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Educational Perspectives Vol. 38, No. 2 (2005) pp. 17–18
By the time children reach middle school, they already have a well-established relationship with the media. Ignoring the significance of media in the lives of adolescents creates a gap between their in-school and out-of-school worlds. Middle school...
Inquiry Vol. 5, No. 1 (2000) pp. 37–41
Asserts that with the growth of the Internet, e-mail, synchronous chat, and videoconferencing, students in rural (and urban) areas have virtually endless access to culture and language from their school or home. Describes the utilization of...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2012 (November 2012)
Helping first year students develop the sociological competencies required of 21st century engineers, such as professional reflection, effective teamwork and cross-cultural sensitivity, remains a challenge, particularly for external students. This...
TESL-EJ Vol. 11, No. 4 (March 2008)
The world of CALL is changing rapidly, but there are three major trends that can be perceived as significant to language teaching and learning and likely to remain so over the next several years. This paper will discuss these trends--convergence,...
Differences in attitudes, experiences, and success between delivering and receiving site students in interactive television foreign language classes
Differences in attitudes, experiences, and success between delivering and receiving site students in interactive television foreign@language classes (2004) pp. 1–186
This study investigated community college foreign language courses delivered by videoconferencing over the course of two semesters, spring 1995 and spring 2002, to better understand the teaching and learning environment of the interactive television ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 2489–2493
Beliefs influence decisions made whether professional or personal. Exploration of beliefs on usage of technology and its application in pedagogy is necessary to assess the impact on learning outcomes and pedagogy. Exploration of evidence and case...
Journal of Political Science Education Vol. 9, No. 4 (2013) pp. 453–473
Rancorous dialogue among political opponents is nothing new in the American political system. However, in the past two decades or so, pundits and scholars have noted an increase in the overall intensity and frequency of incivility among elected...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 953–960
Abstract: This paper describes a study of students' perceptions of the impact of accessibility and interactivity on successful distance education in the Health Professions. The study utilized both quantitative and qualitative data to determine how...
Journal of Information Systems Education Vol. 19, No. 1 (2008) pp. 99–110
Industry has indicated the desire for academic programs to produce graduates that are well-versed in collaborative problem solving and general project management concepts in addition to technical skills. The primary focus of a curriculum is...
Although most segments of the American workforce now recognize that computers can reduce the drudgery of repetitive tasks and lighten the burden of information exchange, storage, and retrieval, some people, especially many humanists, social...
Distance Education Vol. 25, No. 1 (May 01, 2004) pp. 107–123
Seven in-employment postgraduate Master's level students in an e-learning unit participated in this research, designed to identify tensions between participation in a community of learning that was part of their studies, and participation in the...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 222–227
In 2001, in preparation for writing a Title III-A grant and in the midst of the implementation of a PT3 grant, staff from The University of Southern Mississippi implemented a technology survey of all faculty at both the main and auxiliary campuses. ...
Journal of Environmental Education Vol. 44, No. 1 (2013) pp. 16–37
This study examined the use of instructional and learning technologies by nonformal environmental educators. A 40-question survey was developed to inquire about practitioner demographics, technology use in practice, and beliefs about technology. The ...
Exploring Pedagogical Foundations of Existing Virtual Reality Educational Applications: A Content Analysis Study
Journal of Educational Technology Systems Vol. 46, No. 4 (2018) pp. 414–439
New virtual reality (VR) applications for education appear frequently in the marketplace but rarely contain explicit pedagogies. The research objective of this study was to identify and categorize principles and practices of pedagogy that are...
Exploring Ways that ePortfolios can Support the Progressive Development of Graduate Qualities and Professional Competencies
Higher Education Research and Development Vol. 32, No. 6 (2013) pp. 871–887
Since the late-1990s, the University of South Australia has embedded seven Graduate Qualities across all programs. Subsequently, the higher education landscape has changed dramatically in terms of national policies and standards, as well as...
Innovative Higher Education Vol. 40, No. 1 (February 2015) pp. 37–49
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) potentially challenge the traditional dominance of brick and mortar institutions as providers of quality higher education. The benefits for students include reduced education costs and global access to exclusive...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 4050–4055
Professors in a large southeastern university College of Education share results from a peer feedback study conducted at the undergraduate and graduate level. Results include survey data reflecting student perceptions regarding peer audio feedback...
Factors Which Predict Compliance with Accessibility Guidelines for Disabled Users By Higher Education Institutions
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 922–929
This study investigated whether the instructional delivery modes primarily, and the institutional barriers to starting and expanding distance education offerings secondarily, could statistically significantly predict the extent to which the...
Campus-Wide Information Systems Vol. 26, No. 5 (2009) pp. 424–432
Purpose: This paper aims to examine some of the strengths and weaknesses of the use of online tools such as wikis and blogs for assessment purposes, with the aim of proposing future developments and improvements. Design/methodology/approach: The...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 45, No. 1 (2001) pp. 41–42
Describes videoconferencing using Sorensen EnVision, a hardware-accelerated desktop videoconferencing solution that allows low bandwidth communication using the Internet. Presents example of its use for conducting meetings and in a variety of...
Inexpensive, Near-Infrared Imaging of Artwork Using a Night-Vision Webcam for Chemistry-of-Art Courses
Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 86, No. 12 (December 2009) pp. 1382–1388
Imaging of artwork is an important aspect of art conservation, technical art history, and art authentication. Many forms of near-infrared (NIR) imaging are used by conservators, archaeologists, forensic scientists, and technical art historians to...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 4505–4509
Assessing the Performance of College Algebra Using Modularity and Technology: A Two Year Case Study of NCAT’s Supplemental Model
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 3471–3478
Integrating technology into the college-level classroom has recently received much attention from the National Center for Academic Transformation (NCAT, 2009). Under their roadmap to redesign (R2R) criteria, mathematics classrooms at many...
