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Tian Luo, Kathryn MacCallum
JITE:IIP , Volume 23 , 2024
Table of Contents of the Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, Volume 23, 2024
information technology education, JITE, innovations in practice, table of contents
41 downloads
JITE:Research , Volume 23 , 2024
Table of Contents for JITE: Research, Volume 23, 2024
JITE, IT education, education research, table of contents
80 downloads
Vishal Soodan, Avinash Rana, Anurag Jain, Deeksha Sharma
JITE:IIP , Volume 23 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: This mixed-methods study aims to examine factors influencing academicians’ intentions to continue using AI-based chatbots by integrating the Task-Technology Fit (TTF) model and social network characteristics. Background: AI-powered chatbots are gaining popularity across industries, including academia. However, empirical research on academicians’ adoption behavior is limited. This stu ...
artificial intelligence, chatbots, network, homophily, TTF
231 downloads
Monica Cárdenas, Daniela Rocio Ramirez Orellana
JITE:IIP , Volume 23 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: This exploratory qualitative case study examines the perceptions of high-school learners of English regarding a pedagogical intervention involving progressive reduction of captions (full, sentence-level, keyword captions, and no-captions) in enhancing language learning. Background: Recognizing the limitations of caption usage in fostering independent listening comprehension in non-ca ...
caption reliance, pedagogical innovation, listening comprehension, language learning, Chile
59 downloads
Anas Husain
JITE:Research , Volume 23 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: This study aims to investigate the perceptions of programming instructors among the Information Technology faculty members at AL al-Bayt University regarding the effectiveness of ChatGPT in supporting the programming instructional process. This study also aims to explore their experiences concerning the potential benefits and adverse impacts of such technology on students and instruct ...
computer programming, programming instructors, ChatGPT, programming instruction
429 downloads
Pedro Coelhoso, Stavroula Kalogeras
JITE:IIP , Volume 23 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: The digital ecosystem has contributed to the acceleration of digital and mobile educational tools across institutions worldwide. The research displays educators’ perspectives on web applications on mobile devices that can be used to engage and challenge students while impacting their learning. Background: Explored are elements of technology in education and challenges and successes r ...
mobile instructional technology, mobile devices, higher education, apps in education, mobile learning
51 downloads
Alrence S Halibas, Mai Do Thi Hoang
JITE:Research , Volume 23 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: The research aims to uncover the key research themes and trends of Social Media-Enhanced Blended Learning (SMBL) research. It will extract valuable insights from scholarly publications using bibliometric analysis. Background: Although previous scholarly works and bibliometric review papers have examined integrating social media into blended learning and its impact on teaching and lea ...
bibliometrics, social media, blended learning, COVID-19, flipped classroom
141 downloads
Kanyarat Sriwisathiyakun
JITE:IIP , Volume 23 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: To conduct a needs assessment and subsequently create micro-storytelling media aimed at enhancing the Digital Intelligence Quotient (DQ) skills of young individuals. Background: In today's digital society, DQ has emerged as a vital skill that elevates individuals in all aspects of life, from daily living to education. To empower Thai youth, this study seeks to innovate DQ content by ...
Digital Intelligence Quotient (DQ), Digital Micro Storytelling, Needs Assessment, Youth
27 downloads
Faouzi Kamoun, Walid El Ayeb, Ibtissem Jabri, Sami Sifi, Farkhund Iqbal
JITE:Research , Volume 23 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: This study explores the Knowledge, Attitude, and Perception (KAP) towards ChatGPT among university students and faculty. It also examines the faculty’s readiness to cope with the challenges and leverage the opportunities presented by AI-powered conversational models. Background: Launched on November 30, 2022, ChatGPT took the world by storm with its capability to generate high-quali ...
ChatGPT, Generative Pre-trained Transformer, knowledge, perception, attitude, academic integrity, student ethics, AI-driven conversational model, technology adoption
297 downloads
Mukhlidi Muskhir, Afdal Luthfi, Ronal Watrianthos, Usmeldi Usmeldi, Aprilla Fortuna, Agariadne Dwinggo Samala
JITE:IIP , Volume 23 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: This study explores the subject structure, social networks, research trends, and issues in the domain that have the potential to derive an overview of the development of virtual reality-based learning media in vocational education. Background: Notwithstanding the increasingly growing interest in the application of virtual reality in vocational learning, the existing research literat ...
virtual reality, bibliometric, vocational education
91 downloads
Md Kassim Normalini, Zhu Fei, Wan Normila Mohamad, Mohamad Saifudin Mohamad Saleh
JITE:Research , Volume 23 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: The present study explores the key determinants that influence the intention of public higher education institutions in Malaysia to utilize mobile learning. Furthermore, this study investigates the correlation between these attributes and the components that affect the sustainability viability of mobile learning. Background: The proliferation of mobile devices and the impact of COVID ...
sustainability, mobile learning, intention, instructor readiness, student readiness, learning autonomy
73 downloads
Emmanuel Fokides, Georgia Lagopati
JITE:IIP , Volume 23 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: This review’s main objective was to examine the existing literature on the use of 3D printers in primary education, covering students aged six to twelve across general, special, and inclusive educational environments. Background: A review of the literature indicated a significant oversight – prior reviews insufficiently distinguish the application of 3D printing in primary education ...
3D printers, additive manufacturing, educational technology, primary education, scoping review
26 downloads
G.A.C.A. Herath, B.T.G.S. Kumara, U.A.P. Ishanka, R.M.K.T. Rathnayaka
JITE:Research , Volume 23 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: This study aims to investigate the enabling technologies and applications of computer-assisted career guidance (CACG) tools in the career planning activities of students. Background: The choice of a career is an extremely significant lifetime decision for any individual. Students often struggle with their career choices mainly due to the lack of awareness in career planning and devel ...
computer-assisted career guidance, career planning, career counseling, career guidance, education, systematic literature review
72 downloads
Beatriz Ortega-Ruipérez, Ana Pereles López, Miguel Lázaro
JITE:IIP , Volume 23 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: The aim of the study is to test whether the perception of self-regulated learning during text reading in online teacher education is improved by using a digital tool for the use of metacognitive strategies for planning, monitoring, and self-assessment. Background: The use of self-regulated learning is important in reading skills, and for students to develop self-regulated learning, t ...
self-regulated learning, metacognition, reading, teacher education, digital tool
18 downloads
Trinh Le Tan, Hoai Thu Thi Nguyen, Nguyen Chau Ngoc Khanh, Thanh Hien Thi Le, Uyen Truong Hoang Vo
JITE:Research , Volume 23 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: The study aims to analyze the elements/factors that impact students’ augmented reality/virtual reality (AR/VR) adoption through their behavior in Vietnamese higher education. In particular, the research demonstrates the influences of and relationships between multiple goals, learner experience, and barriers to adopting AR/VR. Background: The widespread adoption of digital transformat ...
education, AR/VR technology, multiple goals, AR/VR adoption, learner experience, barriers
94 downloads
Fahad O Alenezi
JITE:Research , Volume 23 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: This study evaluated the e-learning experience of Saudi K-12 teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic. More specifically, it explored their perceptions of e-learning. It also investigated the teaching approaches and strategies, tools for facilitating e-learning, assessment tools, and social media used by teachers for communicating with students in e-learning during the pandemic. Furtherm ...
e-learning; Saudi K-12 teachers; COVID-19 pandemic
41 downloads
Ping Ning, Dorothy DeWitt, Hai-Leng Chin, Yanling Li, Guoguo Liu
JITE:Research , Volume 23 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: This study aimed to identify primary school teachers’ perceptions of leveraging social media-based microlearning to improve students’ English-speaking abilities. Background: The value of social media as an effective educational tool for English language learning has been recognized by educators in higher education in China. However, there is a lack of investigation into primary scho ...
Chinese primary school, teachers’ perceptions, social media-based microlearning, English-speaking abilities
79 downloads
Joko Slamet, Yazid Basthomi, Francisca Maria Ivone, Evi Eliyanah
JITE:Research , Volume 23 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: This research explores the design and development of a gamified Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) aligned with the Self-Directed Learning (SDL) approach. The focus is addressing challenges to foster autonomous learning within the MOOC context. Background: MOOCs have emerged as a prominent platform for global education; however, they face ongoing challenges, particularly in their capa ...
MOOC, gamification, autonomous learning, self-directed learning
254 downloads
Oumaima DEROUECH, Hamid Hrimech, Mohamed LACHGAR, Mohamed HANINE
JITE:Research , Volume 23 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this research is to evaluate the available literature on Collaborative Virtual Environments (CVEs). It aims to investigate the impacts, guiding principles, and problems of CVEs, giving light to their revolutionary potential in a variety of sectors, such as education, healthcare, and gaming. Background: CVEs have received a lot of interest in recent years because of the ...
collaborative virtual environments, collaboration, virtual reality, remote work, education
38 downloads
Salah Zogheib
JITE:Research , Volume 23 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: This study aims to explore factors influencing engineering students’ acceptance of the Google Classroom platform in communication skills courses to ensure more active engagement and better performance. Background: In response to the underutilization and hesitancy in adopting educational technologies, this study investigates the factors influencing engineering students’ acceptance of ...
TAM, Google Classroom, communication skills, academic success
34 downloads
Umair Ali Khan, Janne Kauttonen, Lili Aunimo, Ari V Alamäki
JITE:Research , Volume 23 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to address the challenges posed by disinformation in an educational context. The paper aims to review existing information assessment techniques, highlight their limitations, and propose a conceptual design for a multimodal, explainable information assessment system for higher education. The ultimate goal is to provide a roadmap for researchers that meets ...
information assessment, artificial intelligence, higher education
33 downloads
Giulio Marchena Sekli, Amy Godo, José Carlos Véliz
JITE:Research , Volume 23 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: This paper aims to address the gap in comprehensive, real-world applications of Generative Artificial Intelligence (GenAI) in education, particularly in higher education settings. Despite the evident potential of GenAI in transforming educational practices, there is a lack of consolidated knowledge about its practical effectiveness and real-world impact. Background: This study addres ...
generative AI, education, systematic literature review, teaching materials, skill development, academic performance
80 downloads
Sachin Srivastava, Narender SINGH Bhati
JITE:Research , Volume 23 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: This research aims to examine the mobile learning (m-learning) intentions of students pursuing design courses at graduate and undergraduate levels in higher education institutions in a developing country like India. This study integrated the Technology Readiness Index (TRI 2.0) and the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT) to examine students’ intentions. Backgro ...
m-learning, design students, UTAUT, technology readiness index, structural equation modeling, TRUTAUT model
32 downloads
Amin Khalifeh, Mohammad Hamdi Al Khasawneh, Mohammad Alrousan, Ahmad Samed Al-Adwan, Firas Wahsheh, Fandi Yousef Omeish, Husam Ananzeh
JITE:Research , Volume 23 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: This research aims to empirically investigate and answer the following research questions: Do students’ self-control and smartphone e-learning readiness influence smartphone-cyberloafing, and does gender play a role in this relationship? Background: Research indicates that many students’ learning time is wasted due to cyberloafing, which involves non-course-related activities on thei ...
smartphone e-learning, cyberloafing, smartphone-cyberloafing, students’ self-control, e-learning readiness, gender differences
18 downloads
Lisa I Kittinger, Victor Law
JITE:Research , Volume 23 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this systematic literature review is to evaluate the application of UTAUT and UTAUT2 frameworks in K-12 education. Background: This study included an analysis of peer-reviewed empirical studies that use the UTAUT and UTAUT2 frameworks to understand the factors that influence technology adoption among K-12 educators. New constructs were identified, and core determinate ...
education, UTAUT, UTAUT2, technology adoption, K-12, educators
15 downloads
Tri Puspa Rinjeni, Nur Aini Rakhmawati, Reny Nadlifatin
JITE:Research , Volume 23 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: This study identifies gamification element preferences based on Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) characteristics. It measures the influence of preferences on learning motivation through a pre-experimental design of one group pre-test post-test. Background: Incorporating information technology in education has led to the introduction of e-learning, potentially enhancing the learning ...
gamification, MBTI, gamified personalization, academic motivation scale, e-learning
12 downloads
Angelos Rodafinos, Vassilis Barkoukis, Katerina Tzafilkou, Despoina Ourda, Anastasios A Economides, Maria Perifanou
JITE:Research , Volume 23 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: This study aims to examine the influence of digital competences, technology acceptance, and individual factors (gender and educational level) on academic achievement in Physical Education and Sports Science (PESS). Background: Prior research has established a positive correlation between digital competences and performance, but the mediating role of technology acceptance remains uncl ...
academic performance, digital competence, physical education, sports science, technology acceptance
10 downloads
Albert Tay, Sebastian M Hayes, Drew Wilson, Emmie Hall, Dallin Kaufman
IISIT , Volume 21 , 2024
Aim/Purpose. Capture the Flag (CTF) challenges are a popular form of cybersecurity education where students solve hands-on tasks in a game-like setting. These exercises provide learning experiences with various specific technologies and subjects, as well as a broader understanding of cybersecurity topics. Competitions reinforce and teach problem-solving skills that are applicable in various techn ...
cybersecurity, Capture-the-Flag, information search process, gamification
6 downloads
Trang Pham
IISIT , Volume 21 , 2024
Aim/Purpose. This study captures and describes the discrepancies in the performance matrices of comparable Chinese and American scholars as recorded by Scopus. Background. The contributions of Chinese scholars to the global knowledge enterprise are increasing, whereas indexing bibliometric databases (e.g., Scopus) are not optimally designed to track their names and record their work precisely ...
ethnic scholars, bibliometric data, research performance, Chinese vs. American scholars
7 downloads
Gila Cohen Zilka
IISIT , Volume 21 , 2024
Aim/Purpose . The present study aimed to understand in depth the experience of identity formation of beginning teachers (BTs), members of Gen Y, in their first year at elementary school, teaching students of Gen Alpha, from the perspective of BTs and their teacher mentors (TMs). Background. The purpose of the study was to compare the aspects described by BTs and their mentor teachers of the ...
information and communication technology (ICT), smartphones, internship, beginning teacher, teacher-mentor, identity, interactions, mental well-being, the Gen Alpha, Gen Y, teacher retention, teacher attrition
3 downloads
Siddique Abubakr Muntaka, Joel K Appiah, Hazem Said
IISIT , Volume 21 , 2024
Aim/Purpose. This study addresses the research question: “What are the developmental phases of Information Technology in the industry?” Existing research has explored the impact of Information Technology (IT) on specific industries. However, it is essential to understand the evolution of IT within industries, its influence on the workforce, and technological advancements. Addressing this knowledg ...
information technology, evolution of information technology, industry and information technology, phases of information technology
5 downloads
Karen M Collier, Margaret R. Blanchard
IJDS , Volume 19 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: This study explored the experiences of a group of historically underrepresented graduate students at a research-intensive university to understand their perceived supports and barriers to academic persistence and success and how these related to their background, socioeconomic status, language, and cultural differences. Background: Attending graduate school can provide learning in s ...
sense of belonging, mentor support, financial support, peer support, imposter phenomenon, graduate student success
138 downloads
Natalie D. Rasmussen, Joel P Leer
IJDS , Volume 19 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: This study aimed to compare the experiences of students who identify as Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) with those of White students in the same Educational Leadership doctoral program that claimed to be unapologetic in its commitment to producing racially conscious leaders. Background: This study critically assesses the doctoral program’s claims as measured by BIPOC a ...
educational leadership, Ed.D. programs, BIPOC students, White students, racial equity leadership, transformative learning
153 downloads
Karolína Poliaková
IJDS , Volume 19 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: This paper presents an in-depth analysis of the media portrayal of Ph.D. programs in the Czech Republic. Specifically, it explores how doctoral study programs, their students, and the Ph.D. degree are represented across various topics and social actors over an 18-month period. Background: The societal perception of Ph.D. studies, especially at the postgraduate level, is significantl ...
doctoral degree, content analysis, media representation
46 downloads
Ahmed Ghazi Hameed Al-Rikabi, Putra Bin Sumari, Hussain A. Younis
IJIKM , Volume 19 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: This study examines the adoption and continued use of m-learning in Iraqi universities amidst an unstable environment by extending the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology 2 (UTAUT2) and Expectation-Confirmation Model (ECM) models. The primary goal is to address the specific challenges and opportunities in Iraq’s higher education institutions (HEIs) due to geopolitical i ...
mobile learning (m-learning), higher education institutions (HEIs), unified theory of acceptance and use of technology 2 (UTAUT2), expectation confirmation model (ECM)
116 downloads
Edouard Giudicelli, Arielle Syssau, Royce Anders, Nathalie BLANC
IJDS , Volume 19 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: With respect to doctoral students, the present study examined the association between dropout intentions and contextual, dispositional, and affective variables. The aim was to provide a deeper understanding of the factors that promote successful completion of doctoral studies in the humanities and social sciences in France. Background: Key variables relevant to doctoral life that c ...
doctoral students, dropout intention, personality, well-being, context
53 downloads
Muhammad N Akbar
IJDS , Volume 19 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: The aim of this paper is to investigate the determinants of satisfaction with study progress during a period when COVID-19 restrictions were in place and after their removal. Background: The pandemic instigated a period of rapid technological change in global higher education. Relatively little research has examined the combined effect of technological use and the pandemic on academi ...
study progress, technology, health, time management, COVID-19
13 downloads
Qiubo Huang, Pivithuru J Kumarasinghe, Gothami Sakunthala Jayarathna
IJIKM , Volume 19 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: This paper aims to investigate and understand the intentions of management undergraduate students in Hangzhou, China, regarding the adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies in their education. It addresses the need to explore the factors influencing AI adoption in the educational context and contribute to the ongoing discourse on technology integration in higher education ...
AI integration in education, Chinese university education, student perspectives, diffusion theory, PLS-SEM analysis
57 downloads
Lindung Parningotan Manik, Dwi Setyo Rini, Priyanti Priyanti, Ariani Indrawati, Agusdin D. Fefirenta, Zaenal Akbar, Tutie Djarwaningsih Sumowardoyo, Niken Fitria Apriani, Yulia Aris Kartika
IJIKM , Volume 19 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: This research investigated the determinant factors influencing the adoption intentions of Chatsicum, a Knowledge-Based Chatbot (KBC) aimed at enhancing the species literacy of biodiversity students. Background: This research was conducted to bridge the gap between technology, education, and biodiversity conservation. Innovative solutions are needed to empower individuals with knowled ...
task-technology fit, diffusion of innovation, knowledge-based system, chatbot, trust, biodiversity, species literacy
51 downloads
Albertus A. K. Buitendag, Frederik Gerhardus Hattingh
IJIKM , Volume 19 , 2024
Aim/Purpose: This research aims to develop a smart agricultural knowledge management framework to empower emergent farmers and extension officers (advisors to farmers) in developing countries as part of a smart farming lab (SFL). The framework utilizes knowledge objects (KOs) to capture information and knowledge of different forms, including indigenous knowledge. It builds upon a foundation of est ...
smart farming lab, emergent farmers, extension officers, agricultural knowledge management, AKM process model, knowledge objects, social media integration
11 downloads
Amalia De Leo, Emanuele Russo
InformingSciJ , Volume 26 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: The aim of this qualitative study is to explore social workers’ representations of hate speech (HS), the effects it has on the community, and socio-educational actions aimed at combating it. Background: Hate speech is any form of communication that promotes discrimination, hostility, or violence towards individuals or groups based on their identity. Although its spread is facilitated ...
hate speech, online hating, community, social workers, activism, social media, educational strategies
106 downloads
Andrea Kleeberg-Niepage, EMMA SARAH ESHUN, Anton Perzy
InformingSciJ , Volume 26 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: In this article, the subjective perspectives of young people in Ghana on the use of digital media are elaborated. The aim is to make the positions of young people visible in the often adult-dominated discourse on digital media and to overcome adult-centered considerations in academic and public debates. In addition, the focus on young people from the Global South is intended to help m ...
digital media use, global south, young people’s perspectives, generational hierarchy academic success
51 downloads
Tian Luo, Kathryn MacCallum
JITE:IIP , Volume 22 , 2023
Table of Contents of the Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, Volume 22, 2023
information technology education, JITE, innovations in practice, table of contents
222 downloads
Tian Luo, Kathryn MacCallum
JITE:Research , Volume 22 , 2023
Table of Contents for JITE: Research, Volume 22, 2023
JITE, IT education, education research, table of contents
240 downloads
Everton Bedin, Murilo S Marques, Maria das Graças Cleophas
JITE:Research , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: The objective of this study is threefold: (i) investigate how a group of subjects see the relationship between the integration of content, pedagogical and technological knowledge of their chemistry teaching in light of the teaching practices developed during the pandemic; (ii) present a framework for the integration of digital technologies in chemical education; and (iii) integrate em ...
chemical education, ICT, Brazil, teachers, TPACK, model
502 downloads
Mamdouh Qahl, Osama Sohaib
JITE:IIP , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: This research explores the influence of organizational-level and individual-level creativity and innovation and the technology acceptance model toward the higher education creative environment that consists of research creativity and teaching creativity. Background: Creativity and innovation are essential pillars for higher education institutions (HEIs). The two terms are interconnec ...
organizational factors, individual factors, technology factors, creativity, innovation, technology acceptance, Saudi Arabian higher educational institutions
181 downloads
Lawrence Meda, Sandra Baroudi, Zeina Hojeij
JITE:Research , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine faculty perceptions of virtual field placement of preservice teachers at a university in the United Arab Emirates and to explore the factors that promote or hinder the success of this experience. Vygotsky’s concept of scaffolding was used as the theoretical framework of this study and to explain the faculty’s engagement with the field placement ...
preservice teachers, virtual field experience, technology integration, collaborative learning, teacher preparation program
276 downloads
Indra Maipita, Faisal Rahman Dongoran, Dedy Husrizal Syah, Gaffar Hafiz Sagala
JITE:Research , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: This study aims to analyze (1) the effect of organizational support on Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK), (2) the effect of organizational support and TPACK on teacher performance, (3) the effect of organizational support and TPACK on technostress, and (4) the effect of technostress on teacher performance. Background: The disruption of Information Technology (IT) in ...
online learning, COVID-19, physical distancing, teacher education
331 downloads
Cristiane S Damasceno
JITE:IIP , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: The emergence of massive open online courses (MOOCs) has fostered the creation of co-located learning communities; however, there is limited research on the types of interactions unfolding in these spaces. Background: This study explores Peer 2 Peer University’s Learning Circles, a project that allows individuals to take MOOCs together at the library. I investigated the patterns that ...
massive open online course (MOOC), e-learning, face-to-face, technological appropriation, agency, digital literacy, Peer 2 Peer University
134 downloads
Zi Siang See, Susan Ledger, Lizbeth L Goodman, Benjamin Matthews, Donovan Jones, Shanna Fealy, Wooi Har Ooi, Manisha Amin
JITE:IIP , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: This paper describes a technologies education model for introducing Simulation Learning and Extended Reality (XR) solution creation skills and knowledge to students at the tertiary education level, which is broadly applicable to higher education-based contexts of teaching and learning. Background: This work is made possible via the model’s focus on advancing knowledge and understandi ...
augmented reality, virtual reality, user experience study, extended realities, interactive media, human-computer interaction, simulation learning, serious games, digital media, higher education, virtual learning, education technologies, inclusive design, ethical design, digital technologies, design and technologies, digital literacy, technologies education, transdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, science technology engineering and mathematics (STEM), humanities and social sciences (HASS)
154 downloads
HASSAN ABUHASSNA, Abdelsalam Busalim, Noraffandy Yahaya, Megat Aman Zahiri Megat Zakaria, Adibah Abdul Latif Latif
JITE:Research , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: Drawing on transactional distance theory (TDT) and collaborative learning, this research proposes a research model to examine the role of collaborative learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. It investigates the potential antecedents that influence students’ academic achievements, autonomy, and satisfaction with online learning platforms. Background: The coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemi ...
adult learning, collaborative learning, distance education, media in education, transactional distance learning theory, collaborative learning theory
222 downloads
Tiffany Chan, Rita Abou-Issa, Gyeongdong Kim, Nicholas Karol Kruger, Daniel Wong, Min Kyu Zu, Jairus B Bowne, Keenan J H Hellyer, Andrew Huhtanen, Kwang M Cham
JITE:IIP , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: This study aims to explore the value of utilizing non-immersive virtual reality (VR) to create virtual learning environments (VLEs) to support and prepare optometry students in their transition into preclinical and clinical teaching spaces. Background: Digital education is widely integrated into university curricula with the use of online simulators, immersive VR, and other digital ...
optometric education, non-immersive VR, digital learning, student stress, student confidence
123 downloads
Rosfuzah Roslan, Ahmad Fauzi Mohd Ayub, Norliza Binti Ghazali, Nurul Nadwa Zulkifli, Siti Noor Haslina Binti Md Latip, Siti Syuhada Abu Hanifah
JITE:Research , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: The main purpose of this study is to identify the factors affecting the continuance use intention of gamified m-learning applications by Higher Education Institution (HEI) learners in Malaysia. Background: Mobile learning (m-learning) has been a popular choice among learners in HEIs due to its convenient ‘on-the-go’ concept. On the other hand, embedding gamification elements in m-lea ...
gamified m-learning, gamification, expected confirmation model, extended unified theory of acceptance and use of technology, continuance use intention
378 downloads
Delali Kwasi Dake, Godwin Kudjo Bada
JITE:IIP , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: The study focused on learner sentiments and experiences after using the Moodle assessment module and trained a machine learning classifier for future sentiment predictions. Background: Learner assessment is one of the standard methods instructors use to measure students’ performance and ascertain successful teaching objectives. In pedagogical design, assessment planning is vital in l ...
sentiment analysis, machine learning, random forest algorithm, online learning, Moodle
125 downloads
Antonette Mendoza, Anne Venables
JITE:Research , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: This article seeks answers to the following: (1) What describes a ‘sense of belonging’, inclusiveness, and well-being for students? (2) Which aspects of blended learning, synchronous and asynchronous, promote students’ ‘sense of belonging’? and (3) What are the state-of-the-art best practices for creating inclusive curriculum design for blended learning? Background: For university st ...
sense of belonging, blended learning, community of inquiry, higher education, universal design for learning
308 downloads
Olawale Oyewole, Sodiq Onaolapo
JITE:IIP , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: This study examines the use of the Emergency Remote Teaching (ERT) platform by undergraduates of the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, during the COVID-19 pandemic using the constructs of the UTAUT2 model. Five constructs of the UTAUT2 model were adopted to investigate the use of the ERT platform by undergraduates of the university. Background: The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak disrup ...
COVID-19 pandemic, emergency remote teaching platforms, UTAUT2 model, undergraduates, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
60 downloads
Maria Kuznetsova, Dmitry Gura, Lubov Vorona-Slivinskaya
JITE:Research , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: The main purpose is to study the experience of using virtual team building as a means of forming educational and research teams in the context of the development of online education and its effect among students and teachers of higher educational institutions. Background: Methods ensuring effective engagement of students in learning are critical to the success of online education. Th ...
collaborative learning, smart environment, virtual team building, virtual reality, online education
226 downloads
Rolando B Magat Jr
JITE:IIP , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: The study examined how the developed mobile courseware can be used as instructional material to improve senior high school statistics and probability learning, particularly during distance learning caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The study also aims to assess the gamified mobile courseware’s engagement, functionality, aesthetics, and information quality using the Mobile App Rating Sc ...
game-based learning, gamification, mobile courseware, statistics and probability
172 downloads
Fan Zhao, Xiaowen Fang
JITE:Research , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: This study attempts to apply gamification to support the training of small business owners in business web development from a work-based learning perspective. Background: Web design describes the process of creating a website and embodies many different aspects, such as webpage layout, content production, and graphic design. However, there are many obstacles that small business owner ...
work-based learning, small business, gamification, training and education
177 downloads
Ayad Shihan Izkair, Muhammad Modi Lakulu
JITE:Research , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: The main aims of this research are to explore the moderating effects of gender on the relationships of such factors and the intention to use mobile learning, to examine the factors that influence m-learning acceptance in the universities and higher education institutions (HEI) in Iraq, and to investigate the influence of the intention to use on the actual use of mobile learning in (HE ...
Iraq, M-learning acceptance, gender moderator, HEI
200 downloads
Kanyarat Sriwisathiyakun
JITE:IIP , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: To explore the effectiveness of utilizing the design thinking approach in developing digital self-directed learning environment to enhance digital literacy skills in Thai higher education. Background: To foster digital literacy skills in higher education, Thai students require more than access to technology. Emphasizing digital self-directed learning and incorporating Design Thinkin ...
design thinking, digital self-directed learning, digital media, digital literacy
109 downloads
Zinagul Suranchiyeva, Bektas Bostanov, Serik Kenesbayev, Salamat Idrissov, Kuralay Turganbay
JITE:IIP , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: This study seeks to present a learning model of discrete mathematics elements, elucidate the content of teaching, and validate the effectiveness of this learning in a digital education context. Background: Teaching discrete mathematics in the realm of digital education poses challenges, particularly in crafting the optimal model, content, tools, and methods tailored for aspiring comp ...
digital education, discrete math, informatics, integration, professional competence
50 downloads
Ronal Watrianthos, Selamat Triono Ahmad, Mukhlidi Muskhir
JITE:IIP , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this article is to provide an overview and analysis of the emerging research landscape surrounding the integration of ChatGPT into education. The main problem appears to be that this is a new, rapidly developing research area for which there is no comprehensive synthesis of the current literature. The aim of the article is to fill this gap by conducting a timely bibliom ...
artificial intelligence, bibliometric, ChatGPT, education
188 downloads
Nkosikhona T Msweli, Tendani Mawela, Hossana Twinomurinzi
JITE:Research , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: This study aimed to evaluate the extant research on data science education (DSE) to identify the existing gaps, opportunities, and challenges, and make recommendations for current and future DSE. Background: There has been an increase in the number of data science programs especially because of the increased appreciation of data as a multidisciplinary strategic resource. This has res ...
data science applications in education, pedagogy, teaching/learning strategies, transdisciplinary projects, data science education
134 downloads
Yangchun Xiong, Zixuan Pan, Ling Yang
JITE:Research , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study is to explore the correlation between contract cheating and online education in China, which has become a major concern due to the extensive promotion of online education worldwide amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Background: Contract cheating, also known as academic ghostwriting, refers to the act of students outsourcing academic assignments to third parties, wh ...
contract cheating, online education, textual analysis, organizational approach, field observation
80 downloads
Delali Kwasi Dake, Godwin Kudjo Bada, Abraham Ekow Dadzie
JITE:Research , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: The Internet of Things (IoT) application modules have covered diverse sectors, and the educational domain is no exception. In this survey, we discuss the specific application benefits of IoT in education and further examine implementation challenges in Ghanaian tertiary institutions. Background: This survey examines pertinent applications for IoT benefits in education and offers pres ...
