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Journal of Educational Technology Systems

2011 Volume 39, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 9

  1. Google's Evolution Leads to Library Revolution

    Susan Jaworski & Roberta Sullivan

    Do library catalogs compete with Google or is it the other way around? We know which came first but which will finish in the end? Only trained library professionals were considered qualified to... More

    pp. 107-118

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  2. Creating an Intercultural Learning Opportunity: Zagreb, Croatia and Plattsburgh, New York

    Amy Mountcastle

    In the spring of 2009 I embarked on a teaching experiment in which I joined an online SUNY-Plattsburgh class taking my Anthropology of Human Rights course with a conventional class at the... More

    pp. 119-133

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  3. The Effect on Learning, Communication, and Assessment when Student-Created Youtubes of Microteaching Were Used in an Online Teacher-Education Course

    Eileen A. O'Connor

    This pilot study within an online teacher-education course required pre-service teachers to develop self-videotaped microteaching lessons which were posted in a private YouTube. Analysis of the... More

    pp. 135-154

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  4. Virtual Communities of Practice: Bridging Research and Practice Using Web 2.0

    Laura A. Lewis, Zoe Koston, Marjorie Quartley & Jason Adsit

    A significant dilemma for the health and human service professions continues to be the question of how best to bridge the divide between academic research and practice. Communities of practice have... More

    pp. 155-161

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  5. A Student Perspective on How Online Discussions Should Be Graded

    Gerri Hura

    Grading discussions for quality and participation has been an area studied by researchers as the growth of online and distance learning has become a foundational component in academic environments.... More

    pp. 163-172

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  6. Refocusing the Vision: The Future of Instructional Technology

    Harry E. Pence & Steven McIntosh

    Two decades ago, many campuses mobilized a major effort to deal with a clear problem; faculty and students needed access to desktop computing technologies. Now the situation is much more complex.... More

    pp. 173-179

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  7. Is Your Avatar Ethical? On-Line Course Tools that Are Methods for Student Identity and Verification

    Mid Semple, Jeffrey Hatala, Patricia Franks & Margherita A. Rossi

    On-line college courses present a mandate for student identity verification for accreditation and funding sources. Student authentication requires course modification to detect fraud and... More

    pp. 181-191

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  8. Cooperative Learning: Smart Pedagogy and Tools for Online and Hybrid Courses

    Kathleen Gradel & Alden J. Edson

    This article focuses on meshing technology-enhanced learning with cooperative learning pedagogy, to address teaching/learning challenges in higher education online and hybrid courses. Illustrations... More

    pp. 193-212

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  9. Selection and Implementation of a Simulated Electronic Medical Record (EMR) in a Nursing Skills Lab

    David G. Curry

    SUNY Plattsburgh has a baccalaureate nursing program that has been active in integrating technology in nursing education for many years. Recently, the faculty implemented human simulation (Laerdal'... More

    pp. 213-218

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