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Wu, Bian; Yu, Xiaoxue; Hu, Yiling – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
With the continuous deployment of ICT in K-12 education, strong access but weak uptake has become the greatest challenge for ICT implementation in schools. As the pioneer of China's K-12 educational reform, Shanghai draws our attention in terms of the critical factors and the underlying mechanism of ICT transformation in K-12 schools. The study…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Information Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Teacher Attitudes
National Science Foundation, 2016
"Science and Engineering Indicators" (SEI) is first and foremost a volume of record comprising high-quality quantitative data on the U.S. and international science and engineering enterprise. SEI includes an overview and seven chapters that follow a generally consistent pattern. The chapter titles are as follows: (1) Elementary and…
Descriptors: Science Education, Engineering Education, Mathematics Education, STEM Education
Hsu, Hsiao-hui; Chang, Yu-ying – Online Submission, 2013
The increasing online access to courses, programs, and information has shifted the control and responsibility of learning process from instructors to learners. Learners' perceptions of and attitudes toward e-learning constitute a critical factor to the success of such system. The purpose of this study is to take TAM (technology acceptance model)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Open Source Technology, Integrated Learning Systems, Computer Software Evaluation
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Kirby, Dale; Barbour, Michael K.; Sharpe, Dennis B. – American Journal of Distance Education, 2012
University students who had completed at least one distance education course were surveyed during their first and fourth year of postsecondary studies. When controlled for those who had previous distance education experience in high school, it was found that self-regulatory learning behaviors, which are frequently linked to positive experiences…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Based Instruction, Electronic Learning, Independent Study
Bissell, Ahrash N. – Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 2012
Less than half of the students in the United States graduate from high school and are ready to take college-level math courses. Many years and varieties of remedial math programs have failed to dramatically improve outcomes, especially at scale. The question we face is whether technology in general, and open educational resources in particular,…
Descriptors: Courseware, Algebra, Mathematics Instruction, Outcomes of Education
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Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast, 2011
Gifted students have unique educational needs. Although gifted students are as varied as other students in terms of their learning styles and preferences, all gifted learners have exhibited unusual performance or potential and they have distinctive characteristics, shared by most of these students, which require effective responses from educators.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Talent, Academically Gifted, Information Technology
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Huett, Kim C.; Huett, Jason B.; Ringlaben, Ravic – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2011
Using an explanatory mixed methods design, this study uses the National Standards of Quality for Online Courses to measure the extent to which teachers in a blended middle school and a fully online supplemental high school are designing quality online learning environments for students. As a part of fully online graduate coursework, graduate…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, National Standards, Online Courses, School Districts
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Simonson, Michael, Ed. – Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 2011
For the thirty-fourth year, the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is sponsoring the publication of these Proceedings. Papers published in this volume were presented at the annual AECT Convention in Jacksonville, FL. A limited quantity of these Proceedings were printed and sold in both hardcopy and electronic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research and Development, Educational Technology, Conference Papers
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de-Marcos, Luis; Hilera, Jose Ramon; Barchino, Roberto; Jimenez, Lourdes; Martinez, Jose Javier; Gutierrez, Jose Antonio; Gutierrez, Jose Maria; Oton, Salvador – Computers & Education, 2010
Mobile learning is considered an evolution of e-learning that embraces the ubiquitous nature of current computational systems in order to improve teaching and learning. Within this context it is possible to develop mobile applications oriented to learning, but it is also important to assess to what extent such applications actually work. In this…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Experiments, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Educational Technology
Stacey, Elizabeth, Ed.; Gerbic, Philippa, Ed. – IGI Publishing, 2009
New innovations of online learning within blended environments create a need within academia for research on best practices in teaching. This book provides insight into the practice of blended learning in higher education. This unique book collects new international research into many aspects of blended learning from the perspectives of learners,…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Online Courses, Case Studies, Professional Development
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Darrow, Rob – Knowledge Quest, 2009
School librarians have excelled in providing a physical library space that is welcoming, making sure students have an inviting space to access print and digital materials, and developing collections that provide access for all ages of students. In the physical library space services such as collaborating with teachers and consulting with students…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Elementary Secondary Education, Models, Online Courses
Dabaj, Fahme – Online Submission, 2009
The aim of this study is to find out and analyze the role of gender and age on the perceptions of students to the distant online program offered by Vocational High School in Sakarya University. The research is based on a questionnaire as a mean of data collection method to find out the role of age and gender on the student's perceptions toward…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Age Differences, Gender Differences, Nonverbal Communication
Barnes, Tiffany, Ed.; Desmarais, Michel, Ed.; Romero, Cristobal, Ed.; Ventura, Sebastian, Ed. – International Working Group on Educational Data Mining, 2009
The Second International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM2009) was held at the University of Cordoba, Spain, on July 1-3, 2009. EDM brings together researchers from computer science, education, psychology, psychometrics, and statistics to analyze large data sets to answer educational research questions. The increase in instrumented…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Educational Research, Conferences (Gatherings), Foreign Countries
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Dodd, Charlene; Kirby, Dale; Seifert, Tim; Sharpe, Dennis – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2009
The rapid growth of information technologies has influenced the way in which education is delivered and experienced. Little is currently known about the impact of distance education experience at the secondary level of the educational system on subsequent educational pursuits in the post-secondary education system. This research utilized archival…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Academic Persistence, Rural Education
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Strait, Jean; Jones, Joyce – International Journal on School Disaffection, 2009
Hamline University, a medium sized college in St. Paul Minnesota, dedicated resources and time to New Orleans, Louisiana in its efforts to rebuild and reclaim the city. Days after Hurricane Katrina hit, Hamline sent students, faculty and staff to help with recovery efforts. The Education Club adopted Martin Luther King Science and Technology…
Descriptors: Tutorial Programs, Mentors, College School Cooperation, Emergency Programs