NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1,996 to 2,009 of 2,009 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Dreher, Carl; Reiners, Torsten; Dreher, Naomi; Dreher, Heinz – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2009
The context of Information Communication Technology (ICT) is changing dramatically. Today, Web 2.0 applications such as Facebook and MySpace are used ubiquitously in the general population, and Virtual Worlds are becoming increasingly popular in business, for example via simulations in Second Life. However the capacity of Virtual Worlds is…
Descriptors: Sociocultural Patterns, Curriculum Design, Student Projects, Student Motivation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Wagner, Christian; Ip, Rachael K. F. – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2009
Virtual worlds, computer-based simulated environments in which users interact via avatars, provide an opportunity for the highly realistic enactment of real life activities online. Unlike computer games, which have a pre-defined purpose, pay-off structure, and action patterns, virtual worlds can leave many of these elements for users to determine.…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Management Information Systems, Student Projects, Assignments
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Fredriksson, Ulf; Gajek, Elzbieta; Jedeskog, Gunilla – Acta Didactica Napocensia, 2009
The European eLearning Forum for Education 2 (ELFE2) is a project initiated by the ETUCE (European Trade Union Committee on Education) and builds on the conclusion of its predecessor ELFE1. ELFE2 aims, as ELFE1, to contribute to a better understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of using ICT in education. It identifies ways used to optimize…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Zhao, Xin – English Language Teaching, 2009
If the purpose of language learning is communication, then improving students' reading comprehension competence becomes an overall goal in language teaching. This paper examines the online resources of reading comprehension tests with non-English major college students, and tackles the problem with the teaching method of integrating web-based…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Tests, Foreign Countries, English (Second Language)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Zhu, Ming; Bu, Jiemin – English Language Teaching, 2009
This study explores the centrality of the technology integration to Chinese EFL students' experiences in College English instruction. Students involved in this qualitative and quantitative study described the effectiveness of Web-based instructional environments (WBIEs) facilitated by the WebNing course management systems. Sources that were used…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Asians, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Eckert, Bodo; Grober, Sebastian; Jodl, Hans-Jorg – American Journal of Distance Education, 2009
This article describes three connected projects in physics: (1) a very successful course at the university level; (2) a collection of several thousand multimedia materials, its status and evaluation, and its dissemination; and (3) Web experiments--experiments that can be operated remotely from a distance via the Internet. (Contains 4 tables and 10…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Physics, Internet, College Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
MacQueen, Hilary; Thomas, Jeff – American Journal of Distance Education, 2009
The Open University (OU) has a long and distinguished history of teaching biology at a distance by a supported open learning model. This article examines some of the challenges in delivering biology via distance teaching, explores some of the lessons learned, and discusses the opportunities and hazards of new teaching technologies that the OU has…
Descriptors: Open Education, Open Universities, Distance Education, Biology
Martineau, Pamela – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2009
In an era when technology seems to be changing almost daily, school boards, administrators, and teachers need to revisit their technology policies almost as rapidly, education experts advise. Internet chat rooms, online video games, and other electronic features that once seemed inappropriate for the classroom are proving useful for meeting many…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Uses in Education, Creative Teaching, Internet
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Davey, Sandy; Smith, Walter S.; Merrill, Chris – Technology Teacher, 2009
Educators can connect their students internationally in meaningful activities that address multiple teaching standards that are of concern to educators, parents, and the public worldwide. In this article, the authors describe a project wherein Australian Year 7 students made an "Edible Lunar Vehicle" (ELV) together with U.S. college…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Technological Literacy, Grade 6
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lissaman, Richard; de Pomerai, Sue; Tripconey, Sharon – Teaching Mathematics and Its Applications: An International Journal of the IMA, 2009
In recent years, there has been a decline in the number of students aged 16-18 studying and being able to access higher level mathematics in schools in the UK. The Further Mathematics Network (FMN) was set up to enable access to such mathematics to all students and to promote and encourage students to study at this level. The FMN has pioneered the…
Descriptors: Tutoring, Program Descriptions, Small Group Instruction, Mathematics Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Chang, Maiga; Wang, Chin-Yeh; Chen, Gwo-Dong – Educational Technology & Society, 2009
Taiwan government has initiated a five-year program since 2002: the National Science and Technology Program for e-Learning. The national program started from 2003 and was completed at the end of year 2007, involving thirteen government agencies. This paper describes the results that the national program has accomplished at its first phase, 2003 to…
Descriptors: National Programs, Foreign Countries, Public Agencies, Research and Development
Parry, Marc – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2009
Evolve or dissolve. That advice, from a recent report on virtual universities, played out in two news stories last May 2009. The University of Texas' online division is staring down a deep budget hole as it loses a longtime subsidy. In Utah, budget cuts have killed a 10-campus online consortium. Those and other predicaments reflect the growing…
Descriptors: Virtual Universities, Online Courses, Computer Uses in Education, Budgets
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Kwapong, Olivia A. T. Frimpong – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2009
The potential of ICT for education and sustainable development cannot be underestimated. Using cases from some African countries and data from deprived regions in Ghana, this paper discusses the opportunities and challenges in ICT for education and sustainable development in underserved areas in Africa. Much as infrastructural development,…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Sustainable Development, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Liu, Yuliang; Szabo, Zsuzsanna – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2009
This trend study was designed to examine a current trend and pattern, as well as a development of teachers' concerns about technology integration in the curriculum. The study was conducted by repeated cross-sectional studies, applying the same research instrument to different samples of subjects at different points, over a period of four years…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Teacher Attitudes, Computer Attitudes
« Previous Page | Next Page
Pages: 1  |  ...  |  124  |  125  |  126  |  127  |  128  |  129  |  130  |  131  |  132  |  133  |  134