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International Educational Technology Conference

May 2007

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Number of papers: 48

  1. Speaking Rates of Turkish Prelingually Hearing-Impaired Children

    M Cem Girgin

    The aim of training for the hearing impaired children in auditory oral approach is to develop good speaking abilities. However profoundly hearing-impaired children show a wide range of spoken... More

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  2. The Relationships among Unethical Computer Usage Behavior and Some Personality Characteristics of Turkish University Students

    A Aykut Ceyhan & Esra Ceyhan

    This research aims at examining the relationships among unethical computer usage behavior and the personality characteristics of locus of control, adjustment to social norms, antisocial tendency,... More

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  3. School Principals' Views about Their Roles in Technology Planning: A Case in Eskisehir

    Gurkay Birinci & Isil Kabakci

    Technology, one of the important factors that influence success in schools, should be planned and used effectively in schools. Technology planning is significant because it gives information about ... More

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  4. Software Assisted Syllabus Preparation for Computer Networks Courses

    Tuncay Ercan & Yasar Guneri Sahin

    Course descriptions prepared by the lecturers in the beginning of the academic year do not get any feed back from the students enrolled it. These syllabuses are not only used for the future... More

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  5. Web Based Profession Orientation in Elementary Education

    Halil Ibrahim Bulbul, Yasar Guneri Sahin, Turker Turan Yildiz & Tuncay Ercan

    In Turkey, the profession orientation programs for elementary education students have a critical importance. In the aspect of profession orientation application, the least dealt population is... More

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  6. Biology Teacher and Expert Opinions about Computer Assisted Biology Instruction Materials: A Software Entitled Nucleic Acids and Protein Synthesis

    Ismet Hasenekoglu & Melih Timucin

    The aim of this study is to collect and evaluate opinions of CAI experts and biology teachers about a high school level Computer Assisted Biology Instruction Material presenting computer-made... More

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  7. Is Blended Learning the Solution to Web-Based Distant Engineering Education?

    Nadire Cavus & Dogan Ibrahim

    The term "blended learning" is being used increasingly to describe the learning and teaching activities which involve a mixture of online teaching and face-to-face teaching. This paper describes... More

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  8. Numerical Package in Computer Supported Numeric Analysis Teaching

    Murat Tezer

    At universities in the faculties of Engineering, Sciences, Business and Economics together with higher education in Computing, it is stated that because of the difficulty, calculators and computers... More

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  9. An Investigation of Problematic Internet Usage Behaviors on Turkish University Students

    Esra Ceyhan & A Aykut Ceyhan

    This research aims at examining the relationships between problematic internet usage (PIU) behavior and some demographic information and qualifications related to internet use of Turkish university... More

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  10. Integration Application in Interdisciplinary Teaching: Case of Science and Technology Areas

    Beyza Karadeniz Bayrak, Mehmet Fatih Erkoc & Mustafa Onur Gul

    Interdisciplinary teaching usually starts with question or subject and it continues as answering complicated questions. The basic objective in interdisciplinary teaching is not to transfer... More

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  11. Instructional and Evaluative Use of Online Contests: A Pilot Study for Undergraduate Information Technology Course

    Abdullah Cevik & Yavuz Akbulut

    The current study aims to contribute to classroom instruction of undergraduate education faculty students through development of an online contest, and evaluation of test items based on... More

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  12. Improving Student Learning Using State of the Art IT Equipment

    Mehmet Cudi Okur, Samsun Mustafa Basarici & Tohid Ahmed Rana

    Fast growth of computer related technology both in software-hardware and application areas, brings new challenges to be faced when using computers for supporting education. In this paper some... More

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  13. Health Problems with the Use of Information Technologies

    Semseddin Gunduz

    The rapid and correct performance of computers, when accompanied by human skills, will lead to greater gains in productivity. This study focuses on the possible risks of computer use in terms of... More

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  14. Harmonizing the Online and Face-to-Face Components in a Blended Course on Educational Technology

    Manuela Delfino, Stefania Manca & Donatella Persico

    This article analyses the relationship between the face-to-face and the online components of a blended course in Educational Technology, run by the Institute for Educational Technology for the... More

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  15. Indicators of Self-Regulation in Computer Supported Collaborative Learning

    Giuliana Dettori & Donatella Persico

    This paper tackles the problem of understanding whether Self-Regulated Learning (SRL) is taking place and whether students are developing SRL abilities in a Computer Supported Collaborative... More

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  16. Implementation of ICT in Primary Schools in Hong Kong: Consistency and Discrepancy of Attitudes Between School Heads and Teachers

    Kit-pui Wong

    This paper will begin by discussing some of the important theories relating to the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in learning. It then explores problems affecting the... More

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  17. First Year Preservice Teachers' Attitudes toward Computers from Computer Education and Instructional Technology Department

    Ilker Yakin

    The purpose of the study is to explore the attitudes of first year university students towards computers. The study focuses on preservice teachers (N=46) included 33 male and 12 female from Middle ... More

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  18. An Online Peer Assisted Learning Community Model and its Application in ZJNU

    Ruan Gaofeng & Lin Yeyu

    Peer coaching, or peer assisting, was established in 1970s by Joyce and Showers. Initially used in teachers' professional development, it refers to a process that two or more teacher peers evaluate... More

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  19. Evaluation of Hearing Impaired Student's Reading Comprehension with the Cloze Procedure

    Umit Girgin

    Different evaluation methods are applied in order to determine and develop the skills used for reading comprehension. Cloze is an informal evaluation method which is used to determine students'... More

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  20. Evaluation of a Blended Course from the Viewpoint of Constructivism

    Feride Alim

    This paper was written to evaluate an undergraduate course, Internet Applications in Education, given at Computer Education and Instructional Technologies department at Middle East Technical... More

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