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Educational Technology Research and Development

April 2015 Volume 63, Number 2

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Number of articles: 6

  1. The Impact of Text versus Video Communication on Instructor Feedback in Blended Courses

    Jered Borup, Richard E. West & Rebecca Thomas

    In this study we examined student and instructor perceptions of text and video feedback in technology integration courses that combined face-to-face with online instruction for teacher candidates. ... More

    pp. 161-184

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  2. Effects of Conceptual, Procedural, and Declarative Reflection on Students' Structural Knowledge in Physics

    Gul Shahzad Sarwar & David L. Trumpower

    Reflection has recently been emphasized as a constructive pedagogical activity. However, little attention has been given to the quality of reflections that students write. In this study, we... More

    pp. 185-201

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  3. The Impact of Technology-Enhanced Curriculum on Learning Advanced Algebra in US High School Classrooms

    Stephen J. Hegedus, Sara Dalton & John R. Tapper

    We report on two large studies conducted in advanced algebra classrooms in the US, which evaluated the effect of replacing traditional algebra 2 curriculum with an integrated suite of dynamic... More

    pp. 203-228

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  4. Socio-Technical Dimensions of an Outdoor Mobile Learning Environment: A Three-Phase Design-Based Research Investigation

    Susan M. Land & Heather Toomey Zimmerman

    This design-based research project examines three iterations of Tree Investigators, a learning environment designed to support science learning outdoors at an arboretum and nature center using... More

    pp. 229-255

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  5. Identifying Potential Types of Guidance for Supporting Student Inquiry When Using Virtual and Remote Labs in Science: A Literature Review

    Zacharias C. Zacharia, Constantinos Manoli, Nikoletta Xenofontos, Ton de Jong, Margus Pedaste, Siswa A. van Riesen, Ellen T. Kamp, Mario Mäeots, Leo Siiman & Eleftheria Tsourlidaki

    The aim of this review is to identify specific types of guidance for supporting student use of online labs, that is, virtual and remote labs, in an inquiry context. To do so, we reviewed the... More

    pp. 257-302

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  6. Helping Preservice Teachers (PSTs) Understand the Realities of Poverty: Innovative Curriculum Modules

    Moon-Heum Cho, Christina Convertino & Claudia Khourey-Bowers

    The purpose of this study was to develop an innovative addition to the curriculum to help preservice teachers cultivate an understanding of poverty. Using technology, an interdisciplinary team... More

    pp. 303-324

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