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Journal of Educational Technology Systems

2013 Volume 41, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Next Generation Online: Advancing Learning through Dynamic Design, Virtual and Web 2.0 Technologies, and Instructor "Attitude"

    Eileen O'Connor

    With the advent of web 2.0 and virtual technologies and new understandings about learning within a global, networked environment, online course design has moved beyond the constraints of text... More

    pp. 3-24

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  2. When Will College Truly Leave the Building: If MOOCs Are the Answer, What Is the Question?

    Harry E. Pence

    The Internet has disrupted or threatened to disrupt the traditional business models in many different areas, including publishing, record companies, retail sales, motion pictures, and advertising. ... More

    pp. 25-33

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  3. SpaceSafari

    Tony Scarlatos

    Exploring the Solar System in the elementary school curriculum has traditionally involved activities, such as building scale models, to help students visualize the vastness of space and the... More

    pp. 35-44

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  4. QR Codes in Higher Ed: Fad or Functional Tool?

    Kathleen Gradel & Alden J. Edson

    As higher education grapples with addressing the 21st century needs of learners, technology is a pervasive concern. Waters (2012) painted a picture of three historical "screens," namely the... More

    pp. 45-67

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  5. Assessment Study of an Undergraduate Research Training Abroad Program

    Fernando Nieto-Fernandez, Kathryn Race & Duncan A. Quarless

    The Old Westbury Neuroscience International Research Program (OWNIP) encourages undergraduate students from health disparities populations and underrepresented minorities to pursue careers in basic... More

    pp. 69-85

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  6. Using an eTextbook and iPad: Results of a Pilot Program

    Roberta H. Sloan

    An eTextbook and iPad were used in a pilot program, and the impact on the course was assessed to guide the development of a college policy. Students in the course completed three questionnaires to ... More

    pp. 87-104

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