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Journal of Educational Technology Systems

2012 Volume 40, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. A New Engine for Schools: The Flexible Scheduling Paradigm

    Yaakov Snyder, Yale T. Herer & Michael Moore

    We present a new approach for the organization of schools, which we call the flexible scheduling paradigm (FSP). FSP improves student learning by dynamically redeploying teachers and other... More

    pp. 3-18

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  2. Applying Sustainable Systems Development Approach to Educational Technology Systems

    Albert Huang

    Information technology (IT) is an essential part of modern education. The roles and contributions of technology to education have been thoroughly documented in academic and professional literature.... More

    pp. 19-34

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  3. Improving Teachers' Teaching with Communication Technology

    Li-Ling Chen

    With the growing needs to address the challenges that new teachers face and the popularity of social networking technology, this study explores how to increase the effectives of teaching through... More

    pp. 35-43

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  4. Computer Game-Based Learning: Perceptions and Experiences of Senior Chinese Adults

    Feihong Wang, Barbara B. Lockee & John K. Burton

    The purpose of this study was to investigate senior Chinese adults' potential acceptance of computer game-based learning (CGBL) by probing their perceptions of computer game play and their... More

    pp. 45-58

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  5. Development and Design of a Dynamic Multimedia Item Generation Mechanism

    Ting-Sheng Weng

    This research applies multimedia technology to design a dynamic item generation method that can adaptively adjust the difficulty level of items according to the level of the testee. The method is... More

    pp. 59-73

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  6. Balanced Depth and Breadth in a New Interdisciplinary Nanotechnology Course

    Lihong Jiao & Nael Barakat

    The field of nanotechnology has outgrown the discovery phase into the application and even commercial production phases. Consequently, the need for a workforce capable of supporting this growth is ... More

    pp. 75-87

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