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Association for Learning Technology Journal Vol. 7, No. 3 (1999) pp. 87–100
Describes the development and implementation of a Web interface to existing computer-based learning materials in an attempt to enhance the student learning experience. Discusses action research, which includes collaboration, in the fields of law and ...
Art Education Vol. 53, No. 1 (2000) pp. 18–24
Discusses the development of a multimedia CD-ROM that would help teachers address the "Evaluating and Appreciating" aspect of the Scottish Guidelines for 5-14 Expressive Arts. Focuses on a pilot study that aimed to determine whether the software...
International Journal of Educational Management Vol. 21, No. 1 (2007) pp. 68–77
Purpose: This paper seeks to engage in an examination of "Quality in Business Education" (the QUBE project) with a specific brief to examine student involvement in the quality process. Design/methodology/approach: The work was carried out in...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1996 (1996) pp. 564–568
The paper examines each of these areas in turn and gives an overview of the development of the pilot package and of the teacher and pupil evaluations currently being undertaken in a number of schools in Scotland. The paper concludes by suggesting...
Economics of Education Review Vol. 29, No. 2 pp. 301–317
This paper provides detailed evidence regarding the nature of selection into a school voucher system. We use micro-data on scholarship applications matched with state student-level records on test scores, schools attended, and demographic background ...
Computers and Composition Vol. 25, No. 3 pp. 323–340
This article focuses on Ink, a Multiplayer Online Game (MOG) being developed at Michigan State University. The design of Ink reflects the developers’ understanding of writing pedagogy and rhetorical theory. Ink allows players to enter into complex...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 2066–2073
Classroom teachers uncomfortable with computers often need more than the traditional one-day workshop to overcome their reluctance to integrate technology into their curriculum. The School of Education at the University of Massachusetts, along with...
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 106–112
OWL (Online Web-based Learning) is an electronic learning environment developed for General Chemistry and currently being adopted by other disciplines. Basic OWL provides a powerful, web-based electronic homework model used by thousands of students...
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 410–415
An electronic learning environment manages homework assignments for more than 3,000 students in large enrollment courses at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Originally developed to fulfill a critical need in the Chemistry Department, the...
The Effect of Web-Based Homework on Test Performance in Large Enrollment Introductory Physics Courses
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 21, No. 3 (2002) pp. 229–251
This study compares the effect of web-based homework (WBH) and paper-and-pencil homework (PPH) on student achievement as measured by exam performance. Various offerings of two large introductory physics sequences were examined over a three-year...
Medical Teacher Vol. 23, No. 1 (2001) pp. 16–23
In the future, virtual reality technology based initially on data from Visible Human Data sets will provide the majority of simulation-based training. Indicates that evidence-based outcomes must show these systems to be effective instruments for...
Effects on Student Achievement in General Chemistry following Participation in an Online Preparatory Course: ChemPrep, a Voluntary, Self-Paced, Online Introduction to Chemistry
Beatrice Botch; Roberta Day; William Vining; Barbara Stewart; Kenneth Rath; Alan Peterfreund; David Hart
Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 84, No. 3 (March 2007) pp. 547–553
ChemPrep was developed to be a stand-alone preparatory short-course to help students succeed in general chemistry. It is Web-based and delivered using the OWL system. Students reported that the ChemPrep materials (short information pages,...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 648–652
This project builds on a growing partnership between Frontier Regional / Union #38 School Districts, the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, with a nationally recognized historical Museum and library, and the Center for Computer Based...
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 57–64
AnimalWatch is a mathematics tutor with enhanced adaptive feedback precisely tailored to girls' instructional needs. Three evaluation studies with fifth grade students support our hypothesis that adaptive feedback is beneficial to girls' math...
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 565–570
Mathematics training is essential for participation in science and engineering careers, yet many students, especially girls, dislike and avoid math, and are therefore unprepared for university science majors and graduate programs. The goal of this...
Julia M. Kim; Randall W. Hill; Paula J. Durlach; H Chad Lane; Eric Forbell; Mark Core; Stacy Marsella; David Pynadath; John Hart
International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education Vol. 19, No. 3 (2009) pp. 289–308
Negotiation skills are essential in everyday life, whether in a professional or personal context. Negotiation enables two parties to address misunderstandings and avoid conflicts through an exchange that depends as much on the interpersonal skills...