challenge for many educational systems worldwide (Srivastava et al., 2015). Inclusive education aims to ensure that learners with diverse needs and preferences (such as learners with...
Development and Effectiveness Analysis of a Personalized Ubiquitous Multi-Device Certification Tutoring System Based on Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives
Introduction With the trend of the information industry moving towards professionalization, enterprises are paying attention to their employees' individual professional competence much more than to their academic qualifications (Kerckhoff &...
Development and Validation of the Perception of Students towards Online Learning (POSTOL)
Introduction With the recent advancement in information and communication technology (ICT), in the twenty-first century, the Internet plays an important role for accessing instruction from anywhere (Davies, Dean, & Ball, 2013; Jones, Johnson-Yale,...
Effects of Situated Mobile Learning Approach on Learning Motivation and Performance of EFL Students
Introduction Globalization has generated a trend toward learning English as a second language. Numerous students from non-English-speaking countries attend colleges, language schools, and institutes to learn English (Ballou, 2009; Liu & Chu,...
Evaluation of iTunes University Courses through Instructional Design Strategies and M-Learning Framework
Introduction The emergence of mobile or handheld devices (iPod, iPad, smartphone) offers opportunities for learners to access information anywhere, anytime and to connect with global learning communities at their fingertips. Mobile devices allow...
Guest Editorial: Technology Support for Fostering Life-Long Learning of Learners with Disabilities
Technology enhanced learning environments have great potential to provide equality on diffusion of knowledge, sharing resources, social involvement and participation of the disabled learners within the society. Reaching out learning facilities with...
Internet Use and Cybersecurity Concerns of Individuals with Visual Impairments
Introduction According to the 2012 National Health Interview Survey, about nine percent (21.5 million) of the adult population in the U.S. had some kind of visual impairment. The American Printing House for the Blind (2012) reported that there were...
Job Attainment and Perceived Role Differences of Cyberschool Leaders
Introduction The importance of school leadership, independent of school setting, is clear (Hargreaves, Moore, Fink, Brayman & White, 2003; Leithwood, Aitken, & Jantzi, 2006). Although we know a great deal about educational leadership within...
Social Constructivist Approach to Web-Based EFL Learning: Collaboration, Motivation, and Perception on the Use of Google Docs
Introduction Social influence is considered to have a significant impact on academic success (Schunk, 1999; Riese, Samara, & Lillejord, 2012). It postulates that if students are more able to maintain their social relationships with others in...
Social Networking as a Tool for Lifelong Learning with Orthopedically Impaired Learners
Introduction In the context of human rights and lifelong learning, it can be said that social networking provide support for the development of the individual; and therefore that in the process of lifelong learning, equal opportunities should be...
Standardization of a Graphic Symbol System as an Alternative Communication Tool for Turkish
Introduction Writing is a crucial means of communication. Emotions, beliefs, comments, experiences, and knowledge can be expressed and shared with other people, organizations, or wider populations via writing (Gnanadesikan, 2009). Writing systems...
Students with Special Health Care Needs in K-12 Virtual Schools
Introduction K-12 online education is growing exponentially. A 2007 national study found that 700,000 American K-12 students were enrolled in at least one online or blended course; the number rising to 1,030,000 in a 2009 follow-up study (Picciano,...
The Effects of Attention Cueing on Visualizers' Multimedia Learning
Introduction Without proper guidance, learners' attention might become distracted when learning an unfamiliar subject in a multimedia environment. The presence of visual cues is assumed to direct learners' attention to the most essential elements,...
The Impact of Simulated Interviews for Individuals with Intellectual Disability
Introduction Preparing students and families to cope with the challenges of transitioning into society is a complex process for any student and can be especially difficult for students with disabilities. The difficulty of transition is further substantiated...
The Role of Social Media Tools: Accessible Tourism for Disabled Citizens
Introduction Information and technology becomes bridge to foster usability, accessibility and equality of the citizens. Societies has intensified need to gain services for accessibility to the travel and tourism opportunities that this requires...
Through the Lens of a Tetrad: Visual Storytelling on Tablets
Introduction and research purpose The study of digital and interactive information and communication technologies--so called "new media"--provides opportunities to reflect on several aspects of engagement; whether the focus is on users, technologies,...
Towards Situation Driven Mobile Tutoring System for Learning Languages and Communication Skills: Application to Users with Specific Needs
Introduction Advances in mobile devices and related technologies are increasingly allowing the emergence of new applications. However, the very changing characteristics of mobile devices and their surrounding environment may lead to undesired and...
Twitter as a Learning Community in Higher Education
Introduction Didactic methods incorporating the new technologies are evolving slowly, which is why teachers should also update their skills to include the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). Still, these resources are starting...
Using Educational Games for Sign Language Learning-A SignWriting Learning Game: Case Study
Introduction As for any other group, education is critical to expanding the life prospects of people with hearing disabilities since it helps them to gain knowledge they need to succeed in today's communities and the world of information and communication....
Young Children's Collaboration on the Computer with Friends and Acquaintances
Introduction In recent years, the body of literature on computer use in education has increased substantially. Yet despite the growing body of literature about young children's computer use, very little is known regarding young children's interaction...
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