Internet of Things, smart campus, intelligent objects, smart school, tertiary institutions
148 downloads
Edna Johanna Chaparro Amaya, Felipe Restrepo-Calle, Jhon J Ramírez-Echeverry
JITE:Research , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: This article proposes a framework based on a sequential explanatory mixed-methods design in the learning analytics domain to enhance the models used to support the success of the learning process and the learner. The framework consists of three main phases: (1) quantitative data analysis; (2) qualitative data analysis; and (3) integration and discussion of results. Furthermore, we ill ...
learning analytics, mixed methods, computer programming, correlation analysis, content analysis
128 downloads
Orit Avidov Ungar, Merav Hayak
JITE:Research , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: The current research examined the use of digital games in the fully online learning context imposed by lockdowns in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In particular, we sought to understand the contribution that digital games made to teacher educators and how they used digital games in their remotely delivered courses. Background: Teacher educators experienced in using digital games ...
higher education, digital games, pre-service teacher education, COVID-19, active learning
98 downloads
Soukaina Gouraguine, Mohammed Qbadou, Mohamed RAFIK, Mustapha RIAD, Khalifa Mansouri
JITE:Research , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: Our study is focused on prototyping, development, testing, and deployment of a new knowledge primitive for the humanoid robot assistant NAO, in order to enhance student visual learning by establishing a human-robot interaction. Background: This new primitive, utilizing a convolutional neural network (CNN), enables real-time recognition of handwritten digits captured by the NAO robot, ...
educational robotics, students with special needs, human-robot interaction, NAO robot, recognition of handwritten digits, convolutional neural network, visual learning
90 downloads
Anas Husain, Abdelhafez Qasem Al-Shayeb, Fayez Saleem Khazalah
JITE:Research , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: The study aimed to investigate the effect of using the gamified flipped classroom instructional method on the students’ overall achievement compared to the traditional non-gamified, non-gamified flipped classroom, and traditional gamified instructional methods. Background: Flipped classroom is helpful to address limited class time, implement different pedagogies, and help students b ...
gamification, flipped classroom, academic performance, database management, gamified quizzes, flow theory
105 downloads
Siti Khadijah Mohamad, Zaidatun Tasir, IBNATUL JALILAH BINTI YUSOF
JITE:Research , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: Despite the growing interest in reflection, there is an issue regarding how to fortify the linkages between a learning experience and the reflection activity that follows it, as experience on its own is not the key to learning. In addition, studies have also shown that students are not able to transfer the newly acquired knowledge through experience into a new situation. Besides that, ...
reflection, educational blogging, learning performance
88 downloads
Juarez Bento da Silva, Luan da Silva Frasseto, Leticia Rocha Machado, Simone Meister Sommer Bilessimo, Isabela Nardi da Silva
JITE:Research , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: A proposal for a pedagogical model that integrates digital technologies in teaching Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in K-12 Education. Background: The research is developed within project InTecEdu (Integration of Technology in Education), developed by the research group since 2008, and focusing on social inclusion for highly socially vulnerable K-12 students. Methodology: The r ...
SDGs, digital information and communication technologies, pedagogical model, K-12 education
80 downloads
Musa Saimon, Zsolt Lavicza, Theodosia prodromou
JITE:Research , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: This study aimed to develop a model for using social media content to promote 3D thinking of sustainability among students in integrated Mathematics, Language, Arts, and Technology (MLAT) classrooms. Background: Social media is one of the most relevant platforms among students of the 21st century to the extent that connecting it to classroom learning becomes interesting to the learne ...
education for sustainable development, social media, social media content, sustainability, inter/transdisciplinary teaching approach
56 downloads
Francesca Crudele, Juliana Elisa Raffaghelli
JITE:Research , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: In undergraduate training, helping students improve argumentative text comprehension (CoT) by identifying the elements of an argumentative text and critical thinking (CT) by reconstructing the meaning of the text and constructing their own reflections is relevant. Argumentative skills are essential on both the personal and professional levels. Background: In recent decades, concern h ...
argument maps, comprehension text, critical thinking, argumentative skills, laboratory activity
65 downloads
Thi Thuy An Ngo, Ngoc Thien An Nguyen, Nhu Uyen La, Nhi Dong Truong, Hoang Quoc Bao Nguyen
JITE:Research , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: The main objective of this study is to explore the relationships among social media experience processes, peer influence, and fear of missing out (FoMO), as well as their impact on adolescent students’ choice of participation in academic activities. Background: The increasing digitization of the world has consolidated social media as a dominant means of communication in the modern er ...
adolescents, social media, peer influence, fear of missing out, academic activity
229 downloads
FAITH MICAH ABENES, Dennis G Caballes, SAMUEL A. BALBIN, Xides Leonore P Conwi
JITE:Research , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: This research project aims to create a gamified instructional material tailored for Grade 8 students that includes a partially deaf student attending mainstream Science classes. The developed gamified mobile application underwent expert review and was used as an intervention tool to enhance academic performance in Physics among these students. Background: In the Philippines, there is ...
academic performance, gamification, inclusivity, mobile application development, physics
105 downloads
Hananel Rosenberg, chen Sabag-Ben Porat, Miriam Billig
JITE:Research , Volume 22 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: This study addresses telephone learning channels during the coronavirus period in the ultra-Orthodox sector in Israel. The purpose of the study is to examine the effectiveness of the online and recorded telephone channels and the way they were perceived by the student’s parents and educators. Background: The ultra-orthodox society’s lack of use of online means has created many distan ...
distance learning, Covid-19, enclave communities, telelearning, ultra-Orthodox
23 downloads
Roshanak Basty, Asuman Celik, Hazem Said
IISIT , Volume 20 , 2023
Aim/Purpose. This paper aims to answer the research question, “What are the development phases of the academic discipline of information technology in the United States?” This is important to understand the reason for the growing talent gap in the information technology (IT) industry by reviewing the evolution of information technology across time, how the discipline was formed, evolved, and gai ...
information technology, discipline of information technology, systematic liter-ature review
175 downloads
Josette R Riep, Kemi Akanbi, Hazem Said
IISIT , Volume 20 , 2023
Aim/Purpose. The goal of this publication is to explore methods for advancing student success in technology related disciplines via improved program classification and selection within higher education. Background. Increased demand for information technology (IT) professionals has been cited as a challenge in many fields including cybersecurity and software development. Many highlight the ch ...
information technology, systemic literature review, STEM, discipline, classification
80 downloads
Ilan Daniels Rahimi, Gila Cohen Zilka
IISIT , Volume 20 , 2023
Aim/Purpose. Higher education institutions face difficulties and challenges when it comes to distance learning. The purpose of this paper is to examine self-efficacy indicators and student satisfaction during online English classes. Background. E-learning has been very relevant since the Covid-19 era and is still relevant today. It is possible for students to study regardless of their locati ...
information and communication technology (ICT), 21ct century abilities, social emotional learning, distance learning, digital environment, e-learning
65 downloads
Jonathan Marquez, Joy C Penman
IISIT , Volume 20 , 2023
Aim/Purpose. This study seeks to determine the impact of a card game intervention in improving the English verbal communication of nursing students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Background. Many international students studying in Australia experience setbacks in their university studies due to English language difficulties. This paper outlines how an educational card ...
card game, nursing, English language learning, ESL, Verbal communication skills
40 downloads
Gordon W Maples
IJDS , Volume 18 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: Graduate students face immense pressures and challenges as part of the graduate school experience, with few avenues to express their frustrations. While the crisis of graduate student mental health is well-documented quantitatively, and the stresses of graduate school are explored on the institutional level, there are few qualitative studies of these issues. Background: This study ai ...
graduate students, internet memes, online communities
556 downloads
Clarita I Nainggolan, Putu Wuri Handayani
IJIKM , Volume 18 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: This study aims to examine the ten factors from the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM), Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB), and Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT) theories in order to analyze behavioral intentions to use the Indonesian online capital market investment platforms and the effect of behavioral intentions on actual usage. Background: The potential gro ...
behavioral intention to use, actual usage, financial technology, online investment platform, capital market
575 downloads
Julia Everitt, Carolyn Blackburn
IJDS , Volume 18 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: This study examined the perceptions of doctoral supervisors and candidates around how expectations for doctoral supervision are clarified, and the strategies used. Background: Clarifying expectations is recommended in supervisor and candidate handbooks, supervisor training and recognition programme. Formal strategies have been adopted as a blanket approach by some departments, facult ...
research supervision, higher education, relationships, expectations, pedagogy, andragogy
300 downloads
Louise Underdahl, Patricia Akojie, Myrene Agustin Magabo, Rheanna Rae Reed, Shawishi Haynes, Maureen Marzano, Mar Navarro, Margo S Patterson
IJDS , Volume 18 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: Alignment of academic curricula and employer needs is widely discussed yet implementation lags. Research on EdD curricula has universality for other academic programs and may catalyze pedagogical innovation to promote employability in other disciplines. Background: This study contributes evidence-based data to strengthen career relevance of academic programs, align curriculum content ...
graduate employability, career competence, curriculum, employer
382 downloads
Hoang Dang Tran, Ngoc Le, Van-Ho Nguyen
IJIKM , Volume 18 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: Previous research has generally concentrated on identifying the variables that most significantly influence customer churn or has used customer segmentation to identify a subset of potential consumers, excluding its effects on forecast accuracy. Consequently, there are two primary research goals in this work. The initial goal was to examine the impact of customer segmentation on the a ...
churn prediction, machine learning, banking industry, classification models, SMOTE
957 downloads
Claudia Marie Bordogna, Mariangela Lundgren-Resenterra
IJDS , Volume 18 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: Recent research highlights the growing decline in doctoral students’ mental health and wellbeing, caused not only by the pressures, stress, and isolation of doctoral studies but also by existential issues around personal development and future prospects. Consequently, we argue that there is an urgent need to reassess the supervisory process to support doctoral students in addressing t ...
coaching, PhD, research supervision, doctoral students, Normalisation Process Theory
283 downloads
Jon Billsberry, Corinne Cortese
IJDS , Volume 18 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: The goal of this essay is to critically reflect on the emerging trend for PhDs by Prospective Publication (PbPP) in Australian Business Schools and to explore its appropriateness for fledgling academics. Background: The PbPP is a relatively new and increasingly popular alternative to traditional PhD by monograph (PbM). It is the idea that a doctorate can be completed by writing a ser ...
PhD by Publication, PhD by Prospective Publication, PhD by Monograph, doctorate, PhD, doctoral education, doctoral supervision, co-authorship
225 downloads
Jehad Imlawi, Atallah AL-Shatnawi, Bader M AlFawwaz, Hasan M AL-Shatnawi, Sultan Al-masaeed
IJIKM , Volume 18 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: The aim of this study is to develop and evaluate a comprehensive model that predicts students’ engagement with and intent to continue using mobile-Learning Management Systems (m-LMS). Background: m-LMS are increasingly popular tools for delivering course content in higher education. Understanding the factors that affect student engagement and continuance intention can help educationa ...
engagement, continuance intention, m-LMS, TAM, TTF, perceived usefulness, perceived ease of use, interactivity, compatibility, enjoyment, social influence
172 downloads
Dimitra Kokotsaki
IJDS , Volume 18 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: This study aimed to explore doctoral students’ perceived resilience and the coping strategies they choose to employ to overcome challenging circumstances during their studies. Background: Doctoral students often experience barriers which may include personal, professional, academic, and institutional-related challenges. The students’ ability to recover from any burdensome situations ...
doctoral students, resilience, psychological capital, adversity, well-being, coping strategies, interviews, grounded theory
274 downloads
Matthew Bahnson, Gabriella Sallai, Kyeonghun Jwa, Catherine Berdanier
IJDS , Volume 18 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: The research reported here aims to demonstrate a method by which novel applications of qualitative data in quantitative research can resolve ceiling effect tensions for educational and psychological research. Background: Self-report surveys and scales are essential to graduate education and social science research. Ceiling effects reflect the clustering of responses at the highest re ...
doctoral students, attrition, persistence, stress, longitudinal survey, SMS sur-vey, ceiling effects, qualitative
162 downloads
Tracy Griffin Spies, Gloria Carcoba-Falomir, Suheyla Sarisahin, Fatmana Kara Deniz, Yunying Xu
IJDS , Volume 18 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: Scholars and practitioners agree that feedback is critical to doctoral students’ academic writing development, yet effective feedback processes are complex. The purpose of this case study was to examine the role of dialogue in a Writing Feedback Group (WFG) in facilitating the development of the scholarly writing of English as an Additional Language (EAL) doctoral students. The resear ...
doctoral writing, writing groups, feedback
117 downloads
Sara Bano, Cailen O'Shea
IJDS , Volume 18 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: Our study explores the factors contributing to the Imposter Phenomenon among doctoral students in the United States. Background: Many studies show that Imposter Phenomenon impacts women doctoral students and students from minority groups, especially if they are enrolled in Predominantly White Institutions. Our study focuses explicitly on contributing factors to the Imposter Phenomeno ...
imposter syndrome, imposter phenomenon, doctoral students, qualitative study, higher education
182 downloads
Pivithuru J Kumarasinghe, Qiubo Huang, Nilmini Rathnayake
IJIKM , Volume 18 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: Most people use their phones for work and communication. Businesses today require sustainable mobile phones to limit the environmental impact of mobile phones. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a green product uses less energy. Green smartphones need low radiation emission, are made from recyclable materials, and are designed to last longer than typical smartphon ...
green awareness, environmental concern, altruism, green smartphones, purchase intention
61 downloads
Puspita Kencana Sari, Putu Wuri Handayani, Achmad Nizar Hidayanto, Pribadi Wiranda Busro
IJIKM , Volume 18 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: This study analyzes health professionals’ information security behavior (ISB) as health information system (HIS) users concerning associated information security controls and risks established in a public hospital. This work measures ISB using a complete measuring scale and explains the relevant influential factors from the perspectives of Protection Motivation Theory (PMT) and Genera ...
information security behavior, hospital, health information system, protection motivation, deterrence
47 downloads
Tianpei Xu, Ying Ma, Changyu Ao, Min Qu, XiangHong Meng
IJIKM , Volume 18 , 2023
Aim/Purpose: In this paper, we present an RFM model-based telecom customer churn system for better predicting and analyzing customer churn. Background: In the highly competitive telecom industry, customer churn is an important research topic in customer relationship management (CRM) for telecom companies that want to improve customer retention. Many researchers focus on a telecom customer churn a ...
CRM, churn prediction, feature construction, RFM, K-means, XGBoost, SHAP method
87 downloads
InSITE 2023 , 2023
To view the videos of the presentations click on CONFERENCE SESSIONS. https://www.informingscience.org/Conferences/InSITE2023/Sessions
proceedings, InSITE, conference, informing science, IT education
54 downloads
Ilan Daniels Rahimi, Gila Cohen Zilka
InSITE 2023 , 2023
Aim/Purpose. Higher education institutions face difficulties and challenges when it comes to distance learning. The purpose of this paper is to examine self-efficacy indicators and student satisfaction during online English classes. Background. E-learning has been very relevant since the Covid-19 era and is still relevant today. It is possible for students to study regardless of their locati ...
information and communication technology (ICT), 21ct century abilities, social emotional learning, distance learning, digital environment, e-learning
9 downloads
Ashraf Ahmed Fadelelmoula
InSITE 2023 , 2023
Aim/Purpose. This study aims to examine the roles of key traits of m-university services and their users in promoting two crucial post-adoption outcomes of these services; namely, continuance usage intention and perceived value. Background. M-university (i.e., a university providing services via mobile technologies) has gained a great interest in the higher education sector as a driver of new ...
m-university, faculty-oriented m-university services, m-university service trait, user trait, continuance usage intention, perceived value
5 downloads
Svetlana Syarova, Stefka Toleva-Stoimenova
InSITE 2023 , 2023
Aim/Purpose. This paper examines the Bulgarian educational policy in the field of information technology and cybersecurity in particular. Background. The massive penetration of technology into daily life and the economy is transforming the possibilities for work, learning, communication, access to information, and spending free time. The result is a global electronic environment that provide ...
training programs, educational policy, information technology, cybersecurity
24 downloads
Mosa Alokla, Mais Alkhateeb, Dipl. Mohammad Alokla
InSITE 2023 , 2023
Hybrid learning first appeared in the late 1990s as a new way of teaching for distance learning that used computers and the internet to improve students' learning and encourage teachers to change their teaching techniques, resulting in a shift in learning from a teacher-centered model to a more student-centered model. This study contributed to theory, practice, empirical and policy. Theoretically ...
The Technology Acceptance Model (TAM), Hybrid Learning (HL), Community College of Qatar (CCQ), MOH IN Qatar, COVID-19, Square Structural Equation Model (PLS-SEM)
12 downloads
Loreen Powell, Michalina Hendon
InSITE 2023 , 2023
Aim/Purpose. Examination of student’s preferences regarding educational modalities after the COVID-19 pandemic. Background. It is necessary to investigate whether the mode of course delivery (online or traditional) offered by educational institutions aligns with the preferences of students, or if students are limited to enrolling in courses based solely on the available course modalities. ...
online learning, higher education, post pandemic
14 downloads
David C Coker
InSITE 2023 , 2023
Aim/Purpose The purpose of the research was to examine the function and application of delimitations—what the researcher includes and excludes in a study—in the dissertation process. The aim was to map the delimitations process to improve research, rigor and relevance of findings, and doctoral completion rates using a formalized and standardized approach applied flexibly. Background All res ...
delimitations, dissertation, education research, thematic analysis, doctoral education
16 downloads
Jeffrey A Bohler, Benjamin Larson, Steven Sherman, Hugh Mills
InSITE 2023 , 2023
Aim/Purpose. Early identification of students at risk of not achieving course learning objectives enables instructors to intervene earlier to help students succeed. One of the first student course engagement activities is registration. This study aims to determine if registration timing correlates with student success in an online STEM course. Background. Student success is based on achieving ...
higher education, academic achievement, student retention, course registration behavior, learning interventions, at-risk students, linear regression
13 downloads
Roshanak Basty, Asuman Celik, Hazem Said
InSITE 2023 , 2023
Aim/Purpose . This paper aims to answer the research question, “What are the development phases of the academic discipline of information technology in the United States?” This is important to understand the reason for the growing talent gap in the information technology (IT) industry by reviewing the evolution of information technology across time, how the discipline was formed, evolved, and gai ...
information technology, discipline of information technology, systematic literature review
10 downloads
Nouf Alsuwaida
InSITE 2023 , 2023
Aim/Purpose. This study designed and evaluated the impact of using a blended course and Web 2.0 tools into the “Design Fundamentals and Elements” course of a fine arts bachelor’s program at a Saudi Arabian university. The study also examined how students used Web 2.0 tools to improve their learning in the design of a blended (hybrid) course following the Quality Matters TM Higher Education Rubric ...
blended course, Web 2.0, fine art
7 downloads
Jackalyn S Appalsami, Mishack Gumbo
InSITE 2023 , 2023
Aim/Purpose. The study intends to develop a theoretical framework that inter-relates the theories of social constructivism and connectivism with the philosophy of ubuntu to online homeschooling post the Covid-19 pandemic. In addition, a diagrammatical theoretical framework is presented to indicate how these theories and philosophy are intertwined. Background. The spread of coronaviruses caug ...
homeschooling, online, connectivism, ubuntu, social constructivism
36 downloads
Irene Govender
InSITE 2023 , 2023
Aim/Purpose. This study seeks to understand the various ways information systems (IS) students experience introductory programming to inform IS educators on effective pedagogical approaches to teaching programming. Background Many students who choose to major in information systems (IS), enter university with little or no experience of learning programming. Few studies have dealt with students’ ...
information systems, introductory programming, outcome space, phenomenography
13 downloads
Josette R Riep, Kemi Akanbi, Hazem Said
InSITE 2023 , 2023
Aim/Purpose. The goal of this publication is to explore methods for advancing student success in technology related disciplines via improved program classification and selection within higher education. Background. Increased demand for information technology (IT) professionals has been cited as a challenge in many fields including cybersecurity and software development. Many highlight the cha ...
information technology, systemic literature review, STEM, discipline, classification
10 downloads
Madeleine V. S. Schneider, Christine Bakke
InSITE 2023 , 2023
Aim/Purpose. This study aims to document the results of Student Ownership of Learning through the development of a software application to support dementia patients. The research strives to create an agile career-like experience connected to software development courses to overall improve the learning outcome for students. Background. Most online classes are limited to lectures, homework, and ...
student ownership of learning, dementia, software development, software engineering, programming, Scrum, professional experiences, learning outcomes
5 downloads
Christine Bakke
InSITE 2023 , 2023
Aim/Purpose. Courses that include development of complex software projects aim to provide career-like experiences prior to a software development-focused capstone. This research shares an international collaborative project (COIL) whereby a remote instructor and their students are the clients for an undergraduate project-focused coding course. Background. This work builds on previous multi-ye ...
experiential learning, COIL, Agile, Scrum, software development, programming, student ownership of learning, active learning, iterative development, design-based research, computer science, information technology, software engineering, software development
7 downloads
Cynthia Smangele Ntuli, Mishack Gumbo
InSITE 2023 , 2023
Aim/Purpose. This phenomenological qualitative study explores the views of Unisa students and tutors on the Africanisation of tutor support in Open Distance Learning by taking the African worldview of students into account. Background. Tutor support is a widely used phenomenon in different spheres of education including institutions of higher learning to promote equity of access and fair cha ...
tutor support, open distance learning, Africanisation, transformation, students
4 downloads
Jonathan Marquez, Joy C Penman
InSITE 2023 , 2023
Aim/Purpose. This study seeks to determine the impact of a card game intervention in improving the English verbal communication of nursing students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Background. Many international students studying in Australia experience setbacks in their university studies due to English language difficulties. This paper out-lines how an educational car ...
card game, nursing, English language learning, ESL, Verbal communication skills
7 downloads
Shijiao Jia, Madhubala Bava Harji
InSITE 2023 , 2023
Aim/Purpose. The aim of this paper is to present a systematic review of studies conducted on mobile-assisted task-based learning between 2013 to 2022. The primary objectives of the review are to elicit educational and learning contexts, research areas and foci, research trends, methodologies, data collection techniques, mobile technology used, learning outcomes, and issues in mobile-assisted task ...
mobile-assisted learning, mobile-assisted task-based learning, preferred reporting items for systematic reviews and meta-analyses, systematic review, task-based learning
15 downloads
Juergen Stegmair, Victor R. Prybutok
InformingSciJ , Volume 25 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: Cyberbullying (CB) is an ongoing phenomenon that affects youth in negative ways. Using online news articles to provide information to schools can help with the development of comprehensive cyberbullying prevention campaigns, and in restoring faith in news reporting. The inclusion of online news also allows for increased awareness of cybersafety issues for youth. Background: CB is an ...
cyberbullying, educational leadership, text analytics
182 downloads
Abubakar Sadiq Muhammad, Muesser Nat
InformingSciJ , Volume 25 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: Nigeria’s university education goes through incessant strikes by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). This strike has led to shared emotion on micro-blogging sites like Twitter. This study analyzed selected historical tweets from the “ASUU” to understand citizens’ opinions. Background: The researchers conducted sentiment analysis and topic modelling to understand Twitter ...
social media, ASUU, strike, opinion mining, sentiment analysis, topic modeling, Twitter
157 downloads
Christopher Cheong
JITE:IIP , Volume 21 , 2022
Table of Contents of the Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, Volume 21, 2022
information technology education, JITE, innovations in practice, table of contents
138 downloads
Christopher Cheong
JITE:Research , Volume 21 , 2022
Table of Contents for JITE: Research, Volume 21, 2022
JITE, IT education, education research, table of contents
184 downloads
Karen D Cuervo-Cely, Felipe Restrepo-Calle, Jhon J Ramírez-Echeverry
JITE:Research , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this research is to examine the effect of computer-assisted gamification on the learning motivation of computer programming students. Background: The teaching-learning of computer programming involves challenges that imply using learning environments in which the student is actively involved. Gamification is an innovative approach that allows the creation of environmen ...
gamification, computer programming, computer-assisted gamified environments, learning motivation
851 downloads
Alanah Mitchell, Amy Grace Vaughan
JITE:IIP , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: The complexity of today’s organizational databases highlights the importance of hard technical skills as well as soft skills including teamwork, communication, and problem-solving. Therefore, when teaching students about databases it follows that using a team approach would be useful. Background: Team-based learning (TBL) has been developed and tested as an instructional strategy th ...
team-based learning, collaborative learning, database technology, database management, information technology education
396 downloads
Nouf Alsuwaida
JITE:Research , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This study designed and evaluated the impact of using a blended course and Web 2.0 tools into the “Design Fundamentals and Elements” course of a fine arts bachelor’s program at a Saudi Arabian university. The study also examined how students used Web 2.0 tools to improve their learning in the design of a blended (hybrid) course following the Quality Matters TM Higher Education Rubric ...
blended course, Web 2.0, fine art
303 downloads
Christine Bakke, Rena Sakai
JITE:IIP , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This research aims to describe layering of career-like experiences over existing curriculum to improve perceived educational value. Background: Feedback from students and regional businesses showed a clear need to increase student’s exposure to career-like software development projects. The initial goal was to develop an instructor-optional project that could be used in a single mi ...
Agile, Scrum, software development, programming, Student Ownership of Learning, active learning, iterative development, information technology, software engineering
153 downloads
Katerina Tzafilkou, Maria Perifanou, Anastasios A Economides
JITE:Research , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: The study examines the teachers’ perceptions towards a set of socio-emotional characteristics of distance education (DE) in primary and secondary schools during the Covid-19 pandemic. The examined characteristics include perceived joy, stress, effort/fatigue, isolation, inclusiveness, and collaboration/interaction. Background: The transition to emergency distance education had a larg ...
emergency distance education, socio-emotional characteristics of distance education, teachers’ emotions towards distance teaching, teachers’ attitude towards distance education
284 downloads
Yessine Hadj Kacem, Safa Alshehri, Tala Qaid
JITE:IIP , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This paper presents a machine learning approach for analyzing Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs). The aim of this study is to find a model that can check whether a CLO is well written or not. Background: The use of machine learning algorithms has been, since many years, a prominent solution to predict learner performance in Outcome Based Education. However, the CLOs definition is still ...
course learning outcomes, paraphrasing, machine learning, classification, out-come based education
382 downloads
Sock H Chung, Badie N Farah, Hung-Lian Tang
JITE:Research , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study is to propose a curriculum development model for the integration of technology, organization, and environment (TOE) framework into enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems education. The study investigated the relationships between the three factors of the TOE framework and student learning outcomes from their ERP systems study. Background: As the demand f ...
ERP systems education, technology factor, organization factor, environ-ment factor, student learning outcomes
209 downloads
Merav Hayak, Orit Avidov Ungar
JITE:IIP , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: The goal of the study was to examine the perceptions of senior academic staff who also serve as policymakers in Israeli colleges of education, regarding the integration of technology in teacher education, and the shift to online learning during the Covid-19 pandemic. There is little research on this issue and consequently, the aim of the present study is to fill this lacuna. Backgrou ...
Covid-19 pandemic, senior academic staff; the new institutional theory, online learning, colleges of education
123 downloads
Kim Phuong Nguyen, Ayd'n Ken Luke, Yutong Cheng, Aditya John, Kwang M Cham
JITE:Research , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: Digital health is increasingly being utilized in clinical practice given its ease of accessibility, but it lacks emphasis from universities and accreditation bodies. This study attempted to better understand the digital capabilities of optometry students. Background: With technological advancements transforming the Australian workforce and healthcare, there is a growing demand for di ...
optometric education, digital literacies, digital health, digital skills and competencies
293 downloads
Jonathan M Bryce, Rajermani Thinakaran, Zairul Amri Zakaria
JITE:IIP , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this research is to determine whether ESL teaching videos as a form of asynchronous online knowledge sharing can act as an aid to ESL learners internalizing knowledge in language acquisition. In this context, internalizing knowledge carries the meaning of being able to remember language, and purposefully and accurately use it context, including appropriacy of language, ...
knowledge management, English as a second language, asynchronous online instructional videos, internalizing language
104 downloads
Guangming Cao, Nessrin Shaya, Chris Enyinda, Rawan Abukhait, Eman Naboush
JITE:Research , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This study, drawing on and extending research on the adoption of information technologies (IT), develops a research model to investigate: (1) the key relative factors that affect the adoption of e-learning versus using IT in traditional classrooms; and (2) students’ relative attitudes and relative intentions to use e-learning systems. Background: Since the advent of the COVID-19 pand ...
e-learning, relative attitudes, relative intention to use, unified theory of acceptance and use of technology (UTAUT), IT adoption, antecedents
335 downloads
Marco Zappatore
JITE:Research , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: The aim of this study is to adopt more systematically the collaborative learning dimension in the technical translation teaching at Master Degree level. In order to do so, a computer-supported skills lab approach is targeted. This approach is aimed at enhancing traditional courses on Computer-Assisted Translation (CAT) so that student competences and soft skills are enhanced. Backgro ...
collaborative online learning, team-based learning, computer-assisted translation, higher education, skills lab, simulation-based education
188 downloads
Priyanka Gupta Priyanka, Deepti Mehrotra
JITE:IIP , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This paper focuses on designing and implementing the rubric for objective JAVA programming assessments. An unsupervised learning approach was used to group learners based on their performance in the results obtained from the rubric, reflecting their learning ability. Background: Students' learning outcomes have been evaluated subjectively using a rubric for years. Subjective assessme ...
rubric, JAVA programming, objective assessments, subjective assessments, rubric based evaluation
121 downloads
Henki Bayu Seta, Theresiawati - -, Sarika Afrizal, Achmad Nizar Hidayanto
JITE:Research , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This identifies the factors that influence the application of mobile learning in order to improve the student learning process at universities in Indonesia based on the student’s perspective regarding factors that affect mobile learning, which is still rarely done in the Indonesian context. Background: The pandemic has had an impact on education in Indonesia so teaching and learning ...
mobile learning, Indonesian higher education, student perspectives, Indonesia
454 downloads
Patience Kelebogile Mudau, Piera Biccard, Micheal M van Wyk, Christy J Kotze, Victor R Nkuna
JITE:Research , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This article aimed to explore student perceptions and experiences of migrating to a fully online mode during COVID-19. Background: The COVID-19 pandemic changed the mode of delivery from face-to-face or blended learning to fully distance learning. The introduction of the Disaster Management Act (2020) in South Africa forced all institutions of learning to close their doors and move t ...
student teachers, distance learning; online learning survey design, exploratory factor analysis
184 downloads
Emmanuel Fokides, Despoina-Melina Kapetangiorgi
JITE:Research , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: The goal of the study was to investigate whether the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on the educational process also affected the views, attitudes, and intentions of educators regarding the use of computers and their applications both for professional and personal purposes. Background: A model was developed and tested that included the factors present in the Technology Acceptance M ...
computers, educators, lockdown, pandemic, Technology Acceptance Model
148 downloads
Ahmad Samed Al-Adwan, Muhmmad Nofal, Huma Akram, Nour Awni Albelbisi, Manaf Al-Okaily
JITE:Research , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This study seeks to investigate the factors that influence online students’ continued usage intention toward e-learning systems by presenting an extended model that is based on the Delone and McLean (2003) IS success model (D&M ISS model). Background: The use of e-learning systems in this era has become a vital element of delivering higher education. Learning via e-learning systems h ...
success factors, e-learning, Moodle, information quality, continuous usage, self-direct learning, IS success model
360 downloads
Areej ElSayary, Laila Mohebi, Lawrence Meda
JITE:Research , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This study investigates the impact of the relationship between social/emotional, cognitive, and behavioral engagements on developing preservice teachers’ digital competencies. The social/emotional engagement can be illustrated with actions associated with learning, such as excitement, interest, and motivation. Cognitive engagement is the active process of learning and is the most esse ...
social/emotional engagement, cognitive engagement, behavioral engagement, digital competency
246 downloads
Van Ky Long Nguyen, Thi My Hanh Le, Thi Ngoc Mai Duong, Tien Son Nguyen, Thi Thu Hien Le, Thi Thanh Huong Nguyen
JITE:Research , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study is to assess the factors that have significant influences on students’ adoption of e-learning systems and to what extent these factors affect them. Background: E-learning has become an essential tool and makes it an inevitable option for education in the future. E-learning has received considerable attention in recent times as a global spread of the COVID-1 ...
education, e-learning, private university, technology acceptance, C-TAM-TPB
381 downloads
Talha Abdullah Sharadgah, Rami Abdulatif Sa'di
JITE:Research , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This study carried out a systematic review of the literature on artificial intelligence (AI) in English language teaching (ELT). The objective was to delineate the current research progress in the field and to further understand the challenges. Background: The study analyzed articles published between 2015 and 2021. Methodology: The qualitative research method was employed. Five ste ...
artificial intelligence, AI challenges, English language teaching, systematic literature review, analysis of AI-based articles
1357 downloads
Ping Ning, Dorothy DeWitt, Hai-Leng Chin, Norlidah Alias
JITE:Research , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this research was to examine the potential outcomes of applying the outdoor transdisciplinary language instruction paradigm to primary school students’ cognitive and emotional improvement with smart boards as an assessment tool. Background: Traditional approaches to teaching English in primary schools do not give particular consideration to outdoor transdisciplinary le ...
smart board, place-based pedagogy, transdisciplinary language instruction, learning performance, positive emotions
148 downloads
Nien-Lin Hsueh, Bilegjargal Daramsenge, Lien-Chi Lai
JITE:Research , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: The goal of this study was twofold: first, to examine how learners’ behavioral engagement types affect their final grades in an online programming course; and second, to explore which factors most strongly affect student performance in an online programming course and their connection to the types of cognitive engagement. Background: During the COVID-19 pandemic situation, informatio ...
behavioral engagement, cognitive engagement, programming education, distance learning, PLS-SEM
203 downloads
Patience Kelebogile Mudau, Modise MP Modise
JITE:Research , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This study explored the use of e-portfolios in fostering student engagement with their lecturers, content, and other students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Background: Although e-portfolios are still a relatively new trend in developing countries, they are becoming an alternative teaching and learning tool in distance education and online environments. Research has placed e-portfoli ...
