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Liu, Alan – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2012
The scholarly field of the digital humanities has recently expanded and integrated its fundamental concepts, historical coverage, relationship to social experience, scale of projects, and range of interpretive approaches. All this brings the overall field (including the related area of new media studies) to a tipping point where it has the…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Humanities, Intellectual Disciplines, Definitions
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Lisk, Timothy C.; Kaplancali, Ugur T.; Riggio, Ronald E. – Simulation & Gaming, 2012
With their increased popularity, games open up possibilities for simultaneous learning on multiple levels; players may learn from contextual information embedded in the narrative of the game and through the risks, benefits, costs, outcomes, and rewards of the alternative strategies that result from fast-paced decision making. Such dynamics also…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Transformational Leadership, Computer Games, Leadership Training
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Poole, Dawn – Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 2012
This study examined the impact of two approaches to use of student response systems (SRSs) on achievement in a study designed to better understand effective use of the devices. One condition was anonymous use of SRSs, in which graduate students selected a random clicker when entering the classroom. The second condition assigned devices to students…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques, Educational Technology
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Bates, Rodger A. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2012
Distance education strategies for remotely deployed, highly mobile, or institutionalized populations are reviewed and critiqued. Specifically, asynchronous, offline responses for special military units, Native Americans on remote reservations, prison populations and other geographically, temporally or technologically isolated niche populations are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Based Instruction, Distance Education, Correctional Institutions
Lloyd, Meg; Raths, David; Namahoe, Kanoe – Campus Technology, 2012
In this article, the authors present the 2012 Campus Technology Innovators. These IT leaders have deployed extraordinary technology solutions to meet campus challenges. The authors also recognize the vendors and products involved in making these innovative projects a success. The 10 winners are: (1) University of Arizona (Student Systems and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Innovation, Awards, Information Technology
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Hazen, Benjamin T.; Wu, Yun; Sankar, Chetan S.; Jones-Farmer, L. Allison – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2012
Although the need for new educational technologies is increasing, the process for disseminating these innovations remains a challenge. A literature review shows that few studies have thoroughly investigated this area. Furthermore, there is no comprehensive framework or coordinated research agenda that may be used to guide such investigation. This…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Educational Technology, Literature Reviews, Models
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McGee, Patricia; Reis, Abby – Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 2012
Blended or hybrid course offerings in higher education are commonplace and much has been written about how to design a blended course effectively. This study examines publically available guides, documents, and books that espouse best or effective practices in blended course design to determine commonalities among such practices. A qualitative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Blended Learning, Distance Education
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Donovan, Loretta; Green, Tim; Hansen, Laurie E. – Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 2012
This study compares teacher candidates' initial and changed beliefs, dispositions, and uses of technology in two credential program models: a one-to-one laptop program with ubiquitous technology use and a traditional credential program in which students are expected to have specific technology experiences and requirements in each course (a model…
Descriptors: Expertise, Credentials, Models, Educational Technology
Belbase, Shashidhar – Online Submission, 2012
In this paper I reviewed and analyzed three important constructs--beliefs, knowledge, and practices in mathematics teacher education. I carried out a literature review of teacher beliefs and practice, and beliefs and change in mathematics education in to order draw some pedagogical and research implications. I was able to draw three themes from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Education, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Education
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
Montagne, Lisa – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This mixed methods study combined quantitative statistics and qualitative inquiry to determine if any differences exist between how students in face-to-face and online college English composition courses performed on and demonstrated knowledge of the California state curriculum standards, and to explore the online learning environment in this…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), English Instruction, Writing Instruction, College English
Parenti, Melissa A. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
With the advent of and continual adaptations related to distance learning, there is a recognized need for up to date research in the area of effectiveness of online education programs. More specifically, assessing the capacity to attain academic goals by use of asynchronous and synchronous learning management systems (LMS) that power distance…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Synchronous Communication
Chong, Han Nee – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Education has been slow to catch up on the use of instructional technology. Despite the fact that billions of dollars have been spent in purchasing, equipping and supporting technology, increased access has not translated into significant educational gain (McGrail, 2005; Selfe, 1999). One of the reasons for this is because teachers are not…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education, Barriers
Francis, Chandinie Devi Parasram – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The overarching aim of this mixed methods study was to explore the online experiences of students with disabilities, with particular focus on students' use of assistive technologies, mobile media and self-efficacy. Using a multifaceted an integrative approach, this study considered a framework of universal design, Scherer's Matching Person and…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Disabilities, Online Courses, Educational Technology
Gonzalez, Luis A. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study was to explore the perspectives of staff and faculty regarding factors affecting student success in distance learning at a California community college (CCC). Participants were members of the leadership group known as the distance learning committee. Data were collected through in-depth interviews using open-ended…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Distance Education, Online Courses, Academic Achievement
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