ISSN: 2188-1138 – The European Conference on Technology in the Classroom 2013 – Official Conference Proceedings

ECTC 2013, Brighton, UK - The Impact of Innovation: Technology and You
Brighton, UK
July 11 - 14, 2013
ISSN: 2188-1138


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Proceedings Contents

Social Network Media in the Classroom: Analysing Errors and Teaching Language in Arunachal Pradesh
Authors:Raju Barthakur, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, India
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Keep Blogging? Some Permanent Effects of Teaching Blogging
Authors:Thor O. Olsen, Sør-Trøndelag University College, Norway
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Developing Rosenthal Effect on English Teaching in College Classrooms
Authors:Liangqiu Lv, North China Electric Power University, China
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Enhancing Listening Skills through Movie Clips on YouTube
Authors:Sumonta Damronglaohapan, Rajamangala University of Technology Srivijaya, Thailand
Erika Stevenson, Rajamangala University of Technology Srivijaya, Thailand
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Social Media as a Valuable Teaching Tool When Used Alongside Traditional Teaching Methods at ITESI
Authors:José Raúl García León, Instituto Tecnológico Superior de Irapuato, Mexico
Dennise Ivonne Gallardo Alvarez, Instituto Tecnológico Superior de Irapuato, Mexico
Eduardo Garcia Herrera, Instituto Tecnológico Superior de Irapuato, Mexico
Juan Carlos Rodrigues Campos, Instituto Tecnológico Superior de Irapuato, Mexico
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""I prefer to think for myself"": Upper Secondary School Pupils' Attitudes towards Computer-based Spanish Grammar Exercises
Authors:Kent Fredholm, Stockholm University, Sweden
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Improving the Language Classroom with Facebook on Mobile Phones
Authors:Serge Gabarre, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Cécile Gabarre, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Rosseni Din, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
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Action Research to Explore the Future Language Classroom with iPads
Authors:Cécile Gabarre, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Serge Gabarre, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Rosseni Din,Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Yong Mei Fung, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
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DiTraLL: A Wiki Based Course for the Teaching and Learning of Translation
Authors:Heloísa Koch Delgado, PUCRS, Brazil
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E-learning in Science Classroom: Do Majors vs. Non-Majors Students Respond Differently?
Authors:Nidhi Gadura, Queensborough Community College, USA
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Integration of CALL with Traditional Classroom Pedagogy in Teaching English as a Second Language to the Students of the University of Jaffna
Authors:Kiddinapillai Sanmuganathan, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka
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Innovative Assessments for Innovative E-Learning Courses in a Developing Country
Authors:Sandhya Gunness, University of Mauritius, Mauritius
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Cross-border Collaboration in History among Nordic Students: A Case Study about Creating Innovative ICT-didactic Models
Authors:Maria Spante, University West, Sweden
Asgjerd Vea Karlsen, Vestfold University College, Norway
Anne-Mette Nortvig, University of Aalborg, Denmark
Rene B Christiansen, University College Zealand, Denmark
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Students’ Use of Semiotic Structures in Synchronous Computer-Mediated Communication 
- An Inter-Scandinavian Study
Authors:Ann Johansson Svensson, University West, Sweden
Kari Anne Rustand, Vestfold University College, Norway
Sylvana Sofkova Hashemi, University West, Sweden
Tom Steffensen, Roskilde University, Denmark
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Mobile Technologies for In-class Interaction and Assessment for Learning
Authors:Wilton W.T. Fok, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
C. K. Y. Chan, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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The Role/Importance of Personal Computers to Support Learning in Higher Education
Authors:KwongNui Sim, University of Otago, New Zealand
Russell Butson, University of Otago, New Zealand
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Pocket Mobile Learning: Second Language Acquisition
Authors:Teresa Ranieri, University of Bari, Italy
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Students' Perceptions of Integrating Mobile Learning Technologies Cell Phone in the Classroom for Improving Active Learning: A Case Study of Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria
