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  1. Identifying and Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Online Students in Higher Education

    Bonny Barr

    Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 17, No. 2 ()

    89% of colleges and universities in the United States offer online courses and of those institutions 58% offer degree programs that are completely online (Parker, Lenhart & Moore, 2011)... More

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  2. Increasing Retention in STEM: Results from a STEM Talent Expansion Program at the University of Memphis

    Alistair Windsor, University of Memphis; Anna Bargagliotti, Loyola Marymount University; Rachel Best, Donald Franceschetti, John Haddock & Stephanie Ivey, University of Memphis; David Russomanno, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis

    Journal of STEM Education Vol. 16, No. 2 (Jul 17, 2015)

    MemphiSTEP is a five-year STEM Talent Expansion Program at the University of Memphis sponsored by the National Science Foundation. The project focuses on retention and persistence to graduation to ... More

  3. Integration processes of a Romanian group in a Huelva village through family life stories

    Antonia Diaz Reales, Colegio Pblico de Lucena del Puerto, Spain; Ignacio Aguaded-Gmez, Departamento de Educacin, Universidad de Huelva, Spain

    Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research (NAER Journal) Vol. 4, No. 2 (Jul 15, 2015) pp. 99–106

    This paper examines the integration of Romanian immigrants in Lucena del Puerto (Huelva, Spain) through the life stories of two families of Romanian origin. The experiences of the groups presented ... More

    pp. 99-106

  4. Game-based Learning: A Proposed Study on the Integration of Angry Birds in Geometry Curriculum

    Tessa West, University of North Texas, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2773–2778

    Angry Birds, by RovioMobile, has the capability to allow players to determine the correct angle for trajectory, axis of symmetry, and vertex among other mathematical factors. Relatively few, if... More

    pp. 2773-2778

  5. Creating conditions for dialogue and inclusion of diverse epistemologies in distance education; ICT as a tool for fostering new and innovative teaching methods

    Ellen Carm, Johannesen Monica & Øgrim Leikny, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2226–2238

    The NORHED project, “Enhancing access, quality and sustainability of teacher training, professional development of teachers using ICTs and distance delivery mode” (QUANTICT), aims at developing... More

    pp. 2226-2238

  6. Testing Digital Story Methods in Developing Critical Thinking Skills

    Leroy Hamilton, Norfolk State University, United States; Larry Ferguson, Secondary Education and School LeadershipNorfolk State University, United States; Sasha Johnson, Norfolk State University, United States; Kyshawn Smith, Old Dominion University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 622–626

    This paper reports findings and offers implications from an evaluation of digital story methods in fostering critical thinking aptitude amongst junior and senior English students at an urban, mid... More

    pp. 622-626

  7. A promising game-based intervention for successful mathematics learning for all students.

    Karin Wiburg, New Mexico State University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 75–78

    This presentation/paper introduces participants to Math Snacks, an online program with videos and games accompanied by learner and teacher material. Materials are based on research findings on... More

    pp. 75-78

  8. Experiences of Students from Traditionally Underrepresented Groups in an Informal STEM Educational Setting and the Effect on Self-Efficacy, Task Value, and Academic Course Selection

    Anita Harvin, University of Texas at Austin, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 33–43

    In this pilot, research study, I discuss how students from groups underrepresented in the STEM workplace make sense of their participation in a STEM+Art, maker-movement inspired, after-school and... More

    pp. 33-43

  9. SightWord Pal: An Interactive Sight Word Tutor for African-American First Grade Readers

    Jessica N. Jones & Juan E. Gilbert, Computer & Information Science & Engineering Department, University of Florida, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2014 (Oct 27, 2014) pp. 923–931

    Proficient reading in the early grades is important for success in school. Students who are unable to overcome their reading struggles by the third grade are more likely than their peers to drop... More

    pp. 923-931

  10. Assessing New Media Literacy: The Singapore Case

    Der-Thanq Chen, National Institute of Education, Singapore

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 94–101

    This project is part of a large scale survey study aiming at: (a) assessing the level of new media literacy and competencies of Singapore school students; and (b) exploring factors that may affect ... More

    pp. 94-101

  11. How to Cultivate Global Competencies Through Project-Based Collaborative Learning in University Students

    Makoto Kageto, Shinichi Sato & Gary Kirkpatrick, Nihon Fukushi University, Japan

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 1141–1146

    It is needed for young generation among Asian countries to enhance communication via the network and get the opportunities to talk directory regarding issues such as gender, democracy and well... More

    pp. 1141-1146

  12. Teacher education for cultural diversity: Online and at a distance

    Jae Major, Christchurch College of Education

    Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning Vol. 9, No. 1 (2005) pp. 15–26

    While student populations in English-speaking contexts are becoming more culturally and linguistically diverse, teaching populations remain predominantly monocultural and monolingual. It is... More

    pp. 15-26

  13. Designing an Orientation Program To Prepare Students for Distance Education Study

    Don Bowser & Ken Race

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    This paper describes the orientation program conducted for distance students at the University of Central Queensland in Queensland, Australia, and outlines the steps in developing and conducting... More

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  14. The Development of Study Processes in Distance Learning Students

    Judith M. Ekins

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    The skills and approaches to study were investigated for 549 students from Hong Kong/Macau enrolled in undergraduate distance learning courses with the East Asian Open Institute. The sample... More

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  15. Retaining Hispanic Youth in School: An Evaluation of a Counseling-Based Alternative School Program

    Herbert K. Heger

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    A study was done of the efficacy of Project Reach, an alternative school program for seriously at-risk students attending the Socorro High School in the Socorro Independent School District (Texas).... More

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  16. Orientation for Distance Education Students: What is it worth?

    Don Bowser & Ken Race

    Distance Education Vol. 12, No. 1 (1991) pp. 109–22

    Discusses academic support programs for distance education students and describes the results of an evaluation of the orientation program at the University College of Central Queensland (UCCQ). A... More

    pp. 109-22

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  17. CAI and At-Risk Minority Urban High School Students

    Barbara R. Signer

    Journal of Research on Computing in Education Vol. 24, No. 2 (1991) pp. 189–203

    The Microcomputer Adaptive Testing High-Risk-Urban Students (MATH-R-US) project made computerized assessment an integral part of remedial high school mathematics at an inner-city school with... More

    pp. 189-203

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  18. Organizing Education for Minorities: Enhancing Minority Access and Use of the New Information Technologies in Higher Education

    Paul Resta

    Education and Computing Vol. 8, No. 1 (1992) pp. 119–27

    Discusses rapid changes in use of computers and related technologies in colleges and universities; the impact of current inequities in precollege access and use of computers experienced by African-... More

    pp. 119-27

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  19. Keeping in Touch: How Women in Mid-Life Allocate Social Contacts among Kith and Kin

    Linda J. Waite & Scott C. Harrison

    Social Forces Vol. 70, No. 3 (1992) pp. 637–54

    Among 3,677 surveyed women, aged 44-59, contacts with friends and family depended on the relationship and household structure, followed by distance, resources, and individual predisposition toward ... More

    pp. 637-54

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  20. Spike Lee, Short Films and Social Issues in the English Classroom

    Ernece B. Kelly

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    In the past few years many movies have addressed social issues such as AIDS, parental estrangement, aging, battered women and children, and racism. Teachers of teenagers can capitalize on these... More

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