E-portfolios, learning objects, online leaning, ODeL, student engagement, student support
129 downloads
Reem Baragash, Hanan Aldowah, Irfan N Umar
JITE:Research , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: To gain insight into the opinions and reviews of Malaysian university students regarding e-learning systems, thereby improving the quality and services of these systems and resolving any problems, concerns, and issues that may exist within the institution. Background: This exploratory study examines the students’ perceptions of e-learning in Malaysia based on Sentiment Analysis (SA) ...
e-learning systems, sentiment analysis, machine learning, university student
167 downloads
Abrar Y Aldekheel, Omar Khalil, Zainab M AlQenaei
JITE:Research , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This study was designed to examine the extent to which high school teachers intend to continue using the tablet PC in their teaching within the context of the Tablet Project initiative in Kuwait. It explores what drives their adoption intention. Background: Blended learning offers teachers the potential to adopt IT to augment their instructions and refocus their content, target group ...
Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT), Technological, Pedagogical, and Content Knowledge (TPACK), information technology (IT), education, teaching efficacy (TE), behavioral intention (BI), Kuwait
156 downloads
Imelda Gozali, Faizatul Istiqomah, Utami Widiati
JITE:Research , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This study attempts to provide a thorough review on online English Language Teaching (ELT) research in Indonesia during the COVID-19 pandemic, with the aim of presenting best practices of online ELT classes for the future blended or hybrid learning scenario. To operationalize the “best practices” of online learning, the Community of Inquiry framework was used as the guiding perspectiv ...
community of inquiry, COVID-19, ELT, Indonesia, PRISMA, systematic review
201 downloads
Ke Yu, Monicah G Motlhabane
JITE:Research , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: Social media platforms have been increasingly incorporated into teaching and learning. However, studies using mixed methods to explore WhatsApp’s potential to broaden online teaching and learning remain limited. Background: This study reports the experiences and perspectives of undergraduate students in terms of their WhatsApp usage patterns and preferences during COVID-19 using a s ...
WhatsApp, COVID-19, online teaching and learning, university, South Africa
83 downloads
Shijiao Jia, Madhubala Bava Harji
JITE:Research , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: The aim of this paper is to present a systematic review of studies conducted on mobile-assisted task-based learning between 2013 and 2022. The primary objectives of the review are to elicit educational and learning contexts, research areas and foci, research trends, methodologies, data collection techniques, mobile technology used, learning outcomes, and issues in mobile-assisted task ...
mobile-assisted learning, mobile-assisted task-based learning, preferred reporting items for systematic reviews and meta-analyses, systematic review, task-based learning
122 downloads
Nicole A. Buzzetto-Hollywood, Leesa Thomas-Banks
JITE:Research , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: The exorbitant cost of traditional textbooks, which particularly impact low-income, underrepresented minority groups, can be a barrier to student success in higher education that contributes to educational inequities. The aim of this multi-methodology study, conducted at a mid-Atlantic minority-serving institution that serves primarily first-generation and lower-income learners, is to ...
e-book, e-book subscription, HBCU, minority education, first-generation learners, Cengage Unlimited, MindTap, student learning success, e-learning, affordable course content, learning materials
75 downloads
Orit Avidov Ungar, Merav Hayak
JITE:Research , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This paper examines how senior academic staff from a large sample of teacher education colleges regard the integration of digital games into teacher instruction. These colleges serve general or religious populations, and we examine what, in practice, their policy and vision were in this regard in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Background: The sudden adoption of online teaching ...
senior academic staff, COVID-19, digital games, pedagogy, teacher education colleges
67 downloads
Selvarajah Mohanarajah, T. Sritharan
JITE:Research , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: The key objective of this research is to examine whether fix-and-play educational games improve students' performance in learning programming languages. We also quantified the flow experiences of the students and analyzed how the flow contributes to their academic performances. Background: Traditionally, learning the first computer programming language is considered challenging, In ...
CS1, novice programming, game-based learning; gamification, serious games, educational games for learning programming
107 downloads
Shahjad ‎, Khurram Mustafa
JITE:Research , Volume 21 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: The goal of this writing was not to promote any particular assessment tool. We aimed to critically explore the numerous assessment techniques that are accessible to app stakeholders with an emphasis on their strengths, shortcomings, and trustworthiness. We underline the importance of a relatively good and research-based tool that can readily assess the existing Learning Apps (LAs). B ...
learning apps, educational mobile app, evaluation, assessment, framework, content, pedagogy, technology
126 downloads
Meg Coffin Murray, Jorge Pérez, Joy Fluker
IISIT , Volume 19 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: Digital literacy is critical to participation in a contemporary knowledge-based society and is requisite to both academic success and career development. Institutions of higher education have been slow to define, assess, and amplify digital literacy in parallel with advances in the enhancement of reading, writing, and arithmetic literacy. Perhaps as a consequence of the pandemic, awar ...
digital literacy, digital competency, critical digital literacy, digitally centered
139 downloads
Shaun Bangay, Sophie McKenzie
IISIT , Volume 19 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: Designing augmented reality (AR) experiences for education, health or entertainment involves multidisciplinary teams making design decisions across several areas. The goal of this paper is to present a classification schema that describes the design choices when constructing an AR interactive experience. Background: Existing extended reality schema often focuses on single dimensi ...
augmented reality, interactive experiences, design rationale, classification schema
57 downloads
Mary Lebens
IISIT , Volume 19 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: Two popular methods for encouraging active learning are Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Field Trips (VFTs). This exploratory case study examines college students’ perceptions of a prototype AR and VFT app as an active learning strategy. Background: AR allows students to learn as they physically explore a destination, while VFTs give students the opportunity to visit exciting des ...
Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Field Trip (VFT), active learning, Systems Analysis and Design (SA&D), Science Technology Engineering, and Math (STEM)
44 downloads
Vladimir Mokiy, Tatiana Lukyanova
IISIT , Volume 19 , 2022
Aim/Purpose This paper focuses on systematizing and rethinking the conformity of modern transdisciplinarity with its prime cause and initial ideas. Background The difficulties of implementing transdisciplinarity into science and education are connected with the fact that its generally accepted definition, identification characteristics, and methodological features are still missing. In order ...
transdisciplinarity, transdisciplinary research, systems approach, systems transdisciplinary approach, higher education
79 downloads
Geraldine Torrisi-Steele
IISIT , Volume 19 , 2022
Aim/Purpose; Fostering student engagement is one of the great challenges of teaching, especially in online learning environments. An educators’ assumptions and beliefs about what student engagement is and how it manifests will shape the strategies they design to engage students in learning. However, there is no agreement on the definition of concept of student engagement and it re-mains a vague co ...
online learning, student engagement, teaching IT, higher education, human-ism, affective domain, student-teacher connection, classroom inquiry, reflexive teaching practice
67 downloads
Danielle Hradsky, Ali Soyoof, Shaoru Zeng, Elham M Foomani, Ngo Cong-Lem, Jacky-Lou Maestre, Lynette Pretorius
IJDS , Volume 17 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: It is increasingly recognized that doctoral education programs should better support doctoral students. In particular, it has been noted that students experience significant isolation during their PhD, which negatively affects their educational experiences and their personal wellbeing. Doctoral writing groups are collaborative learning communities that have in recent years received in ...
doctoral education, writing groups, pastoral care, belonging, academic identity, autoethnography, collaborative autoethnography
646 downloads
Anantha Raj A. Arokiasamy, Greeni Maheshwari, Khanh-Linh Nguyen
IJIKM , Volume 17 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: ************************************************************************ After its investigation, the Research Ethics, Integrity, and Governance team at RMIT University found that the primary author of this paper breached the Australian Code and/or RMIT Policy and requested that the article be retracted. ************************************************************************** Thi ...
ethical leadership, transformational leadership, employee creativity, private higher education institutions, Malaysia, organizational citizenship behavior
277 downloads
Loni Crumb
IJDS , Volume 17 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: Latina doctoral students’ educational experiences are often mediated by their social class status, race, and gender. Latinas have sustained an increasing presence in doctoral programs at various colleges and universities across the United States; yet, they are continually underrepresented in doctoral programs at predominantly White institutions. The author identifies evidence-supporte ...
Latinas, doctoral education, persistence, social class, Latcrit, Multiracial Feminist Theory, equity, economic disadvantage
392 downloads
Luis P. Prieto, Paula Odriozola-González, María Jesús Rodríguez-Triana, Yannis Dimitriadis, Tobias Ley
IJDS , Volume 17 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This paper explores an intervention approach (in the form of workshops) focusing on doctoral progress, to address the problems of low emotional well-being experienced by many doctoral candidates. Background: Doctoral education suffers from two severe overlapping problems: high dropout rates and widespread low emotional well-being (e.g., depression or anxiety symptoms). Yet, there are ...
doctoral education, emotional well-being, doctoral attrition, progress, design-based research, preventive intervention
507 downloads
Aden-Paul Flotman, Antoni Barnard
IJDS , Volume 17 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: The aim of this study was to explore the value of metaphors as part of a reflexive practice in the context of the evolving frame of reference journey of PhD students in a consulting psychology programme. Background: This study reports on the journey of how the personal frames of reference of PhD students in consulting psychology had evolved at a large open-distance and e-learning uni ...
consulting psychology, hermeneutics, metaphors, potential space, reflexivity
339 downloads
Shihua Chen Brazill
IJDS , Volume 17 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study is to use narrative inquiry to discover and understand how Chinese students leverage their strengths and multiple identities in socializing to American higher education and their profession. Chinese students engage with American academic culture while embracing their multiple identities. I will explore the cultural strengths they use to socialize and develop ...
doctoral socialization, Chinese international doctoral students, cross-cultural socialization, narrative inquiry, multiple identities, strength-based perspective
593 downloads
Isaac Asampana, Albert Akanlisikum Akanferi, Akwetey Henry Matey, Hannah Ayaba Tanye
IJIKM , Volume 17 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This paper aims to analyze how artisans in Ghana are incorporating mobile commerce into their everyday business and how perceived usefulness, perceived ease of use, subjective norms, age, gender, expertise, and educational level affected the adoption and usage of m-commerce. Background: This study integrates well-established theoretical models to create a new conceptual model that e ...
mobile commerce, attitude, artisans, behavioral intention, adoption, actual use
118 downloads
Ahmed Mohammed Saleh Alduais, Abdulghani Muthanna, Fabian William Nyenyembe, Jim Chatambalala, Markos Tezera Taye, Md Shahabul Haque, Mjege Kinyota, Patrick Severine Kavenuke
IJDS , Volume 17 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: Our study explores the perspectives of international doctoral graduates on ‎‎(national) dissertation assessment in China.‎ Background: In the absence of national standards or in the presence of impractical ones ‎for assessing doctoral dissertations, these factors have inevitably led to what ‎‎Granovsky et al. (1992, p. 375) called “up to standard rejected” and “below ‎standard accept ...
China, doctoral dissertation, doctoral graduates, experiences, external review, national assessment
412 downloads
David C Coker
IJDS , Volume 17 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of the research was to examine the function and application of delimitations—what the researcher includes and excludes in a study—in the dissertation process. The aim was to map the delimitations process to improve research, rigor and relevance of findings, and doctoral completion rates using a formalized and standardized approach applied flexibly. Background: All researc ...
delimitations, dissertation, education research, thematic analysis, doctoral education
730 downloads
Nkosikhona T Msweli, Hossana Twinomurinzi, Mymoena Ismail (was Sharif)
IJIKM , Volume 17 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: Systematic literature reviews seek to locate all studies that contain material of relevance to a research question and to synthesize the relevant outcomes of those studies. The primary aim of this paper was to synthesize both research and practice reports on micro-credentials (MCRs). Background: There has been an increase in reports and research on the plausibility of MCRs to support ...
micro-credentials, digital badges, online learning, credentials, education 4.0, COVID-19
140 downloads
Alice Shu-Ju Lee, William J Donohue, Shelah Simpson, Kathleen Vacek
IJDS , Volume 17 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown required doctoral writers to demonstrate resiliency to continue their culminating projects. This study examines the socioecological factors that fostered that resiliency. Background: Resiliency is a key factor in determining whether doctoral writers continue with their culminating projects. Thus far, studies on doctoral student experience ...
doctoral writing, resilience, COVID-19 pandemic, writing ecology/ies
371 downloads
Marinette Bahtilla
IJDS , Volume 17 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This study aimed to explore the challenges faced by international doctoral students in Chinese universities and find out what international doctoral students perceive to be effective supervision. Background: As higher education internationalization is proliferating, there is a need for adjustment in every educational system. Despite the rise in the internationalization of higher educ ...
international doctoral supervision, improving research supervision, internationalization of higher education research supervisors, research challenges, international education
328 downloads
Xingya Xu, Margret Hjalmarson
IJDS , Volume 17 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: Doctoral students’ experiences in PhD programs could be a journey of identity evolution. Existing research on doctoral students’ identities has typically been conducted by faculties. As the main character in the identity evolution process, it is critical to understand doctoral students’ interpretation of their own identities and identity development in PhD programs. The purpose of thi ...
doctoral students, identity, identity development, self-study, first-person perspective
410 downloads
John Anthony Fulton, Lynne Hall, Derek Watson, Gillian Hagan-Green
IJDS , Volume 17 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This paper explores how professional doctorate candidates responded to the restrictions and changed context of COVID-19. Using connectivism as a theoretical framework, it explores the ways in which their patterns of study were recalibrated in light of the restrictions caused by the pandemic. Specifically, this study aims to: explore the experience of the professional doctorate student ...
professional doctorate, ICTs, digital, COVID-19, higher education
277 downloads
Vijay Kumar, Amrita Kaur, Sharon Sharmini, Mohammad Noman
IJDS , Volume 17 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: The study examines the perspectives of convenors, examiners, supervisors, and candidates to gather their views on the presence of the supervisor in oral examinations (doctoral viva) and to reassess the role of the mainly silent supervisor in the doctoral viva. Background: Supervisors are central to candidates’ doctoral journey, and their roles have been well documented. However, supe ...
doctoral viva, higher education, assessment, supervisors’ voice, PhD
310 downloads
Khim Raj Subedi, Shyaam Sharma, Krishna Bista
IJDS , Volume 17 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This study explores how online writing groups facilitate the academic identity development of doctoral scholars. Background: Academic institutions around the world, and especially in developing societies, are demanding increasing amounts of research and publications from their doctoral scholars. The current study used an online writing group to facilitate writing skills development, ...
academic identity, doctoral scholars, communities of practice, online writing group, narrative inquiry
548 downloads
Albert Akanlisikum Akanferi, Isaac Asampana, Akwetey Henry Matey, Hannah Ayaba Tanye
IJIKM , Volume 17 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: Mobile commerce adoption is low in developing countries; hence, public servants may not consider mobile commerce and mobile payments. Understanding the factors that influence mobile commerce and mobile payments in their context will aid in promoting those services. Background: The study investigates the factors that influence public servants’ mobile commerce and mobile payments in Gh ...
mobile commerce, Ghanaian public servants, trust, behavioural intention, adoption
79 downloads
Ashraf Ahmed Fadelelmoula
IJIKM , Volume 17 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This study aims to examine the roles of key traits of m-university services and their users in promoting two crucial post-adoption outcomes of these services; namely, continuance usage intention and perceived value. Background: M-university (i.e., a university providing services via mobile technologies) has gained a great interest in the higher education sector as a driver of new bus ...
m-university, faculty-oriented m-university services, m-university service trait, user trait, continuance usage intention, perceived value
59 downloads
Trang Pham
IJDS , Volume 17 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This study explores the development of academic identity among a group of Asian international doctoral students at a U.S. research university in various settings, including interacting with students and faculty members and reflecting on their personal journeys. Background: In 2020-2021, 132, 000 international doctoral students enrolled in U.S. universities – an increase of 71% since ...
academic identity, acculturative stress, cultural inclusion, international doctoral students
294 downloads
Serveh Naghshbandi
IJDS , Volume 17 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this qualitative study was to identify the main conceptualizations of learning space from doctoral students’ perspectives. The aim was to develop a participatory approach to make students’ multiple voices heard. Background: Doctoral experience is viewed as being influenced by social practices of the scholarly communities; learning space in this context is a collective ...
learning spaces, doctoral education, design-based research (DBR), participatory design
260 downloads
Sara Elvira Galbán-Lozano, Ligia Garcia-Bejar
IJDS , Volume 17 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: To understand the experiences of full-time university professors at a Mexican university who are pursuing a doctoral degree, this study seeks to describe the experiences of doctoral students who are also university professors. The study focuses on the intentions, experiences, and prospects regarding the decision to study for a doctorate as a university professor. Background: This re ...
doctoral studies, institutional conditions, Mexican context, student experiences, university professors
294 downloads
Adesola Paul Adekunle, Ezinwanyi Madukoma
IJDS , Volume 17 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: The main purpose of the study was to find out the influence of information literacy and research self-efficacy on the research productivity of doctoral students in universities in Ogun State, Nigeria. Background: The prosperity of any nation is inextricably tied to its research productivity in both quality and quantity. Hence, doctoral education, among others, is meant to sustain res ...
information literacy, information processing, self-efficacy, research self-efficacy, research productivity, doctoral studies
276 downloads
Rida Sellali, Nour El Houda Lahiouel
IJDS , Volume 17 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of the current study is to investigate the effect of expectancy-value beliefs on Algerian doctoral students’ academic burnout. Descriptive-inferential research was adopted to measure the potential association and predictive relationship between the variables of the study. Background: It is commonly known that candidates undertaking a doctoral course experience significant ...
academic burnout, expectancy-value, doctoral students
245 downloads
Emily Holtz, Xin Li, Ying Xu, Salandra Grice
IJDS , Volume 17 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This study aims to understand and assess the self-care perceptions and habits of US domestic versus international graduate students in doctoral programs at an R1 university in Texas. Background: The number of domestic and international students entering doctoral programs in US universities continues to increase each year. However, completion rates within the Ph.D. program remain low ...
self-care, domestic doctoral students, international doctoral students
272 downloads
Ayushi Tandon, Sabra E. Brock, Yogini Joglekar
IJIKM , Volume 17 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This study examines the impact of transitioning from in-person classrooms to remote online business education and provides analysis of key factors impacting course and instructor ratings as well as strategies for higher education institutions to provide engaging instruction. Background: “Zoom”ing into teaching and moving out of traditional classrooms during the COVID-19 pandemic has ...
online teaching, student evaluations, teaching and learning
40 downloads
Robert W Hammond
MBR , Volume 6 , 2022
Internships have been a long-standing opportunity for students to gain work experience before graduation. Increasingly, savvy companies have come to realize that as a result of experiential educational experiences like internships, vocationally oriented student organizations, and university programming many students are ready to contribute in a meaningful way to the firm at graduation and in many ...
Internship, Sales, Marketing, Education, Mixed Methods, Recruiting
15 downloads
InSITE 2022 , 2022
Table of Contents: Proceedings of the 2022 InSITE Conference
proceedings, InSITE, conference, informing science, IT education
82 downloads
Gaetano R Lotrecchiano, Marie K Norman
InSITE 2022 , 2022
Aim/Purpose In this paper we propose an ecosystem for translational learning that combines core learning principles with a multilevel construct that embraces the tenets of translational research, namely, teaming, translating, and implementing. The goal of the paper is to argue that knowledge of learning sciences is essential at the individual, team, and organizational levels in the translational ...
ecosystem, pedagogy, team science, implementation, translation, learning science
21 downloads
Vladimir Mokiy, Tatiana Lukyanova
InSITE 2022 , 2022
Aim/Purpose This paper focuses on systematizing and rethinking the conformity of modern transdisciplinarity with its prime cause and initial ideas. Background The difficulties of implementing transdisciplinarity into science and education are connected with the fact that its generally accepted definition, identification characteristics, and methodological features are still missing. In or-der ...
transdisciplinarity, transdisciplinary research, systems approach, systems transdisciplinary approach, higher education
12 downloads
Aireen Grace Andal, Shuang Wu
InSITE 2022 , 2022
Aim/Purpose This paper identifies and examines cross-cutting experiences from the perspective of two doctoral students, whose research was affected by the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). Background The COVID-19 pandemic continues to be challenging for higher education scholars in terms of proceeding with their research and how the pandemic sets the scene for changes in higher education’s f ...
doctoral studies, higher education, COVID-19, collaborative autoethnography, reflection
11 downloads
Irene Bernhard, Anna Karin Olsson
InSITE 2022 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: The aim is to explore the benefits and challenges of industrial PhD education through the perspectives of industrial PhD students who are acting in the intersection of academia and work-life by applying a work-integrated learning (WIL) approach to highlight issues that academy and industry need to consider. Background: Industrial PhD education is a vital part of collaboration betwe ...
industrial PhD student, industrial PhD education, work-integrated learning, WIL, PhD program, university-society collaboration
32 downloads
Shaun Bangay, Sophie McKenzie
InSITE 2022 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: Designing augmented reality (AR) experiences for education, health or entertainment involves multidisciplinary teams making design decisions across several areas. The goal of this paper is to present a classification schema that describes the design choices when constructing an AR interactive experience. Background: Existing extended reality schema often focuses on single dimensi ...
augmented reality, interactive experiences, design rationale, classification schema
23 downloads
Mary Lebens
InSITE 2022 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: Two popular methods for encouraging active learning are Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Field Trips (VFTs). This exploratory case study examines college students’ perceptions of a prototype AR and VFT app as an active learning strategy. Background: AR allows students to learn as they physically explore a destination, while VFTs give students the opportunity to visit exciting des ...
Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Field Trip (VFT), active learning, Systems Analysis and Design (SA&D), Science Technology Engineering, and Math (STEM)
6 downloads
Reza Ghanbarzadeh, Amir Hossein Ghapanchi
InSITE 2022 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of five factors on the user acceptance of Three-Dimensional Virtual Worlds (3DVWs) in higher education. Another objective of the study was to investigate the effects of the use of 3DVWs on five variables relevant to positive outcomes for higher education students. Background: Three-Dimensional Virtual Worlds (3DVW) are of consid ...
three-dimensional virtual world, user acceptance, Second Life, higher education, eLearning
26 downloads
Zainab M AlQenaei, Omar Khalil, Abrar Y Aldekheel
InSITE 2022 , 2022
Aim/Purpose This study collects empirical evidence to investigate the extent to which high school teachers adopted the tablet computer in their instruction within the context of the Tablet Project in Kuwait and explores what drove their adoption behavior. Background The role of information technology in education is prominent and takes different forms depending on the purpose of information ...
information technology (IT), education, Technology Acceptance Model (TAM), teaching efficacy (TE), perceived ease of use (PEOU), perceived usefulness (PU), Kuwait
29 downloads
Kesavan Vadakalu Elumalai, Jayendira P Sankar, Kalaichelvi R, Jeena Ann John, Nidhi Menon, Mufleh Salem M Alqahtani, May Abdulaziz Abumelha
InSITE 2022 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: The objective of the research was to study the relationship of seven independent factors: administrative support, course content, course design, instructor characteristics, learner characteristics, social support, and technical support on quality of e-learning in higher education during the COVID-19 pandemic. Further, the study analyzes the moderating effect(s) of gender and level of ...
e-learning, quality, students’ perspective, higher education, COVID-19 pandemic
17 downloads
Merav Aizenberg, Gila Cohen Zilka
InSITE 2022 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This study examined the distance teaching practices that early childhood pre-service teachers chose for working with kindergarten students during the COVID-19 lockdown. Background: The spread of the coronavirus resulted in a state of emergency, lockdowns, isolations, and social distancing in Israel. As a result of the lockdown, kindergartens were closed, and learning continued dist ...
distance teaching practices, COVID-19, practical experience, e-readiness, kindergartens, field experiences, preservice teachers
35 downloads
Ali Acilar, Øystein Sæbø
InSITE 2022 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: The aim of this study is to explore why students do not choose to study In-formation Systems. Background Demand for information technology (IT) and information systems (IS) employees and managers has been increased, with the widespread use of information technologies. IT skills shortage is a concern for industries and higher education institutions. The findings of this study can help ...
information systems, career, undergraduate students, Norway
17 downloads
Wafa Al-Maawali
InSITE 2022 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This study of affordances in educational technology focuses on how the self-perceptions of teachers influence the creation of educational opportunities and how these are received by learners. Background: It is important to explore the affordances offered by teachers, when using educational technology, from the perspective of their students. Within this topic, the interface of the e ...
educational technology affordances, teaching possibilities, possibilities for learning interactions, e-learning, self-directed learning
9 downloads
Meg Coffin Murray, Jorge Pérez, Joy Fluker
InSITE 2022 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: Digital literacy is critical to participation in a contemporary knowledge-based society and is requisite to both academic success and career development. Institutions of higher education have been slow to define, assess, and amplify digital literacy in parallel with advances in the enhancement of reading, writing, and arithmetic literacy. Perhaps as a consequence of the pandemic, awar ...
digital literacy, digital competency, critical digital literacy, digitally centered
18 downloads
Rena Sakai, Christine Bakke
InSITE 2022 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This study reports the outcome of Student Ownership of Learning (SOL) through developing a shopping application. This research aims to describe embedding agile career-like experiences into software development courses in order to improve perceived educational value. Background: Many classes consist of lectures, homework, and tests; however, most students do not remember what they l ...
Student Ownership of Learning, Scrum, Flutter, agile, iterative development, career-like experiences
23 downloads
Donna Armes-Thomas, Angela Matthews, Miguel Sanchez
InSITE 2022 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This paper examines faculty feelings of isolation when teaching in a distance education environment. Background: Faculty who teach in an exclusively online environment often feel isolated, which may lead to decreased cognitive ability, depression, and increased mortality rates. In addition to personal detriments, these issues could negatively impact teaching performance. Methodo ...
isolation, distance education, communities of practice
27 downloads
Geraldine Torris-Steele
InSITE 2022 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: Fostering student engagement is one of the great challenges of teaching, especially in online learning environments. An educators’ assumptions and beliefs about what student engagement is and how it manifests will shape the strategies they design to engage students in learning. However, there is no agreement on the definition of concept of student engagement and it re-mains a vague co ...
online learning, student engagement, teaching IT, higher education, human-ism, affective domain, student-teacher connection, classroom inquiry, reflexive teaching practice
17 downloads
Catalina Huilcapi-Collantes, Azucena Hernández Martín, Juan Pablo Hernández-Ramos
InSITE 2022 , 2022
Aim/Purpose The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of a 20-hour blended learning visual literacy course applied to in-service teachers. For this purpose, we designed the course to train the educators and the instrument to measure the level of visual literacy of participants before and after the intervention. Then, we found the differences. Background Visual literacy is essential ...
visual literacy, teacher training, blended learning, in-service teachers
12 downloads
Hava Sason, Avichai Kellerman
InSITE 2022 , 2022
Aim/Purpose : The goal of this study was to examine which of the types of teacher-student interactions found in previous studies by Kang (2009) and Kang and Im (2013) during distance learning in routine situations, were also found in times of emergency, specifically during the COVID-19 pandemic, and whether these interactions differed between students with regard to the extent and nature of each t ...
emergency remote teaching (ERT), teacher-student interaction, self-regulated learning (SRL)
167 downloads
Christine Bakke, Rena Sakai
InSITE 2022 , 2022
Aim/Purpose: This research aims to describe layering of career-like experiences over existing curriculum to improve perceived educational value. Background: Feedback from students and regional businesses showed a clear need to in-crease student’s exposure to career-like software development projects. The initial goal was to develop an instructor-optional project that could be used in a single ...
