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Educational Technology Solutions
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 1515–1518
Social computing is a term that encompasses all technologies that allow people, to communicate, emote online, make private thoughts public, interact, comment, critique, react, share, construct, and any number of other verbs. Society has taken their...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 458–461
Assessment is one of the most important steps in the Instructional Design process, but also one of the most frequently omitted. Beyond correcting errors in content and updating class schedules, assessment can help identify instructional as well as...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 781–784
Case studies have long been used in print form to provide practice in dealing with situations in various fields. Case studies give learners an opportunity to gain experience with analysis, decision-making, and problem-solving without feeling that...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 3078–3080
Higher-order thinking skills (H.O.T.S.), according to Bloom, can be described as behaviors involving application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation. This presentation provides an inside view of how a course management system can be used to create ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 1913–1915
Letting go is contrary to the nature of many teachers. It is as if they believe that no learning happens unless it is carefully orchestrated by themselves. Students, on the other hand, may learn more spontaneously. Vygotsky emphasized the idea that...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 2397–2399
Two graduate classes, from different academic programs, were brought together to work collaboratively on the design and development of a Web-Based Training project. The projects were problem-based and derived from students' workplace situations. The ...
International Journal of Instructional Media Vol. 23, No. 3 (1996) pp. 245–55
A study of 105 vocational school students assigned to different treatment levels (1, 3, and 5 segment chunks) found: (1) little difference among experimental treatments, (2) better performance for students above the 11th-grade reading level, and (3) ...
Teaching Mathematics and Its Applications: An International Journal of the IMA Vol. 18, No. 4 (1999) pp. 159–61
The potentially huge number of questions in a national database offers the opportunity for open testing where each student has his own test and can take the test in his own time, saving on supervision and PCs. (Author/ASK)
Do Children with Autism Learn To Read More Readily by Computer Assisted Instruction or Traditional Book Methods?: A Pilot Study
Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice Vol. 6, No. 1 (2002) pp. 71–91
Comparison of basic reading instruction by either computer assisted instruction or traditional book methods with eight children (ages 3-5) with autism found all children spent more time on task in the computer condition and that five of the eight...
Scotty Craig; Arthur Graesser; Joshua Brittingham; Joah Williams; Trey Martindale; Gloria Williams; Renita Gray; Arlisha Darby; Barry Gholson
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 1060–1064
Deep-level reasoning questions have been shown to be an effective way of improving learning in environments that are purely observational using randomized laboratory experiments. These types of environments have been referred to as vicarious...
Computers & Education Vol. 58, No. 4 (May 2012) pp. 1042–1048
Two experiments explored the role of vicarious “self” explanations in facilitating student learning gains during computer-presented instruction. In Exp. 1, college students with low or high knowledge on Newton's laws were tested in four conditions: (...