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EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2017 (Jun 20, 2017) pp. 1064–1071
Sixth grade students participating in a four-hour hands-on technology enriched space science camp showed significant gains in their understanding of topics related to heliophysics and the solar eclipse. The average number of items correct increased ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2054–2061
Education for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) is acknowledged as a priority throughout the world but many K-6 teachers are inadequately prepared for it by virtue of limited exposure in their own schooling and teacher...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 146–154
Amid calls for greater emphasis on STEM in primary education, non-specialist teachers required to teach STEM subjects are often prone to anxiety as a consequence of their own education including only limited exposure to STEM. This paper reports on a ...
The Effects of Game-Based Learning on Mathematical Confidence and Performance: High Ability vs. Low Ability
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 3 pp. 65–78
Many students possess low confidence toward learning mathematics, which, in turn, may lead them to give up pursuing more mathematics knowledge. Recently, game-based learning (GBL) is regarded as a potential means in improving students'...
Harsh Words and Deeds: Systematic Content Analyses of Offensive* User Behavior in the Virtual Environments of Online First-Person Shooter Games
Journal of Virtual Worlds Research Vol. 10, No. 2 (Sep 14, 2017)
While the virtual environments of online games can foster healthy relationships and strong communities, some online games are also marred by antisocial and offensive behavior. Such behavior, even when relatively rare, influences the interactions and ...
Outcomes from Technology Enhanced Informal Learning Activities to Increase Middle School Students’ Interest in STEM
Rhonda Christensen; Gerald Knezek; Samson den Lepcha; Destiny Dong; Samuel Liu; Karen Wang; Andrew Wu; Huram-Abi Yotchoum Nzia
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2018 (Jun 25, 2018) pp. 1368–1377
Seventh grade students participating in a four-hour hands-on technology enriched space science camp showed significant gains in their understanding of topics related to space science topics. Topics related to Apollo moon missions and the Parker...