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History, Mathematics, Writing: An Experience in Which the Whole Is Greater than the Sum of Its Parts
Mathematics and Computer Education Vol. 26, No. 1 (1992) pp. 15–20
Describes background, focus, expectations, results, and comments concerning an undergraduate capstone course in the history of applied mathematics. Content area writing as a learning activity is recommended to promote an understanding of the history ...
A descriptive analysis of quality online practices as perceived by West Virginia higher education faculty
A descriptive analysis of quality online practices as perceived by West Virginia higher@education faculty (2008) pp. 1–174
The purpose of this study was to examine the extent West Virginia higher education faculty agree their online courses reflect high quality practices, as identified by the literature, for teaching in an online educational environment. The identified...
Mathematics and Computer Education Vol. 24, No. 2 (1990) pp. 116–21
Described are experiences for incorporating writing assignments in mathematics and computer science courses. Reports survey results from students who participated in the courses. (YP)
Simulation and Games Vol. 13, No. 2 (June 1982) pp. 131–44
Describes NEGOTIATE, an interactive computer model that synthesizes bargaining theories into algorithmic functions capable of simulating complex labor relations. The models employed in the simulation, the instructional dimension of NEGOTIATE, and...
"Blending" Docent Learning: Using Google Forms Quizzes to Increase Efficiency in Interpreter Education at Fort Henry
Journal of Museum Education Vol. 43, No. 1 (2018) pp. 47–54
The introduction of online elements to museums and cultural sites has opened up new ways for visitors to engage with the past, with nature, with culture, and all other treasures of the museum. However, docent training has lagged behind visitor...
Educational Leadership Vol. 53, No. 6 (1996) pp. 54–56
The Carroll (Texas) Independent School District's performance-based technology program aims to motivate all employees to learn new technological skills and teach them to students. Combining cash bonuses with personal satisfaction, the program...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4959–4964
Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to analyze assistive technology literature for students with disabilities. The literature search rendered N=57 literature and n=17 manuscripts were identified in the special education technology field studies....
Integrating Technology into the Early Childhood Environment in a Manner Both Economically and Pedagogically Feasible
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3988–3991
Technology has permeated the educational environment at an astounding rate. However, integrating technology into Early Childhood Education has been found to be difficult and often problematic. Technology use with young children tends to fall into...
Journal of Virtual Worlds Research Vol. 2, No. 2 (May 04, 2009)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has observed consistently increasing obesity trends over the past 25 years. Recent research suggests that avatar behavior and appearance may result in positive changes to real life individual...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3008–3011
Serving as a stimulus for cognitive engagement, multimedia provides the motivation for active participation and investment by all students. As educators realize the benefits multimedia offers for classroom use, this technology may become one of the...
A Comparison of Teacher and Lecturer Perspectives on the Transition from Secondary to Tertiary Mathematics Education
Ye Yoon Hong; Suzanne Kerr; Sergiy Klymchuk; Johanna McHardy; Priscilla Murphy; Sue Spencer; Michael O. J. Thomas; Peter Watson
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology Vol. 40, No. 7 (October 2009) pp. 877–889
The transition from school to tertiary study of mathematics comes under increasing scrutiny in research. This article reports on some findings from a project analysing the transition from secondary to tertiary education in mathematics. One key...
How Do Students Use Their Mobile Devices to Support Learning? A Case Study from an Australian Regional University
Helen Farley; Angela Murphy; Chris Johnson; Brad Carter; Michael Lane; Warren Midgley; Abdul Hafeez-Baig; Stijn Dekeyser; Andy Koronios
Journal of Interactive Media in Education Vol. 2015, No. 1 (2015)
Though universities are eager to leverage the potential of mobile learning to provide learning flexibly, most balk at the cost of providing students with mobile hardware. The practice of "bring your own device" (BYOD) is often mooted as a...