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Apr 28, 2016

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Number of papers: 78

  1. Meaningful and Rich Learning Experiences

    John Vail, Florida State College at Jacksonville, United States

    This paper examines how innovative approaches to learning and learning environments are being implemented at one college in the southeastern United States. Specifically one course, Enterprise... More

    pp. 1-5

  2. Postgraduate students’ use of m-learning

    Ann Marcus-Quinn & Yvonne Cleary, University of Limerick, Ireland

    This paper reports on the findings of a survey conducted with Irish technical communication students about their use of mobile technologies to access learning materials available through the... More

    pp. 6-10

  3. Enhancing Mental Resilience Training in the Canadian Armed Forces: Combining Mobile Learning in Support of Classroom-based Learning

    Kimberly Guest, Department of National Defence Canada, Canada

    The Canadian Armed Forces Road to Mental Readiness (R2MR) training and education program was established to increase mental health literacy, overcome barriers to care, and enhance well-being and... More

    pp. 11-16

  4. English Language Learning through Animation of Scripted Conversations: Groundwork for a Pilot Project

    David Kent, Woosong University, Korea (South)

    This presentation lays groundwork for establishing a project aimed at providing a means for English language learners to move from standard workbook-based cloze exercises to developing integrated... More

    pp. 17-20

  5. Potentials and possibilities of using social media by universities – the case of Facebook used by the University of Hagen

    Christian Grawe, Fernuniversität Hagen, Germany; Anna Kourotchkina, Saint-Petersburg State University of Economics, Russian Federation

    Abstract: In recent years the internet has changed user behavior massively. The development has led to people networking and novel forms of communication and collaboration. For this purpose the... More

    pp. 21-27

  6. Language Alternation: The Case of Chat Language in Tunisia

    Sihem Hamlaoui, PhD student and reserach graduate at Phillips University Marburg Germany, Germany

    This paper is an experimental design employed to investigate the impact of Tunisia’s linguistic situation as a multilingual community on computer mediated communication, especially chat language... More

    pp. 28-37

  7. Facilitating Interaction: Best Practices for Utilizing Videoconferencing in a Blended Learning Environment

    Leslie Cordie, Auburn University, United States

    Teaching and learning in today’s higher education classroom involves an ever increasing use of instructional technologies. In this article, the array of electronic-based learning technologies is... More

    pp. 38-45

  8. Comparison of Student’s Achievement According to Teacher-made Test with Paper-Pencil Form and Computerized Adaptive Test Simulation

    Eren Can Aybek, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Turkey; Ümit Çelen, Amasya University, Turkey

    In this study, post-hoc CAT simulations were carried out for a teacher-made test developed with the intent of measuring classroom achievement. While a total of 27 items were included in the test,... More

    pp. 46-51

  9. Filling an Assessment Literature Gap: A Systemic Example of Formative Assessment in a High School Physics Course

    Chris Ryan, Riverview High School and University of New Brunswick, Canada

    The past decade has seen a significant body of literature published on the subject of assessment and evaluation with little in the way of concrete examples for implementing this research in... More

    pp. 52-64

  10. Using Technology to Unlock the Keys to Quality Classroom Assessments

    Jacquelyn Melin & Sally Hipp, Grand Valley State University, United States

    This paper describes five keys to assessment quality as a framework to help educators use best practices as they create formative and summative classroom assessments. In order to better engage... More

    pp. 65-70

  11. Education Reform with Technology - Difficult but Worth the Effort?

    Monica Ward & Eamon Costello, Dublin City University, Ireland

    Abstract: It is important for education to adapt if it is going to meet the needs of today’s learners. Technology should not be seen as a threat by educators, but rather a tool to help them change... More

    pp. 71-78

  12. Categorization of Video Used in a Digital Learning Online Professional Learning Exchange for Professional Development by the State of New Jersey

    James Lipuma & Jeremy Reich, NJIT, United States

    This paper presents an overview of a project undertaken by a partnership between the New Jersey Institute of technology (NJIT) and the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) to build an Online ... More

    pp. 79-85

  13. The Use of Avatars in Gender Segregated Online Learning within MOOCs in Saudi Arabia

    Raniah Adham, Karsten Lundqvist & Pat Parslow, University of Reading, United Kingdom

    In Saudi Arabia, gender-segregation is a known issue within Higher Education that often deprives female tutors from providing online learning and MOOCs. As well as students may not be getting the... More

    pp. 86-93

  14. Tablet Technology for Educators

    Hope Jordan, Elizabeth Hunter, I Cinthia Lee, Mervyn Wighting & M. Gail Derrick, Regent University, United States

    Abstract: With the increasing use of mobile technology in society in general, there is a growing need to intentionally use this technology with 21st century learners in our schools. Tablet... More

    pp. 94-100

  15. The 1:1 Laptop Initiative with High School Seniors: Their Views, Usage, and Thoughts on Learning and Future Application

    Marian Maxfield, Ashland University, United States

    Abstract: This study focuses on the role of a 1:1 laptop initiative with 12th grade students reviewing their views, usage, and thoughts on learning applications, programs and if it impacted their... More

    pp. 101-106

  16. Fostering Immersion Teacher Linguistic Competence Through A Blended Learning Approach: A New Discursive Space

    T.J. O'Ceallaigh & Deirdre Ryan, Mary Immaculate College, Ireland

    Teachers in Irish-medium immersion (IMI) education are professionally charged with making academic content comprehensible to students learning through a minority or second language. The IMI teacher... More

    pp. 107-113

  17. The P4 Framework for Pre-service and In-service Teacher Technology Integration

    Jason Siko, Grand Valley State University, United States

    There are several models or frameworks that concern the integration of technology in the classroom. However, very few, if any, take into account the use of technology by teachers to improve their ... More

    pp. 114-118

  18. Quality Improvement: Meaningful Evaluation Data Analysis to Improve Course Design and Teaching

    Wendy Fasso & Bruce Allen Knight, Central Queensland University, Australia

    It is the position of this paper that to be effective, course design and facilitation must be planned in advance, and that whilst course evaluations are useful, they are insufficient for the... More

    pp. 119-123

  19. Evaluating Teacher Performance in Public Schools Utilizing Blended Learning Techniques

    Mark Miller & Susan Bachmann, Buckeye Local, United States

    The 21st Century has brought increased awareness of student achievement and public schools. No Child Left Behind has mandated changes to schools across America. District leaders, teachers and... More

    pp. 124-131

  20. Creating A Global Context for Student Learning in the Discipline of IT Development

    Kun Shao, Webster University, United States

    Information Technology is dynamically and rapidly changing as an academic discipline. It is a challenge to extend the traditional classroom dimension of an information technology course so that... More

    pp. 132-136