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Advancing Education with Information Communication Technologies

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Advancing Education with Information Communication Technologies: Facilitating New Trends offers an overview of how research in ICT provides a new framework for education. Focusing on the development and design of successful education programs, this book offers solutions, best practices, and emerging trends in integrating technology into the traditional and online classroom.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Preface
    1. TEACHING
    2. LEARNING
    3. PEDAGOGY
    4. TECHNOLOGY
    5. CONCLUSION
  5. Chapter 1: Instructor Satisfaction with Teaching Business Law
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RESEARCH RESULTS
    4. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    5. Appendix A
  6. Chapter 2: Digital Video Presentation and Student Performance
    1. Abstract
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RESEARCH QUESTIONS
    4. RESEARCH MODEL
    5. RESEARCH METHODS
    6. ANALYSIS AND RESULTS
    7. Measurement Model
    8. DISCUSSION AND IMPLICATIONS
    9. LIMITATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH
    10. Appendix
  7. Chapter 3: Evaluating Faculty Teaching of Research Methodology to Undergraduate Geography Students in a Nigerian University
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RESEARCH OBJECTIVES
    4. REVIEW OF LITERATURE
    5. RESEARCH PROCEDURE
    6. RESULTS
    7. DISCUSSIONS AND CONCLUSION
  8. Chapter 4: Teachers and Technology
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Results
    4. CONCLUSION
  9. Chapter 5: Information and Communication Technology Training among Lecturers in the South-South Zone in Nigeria by the Nigeria Communication Commission
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DATA ANALYSIS, INTERPRETATION AND DISCUSSION
    4. SECTION B
    5. SECTION D: CONSTRAINTS ENCOUNTERED IN PROGRAMME
    6. DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS
    7. SUMMARY OF FINDINGS
    8. RECOMMENDATION
    9. APPENDIX
  10. Chapter 6: Perceived Importance and Resource Constraints of Graduate Information Systems Courses in Turkey
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. IS GRADUATE PROGRAMS IN TURKEY
    4. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
    5. IS GRADUATE CURRICULUM RECOMMENDATION: MSIS 2000
    6. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    7. DATA COLLECTION METHOD FOR THE SURVEY INSTRUMENT
    8. DATA ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION OF RESULTS
    9. CONCLUSION WITH RECOMMENDATIONS AND FUTURE WORK
  11. Chapter 7: Enhancing Students’ Loyalty to the Information Systems Major
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. CONCLUSION
  12. Chapter 8: User Interface Design Pedagogy
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. MOTIVATION
    5. APPROACH
    6. IMPLEMENTATION
    7. DISCUSSION
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH
  13. Chapter 9: Technology and Teacher Education
    1. Abstract
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. METHOD
    4. RESULTS
    5. DEPENDENT VARIABLE: INSTRUCTIONAL QUALITY
    6. DISCUSSION
    7. CONCLUSION
  14. Chapter 10: Facilitating Students to Earn Computing Certificates via Blended Learning in Online Problem-Solving Environment
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
    4. METHODS
    5. RESULTS
    6. DISCUSSION AND IMPLICATIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
  15. Chapter 11: Bringing AI to E-Learning
    1. Abstract
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. STATE OF THE ART
    4. 3. SYSTEM DESCRIPTION
    5. 4. INNOVATIVE FEATURES OF THE AGENT’S INTEGRATION
    6. 6. THE RULE OPTIMIZATION MODULE
    7. 7. Conclusion and Future Work
  16. Chapter 12: A Cross-Cultural Validation of the Selwyn’s Computer Attitude Scale
    1. Abstract
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. METHOD
    4. 3. RESULTS
    5. 4. DISCUSSION
  17. Chapter 13: Improving Teachers’ Self-Confidence in Learning Technology Skills and Math Education through Professional Development
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Conclusion and Discussion
    4. Appendix
  18. Chapter 14: Materials-to-Standards Alignment
    1. Abstract
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PART ONE
    4. PART TWO
    5. EXAMPLES OF SUCCESSFUL MATERIALS-TO-STANDARDS ALIGNMENT APPLICATIONS: TWO CASE STUDIES AND TWO STRATEGIES
    6. CONCLUSION AND SPECULATIONS: THE FUTURE OF METADATA-BASED MATERIALS-TO-STANDARDS ALIGNMENT
  19. Chapter 15: Enhancing Teaching and Learning with Digital Storytelling
    1. Abstract
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. TRADITIONAL FORMATS OF STORYTELLING IN EDUCATION
    4. 3. DIGITAL STORYTELLING AS A NEW PEDAGOGICAL TOOL
    5. 4. WHAT IS DIGITAL STORYTELLING?
