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World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 1551–1556
Teachers must use different teaching strategies depending on the preparation, learning ability and learning environment of students. Teaching word processing, electronic spreadsheets, databases and presentation software to students who have limited...
Journal of Career and Technical Education Vol. 27, No. 2 (2012) pp. 57–68
The researchers sought to find the Agricultural Science teachers' attitude toward five innovations (Computer-Aided Design, Record Books, E-Mail Career Development Event Registration, and World Wide Web) of information technology. The population for...
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 21, No. 2 (2012) pp. 216–246
An embodied view of mathematical cognition should account not only for how we use our bodies to think and communicate mathematically but also how our bodies equip us to conceive of mathematical ideas. Research in cognitive semantics claims that the...
Digital immigrant teacher perceptions of social media as it influences the affective and cognitive development of students: A phenomenological study
(2012) pp. 1–133
The purpose of this transcendental phenomenological study is to describe how digital immigrant teachers perceive the influence of social media on the affective and cognitive development of students at three high schools in Alabama. As the prevalence ...
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education Vol. 46 (1990) pp. 63–73
Adult residential programs can use educational technology to (1) create information icons that allow the learner to focus on and distill information; (2) remove barriers of time and space and create a measured reality within the learning sanctuary;...
Mapping and Measuring the Information Infrastructure for Planning Purposes: Preliminary Study of South Carolina
Proceedings of the ASIS Annual Meeting Vol. 32 (1995) pp. 144–51
Describes the use of geographic information systems (GIS) to define, map, and measure the information infrastructure of South Carolina, and proposes a procedure for identifying the quality of information infrastructures. Highlights include...
Family and consumer sciences teachers' attitudes toward and stages of adoption of information technology
Family@and@consumer@sciences teachers' attitudes toward and stages@of@adoption of information@technology (2000) pp. 1–89
Evidence that family and consumer sciences (FCS) teachers in Texas have adopted information technology has been unreported in the literature. FCS teachers' attitudes toward information technology were assessed using the researcher-modified Teachers' ...
Making the Case for Digital Instruction in an Online Educational Leadership Program: What the Literature Suggests
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2018 (Oct 15, 2018) pp. 1438–1444
The purpose of this information is to review the research concerning online educational programs in graduate programs at colleges and universities. The research will look at positive and negative information related to online instruction. The...
Annual Review of Information Science and Technology (ARIST) Vol. 34 (1999) pp. 287–339
Examines the literature that measures characteristics of the Internet. Discusses: conclusions about the Internet measurement literature; definition of the Internet from a technical standpoint; history of Internet measurement; nature of the Internet...
College & Research Libraries Vol. 59, No. 6 (1998) pp. 524–33
Provides an overview of the College of Charleston's faculty/library liaison system and describes library and faculty efforts to maintain the computer science and English collections. Concludes that a liaison system can provide better coverage and...
Innovative Higher Education Vol. 34, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 257–268
Effective processes, practices, and infrastructure are essential components of successful online teaching and learning efforts; and they lead to a sense of faculty ownership of online teaching as well as enhanced support from an institution's...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 2929–2936
Adaptive E-Learning systems are needed to efficiently support lifelong learning activities. To check goal attainment, learners need to take tests or assessment activities. Large efficiency gains may be made if the assessment and associated grading...
Using Internet Technology to Facilitate Anonymous Communication in World Wide Web Delivered Multiculturalism in Education Courseware
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 334–339
This paper is a report on the findings of a study conducted on a graduate level multiculturalism in education course. Data collected from a world wide web based anonymous comments submission technology were coded and analyzed simultaneously by three ...
Topics: Educational Technology
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 466–470
In the process of learning how to create effective computer-based training mod-ules for accelerator physics, we have come to believe that simple two- and three-dimensional animations are often the most valuable multimedia tool for presenting techni...
Topics: computer animations
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 226–236
Abstract: We report on the recent activities of PRISM, an electronic hub to support integration of digital resources into K – 12th-grade STEM classrooms for Indiana teachers. Specifically, this presentation gives a description and an assessment of ...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 12, No. 1 (2003) pp. 1–12
Describes a unique project using commercial haptic interfaces to augment the teaching of simple machines in elementary school. Suggests that the use of haptics in virtual simple-machine simulations has the potential for deeper, more engaging...
Developing a Collaborative Learning Environment in Physiology – Using an Online Architecture to Link Faculty and Institution Needs
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 906–911
A Collaborative Learning Environment (CLE) for second year Physiology students, involving timetabled tutorials, a student-friendly learning space and variety of computer-based and traditional resources, has been previously shown to impact...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 914–919
We developed a collaborative learning environment (CLE) as a student-centred approach to assist students' understanding of difficult scientific concepts. Computer-facilitated investigative group projects were designed to enhance students'...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 24, No. 3 (July 2013) pp. 329–347
Research on haptic feedback has demonstrated limited empirical evidence of its positive learning effects. This research contrasts supportive anecdotal evidence and reports of increased motivation. In an attempt to unify these contrasting results we...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 4, No. 2009 (Oct 24, 2009)
Virtual 3D worlds are gaining popularity among the general population and the virtual world environment is widely used particularly by the younger generations as a knowledge and social tool. In recent years, universities have conducted experiments...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 4912–4917
Adaptive E-Learning systems may be a supportive solution for a wide range of learning applications. In order to complement common learning paradigms in computer-based education the digital game-based learning paradigm is an interesting alternative,...
Designing and Redesigning a Framework for Assessing Students' Understanding of Foundational Fractions Concepts
The fact that research has shown that fractions are among the most difficult mathematical concepts for elementary school students to master (Behr, Harel, Post, & Lesh, 1992; Bezuk & Cramer, 1989; Moss & Case, 1999) provides a compelling...
Collaborative Learning: an Effective and Enjoyable Experience! A Successful Computer-Facilitated Environment for Tertiary Students
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 44–55
We have developed a collaborative learning environment (CLE) as a student-centred approach to lecture replacement, with a special focus on assisting students' learning of difficult concepts. The majority of the program is structured around cost...
Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal Vol. 19, No. 1 (2016) pp. 61–76
Though class participation and group cohesion have shown some potential to promote student performance in conventional classrooms, their efficacy has not yet been demonstrated in an online-class setting. Group cohesion, defined as member attraction...
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 2–7
Four years ago WhistleSoft, Inc., began developing a computer-based multimedia tutorial for charged-particle beam dynamics under a Small Business Innovative Research grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. The DOE chose to support such an activity ...