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Educational Technology

2015 Volume 55, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Whither Instructional Design and Teacher Training? The Need for Experimental Research

    George L. Gropper

    This article takes a contrarian position: an "instructional design" or "teacher training" model, because of the sheer number of its interconnected parameters, is too complex to ... More

    pp. 3-11

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  2. Mobile Technology in 2020: Predictions and Implications for K-12 Education

    Cathleen A. Norris & Elliot Soloway

    While "mobile learning" has gained recognition in K-12 as a category in educational technology, the authors argue that, between 2010 and 2015, at least, its impact hasn't matched the... More

    pp. 12-19

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  3. Towards a SIM-Less Existence: The Evolution of Smart Learning Networks

    Ali M. Al-Khouri

    This article proposes that the widespread availability of wireless networks creates a case in which there is no real need for SIM cards. Recent technological developments offer the capability to... More

    pp. 19-27

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  4. Proposing an Educational Scaling-and-Diffusion Model for Inquiry-Based Learning Designs

    David Hung & Shu-Shing Lee

    Education cannot adopt the linear model of scaling used by the medical sciences. "Gold standards" cannot be replicated without considering process-in-learning, diversity, and student... More

    pp. 27-33

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  5. Lessons from the Past for the Next Generation of Educational Video

    Michael D. Bush

    Hype surrounding the promise that technology has for education began with Thomas Edison in 1913, when he predicted that the motion picture would end the need for textbooks and revolutionize schools... More

    pp. 33-39

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  6. Educational Technology Research Journals: Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 2003-2012

    Matthew Langton, Kristine Manwaring, Leanna Fry & Richard E. West

    The authors examined articles published in the "Journal of Computing in Higher Education" between 2003 and 2012 with the purpose of determining the main themes of these articles, the... More

    pp. 44-48

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