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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 1699–1704
Students are coming to classrooms armed with many of the latest mobile devices, including notebook computers, smart phones, and recording pens like the Livescribe. These devices allow students to photograph, record (both audio and video), transmit, ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2010 (Oct 18, 2010) pp. 1494–1499
While the clandestine recording of classroom activities by students has been taking place for virtually the entire history of personal electronic devices, a more recent trend has been for institutions to approve and formalize the recording processes ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) p. 815
The Internet is a rich source of content. Often, however, students are not able to distinguish good content from poor content. Consequently, asking them to explore the Internet for content can have mixed results. Enter Yahoo Pipes. With Yahoo...
Synchronous Online Venues: A Comparison Between Traditional Videoconferencing and Web-based Conferencing
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (Oct 26, 2009) pp. 1623–1628
For courses that are delivered synchronously, the standard delivery system for decades has been some form of videoconferencing. Modern videoconferencing systems operate over the Internet, rather than on dedicated connections. In the past few years,...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 1542–1546
Network theory tells us that a network with 10 nodes has 90 connections while a network with 15 nodes has 210. A 50% increase in nodes represents a 233% increase in connections! This power can be leveraged using some simple and available...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 526–531
In the philosophy of social constructivism, it is argued that categories of knowledge and reality are actively created by social relationships and interactions. This not only takes place between teachers and students, but between students in peer...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 1, No. 3 (1984) pp. 41–47
Briefly describes the objectives and design of the MicroRead Index, a microcomputer-based index which utilizes word and sentence length to measure readability of written materials. The program computes a reading level and a consistency index for...