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July 22, 2017

These New Articles For Open Learning: The Journal Of Open, Distance And e-Learning Are Available Online

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ArticlesMaking sense of learner and learning Big Data: reviewing five years of Data Wrangling at the Open University UK
Bart Rienties, Simon Cross, Vicky Marsh & Thomas Ullmann
Pages: 1-15 | DOI: 10.1080/02680513.2017.1348291

Case ReportAdoption of open educational resources (OER) textbook for an introductory information systems course
Shouhong Wang & Hai Wang
Pages: 1-12 | DOI: 10.1080/02680513.2017.1354762

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July 14, 2017

Pesquisa em Educação do Campo: produção de conhecimento na diversidade – Academia.edu

A few K-12 distance, online, and/or blended learning articles in this list.

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Gustavo  Cunha de Araujo Gustavo Cunha de Araujo
Universidade Federal do TocantinsEducação do Campo, Adjunct

Pesquisa em Educação do Campo: produção de conhecimento na diversidade

Informamos que a Revista Brasileira de Educação do Campo acaba de publicar o seu primeiro número de 2017. Seguindo a política editorial e o escopo da revista, esta edição traz 20 artigos além de uma Resenha. Não podemos deixar de registrar a presença de 3 artigos e uma resenha em Espanhol neste número, todos de autoria de pesquisadores de outros países da América Latina, como Cuba, México e Colômbia, o que reforça a ampliação de pesquisas a respeito da Educação do Campo não apenas no Brasil, mas também em outros países.

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Martin  Ebner Martin Ebner
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Tutoring writing spelling skills within a web-based platform for children

According to the NMC Horizon Report (Johnson et al. in Horizon Report Europe: 2014 Schools Edition, Publications Office of the European Union, The New Media Consortium, Luxembourg, Austin, 2014 [1]), data-driven learning in combination with emerging academic areas such as learning analytics has the potential to tailor students’ education to their needs (Johnson et al. 2014 [1]). Focusing on this aim, this article presents a web-based (training) platform for German-speaking users aged 8–12.Our objective is to support primary-school pupils— especially those who struggle with the acquisition…

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Süleyman Nihat  ŞAD Süleyman Nihat ŞAD
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BAZI GELİŞMİŞ ÜLKELERDE TEKNOLOJİ EĞİTİMİ VE TÜRKİYE İÇİN ÖNERİLER

Teknolojinin hızla geliştiği ve günlük hayatımızın her alanına sirayet ettiği bir çağda kalkınma ile teknolojik gelişme arasında doğru orantı kurmak mümkündür. Bu yüzden teknoloji okur-yazarlığı ve teknoloji öğretimi kavramları giderek önem kazanmıştır. Kalkınmış ülkeler eğitim programlarını teknolojiye çabuk uyum sağlayabilen, teknolojiyi verimli kullanabilen ve yeni teknolojiler üretebilen bireyler yetiştirebilmeyi hedefleyecek şekilde geliştirmişlerdir. Bu çalışmada ABD, İngiltere ve Fransa gibi kalkınmış ülkelerde uygulanan eğitim programları içerisinde teknoloji öğretiminin…

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Rita Brito Rita Brito
Bookmarked by Vicky Zygouris-Coe

The Online and Offline Digital Literacy Practices of Young Children A Review of the Literature

There is now a range of evidence that indicates that young children (aged from birth to eight) are using the internet from an early stage of life (Bedford et al., 2016; Chaudron et al., 2015; Korkeamäki, Dreher, and Pekkarinen, 2012; Lauricella, Wartella & Rideout, 2015; Marsh et al., 2015; Thestrup, 2015). This use leads to a range of activities that engage children in online practices, but it is also the case that the online domain cannot be separated from the offline domain in these experiences (Burke and Marsh, 2014). Children are physically located in the material world as they…

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Randall Davies Randall Davies
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The Adolescent Community of Engagement Framework: A Lens for Research in K-12 Online Learning Environments

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Christopher Hoadley Christopher Hoadley
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Evaluating online learning communities

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Mustafa Sarıtepeci Mustafa Sarıtepeci
Bookmarked by Yasemin Demiraslan Cevik

Examining Student Perceptions Regarding to Usage Purposes of Tablet Computers Distributed Under the Scope of in FATIH Project in the Course Processes and by Students

