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Warren-Riley, Sarah; Hurley, Elise Verzosa – Composition Forum, 2017
With the proliferation of digital media and other forms of technologically mediated communication, this article argues that critical multimodal pedagogical approaches to public writing--particularly through interrogating mundane, everyday texts--have the potential to engage students with advocacy and its role in shaping public discourse. In this…
Descriptors: Learning Modalities, Teaching Methods, Collaborative Writing, Educational Technology
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Libman, Diana; Huang, Ling – Journal of Chemical Education, 2013
Chemistry-related software, or chemistry "apps", on hand-held and portable touch-controlled computers such as smartphones and iPods are seeing dramatic growth with increasing adoption rates. This review covers about 30 popular and mostly free apps that can be used to learn chemistry and to serve as reference or research tools. The target…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Chemistry, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Stewart, Sepideh; Stewart, Wayne – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2013
Over the past decade, many researchers have discussed the effectiveness of clickers and their potential to change the way we teach and interact with students. Although most of the literature revolves around elementary usage of clickers, the deeper questions of how to integrate this technology into teaching are largely unanswered. In this paper, we…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods
Johnson, L.; Adams Becker, S.; Cummins, M.; Estrada, V.; Freeman, A.; Ludgate, H. – New Media Consortium, 2013
The New Media Consortium (NMC) and the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD), with the generous support of Dell and Intel, have jointly released the "Technology Outlook for Community, Technical, and Junior Colleges 2013-2018: An NMC Horizon Project Sector Analysis." This report applies the process developed…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Vocational Schools, Two Year Colleges, Educational Technology
Alvarez, Claudia; Cuesta, Liliana – European Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (EUROCALL), 2012
This article examines types of interaction from the perspective of intervening agents and interaction outcomes. We argue that the strategic combination of these types of interaction with certain core features (such as dosified input, attainable goal-setting, personalization and collaboration) contribute to creating a more effective relationship…
Descriptors: Interaction, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Blended Learning, Graduate Study
Beineke, John A. – Peter Lang New York, 2011
"Teaching History to Adolescents: A Quest for Relevance" is an exploration of research, ideas, trends, and practices for educators who teach American history to adolescents from the middle grades through high school. Higher education faculty in history and professional education will also find the book germane to their work. Topics within the…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, United States History, Textbooks, Adolescents
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Blue, Elfreda; Tirotta, Rose – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2011
Twenty-first century technology has changed the way tools are used to support and enhance learning and instruction. Cloud computing and interactive white boards, make it possible for learners to interact, simulate, collaborate, and document learning experiences and real world problem-solving. This article discusses how various technologies (blogs,…
Descriptors: Private Colleges, Usability, Education Courses, Preservice Teacher Education
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Cox, Teodora B.; Singer, Stacy L. – Mathematics Teacher, 2011
Technology impacts students' learning experiences. The increased use of calculators, computer algebra systems, and computer-based and Web-based assessments opens up new opportunities and challenges for teaching and learning mathematics. Students' lives are becoming busier, and they have less time to dedicate to homework outside the classroom.…
Descriptors: Homework, Delivery Systems, Student Attitudes, Calculus
National Research Center for Career and Technical Education, 2010
Secondary-level career and technical education (CTE) is broadening its purpose from preparation for entry-level jobs to preparation for both employment and postsecondary education. This expanded purpose requires teachers who have a wider range of skills and knowledge than has been true in the past. This report examines the influences that are…
Descriptors: Employment, Teacher Education Programs, Adult Education, Career Change
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Yang, Guey-Meei; Peck, Melanie; Mozdzierz, John; Waugh-Fleischmann, Christine – Art Education, 2010
During the winter 2007 art education graduate class at Eastern Michigan University, the professor and students experienced a journey as learners and teachers. This article is about their experiences exploring the educational potential of podcasts in teaching, particularly in a constructivist and situated-learning environment. Throughout the…
Descriptors: Art Teachers, Art Education, Graduate Students, Constructivism (Learning)
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Wong, Shin Y.; Connelly, Robin K.; Hartel, Richard W. – Journal of Food Science Education, 2010
The current generation of students coming into food science and engineering programs is very visually oriented from their early experiences. To increase their interest in learning, new and visually appealing teaching materials need to be developed. Two diverse groups of students may be identified based on their math skills. Food science students…
Descriptors: Foods Instruction, Curriculum Development, Engineering Education, Focus Groups
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LoPresto, Michael C. – Physics Education, 2010
In recent years, short question-and-answer activities known as lecture tutorials that are designed to help students work with and discover concepts for themselves, rather than simply being told about them (lectured to) have become a popular tool for learner-centred teaching of introductory college astronomy. Students on such a course are usually…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Astronomy, Lecture Method, Teaching Methods
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Cifuentes, Lauren; Sharp, Amy; Bulu, Sanser; Benz, Mike; Stough, Laura M. – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2010
We report on an investigation into the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of an informational and instructional Website in order to generate guidelines for instructional designers of read/write Web environments. We describe the process of design and development research, the problem addressed, the theory-based solution, and the…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Grounded Theory, Learning Theories, Educational Technology
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Katyal, Kokila – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2010
There is very little argument that one of the major developments to have impacted in schools in the past decade is the rapid and world-wide development of information and communication technologies (ICT), particularly the Internet. In Hong Kong, reforms in the ICT teacher training policy, and the fact that Hong Kong is a "wired" city,…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Foreign Countries, Internet
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Guidry, Kevin R.; BrckaLorenz, Allison – EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 2010
This study extends the research into faculty and student use of contemporary academic technologies. The goals of the study are threefold. First, the study aims to unpack which technologies students and faculty use, and how often. Second, it aims to understand their experiences in the contexts in which they live them. Finally, it explores the…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Management Systems
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