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Linder, Kathryn E., Ed.; Hayes, Chrysanthemum Mattison, Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2018
This volume offers the first comprehensive guide to how high-impact practices (HIPs) are being implemented in online environments and how they can be adjusted to meet the needs of online learners. This multi-disciplinary approach will assist faculty and administrators to effectively implement HIPs in distance education courses and online programs.…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Online Courses, Technology Uses in Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Terry, Krista, Ed.; Cheney, Amy, Ed. – IGI Global, 2016
The integration of emerging technologies in higher education presents a new set of challenges and opportunities for educators. With a growing need for customized lesson plans in online education, educators are rethinking the design and development of their learning environments. "Utilizing Virtual and Personal Learning Environments for…
Descriptors: Virtual Classrooms, Higher Education, Electronic Learning, Technology Uses in Education
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Kervin, Lisa; Mantei, Jessica – Reading Teacher, 2016
The ability to ask questions is essential to learning, reasoning, and understanding. This column introduces a sequence of activities that incorporate the use of digital images and online texts into intentional opportunities for even the youngest learners to work with their teachers and classmates as they wonder, anticipate, explore, and think…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Reading, Reading Instruction, Reading Habits
Johnson, L.; Adams Becker, S.; Cummins, M.; Freeman, A.; Ifenthaler, D.; Vardaxis, N. – New Media Consortium, 2013
The "Technology Outlook Australian Tertiary Education 2013-2018: An NMC Horizon Project Regional Analysis" reflects a collaborative research effort between the New Media Consortium (NMC) and Open Universities Australia to help inform Australian educational leaders about significant developments in technologies supporting teaching,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Higher Education, Consortia
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Thoermer, Andrea; Williams, Lunetta – Reading Teacher, 2012
Fluency is a critical skill of adept readers. As listening to read alouds and performing Readers Theatre scripts are two prevalent strategies that can increase students' fluency skills, this article provides suggestions in using these strategies with digital texts through free, online resources. Digital texts can be accessed using a desktop,…
Descriptors: Scripts, Reading Aloud to Others, Reading Fluency, Literacy
Clarke, Alan – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
The use of technology within the lifelong learning sector brings many benefits to learners, teachers and managers. Aimed at trainee and practising teachers, this book contains clear, practical guidance on how to use technology and e-learning effectively to enhance all aspects of teaching and learning in the post-compulsory sector. Alan Clarke…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Portfolios (Background Materials), Electronic Publishing, Discussion Groups
Syed, Mahbubur Rahman, Ed. – IGI Publishing, 2009
The emerging field of advanced distance education delivers academic courses across time and distance, allowing educators and students to participate in a convenient learning method. "Methods and Applications for Advancing Distance Education Technologies: International Issues and Solutions" demonstrates communication technologies, intelligent…
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Courses, Handwriting, Distance Education
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Pasfield-Neofitou, Sarah – Babel, 2009
Despite research suggesting that teachers highly influence their students' knowledge and use of language learning resources such as dictionaries (Loucky, 2005; Yamane, 2006), it appears that dictionary selection and use is considered something to be dealt with outside the classroom. As a result, many students receive too little advice to be able…
Descriptors: Dictionaries, English (Second Language), Case Studies, Electronic Learning
Butler, Kevin – District Administration, 2009
Tapping into technology for foreign language learning is important, given that such learning is seen as vital to the nation's economic and cultural well-being. The development of technology has dovetailed nicely with a new paradigm of foreign language education, says Marty Abbott, director of education for the American Council on the Teaching of…
Descriptors: Second Languages, Second Language Learning, Electronic Learning, Virtual Classrooms
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Schroeder, Barbara – AACE Journal, 2009
With the increasing emphasis in higher education to provide opportunities for students to work and collaborate in groups, enhancing problem-solving and critical-thinking skills, instructors are looking beyond traditional course management tools to emerging technologies. One technology that supports group collaboration is a wiki. However, many…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Group Activities, Cooperation, Best Practices