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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 2360–2363
An exuberant k-12 Gifted and Talented instructor was completing a graduate educational technology class that featured the use of free Web 2.0 tools, publically shared electronic portfolios, and authentic uses of discussion tools when, she developed...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 1063–1068
The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of online course design that aspired to develop ICT self efficacy and increase student satisfaction, using challenge based learning in a community of inquiry. The instructional design focused...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 942–954
The flipped classroom model was adopted in which a process oriented guided inquiry learning (POGIL) activity was developed and conducted in class to complement previously viewed didactic lectures. Student learning was evaluated using performance on...
Transforming Interaction and Social Presence through Course Design: Authentic Implementation of Threaded Discussion Tools
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 12, No. 3 (June 2013) pp. 273–285
This study investigated course design factors influencing social presence and the development of ICT self-efficacy. Instructional design factors that promoted authentic uses of threaded discussions as a vehicle to establish social presence, self-...
Proctored Versus Non-Proctored: How Does Assessment Setting Affect Student Achievement on Web-Based Assessments?
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 1719–1722
Online testing continues to accompany the growth of online learning. Examining online testing protocols and evolving technologies requires constant vigilance. No significant differences were found in face-to-face proctored settings and online...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2016 (Jun 28, 2016) pp. 35–41
The purpose of this study was to investigate student behaviors for viewing recorded lectures across different academic achievement groups. The research questions that guided this study were: What differences exist between high and low achieving...
Telementoring: Analysis of on@-line communication in a mentoring project (2003) pp. 1–89
The proposed research focused upon the nature of on-line communications in a curriculum-based project that involved secondary students who electronically mailed mentor middle school students. On-line communications included character count, word...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2018 (Mar 26, 2018) pp. 1672–1681
The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of the iPad Pro® 9.7 + Apple Pencil® on user engagement A mixed method research design was used for this project which included a retrospective analysis of user log data and an end user survey ...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 30, No. 1 (2019) pp. 91–106
Slate tablets and more recently detachable tablets occupy a nebulous position in education. Institutions are increasingly required to assess the return on investment of deploying these devices. The purpose of this study was to investigate user...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017 (Mar 05, 2017) pp. 2430–2436
The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of the flipped class in the first semester of a flipped class model in an interprofessionally taught course. The research questions that guided this study were: What differences exist in the...
Journal of Information Systems Education Vol. 18, No. 2 (2007) pp. 233–242
The first Master of Science in Information Quality (IQ) degree is designed and being offered to prepare students for careers in industry and government as well as advanced graduate studies. The curriculum is guided by the Model Curriculum and...
Su-Youn Yoon; Lisa Pierce; Amanda Huensch; Eric Juul; Samantha Perkins; Richard Sproat; Mark Hasegawa-Johnson
CALICO Journal Vol. 26, No. 3 (May 2009) pp. 662–673
This work reports on the construction of a rated database of spontaneous speech produced by second language (L2) learners of English. Spontaneous speech was collected from 28 L2 speakers representing six language backgrounds and five different...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2018 (Oct 15, 2018) pp. 366–371
Multi-site campuses pose unique challenges regarding equality in instruction, resources, culture, and continuity. This study was conducted in order to foster continuous improvement in assessing and understanding student experiences on distant...
Social Skills Instruction for Adolescents with Emotional Disabilities: A Technology-Based Intervention
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 23, No. 1 (2008)
This study explored the use of multimedia, student-generated social skills lessons coupled with teacher facilitation to improve the social skills of middle-school students with emotional disabilities. The effects of teacher-led social skills...
Emergent Literacy Skills of Preschool Students with Autism: A Comparison of Teacher-Led and Computer-Assisted Instruction
Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities Vol. 46, No. 3 (September 2011) pp. 326–338
Children with autism are at-risk for poor literacy outcomes and have the right to learn literacy skills. Despite this, students with autism often may be perceived as not ready for literacy instruction. This study focused on teaching alphabet skills...