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Journal of Educational Technology Systems Vol. 31, No. 4 (2003) pp. 441–461
This study examined the effects of a Web site design project on students' motivation and achievement. Tenth-grade biology students worked together in teams on an ecology project that required them to locate relevant information on the Internet,...
(2010) pp. 1–149
The primary purpose of this study is to determine how students are impacted by the use of Classroom Response System (CRS) technology. This research explores the nature of the outcomes experienced by students and their perceptions on the leading...
Journal of Educational Technology Systems Vol. 30, No. 3 (2002) pp. 271–291
The purpose of this study was to provide recommendations to teachers who are interested in implementing Internet inquiry projects. Four classes of ninth-and tenth-grade honors students (N = 100) participated in an Internet inquiry project in which...
The impact of integrating Quality and Safety Education for Nurses' safety competency in first-year associate degree nursing students
Teaching and Learning in Nursing Vol. 8, No. 4 (October 2013) pp. 140–146
The purpose of this pilot project was to integrate Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) safety competency teaching strategies in first-semester associate degree in nursing (ADN) students and evaluate student learning outcomes. A pretest...
Economics of Education Review Vol. 37, No. 1 (December 2013) pp. 148–164
Over the last decade many districts implemented performance pay incentives to reward teachers for improving student achievement. Economic theory suggests that these programs could alter teacher work effort, cooperation, and retention. Because...
Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology Vol. 8, No. 3 (2010) pp. 915–944
Introduction: The MUSIC Model of Academic Motivation consists of psychological components (i.e., empowerment, usefulness, success, interest, and caring) that have been derived from research and theory as ones that are critical to student engagement ...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 20, No. 2 (1999) pp. 169–87
Surveys 117 English teachers to determine their current essay grading practices and their preferences for receiving and using computer ratings. Almost all of the teachers reported that they would use computer ratings to provide feedback to students. ...
Economics of Education Review Vol. 54, No. 1 (October 2016) pp. 155–172
For policymakers aiming to alter the migratory patterns of skilled labor, one potential tool involves subsidizing higher education. We present new evidence on the effects of merit aid scholarship programs – programs that offer partial or full...
Mentoring Alternative Certification Teachers: Implementing an Online Collaborative Consultation Community
Journal of the National Association for Alternative Certification Vol. 2, No. 2 (2007) pp. 23–34
Online discussion boards have the potential to provide significant support to beginning teachers; thus, we designed an online collaborative consultation community to provide mentor support to university students enrolled in an alternative...
The Effects of Social Relationships, Writing Media, and Microgenetic Development on First-Grade Students' Written Narratives
American Educational Research Journal Vol. 33, No. 3 (1996) pp. 691–718
Studied effects of social relationships, writing media, and microgenetic development on written narratives with 20 first graders in a within-subjects design. Results show that narratives composed with a word processor are lexically denser and more...
Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning Vol. 32, No. 6 (2000) pp. 32–33
Australia has granted degrees to off-campus students for years. Presents three mistaken premises upon which much of American arguments against distance education are based: educational quality should be compared with something approximating ideal,...
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 24, No. 2 (April 2008) pp. 90–102
In this paper, we explore the idea of weak ties in networked learning. We go back to the original conception of the strength of weak ties and relate this to Bakhtin and a dialogic understanding of networked learning. These theoretical ideas are...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 27, No. 1 (2018) pp. 1–29
As science grows in complexity, science teachers face an increasing challenge of helping students interpret models that represent complex science systems. Little is known about how teachers select and use models when planning lessons. This mixed...
Exploring the complex relations between achievement emotions and self-regulated learning behaviors in online learning
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 15, No. 3 (June 2012) pp. 170–175
Online learning continues to grow, but there is limited empirical research on the personal factors that influence success in online contexts. This investigation addresses this research gap by exploring the relations between several discrete...
