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Assessing Experiences with Online Educational Videos: Converting Multiple Constructed Responses to Quantifiable Data
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 16, No. 1 (Feb 11, 2015) pp. 168–192
Online educational videos disseminated content for a university pre-service teacher internship program. Placed within an online course management system, the videos were accessed by 202 interns located in several Western U.S. states. To ascertain...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 15, No. 6 (Oct 22, 2014)
This design-based research study explored whether sense of community was maintained while flexibility in the course was increased through an adoption of a unique blended learning model. Data collected in this study show a significant drop in the...
Educational Media International Vol. 4 (1971) pp. 2–6
An extract from an article in the Autumn-Winter, 1972 issue of "Education and Culture" published by the Council of Europe. (Author)
Narration in multimedia learning environments: Exploring the impact of voice origin, gender, and presentation mode
Narration in multimedia learning environments: Exploring the impact of voice@origin, gender, and presentation mode (2009) pp. 1–94
This study was designed to examine the differences between the use of human and computer voices, male and female voices, and the presence of an animated pedagogical agent coupled with narration or narration only on student learning and perceptions...
Identifying leadership styles that influence the willingness of community college faculty to teach online courses
(2011) pp. 1–162
The purpose of this qualitative study was to identify leadership styles that community college leaders have used to influence the willingness of community college faculty to teach online courses. The data collected confirmed that faculty resisted...
Educational Media International Vol. 3 (1971) pp. 2–5
A discussion of the contribution of the International Council for Educational Media (ICEM) in the production of teaching films. (HB)
Technology Teacher Vol. 69, No. 8 (2010) pp. 20–25
Animation is the rapid display of a sequence of static images that creates the illusion of movement. This optical illusion is often called perception of motion, persistence of vision, illusion of motion, or short-range apparent motion. The...
Teaching of Psychology Vol. 39, No. 1 (January 2012) pp. 72–76
Chickering and Gamson's notable summary of the best practices of undergraduate teaching include promoting active learning, cooperation, and student-faculty contact. The present study hypothesized that online delivery of lecture prior to course...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 24, No. 3 (April 2008) pp. 703–714
Recent developments in early childhood teacher education have seen the inclusion of curricula designed to serve the concept of continuous professional renewal through educating undergraduates in the interpretation, execution, and use of research....
Equity & Excellence in Education Vol. 48, No. 2 (2015) pp. 283–298
Popular demands for greater access to higher education may have diluted the "college isn't for everyone" claim, but some members of the privileged class are making a more subtle argument: A classical liberal arts curriculum should be...
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 15, No. 6 (Oct 22, 2014) pp. 289–312
This design-based research study explored whether "sense of community" was maintained while flexibility in the course was increased through an adoption of a unique blended learning model. Data collected in this study show a significant...
Interpreting the Evidence for Effective Interventions to Increase the Academic Performance of Students with ADHD: Relevance of the Statistical Significance Controversy
Review of Educational Research Vol. 79, No. 2 (2009) pp. 740–775
This article reviews the literature on interventions targeting the academic performance of students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and does so within the context of the statistical significance testing controversy. Both the...
Social Forces Vol. 70, No. 3 (1992) pp. 637–54
Among 3,677 surveyed women, aged 44-59, contacts with friends and family depended on the relationship and household structure, followed by distance, resources, and individual predisposition toward maintaining ties. Race, educational attainment, and...
Administrative Science Quarterly Vol. 36, No. 4 (1991) pp. 552–82
Develops a cultural transmission model with the following variables: worker entry and exit rate, organization growth rate, recruiting selectivity, socialization intensity, and the rate that socialization decays if not reinforced. A computer...
Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science Vol. 9, No. 4 (January 2005) pp. 219–231
The reliability of a laser system was compared with the reliability of a video-based kinematic analysis in measuring displacement and velocity during running. Validity and reliability of the laser on static measures was also assessed at distances...
Journal of School Health Vol. 73, No. 1 (2003) pp. 15–20
Implemented a computerized screening instrument, the Adolescent Health Review, in urban school-based clinics to test the viability of a stand-alone screening process and its acceptance by patients and providers, examining the relationship between...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 57, No. 6 (November 2013) pp. 88–95
This paper describes the design, development, and implementation of Open Badges into a secondary education preservice course on instructional technology. Open Badges provide a new way of issuing credentials to individuals who demonstrate knowledge,...
Assessing the Effectiveness of a Hybrid-Flipped Model of Learning on Fluid Mechanics Instruction: Overall Course Performance, Homework, and Far- and Near-Transfer of Learning
European Journal of Engineering Education Vol. 42, No. 6 (2017) pp. 712–728
To examine the impact of a hybrid-flipped model utilising active learning techniques, the researchers inverted one section of an undergraduate fluid mechanics course, reduced seat time, and engaged in active learning sessions in the classroom. We...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 18, No. 1 (July 2013) pp. 4–14
There has been rapid growth in blended learning implementation and research focused on course-level issues such as improved learning outcomes, but very limited research focused on institutional policy and adoption issues. More institutional-level...
Transferring Best Practice from Undergraduate Practical Teaching to Secondary Schools: The Dynamic Laboratory Manual
Acta Didactica Napocensia Vol. 2, No. 1 (2009) pp. 1–8
Pre-laboratory work has been shown to be an effective investment at undergraduate level in chemistry at the University of Bristol. A Dynamic Laboratory Manual (DLM) has been developed to allow undergraduate students to rehearse practicals using...
Analysis of Instructional Support Elements for an Online, Educational Simulation on Active Listening for Women Graduate Students in Science and Engineering
Journal of Computing in Higher Education Vol. 28, No. 2 (2016) pp. 136–171
Strong interpersonal communication skills (ICS) are critical for educational and career success, but effective and widely accessible training systems are not available. This paper describes a 2 × 2 × 2 experimental study of an online, educational...
Computers & Education Vol. 67, No. 1 (September 2013) pp. 239–249
The current study was conducted to investigate the effects of an animated agent's presence and different types of feedback on learning, motivation and cognitive load in a multimedia-learning environment designed to teach science content....
Improvement Rate Differences of Academic Interventions for Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
Remedial and Special Education Vol. 32, No. 6 (2011) pp. 521–534
Academic interventions for students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) is a critical area of practice and one that has not been fully developed by large-scale research. Students with EBD are characterized by an ability to achieve...
Henry B. Wedler; Sarah R. Cohen; Rebecca L. Davis; Jason G. Harrison; Matthew R. Siebert; Dan Willenbring; Christian S. Hamann; Jared T. Shaw; Dean J. Tantillo
Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 89, No. 11 (November 2012) pp. 1400–1404
We describe accommodations that we have made to our applied computational-theoretical chemistry laboratory to provide access for blind and visually impaired students interested in independent investigation of structure-function relationships. Our...
Reassigning the Structures of Natural Products Using NMR Chemical Shifts Computed with Quantum Mechanics: A Laboratory Exercise
Teresa A. Palazzo; Tiana T. Truong; Shirley M. T. Wong; Emma T. Mack; Michael W. Lodewyk; Jason G. Harrison; R Alan Gamage; Justin B. Siegel; Mark J. Kurth; Dean J. Tantillo
Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 92, No. 3 (March 2015) pp. 561–566
An applied computational chemistry laboratory exercise is described in which students use modern quantum chemical calculations of chemical shifts to assign the structure of a recently isolated natural product. A pre/post assessment was used to...