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Kappa Delta Pi Record Vol. 47, No. 2 (2011) pp. 88–90
Classroom Web sites have the potential to support and enhance student learning by targeting 21st century skills, such as collaboration among teachers, students, parents, and other teachers, media literacy, and interpersonal and self-directional...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 54, No. 4 (July 2010) pp. 28–33
This paper focuses primarily on the integration of Web 2.0 technologies into social studies education. It documents how various Web 2.0 tools can be utilized in the social studies context to support and enhance teaching and learning. For the...
The Use of Alternative Social Networking Sites in Higher Educational Settings: A Case Study of the E-Learning Benefits of Ning in Education
Journal of Interactive Online Learning Vol. 9, No. 2 (2010) pp. 151–170
Distance education as a primary means of instruction is expanding significantly at the college and university level. Simultaneously, the growth of social networking sites (SNS) including Facebook, LinkedIn, and MySpace is also rising among today's...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 53, No. 6 (November 2009) pp. 49–55
Over the last ten years, the emergence of 1:1 programs has grown increasingly in popularity. More and more schools are implementing 1:1 programs as a means for increasing student achievement and performance. In fact, few modern educational...
Student Traits and Attributes Contributing to Success in Online Courses: Evaluation of University Online Courses
Journal of Interactive Online Learning Vol. 2, No. 3
The purpose of this study was to examine the roles self-efficacy, specifically technology self-efficacy and distance education self-efficacy, and self-regulation play in students' learning via distance education. This study examines a system for...