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  1. Technology, Active Learning, and Retention in General Education Mathematics

    Inessa Levi, Columbus State University, United States; Iman Chahine, Georgia State University, United States; Lauretta Garrett, Tuskegee University, United States; Haifeng Wang, Georgia State University, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 35, No. 1 (January 2016) pp. 81–105

    Difficulties in general education mathematics courses may be attributed to many factors, primarily low proficiency in symbol manipulation, a perception that mathematics is an area which eludes... More

    pp. 81-105

  2. Bridging the Gap - Trade Math MOOC project

    Dalton Mervold & Dennis Johnson, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Canada

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1533–1536

    This paper is an overview of a project that was designed to assist students preparing to enter post-secondary education. For years we have noticed that students enter our programs that have a... More

    pp. 1533-1536

  3. Gender Differences in High School Student Dispositions Toward Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Careers

    Rhonda Christensen, Institute for the Integration of Technology into Teaching and Learning, University of North Texas, United States; Gerald Knezek & Tandra Tyler-Wood, University of North Texas, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 34, No. 4 (October 2015) pp. 395–408

    STEM disposition surveys were completed by 364 11th and 12th grade students attending a two-year university-based residential science and mathematics academy during fall 2012. Surveys were... More

    pp. 395-408

  4. Employing Rapid Prototyping Design Technologies to Support Contextualized Mathematics Education

    Daniel A. Tillman, Meilan Zhang, Song A. An & Rachel Boren, The University of Texas at El Paso, United States; Carlos Paez-Paez, Navajo Technical University, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 34, No. 4 (October 2015) pp. 455–483

    This article presents a research study on the utilization of rapid prototyping design technologies to support integration of contextualized mathematics education into music themed activities at an ... More

    pp. 455-483

  5. STEM Students on the Stage (SOS): Promoting Student Voice and Choice in STEM Education through an Interdisciplinary, Standards-focused Project Based Learning Approach

    Alpaslan Sahin

    Journal of STEM Education Vol. 16, No. 3 (Sep 15, 2015)

    STEM education has become strategically important to increase college readiness of high school graduates in mathematics and science, cultivate STEM interest in students, boost STEM majoring... More

  6. University Festival Promotes STEM Education

    Andrew Quagliata

    Journal of STEM Education Vol. 16, No. 3 (Sep 15, 2015)

    STEM education is argued as an essential ingredient in preparing our children for careers of the future. This paper describes a university festival that includes the promotion of STEM-related... More

  7. The Effect of an Augmented Reality Enhanced Mathematics Lesson on Student Achievement and Motivation

    Anne Estapa & Larysa Nadolny, Iowa State University

    Journal of STEM Education Vol. 16, No. 3 (Sep 15, 2015)

    The purpose of the study was to assess student achievement and motivation during a high school augmented reality mathematics activity focused on dimensional analysis. Included in this article is a ... More

  8. Knowledge-based assessment in serious games: an experience on emergency training

    Nicola Capuano, University of Salerno, Dep. of Information Engineering, Electric Engineering and Applied Mathematics; Richard King, Serious Games Institute, Coventry University Enterprises Ltd., UK, United Kingdom

    Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society Vol. 11, No. 3 (Sep 30, 2015)

    Emergency preparedness is a promising application field for digital serious games enabling the simulation of real emergency scenarios and allowing a high learning transfer thanks to engagement and ... More

  9. Teachers’ ICT usage in second-cycle institutions in Ghana: A qualitative study

    Charles Buabeng-Andoh, Pentecost University College, Ghana; Issifu Yidana, University of Education, Winneba, Ghana

    International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 11, No. 2 (Aug 31, 2015)

    The purpose of this study was to investigate teachers’ use of ICT and the factors that affect their ICT use in secondary schools in Ghana. A focus group interview was used to gather data from... More

  10. Interactive-GIS-Tutor (IGIST) integration: Creating a digital space gateway within a textbook-bound South African Geography class

    Elfrieda Fleischmann, Cedar College of Education, South Africa; Christo Van der Westhuizen, North West Univeristy (NWU), South Africa; Dirk Cilliers, North West University (NWU), South Africa

