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University of Akron
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 491–494
A family begins their tour in the Great Hall of the historic home. Each member carries a lightweight tablet device with an earphone rented for their visit. On the tablet screen is a 3D representation of the room they have entered. While their...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 2025–2028
Wireless laptops were provided to faculty in a College of Education. This study examined the impact of this technology on the professional practice of the faculty (teaching, research and service) and specifically on the utilization of the technology ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 2340–2345
The instructional strategies employed in a graduate course on Instructional Design have evolved from a project-based approach that focused on individuals to a team-based action-learning format that blends problem-based learning, web-enhanced...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 1972–1975
Teaching a graduate course on Strategies for Online Teaching has provided an opportunity to practice action research with experienced classroom teachers. The goal of the course is to prepare teachers to become effective online instructors based on...
Journal of Interactive Online Learning Vol. 9, No. 3 (2010) pp. 141–152
While classroom teaching and management strategies are well documented, the online learning environment presents different challenges and benefits. Teaching in an online environment requires a special set of teaching skills since many of the...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2833–2834
Performance criteria within instruction should be aligned with the severity of the consequences for not meeting the performance criteria in authentic practice situations. For example, pilots should be able to land the plane successfully 100% of the...
Topics: Elementary Education
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 1746–1747
In most universities, the required undergraduate courses have high enrollment (multiple sections) and are frequently taught by part-time instructors or graduate students. Part-time faculty are an important asset to any university, but this group can ...
Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning Vol. 1, No. 1 (2006) pp. 9–20
Problem-based learning (PBL) is an instructional approach that has been used successfully for over 30 years and continues to gain acceptance in multiple disciplines. It is an instructional (and curricular) learner-centered approach that empowers...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 14, No. 1 (January 2006) pp. 167–172
Wireless laptops were provided to faculty in a College of Education. This study examined the impact of this technology on the professional practice of the faculty (teaching, research, and service) and specifically on the use of the technology in ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 4169–4174
The United States needs more scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians (STEM) to drive economic growth in the 21st Century. A bold collaboration by the City of Akron, Akron Public Schools and The University of Akron to house a STEM...
Journal of Interactive Online Learning Vol. 11, No. 2 (2012) pp. 80–89
Nursing education programs are proliferating rapidly in the United States in an effort to meet demand for nurse professionals. Multiple challenges arise from this rapid expansion. One challenge is finding sufficient clinical sites to accommodate...
Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 7, No. 4 (2004)
This paper outlines a method of identifying student perceptions throughout a distance learning course. Using a questionnaire based on standards from the Institute of Higher Education Policy (IHEP) as a guide, instructors and administrators can...