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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference Vol. 2014, No. 1 (Mar 20, 2014)
Too often schools turn games away at the gate. Educational games and simulations can be powerful, but too often the kids are turned off by the traditional educational games. Perhaps taking kids where they are, with commercially available and...
Emerging Marriage: One Story of Learning Sciences and Instructional Systems as a Possible Revisioned Future
Educational Technology Vol. 56, No. 1 (2016) pp. 32–35
This article explores the potentials for symbiotic partnering between traditional Instructional Systems and Learning Sciences disciplines. This confluence is explored through a narrative discussion of the changes happening at Penn State University...
Library Trends Vol. 50, No. 1 (2001) pp. 145–58
Addresses key issues facing designers of Web-based university courses. Topics include online courses; the technologies involved; online study guides; assignments; online examples; course communications; interactive skill building; theoretical bases; ...
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 7, No. 3 (2006) pp. 249–265
Research suggests that the solitary learner's learning preferences might be a mismatch with collaborative instructional settings. A question is therefore posed: "In online learning environments that require collaboration, how do solitary learners...
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 10, No. 3 (2009) pp. 263–277
This study sought to discover what motivates undergraduate residential students to enroll in online courses. By exploring this question, we hope to gain a deeper understanding of why students would sign up for courses online which are offered right...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 34, No. 2 (2006) pp. 173–186
This article discusses the difficult issues of balancing faculty and university rights and responsibilities regarding courseware developed either as commissioned or non-commissioned work in higher education. The article addresses the varied concerns ...
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 3, No. 3 (2002) pp. 251–60
Considers the issues related to conducting qualitative inquiries in online settings for distance education and the implications for using electronic means in interviews and observation. Topics include attitudes and perceptions of online learning;...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 21, No. 3 (1999) pp. 283–303
Describes a study that investigated what uses of technology preservice teacher education students planned for their careers after using constructivist technology tools, specifically semantic networks and expert system generation, in their own course....
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 53, No. 4 (July 2009) pp. 49–55
Cyber charter schools are public charter schools which are entirely online and typically serve all grades from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. Pennsylvania implemented widespread charter school legislation as early as 1997. This has offered a...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 46, No. 4 (2001) pp. 11–17
Examines preservice teachers' (PSTs) perceptions of technology and their future plans for implementation. The survey results raise general implications for teacher preparation programs. The major implication is that although computers are seen as...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 44, No. 6 (2000) pp. 28–31
Outlines ways to make online searching more efficient. Highlights include starting with printed materials; online reference libraries; subject directories such as Yahoo; search engines; evaluating Web sites, including reliability; bookmarking...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 46, No. 4 (1998) pp. 97–114
Discussion of user-design as a theoretical process for creating training, software, and computer systems focuses on a case study that describes user-design methodology in home health care through the context of diffusing a new laptop patient-record...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 53, No. 1 (2005) pp. 37–48
Learning sciences (LS) and instructional systems design (ISD) are two related fields that have shared interests in the application of technology for advancing human learning. While the two fields may have different values, boundaries, and in some...
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 2, No. 2 (2001) pp. 157–67
Shares results of the authors' attempts to build a simulation model of the potential impacts of Web-based learning on various university sub-systems such as libraries, facilities, and budgets. The authors worked to identify the major components,...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 53, No. 4 (July 2009) pp. 32–36
In 2008, 41 states in the United States had created charter school laws. Charter school laws provide the guidelines for creating independent public schools by educators, parents, community leaders, or educational entrepreneurs. The basic goal of...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 66, No. 2 (2018) pp. 313–339
Boys are less likely to receive praise and recognition for good schoolwork, to consider school important, and have fewer opportunities to do the things that they do best (Lopez and Calderon in How America's boys become psychological dropouts. The...
The Journal of Distance Education / Revue de l'ducation Distance Vol. 15, No. 1 (2000) pp. 39–62
Focuses on the feasibility of using authentic problem-based collaboration at a distance. Compares a traditional introductory instructional design (ID) course with a modified distance education course. Results indicate it is possible to enact...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 46, No. 6 (2002) pp. 4–10
Considers issues related to computer hardware, aesthetics, and gender. Explores how gender has influenced the design of computer hardware and how these gender-driven aesthetics may have worked to maintain, extend, or alter gender distinctions, roles,...
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 10, No. 2 (2009) pp. 109–121
This phenomenological study explored 5 undergraduate students' experiences in a Web-based general science course through the lens of social cognitive theory. Thematic analysis was used to examine their self-regulated learning (SRL). Our findings...
Alexander Christakis; Debora Hammond; Michael Jackson; Alexander Laszlo; Ian Mitroff; Dave Snowden; Len Troncale; Alison Carr-Chellman; J Michael Spector; Brent Wilson
Educational Technology Vol. 53, No. 5 (2013) pp. 64–78
Scholars representing the field of systems science were asked to identify what they considered to be the most exciting and imaginative work currently being done in their field, as well as how that work might change our understanding. The scholars...
Francis M. Duffy; Charles M. Reigeluth; Monica Solomon; Geoffrey Caine; Alison A. Carr-Chellman; Luis Almeida; Theodore Frick; Kenneth Thompson; Joyce Koh; Christopher D. Ryan; Shane DeMars
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 50, No. 2 (March 2006) pp. 41–51
This paper presents several brief papers about the process of systemic change. These are: (1) Step-Up-To-Excellence: A Protocol for Navigating Whole-System Change in School Districts by Francis M. Duffy; (2) The Guidance System for Transforming...