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EdMedia 2015--World Conference on Educational Media and Technology

Jun 22, 2015


Saul Carliner; Catherine Fulford; Nathaniel Ostashewski

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Number of papers: 291

  1. Hands-on Learning in the Virtual Classroom: A Dilemma for Mathematics Teacher Educators

    Linda Ann Arnold, Monmouth University, United States

    The use of concrete manipulatives to help students learn mathematics has become accepted practice. Aspiring mathematics teachers at both the elementary and secondary levels take courses in which... More

    pp. 1115-1120

  2. One-to-One iPad™ Usage and Applications in K-12 Classrooms

    Julia Bennett, Beaver Area School District (Mathematics Educator), United States; Fan-Yu Lin, Department of Education, Robert Morris University, United States

    Endorsing the concept of individualized instruction, mobile learning has improved student outcomes with innovative technology in the framework of 21st century learning and teaching. Out of a... More

    pp. 1121-1126

  3. Exploring Innovation in the Learning Landscape

    Laurie Burruss, Pasadena City College, United States

    Leaders want innovation across organizations, but too often it’s only encouraged among a select few students or employees. Imagine if schools, government and business focused on producing... More

    pp. 1137-1138

  4. The New Space Challenge: A game-based professional development program for staff teaching in new generation learning spaces

    David Cameron & Carol Miles, Centre for Teaching and Learning, University of Newcastle, Australia

    The New Space Challenge is a staff development approach specifically designed to enhance student learning experiences in the new generation of learning spaces being developed at the University of ... More

    pp. 1139-1141

  5. Flipping an Introductory, Graduate-Level Instructional Design Course: A Teaching Case

    Saul Carliner, Concordia University, Canada

    This teaching case explores the experience of using “flipped” instruction to teach an introductory graduate course on instructional design. The one term course teaches the basics of Analysis,... More

    pp. 1142-1147

  6. Asynchronous Role Playing Online: Making a Program Evaluation Course More Authentic

    Enid Carlson, Wiley, United States; Maureen Cuevas, Rebecca Gomez & Kimberly Gibson, Our Lady of the Lake University, United States

    Program evaluation courses have traditionally been difficult for social science students. They struggle with statistics and the ability to visualize how to use math in the practice. In an attempt... More

    pp. 1148-1149

  7. Flipped Classroom in a High School Health Class

    Li-Ling Chen, California State University at East Bay, United States

    As advanced technology increasingly infiltrated into classroom, the flipped classroom has come to light in secondary educational settings. The flipped classroom is a new instructional approach that... More

    pp. 1150-1155

  8. Embedded Information Literacy Instruction: Building Transmedia Literacy Skills in Inquiry Projects

    Jackie Chetzron, University of North TexasDallas Independent School District, United States

    With time constraints and an overwhelming amount of information to wade through, students and teachers approach research projects with trepidation. School librarians desire to provide a smooth and ... More

    pp. 1156-1159

  9. The possibility of play education for improving computational thinking of preschoolers

    Yun-Roc Cho, Jeongwon Choi & Youngjun Lee, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South)

    Education for young children have to be consist of necessary ability for future society. Computational thinking will be a fundamental skill for everyone in the mid-21st century. The purpose of this... More

    pp. 1160-1163

  10. A comparison of the univariate statistics course achievement between students enrolled in online and traditional settings

    Edwin Christmann, Slippery Rock University, United States

    This study compared the achievement of male and female students who were enrolled in an online univariate statistics course to students enrolled in a traditional face-to-face univariate statistics... More

    pp. 1164-1170

  11. A Strategy to Increase Students’ Motivation and Decrease Dropout Rates on Computer Programming Courses in a Public Institute of Education and Technology

    Alexandre Correia, The Federal Institute of Education and Technology at at Sertao Pernambucano - IF Sertao-PE, Brazil; Essi Ryymin, Hameen University of Applied Sciences - HAMK, Finland; Fernando Pacheco, The Federal Institute of Education and Technology at Santa Catarina - IFSC, United States; Paivi Aarreniemi-Jokipelto, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, School of Vocational Teacher Education, Finland; Brian Joyce, Hameen University of Applied Sciences - HAMK, Hameenlinna, Finland

    This paper is a report on a exploratory design research of educational intervention conducted on a public institute of education and technology. The institution of 3,000 students is an important... More

    pp. 1171-1176

  12. Revisiting Human Patient Simulation in Nursing Education

    Donna Darcy & Pamela Treister, New York Institute of Technology, United States

    Abstract: This paper is a reflection on the unique use of high fidelity human simulators incorporated into the clinical experience of undergraduate baccalaureate nursing students at a suburban... More

    pp. 1177-1181

  13. Use Self- and Peer-Review to Reduce Communication Apprehension and Improve Speech Performance of Undergraduates

    Gayle V. Davidson-Shivers & April D. Taylor, University of South Alabama, United States

    This study investigated the effects of type of reviewing (self or peer) on speech performance and communication apprehension of undergraduates (N = 183) in a public speaking course. Ten intact... More

    pp. 1182-1190

  14. Dialog Design System; an Adaptation at Law School in UNAM

    Larisa Enriquez & Francisco Ramas, UNAM, Mexico

    The Dialogue Design System (DDS) is a learning strategy developed in Japan by Dr. Yukari Makino. One of the features of the system is that it provides all students in a large class, equal... More

    pp. 1191-1197

  15. Promoting Self-Regulated Learning Through the Use of iBooks

    Destinee Eubank, University of Kansas, United States

    Abstract: There are many aspects to be considered when instilling in students the ability to self-regulate their learning. Among the most important are goal setting, motivation, and progress... More

    pp. 1198-1202

  16. Going Mobile: Resources to enhance student engagement

    Elizabeth Frander & Amanda Hawkins, Columbus State University, United States

    Building connections to enhance student engagement is essential and to be able to reach students using their mobile devices. Classroom activities must be accessible in a variety of formats to... More

    pp. 1203-1205

  17. Current Technology in Vocational Evaluation: Web-based Instructional Resources

    William Garner, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, United States

    This review delves into detail for professionals, in many fields, who may have limited awareness of web-based assessment instruments and resources, but could benefit from utilizing these assets. ... More

    pp. 1206-1211

  18. Learning Chinese idioms from Chinese learning game

    Jon-Chao Hong & Ming-Yueh Hwang, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan; Kai-Hsin Tai, Department of Industrial Education, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    Chinese idioms are very essential to reading or writing Chinese and have become the core of Chinese courses. To enhance interest in learning Chinese idioms, the present study developed a Chinese... More

    pp. 1212-1216

  19. Using a gesture-based Chinese learning game for language learning

    Jon-Chao Hong & Ming-Yueh Hwang, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan; Kai-Hsin Tai, Department of Industrial Education, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    The present study focused on those who born in Taiwan but raised in their mothers’ homelands during their early years, and involved in the Southeast Asian Heritage Learners of Chinese (SAHLCs)... More

    pp. 1217-1222

  20. How Do Preservice Teachers Respond to the Flipped Teaching Strategy in a Technology Course?

    Mohamed Ibrahim & Aileen Watts, Arkansas Tech University, United States

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of the use of flipped teaching strategy on preservice teachers’ learning outcomes, self-efficacy and perception. The investigators employed a... More

    pp. 1223-1232