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Journal of Educational Technology

2009 Volume 5, Number 4

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Avatars, Pedagogical Agents, and Virtual Environments: Social Learning Systems Online

    Lynna J. Ausburn, Jon Martens, Gary Dotterer & Pat Calhoun

    This paper presents a review of literature that introduces major concepts and issues in using avatars and pedagogical agents in first- and second-person virtual environments (VEs) for learning... More

    pp. 1-13

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  2. Pedagogical Background for Technology Education--Meaningful Learning in Theory and Practice

    Ossi Autio

    One important theme in technology education is the growing need to develop the type of pedagogies that encourage pupils in authentic and meaningful learning experiences. Often, the teaching... More

    pp. 14-23

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  3. Online Education and the Death of the Transient Delivery Mode

    Jocasta Collier

    This paper addresses the need for educators to re-conceptualize the way we teach in an online environment. The call for this stems from a need to recognize the heterogeneous nature of the learners ... More

    pp. 24-30

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  4. Utilizing Web Technologies in a Master of Counselling Program

    Dawn Lorraine McBride & Lynn Ashley Davis

    This article outlines Canada's first web based/residential Master of Counselling program. Since the program is open to students from around the world, the program is designed to be accessible,... More

    pp. 31-37

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  5. Learning without Boundaries: Developing Mobile Learning Scenarios for Elementary and Middle School Language Arts & Mathematics

    Michael A. Evans & Denis Gracanin

    This article provides an overview to a collaborative knowledge building project using iPod Touches in elementary and secondary language arts and mathematics classrooms, working with 4 teachers and ... More

    pp. 38-44

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  6. Changing Profile of Teachers in the Digital Age

    Kamna Malik

    Teacher has a new role in the digital age. Call him facilitator or mentor. He is expected to help learners learn at their own pace rather than push concepts and rules onto them. Though such roles... More

    pp. 45-52

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  7. Improving Quality in Teaching Statistics Concepts Using Modern Visualization: The Design and Use of the Flash Application on Pocket PCs

    Brandon K. Vaughn & Pei-Yu Wang

    The emergence of technology has led to numerous changes in mathematical and statistical teaching and learning which has improved the quality of instruction and teacher/student interactions. The... More

    pp. 53-60

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