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Psychology of Music Vol. 32, No. 2 (April 2004) pp. 213–220
The "Mozart effect" refers to an increase in spatial reasoning performance following exposure to music composed by Mozart. Empirical tests of the effect have resulted in an inconsistent pattern of findings with some studies producing the effect and...
Applying self-determination theory to understand the motivation for becoming a physical education teacher
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 25, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 190–197
This study explored the reasons people choose physical education teaching as a profession and investigated the relationship of these choices with motivation. Physical education pre-service teachers (n=324) completed the Academic Motivation Scale ...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 23, No. 4 pp. 432–441
The Myers-Briggs Type Inventory (MBTI) and Beiderman Risk Taking (BRT) scale were administered to 58 teachers living in the state of Florida, USA. These teachers are considered part of prestigious group of educators who were nominated into the...
Studies in Second Language Acquisition Vol. 34, No. 1 (March 2012) pp. 99–126
With Russian as the target language, a proof of concept study was undertaken to determine whether it is possible to identify linguistic features, control over which is implicated in progress on the Interagency Linguistic Roundtable (ILR) proficiency ...
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 1, No. 4 (2000) pp. 327–35
Discussion of distance education versus traditional instruction focuses on courses being converted at the Naval War College to Web-based courses. Explains equivalency theory, which aligns the learning experiences of online learners with those of on...
K12 Online and Blended Learning: Current Research and Challenges into Implementation and Teacher Education.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017 (Mar 05, 2017) pp. 1634–1637
Blended learning is a growing trend in K12 education (Gemin, Pape, Shaw & Watson, 2015; Watson, Murin, Vashaw, Gemin, & Rapp, 2012), however, research into online, and in particular, blended learning at the P12 level is emerging (Morgan, 2015; Swan, ...
Is online instruction perceived as effective as campus instruction by graduate students in education?
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 8, No. 1 (2005) pp. 73–86
At a southern metropolitan university, the researchers examined the students' perceived quality of the learning experience of the online courses as compared to classroom-based learning for graduate education courses. The researchers used ...
Can Technology Decrease Sexual Risk Behaviors among Young People? Results of a Pilot Study Examining the Effectiveness of a Mobile Application Intervention
American Journal of Sexuality Education Vol. 11, No. 1 (2016) pp. 41–60
College students represent an important population for studying and understanding factors that influence sexual risk given the populations' high risk of sexually transmitted infections and unintended pregnancies. Using a quasi-experimental design,...
Marci Kramish Campbell; Jay M. Bernhardt; Michael Waldmiller; Bethany Jackson; Dave Potenziani; Benita Weathers; Seleshi Demissie
Patient Education and Counseling Vol. 36, No. 2 (1999) pp. 157–69
Examines the effect of message source on message recall and perceived credibility in a study comparing two different computer-tailored bulletins promoting fruit and vegetable consumption among rural African American church members. An expert...
Reflective Practice in an Online Literacy Course: Lessons Learned from Attempts to Fuse Reading and Science Instruction
Donna E. Alvermann; Achariya T. Rezak; Christine A. Mallozzi; Michael D. Boatright; David F. Jackson
Teachers College Record Vol. 113, No. 1 (2011) pp. 27–56
Background/Context: One of several challenges to fusing reading and science instruction through the use of reflective practice arises from recent claims that it is questionable whether anyone can "make" preservice teachers into reflective...
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 16, No. 2 (2007) pp. 263–305
Although the work of learning scientists and instructional designers has brought about countless curricula, designs, and theoretical claims, the community has been less active in communicating the explicit and implicit critical social agendas that...
Combining Experiments and Simulation of Gas Absorption for Teaching Mass Transfer Fundamentals: Removing CO2 from Air Using Water and NaOH
Chemical Engineering Education (CEE) Vol. 45, No. 2 (2011) pp. 133–143
Laboratory experiments and computer models for studying the mass transfer process of removing CO2 from air using water or dilute NaOH solution as absorbent are presented. Models tie experiment to theory and give a visual representation of...
Alexander Christakis; Debora Hammond; Michael Jackson; Alexander Laszlo; Ian Mitroff; Dave Snowden; Len Troncale; Alison Carr-Chellman; J Michael Spector; Brent Wilson
Educational Technology Vol. 53, No. 5 (2013) pp. 64–78
Scholars representing the field of systems science were asked to identify what they considered to be the most exciting and imaginative work currently being done in their field, as well as how that work might change our understanding. The scholars...
Shelton M. Waggener; Rowe Theresa; Janice Rickards; Michael Hites; Dwight Fischer; John A. Bielac; Gilbert R. Gonzales; Lev S. Gonick; Brad Wheeler; Gregory A. Jackson; Brian D. Voss; Willliam F. Hogue; Richard N. Katz
EDUCAUSE Review Vol. 42, No. 6 (2007) pp. 24–26
Information technology in higher education is currently undergoing a bit of an identity crisis. Although IT is known as the go-to group when an academic research, or administrative problem needs a technical solution, IT teams exist in so many places ...