Agile, Scrum, software development, programming, Student Ownership of Learning, active learning, iterative development, information technology, software engineering
15 downloads
Vladimir Mokiy, Tatiana Lukyanova
InformingSciJ , Volume 24 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: The article is designed to contradict the existing opinion that “transdisciplinarity is a marginal direction of contemporary science.” Background: The difficulties of implementing transdisciplinarity into science and education are connected with the fact that its generally accepted definition, identification characteristics, and methodological features are still missing. In order to ...
transdisciplinarity, transdisciplinary research, systems approach, systems transdisciplinary approach, higher education
199 downloads
Gaetano R Lotrecchiano, Marie K Norman
InformingSciJ , Volume 24 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: In this paper we propose an ecosystem for translational learning that combines core learning principles with a multilevel construct that embraces the tenets of translational research, namely, teaming, translating, and implementing. The goal of the paper is to argue that knowledge of learning sciences is essential at the individual, team, and organizational levels in the translational ...
ecosystem, pedagogy, team science, implementation, translation, learning sci-ence
56 downloads
Christopher Cheong
JITE:IIP , Volume 20 , 2021
Table of Contents of the Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, Volume 20, 2021
information technology education, JITE, innovations in practice, table of contents
139 downloads
Christopher Cheong
JITE:Research , Volume 20 , 2021
Table of Contents for JITE: Research, Volume 20, 2021
JITE, IT education, education research, table of contents
307 downloads
Benjamin Larson, Jeffrey A Bohler, Anand Krishnamoorthy
JITE:IIP , Volume 20 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: Business analytics is a cross-functional field that is important to implement for a college and has emerged as a critically important core component of the business curriculum. It is a difficult task due to scheduling concerns and limits to faculty and student resources. This paper describes the process of creating a central video repository to serve as a platform for just in time tea ...
information systems, data analytics, expanding analytical instruction needs, videos, curriculum implementation, scaffolding, reusable learning objects, just-in-time-teaching, business curriculum, zone of proximal development
308 downloads
Mansour Saleh Alabdulaziz, Ali Alhammadi
JITE:Research , Volume 20 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This research aimed to measure the effectiveness of using thinking maps through the Edmodo network to develop achievement and mathematical connections skills among middle school students. Background: One of the most important and major problems in education is reduced levels of academic achievement among students generally and in mathematics specifically. This is having a negative im ...
thinking maps, Edmodo network, academic achievement, mathematical connections skills
626 downloads
Stefan Cronholm
JITE:Research , Volume 20 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: Due to the rapid development of digital technology, create knowledge to support the development of education for lifelong learning. Background: There is a lack of normative and prescriptive support that can guide the development of education concerning lifelong learning. Methodology: Design science research, interviews, grounded theory and root-cause analysis. Contribution: Contri ...
lifelong learning, design principles, development of study programs, academy-industry collaboration
515 downloads
Martina Holenko Dlab, Sanja Candrlic, Mile Pavlic
JITE:IIP , Volume 20 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: During the education of future engineers and experts in the field of computer science and information communication technology, the achievement of learning outcomes related to different levels of cognitive ability and knowledge dimensions can be a challenge. Background: Teachers need to design an appropriate set of activities for students and combine theory-based knowledge acquisiti ...
assessment, collaborative learning, course design, digital tools, process modeling
200 downloads
Wan Yee Winsy Lai, Chao Yang, Samuel Kai Wah Chu
JITE:Research , Volume 20 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This study serves a constructive purpose on the effective use of social media as a technical tool in formal learning at higher education. It outlines practical suggestions for institutions to leverage the participatory design method and refine social media pedagogies. Background: Social media gains widespread usage from the majority of university students worldwide. Educators examine ...
social media, higher education, pedagogy design, participatory-design approach
295 downloads
Irene Govender
JITE:IIP , Volume 20 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This study seeks to understand the various ways information systems (IS) students experience introductory programming to inform IS educators on effective pedagogical approaches to teaching programming. Background: Many students who choose to major in information systems (IS), enter university with little or no experience of learning programming. Few studies have dealt with students’ ...
information systems, introductory programming, outcome space, phenomenography
151 downloads
Rosario Arroyo González, Eric Fernández-Lancho, Javier de la Hoz-Ruiz
JITE:Research , Volume 20 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: Quality in higher education assumes the challenge of developing in all citizens of the 21st century the cognitive, motivational, and socio-cultural dimensions that provide them with communication competences including the use of information and communication technologies, for the dissemination of sustainable scientific knowledge in different languages. Hence this paper evaluates a did ...
metacognitive writing, argumentative writing self-efficacy, structure of the argumentative essay, L1, L2, web-based writing instruction
328 downloads
Nazire Burçin Hamutoğlu, Emine N Ünveren-Bilgiç, Hurşit Cem Salar, Yusuf L Şahin
JITE:IIP , Volume 20 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This study aimed to reveal the effect of the previous Internet-based education (IBE) experiences of the students’ readiness, attitude, and self-control / self-management variables towards the e-learning process, and also to determine their opinions. Background: The institutions have made efforts to ensure the continuity of education through their learning management systems and the n ...
e-learning experience, readiness, attitude, self-control / self-management, mixed-method
459 downloads
Sultan Alshammari
JITE:Research , Volume 20 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: The aim of this study was to examine the factors that may influence the use of virtual classrooms. Background: The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected and interrupted several aspects of our lives, including education. Most educational institutes and universities have changed their teaching mode from being face-to-face or fixable learning to ‘emergency remote education’. As a ...
unified theory of acceptance and use of technology, UTAUT, structural equation modelling, virtual classrooms, emergency remote education, online learning, distance education
547 downloads
Sarah Alturki, Nazik Alturki
JITE:IIP , Volume 20 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: One of the main objectives of higher education institutions is to provide a high-quality education to their students and reduce dropout rates. This can be achieved by predicting students’ academic achievement early using Educational Data Mining (EDM). This study aims to predict students’ final grades and identify honorary students at an early stage. Background: EDM research has emerg ...
Educational Data Mining (EDM), prediction of academic achievement, higher education
408 downloads
Alex Fegely, Todd S Cherner
JITE:Research , Volume 20 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This article presents a comprehensive rubric for evaluating educational virtual reality experiences for mobile devices. The aim of this article is to systematically analyze research to address the quality of virtual reality experiences on mobile applications in order to extend the work of Lee and Cherner (2015) and their instructional application rubric. Background: Ratings in propri ...
virtual reality, VR, eduVR, educational apps, mobile learning, mobile apps, rubric
310 downloads
Penny Thompson, Ying Xiu, Jessica Tsotsoros, Michelle A. Robertson
JITE:Research , Volume 20 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This study aims to explore whether instructors and educators should segment portions of instructional video that can be loaded and executed independently of other portions, and how long the segment portion of instructional video should be to effectively influence students’ learning, perception, and interaction. Background: Instructional videos are widely used in higher education for ...
instructional video, video segmenting, video length, multitasking; mixed methods
296 downloads
João Henrique Berssanette, Antonio Carlos de Francisco
JITE:Research , Volume 20 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This paper presents the results of a systematic literature review that sought to identify the studies that relate the different pedagogical techniques by which active learning is developed in the context of the teaching/learning of computer programming, with the objective to characterize the approaches, the pedagogical techniques used, the application, the contributions, and difficult ...
computer programming, active learning, teaching/learning, teaching methodologies, systematic review
380 downloads
Taha Mansouri, Ahad ZareRavasan, Amir Ashrafi
JITE:Research , Volume 20 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This research aims to present a brand-new approach for student performance prediction using the Learning Fuzzy Cognitive Map (LFCM) approach. Background: Predicting student academic performance has long been an important research topic in many academic disciplines. Different mathematical models have been employed to predict student performance. Although the available sets of common ...
e-learning, Learning Analytics (LA), Learning Fuzzy Cognitive Map (LFCM), Learning Management System (LMS), Student Engagement, Student Performance
221 downloads
Mariam Alhashmi, Omar Mubin, Rama Bassam Baroud
JITE:Research , Volume 20 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This study sought to understand the views of both teachers and students on the usage of humanoid robots as teaching assistants in a specifically Arab context. Background: Social robots have in recent times penetrated the educational space. Although prevalent in Asia and some Western regions, the uptake, perception and acceptance of educational robots in the Arab or Emirati region is ...
humanoid robots, focus groups, Emirati school, teaching, assistants, Arab culture
306 downloads
Huma Akram, Sarfraz Aslam, Atif Saleem, Khalida Parveen
JITE:Research , Volume 20 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This study aims to examine the challenges faculty members face with online teaching practices in public universities in Karachi, Pakistan during the COVID-19 pandemic. Faculty members’ pedagogical experiences were examined by following the approach of the technology acceptance model (TAM) framework presented by Davis in 1986 and 1989. Background: The COVID-19 pandemic has significan ...
higher education, online teaching, pedagogical practices, online teaching challenges, technology acceptance model (TAM)
1569 downloads
Deema Alajaji, Abeer A Alshwiah
JITE:Research , Volume 20 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: To investigate the application of game elements to a non-gaming context (gamification), specifically on an early childhood teacher-training course. Background: This research proposes a teaching strategy that combines gamification elements via e-quizzing tools with the main principles of a scavenger hunt (SH). The purpose of this blend is to provide learners with an exciting learnin ...
gamification, scavenger hunt, Quizizz, perception, engagement, motivation
274 downloads
Ari V Alamäki, Amir Dirin, Jyrki Suomala, Cheul Rhee
JITE:Research , Volume 20 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This case study examines students’ affective responses to and relationships with two-dimensional (2D) and 360° videos that were experienced with or without low-cost virtual reality (VR) headsets. Background: The prior research on low-cost VR technology is scant. Schools and universities are not financially able to purchase tens or hundreds of expensive inbuilt VR headsets. Therefore, ...
360° video, VR technologies, higher education, affective user experience
195 downloads
Yassine Safsouf, Khalifa Mansouri, Franck Poirier
JITE:Research , Volume 20 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, many countries have adopted online education as an alternative to face-to-face courses. This has increased awareness of the importance of analyzing learning data left by students to improve and evaluate the learning process. This article presents a new tool, named TaBAT, created to work with different LMSs in the form of dashboards accessi ...
information visualization, learning analytics, learning analytical dashboard, self-regulated learning, higher education, e-learning, learners’ success
231 downloads
- Hadriana, - Mahdum, - Isjoni, Dedi Futra, Indra Primahardani
JITE:Research , Volume 20 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: The purposes of this research are to analyze online learning management activities conducted by the principals of junior high schools in Indonesia in facing COVID-19 as well as to discuss their perspective and expectations towards online learning activities when facing COVID-19 and after COVID-19 has passed. Background: Due to the rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Indonesian ...
online learning, management, COVID-19 pandemic, principals
426 downloads
Jason G Wells, Aaron Spence, Sophie McKenzie
JITE:Research , Volume 20 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This paper focuses on understanding undergraduate computing student-learning behaviour through reviewing their online activity in a university online learning management system (LMS), along with their grade outcome, across three subjects. A specific focus is on the activity of students who failed the computing subjects. Background: Between 2008 and 2020 there has been a multiplicativ ...
learning analytics, higher education, retention, computing, information tech-nology, learning management system
171 downloads
Bridgette S Epps, Tian Luo, Pauline Salim Muljana
JITE:Research , Volume 20 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: The current literature discusses the use and benefits of learner-generated videos (LGVs). However, it rarely addresses any correlation between the types of subjects that are best suited for using these videos or what techniques should accompany the use of LGVs. Background: This systematic review synthesizes current literature to identify patterns and implications that develop from th ...
activity theory, learner-generated content, learner-generated video, social constructivism
187 downloads
Clementin Kortisarom Prijambodo, Anita Lie
JITE:Research , Volume 20 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This study aimed at exploring students’ online-learning exposures involving their readiness and motivation to learn English using synchronous video conferences, as well as investigating the possible relationship between the readiness and motivation. To fulfill these objectives, three research questions were formed: (1) What is students’ readiness to learn English using synchronous vid ...
students’ readiness, motivation, online learning, synchronous video conferences, Community of Inquiry framework, Indonesia
378 downloads
Mandy Yan Dang, Yulei Gavin Zhang
JITE:Research , Volume 20 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: The aim of this study is to address the research questions on: (1) what factors can significantly influence student learning in remote classes during the COVID-19 pandemic? and (2) what are the gender differences, if any, in this context? To do this, the authors developed a research model from the switching costs (defined as the time and effort students have been put to change from on ...
COVID-19, remote learning, switching costs, information quality, system quality, support service quality
134 downloads
Hava Sason, Avichai Kellerman
JITE:Research , Volume 20 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: The goal of this study was to examine which of the types of teacher-student interactions found in previous studies by Kang (2009) and Kang and Im (2013) during distance learning in routine situations, were also found in times of emergency, specifically during the COVID-19 pandemic, and whether these interactions differed between students with regard to the extent and nature of each ty ...
emergency remote teaching (ERT), teacher-student interaction, self-regulated learning (SRL)
374 downloads
Amira Ali
JITE:Research , Volume 20 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This study investigated the integration of Google Docs in facilitating undergraduate students’ interactional collaboration in an online translation course. The study also explored the engagement patterns that emerge when students use Google Docs and evaluated their experience of using this platform in collaborative translation. Background: Integration of technology in specialized Eng ...
Google Docs, collaborative translation, engagement, specialized translation
172 downloads
Zainab M AlQenaei, Omar Khalil, Abrar Y Aldekheel
JITE:Research , Volume 20 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This study collects empirical evidence to investigate the extent to which high school teachers adopted the tablet computer in their instruction within the context of the Tablet Project in Kuwait and explores what drove their adoption behavior. Background: The role of information technology in education is prominent and takes different forms depending on the purpose of information tec ...
information technology (IT), education, Technology Acceptance Model (TAM), teaching efficacy (TE), perceived ease of use (PEOU), perceived use-fulness (PU), Kuwait
104 downloads
Laura A. McLaughlin, Joanne Ricevuto
IISIT , Volume 18 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This research study explores the challenges, successes, and supports de-sired in implementing virtual learning following a survey of faculty for their experiences and interests. Faculty in higher education need quick, practical tools and strategies to enhance teaching and learning in a virtual classroom. Background The sudden and ongoing COVID-19 pandemic had created an urgency to tr ...
virtual teaching and learning, flexibility, mindsets
90 downloads
Laura A. McLaughlin, James McLaughlin
IISIT , Volume 18 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: To build the skills of innovation, we must first establish a framework for the belief system that surrounds effective innovation practice. In building any belief system, sometimes outdated beliefs need to be replaced with better, more carefully researched ideas. One such belief, discovered in our research and elsewhere, is that creativity is innate and that great ideas arise through ...
creativity, ideation, innovation, mindset, professional development, problem solving, training
59 downloads
Tana Feyt, Gwamaka Mwalemba
IISIT , Volume 18 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: The aim of this study is to explore the role of service-learning in Information Systems (IS) education. Background: While the use of modern technologies presents many operational benefits, such as the lowering of the costs, it may also aggravate social-economic is-sues. IS professionals should account for these issues as well as exhibit the skills demanded by modern-day employers. ...
information systems, service-learning, education, reflection, critical thinking, social awareness, teamwork, community
82 downloads
Moshe Leiba, Ruti Gafni
IISIT , Volume 18 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: The COVID-19 pandemic demanded an immediate and massive adaptation of higher education to distance learning. Teachers had to transform from face-to-face to distance teaching, with insufficient pedagogical and technological knowledge and resources. This study aims to capture higher education faculty experiences in the very early stages of the crisis-prompted transition into synchronous ...
Distance learning, Online learning, COVID-19, e-learning, Faculty, Higher education
95 downloads
Nicole A. Buzzetto-Hollywood
IISIT , Volume 18 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This brief paper will provide preliminary insight into an institutions effort to help students understand the application of the scientific method as it applies to the business discipline through the creation of a dedicated, required course added to the curriculum of a mid-Atlantic minority-serving institution. In or-der to determine whether the under-consideration course satisfies de ...
first generation college students, transdisciplinary education, scientific method in the business discipline, scientific reasoning in management education, scientific literacy, management education, business education, rubric, student learning outcomes, assessment of student learning, HBCU
49 downloads
Minh Q. Huynh, Eraj Khatiwada
IISIT , Volume 18 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: In the midst of COVID-19, classes are transitioned online. Instructors and students scramble for ways to adapt to this change. This paper shares an experience of one instructor in how he has gone through the adaptation. Background: This section provides a contextual background of online teaching. The instructor made use of M-learning to support his online teaching and adopted th ...
COVID-19 transition, online teaching, UTAUT, web app, participant-observer, action research
56 downloads
Katherine Myers-Coffman, Maliha Ibrahim, Karolina Bryl, Janelle S Junkin, Joke Bradt
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to detail the experiential learning processes of an 11-week doctoral-level intermediate mixed methods research (MMR) course in which student-researchers conceptualized and implemented an MMR study to apply theoretical and methodological learning in a practical manner. Our aim is to emphasize the value of an applied MMR course for improved student learning ...
mixed methods research, applied research, experiential learning, career satisfac-tion, doctoral education
619 downloads
Velisiwe Gasa, Mishack Gumbo
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This article reports on quantitative analysis of students’ perceptions on dimensions of augmented face-to-face support. It is built upon the findings from a larger research project that was undertaken to evaluate postgraduate support offered to Ethiopian doctoral students. Background: Student support is critical for the delivery of any quality Open and Distance Learning (ODL) system ...
postgraduate supervision, face-to-face tutorials, open and distance learning
501 downloads
Angela Matthews
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: Adapting to the doctoral environment can be a difficult transition. This article emphasizes the importance of academic socialization as a means of integrating into the doctoral culture and persisting during the initial transition to doctoral study. Background: To address the problem of doctoral attrition, I share a personal narrative of problems and persistence during the first year ...
doctoral adaptation, doctoral socialization, transitions, persistence, attrition, autoethnography
538 downloads
Yoon Ha Choi, Jana Bouwma-Gearhart, Grant Ermis
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to offer a systematic review of empirical literature examining doctoral students’ identity development as scholars in the education sciences. We frame our analysis through a constructivist sociocultural perspective to organize our findings and discuss implications for multiple actors and components that constitute the system of doctoral education, with doc ...
identity development, identity as scholar, doctoral students, education sciences, cultural-historical activity theory, systematic review
756 downloads
Amani Khalaf H Alghamdi, Sue L. T. McGregor
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: Vision 2030 (Saudi Arabia’s national development plan) expects women (50% of all university students) to contribute to a viable economy and ambitious nation, meaning data about their quality of academic life (QAL) during their university experience are timely and significant. They are key players in the nation’s future. Background: This inaugural, exploratory study addresses this und ...
Saudi Arabia, quality of academic life, quality of college life, female graduate students
480 downloads
Sue Wilson, Jennifer Cutri
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This particular study aims to contribute to the recent scholarly inquiry of doctoral student identity work within collegiate, attendee-driven writing networks. The study closely explores the implementation and impact of supportive measures in academia for novice researchers in the form of writing events. This paper draws on two case studies of doctoral students reflecting on the impac ...
academic writing, collegiate writing groups, social network, research training, professional identity
498 downloads
Dr. Sharron Scott, Jennifer M Johnson
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This qualitative study investigated the educational experiences of Black male doctoral students that contributed to prolonged “All But Dissertation” (ABD) status. Background: Explorations of the enrollment and persistent patterns among Black/African American students has shed light on the disparate rates of graduate school completion. While previous scholarship has focused on Black ...
All But Dissertation, doctoral candidates, African American Male
502 downloads
Liana Roos, Erika Löfström, Marvi Remmik
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: The study set out to understand the challenges doctoral students experience at different systemic levels of doctoral education through the perspective of ethical principles. Background: Doctoral students experience various challenges on their journey to the degree, and as high dropout rates indicate, these challenges become critical for many students. Several individual and structura ...
doctoral students’ experiences, ethical principles, ethical challenges, doctoral education, systemic perspective
593 downloads
Ghilan Al-Madhagy Taufiq-Hail, Ayed Rheal A. Alanzi, Shafiz A Mohd Yusof, Madallah M Alruwaili
IJIKM , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This study aims to propose and empirically validate a model and investigates the factors influencing acceptance and use of Software as a Services cloud computing services (SaaS) from individuals’ perspectives utilizing an integrative model of Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) and Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) with modifications to suit the objective of the study. Background: Even ...
common method bias, PLS-SEM, SaaS cloud computing, subjective norms, technology acceptance, TPB and TAM integrated model
268 downloads
Genia M. Bettencourt, Rachel E. Friedensen, Megan L Bartlett
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: Multiple barriers exist within doctoral education in the United States that can undermine the success of students, particularly for students with marginalized identities. While mentorship can provide an important form of support, it must be done in an intentional way that is mindful of issues of equity and power. Background: By applying a power-conscious framework to current practice ...
mentorship, doctoral students, power conscious, doctoral education, United States
563 downloads
Amy J Catalano, Susan T Radin
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: Doctoral students who are parents are increasingly more common, particularly in female-dominated disciplines, such as education. This study aims to examine the experiences of parents pursuing an education doctorate Background: This study examines the experiences of doctoral students who are parents and their perceptions of support in order to determine how programs and faculty can be ...
doctoral studies, Ed. D, parents, motherhood, academia
543 downloads
Jennifer MacDonald, Jingzhou Liu, Sylvie Roy, Jody Dennis, Stefan Rothschuh, Marlon Simmons
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This paper reflects on participation in an International Doctoral Research Seminar, held in Beijing, China, to consider what it means to locate difference and make meaning in a globalized world in relation to teaching and learning. Background: The impetus for our inquiry stems from our shared experience at the seminar, which brought together 12 graduate students and six faculty membe ...
meaning-making, difference, globalization, praxis, stories, ethics
412 downloads
Basil Cahusac de Caux
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: To date, few studies have investigated the impact of global health crises on the academic writing of doctoral candidates. This paper seeks to start a conversation about the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on doctoral candidates’ academic writing output and strategies. Background: This paper employs and analyses data elicited from surveys and interviews involving doctoral cand ...
COVID-19, academic writing, writing output, writing strategies
539 downloads
Getnet Tizazu Fetene, Wondwosen Tamrat
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This study was conducted to examine the rate of delay, explanatory causes, and coping strategies of PhD candidates at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia’s premier university, over the last ten years. Background: Delayed graduation is a common theme in doctoral education around the world. It continues to draw the concern of governments, universities, and the candidates themselves, calli ...
PhD studies, doctoral education, PhD study delay, delayed graduation, Addis Ababa university
545 downloads
Andrew Kelly, Kylie J Stevenson
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This paper analyses the textual features of contract cheating websites that offer thesis writing services for doctoral students and considers implications for practice. Background: Contract cheating is an increasing challenge for higher education institutions, governments and societies worldwide. However, relatively little is known about the prevalence of online thesis writing servic ...
contract cheating, academic integrity, doctoral students
454 downloads
Christopher M Clark, Kate Olson, Ozge Hacifazlioglu, David L Carlson
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of the study was to contribute to knowledge about the ways in which incorporating a Community of Practice into doctoral seminar teaching and course management could be a practical and sustainable path to professional development for doctoral faculty aspiring to become stewards of the practice of teaching. Background: This report documents a reflective self-study conducte ...
community of practice, stewards of practice, team teaching, doctoral seminar, reflective self-study, systematic reflection
474 downloads
Shihua C Brazill
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This narrative inquiry study uses a strength-based approach to study the cross-cultural socialization journey of Chinese international doctoral students at a U.S. Land Grant university. Historically, we thought of socialization as an institutional or group-defined process, but “journey” taps into a rich narrative tradition about individuals, how they relate to others, and the identiti ...
Chinese international doctoral students, socialization, cultural capital, strength-based perspective, narrative inquiry
851 downloads
Ahmad A. Rabaa'i, Shareef Abu ALmaati, Xiaodi Zhu
IJIKM , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This study aims at investigating the factors that influence students’ continuous intention to use Moodle, as an exemplar of learning management systems (LMSs), in the post-adoption phase. Background: Higher education institutions (HEIs) have invested heavily in learning management systems (LMSs), such as Moodle and BlackBoard, as these systems enhance students’ learning and improve t ...
continuance use, expectation confirmation model (ECM), Kuwait, learning management systems (LMS), Moodle
117 downloads
Katey E Park, Annabel Sibalis, Brittany Jamieson
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: Although the high rates of stress and psychological distress in graduate students has been well-documented, Canadian samples are underrepresented in the extant literature. The present study explores prevalence rates of burnout and psychological distress in a sample of psychology master’s and doctoral students at a university in a large urban Canadian city, as well as factors relating ...
graduate students, mental health, burnout, job demands-resources model, well-being
536 downloads
Jeffrey K Grim, Heeyun Kim, Christina S Morton, Robert M DeMonbrun
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of our study was to gain a better understanding of the socialization factors that contribute to the aspirations of doctoral students of Color to pursue teaching careers. Background: Internationally, there has been a renewed call to diversify the professoriate. While the literature often examines early pathway issues and hiring bias, one efficient solution is to continu ...
graduate education, doctoral socialization, race, sense of belonging, teaching
400 downloads
Juliann S McBrayer, Katherine Fallon, Steven Tolman, Daniel W Calhoun, Emily Ballesteros, Taylor Mathewson
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This study examined an educational leadership doctoral preparation program to better understand how students’ self-efficacy evolves from the lens of a scholarly practitioner researcher as they progress through specified checkpoints to degree completion. The aim was to identify what factors contributed to building scholarly practitioner researcher skills and what factors hindered the d ...
self-efficacy, educational leadership, leadership preparation, problem of prac-tice, scholarly practitioner researchers
420 downloads
William J Donohue, Alice Shu-Ju Lee, Shelah Simpson, Kathleen Vacek
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study was to document the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic for doctoral students who were proposing, conducting, or writing up their doctoral thesis, dissertation, or other culminating project. Background: For doctoral students, the process of designing, implementing, and writing a culminating project is a key part of the learning experience. These projects typica ...
doctoral education, COVID-19 pandemic, doctoral writing
911 downloads
Kylie E Evans, Megan R Holmes, Dana M Prince, Victor Groza
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This descriptive study examines indicators of well-being and sources of emotional connection for social work doctoral students at American institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic, including symptoms of depression, anxiety, work-related burnout, emotional connection to others, and changes in child care among parent respondents. This study also explores if particular groups of doctora ...
doctoral students, COVID-19, well-being, emotional connection, burnout
411 downloads
Solveig Cornér, Kirsi Pyhältö, Jouni A Peltonen, Erika Löfström
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This study focused on advancing understanding of individual variations in doctoral students’ interest in their doctoral studies and how they related to experiences of burnout and drop-out intentions in Denmark and Finland. Background: Ph.D. students’ experiences of interest, burnout, and dropout intentions among Finnish and Danish Ph.D. students have not been researched before. Resea ...
doctoral education, Ph.D. students, interest profiles, burnout, drop-out intentions, cross-cultural comparison
411 downloads
Rebecca Logue-Conroy, Justin Harty, Joyce Y Lee, Lara Markovitz, Jaimie O'Gara
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: The overarching purpose of this paper was to examine how a collaborative working group of doctoral students from different institutions evolved into a community of practice and developmental network. Specifically, the aim of this study was to examine this group’s progression from working group to support group, a process that occurred through academic support, social support, professi ...
doctoral students, collaborative autoethnography, social support, communities of practice, developmental networks, higher education
369 downloads
Aireen Grace Andal, Shuang Wu
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This paper identifies and examines cross-cutting experiences from the perspective of two doctoral students, whose research was affected by the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). Background: The COVID-19 pandemic continues to be challenging for higher education scholars in terms of proceeding with their research and how the pandemic sets the scene for changes in higher education’s futur ...
doctoral studies, higher education, COVID-19, collaborative autoethnography, reflection
380 downloads
Carolin Kreber, Cyril Wealer, Heather A Kanuka
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: The study seeks to establish the potential role that policy and disciplinary contexts of doctoral education play in supervisors’ subjective understandings of PhD supervision. It also intends to show how research into the different ways in which supervision may be understood can help supervisors become more effective in their practice and additionally help institutions design more effe ...
doctoral supervision, intentions, qualitatively different ways of understanding supervision, personal conceptions of supervision
429 downloads
Jo Collins
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: The aim of this article is to make a case of the role of validation in doctoral education. The purpose is to detail findings from three studies which explore PhD students’ experiences and perceptions of belonging in one UK university-ty, in order to hypothesise how validation and self-validation could make a difference in doctoral education, and what practices might support this. Bac ...
validation, self-validation, doctoral identity work, belonging, PhD students, graduate teaching assistants
456 downloads
Walters Doh Nubia, Shan Simmonds
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: There is a significant amount of research on supervision, assessment, and socio-economic benefits in South Africa. However, there have been relatively few attempts to analyse the research proposal phase, which remains a critical part of doctoral education in South African. Background: As part of the broader transformation agenda in South Africa, universities are under pressure to pro ...
doctoral education, research proposal phase, doctoral students, supervisors, quality
407 downloads
Devasmita Chakraverty
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore reasons that engineering education researchers experience impostor phenomenon. Background: Experiencing impostor phenomenon includes a psychological discomfort experienced by some high-achieving individuals who, by the very virtue of being successful, mistakenly believe that they are fraudulent and faking their success. Impostor phenomenon ha ...
engineering education, engineering education research, STEM education, higher education, impostor phenomenon, impostor syndrome
434 downloads
Inusah Salifu, Joseph Seyram Agbenyega
IJDS , Volume 16 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: To utilize Pierre Bourdieu’s (1984, 1986) concepts of capitals, habitus, and field to explore and critically analyze doctoral students’ learning experiences with a new doctoral curriculum introduced by a Ghanaian university. Background: Global competition and labor market reforms have ignited the need for higher education institutions to reimagine their doctoral programs, develop and ...
Bourdieu’s concepts, doctoral studies, doctoral curriculum, Ghanaian university, doctoral students’ learning experiences
334 downloads
Ry Schill, Angela Schill, Noah Schill
JITE: DC , Volume 7 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: The directors of Tech Latinas were happy with what they had created and the impact their company had made in Ecuador, Peru and Guatemala. Now that they had seen their vision come to fruition in ways that were astounding to them. They wanted to take the next steps in growing their business so Tech Latinas mission could spread beyond its current bounds. Before working out the logistics, ...
IT, Women, Latin America
78 downloads
Cindy H Thompson
MCR , Volume 6 , 2021
The national university of Belize was forced to close its door on March 20, 2020, due to the deadly pandemic, COVID-19. Its president, Professor Clement Sankat was faced with the challenging decision of how to meet the goals of the university via an electronic means. He worked several years as an administrator at the University of the West Indies and at the time of the pandemic three years at th ...
COVID-19, Belize, Higher Education, University
71 downloads
Jacqueline Skryd
MCR , Volume 6 , 2021
COVID-19 changed so much for higher education. Traditional classrooms were vacant. They remained vacant for months. St. Petersburg College was just one of many institutions that grappled with swift and critical decisions to go online and what the environment would be for coming back. With nearly 47,000 students and 2,800 faculty and staff to consider, it was no small feat to accomplish. Budget con ...
COVID-19, employment, college, resource dependency, higher education, budget
54 downloads
Jonathan H Cortez, Kamla Persaud-Reddy, Tyler Moore, Rafael Hernandez, Monica Y Yamauchi
MCR , Volume 6 , 2021
Can a mission, driven by passion, become the healthy option for starting a dynamic business? Jeremy Hall was a successful businessperson who owns real estate, insurance, and holistic coaching companies. He relocated from Boston to Tampa Bay in 2010. Life was busy, fast-paced, and Jeremy was not feeling well for several years. Unfortunately, in 2013, at the age of 45, Jeremy’s entire life came t ...
Green Life, USF EMBA 202, Restaurant, Vegan
17 downloads
Shirley N Morejon
MCR , Volume 6 , 2021
Patty O’Leary is the Executive Director of the Children’s Cancer Center (CCC). The CCC was founded on the philosophy that when a child is diagnosed with cancer, the entire family is really diagnosed. Patty and team dedicate their service to these families through 24 support programs focused on their emotional, financial, and educational needs. Much of the success of the organization has been dr ...
COVID 19, Non-Profit, Cancer, Charity, Fundraising
50 downloads
Julia A Hamilton, Matthew Mullarkey
MCR , Volume 6 , 2021
Jamie Cudden, the Smart City Programme Manager for Dublin City Council (DCC), had just participated in the most recent review of the sensor-enabled smart gully project in Dublin city. Tasked with exploring how technology can help address city challenges to create a ‘smarter’ Dublin, Jamie wondered why more smart sensor applications were not being identified and deployed by DCC departments. He knew ...
internet of things, academy of the near future, Dublin City Council, Local Authorities,
22 downloads
Brian J Gilliam
MBR , Volume 5 , 2021
Achieving institutional relevance, distinctiveness, and affordability among present and future stakeholders determines sustainable viability for small, private, nonprofit higher education institutions. Actionable findings are discussed and a conceptual framework for decision-making is presented.
decision-making, organizational adaptation, organizational culture, stakeholders, strategic management
12 downloads
Mark A Serva, Ellen F Monk
MBR , Volume 5 , 2021
This essay examines what is necessary for business school professors to encourage deeper learning in their students. Business faculty (and academia in general) are improving student involvement by using pedagogies of engagement (e.g., problem-based learning, team-based learning, POGIL) or integrating techniques that improve engagement (e.g., flipped classes, reflective writing). Adoption of thes ...
