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Computers and Composition Vol. 16, No. 3 (1999) pp. 421–436
With the increased use of powerful word-processing programs and with the ease of writing Web pages with hypertext markup language (HTML) and “what you see is what you get” (WYSIWYG) editors, students want to experiment with fonts, colors, images,...
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 48, No. 2 (March 2017) pp. 490–498
iPads are becoming popular as 1:1 devices in many classrooms, enabling teachers to implement pedagogies that will enhance student learning. Such mobile tools offer many affordances which can increase student motivation and autonomy. Nevertheless,...
Learning, Media and Technology Vol. 39, No. 1 (2014) pp. 126–141
The Visitors and Residents model of internet use suggests a continuum of modes of engagement with the online world, ranging from tool use to social spaces. In this paper, we examine evidence derived from a large cohort of students to assess whether...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 1999 (1999) pp. 1442–1443
The Virtual Cell is being developed by the NDSU World Wide Web Instructional Committee (WWWIC), a multi-disciplinary group of faculty engaged in the development of virtual/visual worlds for science education (Slator et al. 1999). Other WWWIC...
Don P. Schwert; Paul Juell; Bernhardt Saini-Eidukat; Brian M. Slator; Alan R. White; Phil E. McClean
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 486–491
The NDSU World Wide Web Instructional Committee (WWWIC) is a group of faculty who have a strong and active interest in applying information technology for instructional purposes. A World Wide Web (WWW) site, http: //www.ndsu.nodak.edu/wwwic/,...
Phillip McClean; Christina Johnson; Roxanne Rogers; Lisa Daniels; John Reber; Brian M. Slator; Jeff Terpstra; Alan White
Cell Biology Education Vol. 4, No. 2 (2005) pp. 169–179
Educators often struggle when teaching cellular and molecular processes because typically they have only two-dimensional tools to teach something that plays out in four dimensions. Learning research has demonstrated that visualizing processes in...
Brian Slator; Aijuan Dong; Kellie Erickson; Deb Flaskerud; Jacob Halvorson; Oksana Myronovych; Phil McClean; Bernhardt Saini-Eidukat; Donald Schwert; Alan White; Jeff Terpstra
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 2394–2401
The Virtual Cell is a 3D multi-user educational game teaching principles of Cell Biology. The Geology Explorer is also a multi-user educational game, but teaching principles of Physical Geology with a 2.5D interface. These systems were tested over...