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Internet-based 3D Graphical MOO Software that Supports Distributed Learning for both Sides of the Digital Divide
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 246–248
This interactive session will demonstrate a 3D graphical on-line multi-user software system that the Department of Technology and Cognition at the University of North Texas has been pilot testing during the Fall of 2002 and Spring of 2003 to enhance ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 1884–1889
A hybrid course model that utilizes online instruction, online office hours, quizzes, and projects, in conjunction with face-to-face instruction, in class applications and field-based experiences will be discussed and demonstrated. Discussants will...
Issues and Concerns of Directors of Postsecondary Distance Learning Programs Regarding Online Methods and Technologies
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 22, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 46–56
This study, a naturalistic inquiry conducted between 2002 and 2005, presents an integrated portrayal of issues and concerns of twenty-seven directors of postsecondary distributed/distance learning programs as well as the results of a survey that...
Factors Impacting Technology Integration in the Teaching and Learning Process: Application for Career and Technical Education
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 3068–3073
This paper overviews how the technology adoption model and technology integration can be used to examine teachers’ integration of technology in the teaching and learning process. Specifically, it examines areas such as perceived usefulness of...
International Journal of Science Education Vol. 31, No. 10 (July 2009) pp. 1359–1378
The application of Biggs' and Collis' Structure of Observed Learning Outcomes taxonomy in the evaluation of student learning about cell membrane transport via a computer-based learning environment is described in this study. Pre-test-post-test...
The use of the Internet to apply for admission to an institution of higher education: Implications for equity among students with differing demographic characteristics
The use of the Internet to apply for admission to an institution of higher@education: Implications for equity among students with differing demographic characteristics (2004) pp. 1–109
As use of the Internet grows among all segments of American society, the potential exists for some citizens to benefit more than others from the technological advances provided through digital access to information. This scenario, which has been...
A study of communications between subject matter experts and individual students in electronic mail contexts
A study of communications between subject@matter@experts and individual students in electronic mail contexts (2001) pp. 1–402
This study examines the nature of exchanges between subject matter experts and individual students when using electronic mail for educational discourse on specific curriculum-related topics. Teams were selected from those that communicated using the ...
Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 90, No. 12 (December 2013) pp. 1586–1589
Student interviews, focus groups, and classroom observations were used in an exploratory study of the nature of student interactions in a large (300+ students) general chemistry course taught with clickers. These data suggest that students are self...
Increasing Student Discourse to Support Rapport Building in Web and Blended Courses Using a 3D Online Learning Environment
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 20, No. 3 (July 2009) pp. 269–294
This article presents research conducted between 2002 and 2007 that examines user discourse, message flow, and exchange frequency in Web-only courses, blended courses, and then the same types of courses extended with a 3D online learning environment....
Chemistry Education Research and Practice Vol. 9, No. 3 (2008) pp. 187–195
The use of clickers (also referred to as Audience Paced Feedback, Classroom Communication Systems, Personal Response Systems, Electronic Voting Systems, Student Response Systems, Audience Response Systems, voting-machines, and zappers) has grown in...
Journal of Faculty Development Vol. 19, No. 1 (2003) pp. 15–17
Provides overview of process of switching from paper-based grade reporting to computer-based grading. Authors found that paperless grading decreased number of errors, made student access more immediate, and reduced costs incurred by purchasing and...
Journal of Educational Administration Vol. 43, No. 3 (2005) pp. 244–259
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to report research into the social defence of splitting and projection in schools. In splitting and projection, organisational members separate their unbearable feelings from the more acceptable ones and project ...
The purpose of this paper is to consider different kinds of actions learners may take during computer assisted instruction (CAI), and to examine the kind of information they need in order to exercise control over the instruction, i.e., information...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 30, No. 3 (July 2011) pp. 251–270
In this interpretivist case study, four professors who have effectively used clickers to teach chemistry at a large university in a western state were observed and interviewed. Seventeen 50-minute class periods were observed and four 40-50 minute...
Science Scope Vol. 29, No. 6 (March 2006) pp. 28–32
After the first observation of life under the microscope, it took two centuries of research before the "cell theory" was established. Luckily, today's teachers can take advantage of computer technology and speed up the discovery process in their...
Science Educator Vol. 13, No. 1 (2004) pp. 49–57
As early as 1923, Jean Piaget challenged teachers to reevaluate their goals for students and to promote critical thinking rather than conformity. Piaget described two important educational goals. The first "principal goal of education is to create...
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education Vol. 34, No. 1 (January 2015) pp. 131–151
In recent years increased attention has been placed on physical education teachers' use of technology. To date little research has been disseminated regarding the strategies physical education teacher education (PETE) programs are employing to...
3-Dimensional Online Learning Environments: Examining Attitudes toward Information Technology between Students in Internet-Based 3-Dimensional and Face-to-Face Classroom Instruction
Educational Media International Vol. 42, No. 3 (September 2005) pp. 219–236
3-dimensional online learning environments can provide a means for users with limited connectivity to the Internet to participate as fully as their broadband-enabled peers in collaborative experiences, information sharing and feedback. Nearly 90% of ...
