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Strom, Katie; Porfilio, Brad – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
In an educational context that includes an overarching neoliberal agenda and rapidly expanding inequalities that cross social, racial, class, linguistic, and gender lines, preparing educational leaders to promote social justice in educational systems is more urgent than ever. Framed by critical posthumanism, this self-study inquiry investigates…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Instructional Leadership, Social Justice, Leadership Training
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Chadha, Anita – Journal of Educators Online, 2019
Research indicates that when instructors interact with students online their academic engagement increases, yet there is little research on student peer interactions and its effectiveness in terms of academic engagement. This study evaluates peer deliberations on a collaborative website for students enrolled in an American politics course at two…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Interaction, Computer Mediated Communication, Online Courses
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Rodríguez Jiménez, Carmen; Sanz Prieto, Mariano; Alonso García, Santiago – Education Sciences, 2019
Technology in education is one of the current realities that generates most interest. The objective of this research is to analyze the scientific production of educational technology in the higher education stage, within the Web of Science database. To carry out this study, a bibliometric study was conducted, which first established the keywords…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Higher Education, Bibliometrics, Foreign Countries
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Finkel, Ed – Community College Journal, 2019
This article describes how community colleges have evolved from early computers to virtual campuses and beyond in just a few decades.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Educational History
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de Langen, Frank H. T. – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2018
The definition of openness influenced the sustainability of business models of Open Education (OE). Yet, whether openness is defined as the free (re)usage of resources, or the free entry in courses, there always is a discussion on who pays for the resources used in these offerings. The free offering of courses or materials raises the question if…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Shared Resources and Services, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Thomas, Carolyn; Sedell, Jennifer – Liberal Education, 2018
The divide between faculty members' positions as teachers and students' positions as learners can be challenging to see, much less overcome. As experts, faculty may fail to provide appropriate entry points or convey specific goals, even when they think they are succeeding in these areas. Because they are rooted in their experience of teaching…
Descriptors: Empathy, Teacher Attitudes, College Faculty, Faculty Development
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Barczyk, Casimir C.; Duncan, Doris G. – Information Systems Education Journal, 2017
The impact of personality type on students' sense of classroom connectedness was examined in a study of university-level business courses that used Facebook to enhance classroom learning. The study was conducted using an independent measures static group comparison research design. Nearly 600 students registered in six different business courses…
Descriptors: Social Media, Personality Traits, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology
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Swett, Denise – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2016
Technology resources play an integral part in college students achieving their academic goals, and yet higher education is often behind in adopting the most appropriate contemporary technology. Just over three-quarters of Gen Z students believe that their online experiences will help them achieve academic success, and more than half say they like…
Descriptors: School Orientation, Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Online Courses
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Bernier, Anthony; Stenstrom, Cheryl – Education for Information, 2016
While instructors know the importance of successful small group collaboration, and the value of the skills required to execute them, students continue to prefer to work independently. The promise and development of recent online tools, however, and streams of recent research on small group collaboration, continue to produce less-than-satisfying or…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Interpersonal Competence, Technology Uses in Education, Graduate Students
Viner, Mark; Gardner, Ellen; Shaughnessy, Michael F. – Educational Technology, 2016
Curtis J. Bonk, is Professor of Instructional Systems Technology at Indiana University and President of CourseShare. Mimi Miyoung Lee is Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and instruction at the University of Houston. Thomas C. Reeves is Professor Emeritus of Learning, Design, and Technology at the University of Georgia. Thomas H.…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Leaders, Interviews, Online Courses
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Thadani, Vandana; Bouvier-Brown, Nicole C. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2016
College textbook publishers increasingly bundle sophisticated technology-based study tools with their texts. These tools appear promising, but empirical work on their efficacy is needed. We examined whether LearnSmart, a study tool bundled with McGraw-Hill's textbook "Chemistry" (Chang & Goldsby, 2013), improved learning in an…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Metacognition, Chemistry, Science Instruction
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Murphy, Julia; Chang, Jen-Mei; Suaray, Kagba – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2016
Flipped learning is gaining traction in K-12 for enhancing students' problem-solving skills at an early age; however, there is relatively little large-scale research showing its effectiveness in promoting better learning outcomes in higher education, especially in mathematics classes. In this study, we examined the data compiled from both…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Blended Learning, Video Technology, Homework
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Thor, Linda M.; Moreau, Joseph – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2016
This chapter uses Rio Salado College and the Online Education Initiative in the California Community Colleges to illustrate how community colleges can enhance system efficiency and student success in online learning and program completion.
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Allison, Barbara N.; Rehm, Marsha L. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2016
Online classes have become a popular and viable method of educating students in both K-12 settings and higher education, including in family and consumer sciences (FCS) programs. Online learning dramatically affects the way students learn. This article addresses how online learning can accommodate the sensory learning modalities (sight, hearing,…
Descriptors: Consumer Science, Family Life Education, Electronic Learning, Multisensory Learning
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Tay, Gidget C.; Edwards, Kimberly D. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2015
A visual aid teaching tool, the DanceChemistry video series, has been developed to teach fundamental chemistry concepts through dance. These educational videos portray chemical interactions at the molecular level using dancers to represent chemical species. Students reported that the DanceChemistry videos helped them visualize chemistry ideas in a…
Descriptors: Dance, Chemistry, Visual Aids, Scientific Concepts
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