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Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 21, No. 1 (2018) pp. 248–263
How can educators leverage blogs and other social media spaces to encourage a reflective, critical discourse about civic engagement that fosters a true learning exchange over promoting one's own ideas? This article reports upon a single case study...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2014 (Oct 20, 2014) pp. 1511–1529
The paper describes the conceptual design, instructional development and organizational implementation involved with the transition from a traditional end of program capstone project to a competence-oriented portfolio and oral exam assessment in a...
Exploring Digital Citizenship in the Social Media Landscape through the Lens of a Blogging Community
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2018 (Jun 25, 2018) pp. 1762–1767
This article reports the results of a qualitative interview study on the concept of digital citizenship as perceived by a blogger collaborative whose members share a common focus on community engagement. We analyze interview material with eight...
Creating Learning Spaces in the Blogosphere: Lessons Learned from Initiating a Group Blog on Community Engagement
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 234–241
This paper uses a case study approach to investigate the phenomenon of ?edublogging?, the use of weblogs for education purposes, focusing on how faculty members initiated informal learning opportunities in the tertiary sector by starting a group...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 4919–4926
Movies are a good source of problems for scientific analysis. Over time we become conditioned to accept Hollywood science that permeates most fantasy, science fiction, and action / adventure films. But science exaggerations can be found in even...
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology Vol. 30, No. 4 (1999) pp. 483–88
Compares two groups of students in an intermediate algebra course and two groups of students in a college algebra course with regard to the use/non-use of computer algebra software in the courses. Indicates that in both courses, students using the...
Computers & Education Vol. 86, No. 1 (August 2015) pp. 137–156
This study investigates student interactions with simulations, and teacher support of those interactions, within naturalistic high school classroom settings. Two lesson sequences were conducted, one in 11 and one in 8 physics class sections, where...
A Comparison of Lecture-Based and Challenge-Based Learning in a Workplace Setting: Course Designs, Patterns of Interactivity, and Learning Outcomes
Timothy K. O'Mahony; Nancy J. Vye; John D. Bransford; Elizabeth A. Sanders; Reed Stevens; Richard D. Stephens; Michael C. Richey; Kuen Y. Lin; Moe K. Soleiman
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 21, No. 1 (2012) pp. 182–206
We describe findings from a research partnership involving a global airline manufacturing company (The Boeing Company), and learning scientists and aeronautical engineers from the University of Washington. Our starting point for the partnership...