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A Virtual Reality Teaching and Learning Environment for Chemistry
Thomas Wilcox; Diane Wilcox
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2018 (Jun 25, 2018) pp. 1598–1602
In the 2016-2017 academic year, a virtual reality (VR) developer created a VR learning environment to help undergraduate chemistry students understand cubic and hexagonal close packing. This topic was chosen for visualization in virtual reality...
Understanding “Technology Intelligence” in Middle School Science Students
Diane Wilcox; Steve Purcell
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 4152–4156
Using Howard Gardner’s work as the backdrop, we examined the characteristics, or “intelligences,” that predisposed middle school science students to facility with technology. Our study, which took place during the 2009-2010 academic year, was...
Digital Movie Making in the Middle School Science Classroom
Diane Wilcox; Steve Purcell
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 4821–4825
This study examined the effect of digital movie making on middle school students' conceptual understanding of important science concepts, their attitudes about the projects that integrate digital movie making, and their willingness and capacity to...
The use of animation with instruction and feedback in fractions software for children
Diane Marie Wilcox
(1997) pp. 1–140
An experiment was conducted with second grade students to examine whether animated graphics were more effective than static graphics when used as instructional support during the tutorial or as corrective feedback during practice activities in...
Using Collaboratively-produced Digital Movies to Promote Knowledge Construction in a Middle School Science Classroom
Steve Purcell; Diane Wilcox
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 1195–1198
We plan to present the results of a study we conducted in a middle school science classroom in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia in which we examined how student-made instructional movies may be used as a constructivist tool to foster meaningful...
One Canvas, Two Audiences: How Faculty and Students use a Newly Adopted Learning Management System
Diane Wilcox; Jane Thall; Oris Griffin
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 1163–1168
James Madison University (JMU) adopted a new Learning Management System in the 2013-2014 academic year. In the 2014-2015 academic year, a small group of instructors and 2 instructional technologists conducted survey research to evaluate the faculty...
Topics: Technology Leadership, Mobile Learning, Research & Evaluation
Assessing Students' Success Through Use of ePortfolio
Diane Wilcox; Sevinj Iskandarova; Oris Griffin; Jane Thall
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017 (Mar 05, 2017) pp. 1211–1214
This paper describes a study involving the use of ePortfolios in a graduate education program. The purpose of the study was to examine the extent to which the artifacts presented in the ePortfolios demonstrated students? skill mastery and aligned...
Topics: Assessment and E-Folios