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Structured Approaches to Participatory Design for Children: Can Targeting the Needs of Children with Autism Provide Benefits for a Broader Child Population?
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 42, No. 1 (January 2014) pp. 47–65
In the past technology products created to overcome accessibility and usability issues experienced by individuals with special needs have also resulted in greater usability for the wider population. Technology is increasingly being seen as a key...
Distance education leaders' perspectives: A study of how select higher education institutions implement and lead online distance education programs
Distance@education leaders' perspectives: A study of how select higher education institutions implement and lead online distance education programs (2008) pp. 1–165
The purpose of this research was to study the perspectives, characteristics, and experiences of ten distance education leaders at four-year, not-for-profit, degree-granting higher education institutions implementing online distance education...
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 47, No. 6 (November 2016) pp. 1243–1258
This study contributes to an understanding of the role of experience in the evaluation phase of the information search process. A questionnaire-based survey collected data from 1st and 3rd-year undergraduate students regarding the factors that...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2011 (Oct 18, 2011) pp. 1607–1609
The changing landscape of technology, information and communication is challenging higher education to rethink its approach to learning. Online resources are social and collaborative, which impact the academic realm. Emerging technologies are...
Interprofessional collaboration in health care teams for the maintenance of community-dwelling seniors' health and well-being in Canada: A systematic review of trials
Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice Vol. 7, No. 1 (June 2017) pp. 29–37
Literature suggests that interprofessional (IP) teams in healthcare may offer better and more client-centered care, but little is known about their impact on health outcomes among seniors in home care.To systematically synthesize the Canadian...
Technology Failures and Successes with Hurricane Katrina: Voices from the University of New Orleans Tell Stories of the Disaster and Rebuilding
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 857–862
This case study of the Katrina disaster and its aftermath at the University of New Orleans tells of plans, difficulties, on-going issues, and how technology failed or succeeded. We tell these stories to benefit others. This work uses...
Journal of Extension Vol. 51, No. 4 (August 2013)
Geospatial technologies have become increasingly prevalent across our society. Educators at all levels have expressed a need for additional resources that can be easily adopted to support geospatial literacy and state standards of learning, while...
Journal of STEM Education Vol. 19, No. 1 (Mar 30, 2018)
We examined three years of data from the STEM Professional Academy to Reinvigorate the Culture of Teaching (SPARCT) program. SPARCT consists of a year-long professional development opportunity in evidence-based teaching practices for STEM faculty...
IText: Future Directions for Research on the Relationship between Information Technology and Writing
Cheryl Geisler; Charles Bazerman; Stephen Doheny-Farina; Laura Gurak; Christina Haas; Johndan Johnson-Eilola; David S. Kaufer; Andrea Lunsford; Carolyn R. Miller; Dorothy Winsor; Joanne Yates
Journal of Business and Technical Communication Vol. 15, No. 3 (2001) pp. 269–308
Undertakes to build on a knowledge base and articulate issues involving ITexts (information technologies with texts at their core). Reviews existing foundations for a research program in IText and then scopes out issues for research over the next...
The Genomics Education Partnership: Successful Integration of Research into Laboratory Classes at a Diverse Group of Undergraduate Institutions
Christopher D. Shaffer; Consuelo Alvarez; Cheryl Bailey; Daron Barnard; Satish Bhalla; Chitra Chandrasekaran; Vidya Chandrasekaran; Hui-Min Chung; Douglas R. Dorer; Chunguang Du; Todd T. Eckdahl; Jeff L. Poet; Donald Frohlich; Anya L. Goodman; Yuying Gosser; Charles Hauser; Laura L. M. Hoopes; Diana Johnson; Christopher J. Jones; Marian Kaehler; Nighat Kokan; Olga R. Kopp; Gary A. Kuleck; Gerard McNeil; Robert Moss; Jennifer L. Myka; Alexis Nagengast; Robert Morris; Paul J. Overvoorde; Elizabeth Shoop; Susan Parrish; Kelynne Reed; E Gloria Regisford; Dennis Revie; Anne G. Rosenwald; Ken Saville; Stephanie Schroeder; Mary Shaw; Gary Skuse; Christopher Smith; Mary Smith; Eric P. Spana; Mary Spratt; Joyce Stamm; Jeff S. Thompson; Matthew Wawersik; Barbara A. Wilson; Jim Youngblom; Wilson Leung; Jeremy Buhler; Elaine R. Mardis; David Lopatto; Sarah C. R. Elgin
CBE - Life Sciences Education Vol. 9, No. 1 (2010) pp. 55–69
Genomics is not only essential for students to understand biology but also provides unprecedented opportunities for undergraduate research. The goal of the Genomics Education Partnership (GEP), a collaboration between a growing number of colleges...