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King’s University College
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2014 (Oct 20, 2014) pp. 278–292
This paper is a following up to one presented in 2010 at the AACE. Since 2009, the Apple iPhone and iPod touch have become an integral part of student learning experiences at Abilene Christian University (ACU), with all in-coming freshmen being...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 1889–1893
This paper is a follow-up to presentations made in 2010 and 2014. Since 2008, the Apple iOS devices have become an integral part of student learning experiences at Abilene Christian University (ACU), with all in-coming freshmen being required to...
Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship Vol. 24, No. 1 (2012) pp. 17–21
This article highlights a middle ground for academic publishing between formal peer-reviewed journals and informal blogging that we call "Small "p" Publishing." Having implemented and tested a publishing network that illustrates this middle ground,...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 43, No. 2 (2010) pp. 259–273
The purpose of this case study was to determine if learning occurred within a 3D virtual learning environment by determining if elements of collaboration and Nonaka and Takeuchi's (1995) knowledge spiral were present. A key portion of this research...
Using Digital Learning Objects to Introduce Students to the Nature of Models and the Nature of Matter
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 30, No. 4 (October 2011) pp. 355–387
This article reports a subset of findings from a larger study centered on designing a series of six digital learning objects to help Grade 5 (age 10-12) students begin to consider the nature of models (understood as the physical or mental...
Creating Digital Learning Objects to Introduce Grade 5 Students to the Nature of Models and the Particle Nature of Matter
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) p. 2034
This session reports on a series of five digital learning objects (DLOs) created by the presenters to introduce Grade 5 (ages 10-12) students to the nature of models, the particle nature of matter, and particle explanations for physical change. ...
Guiding Age 10-11 Students to Notice the Salient Features of Physical Change Models in Chemistry Digital Learning Objects
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 34, No. 1 (January 2015) pp. 5–39
This paper focuses on one Grade 5 class (9 females; 9 males) who worked in student-pairs to view five digital learning object (DLO) lessons created by the authors and meant to introduce students to the nature of models, the particle nature of matter,...
Assessment of Multiple Physician Competencies in Postgraduate Training: Utility of the Structured Oral Examination
Advances in Health Sciences Education Vol. 16, No. 5 (December 2011) pp. 569–577
Competency based medical education involves assessing physicians-in-training in multiple roles. Training programs are challenged by the need to introduce appropriate yet feasible assessment methods. We therefore examined the utility of a structured...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 16, No. 1 (January 2005) pp. 31–49
Several Canadian Universities and colleges have been working together for years to build web accessible computer-based applets to help students learn physics concepts. This paper reports the findings from an evaluative study on the effectiveness of...
Beyond "Inert" Ideas to Teaching General Chemistry from Rich Contexts: Visualizing the Chemistry of Climate Change (VC3)
Peter G. Mahaffy; Thomas A. Holme; Leah Martin-Visscher; Brian E. Martin; Ashley Versprille; Mary Kirchhoff; Lallie McKenzie; Marcy Town
Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 94, No. 8 (2017) pp. 1027–1035
As one approach to moving beyond transmitting "inert" ideas to chemistry students, we use the term "teaching from rich contexts" to describe implementations of case studies or context-based learning based on systems thinking that ...
Transforming higher education and student engagement through collaborative review to inform educational design
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 30, No. 6 (Dec 17, 2014)
This paper reports on staff perceptions arising from a review process designed to assist staff in making informed decisions regarding educational design, approaches to engage students in learning, and the technology to support engagement in the...