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AACE Journal

April 2008 Volume 16, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. The Effects of Using a Bulletin Board on Gender Differences in Program Coding

    Eshaa Alkhalifa, University of Bahrain, Bahrain

    Gender studies across the world have produced a wealth of information generated by studies that seek to investigate the existence of a distinction between genders in mathematical-based courses,... More

    pp. 95-114

  2. Envisioning the Educational Possibilities of User-Created Virtual Worlds

    David M. Antonacci & Nellie Modaress, University of Kansas Medical Center, United States

    Educational games and simulations can engage students in higher-level cognitive thinking, such as interpreting, analyzing, discovering, evaluating, acting, and problem solving. Recent technical... More

    pp. 115-126

  3. Re-Conceptualizing the Linked Courses Model

    Mary Baxter, Graduated Doctoral Student University of Houston, United States

    To help students meet the demands of society, the University of Houston is using the framework of learning communities and constructivism to create a cross-disciplinary approach to teaching to... More

    pp. 127-135

  4. Characteristics of Adult Learners With Implications for Online Learning Design

    Kathleen Cercone, State of Connecticut, United States

    The online educational environment is increasingly being used by adults and should be designed based on the needs of adult learners. This article discusses andragogy, an important adult learning... More

    pp. 137-159

  5. Formation of a Virtual Professional Learning Community in a Combined Local and Distance Doctoral Cohort

    Lance Ford, Howe Public Schools, United States; Gracie Branch, Norman Public Schools, United States; George Moore, Sam Houston State University, United States

    A phenomenological study was conducted with a group of doctoral students preparing to be technology leaders. Students and faculty participated in weekend-intensive course work in which the faculty ... More

    pp. 161-185

  6. A New Pathway for E-Learning: From Distribution to Collaboration and Competence in E-Learning

    Ulf-Daniel Ehlers, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

    The article describes the current challenge for e-learning in higher education, which is to support development of competence. This poses great challenges to e-learning in higher education, mainly ... More

    pp. 187-202

  7. A Proposal for Ozone Science Podcasting in a Middle Science Classroom

    Debra Piecka & Elaine Studnicki, Duquesne University, United States; Michelle Zuckerman-Parker, Allegheny Singer Research Institute, Center for Genomic Studies, United States

    The use of podcasting has grown exponentially. Research projects are racing to keep up with this growth to understand implications for learning and instruction. This project specifically attempts... More

    pp. 203-233