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Oct 26, 2021

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Elizabeth Langran; David Rutledge

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Number of papers: 85

  1. Cost-Benefit Analysis of a Constructivist Based Education Technology Initiative in India

    Uchita Bakshani, Tata Institue of Social Sciences, India; Amina Charania, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India

    This paper reports a study that explores the benefits of implementing the Integrated Approach to Technology in Education (ITE) initiative. ITE aimed at integrating ICT tools within the regular... More

    pp. 1-7

  2. Online Learning Through the Eyes of Students with Limited English Proficiency

    Taylor Davis & Geneva Tesh, University of North Texas, United States

    Providing quality online instruction has become more important than ever with the abrupt shift in education caused by the COVID-19 pandemic as teachers and students adapted to online learning.... More

    pp. 8-14

  3. Fostering Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Online Classes

    Galia Fussell & Michelle Bianco, Purdue University Global, United States; Gulnur Polkina, Naberezhnye Chelny State Pedagogical University, Russian Federation

    Professors at colleges and universities are tasked to cultivate an inclusive climate where diversity is celebrated and respected. All students, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, culture,... More

    pp. 15-19

  4. Using Academic Writer to Develop Students’ Writing and Research Skills

    Galia Fussell & Michelle Bianco, Purdue University Global, United States; Gulnur Polkina, Naberezhnye Chelny State Pedagogical University, Russian Federation

    Developing students’ writing and research skills is among the demanding tasks for both professors and students. Writing effectively is a challenging but important aspect for individuals’... More

    pp. 20-24

  5. Teaching Employability Skills to Arabic-speaking Migrants: Instructional Designer Perspectives

    Amelie Hanna, Flinders University, Australia

    The unemployment rate among Arabic-speaking migrants to Australia is around 21%. A proposed intervention is to scale up English language, computer, and business skills for unemployed Arabic... More

    pp. 25-30

  6. Are Middle School Students from a Lower Socioeconomic Background at a Disadvantage in the Online Learning Environment?

    Jennifer Hunsucker & Eric Marvin, Union University, United States

    The coronavirus pandemic spurred the rise of online learning among K-12 schools, but with the rapid shift to this format, some students may be at a disadvantage based on their socioeconomic status.... More

    pp. 31-39

  7. Exploring the Connection Between Universal Design for Learning and Culturally Responsive Teaching: Community, Choice, and Support for Diverse Learners through Different Teaching Modalities

    Kerrigan Mahoney & Elizabeth Harsma, Minnesota State University, Mankato, United States

    A key consideration of designing and implementing instruction with technology is meeting the needs of diverse learners. A technology that can provide access to learning for one student may create a... More

    pp. 40-43

  8. Understanding the teacher participation and interaction over technology-enabled CoP

    Sumegh Paltiwale & Amina Charania, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India

    This study presents analysis of a community of teachers’ (CoP) communication patterns in an Instant Messaging Application (Telegram) in context of a micro-credent course using digital-badge. This... More

    pp. 44-48

  9. Tech-savvy redlining: Understanding technology's role in educational segregation

    Jalesa Parks, Austin Peay State University, United States

    Paul Attewell (2001) posed the following question: “Is providing access to computer technology an effective policy instrument for reducing social inequality?” Approximately twenty years later,... More

    pp. 49-52

  10. Crowd-Sourced Wisdom for International Students: Differences Between Academic and Non-Academic Social Q&A

    Hon Jie Teo & Fangyang Shen, New York City College of Technology, United States

    This study examines the features of the most popular topics in a widely used social question and answer community (SQAC) by Chinese international students. As an open and accessible source of... More

    pp. 53-58

  11. Preserving Native American Language Through Mobile Learning

    Stephanie Tubby, University of North Texas, United States

    Preserving language and culture is a crucial initiative for Native American communities across the United States. Presently, only regional and state efforts have developed curriculum and programs... More

    pp. 59-64

  12. Teaching virtually using multi-application to overcome digital divide during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Nyarai Tunjera & Agnes Chigona, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa

    The COVID-19 worldwide pandemic affected extensively educational institutions that relied on traditional face-to-face teaching strategies. The current context of South African higher education... More

    pp. 65-78

  13. Teacher Perceptions of Native Science During an Indigenous Virtual STEM Camp

    Luke Ziegler, Leigh Martin & Jonathan D. Cohen, Georgia State University, United States

    Native science and indigenous ways of knowing are undervalued in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, limiting Native scientists’ and STEM professionals’ ability to... More

    pp. 79-84

  14. Are Current PK-12 Teaching Practices Preventing Students From Gaining Needed Technology Skills?

    Bryan Artman, University of Nebraska Kearney, United States

    The current teaching practices of PK-12 teachers in 1:1 technology environments are not equipping students with the necessary technology skills. These practices put their future career and academic... More

    pp. 85-86

  15. Successful Integration of technology into the Composition classroom through the use of Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy.

    Michelle Bianco & Galia Fussell, Purdue University Global, United States

    Recent events have required that Composition courses become facilitated online and digital technologies transfer static lessons into critical thinking learning environments for more student... More

    pp. 87-91

  16. Technology-assisted Grading and the Real Three C’s of Composition.

    Michelle Bianco & Galia Fussell, Purdue University Global, United States

    With the increase of technology comes a predisposed inclination to rely on technologies to assist in grading. Rich Barlow (2019) explains this move, “In 18 of the 21[states], only a fraction of... More

    pp. 92-95

  17. And then there was SAMS: Improving Digital Literacy Through the use of a Hybrid Application

    Zarina Charlesworth, University of Applied Sciences & Arts of Western Switzerland // HES-SO, Switzerland; Shaban Shabani, University of Applied Sciences & Arts Western Switzerland (HES-SO), Switzerland

    This paper looks at the spread of online misinformation with a focus on improving digital literacy in the higher education classroom through the development of such skills amongst higher education ... More

    pp. 96-102

  18. A Curriculum for Implementing Inquiry-Based Learning of Science in an Online Environment

    Suparna Chatterjee, Arkansas Tech University, United States; Paige Wheeler & Stella Otoo, New Mexico State University, United States

    The goal of inquiry-based learning (IBL) is to actively engage students in their learning. The STEM Outreach Center offered a Zombie Apocalypse online summer camp in 2021 for students who could not... More

    pp. 103-107

  19. Exploring Cybersecurity Education at the K-12 Level

    Weiru Chen & Yuming He, Old Dominion University, United States; Xin Tian, Kennesaw State University, United States; Wu He, Old Dominion University, United States

    K-12 cybersecurity education is receiving growing attention with the growing number of cyberattacks and a shortage of cybersecurity professionals. However, there are many barriers for teachers to... More

    pp. 108-114

  20. Vocabulary Learning Through Games on the e-Platform

    Shu Chen-Worley, Touro College, United States

    The purpose of this paper presentation is to discuss and demonstrate to classroom teachers, administrators, and parents about how vocabulary can be effectively taught virtually to learners who are ... More

    pp. 115-117