Learning, Pedagogy, Teaching, Formative assessment, Summative assessment, Deeper learning
29 downloads
Michael Jones
InSITE 2021 , 2021
List of Presentations at the 2021 InSITE Conference
proceedings, InSITE, conference, informing science, IT education
60 downloads
Laura A. McLaughlin, James McLaughlin
InSITE 2021 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: To build the skills of innovation, we must first establish a framework for the belief system that surrounds effective innovation practice. In building any belief system, sometimes outdated beliefs need to be replaced with better, more carefully researched ideas. One such belief, discovered in our research and elsewhere, is that creativity is innate and that great ideas arise through ...
creativity, ideation, innovation, mindset, professional development, problem solving, training
26 downloads
Nicole A. Buzzetto-Hollywood
InSITE 2021 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This brief paper will provide preliminary insight into an institutions effort to help students understand the application of the scientific method as it applies to the business discipline through the creation of a dedicated, required course added to the curriculum of a mid-Atlantic minority-serving institution. In or-der to determine whether the under-consideration course satisfies de ...
first generation college students, transdisciplinary education, scientific method in the business discipline, scientific reasoning in management education, scientific literacy, management education, business education, rubric, student learning outcomes, assessment of student learning, HBCU
10 downloads
Laura A. McLaughlin, Joanne Ricevuto
InSITE 2021 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This research study explores the challenges, successes, and supports de-sired in implementing virtual learning following a survey of faculty for their experiences and interests. Faculty in higher education need quick, practical tools and strategies to enhance teaching and learning in a virtual classroom. Background: The sudden and ongoing COVID-19 pandemic had created an urgency to ...
virtual teaching and learning, flexibility, mindsets
11 downloads
Moshe Leiba, Ruti Gafni
InSITE 2021 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: The COVID-19 pandemic demanded an immediate and massive adaptation of higher education to distance learning. Teachers had to transform from face-to-face to distance teaching, with insufficient pedagogical and technological knowledge and resources. This study aims to capture higher education faculty experiences in the very early stages of the crisis-prompted transition into synchronous ...
distance learning, online learning, COVID-19, e-learning, faculty, higher education
35 downloads
Nicole A. Buzzetto-Hollywood, Austin J. Hill, Troy Banks
InSITE 2021 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This paper provides the results of the preliminary analysis of the findings of an ongoing study that seeks to examine the social media use, cultural and political awareness, civic engagement, issue prioritization, and social activism of Gen Z students enrolled at four different institutional types located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. The aim of this study is to loo ...
generation z, civic engagement and college students, minority learners, HBCU, information gathering of college students, learning preferences of gen z learners, issues important to gen z, social activism and college students, Black Lives Matter and college students
304 downloads
Tana Feyt, Gwamaka Mwalemba
InSITE 2021 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: The aim of this study is to explore the role of service-learning in Information Systems (IS) education. Background: While the use of modern technologies presents many operational benefits, such as the lowering of the costs, it may also aggravate social-economic is-sues. IS professionals should account for these issues as well as exhibit the skills demanded by modern-day employers. ...
information systems, service-learning, education, reflection, critical thinking, social awareness, teamwork, community
8 downloads
Entisar A Al Ghawail, Sadok Ben Yahia
InSITE 2021 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This study aims to examine the effectiveness of the flipped learning approach in a computer principles course at Alasmarya Islamic University, Libya. Background: The reason for this consideration was to evaluate the viability of conventional lecture-based educational programmes versus the active learning of computer concepts in flipped classrooms for college economics students at ...
flipped classroom, flipped learning, effectiveness of flipping learning, flipped model, Libyan higher education
72 downloads
William D Senn, Gayle Prybutok, Kittipong Boonme, Victor R. Prybutok
InSITE 2021 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This study builds upon theory to develop and test a parsimonious model of service quality importance, the Higher Education Service Quality Importance (HESQI) Model, for use in standardized, frequent surveys of student satisfaction in higher education service delivery. Background: Educational institutions operating in the higher education marketplace are facing increased competition ...
service quality, student satisfaction, consumer satisfaction, Structural Equation Model, SEM, PLS-SEM
35 downloads
Minh Q. Huynh, Eraj Khatiwada
InSITE 2021 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: In the midst of COVID-19, classes are transitioned online. Instructors and students scramble for ways to adapt to this change. This paper shares an experience of one instructor in how he has gone through the adaptation. Background: This section provides a contextual background of online teaching. The instructor made use of M-learning to support his online teaching and adopted the U ...
COVID-19 transition, online teaching, UTAUT, web app, participant-observer, action research
15 downloads
Ilan Daniels Rahimi, Gila Cohen Zilka
InSITE 2021 , 2021
Aim/Purpose: This study examined students’ attitudes to characteristics of learning in Zoom, attitudes to the quality of teaching in Zoom and ways of learning, about a year after the outbreak of the COVID-19 crisis. Background COVID-19 crisis caused exposure to online learning on the largest scale known in human history, and that together with the challenges of the transition to online learning, ...
information and communication technology (ICT); distance learning; digital environment; Zoom; Zoom fatigue; COVID-19
74 downloads
Holger Schumann, Axel Berres, Tilman Stehr, Dominik Engelhardt
InformingSciJ , Volume 23 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: Although a literature review is the fundamental base for any research, it is often considered tedious and conducted with a lack of methodology and rigor. The paper presents a method for systematically searching and screening literature using modern search technologies. The method focuses on minimizing the amount of manual screening by employing the references among papers. Background ...
literature review, systematic literature review, review guide, research review, education research, information systems literature
273 downloads
Sonja H Bickford, Michelle Warren
InformingSciJ , Volume 23 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: There is a need to find a way to utilize narrative storytelling in film to make students more aware of the impacts of global problems and how they are perceived. Background: Two films from the year 2015 from two very different places in the world explore the encroachment and secondary effects of urban civilization upon indigenous cultures. Methodology: An interpretive, qualitative, ...
indigenous, communication, reflection, education, film, urban development
89 downloads
Irene Bernhard, Anna Karin Olsson
InformingSciJ , Volume 23 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The aim is to explore the informing flows framework as interactions within a PhD education practicing a work-integrated learning approach in order to reveal both the perspectives of industrial PhD students and of industry. Background: An under-researched field of university-industry collaboration is explored revealing both the perspectives of industrial PhD students and of industry. ...
university-industry collaboration, industrial PhD education, work-integrated learning, third-cycle education, informing flows framework
109 downloads
Christopher Cheong
JITE:IIP , Volume 19 , 2020
Table of Contents of the Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, Volume 19, 2020
information technology education, JITE, innovations in practice, table of contents
134 downloads
Christopher Cheong
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Table of Contents for JITE: Research, Volume 19, 2020
JITE, IT education, education research, table of contents
280 downloads
Maurice M. Danaher, Kevin Schoepp
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: Within higher education, graduating students who are able to solve ill-structured, complex, open-ended, and collaborative, workplace problems is recognized as paramount. Because of this, there is a need to assess this skill across the curriculum. Background: This paper addresses this issue by assessing problem-solving across a computing curriculum using an assessment instrument sho ...
workplace problems, computing education, asynchronous discussion
461 downloads
Rosalina Babo, Lurdes V. Babo, Jarkko T Suhonen, Markku Tukiainen
JITE:IIP , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The aim of this study is to understand student’s opinions and perceptions about e-assessment when the assessment process was changed from the traditional computer assisted method to a multiple-choice Moodle based method. Background: In order to implement continuous assessment to a large number of students, several shifts are necessary, which implies as many different tests as the num ...
multiple-choice question, learning management system, Moodle quiz, e-assessment, summative assessment
440 downloads
Nazire Burçin Hamutoğlu, Ugur Basarmak
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The aim of this study is to propose and test a model in which perceived barriers to technology integration are handled within a broad framework. It can be argued that the proposed model will have the dynamics to examine the studies performed on technology integration in a generic way and to have an important place in explaining the technology barriers at individual and school level un ...
external barriers, internal barriers, teacher, technology integration
547 downloads
Christopher B Califf
JITE:IIP , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: Students tend to learn best when an array of learning styles is used by instructors. The purpose of this paper is to add, to introduce, and to apply the concepts of kinesthetic learning and learning structures to university and STEM education. Background: The study applies the concept of kinesthetic learning and a learning structure called Think-Pair-Share to an experiential exercise ...
kinesthetic learning, learning structure, drawing, Moore’s Law, STEM
275 downloads
Ying Xiu, Penny Thompson
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This study aims to explore the relationship between motivation and students’ perspectives, learning performance, and use of online course materials in flipped classrooms. Background: The flipped classroom model is an innovative instruction method that has limited research to date exploring its impact on motivation. It remains unknown if the same motivation patterns exist in flipped c ...
motivation, learning outcome, flipped classroom, undergraduate course
526 downloads
Xihui "Paul" Zhang, Ming Wang, M. Shane Banks, Qiunan Zhang, Colin G. Onita
JITE:IIP , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: In this paper, we present our experience in design and delivery of a graduate Information Systems Management (ISM) course in an online MBA program. Also presented are a detailed examination of the design and delivery of the online course, survey results of students’ perceptions and backgrounds, course evaluation results, best practices and lessons learned, and potential changes and fu ...
course design and delivery, information systems management course, MBA program, online education
182 downloads
Ziva R Hassenfeld, Madhu Govind, Laura E De Ruiter, Marina Umashi Bers
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This paper presents findings on a curricular intervention aimed at integrating computer programming with reading and writing in early elementary school. The purpose of this research was to explore the relation between students’ varying literacy levels and their level of success in mastering an introductory programming language. Methodology: This curricular intervention study was impl ...
emerging programming, pedagogy, curricula, early childhood, computer science education, literacy
341 downloads
Yassine Safsouf, Khalifa Mansouri, Franck Poirier
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This study focuses on the learners’ success toward learning management systems in higher education in Morocco and also proposes a theoretical model to better understand the determinants of learners’ satisfaction, self-regulation and continuance intention to use these systems. For this purpose, variables which may have a positive or negative influence in our model are examined. Backgr ...
continuance usage, e-learning, learner satisfaction, self-regulation, learning man-agement systems, learners’ success, causal model
438 downloads
Cynthia L Corritore, Betty Love
JITE:IIP , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This study reports the outcome of how a first pilot semester introductory programming course was designed to provide tangible evidence in support of the concept of Student Ownership of Learning (SOL) and how the outcomes of this programming course facilitate effective student learning. Background: Many instructors want to create or redesign their courses to strengthen the relationsh ...
SOL, student engagement, student achievement, introductory program-ming, redesigning, computer science
234 downloads
Catalina Huilcapi-Collantes, Azucena Hernández Martín, Juan Pablo Hernández-Ramos
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of a 20-hour blended learning visual literacy course applied to in-service teachers. For this purpose, we designed the course to train the educators and the instrument to measure the level of visual literacy of participants before and after the intervention. Then, we found the differences. Background: Visual literacy is essential ...
visual literacy, teacher training, blended learning, in-service teachers
434 downloads
Gustavo Gutiérrez-Carreón, Thanasis Daradoumis, Josep Jorba, Mary-Carmen Peña-Gomar
JITE:IIP , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The current study was conducted to investigate the students’ perceived satisfaction with the use of a semantic-based online laboratory, which provides students with a search mechanism for laboratory resources, such as instruments and devices. Background: The increasing popularity of using online teaching labs, as an important element of experiential learning in STEM education, is bec ...
online labs, student’s satisfaction, cognitive load, usability
195 downloads
Rosalina Babo, Jarkko T Suhonen, Markku Tukiainen
JITE:IIP , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study is to develop an efficient methodology that can assist the evaluators in assessing a variable number of individuals that are working in groups and guarantee that the assessment is dependent on the group members’ performance and contribution to the work developed. Background: Collaborative work has been gaining more popularity in academic settings. However, g ...
WebAVALIA, software tools, evaluation tools, self and peer assessment, higher education
134 downloads
Juarez Bento Silva, Isabela Nardi Silva, Simone Meister Sommer Bilessimo
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This paper presented the framework for the integration of digital technologies in education, implemented in InTecEdu Program, developed by Remote Experimentation Laboratory (RExLab), Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil. Background: The main objective of the model presented is to arouse interest in science and technology among adolescents. Therefore, it sought to devel ...
framework, integration, technology, teaching and learning, teacher im-provement, open educational resources, virtual and remote labs
739 downloads
Noa Ragonis, Orit Hazzan, Gadi Har-Shai
JITE:IIP , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This paper presents a study about changes in computer science and software engineering students’ perceptions of their soft skills during their progress through the Computer Science Soft Skills course. Background: Soft skills are often associated with a person’s social, emotional and cognitive capabilities. Soft skills are increasingly sought out and are well recognized by employers ...
computer science education, software engineering education, soft skills, indi-vidual soft skills, team-related soft skills
253 downloads
Daisuke Saito, Shota Kaieda, Hironori Washizaki, Yoshiaki Fukazawa
JITE:IIP , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: Although many computer science measures have been proposed, visualizing individual students’ capabilities is difficult, as those measures often rely on specific tools and methods or are not graded. To solve these problems, we propose a rubric for measuring and visualizing the effects of learning computer programming for elementary school students enrolled in computer science education ...
computer science education, programming education, rubric
164 downloads
Ahmad Samed Al-Adwan, Naser Khdour
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The current study has been carried out to reveal students’ readiness to utilize MOOCs at higher learning institutions in Jordan. Background: Higher education institutions around the globe are shifting rapidly to reach learners worldwide by providing open education. In accordance with this universal effort, Jordan is committed to offering open access education that allows learners to ...
MOOCs, distance learning, MOOCs adoption, online learning, technological competency, self-regulate learning, MOOCs adoption
346 downloads
Corey Baham
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore and test several improvements for incorporating the Business Product Owner (BPO) role in student software projects using Scrum. Background: As the popularity of Scrum has grown, its roles and ceremonies have been utilized in student software projects, yet one of the more challenging roles to implement in the academic context is the role of BP ...
agile software development, Scrum, business product owner, IS education
152 downloads
Theresiawati Tere -, Henki Bayu Seta, Achmad Nizar Hidayanto, Zaenal Abidin
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This research aims to evaluate and analyze the e variables which influence the quality of e-learning services at the university-level based on the perspectives of students (stakeholders). It seeks to identify factors of e-learning quality and satisfaction and to examine the relationship between the dimensions of e-learning quality, satisfaction, and behavioral intention as perceived b ...
e-learning, e-learning quality, service quality, ServQual model, Indonesian higher education, student perspectives
507 downloads
Lars Almén, Sangeeta Bagga-Gupta, Cecilia Bjursell
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The aim of the study is to explore students’ encounters with digital tools and how they account for their experiences of using digital tools within formal education. Background: While computers have a long history in educational settings, research indicates that digital tools function both as affordances and constraints, and that the role of digital tools in schools continues to be d ...
digital tools, nexus analysis, secondary school, digitalization, Sweden
401 downloads
Robert Weinhandl, Zsolt Lavicza, Tony Houghton
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: Our research aims to explore which design elements and aspects of online learning environments are relevant for teachers when introduced to educational innovations such as flipped learning and, thereby, to enable facilitating the dissemination of these innovations. Background: Integrating educational innovations from academic discourses or professional teacher development into teache ...
scaling-up innovations, professional teacher development, blended learning, mathematics teaching, online learning environments, flipped approaches
372 downloads
Yasar Guneri Sahin, Ufuk Celikkan
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This paper investigates the gaps between industry and academia perceptions of information technology fields, such as computer science, software engineering, and computer engineering, and it identifies areas of asymmetry between curricula and industry expectations. The study mainly focuses on the skills required of IT professionals (graduated students) and on how higher education insti ...
asymmetry in software education, higher education and industry gaps, in-formation technology education
253 downloads
Ilenia Fronza, Luis Corral, Claus Pahl
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This work aims to introduce and evaluate an instructional strategy that aids end-users with developing their software products during intensive project-based events. Background: End-users produce software in the labor market, and one of the challenges for End-User Software Engineering (EUSE) is the need to create functional software products without a formal education in software de ...
intensive project-based events, bootcamp, end-user software engineering, EUSE, instructional strategy, assessment framework
171 downloads
Carmen Tulia Ricardo-Barreto, Daladier Jabba Molinares, Humberto Llinás, Judith M Peña Santodomíngo, Cinthia Milena Astorga Acevedo, Pedro D Acevedo Rodríguez, Claudia P Baloco Navarro, Sandra M Villarreal Villa
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This study aimed at recognizing and analyzing the trends of ICT use (hardware, software, and digital educational resources) by higher education professors in the Antioquia region (Colombia), and characterizing this population according to their context. Background: The inexorable growth of ICT and the convergence of networks have produced great changes in human culture, and particul ...
hardware, software, digital educational resources, higher education institutions, ICT
499 downloads
Emmanuel Fokides, Melpomeni Kefallinou
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The study examined whether spherical videos are an effective tool in teaching primary school students subjects related to the endangered species. It also examined their feelings/attitudes towards this tool. Background: Young students have trouble understanding concepts related to environmental education and, specifically, concepts related to the endangered species. Spherical videos ...
endangered species, environmental education, primary school, spherical videos
325 downloads
Lina María Pastes Urbano, Hamil S. Terán, Fabinton Sotelo Gómez, Mario F Solarte, Carlos J Sepulveda, Juan M López Meza
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The purpose is a bibliographic review that seeks to offer a clearer vision of the impact of technological tools on the implementation of the flipped classroom model. Background: This document reviews the flipped classroom and secondary education literature to analyze what technological tools are used to implement this model in secondary education settings and their impact on students ...
flipped classroom, high school, technology platforms
258 downloads
Yulei Gavin Zhang, Mandy Yan Dang
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: In this study, we aim to understand factors that can influence technology-supported learning, specifically in the blended environment. To do that, a research model is developed by incorporating factors from three perspectives, including self-related factors, technology and systems factors, and the instructional design factor. Background: Technology-supported learning has changed the ...
technology-supported learning, blended environment, self-related factors, technology and systems factors, instructional design factor, satisfaction, intention
264 downloads
Helen E. Owen, Sherlock A Licorish
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: We aimed to investigate the circumstances under which Kahoot! (a Game-based Student Response System (GSRS)) increases junior and senior Information Science university students’ learning and knowledge retention beyond that of traditional teaching methods. We also explored whether the positive learning impacts of Kahoot! vary as a function of student subject knowledge (i.e., junior vs s ...
game-based student response systems, Kahoot!, classroom dynamics, engage-ment, motivation, junior and senior information science students
542 downloads
Wing Shui Ng
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: Teachers usually educate students’ cyberethics using debate, case-based discussion, and role-playing instructional methods in a face-to-face setting. With the presence of teacher and peers, students may not be willing to share their true attitudes, and it may affect the effectiveness of the teaching methods. To tackle the challenge, the author applied a teaching method with a core com ...
cyberethics, moral education, self-presentation, self-knowledge, self-awareness, self-assessment
179 downloads
Susanne M Owen, Gerald White, Dharmaputra Taludangga Palekahelu, Dian T Sumakul, Eko Sediyono
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: ICT integration into classroom pedagogical practices is considered an essential aspect of learning processes in developed countries but there are issues in developing countries regarding funding, infrastructure, access, and teacher skills and professional learning. This article presents some aspects of the findings of a study in one remote region within a developing country after the ...
education, computers, teachers, remote schools, online learning, Papua, In-donesia, school leaders
419 downloads
Geoffrey Dick, Asli Yagmur Akbulut
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) simulation (ERPsim) games have been used in Information Systems courses to teach students ERP systems and business processes. This study investigates whether the use of ERPsim games can be extended to other management disciplines. More specifically, this study reports on using the ERPsim games innovatively in a new context, in an undergraduate manage ...
curriculum innovation, ERPsim, gamification, management decision mak-ing, simulation
147 downloads
Talal M. Alasmari
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This paper investigates the educational gap between males and females caused by gender segregation in Saudi educational institutions and the role of Mobile Learning Technology (MLT) in bridging this gap through the emphasis on teaching practices, learning resources, and opportunities, as well as participation in campus life. Background: There is a gender gap over the access to educat ...
mobile learning, gender gap, Saudi Arabia, higher education
127 downloads
Kriti Priya Gupta, Preeti Bhaskar
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of the present study is to prioritize the inhibiting and motivating factors underlying the adoption of AI based teaching and learning solutions by teachers in the higher education sector of India. Background: AI based teaching and learning solutions are amongst the most important educational innovations. The intervention of AI in instructional methods can result in person ...
artificial intelligence (AI), adoption, higher education, teachers, analytic hierar-chy process (AHP)
444 downloads
Christopher Cheong, Jo Coldwell-Neilson, Tian Luo, Kathryn MacCallum
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The COVID-19 pandemic quickly and suddenly affected many, if not all, parts of the world. From an educational perspective, educators and students managed the social restrictions by transitioning to teaching and learning completely online. As educators and students are two important stakeholders in education, the Special Series contains four articles that focus on these two perspecti ...
COVID-19 and education, online teaching, online learning, teaching during pandemic
195 downloads
Kesavan Vadakalu Elumalai, Jayendira P Sankar, Kalaichelvi R, Jeena Ann John, Nidhi Menon, Mufleh Salem M Alqahtani, May Abdulaziz Abumelha
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The objective of the research was to study the relationship of seven independent factors: administrative support, course content, course design, instructor characteristics, learner characteristics, social support, and technical support on quality of e-learning in higher education during the COVID-19 pandemic. Further, the study analyzes the moderating effect(s) of gender and level of ...
e-learning, quality, students’ perspective, higher education, COVID-19 pandemic
4422 downloads
Talha Abdullah Sharadgah, Rami Abdulatif Sa'di
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This study investigates the perceptions of faculty members at Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia, towards preparedness of institutions of higher education (IHE) for assessment in virtual learning environments (VLEs) during the COVID-19 lockdown. In addition, the study explores evidence of bona fide challenges that impede the implementation of assessment in VLE for bo ...
assessment in VLEs, COVID-19, e-assessment, lockdown, online assessment
599 downloads
Tsz Kit Ng, Rebecca Reynolds, Man Yi (Helen) Chan, Xiu Han Li, Samuel Kai Wah Chu
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This article aims at the critical present: to serve a constructive purpose in the current COVID-19 crisis by presenting practice driven pedagogical strategies for online learning and teaching. It acknowledges the multitude of challenges faced by educators through the delivery of online instructional strategies for schools. Background: The development of information technology enables ...
COVID-19, coronavirus, blended synchronous, case study, homeschooling
552 downloads
Anita - Lie, Siti Mina Tamah, Imelda - Gozali, Katarina Retno Triwidayati, Tresiana Sari Diah Utami, Fransiskus - Jemadi
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore language teachers’ online engagement during the Covid-19 pandemic in Indonesia. Four questions guided the inquiry in this study: 1) To what extent did teachers engage in online learning during the Covid-19 pandemic? 2) What challenges did teachers encounter while engaging in online learning during the Covid-19 crisis? 3) How has the suspension ...
online learning engagement, urban vs remote regions, language teaching, secondary school teachers, Indonesia
3155 downloads
Reza Ghanbarzadeh, Amir Hossein Ghapanchi
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of five factors on the user acceptance of Three-Dimensional Virtual Worlds (3DVWs) in higher education. Another objective of the study was to investigate the effects of the application of 3DVWs on five variables relevant to positive outcomes for higher education students. Background: Three-Dimensional Virtual Worlds (3DVW) are of co ...
three-dimensional virtual world, user acceptance, Second Life
219 downloads
Ahmed Alshehri, Malcolm J Rutter, Sally Smith
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This study proposes a theoretical framework that amalgamates Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT) variables with usability metrics to investigate the impact on students’ intention and use of the Learning Management System (LMS) in Saudi higher education. Background: There is a dearth of academic research on Saudi higher education to examine the effects of usabil ...
UTAUT, technology acceptance, usability, e-learning systems, LMS, PLS-SEM, developing country
247 downloads
Wafa Al-Maawali
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This study of affordances in educational technology focuses on how the self-perceptions of teachers influence the creation of educational opportunities and how these are received by learners. Background: It is important to explore the affordances offered by teachers, when using educational technology, from the perspective of their students. Within this topic, the interface of the edu ...
educational technology affordances, teaching possibilities, possibilities for learn-ing interactions, e-learning, self-directed learning
170 downloads
Ahmad Samed Al-Adwan, Nour Awni Albelbisi, Shadia Hasan Aladwan, Omar Horani, Amro Al-Madadha, Mohammad Hamdi Al Khasawneh
JITE:Research , Volume 19 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The main objective of this study is to explore students’ beliefs with regard to social media use (SMU) in higher education and the consequences of such use on the perception of their academic performance. Additionally, the study aims to determine the major influential factors with regard to SMU in student learning settings as a means of enhancing their performance. To achieve these ob ...
social media, enjoyment, TAM, higher education, usefulness, collaborative learning, student performance
1588 downloads
Alrence S Halibas, Rolou Lyn Maata, Mohamed Abdul Kader Varusai, Ali Al-Badi, Peyman Nouraey
IISIT , Volume 17 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The need for Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) to maximize the use of their intellectual property and strategic resources for research and teaching has become ever more evident in recent years. Furthermore, little attention is paid in developing an enabling system that will facilitate knowledge transfer in the Research-Teaching Nexus (RTN). Hence, this study assesses the current st ...
knowledge management, knowledge management system, research-teaching nexus, social computing, tacit knowledge
103 downloads
Dror Mughaz, Michael Cohen, Sagit Mejahez, Tal Ades, Dan Bouhnik
IJELL , Volume 16 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: Using Artificial Intelligence with Deep Learning (DL) techniques, which mimic the action of the brain, to improve a student’s grammar learning process. Finding the subject of a sentence using DL, and learning, by way of this computer field, to analyze human learning processes and mistakes. In addition, showing Artificial Intelligence learning processes, with and without a general over ...
deep-learning, text-mining, Hebrew, subject-tagger
280 downloads
Ruti Gafni, Anat Goldstein
IJELL , Volume 16 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study is to discover usage differences in task performance by students of different cultures, by examining procrastination patterns from a national cultural perspective and exploring the effect of multicultural virtual teamwork on students’ individual procrastination. Background: This study aims to examine higher-education entrepreneurial learning in the context o ...
procrastination, virtual teams, multicultural teams, individual procrastination
136 downloads
Sharon Hardof-Jaffe, Baruch Schwarz, Hanoch Flum
IJELL , Volume 16 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This study aims to uncover how Social Network Sites (SNSs) active users who are eager to be knowledgeable about a specific domain develop a professional identity, what practices they use, and how do SNSs afford professional identity development. Background: Some researchers have shown that SNSs play a central role in personal development, but there is a lack of studies tracing the a ...
professional identity development, SNSs affordances, digital information organization
117 downloads
Madhumita Banerjee
IJELL , Volume 16 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This study aims to explore levels of Technological Access (ownership, access to, and usage of computer devices as well as access to Internet services) and levels of Technological Efficacy (technology related skills) as they pertain to underserved (UNS) and underrepresented (UNR) students. Background: There exists a positive correlation between technology related access, technology re ...
underserved, underrepresented, technological access, technological efficacy, COVID-19, pandemic
308 downloads
U. Yeliz Eseryel
IJELL , Volume 16 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This paper investigates the factors contributing to student IT self-leadership in online education using an exploratory study. Specifically, our goal was to understand whether the instructors’ transformational IT leadership and the students’ personal innovativeness with IT contributed to student IT self-leadership. Background: The study was conducted in an online course. While today ...
transformational IT leadership, IT self-leadership, personal innovativeness with IT, constructivism
89 downloads
U. Yeliz Eseryel, John R. Drake, Deniz Eseryel
IJELL , Volume 16 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This article aimed to design and evaluate a pedagogical technique for altering students’ classroom digital multitasking behaviors. The technique we designed and evaluated is called course-based undergraduate research experience (CURE). With this technique, the students wrote a research article based on a multitasking experiment that the instructor conducted with the students. The stud ...
digital multitasking, research-based learning, experiential learning, content analy-sis, behavioral change
35 downloads
Dawn Culpepper, KerryAnn O'Meara, Amy Ramirez
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to understand how one graduate program shaped doctoral students’ scholarly identities as interdisciplinary scientists. Background: Scholarly identity refers to the ways individuals see themselves as legitimate, contributing members of their academic community. However, much of the research on scholarly identity focuses on students and faculty within tradi ...
graduate education, scholarly identity, interdisciplinary research
621 downloads
Laura Roberts
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The primary aim of this study was to reveal the assessment tools and a theory preferred to mentor doctoral students with integrity and trustworthiness. The connection between mentors’ feelings of trustworthiness and protégé success were explored. Background: This study examines the concept presented in 1983, 1985, and 1996 by Kram of mentor relations (MR) theory, which illustrates th ...
doctoral mentoring, mentor trustworthiness, mentor integrity, transformation to independent scholar, protégé development
557 downloads
Hyrine Mueni Matheka, Ellen E.P.W.A. Jansen, Adriaan W.H.A Hofman
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: Kenya plans to be a middle-income country by the year 2030. To achieve this development target, the country has rapidly expanded its university sub-sector in order to produce the requisite skilled professionals. This has put a strain on the available PhD holders thus heightening the pressure on universities to produce more PhD graduates to meet the required larger pool of highly quali ...
PhD students’ success, background characteristics, program characteristic, mode of study
615 downloads
Erika Burton
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This study investigates the professional development needs of educators with a Master’s degree and seeking or having a doctoral degree in education. Background: Understanding the professional development needs of educators is important for meeting these needs. The literature focuses on post-bachelor education but does not address professional development and doctoral degree needs. M ...
professional development, doctorate success, doctorate barriers, doctorate pro-gram, education doctorate, doctorate
613 downloads
Rebecca G. Mirick, Stephanie P Wladkowski
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This study explored the experiences of women doctoral students and their perceptions of the impact of this experience on their academic careers. Background: While more women than men graduate from doctoral programs in all non-STEM fields, women are more likely to take non-tenure positions or positions at less prestigious programs such as community colleges or teaching focused institu ...
parenting, doctoral education, motherhood, supports, academia
567 downloads
Jason A LaFrance, Diane LaFrance, Teri D Melton
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this exploratory qualitative case study was to understand dissertation chair agency, chair preparation, and academic supports provided by experienced Educational Leadership Ed.D. dissertation chairs in the United States. Background: Previous research has identified attrition rates of 50-60 percent in education doctoral programs. This research helps identify the facu ...
doctoral dissertations, dissertation chair, doctoral attrition, doctoral reten-tion, graduation rate, educational leadership programs, educational leader-ship faculty development
487 downloads
Delma M Ramos, Varaxy Yi
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This qualitative study examined the racist and sexist experiences of doctoral women of color in the academy. Background: Doctoral women of color (e.g., Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, African Americans, Latina Americans, and Native Americans) continue to experience racism and sexism in academic spaces. While few studies have explored the experiences of doctoral students of color ...
women of color, doctoral students, racist incidents, sexist incidents, oppression, marginalization, resistance, achievement, empowerment
704 downloads
Devasmita Chakraverty
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This US-based study explored various facets of impostor phenomenon experienced during PhD training in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Specifically, the purpose of this research was to identify certain experiences that trigger this phenomenon. Background: Competent high-achievers who do not believe in their efforts leading to accomplishments sometimes experi ...
impostor phenomenon, impostor syndrome, doctoral training, STEM training, graduate school, mindset
1526 downloads
Juliann S McBrayer, Steven Tolman, Katherine Fallon
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine if there was a relationship between doctoral students’ candidacy examination scores and estimated time to degree completion, measured by dissertation progression. Background: Time to degree completion in doctoral programs continues to be an issue and reasons for high attrition rates for doctoral students are broad and include varied core com ...
doctoral program, comprehensive examination, candidacy examination, degree completion, Doctor of Education, EdD
515 downloads
Shametrice Davis, Leslie Reese, Cecelia S Griswold
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This paper examines the experiences of African American students in a doctor of education program at a comprehensive university in Southern California. Background: Qualitative case study methodology and critical race theory is used to highlight asset rather than deficit narratives of the participants, illuminating another aspect of commonly understood experiences for underrepresented ...
