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Journal of Virtual Worlds Research Vol. 10, No. 3 (Jan 04, 2018)
In this paper, we argue that EVE Online is a fruitful site for exploring how the representational and political-economic elements of science fiction intersect to exert a sociocultural and political-economic force on the shape and nature of the...
Black Scholar Vol. 15, No. 2 (1984) pp. 32–44
Argues that unless Blacks become aware of and examine scientific breakthroughs and technological developments, they risk being subjugated to the vicissitudes of scientific and technological forces that are as oppressive, demeaning, and domineering...
Computers and Composition Vol. 14, No. 3 pp. 361–376
In contemporary composition studies, the concept of audience has been primarily represented as a fictional construct that is either the image of an objective reality (audience addressed) or of a fictionalized construct of a writer's imagination ...
Teachers' classroom assessment practices and fourth-graders' reading literacy achievements: An international study
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 29, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 53–63
This study, through multilevel analyses of the data of four English-speaking nations (i.e., Canada, England, New Zealand and the United States) from the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) 2001 database, investigated the...
Educause Quarterly Vol. 25, No. 3 (2002) pp. 44–51
Identifies characteristics of a flexible information system, using UniverSIS--a student information system developed at the University of Cincinnati--to illustrate principles of flexible design. Benefits include increased business control over...
Communicating and Sharing in the Semantic Web: An Examination of Social Media Risks, Consequences, and Attitudinal Awareness
Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects Vol. 11, No. 1 (Jan 26, 2015) pp. 47–66
Empowered by and tethered to ubiquitous technologies, the current generation of youth yearns for opportunities to engage in self-expression and information sharing online with personal disclosure no longer governed by concepts of propriety and...
Technology Failures and Successes with Hurricane Katrina: Voices from the University of New Orleans Tell Stories of the Disaster and Rebuilding
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 857–862
This case study of the Katrina disaster and its aftermath at the University of New Orleans tells of plans, difficulties, on-going issues, and how technology failed or succeeded. We tell these stories to benefit others. This work uses...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 560–568
Appropriate support is critical in online learning so that students and faculty have somewhere to turn for advice, complaints and comments about their online experiences. Without the support students can quickly become disengaged and faculty can...
Explaining Student Interaction and Satisfaction: An Empirical Investigation of Delivery Mode Influence
Marketing Education Review Vol. 24, No. 3 (2014) pp. 227–237
How interpersonal interactions within a course affect student satisfaction differently between face-to-face and online modes is an important research question to answer with confidence. Using students from a marketing course delivered face-to-face...
Use of Immersive Simulations to Enhance Graduate Student Learning: Implications for Educational Leadership Programs
Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 19, No. 2 (2016)
The purpose of this article is to present how one university incorporates immersive simulations through platforms which employ avatars to enhance graduate student understanding and learning in educational leadership programs. While using simulations ...
Journal of Virtual Worlds Research Vol. 2, No. 2 (May 04, 2009)
Virtual Worlds such as Second Life provide unique opportunities to simulate real life scenarios and immerse the user in an environment that can be tailored to meet specific educational requirements. In these Immersive Learning Environments, students ...
Investigating the impact of pedagogical agent gender matching and learner choice on learning outcomes and perceptions
Computers & Education Vol. 67, No. 1 (September 2013) pp. 36–50
The similarity attraction hypothesis posits that humans are drawn toward others who behave and appear similar to themselves. Two experiments examined this hypothesis with middle-school students learning electrical circuit analysis in a computer...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 25, No. 5 (July 2009) pp. 778–782
The current spotlight on assessment in education raises ethical issues as practices evolve. This study documents ethical conflicts faced by teachers in the United States regarding assessment of students. Critical incidents generated by practising...
Examining Learning Styles and Perceived Benefits of Analogical Problem Construction on SQL Knowledge Acquisition
Journal of Information Systems Education Vol. 26, No. 3 (2015) pp. 203–217
The demand for Information Systems (IS) graduates with expertise in Structured Query Language (SQL) and database management is vast and projected to increase as "big data" becomes ubiquitous. To prepare students to solve complex problems...
Applied Measurement in Education Vol. 15, No. 4 (2002) pp. 363–89
Presents a design framework that incorporates integrated structures for modeling knowledge and skills, designing tasks, and extracting and synthesizing evidence. Illustrates these ideas in the context of a project that assesses problem solving in...
