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Teaching English in the Two-Year College Vol. 30, No. 3 (2003) pp. 239–47
Considers how the ability for self-direction is one principle of lifelong learning, but the reality that students are at various stages of dependence means that online teachers need to recognize the variety of learners present in their online...
Teaching English in the Two-Year College Vol. 33, No. 4 (May 2006) pp. 430–444
The online IPJ (Interactive Portfolio Journal), open to the individual student and the teacher but not to the whole class, allows online discussion to draw from both public and private voices, and productively uses the traditional focus on...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 279–288
STEAMiE is an educational game engine developed by Ohio University for an NSF-GK-12 program called STEAM (Science and Technology Enhancement for Appalachian Middle-schoolers). The engine is designed to allow developers to create a variety of...
Impact of Technology Based Instruction on Speech Competency and Presentation Confidence Levels of Hispanic College Students
Research in Higher Education Journal Vol. 24 (2014)
One of the main goals of universities is to graduate students who are capable and competent in competing in the workforce. As presentational communication skills are critical in today's job market, Hispanic university students need to be trained to...
MOVIEDUC: An Application To Support User Mobility In The Distance Learning Plataform Of The University Of Colima
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 4105–4106
The University of Colima has always been committed to the community both academic and general to provide technological and pedagogical resources that support the development of new technologies in the distance learning area that avoid students with...
Computers & Education Vol. 59, No. 2 (September 2012) pp. 653–660
This study explores the relationship between students’ extracurricular experiences online and their performance on the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), focusing specifically on students’ competence in digital reading. The study...
Ma. Alejandra Rocha Silva; Ana Isabel Zermeño Flores; Juan Contreras-Castillo; Ricardo Acosta-Diaz; Erick Velazquez-Godinez
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 6861–6866
Citizens around the world live and use ICT's everyday, which requires them to develop skills and knowledge to interact with technology. This becomes more evident in the most developed countries such as the United States, Canada and France among...
Juan Contreras-Castillo; Ricardo Acosta-Díaz; Silvia Berenice Fajardo Flores; Norma Barón Ramírez; JRG Pulido; José Manuel García Quintero; Jorge Nezahualcoyotl Mendoza Gutiérrez; Luis Arturo Godinez Macías
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 2427–2431
E-government refers to the use of information technologies to provide services to citizens and residents of a country or state, and it has been implemented in several countries, promoting efficiency in processes which used to be time-consuming. In...
Ricardo Acosta-Diaz; Juan Contreras-Castillo; María Andrade Aréchiga; Ma Alejandra Rocha Silva; María Estela González Arellano; Pedro Damián-Reyes; JRG Pulido; Erika M. Ramos-Michel; Silvia Berenice Fajardo Flores
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1985–1991
Collaboration is the preferred style of learning among children. As a result, there has been a lot of research and development to provide computer materials that are interactive and engaging. Unfortunately, reading scores in Mexico have consistently ...