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Educational Forum Vol. 77, No. 4 (2013) pp. 481–490
In a largely standards-driven educational climate, educators are challenged to navigate the tensions between standards-based, scholarly pursuits and the more experiential, student-driven techniques of technology-enabled global education. At a time...
Comparing credit recovery among special education and general education high school students participating in the E2020 program
(2011) pp. 1–137
The objective of this study was to determine the differences that existed in the accumulation of credits by general and special education students who participated in the E2020 program. A secondary objective of this study was to determine teacher...
A Survey of Knowledge Management Skills Acquisition in an Online Team-Based Distributed Computing Course
Journal of College Teaching & Learning Vol. 4, No. 9 (September 2007) pp. 39–46
This paper investigates students' perceptions of their acquisition of knowledge management skills, namely thinking and team-building skills, resulting from the integration of various resources and technologies into an entirely team-based, online...
Making Connections in Teacher Education: Electronic Portfolios, Videoconferencing, and Distance Field Experiences
Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2004 (October 2005)
Today, teacher education programs are faced with a variety of challenges. They must prepare future teachers to meet national and state standards with regard to both content and pedagogy in an era when there is increased emphasis on performance....
Environmental Connections and Concept Mapping: Implementing a New Learning Technology at Lewis & Clark College
Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences Vol. 3, No. 1 (March 2013) pp. 30–41
What is environment? The answer to this question is fundamental to how we teach environmental studies and sciences (ESS). We follow recent scholarly literature in approaching environment as connection, not as some category of reality, and consider...
Computers & Education Vol. 66 (August 2013) pp. 11–24
Research in education suggests that computer games can serve as powerful learning environments, however, teachers perceive many obstacles to using games as teaching tools. In this study, we examine three science teachers' implementation and...
Educause Quarterly Vol. 27, No. 4 (2004) pp. 51–59
According to data from the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study, funded every four years by the National Center for Education Statistics, increasing numbers of students with disabilities are seeking postsecondary educational opportunities....
Mathematics Educator Vol. 22, No. 2 (2013) pp. 55–81
Providing students with a classroom environment that allows for meaningful learning experiences is important for students to develop deep and long lasting understanding about mathematics. This article adds to the literature on learning environments...
Community College Journal of Research and Practice Vol. 34, No. 7 (2010) pp. 523–540
This study explored the paradigmatic differences in perceptions of community college faculty employed at select Virginia and West Virginia community colleges collected via a web-based survey. The study is framed within the faculty self...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 12, No. 1 (2004) pp. 75–100
Three initiatives are described that focus on cultivating inquiry based learning with technology for student teachers. The article describes an approach by a Faculty of Education to the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of media...
Does One Size Fit All? Ethnic Differences in Parenting Behaviors and Motivations for Adolescent Engagement in Cyberbullying
Journal of Youth and Adolescence Vol. 42, No. 5 (May 2013) pp. 723–738
Cyberbullying has become a growing concern for adolescents. This study examined differences in cyber-aggression for 518 Canadian adolescents of either East Asian or European descent (61% female; M age = 15.24; SD = 1.68). Associations between...
Using Interval-Based Systems to Measure Behavior in Early Childhood Special Education and Early Intervention
Topics in Early Childhood Special Education Vol. 34, No. 2 (August 2014) pp. 83–93
The purpose of this article is to summarize the current literature on the accuracy and reliability of interval systems using data from previously published experimental studies that used either human observations of behavior or computer simulations. ...
Journal of Instructional Psychology Vol. 35, No. 3 (September 2008) pp. 235–239
The purposes of the current experiments were to investigate: (a) students' expectations with regard to the use of Tablet PCs within the classroom, (b) students' attitudes toward the implementation of Tablet PCs within the classroom, and (c) the...
