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Journal of Educational Technology Systems

2005 Volume 33, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. Teaching and Learning with Telecommunications: Instructional Discourse in a Hybrid Russian Class

    Carla Meskill & Natasha Anthony

    Where learner discourse has been the focus of much recent research on asynchonous online instruction, the specific forms of instructional discourse used by online educators has yet to be examined. ... More

    pp. 103-119

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  2. Combining Live Video and Audio Broadcasting, Synchronous Chat, and Asynchronous Open Forum Discussions in Distance Education

    Tian-Lih Teng & Marypat Taveras

    This article outlines the evolution of a unique distance education program that began as a hybrid--combining face-to-face instruction with asynchronous online teaching--and evolved to become an... More

    pp. 121-129

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  3. Technology and New Directions in Professional Development: Applications of Digital Video, Peer Review, and Self-Reflection

    James L. Collins, Catherine P. Cook-Cottone, Judith Schick Robinson & Roberta R. Sullivan

    Pedagogical applications of technology--including digital video, course management systems, online discussion forums, and CD-ROM com-pilations--for development of professional skills were tested in... More

    pp. 131-146

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  4. Teacher Adjustment to Technology: Overcoming Cultural Mindsets

    Patricia Baker & Paul Baker

    Historically, educational environments have been strongholds of incorporating new technologies into their classrooms. Over the years, classroom technology has become more complex and sophisticated ... More

    pp. 147-156

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  5. Opportunities and Limitations of Computer Algebra in Education

    Arthur Nunes-Harwitt

    Computer algebra systems are frequently used for research. In addition, some instructors have based entire advanced courses around these systems. One benefit is that they allow students to become... More

    pp. 157-163

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  6. Fingerspell: Let Your Fingers Do the Talking

    Tony Scarlatos & Dmitri Nesterenko

    In this article we discuss an application that translates hand gestures of the American Sign Language (ASL) alphabet and converts them to text. The FingerSpell application addresses the... More

    pp. 165-172

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  7. Speech Recognition Technology for Disabilities Education

    K Wendy Tang, Ridha Kamoua, Victor Sutan, Omer Farooq, Gilbert Eng, Wei Chern Chu & Guofeng Hou

    Speech recognition is an alternative to traditional methods of interacting with a computer, such as textual input through a keyboard. An effective system can replace or reduce the reliability on... More

    pp. 173-184

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