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  1. Student perceived effectiveness of computer technology use in post-secondary classrooms

    Gretchen Lowerison, Jennifer Sclater, Richard F. Schmid & Philip C. Abrami

    Computers & Education Vol. 47, No. 4 (December 2006) pp. 465–489

    This study investigated the relationship between the amount of computer technology used in post-secondary education courses, students’ perceived effectiveness of technology use, and global course... More

    pp. 465-489

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  2. Does the medium change the message? The impact of a web-based genetics course on university students' perspectives on learning and teaching

    Jessamyn Marie O. Yazon, Jolie A. Mayer-Smith & Rosemary J. Redfield

    Computers & Education Vol. 38, No. 1 (2002) pp. 267–285

    This study explores how university students respond to and perform in a web-based learning environment. We examine whether technology can serve as a catalyst for reforming post-secondary education,... More

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  3. Post-secondary educators' professional development: Investigation of an online approach to enhancing teaching and learning

    Lynne Schrum, Mary D. Burbank, Jonathan Engle, Jack A. Chambers & Kelly F. Glassett

    Internet and Higher Education Vol. 8, No. 4 (2005) pp. 279–289

    Faculty in post-secondary institutions must continually reassess, refine, and revise their teaching, yet it is a challenge for them to gain this professional development with heavy teaching... More

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  4. Shift happens: online education as a new paradigm in learning

    Linda Harasim

    Internet and Higher Education Vol. 3, No. 1 (2000) pp. 41–61

    This article addresses that paradigmatic shift. It begins by presenting an overview of the history of online education as a context and framework for understanding the state of the art today,... More

    pp. 41-61

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  5. A Web-based model for developing assessment literacy of secondary in-service teachers

    Ya-Ching Fan, Tzu-Hua Wang & Kuo-Hua Wang

    Computers & Education Vol. 57, No. 2 (September 2011) pp. 1727–1740

    This research investigates the effect of a web-based model, named ‘Practicing, Reflecting, and Revising with Web-based Assessment and Test Analysis system (P2R-WATA) Assessment Literacy Development... More

    pp. 1727-1740

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  6. Do mathematicians integrate computer algebra systems in university teaching? Comparing a literature review to an international survey study

    Neil Marshall, Chantal Buteau, Daniel H. Jarvis & Zsolt Lavicza

    Computers & Education Vol. 58, No. 1 (January 2012) pp. 423–434

    We present a comparative study of a literature review of 326 selected contributions ( Buteau, Marshall, Jarvis & Lavicza, 2010) to an international (US, UK, Hungary) survey of mathematicians ... More

    pp. 423-434

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  7. Learning and motivational impacts of a multimedia science game

    Leslie M. Miller, Ching-I. Chang, Shu Wang, Margaret E. Beier & Yvonne Klisch

    Computers & Education Vol. 57, No. 1 (August 2011) pp. 1425–1433

    The power of a web-based forensic science game to teach content and motivate STEM careers was tested among secondary students. More than 700 secondary school students were exposed to one of the... More

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  8. Technology, Active Learning, and Retention in General Education Mathematics

    Inessa Levi, Columbus State University, United States; Iman Chahine, Georgia State University, United States; Lauretta Garrett, Tuskegee University, United States; Haifeng Wang, Georgia State University, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 35, No. 1 (January 2016) pp. 81–105

    Difficulties in general education mathematics courses may be attributed to many factors, primarily low proficiency in symbol manipulation, a perception that mathematics is an area which eludes... More

    pp. 81-105

  9. Bridging the Gap - Trade Math MOOC project

    Dalton Mervold & Dennis Johnson, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Canada

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1533–1536

    This paper is an overview of a project that was designed to assist students preparing to enter post-secondary education. For years we have noticed that students enter our programs that have a... More

    pp. 1533-1536

  10. Gender Differences in High School Student Dispositions Toward Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Careers

    Rhonda Christensen, Institute for the Integration of Technology into Teaching and Learning, University of North Texas, United States; Gerald Knezek & Tandra Tyler-Wood, University of North Texas, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 34, No. 4 (October 2015) pp. 395–408

