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  1. AdventureCode: Computational Thinking Through Games

    Jaelle Scheuerman, Iowa State University, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1832–1837

    Computational thinking is a skill that is important in nearly all careers today, yet it is not often taught to elementary school aged children. Young children regularly interact with technology, so... More

    pp. 1832-1837

  2. Integrated specialized learning application (ISLA) to teaching addition to high functioning children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

    Roger Nkambou, University of Quebec at Montreal, Canada; Aydee Liza Mondragon, Université de Québec à Montréal, Canada

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1699–1709

    Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurological disorder affecting the way in which the brain processes information. It can affect all aspects of a person’s development. Autism is characterized ... More

    pp. 1699-1709

  3. The Voxel Printer: Steps Toward a Pick-and-Place 3D Printer for Children

    Zack Jacobson-Weaver & Michael Eisenberg, University of Colorado, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1429–1434

    The past decade has seen a remarkable increase in the power and availability of 3D printing for children, and for educational uses more generally. Pursuing this goal, this paper reports on early... More

    pp. 1429-1434

  4. The possibility of play education for improving computational thinking of preschoolers

    Yun-Roc Cho, Jeongwon Choi & Youngjun Lee, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South)

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1160–1163

    Education for young children have to be consist of necessary ability for future society. Computational thinking will be a fundamental skill for everyone in the mid-21st century. The purpose of this... More

    pp. 1160-1163

  5. Raising Digital Citizens

    Karen Fiorillo, EdD & Elizabeth A Young, EdD, University of Phoenix, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 997–1001

    Raising digital citizens is the job of all stakeholders. Parents, supervising school personnel, administrators, and the local authorities play a role in cyber-safety. A need exists to implement... More

    pp. 997-1001

  6. The development of children's language and ethical media competences and media skills

    Raine Valli, Kokkola University Cosortium Chydenius, Finland; Janika Hautaviita, Kauhajoki City, Finland; Merja Meriläinen, Kokkola University Consortium Chydenius, Finland

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 961–970

    The children's developing media competences and media skills are evaluated in this article on the basis of the evaluation indicator developed by Hautaviita (2012). The indicator has been developed ... More

    pp. 961-970

  7. Creating Middle School Child-Based Personas for a Digital Math Practice Application

    Shirley Varela, Candida Hall & Hee Jin Bang, Amplify, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 532–537

    Education technology for grades K-12 is a diverse and growing market. As these technologies become integrated into classrooms and homes around the world, developers must consider diverse learning... More

    pp. 532-537

  8. Effect of Exercise Program Supported By Educational Technology (Multimedia Technology) On Attention, Motor Skills, and Performance Level for Tumbling Skills In Omani Children With Hearing Disabilities

    Sahar El Shourbagi, Manar Shahin, Badreya Al-Hadabi & Khalid Al-Saadi, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) p. 21

    The purpose of this study is to test the effect of program supported by Multimedia Technology, which serves the education process for some basic tumbling skills for the sport of gymnastics and to... More

    p. 21

  9. Engaging Women in Mobile Devices App Development to Support e-Learning

    Kele Anyanwu, University of Wisconsin Stevens PointCPS, Rm 459, 1901 Fourth Av., Stevens Point, WI 54481, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1397–1401

    As e-Learning assumes prominence in the instructional landscape, and mobile devices become very relevant as authentic learning tools, the need for democratization of app development has never been ... More

    pp. 1397-1401

  10. Interview with children about reflection on their learning using online course reports

    Toshiyuki Takeda, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan; Chikara Ichikawa, Tokyo Community School, Japan

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) p. 1276

    We had an experimental session to explore learning the process of students using reports of an online course.We had an open online course about inquiry learning and creativity.The purpose of this... More

    p. 1276

  11. Internet Safety Stories: A Local Approach to Digital Citizenship

    Thanh Truc Nguyen & Lauren Mark, Curriculum Research & Development Group, College of Education, University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1043–1048

    This paper is a work-in-progress report of a study on the effectiveness of a vignette-oriented Internet safety cartoon series with 9- and 10-year old children and teachers in a public charter... More

    pp. 1043-1048

  12. Using the potato to develop an interdisciplinary and interactive online youth education program

    Martha Raidl & Cassidy Hall, University of Idaho, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 144–148

    An online youth education program was designed around potatoes, one of the most commonly consumed vegetables, especially by children. This interdisciplinary four-lesson potato curriculum covers... More

    pp. 144-148

  13. The Impact of Using Technology and Media in Teaching Arabic Language: An Interpretive Analysis of the Experience of Volunteer Teachers in Arabic School in Northern Colorado

    Yosra Bugis, University of Northern Colorado- Educational technology, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 10–15

    There are a significant number of children living temporarily in the United States while their mothers who are from Middle East countries complete their studies. These children will eventually... More

    pp. 10-15

  14. Rapid Recovery in Sub-Optimal Readers in Wales through a Self-Paced Computer-Based Reading Programme

    Phil Reed, Antony Hughes & Gordon Phillips

    British Journal of Special Education Vol. 40, No. 4 (December 2013) pp. 162–166

    Basic literacy skills underlie much future adult functioning, and are targeted in children through a variety of means. Children with identified special needs in reading were exposed to a self-paced... More

    pp. 162-166

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  15. Improving the Reading Skills of Young People with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy in Preparation for Adulthood

    Janet Hoskin & Angela Fawcett

    British Journal of Special Education Vol. 41, No. 2 (June 2014) pp. 172–190

    Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a progressive genetic condition that affects both muscle and brain. Children with DMD are at risk of psycho-social difficulties such as poor academic... More

    pp. 172-190

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  16. Parental Belief and Parental Engagement in Children's Learning

    J Goodall & K Ghent

    British Journal of Religious Education Vol. 36, No. 3 (2014) pp. 332–352

    This article reports on a small scale study, examining the influence of parental faith belief on parental engagement with children's learning. The literature surrounding parental engagement... More

    pp. 332-352

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  17. Examining Educators' Knowledge, Beliefs, and Practices about Using Technology with Young Children

    Nicole S. Fenty & Elizabeth McKendry Anderson

    Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education Vol. 35, No. 2 (2014) pp. 114–134

    Technology has been shown to foster children's motivation and interest in instructional materials. In addition, researchers have found that technology results in higher levels of student... More

    pp. 114-134

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  18. Just Imagine: Using Drama to Support Science Learning with Older Primary Children

    Wendy Precious & Deb McGregor

    Primary Science Vol. 132 (March 2014) pp. 35–37

    In this project, teachers use mini-speeches, or monologues, as if told by famous scientists from the past, as a springboard to motivate children to think about these scientists as everyday people. ... More

    pp. 35-37

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  19. I Thought Tablets Were for Swallowing?

    Luke Carter

    Primary Science Vol. 131 (January 2014) pp. 34–37

    It is only in the very recent past that computers have burst into the education world, revolutionising how lessons are planned, taught, and delivered. In an all-consuming maelstrom their importance... More

    pp. 34-37

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  20. Developing an App-Titude for Learning in the Outdoors

    Emily Baker

    Primary Science Vol. 135 (November 2014) pp. 19–21

    Over a quarter of British households now own at least one tablet device, an increase of 63% in the 12 months from February 2013 (Internet Advertising Bureau UK, 2014). This trend has expanded into ... More

    pp. 19-21

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