American Journal of Education and Information Technology


Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020

  • Investigating Mathematics Teachers’ Preparedness to Teach Computer in Secondary Schools of Kitwe District

    Region Charks Kumwenda, Mubila Leonard

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 41-49
    Received: 11 May 2020
    Accepted: 28 May 2020
    Published: 16 June 2020
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajeit.20200402.11
    Abstract: This study is an investigation that focuses on finding out whether teachers of Mathematics have acquired enough preparedness to teach Computer in a way that will enhance academic learner performance. Although much research has been done on factors about ICT integration and implementation, little research has been done on preparedness to teach Compu... Show More
  • Teaching Recursion to Junior-High School Students by Using Fractals: A Complete Lesson Plan in Python

    Vasileios Drakopoulos, Panagiotis-Vlasios Sioulas

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 50-55
    Received: 8 April 2020
    Accepted: 8 May 2020
    Published: 17 July 2020
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajeit.20200402.12
    Abstract: Recursion and functional programming are two programming techniques that go beyond the framework requirements but they are fundamental to learning to program. Recursion is an important idea in computer science and has traditionally been a difficult concept for students to understand, both as a control structure and as an analytic tool. Comprehensio... Show More
  • Pedagogical Data Analysis Via Federated Learning Toward Education 4.0

    Song Guo, Deze Zeng, Shifu Dong

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 56-65
    Received: 23 June 2020
    Accepted: 15 July 2020
    Published: 4 August 2020
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajeit.20200402.13
    Abstract: Pedagogical data analysis has been recognized as one of the most important features in pursuing Education 4.0. The recent rapid development of ICT technologies benefits and revolutionizes pedagogical data analysis via the provisioning of many advanced technologies such as big data analysis and machine learning. Meanwhile, the privacy of the student... Show More
  • Cross-Curricular Digital Storytelling Assignments to Measure Motivation

    Shahrzad Vafa, Janelle Bouknight

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 66-72
    Received: 1 July 2020
    Accepted: 20 July 2020
    Published: 10 August 2020
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajeit.20200402.14
    Abstract: There are different approaches in integrating technology in teacher education programs. Choosing effective technology assignments and projects are an important design element in pre-service technology courses. This paper will share the experience of implementing and examining a cross-curricular assignment digital story that was assigned in two sepa... Show More
  • Animated Images and Vocabulary Development Among Lower Primary Learners

    Stephen Ndawula, Jessica Nabulo, Edith Namutebi

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 73-77
    Received: 18 July 2020
    Accepted: 7 August 2020
    Published: 13 August 2020
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajeit.20200402.15
    Abstract: Vocabulary development is a foundational literacy skill in the academic achievement for infant learners. In order to attain other learning areas, a pupil should have mastered the key aspects of vocabulary. Nonetheless, today the quality of vocabulary development among children in Uganda is still wanting. Some schools have therefore begun to adopt u... Show More
  • Design and Validation of School ICT Monitoring & Evaluation Framework: A Case Study

    Xu Chaojun, Yan Wei, Hu Chenlin, Shi Congying

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 78-85
    Received: 24 September 2020
    Accepted: 17 October 2020
    Published: 23 October 2020
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajeit.20200402.16
    Abstract: With the rapid development of school ICT, students and stuffs ICT activity data are rich enough for school ICT monitor and evaluation. This paper proposes an evidence based school ICT evaluation framework, which includes four parts: data collection, data security and privacy protection, information analysis and evaluation analysis, evaluation and d... Show More
  • Remediating Pre-Service Integrated Science Teachers’ Misconceptions About Acid-Base Concepts Using Cognitive Conflict Instructional Strategy

    Godfred Safo-Adu

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2020
    Pages: 86-98
    Received: 8 October 2020
    Accepted: 10 November 2020
    Published: 13 November 2020
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajeit.20200402.17
    Abstract: This study explored misconceptions prospective Integrated Science teachers’ hold about acid-base concepts and assessed the extent to which these misconceptions can be remediated using cognitive conflict instructional strategy. The framework for the study was hinged on conceptual change theory. One-group pretest-posttest quasi-experimental design wa... Show More