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Santa Clara University
Journal of Biological Education Vol. 43, No. 3 (2009)
Ask most men or women in the street who Charles Darwin was and the chances are that they will know something of the work he did: the work that has revolutionised our understanding of the living world and our place in it. The 200th centenary of his...
(2009) pp. 1–242
Instructional interventions targeting current student conceptual understandings and built around robust conceptual frameworks can play an important role in science learning. Guided by this principle, my research explores the generation of domain and ...
Journal of Biological Education Vol. 41, No. 2 (2007)
With what is technically possible increasing apace, this Webwatch brings some topical and spectacular animations to use in your teaching. You may have to customise them to your own systems but, providing your equipment is reasonably young, you...
Online delivery at traditional institutions: Faculty concerns and knowledge about intellectual property rights
(2008) pp. 1–111
This study was designed to provide information to administrators about concerns faculty might have with online delivery and to assess their overall knowledge about intellectual property rights at traditional institutions. Faculty from the eight...
Educational Technology Vol. 12, No. 12 (1972) pp. 52–28
The author discusses the problems of developing a computer assisted instructional program for a college. (AK)
Education and Computing Vol. 2, No. 4 (1986) pp. 243–250
Describes studies conducted at a French university to evaluate microcomputer software used in computer assisted instruction. Results of questionnaires completed by a sample of 150 students in beginning computing courses are analyzed to determine how ...
Journal of Industrial Teacher Education Vol. 28, No. 2 (1991) pp. 23–37
A sample of 72 students tested manufacturing simulation software about production planning. The package enriched learning, although compared to lecture only, no clear-cut advantages were perceived. Amount of time between lecture and lab experience...
Where There's a Web, There's a Way: Statewide Approaches to Promoting Community College Student Transfer
Journal of College Admission Vol. 194 (2007) pp. 6–11
Red states, blue states. Maybe in politics there are differences, but when it comes to progressive transfer policies, the color-line division disappears. From the Northeast to the mid-Atlantic states to the Florida peninsula, across the Great Plains ...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 46, No. 4 (2001) pp. 31–39
The author shares ways technology may empower students and how it has enabled her as a teacher to expand beyond some of the traditional boundaries for writing, reading, and assessment. In the discussion, the importance of economic and environmental...
Journal of Instructional Pedagogies Vol. 13 (February 2013)
This article discussed some of the advantages and disadvantages of online learning. Although much has been written about the growing presence of online learning, this author's position is consideration must be given to the rewards and drawbacks of...
An exploration of student and teacher social presence in asynchronous discussion in an online advanced placement course for rural high school students
An exploration of student and teacher social presence in asynchronous<p>discussion in an online advanced placement course for rural high school students (2012) pp. 1–156
This study used a social presence construct derived from the Community of Inquiry (COI) framework, with cohesive, affective, and interactive components, to explore online discussion in an Advanced Placement course for rural high school students. ...
Educational Media International Vol. 2 (1971) pp. 16–19
A general discussion of the broad scope of how media and creativity are an integral part of learning. (HB)
Dancing with dragons: Social construction of technology during times of resource@stress (2004) pp. 1–245
Today, struggles of higher education—technological change and organizational change—are like dragons—somewhat unpredictable, mystical, altering everyone and everything in its path. Managing technology and the restructuring of the organization...
Library Review Vol. 52, No. 1 (2003) pp. 18–28
Explores the relationship between economics and scientific journal publishing. Topics include journal pricing in economics; market power exerted by the dominant commercial publisher in economics journal publishing; academic experiments to improve...
Composing via Dictation and Speech Recognition Systems: Compensatory Technology for Students with Learning Disabilities
Learning Disability Quarterly Vol. 22, No. 3 (1999) pp. 173–82
Provides a rationale for using an oral mode of production as a means of composing for individuals with learning disabilities. Supporting research on the use of dictation and studies of both simulated and existing speech-recognition systems with this ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 735–742
It is often assumed that online learning is different from classroom learning and that the successful online learner must possess specific skills and characteristics. The usual question is, are online learner competencies different from those of the ...
The implementation of an electronic performance support system for teachers: An examination of usage, performance, and attitudes
(1998) pp. 1–198
Teachers perform many tasks in an instructional environment, such as assessment, planning, student record keeping, and reporting student progress to parents, students, and administrators. Occasionally, teachers turn to an electronic support tool for ...