Authors:Janice Imizuokena Iroriteraye-Adjekpovu, Delta State University, Nigeria
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Efficacy of Online Social Networks on Language Teaching: A Bangladeshi Perspective
Authors:Shaila Shams, Independent University, Bangladesh
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A Model for Instructional Design in Virtual Nordic Classrooms
Authors:Lena Pareto, University West, Sweden
Bent Lindhardt, University College Zealand, Denmark
Leif Vejbaek, University College Zealand, Denmark
Tor Arne Wølner, Vestfold University College, Norway
Karsten Gynther, University College Zealand, Denmark
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Incorporating the Use of Facebook into the EFL Classroom
Authors:Atipat Boonmoh, King Mongkut’s University, Thailand
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The Impact of Learning Management Systems on the Development of a New Academic Model in a Canadian Polytechnic Environment
Authors:David Carpenter, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Canada
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An Investigation of Young EFL Learners’ Use of Online Reading Strategies
Authors:Chia-hui Cindy Shen, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan
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Technology Guided Teaching Modules with Hands-on Activity
Authors:Taeil Yi, University of Texas at Brownsville, USA
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ePortfolios: From Masters Project to Student Notebook ""How a Masters Project Created a New Way of Teaching in a Paperless Classroom""
Authors:Andrew Olson, Shawnigan Lake School, Canada
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A VLE to Support the Training of Royal Engineer Geographic Technicians
Authors:Monia Sannia, DISC Royal School of Military Survey, UK
Chris Symonds, DISC Royal School of Military Survey, UK
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Transmedia Pedagogy in Action: How to Create a Collaborative Learning Environment
Authors:James Reid, Akita International University, Japan
Filippo Gilardi, University of Nottingham, China
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E-studium: Practical Use of Moodle
Authors:Valentina Barbetti, University of Perugia, Italy
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Animating Shakespeare: Engaging Students through Embodied and Virtual Learning
Authors:Eilis Flanagan, National University of Ireland, Ireland
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M-Learning: A Proposed Pedagogical Model for Institutions of Higher Learning in Africa
Authors:Eunice Maingi, Strathmore University, Kenya
Grace Kihumba, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Joseph Sevilla, Strathmore University, Kenya
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A Case Study on the Impact of Student's Characteristics on Essay Test Assessments in a Blended Learning Course
Authors:Minoru Nakayama, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Hiroh Yamamoto, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Rowena Santiago, California State University, San Bernardino, USA
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“Climate Change and its Impact on Archaeological Sites” – Building Awareness in a Virtual Creative Classroom
Authors:Maria Kokolaki, University of Kent at Canterbury, UK

Maria Dogkogianni, Agioi Theodoroi Junior High School, Greece
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Raising Environmental Action through e-Twinning
Authors:Lisa Koulourioti, High School in Agioi Theodoroi, Greece
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Improving Student Understanding, Application and Synthesis of Computer Programming Concepts with Minecraft
Authors:Brett Wilkinson, Flinders University of South Australia, Australia
Neville Williams, Flinders University of South Australia, Australia
Patrick Armstrong, Flinders University of South Australia, Australia
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Using Mobile Applications in Formal Learning Spaces: A Higher Education Case Study
Authors:Steve Lakin, University of Greenwich, UK
Aoife Hunt, University of Greenwich, UK
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Preparing the Next Generation of Leaders Online
Authors:Sharon Kinsey, Rutgers University, USA
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Socially Adaptive Self-Organizing Virtual Academic Adviser
Authors:Vangel Ajanovski, Saints Cyril and Methodius University, Macedonia
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A socially-driven content repository – Open Discovery Space Portal
Authors:Kati Clements, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Zita Krajcso, University of Vienna, Austria
Ard Lazonder, University of Twente, the Netherlands
Monika Moises, Austrian Federal Ministry of Education; the Arts and Culture, Austria
Henri Pirkkalainen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
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