Technological Supports for Onsite and Distance Education and Students' Perceptions of Acquisition of Thinking and Team-Building Skills
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 8, No. 2 (2010) pp. 1–13
This paper compares students' perceptions of support provided in the acquisition of various thinking and team-building skills, resulting from the various activities, resources and technologies (ART) integrated into an upper level Distributed...
Overcoming Faculty Avoidance of Online Education: From Resistance to Support to Active Participation
Journal of Management Education Vol. 39, No. 3 (June 2015) pp. 350–371
The online delivery of higher education courses and programs continues to expand across academic disciplines at colleges and universities. This expansion of online education has been precipitated by, among other things, (a) the rise in personal...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 56, No. 5 (September 2012) pp. 17–24
This paper discusses the history of Internet-based videoconferencing (IVC) within the teacher education program at a large Midwestern university. It explains ways this technology has been used to expand interactions with students and professionals...
Can Parents' Involvement in Children's Education Offset the Effects of Early Insensitivity on Academic Functioning?
Journal of Educational Psychology Vol. 106, No. 3 (August 2014) pp. 859–869
Data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development (N = 1,312) were analyzed to examine whether the adverse effects of early insensitive parenting on children's academic functioning ...
Problem-Based Learning and Argumentation: Testing a Scaffolding Framework to Support Middle School Students' Creation of Evidence-Based Arguments
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 39, No. 5 (September 2011) pp. 667–694
Students engaged in problem-based learning (PBL) units solve ill-structured problems in small groups, and then present arguments in support of their solution. However, middle school students often struggle developing evidence-based arguments ...
Science Teacher Vol. 76, No. 4 (April 2009) pp. 32–39
The Maine Science Corps is a project sponsored by the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Graduate Teaching Fellows in K-12 Education (GK-12 ) program. Through this program, the University of Southern Maine's (USM) virology and transmission electron ...
A Scaffolding Framework to Support the Construction of Evidence-Based Arguments among Middle School Students
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 56, No. 4 (August 2008) pp. 401–422
Problem-based learning (PBL) is an instructional approach in which students in small groups engage in an authentic, ill-structured problem, and must (1) define, generate and pursue learning issues to understand the problem, (2) develop a possible...
Journal of Vocational Behavior Vol. 63, No. 2 (2003) pp. 289–303
A literature review examined the effectiveness of electronic learning in business and academic settings, finding positive anecdotal reports about trainee reactions, learning outcomes, and organizational results, but limited empirical evidence. More...
Beliefs and Issues Arising from a Virtual Collaborative Student-Alumni-Faculty Action Research Project
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 2006 (Apr 08, 2006)
Can graduate students in a distance learning environment gain meaningful research experience through a virtual action research project? The answer is an emphatic "yes." The purpose of this paper is to determine the extent to which students seeking...
Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 89, No. 5 (Apr 10, 2012) pp. 586–591
Undergraduate students were asked to complete gas law questions using a Web-based tool as a first step in our understanding of the role of cognitive load in chemistry word questions and in helping us assess student problem-solving. Each question...
Teaching Applied Behavior Analysis Knowledge Competencies to Direct-Care Service Providers: Outcome Assessment and Social Validation of a Training Program
Behavior Modification Vol. 34, No. 5 (September 2010) pp. 403–414
Staff training is a critical performance improvement objective within behavioral health care organizations. This study evaluated a systematic training program for teaching applied behavior analysis knowledge competencies to newly hired direct-care...
TEACHING Exceptional Children Vol. 45, No. 2 (2012) pp. 50–59
Video modeling has been shown to be an effective intervention for students with a variety of disabilities. Traditional video models present problems in terms of application across meaningful settings, such as in the community or even across the...
Educational Researcher Vol. 43, No. 2 (March 2014) pp. 74–84
In massive open online courses (MOOCs), low barriers to registration attract large numbers of students with diverse interests and backgrounds, and student use of course content is asynchronous and unconstrained. The authors argue that MOOC data are...
