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International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 1999 (1999) p. 443
This poster session will display a technology-enhanced human physiology curriculum for inclusive upper-elementary classrooms. The display will include portions of the curriculum, work sheets, assessments and a demonstration of the MBL equipment.
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (Oct 26, 2009) p. 2026
Online learning is at times criticized for student isolation, lack of access to classmates and faculty and concerns about veracity of student participation. This presentation will describe how these concerns were addressed using synchronous Skype...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 3, No. 3 (1986) pp. 97–109
Discusses the findings of four studies that examined the use of microcomputers in special education classrooms. Surveys, interviews, and observations were used to discover software currently in use with handicapped learners, the instructional design ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 731–736
This paper focuses on the rewards and pitfalls of offering an on-line Technology in Education program. The program structure, administrative support needs, student readiness issues, evaluation process, student benefits and concerns, logistics,...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 1890–1893
Engaging students in substantive discussions in an online course is challenging. The literature suggests many techniques for encouraging participation (Collison et al, 2000; Edwards,2005; Paloff & Pratt, 1999; Stemwedel, 2005). One way to enhance...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 1129–1133
Lesley University employs almost 200 adjunct faculty members who help to teach approximately 1600 graduate students enrolled in a Technology in Education (TIE) master's program in twenty states. Distant classes are offered in both intensive weekend...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (Oct 26, 2009) p. 2025
Whether online or face-to-face, building a supportive and effective learning community is one of the keys to having substantive exchanges that enhance learning among students and with faculty members. However, creating a learning community online...
European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning Vol. 1 (2011)
The most productive learning experience for students whether online or in face-to-face classes can often be the interaction among students and with an instructor. Online teaching and Social Network Analysis (SNA) offer the opportunity to examine...
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 18, No. 2 (Apr 04, 2017)
This research was conducted to explore whether students enrolled in graduate level courses found some Universal Design for Learning (UDL) strategies useful and if they actually used them. The strategies we investigated were presenting course...
Online student alternative format preferences based on Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1354–1356
Online learning is rapidly expanding in the educational setting. In this context it is important to investigate teaching methods that address diverse learners’ needs. Use of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) can support learning for students...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 28, No. 2 (April 2019) pp. 165–191
Students and instructors were asked to share their opinions about use of ePortfolios in the context of learning information literacy skills. One hundred twenty nine college students in an information literacy skills course completed a questionnaire...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2018 (Jun 25, 2018) pp. 608–611
This poster presents the results of an exploratory study conducted in an Emirati college on a blended course offered to graduate students enrolled in Masters’ of Education Program. According to their learning styles and their preferences, students...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 14, No. 3 (Jun 03, 2013) pp. 294–318
This study tried to ascertain a possible relationship between the number of student moderators (1, 2, and 3), online interactions, and critical thinking of K-12 educators enrolled in an online course that was taught from a constructivist approach....