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  1. Competencies for Web-based Instructional Designers

    Madhu Parhar & Sanjaya Mishra, Staff Training and Research Institute of Distance Education, IGNOU, New Delhi, India

    Indian Journal of Open Learning Vol. 9, No. 3 (2000) pp. 415–422

    Instructional Design and the role of instructional designer in designing instruction is not a recent concept. Design of instruction involves a set of clearly defined skills. The objective of this... More

    pp. 415-422

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  2. The Effects of ABRACADABRA on Reading Outcomes: A Meta-analysis of Applied Field Research

    Philip Abrami, Eugene Borohkovski & Larysa Lysenko, Centre for the Study of Learning and Performance, Canada

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 26, No. 4 (October 2015) pp. 337–367

    This meta-analysis summarizes research on the effects of a comprehensive, interactive web-based software (AXXX) on the development of reading competencies among kindergarteners and elementary... More

    pp. 337-367

  3. Measuring Learning Outcomes and Faculty Performance with Interactive Performance-Based Assessments.

    Fawzi BenMessaoud, Indiana University & Purdue University Indianapolis School of Informatics and Computing, United States; Prathik Gadde, Indiana University and Purdue University Indianapolis, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1926–1942

    This session shows how to use interactive Performance-Based Learning Outcomes Assessments mapped to industry-defined competencies and skills to measure student and faculty performance, evaluate... More

    pp. 1926-1942

  4. Developing an instrument for the growth of college students’ e-tutoring competencies

    Chih-Feng Chien, Ching-Jung Liao & Brent G. Walters, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 911–915

    As technology application has adopted to provide academic support ubiquitously, the presence of e-tutoring has grown for decreasing educational budgets and reducing the digital divide. However,... More

    pp. 911-915

  5. Putting personal learning networks to work: Professional learning and the pre-service teacher

    Geoffrey Lautenbach & Jacqueline Batchelor, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 857–861

    21st century educators require many competencies and are encouraged to become digitally literate, integrate technology into teaching and learning, use technologies to deepen knowledge, and employ... More

    pp. 857-861

  6. Developing 21st century skills in In-service Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) teachers through Digital Learning Spaces (DLS)

    Sandra Figaro-Henry, University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad And Tobago; Vimala Kamalodeen, University of the West Indies, Trinidad And Tobago

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 182–191

    Abstract: STEM education has been placed at the forefront of educational agendas in the recent past and even developing countries like Trinidad and Tobago seek to develop, in students and teachers ... More

    pp. 182-191

  7. DUC – Fostering Diversity Aspects in Higher Education by eLearning and User generated Content

    Marc Beutner, Dennis Kundisch & Johannes Magenheim, University Paderborn, Germany; Rasmus Pechuel, Ingenious Knowledge GmbH, Germany

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 997–1003

    This paper provides findings of a study conducted in the field of Diversity Management in higher education. DUC is an approach to integrate didactical embedded user generated content in lectures.... More

    pp. 997-1003

  8. An Analysis of E-learning Job Skills and Competencies Recommended or Required for Entry level E-Learning Developers

    Jonathan McKeown, University of Tampa, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 638–639

    To determine jobs prospects for recent graduates of an Instructional Design and Technology program a research study and market analysis was conducted to determine requirements, skills, and... More

    pp. 638-639

  9. Two Rooms: The Best practices of supporting and mentoring Graduate counseling interns from a distance in the Online Courseroom

    Heather Zeng, Capella University, United States; Erin Doherty, Capella University Student, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 2527–2530

    Counseling internships typically include hours in the field and opportunities for teaching. In a distance learning format requirements are no different. Yet, the competencies needed to flourish in ... More

    pp. 2527-2530

  10. Successful Use of CALL Software: An Investigation from the User's Perspective

    Norma Scagnoli, Ruth Yontz & Jinhee Choo

    E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 11, No. 3 (2014) pp. 278–290

    This study explores the use and implementation of computer-assisted language learning (CALL) software in graduate professional education. The investigation looked into self-reported information on ... More

