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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 3362–3365
Augmented Reality is a digital layer of information overlaid on a real environment. Although augmented reality applications have existed for many years, the increased capabilities of mobile media devices have led to the development of mobile...
Uncharted territory: The shared experiences of adult minority distance@learners (2001) pp. 1–253
Despite the abundance of literature pertaining to minorities' involvement in higher education in general, little attention has been given to their participation in distance education. Thus, this study explores the personal perspectives of seven...
Journal of Education for Library and Information Science Vol. 31, No. 2 (1990) pp. 91–112
Presents three conference papers from the Association of Library and Information Science Education 1990 Annual Conference that deal with the role of qualitative research in information settings. Highlights include qualitative methodology in cultural ...
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 13, No. 2 (1999) pp. 6–23
Proposes a schema system based on media-attribute theory that can be used to classify both media and delivery systems based on research related to learning and motivation in distance education. Comparative studies must explain why and how the media...
1995 Annual National Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), (1995)
The relative cognitive requirements and benefits of learning from non-contrived experience and information presentation is considered. The advantages and costs are contrasted with contrived experience and information-reduction that are features of...
Educational Technology Vol. 24, No. 7 (1984) pp. 5–11
Briefly describes stages of the systematic design process for educational software including learning goals identification; considering medium suitability; developing performance objectives, criterion-referenced tests, and instructional strategies;...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) pp. 795–800
This paper is a report on findings of a doctorate study aiming to analyse interactions with knowledge allowed in a 3D immersion online learning environment, during class of a professional education: interface (representing materials and resources),...
Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice Vol. 11, No. 3 (2014)
This research investigates how students used or "blended" the various learning resources, including people,while studying a compulsory, first year accounting unit. The unit design incorporated a blended learning approach. The study was...
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 13, No. 2 (1999) pp. 32–36
Contends that comparison studies offer one important view from which to frame questions about the study of distance education. Responds to Farhad Saba's ("Toward a Systems Theory of Distance Education") major premises about distance-education...
Virtually There: Using Constructivist Strategies and Cross-Cultural Dialogue for an Online Course in the Pacific
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) p. 1091
By using constructivist methods in distance learning courses, instructors can create authentic contexts and promote student engagement. In this study, instructors used narrative strategies, multimedia resources and an online weekly “virtual class”...
Exploring Pedagogical Foundations of Existing Virtual Reality Educational Applications: A Content Analysis Study
Journal of Educational Technology Systems Vol. 46, No. 4 (2018) pp. 414–439
New virtual reality (VR) applications for education appear frequently in the marketplace but rarely contain explicit pedagogies. The research objective of this study was to identify and categorize principles and practices of pedagogy that are...
Open Learning Vol. 30, No. 1 (2015) pp. 35–52
Universal design (UD) educational frameworks provide useful guidelines for designing accessible learning environments with the intention of supporting students with and without disabilities. This article describes how one university instructor...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 226–236
Abstract: We report on the recent activities of PRISM, an electronic hub to support integration of digital resources into K – 12th-grade STEM classrooms for Indiana teachers. Specifically, this presentation gives a description and an assessment of ...
Journal of Library Administration Vol. 25, No. 2 (1998) pp. 3–9
Marking the 25th anniversary (August 26, 1996) of WorldCat (the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) Online Union Catalog) OCLC and the U.S. regional networks sponsored an essay contest for librarians and library users to write essays describing...
Journal of Economic Education Vol. 49, No. 1 (2018) pp. 1–7
Information provided at the moment a person makes a decision can influence behavior in predictable ways. The United Kingdom's Behavioural Insights Team have used this idea to help improve the insulation of lofts, collect taxes, and even reduce...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 4128–4129
What does ITEST research say about technology-enabled youth? What are the critical elements of STEM Career Development? How does knowing these help youth build capacity to use technology in the service of STEM? What have we learned about motivation, ...
Introductory Biology Courses: A Framework to Support Active Learning in Large Enrollment Introductory Science Courses
Ann C. Smith; Richard Stewart; Patricia Shields; Jennifer Hayes-Klosteridis; Paulette Robinson; Robert Yuan
Cell Biology Education Vol. 4, No. 2 (2005) pp. 143–156
Active learning and research-oriented activities have been increasingly used in smaller, specialized science courses. Application of this type of scientific teaching to large enrollment introductory courses has been, however, a major challenge. The...
Beyond Correspondence, Video Conferencing, and Voice Mail: Internet-Based Master's Degree Courses in Nursing
Karen Wambach; Diane Boyle; Julia Hagemaster; Cynthia Teel; Barbara Langner; Patricia Fazzone; Helen Connors; Carol Smith; Sarah Forbes
Journal of Nursing Education Vol. 38, No. 6 (1999) pp. 267–71
Describes Internet-based nursing-education courses offered by the University of Kansas, which are based on learner-centered, constructivist principles; flexibility; and methods to overcome temporal and physical barriers. (SK)
Creating and sustaining a special education/general education partnership: a story of change and uncertainty
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 19, No. 2 (2003) pp. 203–219
Calls for special education reforms in the USA have prompted widespread implementation of cooperative teaching models where general and special educators teach students with and without disabilities in inclusive classrooms. The researcher and...
Using interactive theater to improve provider-family communication and promote inter-professional education and practice in palliative care
Diane K. Pastor; Candace Ashton; Robin P. Cunningham; Stacey Kolomer; Barbara J. Lutz; Stephanie Smith; Patricia H. White; Ben Saypol
Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice Vol. 4, No. 1 (September 2016) pp. 15–20
Palliative care practice often includes the need for health providers to have difficult conversations with patients and families. These conversations may include discussing diagnoses, prognoses, test results and care options.This innovative project...
Changing College Students' Conceptions of Autism: An Online Training to Increase Knowledge and Decrease Stigma
Kristen Gillespie-Lynch; Patricia J. Brooks; Fumio Someki; Rita Obeid; Christina Shane-Simpson; Steven K. Kapp; Nidal Daou; David Shane Smith
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders Vol. 45, No. 8 (August 2015) pp. 2553–2566
College students with autism may be negatively impacted by lack of understanding about autism on college campuses. Thus, we developed an online training to improve knowledge and decrease stigma associated with autism among college students....