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October 30, 2018

ETS TOC Alert: Journal of Educational Technology & Society 2018, Vol. 21, No. 4

No K-12 distance, online, and/or blended learning items in this issue.

Journal of Educational Technology & Society TOC Alert

Dear Subscriber,

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

Full Length Articles
Comparison of Animation and Static-picture based Instruction: Effects on Performance and Cognitive Load for Learning Genetics
Chi Yang, Chun-Hui Jen, Chun-Yen Chang and Ting-Kuang Yeh
Effects of Multimodal Learning Analytics with Concept Maps on College Students’ Vocabulary and Reading Performance
Shih-Ping Wang and Yih-Lan Chen
Developing a Multidimensional Framework for Analyzing Student Comments in Wikis
Xiao Hu, Christy Weng-Lam Cheong and Samuel Kai-Wah Chu
Strengthening Social Networks in Online Discussion Forums to Facilitate Help Seeking for Solving Problems
Po-Yao Chao, K. Robert Lai, Chen-Chung Liu and Hung-Ming Lin
Analysing Group Dynamics of a Digital Game-based Adventure Education Course
Chang-Hsin Lin and Ju-Ling Shih
Social Networking Sites as Formal Learning Environments in Business Education
Abida Ellahi
Factors Related to ICT Competencies for Students with Learning Disabilities
Ting-Fang Wu, Cheng-Ming Chen, Hui-Shan Lo, Yao-Ming Yeh and Ming-Chung Chen
Mediating Effects of Individuals’ Ability Levels on the Relationship of Reflective-Impulsive Cognitive Style and Item Response Time in CAT
         Chao Wang and Hong Lu
Increasing Information Reposting Behavior in Online Learning Community
         Omid R. B. Speily and Ahmad A. Kardan
Guest Editorial                                                                                                             
Authentic Edutainment with Advanced Technologies
Rustam Shadiev, Wu-Yuin Hwang, George Ghinea and Maiga Chang
Special Issue Articles                                                                                                   
Development of a SoLoMo Game-Based Application for Supporting Local Cultural Learning in Taiwan
Yen-Ting Lin, Yu-Ming Tseng, Yi-Sheng Lee, Tz-Chi Wang, Shu-I Tsai and Yun-Jhih Yi
User-Oriented EFL Speaking through Application and Exercise: Instant Speech Translation and Shadowing in Authentic Context
         Thi-Huyen Nguyen, Wu-Yuin Hwang, Xuan-Lam Pham and Zhao-Heng Ma
Application and Analysis of a Mobile E-Book System Based on Project-Based Learning in Community Health Nursing Practice Courses
         Ting-Ting Wu, Yueh-Min Huang, Chen-Ying Su, Lei Chang and Yi Chen Lu
Enhanced Agility of E-Learning Adoption in High Schools
         Gebremariam Mesfin, Gheorghita Ghinea, Tor-Morten Grønli and Wu-Yuin Hwang
Educational Games to Enhance Museum Visits for Schools 
         Benoît Bossavit, Alfredo Pina, Isabel Sanchez-Gil and Aitziber Urtasun
Using Exaggerated Feedback in a Virtual Reality Environment to Enhance Behavior Intention of Water-Conservation
         Wei-Che Hsu, Ching-Mei Tseng and Shih-Chung Kang
Gender-Related Differences in Collaborative Learning in a 3D Virtual Reality Environment by Elementary School Students
         Yi-Lien Yeh, Yu-Ju Lan and Yen-Ting R. Lin
A Study of the Use of Wearable Devices for Healthy and Enjoyable English as a Foreign Language Learning in Authentic Contexts 
         Rustam Shadiev, Wu-Yuin Hwang and Tzu-Yu Liu
Investigating Flipped Classroom and Problem-based Learning in a Programming Module for Computing Conversion Course
Adriana Elena Chis, Arghir-Nicolae Moldovan, Lisa Murphy, Pramod Pathak and Cristina Hava Muntean
iAbstract: Game-driven Keyword Auction and Summarization for Academic Reading 
         Hercy N. H. Cheng, Calvin C. Y. Liao and Wan-Chen Chang
Pedagogical Change in Mathematics Learning: Harnessing the Power of Digital Game-Based Learning 
Siew Pei Hwa
Gamifying and Mobilising Social Enquiry-based Learning in Authentic Outdoor Environments
         Morris Siu-Yung Jong, To Chan, Ming-Tak Hue and Vincent W. L. Tam
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April 11, 2018

