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Technology, Knowledge and Learning

2018 Volume 23, Number 1

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Number of articles: 9

  1. Are We on Our Way to Becoming a "Helicopter University"? Academics' Views on Learning Analytics

    Joel A. Howell, Lynne D. Roberts, Kristen Seaman & David C. Gibson

    Higher education institutions are developing the capacity for learning analytics. However, the technical development of learning analytics has far exceeded the consideration of ethical issues... More

    pp. 1-20

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  2. Facilitating Student Success in Introductory Chemistry with Feedback in an Online Platform

    Sam Van Horne, Maura Curran, Anna Smith, John VanBuren, David Zahrieh, Russell Larsen & Ross Miller

    Instructional technologists and faculty in post-secondary institutions have increasingly adopted learning analytics interventions such as dashboards that provide real-time feedback to students to... More

    pp. 21-40

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  3. Observing and Understanding an On-Line Learning Activity: A Model-Based Approach for Activity Indicator Engineering

    Tarek Djouad & Alain Mille

    Although learning indicators are now properly studied and published, it is still very difficult to manage them freely within most distance learning platforms. As all activity indicators need to... More

    pp. 41-64

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  4. The Temporal Attentive Observation (TAO) Scale: Development of an Instrument to Assess Attentive Behavior Sequences during Serious Gameplay

    James E. Folkestad, Brian McKernan, Stephanie Train, Rosa Mikeal Martey, Matthew G. Rhodes, Kate Kenski, Adrienne Shaw, Jennifer Stromer-Galley, Benjamin A. Clegg & Tomek Strzalkowski

    The engaging nature of video games has intrigued learning professionals attempting to capture and retain learners' attention. Designing learning interventions that not only capture the learner's... More

    pp. 65-81

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  5. PBL Group Autonomy in a High School Environmental Science Class

    D. Mark Weiss & Brian R. Belland

    With increasing class sizes, teachers and facilitators alike hope for learning groups where students work together in self-contained and autonomous ways requiring reduced teacher support. Yet many ... More

    pp. 83-107

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  6. Adaptation to a Curriculum Delivered via iPad: The Challenge of Being Early Adopters

    Melissa Stec, Melanie Bauer, Daniel Hopgood & Theresa Beery

    This convergent mixed methods study was designed to examine the skills and attitudes toward using an iPad to deliver nursing curriculum and enhance active learning strategies for sophomore Bachelor... More

    pp. 109-127

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  7. Distributed Scaffolding: Synergy in Technology-Enhanced Learning Environments

    Hale H. Ustunel & Saniye Tugba Tokel

    When technology is employed challenges increase in learning environments. Kim et al. ("Sci Educ" 91(6):1010-1030, 2007) presented a pedagogical framework that provides a valid technology-... More

    pp. 129-160

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  8. Factors Influencing Teachers' Attitudes toward Mobile Technology Integration in K-12

    Zuheir N. Khlaif

    The purpose of the present study was to explore, in depth, the factors influencing teachers' attitudes towards the integration of tablets into their classroom for teaching purposes. In order to... More

    pp. 161-175

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  9. Using a Recommendation System to Support Problem Solving and Case-Based Reasoning Retrieval

    Andrew A. Tawfik, Hamed Alhoori, Charles Wayne Keene, Christian Bailey & Maureen Hogan

    In case library learning environments, learners are presented with an array of narratives that can be used to guide their problem solving. However, according to theorists, learners struggle to... More

    pp. 177-187

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