Journal of Educational Research Vol. 101, No. 3 (2008) pp. 148–157
The authors investigated the effects of student spatial ability, as measured by Raven's Progressive Colored Matrices (J. C. Raven, 1938) and type of instructional program on geometry achievement. Sixth-grade students worked through either 6...
Matthew T. Marino; Kathleen M. Becht; Eleazar Vasquez; Jennifer L. Gallup; James D. Basham; Benjamin Gallegos
TEACHING Exceptional Children Vol. 47, No. 1 (October 2014) pp. 27–34
Mobile devices, including iPads, tablets, and so on, are common in high schools across the country. Unfortunately, many secondary teachers see these devices as distractions rather than tools for scaffolding instruction. This article highlights...
Social Studies and the Young Learner Vol. 26, No. 4 (2014) pp. 18–22
In this article, the authors describe a recent project undertaken at the University of South Florida's (USF) Preschool for Creative Learning. To align with the inquiry approach of their laboratory school, the environment at the Preschool is...
Jennifer C. Richardson; Adrie A. Koehler; Erin D. Besser; Secil Caskurlu; JiEun Lim; Chad M. Mueller
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 16, No. 3 (June 2015) pp. 256–297
As online learning opportunities continue to grow it is important to continually consider instructor practices. Using case study methodology this study conceptualizes instructor presence, the intersection of social and teaching presence as defined...
A "Second Life" for Gross Anatomy: Applications for Multiuser Virtual Environments in Teaching the Anatomical Sciences
Anatomical Sciences Education Vol. 4, No. 1 (2011) pp. 39–43
This article describes the emerging role of educational multiuser virtual environments, specifically Second Life[TM], in anatomical sciences education. Virtual worlds promote inquiry-based learning and conceptual understanding, potentially making...
The Development of a Content Analysis Model for Assessing Students' Cognitive Learning in Asynchronous Online Discussions
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 59, No. 1 (February 2011) pp. 43–70
The purpose of this study was to develop and validate a content analysis model for assessing students' cognitive learning in asynchronous online discussions. It adopted a fully mixed methods design, in which qualitative and quantitative methods were ...
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology Vol. 15, No. 2 (May 2006) pp. 155–164
Purpose: The present study investigated the intelligibility of digitized and synthesized speech output in background noise for children 3-5 years old. The purpose of the study was to determine whether there was a difference in the intelligibility ...
Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities Vol. 29, No. 1 (March 2014) pp. 3–12
Although electronic tools such as handheld computers have become increasingly common throughout society, implementation of such tools to improve skills in individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities has lagged in the professional...
Differential Effects of Orthographic and Phonological Consistency in Cortex for Children with and without Reading Impairment
Neuropsychologia Vol. 46, No. 14 (December 2008) pp. 3210–3224
One of the central challenges in mastering English is becoming sensitive to consistency from spelling to sound (i.e. phonological consistency) and from sound to spelling (i.e. orthographic consistency). Using functional magnetic resonance imaging ...
Research & Practice in Assessment Vol. 8 (2013) pp. 13–25
"Circuits and Electronics" (6.002x), which began in March 2012, was the first MOOC developed by edX, the consortium led by MIT and Harvard. Over 155,000 students initially registered for 6.002x, which was composed of video lectures,...
Jennifer S. Silk; Erika E. Forbes; Diana J. Whalen; Jennifer L. Jakubcak; Wesley K. Thompson; Neal D. Ryan; David A. Axelson; Boris Birmaher; Ronald E. Dahl
Journal of Experimental Child Psychology Vol. 110, No. 2 (October 2011) pp. 241–257
This study used a new cell phone ecological momentary assessment approach to investigate daily emotional dynamics in 47 youths with major depressive disorder (MDD) and 32 no-psychopathology controls (CON) (ages 7-17 years). Information about...
