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Journal of Educational Technology Systems

2010 Volume 38, Number 4

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. An Instructional Design Using the Virtual Ecological Pond for Science Education in Elementary Schools

    Wernhuar Tarng, Kuo-Liang Ou, Wen-Shin Tsai, Yu-Si Lin & Chen-Kai Hsu

    Ecological ponds can be a good teaching tool for science teachers, but they must be built and maintained properly to provide students with a safe and suitable learning environment. However, many... More

    pp. 385-406

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  2. An Inquiry-Based Contextual Approach as the Primary Mode of Learning Science with Microcomputer-Based Laboratory Technology

    Fernando Espinoza & Duncan Quarless

    Science instruction can be designed to be laboratory-data driven. We report on an investigation of the use of thematic inquiry-based tasks with active incorporation of mathematics, science, and... More

    pp. 407-426

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  3. Avoiding the Pitfalls: Current Practices and Recommendations for ePortfolios in Higher Education

    April Chatham-Carpenter, Lori Seawel & John Raschig

    Institutions of higher learning use eportfolios for multiple purposes such as to enhance student learning, conduct authentic program/institutional assessment, support students as they prepare for... More

    pp. 437-456

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  4. A Preliminary Exploration of On-Line Study Question Performance and Response Certitude as Predictors of Future Examination Performance

    Mark Grabe & Kathryn Flannery

    This research evaluated an online study task intended to improve the study metacognition and examination performance of inexperienced college students. Existing research has commonly... More

    pp. 457-472

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  5. Assessing Team Learning in Technology-Mediated Collaboration: An Experimental Study

    Hayward P. Andres & Obasi H. Akan

    This study examined the effects of collaboration mode (collocated versus non-collocated videoconferencing-mediated) on team learning and team interaction quality in a team-based problem solving... More

    pp. 473-487

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