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WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 1999 (1999) pp. 1418–1419
Robots were once the stuff of science fiction and the future. Now they are everyday real science and yet still, endlessly fascinating. This fascination coupled with a curiosity of how and why robots work is a learning opportunity that can be...
Journal of Virtual Worlds Research Vol. 1, No. 1 (Jul 01, 2008)
Personnel at the Second Life NASA CoLab island have been experimenting with providing live, virtual world broadcast events for the benefit of the space and technology community. The broadcasts range from simple one-way stream feeds to more complex...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 1553–1556
The focus of this paper is an online instructional technology tool called the ROVer Ranch. The ROVer Ranch is a NASA project for K-12 kids to learn about robotics engineering. It's sponsored by the NASA Learning Technologies Project (LTP) which is ...
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 166–170
The Qwhiz is a real-time, multi-player Web game for math or science teachers and students. Teachers can use this Internet technology to evaluate student learning and fulfill instructional technology teaching requirements by making Qwhiz a part of...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) p. 1830
The ROVer Ranch is an online environment based on NASA's mission as it relates to robotics engineering. Students are situated where they learn about robots and then build and run simulated robots in a 3-D virtual world. The robotics workshop has...
(2009) pp. 1–132
High school distance learning is becoming more prevalent; however, little is known about students’ perceptions of such courses making improvements difficult. Drawing from the theoretical framework of constructivism, the purpose of the concurrent,...
Connections and Perceptions: Policy Recommendations to Guide Social Media Interactions for Public Educators
(2012) pp. 1–91
Social Media networking is the next frontier in educational policy. A plethora of issues has arisen in regard to social media practices on the part of educators in public school systems. There is a lack of regulation for use of social media across...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 943–948
In general, faculty believe in active learning modes, and promoting higher-order thinking. In many cases, they believe that they are already trying to accomplish both goals, but in reality the controlling variable is coverage of material....
The Fallacies of Open: Participatory Design, Infrastructuring, and The Pursuit of Radical Possibility
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 18, No. 2 (June 2018) pp. 203–232
To better understand the impacts of participatory design in English language arts teacher education, this critical case study focuses on the National Writing Project’s Connected Learning Massive, Open, Online Collaboration (CLMOOC) that engaged...
Education Sciences Vol. 6, No. 1 (2016)
The Connected Learning Massive Open Online Collaboration (CLMOOC) is an online professional development experience designed as an openly networked, production-centered, participatory learning collaboration for educators. Addressing the paucity of...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 54, No. 1 (February 2016) pp. 1–11
This is a study of two cohorts of practicing teachers enrolled in an online graduate course using Case Method of Instruction (a pedagogical technique based on realistic case studies) to facilitate students' learning. Social presence indicators were...
Melanie Shores; Tommy Smith; David Radord; Sonya Hardy; Brooke Elliott; Stephanie Baird; Shannon Parks
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 728–733
The University of Alabama at Birmingham presents the Girls Engaged in Mathematics & Science (GEMS) Project to the 2009 SITE Conference. This paper outlines a cogent state and national partnership that will result in research on girls in mathematics...
Learning Fractions by Splitting: Using Learning Analytics to Illuminate the Development of Mathematical Understanding
Taylor Martin; Carmen Petrick Smith; Nicole Forsgren; Ani Aghababyan; Philip Janisiewicz; Stephanie Baker
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 24, No. 4 (2015) pp. 593–637
The struggle with fraction learning in kindergarten through Grade 12 in the United States is a persistent problem and one of the major stumbling blocks to succeeding in higher mathematics. Research into this problem has identified several areas...
Casey Boyle; Stephanie Vie; Laura Micciche; Melanie Yergeau; Caroline Dadas; Janine Morris; Christian Smith; Lisa Blankenship
Computers and Composition Vol. 36, No. 1 (June 2015) pp. 1–15
The Digital Media and Composition Institute (DMAC) offers professional development opportunities through its diverse perspectives, experiences, lessons, tools, and resources. In short, the culture of DMAC is rich and prolific. We find it difficult,...
Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 81, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2004)
An experiment to initiate students into several features of gas chromatograph-mass spectrometers (GC-MS) through the study of branded and counterfeit perfumes is described. The experiment enables the students to appreciate the power of GC-MS in...
Melanie Shores; Brooke Elliott; Tommy Smith; David Radford; Shannon Parks; Stephanie Baird; Sonya Hardy
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 3519–3528
The Girls Engaged in Math & Science (GEMS) Project outlines a cogent state and national partnership that will result in research on girls in mathematics and science courses using 21st Century professional development and resources to give girls,...
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...
Debra K. Sullivan; Jeannine R. Goetz; Cheryl A. Gibson; Richard A. Washburn; Bryan K. Smith; Jaehoon Lee; Stephanie Gerald; Tennille Fincham; Joseph E. Donnelly
Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior Vol. 45, No. 3 (2013) pp. 264–268
Objective: Compare weight loss and maintenance between a face-to-face (FTF) weight management clinic and a clinic delivered via virtual reality (VR). Methods: Participants were randomized to 3 months of weight loss with a weekly clinic delivered via ...
The Genomics Education Partnership: Successful Integration of Research into Laboratory Classes at a Diverse Group of Undergraduate Institutions
Christopher D. Shaffer; Consuelo Alvarez; Cheryl Bailey; Daron Barnard; Satish Bhalla; Chitra Chandrasekaran; Vidya Chandrasekaran; Hui-Min Chung; Douglas R. Dorer; Chunguang Du; Todd T. Eckdahl; Jeff L. Poet; Donald Frohlich; Anya L. Goodman; Yuying Gosser; Charles Hauser; Laura L. M. Hoopes; Diana Johnson; Christopher J. Jones; Marian Kaehler; Nighat Kokan; Olga R. Kopp; Gary A. Kuleck; Gerard McNeil; Robert Moss; Jennifer L. Myka; Alexis Nagengast; Robert Morris; Paul J. Overvoorde; Elizabeth Shoop; Susan Parrish; Kelynne Reed; E Gloria Regisford; Dennis Revie; Anne G. Rosenwald; Ken Saville; Stephanie Schroeder; Mary Shaw; Gary Skuse; Christopher Smith; Mary Smith; Eric P. Spana; Mary Spratt; Joyce Stamm; Jeff S. Thompson; Matthew Wawersik; Barbara A. Wilson; Jim Youngblom; Wilson Leung; Jeremy Buhler; Elaine R. Mardis; David Lopatto; Sarah C. R. Elgin
CBE - Life Sciences Education Vol. 9, No. 1 (2010) pp. 55–69
Genomics is not only essential for students to understand biology but also provides unprecedented opportunities for undergraduate research. The goal of the Genomics Education Partnership (GEP), a collaboration between a growing number of colleges...