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E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2014 (Oct 20, 2014) pp. 2017–2023
This study examines how microblogging (Twitter) activities affect pre-service teachers' sense of learning community (SLC) in an online course, and whether accessing Twitter from different platforms (mobile devices and non-mobile devices) influences...
(2004) pp. 1–118
This thesis presents a software as teaching tool to help students of architecture study building code theory regarding wind and seismic loads. This thesis includes three parts. Part I is the background research of building structural design for ...
CRM Systems with Social Networking Capabilities: The Value of Incorporating a CRM 2.0 System in Sales/Marketing Education
Marketing Education Review Vol. 23, No. 3 (2013) pp. 241–250
Implementation of a customer relationship management (CRM) 2.0 system can provide both a valuable pedagogical tool and a needed skill set in a marketing and sales curriculum. A CRM 2.0 system incorporated in the sales and marketing curriculum can...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 470–475
Abstract: This study focuses on using a web analytics tool, Google Analytics, to find out the usage and users’ information behavior on an educational website, eThemes. Findings indicate that Google Analytics provides general descriptive data on...
Exploration and Practice of Blended Teaching Model Based Flipped Classroom and SPOC in Higher University
Journal of Education and Practice Vol. 7, No. 10 (2016) pp. 99–104
SPOC is characterized by improving teaching effectiveness. Currently open teaching mode is the popular trend, which is mainly related to several aspects: how to carry out teaching practice by using MOOC proprietary, high-quality online teaching...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 1137–1142
This study investigated teacher candidates’ self-perceptions of creativity through constructive pedagogical practices of instructors in an online teacher preparation course. This research used mixed methods that provide authentic evidence of the...
Psychometrika Vol. 77, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 201–222
Item replenishing is essential for item bank maintenance in cognitive diagnostic computerized adaptive testing (CD-CAT). In regular CAT, online calibration is commonly used to calibrate the new items continuously. However, until now no reference has ...
Enhancing Preservice Teachers’ Self-efficacy and Skills for Mobile App Integration in Teaching and Learning Practices
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1732–1739
The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of mobile app evaluation activities in increasing preservice educators’ self-efficacy and skills in integrating mobile apps into their teaching practices. Both quantitative and qualitative...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1672–1678
This mixed methods study documents the experience of a first time pilot program integrating iPads into the classroom for four instructors, with varying degrees of iPad skills, at a teaching intensive university in the Rocky Mountain Region. The...
A US-China Interview Study: Biology Students' Argumentation and Explanation about Energy Consumption Issues
International Journal of Environmental and Science Education Vol. 10, No. 3 (2015) pp. 301–318
As China and the United States become the top two carbon emitters in the world, it is crucial for citizens in both countries to construct a sophisticated understanding of energy consumption issues. This interview study examines how U.S. and Chinese...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 14, No. 4 (Feb 27, 2019) pp. 160–168
Abstract—This paper aims to optimize the application of multimedia tech-nologies in the teaching of English listening. For this purpose, the author car-ried out a comprehensive analysis on the theoretical bases, principles and de-sign of multimedia...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 11, No. 11 (Nov 29, 2016) pp. 55–59
The digital library brings convenience, but meanwhile, it also brings the problems of overloaded information and over-diversified forms,thus search becomes difficult. Personalized Learning Recommendation System is the key to solve the problems, and...
An Examination of Teacher Candidates’ Learning and Innovation Skills Developed in a Flipped Classroom
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 507–511
This study investigates how teacher candidates’ learning and skills related to the creation of technology-rich content based learning activities develop in a flipped classroom model. Participants engaged in a teacher education course designed to...
Topics: Distance/Flexible Education
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 8, No. 4 (October 2012) pp. 11–28
Cell phone integration in education has been widely discussed and explored, especially in the field of foreign language study. Compared with other countries, cell phone educational integration in China is in its infancy. This article examined...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 11, No. 11 (Nov 29, 2016) pp. 4–8
A scientific, objective and accurate assessment of teaching quality is helpful in finding the relevant problems. So a highly accurate, quick and easy-to-implement teaching quality assessment system is necessary to build. The index value of the...