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(2008) pp. 1–178
The gender and ethnicity of students have been shown to specifically affect teacher expectations of students in real-life classrooms. As part of a Multi User Virtual environment (MUVE), people socially interact via avatars which have the capability...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 7, No. 1 (2008) pp. 5–17
Although lecture and lab courses are commonly used in higher education, there are potential problems with this format. However, technology is presenting new opportunities for teaching such a type of a course. This study explores the changes in the...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 61, No. 6 (2017) pp. 550–559
Online education has grown over the last ten years and with it has been an increase in diverse learners. In an effort to understand how online teachers meet the needs of diverse learners, researchers surveyed teachers in two cyber schools. 118...
Journal of Educational Research Vol. 107, No. 3 (2014) pp. 209–216
Research indicates that in traditional public schools the subjective well-being of students and parents varies by gender, race, and special education status. Prior studies suggest that general education students are more satisfied with their...
A Comparison of the Degree of Student Satisfaction Using a Simulation or a Traditional Wet Lab to Teach Physical Properties of Ice
Journal of Food Science Education Vol. 14, No. 1 (January 2015) pp. 24–29
It is often difficult to offer food chemistry students traditional, hands-on laboratory experiences due to lack of funds for equipment, insufficient laboratory space, or the nature of distance education. A traditional wet laboratory exercise was...
Philip G. Crandall; Robert K. Engler; Dennis E. Beck; Susan A. Killian; Corliss A. O'Bryan; Nathan Jarvis; Clausen
Journal of Food Science Education Vol. 14, No. 1 (January 2015) pp. 18–23
One of the most pressing issues for many land grant institutions is the ever increasing cost to build and operate wet chemistry laboratories. A partial solution is to develop computer-based teaching modules that take advantage of animation, web...
Student-Centered and Dynamic Interfaces that Enrich Technical Learning for Online Science Learners: A Review of the Literature
Susan A. Killian; Dennis E. Beck; Corliss A. O'Bryan; Nathan Jarvis; Edgar C. Clausen; Philip G. Crandall
Journal of Food Science Education Vol. 13, No. 3 (July 2014) pp. 47–56
Communicating complex scientific and technical information presents a challenge for food science educators. The most efficient learning occurs when all senses are engaged, one reason that many educators believe that scientific principles are best...