American Journal of Evaluation Vol. 29, No. 4 (2008) pp. 520–530
"The Student Evaluation Standards" call for student evaluations to be ethical, fair, useful, feasible, and accurate. However, little is known about educators' perceptions about the ethics of student evaluation practices. This study was designed to...
Distance Education Vol. 34, No. 3 (2013) pp. 379–390
Participation in "communities of practice" is often depicted as a central feature of various theoretical understandings of the social nature of learning. How are such communities of practice to be enacted in distance education, which, by...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 23, No. 7 (October 2007) pp. 999–1011
Student evaluations should “be ethical, fair, useful, feasible, and accurate” [JCSEE (2003). The student evaluation standards. Arlen Gullickson, Chair. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin]. This study focuses on defining ethical behavior and examining...
International Conferences on Education Technologies (ICEduTech) and Sustainability, Technology and Education (STE) 2014 (December 2014)
Sustainability education and conservation have become an international imperative due to the rising cost of energy, increasing scarcity of natural resource and irresponsible environmental practices. This paper presents Makahiki, an open source...
Viability of university service learning to support movement integration in elementary classrooms: Perspectives of teachers, university students, and course instructors
Robert D. Michael; Collin A. Webster; Cate A. Egan; Gregory Stewart; Lynda Nilges; Ali Brian; Robert Johnson; Russell Carson; Karie Orendorff; Spyridoula Vazou
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 72, No. 1 (May 2018) pp. 122–132
This study examined the views of elementary classroom teachers (CTs), preservice CTs (PCTs), and course instructors who were involved with a university course that drew upon principles of constructivism and SL to prepare preservice CTs to use MI....
Assessing the Need and Receptivity for an Integrated Healthy Sexual and Dating Relationships Intervention for Community College Students
Christine M. Markham; Melissa Peskin; Robert C. Addy; J. Michael Wilkerson; Kimberly Johnson Baker; Diane M. Santa Maria; Belinda Hernandez; Vanessa Schick; Ross Shegog; Susan R. Tortolero; Yok-Fong Paat; Jeff R. Temple
Journal of Applied Research on Children Vol. 8, No. 1 (2017)
The authors present findings from formative research to assess the need and receptivity for a Web-based, integrated healthy sexual and dating relationships intervention among community college students in South Central Texas. Texas ranks third...
(2013) pp. 1–186
Research Highlights in Technology and Teacher Education is now in its fifth year of publication, and has become one of the most important journals for the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE). This journal represents the...
The Genomics Education Partnership: Successful Integration of Research into Laboratory Classes at a Diverse Group of Undergraduate Institutions
Christopher D. Shaffer; Consuelo Alvarez; Cheryl Bailey; Daron Barnard; Satish Bhalla; Chitra Chandrasekaran; Vidya Chandrasekaran; Hui-Min Chung; Douglas R. Dorer; Chunguang Du; Todd T. Eckdahl; Jeff L. Poet; Donald Frohlich; Anya L. Goodman; Yuying Gosser; Charles Hauser; Laura L. M. Hoopes; Diana Johnson; Christopher J. Jones; Marian Kaehler; Nighat Kokan; Olga R. Kopp; Gary A. Kuleck; Gerard McNeil; Robert Moss; Jennifer L. Myka; Alexis Nagengast; Robert Morris; Paul J. Overvoorde; Elizabeth Shoop; Susan Parrish; Kelynne Reed; E Gloria Regisford; Dennis Revie; Anne G. Rosenwald; Ken Saville; Stephanie Schroeder; Mary Shaw; Gary Skuse; Christopher Smith; Mary Smith; Eric P. Spana; Mary Spratt; Joyce Stamm; Jeff S. Thompson; Matthew Wawersik; Barbara A. Wilson; Jim Youngblom; Wilson Leung; Jeremy Buhler; Elaine R. Mardis; David Lopatto; Sarah C. R. Elgin
CBE - Life Sciences Education Vol. 9, No. 1 (2010) pp. 55–69
Genomics is not only essential for students to understand biology but also provides unprecedented opportunities for undergraduate research. The goal of the Genomics Education Partnership (GEP), a collaboration between a growing number of colleges...