Comparative analysis of visitors' experiences and knowledge acquisition between a 3Dimensional online and a real-world art museum tour
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 24, No. 1 (January 2015) pp. 5–22
"** Invited as a paper from EdMedia 2013 **" This paper discusses a study conducted in the fall of 2011 and the spring of 2012 which explored the use of existing 3D virtual environment technologies by bringing a selected permanent museum exhibit...
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 32, No. 2 (2018) pp. 96–112
Full-time virtual schooling is a growing alternative to traditional schools, although it is an option still unknown to many students. The ability to inform students through marketing is thus foundational to the success of virtual schools. Using a...
Career Development for Exceptional Individuals Vol. 22, No. 2 (1999) pp. 251–66
Discusses development of microcomputer applications for teacher preparation and describes how transition-related curricula can be enhanced through multimedia Web-based technologies. An online module using case-method instruction is described which...
Journal of Secondary Gifted Education Vol. 5, No. 4 (1994) pp. 60–66
This paper offers suggestions for providing accelerative opportunities for rural gifted students. Guidance is provided on overcoming local barriers and the chronic lack of sufficient resources in rural areas. Strategies incorporating...
Comparing the effectiveness and knowledge acquisition between a 3D virtual and a traditional museum exhibit
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 1707–1710
This paper presents results from a joint research project sponsored by the University of North Texas and Autonomous University of the State of Mexico that examined the effectiveness and knowledge acquisition between a traditional museum experience...
Library Cooperation and the Development of the North Carolina Information Network (NCIN): From the Great Depression Years to 1992
North Carolina Libraries Vol. 60, No. 4 (2002) pp. 86–102
Presents a history of library cooperation and technological advancement in North Carolina libraries from the Depression years to the early 1990s. Discusses early library cooperation and development of the North Carolina Information Network (NCIN)....
Journal of Computer-Based Instruction Vol. 9, No. 3 (1983) pp. 108–14
Discusses the key characteristics of clinical simulation, some developmental foundations, two current research studies, and some implications for the future of health science education. Investigations of the effects of computer-based simulation...
Jerry D. Jones; William D. Staats; Noel Bowling; Robert D. Bickel; Michael L. Cunningham; Connie Cadle
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 37, No. 2 (2005) pp. 177–195
We were asked by Merit Software to conduct a quasi-experimental research study to evaluate the effects of its reading software on middle school students. Because the No Child Left Behind Act emphasizes the importance of evidence-based interventions...
Pre-Enrollment Considerations of Undergraduate Wheelchair Users and Their Post-Enrollment Transitions
Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability Vol. 28, No. 1 (2015) pp. 57–72
The purpose of this study was to examine the pre-enrollment considerations of undergraduate wheelchair users (i.e., the decision to attend college, college selection factors) and their post-enrollment transitions (i.e., adjustments from high school...
Using Open-Source, 3D Printable Optical Hardware to Enhance Student Learning in the Instrumental Analysis Laboratory
Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 95, No. 4 (2018) pp. 672–677
Additive manufacturing (3D printing) is a technology with near-unlimited potential for the chemical educator. However, its adoption into higher education has been limited by the dual requirements of expertise in 3D printing and 3D computer-aided...
Journal of Further and Higher Education Vol. 33, No. 4 (November 2009) pp. 473–481
In this paper we discuss an approach to the teaching of information technology law to higher education computing students that attempts to prepare them for professional computing practice. As information technology has become ubiquitous its...
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education Vol. 34, No. 1 (January 2015) pp. 131–151
In recent years increased attention has been placed on physical education teachers' use of technology. To date little research has been disseminated regarding the strategies physical education teacher education (PETE) programs are employing to...
Journal of Technology Education Vol. 25, No. 1 (2013) pp. 70–81
Enrollment in technology education at the college level has been declining, so it is becoming essential for technology teacher educators to investigate ways to increase the enrollment in their programs. Technology teacher educators are exploring the ...
