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Analyzing Patterns and Relationships Around a Bond of Common Text: Purposes, Dilemmas, and Possibilities of a Virtual Community
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 37, No. 1 (2004) pp. 1–27
The article documents a two-year interpretive case study of fourth through sixth grade students engaged in a problem-based telecollaboration exchange between classrooms in Laramie, Wyoming, and Monteverde, Costa Rica. Problem-based learning was...
Journal of Agricultural Education Vol. 57, No. 4 (2016) pp. 44–53
Extension organizations are challenged to provide onboarding to new employees that is comprehensive and high quality, yet cost-effective. The purpose of this study was to explore Extension agents' perceptions of participating in an onboarding...
If You Build It, Will They Come? Predictors of Teachers’ Participation in and Satisfaction with the Effective Classroom Interactions Online Courses
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 17, No. 1 (Feb 02, 2016)
The Effective Classroom Interactions (ECI) online courses were designed to provide an engaging, effective and scalable approach to enhancing early childhood teachers’ use of classroom practices that impact children’s school readiness. The created...
System-wide improvement of early-grade mathematics: New evidence from the Gauteng Primary Language and Mathematics Strategy
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 49, No. 1 (July 2016) pp. 157–174
This article reports on a two-year evaluation of the Gauteng Primary Language and Mathematics Strategy (GPLMS), an innovative system-wide reform intervention designed to improve learning outcomes in Gauteng Province, South Africa. Using data from...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 71, No. 1 (April 2018) pp. 319–328
Teachers, school leaders, and faculty (n = 32) were interviewed regarding their perceptions about the expertise of teachers of students with significant support needs. While participants agreed that expert instruction was characterized by knowledge...
Online Learning Journal Vol. 21, No. 1 (Mar 21, 2017)
Although scalable programs, such as online courses, have the potential to reach broad audiences, they may pose challenges to evaluating learners\u2019 knowledge and skills. Automated scoring offers a possible solution. In the current paper, we...
Teaching and Learning in Nursing Vol. 2, No. 4 pp. 133–137
The nurse educator shortage directly affects the nursing shortage. To adequately prepare future nurses, academia needs to retain qualified nurse educators. Many factors affect the nurse educator shortage, including retirement and competition for...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 3645–3649
The STEM-ICT 3D Experience is an NSF-sponsored ITEST project (#0833552) exploring the role of three- dimensional virtual worlds for teaching seventh grade students STEM discipline topics. This project is led by a consortium of universities and works ...
The Relationship between Experience and Self-Perceptions of Knowledge and Relevance of Teaching Competencies of Faculty in a College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Journal of Agricultural Education Vol. 52, No. 1 (2011) pp. 50–60
There has been a call for faculty at academic institutions to improve the quality of their educational programs. Previous research findings have found that the size and focus of the institution impacts the quality and resources given to...