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  1. Perceived Task Value and Task Difficulty of Online Student-Generated Questions: Its Effects and Implications for Instruction

    Fu-Yun Yu, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan; Chun-Ping Wu, Syracuse University, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4516–4521

    Online student-generated questions have been suggested as an engaging and useful learning strategy. However, little is known about what learners’ perception of its task value and difficulty are and... More

    pp. 4516-4521

  2. Empirical Study for Development of Competences in Higher Distance Education

    Catalina Martinez Mediano, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia Spanish University for Distance Education, Spain; Nuria Rioperez, Jose Luis Garcia, Jose Quintanal & Manuel Castro, UNED, Spain; M. Dolores Fernandez, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Spain

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4267–4275

    The European Union states are involved in a process of convergence in Higher Education, in which competences development as well as the use of ICTs for educational purpose are implied. This paper... More

    pp. 4267-4275

  3. The Effects of the Use of Interactive Whiteboards on Student Achievement

    Karen Swan, Kent State University, United States; Jason Schenker & Annette Kratcoski, Research Center for Educational Technology, Kent State University, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3290–3297

    The purpose of the research reported in this paper was to investigate whether the use of interactive whiteboards in English language arts and/or mathematics lessons improved student learning in... More

    pp. 3290-3297

  4. The Influence of SGRs on Self, Peer, and Instructor Evaluation in Higher Education

    Seongyoun Hong & Myeonghwa Park, Seoul National University, Korea (South)

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3156–3163

    This research has three purposes: The first is to verify whether SGRs(Student-Generated Rubrics) are effective for learner achievement in higher education or not. The second is to analyze the... More

    pp. 3156-3163

  5. Movement Based Learning: An Analysis of Dance Dance Revolution

    Paul Pivec, Deakin University, Australia

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 2469–2476

    This paper examines the possibility that dance games such as Dance Dance Revolution or StepMania enhance the cognitive abilities that are critical to academic achievement. These games appear to... More

    pp. 2469-2476

  6. Secure Certification for e-Portfolios

    Lisha Chen-Wilson & David Argles, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 1716–1722

    In a number of countries, students build up portfolios of their achievements as they study. These are then presented when they apply for jobs or for further study. Various projects exist which... More

    pp. 1716-1722

  7. Effect of Cooperative Learning On Academic Achievement of Physics Course

    Mohammadreza Keramati, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 29, No. 2 (April 2010) pp. 155–173

    Abstract: This paper reports the results of an investigation on the effect of cooperative learning on academic achievement of physics course. Cooperative learning was employed to experimental group... More

    pp. 155-173

  8. Examining Students’ Perceptions of Two Graphing Technologies and Their Impact on Problem Solving

    Jonathan Bostic & Stephen Pape, University of Florida, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 29, No. 2 (April 2010) pp. 139–154

    Graphing calculators facilitate learners’ ability to build cognitive links between mathematical representations by providing quick access to multiple representations. This exploratory study... More

    pp. 139-154

  9. Which Comes First the Use of Computer Simulation of Frog Dissection or Conventional Dissection as Academic Exercise?

    Joseph Akpan, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, United States; Jeremy Strayer, Indiana State University, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 29, No. 2 (April 2010) pp. 113–138

    Science educators and school administrators are reexaming the educational value of animal dissection in the nation’s schools and are focusing on simulation as an instructional alternative. One... More

    pp. 113-138

  10. Improving Learning in Computer-based Instruction Through Question Type and Grouping Strategies

    Mary Niemczyk & Wilhemina Savenye, Arizona State University, United States

    Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 19, No. 1 (2010) pp. 79–102

    This study investigated the comparative effects of adjunct questions, student self-generated questions, and note taking on learning from a multimedia database. High school students worked... More

    pp. 79-102

  11. Technology Enhanced Learning Environments for Closing the Gap in Student Achievement Between Regions: Does it Work?

    Hasan Cakir, School of Education, Gazi University, Turkey; Omer Delialioglu, Computer Education and Instructional Technology Department, Middle East Technical Education, Turkey; Alan Dennis, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, United States; Thomas Duffy, W.W. Wright School of Education, Indiana University, United States

