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Educational Technology Research and Development

June 2015 Volume 63, Number 3

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Scaffolding Argumentation about Water Quality: A Mixed-Method Study in a Rural Middle School

    Brian R. Belland, Jiangyue Gu, Sara Armbrust & Brant Cook

    A common way for students to develop scientific argumentation abilities is through argumentation about socioscientific issues, defined as scientific problems with social, ethical, and moral aspects... More

    pp. 325-353

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  2. Expanding Approaches for Understanding Impact: Integrating Technology, Curriculum, and Open Educational Resources in Science Education

    Lei Ye, Mimi Recker, Andrew Walker, Heather Leary & Min Yuan

    This article reports results from a scale-up study of the impact of a software tool designed to support teachers in the digital learning era. This tool, the Curriculum Customization Service (CCS), ... More

    pp. 355-380

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  3. Animated Pedagogical Agents Effects on Enhancing Student Motivation and Learning in a Science Inquiry Learning Environment

    Hans van der Meij, Jan van der Meij & Ruth Harmsen

    This study focuses on the design and testing of a motivational animated pedagogical agent (APA) in an inquiry learning environment on kinematics. The aim of including the APA was to enhance... More

    pp. 381-403

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  4. Unraveling the Motivational Effects and Challenges of Web-Based Collaborative Inquiry Learning across Different Groups of Learners

    Annelies Raes & Tammy Schellens

    This study deals with the implementation of a web-based collaborative inquiry (WISE) project in secondary science education and unravels the contribution and challenges of this learning approach to... More

    pp. 405-430

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  5. A Critical Review of Digital Storyline-Enhanced Learning

    Elena Novak

    Storyline is one of the major motivators that lead people to play video games. However, little empirical evidence exists on the instructional effectiveness of integrating a storyline into digital... More

    pp. 431-453

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  6. Examining Young Children's Perception toward Augmented Reality-Infused Dramatic Play

    Jeonghye Han, Miheon Jo, Eunja Hyun & Hyo-jeong So

    Amid the increasing interest in applying augmented reality (AR) in educational settings, this study explores the design and enactment of an AR-infused robot system to enhance children's... More

    pp. 455-474

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  7. Developing an Adaptive Tool to Select, Plan, and Scaffold Oral Assessment Tasks for Undergraduate Courses

    Carrie Demmans Epp, Gina Park & Christopher Plumb

    The increased linguistic and cultural diversity of undergraduate classrooms at English language institutions has imposed additional pedagogical and assessment challenges on instructors, many of... More

    pp. 475-498

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