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Barter, Barbara – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2013
Placed within the context of rural teaching and learning and the use of new technologies, this paper presents a comparative study of three technological approaches to the presentation of curriculum in schools. Supported by three different research projects in one Canadian province, it highlights three areas of e-learning: the use of video…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Rural Schools, Comparative Analysis
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Huang, Hung-Yu; Wang, Wen-Chung; Chen, Po-Hsi; Su, Chi-Ming – Applied Psychological Measurement, 2013
Many latent traits in the human sciences have a hierarchical structure. This study aimed to develop a new class of higher order item response theory models for hierarchical latent traits that are flexible in accommodating both dichotomous and polytomous items, to estimate both item and person parameters jointly, to allow users to specify…
Descriptors: Item Response Theory, Models, Vertical Organization, Bayesian Statistics
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Schultze-Krumbholz, Anja; Scheithauer, Herbert – International Journal of Developmental Science, 2013
Examination of the longitudinal relationship between empathy, social-emotional problems and cyberbullying is still rare and the present study is one of very few. The present study assessed whether low scores of affective and cognitive empathy at wave 1 (t1) can predict involvement in cyberbullying five months later (t2). Furthermore, it was…
Descriptors: Empathy, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
Project Tomorrow, 2013
Now in its tenth year, the annual Speak Up National Research Project and the resulting trends analysis provides a birds' eye view of the changing environment for digital learning, both in and out of school. The goals of the Speak Up project are to stimulate new discussions around how technology tools and services can transform education, and to…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Technology Uses in Education, Internet, Educational Technology
Johnson, Riley Todd – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This phenomenological ethnographic multi-case study's purpose was to gain insight into experiences of rural junior high History Fair participants as they searched for and evaluated online primary sources. Drawing on the theories of Dewey and Kuhlthau, the study examined how the participants searched the Internet, what strategies they used to…
Descriptors: Junior High Schools, Junior High School Students, Rural Schools, History
List, Jonathan S. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study uses a bounded case to investigate how students engage in historical inquiry using digital historical sources. Drawing on research and theory related to historical thinking, digital history and new literacies, this study explores how students located historical documents in an online archive and then analyzed those documents given…
Descriptors: History, History Instruction, Thinking Skills, Internet
Schurr, Sandra – Association for Middle Level Education (NJ3), 2012
AMLE's hot new release provides teachers with more than 60 ways to authentically assess student learning. Whether it's researching and describing Lewis and Clark's discoveries of the western frontier in a traditional journal format or writing blog entries from the perspective of a cell, students will learn to demonstrate and assess their own…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, Student Evaluation, Measures (Individuals), Scoring Rubrics
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Roads, David R. – Tech Directions, 2012
Long gone are the days when the study of the internal combustion engine was the core of the transportation curriculum offered in most middle schools and high schools. To be competitive and successful, today's students need a more global understanding of transportation, distribution, and logistics systems. In response to this shift to include…
Descriptors: Units of Study, Transportation, Technology Education, Class Activities
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Kronholz, June – Education Next, 2012
This article features Khan Academy which offers an online math program and short video lectures embedded in the "module", or math concept, that fit students' goals. By now, more than 1 million people have watched the online video in which Salman Khan--a charming MIT math whiz, Harvard Business School graduate, and former Boston hedge-fund…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Feedback (Response), Charter Schools, Test Results
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Hakverdi-Can, Meral; Dana, Thomas M. – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2012
The purpose of this study is to examine exemplary science teachers' level of computer use, their knowledge/skills in using specific computer applications for science instruction, their use of computer-related applications/tools during their instruction, how often they required their students to use those applications in or for their science class…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Computers, Educational Technology, Science Teachers
Light, Daniel; Pierson, Elizabeth – Center for Children and Technology, Education Development Center, Inc, 2012
In the Russian Federation and other Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries, a focus of national education policy is to modernize the education system by integrating new technologies that have emerged within education in Western Europe and North America. The current promotion of one-to-one learning in Russian schools is one of the…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Laptop Computers, Educational Technology, Internet
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Lin, Kuan-Cheng; Wei, Yu Che; Hung, Jason C. – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2012
Many studies demonstrate that Digital Game Based Learning (DGBL) can foster learning effect. The purpose of this study is to survey whether the online game in junior high school students can encourage learning effect in Taiwan's History. So, the research applied Interactive Game-based Learning System (IGLS) to junior high history teaching as an…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Learning Motivation, Student Attitudes, High School Students
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Hong, Jon-Chao; Hwang, Ming-Yueh; Hsu, Tsui-Fang; Chen, Yu-Ju – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2012
In this modern and technologically dependent society, people seek to improve human performance, get higher productivity and increase user satisfaction with technologies. In Chinese society, Chinese Idiom learning plays an important role in vocabulary learning which cultural and social functions are involved. Therefore, an online game named…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Games, Least Squares Statistics, Vocabulary Development
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Fathurrohman, Maman; Porter, Anne – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2012
Teaching and learning of mathematics are integral parts of societies throughout the world. The fundamental or core nature of mathematics, its compulsory acquisition, requires high quality mathematics learning experiences. Moreover it is highly desirable that the emergence of new technology positively influences learning experiences in mathematics.…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Internet, Maps
Carver, Diane – Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers (J3), 2012
Getting students to learn new technology skills can be a challenge. After all, they know everything about computers and the Internet, right? Ninth grade students in Mrs. Aszklar's Digital Media Tools ("Digitools") class at Spanaway Junior High in Washington state quickly discovered they might not know as much as they thought. From…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Internet, Employees, Computer Games
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