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English Language Learning through Animation of Scripted Conversations: Groundwork for a Pilot Project
Global Learn 2016 (Apr 28, 2016) pp. 17–20
This presentation lays groundwork for establishing a project aimed at providing a means for English language learners to move from standard workbook-based cloze exercises to developing integrated language skills practice by the creation of short...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 17, No. 1 (2018) pp. 1–10
Affordances of Facebook for enhancing communities of practice are often overlooked in studies highlighting the role of social networking in the English as a foreign language context of Korea. Taking this into account, the purpose behind this study...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 24, No. 4 (Oct 06, 2005) pp. 357–366
For over a decade, the authors have been involved in a design theory experiment providing software for high school students preparing for the descriptive question on the Advanced Placement (AP) Chemistry Exam. Since 1997, the software has been...
Topics: testing, Distance Education, Cognition, k-12, education, research, web-based learning, Assessment, on-line, online education, Internet, Science, Science, problem solving, eLearning, Science Education, online teaching, Teaching Methods, intelligent tutoring systems, Learning Management Systems, Research Methods
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 15, No. 2 (1997) pp. 161–72
Junior level secondary students (n=500) in Botswana and Lesotho responded to a questionnaire to paint a picture of student perceptions of science and technology. The attitudes of the students toward the two subjects and the impact they have had on...
Development of a Multimedia Software System for Teaching English as a Foreign Language to South Korean University Students
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 1650–1655
An empirical project aiming to assess the value and effectiveness of utilizing the English inherent within the native vernacular as a means for developing linguistic competence of students within mandatory EFL courses in a Korean university English...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 4008–4017
Advances in freely available on-line Geographic Information Systems (GIS) open the possibility of using maps to create interactive E-learning activities. We have created a reusable learning object that combines the visual appeal of maps with the...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 9, No. 3 (2000) pp. 207–11
Indicates the importance of journaling for student teachers to reflect upon the nature of the teaching experience and the increasing of student and supervising teacher communication by e-mail. Describes flexible strategies using a personal digital...
Journal of Extension Vol. 38, No. 3 (1983) pp. 6–10
Describes an attempt to supplement an advertising curriculum with two marketing and media software suppliers. (HOD)
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 3399–3404
This paper discusses new features and the pedagogical implications of the integrated mapping and blogging (MapBlog) learning object developed at Empire State College. This interactive learning object follows previous work by the last two authors...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 5492–5500
Abstract. In this paper, we will discuss the planning, pedagogy, development, creation of an integrated “mapping and blogging (MapBlog)” learning object. They will discuss the theoretical framework behind the development as well as its implications. ...
Topics: Learning Objects
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 21, No. 2 (2002) pp. 183–201
Since 1997, the World Wide Web (WWW or Web) has been used to enhance the performance of students on the Advanced Placement (AP) exam by providing a web site dedicated to the descriptive portion of the exam. This web site provides repeatable testing...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 10, No. 4 (2001) pp. 283–85
Introduces a web site designed to teach descriptive chemistry through testing. (YDS)
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 25, No. 4 (October 2006) pp. 373–391
This study investigated the impact of virtual manipulatives on first grade students' academic achievement as well as on student attitudes, behaviors, and interactions. Thirty-one first grade students were randomly assigned to either a treatment or...
International Journal on E-Learning
Much has been written about modified traditional techniques for an online environment. Little research has been reported concerning the development of unique assessment strategies for online students, however. Especially with regards to the role of...
Journal of Biological Education Vol. 45, No. 3 (2011) pp. 136–142
The aim of this research is to develop principles for a pedagogy of risk in socio-scientific issues. Risk is challenging to teach because of its contested conceptual basis incorporating epistemic and non-epistemic values, its situated nature and its ...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 3, No. 2 (2004) pp. 28–31
Much has been written about modified traditional techniques for an online environment. However, little research has been reported concerning the development of unique assessment strategies for online students; especially with regards to the role of...
Non-graduate teacher recruitment and retention: some factors affecting teacher effectiveness in Tanzania
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 18, No. 6 pp. 637–652
Since students generally perform better if taught by well qualified, trained and motivated teachers, recruiting better qualified young people is a prerequisite to improving the quality of educational provision. Ongoing economic reforms in Tanzania...
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research Vol. 41, No. 4 (1998) pp. 744–52
This study examined word level intelligibility differences between DECTalk and MacinTalk speech synthesizers using the Modified Rhyme Test in an open format transcription task. Three groups of listeners participated: inexperienced listeners, speech...
Computers & Education Vol. 30, No. 1 (1998) pp. 61–65
Increasing numbers of schools are connecting to the Internet and, as a consequence of this, there is a growing demand from schools for information on how to make effective use of this resource. However, it is an area in which very few teachers have...
Diane S. Rohlman; David A. Eckerman; Tammara A. Ammerman; Heather L. Fercho; Christine A. Lundeen; Carrie Blomquist; W Kent Anger
Journal of Organizational Behavior Management Vol. 24, No. 3 (2005) pp. 1–26
Participants received different amounts of information in either a cTRAIN computer-based instruction (CBI) program or in a booklet format, presented before or concurrently with interactive questions about the information. An interactive CBI...