Making Use of the Net: Internet Based Videoconferencing and Online Conferencing Tools in Teacher Preparation.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 1440–1444
The purpose of this panel session is to discuss two newly formed projects that utilized internet-based videoconferencing and online conferencing in in special education teacher education. One project embeds a multi-university faculty and pre...
Broadening Horizons and Teaching Basic Biology through Cell-Free Synthesis of Green Fluorescent Protein in a High School Laboratory Course
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 22, No. 6 (December 2013) pp. 963–973
Cell-free protein synthesis (CFPS) has emerged as a practical method for producing a broad variety of proteins. In addition, the direct accessibility to the reaction environment makes CFPS particularly suitable as a learning vehicle for fundamental...
Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development Vol. 34, No. 7 (2013) pp. 653–671
The emergence of new domains, such as the Internet, can prove challenging for minority languages. Welsh is a minority, regional language and is considered "vulnerable" by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ...
Intervention That Adds Up: The Impact of Merit Software on Standardized Achievement Test Scores of Middle School Students
Journal on School Educational Technology Vol. 2, No. 1 (2006) pp. 47–53
The "No Child Left Behind" Act mandated the need for research-based interventions to increase and to improve learning and achievement for all youngsters. Research in computer-based instruction and intervention for learning basic skills and ...
Computers & Education Vol. 53, No. 3 (November 2009) pp. 667–676
While there has been extensive experimental research on haptics, less has been conducted on cross-modal interactions between visual and haptic perception and even less still on cross-modal applications in instructional settings. This study looks at...
Faculty Philosophical Position towards Distance Education: Competency, Value, and Educational Technology Support
Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 5, No. 1 (2002)
Discussion of faculty attitudes toward distance education and potential barriers to faculty acceptance and adoption focuses on a study that investigated faculty perceptions regarding distance education competence, value, and educational technology...
Educational Technology Research Journals: "International Journal of Technology and Design Education", 2005-2014
James M. Christensen; Brian Jones; Jessica Rose Cooper; Laura McAllister; Mark B. Ware; Richard E. West
Educational Technology Vol. 55, No. 3 (2015) pp. 36–42
This study examines the trends of the "International Journal of Technology and Design Education" over the past decade (2005-2014). The researchers looked at trends in article topics, research methods, authorship, and article citations by...
Visualizing without Vision at the Microscale: Students with Visual Impairments Explore Cells with Touch
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 15, No. 5 (December 2006) pp. 345–351
Science instruction is typically highly dependent on visual representations of scientific concepts that are communicated through textbooks, teacher presentations, and computer-based multimedia materials. Little is known about how students with...
Science Education Vol. 90, No. 1 (January 2006) pp. 111–123
This study investigated the impact of haptic augmentation of a science inquiry program on students' learning about viruses and nanoscale science. The study assessed how the addition of different types of haptic feedback (active touch and kinesthetic ...
Karen K. Metcalf; Amy Barlow; Lisa Hudson; Elizabeth Jones; Dennis Lyons; James Piersall; Laureen Munfus
Journal of Interactive Instruction Development Vol. 10, No. 4 (1998) pp. 24–33
Provides guidelines on how to adapt common games such as checkers, tic tac toe, obstacle courses, and memory joggers into interactive games in multimedia courseware. Emphasizes creating generic games that can be recycled and used for multiple topics ...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 16, No. 2 (April 2007) pp. 191–202
The classic film "Powers of Ten" is often employed to catalyze the building of more accurate conceptions of scale, yet its effectiveness is largely unknown. This study examines the impact of the film on students' concepts of size and scale. Twenty...
Use of an Audience Response System during Peer Teaching among Physical Therapy Students in Human Gross Anatomy: Perceptions of Peer Teachers and Students
Kevin R. Wait; Beth A. Cloud; Lindsey A. Forster; Tiffany M. Jones; Jessica J. Nokleby; Cortney R. Wolfe; James W. Youdas
Anatomical Sciences Education Vol. 2, No. 6 (2009) pp. 286–293
An audience response system (ARS) has become popular among educators in medicine and the health professions because of the system's ability to engage listeners during a lecture presentation. No one has described the usefulness of ARS technology...
Louanne Smolin; Kimberly Lawless; Chris Dede; Steve Jones; Camille Johnson-Yale; Francisco Seoane Perez; Jessica Schuler; James W. Pellegrino; Susan R. Goldman; Meryl Bertenthal; Kimberly Lawless; Charalambos Vrasidas; Gene V. Glass; Geneva D. Haertel; Barbara Means; William Penuel; Hilary Goldmann; Mark Warschauer; Sharon Tettegah; Eun Won Whang; Nakia Collins; Kona Taylor; Olga A. Vasquez; Nicholas C. Burbules
Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education Vol. 106, No. 2 (October 2007) pp. 1–218
There is little dispute that technology has transformed people's everyday lives. People shop online, download news in their iPods, communicate via text and video, take digital photos, and conduct all manner of personal and professional business via...