Italian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 11, No. 2 (Jan 01, 2003) p. 19
Reflections on the role of ICT in the addresses of the specialized schools, with particular reference to scientific guidelines.
Learners' Attention to Input during Focus on Form Listening Tasks: The Role of Mobile Technology in the Second Language Classroom
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 27, No. 3 (2014) pp. 261–276
This study explores the differential effects of medium of delivery of aural input during listening tasks on learners noticing and type of comprehension (top-down and bottom-up) of Spanish object pronouns during focus on form listening tasks. Twenty...
Text remembering as a social process: the role of teacher-student interaction in the acquisition of structure strategy
Learning and Instruction Vol. 13, No. 1 (2002) pp. 93–115
Processes involved in learning from text were analysed as the result of social interactions in cultural settings, in which text remembering is defined in terms of mediated actions. Teacher–student dyads from two levels in adult education were...
(2006) pp. 1–306
This interpretive study examines six teachers---two high school, one middle school, and three elementary---who use telecomputing tools in curriculum-based learning. The teachers were interviewed and observed in the context of their classrooms. The...
European Journal of Physics Vol. 30, No. 6 (November 2009) pp. 1417–1425
The absorption of beta rays from a radioactive source in different materials was investigated by the use of a simple setup based on a Geiger counter and a set of absorber sheets. The number of electrons traversing the material was measured as a...
Cognitive and metacognitive processes involved in arithmetic problem solving: the software "Solving Arithmetic Problems"
Italian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 18, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2010) p. 41
Il presente contributo esamina la letteratura relativa al problem solving matematico ed illustra uno strumento multimediale per la soluzione dei problemi aritmetici in bambini del secondo ciclo della scuola primaria e in bambini che presentano...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2019 (Mar 18, 2019) p. 1529
The poster is a practical follow-up of A. Smits’ brief paper in the symposium “Practicing and prospective teachers’ pedagogical reasoning about using technology in their educational practice”  With the poster, the researchers present how they ...
Topics: English Education
Teachers' Language in Interactions: An Exploratory Examination of Mental State Talk in Early Childhood Education Classrooms
Early Education and Development Vol. 26, No. 2 (2015) pp. 245–263
Research Findings: This study examined 34 Head Start teachers' use of four categories of mental state talk (verbalizations of mental processes using emotion terms, cognition terms, desire terms, and perception terms) during naturally occurring...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 1995–2001
In the past few years, online course enrollments have increased dramatically. Online courses, while providing many advantages, pose unique challenges to inexperienced online learners who are unfamiliar with the online learning environment....
(2000) pp. 1–56
English Language Learners (ELL) often lack the word attack skills needed to compete with native English speakers. There is an obvious need to provide these students with an alternative method to learning phonics skills. The program, Front...
(1997) pp. 38–90
Current teaching methods utilize almost exclusively the learning methods of reading and listening, however most students learn through the use of a combination of different media. We may find that students retain more information and remain...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2010 (Oct 18, 2010) p. 2641
The Towson University WebEx pilot began when faculty members requested a technology similar to Skype to incorporate into online courses. This session will discuss the benefits and best practices discovered by faculty using interactive web...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) p. 529
The development of the "Virtual Organization" is a concept, designed to immerse students into realistic and experiential problem-solving situations within the context of more traditional educational boundaries. The resulting experience increases the ...
Topics: Instructional Design
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2012 (November 2012)
This paper presents the use of an online learning management system to establish a system of reward contingencies to facilitate student engagement in a statistics class. Based on a behaviourist framework, the proposed system uses immediate rewards...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 668–671
Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to present a professional development design that incorporates a conceptual change model for online faculty in higher education institutions. Specifically, Nussbaum and Novick’s (1982) conceptual conflict...
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology Vol. 37, No. 2 (Mar 15, 2006) pp. 223–228
When first-year calculus students are interested in studying double integrals, they can find, in standard textbooks, a detailed description of the different regions of integration. The aims of this paper are: to give a criterion to select the...
Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society Vol. 10, No. 2 (May 24, 2014)
The increasing availability of Earth Observation and geographic data implies great opportunities for those capable to efficiently address the problems arising from the management of this huge amount of data. An efficient management of these data...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2019 (Jun 24, 2019) pp. 631–632
Teacher training institutions are faced with the problem of preparing their pre-service teachers to integrate ICT in their teaching practice. For this preparation to be successful, Tondeur et al. (2012) identified twelve key themes that play an...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 18, No. 4 (1999) pp. 415–437
The relative availability and flexibility of spreadsheets make them very attractive, especially in an environment where computer resources are scarce. The present demand for the introduction of computer work in schools and colleges in Brazil has led ...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 6, No. 1 (1997) pp. 15–22
Describes a World Wide Web-based, user-friendly, language-independent graphical user interface providing access to visualizations created for GLOBE (Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment), a multinational program of education...