In this study, it is aimed to determine student perceptions regarding students’ purposes of tablet computer usage and how tablet computers are used during learning process, which were given to students within the scope of FATIH Project. In this study, it was used a mixed method using a combination of quantitative and qualitative research methods. The study group consisted from the 10th and 11th grade students of two Anatolian High School in Ankara and Çorum in 2015-2016 academic year. 58 students joined from different grade levels to this study. The data were collected through the “Tablet…

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Sevilay Çırak Kurt
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Sınıf Öğretmenlerinin Teknolojinin Öğretime Entegrasyonundaki Öğretmen Yeterliklerine İlişkin Görüşlerinin İrdelenmesi Examining Classroom Teachers’ Views about Their Competencies Concerning the Integration of Technology

Özet Bu araştırmada sınıf öğretmenlerinin teknoloji entegrasyonunda öğretmenin sahip olması gereken yeterlikler ile ilgili neler düşündükleri tespit edilmeye çalışılmıştır. Bu çalışma benzer konularda araştırma yapacak olan diğer araştırmacılara öncülük yapması noktasında önem taşımaktadır. Araştırma nitel bir çalışma olup olgu bilim deseninde tasarlanmıştır. Katılımcılar bir ilköğretim okulunda çalışmakta olan 6 sınıf öğretmenidir. Katılımcıların seçiminde ölçüt tipi örnekleme yöntemi kullanılmıştır. Araştırmada yarı yapılandırılmış görüşme formu kullanılmış; görüşmeler ses kayıt cihazına…

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Kaye Shelton Kaye Shelton
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A Review of Paradigms for Evaluating the Quality of Online Education Programs

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Seyfullah GÖKOĞLU Seyfullah GÖKOĞLU
Bookmarked by Yasemin Demiraslan Cevik

The Systems-Based Mentoring Model within the Process of Technology Integration

In recent, numerous attempts, approaches, and models related to the technology integration process are introduced. In those models, generally the teachers are located at the center of the process. Thus, it is important to choose a technology integration model in order to prepare the teachers for the technology integration, enable them to use the current and new technologies, intensify their belief related to new teaching technologies, and eliminate the barriers they may encounter during this process. In this context, the Systems-Based Mentoring Model comes into prominence at the point of…

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July 12, 2017

Distance Education, Volume 38, Issue 2, August 2017 Is Now Available Online On Taylor & Francis Online

While none of these articles are focused on the K-12 environment, social presence theory is one of the main theories that we have seen used by researchers in K-12 distance, online, and/or blended learning.

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Distance Education, Volume 38, Issue 2, August 2017 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

Special Issue: Social Presence and Identity in Online Learning

This new issue contains the following articles:

EditorialSocial presence, identity, and online learning: research development and needs
Patrick R. Lowenthal & Vanessa P. Dennen http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2076-074X
Pages: 137-140 | DOI: 10.1080/01587919.2017.1335172

Original ArticlesIn search of a better understanding of social presence: an investigation into how researchers define social presence
Patrick R. Lowenthal & Chareen Snelson
Pages: 141-159 | DOI: 10.1080/01587919.2017.1324727

Othering in online learning: an examination of social presence, identity, and sense of community
Krystle Phirangee & Alesia Malec
Pages: 160-172 | DOI: 10.1080/01587919.2017.1322457

Identity, context collapse, and Facebook use in higher education: putting presence and privacy at odds
Vanessa P. Dennen http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2076-074X & Kerry J. Burner
Pages: 173-192 | DOI: 10.1080/01587919.2017.1322453

Discursive construction of social presence and identity positions in an international bilingual collaboration
Ute Walker
Pages: 193-215 | DOI: 10.1080/01587919.2017.1324742

‘Not the same person anymore’: groupwork, identity and social learning online
Rowaida Jaber & Eileen Kennedy
Pages: 216-229 | DOI: 10.1080/01587919.2017.1324732

The interactions between facilitator identity, conflictual presence, and social presence in peer-moderated online collaborative learning
Kui Xie, Lin Lu, Sheng-Lun Cheng & Serkan Izmirli
Pages: 230-244 | DOI: 10.1080/01587919.2017.1322458

Presence and learning in a community of inquiry
Jennifer A. Maddrell, Gary R. Morrison & Ginger S. Watson
Pages: 245-258 | DOI: 10.1080/01587919.2017.1322062