ETS TOC Alert: Journal Of Educational Technology & Society 2018, Vol. 21, No. 2

No K-12 distance, online, or blended learning items in this issue.

Journal of Educational Technology & Society TOC Alert

Dear Subscriber,

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

2018, Vol. 21, Issue 2

Special Issue on ” Digital Citizenship: Trends and Research Issues of Learning Analytics and Educational Big Data”

Guest Editor(s): Gwo-Jen Hwang, Daniel Spikol and Kam-Cheong Li

Full Length Articles

Multilingual Videos for MOOCs and OER

Juan Daniel Valor Miró, Pau Baquero-Arnal, Jorge Civera, Carlos Turró, Alfons Juan

A Structural Model for Students’ Adoption of Learning Management Systems: An Empirical Investigation in the Higher Education Context

Duygu Fındık-Coşkunçay, Nurcan Alkış, Sevgi Özkan-Yıldırım

Instructional Suggestions Supporting Science Learning in Digital Environments Based on a Review of Eye Tracking Studies

Fang-Ying Yang, Meng-Jung Tsai, Guo-Li Chiou, Silvia Wen-Yu Lee, Cheng-Chieh Chang, Li-Ling Chen

High School Students’ Views on the PBL Activities Supported via Flipped Classroom and LEGO Practices

Baris Cukurbas, Mubin Kiyici

Evolving Learning Paradigms: Re-Setting Baselines and Collection Methods of Information and Communication Technology in Education Statistics

David Gibson, Tania Broadley, Jill Downie, Peter Wallet

Are Games Effective Learning Tools? A Review of Educational Games

Sara de Freitas

Teaching Classical Mechanics Concepts using Visuo-haptic Simulators

Luis Neri, Julieta Noguez, Victor Robledo-Rella, David Escobar-Castillejos, Andres Gonzalez-Nucamendi

The Effects of Representation Tool (Visible-Annotation) Types to Support Knowledge Building in Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning

Yoonhee Shin, Dongsik Kim, Jaewon Jung

Modelling and Simulating Electronics Knowledge: Conceptual Understanding and Learning through Active Agency

Adrian Twissell

Representations of Animal Companions on Student Learning Perception: Static, Animated and Tangible

Zhi-Hong Chen, Sheng-Chun Wang


Digital Citizenship: Trends and Research Issues of Learning Analytics and Educational Big Data

Special Issue Articles

Learning Behavior Analysis of a Ubiquitous Situated Reflective Learning System with Application to Life Science and Technology Teaching

Wu-Yuin Hwang, Hong-Ren Chen, Nian-Shing Chen, Li-Kai Lin, Jin-Wen Chen

Learning Analytics for Supporting Seamless Language Learning using E-book with Ubiquitous Learning System

Kousuke Mouri, Noriko Uosaki, Hiroaki Ogata

How Competition in a Game-based Science Learning Environment Influences Students’ Learning Achievement, Flow Experience, and Learning Behavioral Patterns

Ching-Huei Chen, Jun-Han Liu, Wen-Chuan Shou

A Votable Concept Mapping Approach to Promoting Students’ Attentional Behavior: An Analysis of Sequential Behavioral Patterns and Brainwave Data

Jerry Chih-Yuan Sun, Gwo-Jen Hwang, Yu-Yan Lin, Shih-Jou Yu, Liu-Cheng Pan, Ariel Yu-Zhen Chen

