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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 4077–4081
In the fifth year of an ongoing study of the efficacy of online student e-journals for graduate student learning the author explored the subject from roles other than that of a typical researcher. Greater insight was gained into recurrent issues of...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 1769–1775
This paper describes a case study on the use of community-based low powered FM radio that has been undertaken in Uganda as part of the work of the Commonwealth of Learning. It describes a media solution that employs low-powered FM radio as an...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 1981–1982
A masters-level music analysis course was designed to introduce students to "real world" practice. All activities led to writing publication-quality articles, which were published in a peer reviewed and edited web journal. The students created an on-...
Educational Media International Vol. 3 (1971) pp. 20–24
Discusses the nature of the problems involved in setting up software libraries including cataloging, diagnostic test routine filing, language standards, the transfer of programs from one system to another, and modes of operation. Experiences of the...
Computer-aided collaboration in a graduate-level music analysis course: An exploration of legitimate peripheral participation
Computer@-aided@collaboration in a graduate-level music analysis course: An exploration of legitimate@peripheral@participation (2001) pp. 1–199
This thesis investigates the potential of Legitimate Peripheral Participation (LPP) combined with Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) to promote learning at the university graduate level. Students in a Schenkerian analysis class used computer...
Mid-Western Educational Researcher Vol. 19, No. 4 (2006) pp. 7–11
The purpose of this article was to extend the research pertaining to the idea of a statistically significant exact replication (SSER) method published recently in the Mid-Western Educational Researcher. The current study continues the idea of SSER...
Annual Meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association 1998 (Jan 22, 1998)
CareerScope is a career assessment and reporting package in a Windows or Macintosh format. It combines an aptitude battery (APTICOM) with an occupational interest inventory, both developed by the publisher, Vocational Research Institute. CareerScope ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 337–339
Abstract: Using a school-community college-university partnership between an urban public school district, a community college, and a state university, this partnership initiated a professional development school model in a high-need urban district...
Developing the whole child in an age of academic measurement: Can this be done according to U.K. teachers?
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 47, No. 1 (April 2015) pp. 195–203
Based on a qualitative analysis of interviews with 102 teachers in 33 U.K. secondary schools, the paper shows that “developing the whole child” and “preparing children for life” were personally important to teachers. As they worked, however, in...
Learning, Media and Technology Vol. 33, No. 3 (September 2008) pp. 221–234
Research into student experiences of e-assessment has been neglected. Students' expectations and perceptions of e-assessment have been under-researched and their learning strategies are often unclear. This paper reports a qualitative study which...
Key Influencing Factors behind Moodle Adoption in Irish Small to Medium Sized Higher Education Colleges
European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning Vol. 1 (2011)
This research investigated Irish Small to Medium Sized Educational Institutions (SMSEs) involved in Higher Education (HE) that adopted Moodle, the OSS (Open Source Software) course management system (CMS). As Moodle has only been adopted in the...
A heuristic model for tailoring teacher development to educational reforms: Focusing on ambiguity and conflict generation
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 74, No. 1 (August 2018) pp. 72–84
This paper aims to contribute to the theorisation of effective teacher development (TD) provision in a reform context. Based on a literature review, the paper identifies key reform features, i.e., ambiguity and conflict generation, that shape...
Campus-Wide Information Systems Vol. 28, No. 4 (2011) pp. 289–293
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to outline and discuss a multifaceted approach to embedding change in academic practice, resulting in the integration of technology-enhanced learning (TEL) within the wider institutional strategic approach to...
Community College Journal of Research and Practice Vol. 38, No. 10 (2014) pp. 859–872
This study examined the demographic factors that predict intention to integrate technology into instruction by community college adjunct faculty. Regression model findings indicated that the demographic characteristics of years of teaching...
Cross-institutional development of an online open course for educators: confronting current challenges and imagining future possibilities
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2013 (2013) pp. 826–829
The Global Dimensions in Higher Education module is a fully online open course for educators, jointly developed by three UK universities through a process of consultation and inquiry involving colleagues within the global education sector. The...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 52, No. 5 (September 2008) pp. 59–62
To provide highly qualified teachers and continue the development of their classroom practices, first-rate professional development is needed. E-learning modules were created to provide quality professional development to in-service teachers,...
Factors that Predict the Integration of Technology for Instruction by Community College Adjunct Faculty
Community College Journal of Research and Practice Vol. 38, No. 1 (2014) pp. 68–85
Community colleges have responded to the increased use of technology for instruction by providing support and professional development opportunities for faculty. However, differences in perceptions, expectations, and opportunities exist between full-...
Journal of Academic Librarianship Vol. 32, No. 2 (March 2006) pp. 127–136
On the surface, SFX, utilizing the concept of context-sensitive linking among library resources, promises the ability to obtain full text effortlessly. This paper reports on the results of a three-fold study--online survey, focus group interviews,...
Assistive Technology Vol. 19, No. 2 (2007) pp. 78–93
People with a disability do not have equitable access to the modern telecommunication medium. Many experience difficulty typing, handling the phone, dialing, or answering calls. For those who are unable to speak, the only option is to type messages...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 2494–2497
Intelligent tutoring systems are gaining popularity in web-based learning environments because of their ability to give immediate feedback, provide modeling, and interaction levels previously not available in on-line learning technologies. The...
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 54, No. 1 (May 2017) pp. 51–58
The literature is unequivocal about the importance of improving academic engagement in addressing challenges such as school drop out or increasing student motivation. What is less certain, particularly in the literature from developing countries, is ...
Agnes Kukulska-Hulme; Ana Carvalho; David Kennedy; John Pettit; Linda Bradley; Anthony Herrington; Aisha Walker
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 3, No. 1 (January 2011) pp. 18–52
The paper reports on research concerned with learners’ uses of mobile technologies based on an international survey that targeted students registered in selected master’s and doctoral programmes in Australia, Hong Kong, Portugal, Sweden, and the...
The Use of Motion Tracking Technologies in Serious Games to Enhance Rehabilitation in Stroke Patients
International Journal of Game-Based Learning Vol. 1, No. 4 (October 2011) pp. 60–73
Stroke is the main cause of long term disability worldwide. Of those surviving, more than half will fail to regain functional usage of their impaired upper limb. Typically stroke upper limb rehabilitation exercises consist of repeated movements,...
Richard Lamb; Leonard Annetta; David Vallett; Jonah Firestone; Maureen Schmitter-Edgecombe; Heather Walker; Nicole Deviller; Douglas Hoston
Journal of Educational Research Vol. 111, No. 4 (2018) pp. 446–458
Attention on P-20 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education has increased tremendously in recent years. Many efforts are underway to promote STEM major and career selection across the nation; specifically, in engineering and ...