Social Studies Vol. 105, No. 3 (2014) pp. 138–144
The author argues that in order to create space for authentic multicultural engagement in the face of Eurocentric norms, teachers should form discussion groups that follow five basic guidelines: engage, don't enrage; be comfortable with...
Devices and Desires: Subject Subcultures, Pedagogical Identity and the Challenge of Information and Communications Technology
Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 13, No. 3 (October 2004) pp. 307–326
This article reports some findings from the United Kingdom Economic and Social Research Council-funded InterActive Education project, in which teachers, researchers, and teacher educators have worked together to develop, perform, and evaluate...
Referential Perspective and Instruction: A Study on Teacher-Student Interaction and Text Remembering
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 30, No. 2 (2002) pp. 129–52
Studies the role of teacher-student interaction in the acquisition of text comprehension and memory skills from a socio-cultural approach. Analyzes the role of referential perspective in the internalization of complex text study actions, based on a...
Teaching Pronunciation with a Visual Display Device: Amateur Radio Equipment in the Foreign Language Classroom
Journal of Educational Technology Systems Vol. 5, No. 1 (1976) pp. 41–50
An attempt was made to develop a visual display device which would produce a phonemic standard representation of foreign speech sounds to which language learners could match their productions. A system utilizing commercially-built amateur radio...
Modeling the Tutor-Learner Interaction in an E-Learning Environment: An Instructional Design Perspective
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 1392–1395
Importance of modeling the rapport between tutor and learners in an e-learning environment arises from a learner-centered design approach in which it is essential for the designer to plan the support for learners. This paper describes the...
Alteridad Vol. 12, No. 1 (Jun 28, 2017) pp. 43–54
This article is part of the process of problematization on the privatization of education in Latin America with a special focus on the Chilean case. It analyzes elements of the Latin American context in the middle of the 20th century when States...
Language: English Translations: English, Español/Spanish, Português/Portuguese
Engineering Design Graphics Journal Vol. 65, No. 1 (2001) pp. 14–18
Introduces some alternatives for preparing and viewing computer aided design (CAD) graphics for Internet output on a budget, without the fear of copyright infringement, and without having to go back to college to learn a complex graphic application. ...
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 42, No. 2 (2009) pp. 151–173
This article describes a study in which eighth grade students in one school learned to create multimedia mini-documentaries in a six-week history unit on early 19th-century U.S. history. The authors examined content knowledge tests, group projects,...
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 13, No. 2 (Aug 30, 2017)
Even if we can find several PLE models and proposals based on the use of Web 2.0 resources, the problem of what resources to choose and how to organize them has not yet reached a specific or clear solution. During a semester, 18 students of Social...
Journal of Education for Library and Information Science Vol. 44, No. 1 (2003) pp. 58–68
Discusses service learning in library and information science (LIS) education. Highlights include advantages of service learning, including increased student learning, extended collaboration, decreased isolation, and community building; examples of...
Percepciones del profesorado de educación obligatoria acerca de la diversidad cultural. Un estudio en la ciudad de Mesina
Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research (NAER Journal) Vol. 9, No. 1 (Jan 15, 2020) pp. 28–42
Garantizar una educación inclusiva, como recoge la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible, no es posible sin el profesorado. Las percepciones de los docentes influyen en la forma en que organizan y desarrollan su actividad profesional y en el...
Language: English Translation: Español/Spanish
Lessons Learned from Three Projects to Design Learning Environments That Support "Generic" Skill Development
Journal of Learning Design Vol. 1, No. 2 pp. 21–34
Efforts to ensure that graduates leave university with the skills needed for career wide lifelong learning have been the focus of much activity at universities both nationally and internationally for over a decade. In this paper, we describe three...
Engineering Design Graphics Journal Vol. 71, No. 3 (2007) pp. 9–23
Graphical plans for construction of machinery and architecture have evolved over the last 6,000 years beginning from hieroglyphics to drawings on printable media, from the "Golden Age" of engineering graphics to the innovation of computer graphics...