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Issues and Trends in Educational Technology

Apr 30, 2018 Volume 6, Number 1

Editors

Betul Czerkawski; Yan Han; Eugene W Lyman; Nicole Schmidt

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Game mechanics and why they are employed: What we know about gamification so far

    Katherine Bevins & Craig Howard

    This literature review addresses the research surrounding gamification in online learning, focusing on the game mechanics studied in conjunction with the pedagogical aspirations they were employed ... More

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  2. Cross-university collegiality: Supporting 21st century cooperation in preservice English Language Arts teachers

    Katie Rybakova & Nicole Damico

    As preservice teachers develop ideas about what it means to be and become educators, they benefit from opportunities that allow them to experience cooperative group work with diverse populations.... More

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  3. The Information Technology Challenge in Teaching Senior High School Geography in Ghana

    Samuel Antwi, Abednego Bansah & Teresa Franklin

    The use of information technologies in the field of geography, an important discipline in social sciences, contributes to rendering abstract phenomena and concepts concrete, thereby increasing high... More

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  4. Open Educational Resources in Higher Education

    Margherita Berti

    Open Educational Resources (OERs) are changing the learning and teaching landscape in many different fields. In the area of higher education, OERs are swiftly becoming important elements in support... More

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