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Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice

Jan 22, 2015 Volume 14, Number 1

Editors

Lynn Jeffrey; Christopher Cheong

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 15

  1. Effectiveness of Peer Assessment in a Professionalism Course Using an Online Workshop

    Kenneth David Strang

    An online Moodle Workshop was evaluated for peer assessment effectiveness. A quasi-experiment was designed using a Seminar in Professionalism course taught in face-to-face mode to undergraduate... More

    pp. 1-16

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  2. Introducing E-portfolio Use to Primary School Pupils: Response, Benefits and Challenges

    Dimitra Theodosiadou & Angelos Konstantinidis

    Electronic portfolios (e-portfolios) have a positive impact on the learning process in a broad range of educational sectors and on learners of all ages. Yet because most e-portfolio-related studies... More

    pp. 17-38

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  3. Teaching Social Media in Business

    Roger McHaney, Merrill Warkentin, David Sachs, Michael Brian Pope & Dustin Ormond

    The ways people connect, interact, share, and communicate have changed due to recent developments in information technology. These developments, categorized as social media, have captured the... More

    pp. 39-62

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  4. Learning Circles: A Collaborative Technology-Mediated Peer-Teaching Workshop

    Kevin Sullivan, Kevin Marshall & Brendan Tangney

    This research study explores peer teaching and learning without a domain expert teacher, within the context of an activity where teams of second level students (~16 years old) are required to... More

    pp. 63-83

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  5. Penetration Testing Curriculum Development in Practice

    Chengcheng Li

    As both the frequency and the severity of network breaches have increased in recent years, it is essential that cybersecurity is incorporated into the core of business operations. Evidence from the... More

    pp. 85-99

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  6. Using Technology in Gifted and Talented Education Classrooms: The Teachers’ Perspective

    Susan Zimlich

    Technology skills are assumed to be a necessity for college and career success, but technology is constantly evolving. Thus, development of students’ technology skills is an on-going and persistent... More

    pp. 101-124

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  7. Using Technology in Gifted and Talented Education Classrooms: The Teachers’ Perspective

    Susan Zimlich

    Technology skills are assumed to be a necessity for college and career success, but technology is constantly evolving. Thus, development of students\u2019 technology skills is an on-going and... More

    pp. 101-124

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  8. Five Principles for MOOC Design: With a Case Study

    John R. Drake, Margaret T. O'Hara & Elaine Seeman

    New web technologies have enabled online education to take on a massive scale, prompting many universities to create massively open online courses (MOOCs) that take advantage of these technologies ... More

    pp. 125-143

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  9. Learning by Doing: How to Develop a Cross-Platform Web App

    Minh Q. Huynh & Prashant Ghimire

    As mobile devices become prevalent, there is always a need for apps. How hard is it to develop an app especially a cross-platform app? The paper shares an experience in a project involved the... More

    pp. 145-169

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  10. Recognizing and Managing Complexity: Teaching Advanced Programming Concepts and Techniques Using the Zebra Puzzle

    Xihui "Paul" Zhang & John D. Crabtree

    Teaching advanced programming can be a challenge, especially when the students are pursuing different majors with diverse analytical and problem-solving capabilities. The purpose of this paper is... More

    pp. 171-189

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  11. A Quantitative Investigation into the Impacts of 1:1 iPads on Early Learner’s ELA and Math Achievement

    Damian Bebell & Joseph Pedulla

    Many parents, educators, and policy makers see great potential for leveraging tools like laptop computers, tablets, and smartphones in the classrooms of the world. Although increasing students’... More

    pp. 191-215

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  12. A Quantitative Investigation into the Impacts of 1:1 iPads on Early Learner’s ELA and Math Achievement

    Damian Bebell & Joseph Pedulla

    Many parents, educators, and policy makers see great potential for leveraging tools like laptop computers, tablets, and smartphones in the classrooms of the world. Although increasing students... More

    pp. 191-215

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  13. Implementing and Evaluating a Blended Learning Format in the Communication Internship Course

    Christina M Smith

    The use of blended learning is well suited for classes that involve a high level of experiential inquiry such as internship courses. These courses allow students to combine applied, face-to-face... More

    pp. 217-235

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  14. Experiences of Using Automated Assessment in Computer Science Courses

    John English & Tammy English

    In this paper we discuss the use of automated assessment in a variety of computer science courses that have been taught at Israel Academic College by the authors. The course assignments were... More

    pp. 237-254

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  15. Professional Development in Higher Education: A Model for Meaningful Technology Integration

    Carl Weckerle & Sarah A Dysart

    While many institutions provide centralized technology support for faculty, there is a lack of centralized professional development opportunities that focus on simultaneously developing instructors... More

    pp. 255-265

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