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  1. Enhancing Conceptual Learning Through Computer-Based Applets: The Effectiveness and Implications

    George Zhou, PhD., Wytze Brouwer & Norma Nocente, University of Alberta, Canada; Brian Martin, King’s University College, Canada

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 16, No. 1 (January 2005) pp. 31–49

    Several Canadian Universities and colleges have been working together for years to build web accessible computer-based applets to help students learn physics concepts. This paper reports the... More

    pp. 31-49

  2. Children's Perspectives in a Game Programming Discourse

    Jakob Tholander, Stockholm University, Sweden

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 16, No. 1 (January 2005) pp. 51–82

    In the Playground project we applied a constructionist learning perspective in order to build a computational learning environment in which children can design and build their own video games. We... More

    pp. 51-82

  3. Effects of a Tablet-Based Mathematics Application for Pre-School Children

    Karl Kosko & Richard Ferdig, Kent State University, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 35, No. 1 (January 2016) pp. 61–79

    Tablets such as iPad, Android, and Windows devices have become ubiquitous in both the home and school settings. Adults and kids of all ages are using these tools and the associated apps to do... More

    pp. 61-79

  4. 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

  5. Technology review for mobile multimedia learning environments

    Georgios Styliaras, University of Patras, Greece

    Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 24, No. 4 (October 2015) pp. 403–429

    Nowadays, the technological advancement in mobile devices has made possible the development of hypermedia applications that exploit their features. A potential application domain for mobile devices... More

    pp. 403-429

  6. Learning technologies in developing contexts: educational design research in accounting education

    Geoffrey Lautenbach, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1958–1964

    This paper reports on how an educational intervention assisted in finding a place for learning technologies in accounting education. Guided by a design-based methodology, this paper firstly... More

    pp. 1958-1964

  7. Vizwik – visual data flow programming and its educational implications

    Simon Gauvin, Agora Mobile Inc, Canada; Martine Paquet, Martine Paquet Consulting, Canada; Viktor Freiman, Compética, Canada

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1594–1600

    The new movement towards digital literacy in the 21st Century requires that the educational system shifts from developing consumers of technology to creators of technology. Given that software is... More

    pp. 1594-1600

  8. Making Thinking Visible in Mathematics Though Technology

    Scott Slough & Pauline Sampson, Stephen F. Austin State University, United States; Robert Capraro & Mary Margaret Capraro, Texas A&M University, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1109–1114

    A calculator-based program that emphasized continuous formative assessment through screen capture, display, and discussion was used in Year 1 of a multiyear project focused on student success for... More

    pp. 1109-1114

  9. Where educational media meets the college lecture course: Increasing class engagement using interactive online modules

    Mya Thompson, Cornell University, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) p. 960

    Remember coming to lecture with only a vague idea of what you’d be learning about for the next hour? Instead, hundreds of students in Cornell University’s Evolution and Diversity class arrived this... More

    p. 960

  10. Methodological issues: Appropriate research methodology for research in the design and usability of educational websites/e-learning environments and related educational technology.

    Adewunmi Ogunbase, University of Tampere, Finland, Finland

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 710–715

    This paper discusses the research methodology and methods that could be best used in research on design and usability of educational websites, e-learning environments and other related educational ... More

    pp. 710-715

  11. 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

  12. Mobile Learning for Students With and Without Disabilities in K-12 Educational Setting

    Jingrong Xie & James Basham, The University of Kansas, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1647–1664

    Mobile learning technology has shown great potential to facilitate teaching and learning in recent academic research. This comprehensive literature review methodology was used to examine recent... More

    pp. 1647-1664

  13. Reflections on Educational Technology

    Victor Sohmen, Drexel University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1630–1634

    An exciting trend of the 21st century is that possible combinations and interactions of the various technologies will be of major importance. The main driving force of social change will be IT... More

    pp. 1630-1634

  14. Engaging the NetGeneration Through the Use of Simulated Games in Both Traditional and E-Learning Settings

    Stephen Hammel, Nina Sarkar & Christina Manzo, Queensborough Community College, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1488–1492

    Today’s students are digital natives and have grown up with computer technology and video games. Their constant exposure to the Internet and other digital media shapes and influences how they... More

    pp. 1488-1492

  15. Students Views on the Factors that will Determine Quality and Effective Use of Web 2.0 Technologies in Learning Activities.

    Razep Echeng, University of Calabar, United Kingdom

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1455–1464

    Web 2.0 technology tools or social media in educational context is gradually gaining attention as it is being emphasized in recent times. This has brought about a significant increase in research... More

    pp. 1455-1464

  16. Bridging the learning gap in Kenya with mobile learning: Challenges and future strategies

    William Jobe, University West, Sweden

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1319–1325

    The overarching aim of this research was to study how mobile technology can catalyze informal learning and bridge the gap between informal and non-formal learning. In this study 30 Kenyan elite... More

    pp. 1319-1325

  17. The Internet of Things in E-Learning

    Joseph M Woodside, Shahram Amiri & William Sause, Stetson University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1207–1210

    The Problem: The Internet of Things (IoT) is the next phase of innovation technology and educational applications over the next decade. While capabilities are increasing there are still a number... More

    pp. 1207-1210

  18. Teachers’ Perception about their Competency in Integrating Technology in Elementary Classrooms using the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge Framework (TPACK)

    Nadeyah Alqallaf & 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. 741–745

    Teachers realize the importance of technology to promote enhancement in the transferring content knowledge. The problem exists around the effectiveness from integrating technology in educational... More

    pp. 741-745

  19. Promoting Cognitive Presence through Asynchronous Discussions on Learning Design Tasks

    Maria Tzelepi, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece; Kyparissia Papanikolaou, Assistant Professor in Educational Technology and E-learning, School of Pedagogical and Technologica, Greece; Petros Roussos, Lecturer in National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece; Athanasia Tsakiri, TEI Stereas Elladas, Greece

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 682–688

    In this paper we investigate how the design and organization of asynchronous discussion tasks may encourage participants’ reflection and cognitive development. The theoretical premises of this... More

    pp. 682-688

  20. Faculty use and perceptions of barriers to using available institutionally provided educational technology: A case study using Rogers' Diffusion of Innovation Theory

    Jon Wilson, Cleveland University - Kansas City, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 511–517

    This paper reports on the findings from a survey study completed at a small non-profit university. Descriptive statistics are used to describe faculty use of currently available institutionally... More

    pp. 511-517