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(2006) pp. 1–126
Distributed learning is replacing distance and traditional education in organizations of higher learning because the technologies used to reach off-campus students are also being used to reach on-campus students, helping colleges streamline...
Language Arts Vol. 86, No. 5 (May 2009) pp. 382–392
This article highlights the importance of rethinking literacy assessment in a digital and global world. Although pressures currently abound to narrow conceptions and practices of literacy, especially in an era of high stakes testing, digital...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 16, No. 2 (April 2005) pp. 117–131
** Invited as a paper from E-Learn 2003 ** The purpose of this article is to provide five empirically-derived guidelines for knowledge map construction tools that facilitate problem solving. First, the combinational representation principle...
Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship Vol. 77 (2014)
Undergraduate STEM students are increasingly expected to have some data use skills upon graduation, whether they pursue post-graduate education or move into industry. This project was an initial foray into the application of data information...
Using Information Technology To Prepare Personnel To Implement Functional Behavioral Assessment and Positive Behavioral Support
Exceptionality Vol. 8, No. 3 (2000) pp. 217–30
This article examines impediments to effective dissemination of training in positive behavioral support, such as school discipline policies and the inadequacy of training models. It suggests ways new information technologies can overcome these...
How Can Educational Technology Improve Content Knowledge and Classroom Pedagogy? Teaching History and Preparing Teachers with the Digital History Reader, Part 2
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3815–3817
This symposium explores the ways that integrating educational technology into history teaching and the preparation of history teachers can improve content knowledge and pedagogical effectiveness. Materials developed for the Digital History Reader...
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 7, No. 4 (2006) pp. 349–360
This article describes an exploratory study of two Web-based learning environments designed to teach helping skills to human service students. Participants used either an interactive pedagogical agent environment or read a helper-client script....
Amy Stambach; Katherine Marshall; Matthew J. Nelson; Liviu Andreescu; Aikande C. Kwayu; Philip Wexler; Yotam Hotam; Shlomo Fischer; Hassan El Bilawi
Comparative Education Review Vol. 55, No. 1 (February 2011) pp. 111–142
During the interwar years of the early twentieth century, and through at least the 1980s, education was seen by scholars, state leaders, and international agency representatives alike as a way to modernize and secularize underdeveloped communities....