Using a Learner-Topic Model for Mining Learner Interests in Open Learning Environments

Pengfei Wu, Shengquan Yu, Dan Wang

A Learning Analytics Approach to Investigating Factors Affecting EFL Students’ Oral Performance in a Flipped Classroom

Chi-Jen Lin, Gwo-Jen Hwang

Applying Learning Analytics for the Early Prediction of Students’ Academic Performance in Blended Learning

Owen H.T. Lu, Anna Y.Q. Huang, Jeff C. H. Huang, Albert J. Q. Lin, Hiroaki Ogata, Stephen J. H. Yang

Personalized Word-Learning based on Technique Feature Analysis and Learning Analytics

Di Zou, Haoran Xie

What Learning Analytics Tells Us: Group Behavior Analysis and Individual Learning Diagnosis based on Long-Term and Large-Scale Data

Jia-Hua Zhang, Ye-Xing Zhang, Qin Zou, Sen Huang

A Comparison between Two Automatic Assessment Approaches for Programming: An Empirical Study on MOOCs

Anis Bey, Patrick Jermann, Pierre Dillenbourg

Learning Analytics at Low Cost: At-risk Student Prediction with Clicker Data and Systematic Proactive Interventions

Samuel P. M. Choi, S.S. Lam, Kam Cheong Li, Billy T.M. Wong

A Peer Coaching-based Professional Development Approach to Improving the Learning Participation and Learning Design Skills of In-Service Teachers

Ning Ma, Shuang Xin, Jia-Yuan Du

Peer Assessment of Webpage Design: Behavioral Sequential Analysis Based on Eye Tracking Evidence

Ting-Chia Hsu, Shao-Chen Chang, Nan-Cen, Liu

Effects of a Progressive Prompting-based Educational Game on Second Graders’ Mathematics Learning Performance and Behavioral Patterns

Kai-Hsiang Yang, Hui-Chun Chu, Li-Yu Chiang

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.

Journal of Educational Technology & Society TOC Alert

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

You will automatically be emailed the Table of Contents whenever a new journal issue is placed in the ETS Journal Web Site.

April 8, 2017

ETS TOC Alert: Journal of Educational Technology & Society 2017, Vol. 20, No. 2

No K-12 distance, online or blended learning items articles in this issue (at least based on a quick review of the table of contents).

Journal of Educational Technology & Society TOC Alert

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 2

Special Issue on “Learning Analytics in Technology Enhanced Language Learning”

Guest Editor(s): Yu-Ju Lan, Nian-Shing Chen and Yao-Ting Sung

Full Length Articles

Activities with Parents on the Computer: An Ecological Framework

João C. Paiva, Carla Morais, Luciano Moreira

Experiences of Advanced High School Students in Synchronous Online Recitations

Greg Mayer, Jeremy Lingle, Marion Usselman

Exploring Long-term Behavior Patterns in a Book Recommendation System for Reading

Tzu-Chao Chien, Zhi-Hong Chen, Tak-Wai Chan

Learning through Blogging: Students’ Perspectives in Collaborative Blog-Enhanced Learning Communities

Yu-Chun Kuo, Brian R. Belland, Yu-Tung Kuo

Using Visualization to Motivate Student Participation in Collaborative Online Learning Environments

Sung-Hee Jin

Test Anxiety Analysis of Chinese College Students in Computer-based Spoken English Test

Yang Yanxia

Integrating Dynamic Mathematics Software into Cooperative Learning Environments in Mathematics

Yılmaz Zengin, Enver Tatar

Investigating the Use of the Khan Academy and Mathematics Software with a Flipped Classroom Approach in Mathematics Teaching

Yılmaz Zengin

How Does Mozart’s Music Affect Children’s Reading? The Evidence from Learning Anxiety and Reading Rates with e-Books

Yen-Ning Su, Chih-Chien Kao, Chia-Cheng Hsu, Lu-Chun Pan, Shu-Chen Cheng, Yueh-Min Huang

