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Journal of Academic Librarianship Vol. 28, No. 3 (2002) pp. 104–8
Discusses library preservation of digital documents and describes efforts underway at Cornell University and other libraries to establish standards for repositories and to implement digital archiving for electronic journals. Explains the...
Primary Science Vol. 76 (2003) pp. 17–19
The authors use digital photographs to help children recall "key events" in a practical activity--those moments that provide rich learning opportunities. The captured images of particular events helped the children to recall what they were doing at...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) pp. 1022–1026
Twelve special education teachers who have instructional experience using iPads with children with special needs completed a survey that queried their practices and perceptions. In general, teachers were positive about the value of iPads for...
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 45, No. 6 (2017) pp. 769–787
We investigated the impacts of a peer-facilitated instructional intervention in mathematics on progress towards readiness for college among 10th graders who facilitated instruction for 9th graders in algebra classrooms in urban secondary schools. A...
A Framework for Learning about Big Data with Mobile Technologies for Democratic Participation: Possibilities, Limitations, and Unanticipated Obstacles
Technology, Knowledge and Learning Vol. 18, No. 3 (October 2013) pp. 103–120
As Big Data becomes increasingly important in policy-making, research, marketing, and commercial applications, we argue that literacy in this domain is critical for engaged democratic participation and that peer-generated data from mobile...
Social Studies Vol. 105, No. 5 (2014) pp. 237–244
Latitude and longitude are foundational concepts for geography education, yet they are typically poorly understood by students and receive indifferent attention from instructors and publishers' materials. Social studies teachers can take...
An Evaluation of Applying Blended Practices to Employ Studio-Based Learning in a Large-Enrollment Design Thinking Course
Contemporary Educational Technology Vol. 6, No. 4 (2015) pp. 260–280
DSGN110 was a multidisciplinary course teaching first year students enrolled in in a variety of majors about design thinking. The course is offered for the majors of architecture, landscape architecture, interior design, community and regional...
When educators attempt to make “community” a part of classroom learning: The dangers of (mis)appropriating students' communities into schools
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 34, No. 1 (August 2013) pp. 174–183
In this article, we explore the ambiguous associations of the term “community” within one professional development (PD) program that engaged teachers in using mobile technologies to learn about data. We argue that multiple meanings of “community”...
SCRIPT eLearning to improve the prescribing competency of Foundation trainee doctors: development, integration into postgraduate training and evaluating its impact
Sarah Thomas; Hannah Brooks; James Hodson; Nicholas Blackwell; John Marriott; Elizabeth Hughes; Jamie Coleman
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 208–214
It has been recommended that more prescribing education should be provided for junior or ‘Foundation trainee’ doctors in England. Health Education West Midlands commissioned the University of Birmingham to develop an online self-directed eLearning...
Rachael W. Shah; Jennifer Selting Troester; Robert Brooke; Lauren Gatti; Sarah L. Thomas; Jessica Masterson
Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement Vol. 22, No. 2 (2018) pp. 189–221
The continuing expansion of digital service-learning is bringing emergent dynamics to the field of community engagement, including the challenge of fostering asset-based views of community partners in online spaces. "Online disinhibition" (...
A Web-Based Compendium of Clinical Questions and Medical Evidence To Educate Internal Medicine Residents
Steven H. Crowley; Thomas A. Owens; Connie M. Schardt; Sarah I. Wardell; Josh Peterson; Scott Garrison; Sheri A. Keitz
Academic Medicine Vol. 78, No. 3 (2003) pp. 270–74
Describes an electronic database of clinical questions (CQs) and medical evidence, the Critical Appraisal Resource (CAR). Evaluation of ten months of use found that medical residents did engage the medical literature on behalf of their patients,...
Integrating Research and Education at Research-Extensive Universities with Research-Intensive Communities
Ketaki V. Desai; Sarah N. Gatson; Thomas W. Stiles; Randolph H. Stewart; Glen A. Laine; Christopher M. Quick
Advances in Physiology Education Vol. 32, No. 2 (June 2008) pp. 136–141
Although the Boyer Commission (1998) lamented the lack of research opportunities for all undergraduates at research-extensive universities, it did not provide a feasible solution consistent with the mandate for faculty to maintain sustainable...