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  1. 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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  2. Educational Technology Training Workshops for Mathematics Teachers: An Exploration of Perception Changes

    Wilfred Wing Fat Lau & Allan Hoi Kau Yuen

    Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 29, No. 4 (2013) pp. 595–611

    This study examined the effects of educational technology training workshops on perception changes of mathematics teachers. Three perceptions, namely, pedagogical orientation, efficacy, and liking ... More

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  3. Supporting New Students from Vocational Education and Training: Finding a Reusable Solution to Address Recurring Learning Difficulties in e-Learning

    Dai Fei Yang, Janice Catterall & Janelle Davis

    Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 29, No. 5 (2013) pp. 640–650

    This paper reports on a project that investigated the first year, online experiences of vocational education and training (VET) pathway students studying at university. It was found that, although ... More

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  4. Users' Perspectives on Tour-Guide Training Courses Using 3D Tourist Sites

    Yu-Fen Chen & Huai-en Mo

    Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 30, No. 1 (2014) pp. 80–91

    Taiwan is currently attempting to develop itself into a twenty-first century tourist hub to take advantage of today's thriving global tourism economy. In the coming years, Taiwan anticipates... More

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  5. Online Equivalence-Based Instruction about Statistical Inference Using Written Explanation Instead of Match-to-Sample Training

    Thomas S. Critchfield

    Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis Vol. 47, No. 3 (2014) pp. 606–611

    Equivalence-based instruction of college students was adapted for use in a commercial online course-delivery system, with written explanation replacing match-to-sample training. Outcomes rivaled... More

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  6. An Evaluation of Computerized Behavioral Skills Training to Teach Safety Skills to Young Children

    Nicholas R. Vanselow & Gregory P. Hanley

    Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis Vol. 47, No. 1 (2014) pp. 51–69

    Previous research has demonstrated the efficacy of behavioral skills training (BST) and in situ training (IST) for teaching children to protect themselves. However, BST may be resource intensive... More

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  7. Performance Pay Improves Engagement, Progress, and Satisfaction in Computer-Based Job Skills Training of Low-Income Adults

    Mikhail N. Koffarnus, Anthony DeFulio, Sigurdur O. Sigurdsson & Kenneth Silverman

    Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis Vol. 46, No. 2 (2013) pp. 395–406

    Advancing the education of low-income adults could increase employment and income, but adult education programs have not successfully engaged low-income adults. Monetary reinforcement may be... More

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  8. An Evaluation of Interactive Computer Training to Teach Instructors to Implement Discrete Trials with Children with Autism

    Joy S. Pollard, Thomas S. Higbee, Jessica S. Akers & Matthew T. Brodhead

    Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis Vol. 47, No. 4 (2014) pp. 765–776

    Discrete-trial instruction (DTI) is a teaching strategy that is often incorporated into early intensive behavioral interventions for children with autism. Researchers have investigated time- and... More

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  9. From Needs Assessment to Communities of Practice for Online Continuing-Education Programming

    Alaina Feltenberger Beaver, Fenimore Johnson & Caroline Sinkinson

    Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 17, No. 4 ()

    This study identifies the professional development needs of instructors teaching online using quantitative and qualitative methods. Twenty-six participants from a convenience sample at the... More

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  10. Distance Learning and Jihad: The Dark Side of the Force

    Rodger Bates & Mara Mooney

    Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 17, No. 3 ()

    The ability to reach a variety of audiences in diverse environments has made distance learning a major form of education and training in the 21st century. Though traditionally encountered in the... More

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  11. Training Your Faculty about Copyright When the Lawyer Isn't Looking

    Thomas J. Tobin

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

    Administrators in higher-education institutions are faced with an often-conflicting landscape of laws, court cases, adopted practices, rules of thumb, and folk wisdom related to copyright concerns ... More

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  12. Online Training for Paraeducators to Support the Communication of Young Children

    Sarah N. Douglas, David McNaughton & Janice Light

    Journal of Early Intervention Vol. 35, No. 3 (September 2013) pp. 223–242

    Paraeducators are frequent sources of support for young children with disabilities in early childhood settings. However, they typically have limited training in providing communication... More

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  13. Case-Based Learning in Virtual Groups--Collaborative Problem Solving Activities and Learning Outcomes in a Virtual Professional Training Course

    Birgitta Kopp, Melanie Hasenbein & Heinz Mandl

    Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 22, No. 3 (2014) pp. 351–372

    This article analyzes the collaborative problem solving activities and learning outcomes of five groups that worked on two different complex cases in a virtual professional training course. In this... More

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  14. 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

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  15. Formative Evaluation of an ABA Outreach Training Program for Parents of Children with Autism in Remote Areas

    Linda S. Heitzman-Powell, Jay Buzhardt, Lisa C. Rusinko & Todd M. Miller

    Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities Vol. 29, No. 1 (March 2014) pp. 23–38

    Families in rural or remote areas have limited access to evidence-based intervention for their children with autism. Using web-based training and telemedicine technology, the current study... More

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  16. Functional Communication Training in Rett Syndrome: A Preliminary Study

    Breanne J. Byiers, Adele Dimian & Frank J. Symons

    American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Vol. 119, No. 4 (July 2014) pp. 340–350

    Rett syndrome (RTT) is associated with a range of serious neurodevelopmental consequences including severe communicative impairments. Currently, no evidence-based communication interventions exist ... More

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  17. Intelligent Augmented Reality Training for Motherboard Assembly

    Giles Westerfield, Antonija Mitrovic & Mark Billinghurst

    International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education Vol. 25, No. 1 (March 2015) pp. 157–172

    We investigate the combination of Augmented Reality (AR) with Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS) to assist with training for manual assembly tasks. Our approach combines AR graphics with adaptive... More

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  18. Narrative Balance Management in an Intelligent Biosafety Training Application for Improving User Performance

    Nahum Alvarez, Antonio Sanchez-Ruiz, Marc Cavazza, Mika Shigematsu & Helmut Prendinger

    International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education Vol. 25, No. 1 (March 2015) pp. 35–59

    The use of three-dimensional virtual environments in training applications supports the simulation of complex scenarios and realistic object behaviour. While these environments have the potential... More

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  19. The Effect of Counselling-Based Training on Online Peer Support

    Foteini Lekka, Giorgos Efstathiou & Anastasia Kalantzi-Azizi

    British Journal of Guidance & Counselling Vol. 43, No. 1 (2015) pp. 156–170

    The aim of the current study is to investigate the impact of counselling-based training on online peer support by comparing the interventions of trained peer supporters as opposed to non-trained... More

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  20. Training Therapists to Work Effectively Online and Offline within Digital Culture

    Kate Anthony

    British Journal of Guidance & Counselling Vol. 43, No. 1 (2015) pp. 36–42

    The speed at which technology evolves, and therefore the speed at which online mental health services evolve and the training required to keep up with them, has become a real concern for the... More

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