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Cassidy, Jack; Ortlieb, Evan; Grote-Garcia, Stephanie – Literacy Research and Instruction, 2019
The following article explores the "hot topics" in literacy for 2018, keeping the tradition of the "What's hot in literacy" survey that was first published in 1997. Expert panelists from around the globe provided insight into current trends and issues in the field of literacy, resulting in digital and disciplinary literacies…
Descriptors: Literacy, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Electronic Publishing
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Dai, Yun; Lu, Stephen; Liu, Ang – Interactive Learning Environments, 2019
Based on a two-year ethnographic study of global virtual teams (GVTs) (n = 323) in a technology-enhanced global course among six universities (i.e. U.S., China, South Korea, Germany, Israel, and India), this paper presents "how and in what ways" the participating students made sense of and constructed understandings about the interactive…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, College Students
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Aravind, Vasudeva Rao; Refugio, Craig – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2019
Science and engineering departments face high student attrition due to perceived difficulty of courses in these disciplines. To subdue student attrition, students need to be guided by individual tutors to help them learn, practice and test their understanding of concepts. However, due to the exorbitant cost and time involved, this is not…
Descriptors: Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Educational Technology, Science Education, Engineering Education
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Norlund, Anita – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2019
Reality technologies are being introduced in schools due to high anticipated or claimed educational benefits. This article explores the reliability of foundations of such claims for use of three kinds of technology-based 'environments': virtual, augmented and mixed reality. It is a follow-up of a previous stage in a research review and includes 35…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Simulation
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Lopes, António – Research-publishing.net, 2019
The results of a transatlantic survey on technology-mediated Task-Based Language Learning (TBLL) are presented and discussed. The study was conducted within the scope of the European-funded Pan-European Task Activities for Language Learning (PETALL) project. The aim was to determine the teachers' acquaintance with TBLL and with the potential of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries
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Berson, Ilene R.; Murcia, Karen; Berson, Michael J.; Damjanovic, Victoria; McSporran, Virginia – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2019
Drawing on data from preschools in Australia and the United States, the authors highlight strategies to help teachers demystify the process of engaging young learners with tangible technologies and showcase how robotic manipulatives serve as catalysts for peer collaboration, socio-emotional development, and creative problem solving.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Preschool Education, Robotics
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Arbeit, Caren A.; Bentz, Alexander; Cataldi, Emily Forrest; Sanders, Herschel – RTI International, 2019
In recent years, nontraditional workforce training programs have proliferated inside and outside of traditional postsecondary institutions. A subset of these programs, bootcamps, advertise high job placement rates and have been hailed by policymakers as key to training skilled workers. However, few formal data exist on the number, types, prices,…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Training, Online Courses, Conventional Instruction
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Guajardo-Leal, Brenda Edith; Navarro-Corona, Claudia; González, Jaime Ricardo Valenzuela – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2019
MOOCs are presented as an affordable and easily accessible modality that offers the opportunity to democratize education in our time; however, this convenience training favors a low completion rate of the participants. Faced with this situation, scholars have suggested that it is necessary to deepen the construct of academic engagement, a concept…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education