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  1. Gender Differences in High School Student Dispositions Toward Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Careers

    Rhonda Christensen, Institute for the Integration of Technology into Teaching and Learning, University of North Texas, United States; Gerald Knezek & Tandra Tyler-Wood, University of North Texas, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 34, No. 4 (October 2015) pp. 395–408

    STEM disposition surveys were completed by 364 11th and 12th grade students attending a two-year university-based residential science and mathematics academy during fall 2012. Surveys were... More

    pp. 395-408

  2. Administration’s perception about the feasibility of elearning practices at the University of Guyana

    Kerwin Livingstone, University of Guyana

    International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 11, No. 2 (Aug 31, 2015)

    Since the genesis of technology, some decades ago, the use of information and communication technologies in educational practices has been steadily increasing. In educational institutions, some... More

  3. Promoting teaching and learning in Ghanaian Basic Schools through ICT

    James Natia, Zonzongili Development Associates, Ghana; Seidu Al-hassan, University for Development Studies, Ghana

    International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 11, No. 2 (Aug 31, 2015)

    The Basic School Computerization policy was created in 2011 to introduce computers and e-learning into the entire educational system to promote training and life-long learning. Using data obtained ... More

  4. MOOCs and Open Education: The Unique Symposium that Led to this Special Issue

    Mimi Lee, University of Houston, United States; Thomas Reynolds, National University, United States

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 14, No. 3 (July 2015) pp. 279–288

    The foundation for this special issue came about during an E-Learn preconference symposium on “MOOCs and Open Education Around the World” held prior to the International E-Learn Conference in Las... More

    pp. 279-288

  5. The State Of Video in Education

    Michal Tsur & Justin Beck, Kaltura, United States

    Global Learn 2015 (April 2015) pp. 201–203

    Video is everywhere - transforming the way we learn, work, shop, communicate, collaborate and entertain. In education, video can be found at the very centre of all the latest trends: Online and... More

    pp. 201-203

  6. iPads in higher education—Hype and hope

    Lemai Nguyen, Siew Mee Barton & Linh Thuy Nguyen

    British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 1 (Jan 30, 2015) pp. 190–203

    This paper systematically reviews current research on using iPads in the higher education sector. Since the release of iPads by Apple in 2010, this new technology has been quickly adopted... More

    pp. 190-203

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  7. Barriers and Limitations of Mobile Device Integration: The Case of Nan Chiau Primary School (Singapore)

    Ferial Khaddage, Deakin University School of IT, Australia; Gerald Knezek & Cathie Norris, University of North Texas, United States; Elliot Soloway, University of Michigan, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2420–2424

    Mobile devices are being used as learning tools for grade three and grade four students at Nan Chiau Primary School in Singapore. This is part of the WeLearn Project initiative by the University of... More

    pp. 2420-2424

  8. A faculty teaching refresher course? I know how to teach!

    Leslie Loughmiller, St. Edward's University, United States; Nancy Mims, Jones International University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1367–1370

    An instructor can be extremely knowledgeable in subject matter; however, if the course is not engaging, not relevant or too confusing, then learning may not occur, and the learners may disengage.... More

    pp. 1367-1370

  9. Electronic Versus Traditional Print Textbooks: An Evaluation of Student Achievement and Instructor Levels of Use of the Innovation in a Community College

    Kim Roberts, Athens State University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1271–1276

    E-textbooks are becoming more prevalent in today’s digital and mobile environment. Many school systems are conducting trials to evaluate e-textbook effectiveness (Miller, Nutting, & Baker-Eveleth,... More

    pp. 1271-1276

  10. A Model for Faculty Development that Promotes Quality

    Sharon Borowicz, Benedictine University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 877–882

    The purpose of this preliminary study is to propose a model for faculty development that promotes quality for adjunct faculty. Colleges and universities demonstrate a growing reliance on adjunct... More

    pp. 877-882

  11. Community Matters: Faculty Development for Online Teaching & Hybrid Course Development

    Ronald Costello, Penn State University - Abington College, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 246–248

    The Abington College of the Pennsylvania State University is a commuter campus within the Pennsylvania State University system. The administration at the main campus has charged the Abington... More

    pp. 246-248

  12. Three Possibilities for Progress in Educational Administration: Reform, Techno-Science Rationality, Research

    Brian O. Cusack


    During the 1980s major changes occurred in the field of educational administration. Three antecedents for change were the restructuring of education administration by governments across the world... More

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  13. The Library/Dealer Relationship: Reflections on the Ideal

    Daniel T. Richards

    Journal of Library Administration Vol. 16, No. 3 (1992) pp. 45–55

    Considers trends and influences that affect the relationship between libraries and vendors. Topics discussed include information in electronic formats; selection criteria; economic factors and... More

    pp. 45-55

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  14. Perceptions of Library Leadership in a Time of Change

    Peter V. Deekle & Ann de Klerk

    Journal of Library Administration Vol. 17, No. 1 (1992) pp. 55–75

    Reports on a survey of chief academic officers and library directors at over 250 small- and medium-sized private colleges and universities. Responses indicate that institution administrators were... More

    pp. 55-75

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  15. Managing Administration and Financial Support

    Margaret Chisholm

    Journal of Library Administration Vol. 16, No. 1 (1992) pp. 141–94

    Five articles about the management of library and information science schools discuss the administrative relationship of the school to the parent institution; faculty governance; the changing role ... More

    pp. 141-94

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  16. Management of the Faculty: Faculty Duties and Responsibilities

    Rose Mary Magrill

    Journal of Library Administration Vol. 16, No. 1 (1992) pp. 81–93

    Examines the role of library and information science faculty in terms of the three functions of a professor defined by Knapp (1972): research, informational, and character-developing. Results of... More

    pp. 81-93

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  17. Computer Simulation and Library Management

    Linda Main

    Journal of Library Administration Vol. 16, No. 4 (1992) pp. 109–30

    Reviews the literature on computer simulation modeling for library management and examines whether simulation is underutilized because the models are too complex and mathematical. Other problems... More

    pp. 109-30

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  18. Me and My Shadow: Vendors as the Third Hand in Collection Evaluation

    Dana L. Alessi

    Journal of Library Administration Vol. 17, No. 2 (1992) pp. 47–57

    Discusses the vendor's role in the library collection evaluation process. Vendor services are described, including catalogs, bibliographies, periodicals, and announcement services; the process... More

    pp. 47-57

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  19. The Application of Distance Teaching to Training in Labour Administration: The Caribbean Experience

    A N. Leslie


    This presentation describes a collaborative distance education project between the University of the West Indies (UWI) and the Caribbean Labor Administration Center (CLAC) which resulted in CLAC... More

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  20. Evaluating Information Technology-Supported Local Management of Schools: The User Acceptability Audit

    P Wild

    Educational Management & Administration Vol. 20, No. 1 (1992) pp. 40–48

    Although many local education authorities (LEAs) have implemented new information technology (IT) systems to support local management of schools, much less attention has been given to evaluating... More

    pp. 40-48

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