    International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 11, No. 2 (Aug 31, 2015)

    Currently there is a global drive among political and educational institutions to implement geographic information system (GIS) practice in secondary schools. However, Geography teachers worldwide,... More

  11. Learning te Reo Maori via Online Distance Education: A Case Study

    Maree Jeurissen, The University of Auckland

    Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning Vol. 19, No. 1 (Jun 29, 2015) pp. 45–62

    Despite some gains in the regeneration of te reo Maori, the indigenous language of Aotearoa New Zealand, its long-term survival remains threatened. One avenue for regeneration seldom considered is ... More

    pp. 45-62

  12. Utilization of SPARK Science Learning System (SSLS) and its effect on science process skills of students in science

    Maribel Ganeb, Science Department, Andres Bonifacio Integrated School; Darryl Montebon; Olivia Buzon, Faculty of Science Technology and Mathematics, Philippine Normal University

    International Journal of Research Studies in Educational Technology Vol. 4, No. 2 (Feb 28, 2015)

    This study looked into the utilization of SPARK Science Learning System (SSLL) in Science Investigative processes to determine its effect in enhancing the integrated process skills of students. A... More

  13. The use of video recorded classes to develop teacher professionalism: the experimentation of a curriculum

    Piergiuseppe Rossi, University of Macerata; Laura Fedeli, Silvia Biondi, Patrizia Magnoler, Anna Bramucci & Cristiana Lancioni

    Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society Vol. 11, No. 2 (May 27, 2015)

    The paper presents an investigation aimed at validating the hypothesis that the teaching workshops in teacher training degree courses, in which videos are used as a supporting strategy, can foster ... More

  14. Students’ perception of blended learning environment: A case study of the University of Education, Winneba, Kumasi-Campus, Ghana

    Samuel Gyamfi, University of Education, Winneba, Ghana; Patrick Gyaase, Catholic University College of Ghana, Fiapre, Ghana

    International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 11, No. 1 (Apr 30, 2015)

    The increasing utilization of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in addressing various societal needs has catalysed the need to deploy this all important tools in education in... More

  15. Information and communication technologies to raise quality of teaching and learning in higher education institutions

    Chris Njoku, University of Nigeria, Enugu State, Nigeria

    International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 11, No. 1 (Apr 30, 2015)

    This paper aims to help higher education teachers know, and be able to deploy, certain information and communication technologies (ICTs) towards shifting from teacher-centred pedagogy to learner... More

  16. Professional development featuring sustained experiences with educatively scaffolded digital curriculum

    Cory Callahan, The University of Alabama, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2914–2919

    We developed a design-based research investigation to explore the potential of educatively scaffolded digital curriculum to support in-service teachers’ professional teaching knowledge. Throughout ... More

    pp. 2914-2919

  17. Infusing 1:1 Technology in an MAT Program: Experiences, Perceptions, and Challenges

    Angelia Ridgway & Gaoming Zhang, University of Indianapolis, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2550–2553

    This paper is a report on the findings of a study conducted in a pilot 1:1 computer initiative in a graduate level initial teacher preparation program. Participants of this study are sixteen... More

    pp. 2550-2553

  18. Online Discussion Forums: The Effects of Synchronicity and Scripting

    Amy Peterson & Cary Roseth, Michigan State University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 436–441

    This paper is a report of a study that examines whether interventions built on collaborative learning principles can positively influence learner performance in asynchronous discussion in a post... More

    pp. 436-441

  19. Pre-Service Teacher Perspectives on Course Delivery Formats

    Denyse Hayward & Ewa Wasniewski, University of Alberta, Canada

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 335–339

    This paper presents findings of a study of post-secondary course delivery formats (online, face-to-face, blended learning) from the perspective of pre-service teachers in both elementary and... More

    pp. 335-339

  20. Adapting Online Courses to Comply with Federal Guidelines and Legislation for Students with Disabilities

    Michelle Beach, Southwest Minnesota State University, United States; Angela Bagne, Minnesota State Community & TechnIcal College, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 170–173

    The evidence shows that there has been steady but limited progress in areas leading to improved quality of life for people with disabilities. However, change has been slowed by systemic barriers at... More

    pp. 170-173