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Computer-based Tools for the Development and Investigation of Mental Model Reasoning about Causal Systems
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 879–881
We live in a world of complex relationships, united by a myriad of connections, existing in continuous granularities and multiple dimensions. Discovering truths in this complexity requires an ability to decipher causality amidst endless...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 1999 (1999) pp. 1720–1725
As attention becomes increasingly focused on distance education, in the public eye and within the academic community, a sense of urgency to develop on-line course offerings is taking hold among institutions that wish to be responsive to student...
Journal of Computing in Higher Education Vol. 17, No. 1 (September 2005) pp. 43–70
A study with students enrolled at an urban technical college compared learning of HTML coding across three Web-based program versions. One group received examples providing factual information about the source code (Facts group). A second group was...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 2082–2084
This paper describes the development of Master – a computer-mediated tool for learning and research in probability reasoning. The objectives of this software are 1) to explore how levels of interactivity and dynamism in visual presentations of...
Computer-Based Graphical Displays for Enhancing Mental Animation and Improving Reasoning in Novice Learning of Probability
Journal of Computing in Higher Education Vol. 18, No. 1 (September 2006) pp. 55–79
Our research suggests static and animated graphics can lead to more animated thinking and more correct problem solving in computer-based probability learning. Pilot software modules were developed for graduate online statistics courses and...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 75–78
This paper describes our design for a meta-authoring tool capable of generating domain specific learning activity across a variety of instructional designs. MetaTool will support collaborative authoring of instructional technology, and facilitate...
Topics: Instructional Design
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 2000 (2000) pp. 413–418
The increased attention on distance education has influenced many institutions to expand their physical boundaries and develop distance learning courses. This paper presents a hybrid course framework that seamlessly integrates a traditional course ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 1561–1562
This paper describes the pilot portal project, involving development of public installations in two distant locations, which will act as portals into each other. The current state of the world is calling for new means of world-wide communication...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 688–689
Abstract: This paper describes the beginning designs for a museum education expansion project. Museums have not only been at the forefront of protecting artifacts, they have been educational initiators, encouraging humans to value and learn from...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 918–919
This paper describes development of the Media Literacy Tool (MLT), a web-based media literacy and media effects research and learning tool. Media messages have permeated our world. Humans today, in many cultures, are bombarded with communications...
Journal of Geoscience Education Vol. 49, No. 3 (2001) pp. 249–66
Introduces the "Where are We?" software and lessons that are designed to help children in grades 2-4 learn to translate between the visually-perceived world that they sense around them, and the schematic representation of that landscape on a map....
Laura Zadoff Teachers College, Columbia University; Stacey Hagreen Teachers College, Columbia University; Danielle Kaplan Teachers College, Columbia University
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1652–1657
This paper describes the pilot Museum Satellites project, involving development of a web-based learning activity, linked to a museum. The objective of the project is to improve the learning experience that takes place in museums by providing pre...