Developing a Community of Inquiry Instrument: Testing a Measure of the Community of Inquiry Framework Using a Multi-Institutional Sample
J B. Arbaugh; Martha Cleveland-Innes; Sebastian R. Diaz; D Randy Garrison; Philip Ice; Jennifer C. Richardson; Karen P. Swan
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 11, No. 3 (2008) pp. 133–136
This article reports on the multi-institutional development and validation of an instrument that attempts to operationalize Garrison, Anderson and Archer's Community of Inquiry (CoI) framework (2000). The results of the study suggest that the...
Zehra Akyol; J Ben Arbaugh; Marti Cleveland-Innes; D Randy Garrison; Phil Ice; Jennifer C. Richardson; Karen Swan
The Journal of Distance Education / Revue de l'ducation Distance Vol. 23, No. 2 (2009) pp. 123–135
The Community of Inquiry (CoI) framework has become a prominent model of teaching and learning in online and blended learning environments. Considerable research has been conducted which employs the framework with promising results, resulting in...
Design and Implementation of a Self-Directed Stereochemistry Lesson Using Embedded Virtual Three-Dimensional Images in a Portable Document Format
Jeremy A. Cody; Paul A. Craig; Adam D. Loudermilk; Paul M. Yacci; Sarah L. Frisco; Jennifer R. Milillo
Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 89, No. 1 (January 2012) pp. 29–33
A novel stereochemistry lesson was prepared that incorporated both handheld molecular models and embedded virtual three-dimensional (3D) images. The images are fully interactive and eye-catching for the students; methods for preparing 3D molecular...
Peggy A. Ertmer; Jennifer C. Richardson; James D. Lehman; Timothy J. Newby; Xi Cheng; Christopher Mong; Ayesha Sadaf
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 43, No. 1 (2010) pp. 67–88
This study examined students' perceptions of peer feedback and learning in a large, undergraduate course that incorporated supplementary online discussions. Peer feedback (PF) was facilitated via an automated rating system, within Blackboard...
Using Speech Recognition Software to Increase Writing Fluency for Individuals with Physical Disabilities
Jennifer Tumlin Garrett; Kathryn Wolff Heller; Linda P. Fowler; Paul A. Alberto; Laura D. Fredrick; Colleen M. O'Rourke
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 26, No. 1 (2011) pp. 25–41
Students with physical disabilities often have difficulty with writing fluency, despite the use of various strategies, adaptations, and assistive technology (AT). One possible intervention is the use of speech recognition software, although there is ...
Associations between Caregiver Support, Bullying, and Depressive Symptomatology among Sexual Minority and Heterosexual Girls: Results from the 2008 Boston Youth Survey
Renee M. Johnson; Jeremy D. Kidd; Erin C. Dunn; Jennifer Greif Green; Heather L. Corliss; Deborah Bowen
Journal of School Violence Vol. 10, No. 2 (2011) pp. 185–200
Although sexual minority (SM) youth are at an increased risk for being bullied and experiencing depression, it is unclear how caregiver support is interrelated with those variables. Therefore, we sought to assess (a) the prevalence of nonphysical...
Timothy J. Bussey; Tina L. Padain; Elizabeth A. Skillings; Boyer D. Winters; A Jennifer Morton; Lisa M. Saksida
Learning & Memory Vol. 15, No. 7 (July 2008) pp. 516–523
The touchscreen testing method for rodents is a computer-automated behavioral testing method that allows computer graphic stimuli to be presented to rodents and the rodents to respond to the computer screen via a nose-poke directly to the stimulus....
Paul F. Marty; Nicole D. Alemanne; Anne Mendenhall; Manisha Maurya; Sherry A. Southerland; Victor Sampson; Ian Douglas; Michelle M. Kazmer; Amanda Clark; Jennifer Schellinger
Learning, Media and Technology Vol. 38, No. 4 (2013) pp. 407–428
Understanding the connections between scientific inquiry and digital literacy in informal learning environments is essential to furthering students' critical thinking and technology skills. The Habitat Tracker project combines a standards-based ...
