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Educational Technology

2014 Volume 54, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 10

  1. MOOCs: Let's Get Real

    Thomas C. Reeves & John G. Hedberg

    Rising costs, perceived declining value, and weak evidence of quality outcomes bedevil contemporary higher education. One innovation intended to address these problems is the Massive Open Online... More

    pp. 3-8

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  2. Research on Education in the Knowledge Creation Paradigm

    Seng Chee Tan, John Ow, ChingSing Chai, Chew-Lee Teo & Jennifer Yeo

    To better prepare learners for the "knowledge society," educators in Singapore have embarked on a journey in experimenting with knowledge creation pedagogy in classrooms. The Knowledge... More

    pp. 8-13

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  3. Imagineering in Education: A Framework to Enhance Students' Learning Performance and Creativity in Thinking

    Prachyanun Nilsook, Nattakant Utakrit & Judy Clayden

    Imagination is a powerful engine that can drive people to bring their ideas, dreams, and desires to reality. The imagination constructs stories that lead people to create. Combining imagination... More

    pp. 14-20

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  4. Teaching Problem-Solving and Critical-Thinking Skills Online Using Problem-Based Learning

    Liz Romero, Agnes Orzechowski & Ola Rahatka

    The availability of technological tools is promoting a shift toward more student-centered online instruction. This article describes the implementation of a Problem-Based Learning (PBL) model and... More

    pp. 20-25

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  5. Approaching Hospital-Bound/Home-Bound Special Education as an Opportunity for Innovation in Teaching

    Guglielmo Trentin

    Paradoxically some "extreme" didactic needs, such as those of students who are unable to attend normal education regularly (e.g., hospitalized and/or homebound students), have shown... More

    pp. 26-30

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  6. Thinking Tools in Computer-Based Assessment: Technology Enhancements in Assessments for Learning

    Yigal Rosen

    One of the greatest concerns in schools today is how teachers can bring together assessment and learning in a way that is meaningful for students' thinking skills, while focusing on content... More

    pp. 30-34

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  7. E-Learning and the Use of New Technologies in the "Kolumbus-Kids" Project in Germany

    Claas Wegner, Wiebke Homann, Friederike Strehlke & Annika Borgmann

    This article presents the science project "Kolumbus-Kids" as an example of the innovative use of "E-Learning" and other "new technologies" to advance student learning ... More

    pp. 35-37

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  8. Characteristics of Useful and Practical Organizational Strategic Plans

    Roger Kaufman

    Most organizational strategic plans are not strategic but rather tactical or operational plans masquerading as "strategic." This article identifies the basic elements required in a useful... More

    pp. 37-39

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  9. Educational Technology Research Journals: "Journal of Computer Assisted Learning," 2002-2011

    Kyle R. Welch, Grant D. Zabriskie, Scott M. Ashton, Jered Borup & Richard E. West

    In this study, the authors analyzed all research articles published between 2002 and 2011 in the "Journal of Computer Assisted Learning," in order to understand the research topics... More

    pp. 40-46

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  10. Q & A with Ed Tech Leaders: Interview with Michael W. Allen

    Michael F. Shaughnessy

    Michael W. Allen, the Chairman and CEO of Allen Interactions, is an architect of interactive multimedia learning and is recognized for his many insights, inventions, and presentations. With over 50... More

    pp. 46-51

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