African Americans, critical race theory, doctoral education
528 downloads
Dr. Mansour Saleh Alabdulaziz
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study is to identify the challenges Saudi doctoral students studying in UK universities face with their supervisors, shed light on their experiences, and examine the extent to which these experiences impact their ability to complete their thesis. Furthermore, the aim is to examine the aspects of supervision the students found to be effective during their studies. ...
doctoral students, supervisors, UK universities, experiences and challenges
524 downloads
Ahmed A. Al-Hunaiyyan, Andrew Thomas Bimba, Salah Alsharhan
IJIKM , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This study describes a conceptual model, based on the principles of concept algebra that can provide intelligent academic advice using adaptive, knowledge-based feedback. The proposed model advises students based on their traits and academic history. The system aims to deliver adaptive advice to students using historical data from previous and current students. This data-driven approa ...
e-advising, academic advising, academic model, student model, cognitive knowledge-based model, course selection, adaptive algorithm
939 downloads
Elke Stracke, Vijay Kumar
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This paper introduces the Feedback Expectation Tool (FET) as an easy-to-use and flexible pedagogical tool to encourage dialogue on feedback between supervisors and candidates. The main aim of this pedagogical innovation is to allow negotiation to understand expectations and establish boundaries through transparent practices. Background: Feedback is a key element of learning and devel ...
dialogue, doctoral supervision, expectations, feedback, Feedback Expecta-tion Tool (FET)
730 downloads
Ali Shafiq, Saeed Pahlevan Sharif, Anbareen Jan
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This paper found some factors which influence research supervisees’ selection of their research supervisors. Background: Research on supervisor-supervisee relationship is mostly conducted when research students have already initiated their studies. Research on how a supervisor is selected before the research begins is researched less. How do supervisees select their supervisors? Wh ...
research supervision, supervisee-supervisor relationship, postgraduate re-search, SEM, AMOS
462 downloads
Meredith L Conrey, Gene Roberts, Jr., Melissa R Fadler, Matias M Garza, Clifford V Johnson, Jr., Misty Rasmussen
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: Limited research exists on the perceived value that a doctoral degree has on higher education administrators’ goals; therefore, this collective case study had two purposes. The first was to assess qualitatively the perceptions of four doctorate-holding higher education administrators to explore the potential value associated with their degrees, and the second was to determine whether ...
doctoral degree, perception of value, human capital theory, qualitative re-search methods, higher education administration, professional goals
546 downloads
Devasmita Chakraverty
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This mixed-methods research study examined impostor phenomenon during postdoctoral training in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through the following research question: “What are the manifestations of the impostor phenomenon experienced during postdoctoral training in STEM?” Background: The impostor phenomenon occurs when competent, high-achieving students and ...
impostor phenomenon, impostor syndrome, higher education, post-doctoral training, socialization, STEM, STEM postdocs, transition
710 downloads
Julia Kirk, Andrew Courtner
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: Many researchers have investigated factors related to why doctoral candidates do or do not persist in a doctoral program, yet, literature was not found where researchers investigated the relationship between self-directed learning and currently enrolled EdD candidates. The authors sought to understand EdD candidates’ self-direction in learning at the onset of their EdD program. The fi ...
doctoral candidate, education, self-directed learning
464 downloads
Sylvia Mendez, Katie Johanson, Valerie Martin Conley, Kinnis Gosha, Naja A Mack, Comas Haynes, Rosario A Gerhardt
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the efficacy of simulated interactive virtual conversations (chatbots) for mentoring underrepresented minority doctoral engineering students who are considering pursuing a career in the professoriate or in industry. Background: Chatbots were developed under the National Science Foundation INCLUDES Design and Developments Launch Pilot award (17 ...
chatbot, supplemental mentoring, engineering, underrepresented minority doctoral students
493 downloads
Joanna Szen-Ziemianska
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: One approach to helping doctoral students deal with the many challenges they face is the provision of a structured mentoring programme to complement the more traditional doctoral curriculum and supervisor relationship. This paper reports a mentoring programme containing such activities as individual consultations and peer-mentoring workshops, introduced at one of the non-public univer ...
doctoral education, doctoral students, mentoring programme, peer-mentoring, psychosocial support
513 downloads
Devasmita Chakraverty
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This study examined experiences related to the impostor phenomenon among Black doctoral and postdoctoral scholars in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Background: Research on the impostor phenomenon is usually focused on undergraduates, especially for Blacks, with sparse research on Black doctoral and postdoctoral scholars. This phenomenon was originally inves ...
impostor phenomenon, impostor syndrome, Black, STEM, doctoral train-ing, postdoctoral training, higher education, STEM PhD, STEM postdoc-toral scholar
537 downloads
Devasmita Chakraverty, Donna B Jeffe, Katherine P Dabney, Robert H Tai
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: In response to widespread efforts to increase the size and diversity of the biomedical-research workforce in the U.S., a large-scale qualitative study was conducted to examine current and former students’ training experiences in MD (Doctor of Medicine), PhD (Doctor of Philosophy), and MD-PhD dual-degree programs. In this paper, we aimed to describe the experiences of a subset of study ...
MD-PhD program, doctoral training challenges, biomedical-research work-force, attrition, medical education
517 downloads
Laura Roberts
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine tough-love mentoring theory (TLM) as a potential way to address the problem of low graduation rates among doctoral students. Background: In order to address this purpose, the researcher presents the following: a) a validation study for assessment tools pertaining to TLM and b) a validation study of TLM theory and its two sub-theories: mentor ...
doctoral mentoring, tough-love mentoring theory, mentor integrity and trustworthiness theory, mentors’ high standards theory
493 downloads
Hanna Nori, Marja H Peura, Arto Jauhiainen
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The aim of this study is to provide a comprehensive picture of doctoral students’ dissertation journeys using Finland as a case country. More specifically, the article examines (1) the students’ backgrounds, (2) their study motives and experiences, and (3) whether or not these elements are related. Background: Despite the massification of higher education (HE), there is a shortage o ...
doctoral students, doctoral education, doctoral capital, cluster analysis, content analysis
537 downloads
Jayson W Richardson, Marsha Carr, Jeremy L. D. Watts
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This study focuses on how a short-term international study abroad program to England impacted doctoral students’ cultural competencies. Background: The case study captures the experiences of six school leadership doctoral students who traveled abroad to East London, England. The overarching goal of this experience was to improve their self-efficacy for culturally competent school lea ...
leadership preparation, school leaders, cultural competency, culture, intercultural, study abroad, educational leadership
472 downloads
Kyungmee Lee
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This article investigates thirteen students’ lived experiences on an online PhD programme, aiming to develop a better understanding of the nature of doing a PhD online. Background: A large number of adult students with full-time professional roles and other social responsibilities have returned to universities to pursue their doctoral degree in order to advance their personal and pro ...
online doctoral education, PhD programme, part-time doctoral student, co-hort community, supervision, scholarly identity, phenomenology
585 downloads
Chun Yan Yang, Li Bai
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: International PhD students suffer a lot of stress. However, many studies about international students focus on identifying the stressors these students experience rather than the stress-coping strategies, and those that explore international students’ coping behaviour often report maladjustments. Background: This study intended to fill the research gap by examining the strategies tha ...
Chinese PhD students, stress coping, secondary control, qualitative interviews, psychological adjustments
474 downloads
Gaeun Seo, HeyJin T Yeo
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This qualitative study was conducted to illuminate the under-researched aspect of doctoral students’ career decision-making by examining their internal cognitive processes based on the Cognitive Information Processing (CIP) theory. Specifically, this study compared doctoral students’ career decision-making from two career groups, those pursuing the professoriate versus those pursuing ...
doctoral student career decision-making, professoriate career, careers beyond the professoriate, qualitative research, Cognitive Information Processing theory, graduate student career development
498 downloads
Annemarie Vaccaro, Chiquita Baylor, Desiree Forsythe, Karin Capobianco, Jana Knibb, John Olerio
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This paper contributes to the scholarly literature on intersectionality and social injustice (invisibility, hypervisibility) in higher education and serves as a model for enacting doctoral education where research, theory, and practice converge. Background: Invisibility and hypervisibility have long been documented as social injustices, but very little literature has documented how d ...
doctoral education, duoethnography, invisibility, hypervisibility, intersectionality
547 downloads
Patrícia Silva Santos, Maria Teresa Patrício
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This article examines the experience and practice of doctoral students by focusing on different dimensions of the PhD socialization process. It addresses the question of whether university collaborations with businesses influence the experience and practice of PhD students. Background: The study explores the academic culture in the PhD process through the analysis of the experiences ...
doctoral education, academic culture, university-business collaboration, PhD student’s trajectory
454 downloads
Melanie D. M. Hudson, Lucinda S. Spaulding, Angela Y Ford, Laura E Jones
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this systematic grounded theory study was to generate a model explaining how grit and a growth mindset develop and influence persistence in doctoral completers. Since doctoral attrition has historically plagued institutions of higher learning, with conflicting explanations reported in the literature, program leaders will benefit by understanding factors associated with ...
grit, growth mindset, doctoral persistence, higher education, personal and so-cial responsibility
710 downloads
Anna Sverdlik, Nathan C. Hall, Lynn McAlpine
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: Research on doctoral students’ well-being suggests that an interplay of social and psychological factors, such as integration into the scholarly community and perceptions of self-worth, shape students’ experiences. The present research examined the role of these factors in the well-being of doctoral students. Background: Imposter syndrome has long been discussed both formally and inf ...
doctoral education, doctoral well-being, imposter syndrome, mental health, graduate education, doctoral socialization
1868 downloads
Minghui Hou, Alma Jam
IJDS , Volume 15 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: In our reflexivity in this duoethnographic study, we aimed to identify and elicit the authentic voices, thoughts, and experiences of international students from China and Cameroon to explore international education equity’s complexities through the internationalization of curriculum in doctoral programs at U.S. institutions. Background: Many studies have addressed the need for educa ...
international education equity, curriculum internationalization, Chinese, Cameroon, current administration, academic, financial, community
437 downloads
Crystal R Chambers, Sydney Freeman Jr., Jessica L Samuels
JSPTE , Volume 5 , 2020
Table of Contents for Volume 5, 2020 of the Journal for the Study of Postsecondary and Tertiary Education
Table of Contents, JSPTE, Journal for the Study of Postsecondary and Tertiary Education
91 downloads
Daniel W Calhoun, Steven Tolman, Kaylee M. King
JSPTE , Volume 5 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This study examined Higher Education/Student Affairs (HE/SA) programs’ curriculum alignment with the CAS Standards. Background: HE/SA programs have a limited number of credit hours (27-65) and must structure their curriculum within the confines. The CAS Standards guides HE/SA programs and recommends this curriculum include a focus on six content areas. Methodology: A quantitativ ...
higher education programs, student affairs programs, graduate preparatory programs, professional preparation, student affairs, professional development
109 downloads
Dan B Kaufmann
MCR , Volume 5 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: University of South Florida & New York Market Strategy Background: The University of South Florida (USF) is looking to target new students outside the Florida Market. As well as they are trying to raise the reputation of the University. USF feels that working with a sports organization will help accomplish those objectives. Methodology: Example Case Study Contribution: Hi ...
Sports Sponsorship, Higher Education Marketing, Sports Marketing
33 downloads
Laura J Parson, Ariel Steele
JSPTE , Volume 5 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: Our goal is to provide understanding of if and how the institutional factors found to contribute to a chilly climate are experienced in an international setting and provide a broader understanding of the discourses that create challenges for marginalized and underrepresented groups in STEM. Background: In August 2018 the Hungarian government stopped funding gender studies program and ...
institutional ethnography, Hungarian higher education, STEM in higher educa-tion, mathematics education
84 downloads
MU ZHANG
JSPTE , Volume 5 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: Book Review: Student Learning and Development in Chinese Higher Education: College Students’ Experience in China Background: This book describes and interprets student learning and development as perceived by students in Chinese higher education institutions. Impact on Society: Overall, this book appeals to higher education scholars from all countries and regions. It is a good resou ...
student experience, student learning and development, Chinese higher education
53 downloads
Michele Tyson, Cecilia M. Orphan, Judy Marquez Kiyama, Chris A Nelson
JSPTE , Volume 5 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: Neoliberal ideology in U.S. society and globally is transforming post-secondary institutions into economic drivers of their public purposes, that of promoting societal betterment and educational opportunity. Attendant with the neoliberal transformation of higher education’s purposes has been an erosion of the equity pursuits of postsecondary institutions as they privilege enrolling le ...
equity, public purposes, higher education, neoliberalism, institutional change, civic engagement
152 downloads
Gloria Crisp, Erin Doran, Vincent Carales, Christopher Potts
JSPTE , Volume 5 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study was to better understand the sources of mentoring and ways in which mentors, as forms of social and familial capital, facilitate the development of capital among Latinx community college students Background: A more focused and nuanced understanding of the role of mentors in further developing Latinx students’ capital is needed to guide mentoring programs in ...
Latinx, college students, mentoring, community colleges, faculty
119 downloads
Elizabeth S Wargo
JSPTE , Volume 5 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This essay highlights how the way educational places and spaces are imagined impacts higher education research, policy, and practice. Background: Drawing on the rapid transition to online education in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, dichotomous thinking about education space is problematized by examining how the physical (e.g., the lecture hall) is intertwined with the digital (e.g. ...
spatial inequality, education technology, space, facilities, blended learning
104 downloads
Isaac Prilleltensky, Samantha Dietz, Cengiz Zopluoglu, Adam Clarke, Miriam Lipsky, Christopher M. Hartnett
JSPTE , Volume 5 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the factor structure of a newly developed Culture of Mattering survey (CoM) that evaluates mattering in the context of relationships with supervisors, colleagues, and the organization as a whole. Background: Mattering can be defined as the experience of feeling valued and adding value. Despite the importance of mattering in personal and occupa ...
mattering, organizational culture, instrument development, employee, higher education
107 downloads
Dawn Culpepper, Michael A. Goodman, Lauren Norris
JSPTE , Volume 5 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This study examines how higher education and student affairs doctoral students and their partners navigate the graduate school experience through the lens of linked lives. Background: Enhancing doctoral students’ ability to integrate their academic and personal lives can contribute to positive student outcomes such as retention and satisfaction. Yet, many features of graduate educati ...
graduate students, graduate education, work-life integration
68 downloads
Anindya Kundu, David M Elcott, Erica G Foldy, Amanda S Winer
JSPTE , Volume 5 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This paper illustrates the relationship between graduate students’ social identities and their ability to persevere in an academically rigorous graduate setting. Through our analysis we show that while many students experience marginalization and threats to their identity, they display no less grit than those who do not experience marginalization and threats to their identity. Backg ...
grit, social identity threat, marginalization
95 downloads
Nozipho Giba-Fosu
IJCDMS , Volume 4 , 2020
Aim/Purpose The main aim of this study was to investigate the status of records management program at Walter Sisulu University (WSU) using the Nelson Mandela Drive Site of Mthatha Campus as a case study. Background For an organization to function effectively, records (both in electronic and paper format) need to be captured, recorded and secured in order to ensure their authenticity, integ ...
Records management, institution of higher learning, administration, Walter Sisulu University (WSU)
139 downloads
Chad M Jones
MBR , Volume 4 , 2020
In Huston’s (2010) framework regarding financial literacy, she provides the following conceptual model (Fig 1). This model, which is widely accepted within the research on financial literacy since 2010, reveals that while financial literacy is certainly part of the story influencing financial behavior, it is not the whole story. We see that Huston includes “other factors” as informing financial ...
Financial literacy, financial behavior, financial planners, self-efficacy, self-control
77 downloads
Elizabeth (Betty) Boyd
InSITE 2020 , 2020
This document contains the description of the InSITE conference and the schedule. A printable copy of the full conference proceedings can be downloaded from http://proceedings.informingscience.org/InSITE2020/InSITE_2020_Proceedings.pdf
InSITE, informing science, IT Education, proceedings, conference
37 downloads
Michael Jones
InSITE 2020 , 2020
Table of Contents: Proceedings of the 2020 InSITE Conference
proceedings, InSITE, conference, informing science, IT education
33 downloads
Christine Bakke
InSITE 2020 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: To examine crowd-sourced programming as an experiential learning, instructional medium. The goal is to provide real-time, real-world, artificial intelligence programming without textbook instructional materials. Background: Open source software has resulted in loosely knit communities of global software developers that work together on a software project. Taking open source software ...
crowd-sourced programming, artificial intelligence, software development, programming, experiential learning, inquiry education, mob programming, artificial intelligence
20 downloads
Agyei Fosu
InSITE 2020 , 2020
[The full paper was previously published in the International Journal of Community Development & Management Studies, 3, 65-77.] Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study is to expand the knowledge base on factors likely to impede implementation and adoption of web-based learning management systems to blend with traditional methods of lecturing in universities to cater for the next generation of le ...
ICTs, next generation of learners, teaching, technological skills, lecturers, web-based learning management system, 21st century digital economies
12 downloads
Terry McGovern
InSITE 2020 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: To inform educational stakeholders about of the emerging digital educational badging technology, the industry, and how it applies to adult learning. Background: An overview of the developing badging system, concepts, key terminology, advantages, challenges, and examples of badge utilization. Methodology: Exploratory study. Contribution: Makes known how the current state of the badg ...
badges, open badges, badging, access to higher education, transcript ambi-guity, credential-fraud, open pathways, badge challenges
20 downloads
Alrence S Halibas, Rolou Lyn Maata, Mohamed Abdul Kader Varusai, Ali Al-Badi, Peyman Nouraey
InSITE 2020 , 2020
[This Proceedings paper was revised and published in the journal "Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology," 16, 21-40.] Aim/Purpose: The need for Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) to maximize the use of their intellectual property and strategic resources for research and teaching has become ever more evident in recent years. Furthermore, little attention is paid in developing ...
knowledge management, knowledge management system, research-teaching nexus, social computing, tacit knowledge
12 downloads
Dror Mughaz, Michael Cohen, Sagit Mejahez, Tal Ades, Dan Bouhnik
InSITE 2020 , 2020
[This Proceedings paper was revised and published in the "Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning," 16, 1-17.] Aim/Purpose: Using Artificial Intelligence with Deep Learning (DL) techniques, which mimic the action of the brain, to improve a student’s grammar learning process. Finding the subject of a sentence using DL, and learning, by way of this computer field, to analyze h ...
deep-learning, text-mining, Hebrew, subject-tagger
12 downloads
Ruti Gafni, Anat Goldstein
InSITE 2020 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: [The full version of this paper is published in the Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning (IJELL) https://doi.org/10.28945/4617] The purpose of this study is to discover usage differences in task performance by students of different cultures, by examining procrastination patterns from a national cultural perspective, exploring the effect of multicultural virtu ...
procrastination, virtual teams, multicultural teams, individual procrastination
14 downloads
Clara A. Nkhoma, Mathews Nkhoma, Susan Thomas, Nha Quoc Le
InSITE 2020 , 2020
Aim/Purpose: This study will review the existing literature on the advantages and challenges associated with rubric design and implementation. The role of rubric as an authentic assessment instrument will also be discussed. Background: This study provides an overall understanding of ‘rubric design, the benefits and challenges of using rubrics, which will be useful for both practitioners and res ...
rubric, authentic assessment, rubric design, assessment method, scoring guide
114 downloads
Dimitar Grozdanov Christozov, Katia Rasheva-Yordanova, Stefka Toleva-Stoimenova
InformingSciJ , Volume 22 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The growing complexity of the business environment and business processes as well as the Big Data phenomenon has an impact on every area of human activity nowadays. This new reality challenges the effectiveness of traditional narrowly oriented professional education. New areas of competences emerged as a synergy of multiple knowledge areas – transdisciplines. Informing Science and Dat ...
informing science, data science, transdiscipline, education
136 downloads
Vladimir V.S. Mokiy
InformingSciJ , Volume 22 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Absence of new scientific approaches and specialists (generalists), who professionally obtain such approaches, is one of the main reasons for an ineffective solution of complex multifactor problems of the modern society. Background: The article briefly describes the concept of systems transdisciplinary integration of knowledge of different scientific disciplines. Also, it shows an op ...
transdisciplinarity, synthesis of knowledge, generalists, systems transdisciplinary approach
88 downloads
Vladimir S. Mokiy
InformingSciJ , Volume 22 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The year 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the first official definition of the term “transdisciplinarity.” This paper focuses on a critical analysis of the development of modern transdisciplinarity since its inception. Background: The article presents two main directions for the development of transdisciplinarity. It also shows its identification features, strengths, and weaknesses ...
transdisciplinarity, transdisciplinary research, systems transdisciplinary ap-proach, higher education, unicentrism, Russian school of transdisciplinarity
277 downloads
Christopher Cheong
JITE:IIP , Volume 18 , 2019
Table of Contents of the Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, Volume 18, 2019
information technology education, JITE, innovations in practice
111 downloads
Christopher Cheong
JITE:Research , Volume 18 , 2019
JITE: Research, Volume 18, 2019, Table of Contents
table of contents, JITE, IT education
233 downloads
Maurice m Danaher, Kevin Schoepp, Ashely Ater Kranov
JITE:Research , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Assessing non-technical skills is very difficult and current approaches typically assess the skills separately. There is a need for better quality assessment of these skills at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Background: A method has been developed for the computing discipline that assesses all six non-technical skills prescribed by ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering an ...
computing education, learning outcomes, employability, transferable skills, assessment
400 downloads
Claire McGuinness, Crystal Fulton
JITE:IIP , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This paper reports on a case study project which had three goals; to develop a suite of original interactive digital skills e-tutorials to be embedded in undergraduate and postgraduate courses; to evaluate the students’ experience and engagement with the e-tutorials over one semester; and to explore their general attitudes towards online and blended learning. Background: Online and b ...
blended learning, digital literacy, e-learning, e-tutorials, higher education, online learning, online tutorials
2320 downloads
Pauline Salim Muljana, Tian Luo
JITE:Research , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This systematic literature review investigates the underlying factors that influence the gap between the popularity of online learning and its completion rate. The review scope within this paper includes an observation of possible causal aspects within the non-ideal completion rates in online learning environments and an identification of recommended strategies to increase retention r ...
student retention, online learning, instructional strategies, higher education
1352 downloads
Hwee-Joo Kam, Pairin Katerattanakul
JITE:IIP , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: In this study, the researchers investigated whether the out-of-class learning approach could help the students to attain any valuable learning outcomes for cybersecurity learning and could enhance the perceived value of cybersecurity education among the students. Background: Cybersecurity learning poses challenges for its students to learn a complicated subject matter and the student ...
cybersecurity education, out-of-class learning, learning outcomes
290 downloads
Noga Magen- Nagar, Hanna Shachar, Osnat Argaman
JITE:IIP , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The current study examines the impact of an intervention program to train teachers to collaborate with their students while creating digital games. Background: Teachers seem unable to leverage the potential of ICT to present students with a rich learning environment. ICT integration is usually at a relatively simple and concrete level without changing the traditional teacher-student ...
collaboration, digital games, 21st-century skills, teacher training, professional development, intrinsic motivation, resistance to change
243 downloads
Arnon Hershkovitz, Mohamed ali Abu Elhija, Daher Zedan
JITE:Research , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: To study associations between elementary-, middle- and high-school students’ perceptions of classroom environment and student-teacher relationship and their out-of-class communication practices via WhatsApp app. Background: Communication between students and teachers is usually extended beyond the classroom’s time and space. This communication, referred to as out-of-class communicati ...
out-of-class communication, student-teacher relationship, classroom environ-ment, social media, instant messaging, WhatsApp
435 downloads
Pınar Nuhoğlu Kibar, Kevin Sullivan, Buket Akkoyunlu
JITE:IIP , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The main aim of this study was modeling a collaborative process for knowledge visualization, via the creation of infographics. Background: As an effective method for visualizing complex information, creating infographics requires learners to generate and cultivate a deep knowledge of content and enables them to concisely visualize and share this knowledge. This study investigates cre ...
creating infographics, knowledge visualization, infographic design model, Bridge21 learning model
205 downloads
Amanda Sullivan, Marina Umashi Bers
JITE:Research , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Educational robotics competitions are a popular way to increase students’ interest in science and engineering during their K-12 years. However, female students are typically underrepresented in these competitions. The goal of this study is to determine differences in the experiences of male and female robotics competition students in order to better support female students and increas ...
gender, robotics, programming, competitions, STEM
303 downloads
Amanda Sullivan, Marina Umashi Bers
JITE:IIP , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This paper aims to explore whether having state Computer Science standards in place will increase young children’s exposure to coding and powerful ideas from computer science in the early years. Background: Computer science education in the K-2 educational segment is receiving a growing amount of attention as national and state educational frameworks are emerging. By focusing on the ...
early childhood, computer science, coding, STEM, policies, frameworks
321 downloads
Bronwyn Hegarty, Matt Thompson
JITE:Research , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The aim of the study was to investigate how the facilitation of a vocational lecturer (teacher) influenced the engagement of fifteen carpentry students during their learning. This facilitation occurred while the students used smartphones and mobile applications to create visual assessment ePortfolios. Background: To encourage independence and peer collaboration, when creating their v ...
student engagement, mobile technologies, smartphones, eportfolios, vocational learning
381 downloads
Francesc M Esteve-Mon, Jordi Adell-Segura, María Ángeles Llopis Nebot, Gracia Valdeolivas Novella, Julio Pacheco Aparicio
JITE:IIP , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This research aims to describe and demonstrate the results of an intervention through educational robotics to improve the computational thinking of student teachers. Background: Educational robotics has been increasing in school classrooms for the development of computational thinking and digital competence. However, there is a lack of research on how to prepare future teachers of Ki ...
computational thinking, educational robotics, digital competence, student teachers
448 downloads
Yolanda Belo, Sérgio Moro, António Martins, Pedro Ramos, Joana Martinho Costa, Joaquim Esmerado
JITE:IIP , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This paper presents a data mining approach for analyzing responses to advanced declarative programming questions. The goal of this research is to find a model that can explain the results obtained by students when they perform exams with Constructed Response questions and with equivalent Multiple-Choice Questions. Background: The assessment of acquired knowledge is a fundamental role ...
constructed response, multiple-choice questions, educational data mining, support vector machine, neural networks
99 downloads
Ramadan Abdunabi, Ilham Hbaci, Heng-Yu Ku
JITE:Research , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Currently, Information Systems (IS) departments in business schools are moving towards integrating learning to program or code in their undergraduate core courses. Many factors affecting IS student success in learning to program have been identified, but there is still a dearth of knowledge about student perceptions on their own competence. The purpose of this study was to investigate ...
Information systems, programming self-efficacy, IS student classification, competent programmers.
286 downloads
Alona Forkosh Baruch, Orit Avidov Ungar
JITE:Research , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The study aims to evaluate Information and Communication Technology (ICT) implementation in academic colleges of education. The article offers a conceptual framework for ICT implementation within teacher education in the information era, which combines an array of frameworks and addresses the needs of teacher education. Background: The study examines the components of ICT implementat ...
ICT implementation, colleges of education, models of implementation, ICT literacy, online questionnaire, pre-service teachers
972 downloads
Heydy R Robles, Janitza Guerrero, Humberto LLinas, PEDRO MONTERO
JITE:Research , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study was to analyze the online teacher- students’ interactions using WhatsApp, an instant messaging tool, and to identify the students’ view towards the use of that tool in a law course from a higher education institution in Colombia. Background: WhatsApp is a trending tool that is ultimately being used in academic contexts. However, little research is known on t ...
mobile learning, WhatsApp, higher education, interaction, law
379 downloads
Ahmed Al-Azawei
JITE:Research , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This research investigates the success variables affecting the adoption of social networking sites (SNS), namely Facebook, and learning management systems (LMS), specifically Moodle, in developing countries. Background: In contemporary education, universities invest heavily in the integration of LMS with traditional classrooms. Conversely, such technologies face a high rate of fail ...
social networking sites (SNS), learning management systems (LMS), DeLone and McLean’s Information Systems Success (D&M ISS) model, higher education, the Middle East
390 downloads
Ivy M. Tarun
JITE:Research , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: There is a huge array of educational technology tools that are now in use today. These tools have changed the way teachers teach and the way students learn. Among the many educational technology tools that are gaining popularity are the online collaboration tools. Online collaboration tools are web-based tools that allow individuals to do things together online like messaging, file sh ...
online collaboration tool, software effectiveness, educational technology, usability metrics
526 downloads
Mahdum Mahdum, Hadriana Hadriana, Maria Safriyanti
JITE:Research , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This study aims to investigate the perceptions and motivations of state senior high school teachers in rural districts in Indonesia towards ICT use in learning activities. Background: In 2013, Indonesian government launched an ICT-based curriculum known as 2013 Curriculum. According to this curriculum, ICT must be integrated into all subjects as learning resources and media. Even tho ...
perception, motivation, teachers, Indonesia, ICT use, 2013 curriculum
514 downloads
Abdullah S Alqahtani
JITE:Research , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Edmodo is a free and secure social learning network for teachers, students, and parents. This research aims to investigate the impact of using the Edmodo network among the students at Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University and students’ attitudes toward it. Background: The creators of e-learning systems have recently taken remarkable strides, including the development of a full range ...
Edmodo, academic social media, blended learning, e-learning networks
402 downloads
Sibongile S Simelane-Mnisi, Andile Mji
JITE:Research , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of the current study was to investigate whether the effectiveness of the Technology-engagement Teaching Strategy using personal response systems with student’s approaches to learning will increase the pass rate in the Mathematics course Background: The challenge in this study was to develop the learning activities that accommodate individual differences and diversity in l ...
teaching strategy, personal response systems, students’ approaches to learning, mathematics, higher education
142 downloads
Nazym Suleimen
JITE:Research , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of the study is to examine and understand the attitude of Kazakhstani universities’ instructors towards ICT integration into the curriculum and to find out the relationship between instructors’ attitudes towards ICT and their actual usage of ICT for teaching and learning processes. Background: The Kazakhstani government has taken initiatives and developed state programs t ...
ICT integration into curriculum, attitude towards ICT use in teaching, barriers to integrating ICT into teaching, ICT in higher education
156 downloads
Christine Zaza, Elena Neiterman
JITE:Research , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The aim of this study was to explore whether students’ self-initiated personal technology use differ by class size as well as to explore students and instructors’ perspectives on whether students’ technology use in class is a problem. Background: Because class size influences several aspects of student engagement, it is plausible that class size would affect students’ technology beha ...
media in education, post-secondary education, pedagogical issues, improving classroom teaching, laptop multitasking
455 downloads
Islam Alomari, Hosam Al-Samarraie, Reem Yousef
JITE:Research , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This study reviewed previous research on the role of gamification techniques in promoting students’ learning. Background: The role of gamification in promoting students’ learning has been investigated empirically by many scholars. To date, mixed results about the effectiveness of gamification have been reported, and researchers frequently argue that the inappropriateness of certain t ...
gamification, gamified learning activities, higher education, lifelong learning
1066 downloads
Rıdvan Ata, Kasım Yıldırım
JITE:Research , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The principal aim of this study was to reveal digital citizenship levels of pre-service teachers enrolled in 1st and 2nd year in the education faculty at the Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University in Muğla, Turkey. Pre-service teachers’ perceptions of digital citizenship and their patterns of knowledge of digital citizenship were explored. Background: This study examines the concepts of digit ...
digital citizenship, pre-service primary school teachers, digital technologies, internet
196 downloads
Emmanuel Fokides, Penelope Atsikpasi, Polyxeni Kaimara, Ioannis Deliyannis
JITE:Research , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This work examines which factors influence user views on the learning effectiveness of serious games. For that matter, a model was developed and tested. Background: Although the impact of serious games on learning is their most widely ex-amined aspect, research is spread thin across a large number of studies having little in common in terms of their settings, samples, and learning su ...
enjoyment, learning effectiveness, serious games, structural equation modeling, subjective narration quality, subjective realism
211 downloads
Araya Ramsin, Hayley J Mayall
JITE:Research , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine whether ESL students in Thailand felt comfortable and confident using online course management tools as indicated by the levels of their online learning self-efficacy. Background: While online learning has become commonplace in most US based universities, some international educational institutions are just now dealing with the enormous task o ...
online learning, ESL learners, self-efficacy
201 downloads
Yusep Rosmansyah, Mohamad Achiruzaman, Ariq Bani Hardi
JITE:Research , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This research proposed a 3D multiuser virtual learning environment (3DMUVLE) educational game design framework by combining ATMSG, ADDIE, E-Simulation, and 3D Open Simulator Technology Architecture. This paper focused on a case study of online training for food crops productivity data surveys. Background: The conventional online training still lacks engagement, immersion, and curiosi ...
