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Journal of Educational Technology Systems

2010 Volume 38, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 9

  1. Digital Scholarship and Open Access

    Barbara Losoff & Harry E. Pence

    Open access publications provide scholars with unrestricted access to the "conversation" that is the basis for the advancement of knowledge. The large number of open access journals, archives, and ... More

    pp. 95-101

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  2. Teaching in the 21st Century

    Harry E. Pence

    It has been over a decade since the computer moved from being primarily a computational and record keeping device to its present state as a communications hub. Some, including this author, have... More

    pp. 103-110

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  3. Interactive Printouts Integrating Multilingual Multimedia and Sign Language Electronic Resources

    Kamen Kanev, Reneta P. Barneva, Valentin E. Brimkov & Dimitrina Kaneva

    In this article we outline our previous implementations of multilingual multimedia dictionaries and discuss possibilities for adding new functionalities and expanding their coverage. Independently ... More

    pp. 123-143

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  4. Using the Improvement-Focused Model to Evaluate an Online Teacher Education Program

    Lisa M. Snyder

    The purpose of this evaluation was to determine the effectiveness of an online reading teacher and literacy instructor training program. A mixed-method research design was used in conjunction with ... More

    pp. 145-153

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  5. Online Grading of Calculations in General Chemistry Laboratory Write-Ups

    Alexsandra Silva, Robert Gonzales & Daniel P. Brennan

    In the past, there were frequently complaints about the grading of laboratory reports in our laboratory chemistry courses. This article discussed the implementation of an online submission of... More

    pp. 155-163

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  6. Course Crash in Hybrid Space: An Exploration and Recommendations for Virtual Course Space

    Joseph G. Gerard, Reena Lederman Gerard & Maureen Casile

    Understanding what hybrid space is, much less understanding what happens in that virtual realm, can raise difficult questions. For example, our campus's question "How do we define hybrid?" has kept... More

    pp. 165-179

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  7. A Brief Tour of the Learning Sciences via a Cognitive Tool for Investigating Melodic Phenomena

    Craig Graci

    The goal of this article is to contribute fragments of concrete understanding to the on-going search for meaning in ideas associated with the learning sciences (Sawyer, 2006b) by adding to the... More

    pp. 181-211

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  8. Instructional and Design Elements that Support Effective Use of Virtual Worlds: What Graduate Student Work Reveals about Second Life

    Eileen A. O'Connor

    To determine if and how using immersive virtual platforms might further educational purposes, the report examines three graduate, teacher-education, online courses that were conducted in part in... More

    pp. 213-234

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  9. Student Support Services for Millennial Undergraduates

    Marie C. Pullan

    Education has changed as a result of technological advances. Distance learning, particularly online learning, has rapidly increased its presence in higher education. At the same time, a new... More

    pp. 235-251

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