Review of Mobile Learning Trends 2010-2015: A Meta-Analysis

Ken Nee Chee, Noraffandy Yahaya, Nor Hasniza Ibrahim, Mohamed Noor Hasan

The Effectiveness of Using Cloud-Based Cross-Device IRS to Support Classical Chinese Learning

Yi-Hsuan Wang

Creating an Online Learning Community in a Flipped Classroom to Enhance EFL Learners’ Oral Proficiency

Wen-Chi Vivian Wu, Jun Scott Chen Hsieh, Jie Chi Yang


Learning Analytics in Technology Enhanced Language Learning

Special Issue Articles

Visualization Analytics for Second Language Vocabulary Learning in Virtual Worlds

Indy Y. T. Hsiao, Yu-Ju Lan, Chia-Ling Kao, Ping Li

To Activate English Learning: Listen and Speak in Real Life Context with an AR Featured U-Learning System

Shu-Chun Ho, Sheng-Wen Hsieh, Pei-Chen Sun, Cheng-Ming Chen

The Effects of Using the Kinect Motion-sensing Interactive System to Enhance English Learning for Elementary Students

Wen Fu Pan

Using Novel Word Context Measures to Predict Human Ratings of Lexical Proficiency

Cynthia M. Berger, Scott A. Crossley, Kristopher Kyle

EssayCritic: Writing to Learn with a Knowledge-Based Design Critiquing System

Anders I. Mørch, Irina Engeness, Victor C. Cheng, William K. Cheung, Kelvin C. Wong

Assessing the Language of Chat for Teamwork Dialogue

Antonette Shibani, Elizabeth Koh, Vivian Lai, Kyong Jin Shim

A Multivocal Approach in the Analysis of Online Dialogue in the Language-focused Classroom in Higher Education

Giulia Messina Dahlberg

The Effects of Cognitive Styles on the Use of Hints in Academic English: A Learning Analytics Approach

Sherry Y. Chen, Chia-Chi Yeh

A Mobile Game-Based English Vocabulary Practice System Based on Portfolio Analysis

Ting-Ting Wu, Yueh-Min Huang

Response to Articles

Retraction of – Volume 19, Issue 4, pp. 190-202

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February 3, 2017

Open Learning: The Journal Of Open, Distance And e-Learning, Volume 32, Issue 1, February 2017 Is Now Available Online On Taylor & Francis Online

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Open Learning: The Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning, Volume 32, Issue 1, February 2017 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

This new issue contains the following articles:

Chris Douce
Pages: 1-5 | DOI: 10.1080/02680513.2017.1276668
ArticlesTowards a pedagogical model for science education: bridging educational contexts through a blended learning approach
José Bidarra & Ellen Rusman
Pages: 6-20 | DOI: 10.1080/02680513.2016.1265442
A conceptual framework for achieving good governance at open and distance learning institutions
Pankaj Khanna
Pages: 21-35 | DOI: 10.1080/02680513.2016.1246246
A framework for developing sustainable e-learning programmes
Ngoni Chipere
Pages: 36-55 | DOI: 10.1080/02680513.2016.1270198
Case ReportCommunity-embedded learning experiences: putting the pedagogy of service-learning to work in online courses
Kim Becnel & Robin A. Moeller
Pages: 56-65 | DOI: 10.1080/02680513.2016.1265443
ArticlesA comparison between national and transnational students’ access of online learning support materials and experience of technical difficulties on a fully online distance learning master of public health programme
Isla Gemmell & Roger Harrison
Pages: 66-80 | DOI: 10.1080/02680513.2016.1253463
Academic attainment in students with autism spectrum disorders in distance education
John T. E. Richardson
Pages: 81-91 | DOI: 10.1080/02680513.2016.1272446
OtherThe American Journal of Distance Education
Pages: 92-92 | DOI: 10.1080/02680513.2017.1277487

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