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E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2014 (Oct 20, 2014) pp. 1901–1905
Over the last few years, infographics have been increasingly used in emails, websites, magazines, and across social media. Originally utilized for marketing purposes, the effective infographic uses both textual and nontextual elements to...
Topics: Instructional Design
TCC Worldwide Online Conference 2011 (2011) pp. 1–9
Video games have become the new “hot” topic among teachers, researchers, parents and others interested in technology and education. This phenomenological study attempts to understand the lived experience of those who use educational games. A recent...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2011 (Oct 18, 2011) pp. 18–22
A film entitled Super Size Me examined the American people’s love of fast food and big portions. It followed the filmmaker’s 30-day journey as he ate all his meals at McDonald’s and dangerously increased his body mass. The film graphically...
Gee's Learning Principles for Good Games: An Analysis of how Gee's Learning Principles meets Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences
TCC Worldwide Online Conference 2010 (2010) pp. 159–167
Today, gaming is a multi-billion dollar industry that produces games for children of all ages and backgrounds. The technology used for these video games has also been steadily evolving with improved gaming platforms and environments that captivate...
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 3581–3586
Science achievement by America’s students has become a major concern of policy makers and educators as scores on international standardized tests fall below expectations. One response is to apply educational theory and technology in development of...