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Journal of the American Society for Information Science Vol. 46, No. 1 (1995) pp. 52–59
Discusses the feasibility of building intelligent rule- or weight-based algorithms into general-purpose software for interactive thesaurus navigation. Previous research is surveyed; practical investigations in thesaurus navigation and query...
(1999) pp. 1–174
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 468–476
There are as many purposes and systems for ePortfolios as there are institutions that have adopted them. Their purposes range from having a distinct employer focus through to supporting the institution evidence student progress in an outcomes based...
Journal of Learning Design Vol. 7, No. 2 pp. 16–27
Science content knowledge is internationally regarded as a fundamentally important learning outcome for graduates of bachelor level science degrees: the Science Threshold Learning Outcomes (TLOs) recently adopted in Australia as a nationally agreed...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 36, No. 1 (November 2013) pp. 77–91
Teaching grammar has been mandated in statutory curriculum documents in England since 1988. Yet despite this, research evidence continues to suggest that metalinguistic knowledge is an area of challenge for many teachers. Drawing on data from a...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 48, No. 5 (2004) pp. 50–55
College and university faculty members are comfortable with their role as facilitators of learning in the traditional classroom setting. However, how do they move a current course to the online format? Is an online course merely a transfer of...
Journal of Research on Computing in Education Vol. 30, No. 3 (1998) pp. 254–80
A study involving interviews with experienced educational multimedia developers examined multimedia production, professional roles and responsibilities, factors contributing to successful multimedia development, production tips and techniques from...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2011 (2011) pp. 139–142
In recent years, a number of factors have contributed to the growth in both quantity and type of online educational resources made available to online learners. Two of these have been the speed of internet connections and advancing web technology....
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 1071–1078
It is clear that more courses are being offered online each year. With the increase in the number of courses offered, the number of faculty teaching at a distance will also be increasing. Many researchers are discussing concerns that faculty have...
Computers & Education Vol. 35, No. 2 pp. 149–159
The Computer Attitude Scale developed by Gressard and Loyd is one of the most frequently used instruments to assess computer-related attitudes among pre-service and in-service teachers. The present study reports on the development of the Hebrew...
Selected Research and Development Presentations at the National Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) Sponsored by the Research and Theory Division 1998 (February 1998)
Instructional Research Online (InTRO) was established in 1994 as a repository of research papers, media, and other artifacts related to research in instructional technology. The World Wide Web site (http://intro.base.org) includes sections on...
Interactive Technology and Smart Education Vol. 10, No. 2 (2013) pp. 130–146
Purpose: This paper aims to briefly outline the seamless evaluation approach and its application during an evaluation of ORIENT, a serious game aimed at young adults. Design/methodology/approach: In this paper, the authors detail a unobtrusive,...
Teacher Education and Special Education Vol. 30, No. 1 (2007) pp. 34–41
Web-based instruction, including both online courses and online degree programs, offer flexibility to students and instructors and are now typical in higher education programs. Researchers compared WBI to traditional instruction for teaching...
Journal of Access Services Vol. 12, No. 1 (2015) pp. 31–41
The academic library, given its often privileged position on campus, is the information source that can include directional as well as general campus facts among the myriad of print and e-resources for reference. Also, an academic library's...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 606–608
There are various key factors that contribute to a successful online program. This panel discussion covers five factors including online program administration, program-wide philosophy of online instruction, faculty training and technology support,...
The Effects of Face Expertise Training on the Behavioral Performance and Brain Activity of Adults with High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders
Susan Faja; Sara Jane Webb; Emily Jones; Kristen Merkle; Dana Kamara; Joshua Bavaro; Elizabeth Aylward; Geraldine Dawson
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders Vol. 42, No. 2 (February 2012) pp. 278–293
The effect of expertise training with faces was studied in adults with ASD who showed initial impairment in face recognition. Participants were randomly assigned to a computerized training program involving either faces or houses. Pre- and post...
Christopher D. Wilson; Frieda Reichsman; Karen Mutch-Jones; April Gardner; Lisa Marchi; Susan Kowalski; Trudi Lord; Chad Dorsey
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 27, No. 4 (2018) pp. 285–305
Research-based digital games hold great potential to be effective tools in supporting next-generation science learning. However, as with all instructional materials, teachers significantly influence their implementation and contribute to their...
Peter A. Weldon; Jevdet Rexhepi; ChenWei Chang; Lauren Jones; Lucas Arribas Layton; Amy Liu; Susan McKibben; Greg Misiaszek; Liliana Olmos; Amy Quon; Carlos Alberto Torres
Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education Vol. 41, No. 1 (January 2011) pp. 5–24
In this study, faculty at institutions of higher education in Southern California were surveyed to determine the ways they interpret the effects of globalization dynamics upon their various teaching and research activities. Faculty in the state's...
Louanne Smolin; Kimberly Lawless; Chris Dede; Steve Jones; Camille Johnson-Yale; Francisco Seoane Perez; Jessica Schuler; James W. Pellegrino; Susan R. Goldman; Meryl Bertenthal; Kimberly Lawless; Charalambos Vrasidas; Gene V. Glass; Geneva D. Haertel; Barbara Means; William Penuel; Hilary Goldmann; Mark Warschauer; Sharon Tettegah; Eun Won Whang; Nakia Collins; Kona Taylor; Olga A. Vasquez; Nicholas C. Burbules
Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education Vol. 106, No. 2 (October 2007) pp. 1–218
There is little dispute that technology has transformed people's everyday lives. People shop online, download news in their iPods, communicate via text and video, take digital photos, and conduct all manner of personal and professional business 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...