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Writing Issues in College Students with Learning Disabilities: A Synthesis of the Literature from 1990 to 2000
Learning Disability Quarterly Vol. 26, No. 1 (2003) pp. 29–46
A review of 38 articles published from 1990 to 2000 on college students with learning disabilities and writing difficulties (LD/WD) found four major topics were discussed: available assistive technology; effectiveness of assistive technology;...
Computers & Education Vol. 122, No. 1 (July 2018) pp. 54–62
This article reviews empirical research on applying the Attention, Relevance, Confidence, and Satisfaction (ARCS) model to real educational settings, including computer-based learning approaches. This review focuses on three aspects: (1) how the...
Journal of Computer-Based Instruction Vol. 16, No. 3 (1989) pp. 95–101
Describes a prototype expert system that was developed to guide the instructional design phase of instructional system development. Declarative and procedural knowledge representation methods employed in the system are explained, a sample dialog...
Journal of Research on Computing in Education Vol. 23, No. 1 (1990) pp. 72–86
Discussion of courseware development focuses on a transaction shell approach that stresses flexibility and reusability of the courseware. Topics discussed include high-level programing languages, authoring languages, authoring systems, knowledge...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 1898–1903
Changing demographics at many colleges has led to an increasing demand for distance education programs based on emerging network and multi-media workstation technologies. This paper describes middleware that personalizes asynchronous Internet ...
Economics of Education Review Vol. 42, No. 1 (October 2014) pp. 78–92
We apply a semi-parametric latent variable model to estimate selection and sorting effects on the evolution of private returns to schooling for college graduates during China's reform between 1988 and 2002. We find that there were substantial...
School Effectiveness and School Improvement Vol. 19, No. 1 (March 2008) pp. 99–120
Despite frequent attempts to address educational changes and the roles of information and communication technology (ICT) in effecting changes in student learning, few have conceptually examined ICT implementation within a wider context of managing...
Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education Vol. 7, No. 2 (July 2009) pp. 377–410
Information technology (IT) artifacts such as animations are increasingly used in educational institutions. Researchers caution that, if we are to derive benefits from animations and other such IT artifacts, we must understand how to use it...
Students’ perceptions of teaching technologies, application of technologies, and academic performance
Computers & Education Vol. 53, No. 4 (December 2009) pp. 1241–1255
This study examined business students’ perceptions of four objectives (i.e., Enjoyment, Learning, Motivation, and Career Application) across five teaching technologies (i.e., Projector, PowerPoint, Video, the Internet, and Lecture), business...
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 31, No. 3 (2018) pp. 226–250
This chapter describes a study of a blended language course that combines face-to-face (F2F) instructional time with an online component. The purpose of the study is to understand how teachers and students exploit the complementarity of the two...
The Efficacy of Computer-Assisted Instruction versus Face-to-Face Instruction in Academic Libraries: A Systematic Review
Journal of Academic Librarianship Vol. 33, No. 4 (July 2007) pp. 478–484
Studies examining the comparative efficacy of face-to-face and computer assisted library instruction were reviewed. Differences in study methodology and lack of quality made meta-analysis impossible; however, the two methods appear to be equally...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2013 (Oct 21, 2013) pp. 1222–1227
Since the late 1990s interactive whiteboards have moved to the forefront of the classroom. The literature surrounding interactive whiteboards (IWB) has been positive and commended for the potential properties of these instructional tools to teach...
Topics: Instructional Design
IEEE Transactions on Education Vol. 53, No. 4 (November 2010) pp. 631–637
In this article, a course on high-frequency wireless communications systems is presented. With the 145-MHz baseband subsystem available from a prerequisite course, the present course emphasizes the design and implementation of the 2.45-GHz front-end ...
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 34, No. 5 (October 2018) pp. 526–533
This study is to examine the attitudes of students towards the case studies based on mobile messaging in a pharmacotherapy introduction class. Case studies were divided into 4 groups, with 30 pharmacy students each group. Each group was required to...
Learning Analytics at Low Cost: At-Risk Student Prediction with Clicker Data and Systematic Proactive Interventions
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 21, No. 2 (2018) pp. 273–290
While learning analytics (LA) practices have been shown to be practical and effective, most of them require a huge amount of data and effort. This paper reports a case study which demonstrates the feasibility of practising LA at a low cost for...
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 25, No. 6 (December 2009) pp. 503–514
This study addressed the role of electronic pocket dictionaries as a language learning tool among university students in Hong Kong and Taiwan. The target groups included engineering and humanities students at both undergraduate and graduate level....
Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice Vol. 9, No. 1 (December 2017) pp. 12–16
Professional identity formation is a fluid process, which evolves throughout one's medical education. Residency is an ideal time for interprofessional education because as junior physicians, they are beginning to develop their professional identity, ...
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 29, No. 6 (Dec 05, 2013) pp. 556–568
This research conducted quasi-experiments in four middle schools to evaluate the long-term effects of an intelligent web-based English instruction system, Computer Simulation in Educational Communication (CSIEC), on students' academic attainment....
General and domain-specific beliefs about intelligence, ability, and effort among preservice and practicing teachers
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 59, No. 1 (October 2016) pp. 180–190
This study examined preservice and practicing teachers’ beliefs about factors influencing student academic performance. Participants viewed teacher factors as a more important determinant of academic performance than student or family factors....
