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  1. Comparing Learning Outcomes of Video-Based E-Learning with Face-to-Face Lectures of Agricultural Engineering Courses in Korean Agricultural High Schools

    Sung Youl Park, Soo-Wook Kim, Seung-Bong Cha & Min-Woo Nam

    Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 22, No. 4 (2014) pp. 418–428

    This study investigated the effectiveness of e-learning by comparing the learning outcomes in conventional face-to-face lectures and e-learning methods. Two video-based e-learning contents were... More

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  2. The Potential Impact of Social Science Research on Legal Issues Surrounding Single-Sex Classrooms and Schools

    Suzanne Elizabeth Eckes & Stephanie D. McCall

    Educational Administration Quarterly Vol. 50, No. 2 (April 2014) pp. 195–232

    Purpose: This article examines the role social science has played in litigation involving public single-sex educational programs. It also explores a body of social science research related to... More

    pp. 195-232

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  3. Mapping the Terrain: Educational Leadership Field Experiences in K-12 Virtual Schools

    Jason A. LaFrance & Dennis Beck

    Educational Administration Quarterly Vol. 50, No. 1 (February 2014) pp. 160–189

    Opportunities for K-12 students to choose virtual and blended learning experiences continue to grow. All 50 states including Washington, D.C., now offer some virtual experience in K-12 education.... More

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  4. Student-Adult Mentoring Relationships: Experiences from a Scottish School-Based Programme

    Peter Mtika & Frances Payne

    Educational Research Vol. 56, No. 4 (2014) pp. 436–452

    Background: This article reports on a mentoring programme which was implemented in selected Scottish secondary schools with the view to supporting students with school work, transition to further... More

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  5. Addressing Bullying Problems in Irish Schools and in Cyberspace: A Challenge for School Management

    Lucie Corcoran & Conor Mc Guckin

    Educational Research Vol. 56, No. 1 (2014) pp. 48–64

    Background: School management, in Ireland and also internationally, are currently faced with the problem of peer aggression among students both in a traditional school context and in a cyber... More

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  6. Transforming and Turning around Low-Performing Schools: The Role of Online Learning

    Michael Corry & Angela Carlson-Bancroft

    Journal of Educators Online Vol. 11, No. 2 (May 2014)

    This review of the literature examines online learning as a core strategy for bold, dramatic curricular reform within transformational or turnaround models in improving low-performing K-12 schools.... More

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  7. School Finance and Technology: A Case Study Using Grid and Group Theory to Explore the Connections

    Stephoni Case & Edward L. Harris

    Educational Considerations Vol. 41, No. 2 (2014) pp. 33–42

    Using grid and group theory (Douglas 1982, 2011), the study described in this article examined the intersections of technology and school finance in four schools located in districts differing in... More

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  8. A structural equation model to analyse the antecedents to students’ web-based problem-solving performance

    Fan-Ray Kuo, Department of Information Management, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan 70, Lienhai Rd., Kaohsiung, 80424, Taiwan; Gwo-Jen Hwang, Graduate Institute of Digital Learning and Education, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, 43, Sec.4, Keelung Rd., Taipei, 106, Taiwan

    Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 31, No. 4 (Nov 01, 2015)

    Web-based problem-solving, a compound ability of critical thinking, creative thinking, reasoning thinking and information-searching abilities, has been recognised as an important competence for... More

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  9. Developing new teacher inquiry and criticality: The role of online discussions

    Adam Unwin

    British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 6 (Nov 01, 2015) pp. 1214–1222

    This work concerns the professional development of UK teachers in their first year of teaching. It is interested in how the online discussions (ODs) these teachers undertook as part of the Master... More

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  10. Making in-class skills training more effective: The scope for interactive videos to complement the delivery of practical pedestrian training

    James Hammond, Tom Cherrett & Ben Waterson

    British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 6 (Nov 01, 2015) pp. 1344–1353

    Skills and awareness of young pedestrians can be improved with on-street practical pedestrian training, often delivered in schools in the UK by local authorities with the intention of improving... More