Survey of High School Students' Perceptions about Their iPod Use, Knowledge of Hearing Health, and Need for Education
Jeffrey L. Danhauer; Carole E. Johnson; Aislinn F. Dunne; Matthew D. Young; Suzanne N. Rotan; Tasha A. Snelson; Jennifer S. Stockwell; Michelle J. McLain
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools Vol. 43, No. 1 (January 2012) pp. 14–35
Purpose: High school students' knowledge about hearing health and their perceptions of how they use personal listening devices (PLDs) including iPods were surveyed to determine the need, content, and preferred format for educational outreach to them....
Molly Tamarkin; David A. Bantz; Melody Childs; Stephen diFilipo; Stephen G. Landry; Frances LoPresti; Robert H. McDonald; John W. McGuthry; Tina Meier; Rochelle Rodrigo; Jennifer Sparrow; D Teddy Diggs; Catherine W. Yang
EDUCAUSE Review Vol. 45, No. 6 (2010) pp. 31–32
That technology evolves is a given. Not as well understood is the impact of technological evolution on each individual--on oneself, one's skill development, one's career, and one's relationship with the work community. The authors believe that...
Supporting Professional Development in Special Education with Web-Based Professional Learning Communities: New Possibilities with Web 2.0
Peña L. Bedesem; Katherine J. Mitchem; Gail Fitzgerald; Kevin Miller; Candice Hollingsead; David F. Cihak Don D. McMahon; Mona Leigh Guha Elizabeth Foss; Greg Walsh; Jennifer Higgins and Michael Katz; Katherine J. Mitchem; Gail Fitzgerald; Kevin Miller; Candice Hollingsead; David F. Cihak Don D. McMahon; Mona Leigh Guha Elizabeth Foss; Greg Walsh; Jennifer Higgins and Michael Katz; Peña L. Bedesem; Katherine J. Mitchem; Gail Fitzgerald; Kevin Miller; Candice Hollingsead; David F. Cihak Don D. McMahon; Mona Leigh Guha Elizabeth Foss; Greg Walsh; Jennifer Higgins and Michael Katz; Peña L. Bedesem; Katherine J. Mitchem; Gail Fitzgerald; Kevin Miller; Candice Hollingsead; David F. Cihak Don D. McMahon; Mona Leigh Guha Elizabeth Foss; Greg Walsh; Jennifer Higgins and Michael Katz; Elizabeth L. Hardman
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 27, No. 4 (2012) pp. 17–31
This article describes the challenges in organizing professional learning communities (PLCs) in special education, identifies the teacher and student benefits of using a PLC approach to professional development, and discusses the promise and...
Evaluating the Treatment Fidelity of Parents Who Conduct In-Home Functional Communication Training with Coaching via Telehealth
Alyssa N. Suess; Patrick W. Romani; David P. Wacker; Shannon M. Dyson; Jennifer L. Kuhle; John F. Lee; Scott D. Lindgren; Todd G. Kopelman; Kelly E. Pelzel; Debra B. Waldron
Journal of Behavioral Education Vol. 23, No. 1 (March 2014) pp. 34–59
We conducted a retrospective, descriptive evaluation of the fidelity with which parents of three children with autism spectrum disorders conducted functional communication training (FCT) in their homes. All training was provided to the parents via...
Evaluation of a Theory-Driven E-Learning Intervention for Future Oral Healthcare Providers on Secondary Prevention of Disordered Eating Behaviors
Rita D. DeBate; Herbert H. Severson; Deborah L. Cragun; Jeff M. Gau; Laura K. Merrell; Jennifer R. Bleck; Steve Christiansen; Anne Koerber; Scott L. Tomar; Kelli R. McCormack Brown; Lisa A. Tedesco; William Hendricson
Health Education Research Vol. 28, No. 3 (June 2013) pp. 472–487
Oral healthcare providers have a clinical opportunity for early detection of disordered eating behaviors because they are often the first health professionals to observe overt oral and physical signs. Curricula regarding early recognition of this...
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