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International Journal of Designs for Learning Vol. 5, No. 2 (Nov 03, 2014)
The early 1980s were disruptive for computing. In many countries, the set of persons who regularly used computing expanded rapidly from a tiny and homogeneous set of data processing professionals to include nearly everyone. The dawn of the “new user”...
@?Automatic @?generation of @?Intelligent @?Tutoring @?capabilities via @?educational @?data @?mining (2010) pp. 1–229
Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITSs) that adapt to an individual student's needs have shown significant improvement in achievement over non-adaptive instruction (Murray 1999). This improvement occurs due to the individualized instruction and feedback ...
Research in Drama Education Vol. 14, No. 2 (May 2009) pp. 295–312
This article presents a case study of Australian secondary school students as co-creators of a dramatic pre-text, using online and mobile media to develop an improvisation-based drama that introduces a textual study. Integrating recognised dramatic...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 25, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2009)
This paper explores a relatively new area in the design and development of assessment procedures for the evaluation of coursework and student performance on computer and video games degrees. Emphasis is placed on an assessment which involves the...
Behaviour & Information Technology Vol. 26, No. 1 (2007) pp. 23–36
Computer technologies develop at a challenging fast pace. Formal education should not only teach students basic computer skills to meet current computer needs, but also foster student development of informal learning ability for a lifelong learning...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 2127–2131
Due to increasing access to internet in the schools as well as homes of school teachers, information technology is breaking down the barriers of time and space. This heralds a great opportunity for teachers to overcome their traditional isolation...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 1283–1290
This paper reports on findings from a qualitative research study that investigated the professional development practices of public high school teachers as they learn how to use information technology. In this study, the Activity Theory framework...
A Case Library for Teaching Usability Engineering: Design Rationale, Development, and Classroom Experience
Journal on Educational Resources in Computing Vol. 5, No. 1 (March 2005)
Case studies of professional software development practices describe how real (or realistic) projects are planned and executed. Cases provide engaging models of the activities and materials of software development to students and other novice...
Education and Information Technologies Vol. 20, No. 3 (September 2015) pp. 589–617
Teams of students in an upper-division undergraduate Usability Engineering course used a collaborative environment to carry out a series of three distributed collaborative homework assignments. Assignments were case-based analyses structured using a ...
Orientation of Undergraduates toward Careers in the Computer and Information Sciences: Gender, Self-Efficacy and Social Support
ACM Transactions on Computing Education Vol. 11, No. 3 (October 2011)
Researchers have been working to understand the factors that may be contributing to low rates of participation by women and other minorities in the computer and information sciences (CIS). We describe a multivariate investigation of male and female...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 64, No. 1 (2016) pp. 137–156
Learning can be engaged by dialectic, that is, by identifying pros and cons that inhere in propositions, and more generally, by raising questions about the validity of claims. We report here on a classroom case study of dialectical constructivist...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 8, No. 3 (2005) pp. 162–175
In many organizations, collaborating with peers, sharing resources, and codifying know-how are not typical facets of work activity. For such organizations, knowledge management support must help people identify and orient to opportunities for...
Making use visible: an activity oriented study of information technology use among high school teachers
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 3067–3074
Abstract: This article reports on findings from a qualitative research study that investigated the use of information technology among high school teachers. In this particular paper the focus is on teachers’ activities outside of the classroom. This ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 2390–2397
Abstract: The dawn of computer networks have brought forth extensive experimentation in bring-ing together otherwise isolated communities of practice across geographic boundaries. Although teachers in a school are co-located they are traditionally...
Desktop Videoconferencing as a Basis for Computer Supported Collaborative Learning in K-12 Classrooms
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 628–633
In this paper, we describe our efforts to introduce desktop videoconferencing into schools. Our particular project focus is the support of distributed collaborative learning between K-12 science classrooms. We outline an educational argument for...
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis Vol. 44, No. 2 (2011) pp. 375–379
We evaluated the effects of noncontingent reinforcement (NCR) on compliance with wearing foot orthotics and a hearing aid with 2 individuals. Results showed that NCR increased the participants' compliance with wearing prescription prostheses to 100% ...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 12, No. 4 (2009) pp. 87–97
We describe our work on seeding and building a developmental learning community for recruiting and retaining women in educational programs and careers related to computing and information science (CIS). Our approach is explicitly participatory: we...
John M. Carroll; Mary Beth Rosson; Philip L. Isenhour; Christina Van Metre; Wendy A. Schafer; Craig H. Ganoe
Internet Research Vol. 11, No. 1 (2001) pp. 65–73
Explains MOOsburg, a community-oriented MOO that models the geography of the town of Blacksburg, Virginia and is designed to be used by local residents. Highlights include the software architecture; client-server communication; spatial database;...