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Science Teacher Vol. 56, No. 2 (1989) pp. 44–46
Describes a method for making a simple, inexpensive apparatus which can be used to determine Planck's constant. Provides illustrations of a circuit diagram using one or more light-emitting diodes and a BASIC computer program for simplifying...
The role, functions, and status of telecommunication administrators at four-year institutions in the United States: An electronic study
(1998) pp. 1–302
The primary purpose of this study is to understand and define the position of college or university telecommunication administrators. This nation-wide study may aid both the administrator and senior institutional administrators by elucidating...
A cultural study of a science classroom and graphing@calculator-based technology (2001) pp. 1–151
Social, political, and technological events of the past two decades have had considerable bearing on science education. While sociological studies of scientists at work have seriously questioned traditional histories of science, national and state...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 2529–2535
This paper examines the student and school factors (especially geographic location) on student achievement in the Cisco Networking Academy, a technology enhanced learning environment. The instructional model in the Cisco Networking Academy combines...
Technology Enhanced Learning Environments for Closing the Gap in Student Achievement Between Regions: Does it Work?
AACE Journal Vol. 17, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 301–315
Student achievement gap between urban and suburban regions are a major issue in U.S. schools. Technology enhanced learning environments that support teaching and learning process with advanced technology may close this achievement gap. This paper...
Journal of Information Systems Education Vol. 24, No. 3 (2013) pp. 223–231
The importance of testing, especially certification and high-stakes testing, has increased substantially over the past decade. Building on the "serious gaming" literature and the psychology "priming" literature, we developed a...
Journal of Computing in Higher Education Vol. 28, No. 2 (2016) pp. 221–235
With additional features and increasing cost advantages, e-textbooks are becoming a viable alternative to paper textbooks. One important feature offered by enhanced e-textbooks (e-textbooks with interactive functionality) is the ability for...
Outcomes of a Technology-Based Social Norms Intervention to Deter Alcohol Use in Freshman Residence Halls
Journal of American College Health Vol. 55, No. 6 (2007) pp. 325–332
Objective: The authors tested a prototype intervention designed to deter alcohol use in residence halls. Participants: Approximately 384 freshmen participated in the study over a 2-year period. Methods: The authors devised a feedback method that...
Factors Impacting Adult Learner Achievement in a Technology Certificate Program on Computer Networks
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 9, No. 2 (April 2010) pp. 97–107
This study investigates the factors impacting the achievement of adult learners in a technology certificate program on computer networks. We studied 2442 participants in 256 institutions. The participants were older than age 18 and were enrolled in...