3D, virtual learning environment, educational game, online training
190 downloads
Mohammad T Alshammari, Amjad Qtaish
JITE:Research , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Effective e-learning systems need to incorporate student characteristics such as learning style and knowledge level in order to provide a more personalized and adaptive learning experience. However, there is a need to investigate how and when to provide adaptivity based on student characteristics, and more importantly, to evaluate its value in learning enhancement. This study aims to ...
adaptivity, e-learning, learning style, evaluation, computer science education
383 downloads
Praveen Kakada, Yogesh Deshpande, Shilpa Bisen
JITE:Research , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The study aimed to investigate the influence of technology support, social support, academic support, and service support on student satisfaction and their relationships in private and state universities. Background: Coherent support between students, teachers, and management is usually extended beyond classroom scheduling and space. This support has a positive significant influence ...
technology support, academic support, social support, service support, stu-dent satisfactiontechnology support, academic support, social support, service support, student satisfaction
194 downloads
Robert C Mahaney, James H. Fisher
JITE:Research , Volume 18 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: At a public, higher education program in information technology, faculty are frequently asked to evaluate their curricula concerning: course content, the matriculation experience, where and in what capacity graduates are employed, and future academic initiatives developed to keep pace with changes in technology. The problem is determining the best process or mechanism to accumulate th ...
CIS curriculum development, IT careers, email surveys, Cooperative education, STEM, curriculum assessment
152 downloads
Ju Long, Juntao Yuan, Hsun-Ming Lee
IISIT , Volume 16 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: One of the most fascinating developments in computer user interfaces in recent years is the rise of “chatbots”. Yet extent information system (IS) curriculum lacks teaching resources on chatbots programming.. Background: To better prepare students for this new technological development and to enhance the IS curriculum, we introduce a project that teaches students how to program si ...
information system education, chatbot, artificial intelligence, student perceptions
361 downloads
Jo Coldwell-Neilson, James A Armitage, Ryan J Wood-Bradley, Blair Kelly, Alex Gentle
IISIT , Volume 16 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The aim of this project was to explore a method to enable an updated under-standing of digital literacy to be implemented in curricula in an environment of an existing, but outdated, understanding of digital literacy. . Background: The changing healthcare environment increasingly emphasizes the importance of digital literacy skills; therefore academics in the optometry discipline at ...
optometry, digital literacy, graduate learning outcomes, health professional education
124 downloads
Wing Shui Ng, Gary Cheng
IISIT , Volume 16 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Drone technology has been increasingly used in education. This paper reports a study of assessing teachers’ readiness and training needs for using drone technology in their teaching. Background: New technology promotes new ways of practices. With the sophisticated design and the affordance to explore our world from a bird’s eye perspective, a drone has been increasingly used to sup ...
drone, unmanned aerial vehicle, teacher education, STEM education, TPCK
244 downloads
Revital Cohen, Ilan Rahimi, Gila Cohen Zilka
IISIT , Volume 16 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The aim of this study was to examine the sense of challenge and threat, negative feelings, self-efficacy, and motivation among students in a virtual and a blended course on multicultural campuses and to see how to afford every student an equal opportunity to succeed in academic studies. Background: Most academic campuses in Israel are multicultural, with a diverse student body. ...
multiculturalism, threat, challenge, motivation, virtual course, blended course, transactional distance
76 downloads
Meetu Thomas, Mali Senapathi
IISIT , Volume 16 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The study describes empirical research into agile Requirements Engineering (RE) practices based on an analysis of data collected in a large higher education organization. Background: Requirements Engineering (RE) in agile development contexts is considerably different than in traditional software development. The field of agile RE is still nascent where there is a need to evaluat ...
agile requirements engineering, case study, empirical, agile, Scrum, tertiary edu-cation
85 downloads
Elena Maceviciute, Thomas D. Wilson, Zinaida Manžuch
IISIT , Volume 16 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: To capture digital training experiences, the paper introduces a novel data collection method – a graphic questionnaire. It aims to demonstrate the opportunities and limitations of this tool for collecting feedback from socially disadvantaged participants of digital literacy training about their progress. Background: In training of digital skills for disadvantaged audiences through ...
digital literacy, digital divide, graphic questionnaire, elderly persons, people with hearing impairment, children, assessment
210 downloads
Jyothi Thalluri, Joy Penman
IISIT , Volume 16 , 2019
Aim/purpose The purpose of this article is to discuss the psychosocial and emotional outcomes of an introductory health science workshop designed to support and assist incoming health science students before starting their university study.   Background For the past two decades, a South Australian university offered an on-campus face to face workshop titled ‘Preparation for Health Sciences’ to ...
transition to university, first year, psychosocial, anxious
74 downloads
Sophie McKenzie, Justin Rough, Aaron Spence, Nick Patterson
IISIT , Volume 16 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This paper presents an exploratory case study into using 360° videos to present small segments of lecture content for IT students in an Australian University. The aim of this study was to understand; what is the impact of incorporating 360° videos into class content for students and teaching staff? In this study the 360° videos are described as “learning atoms”. Learning atoms are sho ...
virtual reality, students, improving classroom teaching
91 downloads
Suzanne l Sackstein, Linda Spark, Bryan Turner
IISIT , Volume 16 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Teachers are being asked to integrate mobile technologies into their content creation and distribution tasks. This research aims to provide an understanding of teachers taking on this process and whether the use of technology has influenced their content creation and distribution in the classroom. Background: Many claim that the use of technology for content creation and distribut ...
task-technology fit, education technology, content creation, content distribution, technology choices, teachers
502 downloads
Anat Goldstein, Ruti Gafni
IISIT , Volume 16 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This paper explores the benefits and challenges of experiencing virtual multi-cultural teamwork in order to learn entrepreneurship. Background: Entrepreneurial eco-system usually requires working in international, virtual multi-cultural diverse teams. Higher education institutes are trying to educate future generation of entrepreneurs, coping with challenges derived from the virtua ...
entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial learning, multicultural, virtual, global team-work
69 downloads
Danielle Morin, Hamed Safaee Fard, Raafat George Saadé
IISIT , Volume 16 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: To understand readiness of students for learning in online environments across different age groups. Background: Online learners today are diverse in age due to increasing adult/mature students who continue their higher education while they are working. Understanding the influence of the learners’ age on their online learning experience is limited. Methodology: A survey methodol ...
online learning, readiness, age, motivation, self-efficacy, anxiety
164 downloads
Mathews Nkhoma, Clara A. Nkhoma, Susan Thomas, Long Tu Tu, Nha Quoc Le
IISIT , Volume 16 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Blended learning can transform students experience and learning in higher education. Although the literature extensively explores benefits of blended learning, limited research exists to provide a detailed design principle for implementing instructional activities in blended courses and its usage as tool to influence learning outcomes for second language first year accounting learners ...
learning management system, learning pathway, community of practice, independent learning, content analysis, second language learners
82 downloads
Sydney Freeman Jr., Karen Krier, Ahmed A Al-Asfour, Russell Thacker
IISIT , Volume 16 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The aim and purpose of this study is to understand why there is a dearth of faculty of color ascending to senior levels of leadership in higher education institutions, and to identify strategies to increase the representation of faculty of color in university senior administrative positions. Background: There is a lack of faculty of color in senior level academic administrative pos ...
leadership development, higher education administration, faculty of color, glass ceiling, critical race theory
398 downloads
Nicole A. Buzzetto-Hollywood, Bryant C. Mitchell
IISIT , Volume 16 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine whether grit was a contributing factor to student persistence and success at minority serving institutions. Background: A number of studies conducted in the past fifteen years have concluded that grit is a positive predictor of achievement across many domains. But, is grit really the ultimate panacea for student success? This longitudinal stud ...
grit, persistence to graduation, student retention, graduation rates, business education, student success, first generation college students, HBCU, minority learners, UMES, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, persistence and perseverance, grit in education
236 downloads
Arnon Hershkovitz, Alona Forkosh Baruch
IJELL , Volume 15 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of the current study is to explore positive and negative aspects of student-teacher communication via Facebook, as perceived by students in secondary education. Background: Student-teacher relationship is key to students’ cognitive, social and emotional development. In recent years, as social networking sites (e.g., Facebook) became popular, these connections have extende ...
student-teacher relationship, student-teacher communication, social networking sites, Facebook, SNS-mediated communication
203 downloads
Katherine A. Quinn, Nicole A. Buzzetto-Hollywood
IJELL , Volume 15 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study was to gain an understanding of faculty and student perceptions of the importance of resource, interpersonal, information, systems, and technology management competencies in the hospitality industry Background: The increasing complexity and technological dependency of the diverse hospitality and tourism sector raises the skill requirements needed, and expect ...
SCANS, career readiness, workplace readiness, 21st century skills, hospitality education, first generation college students, technology readiness, HBCU, mi-nority learners, UMES, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, e-skills, lifelong learning
404 downloads
Joy Penman, Eddie L Robinson, Wendy M Cross
IJELL , Volume 15 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This study aims to determine where nursing students from a metropolitan university subsequently work following graduation, identify the factors that influence decisions to pursue careers in particular locations, ascertain educational plans in the immediate future; and explore the factors that might attract students to pursue postgraduate study. Background: The global nursing shortage ...
nursing, graduate destinations, educational aspirations, clinical experiences
93 downloads
Alona Forkosh Baruch, Arnon Hershkovitz
IJELL , Volume 15 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of the current study is to explore positive and negative aspects of teacher-teacher communication via Facebook, as perceived by teachers in secondary education. Background: Teacher-student relationship is key to teachers’ wellness and professional development and may contribute to positive classroom environment. In recent years, as social networking sites (e.g., Facebook) ...
teacher-student relationship, teacher-student communication, social networking sites, SNS-mediated communication, Facebook
188 downloads
Aviad Rotboim, Arnon Hershkovitz, Eddie Laventman
IJELL , Volume 15 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: To examine how positive/negative message framing – based on peripheral cues (regarding popularity, source, visuals, and hyperlink) – affects perceptions of credibility of scientific information posted on social networking sites (in this case, Facebook), while exploring the mechanisms of viewing the different components. Background: Credibility assessment of information is a key skill ...
credibility assessment, message framing, social networking sites, peripheral cues, eye tracking
120 downloads
Esmael A. Salman, Amtiaz Fattum
IJELL , Volume 15 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: In the modern world, simulation has become a new phenomenon in education, which conveys new and innovative ideas of curriculum, instruction, and classroom management. It makes certain of Aristotle’s words when he said that “The things we have to learn before we do them, we must learn by doing them”. One might think that simulation in education is one of these technologies. This stud ...
conflict, satisfaction, simulation in education, simulation scenario
86 downloads
Hakkı ÇAKIR, Yusuf Alpaydin
IJELL , Volume 15 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The aim of the research was to examine the relationship between the sub-dimensions of organizational culture perceptions, such as task culture, success culture, support culture, and bureaucratic culture and job motivations of ISMEK Lifelong Learning Center teachers. Background: It is thought that if teachers’ perceptions of organizational culture and levels of job motivation are ass ...
adult education, lifelong learning, organizational culture, job motivation
126 downloads
Nicole A. Buzzetto-Hollywood, Bryant C. Mitchell, Austin J. Hill
IJELL , Volume 15 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to introduce, describe, and document the methods involved in the preparation of a mindset intervention built into a freshmen development course, and established after years of longitudinal research, that is designed to have a positive impact on the outlook, achievement, and persistence of first generation and under-prepared students. Background: A number ...
grit, growth mindset, mindset intervention, self-efficacy, social cognitive theory, learning intervention, student retention, student success, business education, first generation college students, HBCU, minority learners, UMES, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, learning self-efficacy, goal setting, grit in education
440 downloads
Ra'ed Masa'deh, Dmaithan Abdelkarim Almajali, Ala'aldin Alrowwad, Bader Obeidat
IJIKM , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This research aims to examine the role of Knowledge Management (KM) infrastructure (technological, structural, and cultural) in enhancing job satisfaction in the context of developing countries, as exemplified by Jordan. Background: Despite the presence of job satisfaction studies conducted in educational institutions across the world, knowledge management issues have not been taken ...
knowledge management infrastructure, knowledge management, job perfor-mance, Jordan
364 downloads
Kelsey Inouye, Lynn McAlpine
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This systematic review synthesizes the literature on doctoral writing and feedback published in peer-reviewed English-language journals between 1997 and 2017 to provide insight into how these topics have been theorized and approached. The goal was to examine how this literature characterizes the development of academic identity in doctoral students to better understand the conceptual ...
academic identity, doctoral writing, feedback, systematic review
1308 downloads
Mohammed S Alkathiri, Myrna R Olson
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This study aimed to investigate doctoral student preparation for the professoriate through a formal course entitled “The Professoriate.” Background: Many studies addressed the need for improved graduate preparation, however, the study of doctoral student experiences in preparation courses, designed as part of the doctoral academic programs, has received less attention. Methodology: ...
doctoral education, doctoral student preparation, the professoriate
584 downloads
Steven Tolman, Juliann S McBrayer, Deborah Evans
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This study examined doctoral faculty of educational leadership within the state of Georgia in the United States. The aim was to illustrate the academic qualifications and practitioner experiences of the faculty that develop students in educational leadership programs to be scholarly practitioners and future educational leaders. Background: Faculty of educational leadership program ...
academic qualifications, Doctor of Education, doctoral faculty, educa-tional leadership, practitioner experiences, scholarly practitioners
499 downloads
Patricia L. Hardre, Lihui Liao, Yaser Dorri, Malea Beeson Stoesz
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Dropout is a critical problem in graduate college programs across disciplines and institutions. Yet relatively little research has assessed graduate students’ motivations for dropping out across disciplines, or systematically modeled perceptions that contribute to dropout intentions. Background: Perceptions drive critical decisions that people make about their lives, and a core se ...
graduate education, graduate student retention, dropout intentions, graduate student perceptions, self-efficacy, satisfaction, graduate college experience, graduate experience gap, competence, identity development
610 downloads
Laura R. Roberts, Christa M Tinari, Raymond Bandlow
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Doctoral student completion rates are notoriously low; although statistics differ depending on which study one consults, a typical completion rate is about 50%. However, studies show mentors can use strategies to improve students’ graduation rates. Our purpose was to learn from effective mentors about the processes they believe are most important in guiding doctoral students to the su ...
doctoral student mentoring, writing support, research methods support, best practices, empirical paper
767 downloads
Georges Djohy
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This article uses the enrollment approach contained in the Actor-Network Theory (ANT) to challenge the deterministic perspectives of doctoral socialization and offers a new perspective based on co-construction between social and technological entities mobilized during the doctoral education as a driver of success. Background: Most studies have used deterministic approaches to show th ...
doctoral education, doctoral socialization, PhD students, supervisory politics, Actor-Network Theory (ANT), socio-technological enrollment
544 downloads
Constance D Graham, Liezel Massyn
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This conceptual paper proposes interaction support based on the Interaction Equivalency Theorem (EQuiv) to support interaction for non-traditional doctoral students who have been identified as attrition risks. Background: The master-apprentice form of doctoral education consists primarily of interaction with the supervisor for academic purposes. If this interaction is impaired, it m ...
doctoral education, persistence, interaction equivalency theorem, part-time non-traditional students
551 downloads
Erin Breitenbach
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: New models of curriculum and instruction are needed to help increase completion rates of doctoral programs, as only about half of all students who begin doctoral programs complete them. This paper presents preliminary results of an evaluation of a promising new model called the Ewing Model© where the culminating projects of a doctoral program is completed in a series of five sequentia ...
retention, attrition, completion, Ewing Model, social connectedness, doctoral research project, applied research project, dissertation, culminating project, usefulness of curriculum and instruction
687 downloads
Amanda Rockinson-Szapkiw
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Despite the literature documenting the importance of family in persistence, doctoral students’ Academic-Family integration has been relatively ignored. Thus, in this study, the construct of doctoral academic-family integration is defined, followed by the creation and validation an instrument. Background: The challenge of integrating the doctoral degree program and family is a centra ...
doctoral student persistence, academic-family integration, academic-family boundaries, academic-family balance, retention, persistence
632 downloads
Yan Gao
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: For the purpose of better understanding the reasons of their withdrawal and experiences, this study seeks to elicit the voices of Chinese international students who have withdrawn from doctoral studies in Canada. Background: This study used Tinto’s institutional departure model as a framework. His model illustrates that the experience of individuals in that institution modifies their ...
doctoral students, withdrawal, cultural differences, Chinese international students
693 downloads
Ebony O McGee, Dara E Naphan-Kingery, Faheemah N Mustafaa, Stacey Houston, Portia Botchway, Jeremy Lynch
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: We sought to understand factors that dissuade engineering and computing doctoral students in the United States from pursuing a career in the professoriate. Background: Many PhD students start the doctoral process excited about the possibility of becoming a professor. After a few years of doctoral education, however, many become less interested in academic careers or even come to loat ...
doctoral programs, engineering and computing, academic careers
583 downloads
Petros G Malakyan
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This study explores the various teaching and learning approaches, curriculum design, and program requirements for 70 doctoral programs in leadership. Background: Early research indicates that few studies have addressed learner-centred and process-based approaches to leadership studies among doctoral programs in leadership worldwide. This study is the first complete review of programs ...
teaching and learning approaches, doctoral programs, leadership, organisational leadership, learner-centred approach
481 downloads
Brandolyn E. Jones, Julie P. Combs, Susan Troncoso Skidmore
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore relationships between preadmission criteria and doctoral student performance ratings and to develop a model to predict student persistence in one doctoral program of educational leadership. Background: Individuals responsible for program admission decisions have a responsibility to minimize bias in the candidate selection process. Despite an i ...
doctoral students, educational leadership, admission, selection, Graduate Record Examination (GRE), grade point average (GPA
468 downloads
Lilia Mantai
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This paper investigates the role of social support in the PhD. Despite universities’ efforts to provide a collegial PhD experience, candidates report isolation and loneliness in doctoral education – a factor contributing to attrition. Background: Previous research (Mantai & Dowling, 2015) defined social support in four categories: moral, emotional, guiding and mentoring, companionshi ...
social support, relationships, PhD, doctoral experience, researcher development, student diversity, belonging
717 downloads
Pamela Felder, Kimberly A Kline, Debra Harmening, Tami Moore, Edward P. St. John
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This work examines the role of professional development in higher education graduate programs through the use of reflective teaching approaches. We discuss the relevance of a professional development framework in supporting the exploration of moral reasoning in addressing challenges in the higher education profession. Background: Shifts in demographics within college university envi ...
professional development, graduate programs, moral reasoning, racial and cultural awareness
476 downloads
Ross English, Kieran Fenby-Hulse
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This article provides a much needed insight into the experiences of doctoral researchers in the UK that identify as Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Trans-, Queer, or outside of heteronormative or cis-normative identities (LGBTQ+) to address the question of what support, culture, and pedagogy might better support doctoral researchers who identify as LGBTQ+. Background: While experiences of LG ...
LGBTQ+, supervision, doctoral education, postgraduate research, equality, diversity, inclusion
725 downloads
Diana F Davis
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This paper explores students’ perceptions of qualities they believe their ideal supervisor should possess as well as those they see as characterizing their current and past supervisors. Background: Over more than three decades, multiple cultural contexts and diverse methodologies, research studies have demonstrated that what person related human qualities in postgraduate research sup ...
supervisory qualities, supervision, supervisory relationships, postgraduate attrition
643 downloads
Omolabake Fakunle, Mollie Dollinger, Joyceline Alla-Mensah, Blair Izard
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The aim of this paper is to explore trends and motivations for doctoral students’ participation in domestic and international conferences. We draw on doctoral students’ perceptions and experiences from four contexts (USA, Scotland, England, Australia) to further explore variations across different global contexts. Background: There is increased recognition of the importance of confer ...
doctoral education, doctoral/PhD students, networking, academic conference, academic workforce
542 downloads
Fernanda Helfer, Steve Drew
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The overall aim of this study was to improve our understanding of engineering student satisfaction and expectations with PhD supervision and their perceptions of the roles in a supervisory relationship. Background: Studies on PhD supervision quality are highly valuable, mainly when they provide information on supervision experiences from students’ perspectives, rather than from super ...
doctorate, higher education, relationship, advisor, survey
513 downloads
Daniel W. Salter
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this conceptual paper is to align key aspects of the heroic journey archetype with existing research and writing about doctoral students, thereby extending previous discussions of this topic. Background: While obtaining a doctoral degree is often described as a heroic journey, that assertion has not been fully explored from a depth psychology standpoint. Because myth i ...
doctoral education, heroic journey, archetypes, Jungian psychology
567 downloads
Kate McCormick, Libba Willcox
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Graduate programs aim to prepare students for future professional roles, yet doctoral graduates often earn faculty positions at institutions that differ from those in which they were socialized. Navigating this “preparation gap” can produce feelings of uncertainty, tension, and, ultimately, dissonance. This collaborative autoethnographic study explores the gap as it was experienced by ...
early career faculty, doctoral socialization, collaborative autoethnography
510 downloads
Vassiliki Zygouris-Coe, Sherron Killingsworth Roberts
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The doctoral experience is a complex, challenging, and life-changing process. Cultivating a scholarship mindset is a requirement for success in early and later academic careers. This paper presents a situated framework for socializing doctoral students' scholarship mindset. Background: Faculty of doctoral education programmes prepare students for higher education and other schola ...
doctoral education; doctoral mentoring; doctoral programmes; scholarship; scholarship mindset, socialisation
439 downloads
Vijay Kumar, Amrita Kaur
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The quality, degree of effort and persistence required in doctoral studies can be sustained through intrinsic motivation. Despite the critical role of motivation, studies that examine ways to promote doctoral students’ motivation are lacking. This study, drawing on the self-determination theoretical (SDT) framework, aims to offer advice for supervisory practices to facilitate the sati ...
higher education, supervisory practices, doctoral studies, motivation, self-determination theory
565 downloads
Mohammed S Alkathiri
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study was to assess to what extent current doctoral students developed self-authored perspectives, as well as to assess whether or not there was an association between the number of years in the doctoral program and the development of three dimensions of self-authorship (i.e., Epistemological, Intrapersonal, and Interpersonal). Background: Self-authorship is a way ...
self-authorship, developmental theory, doctoral students, teaching and learning, higher education
476 downloads
Laura Roberts, Susan C Ferro-Almeida
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Doctoral education faces a serious problem: many students across the country begin the degree, but never graduate. However, effective mentoring can help students attain graduation, signaling their successful transformation to scholar. We believe the power of the mentor to bring about the transformation from student to scholar has to do with the quality of the relationship between ment ...
trust, authoritative style, tough love, collegiality, doctoral mentoring, empirical and theory-building paper
465 downloads
Anique A Falconer, Borivoje-Boris Djokic
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine to which degree age, race, and Socioeconomic Status (SES) influence academic self-efficacy and academic self-handicapping behaviors in doctoral. Background: Across all disciplines, more than 50% of students who begin a doctoral program do not persist to graduation. Although the issue of student retention and psychological factors have been ...
doctoral students, student retention, academic self-efficacy, academic self-handicapping
587 downloads
Rebekah L St. Clair, Julia Melkers, Julie Rojewski, Kevin Ford, Tamara E Dahl, Nael A. McCarty, Stephanie Watts, Deepshikha (Dia) Chatterjee
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to understand doctoral and postdoctoral trainee preferences for different models of career development resources and how career-relevant social capital affects these preferences. Background: The supply and demand mismatch within the academic job market is augmented by a growing complaint that trainees are not prepared for a range of careers beyond the aca ...
social capital, biomedical, career development, doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows
531 downloads
Mariangela Lundgren-Resenterra, Lucilla Crosta
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This paper explores how online structured doctoral programmes (OSDPs) can sustain more fully the collective dimension of supervision for student emancipation leading to academic success. The paper answers the following research question: What mechanisms, if any, are responsible for successful online supervision leading to student academic success, and under what conditions can this oc ...
autoethnography, collective reflexivity, corporate agency, critical realism, online supervision
446 downloads
Katherine Fulgence Swai
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The paper establishes how doctoral supervisors develop the supervision skills needed to handle the doctoral supervision process in the contemporary world. Background: While the existing literature confirms that PhD holders can supervise doctoral students, there is a need to provide supporting evidence that the skills they possess qualify them to do this. Methodology: Using the qua ...
doctoral supervision, supervisors, principal investigators, doctoral education
678 downloads
Ayodele Bain, Maysaa Barakat, Francine Baugh, Dustin Pappas, Leila Shatara, Mary Wilson
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this case study is to describe the experiences of educational leadership doctoral students when taking a conference course for the fulfillment of their program’s experiential learning requirements. The research explains how the course added to students’ understanding of educational research and development as research scholars. Background: Research on doctoral student ...
scholarly development, educational leadership conference, doctoral students, adult learning theory, socialization, experiential learning
434 downloads
Erin Breitenbach, Josh Bernstein, Candace L Ayars, Lynda Tierney Konecny
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This qualitative case-study explores how a doctoral student’s family influences the doctoral student’s success from the perspective of doctoral students who were enrolled in an online doctoral program. Background: Previous research has shown that family can significantly influence doctoral student success; however, it is not clear what is meant by family nor what the details of the i ...
doctoral student, doctoral student success, retention, attrition, family support, family integration, qualitative, orientation
575 downloads
Pamela Felder
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This work contributes to the expansion of dialogue on doctoral education research in the United States, South Africa, and within the context of higher education internationalization. There is an emphasis on identifying and reinterpreting the doctoral process where racial and cultural aspects have been marginalized by way of institutional and systemic exclusion. An underlying premise i ...
doctoral studies, internationalization, racial and cultural diversity
458 downloads
Ray R. Buss
IJDS , Volume 14 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This paper examined whether, and how, graduates of an EdD program continued to (a) engage in scholarly practitioner efforts and (b) employ inquiry skills in their workplace settings after completion of their doctoral studies. Background: Little research has been conducted on follow-up of graduates of doctoral programs. The limited research that has been done, typically, was conduct ...
doctoral program graduates, scholarly practitioner, inquiry skills, CPED, EdD
423 downloads
Crystal R Chambers, Sydney Freeman Jr., Jessica L Samuels
JSPTE , Volume 4 , 2019
Table of Contents for Volume 4, 2019, of the Journal for the Study of Postsecondary and Tertiary Education
Table of Contents, JSPTE, Journal for the Study of Postsecondary and Tertiary Education
89 downloads
Leah P Hollis
JSPTE , Volume 4 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the phenomena of vicarious bullying, or an abetting bully, when a bully’s subordinate is used to inflict abuse on the target. This study examines who is most affected by this multi-faceted organizational abuse in American higher education. Background: Workplace bullying has received international attention. Recent studies in the United States h ...
higher education, workplace bullying, vicarious bullying, gender, race
156 downloads
loran jarrett, Vjollca Hysenlika
MCR , Volume 4 , 2019
In May 2016, Jennifer Stancil, the new president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Glazer Children’s Museum in Tampa, Florida was considering further steps to take toward her goal of making the downtown museum an educational and entertainment destination for children and their families. The CEO had been hired on November 23, 2015 with a mandate to rebrand the museum as a world-class learning en ...
nonprofit, marketing, communications, public relations, branding
436 downloads
Eric Johnson, Lanel Menezes, Tim Routier, Mikaela Walter, Keith White
MCR , Volume 4 , 2019
Dr. Ken Atwater, President of Hillsborough Community College (HCC), saw the email flash across his monitor, “2018-19 Performance Funding: Hillsborough Community College” sent from the Chancellor of the Florida College System (FCS). The email was 12 months in the making. In 2015, the Florida Legislature created the first performance funding-based incentive program in its General Appropriations Act ...
Community College,performance based funding, Florida
16 downloads
Henrietta W Pichon
JSPTE , Volume 4 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This study explored the connection between Tinto’s notion of “rites of passage” and Kenny’s parental attachment. Specifically, this study sought to explain how students’ parental attachment (i.e., affective quality of parental relationships, parents’ ability to facilitate independence, and parents as source of support) influenced their rites of passage (i.e., separation, transition, i ...
persistence, parental attachment, rites of passage
45 downloads
Laura J Parson, Jacob P Gross, Alexander Williams
JSPTE , Volume 4 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Using discourse analysis, this study analyzed language used at universities undergoing budget cuts. Background: In times of economic hardship and declining public support, institutions can generate more revenue or reduce expenditures, referred to as retrenchment, to meet their resource needs. Yet, scholarship on organizational approaches to retrenchment is scarce. Methodology: Usi ...
retrenchment, budget cutting behaviors, discourse analysis
116 downloads
Andrew S Herridge, Hugo Alberto Garcia, Mi-Chelle Leong
JSPTE , Volume 4 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: While there are studies that examine the experience of LGB or international students, we are not aware of any study that examines both intersectionalities. In this study, we attempt to be the first to examine the experiences of international LGB students and the resources they utilize on campuses. Background: This research provides an understanding of how this population of students ...
LGBTQIA, international students, intersectionality, student engagement
191 downloads
Joseph A Kitchen, Michael S. Williams
JSPTE , Volume 4 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Persistence rates among Black and Latinx students continue to fall behind those of their White peers. One way to address this issue is to promote a stronger college sense of belonging. While student involvement has been linked to sense of belonging, postsecondary institutions need to seriously reflect on, and recommit to, their own role in engaging Black and Latinx students to promote ...
Black and Latinx students, sense of belonging, college student engagement
171 downloads
Leah P Hollis
JSPTE , Volume 4 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to apply Albert Bandura’s findings of the Bobo Doll experiments to organizational behavior and workplace bullying in higher education. The Bandura social psychological experiments confirm that people who see aggression also need to witness an intervention to aggression to learn that the organization does not welcome aggression in their work environment. B ...
workplace bullying, Bobo Doll, laissez-faire leadership, deliberate indifference
345 downloads
Ryan A. Miller, Neda Pouraskari
JSPTE , Volume 4 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this qualitative study was to understand how faculty members teaching undergraduate diversity courses at liberal arts colleges in the southern United States addressed the outcome of the 2016 presidential election in their classrooms. Background: Humanities and social science faculty teaching undergraduate diversity courses faced the decision of whether, and how, to ad ...
politics, 2016 election, college faculty, diversity courses, diversity require-ment, general education, academic freedom, liberal arts colleges, qualitative
80 downloads
Chaunte L White, Miranda Wilson
JSPTE , Volume 4 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Black contributions to higher education are frequently marginalized by some of the field’s most commonly cited historians. The purpose of this conceptual paper is threefold: to demarginalize the role of Black Americans within the higher education history narrative; to demonstrate the need to reconsider the course reading selections used to facilitate learning in this area; and, to emp ...
higher education, history, Black, African American
46 downloads
Mary Ann Bodine Al-Sharif, Hugo Alberto Garcia
JSPTE , Volume 4 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This preface presents the papers included in this Special Series of the Journal for the Study of Postsecondary and Tertiary Education. Background: This special series was put together in an effort to show the interconnectedness of our world through globalization and internationalization within higher education. Methodology: A qualitative conceptual analysis of the themes and insig ...
transnational education, globalization, internationalization, higher education, international research, study abroad, global responsibility, diversity, interfaith; campus worldview; campus climate
68 downloads
Beth Ashley Staples, Laura S. Dahl, Matthew J. Mayhew, Alyssa N. Rockenbach
JSPTE , Volume 4 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study was to compare domestic and international students’ experiences of the campus worldview climate. Background: Internationalization efforts have continued to increase and more institutions are codifying internationalization into their mission statements or strategic plans. However, most international students are coming to the United States from countries that ...
internationalization, international students, worldview diversity, interfaith
60 downloads
Lisa M Unangst, Nicole I Barone
JSPTE , Volume 4 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This paper evaluates three community college internationalization plans using quantitative textual analysis to explore the different foci of institutions across three U.S. states. Background: One of the purposes of community college internationalization is to equip future generations with the skills and dispositions necessary to be successful in an increasingly globalized workforce. ...
internationalization, community college, quantitative textual analysis, digital scholarship, international students
109 downloads
Younus Ahmed Mushtaq Ahmed, Nurazzura Mohamad Diah
JSPTE , Volume 4 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Education is vital as it is a major investment in human capital. Tertiary education, in particular, contributes to the growth of knowledge and advances skills, which helps in the development of a country. This paper aims to look at the research and technological output at the tertiary level in Saudi Arabia and Iran. Background: Saudi Arabia and Iran have an aspiration for leadership ...
academia, Iran, R&D, research output, Saudi Arabia, tertiary education
70 downloads
Christina W. Yao, Crystal E Garcia, Courtney Collins
JSPTE , Volume 4 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: In this study, we explored the learning experiences of graduate students enrolled at Vietnamese-German University (VGU), a transnational collaborative university that uses English as the language for instruction that is primarily conducted by German faculty. Background: Transnational education has gained in popularity across the globe, often with English serving as the common languag ...
