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31.07.2021

The coping of academic staff with an extreme situation: The transition from conventional teaching to online teaching

The emergence of the COVID-19 virus has generated the greatest worldwide disruption of education systems (among others) in generations. In Israel, from the beginning of the pandemic, all universities and colleges quickly adopted an online …

Autoren:
Marcelo Dorfsman, Gabriel Horenczyk

31.07.2021

Disclosure of students’ mathematical reasoning through collaborative technology-enhanced learning environment

We focus on students’ mathematical reasoning in a technology-enhanced collaborative learning environment. We adopt a dialogical approach to analyze students' mathematical reasoning. The participants of this study include six middle school …

Autoren:
Nazlı Aksu, Yılmaz Zengin

31.07.2021

Contradictions in mathematical modeling with digital technologies

This article presents an analysis of contradictions expressed by pre-service mathematics teachers when performing two modeling tasks using their own technological devices. The study is based on theoretical aspects of contradictions in the fields …

Autoren:
Juan Fernando Molina-Toro, Paula Andrea Rendón-Mesa, Jhony Alexander Villa-Ochoa

31.07.2021

Interactive cube for effective demonstration of virtual periodic table

Virtual Periodic Table (VPT) is an effective software tool to present elements in a conceivable three-dimensional (3D) mode. VPT is used to assist users in their learning before performing any hands-on activities in chemistry laboratory. Various …

Autoren:
Numan Ali, Sehat Ullah, Muhammad Raees

29.07.2021

Introduction of two new programming tools in Bengali and measurement of their reception among high-school students in Purba Bardhaman, India with the prototypic inclusion of a vector-biology module

We introduce two new software tools, Bongojontro and Bongojontro Baksobandi, aimed at reducing the barriers to programming for native speakers of Bengali, the fifth most spoken language in the world. The highlights of these software include …

Autoren:
Bishnu Goswami, Sarmila Pal

28.07.2021

A comparative study of computer and mobile-assisted pronunciation training: The case of university students in Taiwan

English pronunciation training for real-world communication tasks is crucial in EFL learning because it is essential to learners’ listening comprehension and speaking competence. As the e-generation emerges, computer-assisted pronunciation …

Autor:
En-Minh Lan

28.07.2021 Open Access

Preparations for and practices of online education during the Covid-19 pandemic: A study of Bangladesh and Nepal

Online education has been adopted widely to address the educational chaos created by the Covid-19 pandemic. Reports on its constraints and challenges appear daily in the global media. However, accounts of teachers’ and students’ experiences of …

Autoren:
Sagun Shrestha, Saifa Haque, Saraswati Dawadi, Ram Ashish Giri

23.07.2021

Automatic recommendation system based on hybrid filtering algorithm

Web recommendation systems are ubiquitous in the world used to overcome the product overload on e-commerce websites. Among various filtering algorithms, Collaborative Filtering and Content Based Filtering are the best recommendation approaches.

Autoren:
Sunny Sharma, Vijay Rana, Manisha Malhotra

23.07.2021

Individualized help for at-risk students using model-agnostic and counterfactual explanations

Although using machine learning for predicting which students are at risk of failing a course is indeed valuable, how can we identify which characteristics of individual students contribute to their being At-Risk? By characterising individual …

Autoren:
Bevan I. Smith, Charles Chimedza, Jacoba H. Bührmann

23.07.2021

Mobile game-based learning as a solution in COVID-19 era: Modeling the pedagogical affordance and student interactions

The closure of educational institutions due to the COVID-19 pandemic leads imperatively to the utilization of technological advances and the Internet for enabling the continuity of learning. To this direction, Mobile Game-based Learning (MGbL) can …

Autoren:
Akrivi Krouska, Christos Troussas, Cleo Sgouropoulou

21.07.2021

The effect of usability on the intention to use the e-learning system in a sustainable way: A case study at Universitas Indonesia

E-Learning has been massively used in higher education, one of which is in Universitas Indonesia. The e-learning system in Universitas Indonesia is called Student Centered E-Learning Environment Universitas Indonesia (SCELE UI). This research …

Autoren:
Arief Ramadhan, Achmad Nizar Hidayanto, Ghina Almira Salsabila, Intan Wulandari, Jessica Alexia Jaury, Nadia Nabila Anjani

16.07.2021

Underlying the triple burden effects on women educationists due to COVID-19

COVID-19 causes a pandemic situation that increased the paid or unpaid responsibilities (home and job) on women and brought significant changes in their lifestyle, resulting in psychological and emotional stress. This paper draws attention to the …

Autoren:
Pallavi Dogra, Arun Kaushal

15.07.2021

Mobile learning for early reading in Cambodia

This paper reports on a mixed-methods study of the Total Reading Approach for Children Plus (TRAC+) program, with a particular focus on its mobile learning element, where tablets and an app called Aan Khmer (Read Khmer) were introduced into …

Autoren:
Grace Oakley, Mark Pegrum, Thida Kheang, Krisna Seng

15.07.2021 Open Access

Transformation and digital literacy: Systematic literature mapping

The advancements of technology have allowed digital transformation to reach all productive sectors, including the education sector and its members. This transformation is linked to emerging technologies, the digitalization of processes and …

Autoren:
Silvia Farias-Gaytan, Ignacio Aguaded, Maria-Soledad Ramirez-Montoya

15.07.2021

Understanding foreign language learners’ perceptions of teachers' practice with educational technology with specific reference to Kahoot! and Padlet: A case from China

This article reports on a classroom-based investigation into English as a foreign language (EFL) learners’ views on lessons which integrated m-learning tools for assessment (Kahoot!) and collaboration (Padlet). 289 Chinese university students’ …

Autor:
Yi-Mei Chen

14.07.2021

The Effect of Augmented Reality based applications on achievement and attitude towards science course in distance education process

This study aims to enrich a theme in the science course in the distance education process with augmented reality-based applications and to examine the effects of these applications on students' achievement and attitudes in science courses. A …

Autoren:
Hakan Çetin, Azmi Türkan

13.07.2021 Open Access

Exploring the relationship between students' learning satisfaction and self-efficacy during the emergency transition to remote learning amid the coronavirus pandemic: A cross-sectional study

The overarching objective of this study was to assess learning satisfaction among students and to determine whether online-learning self-efficacy was associated with online learning satisfaction during the emergency transition to remote learning.

Autoren:
Monira I. Aldhahi, Abdulfattah S. Alqahtani, Baian A. Baattaiah, Huda I. Al-Mohammed

13.07.2021

Switching intentions in the context of open-source software movement: The paradox of choice

Open-source software movement presents a viable alternative to commercial operating systems. Linux-based operating systems are freely available and a competitive option for computer users who want full control of their computer software. Thus, it …

Autoren:
David John Lemay, Ram B. Basnet, Tenzin Doleck

13.07.2021

Remote emergency learning during COVID-19 and its impact on university students perception of blended learning in KSA

This study explores the impact of remote emergency learning during the COVID-19 pandemic on students’ perception and acceptance of blended learning after the pandemic. The study applies the Community of Inquiry framework to understand the …

Autoren:
Banan Bamoallem, Samar Altarteer

12.07.2021

Evaluating the effects of responsive design on the usability of academic websites in the pandemic

Responsive design allows users to benefit from the web page without having to worry about screen size and resolution. The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of responsive design on usability. For this purpose, a questionnaire …

Autor:
Alaattin Parlakkiliç