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The Pennsylvania State University
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) p. 51
Learning Catalytics is an advanced cloud-based student response system that can be used in lieu of clickers, such as TurningPoint and eInstruction clickers. Instructors push out questions to students via the web and students use their own web...
Questions and feedback: Effects of direct manipulation and animation in facilitating student achievement on tests measuring different educational objectives
(2006) pp. 1–234
This research investigated the instructional effects of three levels of questioning strategies (no questions, traditional matching questions, and direct manipulation matching questions) and three levels of feedback strategies (no feedback, knowledge ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 1421–1426
This research investigated the effects of a Lecture Capture System –Tegrity. This system automatically captures audio and video portions of a course session including any information presented through a computer, a laptop/tablet, or a document...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) p. 1427
This session will share the results of a pilot study on Tegrity – a Lecture Capture System. We’ll discuss the implementation challenges that faculty and IT professionals encountered, the benefits of this type of system in improving teaching and...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2011 (Oct 18, 2011) p. 1789
This session will share innovative and effective ways to utilize a Web conferencing and e-learning system, Adobe Connect, to facilitate teaching and learning. In addition to traditional ways of using the system to host online meetings and...
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 26, No. 1 (2013) pp. 61–82
Informed by sociocultural theory and guided especially by "collective scaffolding", this study investigated the nature of computer-mediated interaction of three groups of English as a Foreign Language students when they performed collaborative...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 15, No. 3 (July 2006) pp. 329–347
This quantitative study compared the instructional effects of two web-based animation strategies against static graphics by high and low prior knowledge participants. One strategy used animation to gain attention; the second to gain attention and...
Topics: Computer-Based Training, Interactive Multimedia Systems, Educational multimedia, Web-based Instruction, online teaching, Inclusive Education, Instructional Design, Integration, web-based learning, e-learning, online learning, Technology integration, web-based, hypermedia, Multimedia, design
The Effects of Various Animation Strategies in Facilitating the Achievement of Students on Tests Measuring Different Educational Objectives
Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2004 (October 2005)
The purpose of this quantitative study was to investigate the instructional effects of various animation strategies. Three treatment groups involved include static graphic, animation used as an attention-gaining strategy, and animation used as an...
Computers and Composition Vol. 27, No. 4 pp. 284–303
This paper reports a case study investigating how the use of instant messaging (IM) mediated ESL students’ motives in their participation in computer-mediated peer response (CMPR) tasks in an ESL academic writing class. Qualitative data including...
Educational Psychology Vol. 31, No. 3 (2011) pp. 361–375
This research aims to understand university students' thinking styles and the relationship with their views of creativity. The Thinking Styles Inventory-Revised II was used to measure 13 thinking styles as defined in Sternberg's theory of mental...
College & Research Libraries Vol. 59, No. 2 (1998) pp. 169–76
Academic libraries in China are transforming traditionally isolated and separated operations by initiating an integral library system to connect all academic libraries nationwide with each other and with other information networks abroad. The...
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 7, No. 2 (2009) pp. 83–99
Supporting efficient data access in the mobile learning environment is becoming a hot research problem in recent years, and the problem becomes tougher when the clients are using light-weight mobile devices such as cell phones whose limited storage...
Journal of Applied Research and Technology Vol. 12, No. 2 (April 2014) pp. 270–278
With people’s increasing concern about food safety, cold-chain logistics distribution centre is playing an important role in preventing food from going bad. Now cold-chain logistics distribution centres have the problems of too much transportation,...
Understanding students’ preferences toward the smart classroom learning environment: Development and validation of an instrument
Computers & Education Vol. 122, No. 1 (July 2018) pp. 80–91
This article presents the rationale for developing an instrument and initial evidence of validity and reliability in a higher education context. The 40-item instrument measures students' preferences toward the smart classroom learning environment...
Chinese Students' Perceptions of a Collaborative E-Learning Environment and Factors Affecting Their Performance: Implementing a Flemish E-Learning Course in a Chinese Educational Context
Asia Pacific Education Review Vol. 10, No. 2 (June 2009) pp. 225–235
This study was set up in a Chinese university in Beijing by implementing a Flemish e-learning course in a Chinese setting. A main feature of the e-learning environment is the asynchronous "task-based" online group discussion. The purpose of the...
How does Internet information seeking help academic performance? – The moderating and mediating roles of academic self-efficacy
Computers & Education Vol. 57, No. 4 (December 2011) pp. 2476–2484
Although researchers tend to agree that Internet is a good source for learning and research, little empirical data has substantiated this claim by specifically linking time and effort spent on the Internet for school related information seeking to...