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(1998) pp. 1–96
Presently, computer-assisted instruction is in use in many educational venues. Unfortunately, the application of computer-assisted language learning at a distance has virtually been ignored. This is an opportunity that needs to be explored. In order ...
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 18, No. 4 (2009) pp. 461–508
This study compared the efficacy of 3 approaches to professional development in middle school Earth science organized around the principles of Understanding by Design (Wiggins & McTighe, 1998) in a sample of 53 teachers from a large urban district....
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 11, No. 4 (2002) pp. 347–65
Describes a two-year quasi-experiment evaluating the effect of peer-led workshop groups on the performance of minority and majority undergraduate biology students. Suggests that elevated anxiety related to class performance may increase willingness...
Experiencing and Measuring the Unteachable: Achieving AACSB Learning Assurance Requirements in Business Ethics
Journal of Education for Business Vol. 86, No. 2 (2011) pp. 92–99
The AACSB requires continuous improvement of business school outcomes through a comprehensive Assurance of Learning program. Measuring ethical decision making poses an interesting challenge for schools making it central to their mission. The authors ...
Journal of Drug Education Vol. 30, No. 4 (2000) pp. 399–421
Summarizes the process of implementation and short-term impact on knowledge and attitudes of an interactive multimedia software program on preventive alcohol education for young adults. Students using program report learning more about dose-response ...
Integration of Technology in a Teacher Preparation Program: A Faculty's Collaborative Self Examination and Exploration
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 3195–3198
This roundtable discussion will focus on a project that a Department of Teacher Preparation undertook to increase the knowledge about PT3 Standards and their application in a graduate-level comprehensive teacher education program. Based on results...
Wendy A. Lawrence-Fowler; Gerald Brazier; John E. Bernard; William Heller; Roger Knobel; Olga M. Ramirez
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 452–454
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 1188–1193
The goals of this project were to: a) carry out the evaluation of a learning system for teaching Civil Engineering students to use Geographic Information Systems software within the context of relevant problems and b) explore the efficacy of...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3569–3574
The purpose of this research was to conduct an applied evaluation of a web-based learning system used to teach civil engineering concepts using Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The principal goals of the evaluation were to determine the overall ...
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 340–344
In 1998, the Minority Student Improvement Program at the University of Texas- Pan American, Edinburg, Texas began the process of developing and implementing an enhanced instructional model for Calculus I that integrates technological tools for...