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EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 1376–1377
The University of Alberta (U of A) Faculty of Education has undertaken a restructuring process with the goal of better preparing teachers to effectively integrate technology into their teaching. This paper describes the authors' participation in one ...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 1214–1215
The University of Alberta's Faculty of Education has undertaken a restructuring process with the goal of better preparing teachers to effectively integrate technology into their teaching. A major component of this restructuring process is the...
Topics: Educational Technology
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 11, No. 2 (2003) pp. 209–241
Within a constructivist philosophy of learning, teachers, as students, are introduced to different perspectives of teaching with robotic technology while immersed in what Papert called a constructionist environment. Robotics allows students to...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 18, No. 3 (Jan 01, 2002) pp. 275–292
The paper describes one specific approach to implementing web based survey research and reviews a range of online survey techniques. The advantages and disadvantages of various web based survey approaches are discussed. The paper describes one...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 632–640
This paper describes an innovative study that collected data through personal interviews from one-hundred members of a faculty of education to investigate the barriers and enablers to using technology in communication, teaching and research. The...
Technology in Teacher Education Becomes More Accessible and Natural: Implementation of a Wireless Mobile Computer Lab
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 2095–2100
For the past year, a wireless mobile computer lab has been in service at the University of Alberta Faculty of Education. The lab consists of 32 laptops, a printer, a projector and a wireless network access point on a movable cart. This lab is...
Developing Conceptual Understanding of Mechanical Advantage through the Use of Lego Robotic Technology
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 24, No. 4 (2008) pp. 387–401
Science educators advocate hands on experiences and the use of manipulatives as important for children's conceptual development. Consequently, the utilisation of "Lego" robotic technologies in teaching and learning has become more prevalent in...
Australian Educational Computing Vol. 31, No. 1 (2016)
There is a growing interest in the application of digital games to enhance learning across many educational levels. This paper investigates pre-service teachers' ability to operationalize the learning principles that are considered part of a good...
Developing conceptual understanding of mechanical advantage through the use of Lego robotic technology
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 24, No. 4 (Jan 01, 2008) pp. 387–401
Science educators advocate hands on experiences and the use of manipulatives as important for children's conceptual development. Consequently, the utilisation of Lego robotic technologies in teaching and learning has become more prevalent in school ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 2720–2727
The purpose of this study was to explore the effectiveness of robotic building technology in a grade four class, specifically focusing on children's reasoning about gears in a problem-solving context. Children were asked to build a series of LEGO...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 634–638
Supported by teacher accreditation organizations promoting technology standards for teachers, and supported by teacher recruiters who are striving to hire new teachers with technology skills, education departments and faculty members are...
Developing a Faculty of Education Technology Integration Plan: Initial Stages of a Large Scale Faculty Professional Development Program
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 638–640
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4546–4550
One area of robotics that is readily available for technology integration into middle school classrooms is produced by LEGO® (Mindstorms for Schools). Students can creatively explore computer programming, mechanical design, physics, mathematics,...
Using Virtual Environments for an Interprofessional Communications Skills Instructional Program for Health Science Education
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 4091–4096
For health science students, developing appropriate communication skills is important for success in the transition from educational settings to clinical settings. This paper is a description of a new project directed at the development of a virtual ...
T.H.E. Journal Vol. 31, No. 3 (October 2003) pp. 29–30
Information and communications technology (ICT) pervades most aspects of contemporary civilization and will undoubtedly influence the near future to an even greater extent by "significantly enhancing and altering human activity, and enabling people...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 858–863
This paper describes the design, development, delivery and evaluation of a Web-Based Instruction (WBI) course which has been designed to support a large number of students (approximately 700 per term). The paper describes the course philosophy,...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2017 (Jun 20, 2017) pp. 62–66
The increasing implementation of blended learning courses is altering the way students interact with content, instructors and other students. These blended learning courses often depend on a Learning Management System (LMS) that stores extensive...
Topics: Exemplary Projects
Creating Virtual Learning Communities in an Interprofessional Health Sciences Context: The Importance of Synchronous Interactions
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 2811–2817
For interprofessional teams in health care to collaborate in future clinical settings, students need to learn how to communicate in both face-to-face and virtual environments. Given these challenges, Universities must: a) adapt educational...
Computers & Education Vol. 55, No. 3 (November 2010) pp. 1098–1111
Enrollment in Computing Science university programs is at a dangerously low level. A major reason for this is the general lack of interest in Computing Science by females. In this paper, we discuss our experience with using a computer game...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 31, No. 6 (Dec 24, 2015)
The purpose of this ongoing, three-year action research study is to explore the digital challenges of student engagement in higher education within the experimental platform of blended learning. Research questions examine the role of digital...
Implementing a Synchronous Learning System in Distance Programs: Impressions from within a Faculty of Education
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 546–559
Distance learning is becoming an increasingly important mode of delivery for many institutions. Through distance courses, institutions are able to offer adult students the flexibility they require. The University of Alberta's Faculty of Education...
Digital Opportunities within the Aboriginal Teacher Education Program: A Study of Preservice Teachers' Attitudes and Proficiency in Technology Integration
Karon Dragon; Kim Peacock; Yvonne Norton; Evelyn Steinhauer; Fern Snart; Mike Carbonaro; Patricia Boechler
Alberta Journal of Educational Research Vol. 58, No. 2 (2012) pp. 263–285
This article explores changes that occurred in preservice teachers' thinking about the use of educational technology in a post-secondary, Aboriginal, elementary teacher education program. The research explores relationships associated with changes...
Adolescents Composing Fiction in Digital Game and Written Formats: Tacit, Explicit and Metacognitive Strategies
E-Learning Vol. 4, No. 3 (2007) pp. 273–284
This article reports on a study of 23 tenth-grade students who created fiction in digital game and written formats. The researchers observed them at work, analysed their stories in both formats, and interviewed selected students to learn what...
Virtual Campus Orientation: Supporting Students’ Transition to Post-Secondary Before They Actually Arrive
Patricia Boechler; Eleni Stroulia; Erik deJong; Matthew Delaney; Mike Carbonaro; Corbett Artym; Wayne Thomas; Jeff Klassen
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 246–249
Transitioning to postsecondary education from secondary school is an important and critical adjustment for young adults (Pascarella & Terenzini, 2005). Our research project is designed to leverage the use of virtual environments to support new...
Journal of Interactive Online Learning Vol. 9, No. 2 (2010) pp. 133–150
Health Science teams are increasingly interprofessional and infused with technology. These shifts result in a need for health science students to learn online interprofessional teamwork skills early in their training. In response, one...
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