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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. Evaluating the Performance of Online K-12 Schools

    Dick Carpenter, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, United States; Krista Kafer, Independent Educational Consultant, United States; Kelly Reeser & Sheryl Shafer, Consultant, Colorado Department of Education, United States

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 14, No. 4 (2015) pp. 423–441

    This article examines K-12 online student and school performance across an entire state (Colorado) in the United States through two comparisons. First, state assessment scores of students in online... More

    pp. 423-441

  3. Challenges in ICT Implementation in Teacher Education Colleges as Viewed by the ICT coordinator

    Merav Asaf, Kaye Academic College of Education, Israel; Miri Shonfeld, Kibbutzim College of Education, Israel; Alona Forkosh-Baruch, Levinsky College of Education, Israel

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1581–1586

    ICT coordinators of 8 Teacher Education Colleges were interviewed about the integration of educational technology within their colleges. In this study, challenges of the implementation process were... More

    pp. 1581-1586

  4. The Tension Created by the Use of PowerPoint in University Business Schools

    Dale Foster, Memorial University, Faculty of Business Administration, Canada

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1057–1066

    This paper describes the results of a survey of students and instructors on the use of presentation software in a university business school. This study reveals tensions between the benefits of... More

    pp. 1057-1066

  5. The Promise of Online Teacher Preparation for Rural and High-Need Schools: Lessons Learned About Recruitment, Preparation, and Support

    Dana Seymour, Anastasia Elder, Nicole Miller & Dekota Cheatham, Mississippi State University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1624–1629

    Alternative certification and online teacher education programs have been developed, in part, to address teacher shortages, and have potential to help provide quality teachers for rural schools,... More

    pp. 1624-1629

  6. Virtual Schools and the Invisible Influence

    Hatem Raja Alotebi, Cleveland State University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1374–1383

    Abstract: This paper is dedicated to an innovation in the sphere of education – virtual school, which tends to become the leading in present times. The paper closely considers distinctions between ... More

    pp. 1374-1383

  7. E-Learning Acceptance by Secondary Schools Educators in South Africa

    Tlou Kabe, Billy Kalema & Ignitia Motjolopane, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1326–1331

    This paper presents e-learning acceptance by South African secondary schools educators. The study was informed by data collected from schools in the Tshwane District of Gauteng province in South... More

    pp. 1326-1331

  8. Student and Parent Perceived Technological Efficacy, Social Uses of Technology, and Technological Contribution: A Dyadic Analysis

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

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1027–1031

    This study examined the interdependence of student and parent Perceived Technological Efficacy (PTE), Social Uses of Technology (SUT), and Technological Contribution (TC) derived from the Positive ... More

    pp. 1027-1031

  9. Nodes and Connections for implementing connectivist learning in online education

    Harris Wang, Athabasca University, Canada

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 966–975

    Connectivist learning is learning through connections and networking. Although it is yet to be widely accepted as a new learning theory, compared to three existing learning theories known as... More

    pp. 966-975

  10. Pre-service teacher ICT skill-set: Not a simple issue

    Kathy Jordan, RMIT University, Australia; Leanne Compton, Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority, Australia

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 799–806

    For some time, a consistent theme in Teacher Education has been that graduates lack the necessary skill-set to use ICT in their practice. In Australia, the recent implementation of national... More

    pp. 799-806

  11. Inducing Language Teachers to Use Tablets in the Classroom: Lessons Learned

    Judith Lin, Hsin-Ying Hsu & Greg Lee, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 390–396

    Even though there has been a trend of integrating mobile technology into teaching and learning, little has been known about the key factors to successfully incorporate mobile technology into... More

    pp. 390-396

  12. Setting up a University iPad Lab for Preservice Teachers to Develop Technology Skills for the Classroom

    Michelle Beach, Paulette Stefanick & Debbie VanOverbeke, Southwest Minnesota State University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 267–271

    Abstract: The evidence shows a phenomenal increase in the number of schools that have purchased Apple’s iPad tablets for classrooms. While the impetus of the schools’ iPad implementation may have ... More

    pp. 267-271

  13. E-learning as a Motivator in Teaching and Learning in The Saudi University Context

    Naif Alsayyali, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 251–255

    The number of students who are enrolling in online courses is expanding exponentially. For this reason, many schools in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) are moving towards an electronic means of... More

    pp. 251-255

  14. Introduction and development of Active Learning with ICT with the opportunities of E-learning

    Thiery Tachel, Secondary School Ypres, Belgium; Sabine Buseyne, Middenschool Ypres, Belgium; Philip Everaerts, School District ‘Westhoek’, Belgium

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 37–44

    This paper is a report on the findings of the implementation of the subject ‘Active Learning with ICT’. These findings can be used in different schools and different countries to start with ICT in... More

    pp. 37-44

  15. Writing in a History of Mathematics Capstone Course

    John Carter

    PRIMUS Vol. 24, No. 6 (2014) pp. 544–556

    This article presents two approaches to using original sources in a capstone writing project for a History of Mathematics course. One approach involves searching local libraries and is best suited ... More

    pp. 544-556

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  16. Visual Communication in Transition: Designing for New Media Literacies and Visual Culture Art Education across Activities and Settings

    Steven J. Zuiker

    E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 11, No. 6 (2014) pp. 654–666

    As an example of design-based research, this case study describes and analyses the enactment of a collaborative drawing and animation studio in a Singapore secondary school art classroom. The... More

    pp. 654-666

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  17. Barriers to Systemic, Effective, and Sustainable Technology Use in High School Classrooms

    Jason Scott Daniels, Michele Jacobsen, Stanley Varnhagen & Sharon Friesen

    Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology Vol. 39, No. 4 (2013)

    The purpose of the Technology and High School Success (THSS) initiative was to encourage innovative strategies focused on improving provincial high school completion rates, using technology and... More

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  18. "Micro" Politics: Mapping the Origins of Schools Computing as a Field of Education Policy

    Neil Selwyn

    History of Education Vol. 42, No. 5 (2013) pp. 638–658

    This paper examines the emergence of schools "micro-computing" in the UK between 1977 and 1984--a period of significant educational, technological and political change. During this time, ... More

    pp. 638-658

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  19. Interactivity with the Interactive Whiteboard in Traditional and Innovative Primary Schools: An Exploratory Study

    Sandra de Koster, Monique Volman & Els Kuiper

    Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 29, No. 4 (2013) pp. 480–495

    One of the main affordances of the interactive whiteboard (IWB) is its potential for increasing classroom interactivity, yet little is known about the interactivity it supports in schools with... More

    pp. 480-495

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  20. Distance Education Policy Standards: A Review of Current Regional and National Accrediting Organizations in the United States

    Suzanne Keil & Abbie Brown

    Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 17, No. 3 ()

    A review of distance education accreditation policies and standards written by the six United States regional accrediting commissions and two national accrediting organizations: the Middle States... More

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