Tag: education

Assessment of the Contributions and Psychological Damages of Technology to the Education at Schools by the Individuals in These Schools

The technology and innovations that it has provided have begun to show their effect on education too as in all other fields of life. Benefiting from the technological innovations in the field of education in developing world will increase students’ compliance to the changing life conditions. Besides that, individuals who

Mobile learning, Modern education methods.

Success in Mobile and Ubiquitous Learning: Indicators of Effectiveness

Mobile and ubiquitous learning has been a key focus in e-learning and practising broadly worldwide. Among the research publications in this area, a majority of them focused on evaluating the effectiveness of relevant practices and reported positive outcomes. To interpret such results, the contexts in which mobile devices were used

Student writing.

A Study on Multiple Strategies Instruction and Learners’ Writing Achievements

There has been a growing interest toward the effective writing instruction in a way to support learners to become confident and independent, making explicit to the students how to go about the learning process can serve to increase learners’ strategies, thus improve their motivation. It heightens students’ awareness of writing

Sociocultural Theory Revisited: What Are the Educational Implications?

Until recently, it was believed that to learn/teach another language, it is sufficient for a person to know the grammar of another language in detail, have a good command of its vocabulary, and be able to pronounce the words, phrases and sentences well. However, later it turned out not to

Connectionist Models: Implications in Second Language Acquisition

In language acquisition, ‘Emergentists’ claim that simple learning mechanisms, of the kind attested elsewhere in cognition, are sufficient to bring about the emergence of complex language representations (Gregg, 2003). Connectionist model is one of the models among others proposed by emergentists. This paper attempts to clarify the basic assumptions of

Critical Thinking in Higher Education: Unfulfilled Expectations

Success in adult life and effective functioning in education depends among other things on critical thinking. The present study consisted of two parts. First, critical thinking (CT) skill of a group of 68 students majoring in education in Islamic Azad University, Kermanshah Branch was evaluated. The participants, divided into two

The Ambivalence of Strengths and Weaknesses of E-Learning Educational Services

This paper represents a thorough phase in the effort to identify and assort the strengths and weaknesses of e-learning educational services. This paper reviews a synthesis of the assessments on the e-learning educational services through a survey of the specialized literature from 2000 to 2012 in order to identify the