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  1. A Large Class Engagement (LCE) Model Based on Service-Dominant Logic (SDL) and Flipped Classrooms

    Wade Jarvis, Wade Halvorson, Saalem Sadeque & Shannon Johnston

    Education Research and Perspectives Vol. 41, No. 1 (June 2014) pp. 1–24

    Ensuring that university graduates are ready for their professional futures is a complex undertaking that includes, but is not limited to, the development of their professional knowledge and skills... More

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  2. Flipping the Learning: An Investigation into the Use of the Flipped Classroom Model in an Introductory Teaching Course

    Michelle Vaughan

    Education Research and Perspectives Vol. 41, No. 1 (June 2014) pp. 25–41

    With a classroom full of millennial learners, it is essential that teacher educators adjust their pedagogy to meet their students' needs. This study explores the use of a flipped classroom... More

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  3. Language Arts Teachers' Resistance to Teaching LGBT Literature and Issues

    Amanda Haertling Thein

    Language Arts Vol. 90, No. 3 (January 2013) pp. 169–180

    In recent years, scholars and other educators have encouraged language arts teachers to include LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) issues and texts in their classrooms. Despite these... More

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  4. So the Kids Are Busy, What Now? Teacher Perceptions of the Use of Hand-Held Game Consoles in West Australian Primary Classrooms

    John O'Rourke, Susan Main & Michelle Ellis

    Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 29, No. 5 (2013) pp. 735–747

    Games technology in the form of hand-held game consoles (HGCs) when focussed on specific academic skill development has the capacity to engage students in learning and in turn produce positive... More

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  5. Self-Assembled Student Interactions in Undergraduate General Chemistry Clicker Classrooms

    James R. MacArthur & Loretta Jones

    Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 90, No. 12 (December 2013) pp. 1586–1589

    Student interviews, focus groups, and classroom observations were used in an exploratory study of the nature of student interactions in a large (300+ students) general chemistry course taught with ... More

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  6. Galilean Moons, Kepler's Third Law, and the Mass of Jupiter

    Alan Bates

    Physics Teacher Vol. 51, No. 7 (October 2013) pp. 428–429

    Simulations of physical systems are widely available online, with no cost, and are ready to be used in our classrooms. Such simulations offer an accessible tool that can be used for a range of... More

    pp. 428-429

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  7. Hockey, iPads, and Projectile Motion in a Physics Classroom

    Richard P. Hechter

    Physics Teacher Vol. 51, No. 6 (September 2013) pp. 346–347

    With the increased availability of modern technology and handheld probeware for classrooms, the iPad and the Video Physics application developed by Vernier are used to capture and analyze the... More

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  8. Exploring the Use of Web-Based Learning Tools in Secondary School Classrooms

    Robin Kay

    Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 22, No. 1 (2014) pp. 67–83

    This study explored the impact of Web-Based Learning Tools (WBLTs), also known as learning objects, in secondary school mathematics and science classrooms. Surveys, open-ended questions, and... More

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  9. The Potential Impact of Social Science Research on Legal Issues Surrounding Single-Sex Classrooms and Schools

    Suzanne Elizabeth Eckes & Stephanie D. McCall

    Educational Administration Quarterly Vol. 50, No. 2 (April 2014) pp. 195–232

    Purpose: This article examines the role social science has played in litigation involving public single-sex educational programs. It also explores a body of social science research related to... More

    pp. 195-232

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  10. Distance Guest Speakers in Online Synchronous Classrooms: Practical and Legal Considerations

    Melanie Sage

    Journal of Teaching in Social Work Vol. 33, No. 4 (2013) pp. 385–392

    Social work students increasingly are served by distance education, which necessitates the use of creative and innovative online teaching methods. An instructor embarking upon online teaching... More

    pp. 385-392

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  11. Easy, Collaborative and Engaging--The Use of Cloud Computing in the Design of Management Classrooms

    Dirk Schneckenberg

    Educational Research Vol. 56, No. 4 (2014) pp. 412–435

    Background: Cloud computing has recently received interest in information systems research and practice as a new way to organise information with the help of an increasingly ubiquitous computer... More

    pp. 412-435

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  12. Teaching Science through the Language of Students in Technology-Enhanced Instruction

    Kihyun Ryoo

    Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 24, No. 1 (February 2015) pp. 29–42

    This study examines whether and how tapping into students' everyday language in a web-based learning environment can improve all students' science learning in linguistically heterogeneous... More

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  13. Integrating Technology Tools for Students Struggling with Written Language

    Pledger Fedora

    Kappa Delta Pi Record Vol. 51, No. 1 (2015) pp. 31–35

    This exploratory study was designed to assess the experience of preservice teachers when integrating written language technology and their likelihood of applying that technology in their future... More

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  14. Effectiveness of Integrating MOOCs in Traditional Classrooms for Undergraduate Students

    Maria Israel, University of San Francisco

    The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 16, No. 5 (Sep 29, 2015)

    The idea of a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) has attracted a lot of media attention in the last couple of years. MOOCs have been used mostly as stand-alone online courses without credits.... More

  15. A context-aware knowledge map to support ubiquitous learning activities for a u-Botanical museum

    Shu-Lin Wang, National Taichung University of Science and Technology; Chia-Chen Chen, National Chung Hsing University; Zhe Zhang, Simon Fraser University

    Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 31, No. 4 (Nov 01, 2015)

    Recent developments in mobile and wireless communication technologies have played a vital role in building the u-learning environment that now combines both real-world and digital learning... More

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  16. Increasing performance by differentiated teaching? Experimental evidence of the student benefits of digital differentiation

    Carla Haelermans, Joris Ghysels & Fernao Prince

    British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 6 (Nov 01, 2015) pp. 1161–1174

    This paper explores the effect of digital differentiation on student performance using a randomized experiment. The experiment is conducted in a second year biology class among 115 prevocational... More

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  17. Using Children's Literature and Digital Storytelling to Engage Preservice Teachers in the Creative Writing Process

    Linda K. Lilienthal, University of Nebraska Kearney, United States; Daphney L. Curry, Midwestern State University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 636–638

    The purpose of this case study research was to explore an innovative way to teach creative writing using digital story creation. Preservice teachers enrolled in a language and literacy course used ... More

    pp. 636-638

  18. What Factors Affect Teachers Using the iPads in their Classroom?

    Phu Vu, University of Nebraska at Kearney

    Issues and Trends in Educational Technology Vol. 3, No. 1 (Jun 24, 2015)

    This study used a qualitative paradigm to discover what types of training teachers have received that resulted in successful use of iPads and what factors affect their decisions to use iPads in... More

  19. Teacher Readiness for 1 to 1 Learning Devices in the K-8 Classroom: Lessons Learned

    Jason Hodgson, Tirsa Tovar, Jocelyn Hively, Linda Hauser & Glenn DeVoogd, California State University, Fresno, United States

    Global Learn 2015 (April 2015) pp. 258–264

    Abstract: The study expanded on existing research in teacher readiness for 1 to 1 learning devices via qualitative exploration of lessons learned from surrounding 1 to 1 school districts. Combined... More

    pp. 258-264

  20. The Impact of Classroom Technology Availability on Novice Teacher and Student Use

    Nancy Dubinski Weber & Hersh C. Waxman, Texas A&M University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 3500–3506

    We used the T3 Overall Classroom Observations Measure to examine how the availability of technology in the secondary classroom affects: (1) novice teacher use of technology; (2) student use of... More

    pp. 3500-3506