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  1. Mapping the Terrain: Educational Leadership Field Experiences in K-12 Virtual Schools

    Jason A. LaFrance & Dennis Beck

    Educational Administration Quarterly Vol. 50, No. 1 (February 2014) pp. 160–189

    Opportunities for K-12 students to choose virtual and blended learning experiences continue to grow. All 50 states including Washington, D.C., now offer some virtual experience in K-12 education.... More

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  2. Preparation for Social Service Leadership: Field Work and Virtual Organizations that Promote Critical Thinking in Administration Practice

    Brenda Williams-Gray

    Journal of Teaching in Social Work Vol. 34, No. 2 (2014) pp. 113–128

    This article examines how to prepare professional social workers for real-world nonprofit leadership roles. A pilot course assignment that incorporates a quasi-organization fieldwork simulation... More

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  3. Technological Leadership Behavior of High School Headteachers in Asir Region, Saudi Arabia

    Mofareh Alkrdem

    Journal of International Education Research Vol. 10, No. 2 (2014) pp. 95–100

    The purpose of this study is to examine the technological leadership behaviors of Saudi Arabian high school regarding the supply and use of educational technologies based on the educational... More

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  4. Detecting Successful Student Profiles at an Open University: The Case of the UNED (Spain)

    Gema Fernández-Avilés, Amelia Pérez-Zabaleta & Juan-Luis Martínez-Merino

    Journal of International Education Research Vol. 10, No. 2 (2014) pp. 161–170

    At present, one of the major issues and most interesting discussions within the European Higher Education Area is the rate of success in university-level study, and therefore the adaptation of... More

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  5. Clinical Partnership at a Distance: A Design That Transforms Teaching and Leadership

    Alyson Adams & Dorene D. Ross

    Peabody Journal of Education Vol. 89, No. 4 (2014) pp. 533–546

    In this article we describe a graduate program for practicing teachers at the University of Florida. Offered in a blended format (mostly online but supported by a local faculty member), the program... More

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  6. 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

  7. Exploring factors that influence adoption of e-learning within higher education

    Emma King & Russell Boyatt

    British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 6 (Nov 01, 2015) pp. 1272–1280

    E-learning is increasingly adopted in the workplace for supporting professional development and continuing education; however, in higher education, the use of e-learning is predominantly used as a ... More

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  8. 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

  9. Measuring ICT use and contributing conditions in primary schools

    Ruben Vanderlinde, Koen Aesaert & Johan Braak van

    British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 5 (Sep 01, 2015) pp. 1056–1063

    Information and communication technology (ICT) use became of major importance for primary schools across the world as ICT has the potential to foster teaching and learning processes. ICT use is... More

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  10. Professionalizing the Role of Peer Leaders in STEM

    Bethany Bowling, Northern Kentucky University

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

    Efforts to improve retention in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) majors frequently utilize peer mentors and/or leaders. At Authors’ University, the STEM Ambassador (SA)... More

  11. A Case Study in Corporate E-Learning

    Amy Wong, GlobalNxt University, Kuala Lumpur; Karin Sixl-Daniell, MCI University of Applied Sciences, Innsbruck

    International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning (iJAC) Vol. 8, No. 1 (Mar 09, 2015) pp. 52–53

    This case study introduces a corporate e-learning initiative in an India-based multinational company in the IT sector. The company provides consulting, enterprise, and telecom solutions across... More

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  12. And What about Hope and Job Satisfaction When Paired with Business Leaders?

    Caroline Akhras, Notre Dame University, Lebanon

    Global Learn 2015 (April 2015) pp. 265–271

    Whether brick and mortar business or virtual, leaders work industriously to attain company goals and may play a dynamic role in shaping perceptions of positive organizational behavior. Hope has the... More

    pp. 265-271

  13. Examining Factors that Affect Students’ Knowledge Sharing within Virtual Teams

    Jinxia He, Montclair State University, United States; Glenda Gunter, University of Central Florida, United States

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 26, No. 2 (April 2015) pp. 169–187

    The purpose of this study was to examine factors that might impact student knowledge sharing within virtual teams through online discussion boards. These factors include: trust, mutual influence,... More

    pp. 169-187

  14. ICT in Colleges of Education: Longitudinal Change from the Coordinator's Perspective

    Miri Shonfeld, Kibbutzim College of Education and Mofet, Israel; Alona Forkosh Baruch, Levinsky College of Education, Tel-Aviv University, United States; Merav Asaf, Kaye Academic College, Israel

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 3405–3410

    In this research, the state of ICT implementation in Teacher Education Colleges in Israel was studied in two time periods - 2008 and 2014. Data were collected using the School Technology and... More

    pp. 3405-3410

  15. Transitioning into the Role of Technology Leaders: Building Faculty Capacity for Technology-enhanced Teaching

    Kamini Jaipal-Jamani, Candace Figg, Diane Collier, Tiffany Gallagher, Kari-Lynn Winters & Katia Ciampa, Brock University, Canada

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 3264–3271

    This paper reports on an ongoing professional development initiative for developing faculty capacity about technology-enhanced teaching. The purpose of this study was to explore how participation... More

    pp. 3264-3271

  16. Wikis: Developing Pre-service Teachers’ Leadership Skills and Knowledge of Content Standards

    Kelli Slaten & Angelia Reid-Griffin, UNC Wilmington, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2575–2582

    In this initial phase of our multi-year research study we set out to explore the development of leadership skills in our pre-service secondary teachers after using an online wiki, Wikispaces. This ... More

    pp. 2575-2582

  17. Enhancing Urban Teachers STEM and Leadership Capacities: A preliminary report on a unique private-public-public partnership

    Punya Mishra, Leigh Wolf, Sonya Gunnings Moton, Candace Marcotte, Kyle Shack, Akesha Horton, Christopher Seals & Alex Lishinski, Michigan State University, United States; Dakota Pawlicki, Chicago Public Schools, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 987–992

    This symposium discusses a unique example of private-public-public partnership (the MSU-Wipro STEM & Leadership program) to enhance the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics)... More

    pp. 987-992

  18. So you’re going 1:1, now what? An elementary team provides their adventure from a few devices to 1:1 in every class. They will give you pointers about management, how to train staff, and implementing instructional practices.

    Jennifer Twardzik, Carrie Mergen, Lisa Jones, Elyse Dean, Julie Parker & Dana Simmons, Lincoln Elementary School, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2188–2191

    Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to share our cumulative experience implementing 1:1 devices school wide. We have found that providing an organized management system, differentiated... More

    pp. 2188-2191

  19. Using Mobile Devices with Google Apps to Record Data for Student ePortofolios

    Regi Wieland, Fort Hays State University, Department of Advanced Education Programs, United States; Robert Moody, Fort Hays State University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) p. 1759

    After years of having graduate students submit three-ring bound notebooks stuffed full of papers documenting their completion of a building leadership practicum, graduate faculty have created an... More

    p. 1759

  20. Principal’s experiences in leading change in a 1:1 environment: A phenomenological pursuit

    Stefani Pautz & William Sadera, Towson University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1381–1391

    One-to-one (1:1) computing initiatives, in which every learner is provided a personal computing device, have seen rapid growth as school districts seek to equalize student access to technology and ... More

    pp. 1381-1391