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World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (Oct 26, 2009) pp. 967–975
This paper describes PETRAD, a pattern-based approach to aid educators in the selection of appropriate eLearning technologies for specific teaching and learning situations. Those responsible for the selection and adoption of learning support...
(2012) pp. 1–136
The purpose of this study was to examine how the one-to-one laptop initiative affected student achievement gaps for students at a single high school in Mooresville, NC. The variable in this study was the preexisting End of Course exams for Algebra I ...
Bringing the Classroom into the World: Three Reflective Case Studies of Designing Mobile Technology to Support Blended Learning for the Built and Landscaped Environment
Journal of Problem Based Learning in Higher Education Vol. 5, No. 1 (2017) pp. 64–84
We report and reflect on three projects, carried out by us as educators and technology researchers over a four year period, that explore the use of mobile technologies in the fieldwork of Australian tertiary students of architectural history,...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2013 (2013) pp. 178–188
Fieldwork learning frees students from the usual confines of classroom teaching and allows them to undertake relatively independent exploration and reflection. This paper reports on three case studies of attempts to enhance and support student...
The Evolution of a College of Education’s Technology Assessment System for Unit and Program Evaluation
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 1260–1265
The present reality of Colleges of Education is that of high stakes accreditation accountability. No longer can Colleges submit syllabi and student test scores in order to meet accreditation standards. Performance-based standards have compelled...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 19, No. 3 (2016) pp. 38–46
Computer science has been a discipline for some years, and its position in the school curriculum has been contested differently in several countries. This paper looks at its role in three countries to illustrate these differences. A reconsideration...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 19, No. 3 (2016) pp. 47–57
Adding computer science as a separate school subject to the core K-6 curriculum is a complex issue with educational challenges. The authors herein address two of these challenges: (1) the design of the curriculum based on a generic computational...
Chris Reading; Andrew Fluck; Sue Trinidad; Howard Smith; Greg Shaw; Neil Anderson; Catherine McLoughlin; Bruce White
Australian Educational Computing Vol. 21, No. 2 (December 2006) pp. 20–24
National priorities set by an Australian ministerial taskforce provide clear guidelines to develop pedagogy that integrates ICT. Although these guidelines do not specifically address rural and regional school needs, the two priorities: promoting...
Glenn Gordon Smith; Chris Sorensen; Andrew Gump; Allen J. Heindel; Mieke Caris; Christopher D. Martinez
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 14, No. 2 (March 2011) pp. 121–128
This study compared student group work experiences in online (OL) versus face-to-face (f2f) sections of the same graduate course, over three years, to determine what factors influence student group work experiences and how do these factors play out...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 2041–2042
JCourse, created at Carnegie Mellon University, is a Java- and XML-based system for developing and deploying web-based courses. On the development side, JCourse allows content providers to work more independently of web designers than has been...
Impacts of Traditional Bullying and Cyberbullying on the Mental Health of Middle School and High School Students
Psychology in the Schools Vol. 52, No. 6 (July 2015) pp. 607–617
A critical debate within the field of school psychology has centered on the relationship between bullying and cyberbullying in terms of prevalence, overlap, and impact. The current study sought to address the following questions: (1) Does...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 25, No. 3 (2016) pp. 474–488
Formative assessment strategies are used to direct instruction by establishing where learners' understanding is, how it is developing, informing teachers and students alike as to how they might get to their next set of goals of conceptual...
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 27, No. 2 (2018) pp. 265–318
Much research focuses on what might be possible with digital games in the classroom. This study focuses on what is currently probable and typical. It uses a controlled quasi-experimental design to compare outcomes for students of 13 teachers in 10...
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition Vol. 40, No. 5 (September 2014) pp. 1321–1331
Previous research has shown that people exhibit a sample size bias when judging the average of a set of stimuli on a single dimension. The more stimuli there are in the set, the greater people judge the average to be. This effect has been...
Earth surface modeling for education: How effective is it? Four semesters of classroom tests with WILSIM‐GC
Wei Luo; Thomas J. Smith; Kyle Whalley; Andrew Darling; Carol Ormand; Wei‐Chen Hung; Jui‐Ling Chiang; Jon Pelletier; Kirk Duffin
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 50, No. 3 (May 2019) pp. 1462–1481
This paper presents results from a randomized experimental design replicated over four semesters that compared students’ performance in understanding landform evolution processes as measured by the pretest to posttest score growth between two...
Australian higher education institutions transforming the future of teaching and learning through 3D virtual worlds
Sue Gregory; Brent Gregory; Matthew Campbell; Helen Farley; Suku Sinnappan; Shannon Kennedy-CLark; David Craven; Deborah Murdoch; Denise Wood; Jenny Grenfell; Angela Thomas; Carol Matthews; Kerrie Smith; Ian Warren; Heinz Dreher; Lindy McKeown; Allan Ellis ; Mathew Hillier; Steven Pace; Andrew Cram; Lyn Hay Charles; Scott Grant; Mark J.W. Lee
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2010 (2010) pp. 399–415
What are educators' motivations for using virtual worlds with their students? Are they using them to support the teaching of professions and if this is the case, do they introduce virtual worlds into the curriculum to develop and/or expand students' ...