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The effects of computer simulation versus hands-on dissection and the placement of computer simulation within the learning cycle on student achievement and attitude
(2001) pp. 1–80
The value of dissection as an instructional strategy has been debated, but not evidenced in research literature. The purpose of this study was to examine the efficacy of using computer simulated frog dissection as a substitute for traditional hands...
Transformative Learning: Positive Identity Through Prison-Based Higher Education in England and Wales
International Journal of Bias, Identity and Diversities in Education Vol. 4, No. 1 (January 2019) pp. 48–65
On entering prison, prisoners lose their home, their possessions and their very identity as a person, becoming just a number. Transformative learning through Prison-based Higher-level Distance Learning (PHDL) can be the vehicle by which prisoners...
Beyond Incarcerated Identities: Identity, Bias and Barriers to Higher Education in Australian Prisons
International Journal of Bias, Identity and Diversities in Education Vol. 4, No. 1 (January 2019) pp. 1–16
Incarcerated students face multiple obstacles and constraints while attempting to complete tertiary and pre-tertiary educational programs within Australian prisons. Some of these barriers relate to the individual's attitudes and actions, during and...
Krista Hopkins; David A. Sleet; Angela Mickalide; Susan Gorcowski; Stephanie Bryn; Tara Balsley; Jane Mitchko
American Journal of Health Education Vol. 34, No. 5 (2003)
Access to injury prevention information is being transformed by the Internet and information technology. These new strategies for "knowledge management" are creating new opportunities for health education and injury prevention. This article provides ...
Integration of Technology, Curriculum, and Professional Development for Advancing Middle School Mathematics: Three Large-Scale Studies
Jeremy Roschelle; Nicole Shechtman; Deborah Tatar; Stephen Hegedus; Bill Hopkins; Susan Empson; Jennifer Knudsen; Lawrence P. Gallagher
American Educational Research Journal Vol. 47, No. 4 (December 2010) pp. 833–878
The authors present three studies (two randomized controlled experiments and one embedded quasi-experiment) designed to evaluate the impact of replacement units targeting student learning of advanced middle school mathematics. The studies evaluated...