    STEM disposition surveys were completed by 364 11th and 12th grade students attending a two-year university-based residential science and mathematics academy during fall 2012. Surveys were... More

    pp. 395-408

  11. Employing Rapid Prototyping Design Technologies to Support Contextualized Mathematics Education

    Daniel A. Tillman, Meilan Zhang, Song A. An & Rachel Boren, The University of Texas at El Paso, United States; Carlos Paez-Paez, Navajo Technical University, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 34, No. 4 (October 2015) pp. 455–483

    This article presents a research study on the utilization of rapid prototyping design technologies to support integration of contextualized mathematics education into music themed activities at an ... More

    pp. 455-483

  12. STEM Students on the Stage (SOS): Promoting Student Voice and Choice in STEM Education through an Interdisciplinary, Standards-focused Project Based Learning Approach

    Alpaslan Sahin

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

    STEM education has become strategically important to increase college readiness of high school graduates in mathematics and science, cultivate STEM interest in students, boost STEM majoring... More

  13. University Festival Promotes STEM Education

    Andrew Quagliata

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

    STEM education is argued as an essential ingredient in preparing our children for careers of the future. This paper describes a university festival that includes the promotion of STEM-related... More

  14. The Effect of an Augmented Reality Enhanced Mathematics Lesson on Student Achievement and Motivation

    Anne Estapa & Larysa Nadolny, Iowa State University

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

    The purpose of the study was to assess student achievement and motivation during a high school augmented reality mathematics activity focused on dimensional analysis. Included in this article is a ... More

  15. Knowledge-based assessment in serious games: an experience on emergency training

    Nicola Capuano, University of Salerno, Dep. of Information Engineering, Electric Engineering and Applied Mathematics; Richard King, Serious Games Institute, Coventry University Enterprises Ltd., UK, United Kingdom

    Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society Vol. 11, No. 3 (Sep 30, 2015)

    Emergency preparedness is a promising application field for digital serious games enabling the simulation of real emergency scenarios and allowing a high learning transfer thanks to engagement and ... More

  16. Teachers’ ICT usage in second-cycle institutions in Ghana: A qualitative study

    Charles Buabeng-Andoh, Pentecost University College, Ghana; Issifu Yidana, University of Education, Winneba, Ghana

    International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 11, No. 2 (Aug 31, 2015)

    The purpose of this study was to investigate teachers’ use of ICT and the factors that affect their ICT use in secondary schools in Ghana. A focus group interview was used to gather data from... More

  17. Interactive-GIS-Tutor (IGIST) integration: Creating a digital space gateway within a textbook-bound South African Geography class

    Elfrieda Fleischmann, Cedar College of Education, South Africa; Christo Van der Westhuizen & Dirk Cilliers, North West University (NWU), South Africa

    International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 11, No. 2 (Aug 31, 2015)

    Currently there is a global drive among political and educational institutions to implement geographic information system (GIS) practice in secondary schools. However, Geography teachers worldwide,... More

  18. Learning te Reo Maori via Online Distance Education: A Case Study

    Maree Jeurissen, The University of Auckland

    Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning Vol. 19, No. 1 (Jun 29, 2015) pp. 45–62

    Despite some gains in the regeneration of te reo Maori, the indigenous language of Aotearoa New Zealand, its long-term survival remains threatened. One avenue for regeneration seldom considered is ... More

    pp. 45-62

  19. Utilization of SPARK Science Learning System (SSLS) and its effect on science process skills of students in science

    Maribel Ganeb, Science Department, Andres Bonifacio Integrated School; Darryl Montebon; Olivia Buzon, Faculty of Science Technology and Mathematics, Philippine Normal University

    International Journal of Research Studies in Educational Technology Vol. 4, No. 2 (Feb 28, 2015)

    This study looked into the utilization of SPARK Science Learning System (SSLL) in Science Investigative processes to determine its effect in enhancing the integrated process skills of students. A... More

  20. The use of video recorded classes to develop teacher professionalism: the experimentation of a curriculum

    Piergiuseppe Rossi, University of Macerata; Laura Fedeli, Silvia Biondi, Patrizia Magnoler, Anna Bramucci & Cristiana Lancioni

    Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society Vol. 11, No. 2 (May 27, 2015)

    The paper presents an investigation aimed at validating the hypothesis that the teaching workshops in teacher training degree courses, in which videos are used as a supporting strategy, can foster ... More