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Covering the Bases and Hitting a Home Run-Matching Technology to Learners in an Online Mathematics Classroom.
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) p. 2114
When designing an online class, the question is ”What technology is not only right for the teacher but also what is appropriate for the learner?” Much research has been done in studying multiple intelligences and it is believed that each person has...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) p. 3598
Blogs, old news? Not yet! We will present our findings and how we use blogs, discussions and web quests in a Calculus online class to foster deep understanding and reflection. Communication and community building is essential in an online course....
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) p. 2165
What is the one technology tool that contributes to higher order thinking, connects subjects to the real world, starts meaningful discussions, and creates collaboration in an online classroom? Blogs, of course. How can one tool accomplish this? I...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2012 (Oct 09, 2012) p. 247
Mobile technology is exploding and we as educators must find the best uses for it in the classroom. Tapping into what a student feels comfortable with encourages and fosters a good relationship between the student and the online environment. ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2010 (Oct 18, 2010) p. 206
Students today are inundated with social networking sites, gaming, and hand-held communication devices. Keeping up with these tools requires new methods of teaching. It is essential that new techniques are incorporated into an online learning...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (Oct 26, 2009) p. 1480
With the many technological tools available today, it is very time consuming to explore all options. Online homework has replaced paper and pencil homework Math software such as Maple is readily available. Discussion, chat and blog tools foster...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 2943–2946
UALR currently offers nine mathematics courses online with more online courses planned. An online course may include lecture videos. Live classroom lectures are captured on video, edited, compressed and placed on the web for student viewing Both...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) p. 2615
Rapid changes in social and economic patterns call for new and innovative teaching techniques in education. Communicating ideas and the ways we interact must keep up with the requirements of this new era to produce new ways of learning. One...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 1540–1543
For the past three years, the UALR Mathematics Department has investigated technology available for use in mathematics classes. We found Maple TA to be a valuable tool for online learning and assessment. MapleTA is appropriate for use in science,...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 1536–1539
Placing a mathematics or science course online poses many challenges. One such challenge is the presentation of symbols in mathematical online material. Another challenge is providing a means for students to input mathematical expressions in...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 1428–1430
Making an online class correlate to its traditional face to face class continues to be a challenge in today’s technological world, especially for mathematics. The many uses of the tablet PC for online courses, specifically Calculus, will be the main ...
Using Video Lectures and Course Management Software to Supplement a Traditional Classroom-based Course
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 396–397
In a modern metropolitan university it is difficult to accommodate adult students whose work schedules are not compatible with class schedules. These incompatibilities arise because, for example, the university cannot offer enough sections to meet...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 2697–2701
We will describe our use of technological tools in the support of online calculus courses. Our discussion includes how our selection and adaptation of tools have evolved with experience. There are many choices for software that will facilitate...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) p. 2761
It is almost a universal complaint among mathematics faculty that students in an advanced class have an inadequate understanding of material that was covered in a prerequisite course. In this discussion, we will describe how individual response...