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University of Arizona South
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2018 (Mar 26, 2018) pp. 67–71
Since Jeannette Wing proposed a grand vision that “computational thinking will be a fundamental skill used by everyone in the world in the middle of the 21st century” (Wing, 2006), the vision has been realized to a reality in many areas including...
Topics: Computational Thinking
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2013 (Oct 21, 2013) pp. 1006–1012
There is a need to improve course accessibility and guide student learning by supplementing classroom-learning activities for adult students to take an Operating Systems (OS) course at a branch campus of the University of Arizona. The paper...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 163–168
The recent steadily growing revenue and jobs in mobile application development led us to examine the traditional Computer Science (CS) curriculum we used and revise the curriculum for students to develop skills required in mobile computing. In this ...
Adopting a Phenomenographic Study to Design and Implement Teaching Object-Oriented Programming and Design Online
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 411–416
There is a need to improve course accessibility and guide student learning by utilizing online learning technology for adult students at a branch campus of The University of Arizona (UA). In this paper, we present a case study on designing an...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 1449–1454
In 2006, Wing proposed Computational Thinking (CT) as a fundamental skill to everyone (Wing, 2006). To promote CT and address the limitations to teach CT in a traditional face-to-face classroom, the Computer Science (CS) program at the University of ...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2018 (Jun 25, 2018) pp. 2413–2418
Computational Thinking (CT) has become a popular subject since Jeannette Wing (2006) proposed that everyone would benefit from learning CT as a fundamental skill (Wing, 2006). Nevertheless, there is little agreement on what are the effective...
Economics of Education Review Vol. 67, No. 1 (December 2018) pp. 82–93
Based on a nationally representative data of middle school students from China, this paper intends to document gender performance gaps among middle school students in China and the role of teachers. gender in either reducing or perpetuating such...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 3708–3714
Case libraries have drawn considerable attention over the last twenty years. And as case libraries become more increasingly deployed in real-world situations, the construction and maintenance of the case library becomes critical. In practice, many ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 2607–2610
The latest National Educational Technology Standards (NETS, 2011) put forward a new set of resources on computational thinking (CT) and pointed out computer science teachers’ changing roles in the classrooms. According to the ISTE website (2012),...
Combining Teacher Professional Development on Computational Thinking with Writing and Problem Solving
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 128–130
There is a need to promote teaching computational thinking in K-12 classrooms. However, what is the best pedagogy for promoting computational thinking is still a research and unanswered question (National Academics, 2011). In this paper, we present...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 119–125
There is a need to include Computational Thinking (CT) in K-12 classrooms. However, what is the best pedagogy for promoting CT to teachers across disciplines is still a research and unanswered question (National Academics, 2011). In this paper, we ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2012 (Oct 09, 2012) pp. 459–464
There is a need for undergraduate STEM students to develop high-order thinking and metacognitive skills in problem solving, which is verified by program accreditation documents and employer requirements. In this paper, we present a framework for...
Information Processing & Management Vol. 28, No. 2 (1992) pp. 269–80
Provides a conceptual framework for information systems (IS) that can be used in AIDS intervention and prevention (AIP). System components are analyzed, including a database, decision support systems (DSS), expert systems, and software; potential...
Developing an Intelligent Tutoring System that has Automatically Generated Hints and Summarization for Algebra and Geometry
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 11, No. 2 (April 2015) pp. 14–31
Intelligent tutoring systems (ITSs), which provide step-by-step guidance to students in problem-solving activities, have been shown to enhance student learning in a range of domains. However, they tend to be preestablished and cannot supply the...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 1898–1903
Changing demographics at many colleges has led to an increasing demand for distance education programs based on emerging network and multi-media workstation technologies. This paper describes middleware that personalizes asynchronous Internet ...
Education Sciences Vol. 8, No. 1 (2018)
Currently, Internet of Things (IoT) technologies are used in many areas, such as intelligent transportation, smart city, hospital, games, education. Earlier interactive response system uses infrared or radio frequency (RF) wireless communication...
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 15, No. 1 (January 2017) pp. 52–68
The number of Chinese engineering students has increased greatly since 1999. Rating the quality of these students' English essays has thus become time-consuming and challenging. This paper presents a novel automatic essay scoring algorithm called...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 2342–2347
The Centre for Applied Policy Research (University of Munich), the Heinz Nixdorf Institute (University of Paderborn, Germany) and the University of Science and Technology Qingdao (China) are developing a special blended learning approach to raise...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 934–937
Writing has been recognized as an important skill in the technology field. This paper reports a study that uses a scaffolding approach to improve student writing skills in a computer science literacy course. While the quantitative results do not...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2019 (Mar 18, 2019) pp. 1328–1333
Sitting posture, as an important physiological indicator in the classroom that can measure students' classroom behavior, is widely used in educational research. This study combines the advantages and disadvantages of several posture monitoring...
Juan Wang; Furong Gao; Jiao Li; Jieping Zhang; Siguang Li; Guo-tong Xu; Lei Xu; Jianjun Chen; Lixia Lu
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education Vol. 45, No. 5 (2017) pp. 421–425
Biochemistry and cellular biology courses for medical students at Tongji University include the assessment that provides students with feedback to enhance their learning, which is a type of formative assessment. However, frequent instant feedback...
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 10, No. 3 (2012) pp. 67–90
Determining how to provide good tutoring functions is an important research direction of intelligent tutoring systems. In this study, the authors develop an intelligent tutoring system with good tutoring functions, called "FUDAOWANG." The research...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 21, No. 1 (2018) pp. 91–103
Knowledge elaboration plays a critical role in promoting knowledge acquisition and facilitating the retention of target knowledge in online collaborative discussions. Adopting a key-term-based automated analysis approach, we proposed an indicator...
portal: Libraries and the Academy Vol. 12, No. 1 (January 2012) pp. 23–40
The Mississippi State University Libraries' Virtual Reference Service collected statistics about virtual reference usage. Analysis of the data collected by an entry survey from chat and e-mail transactions provided librarians with concrete...
Shana Pribesh; Wu He; Silvana Watson; Debra Major; Li Xu; Ling Li; Xin Tian; Anjee Gorkhali; Yuming He
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2019 (Mar 18, 2019) pp. 2390–2395
Persons with learning disabilities (LD) are underrepresented in computer science and information technology fields despite the explosion of related career opportunities and interest. In this study, we examine the use of pair programming as a...
Topics: special education
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 11, No. 3 (2013) pp. 98–108
Military boxing, a kind of Chinese martial arts, is widespread and health beneficial. In this paper, the authors introduce a military boxing learning system realized by 3D motion capture, Web3D and 3D interactive technologies. The interactions with...
David Clarke; Carmel Mesiti; Catherine O’Keefe; Li Hua Xu; Eva Jablonka; Ida Ah Chee Mok; Yoshinori Shimizu
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 46, No. 5 pp. 280–293
In this article, we address the choice of suitable instructional units that might serve as the basis for cross-cultural analyses of classroom practice. Our argument draws on analyses undertaken as part of the Learner's Perspective Study (LPS). The...