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Perspectives on E-learning Symposium: Virtual Worlds: Affordances and Barriers for Higher Education Faculty in the Classroom
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 969–974
Abstract: Today’s students are primarily “digital natives,” representing the first generation to grow up immersed in the computer age, using video games and the Internet daily (Prensky, 2001a). Many faculty teaching in higher education today are not ...
(2011) pp. 1–233
Providing instruction using different instructional delivery methods allows the learner to absorb content in a way that fits the individual learner. Today’s students have grown up immersed in digital technology. However, many higher education...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 28, No. 3 (April 2012) pp. 428–439
HIV and AIDS threaten to erode the wellbeing of teachers who are faced with an increasing number of children rendered vulnerable by the pandemic. This article explores the usefulness of a supportive group intervention, Resilient Educators (REds), in ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 705–713
This symposium will provide attendees with a broad perspective on the myriad issues now associated with e-learning. E-learning continues to expand in terms of the number of e-learning opportunities that are available world-wide. As more and more e...
Linda Miller; Tracey Ann Wood; Jackie Halligan; Laurie Keller; Claire Hutchinson-Pike; Diana Kornbrot; Julie deLotz
Career Development International Vol. 5, No. 7 (2000) pp. 379–89
Even if women overcome negative perceptions of computer-related jobs, studies of children and computers and of college students' responses to mock job ads indicate that abilities and traits for technology jobs may be associated more with one gender...
Assessing the Content and Quality of Commercially Available Reading Software Programs: Do They Have the Fundamental Structures to Promote the Development of Early Reading Skills in Children?
NHSA Dialog Vol. 15, No. 4 (2012) pp. 319–342
The current study developed a taxonomy of reading skills and compared this taxonomy with skills being trained in 30 commercially available software programs designed to teach emergent literacy or literacy-specific skills for children in preschool,...
Developing Tools for Assessing and Using Commercially Available Reading Software Programs to Promote the Development of Early Reading Skills in Children
NHSA Dialog Vol. 15, No. 4 (2012) pp. 350–354
As computers become an increasingly ubiquitous part of young children's lives there is a need to examine how best to harness digital technologies to promote learning in early childhood education contexts. The development of emergent literacy skills...
Brief Report: Methods for Collecting Sexual Behaviour Information from South African Adolescents--A Comparison of Paper versus Personal Digital Assistant Questionnaires
Heather B. Jaspan; Alan J. Flisher; Landon Myer; Catherine Mathews; Chris Seebregts; Jessica R. Berwick; Robin Wood; Linda-Gail Bekker
Journal of Adolescence Vol. 30, No. 2 (April 2007) pp. 353–359
Reporting bias in adolescent behavioural research may be overcome with the use of personal digital assistants (PDA) or other computer based technologies. However, there is little insight into the use of these tools among adolescents in low resource...