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  11. Foundations of dynamic learning analytics: Using university student data to increase retention

    Sara Freitas de, David Gibson, Coert Du Plessis, Pat Halloran, Ed Williams, Matt Ambrose, Ian Dunwell & Sylvester Arnab

    British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 6 (Nov 01, 2015) pp. 1175–1188

    With digitisation and the rise of e-learning have come a range of computational tools and approaches that have allowed educators to better support the learners' experience in schools, colleges and ... More

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  12. Construction of a digital learning environment based on cloud computing

    Jihong Ding, Caiping Xiong & Huazhong Liu

    British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 6 (Nov 01, 2015) pp. 1367–1377

    Constructing the digital learning environment for ubiquitous learning and asynchronous distributed learning has opened up immense amounts of concrete research. However, current digital learning... More

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  13. Book Review–Online, Blended, and Distance Education: Building Successful Programs in Schools

    David Adelstein, Wayne State University, United States

    Journal of Online Learning Research Vol. 1, No. 2 (August 2015) pp. 241–245

    This article is a review of Online, Blended, and Distance Education: Building Successful Programs in School. This book gives a much-needed global overview on the current state of K-12 e-learning.... More

    pp. 241-245

  14. Measuring ICT use and contributing conditions in primary schools

    Ruben Vanderlinde, Koen Aesaert & Johan Braak van

    British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 5 (Sep 01, 2015) pp. 1056–1063

    Information and communication technology (ICT) use became of major importance for primary schools across the world as ICT has the potential to foster teaching and learning processes. ICT use is... More

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  15. Longitudinal data on the effectiveness of mathematics mini-games in primary education

    Marjoke Bakker, Marja Heuvel‐Panhuizen Van den & Alexander Robitzsch

    British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 5 (Sep 01, 2015) pp. 999–1004

    This paper describes a dataset consisting of longitudinal data gathered in the BRXXX project. The aim of the project was to investigate the effectiveness of online mathematics mini-games in... More

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  16. Integrating IWB use in Western PA K-12 schools Districts: The Professional Development Connection

    Yehuda Peled, Western Galilee and Ohalo academic colleges, Israel; Mandy Medvin & Linda Domanski, Westminster College, United States

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 26, No. 3 (July 2015) pp. 289–305

    "** Invited as a paper from SITE 2012**" This research examines teacher attitudes and fears about interactive whiteboard (IWB) use as related to perceived classroom implementation to enhance... More

    pp. 289-305

  17. Inclusive education in schools in rural areas

    J Callado Moreno, M Molina Jan, Eufrasio Prez Navo & Javier Rodrguez Moreno, Department Pedagogy, University of Jan, Spain

    Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research (NAER Journal) Vol. 4, No. 2 (Jul 15, 2015) pp. 107–114

    Since Spain decided to embark on the development of inclusive schooling, studies have taken place to see if the inclusive principle is being developed satisfactorily. Inclusive schooling implies... More

    pp. 107-114

  18. The effectiveness of a computer-assisted math learning program

    K. De Witte, C. Haelermans & N. Rogge

    Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 31, No. 4 (Aug 01, 2015) pp. 314–329

    Computer-assisted instruction (CAI) programs are considered as a way to improve learning outcomes of students. However, little is known on the schools who implement such programs as well as on the ... More

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  19. Fueling Chemical Engineering Concepts with Biodiesel production: A Professional Development Experience for K-12 Pre-service Teachers

    Anju Gupta, Texas A&M International University

    Journal of STEM Education Vol. 16, No. 1 (Jun 12, 2015)

    This one-day workshop for pre-service teachers was aimed at implementing a uniquely designed and ready-to-implement chemical engineering curriculum in K-12 coursework. This educational and... More

  20. Central practitioners’ developing legitimate peripheral participation in a community of practice for changing schools

    David Woo, University of Hong Kong

    Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 31, No. 2 (Jun 22, 2015)

    As new technologies continue to shape society, there has been a greater need for communities of practice to facilitate changing teaching and learning practices through technology in schools.... More

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