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"Distance Learning" or "Learning at a Distance"? Case Study of an Education Initiative to Deliver an In-Service Bachelors Degree in Zambia
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 47, No. 2 (May 2010) pp. 223–233
In 1998, as part of what was then Zambia's Department of Technical Education and Vocational Training's (DTEVT) human resources capacity building initiative, under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Vocational Training (MSTVT), donor funding was ...
(2005) pp. 1–142
Principal preparation programs are often criticized for not adequately preparing principals-in-training for the realities of the job. Much of the criticism points towards their tendency to focus too much on theory and not enough on practical...
Generations Vol. 21, No. 3 (1997) pp. 38–41
Accelerating changes in information technology both obstruct the forging of intergenerational communities and offer opportunities to professionals in aging interested in fostering them. Public policy should empower older adults in the same way that...
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology Vol. 43, No. 8 (2012) pp. 1067–1077
The use of computer algebra systems such as Maple and Mathematica is becoming increasingly important and widespread in mathematics learning, teaching and research. In this article, we present computerized proof techniques of Gosper, Wilf-Zeilberger...
Economics of Education Review Vol. 23, No. 1 pp. 11–28
Multiple 2- and 4-year public institutions exist within many states in the United States. Our paper develops a methodology that can be used to help evaluate how each 2-year public institution in a state is doing in preparing those of its students...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 1999 (1999) pp. 975–980
New web-based technologies for 3D graphics such as Java3D provide tools for creating autonomous virtual reality agents for educational, entertainment, and simulation software. Such agents need to be responsive and reactive to their environment in...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 7, No. 2 (2004) pp. 141–150
The power of the Internet to reach individuals across great geographic distances and to provide flexible, timely access to research-validated materials is revolutionizing the design of professional development. Creating strategies for linking...
Using Information Technology To Prepare Personnel To Implement Functional Behavioral Assessment and Positive Behavioral Support
Exceptionality Vol. 8, No. 3 (2000) pp. 217–30
This article examines impediments to effective dissemination of training in positive behavioral support, such as school discipline policies and the inadequacy of training models. It suggests ways new information technologies can overcome these...
Caylyn Harvey; Kristen Eshleman; Kyosung Koo; Kevin G. Smith; Christopher J. Paradise; A. Malcolm Campbell
CBE - Life Sciences Education Vol. 15, No. 4 (2016)
The seminal report "Vision and Change" outlined improvements necessary for undergraduate biology courses to accomplish widely recognized learning objectives. Over the past 8 years, we have developed a two-semester introductory biology...
Glenn Gordon Smith; Chris Sorensen; Andrew Gump; Allen J. Heindel; Mieke Caris; Christopher D. Martinez
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 14, No. 2 (March 2011) pp. 121–128
This study compared student group work experiences in online (OL) versus face-to-face (f2f) sections of the same graduate course, over three years, to determine what factors influence student group work experiences and how do these factors play out...
Development and Initial Validation of a New Procedure for Evaluating Adequacy of Effort Given During Neuropsychological Testing: The Letter Memory Test
Tina Hanlon Inman; Chad D. Vickery; David T. R. Berry; David G. Lamb; Christopher L. Edwards; Gregory T. Smith
Psychological Assessment Vol. 10, No. 2 (1998) pp. 128–39
A new procedure, the Letter Memory Test, was developed for evaluating adequacy of effort given during neuropsychological testing. It is a computer-administered forced-choice recognition task. In three studies involving nearly 400 patients and...
Rachel Freeman; Christopher Smith; Jennifer Zarcone; Pat Kimbrough; Marie Tieghi-Benet; Donna Wickham; Matt Reese; Katie Hine; Robert L. Koegel
Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions Vol. 7, No. 2 (2005) pp. 109–119
Staff development efforts are being designed to have a greater impact on the systems in which professionals work to increase the likelihood that individual positive behavior support (PBS) plans will be effective. Statewide efforts aimed at embedding ...
Katelyn C. Jelden; Philip W. Smith; Michelle M. Schwedhelm; Shawn G. Gibbs; John J. Lowe; Elizabeth L. Beam; Christopher J. Kratochvil; Kathleen C. Boulter; Angela L. Hewlett
Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice Vol. 1, No. 3 (December 2015) pp. 97–99
Caring for patients with Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit (NBU) has necessitated and enabled extensive interprofessional relationships and the creation of a collaborative care model. Critical aspects of NBU functionality ...
Randomized Controlled Trial of "Mind Reading" and In Vivo Rehearsal for High-Functioning Children with ASD
Marcus L. Thomeer; Rachael A. Smith; Christopher Lopata; Martin A. Volker; Alanna M. Lipinski; Jonathan D. Rodgers; Christin A. McDonald; Gloria K. Lee
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders Vol. 45, No. 7 (July 2015) pp. 2115–2127
This randomized controlled trial evaluated the efficacy of a computer software (i.e., "Mind Reading") and in vivo rehearsal treatment on the emotion decoding and encoding skills, autism symptoms, and social skills of 43 children, ages 7-12 ...
The Genomics Education Partnership: Successful Integration of Research into Laboratory Classes at a Diverse Group of Undergraduate Institutions
Christopher D. Shaffer; Consuelo Alvarez; Cheryl Bailey; Daron Barnard; Satish Bhalla; Chitra Chandrasekaran; Vidya Chandrasekaran; Hui-Min Chung; Douglas R. Dorer; Chunguang Du; Todd T. Eckdahl; Jeff L. Poet; Donald Frohlich; Anya L. Goodman; Yuying Gosser; Charles Hauser; Laura L. M. Hoopes; Diana Johnson; Christopher J. Jones; Marian Kaehler; Nighat Kokan; Olga R. Kopp; Gary A. Kuleck; Gerard McNeil; Robert Moss; Jennifer L. Myka; Alexis Nagengast; Robert Morris; Paul J. Overvoorde; Elizabeth Shoop; Susan Parrish; Kelynne Reed; E Gloria Regisford; Dennis Revie; Anne G. Rosenwald; Ken Saville; Stephanie Schroeder; Mary Shaw; Gary Skuse; Christopher Smith; Mary Smith; Eric P. Spana; Mary Spratt; Joyce Stamm; Jeff S. Thompson; Matthew Wawersik; Barbara A. Wilson; Jim Youngblom; Wilson Leung; Jeremy Buhler; Elaine R. Mardis; David Lopatto; Sarah C. R. Elgin
CBE - Life Sciences Education Vol. 9, No. 1 (2010) pp. 55–69
Genomics is not only essential for students to understand biology but also provides unprecedented opportunities for undergraduate research. The goal of the Genomics Education Partnership (GEP), a collaboration between a growing number of colleges...