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Drawing a Roadmap: Barriers and Challenges to Designing the Ideal Virtual World for Higher Education
EDUCAUSE Review Vol. 43, No. 5 (2008) pp. 64–66
The goal of this article is to draw a roadmap for designing an "ideal" virtual world for higher education, pointing decision-makers in a general direction for implementing virtual worlds and noting various barriers along the way. When using a...
Comparing Student Assessments and Perceptions of Online and Face-to-Face Versions of an Introductory Linguistics Course
Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks Vol. 19, No. 2 (March 2015)
This article examines the issue of whether linguistics is better suited for a face-to-face (F2F) environment than an online teaching environment. Specifically, it examines assessment scores and student perceptions of the effectiveness of an...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 6516–6523
Many software systems would significantly improve performance if they could adapt to the emotional state of the user, for example if e-learning and electronic commerce systems, ATM's and ticketing machines could recognise when users were confused,...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 7267–7273
This paper introduces an operating system virtual machine platform for deploying an e-learning environment. Managed e-learning environments are often web based and rely on a browser to minimize configuration on the client machine, however even in...
Journal of the American Society for Information Science Vol. 48, No. 6 (1997) pp. 484–95
This study compared face-to-face seminars with asynchronous computer conferencing in the same information management class to determine if computer supported co-operative learning (CSCL) could maintain learning quality and if computer mediated...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 691–692
In 2002 the British Educational Communications Technology Agency (BECTA) commissioned an evaluation of a pilot project of two models of on-line Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for Science teachers in Secondary schools. The conduct of the...
Mary Webb; Megan Tracey; William Harwin; Ozan Tokatli; Faustina Hwang; Ros Johnson; Natasha Barrett; Chris Jones
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017 (Mar 05, 2017) pp. 927–935
This paper discusses the rationales and design considerations for developing the use of haptics (virtual touch) for learning aspects of cell biology in secondary schools. The paper considers issues in understanding concepts in cell biology and how a ...
How Do Students Use Their Mobile Devices to Support Learning? A Case Study from an Australian Regional University
Helen Farley; Angela Murphy; Chris Johnson; Brad Carter; Michael Lane; Warren Midgley; Abdul Hafeez-Baig; Stijn Dekeyser; Andy Koronios
Journal of Interactive Media in Education Vol. 2015, No. 1 (2015)
Though universities are eager to leverage the potential of mobile learning to provide learning flexibly, most balk at the cost of providing students with mobile hardware. The practice of "bring your own device" (BYOD) is often mooted as a...
Matthew B. Pontifex; Steven P. Broglio; Eric S. Drollette; Mark R. Scudder; Chris R. Johnson; Phillip M. O'Connor; Charles H. Hillman
Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport Vol. 83, No. 4 (December 2012) pp. 553–559
We assessed the extent to which failures in sustained attention were associated with chronic mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) deficits in cognitive control among college-age young adults with and without a history of sport-related concussion....
Louanne Smolin; Kimberly Lawless; Chris Dede; Steve Jones; Camille Johnson-Yale; Francisco Seoane Perez; Jessica Schuler; James W. Pellegrino; Susan R. Goldman; Meryl Bertenthal; Kimberly Lawless; Charalambos Vrasidas; Gene V. Glass; Geneva D. Haertel; Barbara Means; William Penuel; Hilary Goldmann; Mark Warschauer; Sharon Tettegah; Eun Won Whang; Nakia Collins; Kona Taylor; Olga A. Vasquez; Nicholas C. Burbules
Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education Vol. 106, No. 2 (October 2007) pp. 1–218
There is little dispute that technology has transformed people's everyday lives. People shop online, download news in their iPods, communicate via text and video, take digital photos, and conduct all manner of personal and professional business via...