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Economics of Education Review Vol. 49, No. 1 (December 2015) pp. 193–215
In this paper I exploit a reform that expanded UK post-compulsory education during the 1980s and 1990s to examine the effect of education on health. The expansion resulted in a rapid increase in education over the whole education distribution. I...
A Constructivist Approach to Game-Based Language Learning: Student Perceptions in a Beginner-Level EFL Context
International Journal of Game-Based Learning Vol. 8, No. 1 (January 2018) pp. 19–40
This article provides information on an action research project in a low-level EFL setting in Japan. The project aims were to 1) foster spoken communication skills and 2) help students engage with their own learning. The project investigated the...
Economics of Education Review Vol. 69, No. 1 (April 2019) pp. 1–24
We exploit an expansion of post-compulsory schooling that occurred from the late 1980s to the early 1990s to investigate the effect of education on the timing of fertility in England and Wales. We do not find a significant effect on the probability...
Educational Leadership Vol. 55, No. 3 (1997) pp. 20–23
To avoid underuse, inaccessibility, and obsolescence when choosing, purchasing, and using technology, educators should maximize the number of students sharing machines, build technology into the curriculum, ensure continuous accessibility, network...
CALICO Journal Vol. 35, No. 2 (2018) pp. 142–161
This study examines how technology is perceived by different stakeholder groups in The Language Flagship programs. We administered questionnaires to three stakeholder groups: 14 directors, 34 instructors, and 100 learners at a variety of...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 25, No. 4 (2001) pp. 427–40
Examines effects of overview mode and computer experience on achievement, attitude and instructional time in a hypertext learning environment. Results indicated participants with high computer experience learned more from the program than those with ...
Economics of Education Review Vol. 55, No. 1 (December 2016) pp. 1–20
Policymakers and economists have expressed support for the use of incentives in educational settings. In this paper, rather than asking whether incentives work, we focus on a different question: For whom and under what conditions do incentives work? ...
Community College Review Vol. 41, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 44–62
This study explored whether community college websites are a useful medium for providing knowledge relevant to degree completion. Ten community students used one of three community college websites to answer 10 questions about occupational degree...
Supporting Graduate Attribute Development in Introductory Accounting with Student-Generated Screencasts
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 8, No. 3 (July 2016) pp. 65–82
In recent years educational, industry and government bodies have placed increasing emphasis on the need to better support the development of “soft” skills or graduate attributes within higher education. This paper details the adoption of a student...
Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 11, No. 2 (June 2013) pp. 139–146
Academic dishonesty in the online cheating environment of distance education learning has gained traction in the past decade. By a few simple keystrokes, students' can find a wide array of online services for hire to write research papers,...
Journal of Career Assessment Vol. 11, No. 1 (2003) pp. 22–39
The use of computer-based test interpretation (CBTI) in career assessment raises numerous ethical and professional issues: How do current standards apply to Internet tests? What are appropriate and inappropriate uses of CBTI? How can it be used in...
Computers & Education Vol. 122, No. 1 (July 2018) pp. 243–259
iPads, or more generally tablet computers, have received rapid and widespread uptake across higher education. Despite this, there is limited evidence of how their use affects student learning within this context. This study focuses on the use of a...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 325–326
Whereas traditional research on collaborative educational systems has primarily focused on how to define better modes of digital interaction, this approach is found lacking when applied to developing collaborative systems for elementary school aged...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 11, No. 2 (2002) pp. 155–172
Examines searching patterns of students using the Web as science information resources. Attempts to provide detailed accounts of how students use the Web as a science resource and illuminate how the different levels of domain knowledge and expertise,...
International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education Vol. 21, No. 1 (2011) pp. 115–133
A key promise of narrative-centered learning environments is the ability to make learning engaging. However, there is concern that learning and engagement may be at odds in these game-based learning environments. This view suggests that, on the one...
International Journal of Instructional Media Vol. 32, No. 4 (2005)
The present study is designed to investigate the effects of advisement and informal cooperative learning when students used a multimedia database. Participants were 159 undergraduate students (54 males; 105 females) enrolled in a computer literacy...
Problem Solving and Game-Based Learning: Effects of Middle Grade Students' Hypothesis Testing Strategies on Learning Outcomes
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 44, No. 4 (2011) pp. 453–472
Targeted as a highly desired skill for contemporary work and life, problem solving is central to game-based learning research. In this study, middle grade students achieved significant learning gains from gameplay interactions that required solving...
Digital Approaches to Researching Learners' Computer Interactions Using Gazes, Actions, Utterances and Sketches
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 60, No. 5 (October 2012) pp. 859–881
When learners use computers, they typically look at the screen, type, use the mouse, talk, write, sketch and make gestures. This paper identifies technical, practical, ethical and methodological challenges associated with traditional methods for...
Integration of Technology, Science, and Mathematics in the Middle Grades: A Teacher Preparation Program
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 2, No. 1 (2002) pp. 31–39
How middle grade teachers in science and mathematics are prepared should be consistent with the vision of what and how students should learn mathematics and science, in particular the integration of these two fields. In this article a teacher...
Changes in Children's Perception-Action Tuning over Short Time Scales: Bicycling across Traffic-Filled Intersections in a Virtual Environment
Journal of Experimental Child Psychology Vol. 108, No. 2 (February 2011) pp. 322–337
This investigation examined short-term changes in child and adult cyclists' gap decisions and movement timing in response to general and specific road-crossing experiences. Children (10- and 12-year-olds) and adults rode a bicycle through a virtual...
ComPAIR: A New Online Tool Using Adaptive Comparative Judgement to Support Learning with Peer Feedback
Tiffany Potter; Letitia Englund; James Charbonneau; Mark Thompson MacLean; Jonathan Newell; Ido Roll
Teaching & Learning Inquiry Vol. 5, No. 2 (2017) pp. 89–113
Peer feedback is a useful strategy in teaching and learning, but its effectiveness particularly in introductory courses can be limited by the relative newness of students to both the body of knowledge upon which they are being asked to provide...
Yew-Huey Lieu; Paul Dantzig; Martin Sachs; James T. Corey; Mark T. Hinnebusch; Marc Damashek; Jonathan Cohen
Journal of the American Society for Information Science Vol. 51, No. 3 (2000) pp. 216–27
Discusses access to digital libraries on the World Wide Web via Web browsers and describes the design of a language-independent document classification system to help users of the Florida Center for Library Automation analyze search query results....
Christopher J. Perrin; Neal Miller; Alayna T. Haberlin; Jonathan W. Ivy; James N. Meindl; Nancy A. Neef
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis Vol. 44, No. 3 (2011) pp. 463–474
We examined college students' procrastination when studying for weekly in-class quizzes. Two schedules of online practice quiz delivery were compared using a multiple baseline design. When online study material was made available noncontingently,...
Jeanine A. DeFalco; Jonathan P. Rowe; Luc Paquette; Vasiliki Georgoulas-Sherry; Keith Brawner; Bradford W. Mott; Ryan S. Baker; James C. Lester
International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education Vol. 28, No. 2 (2018) pp. 152–193
Tutoring systems that are sensitive to affect show considerable promise for enhancing student learning experiences. Creating successful affective responses requires considerable effort both to detect student affect and to design appropriate...