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Research Strategies Vol. 4, No. 2 (1986) pp. 81–84
This essay offers suggestions to make online public access catalogs (OPACs) less idiosyncratic and more usable. Discussion covers qualitative difference between online catalog and predecessors, challenge of debunking assumptions, skills for success, ...
Educational Technology Vol. 9, No. 10 (1969) pp. 71–5
Educational Technology Vol. 18, No. 6 (1978) pp. 37–9
The computerized program which is described is designed to score and analyze multiple-choice examinations, providing prompt and detailed testing information. (RAO)
The Athenian method: Implementing a culturally relevant method of preaching to foster increased congregational learning
The Athenian method: Implementing a culturally relevant method of preaching to foster increased congregational@learning (2001) pp. 1–96
The context for this project was Park Avenue United Methodist Church in Hamilton, Ohio. Electronic and theatrical forms of visual communication were added to worship to test Paul's methods in Acts 17. This researcher takes the name of project from...
A University Library Creates a Digital Repository for Documenting and Disseminating Community Engagement
Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement Vol. 16, No. 2 (June 2012) pp. 109–121
Digital repositories are new tools for documenting the accumulated scholarly work produced at academic institutions and disseminating that material broadly via the internet. Digital repositories support all file types and can be adapted to meet the...
Direct Mail Marketing Strategies for Educational Computer Software and Why Purchase Decisions Are Made
Journal of Education for Business Vol. 62, No. 8 (1987) pp. 361–67
The study compared effects of two direct-mail educational software marketing strategies: (1) brochure only and (2) brochure and sample program provided by a journal. Those responding to Strategy 1 rated the programs higher because of less knowledge. ...
Journal of College Counseling Vol. 5, No. 2 (2002) pp. 187–92
The authors describe a computer-based "bug-in-the-eye" approach to counselor supervision that is well suited to college counseling centers. Hardware and software requirements, comparisons with other forms of supervision, support for and limitations...
Enhancing Graduate Students' Performance as Threaded Discussion Leaders in a Web-Based Proposal Writing Course
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 6, No. 4 (2005) pp. 385–396
The study explored the effectiveness of a discussion support taxonomy used in a course in which graduate students served as online discussion leaders. The students' ability to effectively use the taxonomy as a support tool to facilitate the...
Journal of Research on Computing in Education Vol. 27, No. 2 (1995) pp. 198–210
Describes a study that investigated a home/school computer project and its effects on reading, language, and mathematics achievement on 142 fourth- and fifth-grade students as well as equity issues relating to gender, academic aptitude, and...
Preparing the Twenty-First Century Workforce: The Case of Curriculum Change in Radiation Protection Education in the United States
Journal of Vocational Education and Training Vol. 60, No. 4 (December 2008) pp. 423–439
The advent of the global information society and a myriad of other rapidly changing variables are presenting many new and unique challenges for the twenty-first century workforce, and perhaps the most pressing of these challenges is actually meeting ...
Journal of Political Science Education Vol. 7, No. 1 (2011) pp. 14–33
Scholastic research has demonstrated that when conducted properly, active learning exercises are successful at increasing student awareness, student interest, and knowledge retention. Face-to-face simulations, in particular, have been demonstrated...
Unifying Computer-Based Assessment across Conceptual Instruction, Problem-Solving, and Digital Games
Technology, Knowledge and Learning Vol. 19, No. 1 (July 2014) pp. 165–181
As students work through online learning systems such as the Reasoning Mind blended learning system, they often are not confined to working within a single educational activity; instead, they work through various different activities such as...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 1835–1838
Electronic portfolios have been in use in teacher and nursing licensing programs since the late 1990’s. Hundreds of researchers have presented their reflections, findings and theories over the last decade at SITE. However, there has not been a panel ...
Using Open-Source Tools to Design and Develop the Online Component of a Blended-Learning, Instructor-Led Course
International Journal of Designs for Learning Vol. 3, No. 1 (Oct 30, 2012)
In the design case presented, an online component was designed for an existing introductory energy course targeted at providing pathways to employment in the utility industry. The online component included testing modules, scenario based assessments,...
Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE) 2004 (June 2004)
Reading with a pencil in hand to mark-up a book or article, scribbling questions and notes (along with rude drawings in some cases) in the margins of a committee meeting agenda, marking a student's essay with a red pen--all of these are everyday...
Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 7, No. 3 (2004)
As an increasing number of graduate education courses are moved either online or into hybrid formats, instructors and administrators need to consider strategies for how to transition students into these new learning environments. This exploratory,...
Prevalence and Predictors of Need for Seating Intervention and Mobility for Persons in Long-Term Care
Canadian Journal on Aging Vol. 26, No. 3 (2007) pp. 195–204
A descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted to (a) determine the prevalence of need for wheel-chair seating intervention in two long-term care facilities in Vancouver, BC, (b) determine the extent of the residents' independent mobility within...
"Let's Talk about Sex": Pilot Study of an Interactive CD-ROM to Prevent HIV/STIS in Female Adolescents
AIDS Education and Prevention Vol. 20, No. 1 (February 2008) pp. 78–89
The purpose of this study was to develop and pilot-test an interactive CD-ROM aimed at the prevention of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in female adolescents. The CD-ROM includes prevention information, models skills for negotiating...
Marie A. Chisholm; Allison W. Miller; William J. Spruill; Henry H. Cobb; Bess O. Reinhardt; Alvin V. Terry; R Lee Reese; William E. Wade
American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education Vol. 64, No. 2 (2000) pp. 152–58
Examined effects of interactive videoconferencing (IVC) on pharmacy students' (n=26) academic performance and pharmacy instructors' (n=4) teaching evaluations. There was no difference in performance between students who attended live lectures and...
Zachary Massey; Scott Wilson; Claude Miller; Norah Dunbar; Matthew Jensen; Yu-Hao Lee; Spencer Nicholls; Chris Anderson; Aubrie Adams; Javier Cecena; William Thompson
International Journal of Game-Based Learning Vol. 9, No. 3 (July 2019) pp. 1–22
Extant research indicates that professional law enforcement officers (LEOs) are generally no better than untrained novices at detecting deception. Moreover, traditional training methods are often less effective than no training at all at improving...