    AACE Journal Vol. 17, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 301–315

    Student achievement gap between urban and suburban regions are a major issue in U.S. schools. Technology enhanced learning environments that support teaching and learning process with advanced... More

    pp. 301-315

  12. Web-Based vs. Paper-Based Homework to Evaluate Students’ Performance in Introductory Physics Courses and Students’ Perceptions: Two Years Experience

    Neset Demirci, Balikesir University, Turkey

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 9, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 27–49

    The main aim of this study was to assess and compare undergraduate students’ homework performance using a web-based testing system with paper-based, hand-graded one in introductory physics courses.... More

    pp. 27-49

  13. Does Using Mobile Device Applications Lead to Learning?

    Doug Vogel, The City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; David Kennedy, Lingnan University, Hong Kong; Ron Chi-Wai Kwok, The City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 20, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 469–485

    THIS PAPER WAS AWARDED A BEST PAPER AWARD AT EDMEDIA. Assessing the impact on learning of the use of mobile devices and associated applications is a complex challenge. This article reports on... More

    pp. 469-485

  14. The Role of Goal Orientation and Self-Efficacy in Learning from Web-Based Worked Examples

    Kent J. Crippen & Kevin D. Biesinger, University of Nevada Las Vegas, United States; Krista R. Muis, McGill University, Canada; Marykay Orgill, University of Nevada Las Vegas, United States

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 20, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 385–403

    The goal of this study was to understand the roles of goal orientation and self-efficacy when learning from worked examples. A Web-based learning environment, used as a component of a traditional... More

    pp. 385-403

  15. Online Versus In-Class Courses: Learning-Style Assessment as an Advisement Tool

    Gina Cicco, Eugenio María de Hostos Community College of The City University of New York, United States

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 8, No. 2 (April 2009) pp. 161–173

    Discourse on the value of online instruction continues to prevail in institutions of higher education. Recent evidence points to the relationships among specific learning-style preferences and... More

    pp. 161-173

  16. Ubiquitous wireless laptops in upper elementary mathematics

    Roy Clariana, Pennsylvania State University, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 28, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 5–21

    This quasi-experimental investigation considers the second year of implementation of wireless laptops (1:1 ratio) in three 6th grade mathematics classrooms in one school compared to non-laptop... More

    pp. 5-21

  17. Generative Learning Strategies and Metacognitive Feedback to Facilitate comprehension of Complex Science Topics and Self-Regulation

    Hyeon Woo Lee, Kyu Yon Lim & Barbara Grabowski, The Pennsylvania State University, United States

    Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 18, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 5–25

    Comprehension of complex science topics occurs from the creation of new understanding of the information by the learner. However, learners are not very successful generating their own meaning,... More

    pp. 5-25

  18. Enhancing Reading Literacy in Elementary Children using Programming for Scientific Simulations

    Alexandria Williams, Kenneth Rouse, Cheryl Seals & Juan Gilbert, Auburn University, United States

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 8, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 57–69

    Reading literacy has been a major problem for American students for the past several years. Educators have struggled to find a solution to this problem that will help students while at the same... More

    pp. 57-69

  19. Investigation of Technology Integrated Instruction in Art Education: A Case Study of Exploring Learning Achievement

    Szu Hsin Lee, Leader University, Taiwan; Hui Ching Tseng, Kun Shan University, Taiwan

    Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 17, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 337–361

    In today's studies of how computer technologies are used in college art lessons, limited examples are focused on both digital instructional technology design and learning achievement. This study... More

    pp. 337-361

  20. Assessing Students for Online Learning

    Anastasia Trekles Milligan & Janet A. Buckenmeyer, Purdue University Calumet, United States

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 7, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 449–461

    Distance education has dramatically increased the educational opportunities for underserved populations. This is evidenced by the fairly recent proliferation and success of online universities, and... More

    pp. 449-461