International Journal of Information and Learning Technology Vol. 34, No. 5 (2017) pp. 428–438
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine a cohort of educators' perspectives of a semester-long maker-based university course. Design/methodology/approach: This qualitative study utilized participants' weekly and end-of-semester written...
Outcomes of an immersive pilot faculty development program for interprofessional facilitation: A mixed methods study
Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice Vol. 1, No. 3 (December 2015) pp. 83–89
To describe the impact of a faculty development program on faculty's confidence and ability to facilitate interprofessional learning.Faculty members from the Colleges of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (n = 12) participated in a training program for...
Journal of Teacher Education Vol. 54, No. 4 (2003) pp. 311–20
Examined the use of online collaborative consultation in providing social, emotional, practical, and professional support to beginning teachers. Beginning and experienced teachers and teacher educators communicated via an email list over 6 months....
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 2512–2515
The intention of this paper is to present some of the activities and learning tours that have been designed for professionals in education and that are taking place in different museums in the United States, and notice that most of these tours can...
Intervention That Adds Up: The Impact of Merit Software on Standardized Achievement Test Scores of Middle School Students
Journal on School Educational Technology Vol. 2, No. 1 (2006) pp. 47–53
The "No Child Left Behind" Act mandated the need for research-based interventions to increase and to improve learning and achievement for all youngsters. Research in computer-based instruction and intervention for learning basic skills and ...
Effects of Extensive Engagement with Computer-Based Reading and Language Arts Instructional Software on Reading Achievement for Sixth Graders
Journal on School Educational Technology Vol. 6, No. 1 (2010) pp. 60–69
K-12 school practitioners and schools administrators need reliable results about the effects of instructional technology products as they strive to meet achievement compliance levels in politically accountable local and national contexts in the U.S. ...
Preservice and Early Career Teachers' Preconceptions and Misconceptions about Making in Education
Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education Vol. 34, No. 1 (2018) pp. 31–42
This qualitative study examined preservice and early career teachers' preconceptions and misconceptions about making in education. Eighty-two preservice and early career teachers participated in brief, one-time maker workshops, then wrote...
Applied Psychological Measurement Vol. 28, No. 3 (2004) pp. 147–164
A multiple-form structure (MFS) is an ordered collection or network of testlets (i.e., sets of items). An examinee's progression through the network of testlets is dictated by the correctness of an examinee's answers, thereby adapting the test to...
Journal of Astronomy & Earth Sciences Education Vol. 2, No. 1 (2015) pp. 1–16
Accommodating the planetarium experience to members of the deaf or hard-of-hearing community has often created situations that are either disruptive to the rest of the audience or provide an insufficient accommodation. To address this issue, we...
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 20, No. 1 (2006) pp. 39–50
The U.S. Army has been conducting a variety of management education programs for commissioned officers. In both its traditional and its new distance education programs, the Army has established a goal of improving critical thinking and reasoning...
Selected Research and Development Presentations at the National Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) Sponsored by the Research and Theory Division 1998 (February 1998)
Instructional Research Online (InTRO) was established in 1994 as a repository of research papers, media, and other artifacts related to research in instructional technology. The World Wide Web site (http://intro.base.org) includes sections on...
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 99, No. 1 (January 2005) pp. 40–54
This study used verbal protocol analysis to examine the behavior of an individual with visual impairment using a self-voicing application to find information on the World Wide Web. The results indicated that executing actions (such as typing or...
Transforming health care education to address social determinants of health: The 2014 hot spotters student program
Scott B. Harpin; Jeff Druck; Allison Schroeder; Carla W. Favaro; Rich McLean; Jennifer Wiler; Christine D. Jones; Roberta Capp
Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice Vol. 5, No. 1 (December 2016) pp. 33–36
We describe an interdisciplinary community-academic program that teaches students how to assess and address social determinants of health (SDH) and population health for patients using the emergency department (ED).Twelve students from multiple...