Social presence reconsidered: moving beyond, going back, or killing social presence
Murat Öztok & Benjamin A. Kehrwald
Pages: 259-266 | DOI: 10.1080/01587919.2017.1322456

OtherSelected articles from Distance Education in China
Issues 5–8 (2017)
Pages: 267-267 | DOI: 10.1080/01587919.2017.1344348

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July 11, 2017

ETS TOC Alert: Journal of Educational Technology & Society 2017, Vol. 20, No. 3

No K-12 distance, online and/or blended learning specific items.  But lots of interesting items that may be of interest to those in the field from this open access publication.

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Dear Michael Barbour,

The latest issue of “Journal of Educational Technology & Society” is now available on the ETS Journal Web Site.

2017, Vol. 20, Issue 3

Full Length Articles

Game On! Students’ Perceptions of Gamified Learning

Patrick Buckley, Elaine Doyle, Shane Doyle

Exploring the Effects of Online Academic Help-Seeking and Flipped Learning on Improving Students’ Learning

Wen-Li Chyr, Pei-Di Shen, Yi-Chun Chiang, Jau-Bi Lin, Chia-Wen Tsai

Web-Based System for Adaptable Rubrics: Case Study on CAD Assessment

Pedro Company, Manuel Contero, Jeffrey Otey, Jorge D. Camba, María-Jesús Agost, David Pérez-López

Differences in Views of School Principals and Teachers regarding Technology Integration

Magdalena Claro, Miguel Nussbaum, Ximena López, Victoria Contardo

Synchronized Pair Configuration in Virtualization-Based Lab for Learning Computer Networks

Chaknarin Kongcharoen, Wu-Yuin Hwang, Gheorghita Ghinea

Technology-Enhanced Peer Review: Benefits and Implications of Providing Multiple Reviews

Pantelis M. Papadopoulos, Thomas D. Lagkas, Stavros N. Demetriadis

Effects of a Structured Resource-based Web Issue-Quest Approach on Students’ Learning Performances in Computer Programming Courses

Ting-Chia Hsu, Gwo-Jen Hwang

Student Engagement in Long-Term Collaborative EFL Storytelling Activities: An Analysis of Learners with English Proficiency Differences

Yun-Yin Huang, Chen-Chung Liu, Yu Wang, Chin-Chung Tsai, Hung-Ming Lin

The Influences of the 2D Image-Based Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality on Student Learning

Hsin-Hun Liou, Stephen J. H. Yang, Sherry Y. Chen, Wernhuar Tarng

An Investigation of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Self-Confidence, and Perception of Pre-Service Middle School Mathematics Teachers towards Instructional Technologies

Ilhan Karatas, Mutlu Piskin Tunc, Nurbanu Yilmaz, Gulzade Karaci

Social and Collaborative Interactions for Educational Content Enrichment in ULEs

Rafael D. Araújo, Taffarel Brant-Ribeiro, Igor E. S. Mendonça, Miller M. Mendes, Fabiano A. Dorça, Renan G. Cattelan

Students’ Metacognition and Cognitive Style and Their Effect on Cognitive Load and Learning Achievement

Omar López-Vargas, Jaime Ibáñez-Ibáñez, Oswaldo Racines-Prada

Improving Learning Analytics – Combining Observational and Self-Report Data on Student Learning

Robert A. Ellis, Feifei Han, Abelardo Pardo

Metocognitive Support Accelerates Computer Assisted Learning for Novice Programmers

Siti Nurulain Mohd Rum, Maizatul Akmar Ismail

Investigation of Continuous Assessment of Correctness in Introductory Programming

Deller James Ferreira, Hebert Coelho da Silva, Tatiane F. N. Melo, Ana Paula Ambrósio

A Study of Supplementing Conventional Business Education with Digital Games

Abida Ellahi, Bilal Zaka, Fahd Sultan

Using Mobile Learning to Support Students’ Understanding in Geometry: A Design-Based Research Study

Helen Crompton

Investigating the Period of Switching Roles in Pair Programming in a Primary School

Baichang Zhong, Qiyun Wang, Jie Chen, Yi Li


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July 10, 2017

Scopus Author Citation Alert: “Citations For Barbour, Michael K. (Author Identifier 7005949699)”

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