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Gregg, Andrea; Wilson, Brent G.; Parrish, Patrick – IDEA Center, Inc., 2018
The field of learning analytics holds considerable promise for higher education, with reports of successful uses now emerging in selected institutions. At the same time, critics have expressed concerns regarding privacy, ethics, and intrusions into teachers' pedagogy. Without attentive planning, higher-education professionals applying learning…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Higher Education, Vendors, Academic Achievement
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Weiss, Charles J. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2017
The Scientific Computing for Chemists course taught at Wabash College teaches chemistry students to use the Python programming language, Jupyter notebooks, and a number of common Python scientific libraries to process, analyze, and visualize data. Assuming no prior programming experience, the course introduces students to basic programming and…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, College Science, Chemistry, Computer Uses in Education
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Shively, Kathryn L. – Learning Communities: Research & Practice, 2017
This article features the creation of a makerspace in the elementary education (ELED) living and learning community (LLC) residence hall. This space was created based on the growing body of literature demonstrating the rise of makerspaces across learning environments as well as the need to expose pre-service teachers (PSTs) to early field…
Descriptors: Reflection, Elementary Education, Living Learning Centers, College Housing
Gusev, Dmitri A.; Swanson, Dewey A. – Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2017
Facing the need to introduce new approaches to teaching the art of programming to undergraduate Computer and Information Technology (CIT) students as part of the transition of the former Purdue College of Technology to the novel concept and status of Purdue Polytechnic, we came up with the idea of offering a pilot 300-level course entitled…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Undergraduate Study, Programming
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DiCerbo, Kristen E. – Journal of Applied Testing Technology, 2017
While game-based assessment offers new potential for understanding the processes students use to solve problems, it also presents new challenges in uncovering which player actions provide evidence that contributes to understanding about students' knowledge, skill, and attributes that we are interested in assessing. A development process that…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Evaluation Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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
Fox, Christine; Jones, Rachel – State Educational Technology Directors Association, 2016
The May 2012 State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) report, "The Broadband Imperative: Recommendations to Address K-12 Education Infrastructure Needs," pushed educators and policy makers nationwide to increase high-speed broadband access in schools, with specific recommendations regarding access, funding, and policies…
Descriptors: Internet, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Access to Computers
Lehman, James D.; Ertmer, Peggy A.; Bessenbacher, Ann M. – Educational Technology, 2015
Built as one of 60+ hubs on the HUBzero platform, STEMEdhub was developed in 2011 as a resource for research, education, and collaboration in STEM education. The hub currently supports 82 different groups. In this article, the authors describe two specific groups (SLED and AAU) that are taking advantage of numerous communication and resource tools…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Resources, Science Course Improvement Projects
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Xu, Renmei; Flowers, Jim – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2015
Integrating different science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) areas can help students learn and leverage both the equipment and expertise at a single school. In comparing graphic communications classes with classes that involve rapid prototyping (RP) technologies like 3D printing, there are sufficient similarities between goals,…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, STEM Education, Integrated Activities, Specialization
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Contreras, José – Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, 2015
In this paper I describe classroom experiences with pre-service secondary mathematics teachers (PSMTs) investigating and extending patterns embedded in the Pythagorean configuration. This geometric figure is a fruitful source of mathematical tasks to help students, including PSMTs, further develop habits of mind such as visualization,…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Geometric Concepts
Swanson, Dewey; Gusev, Dmitri A. – Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2015
The Computer Information and Technology Department (CIT) program of Purdue University is offered at our regional campus in Columbus, Indiana. Like many programs throughout the country, we face issues in recruiting new students. Over the last seven to eight years, we have faced declining enrollment, even as our main campus at West Lafayette saw…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Student Motivation, Information Technology, Summer Programs
Foundation for Excellence in Education, 2014
A full year of progress in advancing education reform across America is documented in each of the Foundation for Excellence in Education's Annual Reports. The illustrated pages of the 2014 report, provide data-rich updates on Excellence in Education's work to advance student-centered policies in more than 40 states, all aimed at improving learning…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Quality, Excellence in Education, Student Centered Learning
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Morgan, Hani – Childhood Education, 2013
Many teachers are organizing interactive Skype sessions. By taking advantage of Skype to allow students to interact with guests outside the classroom, sometimes thousands of miles away, teachers from all over the world are creating new opportunities for students to make academic gains in a motivating way. In this article, the author discusses the…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Computer Uses in Education, Computer Mediated Communication, Technology Integration
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Hua, David M. – Information Systems Education Journal, 2013
The demand for qualified information technology professionals remains high despite downturns in the economy. It is imperative to provide students with a curriculum that provides a broad foundation in information technology knowledge, skills, and abilities. Students also need access to specialized technologies and learning materials to develop the…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Online Vendors, Instructional Materials, Information Technology
LaMaster, Jen – Learning & Leading with Technology, 2012
Integrating digital age technology into an industrial age educational system is hard enough. Imagine introducing ed tech to a 450-year-old Jesuit educational paradigm. Find out how to seamlessly combine the NETS with a centuries-old framework to create an effective ed tech strategic plan. This article describes how the author successfully…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Strategic Planning, Educational Technology, Technology Integration
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