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International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology Vol. 48, No. 1 (2017)
Fractional approximations of e and p are discovered by searching for repetitions or partial repetitions of digit strings in their expansions in different number bases. The discovery of such fractional approximations is suggested for students and...
Evaluating a technical support knowledge base: A case study in strategy, methods and organizational change
Evaluating a technical support knowledge@base: A case study in strategy, methods and organizational@change (2003) pp. 1–190
The need to manage the creation and flow of intangible assets like ideas, innovations, best practices, corporate policies, and other aspects of intellectual capital has caused many organizations to invest in a particular type of information system...
Economics of Education Review Vol. 21, No. 6 (2002) pp. 523–541
We analyze household and school survey data from poor counties in six Chinese provinces to examine the effects of poverty, intra-household decision-making, and school quality on educational investments (enrollment decisions) and learning outcomes ...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2011 (2011) pp. 904–908
Teachers need effective online teaching and course development skills to engage higher education students in meaningful, socially contextual, challenging and engaging learning experiences. To develop these skills, academic teaching staff typically...
A Framework for Learning about Big Data with Mobile Technologies for Democratic Participation: Possibilities, Limitations, and Unanticipated Obstacles
Technology, Knowledge and Learning Vol. 18, No. 3 (October 2013) pp. 103–120
As Big Data becomes increasingly important in policy-making, research, marketing, and commercial applications, we argue that literacy in this domain is critical for engaged democratic participation and that peer-generated data from mobile...
Higher Education Research and Development Vol. 34, No. 3 (2015) pp. 458–471
Digital disruption and an increasingly networked society drive rapid change in many professions and a corresponding need for change in tertiary education. Across the world, information education has, to date, prepared graduates for employment in...
Gifted Child Today Magazine Vol. 38, No. 2 (April 2015) pp. 95–102
As the National Middle School Association wrote, "No other age level is of more enduring importance because the determinants of one's behavior as an adult, self concept, learning interests and skills, and values largely are formed in this...
When educators attempt to make “community” a part of classroom learning: The dangers of (mis)appropriating students' communities into schools
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 34, No. 1 (August 2013) pp. 174–183
In this article, we explore the ambiguous associations of the term “community” within one professional development (PD) program that engaged teachers in using mobile technologies to learn about data. We argue that multiple meanings of “community”...
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education Vol. 33, No. 4 (October 2014) pp. 611–623
As mentioned in the introduction, Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) programs and physical education teachers will need to identify and resolve the tensions of shifting from a traditional role of a self-contained physical education program...