Vietnam, Germany, transnational education, English as lingua franca, student learning
81 downloads
Brittany M Williams, Raven K Cokley
JSPTE , Volume 4 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this collaborative autoethnographic research study was to explore how a shared Ghanaian study abroad experience would (re)shape how two U.S. first-generation Black women doctoral students understood teaching, learning, and academic achievement. Through our experiences, we reflected on what a reimagining U.S. higher education could look like to facilitate a cultural shif ...
Ghana, study abroad, graduate preparation, higher education, student affairs, African American students, counselor education
119 downloads
Tiffany Viggiano
JSPTE , Volume 4 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This investigation examines 15 interviews at one critical case in Finland to explore the ways in which practitioners of higher education address the challenges associated with the pursuit of a global social good agenda. Employing the language of the participants, the purpose of this investigation is to explain the ways in which tertiary education practitioners conceptualize their “glo ...
social good, internationalization, higher education, global responsibility, Finland, critical, neoliberalism, global, university, coloniality, social justice, practitioner
47 downloads
Eugene T. Parker
JSPTE , Volume 4 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Higher education has faced increasing perceptions, mainly by students, of unwelcoming campus racial and diversity climates. As a result, during the past decade, there has been a peak in the inaugurations of chief diversity officers. Yet, little is known about how these offices are established. Background: This study explores and describes the emergence of the chief diversity office a ...
diversity, campus climate, race, CDO, leadership, higher education, equity, inclusion
286 downloads
Crystal R Chambers
JSPTE , Volume 4 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Book Review: Multicultural and Diversity Issues in Student Affairs Practice - A Professional Competency Based Approach Background: This text explores cases and concepts regarding multiculturalism, diversity, and inclusion in student affairs practice as guided by ACPA/ NASPA competencies. Methodology: Review Contribution: Review Findings: Overall, this text is a useful resource for ...
multiculturalism, diversity, inclusion, student affairs
26 downloads
Kai Scott, Mary DeMarinis, Rosemary Ricciardelli, Gregory S Anderson
JSPTE , Volume 4 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: To inclusively consider the diversity within student gender-identification at post-secondary institutions, we investigate expanding gender self-identification options on admissions forms; often the first point of student contact with campuses. Background: Even if inspired and motivated by inclusion, many of the gender categories in use presently have challenges, including conflating ...
gender diversity, gender categories, gender data, demographics, education, post-secondary students, transgender, non-binary
60 downloads
Russell Thacker, Sydney Freeman Jr., Daniel RL Campbell
JSPTE , Volume 4 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This paper establishes a research agenda for learning from global approaches to higher education as a field of study by encouraging research into new methods and practices in leadership development from emerging scholars and practitioners around the world. Background: Significant growth has occurred in the number of academic programs, research centers, and scholars serving in the fie ...
higher education as a field of study, leadership development, international higher education
51 downloads
Steven Schlegel
JSPTE , Volume 4 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This paper encourages the reader to think about the role history, or foundations, plays in graduate programs in the field of higher education. In so doing it looks at the types of conversations scholars in other fields and disciplines have had concerning the value of teaching students to think historically in settings where history is not the primary mode of scholarship, before think ...
higher education, foundations, graduate education, higher education programs
46 downloads
Valerie A Mockus
MBR , Volume 3 , 2019
Through the 2016-2017 academic year, student aid applicants completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid used the immediately previous year’s tax information. Beginning in 2017-2018, students were required to use two-year-old tax return information creating a lag in the timeliness of financial health data used to calculate financial aid eligibility. This older data is called Prior-Pri ...
Student Financial Aid, FAFSA, Prior-Prior Year
23 downloads
Agyei Fosu
IJCDMS , Volume 3 , 2019
Aim/Purpose The main aim of the study is to critically examine the forces that can impede or support students to use e-learning in higher education teaching and learning environment which require not only pre-technological literacy’s but easy access to the e-learning platform and ICT devices. Background The concept of e-learning has grown considerably in the past three or four decades, which ac ...
Information and Communication Technologies, technological skills, training.
73 downloads
Marlo B Murphy-Braynen
MBR , Volume 3 , 2019
The paper uses a mixed method approach to conduct a literature review of existing econometric studies to determine the key drivers of export diversification and economic growth, and to examine whether export diversification propels or hinders economic growth. The paper differs fundamentally from previous studies, as it focuses on identifying the key variables used, the frequency with which they ar ...
Export Diversification, Economic Growth, Developing Countries, Developed Countries, Small Island Developing States.
209 downloads
Agyei Fosu
IJCDMS , Volume 3 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this study is to expand the knowledge base on factors likely to impede implementation and adoption of web-based learning management systems to blend with traditional methods of lecturing in universities to cater for the next generation of learners in Africa and Eastern Cape Province South Africa in particular. Background: The shift from the industrial economies to 21 ...
ICTs, next generation of learners, teaching, technological skills, lecturers, web-based learning management system, 21st century digital economies.
23 downloads
Douglas H Carter
MBR , Volume 3 , 2019
Entrepreneurship has emerged over the last three decades as arguable the most potent economic force the world has ever experienced. This economic expansion has paralleled rapid growth in the field of entrepreneurship education. Recent developments in curricula and programs devoted to entrepreneurship, new venture creation and corporate innovation have been remarkable. The number of colleges and ...
Entrepreneurship Education, Universities Entrepreneurship Education, University Innovation Concept Centers, New Collegiate Entrepreneurship Programs
27 downloads
CEDEC CEDEC
IJCDMS , Volume 3 , 2019
Aim and Purpose: The African-Canadian Career Excellence (ACCE) initiative was developed to address the loss of highly-educated, English-speaking Black youth from the Greater Montreal Area (Quebec, Canada) facing issues of unemployment and underemployment. Background: The ACCE initiative partners – African and Caribbean Synergic inter-organizational Network of Canada (ACSioN Network), Black C ...
African-Canadian, Black-African youth, multiculturalism, Quebecers, English-speaking, discrimination, systemic discrimination, employability, workforce development, labor force development, community economic development, labor market, skills gap, diversify, diversity, recruitment strategy, public policy, African issues
46 downloads
Rosalie Masella, James McIntosh
IJCDMS , Volume 3 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Data from two large Canadian surveys are used to analyze educational and earnings performance of Blacks and Whites. The main purpose of this study is to determine how well blacks perform relative to Whites in these two areas. Background: Canadian researchers have been studying black performance in education and labor markets since the 1970’s. Much of this research was done before 2 ...
Canada, Racism, Blacks, Ordered probability Models, Beta Distributions, Mixtures
30 downloads
Genevieve O Dobson
MBR , Volume 3 , 2019
From the beginning of their inception, Student Loans have been a powerful and many times necessary tool to allow middle and low-income families to send their children to college despite the increasingly higher costs (Collier, D. A., & Herman, R., 2016). These loans are highly regulated by the government under different policies that have changed over time based on the needs of the borrowers and go ...
Student Loan History, Student Loan Policies, National Defense Education Act (NDEA), Federal Loan Regulations, Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP), Department of Education, Direct Loans, Income Driven Repayment programs, Student Loan Consolidation, Higher Education Act
121 downloads
Bonnie Zehavi
IJCDMS , Volume 3 , 2019
Summary: This paper presents a general overview of the challenges faced by English-speaking Black community members in Montreal, as well as the exacerbation of those barriers for individuals with a history of justice involvement. Frontline community initiatives focusing on education, employment, and entrepreneurship at DESTA Black Youth Network are profiled as an example of grassroots efforts to ...
Black Community, English-speaking, Montreal, Intersectional, Anti-Black Systemic Racism, Justice, Education, Employment, Income, Entrepreneurship
24 downloads
Frederic S Gore
MBR , Volume 3 , 2019
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems are critical to managing student information and college operations, but can be challenging for colleges to implement. Consortia present a unique solution to colleges to address gaps in their expertise and skills needed to achieve a successful ERP implementation, even if that collaboration takes place with a competitor.
Higher Education Consortia, ERP in Higher Education, Coopetition in Higher Education.
22 downloads
Sylvia E. A. Piggott
IJCDMS , Volume 3 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This article explains the movement for Afrocentric public schools in Canada, particularly in Montreal, and the controversy it has generated. It is also argued that Black youth would gain significantly from community based educational programs that root their learning more closely in the life, experiences and needs of their community. Background: The Black Academic Scholarship Fun ...
Black learners, equity, education, non-profit organization
20 downloads
Clarence Sylvester Bayne
IJCDMS , Volume 3 , 2019
Background: On December 7, 2018, the Black Community Forum of Montreal held a conference on “Community Education and Development: perspectives on English-Speaking Blacks and Other Minorities”. The IJCDMS Journal has selected a number of the conference papers for publication in its Special Conference Series: “Collaborative Unity and Existential Responsibility.” This article serves as an overvi ...
English speaking visible minorities Quebec and Canada, non-visible minorities, social and economic indicators, fitness landscape, complex adaptive systems, employment rate, social entrepreneur, ruggedness of landscape
36 downloads
Sara Zorro, Jorge Miguel dos R Silva, Luís Patrão
AMR , Volume 1 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The general objective of this study is to analyze the relation between flight parameters and cerebral oximetry of the pilot during different flight situations. Background: Ultralight aviation pilots are exposed to different environmental situations due to the non-pressurized and non-acclimatized nature of the aircraft cabin. In a flying aircraft, any factor responsible for decreased m ...
Ultralight Aviation, Hypoxia, Physiological Parameters, Monitoring System.
4 downloads
Eli Cohen
InSITE 2019 , 2019
Table of Contents: Proceedings of the 2019 InSITE Conference
proceedings, InSITE, conference, informing science, IT education
109 downloads
Emmanuel C. Ogu, Chiemela G. Ogu
InSITE 2019 , 2019
Background: The current decade has witnessed rising spates of threats and attacks that have threatened the safety and security of cyberspace, thereby giving rise to contemporary discourses pertaining the realities that these ominous trends portend for technology innovation and digitalisation, in the emerging global digital society. In the process, the technological capabilities that have been use ...
TeLEs, IT-aided education, cybersecurity, technology & education, infor-mation technology, technology & learning, pedagogy, information society
37 downloads
Pamela Felder
InSITE 2019 , 2019
[This Proceedings paper was revised and published in the 2019 issue of the International Journal of Doctoral Studies, Volume 14] Aim/Purpose: This work expands discussions on the application of cultural frameworks on research in doctoral education in the United States and South Africa. There is an emphasis on identifying and reinterpreting the doctoral process where racial and cultural aspects ...
doctoral studies, internationalization; racial and cultural diversity
22 downloads
Gali Naveh, Dorit Tubin
InSITE 2019 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Continuing low percentage of on-time-completion of doctoral studies suggest the exploration of new approaches to the process is desirable. Background: PhD studies may be viewed as a project- it is a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product. Project management practices have proven to be helpful in numerous domains. Methodology: Process analysis method will be app ...
doctoral studies, supervision, project management
25 downloads
Michael T Halpern, SJ Dodd, Carolyn Y. Fang, YIN TAN, Lin Zhu, Olorunseun Ogunwobi, Grace Xueqin Ma
InSITE 2019 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This paper will describe the initial development of systems to evaluate research education activities of a U.S. academic Partnership to train minority students as cancer researchers and provide preliminary data from monitoring Partnership activities during the first six months. Background: There is increased focus on multidisciplinary/transdisciplinary research training programs. ...
academic training, neoplasms, research center, doctoral students, minority groups
26 downloads
Moshe Goldstein, Ariel Stulman
InSITE 2019 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: In this paper we wish to present a new direction for the instruction of a Principles of Programming Languages (PPL) course. Background: Teaching PPL using the standard curriculum found that the students do not understand the overall concepts, getting lost in the abundance of minute details. We needed a way to emphasize the higher level constructs important to this body of knowledg ...
principles of programming languages, CSE
20 downloads
Ju Long, Juntao Yuan, Hsun-Ming Lee
InSITE 2019 , 2019
[This Proceedings paper was revised and published in the 2019 issue of the journal Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology, Volume 16] Aim/Purpose: In this article, we introduced a project on teaching chatbot programming in an information systems class. Background: One of the most fascinating developments in computer user interfaces in recent years is the rise of “chatbots”. ...
information system education, chatbot, artificial intelligence, student perceptions
16 downloads
Elena Maceviciute, Thomas D. Wilson, Zinaida Zinaida Manžuch
InSITE 2019 , 2019
[This Proceedings paper was revised and published in the 2019 issue of the journal Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology, Volume 16] Aim/Purpose: To capture digital training experiences, the paper introduces a novel data collection method – a graphic questionnaire. It aims to demonstrate the opportunities and limitations of this tool for collecting feedback from socially disadv ...
digital literacy, digital divide, graphic questionnaire, elderly persons, people with hearing impairment, children, assessment
16 downloads
Shahar Golan, Dan Bouhnik
InSITE 2019 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Build a program that teaches prospect managers the skills that are relevant for leading data science activity. Background: Data science becomes ubiquitous in organizations. It is imperative to train students in management departments in the skills that are relevant to this field. Most courses in data science focus on technical knowledge like model building methods, and neglect orga ...
data-science, data-science instruction, management
19 downloads
Sophie McKenzie, Justin Rough, Aaron Spence, Nick Patterson
InSITE 2019 , 2019
[This Proceedings paper was revised and published in the 2019 issue of the journal Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology, Volume 16] Aim/Purpose: This paper presents an exploratory case study into using 360° videos to present small segments of lecture content for IT students in an Australian University. The aim of this study was to understand; what is the impact of incorporatin ...
virtual reality, students, improving classroom teaching
11 downloads
Philip Olu Jegede, Emmanuel A. Olajubu, Adekunle Olugbenga Ejidokun, Isaac Oluwafemi Elesemoyo
InSITE 2019 , 2019
[This Proceedings paper was revised and published in the 2019 issue of the Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, Volume 18.] Aim/Purpose: The study examined types of errors made by novice programmers in different Java concepts with students of different ability levels in programming as well as the perceived causes of such errors. Background: To improve code wr ...
concept, Java, achievement level, error analysis, programming
11 downloads
Terry McGovern
InSITE 2019 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Educational stakeholders have little understanding of digital educational badg-ing. Background A current overview of the developing educational badging ecosystem, key terminology, advantages, challenges, and examples of badge utilization. Methodology: Illustrative case study Contribution: Creates a record of the developing digital badge industry providing insights to educatio ...
badges, open badges, badging, access to higher education, transcript ambiguity, credential-fraud, open pathways, badge challenges
46 downloads
Gilad Shamir, Dina Tsybulsky, Ilya Levin
InSITE 2019 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Science is becoming a computational endeavor therefore Computational Thinking (CT) is gradually being accepted as a required skill for the 21st century science student. Students deserve relevant conceptual learning accessible through practical, constructionist approaches in cross-curricular applications therefore it is required for educators to define, practice and assess practical wa ...
computational thinking, science education, agent-based modeling and simula-tion, computational science, computational practices
29 downloads
Tal Yachin, Miri Barak
InSITE 2019 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The increased production of processed food, rapid urbanization, and changing lifestyles have led to a shift in dietary patterns so people are now consuming more unhealthy foods. To change unhealthy dietary patterns, there is a need to educate the individuals to keep a balanced diet that is rich in nutritional requirements. One way to educate a heterogeneous population, from preschool ...
game-based learning, educational escape games, situated learning theory
139 downloads
Golan Carmi, Nethanel Drezner
InSITE 2019 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Today more and more transactions and acquisitions are controlled directly from mobile devices, especially smartphones applications. Previous studies have examined the adoption of financial applications based on a single theory as a theoretical basis. In order to examine the phenomenon in a wider way, we used in this study two theories as a theoretical basis. Background: It is impo ...
financial application, IT adoption, mobile banking, technology acceptance model, diffusion innovation theory
20 downloads
Dorian Stoilescu
InSITE 2019 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: This paper discusses theoretical and curricular aspects of computational thinking in curriculum and challenges noticed on introducing recent ICT perspectives in Australian Schools. Background: It presents the way computational thinking is defined and understood in curriculum documents and a set of relatively new implementations that were de-signed nationally and in the New South Wa ...
computational thinking, computer science education, ICT education, Australian curriculum reforms
19 downloads
Dimitar Grozdanov Christozov, Katia Rasheva-Yordanova, Stefka Toleva-Stoimenova
InSITE 2019 , 2019
[This Proceedings paper was revised and published in the 2019 issue of Informing Science: The International Journal of an Emerging Transdiscipline, Volume 22] Aim/Purpose: The growing complexity of the business environment and business processes as well as the Big Data phenomenon has an impact on every area of human activity nowadays. This new reality challenges the effectiveness of traditional ...
informing science, data science, transdiscipline, education
4 downloads
Anat Goldstein, Ruti Gafni
InSITE 2019 , 2019
[This Proceedings paper was revised and published in the 2019 issue of the journal Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology, Volume 16] Aim/Purpose: This paper explores the benefits and challenges of experiencing virtual multi-cultural teamwork in order to learn entrepreneurship. Background: Entrepreneurial eco-system usually requires working in international, virtual multi-cul ...
entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial learning, multicultural, virtual, global team-work
13 downloads
Danielle Morin, Raafat George Saadé, Hamed Safaee Fard
InSITE 2019 , 2019
[This Proceedings paper was revised and published in the 2019 issue of Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, Volume 18] Aim/Purpose: To understand readiness of students for learning in online environments across different age groups. Background: Online learners today are diverse in age due to increasing adult/mature students who continue their higher education while they are ...
online learning, readiness, age, motivation, self-efficacy, anxiety
16 downloads
Meetu Thomas, Mali Senapathi
InSITE 2019 , 2019
[This Proceedings paper was revised and published in the 2019 issue of the journal Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology, Volume 16] Aim/Purpose: The study describes empirical research into agile Requirements Engineering (RE) practices based on an analysis of data collected in a large higher education organization. Background: Requirements Engineering (RE) in agile developme ...
agile requirements engineering, case study, empirical, agile, Scrum, tertiary education
12 downloads
Jo Coldwell-Neilson, Ryan J Wood-Bradley, Blair Kelly, Alex Gentle, James A Armitage
InSITE 2019 , 2019
[This Proceedings paper was revised and published in the 2019 issue of the journal Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology, Volume 16] Aim/Purpose: The aim of this project was to explore a method to enable an updated under-standing of digital literacy to be implemented in curricula in an environment of an existing, but outdated, understanding of digital literacy. . Background: ...
optometry, digital literacy, graduate learning outcomes
12 downloads
Wing Shui Ng, Gary Cheng
InSITE 2019 , 2019
[This Proceedings paper was revised and published in the 2019 issue of the journal Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology, Volume 16] Aim/Purpose: Drone technology has been increasingly used in education. This paper reports a study of assessing teachers’ readiness and training needs for using drone technology in their teaching. Background: New technology promotes new ways o ...
drone, unmanned aerial vehicle, teacher education, STEM education, TPCK
13 downloads
Sherry Tarver-Grover
InSITE 2019 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of this pilot case study is to provide details on developing a framework for e-mentoring graduate level online health education students as an added component of an online health education course. Background: E-mentoring gives faculty the opportunity to share professional knowledge with students and impart practical experiences. In addition, faculty can show how the ...
mentoring, e-mentoring, graduate students, health educators, ADDIE model, HEDTAM
24 downloads
Jyothi Thalluri, Joy Penman
InSITE 2019 , 2019
[This Proceedings paper was revised and published in the 2019 issue of the journal Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology, Volume 16] Aim/purpose The purpose of this article is to discuss the psychosocial and emotional outcomes of an introductory health science workshop designed to support and assist incoming health science students before starting their university study. B ...
transition to university, first year, psychosocial, anxious
10 downloads
Erastus Karanja, Donna M. Grant
InSITE 2019 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Project Management (PM) capability is one of the skill sets that employers across a broad range of industries are seeking with a projected current talent deficit of 1.5 million jobs. Background A course syllabus is both a tool and a resource used by the learners, the faculty, and the school to articulate what to learn, how to learn, and how and when to access and evaluate the learni ...
project management, course syllabi, learner-centredness, AACSB, PMBOK
25 downloads
Revital Cohen, Ilan Rahimi, Gila Cohen Zilka
InSITE 2019 , 2019
[This Proceedings paper was revised and published in the 2019 issue of the journal Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology, Volume 16] Aim/Purpose: The aim of this study was to examine the sense of challenge and threat, negative feelings, self-efficacy, and motivation among students in a virtual and a blended course on multicultural campuses and to see how to afford every student ...
multiculturalism, threat, challenge, motivation, virtual course, blended course, transactional distance
10 downloads
Olga Zavalniuk, Volodymyr Nesterenko, Inna Zavalniuk
InSITE 2019 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The present research is devoted to teaching and training students in marine institutions of higher education including navigators that given the dynamic development of the maritime industry should still be in the early stages of education involved by teacher to lifelong learning and be able to teach others. Background: The rapid development of the marine industry, modern ship techn ...
competency based education, higher education, creative thinking, critical thinking, mentors
67 downloads
Joy Penman, Eddie L Robinson, Wendy M Cross
InSITE 2019 , 2019
[This Proceedings paper was revised and published in the 2019 issue of the Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Skills and Lifelong Learning, Volume 15.] Aim/Purpose This study aims to determine where nursing students from a metropolitan university subsequently work following graduation, identify the factors that influence decisions to pursue careers in particular locations, ascertain educational ...
nursing, graduate destinations, educational aspirations, clinical experiences
4 downloads
Suzanne l Sackstein, Linda Spark, Bryan Turner
InSITE 2019 , 2019
[This Proceedings paper was revised and published in the 2019 issue of the journal Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology, Volume 16] Aim/Purpose: Teachers are being asked to integrate mobile technologies into their content creation and distribution tasks. This research aims to provide an understanding of teachers taking on this process and whether the use of technology has infl ...
task-technology fit, education technology, content creation, content distribution, technology choices, teachers
23 downloads
Yupawan Vannavanit
InSITE 2019 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: The paper aims to discuss the experience of early Thai educators in adopting Educational Technology in IT and Marketing Education. Background: As the world become increasingly digitized, educators need to keep up through the use of educational technology to effectively increase learning efficiency. Methodology: Conducting an interview. Contribution: A hands-on teaching exper ...
educational technology, IT education, marketing education, Thailand
15 downloads
Mathews Nkhoma, Clara A. Nkhoma, Susan Thomas, Long Tu Tu, Nha Quoc Le
InSITE 2019 , 2019
[This Proceedings paper was revised and published in the 2019 issue of the journal Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology, Volume 16] Aim/Purpose: Blended learning can transform students experience and learning in higher education. Although the literature extensively explores benefits of blended learning, limited research exists to provide a detailed design principle for impleme ...
learning management system, learning pathway, community of practice, independent learning, content analysis, second language learners
7 downloads
Sydney Freeman Jr., Karen Krier, Ahmed A Al-Asfour, Russell Thacker
InSITE 2019 , 2019
[This Proceedings paper was revised and published in the 2019 issue of the journal Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology, Volume 16] Aim/Purpose: The aim and purpose of this study is to understand why there is a dearth of faculty of color ascending to senior levels of leadership in higher education institutions, and to identify strategies to increase the representation of facul ...
leadership development, higher education administration, faculty of color, glass ceiling, critical race theory
19 downloads
Vicki L Gregory, Kiersten L Cox
InSITE 2019 , 2019
Aim/Purpose: Participants will learn various digital tools to assist them in the discovery of appropriate keywords for their own research and writings as well as in teaching. Background: Experiences teaching undergraduates and graduate students information literacy and retrieval have identified several areas where students have problems in searching databases because of misconceptions as to w ...
information literacy, keywords, information instruction, undergraduate students, graduate students, researchers
29 downloads
Nim Dvir, Ruti Gafni
InformingSciJ , Volume 21 , 2018
Aim/Purpose: This paper describes an empirical examination of how users’ willingness to disclose personal data is influenced by the amount of information provided on landing pages – standalone web pages created explicitly for marketing or advertising campaigns. Background: Provision of information is a central construct in the IS discipline. Content is a term commonly used to describe the inform ...
consumer behavior, information systems, content strategy, human computer interaction, informing science, user engagement, ‎e-commerce, ‎marketing, decision making
559 downloads
David G Lebow
InformingSciJ , Volume 21 , 2018
Aim/Purpose: This paper introduces a Social Machine for collaborative sensemaking that the developers have configured to the requirements and challenges of transdisciplinary literature reviews. Background: Social Machines represent a promising model for unifying machines and social processes for a wide range of purposes. A development team led by the author is creating a Social Machine for activi ...
cognitive bias, epistemological beliefs, multiple texts, sensemaking, Social Ma-chines, transdisciplinarity, transdisciplinary research
194 downloads
Daniela Drago, Paige McDonald, Gaetano R Lotrecchiano
InformingSciJ , Volume 21 , 2018
Aim/Purpose: This paper describes the regulatory affairs discipline as a useful case in the study of both inter- and transdisciplinary science and dynamics related to communication across multiple boundaries. We will 1) outline the process that led to the development of transnational competencies for regulatory affairs graduate education, 2) discuss how the process highlights the transdisciplinary ...
transdisciplinary, competencies, regulatory affairs, higher education
95 downloads
Elena Maceviciute, Thomas D. Wilson
InformingSciJ , Volume 21 , 2018
Aim/Purpose: The aim of this paper is to identify the possibilities for reducing the second and third levels of the digital divide (or inequality) through conscious application of digital technologies, especially through the promotion of digital means for information, enlightenment, and entertainment. Background: This article reviews studies carried out between 2000 and 2017, which investigate th ...
digital divide, digital technology, literature review, reducing digital inequali-ties
359 downloads
Christopher Cheong
JITE:Research , Volume 17 , 2018
able of Contents for Volume 17, 2018, of the Journal of Information Technology Education: Research
table of contents, JITE, IT education
303 downloads
Christopher Cheong
JITE:IIP , Volume 17 , 2018
Table of Contents of the Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, Volume 17, 2018
136 downloads
Philip G Neufeld, Henry D Delcore
JITE:Research , Volume 17 , 2018
Aim/Purpose: The effective adoption of an ICT across every segment of the student population may occur where the design, implementation and supports recognize and adjust for variations in adoption practices across the student population and the situatedness of the promoted ICT adoption. The goal of this study was to demonstrate methods to explicate variations in perceptions and meanings associate ...
student, technology, equity, situatedness, segment, cluster, practice, learning, pedagogy, adoption
484 downloads
Heimo J. Jeske, Manoj Lall, Okuthe P. Kogeda
JITE:IIP , Volume 17 , 2018
Aim/Purpose: The aim of this article is to develop a tool to detect plagiarism in real time amongst students being evaluated for learning in a computer-based assessment setting. Background: Cheating or copying all or part of source code of a program is a serious concern to academic institutions. Many academic institutions apply a combination of policy driven and plagiarism detection approaches. T ...
plagiarism detection, plagiarism detection tools, computer-based assessment, quality education, dishonesty
288 downloads
Tian Luo
JITE:IIP , Volume 17 , 2018
Aim/Purpose: This study investigates the variations in student participation patterns across different types of instructional activities, learning modes, and with different instructional guidance approaches. In the current study, different variables, modes of learning (guided versus unguided), and types of guidance (social versus cognitive) were manipulated in a series of microblogging-supported c ...
instructional guidance, social media, microblogging, Twitter
163 downloads
Murad Abou Saeed, Kamila Ghazali, Sakina S. Suffian Sahuri, Mohammed Abdulrab
JITE:Research , Volume 17 , 2018
Aim/Purpose: The current case study aimed to investigate the engagement of nine English as foreign language (EFL) learners in online peer feedback on writing in a Facebook group. Specifically, the study focused on the issues of writing addressed in peer feedback and the learners’ perception of peer feedback in the Facebook group. Background: Peer feedback on writing has attracted the attention of ...
peer feedback, online peer feedback, Facebook, EFL writing
450 downloads
Amanda Strawhacker, Amanda Sullivan, Clarissa Verish, Marina Umashi Bers, Orit Shaer
JITE:IIP , Volume 17 , 2018
Aim/Purpose: Bioengineering is a burgeoning interdisciplinary learning domain that could inspire the imaginations of elementary aged children but is not traditionally taught to this age group for reasons unrelated to student ability. This pilot study presents the BacToMars videogame and accompanying curricular intervention, designed to introduce children (aged 7-11) to foundational concepts of bio ...
biological engineering, elementary school, videogames
221 downloads
Hager Khechine, Sawsen Lakhal
JITE:Research , Volume 17 , 2018
Aim/Purpose: We aim to bring a better understanding of technology use in the educational context. More specifically, we investigate the determinants of webinar acceptance by university students and the effects of this acceptance on students’ outcomes in the presence of personal characteristics such as anxiety, attitude, computer self-efficacy, and autonomy. Background: According to literature in ...
webinar, UTAUT, students’ outcomes, personal characteristics, Smart-PLS
320 downloads
Christian J Ángel Rueda, Juan C Valdés Godínes, Paul D Rudman
JITE:IIP , Volume 17 , 2018
Aim/Purpose: This paper provides a general-purpose categorization scheme for assessing the utility of new and emerging three-dimensional interactive digital environments (3D-IDEs), along with specific pedagogic approaches that are known to work. It argues for the use of 3D-IDEs on the basis of their ludic appeal and ability to provide intrinsic motivation to the learner, and their openness that al ...
3D-IDE, virtual environment, immersion, ludic, intrinsic motivation
579 downloads
Gila Cohen Zilka, Revital Cohen, Ilan Rahimi
JITE:Research , Volume 17 , 2018
Aim/Purpose: The purpose of the study was to examine the relationship between teacher presence and social presence on one hand, and feelings of challenge and threat, self-efficacy, and motivation among students studying in virtual and blended courses on the other. Background: Physical separation between teacher and learners may lead to transactional distance, which should be reduced through t ...
blended course, challenge, motivation, learning community, self-efficacy, virtual course, social presence, teacher presence, threat, transactional distance
427 downloads
Aileen Joan O Vicente, Tiffany Adelaine G Tan, Alvin Ray O Yu
JITE:IIP , Volume 17 , 2018
Aim/Purpose: This study was aimed at enhancing students’ learning of software engineering methods. A collaboration between the Computer Science, Business Management, and Product Design programs was formed to work on actual projects with real clients. This interdisciplinary form of collaboration simulates the realities of a diverse Software Engineering team. Background: A collaborative approach im ...
software engineering education, interdisciplinary learning, collaborative approach
208 downloads
Jeevamol Joy Kochumarangolil, Renumol V G
JITE:IIP , Volume 17 , 2018
Aim/Purpose: This paper presents the findings of an Activity-Oriented Teaching Strategy (AOTS) conducted for a postgraduate level Software Engineering (SE) course with the aim of imparting meaningful software development experience for the students. The research question is framed as whether the activity-oriented teaching strategy helps students to acqui