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Mathematics Education Research Journal Vol. 19, No. 1 (2007) pp. 89–106
This study implemented a multiplication program based on systematic practice, aimed at improving children's recall of basic multiplication facts. Four Year 5 classes were recruited to participate in the study. Two classes practised multiplication...
Demographic Distribution as an Influence on Course Content in Distance and Campus-Based TEFL Programmes
System: An International Journal of Educational Technology and Applied Linguistics Vol. 33, No. 2 (June 2005) pp. 341–352
This paper looks at the demographic distribution of campus and distance students of an MA TEFL/TESL course offered by a British University. An examination of the mother tongue of all students between 1994 and 2003 shows that non-native speakers on...
Educational Technology Vol. 26, No. 4 (1986) pp. 30–32
Describes a systematic model for determining equipment replacement budgets that can be adopted and used in any media center. This model uses a microcomputer spreadsheet program to provide figures for annual equipment replacement automatically. The...
Chemistry Education Research and Practice Vol. 9, No. 3 (2008) pp. 208–218
Even after repeated instruction, first year college chemistry students are often unable to apply stoichiometry knowledge to equilibrium and acid-base chemistry problems. The dynamic and interactive capabilities of online technology may facilitate...
Annual Meeting of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia 2010 (July 2010)
2009 was the final year of parallel implementation for Mathematical Methods Units 3 and 4 and Mathematical Methods (CAS) Units 3 and 4. From 2006-2009 there was a common technology-free short answer examination that covered the same function,...
Do ABC eBooks boost engagement and learning in preschoolers? An experimental study comparing eBooks with paper ABC and storybook controls
Computers & Education Vol. 82, No. 1 (2015) pp. 107–117
Alphabet books are an important instructional text used in early education. Advances in mobile technology have led to alphabet books of an electronic format with accompanying sound, animations, and interactive hot spots. This study investigates the...
A Multimodal Approach to Coding Discourse: Collaboration, Distributed Cognition, and Geometric Reasoning
International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Vol. 6, No. 2 (June 2011) pp. 253–278
Our research aims to identify children's communicative strategies when faced with the task of solving a geometric puzzle in CSCL contexts. We investigated how to identify and trace "distributed cognition" in problem-solving interactions based on...
Adolescent Peer Relationships and Behavior Problems Predict Young Adults' Communication on Social Networking Websites
Developmental Psychology Vol. 46, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 46–56
This study examined online communication on social networking web pages in a longitudinal sample of 92 youths (39 male, 53 female). Participants' social and behavioral adjustment was assessed when they were ages 13-14 years and again at ages 20-22...
An update on the status of interprofessional education and interprofessional prevention education in U.S. academic health centers
Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice Vol. 10, No. 1 (March 2018) pp. 61–66
A national study was conducted in 2010 that described the status of interprofessional education and interprofessional prevention education in the United States. This manuscript compares the results from the 2010 survey with those of an expanded...
Theory to Practice: From Pod casting to Wiki’s - Exploring the Potential of Current and Emerging Technologies in 21st Century Classrooms.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2244–2249
This session is designed to explore visions of the possible with regard to current and emerging technologies' potential in 21st century classrooms. The guiding question at the heart of this paper is: how can teacher educators identify, model and...
Topics: Networking Technologies
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 28, No. 4 (May 2012) pp. 628–640
Harvey and Evans (2003) have proposed that teachers’ emotional skills, as required in the classroom, can be organized into a five-dimensional model. Further research is necessary to validate this model and evaluate the importance of each dimension...
Erina L. MacGeorge; Scott R. Homan; John B. Dunning; David Elmore; Graham D. Bodie; Evans ; Sangeetha Khichadia; Steven M. Lichti
Journal of Computing in Higher Education Vol. 19, No. 2 (March 2008) pp. 25–46
Audience Response Technology (ART) has been widely adopted on college campuses, and prior research indicates that, on average, it receives positive evaluations from students. However, research has not yet examined how characteristics of students as...
Michael D. Cabana; Kathryn K. Slish; David Evans; Robert B. Mellins; Randall W. Brown; Xihong Lin; Niko Kaciroti; Noreen M. Clark
Health Education & Behavior Vol. 41, No. 5 (October 2014) pp. 509–517
Objective: We evaluated the effectiveness of a continuing medical education program, Physician Asthma Care Education, in improving pediatricians' asthma therapeutic and communication skills and patients' health care utilization for asthma. ...
Betsy J. Page; David L. Delmonico; Jacqueline Walsh; Nadene A. L'Amoreaux; Carrie Danninhirsh; Rebecca S. Thompson; Albert I. Ingram; Alan D. Evans
Journal for Specialists in Group Work Vol. 25, No. 2 (2000) pp. 133–45
Describes the process of setting up on-line support groups using The Palace, an Internet software that establishes a graphical room for the group. Describes the process of installing the software and illustrates operating it during the group....