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EdMedia 2017

Jun 20, 2017

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Joyce P. Johnston

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Number of papers: 180

  1. Preparing Students to Kindergarten Using UPSTART at Home

    Haya Shamir, Claudia Miner, Ann Izzo, David Pocklington, Kathryn Feehan & Erik Yoder, Waterford Research Institute, United States

    UPSTART is an in-home preschool program that uses CAI to provide children an individualized reading curriculum. UPSTART forms a partnership with parents to ensure their children use the program for... More

    pp. 1028-1041

  2. If We Build It, Will They Come? A Mathematics Adaptive Tutorial Experience

    Heather Weltman, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia; Victoria Timchenko & Nadine Marcus, University New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

    A constant growth in class size and a topic student’s find difficult to grasp’, led to the integration of technology into a numeric methods mathematics course. An interactive adaptive tutorial was ... More

    pp. 1042-1045

  3. The Effects of Citing Peer-Generated Questions during an Online Student Test-Construction Learning Task

    Fu-Yun Yu, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, Taiwan; Ju-Ko Wei, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

    The effects of citing peer-generated questions during an online student test-construction learning task on student question-generation performance and cognitive load were examined. A pretest... More

    pp. 1046-1049

  4. Does the Homework Format Really Matter? The Impact of Homework Format and Learning Style on Accounting Students’ Learning Engagement and Academic Achievement

    Pat Maxwell, Kari Smoker & Susan Stites-Doe, The College at Brockport, State University of New York, United States

    The experience of students submitting written homework is compared to those using online homework platforms at a college in the northeastern United States. Results indicate that online homework... More

    pp. 1050-1060

  5. Building an Online Virtual School

    Christopher Carnahan, Doctoral Program Coordinator, New Jersey City University, United States; Kimberly Crowley & Norma Fernandez, Jersey City Public Schools, United States

    As online education has continued to evolve, there has been a search to transform distance education to engage students. Many variations have emerged in the field, but there has not been a single ... More

    pp. 1061-1063

  6. Outcomes from Technology Enhanced Informal Learning Activities: Total Solar Eclipse

    Rhonda Christensen, Gerald Knezek, Doug Darby, Samson Den Lepcha, Bihan Jiang, Anna Kuo & Andrew Wu, University of North Texas, United States

    Sixth grade students participating in a four-hour hands-on technology enriched space science camp showed significant gains in their understanding of topics related to heliophysics and the solar... More

    pp. 1064-1071

  7. Opinions of Early Childhood Experts About Design and Utilization of Interactive E-Books

    Figen Demirel-Uzun & Hasan Cakir, Gazi University, Turkey

    This study aims to examine the opinions of experts from early childhood education departments and early childhood teachers about designing and using interactive e-books for children’s learning... More

    pp. 1072-1077

  8. Role-playing and Experiential Learning in a Professional Counseling Distance Course

    Mikhail Fominykh, Molde University College, Norway; Volga State University of Technology, Russia, Norway; Peter Leong, College of Education, University of Hawaii-Manoa, United States; Brenda Cartwright, Winston-Salem State University, United States

    In this paper, we explore role-playing and experiential learning approaches applied in an immersive virtual environment for a professional counseling distance course. Training professional... More

    pp. 1078-1090

  9. Developing a Big Game for Financial Education Using Service Design Approach

    Myunghee Kang, Seonghye Yoon & Minjeng Kang, Ewha Womans University, Korea (South); JeeEun Jang, Envisible, Inc., Korea (South); Yujung Lee, Financial Education Council, Korea (South)

    The purpose of this study was to design and develop an educational game which facilitates building adolescents’ knowledge and attitudes in financial principles of a daily life. To achieve this... More

    pp. 1091-1103

  10. Towards Game-Based Formative Assessment

    Kristian Kiili & Antero Lindstedt, Tampere University of Technology, Finland

    This study sought to improve students’ conceptual rational number knowledge by letting them play a math game with a tablet device. Additionally, the study evaluated the usefulness of in-game... More

    pp. 1104-1109

  11. A teacher reporting tool for a math game – enhances teaching and learning

    Arttu Perttula, Tampere University of Technology, Finland

    The extent to which students master rational numbers is a predictor of future success in mathematics. However, understanding of rational numbers is difficult for children and many fail to perform... More

    pp. 1110-1115

  12. Designing an Interactive Student Orientation to Build Social Connectedness

    Suriya Thongsawat & Gayle Davidson-Shivers, University of South Alabama, United States; Bhudnumphueng Chatphoomiphong, Assumption University of Thailand, Thailand

    A new student orientation is arranged to assist students in their adjustment to college. To do so, it is essential for the program to provide students an opportunity to connect to other students,... More

    pp. 1116-1124

  13. Development of a Multimedia Computer Application to Teach Making Words Lessons

    Ling Wang, Austin Peay State University, United States

    Making Words is an effective instructional activity to teach phonics and spelling, in which students are guided through the process of manipulating a set of letters in sequence to construct words. ... More

    pp. 1125-1129

  14. TEACHING ONLINE - Converting the classroom lecture to an online Blackboard Module

    Gregory Wurzer, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

    The presenter is a law librarian at the University of Saskatchewan Law Library and has taught elements of a legal research class to 1st year law students. In this collaborative teaching approach,... More

    pp. 1130-1132

  15. Online Video in Higher Education: Uses and Practices

    Joseph Chapes, University of Kansas, United States

    The use of online videos has exploded in the last decade, including in higher education. This paper is a review of how online videos are being used in higher education courses and the common types ... More

    pp. 1133-1138

  16. Examining Perceived Satisfaction Related to the Digital Storytelling Process

    Mustafa Sarıtepeci, Ministry of Education, Turkey, Turkey; Hasan Çakır, Gazi University, Turkey

    This study investigated effects of the use of digital storytelling activities in 6th grade social studies course on perceived satisfaction of students related to the course. In this context, a 10... More

    pp. 1139-1144

  17. Using Adaptive CAI to Supplement Literacy Development in Early Learners

    Haya Shamir, Erik Yoder, David Pocklington & Kathryn Feehan, Waterford Research Institute, United States

    This study investigates the impact of using an adaptive computer-assisted instruction (CAI) program in early childhood education. The Waterford Early Reading Program (ERP) is a CAI program that was... More

    pp. 1145-1158

  18. Video Supported Flipped Classroom

    Tayfun Tuna, University of Houston, United States; Tuhin Dey, Purdue University, United States; Jaspal Subhlok & Leigh Leasure, University of Houston, United States

    This paper addresses the use of video for a flipped classroom with a case study. The instructor makes the lecture videos available to the students prior to class, and utilizes the class time for... More

    pp. 1159-1171

  19. Mathematics Learning Tools for Children with Dyscalculia

    Paul Walcott & Nikisha Romain, The University of the West Indies, Barbados

    Basic arithmetic skills such as addition, subtraction and counting should be developed at an early age; however, some children do not develop these skills due to an impairment of their number sense... More

    pp. 1172-1181

  20. Comparison of 360 Degree Cameras and Normal Cameras in Terms of Presence

    Yuichiro Yamashita, Tohoku Fukushi University, Japan; Taira Nakajima, Tohoku University, Japan

    In this research authors compared normal cameras pictures and 360 degree cameras pictures. Especially authors investigated about presence. These pictures were next four types. First, Type1 was four... More

    pp. 1182-1185