Facilitating Technology-Enhanced Problem-based Learning (PBL) in the Middle School Classroom: An Examination of How and Why Teachers Adapt
Peggy A. Ertmer; Krista D. Glazewski; Donna Jones; Anne Ottenbreit-Leftwich; Yuksel Goktas; Kelly Collins; Aslihan Kocaman
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 20, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 35–54
Despite the challenges inherent in adopting problem-based learning (PBL) in the middle school classroom, successful PBL teachers are able to find suitable solutions. In this exploratory study we examined the perceptions and practices of five...
Distance Education Vol. 31, No. 2 (August 2010) pp. 175–192
In this article we share our experiences of a large-scale five-year innovative programme to introduce mobile learning into health and social care (H&SC) practice placement learning and assessment that bridges the divide between the university...
Christopher D. Wilson; Frieda Reichsman; Karen Mutch-Jones; April Gardner; Lisa Marchi; Susan Kowalski; Trudi Lord; Chad Dorsey
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 27, No. 4 (2018) pp. 285–305
Research-based digital games hold great potential to be effective tools in supporting next-generation science learning. However, as with all instructional materials, teachers significantly influence their implementation and contribute to their...
R. Ferguson; T. Coughlan; K. Egelandsda; M. Gaved; C. Herodotou; G. Hillaire; D. Jones; I. Jowers; A. Kukulska-Hulme; P. McAndrew; K. Misiejuk; I.J. Ness; B. Rienties; E. Scanlon; M. Sharples; B. Wasson; M. Weller; D. Whitelock
(2019) pp. 1–45
This series of reports explores new forms of teaching, learning, and assessment for an interactive world, to guide teachers and policy makers in productive innovation. This seventh report proposes ten innovations that are already in currency but...
R. Ferguson; T. Coughlan; K. Egelandsdal; M. Gaved; C. Herodotou; G. Hillaire; D. Jones; I. Jowers; A. Kukulska-Hulme; P. McAndrew; K. Misiejuk; K. Misiejuk; I.J. Ness; B. Rienties; E. Scanlon; M. Sharples; B. Wasson; M. Weller; D. Whitelock
(2019) pp. 2–42
This series of reports explores new forms of teaching, learning, and assessment for an interactive world, to guide teachers and policy makers in productive innovation. This seventh report proposes ten that are already in currency but have not yet...
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...
The Genomics Education Partnership: Successful Integration of Research into Laboratory Classes at a Diverse Group of Undergraduate Institutions
Christopher D. Shaffer; Consuelo Alvarez; Cheryl Bailey; Daron Barnard; Satish Bhalla; Chitra Chandrasekaran; Vidya Chandrasekaran; Hui-Min Chung; Douglas R. Dorer; Chunguang Du; Todd T. Eckdahl; Jeff L. Poet; Donald Frohlich; Anya L. Goodman; Yuying Gosser; Charles Hauser; Laura L. M. Hoopes; Diana Johnson; Christopher J. Jones; Marian Kaehler; Nighat Kokan; Olga R. Kopp; Gary A. Kuleck; Gerard McNeil; Robert Moss; Jennifer L. Myka; Alexis Nagengast; Robert Morris; Paul J. Overvoorde; Elizabeth Shoop; Susan Parrish; Kelynne Reed; E Gloria Regisford; Dennis Revie; Anne G. Rosenwald; Ken Saville; Stephanie Schroeder; Mary Shaw; Gary Skuse; Christopher Smith; Mary Smith; Eric P. Spana; Mary Spratt; Joyce Stamm; Jeff S. Thompson; Matthew Wawersik; Barbara A. Wilson; Jim Youngblom; Wilson Leung; Jeremy Buhler; Elaine R. Mardis; David Lopatto; Sarah C. R. Elgin
CBE - Life Sciences Education Vol. 9, No. 1 (2010) pp. 55–69
Genomics is not only essential for students to understand biology but also provides unprecedented opportunities for undergraduate research. The goal of the Genomics Education Partnership (GEP), a collaboration between a growing number of colleges...