    6. 5. WHY DIGITAL STORYTELLING IN EDUCATION
    7. 6. THEORIES SUPPORT EDUCATIONAL USE OF DIGITAL STORYTELLING
    8. 7. STUDIES OF DIGITAL STORYTELLING IN EDUCATION
    9. 8. HOW TO CREATE DIGITAL STORYTELLING?
    10. 9. TOOLS FOR CREATING DIGITAL STORYTELLING
    11. 10. EXPERIENCES OF USING DIGITAL STORYTELLING IN THE CLASSROOM
    12. 11. CHALLENGES IN USING DIGITAL STORYTELLING
    13. 12. CONCLUSION
  20. Chapter 16: Faculty Training Strategies to Enhance Pedagogy-Technology Integration
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Two Tier Training
  21. Chapter 17: Effectiveness of International Distance Education in High School between Thailand and Japan
    1. Abstract
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. FRAMEWORK OF DISTANCE LEARNING COURSE
    4. Learning Feedback and Evaluation
    5. Results of Regression Analysis
    6. Discussion
    7. CONCLUSION
  22. Chapter 18: An Evaluation of Use of Multimedia Case Studies to Improve an Introduction to Information Technology Course
    1. Abstract
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DATA ANALYSIS
    4. RESULTS
    5. DISCUSSION
    6. LIMITATIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
  23. Chapter 19: Student Nurses’ Perception on the Impact of Information Technology on Teaching and Learning
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Purpose of the Study
    4. Methods
    5. Results
    6. Discussion
    7. Conclusion
    8. Recommendations
    9. Limitations of the Study
  24. Chapter 20: Technology Integration and Urban Schools
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Purpose of Study
    4. Methodology
    5. Results
    6. Discussion
    7. Recommendations
  25. Chapter 21: Evaluating Student Perceptions of Using Blogs in an Online Course
    1. Abstract
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. METHODOLOGY
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. Appendix
  26. Chapter 22: Applications of Mobile Learning in Higher Education
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Review of the Literature
    4. Research Methodology
    5. Discussion and Conclusion
    6. Limitation of the Study and Suggestions for Further Research
  27. Chapter 23: An Empirical Study to Validate the Technology Acceptance Model in Explaining the Intention to Use Technology among Educational Users
    1. Abstract
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. METHODOLOGY
    4. RESULTS
    5. DISCUSSION
    6. LIMITATIONS
    7. CONCLUSION AND SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER STUDY
    8. Appendix 1: Constructs and Items Used in This Study
  28. Chapter 24: Problem-Based Learning in a Technical Course in Computing
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. The Scenario: Starting With the Problems
    4. Part One: Documenting and Upgrading the Current Network
    5. Part Two: Implementing a Significant Technology
    6. Group Work
    7. Assessment and Feedback
    8. Improvements to the Environment
    9. Conclusion
  29. Chapter 25: Investigation into Gender Perception toward Computing
    1. Abstract
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THEORETICAL DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH HYPOTHESES
    4. METHODOLOGY
    5. RESULTS
    6. Hypotheses Testing
    7. DISCUSSION
    8. IMPLICATIONS
    9. LIMITATIONS
    10. CONCLUSION
    11. Appendix A
  30. Chapter 26: Emerging Trends and Technologies for Enhancing Engineering Education
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Common Problems Faced by Engineering Students
    4. Software to Interact in 3D Environments
    5. Augmented Reality
    6. New Approaches in Learning Engineering
    7. Conclusion
  31. Chapter 27: Accessing ICT Enabled Content in Low-Income Countries
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Open Education Resources
    4. Challenges of Content Access
    5. The Big—Small Model
    6. Sustainability
    7. Conclusion
  32. Chapter 28: The Role of Computer-Mediated Communication
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Mainstream Theories and Approaches in CMC
    4. The Role and Influence of CMC Infrastructures
    5. Implications and Future Trends
    6. Future Trends
    7. Conclusion
    8. Appendix A
    9. Appendix B
  33. Chapter 29: Faculty Adopters of Podcasting
    1. Abstract
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. Findings
    5. DISCUSSIONS AND CONCLUSION
  34. Compilation of References
  35. About the Contributors
  36. Index