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  1. The impact of learner attributes and learner choice in an agent-based environment

    Yanghee Kim & Quan Wei

    Computers & Education Vol. 56, No. 2 (February 2011) pp. 505–514

    This study examined the impact of learners’ attributes (gender and ethnicity) on their choice of a pedagogical agent and the impact of the attributes and choice on their perceptions of agent... More

    pp. 505-514

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  2. Online learning across ethnicity and age: A study on learning interaction participation, perception, and learning satisfaction

    Fengfeng Ke & Dean Kwak

    Computers & Education Vol. 61, No. 1 (February 2013) pp. 43–51

    This mixed-method study examined whether online learning interaction participation, perception, and learning satisfaction would be consistent across varied age and ethnicity groups. Data were... More

    pp. 43-51

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  3. Promoting multicultural education in the primary classroom: Broadband videoconferencing facilities and digital video

    Allen Thurston

    Computers & Education Vol. 43, No. 1 (2004) pp. 165–177

    The aim of this study was to explore the impact of interaction (through gathering local field data and engaging in remote reciprocal presentations) on aspects of multicultural awareness. Sixty-six ... More

    pp. 165-177

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  4. Online learning and student satisfaction: Academic standing, ethnicity and their influence on facilitated learning, engagement, and information fluency

    George Bradford & Shelly Wyatt

    Internet and Higher Education Vol. 13, No. 3 (June 2010) pp. 108–114

    A study by Mullen and Tallent-Runnels (2006) found significance in the differences between online and traditional students' reports of instructors' academic support, instructors' demands, and... More

    pp. 108-114

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  5. Computer-game-based tutoring of mathematics

    Fengfeng Ke

    Computers & Education Vol. 60, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 448–457

    This in-situ, descriptive case study examined the potential of implementing computer mathematics games as an anchor for tutoring of mathematics. Data were collected from middle school students at a... More

    pp. 448-457

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  6. Desperately seeking diversity: Going online to achieve a racially balanced classroom

    Michael Bennett & Kathleen Walsh

    Computers and Composition Vol. 14, No. 2 (1997) pp. 217–227

    This essay discusses the process of using the Internet to bring together students from classrooms at opposite ends of the country, and with diverse ethnic makeup, to join in a discussion and... More

    pp. 217-227

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  7. Learners' access to tools and experience with technology at the University of the South Pacific: Readiness for e-learning

    Shikha Raturi, Robert Hogan, Konai Thaman & Konai Thaman

    Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 27, No. 3 (Jan 01, 2011)

    Technology in higher education has become exceedingly popular and useful; however, a digital divide generally applies to the use of technology in education in many developing countries. The Pacific... More

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  8. Comparing Single Mode ODL Institutions in Asia: Management Styles, Pedagogical Activities and Educational Outcomes

    Weiyuan Zhang, Olugbemiro Jegede & Cecelia Tsui, The Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; Fowie Ng & Louisa Kwok

    Indian Journal of Open Learning Vol. 11, No. 1 (2002) pp. 7–21

    This paper reports on the general results of a comparative study of the open universities in Asia conducted by the Centre for Research in Distance and Adult Learning (CRIDAL) at the Open University... More

    pp. 7-21

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  9. Identifying and Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Online Students in Higher Education

    Bonny Barr

    Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 17, No. 2 ()

    89% of colleges and universities in the United States offer online courses and of those institutions 58% offer degree programs that are completely online (Parker, Lenhart & Moore, 2011)... More

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  10. Increasing Retention in STEM: Results from a STEM Talent Expansion Program at the University of Memphis

    Alistair Windsor, University of Memphis; Anna Bargagliotti, Loyola Marymount University; Rachel Best, Donald Franceschetti, John Haddock & Stephanie Ivey, University of Memphis; David Russomanno, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis

    Journal of STEM Education Vol. 16, No. 2 (Jul 17, 2015)

    MemphiSTEP is a five-year STEM Talent Expansion Program at the University of Memphis sponsored by the National Science Foundation. The project focuses on retention and persistence to graduation to ... More