The Development and Piloting of a Decision Aid for Parents Considering Sequential Bilateral Cochlear Implantation for Their Child with Hearing Loss
J Cyne Johnston; Andree Durieux Smith; Annette O'Connor; Karen Benzies; Elizabeth M. Fitzpatrick; Douglas Angus
Volta Review Vol. 109, No. 2 (2009) pp. 121–141
A decision aid for parents considering sequential bilateral cochlear implantation for their children with severe-to-profound hearing loss was developed using local and published evidence. Eight parents of children currently using one cochlear...
Reading and Writing Quarterly: Overcoming Learning Difficulties Vol. 31, No. 3 (2015) pp. 235–252
Vocabulary understanding is a major contributor to overall comprehension in many content areas, including mathematics. Effective methods for teaching vocabulary in all content areas are diverse and long standing. Teaching and learning the language...
Reversing the Pattern of Low Performance in College Algebra Using the National Center for Academic Transformations’ Roadmap to Redesign Approach
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 739–744
Integrating technology into the ollege-level classroom has recently received much attention from the National Center for Academic Transformation NCAT). Under their roadmap to redesign (R2R) criteria, mathematics classrooms at many universities have ...
Cathy Newman-Thomas; Cindy Ann Smith; Xinting Zhao; Caroline I. Kethley; Herbert J. Rieth; Elizabeth A. Swanson; Yusung Heo
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 27, No. 1 (2012) pp. 15–32
Technology is used widely in teacher education for a variety of purposes, including skill development.Recent research on technology in teacher education is investigating the potential of technology to provide high-quality learning experiences that...
Elizabeth Overman Smith; Susan Audrain; Jennifer L. Bowie; Randy Allen Harris; Gail M. Lippincott; Susan Peck MacDonald; Lilita Rodman; Paul R. Sawyer; Julia M. Williams
Technical Communication Quarterly Vol. 10, No. 4 (2001) pp. 447–79
Presents a bibliography with almost 700 entries--teaching related journal articles and books published in the year 2000. Gives references to a range of topics from collaboration in the classroom to research on human factors and knowledge management...
Training Substance Abuse Clinicians in Motivational Interviewing Using Live Supervision via Teleconferencing
Jennifer L. Smith; Kenneth M. Carpenter; Paul C. Amrhein; Adam C. Brooks; Deborah Levin; Elizabeth A. Schreiber; Laura A. Travaglini; Mei-Chen Hu; Edward V. Nunes
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Vol. 80, No. 3 (June 2012) pp. 450–464
Objective: Training through traditional workshops is relatively ineffective for changing counseling practices. Teleconferencing supervision (TCS) was developed to provide remote, live supervision for training motivational interviewing (MI). Method:...
Katelyn C. Jelden; Philip W. Smith; Michelle M. Schwedhelm; Shawn G. Gibbs; John J. Lowe; Elizabeth L. Beam; Christopher J. Kratochvil; Kathleen C. Boulter; Angela L. Hewlett
Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice Vol. 1, No. 3 (December 2015) pp. 97–99
Caring for patients with Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit (NBU) has necessitated and enabled extensive interprofessional relationships and the creation of a collaborative care model. Critical aspects of NBU functionality ...
India C. King; Anna Strewler; Joyce E. Wipf; Mamta Singh; Elizabeth Painter; Rebecca Shunk; Rebecca Brienza; Rick Tivis; William G. Weppner; Michelle Davidson; Janet Willis; Timothy Gordon; C. Scott Smith
Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice Vol. 6, No. 1 (March 2017) pp. 55–60
As interprofessional education in clinical teaching settings continues to develop and workplace learning becomes more ubiquitous, early adopters will need to disseminate training innovations to diverse sites and programs. It is important for these...
The Genomics Education Partnership: Successful Integration of Research into Laboratory Classes at a Diverse Group of Undergraduate Institutions
Christopher D. Shaffer; Consuelo Alvarez; Cheryl Bailey; Daron Barnard; Satish Bhalla; Chitra Chandrasekaran; Vidya Chandrasekaran; Hui-Min Chung; Douglas R. Dorer; Chunguang Du; Todd T. Eckdahl; Jeff L. Poet; Donald Frohlich; Anya L. Goodman; Yuying Gosser; Charles Hauser; Laura L. M. Hoopes; Diana Johnson; Christopher J. Jones; Marian Kaehler; Nighat Kokan; Olga R. Kopp; Gary A. Kuleck; Gerard McNeil; Robert Moss; Jennifer L. Myka; Alexis Nagengast; Robert Morris; Paul J. Overvoorde; Elizabeth Shoop; Susan Parrish; Kelynne Reed; E Gloria Regisford; Dennis Revie; Anne G. Rosenwald; Ken Saville; Stephanie Schroeder; Mary Shaw; Gary Skuse; Christopher Smith; Mary Smith; Eric P. Spana; Mary Spratt; Joyce Stamm; Jeff S. Thompson; Matthew Wawersik; Barbara A. Wilson; Jim Youngblom; Wilson Leung; Jeremy Buhler; Elaine R. Mardis; David Lopatto; Sarah C. R. Elgin
CBE - Life Sciences Education Vol. 9, No. 1 (2010) pp. 55–69
Genomics is not only essential for students to understand biology but also provides unprecedented opportunities for undergraduate research. The goal of the Genomics Education Partnership (GEP), a collaboration between a growing number of colleges...