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Feb 22, 2011

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Number of papers: 67

  1. An Alternative Approach to Foreign Language Learning through Portable Devices : the Web@idiomas project

    Carmen Luján-García & Florence Lojacono, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

    This paper intends to provide a recent account of the first results found in the research carried out under the project Web@idiomas. This project, sponsored by University of Las Palmas de Gran... More

    pp. 266-271

  2. Play Guitar in 10 Minutes: Development of an instant-learn online music education system

    Tom Benjamin, NSW Department of Education & Training, Australia

    There have long been calls for reintroduction of music into school curricula. Attempts to harness informal music interests such as rock bands have not sufficiently compensated. An ‘instant learning... More

    pp. 272-276

  3. Enhancing Education in the Health Professions through 3D Simulations in a Social Networking Environment

    Xin Bai & Dana Fusco, York College, CUNY, United States

    Role-play has been widely adopted as a teaching method for students to acquire and retain knowledge and enhance skills in a range of disciplines. Ideally, undergraduates in nursing should have... More

    pp. 277-282

  4. Second Life: Pre-Service Teachers’ Precautionary Tale

    Jase Teoh, Empire State College, United States

    This paper is a report on the findings of a study conducted on a group of eleven secondary pre-service teachers in a Language & Literacy course. The phenomenology method was used to examine pre... More

    pp. 283-289

  5. Free Online Tools and Applications to Improve Teaching and Learning

    Zoaib Mirza, Adler School of Professional Psychology, United States

    We all have different learning styles. Fortunately, with the advent of online tools and applications, it is convenient for both faculty and students to create, share, and produce information for... More

    p. 290

  6. Teaching Digital Citizenship

    Lesley Farmer, California St. University Long Beach, United States

    As technology advances, so do the techniques for abusing it. While traditional crime has not increased in some countries, cyber crime are becoming increasingly common and steadily growing. One of... More

    pp. 291-296

  7. ICT & Ethical Issues in Researches

    Gita Singh, Harish Chandra P. G. College, India

    Today Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) are playing an important role in enhancing quality of education. It is an effective tool for assimilating, processing and disseminating... More

    pp. 297-300

  8. A Comparative Study of Environmental Awareness among students of B.El.Ed, B.Ed and M.Ed Courses

    Aradhana Mani, Amity University, India

    Over recent decades, global problems relating to degradation of natural resources and pollution have increased dramatically. World educators and environmental specialists have repeatedly pointed... More

    pp. 301-304

  9. Connecting Classrooms 4 Global Learning

    Kathleen Bacer, Azusa Pacific University, United States

    With the revolution of web-based technologies, classrooms around the world can now easily engage in global learning as a vehicle to promote cross-cultural literacy - a necessary skill for the 21st ... More

    p. 305

  10. Technology to Enhance Academic Literacy through Cultural Awareness

    Karla Kingsley & John Unger, University of New Mexico, Gallup, United States

    Abstract: This professional practice paper describes a series of technology-enhanced activities designed to scaffold students’ understanding of academic reading, writing, and thinking. The authors ... More

    pp. 306-309

  11. The effects of captioning and subtitling on listening comprehension skill of English Foreign Language Learners:A study at the University of Timor-Indonesia

    Febronia Lasi & Hery The, University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States

    This research intends to examine the suitable methods and media with technology integration that can be used to help the University of Timor Indonesia (Unimor) students on improving their English... More

    pp. 310-315

  12. Online Tutor Learning Communities: A valuable component of effective literacy teacher education curriculum?

    Robin James, College of New Rochelle, United States; Laurie Novy, Illinois State University, United States

    : This paper reports on an ongoing study about a cohort-based practicum course for classroom where virtual peer collaboration supports their instruction. The study organically grew out of a one-on-... More

    pp. 316-322

  13. Towards Virtual Architecture

    Paul Riddy, University of Southampton, United Kingdom; Leandro Madrazo, Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain

    The OIKODOMOS virtual campus is a space of collaboration where the participating schools of architecture and urban planning could design and implement innovative learning models in the field of... More

    pp. 323-328

  14. What is the impact of students’ ability to choose across and within course modality (OL or FTF) on course completions?

    James DeCosta, james decosta, United States

    The participants were college students who attended an accredited private college offering associate, baccalaureate, and graduate degrees in the western United States. The research variables... More

    pp. 329-362

  15. Becoming an Educational Technology Leader Though Online Education

    Robert Leneway, Western Michigan University, United States

    Bridging individualized learning and high stakes accountability requires a new breed of educational technology leader. One that can creatively and collaboratively work to identify and solve both... More

    pp. 363-367

  16. Supporting affective aspects of student development using synchronous communication tools

    Deepak Subramony & Andrew Topper, GVSU College of Education, United States

    Many online instructors seek to develop community or “social presence” in their courses and programs to improve student collaboration, engagement and learning. While much of the research on online ... More

    pp. 368-373

  17. An Instructional Designer's Role in Online Learning

    Stefanie Weaver, University of South Alabama, United States

    Online learning provides a myriad of opportunities for students. With the exponential growth rate of online learning and the benefits that effectively designed courses provide, there is a need for ... More

    pp. 374-379

  18. NASA Professional Development for STEM: Engaging Pre- and In-Service Teachers in Research Integrated Teaching

    Evelina Felicite-Maurice, NASA/SSAI, United States; Michelina Cahillane, Springfield Public Schools, United States; Desiree Heyliger, DC Public Schools, United States; Sarah Brown, ADNET, United States

    The term “professional development” has been used for decades to describe the growth in expertise of teachers in school districts but only in recent years Pre-Service Undergraduate students in... More

    pp. 380-382

  19. How can online resources be used to address teachers’ concerns with face-to-face professional development?

    Susan Gibson, University of Alberta, Canada

    A recent study of teacher professional development for the implementation of a new provincial social studies curriculum revealed a number of concerns with and gaps in the PD experiences offered to ... More

    pp. 383-388

  20. Maximizing Students' Online Course Experience: Guidelines for Graduate Faculty

    Gina Cicco, St. John's University, United States

    This paper discusses the increasing appeal of online instruction while highlighting some of its potential dangers with respect to the quality of students’ learning experiences. Graduate faculty are... More

    pp. 389-394