  11. Integration processes of a Romanian group in a Huelva village through family life stories

    Antonia Diaz Reales, Colegio Pblico de Lucena del Puerto, Spain; Ignacio Aguaded-Gmez, Departamento de Educacin, Universidad de Huelva, Spain

    Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research (NAER Journal) Vol. 4, No. 2 (Jul 15, 2015) pp. 99–106

    This paper examines the integration of Romanian immigrants in Lucena del Puerto (Huelva, Spain) through the life stories of two families of Romanian origin. The experiences of the groups presented ... More

    pp. 99-106

  12. Game-based Learning: A Proposed Study on the Integration of Angry Birds in Geometry Curriculum

    Tessa West, University of North Texas, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2773–2778

    Angry Birds, by RovioMobile, has the capability to allow players to determine the correct angle for trajectory, axis of symmetry, and vertex among other mathematical factors. Relatively few, if... More

    pp. 2773-2778

  13. Creating conditions for dialogue and inclusion of diverse epistemologies in distance education; ICT as a tool for fostering new and innovative teaching methods

    Ellen Carm, Johannesen Monica & Øgrim Leikny, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2226–2238

    The NORHED project, “Enhancing access, quality and sustainability of teacher training, professional development of teachers using ICTs and distance delivery mode” (QUANTICT), aims at developing... More

    pp. 2226-2238

  14. Testing Digital Story Methods in Developing Critical Thinking Skills

    Leroy Hamilton, Norfolk State University, United States; Larry Ferguson, Secondary Education and School LeadershipNorfolk State University, United States; Sasha Johnson, Norfolk State University, United States; Kyshawn Smith, Old Dominion University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 622–626

    This paper reports findings and offers implications from an evaluation of digital story methods in fostering critical thinking aptitude amongst junior and senior English students at an urban, mid... More

    pp. 622-626

  15. A promising game-based intervention for successful mathematics learning for all students.

    Karin Wiburg, New Mexico State University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 75–78

    This presentation/paper introduces participants to Math Snacks, an online program with videos and games accompanied by learner and teacher material. Materials are based on research findings on... More

    pp. 75-78

  16. Experiences of Students from Traditionally Underrepresented Groups in an Informal STEM Educational Setting and the Effect on Self-Efficacy, Task Value, and Academic Course Selection

    Anita Harvin, University of Texas at Austin, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 33–43

    In this pilot, research study, I discuss how students from groups underrepresented in the STEM workplace make sense of their participation in a STEM+Art, maker-movement inspired, after-school and... More

    pp. 33-43

  17. SightWord Pal: An Interactive Sight Word Tutor for African-American First Grade Readers

    Jessica N. Jones & Juan E. Gilbert, Computer & Information Science & Engineering Department, University of Florida, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2014 (Oct 27, 2014) pp. 923–931

    Proficient reading in the early grades is important for success in school. Students who are unable to overcome their reading struggles by the third grade are more likely than their peers to drop... More

    pp. 923-931

  18. Assessing New Media Literacy: The Singapore Case

    Der-Thanq Chen, National Institute of Education, Singapore

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 94–101

    This project is part of a large scale survey study aiming at: (a) assessing the level of new media literacy and competencies of Singapore school students; and (b) exploring factors that may affect ... More

    pp. 94-101

  19. How to Cultivate Global Competencies Through Project-Based Collaborative Learning in University Students

    Makoto Kageto, Shinichi Sato & Gary Kirkpatrick, Nihon Fukushi University, Japan

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 1141–1146

    It is needed for young generation among Asian countries to enhance communication via the network and get the opportunities to talk directory regarding issues such as gender, democracy and well... More

    pp. 1141-1146

  20. Teacher education for cultural diversity: Online and at a distance

    Jae Major, Christchurch College of Education

    Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning Vol. 9, No. 1 (2005) pp. 15–26

    While student populations in English-speaking contexts are becoming more culturally and linguistically diverse, teaching populations remain predominantly monocultural and monolingual. It is... More

    pp. 15-26