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International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 3, No. 3 (2004) pp. 21–24
The Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) is a technology framework for Web-based learning technology. Originated by the Department of Defense and accelerated by the Advanced Distributed Learning initiative SCORM was released in January...
A comparison research model for adult distributed@training (2002) pp. 1–193
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 2730–2735
Abstract: Current delivery of content via the Internet is constrained by the use of proprietary content creation and management tools. In general, propriety tools restrict the use of content to a specific learning management system and typically a...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 4, No. 2 (2005) pp. 209–228
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of short-term distributed online training events using an adapted version of the compressed evaluation form developed by Wisher and Curnow (1998). Evaluating online distributed learning...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 1842–1848
The use of robotics in the classroom has been touted as the next great educational tool. However, very little research exists to supports this idea. Therefore, this study was conducted to determine if robots are an effective tool to teach science,...
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 39, No. 3 (2007) pp. 229–243
This paper reports on a pilot study that examined the use of a science and technology curriculum based on robotics to increase the achievement scores of youth ages 9-11 in an after school program. The study examined and compared the pretest and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 1432–1440
This research examined motivational and psychological processes underlying middle school youth science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning and career orientation. The study was conducted within the framework of summer robotics ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 3231–3236
Past research has shown that educational robotics, when paired with geospatial technologies and taught in an informal educational environment, can be an innovative strategy to teach youth about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)...
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 42, No. 4 (2010) pp. 391–408
This study examined the impact of robotics and geospatial technologies interventions on middle school youth's learning of and attitudes toward science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Two interventions were tested. The first was a...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 878–883
Given their integration of engineering, computing, and fashion, wearable technologies promise to be an excellent interdisciplinary context to support student science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) learning and interest. The technology can ...
Creating Hybrid Learning Experiences in Robotics – Implications for Supporting Teaching and Learning
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 1963–1968
Geospatial and Robotics Technologies for the 21st Century (GEAR-Tech-21), teaches science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through robotics, global positioning systems (GPS), and geographic information systems (GIS) activities for...
The Impact of Robotics Competitions on Youth STEM Learning, Attitudes and 21st Century workplace Skills
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 3614–3619
This study investigated the influence of an established robotics competition (FIRST LEGO League) on middle school youth’s learning of technology and engineering, and their attitudes towards science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, and...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 3237–3242
Robotics competitions with middle and high school students are well-established mechanisms to enhance student interest and engagement in STEM career pathways and to build teamwork skills. However, synchronous in-person competitions pose a variety...
Robots, GPS/GIS, and Programming Technologies: The Power of "Digital Manipulatives" in Youth Extension Experiences
Journal of Extension Vol. 48, No. 1 (February 2010)
The study reported here examined the effectiveness of educational robotics combined with GPS/GIS technologies used as "digital manipulatives" in the teaching of concepts in science, engineering, and technology. Based on the success of previous...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1770–1776
The purpose of this paper is to report the findings of a pilot study that utilized a wearable technologies intervention as a way to increase attitudes towards science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) content areas for students in...
Measuring the Impact of Robotics and Geospatial Technologies on Youth Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Attitudes
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 3331–3340
The Nebraska 4-H organization has developed a robotics and geospatial technologies instructional program for middle school youth (ages 11 to 15 years). Research and evaluation results across the three years of the project have shown that the program ...