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology Vol. 46, No. 4 (2015) pp. 481–494
The results from a cross-national study comparing calculus performance of students at East China Normal University (ECNU) in Shanghai and students at the University of Michigan before and after their first university calculus course are presented....
IEEE Transactions on Education Vol. 52, No. 4 (November 2009) pp. 482–490
With the advent of the World Wide Web, many business applications that utilize data mining and text mining techniques to extract useful business information on the Web have evolved from Web searching to Web mining. It is important for students to...
British Journal of Developmental Psychology Vol. 27, No. 1 (March 2009) pp. 219–245
This paper seeks to connect adolescents' communication within on-line weblogs or blogs to developmental processes. A total of 195 English language blogs written by self-identified 14- to 18-year-olds were selected; three entries from each blog were...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 11, No. 1 (2008) pp. 248–265
This paper draws on the literature of transformational leadership and learning organisation with a concern to foster innovative changes in classroom practices. Based on the understanding that effective use of ICT has to be construed in the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 2031–2036
Large-scale projects often depend in critical ways on points of leverage where modest effort has significant influence on outcomes. The purpose of this paper is to describe how a coordinated system of Web resources served as such a point of leverage ...
Assistive Technology Competencies for Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments: A National Study
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 106, No. 10 (2012) pp. 656–665
Introduction: For practicing teachers of students with visual impairments, assistive technology has assumed an important role in the education of their students' assessment and learning of content. Little research has addressed this area; therefore, ...
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research Vol. 55, No. 3 (June 2012) pp. 800–810
Purpose: The goal of this study was to investigate how the spectral and temporal properties in background music may interfere with cochlear implant (CI) and normal-hearing listeners' (NH) speech understanding. Method: Speech-recognition thresholds ...
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 29, No. 6 (December 2013) pp. 556–568
This research conducted quasi-experiments in four middle schools to evaluate the long-term effects of an intelligent web-based English instruction system, Computer Simulation in Educational Communication (CSIEC), on students' academic...
A 6-Month Follow-Up of the Effects of an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Training Programme on People with Intellectual Disabilities
Research in Developmental Disabilities Vol. 28, No. 6 (2007) pp. 559–566
We investigated the long-term effects of an information and communication technology (ICT) training programme for people with intellectual disabilities (ID). A community-based ICT training programme was designed to enhance the computer skills of...
Illustrating the “virtual” in virtual schooling: Challenges and strategies for creating real tools to prepare virtual teachers
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 10, No. 1 (2007) pp. 27–39
Virtual schooling, or the practice of offering K-12 courses via distance technologies, has rapidly increased in popularity since its beginning in 1994. Although effective interaction with and support for students in these environments requires a...
Topics: Virtual Environments
Small stories in online classroom discussion as resources for preservice teachers’ making sense of becoming a bilingual educator
Eunjeong Choi; Rachel E. Gaines; Jeong-bin H. Park; Kyle M. Williams; Diane L. Schallert; Li-Tang Yu; Jeonghyun Lee
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 58, No. 1 (August 2016) pp. 1–16
This paper examines the occurrence and role of personal and professional stories, called small stories or narratives-in-interaction, shared among seven bilingual preservice teachers in nine online classroom discussions in a teacher preparation...
Angela M. Fish; Xiaoming Li; Katy McCarrick; Sheretta T. Butler; Bonita Stanton; Gail A. Brumitt; Navaz Peshotan Bhavnagri; Teresa Holtrop; Ty Partridge
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 38, No. 1 (2008) pp. 97–113
This study investigates the association between home computer experience and cognitive development among preschool children in inner-city Head Start programs. Approximately 200 children enrolled in four Head Start centers in Detroit, Michigan were...
Handwriting Characteristics among Secondary Students with and without Physical Disabilities: A Study with a Computerized Tool
Cecilia W. P. Li-Tsang; Ricky K. C. Au; Michelle H. Y. Chan; Lily W. L. Chan; Gloria M. T. Lau; T K. Lo; Howard W. H. Leung
Research in Developmental Disabilities Vol. 32, No. 1 (2011) pp. 207–216
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the handwriting characteristics of secondary school students with and without physical disabilities (PD). With the use of a computerized Chinese Handwriting Assessment Tool (CHAT), it was made...
Teens in the Twenty-First Century Still Prefer People over Machines: Importance of Intervention Delivery Style in Adolescent HIV/STD Prevention
Sara M. Pendleton; Bonita Stanton; Lesley A. Cottrell; Sharon Marshall; Robert Pack; James Burns; Catherine Gibson; Ying Wu; Xiaoming Li; Matthew Cole
Journal of HIV/AIDS Prevention in Children & Youth Vol. 8, No. 2 (2007) pp. 95–115
Purpose: To assess and compare youth satisfaction with two delivery approaches to a HIV/STD risk reduction intervention targeting adolescents: an on-site, face-to-face (FTF) approach versus a long distance interactive televised (DIT) approach....
Does it matter if the teacher is there?: A teacher's contribution to emerging patterns of interactions in online classroom discussions
Jeong-bin Hannah Park; Diane L. Schallert; Anke J.Z. Sanders; Kyle M. Williams; Eunjin Seo; Li-Tang Yu; Jane S. Vogler; Kwangok Song; Zachary H. Williamson; Marissa C. Knox
Computers & Education Vol. 82, No. 1 (2015) pp. 315–328
Our purpose was to explore the role of a teacher in synchronous online discussions taking place in a graduate level course across a semester. We focused on identifying the roles a teacher played as well as on investigating the influence that her...