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Global Collaboration to Build Back BetterHaßler, B., & Open Development & Education - 2022 - OpenDevEd
Influences of shadow education on the ecology of education – A review of the literatureLuo, J., & Chan, C. K. Y. - 2022 - Educational Research Review, 36, 100450
Shadow education, also widely known as private tutoring or supplementary education, has attracted increasing research attention in the past two decades. The global expansion of shadow education, as well as its penetration to different educational stages and social classes, are believed to have far-reaching implications for the overall educational landscape. However, despite a steadily growing body of literature, no study to date has systematically reviewed the influences of shadow education...
Reaching SDG4 by 2030: Characteristics of Interventions That Can Accelerate Progress in the Lowest-Income Countries (Policy Note)Haßler, B., & Open Development & Education - 2022 - OpenDevEd
Patterns of cognitive returns to Information and Communication Technology (ICT) use of 15-year-olds: Global evidence from a Hierarchical Linear Modeling approach using PISA 2018Bhutoria, A., & Aljabri, N. - 2022 - Computers & Education, 181, 104447
Existing literature shows varying impacts of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) on learning outcomes depending on the type and quality of technology used. However, current research on the optimal level of ICT use for the cognitive development of students is scarce and has remained country-specific, primarily focusing on developed economies. This paper undertakes a cross-country comparison across 79 nations, investigating ICT use and its association with cognitive gain patterns as...
Commonwealth Collaboration to Build Back BetterHaßler, B. - 2022, April 27 - 21CCEM, Nairobi, Kenya
Personalized education and artificial intelligence in United States, China, and India: A systematic Review using a Human-In-The-Loop modelBhutoria, A. - 2022 - Computers and Education: Artificial Intelligence, 100068
The traditional “one size fits all” education system has been largely criticized in recent years on the ground of its lacking the capacity to meet individual student needs. Global education systems are leaning towards a more personalized, student-centered approach. Innovations like Big Data, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) have given the modern-day technology to accommodate the distinctive features of human beings - smart machines and computers have been built to...
Educational technology for learners with disabilities in primary school settings in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic literature reviewLynch, P., Singal, N., & Francis, G. A. - 2022 - Educational Review, 0(0), 1–27
Educational Technology (EdTech) plays a significant role in enabling learners with disabilities to access learning at school and reduce educational and social exclusion. It also enables them to enjoy the benefits of a full school curriculum and to participate in activities in different educational arrangements. The purpose of this review was to address the existing evidence of how EdTech is being used to support learners with disabilities in order to inform future research and policymaking....
Schooling for All - Feasible Strategies to Achieve Universal EducationSandefur, J. - 2022 - Center for Global Development
Psychometric evaluation of the self-efficacy questionnaire for children (SEQ-C): validation among Chinese children and adolescentsXie, H., Shlonsky, A., & Harrigan, S. - 2022 - Current Psychology
The Self-Efficacy Questionnaire for Children (SEQ-C) is a well-established measure of self-efficacy including three specific task demands, that is, academic self-efficacy, social self-efficacy, and emotional self-efficacy. The present study examined the applicability of the SEQ-C for measuring children’s self-efficacy in a Chinese population. The sample was comprised of 1491 students in Grade 4 to 11 (boys = 52.8%; mean age = 13.0 years) in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Confirmatory factor...
Editorial: Some More Research on Technology-Enabled LearningPanda, S. - 2022 - Journal of Learning for Development, 9(1), i–iv
Resilience, Adaptability, and Sustainability of Higher Education: A systematic Mapping Study on the Impact of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic and the Transition to the New NormalBozkurt, A. - 2022 - Journal of Learning for Development, 9(1), 1–16
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been a global crisis, affecting many areas of society, including higher education, which has not been immune to its effects. This study, therefore, examines COVID-19 from the perspective of higher education, applying data mining and analytics approaches, i.e., t-SNE analysis, text-mining, and social network analysis, to identify research themes and patterns. The results obtained show that studies have not been restricted to addressing only the impact...
Exploring the Use of Tweets and Word Clouds as Strategies in Educational ResearchCooshna-Naik, D. - 2022 - Journal of Learning for Development, 9(1), 89–103
This paper presents personal insights and discussions on the exploration of specific strategies which relate to data collection and analysis used to support the focus group discussion data collection and preliminary analysis of a doctoral research entitled Undergraduate students’ experiences of learning with digital multimodal texts. The main objective of the doctoral research was to understand the different ways undergraduate students experienced learning with digital multimodal texts...
Examining the Practices and Challenges of Distance Education of PhD Candidates in the Context of COVID-19Fast, O., Semenog, O., Vovk, M., … Golya, G. - 2022 - Journal of Learning for Development, 9(1), 73–88
The distance education system is actively developing in the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The sharp transition of PhD candidates to distance education caused difficulties in organising the educational process. The aim of this study was to analyse the methods of distance education for postgraduate students in the context of a COVID-19 pandemic. A survey of graduate students was conducted through specially- designed and semi-standardised interviews of focus groups of producers and...
Book Review: McNaught & Gravett, Eds., Embedding Social Justice in Teacher Education and Development in South AfricaGentles, C. H. - 2022 - Journal of Learning for Development, 9(1), 151–154
Virtual Community Mentoring Models for Middle School Underachievers Psychosocial Development and Well-Being During COVID-19Gomes, R. F., & Thomas, L. - 2022 - Journal of Learning for Development, 9(1), 137–144
Recent studies highlight the outcomes of COVID-19 on the psychosocial skills of early adolescents. It shows the unavailability of virtual community mentoring models for teenagers' individual and interpersonal growth in the virtual scenario. Hence, there emerges a need to explore and apply the available virtual communication resources by facilitators, families, and other community professionals for teenagers’ self-development. This article reports the application of virtual resources like...
An Assessment of Computer and ICT Skills at Botswana Open University: Implications of ICT in Business SubjectsHamaluba, T. - 2022 - Journal of Learning for Development, 9(1), 104–116
This paper presents a study that focused on assessing computer and ICT skills of business subjects’ learners at Botswana Open University (BOU). The study explored the levels of computer skills; existence of ICT skills and perception of business subject learners on the adoption and use of ICT skills for teaching and learning. A sample size of 223 participants from BOU’s five regions was studied and data was collected quantitatively using survey questionnaires. Descriptive statistics were used...
ODL Embedded with Innovative Communication and Digital Media to Empower All Levels of Farm Sectors to be Smart FarmersIntaratat, K. - 2022 - Journal of Learning for Development, 9(1), 117–128
This research shows how innovative communication and digital media could help empower any level of farm sector in Thailand and be embedded into ODL to serve their most effective demands. Qualitative research was used via case-based studies among eight key farm leaders from four success farms with data mapping and an interview form. Content analysis was also used. Tangible results of how ODL embedded with innovative communication and digital media can empower all levels of farm sectors under...
Book Review: Dede & Richards, Eds., The 60-Year Curriculum: New Models for Lifelong Learning in the Digital EconomyJr, D. O. - 2022 - Journal of Learning for Development, 9(1), 145–150
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