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  1. Learning about Surface Area through a Digital Fabrication-Augmented Unit

    Kimberly Corum & Joe Garofalo, University of Virginia, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 35, No. 1 (January 2016) pp. 33–59

    Surface area is consistently identified as a curriculum standard for K-12 students and it regularly appears on national and international assessments. Recently, many schools began acquiring digital... More

    pp. 33-59

  2. The Influence of Different Virtual Manipulative Types on Student-Led Techno-Mathematical Discourse

    Katie Anderson-Pence, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, United States; Patricia Moyer-Packenham, Utah State University, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 35, No. 1 (January 2016) pp. 5–31

    This exploratory study examined the influence of different virtual manipulative (VM) types on the nature of student pairs’ techno-mathematical discourse (TMD). Three fifth-grade student pairs... More

    pp. 5-31

  3. Digital scribes: A qualitative study of graduate students who brought iPads into their academic lives

    Suzan Alyahya & James Gall, University of Northern Colorado, United States

    Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 24, No. 4 (October 2015) pp. 385–401

    The purpose of this qualitative research was to examine how graduate students at one institution used personal iPads to support their educational needs. This study specifically addressed the... More

    pp. 385-401

  4. University Policy vs Students’ Expectations: Investigating Students’ Perceptions of Online Learning

    Jo Luck & Dolene Rossi, Central Queensland University, Australia

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 14, No. 4 (2015) pp. 471–485

    Invited as a paper from EdMedia 2012 Central Queensland University (CQU) is progressing toward a policy whereby all course materials will only be available online from 2013. The assumption by... More

    pp. 471-485

  5. Students' perceptions toward using blended learning in Saudi Arabia

    Sameer AlNajdi, University of Tabuk, Saudi Arabia

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1818–1822

    The purpose of this study was to investigate students’ perceptions and the role of their gender, level of experience, and interaction between gender and level of experience toward using blended... More

    pp. 1818-1822

  6. Using music sets & fitness apps to promote students’ sport behaviors

    Jia-Ling Lee, Wev-Chih Lee, Hong-Hsu Yen & Pei Xuan Luo, Shih Hsin University, Taiwan

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1467–1472

    This study was designed to find a suitable way to promote students’ sport behaviors on the university level in Taipei, Taiwan. Precede-Proceed Model developed by Green and Kreuter (1991) was... More

    pp. 1467-1472

  7. Motivate students’ sport behaviors with SNS & fitness App

    Jia-Ling Lee, Shih Hsin University, Taiwan; Wen-Chih Lee, Hong-Hsu Yen, Chieh-Ling Wang, Sun-Chin Yang & Pei Xuan Luo, Shih-Hsin University, Taiwan

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1458–1466

    Abstract: This study was designed to motivate undergraduate students’ sport performance by using Facebook group as a learning platform, and fitness apps to track and share their fitness activities.... More

    pp. 1458-1466

  8. A comparison of the univariate statistics course achievement between students enrolled in online and traditional settings

    Edwin Christmann, Slippery Rock University, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1164–1170

    This study compared the achievement of male and female students who were enrolled in an online univariate statistics course to students enrolled in a traditional face-to-face univariate statistics... More

    pp. 1164-1170

  9. On the Effects of Different Parameters in Classroom Interactivity Systems on Students

    Daniel Schön, Licheng Yang, Melanie Klinger, Stephan Kopf & Wolfgang Effelsberg, University of Mannheim, Germany

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 559–567

    Classroom Response Systems (CRS) are often used in higher education lectures. They help to activate students and to get a deeper insight on the students' knowledge base and on their opinion on... More

    pp. 559-567

  10. Perceptions of EFL-College-students in Online Environments in Colombia

    Sandra Vega Carrero, University of Kansas, Fulbright and SEARK College Arkansas, United States; Melania Piedra Barrera, University of Kansas, Fulbright, University of Costarica, United States; Christopher Cunningham, Seark College of Arkansas, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 359–367

    Many studies have been done related to traditional face-to-face teaching and the learning process of English as a foreign language. But little has been said about the use of online environments to ... More

    pp. 359-367

  11. Mobile App Development as a Tool to Teach IT and Computational Skills to K12 Students

    Lakshmi Prayaga, University of West Florida, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 353–358

    Data suggests that 80% of the jobs in the next decade required some type of Information technology and computational skills. So it is critical to train the next generation of students with the... More

    pp. 353-358

  12. Problem-based learning online: transformative experiences for students and design challenges for professors

    Ann-Louise Davidson & Nadia Naffi, Concordia University, Canada

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 331–334

    Faced with a new course to design, our team tackled the challenge by using problem-based learning (PBL) grounded in a socio-constructivist pedagogical approach. The course being discussed is an... More

    pp. 331-334

  13. Developing STEM Students’ Big Data Ethics Awareness

    Xiaojun Chen, St. John's University, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 245–248

    In this proposed presentation, the author will present a three-step project designed for undergraduate students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields with the aim to... More

    pp. 245-248

  14. International Students’ Use of Communication Technologies in American Universities

    Douglass Scott, Waseda University, Japan

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) p. 199

    Participants in this roundtable discussion will exchange ideas and approaches for studying international students’ use of communication technologies (CT) as they adjust to life abroad. The author... More

    p. 199

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  15. Positive Technological Development: How Do Students and Parents Perceive It?

    Wilfred W.F. Lau, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 74–78

    This study utilized the positive technological development (PTD) framework to understand how students and parents perceive PTD differently. Data were collected from 482 Primary 5 (Grade 5) and... More

    pp. 74-78

  16. Automated Content Analysis of Students’ Cognitive Presence In Asynchronous Online Discussion

    Ye Chen, Syracuse University, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 38–43

    This study investigated the use of text mining techniques in qualitatively analyzing online students’ cognitive presence in their discussion. Multinomial Naïve Bayes and Support Vector Machines... More

    pp. 38-43

  17. A method for the characterization of students using virtual language model

    Osiris Moya, Universidad de las Ciencias Informaticas, Cuba

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 26–38

    The use of virtual linguistic model is proposed as the basis for the definition of a technique to analyze the criteria that may have several teachers on student performance and from these separate ... More

    pp. 26-38

  18. What are residential college students doing in MOOCs?

    Kristin Palmer, University of Virginia, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1858–1864

    Abstract: This paper summarizes part of a research study conducted at UVa gathering residential student perceptions and clickstream data. Data was collected from residential students who had... More

    pp. 1858-1864

  19. Toward Caring Teachers in E-Learning

    Abdullah Alasmari, Southern Illinois University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1672–1677

    Care in the classroom is among the most important pedagogical techniques. Engaging in a caring pedagogy allows us the opportunity to work with students in transforming society in more just ways. We... More

    pp. 1672-1677

  20. Students’ Attitude Toward Watching Instructional Video via Mobile Device

    Alaa Zeyab, University of Northern Colorado, United States; Mia Williams, university of Northern Colorado, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1665–1671

    This paper investigates how students use mobile devices to seek out additional information or instruction outside of class materials by watching instructional videos with the aim of increasing... More

    pp. 1665-1671