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  11. Developing Professional Skills in STEM Students: Data Information Literacy

    Lisa D. Zilinski, Megan Sapp Nelson & Amy S. Van Epps

    Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship Vol. 77 (2014)

    Undergraduate STEM students are increasingly expected to have some data use skills upon graduation, whether they pursue post-graduate education or move into industry. This project was an initial... More

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  12. The Competencies Required for Effective Performance in a University e-Learning Environment

    Mitchell Parkes, Christine Reading & Sarah Stein

    Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 29, No. 6 (2013) pp. 777–791

    The aim of this study was to identify and rate the importance of the competencies required by students for effective performance in a university e-learning environment mediated by a learning... More

    pp. 777-791

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  13. Tiered Internship Model for Undergraduate Students in Geospatial Science and Technology

    Irina A. Kopteva, Donna Arkowski & Elaine L. Craft

    Community College Journal of Research and Practice Vol. 39, No. 1 (2015) pp. 34–43

    This article discusses the development, implementation, and evaluation of a tiered internship program for undergraduate students in geospatial science and technology (TIMSGeoTech). The internship... More

    pp. 34-43

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  14. Providing Knowledge Recommendations: An Approach for Informal Electronic Mentoring

    Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Cristina Casado-Lumbreras, Pedro Soto-Acosta & Sanjay Misra

    Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 22, No. 2 (2014) pp. 221–240

    The use of Web 2.0 technologies for knowledge management is invading the corporate sphere. The Web 2.0 is the most adopted knowledge transfer tool within knowledge intensive firms and is starting... More

    pp. 221-240

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  15. Meeting Professional Competencies through Specialized Distance Education: The McMaster University Addiction Studies Program

    Rick Csiernik & Christie McGaghran

    Journal of Teaching in Social Work Vol. 33, No. 4 (2013) pp. 566–577

    Historically, addiction has been an area in which Canadian social workers have received limited formal education. This reality led to the development of 18 core technical competencies through the... More

    pp. 566-577

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  16. Increasing MSW Students' Information Competencies through Online Tutorials, Application Exercises, and Course Assignments

    John A. Kayser, Jennifer Bowers, Lin Jiang & Marian Bussey

    Journal of Teaching in Social Work Vol. 33, No. 4 (2013) pp. 578–593

    Increasing MSW students' information competencies was achieved through a 2-year project in which online video tutorials, in-class exercises, and course assignments were created and integrated ... More

    pp. 578-593

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  17. Digital Badges

    Linda Frederiksen

    Public Services Quarterly Vol. 9, No. 4 (2013) pp. 321–325

    Unlike so much of the current vocabulary in education and technology that seems to stir more confusion than clarity, most public service librarians may already have a general idea about digital... More

    pp. 321-325

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  18. Competencies Development and Self-Assessment in Maintenance Management E-Training

    Nikos Papathanassiou, Petros Pistofidis & Christos Emmanouilidis

    European Journal of Engineering Education Vol. 38, No. 5 (2013) pp. 497–511

    The maintenance management function requires staff to possess a truly multidisciplinary set of skills. This includes competencies from engineering and information technology to health and safety,... More

    pp. 497-511

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  19. Professional task-based curriculum development for distance education practitioners at master’s level: A design-based research

    Xiaoying Feng & Guangxin Lu, Research Center of Distance Education, Beijing Normal University; Zhihong Yao, Distance Education School, University of Central Committee of C.P.C

    The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 16, No. 2 (Apr 15, 2015)

    Curriculum development for distance education (DE) practitioners is more and more focusing on practical requirements and competence development. Delphi and DACUM methods have been used at some... More

  20. Leadership: industry needs for entry-level engineering positions

    Beth Hartmann & Charles Jahren, Iowa State University

    Journal of STEM Education Vol. 16, No. 3 (Sep 15, 2015)

    This paper presents the results of a study that sought to identify what companies mean by the word “leadership” when used a job descriptions for entry-level, full-time engineering positions. Seven ... More