Search results for author:"Samuel Abramovich"
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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 2299–2305
Because many technology innovations are based on large-scale interactions on the Internet, we examine the potential for this type of system to provide professional development for teachers. A theoretical framework based on knowledge building...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 39, No. 1 (October 2018) pp. 33–38
Although Open Educational Resources (OER) may have financial benefits for students, there are few empirical research studies that investigate whether students recognize the financial value of OER or if they believe that traditional course materials...
Studying teacher selection of resources in an ultra-large scale interactive system: Does metadata guide the way?
Computers & Education Vol. 58, No. 1 (January 2012) pp. 551–559
Ultra-large-scale interactive systems on the Internet have begun to change how teachers prepare for instruction, particularly in regards to resource selection. Consequently, it is important to look at how teachers are currently selecting resources...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 61, No. 2 (April 2013) pp. 217–232
Educational Badges are touted as an alternative assessment that can increase learner motivation. We considered two distinct models for educational badges; merit badges and videogame achievements. To begin unpacking the relationship between badges...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 61, No. 6 (December 2013) pp. 863–883
A large-scale online teacher resource exchange is studied to examine the ways in which metadata influence teachers' selection of resources. A hierarchical linear modeling approach was used to tease apart the simultaneous effects of resource...
Computers & Education Vol. 95, No. 1 (April 2016) pp. 239–253
While current research on badges typically examines the relationship between badges and learners' motivation, this study explores a badge system's impact on participating teachers. Through qualitative analysis, the data suggests that the badge...