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Toward understanding the study experience of culturally sensitive graduate students in American distance education programs
(1999) pp. 1–237
The purpose of this research was to gain an understanding of the study experience of non-American graduate students living outside of the United States and formally engaged in graduate studies in an American Distance Education (DE) Program. These...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 26, No. 3 (July 2007) pp. 217–231
Algebra has been identified as the foundational course for all other mathematics courses. Yet, research has shown that African-American students are low achievers in all strands of mathematics (NCES, 2001). Computers, on the other hand, have been...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 27, No. 1 (January 2011) pp. 29–36
Messy collaboration refers to complexity, unpredictability and management dilemmas when educators work together. Such messiness was evident in a Hong Kong English Learning Study, a structured cyclical process in which teachers and researcher...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3172–3177
VidKit21 an online learning application with a fully integrated movie-making system including text-to-speech, is designed to motivate students to create self-directed 'high impact learning projects' online. Developed by Monro Communications, and...
Computational Support for Teachers' Design Thinking: Its Feasibility and Acceptability to Practitioners and Institutions
Educational Media International Vol. 50, No. 1 (2013) pp. 12–23
A significant area of learning design research has been the development of software applications that guide teachers' thinking as they plan, construct and revise learning events for their students. In this paper, we review conceptualisations of, and ...
Education & Training Vol. 47, No. 8 (2005) pp. 552–561
Purpose: This purpose of this paper is to investigate the use of on-line training by small businesses in Australia. It explores the relationship between the owners acceptance and use of the Internet, and their current participation in training...
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research Vol. 56, No. 2 (April 2013) pp. 375–387
Purpose: To determine whether 3 aspects of the word learning process--fast mapping, retention, and extension--are problematic for children with cochlear implants (CIs). Method: The authors compared responses of 24 children with CIs, 24 age-matched...
Distance Education Vol. 30, No. 2 (August 2009) pp. 223–238
This article distinguishes three dimensions to learning design: a technological infrastructure, a conceptual framework for practice that focuses on the creation of structured sequences of learning activities, and a way to represent and share...
Inexpensive, Near-Infrared Imaging of Artwork Using a Night-Vision Webcam for Chemistry-of-Art Courses
Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 86, No. 12 (December 2009) pp. 1382–1388
Imaging of artwork is an important aspect of art conservation, technical art history, and art authentication. Many forms of near-infrared (NIR) imaging are used by conservators, archaeologists, forensic scientists, and technical art historians to...
Canadian Modern Language Review Vol. 67, No. 4 (November 2011) pp. 459–479
In recent years, language researchers and teachers have attempted to put meaningful communication at the centre of learners' classroom interactions. Yet the majority of existing computer-assisted language learning (CALL) applications have relied on...
CALICO Journal Vol. 28, No. 3 (May 2011) pp. 721–743
For many patients throughout the world, access to healthcare depends on the patients" and healthcare providers' ability to communicate efficiently in each other's language. One way to reduce linguistic barriers to healthcare access is to increase...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2011 (Oct 18, 2011) pp. 2111–2117
This presentation is based on survey research conducted online at Texas A&M University - Kingsvile to gather information about the studenet population in the graduate counseloing program, in order to identify and better meet the needs of a largely...
Elizabeth A. Walker; Meredith Spratford; Mary Pat Moeller; Jacob Oleson; Hua Ou; Patricia Roush; Shana Jacobs
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools Vol. 44, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 73–88
Purpose: This study investigated predictors of hearing aid (HA) use time for children with mild-to-severe hearing loss (HL). Barriers to consistent HA use and reliability of parent report measures were also examined. Method: Participants included...
Analysis of Parallel and Transverse Visual Cues on the Gait of Individuals with Idiopathic Parkinson's Disease
Roberta de Melo Roiz; Enio Walker Azevedo Cacho; Alberto Cliquet; Elizabeth Maria Aparecida Barasnevicius Quagliato
International Journal of Rehabilitation Research Vol. 34, No. 4 (December 2011) pp. 343–348
Idiopathic Parkinson's disease (IPD) has been defined as a chronic progressive neurological disorder with characteristics that generate changes in gait pattern. Several studies have reported that appropriate external influences, such as visual or...
Elizabeth Ruckert; Paige L. McDonald; Marissa Birkmeier; Bryan Walker; Linda Cotton; Laurie B. Lyons; Howard O. Straker; Margaret M. Plack
Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks Vol. 18, No. 4 (November 2014)
Time and space constraints, large class sizes, competition for clinical internships, and geographic separation between classroom and clinical rotations for student interaction with peers and faculty pose challenges for health professions educational ...